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Published:Monday | November 9, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former Manchester United and West Ham player Ravel Morrison is displeased at what he and his agent, Daniel Wilson deem poor treatment from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) ahead of his expected debut against hosts Saudi Arabia on Saturday....

Published:Friday | November 6, 2020 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former University of Alabama basketball player Will Butler, who recently signed his first professional contract with Spanish second division club CB Penas Huesca, believes European leagues present a more viable option for players coming out of US...

Published:Thursday | November 5, 2020 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Christopher Williams, an independent appointee to the Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) board of directors and CEO and co-founder of PROVEN Management Limited, was appointed the new chairman of the PFJL yesterday. The newly incorporated...

Published:Thursday | November 5, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Waterhouse head coach Marcel Gayle will have his squad intact when the Drewsland-based club entertains Arcahaie of Haiti in their Concacaf League Round-of-16 game at Stadium East this evening, starting at 6:00 p.m. Although Waterhouse had completed...

Published:Thursday | November 5, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

With no competition taking since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in March, local racing car drivers have been reduced to basically testing their vehicles. However, this weekend, local driver Doug Gore, along with OMSE, an auto racing...

Published:Wednesday | November 4, 2020 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Newly appointed Waterhouse captain Shawn Lawes’ first game in the new role will see him leading the club in an uphill task to qualify for the Concacaf League quarter-finals, when they face off against Arachaie of Haiti in their Round-of-16 tie at...

Published:Saturday | October 31, 2020 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

National Senior men’s football team manager Roy Simpson says the technical team is tracking defenders Jamoi Topey and Jordan Scarlett for possible future selection. Many local football observers believe both players should have been included for...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A high-ranking Portmore United administrator says that former striker Maalique Foster, who was shot and injured in an incident in Southborough, Portmore, on Tuesday night, was in stable condition and due for release from hospital. Based on reports...

Published:Wednesday | October 28, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Despite not playing any competitive football for seven months, Waterhouse Football Club will go into their Concacaf League quarter-final against Arcahaie of Haiti on November 5 at Stadium East with a lot of hope and optimism, says coach Marcel...

Published:Wednesday | October 21, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has been instructed my the Ministry of Health...

Published:Wednesday | October 21, 2020 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts, revealed that a recent meeting between the federation and the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) regarding Rudolph Speid’s tenure as JFF technical committee chairman...

Published:Monday | October 19, 2020 | 7:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

There will be no playing of the annual Bell/Ziadie Masters and Celebrities Memorial football event this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, event organiser Clive Campbell said this year’s five awardees will still be fêted today at the...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After being forced to cancel a number of friendly matches due to the coronavirus pandemic, Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have secured two international games against five-time World Cup qualifiers Saudi Arabia in the Middle Eastern country on November 14...

Published:Wednesday | October 14, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Skeet Club, Jordan Samuda, said the skeet season, which runs from October to July, will shoot off on October 25 with the Tony Kelly Skeet Competition at the Jamaica Skeet Club. Samuda outlined a number of dramatic changes...

Published:Wednesday | October 14, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Local boxing promoter John Isaacs revealed recently that his Creative Sports and Entertainment company reached an agreement with an international partner to host a live television boxing show to be aired in the United States. However, while the...

Published:Wednesday | October 7, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

For the upcoming National Premier League season, Cavalier are looking to add a bit of international flavour to their squad, with Alex Marshall set to return on loan from Canadian Premier League (CPL) club Halifax Wanderers, while St Lucian defender...

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Since leaving the University of Connecticut in 2017, Jamaican basketballer Kentan Facey drifted around for a couple seasons before joining French Pro-B league club Souffelweyersheim at the beginning of last season. Facey had an outstanding first...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Kaizen Swim Club head coach Rory Alvaranga is blaming Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ) President Martin Lyn for the cancellation of the club’s annual swimming meet, the Kaizen Invitational championships. The event was supposed to take...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2020 | 12:14 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Forward Nicholas Hamilton says his loan move to Scottish Premier League (SPL) club Dundee United is a dream come true and that he is looking to go there and work hard and give of his best. Hamilton, who left the island on Friday, is contracted to...

Published:Friday | September 25, 2020 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Professional Football Jamaica (PFJ) Commercial Committee Chairman Donovan White says talks to cement a substantial deal with potential sponsors for the upcoming Premier League season are going well. But though things are going favourably, he does...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Veterans Welfare Programme committee member, Neville Oxford, chided the federation for what he says is their lack of commitment to the initiative, which was established to assist former players who have fallen on...

Published:Wednesday | September 23, 2020 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

President of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), Wayne Shaw, said his association is prepared to take their demand for the resignation of Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) technical committee chairman, Rudolph Speid, to...

Published:Tuesday | September 22, 2020 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Red Stripe Premier League clubs are expecting to spend much more than their estimated average of $15 million to $20 million per season to finance their campaigns for the 2020-21 term because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But even though clubs are...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2020 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

General Secretary Dalton Wint describes the recent decision by FIFA’s Audit and Compliance Committee to lift temporary restrictions on development funding to the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) as “absolutely good news”. Wint says the decision...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2020 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Gore Foundation hosted and recognised Sherona Forrester and Victoria Grant, two very successful former recipients of the Gore Foundation Scholarship, at the Gore Business Centre recently. Gore Foundation’s co-founder, Christine Gore, noted that...

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