Chiefs minus Katsande in TKO

Kaizer Chiefs stalwart Willard Katsande headlines the list of suspended players ahead of this weekend’s Telkom Knockout quarter-final fixtures. The midfield hardman picked up his fourth yellow card during Amakhosi’s 0-0 draw with Jomo Cosmos on Wednesday night, meaning he will now serve out a one-match suspension. SuperSport United sriker Bradley Grobler, who will be … More Chiefs minus Katsande in TKO

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Martial Rescues A Point For United

Anthony Martial’s second-half header earned Manchester United a 1-1 draw with CSKA Moscow in their Champions League tie on Tuesday night. Red Devils manager, Louis Van Gaal, handed starts to Jesse Lingard and Antonio Valencia in place of Juan Mata and Matteo Darmian. United dictated play for most of the opening exchanges, although they failed … More Martial Rescues A Point For United

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23-Man Official Ballon D’Or Shortlist Announced

One African star has joined the favourites Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the official 23-man shortlist for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or award he award recognises the best footballers for their respective achievements between 22 November 2014 and 20 November 2015, according to FIFA. The list of the 23 candidates was drawn up by … More 23-Man Official Ballon D’Or Shortlist Announced

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Eight Goal Thriller In Germany

A round-up of Tuesday night’s UEFA Champions League action. It was a busy Tuesday night in the UEFA Champions League with 22 goals scored across eight games with Arsenal, Barcelona, Olympiakos Piraeus, FC Porto, Valencia and Zenit Saint Petersburg winning their respective matches. The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly the eight goal thriller between … More Eight Goal Thriller In Germany

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Orlando Pirates have confirmed they will host Etoile du Sahel #FillUpOrlandoStadium

Pirates vs Etoile tickets R80 Orlando Pirates have confirmed they will host Etoile du Sahel at Orlando Stadium in Soweto in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup Final on November 21. The club has also confirmed that tickets for the clash are now on sale. The cost of a ticket for general admission … More Orlando Pirates have confirmed they will host Etoile du Sahel #FillUpOrlandoStadium

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Manchester United run riot over Everton

Manchester United were too good for Everton in their 3-0 riot at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon. Manchester United were the brighter starters in the game with a vocal crowd backing their Everton outfit, and Wayne Rooney was produced with the game’s first opportunity just after the ten-minute mark. A few  moments later, it was … More Manchester United run riot over Everton

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Arsenal Shrug Off Watford At Vicarage Road

A second-half surge saw Arsenal ease past Watford 3-0 in their English Premier League clash on Saturday. The visitors came out guns blazing and nearly netted the opener in the 11th minute when Alexis Sanchez attacked down the left channel before cutting inside and smashing a shot at the top corner of the goal, but … More Arsenal Shrug Off Watford At Vicarage Road

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Neymar was in immaculate form on Saturday night as he netted four goals

Neymar was in immaculate form on Saturday night as he netted four goals to steer Barcelona to a 5-2 win over Rayo Vallecano. The visitors were first to score in the 15th minute when a low cross from Bebe found Javi Guerra who got across the defender brilliantly before directing the ball home from close … More Neymar was in immaculate form on Saturday night as he netted four goals

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Arsenal, Chelsea crash as Bayern cruise

Arsenal and Chelsea had a UEFA Champion League night to forget as a Robert Lewandowski hat-trick helped Bayern Munich crush Dinamo Zagreb. Champions Barcelona, missing injured icon Lionel Messi, followed up their opening Group E draw at Roma with a stirring come-from-behind 2-1 win at home against Bayer Leverkusen. The Germans appeared to have the … More Arsenal, Chelsea crash as Bayern cruise

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Blatter will ‘remain as Fifa president’

Sepp Blatter insisted on Monday that he would stay on as the body’s president, his lawyer said, as Uefa chief Michel Platini revealed a payment made to him from Blatter had been “fully declared” to authorities. The head of world football’s governing body said he would remain in his position while cooperating with criminal proceedings … More Blatter will ‘remain as Fifa president’

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Mbesuma double as Aces move joint top

A brace from Collins Mbesuma and a goal each from Bongolethu Jiyiaya and Sibusiso Masina ensured that Mpumalanga Black Aces maintain their undefeated run this season as they thumped Maritzburg United 4-1 at the Kanyamazane Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday. Maritzburg were hoping to register their first victory of the season under new coach Clive … More Mbesuma double as Aces move joint top

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Wits and Stars draw

In-form Bidvest Wits failed to collect maximum points after being held to a goalless draw by Free State Stars in an Absa Premiership clash at Goble Park in Bethlehem on Saturday afternoon. Ea Lla Koto were the better side on the day as they kept Clever Boys goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs very busy. But Ernst Middendorp’s … More Wits and Stars draw

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Platinum Stars stunned Sundowns to go top

Platinum Stars moved top of the Absa Premiership standings following a 3-1 win over SuperSport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Saturday afternoon. Goals from Sibusiso Msomi, Bonginkosi Ntuli and Robert Ng’ambi condemned Matsatsantsa to their third straight defeat. Jeremy Brockie scored what proved to be a mere consolation. The visitors made … More Platinum Stars stunned Sundowns to go top

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Sanchez treble inspires Arsenal romp

A hat-trick by Alexis Sanchez fired Arsenal to a 5-2 win as Leicester’s unbeaten start to the Premier League campaign was ended in emphatic fashion at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Sanchez struck on 33, 57 and 81 minutes after Theo Walcott’s 18th-minute equaliser had cancelled out Jamie Vardy’s opener for the hosts five … More Sanchez treble inspires Arsenal romp

