Davids delighted with his side after Chiefs draw

2018-08-18 09:53

Maritzburg United coach Fadlu Davids has paid tribute to his players after they picked up their first point of the season in a 0-0 draw with Kaizer Chiefs.


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Absa Premiership

MTN8 semi-final dates, venues confirmed

2018-08-18 09:38

The PSL has confirmed the dates and times for the MTN8 semi-finals, with Cape Town City and Mamelodi Sundowns set to kick them off.

English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2018-08-17 10:36

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

Absa Premiership

Ten-man Maritzburg frustrate Amakhosi

2018-08-17 22:38

Maritzburg United held Kaizer Chiefs to a goalless draw at the Harry Gwala Stadium, despite being a man down for almost the entire game.

English Premiership

Pogba should have been captain from the off, says Scholes

2018-08-17 21:17

French star Paul Pogba should have been Manchester United captain from the moment he arrived in 2016 former United midfield star Paul Scholes said.

English Premiership

SWC fatigue could have caused De Bruyne injury - Pep

2018-08-17 19:48

Pep Guardiola has suggested post-World Cup fatigue could have been a factor in the injury that has ruled out Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne.

English Premiership

Guardiola admits De Bruyne will be hard to replace

2018-08-17 17:02

Kevin De Bruyne will be hard to replace, said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after it was announced the Belgian would be out of action.


WATCH: Bordeaux suspend coach Poyet after angry outburst

2018-08-17 13:40

Bordeaux have suspended coach Gustavo Poyet for a week after his angry outburst at club bosses over their transfer policy, the French side announced.


FIFA fines Atletico Madrid over third-party ownership

2018-08-17 13:25

Spanish club Atletico Madrid have been fined, FIFA said for signing a player to a contract that allowed third-party ownership.


Marchisio leaves Juventus after 25 years

2018-08-17 12:39

Midfielder Claudio Marchisio has brought an end to a 25-year spell at Italian side Juventus after agreeing to mutually terminate his contract.


Ghana reaches deal with FIFA to avert dissolution of FA

2018-08-16 18:59

Ghana has backed away from controversial plans to dissolve its graft-ridden football federation, as it reached a deal with FIFA.


Serie A games postponed after bridge collapse

2018-08-16 17:21

Authorities have agreed to postpone Serie A games involving Sampdoria and Genoa following the bridge collapse in the port city which killed dozens.

Absa Premiership

Unpaid players advised to take up matter with PSL DC

2018-08-16 14:34

Take the matter to the Disciplinary Chamber, says the PSL media manager as growing controversy erupts over non-payment of players.

Absa Premiership

Monare calls for Clever Boys to remain grounded

2018-08-16 13:30

Wits midfielder Thabang Monare says he is delighted with the victory over Orlando Pirates though he hopes the Clever Boys stay grounded.


La Liga to play regular season game in US/Canada

2018-08-16 12:48

LaLiga has agreed a first-of-a-kind deal to host regular season games in the US and Canada to promote the game globally.

Absa Premiership

Manqele: Chippa owe me a month of salary

2018-08-16 11:04

Well-traveled striker Edward Manqele believes Chippa United owe him up to a month's salary after leaving the club at the end of 2017/18.

Absa Premiership

Hunt labels Domingo's lack of Bafana caps a disgrace

2018-08-16 09:56

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt believes attacking midfielder Haashim Domingo deserves to be selected for Bafana Bafana due to his massive quality.

English Premiership

Mourinho and Pogba in incredible bust-up

2018-08-16 08:32

Jose Mourinho has told Paul Pogba to hand in a transfer request if he wants to leave the club as their relationship hit a new low.


Rooney not 'on holiday' in MLS

2018-08-15 23:00

With Major League soccer still buzzing over Wayne Rooney's exploits in DC United's win over Orlando, the star says he's not in North America on holiday.

English Premiership

Man City sweat on De Bruyne after knee injury

2018-08-15 18:32

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne could face a spell on the sidelines after injuring his right knee in training, the champions said.

Absa Premiership

Maboe confident of success at Sundowns

2018-08-15 17:55

Newly signed Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Lebohang Maboe is confident of having a successful career with the Brazilians.


Pogba's brother turned down by German 3rd-tier club

2018-08-15 15:47

Mathias Pogba, the brother of Paul Pogba, has been turned down by German minnows Uerdingen because the Guinea international midfielder is too heavy.

