Middendorp happy with winning start on Chiefs debut

2018-12-13 09:13

New Kaizer Chiefs head coach Ernst Middendorp was happy to get off to a winning start in what he felt was a deserved win against SuperSport United.


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English Premiership

Toure returns to England after leaving Olympiakos

2018-12-13 09:20

Yaya Toure feels he is still capable of playing in the Premier League as he returns to England after a short stay in Greece.

Champions League

Late strike ends Coman retirement talk, says Kovac

2018-12-13 08:44

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac insisted Kingsley Coman's stunning late goal in their dramatic draw at Ajax has put paid to talk of early retirement.

Champions League

Mourinho not surprised by poor Man United display

2018-12-13 07:48

Jose Mourinho said "nothing surprised" him about Manchester United's miserable performance against Valencia after playing a host of fringe players.

Champions League

WRAP: Champions League

2018-12-12 23:19

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

Champions League

Sane at the double as Man City secure UCL top spot

2018-12-13 07:12

Manchester City survived a sloppy start to secure top spot in Champions League Group F by beating Hoffenheim thanks to Leroy Sane's double.

Absa Premiership

Maritzburg, Leopards share the spoils

2018-12-12 23:12

Maritzburg United and Black Leopards shared the spoils in an Absa Premiership draw at the Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.

Bafana Bafana

SA favourites, Morocco will not host 2019 AFCON

2018-12-13 06:30

Morocco will not be a candidate to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the country's sports minister Rachid Talbi Alami said.

English Premiership

Koscielny set for first Arsenal start since May

2018-12-12 21:09

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny will make his first appearance since May when he starts the Europa League tie against Qarabag.

Champions League

Alisson splurge pays dividend as Liverpool reach last 16

2018-12-12 14:28

Liverpool were saved the ignominy of an early Champions League elimination against Napoli as the money invested in goalkeeper Alisson Becker came good.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp: 'I won't hammer Chiefs players'

2018-12-12 12:55

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp says he won't be highly critical of his players in the early days of his reign.

Absa Premiership

'Middendorp is a very structured coach' - Bartlett

2018-12-12 11:04

Shaun Bartlett admits "it's a good feeling to be back" at Kaizer Chiefs, after being appointed as assistant coach to Ernst Middendorp.

Absa Premiership

Pitso hits out at Baroka time wasting after stalemate

2018-12-12 10:02

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane furiously hit out at Baroka FC goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze, for time wasting after being held to a draw.

Absa Premiership

Kermit Erasmus returns to the PSL, joins CT City

2018-12-12 08:07

Absa Premiership outfit Cape Town City have confirmed the signing of Kermit Erasmus from Portuguese outfit Vitoria de Setubal.

Champions League

PSG into UCL last 16 after thumping Red Star

2018-12-12 07:17

Paris Saint-Germain qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League after a convincing win at Red Star Belgrade to top Group C.

Champions League

Dortmund top Champions League group after win at Monaco

2018-12-12 07:32

Borussia Dortmund qualified as Group A winners for the Champions League last 16 after beating Thierry Henry's Monaco thanks to a Raphael Guerreiro brace.

Absa Premiership

Chilli Boys frustrate Citizens at home

2018-12-11 22:48

Cape Town City let slip an early lead in the Premiership as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Chippa United at Athlone Stadium.

Absa Premiership

Sundowns held by TKO champions Baroka

2018-12-11 22:24

There were no goals between Mamelodi Sundowns and newly-crowned Telkom Knockout champions Baroka at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.


Toure leaves Olympiakos after just 5 games

2018-12-11 19:29

Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure has left Olympiakos for a second time, after only playing five times.


Leader of PSG ultras given suspended jail sentence after bar fight

2018-12-11 17:32

The leader of the Paris Saint Germain ultras has been handed a one-year suspended jail sentence for his part in a bar fight with Reims ultras in 2016.

Absa Premiership

Erasmus set for PSL return - report

2018-12-11 13:56

Bafana Bafana forward Kermit Erasmus could reportedly seal a move to Cape Town City during the January transfer window.

English Premiership

Sterling has endured abuse for years, claims Neville

2018-12-11 10:43

Gary Neville claims Manchester City star Raheem Sterling endured years of "vicious" abuse before the alleged racist slurs directed at him by Chelsea fans.

