- HVFC invited again to Scotiabank CONCACAF Under 13 Tournament in Mexico
- HVFC invited to Cayman Classic Invitational Under 14 Tournament on June 20-26, 2016
- Altimont Butler is honoured as part of the first 1996 team of MLS Franchise San Jose Earthquakes
- RUSH Canada Soccer Academy and seven (7) Jamaican players with Coach Altimont Butler and Manager Clyde Jureidini participate in Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup in March 18-27th
- RUSH Canada Soccer Academy visits and agrees to a junior team partnership
- Brian Brown goes on loan to USL franchise, Charlotte City Independence
- Martin Davis promoted from academy to be on loan to USL franchise Toronto FC II for 9 months
- Kevaughn Frater goes on loan to USL franchise Real Monarchs FC
- Jorginho James goes on loan to USL franchise Rio Grande Valley FC
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Represented Jamaica in Scotiabank CONCACAF Under 13 inaugural tournament in Mexico
Kemar Lawrence transferred to MLS franchise New York Red Bulls, he was also voted in the Best Eleven of Copa America and Gold Cup tournaments.
Rennico Clarke goes on loan to USL franchise Portland Timbers 2
Brian Brown goes on loan to USL franchise Indy Eleven
Martin Davis goes on loan to Toronto FC Academy for 8 months
HVFC hosts Portland Timbers, who agrees to a partnership with us, unfortunately MLS does not approve.
- HVFC and KSAFA hosts U20 trials for European Scouts
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- Brian Brown goes to MLS franchise, Philadelphia Union, on loan for 4 months
- U14 team comes 2nd in their zone at Cayman Islands Invitational Youth Cup and 4th in overall tournament
- 2 former HVFC players among top 10 pick for MLS Combine: Damion Lowe & Andre Blake
- Kemar ‘Taxi’ Lawrence selected as Pepsi brand ambassador
- Kemar ‘Taxi’ Lawrence called to participate in MLS Combine
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- Andre Fagan returns to Vietnam on loan
- Brian Brown gains first Senior Team call up to Reggae Boyz squad against Trinidad and Tobago along with Dicoy Williams, Montrose Phinn and Kemar Lawrence.,
- 22 year old Reggae Boyz striker, Jermie Lynch is the new signing of the six (6) months Loan contract at L.A. Firpo (Club Deportivo Luis Ángel Firpo the 90 year old 2013 Premier
- League Champions in El Salvador)
- Coach Vin Blaine on new appointment as the National Assistant Coach, to the Reggae Boyz Senior Men’s Team with the new Head Coach, German Winfried Schafer.
- HVFC Female players Khadija Shaw, Georgia Bailey, Trudi Carter, Deneisha Blackwood and Imanie Richards along with Coach Vin Blaine, were undefeated and won Group Four of the Caribbean Football Union (C.F.U.) Under 20 World Cup Qualifiers held in Jamaica July 21 – 28. 2013.
- Trans World Sports (TWS) TV Crew visits Jamaica to do a documentary on Premier League Champions HVFC, broadcasted in October to over 50 countries worldwide with interviews with Coach Harold Thomas, Captain, Montrose Phinn and 16 year old prodigy, Martin Davis.
- Four (4) HVFC Players on Loan in Antigua Premier League to Jenning Grenades FC until January 2014 – Christopher Harvey, Jorginho James, Damion Harwood and Lamar Hodges.
- Richard Edwards on Loan to Toronto based semi-professional club until December 2013
- HVFC Female players Khadija Shaw, Georgia Bailey, Asheina Nelson, Deneisha Blackwood, Lotteafa Clarke, Melissa Hamilton, Carlletia Savizon and Konya Plummer along with Coach Vin Blaine, for their recent success in being undefeated and winning Group Four of the Caribbean Football Union (C.F.U.) Under 17/20 World Cup Qualifiers held in Jamaica October 18-27, 2013.
- Former Barclays Premier League Champions, Arsenal FC gives a multitude of authentic shorts, caps, key rings and flash drives gifts to HVFC FirstKick Programme through Mrs. Irene Davis, parent. HVFC shares with Fans, Season Ticket Holders, Schools, Community groups, Players, Coaches, Managers and Staff.
