Championship clubs agree to move transfer window to end of August

2020-02-27 18:12

English Championship clubs have agreed in principle to move the summer transfer deadline to the end of August.

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International

WRAP | Europa League - Last 32

2020-02-27 22:00

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures, kick-off times, results and match reports from this week's Europa League last 32 action:

 
 
English Premiership

Leicester boss Rodgers backs Vardy to end goalless run

2020-02-27 14:09

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers is confident Jamie Vardy will end his current drought and reach a century of Premier League goals.

 
English Premiership

Arteta: Don't judge Auba on trophies

2020-02-27 13:16

Mikel Arteta believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should not be judged on trophies but rather on the crucial goals he consistently scores for the club.

 
Absa Premiership

Motupa loving life despite failed Sundowns move

2020-02-27 11:30

Bidvest Wits striker Gift Motupa doesn't expect his failed move to Mamelodi Sundowns to impact his career and performances negatively.

 
English Premiership

Lacazette insists he has no desire to leave Arsenal

2020-02-27 10:30

Alexandre Lacazette insists he will not push to leave Arsenal in the off-season even if they fail to qualify for the Champions League.

 
 
 
 
Champions League

Tousart gives Lyon edge against below-par Ronaldo and Juventus

2020-02-27 06:27

Cristiano Ronaldo drew a blank as a Lucas Tousart goal handed Lyon a surprise win over Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

 
International

Rangers beat Braga to reach Europa League last 16

2020-02-26 22:45

Steven Gerrard hailed a "faultless" Rangers performance as an impressive victory at Braga booked their place in the last 16 of the Europa League.

 
International

Lewandowski out for 4 weeks with knee injury

2020-02-26 19:17

Robert Lewandowski will be out for "around four weeks" after the Bayern Munich forward picked up a knee injury in the win over Chelsea.

 
Absa Premiership

'Title is not happening for Pirates', says Jele

2020-02-26 18:41

Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele does not believe that the Buccaneers are in with a realistic shot at the Absa Premiership title.

 
English Premiership

Solskjaer's 'heart-to-heart' talks behind Martial's good form

2020-02-26 14:50

A series of recent 'heart-to-heart' meetings with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a big reason behind Anthony Martial's recent revival, club insiders state.

 
English Premiership

Sorloth doesn't know if Palace want him amid Real Madrid talk

2020-02-26 14:31

Alexander Sorloth says he doesn't know if Crystal Palace want to take him back from Trabzonspor amid talk Real Madrid are keeping a close eye on him.

 
English Premiership

Man City lodge appeal against European ban

2020-02-26 13:12

Manchester City's appeal against their two-year European ban has been officially registered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS announced

 
International

5 ties to watch in the Europa League

2020-02-26 13:03

Three English clubs and both Celtic and Rangers are hoping to secure places in the last 16 of the Europa League this week.

 
English Premiership

Green backs Calvert-Lewin to make England's Euro 2020 squad

2020-02-26 11:49

Former England goalkeeper Robert Green believes Dominic Calvert-Lewin would be a perfect fit for Gary Southgate's England squad for Euro 2020.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Special coverage to mark 50th year of Soweto derby

2020-02-26 09:20

Saturday will mark 50 years since the first Soweto derby, and SuperSport will mark the momentous occasion with rolling pre-match coverage and expert on-day analysis.

 
International

Two Laos footballers get life bans for match-fixing

2020-02-26 10:18

Two Laos national team footballers have been handed life bans over alleged match fixing in a four-goal friendly defeat to Hong Kong, the Asian Football Confederation.

 
International

Spaniard Garrido takes over on Wydad coaching carousel

2020-02-26 07:52

Juan Carlos Garrido was appointed coach of Wydad Casablanca, after predecessor Sebastien Desabre lasted barely a month in the job.

 
Champions League

Three things learned from Chelsea 0-3 Bayern

2020-02-26 07:13

Bayern Munich swept Chelsea aside with ease in the Champions League last 16 first leg clash at Stamford Bridge.

 
International

West Brom stretch Championship lead to seven points

2020-02-26 06:34

West Brom stretched their lead at the top of the Championship to seven points after a routine 2-0 win over Preston.

 
Champions League

'Fearless' Barca fans unfazed by coronavirus or Napoli

2020-02-25 19:16

Barcelona fans insisted they were not worried by rivals Napoli or the spread of coronavirus in Italy as they arrived for their team's Champions League match

 
International

Greece, UEFA vow to clean up Greek football

2020-02-25 17:24

The Greek government has signed an accord with UEFA to clean up Greek football, seeking ways to tackle the threat posed by corruption and other problems.

 
Champions League

Juve fans free to travel to Lyon for Champions League despite Coronavirus

2020-02-25 16:19

Juventus confirmed that their fans have been given the all clear to travel to France for their Champions League clash midweek against Lyon despite the coronavirus outbreak.

