New Cardiff City signing's plane disappears off radar

2019-01-22 11:58

Cardiff City's record new signing, Argentina-born striker Emiliano Sala, was on board a light aircraft that disappeared over the English Channel.


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English Premiership

Hazard: I've frustrated all my managers

2019-01-22 12:03

Eden Hazard has admitted his modest goalscoring record has been a source of frustration for all of the managers he has played under at Chelsea.


Matildas vow coach sacking will not disrupt World Cup bid

2019-01-22 10:18

The Australian women's national football team vowed Tuesday to remain focused on their World Cup aspirations despite the shock sacking of coach Alen Stajcic.

Absa Premiership

Larsen partly grateful to Sundowns for Chippa win

2019-01-22 08:45

Chippa United coach Clinton Larsen has explained that having a week to prepare helped his side to get the 2-0 victory over fellow strugglers Maritzburg United.


Gerrard's Rangers revival raises stakes with Celtic

2019-01-22 07:30

Steven Gerrard's bold move to make his first foray into management in the Glasgow goldfish bowl at Rangers was rewarded with a first league win over Celtic since 2012.

English Premiership

Klopp seeks solutions for Liverpool defensive crisis

2019-01-21 21:12

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has taken his team to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp where he will search for a solution to his defensive crisis.


Ex-England football boss admits wrongdoing in racism row

2019-01-21 22:06

Former England Women's manager Mark Sampson has apologised to two players after admitting he failed to properly handle their claims of racism and bullying.

English Premiership

McTominay signs new Man Utd deal

2019-01-21 18:39

Scott McTominay has signed a new contract with Manchester United that will keep him at the club until 2023.

Absa Premiership

Micho explains why Orlando Pirates hired Davids

2019-01-21 14:19

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says the club hired Fadlu Davids as second assistant due to his talent but added he had a major role to fill in the technical team.


African players in Europe: Salah brace makes him leading scorer

2019-01-21 14:17

Mohamed Salah became the leading English Premier League scorer this season after netting twice for Liverpool in a dramatic triumph over Crystal Palace.

Absa Premiership

Gavin Hunt furious despite great fightback

2019-01-21 12:07

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt was "hell of a disappointed" despite a great fightback as the league leaders drew at Polokwane City in a thriller.

Absa Premiership

Ntshangase and Lakay set to be involved in swap deal

2019-01-21 11:25

SuperSport United and Wits are reportedly in talks about a deal that could see Fagrie Lakay move to the Clever Boys while Phumlani Ntshangase goes to Matsatsantsa.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp refuses to blame injuries for Kaizer Chiefs' bad results

2019-01-21 10:17

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp says that football is a team sport and that blaming injuries for bad results simply does not make sense.

Absa Premiership

Baloyi urges Chiefs to trust reserve keepers

2019-01-21 09:21

Former Kaizer Chiefs stopper Brian Baloyi has urged his former club to put their trust in their reserve goalkeepers.


Napoli beat Lazio to keep sight of Juventus

2019-01-21 09:11

Napoli beat 10-man Lazio 2-1 on Sunday to close the gap on leaders Juventus to six points and consolidate second place in Serie A.

Absa Premiership

McCarthy wants Mthembu to improve

2019-01-21 07:50

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy heaped some praise on striker Siphelele Mthembu but also urged him to be more aggressive on the pitch.


Last-gasp Dembele wins derby for Lyon as Marseille halt slide

2019-01-21 07:25

Moussa Dembele grabbed a stoppage-time winner for Lyon in a win over bitter foes Saint-Etienne, while Marseille snapped a run of nine games without a win.

Absa Premiership

Matsatsantsa turn on the style against Celtic

2019-01-20 19:30

SuperSport United moved up to seventh in the Absa Premiership standings, following their victory against Bloemfontein Celtic.

Top Stories

As it happened: Huddersfield Town v Manchester City

2019-01-20 15:19

Recap all the action from the English Premiership encounter between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City at John Smith's Stadium.

