Kaizer Chiefs too strong for plucky AmaZulu

2019-01-16 22:16

Kaizer Chiefs made it two wins on the bounce in the Absa Premiership as they came out on top against AmaZulu at King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium.


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Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

2019-01-16 21:57

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a win over ten-man AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup.

Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2019-01-16 21:30

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

Top Stories

As it happened: AmaZulu v Kaizer Chiefs

2019-01-16 19:01

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

English Premiership

Can Spurs keep the pace without Harry Kane?

2019-01-16 14:49

Tottenham have defied the odds to remain alive in three cup competitions and on course for a top-four finish in the Premier League.

English Premiership

Bernardo Silva welcomes return of Man City big guns

2019-01-16 13:56

Bernardo Silva says Manchester City's squad is approaching full strength at the right time as they mount a four-pronged trophy assault.

Absa Premiership

Micho: No excuse-makers, blame shifters or fault finders at Pirates

2019-01-16 12:45

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic believes the club can have no excuses about not trying everything possible to be successful in the CAF Champions League.

English Premiership

Mane: Liverpool is not a team of chokers

2019-01-16 11:22

Sadio Mane has warned Manchester City that Liverpool are "not a team of chokers", as the battle for the Premier League title intensifies.

Bafana Bafana

Sweden honoured to face World Cup bound Banyana Banyana

2019-01-16 09:20

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis is elated to be facing two top European teams as her side begin preparations for the Women's World Cup.


Police chief errors caused Hillsborough disaster, court told

2019-01-16 07:40

The "extraordinarily bad" failings of former police chief David Duckenfield caused the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans, a court heard Tuesday as his trial began.


Kanu laments 'saddest day' of life after medals vanish

2019-01-16 07:05

Nwankwo Kanu said that he had suffered the "saddest day" of his life after finding out every medal won had vanished from a Lagos property of his.

English Premiership

Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

2019-01-15 20:48

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be sidelined until March after suffering ankle ligament damage in the club's defeat against Manchester United.


Isco's future at Real Madrid not up to me - Solari

2019-01-15 17:01

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari has left the door open to a January exit for Isco after suggesting it will be up to the club whether to keep him.

Bafana Bafana

SAFA refutes former CEO's Gupta link claims

2019-01-15 12:21

SAFA has denied claims made by former CEO Leslie Sedibe that millions of rands were illegally received ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

English Premiership

Spurs looking over their shoulders at top-four challengers, says Lloris

2019-01-15 13:26

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris admits his side are now looking over their shoulders at the teams chasing them in the race for the Premier League top four.

Absa Premiership

Xola Mlambo focused on Pirates amidst Bafana talk

2019-01-15 10:21

Xola Mlambo insists he is focused on his duties at Orlando Pirates, after being linked with a call-up to Stuart Baxter's Bafana Bafana squad.


WATCH: PSG players visit 2022 SWC stadium in Al Wakra

2019-01-15 08:54

A group of Paris Saint-Germain players paid a visit to the Al Wakrah stadium - one of the venues for the 2022 World Cup.

Absa Premiership

Zimbabwean teenager set for Sundowns trial

2019-01-15 07:50

Zimbabwe Under-20 striker Delic Murimba has been given an opportunity to show his skills in South Africa after being invited to a trial with Mamelodi Sundowns.

Bafana Bafana

WATCH: Benni's tribute to 'Chippaldinho' Masinga

2019-01-15 06:47

Benni McCarthy has paid tribute to Phil Masinga - whom he dubs Chippaldinho - in a fitting video following his passing from cancer.

English Premiership

Wagner leaves Huddersfield by 'mutual consent'

2019-01-14 20:29

Huddersfield announced the departure of manager David Wagner by mutual consent, with the club rooted at the bottom of the Premier League.

Champions League

PSG wary of Man Utd's 'energy' ahead of Champions League clash

2019-01-14 19:39

Paris Saint-Germain stars say the French champions were wary of Manchester United's new-found form as they prepare for their last 16 Champions League clash,


SWC winner Menotti hired as Argentina's national teams director

2019-01-14 19:47

Argentina have hired former World Cup winning coach Cesar Luis Menotti as director of their national teams, the country's football association has announced.

English Premiership

Hillsborough disaster police chief in court as trial opens

2019-01-14 16:16

The police commander at the Hillsborough football stadium disaster has appeared in court over the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters 30 years ago.

English Premiership

Confidence key for Arsenal to make UCL, says Emery

2019-01-14 14:24

Unai Emery says his players are in dire need of a win to regain their confidence and reboot their challenge for a Champions League spot for next season.

Absa Premiership

Fans to meet Bloemfontein Celtic management after boycott

2019-01-14 13:44

Bloemfontein Celtic have reportedly agreed to meet with their supporters and listen to their grievances, following their decision to boycott matches.

Bafana Bafana

Masinga a component of golden generation of SA footballers - committee chair

2019-01-14 12:04

The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has said it is saddened by the premature passing of South Africa’s soccer legend, Phil Masinga.