Absa Premiership

Percy Tau joins Belgian second division side

2018-08-15 14:14

Brighton & Hove Albion confirm that South African attacker Percy Tau has officially joined Belgian second division side Union Saint-Gilloise on loan.

Absa Premiership

Fielies commits to CT City, signs new deal

2018-08-15 13:40

Absa Premiership outfit Cape Town City have confirmed that defender Taariq Fielies has put pen-to-paper on a five-year contract.

Absa Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs jersey voted best in the world

2018-08-15 12:10

Kaizer Chiefs' playing jersey is in demand globally after being voted by FourFourTwo as the best in the world for 2018/19.

Absa Premiership

Fadlu: Players don't need motivation for Chiefs

2018-08-15 10:25

Maritzburg United coach Fadlu Davids is relishing upcoming Premiership fixture against Kaizer Chiefs as his team search for first victory in the new season.

Absa Premiership

Buccaneers eager to issue Wits first defeat

2018-08-15 08:05

Orlando Pirates will be looking to hand Wits their first defeat of the new season when they meet in an Absa Premiership encounter.

Absa Premiership

Sundowns in danger of Africa exit after loss

2018-08-18 08:02

Mamelodi Sundowns are in danger of failing to progress from the CAF Champions League group stages after being beaten 1-0 by Wydad Casablanca on Friday night.

Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2018-08-17 22:40

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


Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies

2018-08-17 20:50

Barcelona star Lionel Messi was left out of the first post-World Cup Argentina squad announced ahead of four upcoming friendlies.


Ronaldo gets nod for Juventus debut against Chievo

2018-08-17 18:41

Cristiano Ronaldo is curious to find out about life in Serie A and will make his debut in the opening match of the season for champions Juventus.

English Premiership

Mourinho labels Pogba bust-up rumours as lies

2018-08-17 15:24

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has dismissed rumours of a rift with midfielder Paul Poga saying he's never been happier with him than now.

English Premiership

Walker: City are motivated to dominate

2018-08-17 14:48

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker says the defending Premier League champions are determined to keep winning for years to come, but admits it will be a challenge.

English Premiership

Manchester City confirm De Bruyne out for 3 months

2018-08-17 13:09

Manchester City have confirmed that star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will be out of action for three months with a knee injury.

English Premiership

Pereira went against Mourinho’s advice last season

2018-08-17 12:10

Despite going against Jose Mourinho's advice, Andreas Pereira says he is a different player and person after spending two years on loan away from Manchester United.

English Premiership

Pellegrini rules out Yaya reunion

2018-08-17 09:46

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini has ruled out possibilities of reuniting with club-less Yaya Toure at the Hammers.

Absa Premiership

Nyatama: All Pirates need to work on is finishing

2018-08-17 08:36

Orlando Pirates midfielder Musa Nyatama has claimed that the only thing his side needs to work on is putting the ball in the back of the net.

Absa Premiership

Bobby Motaung: Chiefs in talks with Gor Mahia over Walusimbi

2018-08-17 07:53

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung has confirmed that the club is in talks with Gor Mahia over Ugandan defender Godfrey Walusimbi.

English Premiership

Pochettino vows to repay Spurs fans' patience with wins

2018-08-16 18:31

Mauricio Pochettino believes winning is the only way to keep Spurs fans happy while waiting to move into the club's new stadium.

Absa Premiership

Lebusa: Winning is the only language spoken at Sundowns

2018-08-16 17:56

Newly signed Mamelodi Sundowns defender Mosa Lebusa says he is looking forward to a successful career with the Brazilians.


No racism in German team, says Kroos

2018-08-16 15:59

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil was 'out of order' to make accusations of racism within the German set up as he retired from international football last month.

English Premiership

Everton's Keane hails coach Silva's training methods

2018-08-16 14:58

Everton defender Michael Keane has praised manager Marco Silva for helping the Toffees reach peak fitness for the Premier League season.

English Premiership

De Bruyne growing into leadership role

2018-08-16 13:57

Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne has revealed that he is getting used to being one of the team's leaders, as he enters his fourth year at the club.


Kehrer signs five-year deal to seal move to PSG

2018-08-16 13:29

Young German defender Thilo Kehrer completed his move to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday, signing a five-year contract, the club announced.

