JN/Visa Jackie Bell KO semis in spotlight

first_imgThe Jamaica National Visa-Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Jackie Bell semi-finals are on today at the Constant Spring Complex.In the first game of the double-header, Cavalier will face Waterhouse, starting at 6:30 p.m., to be followed by Tivoli Gardens against Barbican at 8:30 p.m.Super League outfit Cavalier enter their semi-final on a high after a big 5-1 quarter-final victory against Central Kingston on Thursday night. However, they will not find Red Stripe Premier League team, Waterhouse, that easy.Cavalier are, however, playing some good football with players such as St George’s College schoolboy star Alex Marshall, captain Ryan Miller, Oshane Jenkins, Nicholas Hamilton and Kieron Brock leading the way.TOUGH GAMECoach Rudolph Speid is expecting a tough game.”This Waterhouse team has improved in the Premier League season. I know that they have quality players, but we remain confident in our passing game. It could go either way,” Speid told the Sunday Gleaner.On the other hand, the Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey-coached Waterhouse will rely on Kemar ‘Bushy’ Beckford, veteran Irvino English, Andre McFarland, goalkeeper Romaine Bowers and Nicholy Finlayson to take them to the final.Tivoli Gardens are expected to get the better of Barbican in the second game. However, Barbican are being guided by the wily former national assistant coach Miguel Coley, and they could surprise the Red Stripe Premier League outfit.Barbican’s key players include Locksley Thompson, Keno Simpson, Akino Bailey and Greg Taylor.Tivoli will be hoping that top striker and talisman, Jermaine ‘Teddy’ Johnson recovers from an injury sustained in the quarter-final against Harbour View last Wednesday night.Johnson apart, Tivoli will look to Jermaine Parris, captain Romaine Breakenridge, Elton Thompson, Tevin Shaw and Junior McGregor for success.last_img read more

Huddersfield vs Fulham: Premier League match preview and confirmed teams

first_imgMonday night’s Premier League action sees Huddersfield entertain Fulham in what is the division’s basement battle, kick-off 8pm.David Wagner’s Terriers are in last position with three points, without a win this season and haven’t even scored a goal at home in the league. RANKED ADVICE Defeat could make Slavisa Jokanovic’s position as Fulham boss in an untenable state 2 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? REVEALED 2 huge blow REVEALED BEST OF MONEY Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Huddersfield are the only side in the Premier League yet to win a game this season Meanwhile, Fulham are winless in the league since a 4-2 triumph over Burnley in August and a loss will ramp up the pressure on manager Slavisa Jokanovic.Team newsTerence Kongolo returns to action, while Tommy Smith starts on the bench after the pair missed the last three games with hamstring and knee injuries respectively.Rajiv van La Parra also returns to the squad.For the visitors, Kevin McDonald is on the bench after missing the London side’s Carabao Cup defeat to Manchester City after being dismissed against Bournemouth in their last Premier League match.Defender Joe Bryan remains unavailable because of a hamstring injury.Huddersfield: Lossl, Jorgensen, Schindler, Kongolo, Hadergjonaj, Mooy, Hogg, Billing, Lowe, Pritchard, MounieSubs: Smith, Bacuna, Hamer, Sobhi, van La Parra, Mbenza, DepoitreFulham: Sergio Rico, Fosu-Mensah, Odoi, Le Marchand, Ryan Sessegnon, Seri, Zambo, Cairney, Vietto, Mitrovic, SchurrleSubs: Bettinelli, Chambers, McDonald, Johansen, Ream, Christie, Mawson Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Latest Football News Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade no dice Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red cardlast_img read more