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Stories by Daniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

FOR THE last few games, Camperdown High School head coach Donovan Lofters saw signs of his team’s identity returning. The only missing element in his mind was fortune finally favouring him. Yesterday, luck was finally on his side as his team held...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

LAST MONTH Haile Selassie's head coach Linval Dixon projected their season-opening 0-0 draw with Charlie Smith, their first ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game in over a year would be a strong launch pad for his team to improve and thrive. With the...

Published:Friday | September 30, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaica’s campaign at the Under-21 Lacrosse World Championships in Ireland last summer was not only a rewarding experience for captain Dante Bowen, but a humbling one in strengthening his Jamaican heritage, as well as fostering the lessons taught...

Published:Wednesday | September 28, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

TWENTY-FOUR hours later than scheduled, two coaches with familiar ties will hope to take sole control of Group E as Wolmer’s Boys’ School face leaders Mona High this afternoon at 3:10 in the second game of an ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup doubleheader...

Published:Wednesday | September 28, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

HEIMIR HALLGRIMSSON’S baptism of fire as new national senior men’s head coach against Argentina came with a defeat but also with more insights about what he has to work with as he plots a course for the next World Cup qualifying cycle. Argentina...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

The first step in new national senior men’s head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson’s journey with the Reggae Boyz begins tonight when they face the two-time World Cup champions Argentina at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey at 7 p.m. Jamaica time. Electing to...

Published:Saturday | September 24, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Thanks to the first-half heroics of Wolmer’s Boys goalkeeper (GK) Roan Melford, the Jerome Waite-coached outfit remains undefeated in Group E of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup. Wolmer’s edged Hydel 1-0 in their encounter yesterday at the Wolmer’s...

Published:Saturday | September 24, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

On the back of a campaign which saw her being named the best women’s player in Hungary, national midfielder Tiffany Cameron has credited her blistering form to her continued evolution as a player and meeting the challenge of leadership required,...

Published:Friday | September 23, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With an opportunity to have a firmer grip over Group C, Charlie Smith High head coach Eugene Williams has called for focus and calm when they face Tivoli High School in their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game at the Tivoli High School grounds today at...

Published:Friday | September 23, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

After a ‘Test’ series against New Zealand that experienced turbulence in the build-up and lopsided defeats on the court, Jamaica national netball head coach Connie Francis is now looking to the future of her team while there are many questions...

Published:Wednesday | September 21, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WHILE MONA head coach Craig Butler said his project is aimed at more than just titles, his charges are playing like contenders with an attacking brand of football that teams in this year’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup, so far, have no answer to....

Published:Wednesday | September 21, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

FORMERLY A target for the senior national team, newly minted England call-up Ivan Toney said that the expanding chances of being able to play for the land of his birth as well as improving his own performances in the English Premier League (EPL)...

Published:Wednesday | September 21, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WHEN THE national senior team meet their new head coach Heimir Hallgrímsson, they can expect a calm personality but a man not afraid to take risks or make bold decisions if players are not playing up to the standard he expects, according to...

Published:Tuesday | September 20, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States has begun investigations into an incident where national defender Damion Lowe was allegedly the target of racial abuse during an MLS match on Sunday by DC United forward Taxi Fountas. The game between...

Published:Monday | September 19, 2022 | 12:06 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

New senior men’s national head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson’s motivations for taking the job may not have been about money, but Jamaica Football Federation finance chairperson Dennis Chung is adamant that a compensation package is available to pay the...

Published:Saturday | September 17, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Jamaican football’s new era under Heimir Hallgrimsson will begin with captain Andre Blake after all, with the hope that a new dynamic can be built and maintained. Hallgrimsson announced that the 31-year-old goalkeeper has been included in the...

Published:Friday | September 16, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Five days after items were stolen from their dressing room at Sabina Park, St George’s College assistant coach Marcel Gayle said that the assistance in getting their valuables replaced helped to ease the minds of his players en route to a...

Published:Friday | September 16, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

With the national senior men’s coaching situation seemingly resolved, former national assistant coach Bradley Stewart and Harbour View General Manager Clyde Jureidini say that adaptability concerns will be one of the main obstacles that will have...

Published:Wednesday | September 14, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

JAMAICA COLLEGE (JC) may have opened their 2022 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football campaign with a resounding result, but head coach Davion Ferguson says that they have to raise their level as they hunt for silverware this season. The Dark Blues put...

Published:Tuesday | September 13, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

Buoyed by their semi-final finish last season, Charlie Smith High’s head coach Eugene Williams has preached patience with his evolving group following their 0-0 draw with Haile Selassie High in their 2022 ISSA-Digicel Manning Cup Zone C opener...

Published:Monday | September 12, 2022 | 10:50 PMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

West Ham striker Michail Antonio has been recalled to the Reggae Boyz squad scheduled to face Argentina in an international friendly on September 27 in the United States. The Jamaica Football Federation released their extended 29-man squad on...

Published:Saturday | September 10, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

It may not have happened in 2022 but five-time World 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says that she is still aiming to get to her goal of a sub-10.6-second clocking after a season in which she has registered multiple sub-10.7 times....

Published:Wednesday | September 7, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

WITH THE first part of a long evaluation process complete, interim senior women’s head coach Lorne Donaldson has praised his team’s response to experiment tactically during their tour of South Korea, which he says will be beneficial in building the...

Published:Wednesday | September 7, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

THE PERFORMANCE of Jamaica’s under-21 lacrosse team at the recently concluded Under-21 World Championships has not only raised the optimism levels of the programme, according to head coach Brian Silcott, but the opportunity for much easier funding...

Published:Saturday | September 3, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler/Staff Reporter

After three years in Slovenia, national winger Kaheem Parris is taking another step in his professional career, securing a move to reigning Ukrainian champions Dynamo Kyiv. The club announced the acquisition of the former Cavalier SC player...

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