‘Sexwale doesn’t stand chance against Jordaan’

2018-02-18 06:01

The Football Transformation Forum has politely told Tokyo Sexwale to forget about standing for the SAFA presidency.

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South-Africa

A strong message for SA football bosses and fans

2018-02-18 06:01

It is time for SA football leaders and supporters to put their money where their mouths are, writes S’Busiso Mseleku .

 
South-Africa

Sedibe slams alleged FIFA-SAFA sabotage mission

2018-02-18 06:01

Ex-SAFA CEO Leslie Sedibe has accused the body of colluding with FIFA to withhold information he needed to respond to allegations of match fixing.

 
Absa Premiership

Beware, Jomo Cosmos are coming

2018-02-18 06:00

Club boss Jomo Sono believes his side can still win the National First Division title and gain automatic promotion to the Absa Premiership.

 
International

FIFA’s rules can be confusing and complicated

2018-02-18 06:00

The tweaks in the FIFA Laws of the Game can sometimes prove puzzling, Errol Sweeney says.

 
Bafana Bafana

Bafana assistant lauds local coaches

2018-02-18 05:59

Bafana Bafana assistant coach Thabo Senong has heaped praise on Absa Premiership teams who are fielding young players.

 
Absa Premiership

Wits edge out stubborn Arrows

2018-02-17 18:27

Bidvest Wits edged Lamontville Golden Arrows in their Absa Premiership match at the Princess Magogo Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

 
Absa Premiership

PSL reserves judgement over Chiefs, Wits matter

2018-02-17 12:31

The PSL are still yet to make a judgement involving the altercation between Bidvest Wits official Jonathan Schloss and Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela.

 
English Premiership

Mourinho denies Pogba exit

2018-02-17 08:35

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed his intention to sign another central midfielder in the next transfer window.

 
Champions League

Real Madrid blow as Kroos suffers knee injury

2018-02-16 22:41

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos faces a spell on the sidelines after his club confirmed that he had picked up a knee injury.

 
Champions League

PSG coach refuses 'future' talk after Real defeat

2018-02-16 21:41

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery refused to "waste his energy" worrying about his job after the first-leg last-16 defeat to Real Madrid.

 
International

Heynckes convinced Neuer will be fit for SWC

2018-02-16 18:40

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be fit to play at the Soccer World Cup, his club coach at Bayern Munich, Jupp Heynckes said.

 
 
International

Wenger: Arsenal adapted well, controlled the game

2018-02-16 14:19

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his players did well to adapt to difficult playing conditions as they beat Ostersunds.

 
Absa Premiership

Shabba: As a team Chiefs see Komphela's vision

2018-02-16 12:30

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala has praised the work coach Steve Komphela has done in blending experience and youth in the squad.

 
International

Alli: Spurs can handle Rochdale pitch

2018-02-16 10:49

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli believes they have enough steel and determination to handle League One side Rochdale in the FA Cup fifth round.

 
English Premiership

Lukaku reveals where he wants to end career

2018-02-16 09:03

Romelu Lukaku is not planning on spending the rest of his career at Manchester United after admitting he wants to return to Anderlecht.

 
South-Africa

Chiefs get favourable Nedbank Cup last 16 draw

2018-02-15 23:16

Kaizer Chiefs were drawn against NFD side Stellenbosch FC in the Nedbank Cup last 16 draw while title contenders CT City face Orlando Pirates.

 
English Premiership

Prankster hands Conte signed Mourinho shirt

2018-02-15 19:01

Antonio Conte's latest press conference was gatecrashed by an Italian comedian who tried to give him a Manchester United shirt signed by Jose Mourinho.

 
International

Infantino 'almost cried' at Italy's World Cup failure

2018-02-15 18:30

Gianni Infantino revealed his despair at Italy's failure to reach the World Cup where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Gianluigi Buffon.

 
Absa Premiership

Teko: Trophy-less Komphela deserves Chiefs stay

2018-02-15 13:51

Cape Town City play-maker Teko Modise believes Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela deserves to stay at Naturena despite not winning any trophies.

 
 
Champions League

Ronaldo wins battle of the superstars

2018-02-15 07:57

Cristiano Ronaldo won the battle of the superstars over Neymar by scoring a brace while notching his 100th Champions League goal against PSG.

 
English Premiership

Wayne Rooney welcomes fourth baby boy

2018-02-15 10:35

Everton striker Wayne Rooney and wife Coleen welcomed the birth of their fourth child Cass Mac Rooney on Thursday.

 
South-Africa

WRAP: Nedbank Cup

2018-02-14 22:30

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated fixtures and results from this week's Nedbank Cup Round of 32 matches.

