Struggling Sanchez 'psychologically and emotionally exhausted'

2018-03-23 20:47

Alexis Sanchez has admitted to being mentally exhausted after a rough start to his career at Manchester United.


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ESports the new frontier for Premier League clubs

2018-03-23 15:45

Dutch football great Ruud Gullit has urged Premier League clubs to embrace the "new era" by establishing eSports teams to widen their global fanbases.


WATCH: Olympic legend Bolt trains with Dortmund

2018-03-23 11:50

Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt trains with Borussia Dortmund on Friday, at the Dortmund Brackel Training Ground.

Absa Premiership

Lekgwathi: Jali should come back home to Pirates

2018-03-23 11:41

Orlando Pirates legend Lucky Lekgwathi wants Andile Jali to re-join the Soweto giants having confirmed that he will return to the Absa Premiership.


Henderson: England captaincy not important

2018-03-23 11:35

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson doesn't believe the England captaincy is important because the Three Lions squad has many competent leaders.


Nedbank Cup QF fixtures, dates confirmed

2018-03-23 10:04

The Nedbank Cup quarter-final dates, venues and kick-off times have been confirmed by the Premier Soccer League.

English Premiership

Ibrahimovic set for Hollywood ending

2018-03-23 08:30

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's time at Manchester United could come to an end as early as this week with a move to Major League Soccer in the pipeline.

English Premiership

'People with a brain' should back United overhaul - Mourinho

2018-03-23 07:30

Jose Mourinho has launched a defiant defence of his Manchester United reign, insisting "people with a brain" should understand the team is rebuilding.


Mourning Auba missing as Gabon lose

2018-03-23 08:36

Grieving Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was missing as Gabon lost 4-2 on penalties to hosts Thailand on Thursday.

English Premiership

Jorgensen still miffed at failed Toon move

2018-03-23 08:15

Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen has revealed he is still annoyed that his "dream" move to the Premier League failed to materialise in January.

Absa Premiership

Chiefs squad moving closer to clean bill of health

2018-03-22 16:59

George Maluleka has recovered from an ankle injury while several other Kaizer Chiefs players are also nearing a return to fitness.

English Premiership

United announce plans to establish women's team

2018-03-22 18:15

Manchester United have announced plans to form a women's professional team after long being criticised for lagging behind their rivals.


Arsenal's Wilshere cautious over England hopes

2018-03-22 15:53

England midfielder Jack Wilshere believes the Soccer World Cup could be a stepping stone towards a brighter future for Gareth Southgate's inexperienced team.

Absa Premiership

Hunt backs Brazilians for Absa Prem title

2018-03-22 13:49

Wits coach Gavin Hunt believes Mamelodi Sundowns will pip Orlando Pirates to the Absa Premiership league title.

English Premiership

Curtis: Carvalhal turned Swans around

2018-03-22 14:27

Swansea City's loan player manager Alan Curtis has praised the impact of manager Carlos Carvalhal for giving the Swans a big boost.

Absa Premiership

Igesund not surprised by Fadlu Davids rise

2018-03-22 11:19

Ex Maritzburg United coach Gordon Igesund is not surprised that Fadlu Davids has hit the ground running in his early years as a coach.

Absa Premiership

Heric has made Chippa tactically stronger

2018-03-22 10:26

Chippa United midfielder Mark Mayambela has praised new coach Vladislav Heric for adding tactical prowess to the Port Elizabeth club's game.

Absa Premiership

Mahamutsa sings Eymael's praises

2018-03-22 09:07

Veteran defender Rooi Mahamutsa credits Free state Stars coach Luc Eymael for the team still being in the race for a top-four finish this season.


Boris Johnson likens 2018 SWC to 1936 Olympics

2018-03-21 19:22

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared this year's Soccer World Cup to that of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.


Alonso facing 5-year prison sentence for tax fraud

2018-03-21 16:42

Spanish prosecutors have called for Xabi Alonso to be sentenced to five years in prison after the former Real Madrid and Liverpool midfielder was accused of tax fraud.

English Premiership

Pogba keen to play with Neymar

2018-03-21 13:10

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba admits he enjoys watching Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar and would love to play with him one day.


Surgeon says Neymar's recovery 'going well'

2018-03-20 22:39

Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said Neymar's recovery from foot surgery "is going well", as the star forward bids to be fit for the 2018 Soccer World Cup.

English Premiership

Jorginho agent dismisses United contact

2018-03-20 18:51

Jorginho's agent has denied speculation that Manchester United have made an approach for the Napoli midfielder to replace Michael Carrick.


Brazil secure Spurs training facility ahead of SWC

2018-03-20 15:23

Brazil will use Tottenham Hotspur's training facilities to prepare for the 2018 Russia World Cup the association announced.

