Football

Brighton – Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United had paid the price for “incredible mistakes” in their dismal 3-2 defeat at Brighton on Sunday. Mourinho’s side were blown away on the south-coast as Brighton scored twice in two minutes thanks to goals from Glenn Murray and Shane Duffy midway through the first half. Romelu Lukaku got one
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Manchester – Jose Mourinho accused Manchester City of lacking class in a scathing response to his own appearances in a documentary series about the Premier League champions. The eight-part series, ‘All or Nothing’ was released by streaming service Amazon last week amid much fanfare. The fly-on-the-wall episodes focus on Pep Guardiola’s magnificent efforts in winning
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Manchester – Pep Guardiola has declared there is space at Manchester City for Benjamin Mendy’s sense of humour, as long as he maintains focus on the pitch. READ: Sarri salutes Chelsea’s winning mentality Left-back Mendy is aiming to build some momentum at City after missing much of last season with a knee ligament injury sustained against
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London – Eden Hazard came off the bench to provide the winner for Marcos Alonso as Chelsea edged a thrilling London derby 3-2 over Arsenal on Saturday to condemn new Arsenal boss Unai Emery to a second consecutive defeat. Contrastingly, Chelsea sit top of the embryonic Premier League table thanks to a perfect start under
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Manchester – Pep Guardiola begins life without Kevin De Bruyne against Huddersfield this weekend, but the build up to the match was dominated by reviews of his on-screen performance. Guardiola has found himself at the centre of intense media scrutiny this week, following the release of Amazon’s fly-on-the-wall documentary series that covers City’s Premier League-winning
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Fixtures Friday, 01 June 2018 Baroka FC v Polokwane City, Peter Mokaba Stadium 00:00 Saturday, 04 August 2018 Mamelodi Sundowns v Kaizer Chiefs, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:00 Mamelodi Sundowns v Kaizer Chiefs, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:00 Wits v Free State Stars, Bidvest Stadium 18:00 Wits v Free State Stars, Bidvest Stadium 18:00 Cape Town
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London – Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri insists misfiring striker Alvaro Morata will find his best form this season. Morata has one goal in 15 Premier League appearances in 2018, with his only other strikes coming in the FA Cup. But the Spain forward scored eight goals in eight appearances immediately after his move from Real
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Manchester – Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne, a pivotal figure in Manchester City’s title-winning campaign, will be out of action for three months because of a knee injury, the club said Friday. READ: Walker backs youngster Foden to fill De Bruyne’s boots The 27-year-old midfielder – who scored eight goals and provided 16 assists as
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Bordeaux – Bordeaux have suspended coach Gustavo Poyet for a week after his angry outburst at club bosses over their transfer policy, the French side announced on Friday. READ: Marchisio leaves Juventus after 25 years at club “Technically everything is possible,” said club president Stephane Martin in reference to Poyet’s future beyond next week, with
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London – Mauricio Pochettino believes winning is the only way to keep Spurs fans happy while waiting to move into the club’s new stadium. Tottenham face a logistical nightmare after delaying their move to the 62,000 capacity ground until at least October due to “issues with the critical safety systems”. Pochettino’s men were already due
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London – Arsenal manager Unai Emery will keep faith with goalkeeper Petr Cech for his return to Chelsea on Saturday. Cech, 36, struggled with Emery’s orders to play out from the back in the Spanish coach’s first game in charge as the Gunners lost 2-0 to Premier League champions Manchester City last weekend. Emery surprisingly
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Cape Town – Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne has revealed that he is getting used to being one of the team’s leaders, as he enters his fourth year at the club. The Belgium international, who has been side-lined with a knee injury this week, says he has improved as a player both on and
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London – Arsenal’s highly-regarded midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles could be out for as long as two months after suffering a “small fracture” to his left leg, the club said Thursday. READ: Mourinho and Pogba in incredible bust-up The 20-year-old – a member of the England side that won the U20 World Cup last year – suffered
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Cape Town – Mamelodi Sundowns have announced the departure of their Swedish Technical Director Erik Hamren with immediate effect. “Mamelodi Sundowns have announced that their Head of Technical, Erik Hamren has been released from his contract to take over as the national coach of Iceland, which participated in the FIFA World Cup in Russia,” read the
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London – Joe Hart has signed for Burnley from Manchester City, with City chairperson Khaldoon Al Mubarak hailing his enormous contribution to the success of the Premier League champions. The 31-year-old, who failed to make the England squad for the Soccer World Cup, has signed a two-year contract with Burnley for an undisclosed fee, the club
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London – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois did not report to training with the Premier League side on Monday, casting further doubt over his future after being linked with a move to Real Madrid. The 26-year-old Belgium international was granted an extended rest after his country finished third at the World Cup, but he was scheduled
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