 
Champions League

Klopp hails Salah, Mane after Porto thrashing

2018-02-15 09:15

Jurgen Klopp hailed his Liverpool side after they virtually assured a place in the last eight of the Champions League with a huge win at Porto.

 
English Premiership

Mkhitaryan loves playing with best friend Auba

2018-02-15 08:24

Arsenal winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan has expressed his delight with having one of his best friends, Pierre Aubameyang, as a team-mate once again.

 
Champions League

Ronaldo double as Real hit back to defeat PSG

2018-02-14 23:54

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as defending champions Real Madrid recovered from a goal down to beat Paris Saint-Germain.

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Real Madrid v Paris Saint-Germain

2018-02-14 21:29

Recap scoring from the first leg of the Round 16 Champions League encounter between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain at Santiago Bernabeu.

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Platinum Stars v Baroka FC

2018-02-14 19:16

Recap scoring of the Nedbank Cup clash between Platinum Stars and Baroka FC at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng.

 
South-Africa

Sundowns' Mngqithi prefers small teams in cup ties

2018-02-14 16:21

Sundowns assistant coach Manqoba Mngqithi believes facing smaller teams in the cup competitions exposes more players to the big stage at professional level.

 
Absa Premiership

Scott boosted by Wits captaincy

2018-02-14 13:54

Wits midfielder Granwald Scott says he received a boost by being handed the captain's armband for the win over Pamplemousses in the CAF Champions League.

 
Absa Premiership

Zwane: Battle for league title far from over

2018-02-14 14:45

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Themba Zwane believes Orlando Pirates, Kaizer Chiefs and CT City can still give the Brazilians a run for their money.

 
Absa Premiership

PSL grants Polokwane postponement

2018-02-14 12:27

The PSL has granted a request by Polokwane City to postpone their fixture against Bloemfontein Celtic after the tragic death of Mogau Tshehla.

 
Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2018-02-18 09:00

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

 
Absa Premiership

Sink or swim in Absa Premiership final stretch

2018-02-18 06:00

Log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns’ title challenge faces a stern test in their next two games.

 
South-Africa

Maubane holds key for rugby’s future black youngsters

2018-02-18 06:01

Ofentse Maubane’s commitment has not gone unnoticed and he has been selected to play for the South African Under-18 squad.

 
International

Zidane's job as Madrid coach on the line?

2018-02-18 05:59

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane's job could be in jeopardy if his side finishes outside of the La Liga top four.

 
Absa Premiership

Amakhosi building steam as they down City

2018-02-17 23:06

Kaizer Chiefs secured victory over Cape Town City in their Absa Premiership match at the FNB Stadium.

 
Absa Premiership

Chippa settle for a point against Baroka

2018-02-17 18:22

Chippa United secured a point against Baroka FC in their Absa Premiership draw at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

 
Absa Premiership

Wome denies R250 000 salary demands

2018-02-17 11:49

Dove Wome denies he is asking for R250 000 per month to join a new club after leaving SuperSport United in early January.

 
English Premiership

Willian double leads Chelsea into FA Cup quarters

2018-02-17 07:11

Willian starred with two goals as Chelsea thrashed Hull City 4-0 at Stamford Bridge in the FA Cup on Friday.

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Chelsea v Hull City

2018-02-16 21:59

Recap scoring of the FA Cup encounter between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge in London.

 
English Premiership

Pep defends Man City's 'respectful' Mahrez pursuit

2018-02-16 19:59

Pep Guardiola has defended Manchester City following complaints from Leicester manager Claude Puel over their pursuit of Riyad Mahrez.

 
International

McLeish confirmed as new Scotland manager

2018-02-16 18:36

Alex McLeish has been appointed as the new manager of Scotland, the Scottish Football Association said.

 
Absa Premiership

SAFPU hits out: Tax system not fair on footballers

2018-02-16 08:01

Former Bafana player and SAFPU representative Brent Carelse has urged all PSL stakeholders to ensure players' financial security.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Celtic rubbishes office raid rumours

2018-02-16 09:58

Bloemfontein Celtic have distanced themselves from a police raid that took place at a building allegedly associated with the club.

 
English Premiership

Gerrard 'confirms' Can's Liverpool exit

2018-02-16 09:58

Liverpool coach Steven Gerrard expects midfielder Emre Can to leave Anfield when his contract expires this summer.

 
International

Mourinho demanding FA Cup response from Man Utd

2018-02-16 07:41

Manchester United will be desperate to bounce back in the FA Cup fifth round against Huddersfield, their first match featuring VAR technology.

 
International

Arsenal ease to victory, Batshuayi grabs Dortmund comeback win

2018-02-15 22:37

Mesut Ozil scored as Arsenal eased to a victory at Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League, last-32 tie.

