Aurier committed to Spurs after failing in summer transfer bid

2019-09-16 13:54

Tottenham right-back Serge Aurier says he is happy at the Premier League club, despite being prevented from leaving in the transfer window.

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African players in Europe: Mane bags brace, Fati scores again

2019-09-16 13:47

Established star Sadio Mane and the emerging 16-year-old Ansu Fati both scored as they shared the limelight among Africans in the top European leagues at the weekend.

 
International

Five things we learned in European football this weekend

2019-09-16 12:03

Neymar returned with a bang for Paris Saint-Germain, while Ansu Fati made sure Barcelona did not miss Lionel Messi, or Neymar for that matter.

 
English Premiership

De Bruyne: 'Last season we were seven points behind'

2019-09-16 11:55

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne was in a bullish mood after his side's loss to Norwich saw Liverpool stretch their lead to five points.

 
Absa Premiership

Middendorp pins Chiefs defeat due to international break

2019-09-16 11:22

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp believes that the FIFA international break could not have come at a worse time for his side.

 
English Premiership

Abraham could switch allegiance to Nigeria

2019-09-16 11:14

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has given England manager Gareth Southgate cause for concern after refusing to rule out playing for Nigeria.

 
English Premiership

Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi closing on first-team return

2019-09-16 10:20

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has confirmed Callum Hudson-Odoi is closing on a first-team return and could feature in the Carabao Cup next week.

 
International

WATCH | Ibrahimovic hat-trick propels Galaxy to victory

2019-09-16 09:15

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick as Los Angeles Galaxy pummelled Sporting Kansas City 7-2 on Sunday to put themselves in the thick of the Major League Soccer playoff race.

 
Absa Premiership

Grobler continues to dominate scoring charts

2019-09-16 08:01

SuperSport United forward Bradley Grobler’s fine form continued as the Absa Premiership resumed over the weekend.

 
Absa Premiership

Larsen warned Chippa players about Mabaso threat

2019-09-16 07:27

Chippa United head coach Clinton Larsen could not hide his frustration after warning his team about the threat posed by Tshegofatso Mabasa.

 
English Premiership

Arsenal blow 2-goal lead at lowly Watford

2019-09-15 19:45

Quique Sanchez Flores enjoyed a happy return to Watford as Arsenal blew a lead at Vicarage Road to end with a draw.

 
English Premiership

Wilson hands Everton more away day blues at Bournemouth

2019-09-15 17:30

Callum Wilson scored twice as Bournemouth curbed early season optimism over Everton's prospects with a comprehensive win.

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Watford v Arsenal

2019-09-15 19:26

LIVE coverage of the English Premiership encounter between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road.

 
 
English Premiership

Norwich claim stunning win over champions Man City

2019-09-14 20:44

Newly-promoted Norwich stunned Manchester City on Saturday to inflict a first Premier League defeat on the English champions since January.

 
Absa Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs stunned by Polokwane City

2019-09-14 20:29

A first-half penalty from Jabulani Maluleke proved the difference between the two sides as Polokwane City upset Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 at the FNB Stadium.

 
Top Stories

As it happened: Norwich v Manchester City

2019-09-14 18:29

Live scoring and commentary from the English Premiership clash between Norwich and Manchester City from Carrow Road.

 
Absa Premiership

Pirates edge Chippa, return to winning ways

2019-09-14 17:29

Orlando Pirates broke a six-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory over Chippa United in an Absa Premiership clash at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

 
 
 
International

Bulgaria react with 'indignation' to Southgate's racism worries

2019-09-14 07:45

The Bulgarian authorities responded with outrage to suggestions by England manager Gareth Southgate that his players anticipated racist abuse.

 
English Premiership

Arsenal's Lacazette ruled out until October

2019-09-13 18:13

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette will be sidelined until October after failing to shake off a persistent ankle injury.

 
English Premiership

Kante still not fit for Chelsea return

2019-09-13 15:15

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard confirmed midfielder N'Golo Kante will not return for Saturday's visit to Wolves in the Premier League.

 
Absa Premiership

Middendorp at odds with Billiat over national duty

2019-09-13 13:34

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has bemoaned the fact that Khama Billiat played a full ninety minutes for Zimbabwe despite being short of match fitness.

 
International

'Tough blow' - Ter Stegen frustrated by reserve role for Germany

2019-09-13 13:05

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has voiced his frustration at playing second fiddle to Manuel Neuer in the German national team.

