Football

Young Reggae Girlz bow into action against Dom Rep in final round CFU qualifiers

The three-month-plus wait for the final phase of Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-20 Women's Championships qualifiers has now come to an end for Jamaica's young Reggae Girlz, as they bow into action against Dominican Republic today. Read More

Arnett Gardens outgun Harbour View to maintain lead atop RSPL
Defending champions Arnett Gardens FC continue to lead the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football title chase with an insouciant, second-half, two-goal spurt that handed former four-time champions Harbour View FC consecutive defeats in a 2-1 result at the Anthony...... Read More

JC set sights on Manning Cup title defence
It was tough how Jamaica College's (JC) ISSA/FLOW Super Cup campaign came to an end on the weekend, but Manager Ian Forbes says that is now a thing of the past as the focus has been switched to their Manning Cup title defence.... Read More

5-star showing!
CATHERINE HALL, St James — Former champions Clarendon College (CC) and Rusea's High will meet in the final of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition after scoring big wins in yesterday's semi-finals played at the Montego Bay Sports...... Read More

KC, JC favoured in Manning Cup semis

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

It is familiar territory for three of the four ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup semi-finalists, but that will by no means make their task of securing the two coveted spots in the showpiece event any easier. Read More

Westmoreland derby highlights midweek action in RSPL

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

THE much-anticipated contest between Westmoreland neighbours Sandals South Coast FC and Reno FC is one of the major highlights of midweek action in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL). Read More

FIFA bans three disgraced officials for life

Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

Geneva, Switzerland (AFP) — FIFA's ethics committee yesterday slapped lifetime bans on three former world football executives who have all pleaded guilty to corruption charges in US courts. Read More

Dark was the night that JC wept

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

The ISSA/FLOW Super Cup semi-final match between Jamaica College (JC) and Kingston College (KC) at Sabina Park on Saturday night almost reached apocalyptic proportions, with one controversial incident after another. The dramatic evening started when opposing players clashed on the KC bench over... Read More

UWI blank Sandals 2-0 to close gap on leaders

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

The University of the West Indies FC (UWI FC) closed the gap between themselves and Portmore United to mere goal difference near the top of the Red Stripe Premier League table when they defeated newcomers Sandals South Coast FC 2-0 at the UWI Bowl on Sunday. Read More

daCosta Cup final beckons!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — A place in the final of the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition will be on the line today with the semi-finals set for the Montego Bay Sports Complex, starting at 4:00 pm. Read More

Coopers Pen, Harmony open KO in style

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

Defending champions Coopers Pen FC blanked Kinloss FC 3-0 at home on Sunday to advance to the second round of the Trelawny Football Association Victor Wright Knockout, joining three other first-round winners. Read More

Tivoli outscore Boys' Town in RSPL thriller

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

Boys' Town FC continue their slide down the slippery slope with a 2-4 defeat to Tivoli Gardens in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) home game at Barbican play field yesterday. Read More

CONCACAF's 'League of Nations' scores big with Caribbean stakeholders

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Deputy Sport Editor | Monday, November, 20 2017    

So far, so good.Even without the finer details available, CONCACAF's all-nations league, to be contested by its 41 members, seems to be enjoying resounding approval across the confederation and particularly in the Caribbean subset. Read More

Portmore, MBU end in stalemate

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Last year's beaten finalists Portmore United and former champions Montego Bay United (MBU) were both left ruing missed chances as they battled to an entertaining goalless stalemate in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at Prison Oval yesterday. Read More

Painful exit

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 20 2017    

Being technically efficient is par for the course with Kingston College given the quality squad they possess, and as such it will be hard to bet against them capturing the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup title this year. Read More



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