Football

ATL Group, Scotiabank capture Business House titles

Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) Industrial Group and Scotiabank came away winners of Western Sports-sponsored Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Business House Division Two and Division One football competitions, respectively, last Saturday at Winchester... Read More

Manchester, Seaforth High hunt fourth straight win
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Manchester High and Seaforth High will both go after their fourth straight win today as the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition continues with 22 games in eight zones.... Read More

STATHS take pole position in Group B
St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) jumped to the summit of a very competitive Group B in the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup competition after previous leaders Mona High played out a 0-0 result with Bridgeport High in their game...... Read More

Tivoli Gardens hold Wolmer's Boys' to 0-0 draw
Tivoli Gardens High and Wolmer's Boys' School played to a 0-0 draw in their Group A contest in the 2017 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup competition at Tivoli Gardens yesterday.... Read More

2017 Manning Cup Points Standings — September 19

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

Group A P W L D F A GD PWolmer's Boys' 4 3 0 1 15 0 15 10Tivoli 4 3 0 1 11 0 11 10Haile Selassie 3 2 1 0 6 2 5 6Pembroke Hall 3 1 2 0 2 12 -10 3Kingston High 4 1 3 0 2 15 -13 3Innswood 4 0 4 0 2 9 -7 0  Read More

2017 daCosta Cup Points' Standings — September 19

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

Zone A P W D L F A GD PCornwall College 3 3 0 0 9 2 7 9St James High 3 2 0 1 9 2 7 6Anchovy High 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 4Maldon High 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 3Green Pond 3 0 1 2 1 6 -5 1Irwin High 2 0 0 2 0 3 -6 0   Read More

Payge Sinclair — Jamaica College

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

When did you start playing football?I started playing football at a young age... I think maybe when I was about five years old. What team did you play against in your first Manning Cup match? Read More

Dennis 'Den Den' Hutchinson ....the star footballer who cried wolf

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

There is a 15th century fable of a “Boy Who Cried Wolf” depicting a shepherd who repeatedly tricked nearby villagers into thinking wolves were attacking his flock. Read More

Gaynor backs Ricketts

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

Bruce Gaynor, the interim Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president for approximately two months, has underlined his support for newly elected boss Michael Ricketts, while declaring that both candidates had provided strong claim to the position. Read More

Lukaku wins battle of old boys, Chelsea held b

Monday, September, 18 2017    

London , United Kingdom (AFP) — Romelu Lukaku's signing from Everton continues to pay off as he scored and created a goal in Manchester United's 4-0 drubbing of his former club yesterday with United joining Manchester City on top of the... Read More

Holy Trinity trounce Ascot in Manning Cup

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, September, 18 2017    

Holy Trinity High, led by a first-half brace from central defender Fabrizzio Burton, made it two wins from two in Group F of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup on Saturday, when they trounced Ascot High 5-1 at the Bell/Chung Oval. Read More

13 remain unbeaten in daCosta Cup

Monday, September, 18 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Thirteen schools led by defending champions Cornwall College and including four other former winners are undefeated after the first full week of games in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition. Read More

Final whistle!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 18 2017    

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Annual General Meeting and voting congress on Saturday were headlined by the rise of Michael Ricketts to the country's football pedestal after he dismissed the challenge of Ambassador Stewart Stephenson. Read More

9 schools maintain perfect starts in daCosta Cup

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Defending champions Cornwall College extended their perfect start to the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboys' football competition after beating arch-rivals St James High 2-1 in their Zone A game played at the Montego Bay Sports Complex... Read More

St George's blank Kingston Tech 2-0

By Howard Walker Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

St George's College (STGC) ground out a 2-0 win over Kingston Technical High and jumped to the top of Group D of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup football competition yesterday. Read More



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