Absa Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs duo face lengthy injury layoff

2018-12-11 10:07

Kaizer Chiefs defensive duo Ramahlwe Mphahlele and Eric Mathoho are facing lengthy injury layoffs after undergoing surgery on their respective injuries,

Champions League

Neymar likely to start for PSG against Red Star

2018-12-11 08:06

Neymar is set to start PSG's crucial Champions League tie at Red Star Belgrade if he comes through a pre-match training session unscathed.


Barcelona express worry about La Liga match in US

2018-12-11 07:32

Barcelona have withdrawn their wish to play a first ever La Liga game in the Unites States until all parties agree with the idea.

English Premiership

City starlet Foden signs new contract

2018-12-11 06:54

Manchester City's highly-rated young midfielder Phil Foden has signed a new five-and-a-half-year deal with the Premier League champions.

Champions League

Ancelotti warns of Liverpool threat

2018-12-10 21:40

Carlo Ancelotti believes Liverpool are good enough to win the Premier League, but the Italian is convinced his Napoli side can knock them out of the Champions League.


Retiring an option as Robben set to leave Bayern

2018-12-10 16:08

Arjen Robben says he may retire in June after confirming he will quit Bayern Munich when his contract with the defending Bundesliga champions expires.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp looking forward to producing results at Chiefs

2018-12-10 14:03

Newly appointed head coach Ernst Middendorp says he is looking forward to the challenge of producing results at a 'huge club' such as Kaizer Chiefs.

Absa Premiership

Black Leopards’ Nange wins Absa Premiership Goal of the Month

2018-12-10 12:59

Phathutshedzo Nange announced his arrival in the Absa Premiership with a stunning volleyed strike that earned him the September/October Goal of the Month award.

English Premiership

Tottenham: The team of the rising Son

2018-12-10 11:56

Son Heung-Min has only breached opposition defences three times this EPL season, but when he does score it happens at the most opportune times.

Absa Premiership

Mhango ready to shift Wits into top gear

2018-12-10 11:16

Bidvest Wits remains the team to beat in the Absa Premiership this season, despite being one point behind league leaders Orlando Pirates.

English Premiership

Spurs face United at Wembley as stadium move drags on

2018-12-13 08:51

Tottenham game against Manchester United will be played at Wembley, as their long wait to move into their new stadium drags on.

Champions League

Dortmund hope to avoid Klopp's Liverpool in last 16

2018-12-13 08:13

Borussia Dortmund are hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.

Champions League

Lyon in winter wonderland after sealing Champions League last-16 berth

2018-12-13 07:40

Nabil Fekir fired Lyon into the Champions League last 16 for the first time in seven years after bagging the crucial equaliser against Shakhtar Donetsk.

Champions League

Man United through as runners-up after limp defeat to Valencia

2018-12-13 07:03

Manchester United squandered the chance to win their Champions League group after a lacklustre display got what it deserved in a defeat to Valencia.

Champions League

Bayern top group after six-goal thriller at Ajax

2018-12-13 07:19

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich pipped Ajax to top spot in Champions League Group E after a dramatic draw.

Absa Premiership

AmaZulu smash Celtic in Durban

2018-12-12 23:08

AmaZulu demolished Bloemfontein Celtic in the Absa Premiership as Emiliano Tade collected a brace at the Goodwill Zwelethini Stadium.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp gets his first win as Amakhosi coach

2018-12-12 22:02

Ernst Middendorp earned a win in his first match in charge of Kaizer Chiefs as they saw off SuperSport United at the Mbombela Stadium.

English Premiership

West Ham captain Noble extends contract

2018-12-12 19:04

West Ham have given captain Mark Noble a contract extension that ties him to the Premier League club until 2021.

Absa Premiership

Pirates name Player of the Month nominees for November

2018-12-12 11:49

Orlando Pirates have announced the nominees for their Player of the Month award for November with Thembinkosi Lorch and Justin Shonga favourites.

Champions League

3 things learned from Liverpool v Napoli

2018-12-12 09:04

Liverpool survived their do-or-die shoot-out with Napoli to reach the Champions League last 16 with a 1-0 win on Tuesday.

Champions League

Salah strike takes Liverpool into Champions League last 16

2018-12-12 07:00

Mohamed Salah's stunning solo effort saw Liverpool edge out Napoli for a place in the Champions League last 16 thanks to a win at Anfield.

Champions League

Tottenham qualify for last 16 as late Moura goal earns draw at Barca

2018-12-12 07:04

Tottenham came back from the brink in the Champions League as Lucas Moura's late equaliser against Barcelona and sent them through to the last 16.