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- Richard “Shortman” Edwards scores on debut in Finland
- HVFC ended their five day Under 13 and 16 Cayman Islands tour on a winning note, as the KSAFA Under 13 Kingston Champions completed a unbeaten 3 game series (3-0,3- 1,3-1) with a 3-1 victory over hosts the Academy Sports Club at their newly renovated complex.
- Real Salt Lake selects LOVEL Palmer in Re-Entry Draft
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- Hugo Saye’s book “OF GARRISONS AND GOALSCORERS” on HVFC is published
- Strikers Kavin Bryan and Andre Fagan continue to impress in Vietnam Premier League at Vicem Hai Phong, after winning the championship title in their first year at SongLam Nghe Am.
- Captain, Richard “Shortman” Edwards departed to Guyana, to join Premier League Team, Alpha United.
- HVFC won the inaugural Victoria Mutual (VMBS) Futsal Tournament staged by UTech in their Auditorium.
- HVFC Player and now Notodden FK Academy Coach, Altimont “Freddie” Butler along with General Manager, Per Arne Hanson arrived to host a trial for Under 21 players on Thursday, May 17 at 5:30pm
- Jermie Lynch, a last-minute decision by the coaching staff scored the winner in the 61st minute. In Jamaica’s build-up to CONCACAF World Cup qualifying campaign started with a 1-0 win over Guyana in a friendly international at the Montego Bay Sports Complex.
- SAO PAULO, Brazil — Coach Harold Thomas, attended the coaching course at the Traffic Academy has already been a huge success for Jamaican participants as well as those from other Caribbean territories.
- Joel Senior departed the island on Tuesday, July 10 for a two weeks trial at Premier League (Tippeligaen) Sogndal IF, Norway after former HVFC and Reggae Boyz Altimont “Freddie” Butler and scouts had been tracking in his first local Premier League season.
- Harbour View FC’s Under 17 player, Jaheel Hyde flourished as he netted a hat-trick to guide Jamaica’s Under-17 footballers to an emphatic 5-0 victory over Bermuda in the opening Group One game of their Caribbean Football Union (CFU) World Cup qualifier at the Waterhouse Mini Stadium. Martin Davis also played.
- Richard Edwards departed the island on Sunday, July 29 for a four weeks trial at Premier League Club Assyrianska, Sweden and signs in Finland, with Mikkelin Palloilijat (MP) Division 2
- After a year out of competitive football due to injury, Reggae Boy Dicoy Williams played 45 minutes for Toronto FC against Liverpool recently in a preseason game
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- FIFA TMS Seminar attended by Clyde Jureidini
- FIFA Management Seminar attended by Ludlow Bernard and Clyde Jureidini
- British writer Hugo Saye arrives to do stories and a book on HVFC and Jamaican Football throughout the season
- Charlotte Eagles of the USA visits for a tour and plays Friendly at HVFC on September 8th, hold Coaching Seminar for 30 Youth Development Coaches on September 10 and 11.
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- August 14th, Errol Stevens on loan to Khimki FC in Russian Premiership.
- August 30th, Akeem Priestley to Mugan PFC in Azerbaijan Premiership.
- Lovel Palmer to Houston Dynamos in MLS, USA
- Dwayne Miller to Syrianska in Sweden.
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- Kavin Bryan goes on Loan to Notodden FK in March ¨C November.
- Brazilian Technical Director, Waldemar Lemos De Oliviera arrives in Jamaica to start initial one year agreement on July 30, 2008
- Female Team tours Antigua to be crowned CPSTA Champions of the Caribbean Tournament in
- Shakira Duncan, wins leading goalscorer prize with eight goals
- CONCACAF Champions League inaugural tournament we traveled to Mexico to play Champions PUMAS losing 0-3, as the Home Game was cancelled due to heavy rains from Hurricane Dean hitting Jamaica the day before
- Notodden FK’s General Manager, Per Arne Hansen and Kvaal Keijtl GK Coach visits Jamaica again on exploratory mission of Club Alliances
- Fabian Taylor is Transferred in November
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- Under 20 Team tours Atlanta with great success in July 2007
- Pre-seasonal 4 team Caribbean Tournament in US Virgin Islands in
- August, placing third
- CFU Club Championship Champions winning in Trinidad and Tobago in November
- CONCACAF Cup as we were defeated by DC United in March 2008 here in Jamaica by 1-2 and then 5-0 in Washington DC
- Fabian Taylor goes on Loan to Notodden FK in Norway,after Per Arne Hansen, General Manager visits Jamaica.