English Premiership

Arnautovic distracted by China talk, says Pellegrini

2019-01-20 14:36

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted he left Marko Arnautovic out of the squad for their defeat at Bournemouth because he is distracted.

English Premiership

Sane can't compare to Giggs yet insists Guardiola

2019-01-20 07:43

Pep Guardiola has told Manchester City star Leroy Sane he has a long way to go before he can be considered as great a player as Ryan Giggs.

English Premiership

'Extremely angry' Sarri slams mentally weak Chelsea

2019-01-20 06:50

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri labelled his players mentally weak and "difficult to motivate" after losing at Arsenal in a toothless performance.

English Premiership

Pogba rejoices as United extend Solskjaer's winning start

2019-01-19 20:45

Paul Pogba celebrated the birth of his first child by scoring a penalty to help defeat Brighton at Old Trafford.

English Premiership

Salah double fires Liverpool 7 points clear

2019-01-19 22:00

Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah's double inspired a dramatic victory over Crystal Palace.

English Premiership

Jota treble fires Wolves to leave Puel under fire

2019-01-19 17:20

Diogo Jota's hat-trick piled pressure on Leicester manager Claude Puel as the Wolves midfielder's last-gasp strike secured a thrilling victory.


Iran boss Queiroz set for another coaching switch

2019-01-19 09:24

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said Friday that he was "honoured" to be courted by Colombia, who want the former Real Madrid boss to join them after the Asian Cup.

English Premiership

Liverpool laying groundwork for sustained success, says Klopp

2019-01-18 18:41

Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool's Premier League rivals that the leaders are laying the foundations for long-term success.


Mourinho assistant Rui Faria takes coaching job in Qatar

2019-01-18 14:57

Rui Faria, an assistant to Jose Mourinho at a number of Europe's biggest teams, has become head coach at Qatari league side Al Duhail.

Absa Premiership

Katsande explains Middendorp's approach at Chiefs

2019-01-22 12:16

Kaizer Chiefs captain Willard Katsande says that coach Ernst Middendorp and his assistant Shaun Bartlett encourage players to give their opinions before a common ground is agreed upon.


WRAP: Nedbank Cup, Round of 32

2019-01-21 11:22

A comprehensive wrap of all the kick-off times, results and match reports for Nedbank Cup last 32 matches.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs, Pirates and Downs set for fixture changes

2019-01-22 08:49

Orlando Pirates' Premiership clash with SuperSport United set for 3 February has been rescheduled to 26 February due to Bucs' CAF Champions League commitments.


Ronaldo misses penalty but Juventus ease past Chievo

2019-01-22 07:25

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty but Italian league leaders Juventus eased past bottom club Chievo to pull nine points clear on top of Serie A.

English Premiership

Rashford comes in from the cold at United

2019-01-22 07:10

Marcus Rashford was in danger of seeing his dream of becoming Manchester United's star striker turn to dust but is now flourishing.


Pitso explains how North Africans cheat system in CCL

2019-01-21 21:12

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says North African sides manipulate referees and use time-wasting tactics in the CAF Champions League.


PSG contract rebel Rabiot hopes to end forced exile

2019-01-21 20:05

Contract rebel Adrien Rabiot is hoping to force Paris Saint-Germain to allow him to train with the first-team squad again amid ongoing uncertainty about his future.

English Premiership

De Bruyne describes mental challenge of injury-hit season

2019-01-21 16:43

Kevin De Bruyne has described how coming back from successive knee injuries was "mentally hard" but says he is happy with the way he is playing.

English Premiership

Chelsea players support Sarri philosophy - Luiz

2019-01-21 14:19

Maurizio Sarri has the full support of the Chelsea players who have signed up to his philosophy says David Luiz.

English Premiership

Zlatan reveals details of Pogba-Mourinho relationship

2019-01-21 12:34

Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has lifted the lid on the frosty relationship between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba.


Tuchel draws best out of me at PSG, says Neymar

2019-01-21 11:49

Neymar says his strong bond with Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel inspires the Brazilian forward to give his "life on the pitch".


