AFCON qualification in Bafana's hands after Nigerian stalemate

2018-11-17 17:15

South Africa and Nigeria have played to a draw at FNB stadium, a result that sees the visitors qualify for AFCON 2019 and Bafana's hopes firmly in their own hands.

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English Premiership

Ranieri confident of pulling Fulham out of the mire

2018-11-16 20:09

Claudio Ranieri is confident that he can drag Fulham out of relegation danger after taking over at the newly-promoted Premier League side.

 
Bafana Bafana

Bafana targeting clean sheet against Super Eagles, says Hlanti

2018-11-16 12:55

Defender Sifiso Hlanti says Bafana Bafana are fully prepared ahead of facing Nigeria in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

 
Bafana Bafana

Mosimane backs Kekana and Mabunda for Bafana

2018-11-16 11:17

Pitso Mosimane is confident that Hlompho Kekana and Tiyani Mabunda will slot seamlessly into the Bafana midfield against Nigeria.

 
Absa Premiership

PSL revenue nears R1 billion mark

2018-11-16 08:21

The PSL has announced a revenue increase to R938 million that sees the South African football market reach a near billion Rand industry.

 
International

Deschamps wary of resurgent Dutch and dynamo De Jong

2018-11-16 08:39

France coach Didier Deschamps admitted Thursday that the world champions were not underestimating a reborn Netherlands team.

 
International

England youngsters beat USA on Rooney farewell

2018-11-16 07:15

Wayne Rooney believes the future is bright for England as a youthful Three Lions eased past the United States at Wembley on his international swansong.

 
English Premiership

Scudamore's golden handshake gets EPL approval

2018-11-15 20:02

Premier League clubs have approved the controversial move to give departing chief executive Richard Scudamore a £5 million farewell gift.

 
Absa Premiership

Benni: I'm not leaning on my reputation

2018-11-15 15:02

Benni McCarthy says having a UEFA Pro License shows he is serious about coaching and hasn't relied on his profile as a former player to get work.

 
English Premiership

Alisson defends Liverpool goalkeeper coach

2018-11-15 12:36

Alisson has come out in defence of Liverpool goalkeeper coach John Achterberg, who has faced severe criticism in recent months.

 
English Premiership

Ranieri aims to fix leaky Fulham defence

2018-11-15 12:16

Claudio Ranieri has given some indication as to how he intends to turn Fulham's woeful season around, starting with fixing their porous defence.

 
International

'Super-agent' Zahavi in spotlight as police raid Mouscron

2018-11-15 09:13

Three people were arrested following a series of raids in Belgium that have intensified the spotlight on Israeli 'super-agent' Pini Zahavi.

 
 
 
International

EPL to weigh-up controversial 'golden goodbye' for Scudamore

2018-11-15 07:27

The English Premier League is set to consider a controversial plan to reward outgoing chief executive Richard Scudamore with a 'golden goodbye'.

 
 
International

Referee suspended as 'rock, paper, scissors' replaces coin toss

2018-11-14 19:43

A football referee in England has been suspended after it emerged he had abandoned the standard pre-match coin toss in favour of a game of 'rock, paper, scissors'.

 
Bafana Bafana

Rise of Arsenal ‘whizz-kid’ a danger for Bafana

2018-11-14 13:58

Sy Lerman reports on the rise of Arsenal 'whizz-kid" Alex Iwobi emerging as the big danger for Bafana Bafana against Nigeria.

 
English Premiership

Murray pens new deal with Brighton

2018-11-14 14:24

Glenn Murray has been rewarded for his impressive goal-scoring form for Brighton with a new contract at the Premier League club.

 
Bafana Bafana

Rama wants Bafana to make history v Nigeria

2018-11-14 11:09

Defender Ramahlwe Mphahlele wants Bafana Bafana to make history and claim back-to-back victories against Nigeria on Saturday.

 
Bafana Bafana

'A simple conversation' saw Serero's Bafana return

2018-11-14 09:43

Bafana Bafana midfielder Thulani Serero says that he had a "simple conversation" with Stuart Baxter which saw him return to the national setup.

 
 
International

Italy's Deputy PM slams 'disgraceful' Higuain

2018-11-13 22:15

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini criticised Gonzalo Higuai for the AC Milan forward's meltdown after he was sent off for verbally abusing a referee.

 
English Premiership

Television exec Dinnage to replace Scudamore as EPL chief

2018-11-13 20:36

The Premier League have appointed television executive Susanna Dinnage to take over from Richard Scudamore as its new chief executive.

 
International

Alba denies rift with Spain coach Enrique

2018-11-13 17:33

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba denied any fall-out between himself and Spain coach Luis Enrique after he left Alba out of two national squads.