 
 
International

Leipzig await Bayern Munich on bumper Bundesliga Saturday

2019-09-13 08:22

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann has called on his team to confirm they are Bundesliga title contenders when they face reigning champions Bayern Munich.

 
International

Rangers slams 'careless' Scotland over Jack treatment

2019-09-13 09:46

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has accused Scotland of being "careless" with Ryan Jack's fitness after he aggravated a knee injury on international duty.

 
English Premiership

Arsenal's Willock pens long-term contract

2019-09-13 07:38

Arsenal have handed a long-term contract to midfielder Joe Willock following an impressive start to life in the Premier League.

 
English Premiership

Lampard has faith in Abraham answering Chelsea' prayers

2019-09-13 07:15

Tammy Abraham's promising start to the season has gone a long way towards justifying the decision of Frank Lampard to place his faith in the young striker.

 
International

FIFA ban jailed South American official Napout

2019-09-12 22:30

Two weeks after former South American football official Juan Angel Napout was sentenced to nine years in prison he was banned for life by FIFA.

 
English Premiership

Dyche gives fresh chance to Drinkwater after street brawl

2019-09-12 19:18

Burnley manager Sean Dyche will give Danny Drinkwater a second chance after the on-loan Chelsea midfielder was injured in an incident outside a nightclub.

 
 
International

UEFA report shows record spending in summer transfer window

2019-09-12 14:50

A new report from UEFA, showed record spending in Europe during the recently closed summer transfer window with spending 29% up on last summer.

 
English Premiership

Newcastle boss compares Firmino to Cantona

2019-09-16 12:25

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has compared Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino to Eric Cantona after an eye-catching performance on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

WRAP | English Premiership

2019-09-16 13:25

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

 
International

Italy arrests leaders of Juventus hardline ultra fans

2019-09-16 11:46

Italian police arrested 12 leading Juventus hardline fans as part of a major investigation into violence and extortion linked to match ticket sales.

 
Absa Premiership

Mabasa delighted to open his account for Pirates

2019-09-16 10:53

Tshegofatso Mabasa is delighted that he got off the mark in the goal scoring charts with Orlando Pirates after the forward struck a brace against Chippa United

 
Absa Premiership

Chippa United sack head coach Clinton Larsen

2019-09-16 08:56

Absa Premiership side Chippa United has reportedly sacked head coach Clinton Larsen following their defeat to Orlando Pirates.

 
Absa Premiership

WRAP | Absa Premiership

2019-09-15 16:55

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

 
Champions League

Klopp expects daunting ride as Liverpool eye Istanbul return

2019-09-16 08:26

Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool that retaining the Champions League will be even harder than their incredible march to victory in Madrid last season.

 
Absa Premiership

'It's not about Rulani Mokwena'

2019-09-16 08:01

Orlando Pirates interim coach Rulani Mokwena has played down his influence on the side after their 2-1 victory over Chippa United on Saturday.

 
International

Esperance begin CAF Champions League record bid with draw

2019-09-16 07:21

Esperance of Tunisia launched a bid to become the first club to win the CAF Champions League three consecutive times by drawing away to Elect-Sport of Chad.

 
Absa Premiership

Bloem Celtic's second half comeback floors Stellenbosch

2019-09-15 17:46

Two goals in two minutes helped Bloemfontein Celtic secure their second league victory of the season as they beat Stellenbosch FC.

 
Absa Premiership

Benni slams Cape Town City's 'sloppy' defending

2019-09-15 14:15

Cape Town City head coach Benni McCarthy has slammed his players for their "sloppy" defending after their 3-3 draw against Supersport United.

 
English Premiership

Reds to wait on injured trio after victory over Newcastle

2019-09-15 12:36

Liverpool's win over Newcastle on Saturday may have come at a cost as Andrew Robertson, Sadio Mane and Divock Origi all picked up knocks.

 
 
 
 
English Premiership

Chelsea, Tottenham hit form as Man United battle to victory

2019-09-14 18:18

Tottenham and Chelsea bounced back to form with big wins in the Premier League on Saturday as Manchester United beat Leicester.

 
Absa Premiership

AmaZulu, Arrows draw in Durban derby

2019-09-14 17:25

It was honours even in a hard-fought Durban derby on Saturday afternoon as AmaZulu and Golden Arrows drew.