Lippi says China need 'more focus' ahead of Iran clash

2019-01-21 11:27

Marcello Lippi said China need to learn how to focus for an entire game ahead of their crunch Asian Cup quarter-final with Iran.

English Premiership

United must go all out for Pochettino, says Rooney

2019-01-21 10:01

Wayne Rooney reckons Manchester United should do everything in their power to bring Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino to Old Trafford.

Bafana Bafana

Banyana Banyana go down to the Netherlands

2019-01-21 08:04

Two first half goals by the Netherlands were enough for see them beat Banyana Banyana in the inaugural Winnie Mandela International Challenge.


Middendorp cites fatigue as Chiefs crash out of CAF tournament

2019-01-21 07:50

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp blamed fatigue as he saw side crash out of the CAF Confederation Cup to side Zesco United.


Messi comes off bench to help Barca beat Leganes

2019-01-21 07:09

Ousmane Dembele gave Barcelona a glimpse into the future but Barcelona still needed Lionel Messi to beat Leganes and restore their lead in La Liga.

English Premiership

WATCH: Mourinho - I've turned down three job offers

2019-01-20 19:41

Jose Mourinho tells BeIN Sports he has turned down three job offers since he was sacked by Manchester United.

English Premiership

Guardiola 'demands more' after Huddersfield stroll

2019-01-20 19:27

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was far from satisfied despite seeing his side cut Liverpool's lead at the top of the Premier League.

Top Stories

As it happened: Polokwane City v Wits

2019-01-20 15:19

Recap all the action from the Absa Premiership encounter between Polokwane City and Wits at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.

English Premiership

Can Sarri arrest 'mentally soft' Chelsea slump?

2019-01-20 10:40

It took 19 games for Maurizio Sarri to suffer defeat as Chelsea boss, but a stunning start to life has quickly turned sour with him lambasting his side.

Absa Premiership

Leopards saved by Musonda again

2019-01-20 07:11

Black Leopards stayed within touching distance of Golden Arrows, following their draw in the Absa Premiership game at Thohoyandou Stadium.

English Premiership

Arsenal beat Chelsea to blow Champions League chase open

2019-01-19 21:50

Arsenal blew the race for a top-four Premier League finish wide open after goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny saw the Gunners beat Chelsea.

English Premiership

Mourinho reveals fragile ego of mystery United star

2019-01-19 21:43

Jose Mourinho claims modern footballers have such fragile egos that one Manchester United player asked the Portuguese coach not to criticise him in front of his team-mates.

English Premiership

Frustrated De Bruyne raring to go for City

2019-01-19 14:55

Pep Guardiola takes Manchester City to Huddersfield, with the league's bottom side facing the prospect of finding themselves on the receiving end of Kevin De Bruyne's frustration.

English Premiership

Spurs can cope without Kane says Pochettino

2019-01-18 21:00

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is hoping that his side can cope without the services of Harry Kane.


Iran coach Queiroz set for Colombia switch after Asian Cup

2019-01-18 17:09

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said that he was "honoured" to be courted by Colombia, who want the former Real Madrid boss to join them after the Asian Cup.


Barcelona dominance feels familiar but biggest tests still to come

2019-01-18 19:38

With half of the season gone, Barcelona own a five-point lead at the top of La Liga and look on course for their fourth league title in five years.

Absa Premiership

Pitso not writing off Pirates, Chiefs in PSL title race

2019-01-22 10:35

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane believes Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs are still strongly in the running to challenge for the Premiership title.

English Premiership

Solskjaer plays down Fergie factor

2019-01-22 07:57

Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed he and club legend Sir Alex Ferguson are not as close as fans think.


Ronaldo arrives at court in multi-million tax fraud case

2019-01-22 07:33

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Madrid for a court date in which he could be fined €18.8 million for tax fraud as part of a deal reached with the Spanish taxman.


WATCH: Boateng to seize his chance after shock Barcelona move

2019-01-22 07:18

Ghanaian forward Kevin-Prince Boateng has vowed to make the most of his shock arrival at Barcelona, after a loan move for the midfielder.