Bafana Bafana

‘Chippa’ Masinga - only the good die young

2019-01-14 11:09

Phil Masinga has joined a select group of all-time SA soccer greats who passed away prematurely in the past two decades. Sy Lerman reports.

English Premiership

When Man United may lose next

2019-01-14 10:23

Manchester United have gone on an impressive six-game winning streak but could face another stern test when they welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford.

Bafana Bafana

WATCH: 'Chippa' Masinga's goal that sent Bafana to 1998 SWC

2019-01-14 08:15

Bafana Bafana faced Congo Brazzaville in a Soccer World Cup qualifying match back in 1997 and won courtesy of a sensational Phil Masinga strike.

Absa Premiership

Komphela grabs draw at former club Bloem Celtic

2019-01-14 08:52

Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela returned to Bloemfontein Celtic, the club he quit last month, and came away with a 1-1 Absa Premiership draw.

Bafana Bafana

WATCH: The day 'Chippa' Masinga scored a 9 minute hat-trick

2019-01-14 11:00

On January 18, 1995, Phil 'Chippa' Masinga wrote himself into Leeds United folklore with a nine minute extra-time hat-trick against Walsall in the FA Cup.

English Premiership

Bielsa admits Leeds spied on all opponents this season

2019-01-16 20:48

Leeds United's iconic Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa has admitted he has spied on training sessions of all the Yorkshire side's opponents this season.

English Premiership

Emery confident he will be given time to rebuild Arsenal

2019-01-16 17:34

Unai Emery believes he will be handed the time necessary to "get Arsenal back to where the club deserves to be" despite a recent slump.

English Premiership

Gattuso: Higuain has never told me he wants to leave

2019-01-16 14:20

AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso insists striker Gonzalo Higuain has not expressed a desire to leave the Italian club, despite rumours of an imminent transfer bid from Chelsea.

Absa Premiership

Masutha finds new club after Chippa United sacking

2019-01-16 13:32

Joel Masutha has been appointed as the head coach of NFD side Maccabi FC on a six-month contract until the end of the 2018/2019 season.

Absa Premiership

WATCH: Lyle Foster excited by move to AS Monaco

2019-01-16 10:34

South African football prodigy Lyle Foster speaks on his move to Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco where he aims to play in the Champions League.

Absa Premiership

Sundowns ready to climb to third spot

2019-01-16 08:52

Mamelodi Sundowns can move into third place on the Absa Premiership table if they beat lowly Maritzburg United on Wednesday.


VAR positive for La Liga, says referees committee

2019-01-16 07:40

VAR has had a positive impact in its first season in La Liga despite recent criticism, the Spanish Football Federation's referees committee insisted

Absa Premiership

Khenyeza set for playing return for Team of Choice

2019-01-16 06:52

Maritzburg United assistant coach Mabhuti Khenyeza could make a return from retirement by making himself available as an option up front for the side.


Leeds probed by Football League over spying scandal

2019-01-15 20:45

Championship leaders Leeds will be under a formal Football League investigation following Marcelo Bielsa's admission that he had staff spy on opposition teams.

Absa Premiership

Benni says Rantie's lifestyle led to his demise at CT City

2019-01-15 22:13

Benni McCarthy has revealed that lifestyle concerns and personal problems contributed to Tokelo Rantie's failure to succeed at Cape Town City.

English Premiership

Alexander-Arnold injury leaves Liverpool short of defensive options

2019-01-15 16:23

Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold is expected to be sidelined for up to a month with knee damage, leaving the Premier League leaders short of defensive options.

Absa Premiership

Ertugral wants to revive Siphesihle Ndlovu at Maritzburg

2019-01-15 13:58

Maritzburg United coach Muhsin Ertugral believes that restoring the confidence of the struggling Siphesihle Ndlovu will be key to improving the Team of Choice's fortunes.

Absa Premiership

Fadlu Davids joins Orlando Pirates

2019-01-15 09:56

Former Maritzburg United head coach Fadlu Davids has joined Orlando Pirates as an assistant to head coach Milutin Sredojevic.

Absa Premiership

Wedson Nyirenda explains Baroka FC clearout

2019-01-15 10:37

Baroka FC coach Wedson Nyirenda has highlighted a lack of professionalism as the reason for his surprise decision to release nine players recently.

English Premiership

WATCH: Ederson makes midfield cameo for dominant Man City

2019-01-15 07:57

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson made a cameo in midfield in a dominant display as Pep Guardiola's side defeated Wolves in the English Premiership.

English Premiership

WATCH: Man City ready to pounce on any Liverpool slip-ups, says Guardiola

2019-01-15 07:11

Pep Guardiola said his Manchester City team will be poised to pounce if Premier League leaders Liverpool falter, following a comfortable win over Wolves.

Absa Premiership

Kavazovic backs FS Stars to avoid relegation after Maritzburg win

2019-01-15 07:02

Free State Stars manager Nikola Kavazovic has backed his side to avoid relegation from the Absa Premiership after a win over Maritzburg United last week.

English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2019-01-14 10:40

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, scores and match reports from the weekend English Premiership matches.

