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Review — The Rise And Fall Of The European Super League

The year so far in sports has been thrilling, dramatic and kept us on the edge of our seats or couches. Fans have enjoyed the return of most major sporting competitions and leagues in 2021. Also, major sporting events postponed in 2020 have occurred. It includes the Olympics, Copa America, and the Euro football championship. Therefore, with an endless news […]

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Top 5 Players To Move In The Wildest European Football Transfer Window Ever

On August 31, 2021, the off-the-field sporting drama known as the European summer transfer window was officially closed for business. Most pundits and fans have labeled this window the best in history when you consider the magnitude of the players that changed clubs and the amount of money that was spent to bring them to the clubs. Last year, the […]

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A Mix Take On the 2021 Copa America…. Thus Far

South American football brings the sizzle and flair to the beautiful game we love. Therefore, it was a disappointment in March 2020 when the decision was taken globally to postpone major sporting events like the Copa America championship. In 2021, the tournament is now underway, and it has given us talking points that are good, bad, and downright ugly. In […]

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The Good, Bad, And Ugly From The Euro…. So Far!

The year 2020 will forever be known as the year when a once-in-a-century pandemic devastated the world. The pandemic also shut down major sporting events worldwide, including the Euro 2020 football championship. The delayed tournament is currently underway, and it has produced drama, spectacles, and flops. In this article, we will look at the good, the bad, and the ugly […]

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National Honor For Prolific Reggae Girl – Khadija Shaw

Photo Credit: Rudranath Fraser Jamaica’s goal-scoring phenomenon, Reggae Girl – Khadija Shaw, who has created history by becoming the first national female football player to be honored with a National Award, aspires towards achieving as much as she can for as long as is possible. At just age 23, the international footballer, who has already earned the unprecedented distinction of […]

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Jamaica’s Reggae Girl Khadija “Bunny” Shaw In Goal Rush!

Ace Jamaica’s Reggae Girl Khadija “Bunny” Shaw was in a no-nonsense mood when her French Club Bordeaux took to the pitch in a friendly game against Spanish team Atletic Bilbao. Shaw put her club on the goal sheet in the 45th minute and was back again seven minutes later to punish Atletic Bilbao in a 4-2 goal difference defeat. The […]

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Havana Gets FIFA’s Nod To Play For Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz

Havana Marguerite Solaun, the 26-year-old American-born Jamaican footballer, has been named in the Jamaica Reggae Girlz World Cup Football squad. Her inclusion came after FIFA clearance, given that she had already played for the United States of America, at the Under 17 and Under 23 levels. Solaun honed her skills at an early age, playing football for her high school, […]

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Reggae Girlz Set To Sharpen Skills From Practice Games

Andrew Price, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz assistant coach, has announced that the Reggae Girlz stand to benefit from several practice games that they will participate in before they take to the pitch in the FIFA World Cup later this year. He also posited the view that these practice games would be an excellent opportunity for the public to get to know […]

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Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Stand Still In Latest FIFA Rankings

The Reggae Boyz have remained at number 54 in the world in the December edition of the FIFA world rankings. Jamaica remains the highest ranked Caribbean team while they are fourth in CONCACAF behind Mexico, USA, and Costa Rica. In 2018, the Reggae Boyz won six games, drew three and lost one. 27th is Jamaica’s highest FIFA ranking and that […]

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Jamaica’s Reggae Girl Khadija “Bunny Shaw” Named Footballer Of The Year Award

The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom has named Jamaica’s Reggae Girl Khadija “ “Bunny” Shaw Footballer of the Year. Shaw is only the third recipient of the award and joins the ranks of world superstars Italian Fabio Piscane in 2016 and Spain’s Juan Mata in 2017. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has commended Shaw […]