 
 
English Premiership

Sterling not on same level as Messi, Ronaldo, says Guardiola

2019-09-14 09:39

Pep Guardiola would love Raheem Sterling to reach the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but he is not sure if any player can.

 
International

Messi still out but Barcelona could welcome back Suarez

2019-09-13 21:52

Forward Luis Suarez could return to the Barcelona team for their La Liga game against Valencia, coach Ernesto Valverde said.

 
English Premiership

Klopp won't rush Alisson back after calf injury

2019-09-13 17:34

Jurgen Klopp admits he still isn't sure when Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker will be ready to return from his calf injury.

 
English Premiership

Injury-ravaged United without Pogba for Leicester

2019-09-13 14:43

Paul Pogba heads the Manchester United injury list for their visit of Leicester City with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer potentially missing seven first-team players.

 
International

Hazard to make Real Madrid debut in La Liga

2019-09-13 13:11

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said that big-money signing Eden Hazard has been passed fit and will make his long-awaited La Liga debut against Levante.

 
Absa Premiership

Highlands Park eye first major final in 36 years

2019-09-13 12:35

Highlands Park seek a first historic major final appearance in 36 years when they play Polokwane City in the MTN Top 8 second-leg semi-final. Sy Lerman reports.

 
Absa Premiership

Grobler respects club's decision to reject Pirates bid

2019-09-13 10:44

SuperSport United forward Bradley Grobler has come out and said that he respects the club's decision to reject a bid from Orlando Pirates.

 
English Premiership

Kent claims he was 'lied to' by Liverpool

2019-09-13 10:18

Former Liverpool winger Ryan Kent has claimed he was "lied to" over his future at Anfield, prior to forcing through a move to Rangers.

 
Champions League

Valencia in crisis as Barcelona and Chelsea clashes loom

2019-09-13 08:12

Valencia should be looking forward to a prestigious double-header against Barcelona in La Liga and Chelsea in the Champions League, instead find themselves in full-blown crisis.

 
Absa Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs duo agree new contracts

2019-09-13 07:21

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that Mulomowandau Mathoho and Dumisani Zuma have agreed new deals that keep them tied to the Premiership club until 2023.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino hopes for stability after rocky start for Spurs

2019-09-13 07:12

Tottenham host Crystal Palace in a game Mauricio Pochettino hopes will herald the start of a more stable period for last season's Champions League finalists.

 
 
 
English Premiership

Real Madrid remain keen on Kante

2019-09-12 14:54

Real Madrid are keeping tabs on Chelsea defensive midfielder N'Golo Kante, and reportedly have the right of first refusal on the France international.

 
Absa Premiership

Middendorp, Grobler win August Absa Prem awards

2019-09-12 13:11

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp and SuperSport United's Bradley Grobler were the winners at the Absa Premiership monthly awards for August.

 
Bafana Bafana

Fans uncertain on new Bafana coach appointment

2019-09-16 11:54

Despite SAFA’s impassionate plea, local soccer fans are sceptical about the appointment of new Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki. Sy Lerman reports.

 
 
English Premiership

Arsenal 'have to show more character' - Xhaka

2019-09-16 11:40

Arsenal skipper Granit Xhaka admits the Gunners must show "more character" after they relinquished a two-goal advantage in a 2-2 draw with Watford.

 
English Premiership

Neville would 'run a mile' if offered United job

2019-09-16 10:51

Former Manchester United defender and captain Gary Neville insists that he would not dare accept a managerial offer from the club.

 
English Premiership

'I am happy for the young players' - Matic

2019-09-16 10:31

Nemanja Matic says he is "happy" to see young players being given a chance at Manchester United, but is hoping to improve his own level of involvement.

 
Champions League

Alcacer in electric form ahead of clash with former club Barcelona

2019-09-16 10:02

A former bench-warmer at Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund sharpshooter Paco Alcacer is hoping to hurt his former club on Tuesday.

 
Champions League

Chelsea's new project bearing fruit as Valencia self-destruct

2019-09-16 08:26

It is a sign of the changed days at Stamford Bridge that Chelsea go into a Champions League clash with Valencia as the example of stability and long-term planning.

 
Absa Premiership

Middendorp hits out at poor Kaizer Chiefs performance

2019-09-16 07:35

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp lamented his side's performance in their loss to Polokwane City in an Absa Premiership clash at FNB Stadium.

