Lampard denied first win as Leicester hold Chelsea

2019-08-18 20:43

Frank Lampard is still waiting for his first win as Chelsea manager after Wilfred Ndidi gave Leicester a draw to spoil the Blues legend's homecoming.

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South-Africa

Matsatsantsa ease into MTN8 semi-finals

2019-08-18 17:56

SuperSport United cruised into the final four of the MTN8 after a comfortable win over Wits at Bidvest Stadium.

 
South-Africa

WRAP: MTN8 quarter-finals

2019-08-18 17:00

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, scores and match reports in this weekend's MTN8 quarter-final matches.

 
English Premiership

Solskjaer set to deploy Martial as a centre forward

2019-08-18 12:32

Anthony Martial has revealed that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has asked him to take responsibility for more of Manchester United's goals this season.

 
 
English Premiership

City boss Pep fuming after VAR controversy

2019-08-17 21:37

Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be "fixed" after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday.

 
 
English Premiership

Mane, Firmino shoot Liverpool to victory at Southampton

2019-08-17 18:31

Liverpool made it two successive wins to start their Premier League title with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday.

 
 
English Premiership

Guardiola backs Sterling to reach 30-goal mark

2019-08-17 09:02

Pep Guardiola wants to see the on-form Raheem Sterling break the 30-goal barrier for the first time in his career this season.

 
English Premiership

Lampard lambasts racist abuse of Abraham

2019-08-16 20:01

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard was left disgusted by racist abuse of striker Tammy Abraham online after the UEFA Super Cup final defeat to Liverpool.

 
International

Things change, I'm now counting on Bale - Zidane

2019-08-16 16:14

Zinedine Zidane has admitted Gareth Bale is back in his plans ahead of Real Madrid's opening La Liga game of the season against Celta Vigo.

 
International

Hazard to miss Madrid opener against Celta through injury

2019-08-16 14:46

Eden Hazard will miss the start of the season after sustaining a thigh injury in training on Friday, the day before Real Madrid's La Liga opener against Celta Vigo.

 
International

Alaba calls for more transfers and casts doubt on Bayern future

2019-08-16 13:46

David Alaba became the latest Bayern Munich star to urge the club to ramp up their activity in the transfer market, and also cast doubt upon his own future.

 
English Premiership

Juventus confirm United offer for Merih Demiral

2019-08-16 12:03

Manchester United made an approach for Juventus defender Merih Demiral prior to the English transfer deadline, according to Fabio Paratici.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates need to return to the 'normal direction', says Micho

2019-08-16 10:43

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says his players must forget about the last two results and only focus on their MTN8 clash against Highlands Park.

 
English Premiership

Saints boss 'expects the best possible' Liverpool team

2019-08-16 10:12

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl insists that he expects Liverpool to show no signs of fatigue when the two sides square off at St Mary's Stadium.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates target not keen to leave Wits, says Hunt

2019-08-16 08:53

Wits coach Gavin Hunt insists captain Thulani Hlatshwayo is happy at the club despite the Bafana Bafana captain expressing that he wants a new challenge.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Grobler hails Tembo tactical acumen

2019-08-16 07:41

Supersport United forward Bradley Grobler has hailed coach Kaitano Tembo for his tactical acumen after the victory over Orlando Pirates.

 
 
International

Dortmund eye Bundesliga title bid amid Bayern transfer trouble

2019-08-15 17:11

As the Bundesliga gets back under way this weekend, Borussia Dortmund are preparing to launch an all-out attack on Bayern Munich's supremacy.

 
English Premiership

Schmeichel - 'Maguire made for Man United'

2019-08-15 14:38

Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel believes new signing Harry Maguire is a perfect fit for the club and is not fazed by expectation.

 
Bafana Bafana

Stuart Baxter hits back at Jomo Sono

2019-08-15 13:13

Former Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has slammed Jomo Sono for suggesting he picked his squads based on the influence of agents.

 
English Premiership

Rashford - 'Tough times have made us stronger'

2019-08-15 12:05

Marcus Rashford believes the difficulties experienced by Manchester United last season have built character and team morale in the side.

 
Champions League

Champions League over Premier League, says Salah

2019-08-15 11:26

Mohamed Salah says he would rather win the Champions League than the Premier League, despite Pep Guardiola saying the opposite.

