Smarting from yet another defeat both Reggae Youths and Heights will be back on the field chasing crucial points, as preliminary round action continues in the Sandals Resorts International/St. James FA Major League.
Reggae Youths and Heights, defeated in their last outing will meet each other later today, Friday, January 13, in a vital encounter for both teams.
Heights are desperately trying to stave off relegation while Reggae Youths who started the campaign as overwhelming favorites, are bidding to return to winning ways, as they look to cement their semi final position. Heights occupy one of the two relegation slots, along with Montego Bay Boys and Girls Club (MBBGC). Match time is 3 p.m.
GRANVILLE HIT SEVEN
Meanwhile, controversy again surfaced on Wednesday afternoon, before Granville blew pass tottering Heights 7-0 in a late starting affair, which saw the referee playing 35 minutes each half.
The match, slated to kick off at 3 p.m. kicked off after 4 p.m. at the third time of asking, and following the intervention of St. James FA vice-president Gregory Palmer who was on hand to coached team while Omaro Robinson added the other in the lopsided clash played with Heights fielding just 9 players throughout. Granville, with the three points, climbed to 19 points and in third position replacing Cambridge who have a similar number of points.
For the second time, Reid was adamant the game should not be played, as there was no police present and later questioned why the away team (Granville) should pay for one of the police.
The game had been re-scheduled with both teams told to stand expenses after it had been called off on December 29, when Reid walked her team walked her team off the field due to the absence of police personnel.
On the field of play, Andre Tate, Odean Snow and Andrew Allen each had a double for the Tracey Reid coached team while Omaro Robinson added the other in the lopsided clash played with Heights fielding just 9 players throughout.
Granville, with the three points, climbed to 19 points and in third position replacing Cambridge who have a similar number of points. Granville however improved their goals tally to plus 10, seven clear of Cambridge.