Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best

2018-09-24 08:17

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long domination of football's individual awards is under threat from Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric.

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Champions League

Karius denies fleeing Liverpool after horror UCL final

2018-09-23 22:23

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has insisted he did not join Besiktas on loan to escape Merseyside after his nightmare in the Champions League final.

 
International

Neymar gets PSG back on track

2018-09-23 21:09

Neymar pulled the strings as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Rennes in Ligue 1, helping to dispel midweek memories of a European flop.

 
Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2018-09-23 19:05

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

 
English Premiership

Sarri sets sights on Liverpool after West Ham stifle

2018-09-23 20:11

Maurizio Sarri laughed off suggestions that next week's summit meeting with Liverpool is a "must-win" game their West Ham draw.

 
Absa Premiership

SuperSport United thrash Black Leopards

2018-09-23 18:44

SuperSport United were impressive in their defeat of Black Leopards at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.

 
English Premiership

'I did not like my team': Mourinho fumes at United draw

2018-09-23 12:00

Jose Mourinho was highly critical of the attitude of his Manchester United players after they were held to a draw by Wolves at Old Trafford.

 
Absa Premiership

Is bashing referees starting again?

2018-09-23 05:56

Dr Errol Sweeney asks if criticism of referees is rearing its ugly head yet again in the Premier Soccer League.

 
 
English Premiership

Burnley back to their best in Bournemouth romp

2018-09-22 19:38

Burnley were back to their absolute best as they claimed their first win of the season with a crushing 4-0 victory over Bournemouth at Turf Moor in the Premier League.

 
Absa Premiership

Arrows, Chippa share spoils in dour affair

2018-09-22 18:05

Golden Arrows saw their winless Premiership run stretched to six games after they were held to a goalless draw by Chippa United.

 
International

'Thanks, bro' - Ozil grateful for Boateng's backing

2018-09-22 15:42

Mesut Ozil has thanked Jerome Boateng for public support in the wake of Ozil's controversial retirement from international football.

 
English Premiership

Tighten up, Emery warns leaky Arsenal

2018-09-22 14:52

Unai Emery has warned his Arsenal stars to fix their leaky defence in time for their Premier League clash against Everton.

 
International

Euro 2024 bidders Germany, Turkey praised by UEFA

2018-09-22 13:39

Germany and Turkey, the two candidates to host Euro 2024, were both praised in a UEFA report ahead of the vote on where it will be staged.

 
English Premiership

SWC success has given Pogba a boost, says Mourinho

2018-09-22 10:23

Paul Pogba's fine form for Manchester United this season is evidence that post-World Cup hangovers are as much mental as physical.

 
Absa Premiership

Polokwane City shock leaders Wits with 10 men

2018-09-21 22:45

A free-kick goal by Jabu Maluleke gave 10-man Polokwane City a shock away win over Absa Premiership leaders Wits in Johannesburg

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Wits v Polokwane City

2018-09-21 19:54

Recap all the action from the Absa Premiership encounter between Bidvest Wits and Polokwane City at Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg.

 
 
English Premiership

Pochettino won't blame lack of transfers for Spurs' slump

2018-09-21 14:29

Mauricio Pochettino says he is calm despite three consecutive defeats and insists he does not blame Tottenham's lack of transfers.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Manyama: Billiat the best player at Chiefs

2018-09-21 12:52

Lebogang Manyama is delighted to have reunited with Khama Billiat and believes the Zimbabwean is the most talented player in the Amakhosi squad.

 
Absa Premiership

PSL release statement on R50m sponsorship saga

2018-09-21 10:21

The PSL has released a statement on its decision to seek legal action against SAFA, while confirming the suspension of David Thidiela.

 
Absa Premiership

'Overweight' Khune aims to slim down further

2018-09-21 09:49

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper and captain Itumeleng Khune says he was previously over-weight but has since sought specialist help to reduce weight.

 
Absa Premiership

Mahlambi denies failing in Egypt

2018-09-21 08:40

Mamelodi Sundowns forward Phakamani Mahlambi has revealed his strong desire to succeed at the club, and says he feels he did not fail with Al Ahly.

 
Absa Premiership

Pitso encouraging Maboe to 'dance on the ball'

2018-09-21 08:19

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane says that forward Lebohang Maboe needs to take on players, and express himself more out on the pitch.