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Gabuza handed Pirates a win over Al Ahly

Orlando Pirates took a step toward qualifying for their first CAF Confederation Cup final when they defeated Egyptian giants Al Ahly 1-0 in the first leg of the semifinal tie at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday evening. An early goal from striker Thamsanqa Gabuza, who provided a deft finish, took the Buccaneers to victory, … More Gabuza handed Pirates a win over Al Ahly

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Barcelona seek rebound, Ronaldo eyes record

Humiliated European champions Barcelona can bounce back from their midweek 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Celta Vigo when Las Palmas visit the Camp Nou on Saturday. Barcelona’s 100 per cent start to the league campaign was brought to a spectacular end on Wednesday as high-flying Celta inflicted upon them their heaviest league defeat since … More Barcelona seek rebound, Ronaldo eyes record

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Fifa hands over Jérôme Valcke’s emails to Swiss prosecutors

Fifa has handed over the suspended secretary general Jérôme Valcke’s emails to the Swiss prosecutors who are investigating his alleged involvement in a black market ticket scheme. The world governing body had initially told the Swiss attorney general it would give access to the email accounts only if “several conditions be fulfilled”. However, it has … More Fifa hands over Jérôme Valcke’s emails to Swiss prosecutors

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Mpumalanga Black Aces maintained their unbeaten record

Mpumalanga Black Aces maintained their unbeaten record this season thanks to a brace from Collins Mbesuma as they beat Golden Arrows 2-1 in their Absa Premiership encounter on Wednesday night at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Durban. The KwaZulu-Natal side looked to continue with their fine form and it was Deon Hotto who gave the … More Mpumalanga Black Aces maintained their unbeaten record

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Anthony Laffor came off the bench to help Mamelodi Sundowns to a 3-2 win over Ajax Cape Town

Anthony Laffor came off the bench to help Mamelodi Sundowns to a 3-2 win over Ajax Cape Town in an Absa Premiership clash at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Wednesday evening. The Urban Warriors fought back twice through Bantu Mzwakali and Nathan Paulse only to see the Liberian international net the winner in … More Anthony Laffor came off the bench to help Mamelodi Sundowns to a 3-2 win over Ajax Cape Town

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Sundowns plot to bring the MTN8 champions back to earth

Mamelodi Sundowns will be eager to bounce back to winning ways when they welcome Absa Premier leaders Ajax Cape Town to the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Wednesday evening. The Brazilians dropped outside the top eight with a 2-1 defeat to Golden Arrows last time out, their second successive league loss. Sundowns defender Mario … More Sundowns plot to bring the MTN8 champions back to earth

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Hat-Trick Hero Ronaldo Breaks Real Legend’s Record

Real Madrid Superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, set a new record after netting a hat-trick in Los Blancos’ 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese forward has broken Real legend Alfredo Di Stefano’s record as the highest scorer in the history of the Madrid derby. Ronaldo entered the encounter with 15 goals in the derby, two strikes … More Hat-Trick Hero Ronaldo Breaks Real Legend’s Record

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Stuart Baxter rules the PSL | Local News

By Nikolaos Kirkinis SuperSport United are on fire! After a rocky start to Stuart Baxter’s campaign, Matsatsantsa are beginning to look truly lethal after a 6-1 thumping of Orlando Pirates and an impressive record of only having lost six out of 30 games under Stuart Baxter’s guidance. The supporters take a moment to send appreciation … More Stuart Baxter rules the PSL | Local News

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Sundowns Earn Textbook Win At Polokwane | PSL

Mamelodi Sundowns earned their first Absa Premiership win of the season by beating Polokwane City 2-0 on Wednesday. The Brazilians made a promising start to the clash as Sibusiso Vilakazi attacked down the left channel, but his cross was well blocked as he looked to pick out a teammate. Percy Tau then surged down the … More Sundowns Earn Textbook Win At Polokwane | PSL

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“I can only speak to my chairman tomorrow and put my resignation.” | Mushin Ertugral

United ease past Pirates The Buccaneers led 1-0 at the half-time break but let in a staggering six goals in the second half to slump to a massive defeat. Speaking after the game, Ertugral said, “I have no thoughts. With a result like that, I am ashamed with this situation for this great club. I … More “I can only speak to my chairman tomorrow and put my resignation.” | Mushin Ertugral

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A clinical SuperSport United punished Orlando Pirates 6-1 | PSL

​ A clinical SuperSport United punished Orlando Pirates 6-1 in their Absa Premiership clash on Tuesday night. The game was off to a frenetic start as the hosts won two early corner kicks. The first resulted in Morgan Gould being afforded a free header, but he directed it wide. A long throw from United almost … More A clinical SuperSport United punished Orlando Pirates 6-1 | PSL

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Sundowns Crowned CAF Champions League Winners

Despite losing 1-0 to Zamalek in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final at the Borg El-Arab Stadium on Sunday night, Mamelodi Sundowns were crowned Champions of Africa’s biggest club competition after winning 3-1 on aggregate. The first shot on goal came in the sixth minute courtesy of Khama Billiat, but the Sundowns … More Sundowns Crowned CAF Champions League Winners

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Six PSL Stars Nominated For CAF Player Of The Year

Five Mamelodi Sundowns FC players and one Kaizer Chiefs star have been nominated for the African-based CAF African Player of the Year. Sundowns have enjoyed an impressive run in this year’s 2016 CAF Champions League campaign and have qualified for the final. The likes of Keagan Dolly, Hlompho Kekana, Denis Onyango and Khama Billiat have … More Six PSL Stars Nominated For CAF Player Of The Year

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