Appleton wants Leicester to go with British boss

2017-10-19 21:47

Leicester caretaker manager Michael Appleton has urged the club's Thai owners to hire a British manager to replace Craig Shakespeare.


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Giroud overhead kick edges Arsenal past Red Star

2017-10-19 21:45

Olivier Giroud scored a fantastic late winner as Arsenal edged to their third straight Europa League win by beating 10-man Red Star Belgrade.


FA bosses face calls to quit over Sampson affair

2017-10-19 20:10

English Football Association bosses faced calls to quit over their "shambolic" handling of the Mark Sampson affair.

Champions League

English clubs bite back in Champions League

2017-10-19 17:01

After several years in the doldrums, English clubs have returned to the fore in the Champions League with a succession of attention-grabbing performances.

Champions League

Simeone upbeat despite Qarabag draw

2017-10-19 17:01

Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone remains confident of progressing in the Champions League despite being held to a 0-0 draw with 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday.

English Premiership

Allardyce rules himself out of Leicester job

2017-10-19 15:25

Sam Allardyce says it isn't the right time for him to get back into management despite admitting he would love to manage Leicester City.


FA bosses face calls to quit over Sampson racism affair

2017-10-19 13:58

English Football Association bosses were facing growing calls to quit on Thursday over their "shambolic" handling of the Mark Sampson affair.


Vilakazi wants domestic silverware with Sundowns

2017-10-19 10:52

The fuel that will drive Mamelodi Sundowns in the Telkom Knockout is the desire to bring a domestic trophy to the club’s cabinet.

Champions League

Allegri satisfied with laboured Sporting win

2017-10-19 12:02

Massimiliano Allegri declared himself happy with Juventus' 2-1 win over Sporting in their Champions League clash on Wednesday.

English Premiership

Rose thought he'd get stick from Spurs fans

2017-10-19 10:27

Danny Rose admits the last thing he expected was to get a warm reception from Tottenham supporters on his return from injury at the Bernabeu on Tuesday.

Champions League

Valverde remaining calm after excellent Barca start

2017-10-19 09:04

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde celebrated his first 100 days in charge and Lionel Messi hit his 100th European goal as Barca beat Olympiakos.


Donovan considering running for US Soccer presidency

2017-10-19 08:25

Landon Donovan, the all-time goals co-leader for the United States, is considering running for president of the US Soccer Federation.

Champions League

Conte takes blame for Roma stalemate

2017-10-19 07:25

Antonio Conte took the blame for Chelsea's failure to protect their lead in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Roma in the Champions League.

Champions League

No Pique, no problem as 10-man Barca cruise

2017-10-18 23:11

Barcelona shrugged off an early Gerard Pique red card to beat Olympiakos in a Champions League encounter at the Nou Camp.

Champions League

'MCN' all score as PSG thump Anderlecht

2017-10-18 23:05

Paris Saint-Germain's front three of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani all scored as the French side beat Anderlecht in the Champions League.


Baroka and Arrows share the spoils

2017-10-18 22:29

Baroka FC and Golden Arrows shared the spoils in the Premiership clash played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Champions League

Atletico Champions League bid suffers blow in Azerbaijan

2017-10-18 20:51

Atletico Madrid suffered a fresh blow to their chances of reaching the Champions League last 16 as 10-man Qarabag held on for a draw at home.

English Premiership

Everton's Koeman feels secure after Moshiri talks

2017-10-18 18:58

Everton manager Ronald Koeman believes he is not in danger of being sacked after holding talks with the club's shareholder Farhad Moshiri.


Larsen: Arrows' Ajax reject will 'shock' the league

2017-10-18 13:23

Golden Arrows coach Clinton Larsen is confident that he can unlock Zimbabwean striker Thomas Chideu's true potential.


The PSL’s ‘rent-a-crowd’ method pays dividends

2017-10-18 13:43

Sy Lerman explains how the PSL attempts to draw spectators to often deserted stadiums.

Champions League

Bosz speaks for feeble Dortmund

2017-10-18 13:23

Borussia Dortmund manager Peter Bosz admits that it will be difficult for his side to progress in the Champions League after Tuesday's 1-1 draw with APOEL.


Michu wary, De Sa confident ahead of Stars-Pirates clash

2017-10-18 11:11

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic is wary of a Platinum Stars side 'looking to turn the corner' in Wednesday's league encounter.

Champions League

Klopp glad for confident boost after record-breaking win

2017-10-18 11:06

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his side will be buoyed by Tuesday's record-breaking Champions League win over Maribor.


Kaizer Motaung pays tribute to Dan Leboa

2017-10-18 09:01

Kaizer Chiefs boss Kaizer Motaung has hailed the impact made by administrator and former PSL general manager of football, Dan Leboa, who passed away.

