Ex-convict Kokorin joins Sochi on loan

2020-01-21 14:32

Russian international forward Alexander Kokorin, who was released from jail in September, has joined relegation-threatened FK Sochi on loan.

British & Irish Lions 2021

Register your interest for the British & Irish Lions tickets in South Africa 2021!
Absa Premiership

Komphela: Arrows need two more wins for safety

2020-01-21 13:58

Golden Arrows head coach Steve Komphela has revealed that his next target is to win two more games in order to secure the club's Absa Premiership status.

English Premiership

Guardiola: 'Extraordinary' Liverpool drive me to improve City

2020-01-21 13:34

Pep Guardiola admits Liverpool are an extraordinary team and that they motivate him to improve Manchester City in every way possible.

Absa Premiership

PSL return on the cards for Sundowns target Musona?

2020-01-21 11:50

Star striker Knowledge Musona could sign for Mamelodi Sundowns at the end of the season, according to the player's agent Mike Makaab.

English Premiership

Van Dijk: All the Liverpool players contribute defensively

2020-01-21 11:12

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk insists the club's defensive improvements this season are not down to only him and Joe Gomez but the entire team.

English Premiership

Matic on Liverpool defeat: 'Last 35 minutes a model of how we need to play'

2020-01-21 09:01

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic believes the performance against Liverpool provides the Red Devils with a good benchmark despite the result.

English Premiership

Robertson: Liverpool taking the title charge one game at a time

2020-01-21 07:59

Andy Robertson insists Liverpool will continue taking it game by game and won't think about the Premier League trophy until it has been secured.

English Premiership

Premier League wobbles leave top four chase wide open

2020-01-21 06:47

Chelsea remain in pole position to claim fourth spot in the Premier League and a return to the riches and prestige of the Champions League next season.

English Premiership

Arteta believes Arsenal can still chase down Chelsea

2020-01-20 17:11

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes there is still time for his side to stage a challenge for a top-four Premier League finish if they beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.


A year on, Sala's death continues to haunt football and fuel disputes

2020-01-20 16:32

One year after the footballer Emiliano Sala died, there will be memorial services on Tuesday in both Nantes and Cardiff, but the fatal air crash continues to raise questions.


Talking points in European football this weekend

2020-01-20 15:19

Barcelona won their first game under Quique Setien, Erling Braut Haaland enjoyed a dream debut and Juventus marched on in European football this weekend.

English Premiership

Liverpool still not interested in title talk, says Robertson

2020-01-20 13:41

Andy Robertson says Liverpool will not think about winning the Premier League title until it is mathematically certain.


Marotta: Inter in negotiations with Eriksen's agent

2020-01-20 11:17

Inter Milan chief executive Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed that the Serie A outfit are in talks with Tottenham star Christian Eriksen's agent.

Absa Premiership

Gyimah: 'I must soldier on to help Leopards'

2020-01-20 10:24

Black Leopards defender Edwin Gyimah revealed he is determined to play through his current injury problem to help his team get out of the relegation zone.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp fumes as Chiefs' Absa Premiership lead cut

2020-01-20 08:32

Kaizer Chiefs' German coach Ernst Middendorp was upset after a 1-1 draw at lowly Black Leopards cut their lead to just seven points.

English Premiership

WRAP | English Premiership

2020-01-19 20:20

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


PSG see off plucky Lorient to reach French Cup last 16

2020-01-20 07:10

Pablo Sarabia put Paris Saint-Germain into the last 16 of the French Cup with the late winner in a tight win over spirited Lorient.

English Premiership

Man United lose Rashford for 'weeks' - Solskjaer

2020-01-19 18:48

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer does not believe top scorer Marcus Rashford will be fit to return from a back injury for a number of weeks.

English Premiership

OPINION: Top 10 greatest foreign players in Premier League history

2020-01-13 11:40

After Sergio Aguero broke Thierry Henry's record for the most goals scored by a non-English player, Sport24 ranks the greatest foreign players in the Premier League.

Absa Premiership

Polokwane City, Golden Arrows share the spoils

2020-01-19 17:40

Golden Arrows were held to a draw by Polokwane City in Absa Premiership action at Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Absa Premiership

Zinnbauer hails Bucs' fast start

2020-01-19 12:33

Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer admits he was impressed that his side started so strongly in the 3-1 victory over Highlands Park.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp: Chiefs needed a bit more concentration

2020-01-19 10:50

Ernst Middendorp admits it was disappointing to see Kaizer Chiefs squander a one-goal lead to draw 1-1 at Black Leopards.

English Premiership

Chelsea rocked as Hayden's late strike lifts Newcastle

2020-01-18 22:01

Newcastle midfielder Isaac Hayden damaged Chelsea's bid for a top-four finish as his last-gasp goal snatched a win at St James' Park.

Top Stories

FT | Cape Town City 2-0 Wits

2020-01-18 20:25

Recap the scoring in the Absa Premiership encounter between Cape Town City and Wits.

