Cape Town City consulting staff over wage cuts

2020-05-26 15:47

Cape Town City chairman John Comitis says the club are yet to make a decision over whether or not to cut player salaries.

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Absa Premiership

Tlolane details settling in at Maritzburg United

2020-05-26 15:12

Tebogo Tlolane says the warm welcome he received by Maritzburg United upon his arrival in January helped him settle at the club.

 
English Premiership

Gomez says Liverpool remain tightly connected

2020-05-26 14:32

Joe Gomez says Liverpool will be an even tougher prospect to beat going forward as they have formed even stronger bonds during lockdown.

 
 
 
English Premiership

United goalkeeper Henderson set to see out season with Blades

2020-05-26 11:45

Manchester United are reportedly willing to extend goalkeeper Dean Henderson's loan spell at Sheffield United until the end of the current campaign.

 
 
English Premiership

Bournemouth goalkeeper tests positive for Covid-19

2020-05-26 09:05

Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale has reportedly tested positive to coronavirus days after his club announced an unnamed player had contracted Covid-19.

 
 
International

French Ligue 2 promotion play-off proposal rejected

2020-05-25 18:58

France's national Olympic committee has rejected pleas from second-tier clubs Ajaccio, Troyes and Clermont to hold promotion/relegation play-offs.

 
International

Atletico's Felix sprains knee in La Liga restart preparation

2020-05-25 16:59

With Atletico Madrid ramping up their training for a potential La Liga restart their Portugal attacker Joao Felix has twisted his left knee, the club has confirmed.

 
International

Bayern coach Flick bemoans lack of fans at 'special' Dortmund clash

2020-05-25 15:45

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick says the absence of spectators for a top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash at Borussia Dortmund will be a "missing factor".

 
Absa Premiership

Kaizer Chiefs celebrate Africa Day

2020-05-25 15:01

Kaizer Chiefs have marked Africa Day with messages of what it means to be African from Khama Billiat, Daniel Akpeyi, Lazarous Kambole and Akumu Agay.

 
English Premiership

Pochettino could bring Kane to Newcastle

2020-05-25 14:11

Mauricio Pochettino is thought to be interested in bringing Harry Kane to Newcastle, should the Argentine take over at St James' Park.

 
English Premiership

Ighalo facing uncertain future at Manchester United

2020-05-25 12:45

Manchester United are reportedly on the verge of losing striker Odion Ighalo after failing to extend his contract.

 
Sport

OPINION | SAFA exposed for what it is - a bunch of losers

2020-05-25 12:42

I don’t mind anyone disagreeing with me, it’s the nature of the business, but don’t get personal. Why do you have to stoop so low to expose your shortcomings?

 
 
 
International

No home rule: Bayern out to show Dortmund who's boss

2020-05-25 09:37

Bayern Munich aim to continue the Bundesliga's current trend of teams winning on the road behind closed doors when they face Borussia Dortmund.

 
 
 
 
International

Dortmund waiting on defender Hummels for Bayern clash

2020-05-24 15:08

Borussia Dortmund is waiting on the fitness of defensive chief Mats Hummels for Tuesday's Bundesliga top-of-the-table showdown at home to Bayern Munich.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International

League-by-league guide to the return of football around Europe

2020-05-23 18:09

With the German Bundesliga on its second weekend and La Liga given the green light, AFP Sport look at the situation for leagues across Europe.

 
 
English Premiership

Berbatov: It's a bit too early for Havertz to make Premier League move

2020-05-23 14:00

Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov reckons that Bayer Leverkusen star and Manchester City transfer target Kai Havertz is not yet ready for the Premier League.

 
International

Hummels '99 percent' ready for Dortmund's showdown with Bayern

2020-05-26 15:18

Second-placed Borussia Dortmund are set to include chief defender Mats Hummels for Tuesday's Bundesliga showdown at home to league leaders Bayern Munich.