 
English Premiership

'Scared' Arsenal grateful for a point at lowly Watford

2019-09-16 07:13

Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka admitted the Gunners were lucky to escape with a point after blowing a lead to draw at bottom-of-the-table Watford.

 
 
English Premiership

Spurs free to play after Palace rout, says Pochettino

2019-09-15 12:58

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham Hotspur are now able to play without distraction and it showed in Saturday's 4-0 win over Crystal Palace.

 
 
International

'Time to turn the page' - Neymar scores stunning winner on PSG return

2019-09-14 21:33

Neymar shrugged off a hostile reception as he marked his return to action for Paris Saint-Germain with a stunning injury-time winner on Saturday.

 
English Premiership

Beckham swept off his feet by Spurs stadium

2019-09-14 20:36

David Beckham has told Mauricio Pochettino he wishes he could play for Tottenham Hotspur at the club's new stadium.

 
English Premiership

Rashford penalty gives United edge over Leicester

2019-09-14 18:35

Marcus Rashford put the disappointment of a previous penalty miss behind him by scoring from the spot to give Manchester United a win over Leicester.

 
International

Neymar jeered, insulted by angry fans on return to PSG team

2019-09-14 18:09

Neymar was loudly jeered and met with a barrage of insults by Paris Saint-Germain fans on Saturday as he made his first appearance for the club in four months.

 
Absa Premiership

5-star Sundowns thrash Seychelles outfit

2019-09-14 16:52

Mamelodi Sundowns all but secured their place in the CAF Champions League group stages after cruising to a 5-0 victory at Seychelles outfit Cote d'Or on Saturday.

 
International

Owen says father was driving force, reveals son's blindness

2019-09-14 14:55

Michael Owen says he owes his success to his father, who insisted he was given steak for dinner as a child while his four siblings made do with baked beans.

 
English Premiership

Solskjaer keen to resolve De Gea contract delay

2019-09-14 08:13

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains confident that goalkeeper David de Gea will commit his future to the club.

 
International

Neymar could make PSG return on Saturday - Tuchel

2019-09-13 21:10

Neymar could return to action for Paris Saint-Germain following four months of absence after the Brazilian was selected in the matchday squad.

 
English Premiership

Guardiola fears Laporte out for up to 6 months

2019-09-13 16:25

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed defender Aymeric Laporte faces up to six months out after undergoing knee surgery.

 
English Premiership

Liverpool's Lallana preparing for No. 6 role

2019-09-13 13:56

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana says he is relishing being deployed in a withdrawn role in midfield as it means he will see more of the ball.

 
English Premiership

Pogba among host of Man United players set to miss Leicester clash

2019-09-13 12:24

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Paul Pogba is among a host of other stars set to miss their Premier League clash against Leicester.

 
English Premiership

Solskjaer 'understands the players a bit more' - Rashford

2019-09-13 12:12

Marcus Rashford reckons Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's management style is better for the club's players than the approach of former boss Jose Mourinho.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino on Lo Celso setback: 'It's a sad situation'

2019-09-13 09:36

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits it's a "sad situation" for Giovani Lo Celso after the loan signing was consigned to the treatment table with a hip injury.

 
International

Sarri back, Ronaldo firing on all cylinders as Juventus head for Fiorentina

2019-09-13 07:48

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Italian league action after his four-goal spree for Portugal as Juventus head for Fiorentina boosted by Maurizio Sarri's debut.

 
International

PSG ready for Neymar return ahead of Champions League campaign

2019-09-13 07:55

With the saga over his on-off move back to Barcelona now over, Neymar could return to action with Paris Saint-Germain this weekend.

 
English Premiership

Liverpool leave title rivals breathless

2019-09-13 07:31

Liverpool's start to the Premier League season has left their rivals breathless and the leaders are expected to maintain their record against Newcastle.

 
 
 
English Premiership

Eriksen is happy to remain with Spurs insists Pochettino

2019-09-12 17:46

Mauricio Pochettino insists Christian Eriksen is happy to stay with Tottenham after the Denmark midfielder failed to get a move during the transfer window.

 
International

Turkish star Turan gets suspended sentence over brawl

2019-09-12 15:59

Turkish football star Arda Turan has been given a suspended sentence of nearly three years over a brawl with a prominent singer.

 
 

 
 
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