Attorney Harold Brady charged with fraud

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Noted attorney and senior member of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Harold Brady was today charged with fraud in relation to the sale of a property. He was questioned by members of the Fraud Squad. Police sources revealed earlier today that he was ordered to turn up at the offic ... Read more

Football

Young Boyz hunt another win against Cuba

Head Coach Andrew
Edwards (second right)
gives a team talk during
yesterday’s training session.

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

WEBB… has since pushed through considerable reforms in the confederation, relating
to ethics, governance and finance, in an attempt to rebuild CONCACAF’s image Webb set to continue as head of CONCACAF
MIAMI, USA (CMC) — High-profile CONCACAF president Jeff Webb is set to be elected unopposed fo ... Read More

HAUGHTORNE…(foreground)
completed the rout for Georges Valley
during their 4-0 victory over Alligator
Pond in the JB Rum/Captain’s Bakery
Manchester Major League at Kirkvine
on Tuesday. (PHOTO: OSHANE TOBIAS) Georges Valley, Porus boost semi-final hopes
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Georges Valley and Porus have taken control of the semi-final race in ... Read More

DAWKINS… I don’t
have a problem if the
coach puts me at right
back or as a striker. Unselfish Dawkins giving his all for glory of country
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Not every player is willing to make sacrifices for their teams, but ... Read More

MBU, Reno to continue battles in RSPL

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer TUCKER, St James | Thursday, March 05, 2015    

Montego Bay United’s
striker Kashief Brown
(front) tries to control
the ball as Tivoli
Gardens’ defender
Barrington Pryce
battles for possession
in their RSPL game at
WesPow Park
recently. MBU won the
game 2-1. (PHOTO:
PAUL REID)

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

Portmore United ahead in St Catherine Major League

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

Teams seek second-round berths in St James KO

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

Beaches Negril's Anthony Campbell is Westmoreland FA's MVP

Thursday, March 05, 2015    

Mable Alfred, manager of the Golden Touch FC, accepts the Fair
Play award from Wayne Soltau of Captain’s Bakery at Sunday’s
awards ceremony of the Westmoreland FA Captain’s Bakery
and Grill Major League 2013/14 season, during the presentation
ceremony held at Sandals Whitehouse on Sunday.
(PHOTOS: PAUL REID)

  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

Neymar brace puts Barcelona in Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao

Thursday, March 05, 2015    

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

Big guns preserve status quo atop English Premier League

Thursday, March 05, 2015    

Liverpool’s English striker Daniel Sturridge (second right) aims to score during the English Premier League football match against
Burnley at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England yesterday. Liverpool won the match 2-0. (PHOTO: AFP)

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

St Lucia, Haiti routed to continue losing streak

Thursday, March 05, 2015    

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. ... Read More

JFF seeks legal advice on accident involving Under-17 footballers

BY HOWARD WALKER | Wednesday, March 04, 2015    

The entrance to the Hilton Princess
Hotel in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

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

Cavalier, Boys' Town in lacklustre draw

Wednesday, March 04, 2015    

Cavalier...............0 Boys' Town.............0 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

Embattled Harbour View to jump at chance to move up

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



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