Arsenal lose at Cologne, Balotelli propels Nice

2017-11-23 22:38

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal secured top spot in Europa League Group H on Thursday despite slumping to a defeat at struggling German side Cologne.


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Brazil striker Robinho handed 9-year term for rape

2017-11-23 22:19

Former AC Milan and Real Madrid striker Robinho was sentenced to nine years in prison in Italy after he was convicted of gang rape.

English Premiership

I'm the boss Pochettino warns 'fuming' Rose

2017-11-23 19:01

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists he has no problem with Danny Rose's angry response to being dropped for the north London derby.

English Premiership

Pope happy for Burnley to fly under radar

2017-11-23 17:43

Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope insists the Clarets don't mind avoiding the Premier League limelight as they continue to enjoy a great run of form.


Johnson pleased with Usuthu's character

2017-11-23 12:17

AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson feels confident that his group of players have the ingredients to go on and enjoy a successful season.


Khune: I've been doing a lot of homework

2017-11-23 10:54

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has revealed that many hours of studying the opposition help increase his chances of making vital saves.


Billiat non-committal over Sundowns future

2017-11-23 11:25

Mamelodi Sundowns forward Khama Billiat says he is committed to the club but side-stepped the question of extending his contract.

Champions League

Valverde cites fatigue for Messi omission

2017-11-23 11:58

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde says his decision to leave Lionel Messi out of his starting XI against Juventus on Wednesday was down to fatigue.


Thobejane: We can't have rugby scores in football

2017-11-23 10:54

Baroka coach Kgoloko Thobejane says there should have been more goals in their clash against Cape Town City but realises they aren't playing rugby.


Benni: We threw away three vital points

2017-11-23 10:08

Cape Town City head coach Benni McCarthy says his side need to improve their concentration on the field of play if they are to compete for honours this season.

Champions League

Bayern record narrow CL win over Anderlecht

2017-11-23 08:29

Bayern Munich did not have it all their own way in 2 -1 win against a spirited Anderlecht side in a Champions League Group B clash in Brussels.

Champions League

Neymar's PSG pile up Champions League records

2017-11-23 07:45

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery urged his team to stay focused after an "extraordinary" Neymar led a record-breaking win over Celtic.


Stars and Celtic share the spoils

2017-11-22 22:42

Platinum Stars and Bloemfontein Celtic played out to a goalless draw in a game of few chances at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Champions League

Hazard, Willian shine as Chelsea cruise into last 16

2017-11-22 21:27

Chelsea powered into the Champions League last 16 as Eden Hazard and Willian inspired a thrashing of 10-man Qarabag.


Benni: We threw away three vital points

2017-11-22 22:24

Cape Town City head coach Benni McCarthy says his side need to improve their concentration on the field of play if they are to compete for honours this season.

English Premiership

Everton striker Niasse banned for diving

2017-11-22 18:25

Everton's Oumar Niasse will serve a two-match ban after his appeal against a diving charge was rejected.

Top Stories

As it happened: AmaZulu v Kaizer Chiefs

2017-11-22 21:30

LIVE scoring on the Absa Premiership clash between AmaZulu and Kaizer Chiefs at the King Zwelithini Stadium.


SAFA excludes team from ABC Motsepe League

2017-11-22 14:57

SAFA North West have excluded Lerome Real South FC from the ABC Motsepe League for no apparent reason despite gaining promotion.

English Premiership

Conte wants Premier League fixtures revised

2017-11-22 12:30

Antonio Conte says the way the Premier League is scheduled needs to change if clubs are to be successful in the Champions League.

Champions League

Sevilla coach reveals cancer during Liverpool draw

2017-11-22 10:45

Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo revealed to his players during half-time that he had cancer to inspire their 3-3 comeback.


I'm sure Messi will stay - Rakitic

2017-11-22 09:13

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic expressed his confidence on Tuesday that Lionel Messi would sign a new contract to stay at the Camp Nou.

Champions League

Guardiola targets Champions League milestone

2017-11-22 08:10

Pep Guardiola set Manchester City the target of becoming the first English club to win all six of their group matches after securing top spot in Group F.

Champions League

RB Leipzig destroy Monaco to aid last 16 hopes

2017-11-22 08:05

Devastating RB Leipzig boosted their chances of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League by taking Monaco apart 4-1.


As it happened: Bidvest Wits 0-2 Sundowns

2017-11-21 18:25

Follow the action as it happened on the Absa Premiership clash between Bidvest Wits and Mamelodi Sundowns at the Bidvest Stadium.


Brazilians add to Wits' league woes

2017-11-21 21:53

Mamelodi Sundowns heaped more pressure on defending champions Bidvest Wits with a easy win in a PSL encounter.