Champions League

Guardiola proud to beat 'best opponents' Napoli

2017-10-18 08:10

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola described his side's 2-1 victory over Napoli in the Champions League as one of his proudest moments.


As it happened: Mamelodi Sundowns 1-2 Kaizer Chiefs

2017-10-17 18:15

Follow all the action as it happened on the PSL clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs.

Champions League

Tosun brace sees Besiktas beat Monaco

2017-10-18 07:25

Striker Cenk Tosun scored twice as Besiktas won away at Monaco for a third straight Champions League win.

Champions League

Leipzig claim landmark Champions League success

2017-10-17 23:17

Jean-Kevin Augustin scored what proved to be the winner as RB Leipzig secured their first ever victory in the Champions League.


Celtic inflict home pain on the Citizens

2017-10-17 22:01

Cape Town City lost their second game in three days after being on the wrong side of a close scoreline against Bloemfontein Celtic.

English Premiership

Mourinho: No thoughts of leaving United

2017-10-17 19:12

Jose Mourinho has poured cold water on speculation linking him with the PSG job, although he denied being close to signing a new deal at Manchester United.


Boateng mulled quitting Bayern under Ancelotti

2017-10-17 18:21

World Cup-winner Jerome Boateng has revealed how he considered quitting Bayern Munich before Carlo Ancelotti was sacked last month as head coach.

English Premiership

Cleverley confident Watford can surprise Chelsea

2017-10-17 17:19

Watford midfielder Tom Cleverley says his side have a good chance of surprising Chelsea in Saturday's Premier League encounter.


Ngoma eager to return from injury

2017-10-17 15:02

Cape Town City winger Aubrey Ngoma is still making his way back from injury but hopes to get a few run outs before the end of the year.


FIFA official hopes for smooth 2022 SWC event

2017-10-17 14:39

FIFA's number two Fatma Samoura hopes criminal investigations into the sale of World Cup rights do not "disrupt" Qatar's hosting of the event.

English Premiership

Lloris feels vindicated by Spurs progress

2017-10-19 19:27

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris says his decision to stay at the club has been vindicated by the clubs major progress.


Mosimane: Sundowns will never park the bus

2017-10-19 18:36

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane says it's within his sides DNA to play fluid and entertaining attacking football for local football loving fans.


Micho: We lacked urgency

2017-10-19 15:24

Orlando Pirates head coach Milutin Sredojevic admits the lack of urgency within his side in the draw with Platinum Stars was concerning.


Komphela admits to feeling pressure ahead of the derby

2017-10-19 16:49

Steve Komphela has admitted to feeling the pressure as the Soweto derby clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates looms large this weekend.


De Sa: We have to build on our performances

2017-10-19 15:20

Platinum Stars coach Roger De Sa wants his men to build on their performance against Orlando Pirates in order to beat Free State Stars in their next match.

Champions League

Ox relishing fight for Liverpool place despite slow start

2017-10-19 13:15

Liverpool newcomer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insists he remains motivated to break into manager Jurgen Klopp's starting XI.

English Premiership

Adrian frustrated by lack of West Ham starts

2017-10-19 12:27

West Ham United back-up goalkeeper Adrian believes he has not been given a chance to prove himself this season but is determined to fight for a place in the starting line-up.



2017-10-18 22:30

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, kick-off times, results and match reports for all the Absa Premiership matches.

Champions League

Emery praise for commanding PSG win

2017-10-19 10:27

Unai Emery acknowledged the importance of scoring early in Paris Saint-Germain's 4-0 demolition of Anderlecht on Wednesday.


Jelusic hails in-form Mahlasela

2017-10-19 08:11

Veselin Jelusic heaped praise on in-demand playmaker Kabelo Mahlasela after his goal secured Bloemfontein Celtic a priceless away victory over Cape Town City.

Champions League

Heynckes happy as Mueller shines again for Bayern

2017-10-19 08:25

Jupp Heynckes said he enjoyed seeing Thomas Mueller return to form as Bayern Munich thrashed Scottish champions Celtic a 3-0 at home.

Champions League

Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller

2017-10-18 23:13

Eden Hazard came to Chelsea's rescue after his side blew a two-goal lead in a dramatic draw with Roma in the Champions League.


Basel defeat CSKA to extend Champions League start

2017-10-19 07:19

Basel has continued its strong start to its Champions League campaign by beating CSKA Moscow 2-0 away from home.


In-form Stars add to Ajax woes

2017-10-18 22:38

Free State Stars heaped further pressure on Ajax Cape Town head coach Stanley Menzo with a win in their Premiership clash at Goble Park.


Woodwork comes to Maritzburg's rescue

2017-10-18 22:09

Chippa United were twice denied by the woodwork at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium and had to settle for a 0-0 draw against Maritzburg United.

