Kroos could join Man Utd as part of Real's Pogba hunt

2019-10-16 16:09

Real Madrid are reportedly willing to offer Toni Kroos to Manchester United as part of a deal to bring Paul Pogba to the Spanish capital.

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International

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.

 
 
International

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.

 
South-Africa

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.

 
 
International

UEFA investigates Turkey for military salute in Euro qualifiers

2019-10-15 20:02

UEFA announced on Tuesday that it is opening disciplinary proceedings against Turkey into "potential provocative political behaviour" by their players after making military salutes in their last two matches.

 
International

Turkey defends footballers saluting soldiers

2019-10-15 17:47

Turkey's sports minister voiced support for national team players who saluted the country's soldiers during their Euro 2020 match with France.

 
 
 
International

Derby pair banned after pleading guilty to drink-driving

2019-10-15 14:51

Derby players Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett avoided prison after they admitted drink-driving over a crash that left their club captain seriously injured.

 
English Premiership

Deschamps urges Giroud to leave Chelsea

2019-10-15 13:44

Striker Olivier Giroud has been warned he may have to leave Chelsea if he is to make the France squad for the European Championships.

 
Absa Premiership

Doc warns Baccus: No 15 jersey doesn't come cheap

2019-10-15 12:47

Kaizer Chiefs legend Doctor Khumalo has warned Kearyn Baccus that wearing the number 15 jersey comes with great responsibility.

 
 
International

Bulgaria coach issues staggering denial over racist chants

2019-10-15 09:47

Bulgaria manager Krasimir Balakov has insisted that he did not hear any racist chanting by his nation's fans, instead blamed England fans for their 'unacceptable behaviour'.

 
 
Bafana Bafana

Jordaan: 'Dawn of a new era for Bafana'

2019-10-15 07:39

SAFA president Danny Jordaan has congratulated Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki and his charges for their win over Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge.

 
 
International

Sanchez could need ankle surgery, says Chile coach

2019-10-14 19:41

Inter Milan attacker Alexis Sanchez could be out for three months with an injury suffered in a friendly international against Colombia.

 
International

Germany pair 'made mistake' by liking Turkish salute post

2019-10-14 16:59

German FA director Oliver Bierhoff has defended Germany pair Ilkay Gundogan and Emre Can after they liked a post of Turkish footballers performing a military salute.

 
International

Security fears as Turkish military offensive clouds football clash with France

2019-10-14 14:55

Police reinforcements were drafted amid fears of violence at France's Euro 2020 qualifier against Turkey, a match overshadowed by security tensions.

 
Absa Premiership

Soweto derby tickets on sale for early November clash

2019-10-14 13:42

Tickets for the much-anticipated Soweto Derby clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates are officially on sale.

 
International

French minister scraps plan to attend tense Turkey football clash

2019-10-14 13:10

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has scrapped plans to attend a football match between France and Turkey as Ankara presses its military operation.

 
Absa Premiership

Castro, Billiat 'came back to bite me', says Pitso

2019-10-14 12:34

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane conceded that his former players did a number on him in the Shell Helix Ultra Cup on Saturday.

 
Absa Premiership

Billiat and Middendorp have mended their burnt bridge

2019-10-14 11:44

Kaizer Chiefs star forward Khama Billiat says that he and coach Ernst Middendorp have made up over the quarrel they had regarding his international duty.

 
English Premiership

Rice: West Ham is the 'best place to be right now'

2019-10-14 11:10

England international Declan Rice has responded to rumours linking him with a move to Manchester United, stating that he doesn't think about it.

 
English Premiership

Conte's Inter linked with January move for Matic

2019-10-14 10:29

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has been tipped to make another raid on Manchester United in January, with midfielder Nemanja Matic reportedly on his wish list.

 
English Premiership

Giroud refuses to accept bit-part Chelsea role

2019-10-14 09:00

Veteran striker Olivier Giroud says that while he does not "accept" Frank Lampard's decision to bench him, he will not criticise the Chelsea manager.