Citizens halt Baroka progress

2017-11-21 21:17

Cape Town City had to fight back to earn a draw with Premiership leaders Baroka FC at a cold and wet Cape Town Stadium.

English Premiership

Silva: Watford players know I'm committed

2017-11-21 18:07

Watford manager Marco Silva insists he remains committed to his job at the Hornets and believes his players are still in full support of him.


SuperSport snap up SA youth international

2017-11-21 16:12

SuperSport United have added Dylan Stoffels to their senior professional squad with the 18-year-old penning a two-year deal.


Mkhwanazi feeling no ill effects on Clever Boys return

2017-11-21 13:48

Buhle Mkhwanazi says he felt no ill effects of his injury after featuring in Bidvest Wits' Telkom Knockout semi-final win over Kaizer Chiefs.


Enyimba attacker to go on trial at Urban Warriors

2017-11-21 13:48

Ajax Cape Town are said to be looking at the possibility of signing Enyimba attacker Stanley Dimgba, who is expected to trial this week.

English Premiership

Guardiola disappointed in Pulis sacking

2017-11-21 12:42

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is hoping to come up against Tony Pulis again in the future after seeing him sacked by West Bromwich Albion.

English Premiership

Klopp: Salah has grown up since Chelsea spell

2017-11-21 11:03

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes winger Mohamed Salah has matured nicely since his underwhelming Premier League spell at Chelsea.


FAI reports racist abuse of Ireland's Christie

2017-11-21 10:30

The Football Association of Ireland has referred racist abuse sent to Republic of Ireland defender Cyrus Christie on social media to the police.

English Premiership

Resurgent Willian gives Conte food for thought

2017-11-23 22:20

In danger of losing Antonio Conte's trust after a disappointing start to the season, Willian may have forced his way back into his manager's plans.


Khama can do whatever he wants to do - Pitso

2017-11-23 20:35

With Khama Billiat in his last year of his contract, Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says the player can do what he wants with his future.

English Premiership

Researchers probe dementia risk

2017-11-23 18:31

Researchers are launching a study to determine whether footballers are at an increased risk of dementia over the long-term dangers of heading balls.


Mosimane confident Mabunda will stay a Brazilian

2017-11-23 15:33

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane says he is confident that midfielder Tiyani Mabunda will renew his stay with the Tshwane club.

English Premiership

Shelvey explains Newcastle goal-scoring troubles

2017-11-23 13:57

Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey believes all the players need to help improve the Magpies' goal-scoring record.

Champions League

Conte hails 'very positive' Chelsea performance

2017-11-23 13:55

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was delighted after his side strolled to a 4-0 win over Qarabag in their UEFA Champions League Group C clash.


Everton fined for fan attack against Lyon

2017-11-23 12:08

Everton's miserable Europa League campaign got worse on Wednesday as UEFA fined the Premier League club €30 000.



2017-11-22 22:45

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


Legendary SA sports commentator dies

2017-11-23 09:05

Legendary South African sports broadcaster Cebo Manyaapelo has passed away at the age of 50, the SABC has confirmed.

Champions League

'Half time it should be 5-0' - Mourinho

2017-11-23 09:04

Jose Mourinho put a brave face on Manchester United's 1-0 loss to Basel in their Champions League defeat to Basel.

Champions League

Neymar turns it on as PSG destroy Celtic

2017-11-23 07:45

Neymar scored twice to set up Paris Saint-Germain's comeback from behind as they hammered a shellshocked Celtic 7-1 in the Champions League.

Champions League

United rocked by Basel late show

2017-11-23 06:59

Manchester United were forced to wait to book a place in the Champions League last 16 as Michael Lang's last-gasp strike gave Basel a shock win.

Champions League

Griezmann stunner keeps Atletico alive

2017-11-23 07:10

Atletico Madrid kept their slim chances of Champions League progress alive as Antoine Griezmann snapped an eight-game goal drought in spectacular fashion.


Goal-shy Maritzburg earn a point in Polokwane

2017-11-22 21:50

A misfiring Maritzburg United held off some late pressure at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium to claim a draw against Polokwane City.

English Premiership

Griezmann refuses to rule out United move

2017-11-22 21:19

Manchester United will have noticed recent statements by Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann in which he has toyed with the possibility of a transfer.


Pirates poor finishing stuns coach Micho

2017-11-22 16:40

Orlando Pirates head coach Milutin Sredojevich did not shy away from criticising his players for their poor finishing in front of goal.


Khune in Chiefs squad despite allergic reaction

2017-11-22 14:14

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is in the squad to take on AmaZulu despite his recent allergic reaction after eating prawns.


