Pardew encourgaed by West Brom performances

2018-01-22 18:15

West Brom manager Alan Pardew believes his players have been showing positive signs in their performances recently and was pleased with the draw at Everton.


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Absa Premiership

Ex-Chiefs defender set to sign for Ajax

2018-01-22 16:08

Ajax Cape Town coach Muhsin Ertugral has all but confirmed that veteran right-back Siboniso Gaxa will sign for the club in the near future.

English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2018-01-22 12:03

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

Absa Premiership

Chippa commend Downs for Hachi deal

2018-01-22 15:01

Chippa United boss Siviwe Mpengesi has expressed gratitude to Mamelodi Sundowns for allowing defender Fares Hachi to join the Chilli Boys on loan.

Absa Premiership

Benni is still a baby, says Ertugral

2018-01-22 08:36

Ajax Cape Town head coach Muhsin Ertugral explained his war of words with Cape Town City mentor Benni McCarthy during the Ikapa Derby.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs showing championship mentality - Katsande

2018-01-22 10:22

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande believes Amakhosi's recent come-from-behind wins show they've got the character to challenge for the title.

English Premiership

Chelsea don't need a target man, says Hazard

2018-01-22 08:34

Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard insists the team don't need to purchase another player, despite reports of a January acquisition.


Bloodied Ronaldo checks injury with smartphone

2018-01-22 07:14

Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga by thumping Deportivo La Coruna with Cristiano Ronaldo ending a miserable run with a late double.

English Premiership

Kane strikes but Spurs drop points

2018-01-21 21:03

Harry Kane struck his 99th Premier League goal to earn Tottenham a draw after Davinson Sanchez's own goal had given Southampton an early lead.

Absa Premiership

Castro the hero for Chiefs on debut

2018-01-21 18:31

Ten-men Kaizer Chiefs came from behind to beat Baroka with new signing Leonardo Castro scoring a late winner after coming off the bench.

Absa Premiership

Absa Premiership off to an explosive start

2018-01-21 06:05

Baroka FC usually bring a tough game to Kaizer Chiefs and have had the better of them since their days in the second division, but can they keep up the pressure?

Absa Premiership

A man on a mission

2018-01-21 06:06

When Leonardo Castro decided to venture into Africa three years ago, he did not know what he was getting himself into.


Nonkonyana calls on Safa to undergo audit

2018-01-21 06:05

Expelled Safa vice-president Chief Mwelo Nonkonyana has questioned Safa's huge profit margins and suggested the financial report should be audited.

Absa Premiership

Pitso: Absa Premiership the best in Africa

2018-01-20 23:50

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane believes the Absa Premiership is the best league on the African continent.

Absa Premiership

AmaZulu down wasteful SuperSport

2018-01-20 23:53

AmaZulu returned to winning ways in the Absa Premiership at the at King Zwelithini Stadium with victory over SuperSport United.

English Premiership

No Sanchez? No problem as Arsenal rout Palace

2018-01-20 19:48

Arsenal proved they can thrive without Alexis Sanchez as the rampant Gunners scored four times in the first 22 minutes of their victory over Crystal Palace.

Absa Premiership

Maritzburg end Stars’ winning run

2018-01-20 18:41

Maritzburg United ended Free State Stars’ winning run in the Absa Premiership when they claimed victory at Goble Park.

English Premiership

Hazard stars as Chelsea return to winning ways

2018-01-20 17:03

A sublime performance from Eden Hazard solved Chelsea's recent scoring problems in their first victory this year away to Brighton and Hove Albion.


Zidane fuels Neymar to Madrid speculation

2018-01-20 16:02

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has described Neymar, a rumoured transfer target for the European champions, as a "great player who everyone loves".

English Premiership

Zaha: My best is yet to come

2018-01-20 13:12

Wilfried Zaha says his best is yet to come having become a "totally different player" to the one that joined Manchester United.

English Premiership

United's Carrick to retire at season's end - Mourinho

2018-01-20 09:02

Jose Mourinho has confirmed Manchester United club captain Michael Carrick will retire at the end of the season.


Pele spokesperson denies hospital reports

2018-01-19 22:28

Pele's spokesperson dismissed reports the footballing legend had been hospitalised, saying the 77-year-old was resting at home.

English Premiership

Pep gives up on Sanchez deal as Mourinho waits

2018-01-19 21:16

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola accepted he had lost out in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez as Jose Mourinho insisted it was still not certain.