 
Absa Premiership

PSL blasts R50m SAFA OUTsurance sponsorship deal

2018-09-20 14:19

PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza says the soccer body intends to take legal action against a recently announced partnership between SAFA and OUTsurance.

 
International

Tearful Ronaldo picks himself up for Juve trip to Frosinone

2018-09-21 06:50

Cristiano Ronaldo picks himself up and gets back to business in Serie A against promoted Frosinone after his return to Spain ended in a tearful sending off against Valencia.

 
International

Chelsea win in Greece as Rangers hold Villarreal

2018-09-20 21:56

Willian's early goal in Greece gave Premier League leaders Chelsea a win over PAOK in the Europa League while Rangers drew with Villarreal.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino won't rush Alli back despite Spurs slump

2018-09-20 17:15

Mauricio Pochettino will wait until the last minute before deciding whether to bring Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli back from injury to face Brighton.

 
Absa Premiership

Nyatama must fight for his place, says Sredojevic

2018-09-20 14:57

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic has challenged Musa Nyatama to work hard to regain his place in the starting XI.

 
Champions League

Man City struggling to find Champions League magic

2018-09-20 13:24

Manchester City's fourth consecutive Champions League defeat is a stark reminder of the size of the challenge facing the Premier League champions.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Mosimane praises Sundowns character in Arrows win

2018-09-20 10:56

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says his side showed character to clinch a narrow win over Golden Arrows in Durban.

 
 
English Premiership

Emery hails Cech as Arsenal keeper frustrates Everton

2018-09-23 22:01

Unai Emery saluted Petr Cech after the Arsenal goalkeeper's superb display set the stage for their win over Everton.

 
International

Frustrated Ibrahimovic coy on Galaxy future

2018-09-23 21:02

Zlatan Ibrahimovic plans to discuss his future with Los Angeles Galaxy chiefs after a frustrating first season in Major League Soccer.

 
English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2018-09-23 19:27

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

 
English Premiership

Arsenal ride their luck as Lacazette gem sinks Everton

2018-09-23 19:25

Alexandre Lacazette fired Arsenal to a fourth successive Premier League win as his superb strike inspired a hard-fought success against Everton.

 
English Premiership

Chelsea stumble as West Ham battle to draw

2018-09-23 16:48

Chelsea dropped their first points of the season as West Ham held Maurizio Sarri's team to a draw at the London Stadium.

 
Absa Premiership

Spat may lead to dark, scary football hole

2018-09-23 05:57

The ugly spat between Safa and the PSL over the Outsurance referees’ sponsorship is threatening to throw the local game into a scary abyss.

 
 
English Premiership

Kane strikes in Spurs win to ease pressure on Pochettino

2018-09-22 21:11

Harry Kane ended a five-game goal drought as Tottenham secured a much-needed 2-1 win for manager Mauricio Pochettino at Brighton on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

Salah back in the goals as Liverpool ease past Southampton

2018-09-22 19:18

Liverpool stormed back to the top of the Premier League with 3-0 victory over Southampton with Mohamed Salah back among the goals at Anfield.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates get job done against erratic Baroka

2018-09-22 17:50

Orlando Pirates secured a 2-1 victory over erratic Baroka at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday to go on top of the Premiership table for the first time this season.

 
English Premiership

Alex Ferguson 'emotional' as he returns to Old Trafford

2018-09-22 15:08

Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since undergoing an emergency brain operation in May.

 
Champions League

Tuchel puzzled by poor display of his PSG stars

2018-09-22 14:23

Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel admitted he was left puzzled by the lack of cohesion between his trio of star strikers against Liverpool.

 
Champions League

Ronaldo to serve 1 match ban for UCL red - report

2018-09-22 13:04

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will reportedly only be handed a one-match ban for the red card he received in the Champions League.

 
Champions League

Lyon appeal after UEFA upholds UCL stadium ban

2018-09-22 09:13

Lyon reacted to a UEFA ruling that they must play their next Champions League match behind closed doors by saying they would appeal again.

 
 
International

Tabarez renews with Uruguay until Qatar World Cup

2018-09-21 19:35

Despite failing health, Oscar Tabarez has signed a contract extension to remain at the Uruguay helm until the end of the 2022 World Cup.

