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Following their 2-1 defeat to Fulham on Tuesday night in the Championship playoff final at Wembley and failed attempt to reach the Premier League‚ Brentford have confirmed that Bafana Bafana midfield star Kamohelo Motkotjo will be leaving the club.
Local fans are excitedly counting down the hours until the restart of local football and action resumes with a Nedbank Cup semifinal double-header that will be played in front of an empty Orlando Stadium on Saturday.
Less than a week after winning the FA Cup to secure their place in next season's Europa League and as they negotiate a multi-million pound contract extension with striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal have announced plans to layoff 55 staff.
The inevitable fixture congestion has forced Bloemfontein Celtic to travel with more than 30 players to Gauteng, the biologically safe environment (BSE) chosen for the completion of the Premiership Soccer League season.
KAIZER Chiefs could complete a memorable year for retired former player Lucas Radebe if coach Ernst Middendorp's charges manage to fend off the rivals snapping at their heels and win the league title this season.
The death of SA female boxing champion Leighandre "Baby Lee" Jegels - who was gunned down by her police officer boyfriend in Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape in August last year - is the significant reminder of the Women's Month, says Bukiwe "Anaconda" Nonina.
Pitso Mosimane is not “brave enough” to declare Mamelodi Sundowns ready for Saturday’s Nedbank Cup semifinal against Bidvest Wits at Orlando Stadium‚ answering quite pointedly on that question: “I don’t know.”
South Africans on Twitter greeted the news of Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau signing on loan for RSC Anderlecht with their normal “land invasion” of the Belgian club’s account‚ asking‚ “Where do we drop our bags?”
Cape Umoya United director Roger De Sa says South African football has come a long way financially even from the 2000s‚ recounting a story of how he once had to sell the club’s old Mercedes-Benz to pay players at Bidvest Wits.
South African football legend Lucas Radebe believes that Marcelo Bielsa is perfectly poised to help Leeds United reclaim their place among the world's elite after the Argentinian recently spearheaded the club's fairytale ascent to the English Premier League to end 16 years in the lower tier wilderness.
Front foot no-ball technology will be used for the first time on a trial basis in test cricket during the three-match series between England and Pakistan starting later on Wednesday, the International Cricket Council has said.