 
International

S. Korea football team departs for World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang

2019-10-14 08:51

South Korean footballers departed for Pyongyang to play a World Cup qualifier against North Korea amid deadlocked talks over the North's nuclear arsenal.

 
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.

 
 
International

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.

 
 
International

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.

 
South-Africa

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.

 
 
 
English Premiership

Ex-England star Gazza says he gave sex assault accuser 'little peck'

2019-10-16 06:59

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has told a court that he gave a woman accusing him of sexual assault a "little peck" after she was called "fat and ugly".

 
International

Bulgarian football federation raided after England racism storm

2019-10-15 18:39

The Bulgarian Football Union was raided by special prosecutors and police just hours after its head resigned over racist chants against England.

 
 
 
International

Ranieri rides to rescue of Serie A bottom club Sampdoria

2019-10-15 14:40

Claudio Ranieri said Tuesday he had come to rescue demoralised Italian basement club Sampdoria, who are reeling at the foot of Serie A after a disastrous start to the season.

 
South-Africa

Jurgen Klopp donates £10 000 to SA-based children's charity

2019-10-15 12:52

Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has been hailed after donating £10 000 to the South African-based soccer initiative for children, Joy is Round.

 
English Premiership

Allegri to rope in club legend if given United job - report

2019-10-15 12:18

Massimiliano Allegri reportedly wants to make two changes to the Manchester United backroom staff, should he take over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

 
English Premiership

Lengthy layoff for injury-prone Sanchez

2019-10-15 11:17

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez, currently on loan at Inter Milan, could be out for three months if he undergoes ankle surgery.

 
 
 
International

Ukraine reach Euro 2020 as racism blights England win in Bulgaria

2019-10-15 07:16

Ukraine booked their place in Euro 2020 after squeezing past Portugal on a night stained by Bulgaria fans racially abusing England players.

 
English Premiership

Vorm returns to Tottenham to cover Lloris absence

2019-10-14 21:02

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

 
International

Second Brazil-Argentina clash heading to Saudi Arabia

2019-10-14 19:06

Brazil will take on Argentina in a friendly in Saudi Arabia for the second time in a year next month, the Brazilian Football Confederation has announced.

 
 
English Premiership

Lindelof eyeing United armband

2019-10-14 14:55

Victor Lindelof says he wants to lead by example on the pitch as he tries to help Manchester United ascend the Premier League table.

 
English Premiership

Jorginho could go back to Italy one day

2019-10-14 13:33

Jorginho's agent has revealed that the Chelsea midfielder will always have the desire within him to one day return to Italy.

 
International

FC Barcelona criticises jail sentences for Catalan separatist leaders

2019-10-14 13:01

Spanish champions FC Barcelona criticised the jail sentences handed nine Catalan separatist leaders over their role in a failed 2017 independence bid.

 
English Premiership

Pearce encourages Foden to go on loan

2019-10-14 12:32

Former Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce believes it's crucial for Citizens midfielder Phil Foden to go out on loan and get regular playing time.

 
South-Africa

Tickets for Chiefs' mouth-watering Cape visit on sale

2019-10-14 10:52

Cape Town City welcome Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs to Cape Town Stadium on Saturday for a Telkom Knockout clash.

 
 
 
Absa Premiership

Manyisa blow for Sundowns

2019-10-14 08:34

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has confirmed that midfielder Oupa Manyisa will be sidelined for the rest of the season with an achilles injury.

 
Bafana Bafana

Molefi Ntseki: 'It was special leading Bafana Bafana'

2019-10-14 07:56

New head coach Molefi Ntseki says while it was a team effort, it felt special winning his first match in charge of Bafana Bafana.

 
 
 
International

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.

 
 
International

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:

 
International

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.

 
International

Spain make Euro 2020 in dramatic Sweden draw, Ireland forced to wait

2019-10-16 07:00

Rodrigo Moreno fired Spain into Euro 2020 with a last-gasp equaliser in Sweden while the Republic of Ireland's chances are in the balance.

