FIFA threatens to boot Spain out of 2018 SWC

2017-12-15 22:01

The governing body of world football confirmed that it has written to the Spanish federation warning they could be suspended form the 2018 SWC.

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English Premiership

What's to come for record breakers Manchester City

2017-12-15 21:41

With the busy festive period approaching, what will it take - or which team - to bring Pep Guardiola's Manchester City crashing back to Earth?

 
English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2017-12-15 07:29

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

 
English Premiership

United defeat left its mark, admits Wenger

2017-12-15 20:31

Arsene Wenger admitted that his Arsenal defeat by Manchester United has left his side psychologically scarred in their matches since.

 
English Premiership

Guardiola backs flying City to keep improving

2017-12-15 19:05

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola warned the rest of the Premier League that his runaway leaders still have room to get even better.

 
English Premiership

Man Utd's Bailly set for ankle surgery

2017-12-15 17:44

Jose Mourinho confirmed that Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will be forced to undergo surgery that will keep him out for months.

 
International

Mbappe is the revelation of football, says Maradona

2017-12-15 16:15

Argentina great Diego Maradona praised French teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe as "the revelation of football".

 
Absa Premiership

Pitso: Defensive football not good for SA

2017-12-15 13:07

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says that an overly cautious defensive approach by teams could have an adverse effect on the national team.

 
English Premiership

Noble aiming to hammer Stoke

2017-12-15 12:29

West Ham United captain Mark Noble wants to see the Irons clinch victory against Stoke City on Saturday to cap off a fantastic week for the club.

 
S'Busiso Mseleku

Goal drought a frustration for soccer fans

2017-12-15 11:17

The “goal drought” in South African soccer is becoming all the more frustrating for fans, writes S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
English Premiership

Botham named Scunthorpe United president

2017-12-15 10:33

Scunthorpe United have appointed former England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham as their new club president.

 
International

Beckham's Miami MLS venture gets new owners

2017-12-15 09:44

English football icon David Beckham has a new trio of partners in his bid to bring a Major League Soccer club to Miami.

 
Absa Premiership

Comitis aiming to reach CAF Confed final

2017-12-15 08:59

Cape Town City owner John Comitis has set coach Benni McCarthy a mandate to reach the Confederation Cup final.

 
 
English Premiership

Champions League hurting Chelsea's chances - Hazard

2017-12-15 08:12

Eden Hazard admits Chelsea are experiencing a more gruelling December than during last season because of the Champions League.

 
English Premiership

FA asks Mourinho to explain pre-derby comments

2017-12-14 22:11

England's Football Association has asked Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to explain comments he made in the build-up to last weekend's derby defeat by Manchester City.

 
International

Wales FA to take no action over chief's 'not English' remark

2017-12-14 17:38

The Welsh FA confirmed they will take no further action after chief executive Jonathan Ford's comment over the next manager.

 
English Premiership

Manchester City hailed as Premier League greats

2017-12-14 18:07

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City are being hailed as one of the best sides in Premier League history after they set a new record of 15 straight wins.

 
International

Goal-machine Lewandowski into Bundesliga's top 10

2017-12-14 14:11

Robert Lewandowski has fired his way into 10th place in the list of the Bundesliga's all-time top scorers after scoring the winner against Cologne.

 
Quiz

Can you name the starting XI of every EPL winning team?

2017-12-14 13:17

Can you name the most-used players from all the teams to have lifted the Premier League title to date?

 
International

'Mourinho of Pyongyang' plots North Korea revival

2017-12-14 13:01

Jose Mourinho famously lives in a plush Manchester hotel, but he has nothing on North Korea coach Jorn Andersen - he has a suite in Pyongyang.

 
English Premiership

Rooney aiming to end Toffees year on a high

2017-12-14 10:34

Wayne Rooney wants to use the recent upward momentum that Everton have gained to end the year on a high.

 
English Premiership

Guardiola not letting up on title assault

2017-12-14 09:06

Pep Guardiola has demanded no let-up from his history-making Manchester City side after they recorded a record-breaking 15th straight Premier League win.

 
English Premiership

The Premier League's longest winning streaks

2017-12-14 08:25

Manchester City set a new English top-flight record by registering a 15th consecutive victory in the Premier League.

 
Absa Premiership

New CAF club season dates from 2019

2017-12-14 08:04

The CAF club season will run between September or October and May from 2019 to bring it in line with most African leagues, the organisation said.