Zimbabwe striker commits to AmaZulu

2017-11-22 12:46

AmaZulu have received a major boost with the news that Zimbabwe forward Ovidy Karuru has committed his long-term future to the Absa Premiership outfit.


Sundowns defeat leaves Hunt feeling 'disappointed'

2017-11-22 14:12

Wits head coach Gavin Hunt did not hide his disappointment after his side suffered defeat against Mamelodi Sundowns.

Champions League

'Defensive' tag unfair on Mourinho, says Herrera

2017-11-22 10:39

Ander Herrera has dismissed suggestions that Man United are too defensive, insisting there is no way to be successful with such an approach.

Champions League

Klopp at a loss for words after Liverpool 'stop playing'

2017-11-22 08:08

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was left to explain his team's latest defensive collapse after they gave away a three-goal lead against Sevilla.

Champions League

Kane hails "massive" victory as Spurs win Group H

2017-11-22 07:57

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane hailed his side's "massive" achievement of winning their Champions League group after a 2-1 win at Borussia Dortmund.

Champions League

Ronaldo hits brace as Real surge into last 16

2017-11-22 07:00

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have both scored twice as holders Real Madrid crushed APOEL to seal a place in the Champions League last 16.

Champions League

Sevilla fightback halts Liverpool's path to last 16

2017-11-22 07:11

Sevilla produced a stunning fightback from a three-goal half-time deficit to earn a thrilling draw with Liverpool.

Champions League

Besiktas draw with Porto, reach CL last 16

2017-11-21 21:29

Turkish champions Besiktas reached the Champions League last 16 for the first time in 31 years after a draw with Porto.

English Premiership

Burnley install anti-terror barriers

2017-11-21 20:10

Burnley became the first Premier League club to install security barriers to protect fans from Nice-style terrorist attacks at the weekend.

Champions League

Neymar's nocturnal antics not a worry to PSG coach

2017-11-21 17:00

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery insists he is not concerned about Neymar's lifestyle after he was photographed at a Paris nightclub.


Maradona to reunite with Lineker at SWC draw

2017-11-21 14:47

Argentina legend Diego Maradona will be reunited with England rival Gary Lineker at the 2018 Soccer World Cup draw in Moscow next week.

Champions League

Zidane: Benzema knows he can do better

2017-11-21 14:20

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane believes out-of-form striker Karim Benzema is well aware that he can put in more effort in an attempt to break his dry spell.

English Premiership

Mitrovic getting impatient with lack of playing time

2017-11-21 13:48

Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic admits he is running out of patience as he awaits more game time under manager Rafael Benitez.


CT City out to dispatch Baroka

2017-11-21 11:48

Cape Town City will look to keep up their Premiership title challenge when they take on table-topping Baroka in Tuesday's Premiership clash at the Cape Town Stadium.


Desperate times for Pirates

2017-11-21 10:30

Orlando Pirates and Golden Arrows will both be desperate for victory when they return to Absa Premiership action in Soweto after a three-week break.


AmaZulu out for revenge against Chiefs

2017-11-21 09:21

AmaZulu defender Mbongeni Gumede says his club are out for revenge when they face Kaizer Chiefs in the Absa Premiership.

Bafana Bafana

CAF confirm date change for 2019 AFCON qualifiers

2017-11-23 14:00

CAF recently held an Executive Committee meeting and agreed to move match dates for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

English Premiership

West Ham need to get winning feeling at stadium

2017-11-23 20:51

New West Ham manager David Moyes said the club need to make a habit of winning at the former Olympic Stadium to ease fan discontent.

English Premiership

Mata wants to match Giggs, play into 40s

2017-11-23 17:50

Juan Mata wants to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs and play into his forties at Old Trafford.

English Premiership

Vardy: West Ham will be tough at London Stadium

2017-11-23 15:23

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy believes the Foxes will need to be at their best to beat West Ham United at the London Stadium on Friday.


Ralani on trial with Citizens - report

2017-11-23 12:17

Former Helsingborgs IF midfielder Bradley Ralani has reportedly started training with Cape Town City with a view to earning a deal at the Premiership club.


Wolves pull four points clear in Championship

2017-11-23 12:17

Wolverhampton Wanderers opened up a four-point lead at the top of the English Championship with a 4-1 victory over 10-man Leeds United.

Champions League

Henderson: Liverpool imploded in second half

2017-11-23 11:51

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits the players only have themselves to blame after squandering a three-nil lead against Sevilla on Tuesday.

Champions League

WRAP: Champions League

2017-11-23 04:30

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


Larsen unconcerned with Micho's 'park the bus' claim

2017-11-23 09:48

Golden Arrows coach Clinton Larsen defended his team's defensive approach in Tuesday's 0-0 Premiership draw with Orlando Pirates.