 
Absa Premiership

Bloemfontein Celtic in investment discussions

2020-05-26 14:51

KwaZulu-Natal businessperson Lebo Mokoena says he is in discussions with Bloemfontein Celtic about seeking investment for the Absa Premiership club.

 
 
 
 
Absa Premiership

Ertugral: Billiat will be key for Chiefs

2020-05-26 11:24

Muhsin Ertugral says Khama Billiat could be the deciding factor for Kaizer Chiefs in the remaining games of the season if he can remain injury free.

 
International

Football makes gleeful return to coronavirus-scarred Wuhan

2020-05-26 10:01

For nearly three months football enthusiasts in Wuhan were left kicking their heels indoors as the coronavirus raged in the Chinese city.

 
International

When China went to war on endemic football corruption

2020-05-26 07:52

When Tianjin Tianhai surprisingly thrashed Rafael Benitez's Dalian Yifang 5-1 to stay in the Chinese Super League in November, disgruntled fans were quick to allege corruption

 
 
International

Ibrahimovic suffers potential Achilles injury: reports

2020-05-25 18:18

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may have picked up an Achilles tendon injury that could put the AC Milan forward's season at risk, according to reports in Italy on Monday.

 
 
English Premiership

Premier League to vote on return of contact training

2020-05-25 15:28

Premier League clubs will vote on proposals for a return to contact training as the English top-flight seeks to take another step closer to resuming the season.

 
Absa Premiership

Mosiatlhaga: Ajax helping to achieve PSL dream

2020-05-25 14:51

Ajax Cape Town winger Abednigo Mosiatlhaga hopes to get the chance of playing in the Premier Soccer League after missing out with Stellenbosch FC.

 
Absa Premiership

City of Tshwane open to returning Sundowns to Mamelodi

2020-05-25 14:03

City of Tshwane administrator Mpho Nawa says he is open to talks with Mamelodi Sundowns president Patrice Motsepe over the redevelopment of HM Pitje Stadium.

 
 
English Premiership

Ashton hits out at Cleverley comments on resuming football

2020-05-25 12:24

Former West Ham striker Dean Ashton has slammed Tom Cleverley for his "ridiculous" comments about feeling safe to return to football.

 
Absa Premiership

Zwane reveals why he left Orlando Pirates

2020-05-25 11:38

Arthur Zwane has revealed that he left Orlando Pirates after sustaining a number of injuries and feeling the environment wasn't right for him.

 
 
 
 
Other Sport

UK sport a step closer as contact training gets government go-ahead

2020-05-25 07:11

Professional sport in Britain moved closer to a resumption when the government published 'stage two' of its guidance allowing for close-contact and competitive training.

 
 
English Premiership

Former FA chief exec warns EFL clubs face virus 'insolvency'

2020-05-24 14:13

Former Football Association chief executive Mark Palios has warned the cost of the coronavirus to lower-league clubs could be even larger than the £200 million predicted.

 
Absa Premiership

Masilela: Sundowns can find a replacement for Sirino

2020-05-24 12:17

As Mamelodi Sundowns face the possibility of losing Gaston Sirino, club legend Joel Masilela has assured fans that his departure wouldn't be a disaster.

 
 
Absa Premiership

Maritzburg keeper: Scrapping the season will be "confusing"

2020-05-24 10:02

Maritzburg United goalkeeper Richard Ofori is eager to return to the pitch and believes scrapping the current PSL season will only lead to confusion.

 
International

Sights and sounds from the Bundesliga this weekend

2020-05-23 22:56

Bayern Munich cruised to victory as Borussia Dortmund kept within touching but there were still plenty of unusual moments in this weekend's Bundesliga.

 
 
English Premiership

Werner expected to join Liverpool after new link to Klopp emerges

2020-05-23 19:36

Timo Werner's switch to a agency owned by Jurgen Klopp's manager has lent some credibility to reports suggesting the he will join Liverpool.