 
International

Italy midfielder Zaniolo extends Roma contract

2019-08-15 10:23

Italian international midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo has extended his contract with Serie A side Roma, the club confirmed on Wednesday.

 
Absa Premiership

Micho takes responsibility for Pirates' humbling

2019-08-15 09:59

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says he takes full responsibility for their humiliating defeat to SuperSport United in a Premiership encounter.

 
 
English Premiership

Lampard sees positives as Chelsea miss out on Super Cup

2019-08-15 07:39

Coach Frank Lampard took great encouragement from Chelsea's display in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul, despite the disappointment of losing on penalties.

 
English Premiership

Adrian the hero as Liverpool beat Chelsea to win UEFA Super Cup

2019-08-15 00:01

Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Super Cup after a richly entertaining match in Istanbul finished 2-2 at the end of extra time.

 
Absa Premiership

Single goal seals Wits victory over Polokwane City

2019-08-14 22:17

Wits recorded their second victory of the Absa Premiership season after securing a 1-0 victory over Polokwane City at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.

 
International

QPR call for UEFA action after alleged racist abuse in Spain

2019-08-14 16:29

QPR have called for UEFA to take the "strongest possible action" after Under-18 players walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain following alleged racist abuse.

 
Absa Premiership

Doctor Khumalo slams PSL strikers

2019-08-14 14:43

Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana legend Doctor Khumalo has slammed Premiership strikers for not scoring enough goals and for leaving the burden to defenders.

 
English Premiership

Sheffield United earn first win back in the Premier League

2019-08-18 17:53

Sheffield United made a winning return to the Premier League at Bramall Lane as John Lundstram scored the only goal for a win over Crystal Palace.

 
English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2019-08-18 19:40

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

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Chelsea v Leicester City

2019-08-18 19:25

LIVE coverage of the English Premiership encounter between Chelsea and Leicester City from Stamford Bridge.

 
International

3 dead and 7 injured in soccer match riots in Honduras

2019-08-18 09:07

At least three people died and seven were injured in riots Saturday night between rival soccer fans ahead of a national championship game in Honduras.

 
English Premiership

VAR denies Man City against Tottenham again in 2-2 draw

2019-08-17 20:41

VAR denied Manchester City against Tottenham for the second time in four months as the visitors secured a 2-2 draw at the Etihad on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

Klopp impressed as Liverpool hold firm to see off Saints

2019-08-17 19:34

Jurgen Klopp denied that exhaustion was behind Liverpool's inconsistent display in their hard-fought 2-1 win at Southampton on Saturday.

 
Absa Premiership

Polokwane stun CT City in MTN 8 QFs

2019-08-17 17:37

Polokwane City booked their place in the MTN8 semi-finals after recording a 2-0 victory over defending champions Cape Town City on Saturday.

 
Absa Premiership

Orlando Pirates coach quits

2019-08-17 06:39

Milutin Sredojevic has stepped down as head coach of Orlando Pirates after two seasons in charge.

 
English Premiership

Guardiola wary of Tottenham title challenge

2019-08-16 21:54

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has branded Tottenham Hotspur the "second best team in Europe" ahead of the two sides' meeting.

 
English Premiership

Eriksen benched due to form not contract standoff - Pochettino

2019-08-16 18:02

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says the uncertainty over star Christian Eriksen's future is not the reason he started on the bench.

 
Absa Premiership

Matsantsantsa confirm Qalinge capture

2019-08-16 14:52

SuperSport United have confirmed the signing of former Orlando Pirates midfielder Thabo Qalinge on a one-year deal.

 
English Premiership

Juve leading the chase to sign Sanchez - report

2019-08-16 14:36

Alexis Sanchez could still depart Manchester United before the close of the European transfer window, with Juventus said to be leading the chase for his signature.

 
English Premiership

Solskjaer counting on Sanchez to make Man Utd impact

2019-08-16 12:53

Alexis Sanchez still has a future at Manchester United, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, despite speculation that they are trying to offload the Chilean.

