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The fall of Schillo as the curtain comes down

Steven Pienaar always had one item on his “football bucket list” and that was to finish off his illustrious football career in the country of his birth. His dream was to come back from plying his trade in some of the best leagues in Europe where he played for big clubs such as Ajax Amsterdam, Borussia Dortmund, Everton, Tottenham Hotspurs ...

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A Pep talk for Manchester City

Manchester City is on a roll and currently looks unstoppable in the English Premier League. They are sitting pretty at the top of the log and still unbeaten this season. Yesterday they took the scalp of their bitter rivals Manchester United and they did it in style at Old Trafford for good measure. In doing so they set a new ...

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No Russian adventure for Buffon and the Azzurri

The 13th November 2017 will certainly not be one of the favourite dates in the history of the Italian football. It is a day that a dark cloud descended on Italian football. Firstly is a day that the Swedish National team made sure that the Azzurri did not qualify for the FIFA World Cup showpiece that is set for Russia ...

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The sum of all problems for Bafana Bafana in 2017

The reality is that South Africa has always been well endowed in the goalkeeping department. Goalkeepers, centre-backs, centre-halfs and wing-backs – we have never been found wanting there. You can go back 25 years, these are departments we have always been well endowed. The reason why we find ourselves in this situation is because Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter, in ...

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