English Premiership

Mourinho wants to forget Sanchez, focus on Burnley

2018-01-19 19:29

Jose Mourinho insists the pending signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez must not distract from Manchester United when they visit Burnley.


Da Gama sparks Highlands Park revival

2018-01-19 18:16

Sy Lerman reports on Highlands Park's striking change in fortunes since Owen da Gama took over as coach.

English Premiership

Desperate Arsenal come up against plucky Palace

2018-01-19 16:31

Arsenal will be desperate to pick up all three points against Crystal Palace in their Premier League clash at the Emirates.

English Premiership

Fernandinho signs contract extension

2018-01-19 14:15

Fernandinho, rated by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as one of the three best defensive midfielders in the world, signed a two-year contract extension.

Absa Premiership

Micho warns Pirates against complacency

2018-01-19 13:04

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has cautioned against complacency in the midst of the purple patch his team is enjoying.


iKapa derby set to divide the Mother City

2018-01-19 13:19

It might not be the biggest derby in South Africa, but over the past two seasons it has proven to be one of the most exciting.


Gulati warns Trump could hurt US 2026 World Cup bid

2018-01-19 12:25

US President Donald Trump could hurt its joint 2026 World Cup bid with Canada and Mexico, US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati warned.

English Premiership

Williams: Everton not safe from the drop

2018-01-22 16:08

Everton defender Ashley Williams believes his club are still at risk of relegation after Saturday’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion

English Premiership

Tipsters: City to trounce Toon!

2018-01-19 12:14

Manchester City will restore normal service after their Anfield loss last Sunday by seeing off Newcastle comfortably, say most of our gurus.

English Premiership

Smalling hails Man Utd defensive strength

2018-01-22 13:57

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has hailed Jose Mourinho for building a strong defence at the club.

English Premiership

5 things we learned in the Premier League

2018-01-22 12:14

Manchester City resumed normal service in the Premier League, putting their defeat against Liverpool behind them with a 3-1 victory against Newcastle...

English Premiership

Pellegrino not losing sleep over Saints sack threat

2018-01-22 11:10

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino insists he doesn't lose any sleep over his job security despite dropping into the relegation zone.

English Premiership

Everton's McCarthy suffers horror double leg fracture

2018-01-22 09:30

James McCarthy's season ended with a double leg fracture against West Brom that left Salomon Rondon who was involved in the incident in tears.

Absa Premiership

Pirates threw everything at Polokwane, says Micho

2018-01-22 07:55

Milutin Sredojevic said that Orlando Pirates threw everything at Polokwane City before ultimately settling for a 1-1 draw.

English Premiership

Gracia named new Watford coach after Silva sacking

2018-01-22 07:23

Premier League club Watford appointed former Malaga coach Javi Gracia as their new manager, just hours after sacking Portuguese Marco Silva.


Real defy crisis talk with Deportivo hammering

2018-01-21 20:24

Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga by thumping lowly La Coruna, with Cristiano Ronaldo ending a miserable run of league form.

English Premiership

Mourinho hails Martial form

2018-01-21 18:13

Jose Mourinho has hailed Anthony Martial as competition in attacking areas looks set to hot up with the expected arrival of Alexis Sanchez.

English Premiership

Sanchez, Mkhitaryan set for medicals ahead of swap deal

2018-01-21 16:11

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan are set to undergo medicals as their swap deal neared completion, reports said.

English Premiership

Wenger hopes end of Sanchez saga will lift Arsenal

2018-01-21 14:04

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are ready to go on a sustained winning streak after finally blocking out the distractions of a turbulent transfer window.

English Premiership

Mourinho adamant end in sight to Sanchez soap opera

2018-01-21 12:48

Jose Mourinho is confident his protracted pursuit of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is nearing a conclusion at long last.

Absa Premiership

Punish clubs for misconduct of ball boys

2018-01-21 06:05

Former award-winning referee Ace Ncobo has warned the PSL that something nasty is coming if nothing is done about the behaviour displayed by ball boys.


Ellis’s chance to claim job as Banyana coach

2018-01-21 06:05

It could go either way for Desiree Ellis, who is more than keen to be Banyana Banyana’s full-time coach.

Absa Premiership

Late goal helps Pirates rescue point v Polokwane

2018-01-20 23:49

Lyle Foster’s late goal helped Orlando Pirates secure a point with draw against Polokwane City at the Orlando Stadium.