 
English Premiership

'Paul wants to leave' - Mathias Pogba

2019-08-16 11:28

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba could still depart Old Trafford before the European window shuts, according to the France international's brother.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Highlands Park boss Da Gama wary of wounded Bucs

2019-08-16 09:42

Highlands Park head coach Owen da Gama has predicted a "very tough" test for his team, when they lock horns with a hurting Orlando Pirates outfit.

 
English Premiership

Refreshed Kane aiming to keep Sterling in the shade

2019-08-16 08:08

Harry Kane feels he is already reaping the rewards of a rare month off as Tottenham's talisman hopes to outgun England teammate Raheem Sterling on Saturday.

 
 
International

Felix has new-look Atletico dreaming of La Liga glory again

2019-08-15 20:16

Atletico Madrid began the summer by losing six of their best players but are ending it with greater belief than ever they can beat Real Madrid and Barcelona to the La Liga title.

 
International

Messi, Ronaldo and Van Dijk shortlisted for UEFA awards

2019-08-15 17:53

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk have been named candidates for this year's UEFA Men's Player of the Year award.

 
English Premiership

Ozil, Kolasinac in contention for Arsenal return

2019-08-15 17:00

Arsenal manager Unai Emery will have Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac available for Burnley's visit to the Emirates after the pair returned to training.

 
International

PSG and French football braced for Neymar exit

2019-08-15 14:05

The saga of Neymar's seemingly inevitable departure from Paris Saint-Germain is proving a long, drawn out affair.

 
Absa Premiership

Jabu Mahlangu's advice to Ernst Middendorp

2019-08-15 12:50

Kaizer Chiefs legend Jabu Mahlangu says Amakhosi coach Ernst Middendorp needs to compromise on his methodology to bring success to Naturena.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates on high alert as Hlatshwayo wants new challenge

2019-08-15 11:59

Bidvest Wits captain Thulani Hlatshwayo says he wants a new challenge amid speculation that a move to Orlando Pirates is on the cards.

 
Absa Premiership

Pitso accepts blame for Sundowns draw

2019-08-15 11:01

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says his team repeated bad habits of not being clinical after their draw with Chippa United.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Mkhize pens new 3-year deal with CT City

2019-08-15 09:12

Cape Town City have announced that they have renewed the contract of captain and fullback Thamsanqa Mkhize.

 
Absa Premiership

Ntiya-Ntiya agrees contract extension with Chiefs

2019-08-15 08:10

Kaizer Chiefs defender Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya has secured his long-term future at Naturena after agreeing on a three-year contract extension on Wednesday.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Chilli Boys hold Sundowns to a draw

2019-08-14 22:45

Chippa United rescued a draw from the jaws of defeat with a late goal against Mamelodi Sundowns in Port Elizabeth.

 
International

Kovac still scanning horizon for fresh Bayern blood

2019-08-14 19:23

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac says his side were still open to bringing in some fresh blood before the European transfer window closes.

 
 
English Premiership

Red Devils could get early Bailly boost

2019-08-14 14:40

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be back playing earlier than expected following his recent knee surgery.

 
English Premiership

Ashley Cole calls time on trophy-laden career

2019-08-18 16:29

Former England, Arsenal and Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole announced his retirement at 38 on Sunday and plans to forge a career on coaching.

 
English Premiership

Tipsters: City to plough on against Spurs!

2019-08-16 12:36

Despite their own decent potential, Tottenham will come out second in their visit to champions Man City, say the Sport24 ‘experts’.

 
Absa Premiership

Ex-Pirates coach Micho accused of sexual misconduct

2019-08-18 12:08

Former Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic has labelled accusations of sexual misconduct against him as 'baseless and unfair'.

 
Absa Premiership

Sundowns bury Celtic to advance in MTN 8

2019-08-17 22:19

Mamelodi Sundowns came from a goal down on Saturday to defeat Bloemfontein Celtic 3-1 and advance to the MTN 8 semi-finals.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates crash out of MTN 8 at first hurdle

2019-08-17 20:34

Wayde Jooste scored late as Highlands Park stunned Orlando Pirates 1-0 at the Orlando Stadium to dump the Soweto giants out of the MTN 8 competition.