English Premiership

Firmino having the time of his life at Liverpool

2018-03-20 14:31

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino says he is having the time of his life at Anfield due to the side's results on the pitch and team cohesion.

English Premiership

Van Gaal: United players were unprofessional

2018-03-20 10:44

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has slammed "unprofessional" players at the club who did not read his e-mails.

Bafana Bafana

Baxter to blend youth with experience

2018-03-20 09:21

Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter believes the right blend of youth and experience will yield the desired result as the team prepares for the 4-nation tournament.

Absa Premiership

Lack of goals has hindered Chiefs, says Komphela

2018-03-20 07:29

Steve Komphela believes his side's inability to score goals is the reason behind Kaizer Chiefs drawing 12 Absa Premiership matches.

Absa Premiership

Wits confirm Gamal departure

2018-03-20 06:59

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt has confirmed that on-loan striker Amr Gamal has left the club to join Finnish champions HJK Helsinki.

English Premiership

Pogba can't be happy at United - Deschamps

2018-03-19 21:56

France coach Didier Deschamps said that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba "can't be happy" with his current situation at Old Trafford.

English Premiership

Lukaku: We have to buy new players every year

2018-03-19 17:31

Romelu Lukaku says it is important for Manchester United to keep strengthening by making new signings next season.


'A top team in a top league' - Bolt explains his football wish

2018-03-23 16:12

Athletics legend Usain Bolt insists he is serious about realising his dream of becoming a top-class footballer after training with Borussia Dortmund.


Gor Mahia coach sees past SuperSport's struggles

2018-03-23 15:47

Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr says CAF Confederation Cup opponents SuperSport United's quality belies their lowly position in the league.


England must fight racism before pointing fingers - Southgate

2018-03-23 13:52

England manager Gareth Southgate believes more must be done to eradicate racism closer to home before criticising World Cup hosts Russia.

English Premiership

De Bruyne: Messi, Ronaldo score ten times more than me

2018-03-23 12:38

Manchester City play-maker Kevin de Bruyne insists it's impossible to compare him to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.


Buffon happy to be part of new generation

2018-03-23 11:35

Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon insisted Thursday that he still has a role to play in Italy's future despite already having passed his 40th birthday.

Absa Premiership

Paulse: Mobara must wait for his chance

2018-03-23 09:23

Nathan Paulse has urged Abbubaker Mobara to wait for his chance at Orlando Pirates after losing his place in the starting line-up this season.

English Premiership

Charlie Austin relishing relegation fight

2018-03-23 09:23

Southampton striker Charlie Austin is ready to help his team retain their Premier League status after recovering from a hamstring injury.

English Premiership

Son's hot-streak boosts case to be Asia's all-time best

2018-03-23 08:09

South Korea's Son Heung-min is already staking a claim to be considered the greatest player Asia has ever produced thanks to his stunning form for Tottenham Hotspur.


Denmark's Sisto edge Panama in friendly

2018-03-23 08:36

Denmark winger Pione Sisto put on a sizzling show of dribbling before scoring his first senior international goal to secure a 1-0 win over 10-man Panama.

English Premiership

Tottenham boss Pochettino linked to Bayern job

2018-03-22 21:35

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been linked to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich as a possible replacement for Jupp Heynckes.


Hart welcomes battle to be England's number one

2018-03-22 16:59

England goalkeeper Joe Hart insists having to fight to retain his place as Gareth Southgate's number one for the World Cup is nothing new.


Bolt's coming! Star to train with Dortmund

2018-03-23 08:00

Athletics legend Usain Bolt, who has ambitions to start a football career at 31, will train with Borussia Dortmund on Friday.


Prosecutors investigate Milan's sale

2018-03-22 18:14

Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into the sale of AC Milan to Chinese businessman Li Yonghong.

English Premiership

Sanchez admits to struggling at United

2018-03-22 14:16

Alexis Sanchez has said things have not gone as expected since his January move to Manchester United.

Absa Premiership

Nthethe, Mbekile set to leave Sundowns

2018-03-22 13:10

Experienced Mamelodi Sundowns duo Thabo Nthethe and Asavela Mbekile appear to be in their final few months with the club.


Germany benefiting off 1998 SWC disappointment

2018-03-22 12:26

After a disappointing 1998 SWC and Euro 2000, Germany's €80 million per year in youth development has since been paying off dividends.

English Premiership

Wilshere: Wenger told me I could leave

2018-03-22 11:25

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed that manager Arsene Wenger told him before the start of the season that he could leave the club.