English Premiership

Martial strikes as United await Sanchez arrival

2018-01-20 19:45

Anthony Martial proved the match-winner for Manchester United as Jose Mourinho took time off from his pursuit of Alexis Sanchez to mastermind victory at Burnley.

English Premiership

Arsenal see off Palace as United close in on City

2018-01-20 19:53

Arsenal showed there was plenty of life after Alexis Sanchez as they beat Crystal Palace without the Manchester United-bound Chilean forward.

Absa Premiership

Mncwango joins Clever Boys

2018-01-20 18:49

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt has confirmed that the Clever Boys have signed striker Thobani Mncwango this January instead of waiting for June.

English Premiership

Arsenal offer €50m for Aubameyang - report

2018-01-20 17:07

Arsenal have reportedly had a first offer of €50 million for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rejected by his German club Borussia Dortmund


Griezmann 'to join Barcelona after 2018 SWC' - report

2018-01-20 16:02

Barcelona and Antoine Griezmann are reported to have reached an agreement for the France striker to the Catalan giants at the end of the season.

English Premiership

Ill Lloris a worry for Spurs ahead of Saints clash

2018-01-20 07:48

Tottenham Hotspur could be without France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris when Spurs face Southampton in the Premier League.

Absa Premiership

It's blue versus red in the Mother City!

2018-01-19 22:31

Cape Town City take on Ajax Cape Town in what should be a heated local derby at Cape Town Stadium this weekend.

English Premiership

Conte accepts banned Pedro dived

2018-01-19 20:19

Antonio Conte accepted Pedro dived in a controversial FA Cup tie that has left Chelsea without fellow striker Alvaro Morata for a match.


UEFA boss ready to curb power of top clubs

2018-01-19 18:58

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said he is ready to follow through on his pledge to create a "luxury tax" aimed at curbing the biggest clubs.


Greeks to introduce VAR system next season

2018-01-19 17:48

The Greek Super League and qualifying Greek Cup matches will use the Video Assistant Referee system next season.


Bayern boss backs Dortmund's stance on Aubameyang

2018-01-19 16:25

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has backed the decision by Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund to drop star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.


Sergi Roberto signs new Barcelona deal

2018-01-19 14:07

Sergi Roberto has signed a three-year contract extension with Barcelona, tying him to the leaders of La Liga until 2022, the club announced.

English Premiership

Crouch a shock target for Chelsea

2018-01-19 13:28

Peter Crouch could be set for a shock loan move to Premier League champions Chelsea from strugglers Stoke City, according to British media.

Absa Premiership

Tau not quite yet ready for Europe, says Pitso

2018-01-19 12:49

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he needs another year to iron out a few flaws in Percy Tau's game before sending him off to Europe.

English Premiership

Kane calls for Spurs momentum in top 4 race

2018-01-19 11:38

Tottenham's star striker Harry Kane is determined to keep the team's good form going as they prepare for a challenging run of games in February.

Absa Premiership

Benni responds to Ertugral's 'baby' comment

2018-01-22 13:36

Benni McCarthy responded on Twitter to the comments of Ajax mentor Muhsin Ertugral describing the Cape Town City coach as a "baby".

Absa Premiership

Komphela excited by Castro, Paez 'chemistry'

2018-01-22 13:57

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela was pleased with Leonardo Castro's goal on debut and expects him to forge a deadly combination with Gustavo Paez.

Absa Premiership

Billiat might still leave - Mosimane

2018-01-22 11:29

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane admitted he'll have little say over whether Zimbabwean international Khama Billiat stays at the club.

English Premiership

Guardiola: We don't need a new striker

2018-01-22 08:48

Pep Guardiola said that Sergio Aguero's hat-trick on Saturday against Newcastle showed why Manchester City didn't need to buy a striker.

Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2018-01-21 19:12

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


Depay scores dramatic winner for Lyon over PSG

2018-01-22 07:40

Memphis Depay struck a dramatic late winner as Lyon beat 10-man Paris Saint-Germain to move within eight points of the Ligue 1 leaders.

Absa Premiership

Chippa held by Golden Arrows

2018-01-21 19:10

Chippa United and Golden Arrows both lacked a cutting edge as the played out a draw at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

English Premiership

Allardyce: Everton deserve the boos

2018-01-21 17:46

Everton manager Sam Allardyce was less than pleased with what he saw in the 1-1 draw with West Brom in front of the Goodison Park fans.

