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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Left back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson on a season-long loan from Man Utd to Wolverhamton Wander | News

Players such as Bastian Schweinsteiger, Marcos Rojo and Matteo Darmian have all been linked with moves away from Manchester United, and Jose Mourinho’s club has now confirmed its next departure. The Portuguese tactician has spent €185 million (R2.84 billion) in this window already, and still needs to cut his squad to a manageable size. It… More Left back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson on a season-long loan from Man Utd to Wolverhamton Wander | News

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Moyes: We’ll use Pienaar’s experience | EPL

Sunderland manager David Moyes has revealed he will use Steven Pienaar’s experience if he is no longer good enough to be a regular starter for the club. The 34-year-old former Bafana Bafana captain has been signed by the Black Cats on a one-year deal, although question-marks do remain about Pienaar’s durability. The attacking-midfielder spent his… More Moyes: We’ll use Pienaar’s experience | EPL

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Amajimbos fail Tanzania test | Bafana Bafana 

South Africa under-17 went down 2-0 to Tanzania in their African Youth Championships second leg qualifier in Dar es Salaam on Sunday afternoon. The result means Amajimbos exit the competition with a 3-1 aggregate defeat, following their 1-1 draw at home two weeks ago. Moelfi Ntseki’s troops endured a tough time out in Central Africa,… More Amajimbos fail Tanzania test | Bafana Bafana 

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A Chinese consortium are reportedly planning a multi-million pound bid for a stake in Liverpool | News 

A state-backed conglomerate are said to value the club at £700 million [over R12-billion] and a preliminary offer has been made. According to a club-insider, China Everbright have placed the hefty valuation on the club and intend to make a serious bid to gain a stake. Liverpool have since denied any offer being tabled although… More A Chinese consortium are reportedly planning a multi-million pound bid for a stake in Liverpool | News 

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Di Maria Dazzles As PSG Ease Past Metz | La Liga 

Angel Di Maria played a starring role for Paris Saint-Germain, as they recorded a 3-0 win over Metz at the Parc de Princes. Edinson Cavani returned to the PSG line-up to lead the attack, while Lucas Moura and Javier Pastore also started for the hosts. Read: Di Maria Dazzles As PSG Ease Past Metz The Ligue… More Di Maria Dazzles As PSG Ease Past Metz | La Liga 

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Bale Leads Real To Victory In Ronaldo’s Absence | La Liga 

Gareth Bale netted a brace to inspire Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Real Sociedad in their opening La Liga clash. Zinedine Zidane was without the services of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Pepe. Although, Bale was fit enough to start. Los Blancos broke the deadlock after two minutes as Bale rose well to… More Bale Leads Real To Victory In Ronaldo’s Absence | La Liga 

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MAN UTD PLAY FIRST HOME MATCH IN 29 YEARS WITHOUT GIGGS

The Welshman joined the Red Devils as a schoolboy in 1987 and went on to become the most decorated player in English football history before taking up a coaching role Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over Southampton was the beginning of a new era at Old Trafford – and also marked the end of an old… More MAN UTD PLAY FIRST HOME MATCH IN 29 YEARS WITHOUT GIGGS

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Barcelona Confirm Agreement For Star To Join Pep’s City

Barcelona have confirmed they have an agreement with Manchester City for one of their star players to join Pep Guardiola’s side. The Catalan giants confirmed that the clubs are in talks for the sale of Chile goalkeeper, Claudio Bravo. Bravo featured in Barcelona’s 6-2 thrashing of Real Betis in their opening La Liga encounter, but… More Barcelona Confirm Agreement For Star To Join Pep’s City

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“I believe that we can win the title, I have this vision,”- Zlatan Ibrahimovic | EPL

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a vision, that Manchester United can win the Premier League title this season. United have made a perfect start to the campaign, winning their opening two matches after seeing off Southampton 2-0 on Friday. Ibrahimovic has made an instant impact, scoring three goals in two games on the back of his brace… More “I believe that we can win the title, I have this vision,”- Zlatan Ibrahimovic | EPL

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