- Christopher Harvey on Loan to Joe Public FC in Trinidad, plays in
- CONCACAF Champions League also progressing to the quarterfinals group stage
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- Pre-season Tour of Toronto, Canada defeating Canadian Champions Serbian White Eagles and League participants Caribbean All-Stars, 1-0 each.
- CFU Caribbean Club Championship Zone A Winners (Defeating Haitians 1-0, US Virgin Island’s Positive Vibes 5-0, Curacoa’s 3-0 )
- CFU Caribbean Club Championship semifinalists (2-3 to eventual Champions, W-Connection of Trinidad)
- Pre-seasonal Tour of Toronto, Canada on August 12-16th, defeating League leaders Serbian White Eagles (1-0) and Caribbean All Stars (1-0).
- Romario Campbell, and Adrian Christian (Atiba Morgan is sick) are members of the newly crowned Jamaica Under 16 Champions of the Caribbean (third overall) in Trinidad and Tobago.
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- Pre-seasonal Tour of Real Salt Lake City (0-0) in August then Hondurian All Stars (0-0) in Fort Lauderdale.
- Luton Shelton trains with Burnley in England for four weeks in July 2005 but does not get Work Permit because of not having enough international caps and loses appeal.
- Transfers to Helsinborg in Sweden in January 2006.
- Damani Ralph Transferred from MLS Chicago Fire in January 2005 to Rubin Kazan in Russian Premier League but finishes 4th and misses out by one place to qualify for the Champions League.
- Coach Vin Blaine and Five (5) girls (Shakira Duncan, Shanique Mitchell, Petagaye Soman, Kimmia Parker and Paula Jackson) are members of the newly crowned Jamaica Under 20 Champions of the Caribbean in Trinidad and Tobago. Places 4th to just miss out on a qualifying spot in the Gold Cup in USA.
- Romario Campbell, Atiba Morgan and Adrian Christian are members of the newly crowned Jamaica Under 15 Champions of the Caribbean (third overall) in Trinidad and Tobago.
- Damion Stewart goes on Loan to Bradford City in the English 1st Division then Transfers to Sheffield Wednesday in the higher League in July 2006.
- Wins the Caribbean Club Championship as the first Jamaican Club on December 15th, 2005 against Tivoli Gardens at Tivoli.
- Loses the CONCACAF Quarterfinals to DC United by 4-2 (1-2A,1-2H)at Harbour View FC ON March 16th, 2006. Live TV Broadcast on FoxSportsWorld globally.
- Robert Scarlett (Real Salt Lake City) and Jermaine Hue (Columbus Crew)Transferred to the MLS as Free Agents.
- Christopher Harvey on Loan to W-Connection, Champions in Trinidad and Tobago from June 2005 to December 15, 2006.
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- Fabian Taylor goes on Loan to New York/New Jersey MetroStars in the United States Soccer Major League Soccer for a year. He made 20 appearances scoring 8 goals and was named ¡°Player of the Week¡± and was once voted the Goal of the Week
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- Caribbean Club Championship Tournament in Cayman Islands (3-1) and the return leg in Jamaica (7-1) we then travelled to Trinidad and Tobago for the finals where we defeated Guadelope 3-1 and lost to W- Connection 1-2 to finish second overall.
- Robert Scarlett and Fabian Taylor to Spartak Moscow where Robert plays for two months locally and represents the squad in the UEFA Champions League.
- Luton Shelton trains with Bolton Wanderers for two weeks.
- Keith Kelly is loaned to Belgiums¡¯ Reac Mons from Paris St Germain for the second half of the season.