Absa Premiership

Pirates extend lead at league summit

2018-12-11 22:20

Orlando Pirates put their Telkom Knockout disappointment behind them as they ran out victors over 10-man Free State Stars at Goble Park

Champions League

Galatasaray secure Europa League spot despite Porto defeat

2018-12-11 22:06

Galatasaray wrapped up a Europa League knock-out stage place despite losing to Porto in an entertaining Champions League game.

Champions League

City down to 15 players for Hoffenheim clash

2018-12-11 19:41

Injury-hit Manchester City have just 15 senior players fit for their Champions League tie against Hoffenheim, boss Pep Guardiola has revealed.

Champions League

Klopp: Liverpool won't change approach for Napoli tie

2018-12-11 13:14

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool will try to approach their Champions League clash with Napoli as per normal despite being desperate not to concede.

English Premiership

Silva hails Everton goalscorer Digne

2018-12-11 11:46

Marco Silva was delighted with Lucas Digne's contribution to Everton's 2-2 draw with Watford following his last-ditch leveller at Goodison Park.

English Premiership

Klopp: 'I was never worried about Salah'

2018-12-11 07:56

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he never had any doubt that Mohamed Salah would be able to follow up his hugely successful first season at Anfield.


Heatbroken Lorch blames himself for TKO defeat

2018-12-11 07:10

The reaction from the Orlando Pirates camp has been muted since their Telkom Knockout heartbreak which has given players an opportunity to reflect.

English Premiership

Silva has last laugh as Everton escape against Watford

2018-12-11 06:31

Marco Silva had the last laugh against his former club Watford as Everton defender Lucas Digne's last-gasp free-kick rescued a dramatic draw at Goodison Park.

English Premiership

Chelsea suspend 4 fans after Sterling racial abuse row

2018-12-10 21:35

Chelsea have suspended four people from attending their matches while the club carries out an investigation into racial abuse allegations against Raheem Sterling.

Absa Premiership

Bartlett named assistant coach at Chiefs

2018-12-10 20:00

The coaching shake-up continues at Kaizer Chiefs with former Bafana Bafana striker, Shaun Bartlett named as assistant coach under Ernst Middendorp.

English Premiership

PFA issue statement supporting Sterling

2018-12-10 14:50

The Professional Footballers Association has released a statement in support of Raheem Sterling following alleged racial abuse at Chelsea on the weekend.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs fans have the right to be selfish - Motaung

2018-12-10 13:34

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung says that pleasing the supporters was one of the reasons the club replaced Giovanni Solinas.


D-Day for new AFCON hosts set for January 9

2018-12-10 12:45

The new hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be chosen on January 9, the president of the Confederation of African Football has confirmed.

Absa Premiership

Time for KZN football to rise from the ashes

2018-12-10 11:53

No child born at the turn of the century will believe that a KwaZulu-Natal team won the inaugural Premiership title in the 1996/97 season.

English Premiership

Loftus-Cheek backs Sterling's stance on racism

2018-12-13 07:29

Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek praised Raheem Sterling for being strong-willed enough to speak out publicly against the racist abuse he has received.

Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2018-12-12 23:13

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

Champions League

Juve finish as group winners despite Young Boys defeat

2018-12-13 07:28

Guillaume Hoarau scored a brace as Young Boys defeated Juventus in their final Champions League group game, but the Italians still took top spot in Group H.

Champions League

CSKA dumped out despite stunning win at Real Madrid

2018-12-12 23:18

CSKA Moscow stunned a much-changed Real Madrid with a victory at the Santiago Bernabeu, but still finished bottom of Champions League Group G.

English Premiership

Arsenal's Maitland-Niles makes racism claim

2018-12-12 22:42

Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles claims he has endured similar racist abuse to Manchester City star Raheem Sterling.

English Premiership

Liverpool title bid hit by Matip injury

2018-12-12 21:57

Liverpool defender Joel Matip will be out of action for up to six weeks after suffering a fractured collarbone.

Bafana Bafana

SA soccer legend Phil Masinga hospitalised

2018-12-12 14:48

Bafana Bafana legend Phil Masinga has been admitted to Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp with an "undisclosed illness".

Champions League

Klopp doesn't care who Reds get in next round

2018-12-12 13:53

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has already accepted that his club will likely encounter tough opposition in the next round of Champions League.

Absa Premiership

Pitso says Sundowns need another striker

2018-12-12 12:36

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says the club are in the market for an additional striker to assist Jeremy Brockie in attack.