 
English Premiership

Emery hails Arsenal new boys after perfect start

2019-08-17 19:17

Unai Emery saluted his Arsenal new boys as David Luiz, Dani Ceballos and Nicolas Pepe all contributed to a 2-1 win over Burnley on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

Aubameyang sinks Burnley to maintain Arsenal's winning start

2019-08-17 15:40

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was Arsenal's match-winner again as the Gabon forward sealed a 2-1 victory against Burnley on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

'Proud' Lampard eyes first Chelsea win in home debut

2019-08-17 09:11

Frank Lampard admits his first match as Chelsea manager at Stamford Bridge will be a proud occasion.

 
 
International

Neymar called up for Brazil friendlies amid transfer speculation

2019-08-16 17:38

Neymar was included in Brazil's squad for friendlies against Colombia and Peru next month amid speculation of a departure from Paris Saint-Germain.

 
English Premiership

Adrian left injured by Liverpool pitch invader

2019-08-16 14:12

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian faces a fitness test to see if he can face Southampton after being injured by a pitch invader during the Super Cup celebrations.

 
 
 
Absa Premiership

Amakhosi release two players on loan to Swallows

2019-08-16 11:28

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that two of their players have joined Moroka Swallows on loan for the remainder of the season.

 
Absa Premiership

Masilela urges caution at Chiefs despite perfect start

2019-08-16 10:16

Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Tsepo Masilela is urging caution regarding his former club's prospects even though they've made a perfect start.

 
Absa Premiership

Middendorp will ease new boys into action

2019-08-16 09:13

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has explained his decision to ease his new signings into the first-team by giving them time to "really adapt".

 
English Premiership

Pochettino will not give thought to contract situations

2019-08-16 08:05

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly assured players he will not think about their contracts when picking the team.

 
English Premiership

Alisson absence raises concern for Liverpool defence

2019-08-16 07:47

Liverpool reserve goalkeeper Adrian enjoyed a memorable full debut in winning the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul, but Southampton will hope ...

 
International

Five key players to watch in La Liga

2019-08-15 19:41

Barcelona begin their title defence and Real Madrid will hope to launch their revival as La Liga returns in Spain this weekend.

 
Champions League

UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting

2019-08-15 17:14

UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed.

 
 
English Premiership

Dyche: No 'big drama' with making Mee captain

2019-08-15 13:44

Burnley manager Sean Dyche says his choice of Ben Mee to be the club's new captain was an easy one for him to make.

 
English Premiership

Luiz eager to tutor Martinelli

2019-08-15 12:35

David Luiz says he will act as a mentor to Gabriel Martinelli so as to help his fellow new signing and Brazilian settle into life in the Premier League.

 
English Premiership

De Bruyne looking for different methods of attack

2019-08-15 11:49

Kevin de Bruyne believes Manchester City will need to find new ways to break teams down if they are to make it three Premier League titles in a row.

 
English Premiership

Liverpool's Keita suffers injury setback

2019-08-15 10:34

Liverpool have suffered a blow with the news that midfielder Naby Keita aggravated a thigh injury in training ahead of the Super Cup final with Chelsea.

 
English Premiership

Lampard 'confident for the season' after Liverpool defeat

2019-08-15 10:08

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says his side's performance in the Super Cup defeat to Liverpool is a much-needed injection of confidence for the new season.

 
Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2019-08-14 21:30

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

 
International

US women's football team: mediation over in equal pay bid

2019-08-15 08:10

US women's football players reached an impasse in mediation with the US Soccer Federation in their dispute over equal pay with the American men's squad.

 
Absa Premiership

Wits regain PSL lead as Sundowns held and Pirates sunk

2019-08-15 07:13

Bidvest Wits regained first place in the Absa Premiership, while Mamelodi Sundowns conceded a late equaliser and Orlando Pirates were trounced.

 
Absa Premiership

Grobler brace helps SuperSport see off Pirates

2019-08-14 21:36

Bradley Grobler bagged a brace as SuperSport United recorded an impressive victory over Orlando Pirates at Mbombela Stadium.

 
 
English Premiership

Tragic footballer Sala and pilot 'exposed to carbon monoxide'

2019-08-14 16:12

Footballer Emiliano Sala and the pilot flying his plane when it crashed were likely exposed to "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide.

 
 

 
 
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