- Damani Ralph Transferred to Major League Soccer and chosen to play for the Chicago Fire ¨C he becomes the new record holder of ¡°The Rookie Goalscorer Award¡± with 11 goals erasing the former mark of 8 goals.
- Pickering Power Boys of Toronto, Canada tours Jamaica for a week playing games islandwide ¨C Coached by former Harbour View FC player and National Player Junior Groves, March 11th to 17th. They were accompanied by their parents, a group of 47 persons.
- New Jersey Dynamo Reds tours Jamaica for five days and plays four games including a one day Tournament at Harbour View ¨C Coached by former Harbour View FC player and National Player Altimont ¡®Freddie¡¯ Butler, Wednesday 18th June to Monday 22nd.
- A group of 17 persons resided at our Hostel at the Harbour View Football Stadium.
- 2003 ¨C04 – Robert Scarlett goes on trial to Israels¡¯ Maccabi Tel Aviv for seven days.
- Keith Kelly returns to Jamaica from Paris St Germain
- Female Team tours internationally for the first time when they defeated the Cayman Islands by 1-0 and then draw 0-0.
- Fabian Taylor goes on trial to El Al in United Arab Emirates
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- The stellar years of 1976-7 when we won three Championships including the coveted KSAFA Major League for the first time,1984-5 season defeating arch rivals Boys Town , 1994 Champions re-entering the Premier League. These were all eclipsed by local and International Achievements.
- It began immediately on January 2nd at Jarrett Park in Montego Bay by defeating local giants Seba United with a Mark Miller 20 yard bomber to win the End of Second Round Final in the Premier League. The long awaited PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP title would follow soon on Sunday March 28th after waiting for 26 years.
- The new champs were invited by the Miami Fusion to play against English Division One Club Nottingham Forrest in Fort Lauderdale on July 12th . we lost 1-3. Alex Blake scored.
- Unfortunately the second game against Columbian Champions Deportivo Cali on July 15th was not played because of incomplete preparations. We however defeated two other local clubs in practice games.
- Our second International Transfer of 26 year old Milton Griffiths to German 2nd Division Club Eintracht Brienchwig was completed in July.
- September 3rd to 10th was our historic arrival in Italy armed with an abundance of talent we participated favourably in the ‘ROMEO Y JULIETTE Tournament’. Top international Clubs A C MILAN (0-2) and VERONA (3-1) of Italy, alongside English stalwarts NOTTINGHAM FORREST (1-2). We won the Most Disciplined Award as well as honourary plaque for the first club from the region of the Caribbean. International Football Agents showed interest in our players Akeem Priestley,Andre Whyte and Cleon Barrett. 16year old Andre Whyte would be invited to England for a two week trial with NOTTINGHAM FORREST, he did well but did not get a contract.
- Champions of Jamaica soon became Champions of Caribbean as Western Union Supercup was achieved on October 2nd, defeating the Turks and Cacios Islands (8-0) and the Cayman Islands (3-1). But a greater prize loomed.
- On October 29th to November 2nd, 2001 we staged the CONCACAF Caribbean Preliminary Zone where we so handsomely defeated Violette Champions of Haiti 5-0, Paradise F.C. Champions of Barbados 2-0 and Roots Alley Ballers Champions of St. Lucia 3-0.
- We advanced to the finals in Trinidad December 9th to 12th losing (1-3) to Trinidad Champions W-Connection, then defeating Haitian Champions (2-1) then having to return to Trinidad because of heavy rains. A week later, finishing second to Joe Public of Trinidad .(1-1)
- Captain Jermaine Hue was invited to the US Soccers MLS Club Columbus Crew for a week long trial, creating a storm but not a suitable offer.
- The year was to end with 17 year old Keith Kelly being Transferred to Paris Saint Germain on December 20th
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- The Cayman Islands were to beat us for the first time after the first game ended in a draw.
- Former players Clennon Clrake and Altimont Butler’s team Bronx Rockers entertained us during July in New York for one game which we won by 4-1.