Champions League

Dost scores as Sporting defeat Olympiakos

2017-11-23 08:46

Bas Dost scored a goal in each half to lead Sporting Lisbon to a 3-1 win over Olympiakos in the Champions League Group D.

Champions League

CSKA move closer to CL last 16 with Benfica win

2017-11-23 08:20

CSKA Moscow defeated Benfica 2-0 in the Champions League as they kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League last 16.

Champions League

Messi on bench but Barca advance to last 16

2017-11-23 06:52

Lionel Messi started on the bench but Barcelona advanced to the Champions League last 16 and clinched top spot in Group D after drawing 0-0 with Juventus .


Khune heroics earns Chiefs a point

2017-11-22 21:53

AmaZulu and Kaizer Chiefs had to settle for a share of the spoils after a goalless Premiership draw in torrential rainfall.

Champions League

Carvajal faces ban for 'deliberate' yellow card

2017-11-22 22:25

Dani Carvajal could be banned for the Real Madrid's Champions League last 16 first leg after UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against him.


Chilli Boys, Stars share the spoils

2017-11-22 21:18

Two goals in the final few minutes saw Free State Stars and Chippa United draw in a Premiership encounter at Goble Park.


Player's 'hat-trick' after hospital dash for son's birth

2017-11-22 18:38

Wigan's Ryan Colclough had an evening to remember after scoring twice for the club and then dashing to hospital for the birth of his son - still dressed in full kit.


Billiat credits Pitso for goal-scoring return

2017-11-22 14:25

Sundowns forward Khama Billiat says his brace in the win over Champions Wits was down to the tactical instructions of coach Pitso Mosimane.


Nigeria to pay $2.4m 2018 SWC bonus

2017-11-22 12:47

The Nigeria Football Federation will pay players and officials a total of $2.4m as a bonus for securing qualification for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia.


AmaZulu ready to make amends against Chiefs

2017-11-22 09:53

AmaZulu welcome a wounded Kaizer Chiefs to the King Zwelithini Stadium desperate to make amends after their cup exit last month.

Champions League

Allegri downplays Dybala to Messi comparisons

2017-11-22 10:41

Massimiliano Allegri has played down comparisons between Paulo Dybala and Lionel Messi ahead of Wednesday's clash between Juventus and Barcelona.


Under-fire Bosz admits he needs weekend derby win

2017-11-22 09:13

Under-pressure Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz admitted a win over Schalke in Saturday's Bundesliga derby is now crucial.

Champions League

Insigne spark keeps Napoli hopes alive

2017-11-22 07:52

Italy reject Lorenzo Insigne's second-half wonder strike opened the floodgates as Napoli kept their Champions League hopes alive with a 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.

Champions League

Sterling strikes late to earn Man City top spot

2017-11-22 07:07

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City secured top spot in Champions League Group F after Raheem Sterling's late strike snatched a win over Feyenoord.


Arrows go second with Bucs stalemate

2017-11-21 21:58

Golden Arrows went some way to avenging their Telkom Knockout defeat to Orlando Pirates with a hard-fought point at Orlando Stadium.

Champions League

Late Maribor goal hits Spartak knockout hopes

2017-11-21 22:01

Spartak Moscow's hopes of earning a place in the Champions League last 16 suffered a damaging blow drew with Maribor.

English Premiership

Everton's Niasse charged over diving

2017-11-21 19:03

Everton striker Oumar Niasse was charged with simulation and could become the first Premier League player to be hit with a retrospective ban.


McCarthy: Ngoma says he is hungry

2017-11-21 16:59

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy says he is excited about the prospect of Aubrey Ngoma's return to action after his recovering from a serious knee injury.


FIFA hand three disgraced officials lifetime bans

2017-11-21 14:44

FIFA's ethics committee slapped lifetime bans on three former world football executives who have all pleaded guilty to corruption charges.

Bet Centre

This 9/1 English BET Boost looks the mustard

2017-11-21 14:18

Here at BET Central we’re 100% South African and that naturally means the English normally get right up our nostrils at times.


Larsen heaps praise on Pirates

2017-11-21 12:43

Golden Arrows coach Clinton Larsen believes that Orlando Pirates are "one of the strongest teams in the Absa Premiership".

Bafana Bafana

Peru’s Soccer World Cup lessons for SA

2017-11-21 11:25

South Africa’s soccer administrators should heed advice from Peru, who recently qualified for the Soccer World Cup. Sy Lerman reports.

Champions League

Zidane confident despite Real Madrid troubles

2017-11-21 10:30

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he is still "optimistic" as the Spanish giants look to secure their place in the Champions League last 16.


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