 
Absa Premiership

Major changes expected at CT City for 2019/2020 season

2018-11-13 14:00

Major changes are expected to be made to the playing squad at Cape Town City with the futures of Roland Pusche, Teko Modise and Ayanda Patosi uncertain.

 
English Premiership

Chelsea legend Joe Cole retires from professional football

2018-11-13 13:29

Former England midfielder Joe Cole announced his retirement after making more than 700 appearances for seven clubs including West Ham and Chelsea.

 
Absa Premiership

Injured Jali out for 4 weeks

2018-11-13 12:08

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Andile Jali has been ruled out for three to four weeks with a hamstring injury.

 
International

Swedish striker Ibrahimovic named top MLS newcomer

2018-11-13 09:15

Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic of the Los Angeles Galaxy was named Major League Soccer Newcomer of the Year, defeating England's Wayne Rooney.

 
English Premiership

Guardiola not happy with Sterling's showboating

2018-11-13 08:22

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reprimanded in-form forward Raheem Sterling for showboating in the final moments of the win over Man United.

 
Absa Premiership

Eymael and Free State Stars part ways

2018-11-13 07:41

Free State Stars have relieved coach Luc Eymael of his duties following some uncertain form for the club in the Absa Premiership in 2018/19.

 
Absa Premiership

Brockie targets Golden Boot after first goal in 11 months

2018-11-12 21:08

Mamelodi Sundowns striker Jeremy Brockie says he can challenge for the Golden Boot in 2018/19 after scoring his first in nearly a year.

 
International

PSG's alleged racial profiling 'unacceptable' - Deschamps

2018-11-12 19:28

France coach Didier Deschamps has attacked Paris Saint-Germain's alleged racial profiling of players as "unacceptable and intolerable".

 
International

Salah snatches winner as Egypt edge Tunisia in AFCON

2018-11-16 23:05

Mohamed Salah scored in the final minute to give Egypt a home victory over Tunisia in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match.

 
Bafana Bafana

Nigerians predicts difficult game against Bafana

2018-11-16 19:45

Gernot Rohr said their crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier will be the most difficult game against South Africa for his depleted Nigerian side.

 
English Premiership

Jokanovic confident he would have saved Fulham

2018-11-16 13:10

Slavisa Jokanovic insists he would have led Fulham away from relegation trouble if he had been given more time before being replaced by Claudio Ranieri.

 
 
International

PSG racial profiling probe finds 'no proven case of discrimination'

2018-11-16 09:46

PSG announced they had found "no proven case of discrimination" after an internal inquiry into accusations that players were subject to racial profiling.

 
 
International

Croatia stun Spain in Nations League thriller

2018-11-16 07:09

Spain passed up the chance to seal progress to the Nations League finals as they were beaten by Croatia, undone by a 93rd-minute winner.

 
English Premiership

United insist annual revenue record in sight despite drop

2018-11-15 19:30

Manchester United announced reduced quarterly revenues but the English club insisted they remain on course to declare record annual income.

 
International

Cristiano Ronaldo engaged to long-time girlfriend

2018-11-15 13:21

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly asked his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriquez to marry him according to reports in his native Portugal.

 
Absa Premiership

Micho: Our strategic target is to go step by step in Africa

2018-11-15 11:42

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says his side will be competitive in the CAF Champions League though they won't take any opponent for granted.

 
English Premiership

Lacazette loving life in London with Arsenal

2018-11-15 10:17

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette says he is enjoying his time with Arsenal in London as he is free to live his life off the pitch uninterrupted.

 
Bafana Bafana

Baxter nearly settled on Bafana starting line-up

2018-11-15 08:50

Bafana Bafana coach, Stuart Baxter says he had an idea of his starting line-up against Nigeria although one or two changes might still come to mind.

 
Absa Premiership

Former Chiefs coach linked with Free State Stars

2018-11-15 07:51

Free State Stars are reportedly targeting former Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp to take over from Luc Eymael who resigned this week.

 
Bafana Bafana

Nigeria players to get R360k incentive for each goal scored against Bafana

2018-11-14 12:00

The players of Nigeria will receive a cash bonus of R360 000 for each goal scored against Bafana Bafana, Governor of Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa promises.

 
International

US boss happy with farewell for 'fantastic' Rooney

2018-11-14 22:45

United States boss Dave Sarachan is confident the decision by the Football Association to honour Wayne Rooney in no way devalues his side's friendly against England.

 
International

Rodriguez blow for Bayern as Colombian tears knee ligament

2018-11-14 20:48

Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez is expected to be ruled out for the rest of the year after joining Bayern Munich's list of casualties.