English Premiership

West Ham's 'Noble' gesture for royal couple

2017-10-18 22:24

Devoted Aston Villa fan Prince William will return home with two shirts sporting the same claret and blue colours of his team.

Champions League

Calderon: Madrid should buy Kane

2017-10-18 18:07

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon believes the Spanish side have an obligation to buy star players like Tottenham's Harry Kane.

English Premiership

'Injured' Moses forced to play 90 minutes for Nigeria

2017-10-18 15:36

Chelsea are reportedly upset that Victor Moses was forced to play for Nigeria while suffering with a hamstring complaint.

English Premiership

Benteke closing in on Palace return

2017-10-18 18:05

Christian Benteke could return to competitive action "in a few weeks" after stepping up his rehabilitation from a knee ligament injury.


Wits backing Hunt amid dip in form

2017-10-18 12:32

Bidvest Wits CEO Jose Ferreira says that Gavin Hunt's job is safe and that the club does not 'react to temporary bad form'.


Komphela expects more up front despite Downs win

2017-10-18 11:54

Analysing the 2-1 win over Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela was content with the defensive effort, but feels his side could be more clinical in attack.

Champions League

Madrid yet to hit their stride, says Zidane

2017-10-18 10:16

After watching his side draw 1-1 with Tottenham in the Champions League, Zinedine Zidane said they're still getting into their stride.


Nkwazi striker could join Sundowns

2017-10-18 09:55

Teenage Zambian international and Nkwazi FC striker Lameck Banda is reportedly on trial in South Africa with Mamelodi Sundowns.

Champions League

Pochettino hails 'huge' potential after Madrid draw

2017-10-18 08:10

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hailed his side's maturity after holding defending champions Real Madrid 1-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.

Champions League

Dortmund drop points in Cyprus

2017-10-18 07:55

Borussia Dortmund are in danger of failing to qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockout stages after a draw with APOEL.

Champions League

Spartak ease to Sevilla victory

2017-10-18 07:16

Russian champions Spartak Moscow chalked up their first win of the Champions League campaign in style by drubbing of Sevilla.

Champions League

Spurs hold Los Blancos in Madrid

2017-10-17 23:11

Holders Real Madrid had to come from behind to maintain their unbeaten start in the UEFA Champions Leagu as they drew with Tottenham.

English Premiership

Conte blames Chelsea's injury woes on hectic schedule

2017-10-17 21:18

Antonio Conte says the injury problems that threaten to derail Chelsea's season have been caused by his side's increased workload.


Marcelo accused of half a million tax fraud

2017-10-17 19:31

Spanish prosecutors have accused Real Madrid's Brazilian left-back Marcelo of tax fraud, a judicial source confirmed.

English Premiership

Alonso says Chelsea have no margin for error

2017-10-17 17:25

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has admitted that the Premier League champions cannot afford to lose another match if they want to successfully defend the title.


Fadlu: The players are still in shock

2017-10-17 17:09

On the back of saying farewell to Mlondi Dlamini at the weekend, Maritzburg United now have to pick up the pieces and prepare for their next clash in the league.

Champions League

Celtic's Roberts excited for Bayern challenge

2017-10-17 15:01

Celtic forward Patrick Roberts says he returned to the club to partake in massive evenings like their encounter with Bayern Munich.

Champions League

Matic makes CL return to 'special' Benfica

2017-10-17 14:09

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has spoken highly of playing at Benfica, ahead of the Red Devils' clash with the Portuguese side.


Bayern flourish under 'father-figure' Heynckes

2017-10-19 20:11

Bayern Munich's stars have been reminded of their 2013 treble under "father-figure" coach Jupp Heynckes after scoring eight goals in their two games following his return.

English Premiership

Azpilicueta: Chelsea running low on confidence

2017-10-19 17:26

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta admits they are struggling for confidence after squandering a 2-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Roma.

Champions League

Heynckes unwilling to experiment with Bayern selection

2017-10-19 17:01

Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes believes it's too risky for the team at this stage of the season to start giving fringe players more opportunities.


Northern Ireland boss admits drink-driving

2017-10-19 16:25

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill has been banned from driving for 16 months after pleading guilty to drink-driving.


Soccer player denies urinating on pitch

2017-10-19 14:43

An Italian footballer who was banned for five matches for urinating towards rival fans will appeal the decision, his club said.

Champions League

Nainggolan believes Roma deserved to beat Chelsea

2017-10-19 13:15

AS Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan believes his side should have walked away with three points from their Champions League clash with Chelsea.

English Premiership

Pep's breathtaking City out to make it 11 in a row

2017-10-19 12:04

It would appear to be difficult for any team to find a more daunting examination in European football at present than a visit to the Etihad Stadium.