Absa Premiership

Jele: Pirates' silly mistakes are killing our supporters

2018-08-16 11:54

Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele says the Sea Robbers have to go back to the drawing board to improve their game after back to back defeats.


Rooney again inspires DC United to emphatic win

2018-08-16 10:11

Wayne Rooney scored twice as DC United, fighting for their Major League Soccer play-off lives, beat the Portland Timbers.


6 new signings to watch in Serie A

2018-08-16 10:01

Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus has injected an air of expectation into the Italian championship not felt in decades.


Atletico beat Lopetegui's Real Madrid in Super Cup

2018-08-16 07:14

Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid and win the UEFA Super Cup.

Absa Premiership

SA football schedule is for 'robots' - Kaizer Chiefs coach

2018-08-16 08:30

Kaizer Chiefs' recently hired Italian coach Giovanni Solinas says the South African schedule is for "robots rather than human beings".

English Premiership

Nigeria's Moses quits international football

2018-08-15 19:25

Chelsea and Nigeria winger Victor Moses, who played in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups, has announced his retirement from international football.

Top Stories

As it happened: Orlando Pirates v Wits

2018-08-15 21:25

LIVE commentary from the Absa Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and Wits at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.

English Premiership

Blind: Mourinho taught me a lot

2018-08-15 15:18

Daley Blind says he relished his time at Manchester United and believes Ajax could learn from manager Jose Mourinho's approach to games.

English Premiership

Scholes: I don't see United getting closer to City

2018-08-15 14:55

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has slated the Premier League side and believes Liverpool and Manchester City are favourites to lift the title.


Star Croatian shot-stopper Subasic retires

2018-08-15 14:49

Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic has announced his international retirement one month after starring in the Soccer World Cup final.

English Premiership

Ivory Coast star Zaha commits to Crystal Palace

2018-08-15 12:15

Crystal Palace have confirmed that Wilfried Zaha has signed a contract extension which will see the forward remain until the end of the 2022/23 season.

English Premiership

Zidane keen on replacing Mourinho at Man United

2018-08-15 11:13

Reports in France are suggesting that multiple Champions League winning coach Zinedine Zidane is already plotting a move to the Premier League.

Absa Premiership

Fixture list has been challenging, admits Solinas

2018-08-15 10:18

After four games in 10 days, Kaizer Chiefs head coach Giovanni Solinas says that fatigue was a factor in their draw with Baroka FC.


Messi to skip Argentina friendlies - reports

2018-08-15 07:47

Captain Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's next four friendly matches, according to local press reports on Tuesday.

English Premiership

Guardiola faces up to spell without De Bruyne

2018-08-18 07:13

Pep Guardiola begins life without Kevin De Bruyne against Huddersfield this weekend, but the build up to the match was dominated by reviews of his on-screen performance.


Bolt arrives in Australia on football quest

2018-08-18 07:01

Usain Bolt says he's deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer and plans to show the world what he's capable of.

English Premiership

Tipsters: Blues will edge Gunners derby

2018-08-17 11:59

Two London derbies this weekend, though the Premiership biggie is Chelsea v Arsenal and the Sport24 gurus overwhelmingly see the Blues winning.

Top Stories

As it happened: Maritzburg United v Kaizer Chiefs

2018-08-17 19:50

Recap all the action from the Absa Premiership encounter between Maritzburg United and Kaizer Chiefs at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.

English Premiership

Mourinho: I've never been so happy with Pogba

2018-08-17 18:06

Jose Mourinho has broken his silence on his relationship with Paul Pogba and insists there has been no disagreement.

Absa Premiership

Walusimbi an exceptional player, says Gor Mahia coach

2018-08-17 14:53

Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr has described Godfrey Walusimbi as an exceptional talent as the Ugandan edges closer to a Kaizer Chiefs deal.

Absa Premiership

Solinas demands Kaizer Chiefs consistency

2018-08-17 12:54

Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas has called on his charges to be consistent in their performance ahead of Friday's match with Maritzburg United.

Absa Premiership

Fernandez has sympathy for Sandilands

2018-08-17 12:11

Former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Rowen Fernandez sympathises with Wayne Sandilands following his error against Highlands Park.

English Premiership

Tough start makes Arsenal's Emery evolution a slow burner

2018-08-17 09:09

Unai Emery couldn't have asked for a tougher start to life as Arsenal manager following a defeat to Man City and on Saturday the Gunners travel to Chelsea.