 
International

PSG face fresh Financial Fair Play allegations

2018-11-14 17:26

UEFA say that further examination Paris Saint-Germain's alleged flaunting of FFP rules would have to await a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

 
Absa Premiership

Maboe credits Pitso for top form for Downs

2018-11-14 13:45

Mamelodi Sundowns forward Lebohang Maboe believes Pitso Mosimane deserves credit for the good form he is showing for the Brazilians in 2018/19.

 
English Premiership

Welbeck starts ankle rehab

2018-11-14 13:35

Danny Welbeck is confident he will eventually get back to his best as he begins to recover from two surgeries to a broken ankle.

 
Absa Premiership

Rulani Mokwena in UK for educational trip

2018-11-14 11:07

Orlando Pirates assistant coach Rulani Mokwena has confirmed he was in the United Kingdom spending time with Liverpool on an educational trip.

 
International

BBC to announce 5 finalists for African Footballer of the Year

2018-11-14 08:02

Following the highs and lows of this year’s World Cup, football fans will be able to vote for their favourite African Footballer of the Year.

 
International

SWC finalists Croatia keen to avoid another 'slap' from Spain

2018-11-14 07:07

Having finally shaken off their World Cup hangover, finalists Croatia are aiming for their first Nations League victory when they face Spain.

 
International

Solari confirmed as Real Madrid coach until 2021

2018-11-13 22:12

Santiago Solari has now been confirmed as Real Madrid coach until 2021 following his successful spell in charge as caretaker boss of the European champions.

 
Absa Premiership

Solinas: Chiefs need two pit bulls in midfield

2018-11-13 18:53

Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas says he believes in Siphelele Ntshangase though he has preferred to use more industrious players in central midfield in recent times.

 
International

Trippier ruled out of England internationals

2018-11-13 16:12

Tottenham right-back Kieran Trippier was ruled out of England's internationals against the USA and Croatia this week due to a groin injury.

 
 
Bafana Bafana

Nigeria coming to SA for revenge, says Baxter

2018-11-13 11:00

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter insists that Nigeria are determined to avenge their defeat of last year against South Africa when the two sides meet on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

Out of favour Christensen anticipates Chelsea stay

2018-11-13 11:36

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen believes he will remain at the club until the end of 2018/19 and he is unlikely to leave in January.

 
International

Brazil's Tite forced to make late changes to squad

2018-11-13 11:09

Brazil coach Tite was forced into some late changes to the squad that will face Uruguay and Cameroon in friendlies in England.

 
Absa Premiership

Chiefs to use FIFA break to recover for Pirates clash

2018-11-13 07:58

Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas says the club will use the FIFA international break to allow injured players to fully recover ahead of their clash against Orlando Pirates.

 
English Premiership

FA probe Guardiola's referee remarks - reports

2018-11-13 07:37

The FA is seeking an explanation from Pep Guardiola regarding his comments about referee Anthony Taylor prior to last weekend's Manchester derby.

 
English Premiership

Chelsea's Hazard happy but tired

2018-11-12 20:22

Eden Hazard may be feeling the effects of a gruelling schedule but the Belgium midfielder has insisted he is still enjoying life at Chelsea.

 
English Premiership

Nasri set for Premier League return - report

2018-11-12 18:01

Samir Nasri is in line to rejoin Manuel Pellegrini at West Ham when his doping suspension ends, the London Evening Standard reported.

 
International

Neymar penalty punishes Uruguay in feisty friendly

2018-11-17 11:43

Neymar kept his cool to score the controversial penalty that fired Brazil to victory over Uruguay in a full-blooded friendly.

 
Champions League

Bar PSG from Champions League over FFP breach - Tebas

2018-11-16 14:12

Javier Tebas, the president of Spain's La Liga, said Thursday he wants UEFA to kick Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League for breaking Financial Fair Play regulations.

 
Absa Premiership

Cosmos, Ajax struggling in National First Division

2018-11-16 12:21

Former top-flight giants Jomo Cosmos and Ajax Cape Town are battling to hold their own in the National First Division, writes Sy Lerman.

 
Bafana Bafana

Okocha believes Bafana Bafana are not Nigeria's rivals

2018-11-16 09:40

Legendary former Nigerian football star Jay-Jay Okocha says that South Africa are not the Super Eagles' rivals.

 
International

New-look Germany ease past Russia in friendly

2018-11-16 08:23

A youthful Germany team easily beat Russia as Joachim Loew began a rebuilding process following the summer's World Cup debacle.

 
Absa Premiership

Chiefs' Meyiwa on road to recovery after car crash

2018-11-16 07:41

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Wiseman Meyiwa is said to be making good progress from his injuries after surviving a serious car accident.