 
Champions League

Henderson: Liverpool 'can't get carried away'

2018-02-15 17:18

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson enjoyed Wednesday's 5-0 win over FC Porto in the Champions League, but warned that it's just half-time in the tie.

 
English Premiership

Puel: City disrespected Leicester in Mahrez chase

2018-02-15 16:39

Leicester boss Claude Puel says Manchester City should have shown his club more respect in their late bid to sign star forward Riyad Mahrez.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates legend demands future CAF success

2018-02-15 14:40

Orlando Pirates legend Edward 'Magents' Motale says he wants to see Orlando Pirates competing in the CAF Champions League in the near future.

 
Absa Premiership

Rama bullish about Chiefs' title chances

2018-02-15 13:34

Chiefs right-back Ramahlwe Mphahlele believes the club will remain alive in the Absa Premiership title race if they can beat Cape Town City at FNB Stadium.

 
Champions League

Frustrated Emery says referee favoured Real Madrid

2018-02-15 10:46

Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery cut a frustrated figure after the defeat to Real Madrid, due to what he saw as biased officiating.

 
International

English FA signs soccer agreement with Qatar

2018-02-15 11:43

The English FA, once a vocal critic of the decision to let Qatar host the 2022 World Cup, signed a cooperation agreement with Doha.

 
International

Wenger fumes as 'nonsensical' law rules Auba out

2018-02-15 10:15

Arsenal face Ostersunds without new signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang thanks to a ruling that Arsene Wenger has labelled "nonsensical".

 
English Premiership

Hazard: Chelsea need to finish in the top four

2018-02-15 08:39

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has reiterated the importance of finishing the Premier League season in the top four, after an inconsistent run of form.

 
Champions League

Ronaldo delighted after match-winning display

2018-02-15 07:33

Cristiano Ronaldo was delighted that Real Madrid kept going to beat Paris Saint-Germain with two late goals in their Champions League showdown.

 
Champions League

Mane hits hat-trick as Liverpool crush toothless Porto

2018-02-14 23:55

Sadio Mane scored a brilliant treble as Liverpool romped to a thrashing of Porto at the Estadio do Dragao.

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Porto v Liverpool

2018-02-14 21:29

Recap scoring from the first leg of the Round 16 Champions League encounter between Porto and Liverpool at the Estadio do Dragao in Porto.

 
Champions League

WATCH: This is the game Ronaldo loves the most

2018-02-14 17:02

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has shared a rather uncanny and hilarious clip on his Instagram account.

 
Absa Premiership

Chiefs send V-day message of love and peace

2018-02-14 14:45

Kaizer Chiefs players Gustavo Paez and George Maluleka believe that the club's motto of 'love and peace' is well represented on Valentine's Day.

 
English Premiership

Tipsters: It’s Spurs! No, Gunners!

2018-02-09 11:30

The Sport24 forecasters fluctuate crazily in their expectations for the grudge meeting between Tottenham and Arsenal on Saturday …

 
Bafana Bafana

SAFA: We need to completely eradicate corruption

2018-02-14 13:07

SAFA CEO Dennis Mumble has urged all stakeholders to work together to root out corruption within South African football.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino 'opens door' for Mason return

2018-02-14 12:02

Mauricio Pochettino wants to help recently retired Ryan Mason by offering the former Tottenham midfielder a role at the club.

 
International

WRAP: FA Cup

2018-02-18 09:00

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated fixtures and results from this weekend's FA Cup Round 5 matches.

 
South-Africa

All-or-nothing encounter in reserve league encounter

2018-02-18 06:01

Orlando Pirates and Golden Arrows will play for their lives when they face each other in the MultiChoice Diski Challenge.

 
Absa Premiership

D-day for Ajax Cape Town

2018-02-18 06:00

Ajax Cape Town face the risk of being docked points if found guilty of breaching FIFA rules.

 
International

It’s David v Goliath as Rochdale host Spurs

2018-02-18 06:00

Tottenham Hotspur’s next order of business is to visit the less glamorous surrounds of Rochdale’s Spotland Stadium in the FA Cup.

 
English Premiership

Big guns kept apart in FA Cup quarter-final draw

2018-02-17 22:32

Four of the top Premier League's top five were kept apart in the draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals.

 
English Premiership

Batshuayi takes swipe at former boss Conte

2018-02-17 13:52

Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi has issued thinly veiled criticism to Blues boss Antonio Conteb after his success in Germany.

 
Absa Premiership

Maritzburg too good for KZN rivals AmaZulu

2018-02-17 09:34

Maritzburg United won the battle of KwaZulu-Natal after a hard-working 2-0 win over AmaZulu on Friday night.