Top Stories

FT | Orlando Pirates 3-1 Highlands Park

2020-01-18 19:57

Recap the scoring in the Absa Premiership encounter between Orlando Pirates and Highlands Park from Orlando Stadium.

English Premiership

Liverpool's long title wait a warning for ManUnited

2020-01-18 16:27

Thirteen months since the match that drew the curtain on Jose Mourinho's time at Manchester United, the Red Devils again find themselves living in Liverpool's shadow.

English Premiership

Family to mark Sala's anniversary in 'quiet contemplation'

2020-01-21 13:25

The death of Cardiff forward Emiliano Sala in a plane crash a year ago will be marked by his family on Tuesday in "private, quiet contemplation of their loss", their lawyer said.

Absa Premiership

Tembo: 'Days of SuperSport selling star players are over'

2020-01-21 12:53

SuperSport United head coach Kaitano Tembo is pleased that CEO Stan Matthews is committed to keeping the club's best players to build something for the future.

English Premiership

Lazaro close to making Newcastle move

2020-01-21 12:34

Newcastle United are closing in on signing Inter midfielder Valentino Lazaro amid reports that RB Leipzig are also interested.

Absa Premiership

Tinkler: We need to clarify the fourth official's role

2020-01-21 11:12

Maritzburg United coach Eric Tinkler admits he does not understand what a fourth official in the Absa Premiership is allowed to do.

English Premiership

Soumare rejects Premier League offers to stay at Lille

2020-01-21 10:15

Highly-rated Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare has revealed that he won't leave in January because he is enjoying his time at the French club.


La Liga chief concerned reforms will hasten growing financial gulf

2020-01-21 09:01

La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Europe's top clubs of the destabilising effect seeking further riches through a revamped European competitions.

Absa Premiership

Amakhosi win Absa Premiership Q-Innovation Quarter 2

2020-01-21 07:20

Current Absa Premiership log leaders, Kaizer Chiefs have claimed the second quarter of the 2019/20 Absa Premiership Q-Innovation.

Absa Premiership

Ntseki defends Makaringe showboating, despite Pitso criticism

2020-01-21 07:05

Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has defended midfielder Fortune Makaringe after his showboating provoked the ire of Sundows coach Pitso Mosimane.


African Players in Europe: Salah strikes as Liverpool stroll on

2020-01-20 15:23

Mohamed Salah scored his first ever goal against Manchester United to keep Liverpool on the road to their first English league title in 30 years.

English Premiership

Rashford vows to return 'fitter than ever' after back injury

2020-01-20 15:14

Marcus Rashford has vowed to return for Manchester United "fitter than ever" as he recovers from a stress fracture of the back.

Absa Premiership

Tembo bemoans two factors in derby defeat

2020-01-20 12:13

SuperSport United head coach Kaitano Tembo has lamented his side's poor start in the defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns in the Tshwane derby.

Absa Premiership

Pitso hails Zwane return

2020-01-20 10:53

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has reiterated the importance of Themba Zwane to the Brazilians after the victory over SuperSport United.

English Premiership

Southampton's Romeu nearing move to Celta Vigo

2020-01-20 09:55

Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu is reportedly close to joining Celta Vigo on loan with the move including an option to sign him permanently.

Absa Premiership

Johnson: Chiefs draw a turning point

2020-01-20 08:30

Black Leopards coach Cavin Johnson believes the draw with Kaizer Chiefs could be a turning point in his side's season.

English Premiership

Liverpool power past United, go 16 points clear

2020-01-19 20:30

Liverpool stretched their commanding lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points with victory over their historic rivals, Manchester United, at Anfield.


Nantes to pay homage to Sala a year after striker's death

2020-01-19 18:12

Nantes have announced that they will pay tribute to their former striker Emiliano Sala at the league match against his first French club, Bordeaux, on January 26.

Absa Premiership

Desperate times for relegation threatened CT City

2020-01-14 10:44

Nearly three months after Cape Town City sacked Benni McCarthy, the club are hovering just two positions above the relegation zone.

English Premiership

FT | Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United

2020-01-19 17:59

A recap of the coverage of the English Premiership clash between Liverpool and Manchester United from Anfield.

English Premiership

Title is gone, but City can still thrive, says Mendy

2020-01-19 15:11

Benjamin Mendy is adamant Manchester City can still enjoy a successful season despite their failure to defend the Premier League title.

Top Stories

FT | SuperSport United v Mamelodi Sundowns

2020-01-19 15:17

LIVE coverage of the Absa Premiership encounter between SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns from Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Top Stories

FT | Burnley v Leicester City

2020-01-19 15:07

LIVE coverage of the English Premiership encounter between the Burnley and Leicester City from Turf Moor.

English Premiership

Liverpool haven't eclipsed United's greatest teams - Solskjaer

2020-01-19 08:20

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not call Liverpool the greatest team in Premier League history until they have the trophies to prove it.

