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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | December 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former national striker Ricardo Fuller, is heartened to see locally-bred players coming through the senior national team ranks once again. Since qualification in 1998, Jamaica has relied heavily on recruiting English-based professionals at the...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Digicel schoolboy football ambassador, Ricardo Fuller, said he was extremely impressed with the local talent on show in the competition this season. He has, however, warned that transitioning from that level to European club football, remains a...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

History-making Jamaican female assistant referees Princess Brown and Stephanie Yee Sing are looking forward to further growth and credited their experience officiating in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) and local schoolboy football competitions...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Zach Lazarus defeated his schoolmate, two-time defending champion and favourite Roman Tavares-Finson, as well as American International School of Kingston (AISK) shooting ace Danzell Knight, in a three-way super six shoot-off for the ATL Automotive...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

After two seasons with Philadelphia Union's affiliate team, Bethlehem Steel, in the United Soccer League (USL), the United States' second-tier football league, national striker Cory Burke had nothing more on his mind than making it through to the...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

UWI FC spiralled to their fourth successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League yesterday, going down 1-0 to the in-form Cavalier at UWI Bowl.Alex Marshall netted the only goal of the game, 25 minutes into the match, as Cavalier continued their...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It was sweet revenge for Portmore United and coach, Shavar Thomas after the defending champions defeated Tivoli Gardens 2-0 in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) feature game at Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday.First-half goals from Rondee...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Hydel High School's outstanding goalkeeper, Shaquan Davis, said it was a big disappointment that the school did not go further in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition.However, he and his teammates will be looking to go the distance next season,...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The Red Stripe Premier League's (RSPL) top striker, Rondee Smith (with six goals), has proven in his short time in the league that he knows how to find the net, but the former Manchoniel player stressed that his focus is to help the team meet its...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Having seen his charge's stock fall in Germany, Craig Butler, the adoptive father and manager of Bayer Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey, has issued a warning of sorts to the club.The combative Butler notes that the striker will assess his options over...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Julian Robinson, who was recently named North America Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Coach of the Year, said the award proved a lot of doubters wrong, as back when he just started coaching throwing events, many insisted he would need expert...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Trainer Gary Subratie and jockey Dane Dawkins yesterday combined to post a rare hat-trick, upstaging the players locked in championship battles on the 10-race card. The jockey-trainer combination dominated races four to six, scoring with NUCLEAR...

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:15 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St George's College (STGC) head coach Neville 'Bertis' Bell, said based on their record against Jamaica College (JC) in recent times, he likes his chances going up against the defending champions in today's ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-final,...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Chevany Willis was Portmore United's unlikely goalscoring hero as the defending Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) champions came from behind to beat Dunbeholden 3-2 in a St Catherine derby at the Royal Lakes Complex in Spanish Town yesterday.The...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

One thing that will be common among all the coaches in today's ISSA Walker Cup final, scheduled for the Stadium East field at 4 p.m., is they have all either attended or worked at Excelsior High School.Lebert Halliman, a former student and coach at...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Following Jamaica's impressive display in the just-concluded CONCACAF Under-20 World Cup qualifiers in the United States, head coach Jerome Waite believes that the nation has a special crop of young players and should try to keep the core of the...

Published:Saturday | November 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

It went all the way to a penalty shoot-out, but Excelsior's coach, Daniel Riley, said that he was always confident of victory in their ISSA/Digicel Walker Cup semi-finals at the Spanish Town Prison Oval, yesterday.The Mountain View Avenue-based...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Under-20 team coach Jerome Waite says that the focus for the next two Concacaf World Cup qualifying games is to score as many goals as possible, to give themselves the best chance of advancing from the group.Only the group winners will...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Garvey Maceo High's coach, Merron Gordon, has weighed in on the urban versus rural schoolboy football debate. He strongly believes the rural schools are good in defence but urban schools have better players in forward positions."My belief is that...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

This season, St George's College has been flying under the radar and has not create the usual buzz that normally surrounds their team. However, unlike teams before this St George's College side, they don't have very outstanding individual players....

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

ISSA Director of Competitions George Forbes says the association cannot say as yet whether there will be sanctions for crowd indiscipline in the Champions Cup match between St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) and Manchester High last Saturday....

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:16 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Andre Dawson's first goal of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season could not have come at a better time for the former Boys' Town star. Dawson's 47th-minute strike was the difference as Tivoli defeated Portmore United 1-0 at the Spanish Town...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to increase the ownership of horses at Caymanas Park and revamp the industry in general, Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited (SVREL) has introduced a new incentive that is aimed at attracting new owners to the sport.Peter...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Ari Rodgers was the hero as Kingston College (KC) defeated Camperdown 2-0 in their ISSA Digicel/Manning Cup quarter-final Group H game at Prison Oval yesterday. Rodgers' goals rescued the North Street-based school from elimination and put them into...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta anticipates the toughest of challenges for the 2018 Burger King Super Stakes crown, from rivals and nemeses WILL IN CHARGE and 2016 winner BIGDADDYKOOL.The Robert Pearson-trained WILL IN CHARGE has beaten the reigning...

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