 
English Premiership

Premier League set to use VAR next season

2018-11-15 20:18

The Premier League is set to use the Video Assistant Referee system from next season after clubs "agreed in principle" to the move.

 
Bafana Bafana

Khune: All is forgiven with Thulani Serero

2018-11-15 16:55

Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune says that he is delighted to welcome the return of Thulani Serero to the national set-up.

 
Bafana Bafana

Khune: South Africans - Bafana needs you!

2018-11-15 12:52

Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has urged fans to come out in force to support the national team against Nigeria on Saturday.

 
International

Ramos refuses to hit back after Lovren calls him overrated

2018-11-15 10:59

Real Madrid central defender Sergio Ramos says he will not respond to Liverpool's Dejan Lovren over comments that he is overrated.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Pitso believes Chiefs and Pirates can progress in Africa

2018-11-15 08:13

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane believes Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates can progress to the next round of their respective competitions in Africa.

 
English Premiership

Rooney: I picked 'right time' to leave Man Utd

2018-11-15 06:59

Wayne Rooney believes he left Manchester United at the right time, even though he wanted to finish his career at Old Trafford.

 
Absa Premiership

SA teen on trial with Premier League giants City

2018-11-14 09:03

Talented South African youth goalkeeper Constandino Christodoulou is undergoing a dream two-week trial at Premier League champions Manchester City.

 
International

'I love Leo' - Maradona denies Messi criticism

2018-11-14 20:54

Diego Maradona says he "loves" Lionel Messi and described as "false" comments attributed to him attacking his Argentine compatriot and Barcelona legend.

 
English Premiership

Kante turned down offshore payments from Chelsea

2018-11-14 18:20

France midfielder N'Golo Kante refused to have part of his Chelsea salary paid under advantageous tax terms in Jersey according to a Football Leaks.

 
Absa Premiership

PSL fixtures moved to accommodate CAF

2018-11-14 16:29

The PSL has been forced to reschedule a number of league fixtures as a result of a change of structure by the CAF.

 
International

PSG draw Orleans in League Cup draw

2018-11-14 14:57

Paris Saint-Germain were drawn with second-division outfit Orleans in the last 16 as they look towards a sixth consecutive French League Cup trophy.

 
English Premiership

Fulham sack manager Jokanovic, appoint Claudio Ranieri

2018-11-14 11:49

Fulham appointed Italian veteran Claudio Ranieri as manager after sacking Slavisa Jokanovic in a bid to beat the drop from the Premier League.

 
English Premiership

Maradona says Jose is better than Pep as manager

2018-11-14 10:50

Argentina legend Diego Maradona believes Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is a better manager than Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola.

 
Bafana Bafana

Bafana need YOUR support!

2018-11-14 07:52

Stadium Management SA together with SAFA are encouraging South African’s to come show their love for Bafana Bafana against Nigeria on Saturday.

 
 
International

Rooney: Wembley farewell a sign of things to come for former greats

2018-11-13 20:39

Wayne Rooney believes farewells for high-profile former players will become the norm as he prepares to bring down the curtain on his international career for England

 
International

Germany soccer stars go back to school in charm offensive

2018-11-13 18:02

Germany's football stars went back to school as part of another charm offensive aimed at repairing the damage from their World Cup debacle last summer.

 
Absa Premiership

Rulani was a good assistant - Pitso

2018-11-13 14:12

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says that Rulani Mokwena is a good assistant and that coaches in this role can have a major influence.

 
International

Rooney excited for 'great moment' in England farewell

2018-11-13 14:12

Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States.

 
English Premiership

Lindelof bemoans timing of Premier League break

2018-11-13 12:14

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof says the international break has come at a bad time for the Premier League giants.

 
English Premiership

Conte waiting for a 'new team and new project'

2018-11-13 11:30

Antonio Conte says he will take his time in considering a new coaching job, having steered clear of talks with Real Madrid.

 
English Premiership

Welbeck has second successful op on ankle fracture

2018-11-13 10:31

Unai Emery says the absence of Danny Welbeck is a big blow for Arsenal, after the striker underwent a second operation for his broken right ankle.

 
International

Qatar considering Iran offer to host World Cup teams: organiser

2018-11-13 08:46

Qatar is considering an offer from Iran to host teams during the 2022 World Cup, but no decision has been taken yet.

 
English Premiership

Liverpool's Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

2018-11-12 21:08

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules.

 
English Premiership

Van Dijk urges Liverpool to forget about Man City

2018-11-12 20:19

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk says the club cannot afford to worry about the form of Manchester City while they continue their own bid to win the EPL title.

 
 

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