English Premiership

Guardiola in tough hunt for 'new' Fernandinho

2019-01-14 13:38

Pep Guardiola has acknowledged finding a long-term replacement for Fernandinho is becoming a matter of increasing urgency for Manchester City.

Absa Premiership

Benni accepts Baroka result, but hits out at officiating

2019-01-14 11:12

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy still believes the single biggest obstacle facing his team is the officiating in the league.


Hillsborough disaster police chief in court as trial opens

2019-01-14 15:06

The police commander at the Hillsborough stadium disaster appeared in court for the first day of his trial over the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters, 30 years on from the tragedy.

English Premiership

Kane injury could be 'massive problem' for Spurs

2019-01-14 09:26

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he fears a "massive problem" after Harry Kane limped off the Wembley pitch with an apparent ankle problem.

Bafana Bafana

'Sad day for South African football' - Fans react to Phil Masinga's passing

2019-01-13 13:11

Soccer fans around the world took to Twitter to reminisce about former Bafana Bafana legend, Phil 'Chippa' Masinga who has passed away, aged 49.

English Premiership

Fabregas admits wrench of leaving Premier League

2019-01-16 19:39

Cesc Fabregas has admitted it was a wrench leaving the Premier League for a second time as he joins up with Thierry Henry at Monaco.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs wary of Ntuli and Vilakazi threat

2019-01-16 14:53

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp says his players have to be aware of the elusiveness of stars Bongi Ntuli and Nhlanhla Vilakazi against AmaZulu.

English Premiership

Leeds United unveil plaque to honour SA football legend

2019-01-16 12:53

Leeds United have unveiled a plaque to honour South African winger Albert Johanneson, who made 200 appearances for the club between 1961 and 1969.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs in defensive crisis after suffering fresh injury blow

2019-01-16 12:02

Kaizer Chiefs are suffering with something of an injury crisis with the news that Lorenzo Gordinho has been ruled out with a fractured hand.

Absa Premiership

Sundowns' Gaston Sirino claims November award

2019-01-16 09:51

Gaston Sirino's memorable strike against Free State Stars has been named the Absa Premiership Goal of the Month for November 2018.


MLS adds Austin as 27th team, Texas capital's first club

2019-01-16 07:33

Austin FC was announced as Major League Soccer's 27th club, the first top-level sports team for the Texas capital debuting in 2021.

English Premiership

Newcastle survive Blackburn FA Cup replay scare

2019-01-16 06:46

Newcastle survived an FA Cup scare at Blackburn as they blew a two-goal lead before hitting back to win after extra time in their third round replay.


Kaizer Chiefs ready to go to war to beat Zesco United

2019-01-15 18:18

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp believes his side can overturn a 3-1 deficit in this Saturday's second-leg CAF Confederations Cup playoff tie against Zesco United.

Absa Premiership

Teko Modise's future in football yet to be decided

2019-01-15 11:55

Cape Town City midfield maestro Teko Modise's future in football is yet to be decided with his deal with the Citizens expiring in June this year.


At 34, Silva is again dominant in the PSG defence

2019-01-15 09:00

At 34, veteran centre-back Thiago Silva has re-emerged this season as the pillar of the Paris Saint-Germain defence.


Tensions high as Juventus target first title in Saudi Arabia

2019-01-15 07:27

Juventus target their first title of 2019 in the Italian Super Cup against a backdrop of controversy and restrictions imposed on female fans in Saudi Arabia.

English Premiership

Jesus shines as Man City beat 10-man Wolves

2019-01-15 06:31

Gabriel Jesus extended his productive start to the new year, scoring twice as Manchester City comfortably dealt with 10-man Wolves.

English Premiership

Tipsters: No Reds titbits for Seagulls!

2019-01-11 12:17

Long trip … but a worthwhile one to Brighton for Premiership table-toppers Liverpool on Saturday, reckon our forecasters.

English Premiership

Solskjaer basks in Spurs win but has work to do

2019-01-14 18:47

Manchester United's victory is a statement win for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but the team's reliance on David de Gea's heroics shows that he still has work to do.

English Premiership

Klopp delighted Fabinho gives him options in central defence

2019-01-14 14:24

Brazil midfielder Fabinho impressed Jurgen Klopp enough in Liverpool's central defence against Brighton to be a permanent partner for Virgil van Dijk.

Bafana Bafana

'Chippa' Masinga's cause of death confirmed

2019-01-14 10:20

The cause of death of Bafana Bafana legend Phil 'Chippa' Masinga in a Johannesburg hospital over the weekend has been confirmed.

English Premiership

'David the GREAT!' - Team-mates and fans react to De Gea heroics

2019-01-14 08:07

Goalkeeper David de Gea's heroics against Tottenham Hotspur left his team-mates stunned as fans hailed the shot-stopper as the world's best.

Bafana Bafana

Radebe: Phil Masinga inspired me the most

2019-01-14 07:07

Former Bafana Bafana captain Lucas Radebe has led the tributes to his former Leeds United team-mate and South African soccer legend Phil Masinga.


Love 2 Meet

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

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