Champions League

WRAP: Champions League

2017-10-18 23:15

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures, kick-off times, results and match reports from this week's Champions League action.

Champions League

Mourinho: 'It wasn't magic, but a solid performance'

2017-10-19 09:04

Jose Mourinho saluted a "solid performance" from Manchester United in their workmanlike 1-0 win over Benfica at the Estádio da Luz.

Champions League

Conte hits back at Mourinho after latest jibe

2017-10-19 07:36

Antonio Conte warned Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries.

Champions League

Goalkeeping gaffe hands Man Utd win at Benfica

2017-10-18 23:09

Manchester United took a huge stride towards the Champions League knockout stages seeing off an uninspired Benfica in the Champions League.

Champions League

Juventus labour to beat Sporting

2017-10-19 07:23

Juventus' defensive frailties were again exposed as it laboured to victory at home to Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League.

Champions League

Bayern down Celtic on Heynckes' Champions League return

2017-10-18 23:07

Jupp Heynckes enjoyed a successful Champions League return as Bayern Munich got their Group B campaign back on track with a home win against Celtic.


Pirates held at home by Dikwena

2017-10-18 22:23

Orlando Pirates were denied a first win in three matches as Platinum Stars clinched a vital Premiership point at the FNB Stadium.


Usuthu make Rise and Shine work for victory

2017-10-18 22:07

Polokwane City ended a five-match winless streak with a clinical Premiership victory over AmaZulu.


Madrid president cannot imagine La Liga without Barca

2017-10-18 18:58

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists he cannot imagine "Spain without Catalonia nor La Liga without Barcelona".

English Premiership

De Bruyne could demand hefty new City deal

2017-10-18 16:35

Kevin De Bruyne's agent has suggested his client could demand parity with Neymar when signing a new contract with Manchester City.


TKO dates, venues, times confirmed

2017-10-18 14:28

The Premier Soccer League has confirmed Telkom Knockout last round of 16 dates, venues and kick-off times.

Champions League

Berizzo admits Sevilla were 'split apart' by Spartak

2017-10-18 14:24

Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo says his side were 'split apart' by a rampaging Spartak Moscow in their 5-1 Champions League defeat on Tuesday night.

English Premiership

Turkey's richest man won't buy Newcastle

2017-10-18 12:33

Murat Ulker will not be buying Newcastle United, it has been revealed, following reports the Turkish billionaire was an admirer of the club.


Daniels fully fit, but Mnyamane out for SuperSport

2017-10-18 11:54

SuperSport United forward Thabo Mnyamane faces a month on the side-lines, but central defender Clayton Daniels has been declared fully fit.


Misfiring Everton look for Europa morale boost

2017-10-18 10:17

Under-fire Everton will hope to kickstart their campaign when they play host to Lyon looking for a first win in the Europa League group stage.


Menzo dismisses Ea Lla Koto poor away record

2017-10-18 09:01

Ajax Cape Town coach Stanley Menzo believes his side are not concerned about claiming just one win in 18 away matches against Free State Stars.

Champions League

Jesus earns Man City narrow win over Napoli

2017-10-17 23:19

Manchester City conceded two penalties - one that was squandered, one that was scored - as they edged Napoli 2-1 in the Champions League.

Champions League

Bernard brace leads Shakhtar to win at Feyenoord

2017-10-18 08:05

Brazil winger Bernard scored twice to lead 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk to an important Champions League victory over Feyenoord.

Champions League

Rampant Reds hit seven to silence Klopp critics

2017-10-17 23:15

Liverpool eased the pressure on Jurgen Klopp as Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah inspired a thrashing of Maribor in the Champions League.


Ngezana, Parker on target in Chiefs victory over 'Downs

2017-10-17 22:50

Kaizer Chiefs earned something of a surprise victory over Mamelodi Sundowns in their Premiership clash at Loftus Versfeld.

English Premiership

Leicester confirm Shakespeare sacking

2017-10-17 19:35

Leicester City have confirmed the sacking of Craig Shakespeare, just four months after handing him a permanent contract.

English Premiership

Leicester sack manager Shakespeare - reports

2017-10-17 17:45

Leicester City sacked manager Craig Shakespeare after just four months in charge of the former Premier League champions, British media reported.

Champions League

Heynckes back as Bayern regroup for Celtic

2017-10-17 17:23

Bayern Munich are looking to regroup in the Champions League at home to Celtic as Jupp Heynckes coaches his first European game since winning the 2013 final.


Amazulu's Johnson left baffled at Morton PSL charge

2017-10-17 17:09

AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson was left fuming after midfielder Michael Morton was charged with spitting.


Gould to remain at SuperSport beyond playing career

2017-10-17 14:08

SuperSport United defender Morgan Gould is set for a contract extension, and will also be offered a position at the club after his retirement.


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