Mandzukic prepared to lower wage demands

2019-10-18 15:17

Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic is reportedly willing to lower his wage demands in order to secure a January switch to Manchester United.


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English Premiership

Premier League launches BAME advisory group

2019-10-18 14:47

The Premier League has launched an advisory panel to give a platform for black, Asian and minority ethnic players and managers to voice their opinions.


WRAP | Telkom Knockout last 16

2019-10-18 05:45

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, kick-off times, results and match reports for all the weekend's Telkom Knockout last 16 matches.

English Premiership

Liverpool have nothing to lose in title race, says Van Dijk

2019-10-18 12:15

Liverpool have nothing to lose in the Premier League title race despite amassing an eight-point lead after just eight games, according to defender Virgil van Dijk.

English Premiership

Gundogan: 'Maybe we shouldn't watch the table now'

2019-10-18 11:48

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan feels now is not the time to "watch the table" as the Citizens prepare to face Crystal Palace.

English Premiership

Woodward backs Solskjaer, hits out at 'insults', 'myths'

2019-10-18 07:15

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and said it is "a myth that non-football people making football decisions".


UEFA to hear racism charges against Bulgaria fans October 28

2019-10-17 19:02

UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin's promise to wage war on stadium racists will be put to the test when charges against Bulgaria fans are heard on October 28.

English Premiership

Ex-England star Gazza cleared of assault charges

2019-10-17 17:13

A British jury has cleared former England footballer Paul Gascoigne of sexual assault and assault by beating after he kissed a fellow train passenger without her consent.

English Premiership

Solskjaer confirms Pogba, De Gea out for Liverpool clash

2019-10-16 20:58

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted that star players Paul Pogba and David de Gea will miss Sunday's Premier League clash against Liverpool.


Teen could face 5 years in jail over England racist abuse

2019-10-17 15:19

A Bulgarian teenager was indicted for "grave hooliganism" while four others were fined and received stadium bans over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England.

English Premiership

Spurs to battle Bayern for Madrid's Isco in January - report

2019-10-17 14:46

Real Madrid midfielder Isco is again the subject of transfer speculation with Tottenham reported to be weighing up a swoop when the window re-opens.

English Premiership

Can open to Manchester United move

2019-10-17 13:41

Juventus midfielder Emre Can has expressed his interest in signing for Manchester United after struggling for opportunities in Turin.

English Premiership

Mane reveals details on Salah bust-up

2019-10-17 11:38

Sadio Mane has revealed all the details on his dressing room bust-up with Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah after their Burnley altercation.

English Premiership

Aguero unscathed in car crash, available for Palace clash

2019-10-17 09:56

Manchester City are breathing a big sigh of relief after striker Sergio Aguero suffered no injuries following a minor car crash.


Inter give Sanchez surgery verdict

2019-10-17 08:52

Inter Milan have confirmed forward Alexis Sanchez has undergone successful surgery on his injured ankle, but have not put a timeframe on his return.

Absa Premiership

Mokwena having sleepless nights at Buccanneers helm

2019-10-17 07:20

Orlando Pirates coach Rulani Mokwena admits that the stress that comes with managing a club of the Buccanneers' stature is giving him sleepless nights.


England, Germany women set for sell-out Wembley crowd

2019-10-16 20:20

The women's friendly between England and Germany at Wembley on November 9 has sold out and will be a record attendance for a female match in the country.


German regional clubs probed after players mimic Turkish military salute

2019-10-16 20:14

At least five German regional football teams face disciplinary action after their players imitated the military salute performed by the Turkish national team.


Bulgaria police hold 6 over racist abuse at England match

2019-10-16 14:22

Six Bulgarians have been detained over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England that led to the resignation of the country's football chief.

English Premiership

Pulisic: It's tough to deal with Premier League pressure

2019-10-16 12:17

Chelsea midfielder Christian Pulisic admits he has found it difficult to adjust to the pressure of representing the USA in the Premier League.