English Premiership

Wilkins: Mourinho wants reaction from Shaw

2018-03-22 10:50

Former Chelsea assistant coach Ray Wilkins has claimed Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho's criticism of Luke Shaw is aimed at provoking a reaction.


Higuain says ill mother convinced him not to retire

2018-03-22 09:18

Gonzalo Higuain came close to retiring two years ago but was convinced to continue by his severely ill mother, the Argentine forward told television channel TyC Sports on Wednesday.


Wits, SuperSport learn CAF Confed Cup fate

2018-03-22 07:14

SuperSport United and Bidvest Wits will be flying the local flag when they were drawn in the CAF Confederations Cup play-off draw.

Absa Premiership

'Downs could face top seeds in Champions League

2018-03-21 15:06

Sundowns have not been handed a top seeding for the CAF Champions League and could face record winners Al Ahly or holders Wydad Casablanca in the group stages.

Bafana Bafana

Baxter names starting XI for Angola clash

2018-03-21 12:22

Bafana Bafana head coach, Stuart Baxter has named his starting eleven for the four nation tournament taking place in Zambia from Wednesday.


Spurs have edge over United at Wembley in FA Cup semi

2018-03-20 21:14

Jan Vertonghen believes Tottenham have an advantage in the FA Cup due to the fact that the semi-finals and final will be played at Wembley.

English Premiership

Emre Can doesn't regret leaving Bayern

2018-03-20 16:16

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has been linked with a return to Bayern Munich but insists he doesn't regret leaving the Bundesliga champions.

English Premiership

Sutton: Mourinho looking outdated

2018-03-20 14:03

Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton has joined a list of football pundits that have criticised Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.


Morata can still earn SWC place, says Spain coach

2018-03-20 14:02

Spain head coach Julen Lopetegui has reassured Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata that he still has a chance to earn a place in the 2018 World Cup squad.

Absa Premiership

Tignyemb backing Nthethe to rise again

2018-03-20 11:29

Bloemfontein Celtic captain Patrick Tignyemb has backed former team-mate Thabo Nthethe to bounce back from a difficult season at Mamelodi Sundowns.


Cristiano Ronaldo wins Portuguese POTY award

2018-03-20 09:49

Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo has been named as the Portuguese Player of the Year for the third successive time at a gala ceremony in Lisbon.

English Premiership

Furious Shaw contemplating United future

2018-03-20 07:15

Luke Shaw is set to re-evaluate his future at Old Trafford in the off-season after coming in for renewed criticism from Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.

English Premiership

Matic enjoys working with demanding Mourinho

2018-03-20 07:34

Nemanja Matic believes Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho's driven methods and high expectations will bring the club more success.


Fiorentina rename training ground after Davide Astori

2018-03-19 21:10

Serie A club Fiorentina announced that their training ground will be renamed in tribute to former captain Davide Astori, who died aged 31.

Champions League

Salah backs Liverpool to overcome City in CL quarters

2018-03-19 20:27

Mohamed Salah has played down the task facing Liverpool in their Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City.

Absa Premiership

Micho: Pirates fans demand to be happy

2018-03-23 13:07

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic is pleased with the progress made by his side but still wants his men to keep pushing for greater heights.


Ibrahimovic, LA Galaxy confirm MLS move

2018-03-23 15:05

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the Los Angeles Galaxy confirmed that the Swedish star's move to Major League Soccer is on!


McLeish to impose Ferguson's style on Scotland

2018-03-23 13:52

Alex McLeish is hoping lessons learned from his former manager and mentor Sir Alex Ferguson can inspire Scotland to qualify for a major tournament.

Absa Premiership

Fileccia: I have my confidence back

2018-03-23 12:22

Maritzburg United striker Andréa Fileccia says he feels rejuvenated after overcoming injury to play a part in the team's impressive run.

Bafana Bafana

Dolly relishing Zambia showdown

2018-03-23 10:28

European based Bafana Bafana midfielder Keegan Dolly is looking forward to facing Zambia in the finals of the Four Nations tournament.

English Premiership

Abraham: Swansea must aim higher

2018-03-23 11:24

Swansea City striker Tammy Abraham is feeling optimistic about the team's Premier League survival chances and has urged his teammates to aim high.


Absa Premiership contenders: Who is going to win?

2018-03-23 08:44

With only six games remaining in the Absa Premiership season, four teams have emerged as the most likely to lift the trophy.


Misbehaving PSG fans lead to stand closure

2018-03-23 08:09

PSG have been ordered to close off a section at Parc des Princes for their next European match over crowd trouble during the clash with Real Madrid.


Cancer claims Argentine World Cup winner

2018-03-23 08:27

Argentine World Cup winner Rene "Loco" Houseman died of tongue cancer at the age of 64 on Thursday.