 
English Premiership

4 West Brom players apologise for Spanish taxi theft

2018-02-16 23:42

Four senior West Brom players apologised after being questioned by police in Spain over the theft of a taxi.

 
English Premiership

Coutinho, Van Dijk transfers push record January window

2018-02-16 21:54

Liverpool's record sale of Philippe Coutinho and acquisition of Virgil Van Dijk pushed January transfer window spending to new heights.

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Maritzburg United v AmaZulu

2018-02-16 19:54

Recap scoring from the Absa Premiership encounter between Maritzburg United and AmaZulu at the Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.

 
English Premiership

Mourinho slams Paul Pogba 'lies'

2018-02-16 16:13

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has angrily insisted that rumours his relationship with Paul Pogba has broken down are "lies".

 
Absa Premiership

Finishing letting Wits down, says Scott

2018-02-16 14:19

Bidvest Wits midfielder Granwald Scott believes poor finishing is undermining the club this season but wants an improvement against Golden Arrows.

 
Absa Premiership

Bright lights won't distract Chiefs' Moon

2018-02-16 13:05

Kaizer Chiefs striker Ryan Moon says he's motivated to keep scoring goals and will not get distracted by the increased attention.

 
International

Huddersfield can pull off United upset

2018-02-16 10:48

Scott Malone believes the club's win over Manchester United will be a confidence boost as they aim to topple Jose Mourinho's side in the FA Cup.

 
 
International

Barcelona face tricky Eibar trip as Chelsea lie in wait

2018-02-16 07:51

Before their Champions League clash with Chelsea, Lionel Messi and Barcelona put their unbeaten record in La Liga on the line against Eibar.

 
Champions League

Mane steps out from Salah's shadow for historic hat-trick

2018-02-15 20:11

Often overshadowed by team-mate Mohamed Salah's debut season, Sadio Mane burst back into the spotlight for Liverpool against Porto.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Mulenga aims to emulate legendary Chansa

2018-02-15 20:08

Orlando Pirates forward Augustine Mulenga says he wants to make his mark at the club and emulate legendary Zambia star Isaac Chansa.

 
Champions League

James: Bayern favourites to win Champions League

2018-02-15 14:40

Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez believes Die Roten are the favourites to win the UEFA Champions League this season.

 
Absa Premiership

Former Pirates star pens NFD deal

2018-02-15 13:34

Former Orlando Pirates forward Khethokwakhe Masuku has been snapped up by NFD outfit Tshakhuma Tsha Madzhivhandila until the end of the season.

 
Champions League

Advantage Ronaldo but Neymar warns it's not over yet

2018-02-15 12:03

PSG face a huge task to reach the Champions League quarter-finals after a Cristiano Ronaldo led Real Madrid comfortably won in the first leg.

 
Absa Premiership

Komphela: Parker will win a match for you

2018-02-15 09:57

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela says veteran marksman Bernard Parker will remain a vital cog in the Amakhosi machine despite new arrivals.

 
English Premiership

Austin defends Pellegrino despite relegation scrap

2018-02-15 10:15

Southampton's Charlie Austin has a gut-feeling that they will avoid the drop and defended Mauricio Pellegrino despite sitting in the bottom three.

 
South-Africa

Ea Lla Koto down Super Eagles in Nedbank Cup

2018-02-15 08:08

Free State Stars advanced to the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup by defeating Super Eagles in the rearranged second round clash at Goble Park.

 
Champions League

Nothing is impossible - Neymar

2018-02-15 07:22

Neymar insisted that Paris Saint-Germain can still qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite losing to Real Madrid.

 
South-Africa

Baroka down Dikwena in Nedbank Cup

2018-02-14 22:25

Platinum Stars were made to rue their wastefulness as Gift Motupa's penalty saw Baroka to a win in the Nedbank Cup round of 32.

 
English Premiership

Mahrez back in better shape at Leicester - Puel

2018-02-14 19:38

Leicester City boss Claude Puel believes Riyad Mahrez is in "better" shape than before his self-imposed Foxes exile.

 
International

Referee 'didn't hear' racist abuse of Balotelli

2018-02-14 16:49

The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse has said he "didn't hear insults or shouts".

 
Absa Premiership

Pitso backs Tau for Footballer of the Year

2018-02-14 13:54

Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane believes star forward Percy Tau deserves to be the Absa Premiership Footballer of the Year.

 
English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2018-02-13 06:32

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

Walters aims to reclaim CT City starting berth

2018-02-14 12:55

Veteran Cape Town City goalkeeper Shu-Aib Walters believes he is capable of producing his best form despite playing second fiddle to Sage Stephens.

 
 

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