 
English Premiership

Klopp defends rotation after Liverpool held again

2017-12-14 07:35

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insisted he won't ditch his rotation policy after a goalless draw against lowly West Bromwich Albion.

 
English Premiership

United bounce back from derby hangover

2017-12-14 07:26

Romelu Lukaku's 14th goal of the season got Manchester United back to winning ways in victory over Bournemouth at Old Trafford.

 
English Premiership

Tipsters: Man U won’t close gap in derby!

2017-12-11 12:30

Only one member of our seven-strong forecasting panel believes Manchester United will claw back ground on neighbours City by winning the derby...

 
English Premiership

Staveley reportedly ups Newcastle takeover bid

2017-12-13 22:35

Newcastle may soon change ownership with reports that PCP Capital Partners' representative Amanda Staveley has increased their takeover bid.

 
Absa Premiership

Micho lauds Buccaneers 'roaring' pride

2017-12-13 21:47

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic believes his players are showing respect for the club's badge and giving their all in every match.

 
English Premiership

FA gives United, City more time to explain bust-up

2017-12-13 20:18

The Football Association gave Manchester United and Manchester City extra time to explain the ugly post-match scenes at Old Trafford.

 
International

Aubameyang puts Lamborghini up for sale

2017-12-13 19:23

Borussia Dortmund fans can now drive off in one of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's distinctive luxury sports cars after he put it on the market.

 
Absa Premiership

Johannes cautions City not to go into 'panic mode'

2017-12-13 17:22

Cape Town City captain Robyn Johannes has called on his side to show more composure in the latter stages of matches.

 
English Premiership

Conte unsure on January transfer targets

2017-12-13 13:39

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says he is in the dark regarding potential recruitments the club might be making in January.

 
International

Griezmann will leave Atletico - Simeone

2017-12-15 21:40

Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone admitted that French forward Antoine Griezmann would likely leave the club in the near future.

 
Absa Premiership

WRAP: Absa Premiership

2017-12-15 07:18

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

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Cape Town City v AmaZulu

2017-12-15 19:56

Recap of the Absa Premiership encounter between Cape Town City and AmaZulu FC at Cape Town Stadium.

 
Absa Premiership

Komphela: Strong Big 3 good for Bafana

2017-12-15 19:05

Steve Komphela believes that if the big three clubs of Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates, and Kaizer Chiefs are strong, it will benefit Bafana Bafana.

 
International

Brazilian chief Del Nero gets 90-day FIFA ban

2017-12-15 15:36

FIFA handed Brazilian football confederation president Marco Polo Del Nero a provisional ban from all football activities.

 
English Premiership

Foster: Baggies take momentum into United game

2017-12-15 14:53

West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster believes the Baggies will take some confidence into their clash with Manchester United.

 
English Premiership

Pep Guardiola wins third successive MOM award

2017-12-15 12:56

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has won the Manager of the Month award for November making it a hat-trick of awards for the Spaniard.

 
Absa Premiership

Shabba: Chiefs need to keep pace with Sundowns

2017-12-15 11:06

Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala believes the league race is wide open, although he admits that Sundowns are in danger of pulling clear.

 
International

Donnarumma left in tears by Milan fans

2017-12-15 11:39

The contract soap opera that engulfed AC Milan and goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in the summer has come back to haunt the Serie A giants.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino challenges Spurs to stay in top four

2017-12-15 10:35

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has challenged his team to keep their position in the top four following victory over Brighton at Wembley.

 
 
English Premiership

In Man City's shadow, top-four scrap begins

2017-12-15 09:20

With Man City team galloping away towards the EPL title, attention is starting to shift to the jostling for Champions League positions.

 
English Premiership

Guardiola aims sly dig at Mourinho

2017-12-15 08:30

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's is relishing the prospect of facing a rival team whose approach to the game chimes with his own.

 
English Premiership

Exciting Everton trio sign new deals

2017-12-15 08:12

Everton have secured the long-term futures of three of their promising youngsters in Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Mason Holgate and Jonjoe Kenny.

 
International

Video referees for French football next season

2017-12-14 20:35

French football's top division Ligue 1 is set for video assistant referees next season after several club chiefs agreed to adopt the technology.

 
English Premiership

Iniesta approves of Coutinho

2017-12-14 17:02

Barcelona veteran Andres Iniesta hopes to see Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho and Palmeiras defender Yerry Mina join the club in January.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates found guilty of fan misbehaviour

2017-12-14 13:17

The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee has released its ruling on the matter involving Orlando Pirates and spectator misbehaviour.

