Beckham relief as Inter Miami prepare for MLS bow

2020-02-26 21:53

David Beckham's quest to launch a Major League Soccer franchise will finally come to fruition this weekend.

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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.

 
Champions League

WRAP | Champions League - Last 16

2020-02-26 06:14

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

 
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.

 
 
English Premiership

Shaw hoping to cap good season with Euro 2020 call-up

2020-02-25 07:38

Luke Shaw is loving life on and off the field, with the new father impressing for Manchester United and dreaming of a Euro 2020 call-up.

 
English Premiership

Liverpool sink West Ham for record-equalling 18th successive win

2020-02-25 06:16

Liverpool earned a record-equalling 18th consecutive Premier League win as the runaway leaders came from behind to beat West Ham.

 
English Premiership

Tipsters: Chelsea to edge critical derby

2020-02-21 12:09

The Sport24 gurus slightly lean the way of Chelsea for the key all-London Premiership clash against Tottenham on Saturday.

 
International

Football Leaks hacker Rui Pinto files complaint against Portgual

2020-02-24 22:20

Portuguese hacker Rui Pinto, the originator of Football Leaks and Luanda Leaks, has filed a complaint with the EU against Portugal.

 
International

5 talking points in European football this weekend

2020-02-24 15:22

Barcelona moved clear at the top of La Liga, while Paris Saint-Germain won despite having Neymar sent off, and the coronavirus wrought havoc with Serie A fixtures.

 
 
 
English Premiership

Solskjaer: Fernandes a mix between Scholes, Veron

2020-02-24 11:13

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed the impact January signing Bruno Fernandes has made after another man-of-the-match performance.

 
 
 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
International

African players in Europe: Aubameyang strikes twice in thriller

2020-02-24 15:22

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang took the honours among the African stars in Europe at the weekend, scoring twice as Arsenal edged Everton.

 
Absa Premiership

Highlands Park gain revenge on Chiefs - 41 years later

2020-02-24 13:23

After 41 years, Highlands Park have gained revenge for a controversial Cup Final defeat against Kaizer Chiefs. Sy Lerman reports.

 
South-Africa

Mosimane: 'The guys were nervous in the first-half'

2020-02-24 12:24

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane admitted his side "were nervous" in the first-half but was happy to progress to the quarter-finals of the Nedbank Cup.

 
South-Africa

Da Gama: 'Big' Chiefs win was all about character

2020-02-24 11:14

Highlands Park head coach Owen Da Gama hailed his players' determination after they knocked Kaizer Chiefs out of the Nedbank Cup.

 
 
South-Africa

Shalulile delighted with win over Kaizer Chiefs

2020-02-24 08:03

Highlands Park forward Peter Shalulile is happy that his team overcame the odds to seal a victory in their Nedbank Cup clash against Kaizer Chiefs.

 
 
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.

 
English Premiership

Tough loan spell helped Nketiah battle for Arsenal spot

2020-02-25 07:44

Eddie Nketiah believes his tough loan spell with Leeds helped him prepare for the battle to become Mikel Arteta's first-choice striker at Arsenal.

 
Champions League

Man City take fight to UEFA on and off the field

2020-02-25 07:05

Manchester City may be set to go to war with UEFA, but time is of the essence for the English champions to satisfy their quest to win the Champions League.

 
English Premiership

WRAP | English Premiership

2020-02-25 06:10

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

 
International

Coronavirus could force Italian clubs to ban fans

2020-02-24 21:11

Italian sport is likely to suffer even greater disruption as the authorities prepare to announce further measures to combat coronavirus.

 
 
English Premiership

Football chiefs ban heading in training for young children

2020-02-24 14:24

Football chiefs in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland announced a ban on heading in training for children up to the end of primary school, with immediate effect.

 
South-Africa

Middendorp: Not fair to judge Akumu this early

2020-02-24 13:22

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp feels it would unfair to assess Anthony Akumu after the Kenya international made his first start for Amakhosi.

 
Absa Premiership

Hlatshwayo urges Wits to improve home form

2020-02-24 11:22

Thulani Hlatshwayo admits Bidvest Wits need to start doing better at home if they intend to challenge for the Absa Premiership title again.

 
Champions League

Mueller ready to show Chelsea what Germany is missing

2020-02-24 11:47

A year after being dumped by Germany head coach Joachim Loew, Thomas Mueller is set to showcase why he is so important for Bayern Munich.

 
 
 

 
 
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