 
 
 
Champions League

Man City target role reversal against Champions League kings Real Madrid

2020-02-25 11:02

Manchester City will be up against both Real Madrid and their reputation as the Champions League's biggest winners play one of its biggest underachievers.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Sundowns legend lauds Pitso for having faith in Lukhubeni

2020-02-25 09:23

Mamelodi Sundowns legend Joel Masilela has lauded coach Pitso Mosimane for having faith in young players such as defender Nicholus Lukhubeni.

 
 
 
 
Absa Premiership

Manyisa convinced he has a future at Sundowns

2020-02-27 14:01

Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Oupa Manyisa remains optimistic about his future at the club despite his contract expiring in June.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Pirates assistant coach expects Akpeyi to start Soweto Derby

2020-02-27 11:26

Orlando Pirates assistant coach Fadlu Davids believes Daniel Akpeyi should crack the nod ahead of Itumeleng Khune in goal for Kaizer Chiefs.

 
English Premiership

Solskjaer's warning to Scotland over McTominay call-up

2020-02-27 10:30

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Scotland manager Steve Clarke that Scott McTominay needs to be managed "properly" as he builds up his match fitness.

 
Champions League

WRAP | Champions League - Last 16

2020-02-27 06:15

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures, kick-off times, results and match reports from this week's Champions League last 16 action.

 
Champions League

Three things learned from Real Madrid 1-2 Man City

2020-02-27 08:02

Manchester City secured the landmark Champions League win they have long waited for as Pep Guardiola's men came from behind to beat Real Madrid.

 
Champions League

Champions League leading scorers

2020-02-27 06:56

After two weeks of first leg UEFA Champions League last 16 encounters, the list of the top goalscorers begins to take shape.

 
International

Leeds win piles pressure on Middlesbrough's Woodgate

2020-02-27 06:50

Mateusz Klich fired Leeds back to within four points of Championship leaders West Brom with a hard-fought victory at relegation-threatened Middlesbrough.

 
English Premiership

Tottenham's Alli faces ban for coronavirus post

2020-02-26 20:58

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association over a social media post related to the coronavirus outbreak.

 
International

Inter's Conte unhappy playing behind closed doors because of coronavirus

2020-02-26 19:19

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte said Wednesday it "wasn't nice" being forced to play upcoming Europa League and Serie A games behind closed doors.

 
English Premiership

CAS confirm Man City appeal against Euro ban

2020-02-26 18:18

Manchester City's appeal against their two-year European ban for breaches of financial regulations has been officially registered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

 
International

Concern over Italian fans' visit to France after virus outbreak

2020-02-26 17:22

French politicians voiced concerns about fans of Italian side Juventus travelling to Lyon for a Champions League football match due to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

 
Absa Premiership

Rantie looking to resurrect career at Bloemfontein Celtic

2020-02-26 14:20

Tokelo Rantie is looking to resurrect his ailing football career with Bloemfontein Celtic after training with the Absa Premiership team on Tuesday.

 
Champions League

Sterling has improved thanks to Guardiola - Villa

2020-02-26 13:40

David Villa has no doubt Raheem Sterling's stunning improvement as a player is down to his work with manager Pep Guardiola.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Champions League

Lampard concerned by 'sobering' night for Chelsea

2020-02-26 07:38

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard admitted the thrashing to Bayern Munich of their Champions League last 16 tie was a reality check.

 
 
 
 
International

Bielsa says confidence returning at Leeds

2020-02-25 17:22

Marcelo Bielsa says recent wins have restored confidence at Leeds after a run of poor results threatened to derail their Premier League push.

 
International

Zidane casts doubt on Hazard return this season

2020-02-25 15:34

Zinedine Zidane says he cannot be sure that Eden Hazard will play again this season after the Belgian suffered another foot injury last weekend.

 
South-Africa

Hunt hails unsung hero Nange

2020-02-25 13:53

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt singled out midfielder Phathutshedzo Nange for special praise after his side's Nedbank Cup last 16 victory over Chippa United.

 
 
Champions League

Barcelona manager plays down coronavirus fears ahead of Napoli test

2020-02-25 11:01

Barcelona manager Quique Setien has dismissed concerns for his players over the spread of the coronavirus in Italy before the Champions League tie against Napoli.

 
Champions League

Lewandowski in the form of his life warns Bayern manager Flick

2020-02-25 09:52

Hansi Flick has warned Chelsea that Bayern Munich talisman Robert Lewandowski is "in the form of his life" going into Tuesday's Champions League clash.

 
 
Champions League

OPINION | Surprising tactical switch pays off in Pep Guardiola masterclass

2020-02-27 15:23

Pep Guardiola's surprise tactical approach left many stunned as Manchester City grabbed an excellent away win over Real Madrid, writes Baden Gillion.

 
 
South-Africa

GK trouble at Sundowns as Onyango a doubt for Al Ahly clash

2020-02-27 14:35

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has confirmed goalkeeper Denis Onyango remains a doubt for their Al Ahly encounter

 
English Premiership

Liverpool post healthy profit despite transfer spending

2020-02-27 13:22

Premier League leaders Liverpool made a pre-tax profit of £42 million last year despite a record £223 million investment on players.