 
Absa Premiership

Qalinge to miss Pirates final match of 2017

2017-12-14 12:32

Injury will keep both Nkosinathi Mthiyane and Thabo Qalinge out of Orlando Pirates' final Absa Premiership clash of the year.

 
English Premiership

Big Sam cancels Everton Xmas party

2017-12-14 11:10

Everton boss Sam Allardyce has called off the club's Christmas party as he feels it would be inappropriate to celebrate given their recent form.

 
TheDugout

Only Spurs can save us

2017-12-14 11:50

Manchester City have tossed aside a host of Premier League title contenders this season, but have yet to face Tottenham Hotspur...

 
English Premiership

Moyes taking it 'one step at a time'

2017-12-14 10:33

David Moyes has praised his defence after West Ham held Arsenal to a goalless draw at the London Stadium on Wednesday night.

 
English Premiership

Wenger won't abandon Arsenal title hopes

2017-12-14 09:05

Arsene Wenger has refused to give up on the Premier League title despite Arsenal being closer to the relegation zone than to leaders Manchester City.

 
International

Lewandowski strikes as Bayern open nine-point gap

2017-12-14 09:37

Robert Lewandowski bagged his 15th goal in 16 league games as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich went nine points clear despite struggling to beat bottom side Cologne 1-0 on Wednesday.

 
 
English Premiership

WRAP: English Premiership

2017-12-14 07:00

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

 
English Premiership

Arsenal held by steely Irons

2017-12-14 07:22

Arsenal lost ground on their rivals for a Premier League top-four place after being held at the London Stadium by West Ham.

 
Champions League

Iniesta savours Barca's Stamford Bridge return

2017-12-13 23:16

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta admitted his goal to knock Chelsea out in the Champions League semi-finals in 2009 is one of his best memories.

 
Absa Premiership

Tau's winner sees 'Downs stretch lead on top

2017-12-13 22:17

Mamelodi Sundowns edged out Maritzburg United at the Loftus Stadium to move five points clear at the top of the Absa Premiership table.

 
International

Returning Bale rescues Real from Al Jazira upset

2017-12-13 21:35

Gareth Bale came off the bench to book Real Madrid's place in the Club World Cup final as they recovered to beat Emirati champions Al Jazira.

 
 
Top Stories

As it happened: Sundowns v Maritzburg United

2017-12-13 19:01

Recap of the Absa Premiership clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Maritzburg United at Loftus Versfeld.

 
Absa Premiership

CT City to make first ever CAF appearance

2017-12-13 14:19

Cape Town City to make their first ever appearance in a CAF cup competition when they face Young Buffaloes of Swaziland in the Confed Cup.

 
International

Welsh FA chief faces probe over 'not English' remark

2017-12-13 14:59

Welsh FA chief executive Jonathan Ford is to face a disciplinary commission after saying the next Wales manager will "definitely" not be English.

 
International

AC Milan faces UEFA financial fair-play penalties

2017-12-15 21:06

AC Milan face penalties from UEFA after European football's governing body said it had failed to strike a deal with the club over its spending.

 
English Premiership

Walker needs brains not just brawn, says Guardiola

2017-12-15 21:01

Kyle Walker has been told by Pep Guardiola he is physically one of the best full-backs in the world, but needs to improve his football brain.

 
English Premiership

Tipsters: No stopping City stream-train!

2017-12-15 11:49

Some acknowledgement that Spurs are dangerous foes … but Man City are still tipped by most of our experts to retain winning ways in England.

 
English Premiership

Morata should not be compared to Drogba - Conte

2017-12-15 18:19

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata cannot be compared to Chelsea icon Didier Drogba, the Premier League champions' coach Antonio Conte said.

 
English Premiership

Champions-elect City are England's best ever side

2017-12-15 13:22

Sport24 predicts who will be crowned 2017/18 champions of England with strong favourites Manchester City on course for a record breaking season.

 
Absa Premiership

Ajax CT set to make 2 new signings

2017-12-15 14:53

Ajax Cape Town are set to bolster their squad with the signings of FC Platinum midfielder Gerald Takwara and Highlands Park attacker Muzi Thabotha.

 
Absa Premiership

Maluleka: Ajax will always be close to my heart

2017-12-15 12:28

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder George Maluleka says that the Moses Mabhida Stadium, where he has scored twice this season, is among his favourite venues.

