Tottenham Hotspur Through To Semi-Finals Despite Defeat

Tottenham Hotspur Through To Semi-Finals Despite  Defeat

Tottenham Hotspur booked their spot in the semi-finals of the Champions Leaguedespite losing 4-3 to Manchester City in the second leg of their quarter-final at the Etihad Stadium. Tottenham entered the match with a 1-0 advantage from the first leg last week, but a quite stunning match saw City score four on the night. Pep Guardiola’s side thought that they had netted a decisive fifth in stoppage time when Raheem Sterling finished from inside the…

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Songne Yacouba Targeted By South African Clubs

Songne Yacouba Targeted By South African Clubs

Songne Yacouba in demand as South African giants, Orlando Pirates, and two Egyptian clubs, Zamalek and Smouha FC, join the race for the signature of Asante Kotoko’s talisman.  Although all the three clubs are yet to formally notify Kotoko about their intentions, Graphic Sports learnt that Yacouba’s agent was already in talks with them regarding the player’s release. Until the latest twist, however, Zambian side, ZESCO United, was the only potential buyer which had officially…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Admits Work To Be Done For Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Admits Work To Be Done For Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted “the next few years are going to be massive” for Manchester United as they seek to reestablish themselves among the European elite. United were comprehensively outclassed at the Nou Camp as they crashed out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage, with Barcelona’s 3-0 win on the night sealing a 4-0 aggregate triumph. Lionel Messi’s first-half double – the first a trademark finish, the second courtesy of a blunder from…

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Ajax Pull Off Another Famous Win In Turin

Ajax Pull Off Another Famous Win In Turin

Ajax have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 1997 with a 2-1 victory over Juventus at the Allianz Arena, sending them through 3-2 on aggregate. The Dutch side trailed to Cristiano Ronaldo’s fifth knockout-round goal in Juve colours with half an hour played, but they hit back through Donny van de Beekand Matthijs de Ligt to deservedly progress through. Erik ten Hag’s side have now seen off defending champions…

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Stuart Baxter Relishing Afcon Challenge

Stuart Baxter Relishing Afcon Challenge

Stuart Baxter feels their tough AFCON 2019 Group D draw is a great challenge but a good one for his side, the Bafana Bafana head coach said after the draw in Egypt last week Friday.  Staurt Baxter is seeking proper preparations following the draw on Friday night in which South Africa were drawn in alongside Morocco, Ivory Coast and neighbours Namibia. Briefing journalists on Saturday, the Bafana Bafana mentor said it was a good and…

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Mamelodi Sundowns Clash With Rivals In Heated Encounter

Mamelodi Sundowns Clash With Rivals In Heated Encounter

Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United will meet for the latest edition of their derby rivalry in the Absa Premiership at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on 17 April 2019, kick-off at 19h30. Mamelodi Sundowns played to their 11th draw of the season when they were held 0-0 away to fellow title hopefuls Orlando Pirates on April 1. The Tshwane side has won just two of their last seven league matches. Brazilians have claimed 19 points from 12…

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Orlando Pirates Coach Believes The Doors Are Open

Orlando Pirates Coach Believes The Doors Are Open

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic hailed his side’s resilience after a 2-1 victory over Free State stars secured their third win in seven days. Musa Nyatama and Justin Shonga netted in a quickfire double salvo shortly after the half-time break. Stars striker Eleazar Rodgers pulled a goal back in the 80th minute to make it a nervy final ten minutes for Sredojevic’s side, but they held on for a crucial win which saw them go…

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Liverpool Back On Top With Chelsea Win

Liverpool Back On Top With Chelsea Win

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-0 win over Chelsea in Sunday afternoon’s entertaining clash at Anfield. Manchester City had moved to the summit with a 3-1 victory at Crystal Palace earlier in the afternoon, but the Reds regained first position with a two-goal success over the Blues, who stay fourth in the division. Jurgen Klopp’s side are again two points clear of City, but the reigning champions…

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Manchester United Target £86m Lisbon Star

Manchester United Target £86m Lisbon Star

Manchester United are reportedly at the head of the queue for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes. Fernandes has been in terrific form for Sporting during the 2018-19 campaign, contributing 27 goals and 15 assists in 46 appearances in all competitions. According to A Bola, Manchester United have already started ‘informal talks’ with the Portugal international and are expected to sign him when this summer’s transfer window opens for business. Fernandes, who is also believed to…

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Thembinkosi Lorch Gunning For PSL Title

Thembinkosi Lorch Gunning For PSL Title

Thembinkosi Lorch says the club have to claim the Absa Premiership trophy in 2018/19 after beating Black Leopards 2-0 on Wednesday at Orlando Stadium.  Luvuyo Memela opened the scoring with a rasping free-kick in the first-half before Thembinkosi Lorch wrapped up the three points with a header in the 80th minute. The result sees the Sea Robbers move three points clear of Mamelodi Sundowns in the league title race, though the Brazilians do have two…

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