- DISNEYWORLD Tournament in Orlando, Florida was our next assignment with both our Under 12 and 16 teams competing creditably, including youngsters Keith Kelly,Sean Fraser,Akeem Preistley and Andre Whyte. Our Under 12 team would excel to be second overall in their first International quest. They returned home to a royal ‘welcoming party’ of parents ,friends and well wishers at the airport . A sight that will be remembered forever.
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- Back to the Cayman Islands we went , this time with two teams – an Under 16 and the Seniors. Both defeated the respective National Teams on both days.
- The ‘REGGAE BOYZ’made their triumphant entry into the WORLD CUP in France, and amongst them were three HVFC players Peter Cargill (now Head Coach), Onandi Lowe (now Leading goalscorer) and a 19 year old Ricardo Gardner -now first million pound Transferred player to English 1st Division Club Bolton Wanderers on June 30th.
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- Former player now coach Carl Grant, of the Canadian All-Stars team were welcome to some top quality football lead by the bustling Onandi Lowe and company who defeated them 3-1, at our home grounds.
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- Another successful two match tour of the Cayman Islands against the National team winning 2-0 and 4-1.
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- We entertained a travelling Bermuda team at the Compound in a friendly losing 2-1
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- Our next sojourn in the CONCACAF Club Championship was against Champions Etoile of Guadelope in Guadelope a relentless cheering party pushed their team to a favourable 3-1 scoreline. The return game at the National Stadium Captain Linval Mckenzie led our team to a 1-0 victory in normal time, a 20 yard shot scored by Mark Salmon. The away goal rule not then in effect, we played extra time and then lost on penalties by 1-3 after brilliant saves by goalkeeper Geolier Gervais.
- Our outstanding midfielder Altimont Butler was offered a professional contract with he took up, playing two years in Guadelope as well as in France.
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- The voyage on the sponsors boat ‘Carnival Queen’ landed us in Cuba for a two game series versus Europa 1-1 and 0-0 games at the Stadium in Santiago. These games were a fair indicator of the defensive prowess of both units in the communist state laced with warm friendly citizens.
- The opening of the newly built Stadium in June 1994 for the inaugural Caribbean Major League Football involving Clubs ( Caledonia AIA) from Trinidad, ( Lambada ) from Barbados, (Cornwall County Lions) from western Jamaica- the teams in our zone.
- Our young team made up of Barrington Gaynor, Onandi Lowe, Tyrone Davis and Neil Stewart had a promising entry against teams that were primarily National squads, the more experienced pros were severely tested on the field but the real highlights was the widely acclaimed 7,000 seater football stadium – a landmark fixture. The first and only one of its kind ,soley owned by a Caribbean Football Club. Special guests include CONCACAF boss Jack Warner, and then JFF Official Horace Burrell who offered all his services as Match Commissary Free of charge as his token of goodwill for the highly publicised new football arena. Thank you Mr. Carvel Stewart and the CFC Construction Company – Building our dreams on time!
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As Champions of KSAFA Major League we played Port Limon Champions of Costa Rico just two days after an emotional and exhuasting extra -time victory against the mighty Boys Town. We went down 1-0 at the National Stadium
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Grand Cayman would be our first taste of sweet International Victory when we defeated Scholars F.C. and the Cayman National team.in a two game series in the Cayman Islands.
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We would have had to wait until May 22nd 1979, when we challenged the Professional unit from Trinidad. K & SI Pheonix Club, led by the experienced Evrod ‘Gally’ Cummings ,Selries Figero and Tom Phillips in the CONCACAF Club tournament where we competed for the first time based on qualification as joint second place team with SANTOS behind the defending Champions of 1978 ARNETT GARDENS. We lost 1-0 at the San Fernando Park, but lost 3-1 the next day at the Queens Park Oval in Trinidad (4-1 aggregate) with our goal a 30 yard blast from Mark ‘Big bird’ Salmon. The outstanding performance of a 20 year old Centre-half Keith Cunningham did not go unnoticed and he was invited to go pro, if he did well at the trials in Trinidad, unfortunately it did not materialise.
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Our international exposure began in the season of 1977 against the touring OSTERS IF of Sweden who defeated us by 4 goals to nil. We were know baptised. Having a taste of the ‘big game’ we all wanted to make another attempt, quickly.