 
 
Top Stories

FT | VfL Wolfsburg v Borussia Dortmund

2020-05-23 15:31

Recap all scoring from the Bundesliga encounter between VfL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund at Volkswagen Arena in Wolfsburg.

 
International

Setien keen on Neymar Barca return

2020-05-23 14:34

Barcelona coach Quique Setien says he would love to coach Neymar and would be "delighted" if the Brazilian returns to the club from Paris Saint-Germain.

 
English Premiership

Liverpool made a mistake by furloughing staff

2020-05-23 13:54

Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has explained that he felt the Premier League club made an error of judgement in deciding to furlough non-playing staff.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International

FIFA suspends Haiti football chief accused of rape

2020-05-26 07:01

FIFA suspended the president of Haiti's football federation for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused teenage girls.

 
International

Young pretender Haaland takes on master Lewandowski for first time

2020-05-25 18:35

One of world football's fastest-rising stars goes head-to-head with one of its most accomplished goalscorers as Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga.

 
International

Coronavirus could bankrupt German FA, warns treasurer

2020-05-25 18:15

The coronavirus crisis could "potentially threaten" the existence of the German Football Association (DFB), its treasurer has warned Monday.

 
International

Bruno Cheyrou takes recruitment job at Lyon

2020-05-25 16:12

Former Liverpool midfielder Bruno Cheyrou was named as Lyon's new head of recruitment, joining up with sporting director Juninho and adviser Gerard Houllier.

 
 
International

La Liga return 'what we all need', says Atletico's Correa

2020-05-25 14:32

Atletico Madrid winger Angel Correa on Monday said that a return to football "is what we all need" ahead of a possible La Liga restart in mid-June.

 
International

Hummels '99 percent' ready for Dortmund's showdown with Bayern

2020-05-25 13:11

Second-placed Borussia Dortmund are set to include chief defender Mats Hummels for the Bundesliga showdown at home to league leaders Bayern Munich.

 
Sport

'Nedbank Cup without spectators is a reality we have to consider'

2020-05-25 12:45

The remaining fixtures in the Nedbank Cup are part of the PSL’s plans to resume the domestic club programme that has been on hold for two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

 
 
International

China's football team 'more united' under coronavirus

2020-05-25 11:09

Coronavirus has indefinitely postponed the CSL season but it has given the national team time to bond under coach Li Tie, the side's goalkeeper Yan Junling said

 
 
Champions League

From 'dust' to glory, Liverpool's 'miracle' of Istanbul

2020-05-25 09:02

Steven Gerrard said Liverpool did not "believe in miracles", but 15 years ago Rafael Benitez's side pulled off one of football's greatest heists.

 
 
 
 
English Premiership

Traore told not to be lured in by Liverpool

2020-05-24 12:48

Wolves winger Adama Traore would do well to consider his need for game time and reject Liverpool's advances, according to pundit Michael Brown.

 
Absa Premiership

Sundowns can boss SA football for years

2020-05-24 11:44

Mamelodi Sundowns legend Themba Mnguni believes the Chloorkop side have the potential to dominate the South African football scene for years to come.

 
 
 
 
International

Scottish football 'likely' to be back in August

2020-05-23 20:32

Scottish Football Association chief executive Ian Maxwell believes a return to action in August is likely after the 2019/20 season was ended.

 
English Premiership

Aguero agent ruled out Man City departure amid Inter links

2020-05-23 19:25

The agent of Manchester City's Sergio Aguero has rubbished reports claiming the striker is poised to leave England for Italy and Inter Milan.

 
 
International

La Liga can resume week of 8 June - Spanish Prime Minister

2020-05-23 15:14

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced that La Liga can resume from its coronavirus lockdown on the week of 8 June.

 
Absa Premiership

Motsepe commits to paying Sundowns salaries in full

2020-05-23 14:07

Mamelodi Sundowns president Patrice Motsepe revealed the club would continue to pay the salaries of all of its staff in full regardless of if football is played or not.

 
 

 
 
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