Football

Savannah, Reno fancied in Western Confed Super League semis

Reno FC’s midfielder Delano Rankine in action against Wadadah
FC in a return-round game played at the UDC field in Montego
Bay. (PHOTO: PAUL REID)

MONTEGO BAY, St James -- Despite playing away from home Westmoreland's Savannah SC and Reno FC could have the advantage over St James clubs Tomorrow's People and Granville in the first leg semi-finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Captain's Bakery and Grill/Charley's JB Rum Western Confederatio ... Read More

Relegation battle intensifies in RSPL
WITH Waterhouse FC and title-holders Harbour View FC already through to the semi-finals and the thir ... Read More

CHEC STARBALLER FOR MARCH: John Ren (left), deputy general manager at China Harbour
Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas, presents Omando ‘Tangit’ McLeod with a cash prize of
$30,000 and a commemorative plaque for having been chosen as the CHEC Starballer for the
month of March. Tangit seals CHEC Starballer award for March
HUMBLE Lion Football Club (HLFC) gained seven points to move from 26 at the beginning of March, to 3 ... Read More

Jamalco players celebrate a goal scored by Udochi Azougu during a game against Treadlight in the recently concluded
Clarendon Major League. (PHOTO: OSHANE TOBIAS) Revamped South Central Super League continues today
MAY PEN, Clarendon — The new-look South Central Confederation Super League, which began yester ... Read More

FIFA instructor Kenton arrives today for Advanced Level II coaching courses

Sunday, April 20, 2014    

EXPERIENCED FIFA coaching instructor Rodrigo Kenton will arrive in the island today to conduct two Advanced Level II coaching courses, the first in Kingston and the second in Montego Bay. Fifty participants will be involved in these courses. The first course begins on Tuesday at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Training Centre at the University of the West Indies. Each course will have a duration of 10 days and will include topics such as: Set plays, periodisation, load adaptation, gener ... Read More

Sandals Foundation Easter Football Camp set for MoBay next week

Sunday, April 20, 2014    

Sandals Resorts International Chief Executive Officer Adam Stewart (centre) celebrates the official launch of the
Sandals Football Academy with president of the St James FA, Gregory Daley (left), St James FA executive, former
president and former first VP of the Jamaica Football Federation, George Evans (right), and Omario Daley.

YOUNGSTERS in St James will have an opportunity to improve their game during the Sandals Foundation Easter Football Camp slated for April 22-26 at the Flanker football field in Montego Bay. The Easter Football Camp was launched in partnership with Honeymoon Wishes, a partner of the Sandals Foundation, who acquired the camp's donated UMBRO gear. The camp will invite over 50 youngsters between the ages of eight and 15 from the Flanker Primary and Junior High School to hone their skills and learn ... Read More

Chelsea 1-2 Sunderland

By Patrick Collins | Sunday, April 20, 2014    

Connor Wickham pounces on a Mark Schwarzer error to equalise

Amid shameful scenes of chaotic violence, Chelsea surrendered their realistic chance of the title, their 77-match unbeaten home League record under Jose Mourinho, and a painful slice of their self-respect. They stumbled away from Stamford Bridge, aware that the consequences could be both costly and brutal. The ugliest incidents erupted in the last few moments of the game, shortly after referee Mike Dean had awarded Sunderland a mildly controversial but ultimately match-winning penalty. Rui Fa ... Read More

Dr Weatherly back at the helm of MBU

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Dr Dean Weatherly (left) looking on from the Montego Bay United bench.
(PHOTO: PAUL REID)

TUCKER, St James - Dr Dean Weatherly will be the third coach at Red Stripe Premier League club Montego Bay United starting Monday when they host Arnett Gardens in a third-round game at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Dr Weatherly, who was in charge of the club for most of the 2012-2013 season, after he was promoted from the assistant position following the departure of Neider dos Santos after just five games, will guide the club through their last four games of the regular season and the play-o ... Read More

St James Senior League third round continues today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Lilliput Rovers and Montego Bay United Under-21 will seek to improve their positions in the St James Football Association Sandals/ATL/Honda Senior League today, as the third-round, cross-zone games continue with a triple header at Jarrett Park, set to start at 3:00 pm. While none of the teams today can surpass leaders Violet Kickers, wins for Lilliput Rovers and Montego Bay United Under-21, both on 17 points and tied for fourth place, could see them join Reggae Youths in ... Read More

Trio on the hunt for semi-final berths in Trelawny FA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

COOPERS PEN, Trelawny - Leaders Kinloss FC along with Prospect Links and mid-season champions Salt Marsh United are hoping to move closer to a place in the semi-finals of the Trelawny Football Association Monymusk Overproof White Rum Major League with wins today, as the third round continues with five games. Kinloss FC, who lead the points table by four points with 28, will play away to fifth-placed Coopers Pen; second-placed Prospect Links will be away to Clarks Town at Cedric Titus High Schoo ... Read More

Granville qualify for JFF Flow Champions Cup

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Granville United’s Cion Peterkin (centre) gets away from two Norwood Strikers players Kemo
Jones and Alden Reid in their St James FA/Captain’s Bakery and Grill Knockout semi-final game
played at the UDC on Wednesday.(PHOTO: PAUL REID)

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Granville United will join Montego Bay United as the teams from St James in next season's JFF Flow Champions Cup Knockout competition after qualifying for the final of the St James Football Association/Captain's Bakery and Grill Knockout with a 3-1 win over Norwood Strikers at the UDC Field. With defending champions Montego Bay United already assured of a place in the Flow competition by virtue of their Premier League status, the next best team in the St James competitio ... Read More

Motherwell 3-3 Celtic

Saturday, April 19, 2014    

John Herron (left) and Sutton battle for the ball during the clash

A dramatic late strike from John Sutton gave Motherwell a share of the spoils in an enthralling 3-3 Scottish Premiership encounter against champions Celtic at Fir Park. Goals from Sutton and Zaine Francis-Angol either side of a Gunnar Nielsen penalty save from Hoops forward Kris Commons gave the home side a two-goal lead before Anthony Stokes reduced the deficit just before the interval. Georgios Samaras levelled 10 minutes after the break before Celtic substitute Leigh Griffiths, on for Beram ... Read More

Stenhousemuir 0-4 Rangers

Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Lee McCulloch (left) scored from the penalty spot to put Rangers into a commanding 3-0 lead

Rangers moved within three matches of recording an unbeaten League One season by securing a comprehensive 4-0 victory over 10-man Stenhousemuir. Steven Smith's shot from distance and Dean Shiels' clever finish had the visitors two goals ahead at half-time. Robbie Duncan was sent off for the hosts after the break, with Lee McCulloch scoring the resulting penalty before Nicky Law sealed the win with a fabulous strike. Stenhousemuir came into the game on an impressive run of 12 League One games ... Read More

Tottenham 3-1 Fulham

By Laura Williamson | Saturday, April 19, 2014    

Steve Sidwell eqalised just 1min 54 seconds later for Fulham, dinking over Hugo Lloris

It seems Christian Eriksen did not take too kindly to his manager, Tim Sherwood, saying he was only on his way to becoming one of Tottenham's stand-out players. The rest of them, after all, are 'much of a muchness', according to the Spurs boss. Eriksen's response on Saturday was emphatic. The 22-year-old followed his manager's instructions to cut in from the left wing more in the second half and provided the free kicks for two of Tottenham's goals, with Paulinho and then Younes Kaboul the grate ... Read More



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