 
 
 
International

CAF Champions League quarter-finals: 5 things to know

2020-02-27 10:00

Al Ahly host Mamelodi Sundowns desperate for revenge after an aggregate thrashing when the clubs met at the same stage last year.

 
Absa Premiership

OPINION | Is the Absa Premiership title slipping away from Kaizer Chiefs?

2020-02-25 13:00

In a title-chasing season, it's rare not to have many - if any - hiccups along the way, but should Kaizer Chiefs' recent slump be of concern to the Soweto giants? Tashreeq Vardien reports.

 
Absa Premiership

Makaringe: 'I may have a trick or two in store for Chiefs'

2020-02-27 07:08

Orlando Pirates midfielder Fortune Makaringe has hinted that he may show off some of his ball skills if the opportunity arises against Kaizer Chiefs.

 
Champions League

De Bruyne inspires late turnaround as City stun Real Madrid

2020-02-27 06:17

Kevin De Bruyne orchestrated a dramatic Manchester City comeback on Wednesday as they stunned Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.

 
 
 
English Premiership

Arsenal must keep Aubameyang, says teammate Lacazette

2020-02-26 18:45

Alexandre Lacazette says it is crucial that Arsenal keep hold of fellow forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who has been linked with a move away from the Emirates.

 
Champions League

Chelsea's problems laid bare by Bayern humbling

2020-02-26 18:21

Frank Lampard faces the first major test of his nascent managerial career after Chelsea were given a chastening Champions League lesson by Bayern Munich.

 
Absa Premiership

Sandilands: Pirates must have complete focus against Chiefs

2020-02-26 14:37

Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands says they are determined to claim all three points against Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto derby.

 
Champions League

Inter's European tie to be played behind closed doors

2020-02-26 14:16

Inter Milan's Europa League last-32 second-leg tie against Ludogorets at the San Siro will be played without fans due to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

 
Champions League

Bonucci: Juventus have 'great hunger' to succeed in Champions League

2020-02-26 13:45

Defender Leonardo Bonucci says Juventus are raring to go ahead of tonight's Champions League clash with Ligue 1 outfit Lyon in France.

 
International

Zimbabwe football stadia unfit for international games : CAF

2020-02-26 12:37

Zimbabwe's stadiums have been declared unsuitable by CAF, forcing sports authorities to seek an alternative venue for an upcoming AFCON qualifier against Algeria.

 
Absa Premiership

Baloyi: Khune must play in the Soweto derby

2020-02-26 10:55

Legendary Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Brian Baloyi believes Itumeleng Khune should be between the sticks for his former side against Orlando Pirates in the Soweto derby.

 
International

Football agents investigated by Spanish police over 'ghost transfers'

2020-02-26 10:25

Spanish police have launched an investigation into "tax evasion and money laundering" after uncovering fake transfers involving several player agents.

 
Champions League

Sarri calls for calm as coronavirus fears surround Juventus Champions League tie

2020-02-26 08:45

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri rejected suggestions that supporters of his side should not be allowed to attend Wednesday's Champions League clash with Lyon.

 
English Premiership

Gomes reveals reasons behind rapid recovery from horror injury

2020-02-26 08:02

Everton midfielder Andre Gomes says he refused to count the number of days he was out injured during his recuperation after making his return to action.

 
Champions League

Rampant Bayern gave Chelsea a 'reality check' says Lampard

2020-02-26 07:14

Frank Lampard admitted Chelsea were given a "reality check" by Bayern Munich as the Germans pushed his team to the brink of Champions League elimination.

 
Champions League

Gnabry stars as Bayern rock Chelsea

2020-02-26 06:20

Serge Gnabry fired Bayern Munich to the brink of the Champions League quarter-finals as the German's double inspired a superb rout of Chelsea.

 
International

Brescia fined over fans' coronavirus chant

2020-02-25 20:21

Italian club Brescia have been fined €10,000 euros for fans chanting "Napoli coronavirus" at supporters of their league rivals, the Lega Serie A has announced.

 
 
English Premiership

Van Dijk praises Liverpool's mental strength

2020-02-25 15:57

Virgil van Dijk says Liverpool's ability to stay calm under pressure is the key to their astonishing Premier League title charge.

 
Absa Premiership

Frosler: One game at a time and slowly we will get there

2020-02-25 14:47

Kaizer Chiefs defender Reeve Frosler remains confident that Amakhosi will win the Absa Premiership but said they must not look too far ahead in the title race.

 
Absa Premiership

PSL investigating Sundowns' deliberate yellow cards

2020-02-25 13:10

Mamelodi Sundowns could face the PSL Disciplinary Committee for deliberately picking up four yellow cards in the league clash with Bloemfontein Celtic.

 
 
 
Champions League

Lyon face up to Ronaldo and Juventus as Juninho era struggles for lift-off

2020-02-25 09:26

Anthony Lopes describes Cristiano Ronaldo as "extraordinary", and the Lyon goalkeeper knows how big a job he faces keeping his Portuguese international colleague quiet.

 
 

 
 
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