Absa Premiership

Thidiela to face the music for Khoza attack

2019-10-16 11:10

Black Leopards chairperson David Thidiela will meet the Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee for bringing the league into disrepute.

Absa Premiership

Jele tells Monyane: 'Be as dumb as possible'

2019-10-16 09:56

Orlando Pirates defender Thabiso Monyane has revealed the words of wisdom he has been given by club captain Happy Jele for his development.


Euro 2020 qualifying results

2019-10-16 07:49

A roundup of the Euro 2020 qualifying results that saw Spain clinch qualification after a late equaliser against Sweden on Tuesday:


Clasico concerns for Madrid as Modric and Bale sit out training

2019-10-16 07:29

Real Madrid face an anxious wait to see if Luka Modric and Gareth Bale will be fit for next week's Clasico against Barcelona.

English Premiership

Liverpool match can spark Man Utd revival, says Solskjaer

2019-10-18 13:11

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the visit of rivals Liverpool to Old Trafford could help galvanize his struggling side.

English Premiership

WRAP | English Premiership

2019-10-18 05:45

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


Barca, Madrid Clasico POSTPONED due to Catalonia protests

2019-10-18 11:55

The Barcelona and Real Madrid Clasico, Spain's biggest football league match, has been postponed because of Catalonia protests, the Spainish football federation said.


In Niger, girls dribble around rules to play football

2019-10-18 11:24

In Niger, a Muslim-majority country, female football players face prejudice in a society where the sport is not traditionally seen as a feminine pursuit.

Bafana Bafana

SAFA set for CAF stand-off over congested Bafana fixtures

2019-10-18 07:11

SAFA and CAF are set for a stand-off as the football governing body has scheduled Bafana Bafana to play two matches in the space of three days next month.

Champions League

Lampard joins calls to abandon Champions League reforms

2019-10-17 22:31

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes the Champions League format should not be changed if the quality of the competition is to be maintained.

English Premiership

Arsenal's Emery hails 'improved' Ozil but makes no promises

2019-10-17 18:16

Arsenal manager Unai Emery praised an "improved" Mesut Ozil but refused to give any guarantees of a recall after a miserable start to the season for the German playmaker.


Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums: FIFA boss

2019-10-17 17:10

Racists must be "kicked out" of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said, as he pressed for a ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.


SuperSport United not resting on laurels

2019-10-17 14:56

SuperSport United defender Clayton Daniels says the Pretoria-based club are not resting on their laurels after winning the MTN8.

English Premiership

Arsenal's Ozil recalls terrifying car-jacking ordeal

2019-10-17 14:13

Mezut Ozil has opened up about being at the centre of an attempted car-jacking, saying he feared for his wife's safety during the terrifying ordeal in London.

English Premiership

Watford saved me, says rock legend Elton John

2019-10-17 13:04

Elton John says Watford football club were his unlikely saviour as he experienced the "worst period of my life" in the 1980's.

English Premiership

Allegri breaks silence on Man United rumours

2019-10-17 09:22

Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has dismissed suggestions that he is ready to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United.

Absa Premiership

Solinas would love to coach in the Premiership again

2019-10-17 08:44

Former Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas is 'very happy' to see Amakhosi doing well and revealed that he would consider coaching in the Premiership again.


Soul-searching goes on for US after Canada shock

2019-10-16 21:45

Two years after the seismic shock of failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the United States men's soccer team is struggling to shake off the hangover.


Inter's Sanchez undergoes ankle surgery

2019-10-16 17:52

Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has undergone surgery in Barcelona after picking up an ankle injury on international duty.

English Premiership

Man United on the cusp of hiring Allegri - report

2019-10-16 13:39

Manchester United are reportedly close to securing the services of former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri to take over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.


Lazio hit with stand closure for Celtic game over 'racist behaviour'

2019-10-16 11:49

Lazio have been hit with a partial stadium closure for their next Europa League home match against Celtic for "racist behaviour" by fans against Rennes.

