SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Jamaica will be hunting three more valuable points when they tackle Cuba in Group A action of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship at the Estadio Francisco Morazan starting at 3:30 pm (Jamaican time) today.
In the other games, the United States of America (USA) play G ... Read More
BY PAUL A REID Observer writer TUCKER, St James | Thursday, March 05, 2015
WESTERN-based clubs Montego Bay United (MBU) and Reno FC will continue their battles at either end of the Red Stripe Premier League table with home games against Harbour View and Tivoli Gardens respectively on Sunday.
Defending champions Montego Bay United who are in a battle for a semi-final place will host sixth-place Harbour View at WesPow Park, while Reno FC in 11th place, host fifth-placed Tivoli. Both games are set to start at 3:30 pm.
Montego Bay United are in third place on 44 points, ... Read More
BY OSHANE TOBIAS Observer writer | Thursday, March 05, 2015
SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine — Mid-season champions and title favourites Portmore United stretched their unbeaten record in the LIME/St Catherine Major League to 10 games at the weekend after carving out a 2-1 victory over De La Vega City at Ferdie Neita Park.
The win was Portmore's ninth of the campaign and it puts them seven points clear of second-placed Tru-Juice, who improved their tally to 21 following a 4-1 win against fourth-placed Christian Pen (17 points) at the Bybrook Oval in Lin ... Read More
BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Thursday, March 05, 2015
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Three more teams, including Division One side Faulklands SC, will seek places in the second round of the St James Football Association Captain's Bakery and Grill Knockout competition which continues with three games at Jarrett Park today.
Faulklands SC will take on Senior League outfit Montego Bay United Under-21 in the second game after Club Stars FC and Heights FC meet in the opening game set to start at 3:00 pm.
Senior League teams Norwood Strikers and Seba FC ... Read More
WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland -- Anthony Campbell, captain of champions Beaches Negril was on Sunday named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2013-14 Westmoreland Football Association's Captain's Bakery and Grill Major League at the awards ceremony held at Sandals Whitehouse in the parish.
Beaches Negril dominated the Westmoreland Major League last season, and won three of the major awards handed out on Sunday.
Other awardees from the resort were Desmond Montaque who was named top defend ... Read More
MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Barcelona eased into the Copa del Rey final as they completed a 6-2 aggregate win over Villarreal with a 3-1 win at El Madrigal yesterday.
Luis Enrique's men will face Athletic Bilbao in the final for the third time in five years on May 30 after the Basques beat Espanyol 2-0 to progress 3-1 on aggregate.
Neymar had missed a penalty in Barca's 3-1 first-leg win three weeks ago, but made amends after just three minutes when he turned home Lionel Messi's cross.
Jonath ... Read More
LONDON, England (AFP) — Ashley Young bolstered Manchester United's bid for a Premier League top-four place with an 89th-minute winner at Newcastle United yesterday, while leaders Chelsea preserved their five-point lead.
Young's strike, after a mistake by Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul, gave Louis van Gaal's side a 1-0 win that enabled them to maintain a two-point advantage over in-form Liverpool, who won 2-0 at home to Burnley.
Chelsea kept their lead intact by winning 1-0 at West Ham Uni ... Read More
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (CMC) — St Lucia and Haiti suffered heavy drubbings on day four of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship as their weak start to the competition continued here Tuesday.
While St Lucia were battered 6-0 by Mexico, their French Caribbean neighbours Haiti were stunned 7-0 by Panama, as both Caribbean Football Union sides slid to their second defeat of the tournament which kicked off last Friday.
In the other game of Tuesday's triple-header, Canada edged Costa Rica 3-2.
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BY HOWARD WALKER | Wednesday, March 04, 2015
The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Captain Horace Burrell says he has sought legal advice in relation to an elevator accident involving several National Under-17 footballers, which occurred at the Hilton Princess Hotel in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
On Friday, the Jamaican players — participating in the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in the Central American country — boarded the elevator at the third floor before it crashed in the parking garage, frefalling to their stop ... Read More
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Cavalier and Boys' Town played to an agonisingly unenterprising 0-0 draw in a late kick-off of the Red Stripe Premier League at Stadium East on Monday.
And to add to the ignominy of the night's proceedings, Rafiek Thomas, the Boys' Town leading marksman, missed what appeared the best opportunity for scoring in the game in final seconds of the match.
It was the ninth time that Cavalier and Boys' Town were meeting in the Red Stripe Premier Leag ... Read More
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
HARBOUR View FC have the chance to jump within a point of fourth position when they host Sporting Central FC in a rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Harbour View Mini-Stadium.
Kick-off is slated for 7:00 pm.
The teams' midweek fixture two weeks ago was called off at the halfway mark due to a power outage at Harbour View's home venue. Sporting Central trailed 0-1 at the time.
Former Premier League champions Harbour View are sixth in the 12-team standings with 37 points f ... Read More