 
International

UEFA opens probe into Bulgarian racism against England

2019-10-15 23:04

UEFA have launched disciplinary proceedings against Bulgaria after racist chanting from their fans during their Euro 2020 qualifier defeat by England.

 
International

No goals, no fans, no TV: Koreas draw 0-0 in blacked-out WC qualifier

2019-10-15 16:26

North and South Korea have drawn 0-0 in a historic but surreal World Cup qualifier played in front of FIFA president Gianni Infantino but an otherwise empty stadium.

 
 
 
English Premiership

Liverpool eye Premier League title as 'barometer of success'

2019-10-15 14:07

Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore says a long-overdue Premier League title would sit alongside their Champions League triumph as a "barometer of success" for the club.

 
International

British PM condemns 'vile' racism at Bulgaria v England clash

2019-10-15 13:23

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the "vile" racist chanting directed at England players during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria.

 
International

Bulgaria Football Union president under pressure to resign

2019-10-15 11:31

Bulgaria Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has called on the president of the Bulgarian Football Union to resign following the racist abuse of England players.

 
Bafana Bafana

6 matches to AFCON qualification for Bafana ... starting next month!

2019-10-15 10:06

Bafana Bafana join São Tomé and Príncipe, Ghana and Sudan in Group C in qualification for the 33rd edition of AFCON to take place in Cameroon in 2021.

 
Absa Premiership

Amakhosi squad depth satisfies Middendorp

2019-10-15 08:40

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp is pleased with the depth of his squad after a number of fringe players impressed in the Shell Helix Ultra Cup.

 
International

Ayhan equaliser forces France to wait for Euro 2020 spot

2019-10-15 08:17

France drew with Turkey in Euro 2020 qualifying in a match played against a backdrop of security tensions after Paris condemned Ankara for its military offensive.

 
International

English FA condemns 'abhorrent' racist abuse in Bulgaria

2019-10-15 06:32

The English Football Association urged UEFA to investigate after England's 6-0 Euro 2020 qualifying victory in Bulgaria.

 
International

Neymar out for four weeks say PSG

2019-10-14 20:10

Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar will be out for four weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered playing for Brazil.

 
International

Ex-England star Gazza on trial for sexual assault

2019-10-14 16:53

Paul Gascoigne planted a "sloppy", drunken kiss on a fellow train passenger, a court heard as he went on trial charged with sexual assault.

 
English Premiership

Liverpool expected to have Alisson back for United game

2019-10-14 16:01

Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson should be ready to face Manchester United on Sunday when Liverpool travel to Old Trafford for a Premier League encounter.

 
English Premiership

Gerrard regrets not playing under Klopp

2019-10-14 13:56

Steven Gerrard admits he has regrets about not having stayed a year longer at Liverpool so as to have played under current manager Jurgen Klopp.

 
English Premiership

Kepa would welcome Bilbao return

2019-10-14 13:18

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has welcomed the possibility of making a return to former club Athletic Bilbao at some point in his career.

 
English Premiership

Allardyce: Pochettino wouldn't go to Man Utd

2019-10-14 12:47

Sam Allardyce thinks it's highly unlikely that Mauricio Pochettino would leave Tottenham to take over at Manchester United, because Spurs have a better squad.

 
English Premiership

WATCH | Cech celebrates winning debut for Guildford Phoenix

2019-10-14 11:57

Retired Chelsea and Arsenal 'keeper Petr Cech celebrated a winning debut as goaltender for the Guildford Phoenix over Swindon Wildcats.

 
English Premiership

Alexander-Arnold downplays De Bruyne comparison

2019-10-14 11:10

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold insists he is "a defender first and foremost" after being compared to Kevin De Bruyne.

 
Absa Premiership

Billiat: We are working hard to try and help Kambole

2019-10-14 10:40

Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat is adamant that teammate Lazarous Kambole will come good for Amakhosi and just needs time to adjust to South African football.

 
 
English Premiership

Solskjaer adds Piatek to January wish list

2019-10-14 08:34

Manchester United have been linked with a move for AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek as they look to bolster their attacking power.

 
 

 
 
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