English Premiership

Giroud may be headed for Inter loan move

2019-10-16 10:10

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud could join Serie A outfit Inter Milan on loan in January, according to reports surfacing in Italy.

English Premiership

Salah on track to start against Manchester United

2019-10-16 08:30

Mohamed Salah is reportedly following a special training schedule to ensure he will be ready to play in Liverpool's Premier League clash with Manchester United.


Maritzburg defender eager to taste silverware

2019-10-16 07:44

Daniel Morgan has won a lot of trophies with almost every team that he has played for before, now he is looking to do the same with the Team of Choice.


Five more held over racist abuse at England match in Bulgaria

2019-10-18 12:29

Five more Bulgarian football fans were detained for taking part in racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England that sparked a storm of protest.

English Premiership

Tipsters: ‘Pool on top at Old Trafford!

2019-10-18 12:37

If Man United are going to turn around their ropey start to the Premiership season, it seemingly isn’t going to happen on Sunday …


Hunt v Tinkler as Maritzburg look to cause an upset

2019-10-18 10:57

Wits will be favourites to advance to the next round when travelling to Maritzburg United in the first round of the Telkom Knockout on Friday.


Zlatan, Rooney ready for postseason swansongs

2019-10-18 07:56

Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes his MLS postseason debut with LA Galaxy fans wondering if the striker's first taste of playoff action may turn out to be his last.

English Premiership

Liverpool eye more misery for Man Utd as Man City, Spurs seek fresh start

2019-10-18 07:29

Liverpool can rub more salt into Manchester United wounds with a first victory at Old Trafford in five years, while Man City aim for victory at Crystal Palace.


Bayern play down Lewandowski catching Mueller 40-goal mark

2019-10-17 22:32

Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac cooled the hype over star striker Robert Lewandowski hunting down Gerd Mueller's record of 40 goals in a Bundesliga season.


Barca's Valverde confident Catalan protests won't affect Clasico

2019-10-17 18:13

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes next weekend's 'El Clasico' against Real Madrid will go ahead as planned as planned despite protest threats.

English Premiership

Pochettino rules out big changes at Tottenham in January

2019-10-17 16:51

Mauricio Pochettino does not want to make major changes at Tottenham in the January transfer window despite a poor start to his sixth season.

English Premiership

Pellegrini enjoying West Ham's style, but ...

2019-10-17 15:30

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini says he is happy with his side's style of football, but can still see room for improvement.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp: Medical team advised resting key players

2019-10-17 09:03

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp says his medical department advised him to rest key players such as Samir Nurkovic and George Maluleka.


Germany's Demme named in RB Leipzig's eSports team

2019-10-16 20:13

RB Leipzig midfielder Diego Demme will be swapping his boots for a control pad when he joins the club's four-man eSports team.

English Premiership

Dier: Spurs are ready to fight

2019-10-16 16:14

Tottenham defender Eric Dier admits the Spurs players are desperate to get their groove back when they take on Watford this weekend.


German regional clubs probed after players mimic Turkish military salute

2019-10-16 14:34

At least five German regional football teams face disciplinary action after their players imitated the military salute performed by the Turkish national team.


FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

2019-10-16 12:11

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was "disappointed" after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea.


Akpeyi: Bvuma has made all Kaizer Chiefs keepers improve

2019-10-16 11:02

Kaizer Chiefs gloveman Daniel Akpeyi has revealed that Bruce Bvuma is providing great competition in the goalkeeping department at Amakhosi.

English Premiership

Injury nightmare for Man United as De Gea a doubt for Liverpool clash

2019-10-16 08:41

David de Gea's availability for Manchester United's clash with Liverpool is uncertain after picking up a suspected hamstring injury while on international duty.

Absa Premiership

Jele expects improved Buccaneers after international break

2019-10-16 07:49

Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele says they are looking forward to returning to action after using the international break to work on their shortcomings this season.


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