Football

Cape Town – On-loan Newcastle United winger Kenedy has hinted he will not be remaining at St James’ Park beyond the end of the season. The Brazilian had an immediate impact on Tyneside after originally joining on loan from Chelsea during the second half of last season after he scored two goals and provided two
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Manchester – Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld went from “hell to heaven” when VAR denied Manchester City a late winner to send Spurs into the Champions League semi-finals. City won Wednesday’s second leg 4-3 on the night, but Tottenham prevailed on away goals after winning the first leg 1-0 last week. Raheem Sterling thought he had
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London – The head of Manchester United’s academy Nicky Butt has been bailed by police after being arrested on suspicion of assaulting a woman. Butt, a former United midfielder, was held following reports on Tuesday that the woman had been assaulted at an address in Hale, Greater Manchester. The 44-year-old was later released pending further
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Cape Town – Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has identified Burnley’s Dwight McNeil and Bournemouth’s Adam Fraser and David Brooks as transfer targets. Reports in England suggest the Spaniard is ready to splash the cash this summer in order to take the club to the next level. Benitez has managed to steer the club away
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London – West Ham winger Robert Snodgrass was handed a one-match ban on Tuesday after being found guilty of misconduct towards UK Anti-Doping officials. The Football Association announced an Independent Regulatory Commission found Snodgrass guilty of the offence. It is believed Scotland international Snodgrass, who was not scheduled for a test and didn’t refuse to
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Paris – After stumbling as they reached for the French title not once but twice, runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain can clinch the trophy by beating Nantes on Wednesday despite an overcrowded sickbay. Despite two consecutive defeats the defending champions are 17 points clear of second placed Lille and can still wrap up the
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London – Jordan Henderson has emerged as the unexpected driving force in Liverpool’s midfield after persuading Jurgen Klopp to grant him the freedom to roam. Henderson has spent most of his career as an unsung support act for more glamourous team-mates with Liverpool and England. But the 28-year-old has won Klopp’s trust so completely that
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London  – Arsenal moved into the Premier League top four, but made hard work of seeing off 10-man Watford 1-0 thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fortunate early opener on Monday. Aubameyang profited from an error by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster as he blasted an attempted clearance in off the Gabon international. Watford captain Troy Deeney was
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Cape Town – Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo says that he is happy with the draw for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Following Friday’s draw, the South Africans are being tasked with taking on former winners Ivory Coast and Morocco, as well as neighbours Namibia in Group D. “This is a very interesting
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