English Premiership

United terminate Ibrahimovic's contract

2018-03-22 20:16

Manchester United released Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the remainder of his contract freeing up the Swedish striker to move to the MLS.


Germany coach Low set to play strong hand against Spain

2018-03-22 17:01

Joachim Low is keeping his World Cup cards up his sleeve, but the Germany coach is set play a strong hand against Spain.

English Premiership

Pardew: West Brom must keep fighting

2018-03-22 17:12

West Brom manager Alan Pardew has urged his players to pull themselves up by their bootstraps and fight for Premier League survival with everything they have.


Williams thought about quitting Wales

2018-03-22 18:13

Wales captain Ashley Williams admits the disappointment of missing out on the 2018 World Cup was so great that he contemplated international retirement.

English Premiership

West Ham issue lifetime bans over pitch invasion

2018-03-22 14:21

West Ham have issued lifetime bans to five fans who invaded the pitch during their Premier League match against Burnley earlier this month.


Pieterse: SuperSport out to reach CAF CC final

2018-03-22 13:10

Reyaad Pieterse says they know what to do to book their place in the Group stage despite expecting a tough clash against Kenyan side Gor Mahia.


Fearless Pitso not intimidated by tough CL draw

2018-03-22 08:00

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane says it was a fair draw after being paired with defending CAF Champions League champions Wydad.

English Premiership

Redknapp: Mourinho style a turn-off for flair players

2018-03-22 09:57

Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has claimed Manchester United will struggle to attract "flair players" due to their defensive football.


Messi leads Argentina chase for World Cup glory

2018-03-22 09:18

Lionel Messi begins his road to World Cup redemption as Argentina take on Italy in a glamour friendly, desperate to win a major international prize.


Sundowns receive tough CAF Champions League draw

2018-03-22 07:33

Mamelodi Sundowns were paired against the defending CAF Champions League champions in the group phase after Wednesday's draw.

English Premiership

Young: Shaw can be world class if he works hard

2018-03-22 07:24

Man United’s wing-back Ashley Young believes under fire Luke Shaw has the potential to be "one of the best in the world" if he works hard.

English Premiership

Moyes: Miami getaway boosted West Ham

2018-03-21 15:53

West Ham United boss David Moyes is feeling upbeat after the club's trip to Miami and believes it helped the players pull together for a final Premier League push.

Absa Premiership

Josephs set to extend deal with Clever Boys

2018-03-21 15:06

Wits goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs has reportedly agreed a deal in principle to extend his contract with the Clever Boys beyond the current season.

Bafana Bafana

Lorch: I was expecting Bafana call-up

2018-03-21 12:35

Orlando Pirates winger Thembinkosi Lorch has admitted he was expecting a call-up to the South African national team for the upcoming Four Nation tournament.


SAFA postpones presidential elections

2018-03-20 18:47

The South African Football Association and the National Executive Committee have agreed to postpone the presidential elections.


Ronaldo: We should always believe we are the best

2018-03-20 15:46

Cristiano Ronaldo says the key to his staggering success is believing he is the best and he advised his countrymen to adopt the same attitude.

Absa Premiership

Shongwe: International Break is a chance to re-group

2018-03-20 14:02

G-Star RAW has announced a sustainable denim collection for FW18 in partnership with Jaden Smith. Smith is the latest big name addition to the G-Star RAW family, joining the likes of Pharell Williams and Aitor Throup.

Absa Premiership

Mbuyane sees bright future for Mokwena at Bucs

2018-03-20 13:21

Former Orlando Pirates star Thulasizwe Mbuyane believes that Rhulani Mokwena will have a successful career in the ranks of the Sea Robbers.

English Premiership

Bertrand backs Hughes to keep Saints up

2018-03-20 12:23

Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand is confident that newly appointed manager Mark Hughes is the right man to help the Saints avoid relegation in the English Premier League.

Absa Premiership

Arrows red card rescinded for mistaken identity

2018-03-20 08:23

SAFA has announced its decision to rescind a red card wrongly given to Golden Arrows defender Lambikano Mzava in a case of mistaken identity.

Absa Premiership

Relegation threatened Dikwena to fight till the end

2018-03-20 07:41

Platinum Stars assistant coach Milton Dlamini has backed embattled club to fight to the end in their bid to avoid relegation this season.

English Premiership

Impressive Van Dijk insists 'there's more to come'

2018-03-20 07:34

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk reckons that he can do even better despite an upturn in defensive form of Jurgen Klopp's side since his arrival.

Absa Premiership

Sundowns are champions already, says Nyatama

2018-03-19 19:24

Orlando Pirates midfielder Musa Nyatama bizzarely claimed that Mamelodi Sundowns have already wrapped up the league title.


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