English Premiership

Watford sack manager Marco Silva

2018-01-21 13:25

Watford announced they had sacked manager Marco Silva, blaming an "unwarranted approach" by Premier League rivals Everton for a downturn in results.

English Premiership

Resilient City delight Guardiola as Aguero restores order

2018-01-21 10:12

Pep Guardiola hailed his side's mental strength as Sergio Aguero's expert hat-trick helped Manchester City beat Newcastle United.

Absa Premiership

Is it game over for Downs’ CBD?

2018-01-21 06:06

With rumours doing the rounds that two star players are leaving, Sundowns is preparing for the worst-case scenario, writes Timothy Molobi.


We must rid sport of deceit and dishonesty

2018-01-21 06:05

I live by my stated maxim that “if you sell your honesty, you sell your soul and if you sell your soul, you have nothing left”, writes Errol Sweeney.

English Premiership

Aguero hat-trick reboots City's title charge

2018-01-20 22:36

It was back to thrilling business as usual for Manchester City as Sergio Aguero's hat-trick helped the Premier League leaders to victory over Newcastle.


Barcelona deny reports of Griezmann agreement

2018-01-20 23:55

Barcelona have "strongly" denied claims made by Spanish daily Sport that they've agreed to sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid at the end of the season.

Absa Premiership

Sundowns sweep aside Dikwena

2018-01-20 20:09

Mamelodi Sundowns have defeated Platinum Stars in their Absa Premiership clash at Loftus Versfeld.

Absa Premiership

Cape Town City take Mother City derby spoils

2018-01-20 17:42

Benni McCarthy's Cape Town City FC have taken the spoils in Saturday's iKapa derby against rivals Ajax Cape Town at the Cape Town Stadium.

Absa Premiership

Polokwane City slap R6m price tag on 'Rama G'

2018-01-20 18:49

Polokwane City appear to have no intention of letting star striker Rodney Ramagalela leave cheaply, as the club reportedly believe he is worth R6 million.

English Premiership

Sanchez left out of Arsenal squad as mega move looms

2018-01-20 16:38

Alexis Sanchez was left out of the Arsenal squad for Saturday's match against Crystal Palace as the Chile forward inches closer to joining Manchester United.

English Premiership

No Arsenal grudge for bin-bag Walcott

2018-01-20 14:14

Theo Walcott may have ended his Arsenal career carrying his personal belongings in bin bags, but insisted he bore no ill will towards his old club.

English Premiership

HE WANTED HOW MUCH? Wage demands forced City out of Sanchez race

2018-01-20 11:33

Pep Guardiola has suggested Manchester City gave up on trying to sign Alexis Sanchez because of the player's high wage demands.

Absa Premiership

Clever Boys sneak out the drop zone

2018-01-19 22:42

Bidvest Wits held off a late challenge from Bloemfontein Celtic at the Bidvest Stadium to record a narrow win and move out the relegation zone.


Bayern launch charm offensive to keep Heynckes

2018-01-19 22:24

At 72, Jupp Heynckes is the object of Bayern Munich's desire and the club is launching a charm offensive launched to persuade the coach to stay.

Top Stories

As it happened: Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic

2018-01-19 19:51

Recap scoring from the Absa Premiership encounter between Bidvest Wits and Bloemfontein Celtic at Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg.

English Premiership

Millennium man Allardyce fetes 'great journey'

2018-01-19 18:26

Sam Allardyce says he has enjoyed a "great journey" as he prepared to take charge of his 1000th match when Everton host West Bromwich Albion.


Hospitalised Pele cancels London trip

2018-01-19 17:23

Pele is in hospital after collapsing due to exhaustion, preventing him from travelling to London for an engagement this weekend.


Brazil legend Pele collapses

2018-01-19 14:10

Brazilian soccer great Pele has collapsed due to exhaustion, the Football Writers Association has confirmed.


Bayern beat Liverpool to Goretzka signing

2018-01-19 13:56

Schalke 04 confirmed that Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka will join Bayern Munich at the end of this season on a free transfer.

English Premiership

Chelsea chasing Emerson... and maybe Dzeko too

2018-01-19 13:11

Chelsea are in talks with Roma to sign left-back Emerson Palmieri, and are reportedly also eager to bring in striker Edin Dzeko.

S'Busiso Mseleku

Should SA soccer fans brace for goals galore?

2018-01-19 12:07

S'Busiso Mseleku is optimistic that the home straight of the 2017/2018 Absa Premiership is going to produce an avalanche of goals.


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