Football

Atmosphere ideal for think tank on Caribbean football confederation — McIntosh

MCINTOSH... so the opportunity to look at it (Caribbean confederation) is now (Photo: Observer file)

Howard McIntosh, a former FIFA Development Officer for the Caribbean, thinks the dramatic moves and developments in the global game over the past two years or so, has laid the foundation for alternative thinking in football across the board. The FIFA scandals that have rocked the game’s firma ... Read More

DERRICK... I would like to hear the pros and cons from everybody and I would really encourage a debate to beginPhoto: Bryan Cummings Something to think about!
Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick says he would be open to a discussion on an ... Read More

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney (left) and Michael Garrick hold aloft the prestigious FA Cup after defeating Crystal Palace 2-1 at Wembley Stadium in the final last May. FA Cup to make Jamaican stop on Caribbean tour
The new year is already gearing up to be a great one for Jamaican football fans and others across th ... Read More

Club Star’s Devroy Leslie (right) tries to dribble past Catherine Hall FC’s Odane Campbell  in Monday’s opening game of the St James FA/Sandals International Senior League at the UDC field. Catherine Hall won the match 2-0. (Photo: Paul Reid) Catherine Hall off to winning start in Sandals league
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Catherine Hall FC got their quest for honours in the ... Read More

Portmore meet Newland in Happy Sutherland KO semis

Wednesday, January 18, 2017    

Defending Champions Portmore United meet Newland FC in one semi-final game of the St Catherine FA (SCFA) Happy Sutherland Knock-out at the Spanish Town Prison Oval at 6:00 pm. In the other match of the double-header, former champions Naggo Head take on Frazsers Whip at 4:00 pm. In one quarter-final game last week, Red Stripe Premier League outfit Portmore United blew away Bodles FC 7-0, with goals from Tremaine Stewart (8th minute), Ricardo Morris (18th and 65th), Malique Foster (36th and 53rd ... Read More

Photo: Breakaway talks!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017    

DERRICK... I would like to hear the pros and cons from everybody and I would really encourage a debate to begin (Photo: Bryan Cummings)

DERRICK... I would like to hear the pros and cons from everybody and I would really encourage a debate to begin (Photo: Bryan Cummings) Read More

MBU, Portmore to embark on CFU challenge

Tuesday, January 17, 2017    

Red Stripe Premier League champions Montego Bay United (MBU) and last season’s runners-up Portmore United will be among a record 20 teams from 11 countries to take part in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship set to kick off in late February, it was announced yesterday. Montego Bay United, who are contesting the event for the third-straight season, will host Group C between February 27 and March 6 at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St James, while former CFU champions Po ... Read More

Reno extend Waterhouse woes in RSPL

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Tuesday, January 17, 2017    

DOWNSWELL... I thought we played a splendid first half where we scored those two important goals

Waterhouse FC continue to struggle near the foot of the Red Stripe Premier League table after losing their second consecutive game, going down 0-2 to FC Reno at Drewsland on Sunday. The victory propelled Reno to seventh on 24 points. The latest defeat leaves the Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey-coached Waterhouse still floundering in 11th in the 12-team championship on 15 points. Waterhouse depleted by injuries, suspensions and key players leaving the club, started the game with only four ... Read More

Wadadah end Super League losing skid

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Tuesday, January 17, 2017    

Petersfield FC’s Dino Whyte (left) tries to keep off Wadadah FC’s Garfield Duncan their JFF Western Confederation Charlie’s JB Rum Super League game at Jarrett Park on Sunday. Wadadah FC won 2-0. (Photo: Paul Reid)

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Former champions Wadadah FC became the last team to score a win in the Jamaica Football Federation’s Western Confederation Charlie’s JB Rum Super League after they beat Petersfield FC 2-0 in a Zone Two game at Jarrett Park as the first round ended on Sunday. The win snapped a four games losing skid for Wadadah FC — their worst ever start to the competition. They are in last place, tied with Holland United on three points. Sandals South Coast retur ... Read More

Marshall guides Cavalier in Jackie Bell KO

Tuesday, January 17, 2017    

Schoolboy football stand-out Alex Marshall scored twice as Cavalier SC hammered Stony Hill FC 4-0 to advance to the next round of the JN VISA/KSAFA Jackie Bell KO football competition at Stony Hill on Sunday. Also advancing with Cavalier SC are Bull Bay FC, who tagged Molynes United FC 2-1 with goals from Delroy Harrison and Donovan McCurdy, while David Newman replied for Molynes United. Meadforest FC defeated Swallowfield 2-0 with goals from Richard Brown and Ian Davis, while Duhaney Park FC ... Read More

Portmore hold Montego Bay at Prison Oval

Monday, January 16, 2017    

Montego Bay United’s Kashief Brown (left) appears to get the better of Portmore United’s Ewan Grandison in an aerial contest during their RSPL game at Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. The game ended 1-1. (Photo: Lionel Rookwood)

Hosts Portmore United and champions Montego Bay United cancelled each other in a 1-1 result in yesterday’s Red Stripe Premier League match at Spanish Town Prison Oval. Jovan East expertly headed Portmore into the lead on the 20-minute mark, but the visitors drew level through Kashief Brown’s strike in the 26th minute. In the end, the Portmore coaching staff were left feeling the greater disappointment after a number of missed opportunities, including a wasted effort from substitute ... Read More

Arnett clip unlucky Boys’ Town 2-1

Monday, January 16, 2017    

Arnett Gardens golkeeper Damian Hyatt for the ball during their Red Stripe Premier League game at the Barbican field yesterday. Looking on are Anhony Dawes (left)  of Boys’ Town and Arnett’s Oneil Thompson. Arnett won 2-1. (Photo: Bryan Cummings)

A late strike by Fabian Reid in the 87th minute led Arnett Gardens to a 2-1 win over Boys’ Town in the Red Stripe Premier League Trench Town derby at the Barbican field yesterday. It was a crucial blow to the home team, Boys’ Town, who looked the more purposeful throughout, but the end result typified how their season has been going. It was Boys’ Town’s third loss in their last four games, and their them 13th overall from 19, which condemns to the bottom of the league ... Read More

Catherine Hall face promoted Club Stars in Sandals football

Monday, January 16, 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Catherine Hall will kick off the St James Football Association Sandals International Senior League when they take on promoted Club Stars in the second game of a double header at the UDC field this afternoon. In the opening game, promoted Lane FC will face Fire House in the opening Sandals International Division One competition, set to start at 1:00 pm. Ten teams will play in either competition that will see the participants playing the first two r ... Read More

Photo: High point

Monday, January 16, 2017    

Boys’ Town’s Shamar Nicholson (right) gets up high ahead of Arnett Gardens’ Fabian Reid during their Red Stripe Premier League game at Barbican field in St Andrew yesterday. Arnett won 2-1. (Photo: Bryan Cummings)

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