Absa Premiership

CT City put dent in Wits' title hopes

2020-01-18 22:36

Struggling Cape Town City gave themselves a much-needed boost with a win over title hopefuls Bidvest Wits at Cape Town Stadium.

English Premiership

Guardiola's birthday ruined as Palace snatch point

2020-01-18 19:32

Wilfried Zaha played a key role in a dramatic Crystal Palace equaliser in a draw at Manchester City.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs frustrated by Leopards

2020-01-18 17:57

Kaizer Chiefs were left frustrated after being held to a 1-1 draw by a determined Black Leopards outfit.

Top Stories

FT | Black Leopards 1-1 Kaizer Chiefs

2020-01-18 15:22

Recap the scoring in the Absa Premiership encounter between Black Leopards and Kaizer Chiefs from Thohoyandou Stadium.

English Premiership

Tipsters: Liverpool to roast old enemy!

2020-01-17 11:15

The depth of rivalry between the clubs won’t be enough for Manchester United to upset or even hold Liverpool on Sunday, say our experts.


Qatar, FIFA publish World Cup rights pledges

2020-01-21 12:12

Qatar and FIFA published the first jointly issued legacy planning strategy ahead of a football World Cup, with pledges on labour and LGBT rights.

Absa Premiership

Zinnbauer welcomes competition for places at Pirates

2020-01-21 10:35

Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer says he is delighted to see the likes of Bongani Sam and Paseka Mako put pressure on regular first-team starters.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp: Chiefs don't rely too much on set-pieces

2020-01-21 10:06

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp insists the Absa Premiership leaders are only forced into relying on set-pieces due to defensive teams.

English Premiership

Guardiola hits out at 'unsustainable' schedule as injuries mount

2020-01-21 07:58

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes some competitions in English football must be scrapped to protect the welfare of players.

English Premiership

Guardiola says league form sets standard and will not prioritise cups

2020-01-20 17:13

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes his side must maintain high standards in the Premier League if they are to lift silverware in three cup competitions this season.

Absa Premiership

Middendorp explains Baccus omission

2020-01-20 15:22

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has explained his decision to leave midfielder Kearyn Baccus out of the starting lineup against Black Leopards.

English Premiership

Neville urges Man United to sack Woodward

2020-01-20 13:49

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville believes the Red Devils should sack current executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

Absa Premiership

Stellenbosch striker signs with SuperSport

2020-01-20 11:52

Stellenbosch FC coach Steve Barker has confirmed that striker Iqraam Rayners has signed a pre-contract with Absa Premiership giants SuperSport United.

English Premiership

Rose still a part of my plans, says Mourinho

2020-01-20 10:50

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says that Danny Rose is still a part of his plans despite being left out of the team for the last two games.

Absa Premiership

Olde Riekerink: We deserved to win

2020-01-20 09:06

Cape Town City coach Jan Olde Riekerink believes his side were full merit for their victory over Bidvest Wits at Cape Town Stadium.

Absa Premiership

WRAP | Absa Premiership

2020-01-19 17:25

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

Absa Premiership

Can Chiefs maintain grit in title run?

2020-01-15 10:38

Just past the halfway mark in the Absa Premiership, Kaizer Chiefs have shown tremendous grit under the guidance of Ernst Middendorp, Tashreeq Vardien writes.

English Premiership

Burnley on the up as Westwood's late strike stuns Leicester

2020-01-19 18:05

Burnley fought back to boost their bid for Premier League survival as Ashley Westwood's late goal clinched a win over Leicester.

Absa Premiership

Sundowns dig deep for win over SuperSport

2020-01-19 17:38

Mamelodi Sundowns dug deep against SuperSport United in the Tshwane derby on Sunday to claim a victory in the Absa Premiership clash at Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Absa Premiership

All square as Bloem Celtic, Chippa draw

2020-01-19 17:50

It was honours even between Bloemfontein Celtic and Chippa United as their mid-table Absa Premiership clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium ended in a draw.

English Premiership

Arteta: We should've put the game to bed

2020-01-19 12:32

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta bemoaned his side's inability to kill the game off after the 1-1 draw with Sheffield United.

English Premiership

Guardiola: I can't fault City's efforts against Palace

2020-01-19 11:25

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his players left everything out on the field against Crystal Palace but it simply wasn't enough to beat them.

English Premiership

Guardiola left seething by sloppy City defence

2020-01-19 08:18

Pep Guardiola criticised his Manchester City defence after they allowed Wilfried Zaha too much space in setting up Crystal Palace' late equaliser.

Absa Premiership

Pirates cruise to victory over Highlands Park

2020-01-18 20:34

Orlando Pirates' resurgence under Josef Zinnbauer continued as they cruised to an emphatic win over Highlands Park.

English Premiership

Arteta's Arsenal held again by late Sheff United leveller

2020-01-18 19:24

Arsenal's faint hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League suffered another blow after a draw with Sheffield United.


Live scoring

Love 2 Meet

After Stuart Baxter stepped down as Bafana Bafana head coach, who would you like to see take over?

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.