Bafana Bafana

Amajita progress to COSAFA Cup final

2018-12-12 11:27

Amajita progressed to this year's COSAFA Under-20 Championship final after beating Angola in the semi-finals at Nkana Stadium in Zambia.

Champions League

'Humble' PSG gunning for Champions League after making last 16

2018-12-12 09:04

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said his side need to "stay humble" after they thumped Red Star Belgrade 4-1 on Tuesday.

Champions League

Tottenham defied doubters, insists Pochettino

2018-12-12 07:53

Mauricio Pochettino revelled in Tottenham defying what he said many had dubbed "mission impossible" as they drew away to Barcelona.

Champions League

Inter Milan out of Champions League after PSV stalemate

2018-12-12 07:39

Inter Milan crashed out of the Champions League after being held by PSV Eindhoven at the San Siro with Tottenham Hotspur advancing.

Champions League

Mourinho calls on Pogba to lead by example

2018-12-11 22:37

Jose Mourinho has called on Paul Pogba to show what he is capable of on his return to the Manchester United side against Valencia.

Absa Premiership

Polokwane and Highlands share the spoils after entertaining clash

2018-12-11 22:27

Both teams had their chances to take all three points, but it ended 2-2 in an eventful PSL clash between Polokwane and Highlands Park at Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Champions League

No rest for Ronaldo as Juve target top spot ahead of Man United

2018-12-11 22:00

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will start Wednesday's Champions League game against Young Boys.


Spain introducing VAR in Copa del Rey

2018-12-11 21:53

The video assistant referee system will be used in the Copa del Rey from January and in second division games next season.

English Premiership

Guardiola praises Sterling for confronting racism

2018-12-11 17:57

Pep Guardiola has praised Manchester City star Raheem Sterling for refusing to be intimidated by the menace of racism in football.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs have a 'spark of energy' says Parker

2018-12-11 14:53

Kaizer Chiefs forward Bernard Parker believes the players are doubling their efforts at training to try and impress new coach Ernst Middendorp.

English Premiership

Hazard: I've always loved Real

2018-12-11 10:47

Eden Hazard admits he is unsure if he will leave Chelsea for Real Madrid or sign a new long term contract in the Premier League.

Absa Premiership

Pirates shift focus to PSL

2018-12-11 10:16

Orlando Pirates will have little time to lick their wounds after bombing out of the TKO final when they face Free State Stars on Tuesday.

Bafana Bafana

Site inspection was a real eye-opener - Ellis

2018-12-11 08:55

Shortly after the draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Desiree Ellis went on a site inspection to check out where her squad will be based.

Absa Premiership

Usuthu bullish ahead of Phunya Sele Sele clash

2018-12-11 07:31

KwaZulu-Natal football giants AmaZulu find themselves in a rather precarious position once again, but they have not given up on their prospects of staying in the Absa Premiership at the end of the season.

English Premiership

Van Dijk backs Liverpool to compete on multiple fronts

2018-12-11 06:54

Virgil van Dijk insists Liverpool have a strong enough squad to maintain a challenge for both the Premier League and the Champions League.

Champions League

'Optimist' Pochettino eyeing famous victory at Camp Nou

2018-12-10 22:34

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is an "optimist" as his team bid to stun Barcelona at the Camp Nou in the Champions League.

English Premiership

Lukaku confident he is over post-World Cup slump

2018-12-10 20:42

Romelu Lukaku believes he has finally emerged from his post-World Cup slump, with the Manchester United striker revealing he had to shed muscle.


CAF confirms SA among potential hosts for 2019 AFCON

2018-12-10 19:34

South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, according to the president of the Confederation of African Football.


Ronaldo challenges Messi to prove himself in another league

2018-12-10 14:38

Cristiano Ronaldo has urged long-time rival Lionel Messi to be more like him and push his limits by challenging himself in another league than Spain.

English Premiership

Gomez signs new long-term Liverpool deal

2018-12-10 13:02

Defender Joe Gomez has signed a new contract with Liverpool that will keep him at Anfield until 2024, the club announced.


Brazil's Paqueta arrives at AC Milan ahead of record transfer

2018-12-10 12:25

Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta has arrived in Italy ahead of completing a record transfer move to AC Milan, Italian media reported.

English Premiership

5 things learned in the Premier League

2018-12-10 11:56

Chelsea's victory against Manchester City was a potentially pivotal moment in the Premier League as Liverpool climbed to the top of the table.


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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