GUEST WRITERS

All Hail the King … King Lionel Messi

It is difficult to find the right word to describe the latest edition of the most watched derby dubbed the “El Clasico”. I am sure everyone reading this would agree that all the weekends’ global football activities all paled in comparison to the game at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Spain. Not even the heroics of the Supersports United goalkeeper ...

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Tactical Review: Orlando Pirates Football Club

Orlando Pirates line-up vs Bloemfontein Celtic: (4-3-3) Mpontshane; Matlaba; Jele; Gcaba; Phungwayo; Sarr; Mobara; Manyisa; Makola; Rakhale; Ndoro. Orlando Pirates 2-1 Bloemfontein Celtic: It was an electric atmosphere at the Orlando Stadium in which Orlando Pirates won the game at extra-time. Bloemfontein Celtic don’t have a good away record, and that probably has something to do with their game plan. They ...

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Tactical Review: Kaizer Chiefs Football Club

Kaizer Chiefs line-up vs SuperSport United: (4-3-3) Khune; Mphahlele; Mathoho; Gordinho; Khumalo; Katsande; Maluleke; Tshabalala; Molangoane; Lebese; Parker. Kaizer Chiefs 1-1 SuperSport United (United won 5-3 on penalties): This was a standard 4-2-3-1 against 4-3-3 battle, with Chiefs being possession-orientated and making Bidvest Wits shape more 4-4-1-1 for long periods. Nevertheless SuperSport United coped well in a purely defensive sense, ...

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Loyal soldiers fighting a good fight at Naturena

Suddenly Kaizer Chiefs have amassed a fourteen game unbeaten run and the club seems to be buzzing and is one of the horses in the race for the Premier Soccer League (PSL) title. Early in the season many of the Chiefs faithful where asking for the head of Steve Komphela – these fans were even hating each English word that ...

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