 
English Premiership

Walcott explains reason for Arsenal exit

2018-09-21 15:11

Theo Walcott has revealed he fell out of love with football while at Arsenal but is loving his time on Merseyside with Everton.

 
English Premiership

Morata needs goals to boost confidence - Sarri

2018-09-21 13:45

Alvaro Morata needs goals to boost his fragile confidence, said Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri after the striker again failed to find the net.

 
 
 
Absa Premiership

Pule: Playing for Pirates is something special

2018-09-21 10:47

Orlando Pirates winger Vincent Pule says playing for the Sea Robbers after joining in the off season has been a dream come true.

 
Champions League

Can sorry for 'we're not women' blast over Ronaldo red card

2018-09-21 09:31

Emre Can apologised after saying "we're not women, let's play football" in response to team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo being sent off in the Champions League win at Valencia.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Chiefs' Manyama says Turkey was a tough environment

2018-09-21 07:35

Kaizer Chiefs forward Lebogang Manyama has admitted that at 26 he was too old to move to Konyaspor in Turkey, though he learned valuable lessons.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino under pressure to halt Spurs' slide

2018-09-21 07:18

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino goes into their Premier League visit to Brighton under pressure following three straight defeats.

 
Bafana Bafana

Baxter hints at troubles in charge of Bafana

2018-09-20 09:24

Stuart Baxter has explained that his position as Bafana Bafana coach is challenging and hinted his future may be unclear.

 
Champions League

Ronaldo red card to be reviewed by UEFA

2018-09-20 20:17

UEFA have opened a disciplinary case over Cristiano Ronaldo's red card in the Champions League which will be assessed next week.

 
Champions League

Ronaldo faces further punishment for red card

2018-09-20 14:57

Cristiano Ronaldo should escape an increase on his one-match ban in the Champions League, but Juventus' star might not get off so easily in the race for the Ballon d'Or.

 
Champions League

Pogba: Winning start important for United

2018-09-20 13:50

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was pleased to help the Red Devils get off to a winning start in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

 
Absa Premiership

Patosi one of the PSL's top No 10s, says City coach

2018-09-20 12:54

Cape Town City assistant coach Vasili Manousakis has heaped praise on Ayanda Patosi after his stunning brace against Orlando Pirates.

 
International

Belgium join France atop FIFA rankings

2018-09-20 12:18

Belgium have joined Soccer World Cup champions France as joint leaders of the FIFA world rankings.

 
Champions League

Gomez: Beating PSG shows Liverpool's level

2018-09-20 10:31

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez believes their win over Paris Saint-Germain in Group C of the Champions League shows how far the Reds have come.

 
Champions League

WRAP: Champions League

2018-09-20 07:30

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures, kick-off times, results and match reports from this week's Champions League action.

 
Absa Premiership

Bloemfontein Celtic blame 3 sock changes for loss

2018-09-23 21:10

Bloemfontein Celtic goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb blamed having to change socks three times for a defeat that dashed hopes of topping the table.

 
 
English Premiership

Tipsters: Chelsea to cement top spot

2018-09-21 07:54

Chelsea will stay atop the table by disposing of London neighbours West Ham on Sunday, reckon the Sport24 Premiership forecasters.

 
Absa Premiership

Maritzburg break streak with Celtic win

2018-09-23 19:04

Maritzburg United claimed a hard-fought win over Bloemfontein Celtic at the Dr Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein.

 
 
 
Bafana Bafana

More records await Banyana Banyana Van Wyk

2018-09-23 06:01

Janine van Wyk is grateful that her career was not hampered by any major injuries and that she has reached a record 150 caps for Banyana Banyana.

 
English Premiership

Foxes come from behind to beat Huddersfield

2018-09-22 19:56

Leicester City came from behind to defeat Huddersfield Town 3-1 in Saturday's Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium in the East Midlands.

 
English Premiership

Ferguson's United return spoiled as Wolves earn draw

2018-09-22 18:30

Alex Ferguson's emotional return to Manchester United for the first time since his life-saving surgery was spoiled as Wolves snatched a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.

