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Benni McCarthy lifts first trophy as head coach

Life is usually not the same for retired footballers, after years of travelling, five-star hotels, fans and media fighting over your attention, it is easy to feel lost once you hang up your boots. Stories of former footballers going broke after retirement are common as most of them lack any form of education or training. To be able to continue ...

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The great expectations and disappointment of Pogba

Are we expecting too much from Paul Pogba? Do we have to accept that he is just a talented footballer, but not as special or as important as we believed he would be. When Paul Pogba returned back to Man United it appeared as though they had added a player who would be key to their resurgence after a few ...

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The perfect settings to resuscitate the dying derby

Over the years the Soweto Derby has lost a lots of its spark. Although the media spark and the financial input has grown over the years, the game on the pitch has sadly not matched the goodies the sponsors have thrown into this game. The Soweto Derby has over the years been beamed to international audiences, the sponsors have continued ...

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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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