 
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2017-12-15 11:50

Each week of the 2017/18 English Premier League season, Sport24 will put together a multiple bet which our friends at BET.co.za will then boost.

 
International

Madrid one win away from most successful year ever

2017-12-15 11:39

Real Madrid can cap their most successful year ever with victory in the Club World Cup final against Brazilian side Gremio.

 
TheDugout

Chiefs & Ajax CT: The Underperformers derby

2017-12-15 10:52

Saturday night sees Kaizer Chiefs host Ajax Cape Town in a battle for the title of the Absa Premiership's most underperforming team of the season.

 
BETBoosts

Cash in on Rooney’s fine run of form with the BET Boost

2017-12-15 09:07

Premier League fixtures are coming thick and fast so there's opportunity for sports bettors to study form and put together some interesting bets.

 
English Premiership

Hodgson won't carry Benteke for much longer

2017-12-15 09:20

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson admits they cannot afford to carry a goal-shy Christian Benteke if he's not contributing.

 
English Premiership

Wenger desperate for win in race for CL places

2017-12-15 08:12

Arsene Wenger knows Arsenal cannot afford another slip-up against Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium aiming to end a run of three games without a win.

 
English Premiership

Allardyce: Barkley future out of my hands

2017-12-15 08:03

Everton manager Sam Allardyce insists midfielder Ross Barkley’s future at Goodison Park is out of his hands.

 
International

PSG coach Emery's house robbed on match night

2017-12-14 19:13

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery's Paris apartment was burgled as his side won a cup tie away at Strasbourg.

 
International

Germans pick Moscow as World Cup base - reports

2017-12-14 16:09

Germany are set to choose a small village south of Moscow for their 2018 Soccer World Cup base in Russia, according to media reports.

 
Absa Premiership

Davids proud of players despite Sundowns defeat

2017-12-14 14:11

Maritzburg United coach Fadlu Davids says he can have no complaints despite Maritzburg United suffering a defeat to Sundowns at Loftus Versveld.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino spies good omens for City trip

2017-12-14 12:19

Mauricio Pochettino reflected with satisfaction on Tottenham Hotspur's win over Brighton and Hove Albion.

 
 
English Premiership

Mourinho explains Mkhitaryan absence

2017-12-14 10:34

Jose Mourinho has explained why Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been left out of the Manchester United squad in recent matches.

 
 
English Premiership

Mourinho reveals Bailly injury concern

2017-12-14 08:49

Jose Mourinho admitted that Manchester United defender Eric Bailly may need surgery on a persistent ankle injury.

 
Absa Premiership

Pitso relieved after Sundowns clinch victory

2017-12-14 08:26

Pitso Mosimane revealed that his Mamelodi Sundowns side showed their experience in the closing stages of their tough 1-0 win over Maritzburg United.

 
 
English Premiership

Aurier, Son strike as Spurs down Brighton

2017-12-14 07:30

Goals from Serge Aurier and Son Heung-Min fired Tottenham to a much-needed win against Brighton moving them into fourth place.

 
English Premiership

City power to record breaking 15th successive win

2017-12-13 23:48

Manchester City powered to a Premier League record 15th successive victory as David Silva's double inspired a demolition of rock-bottom Swansea.

 
Absa Premiership

Ten-man Stars edge SuperSport United

2017-12-13 22:58

Free State Stars stunned with a victory over SuperSport United, despite going down to 10 men in the second-half at Goble Park.

 
English Premiership

As it happened: Manchester United v Bournemouth

2017-12-13 21:52

Recap of the English Premiership encounter between Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford in Manchester.

 
Absa Premiership

Angola or Malawi club first up for SuperSport

2017-12-13 21:22

SuperSport United will begin their quest to reach a second successive CAF Confederation Cup final next year against Angolan or Malawian opponents.

 
International

Neymar returns to Paris after Brazil trip

2017-12-13 19:31

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has returned to the French capital and will trainafter being allowed to visit Brazil on family matters.

 
Absa Premiership

Chiefs duo injury-free, set for 2018 return

2017-12-13 18:16

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has confirmed that defenders Kgotso Moleko and Ramahlwe Mphahlele will only return to Premiership action next year.

 
Absa Premiership

Epoupa turns down Polokwane, linked with Wits

2017-12-13 14:59

Dynamos striker Christian Epoupa seems to be moving closer to signing for Bidvest Wits after he turned down a move to Polokwane City.

 
 

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