 
English Premiership

Mitrovic strikes late to rescue Fulham

2018-09-22 16:32

Aleksandar Mitrovic rescued Fulham as the Serbia striker's late goal secured a 1-1 draw and denied Watford a fifth Premier League win from six games on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

Kyle Walker hurt by Pochettino jibes

2018-09-22 15:01

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker says he was stung by criticism from Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino after he left the club.

 
Bafana Bafana

Banyana retain COSAFA Championship title in epic final

2018-09-22 14:02

Banyana Banyana has won the 2018 COSAFA Women's Championship crown after defeating Cameroon at the Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

 
English Premiership

Giroud and Morata battle for Chelsea starting spot

2018-09-22 11:43

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has a tough decision to make over whether to pick Alvaro Morata or Olivier Giroud for a testing encounter.

 
English Premiership

Jesus is not struggling, says Guardiola

2018-09-22 07:49

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola claims he is happy with the form of Gabriel Jesus even though he appears to be suffering a World Cup hangover.

 
 
 
Absa Premiership

Eymael slams Keita for costing Twala

2018-09-21 15:11

Free State Stars coach Luc Eymael has slammed his defender Bangaly Keita for going off injured in Tuesday's defeat to Kaizer Chiefs.

 
English Premiership

Mourinho explains why Dalot set to miss Wolves clash

2018-09-21 13:12

Jose Mourinho indicated that he will ration Diogo Dalot's Manchester United appearances despite an impressive midweek debut in the Champions League.

 
Absa Premiership

Benni's wife recovering well after operation

2018-09-21 12:14

Benni McCarthy's wifeis recovering well after undergoing an emergency operation after suffering a collapsed lung.

 
 
English Premiership

Van Dijk eyes silverware as Liverpool chase history

2018-09-21 10:43

Virgil van Dijk has challenged Liverpool to use their blistering start to the Premier League season as fuel to finally end their trophy drought.

 
International

Barcelona model inspires British billionaire's sports dream

2018-09-21 09:31

When British billionaire Steve Lansdown got fed up with his home town of Bristol being treated as a sporting joke he set out to put that right.

 
English Premiership

Guardiola returns as Man City seek to restore order at Cardiff

2018-09-21 08:49

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola returns to the touchline against Cardiff City looking for his team to recover from a shock midweek home defeat to Lyon.

 
English Premiership

Lukaku hunts golden boot as United gather momentum

2018-09-21 08:02

Romelu Lukaku will look at Manchester United's next three Premier League games as a good opportunity to strengthen his prospects of being this season's top scorer.

 
International

Arsenal, Chelsea win in Europa League

2018-09-21 07:12

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal defeated Vorskla Poltava in the Europa League, while in-form Chelsea beat PAOK in Greece.

 
Absa Premiership

Celtic sale falls through due to huge R43 million SARS debt

2018-09-20 10:31

The proposed sale of Bloemfontein Celtic has fallen through due to a huge debt of R43 million being owed to SARS by owner Max Tshabalala.

 
Bafana Bafana

Banyana see off Uganda to book COSAFA final spot

2018-09-20 17:52

Banyana Banyana have booked their place in the 2018 COSAFA Women's Championship final after defeating Uganda in their semi-final encounter.

 
Champions League

Can Liverpool end 6-year trophy drought? Van Dijk may know ...

2018-09-20 14:56

Virgil van Dijk has emphasised the importance of having belief in yourself and the players around you when competing for silverware.

 
Champions League

'Like Lothar Matthaeus' - Sanches' star on the rise

2018-09-20 13:30

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac believes they have unearthed the next Lothar Matthaeus as Renato Sanches continues to resurrect his career.

 
Champions League

Mourinho upbeat as Pogba points way for United in Europe

2018-09-20 12:17

With Paul Pogba putting his stamp on games and Jose Mourinho in an upbeat mood, the atmosphere around Manchester United is markedly more relaxed.

 
Absa Premiership

Micho laments dramatic draw against CT City

2018-09-20 11:19

Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says his side should have beaten Cape Town City after a comfortable two goal lead over Cape Town City.

 
International

Neymar backs former Brazil forward Romario for Rio governor

2018-09-20 10:13

Brazil's football star Neymar has given his backing to former international forward Romario in the upcoming gubernatorial elections next month.

 
 

 
 
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