Football

God’s on our side!

Members of the winning Jamaica College team hold aloft the Manning Cup after displaying it to the entire school during devotions at the school’s Old Hope Road
campus yesterday. Jamaica College won their 26th Manning Cup title by defeating Charlie Smith 2-1 at the National Stadium on Saturday.
(PHOTO: LIONEL ROKWOOD)

EXCELLENCE is not an act, but a habit. That was the message that reverberated throughout yesterday's devotions as Jamaica College (JC) celebrated yet another Manning Cup triumph at the school’s Old Hope Road campus.  On Saturday, JC defeated Charlie Smith 2-1 and gained their 26th lien o ... Read More

Jamaica College captain Junior
Flemmings (centre) holds the Manning
Cup aloft after it was presented to
him by LIME’s vice-president of
marketing Carlo Redwood when the
Old Hope Road-based school defeated
Charlie Smith High 2-1 in the final of
the ISSA/LIME Manning Cup at the
National Stadium on Saturday. Also
pictured are other members of the
victorious team, Burger King
representative Sabrena McDonald
Radcliffe and Bigga representative
Chieftin Campbell.
(PHOTOS: NAPHTALI JUNIOR) True Blues win again
THE boys from Old Hope Road, Jamaica College (JC), cemented their dominance in schoolboy football on ... Read More

Bull Bay goalscorer Donovan McCurdy (left) is being hounded by Gue Daley of August Town
during their Super League clash at the Barbican Play Field on Sunday. Bull Bay won 2-1.
(PHOTO: HURBUN WILLIAMS) Bull Bay make winning start to KSAFA Super League
LAST season's Major League winners Bull Bay FC and Major League semi-finalists Maverley/Hughenden go ... Read More

HUGO SAYE How football is used to fuel age-old conflicts
IT'S been a bad couple of weeks for football. In a fortnight dominated by headlines about corrupt of ... Read More

Luis Suarez scores first Barcelona goal

Tuesday, November 25, 2014    

Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (C) scores past Apoel's Spanish goalkeeper Urko Pardo. AFP PHOTO

Luis Suarez finally registered his first Barcelona goal since a club record move from Liverpool in July with a brilliant solo effort to open the scoring away to APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Uruguayan turned his marker on the edge of the area before firing a low finish across Urko Pardo to break his duck on his fifth appearance for the Catalan giants on 27 minutes. Suarez had to wait until October 25 to make his debut in a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid as he served a four-m ... Read More

Ancelotti determined to keep winning run going

Tuesday, November 25, 2014    

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) warms up next to Real Madrid's Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti during a training session. AFP PHOTO

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has insisted his side won't let up despite already securing their place in the last 16 of the Champions League as they seek a club record-equalling 15th consecutive win away to Basel on Wednesday. The European champions winning run began with a 5-1 thrashing of the Swiss side back in September and could still have a pivotal role to play in deciding who joins them in the knockout phase. Basel sit second on six points, three ahead of Champions League debutants Lu ... Read More

European Champions League results - Nov 24

Tuesday, November 25, 2014    

European Champions League group results on Tuesday Group E CSKA Moscow (RUS) 1 (V. Berezutsky 90+3) AS Roma (ITA) 1 (Totti 43) Group H BATE Borisov (BLR) 0 Porto (POR) 3 (Herrera 56, Martinez 65, Tello 89) Read More

CSKA Moskva 1-1 Roma

Tuesday, November 25, 2014    

Roma's forward Francesco Totti (C) shoots past CSKA's Brazilian defender Mario Fernandes (AFP PHOTO)

Francesco Totti enhanced his record as the oldest scorer in the Champions League, the striker netting for Roma in their 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday, at the age of 38 years, one month and 29 days. The Roma talisman initially entered the competition's history books on September 30, three days after turning 38, in his Serie A side's 1-1 draw at Manchester City. That goal from the former Italian international broke a record previously held by former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs. Gig ... Read More

Reliving the Manning Cup final spectacle in pictures

Tuesday, November 25, 2014    

JC supporters get a chance to touch
the Manning Cup trophy which was
presented to the team after they
defeated Charlie Smith 2-1.

JC supporters get a chance to touch the Manning Cup trophy which was presented to the team after they defeated Charlie Smith 2-1. Charlie Smith's captain Odane Samuels (left) controls the ball on his chest ahead of JC captain Junior Flemmings during the Manning Cup final last Saturday. Flemmings would later slip his marker to score the opening goal. JC fans make a point that they are number one. Raffique Bryan (right) lifts his jersey and displayed a message after scoring the winner in JC ... Read More

Reno roll with the 'Flow'

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, November 24, 2014    

Reno FC captain Alburn Facey (second left) accepts the champions
trophy from managing director of Flow Jamaica Sean Latty after
Reno FC defeated Montego Bay United 4-3 in the Flow Champions
Cup KO final at the Montego Bay Sports Complex last night. Also
sharing the occasion are sponsorship manager of Flow Nicole
Campbell (left) and director of communications at Flow Gail
Abrahams. (PHOTO: PAUL REID)

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Reno FC outscored Montego Bay United 4-3 to win the Flow Champions Cup Knockout title in a pulsating final last night at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Substitute Dwayne Blake scored the winner two minutes into time added on at the end of the game, to separate the two heavyweight teams in what was a slug fest in front of a large and appreciative crowd. Craig Foster scored a hat-trick, including two in the first five minutes of the game, to lead Reno FC to the ... Read More

Leaders Waterhouse seek to pull away in Monday Night fixture

Monday, November 24, 2014    

ANDERSON... left out of
Jamaica’s Cafribbean Cup
squad, top marksman will
be available for Waterhouse

RED Stripe Premier League (RSPL) leaders Waterhouse FC will try to pull away from the trailing pack when they visit the Stadium East playing field to battle third-placed Cavalier SC in today's Monday Night football fixture. Kick-off is set for 8:30 pm. Waterhouse, coached by Anthony Patrick, are on 20 points after six wins, three draws and one loss. They have been the most consistent of the top flight teams for several months. But the Rudolph Speid-conditioned Cavalier, who were pacesetters d ... Read More

PHOTO: KO CHAMPS

Monday, November 24, 2014    

Reno FC captain Alburn Facey (second left) accepts the champions
trophy from managing director of Flow Jamaica Sean Latty after
Reno FC defeated Montego Bay United 4-3 in the Flow Champions
Cup KO final at the Montego Bay Sports Complex last night. Also
sharing the occasion are sponsorship manager of Flow Nicole
Campbell (left) and director of communications at Flow Gail
Abrahams. (PHOTO: PAUL REID)

Reno FC captain Alburn Facey (second left) accepts the champions trophy from managing director of Flow Jamaica Sean Latty after Reno FC defeated Montego Bay United 4-3 in the Flow Champions Cup KO final at the Montego Bay Sports Complex last night. Also sharing the occasion are sponsorship manager of Flow Nicole Campbell (left) and director of communications at Flow Gail Abrahams (right). (PHOTO: PAUL REID) See related story Read More

PHOTO: Let's hear it for JC!

Monday, November 24, 2014    

Members of the victorious Jamaica College team celebrate with the trophy after they defeated Charlie Smith High 2-1 to win the ISSA/LIME Manning Cup competition at the National Stadium on Saturday. (PHOTO: NAPHTALI JUNIOR) Let's hear it for JC! --> Read More

STYLISH CONTROL

Monday, November 24, 2014    

Peguy Luyindula of New York Red Bulls controls the ball against the New England Revolution during the Eastern Conference first-leg final at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, yesterday. Revolution won 2-1. (PHOTO: AFP) STYLISH CONTROL --> Read More



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