Absa Premiership

Ntiya-Ntiya thanks team-mates for mentorship

2018-08-17 08:22

21-year-old left-back Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya has revealed that several Kaizer Chiefs veterans have helped him settle into his role in the first team.


Ronaldo set to make Serie A debut for Juventus

2018-08-17 07:47

Cristiano Ronaldo will make his much-anticipated Serie A debut for Juventus who open their campaign for an eighth straight Italian league title.

English Premiership

Walker backs youngster Foden to fill De Bruyne's boots

2018-08-16 17:29

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker believes 18-year-old Phil Foden has the talent and attitude to step up in the absence of injured Kevin de Bruyne.

Absa Premiership

Fernandez understands Khuzwayo's Pirates move

2018-08-16 17:56

Former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Rowen Fernandez has defended Brilliant Khuzwayo's move from Amakhosi to Orlando Pirates.

English Premiership

Man United angrily deny Mourinho-Pogba bust-up

2018-08-16 15:02

Manchester United angrily denied claims that manager Jose Mourinho and midfielder Paul Pogba were involved in a training ground bust-up.

Absa Premiership

Dove signs 4-year Cape Town City extension

2018-08-16 15:01

Cape Town City defender Edmilson Dove has signed a four-year contract extension with the Citizens, putting an end to transfer speculation.

English Premiership

Arsenal suffer Maitland-Niles blow

2018-08-16 13:34

Arsenal's highly-regarded midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles could be out for as long as two months after suffering a "small fracture", the club said.


Lahm to be figurehead if Germany host Euro 2024

2018-08-16 13:29

Former World Cup winner Philipp Lahm will be the head of the organising committee if Germany win the bid to host Euro 2024, it was confirmed.

Bafana Bafana

Bafana unchanged in latest FIFA rankings

2018-08-16 11:49

South Africa remained in lowly 74th position in the latest FIFA world rankings while holding firm as the 15th-best team in Africa.

Absa Premiership

Alexander praises Wits game-plan against Pirates

2018-08-16 09:36

Bidvest Wits midfielder Cole Alexander praised coach Gavin Hunt's game plan after grinding out a hard fought victory over Orlando Pirates.

Absa Premiership

Micho: No magic button to press for Bucs success

2018-08-16 08:38

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says success cannot be achieved automatically as it requires plenty of hard to work to achieve.

Champions League

Champions League the dream for Barca, says Messi

2018-08-15 23:02

Barcelona star Lionel Messi said the club will "do everything possible" this season to prise the Champions League trophy away from arch rivals Real Madrid.

Absa Premiership

Wits hand Pirates home defeat

2018-08-15 22:20

Orlando Pirates suffered a home defeat to high-flying Wits and Absa Premiership clash at Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg.

Absa Premiership

Mosimane: SuperSport must be patient with Tembo

2018-08-15 19:08

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has called on the management of SuperSport United to be patient with newly appointed coach Kaitano Tembo.

Absa Premiership

Solinas urges Chiefs fans to stop booing the players

2018-08-15 18:03

Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas has urged Amakhosi fans at the stadiums to support the players instead of booing them during the matches.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs fan rioting: Double standards by PSL?

2018-08-15 14:45

Sy Lerman questions the PSL’s failure to punish Kaizer Chiefs after the club pleaded guilty at a Disciplinary Committee following rioting of their fans.

Champions League

UCL glory not pivotal to being judged a success - De Bruyne

2018-08-15 14:55

Manchester City don't need to win the Champions League to be judged a success, claims Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne.

Absa Premiership

Fernandez: Khune will bounce back after personal issues

2018-08-15 13:36

Former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Rowen Fernandez has backed Itumeleng Khune to rediscover his best form after returning to first team action.

English Premiership

Herrera 'proud' to play for United

2018-08-15 12:13

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is enjoying his time at the Red Devils and has hinted that he may be eyeing a new contract in the near future.

English Premiership

Arteta masterminded City's second goal

2018-08-15 11:14

Bernardo Silva's goal against Arsenal on Sunday came as a result of a clever tactical adjustment made by Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta.

Absa Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs goal sparks goal-line debate

2018-08-15 09:13

The Absa Premiership clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Baroka FC was marred in controversy regarding Siphiwe Tshabalala's goal.


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