Bafana Bafana

Lucas Radebe breaks down in tears at Masinga memorial service

2019-01-21 13:21

The soccer fraternity paid tribute to Bafana Bafana legend Phil "Chippa" Masinga at his memorial service led by former team-mate Lucas Radebe.

English Premiership

Aubameyang and Lacazette enjoying partnership

2019-01-21 12:54

Arsenal strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette have enjoyed a good relationship on and off the pitch.

English Premiership

Neville slams complacent Manchester City

2019-01-21 11:54

Gary Neville has warned Manchester City against complacency following a subdued opening half against Huddersfield Town at the weekend.

English Premiership

Spurs left sweating over Dele Alli injury

2019-01-21 10:34

Tottenham Hotspur may have lost another key player as Dele Alli went down clutching his leg in the comeback victory over Fulham at the weekend.

English Premiership

5 things learned from the Premier League weekend

2019-01-21 09:21

Liverpool are one step closer to a long-awaited Premier League title, but only just after a seven-goal thriller against Crystal Palace.

Bafana Bafana

Van Wyk taking positives from Banyana defeat

2019-01-21 08:04

Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk says they are disappointed at not winning against the Netherlands but was impressed by the team's performance.


Barcelona's Dembele suffers ankle injury against Leganes

2019-01-21 07:29

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele sustained an injury to his left ankle in the victory over Leganes on Sunday, the club have confirmed.

English Premiership

Winks strikes late to hand Spurs vital victory

2019-01-20 20:20

Harry Winks scored a winning goal in the third minute of injury time as Tottenham beat Fulham to revive its unlikely bid for the Premier League title.

Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2019-01-20 19:35

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

Absa Premiership

Wits fight back but drop 2 points in Polokwane

2019-01-20 19:34

Log leaders Wits were held to a draw by Polokwane City at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Thohoyandou in a thrilling encounter.

English Premiership

Man City ease past Huddersfield to cut Liverpool's lead

2019-01-20 17:55

Manchester City had no problems keeping the pressure on Liverpool in the Premier League title race by beating last-placed Huddersfield.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs sweat over Manyama injury

2019-01-20 15:40

Kaizer Chiefs star Lebohang Manyama picked up a knock earlier this week and could be in doubt for the rest of the season.


Sundowns slam Wydad 'bullies' after win

2019-01-20 09:42

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane branded Wydad Casablanca "bullies" after they defeated the Moroccans in a CAF Champions League.

English Premiership

Solskjaer salutes Rashford as league 'best' in Kane absence

2019-01-20 07:52

Marcus Rashford has a claim to being the best striker currently playing in the Premier League as Harry Kane recovers from injury.

English Premiership

'Massive relief' for Klopp as Liverpool edge past Palace

2019-01-19 21:50

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he felt "massive relief" after Mohamed Salah's double helped his side go seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Absa Premiership

Chippa add to Maritzburg's woes

2019-01-19 18:06

Chippa United defeated fellow relegation battlers Maritzburg United in an Absa Premiership match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

English Premiership

Alexander-Arnold signs new Liverpool contract

2019-01-19 15:14

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold is the latest star to commit his future to the Premier League leaders after signing a long-term contract.

English Premiership

Defeat to Chelsea would kill Arsenal's top 4 bid - Emery

2019-01-19 07:18

Unai Emery has warned Arsenal that losing to bitter rivals Chelsea on Saturday would end their hopes of finishing in the Premier League's top four.

English Premiership

Sarri focussed on pitch as Higuain deal drags on

2019-01-18 21:40

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says his focus is on his next opponent and not what is going on in the transfer market.

English Premiership

Man City boss Guardiola says spying rife outside England

2019-01-18 19:14

Pep Guardiola says that clubs he has coached in the past were involved in spying on their opponents after Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa admitted to using espionage tactics.


Egypt want Cup of Nations to start a day earlier

2019-01-18 16:27

African Cup of Nations hosts Egypt want to start the tournament a day earlier than scheduled so fans can take full advantage over the opening weekend.


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