NFD: Eagles rise, Baroka still top

There were important wins for Royal Eagles, Thanda Royal Zulu and FC Cape Town during Saturday’s National First Division action. General News

Ronaldo criticises Real teammates

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo believes his teammates are not on a good enough level for the club to be top of La Liga. General News

Chicken Inn: Penalty was ‘dodgy’

Chicken Inn coach Joey Antipas felt the stoppage-time penalty awarded to Mamelodi Sundowns in their CAF Champions League defeat was questionable. General News

Nasarawa in, Akwa Utd out of Confed Cup

Nigerian clubs Akwa United and Nasarawa United produced different outcomes in their Caf Confederation Cup games on Saturday.

Pardew: Ref missed blatant pen

Alan Pardew says referee Jon Moss failed to give a “blatant penalty” during Crystal Palace’s 3-2 defeat by West Brom at the Hawthorns.

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El Shaarawy brace sends Roma up to third

Stephan El Shaarawy hit a brace as Roma continued their push for a place in next season’s Champions League with a 3-1 win over Empoli on Saturday.

Tinkler: We got lucky with the goal

Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler concedes that his side were lucky to have gotten the winning goal after a deflection off Mpho Makola’s free-kick. General News

Pitso: These were not fishermen

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane was proud and relieved after getting through a very difficult CAF Champions League tie against Chicken Inn. General News | Love brace dump Ajax out of Confed Cup

Veteran Angola forward Love scored a brace of goals as Sagrada Esperança ousted Ajax Cape Town from the African Confederation Cu.

Sport Soccer | Wits seal Confed Cup passage

Wits romped to a victory over Seychelles side Light Stars in their Caf Confederation Cup clash on Saturday evening.

Sport Soccer | Sundowns advance in Champions League

A late Katlego Mashego penalty saw Mamelodi Sundowns breathe a sigh of relief and book a place in the next round of the African Champions League.

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Gyimah: Celtic win is massive

Orlando Pirates defender Edwin Gyimah has urged his teammates to keep on fighting after describing their win over Bloemfontein Celtic as “massive”. General News

Sundowns advance in Champions League

A late Katlego Mashego penalty saw Mamelodi Sundowns breathe a sigh of relief and book a place in the next round of the African Champions League after a 2-0 victory over Zimbabwe side Chicken Inn on Saturday.

Makola strike earns Pirates victory

Orlando Pirates claimed a 1-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic at Orlando Stadium on Saturday night to move up to seventh on the Absa Premiership standings.

‘Berahino can go to the top’

Jamie Redknapp thinks Saido Berahino has the talent to play at the highest level, but does not expect him to be at West Brom next year.

SkySports | News | Makola takes Pirates to seventh

Mpho Makola scored the only goal of the game as Orlando Pirates defeated Bloemfontein Celtic in an Absa Premiership match at Orlando Stadium on Saturday night.

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Pulis: Berahino is our Kane

West Brom boss Tony Pulis hailed the impact of Saido Berahino after the striker scored in their 3-2 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday – claiming the striker is as important to his side as Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy are to theirs.

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Roma move up to third

Stephan El Shaarawy scored twice as Roma moved up to third in Serie A thanks to a 3-1 victory at Empoli, their sixth league win in succession.

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Roma move up to third

Stephan El Shaarawy scored twice as Roma moved up to third in Serie A thanks to a 3-1 victory at Empoli, their sixth league win in succession.

SkySports | News | West Brom withstand Wickham revolt

West Bromwich Albion has survived a Connor Wickham-inspired fightback to edge Crystal Palace.

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WATCH: Bilic’s birthday surprise

Slaven Bilic gave 18-year-old West Ham fan Matthew a birthday surprise by inviting him to the post-match press conference at Upton Park.

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Dortmund wait on Hummels, Piszczek

Second-placed Borussia Dortmund are waiting on the fitness of key defenders Mats Hummels and Lukasz Piszczek for Sunday’s Bundesliga match at home to strugglers Hoffenheim.

Baggies sink struggling Palace

West Brom beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at the Hawthorns on Saturday to leave Alan Pardew’s side without a win in 10 Premier League games.

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Zidane laments Real showing

Zinedine Zidane gave a scathing assessment of Real Madrid’s performance as they slipped to a damaging 1-0 defeat to Atletico at the Bernabeu on Saturday.

Bundesliga: Hannover boost

Hannover ended an eight-game losing streak and gave their hopes of Bundesliga survival a boost with a 2-1 win at Stuttgart on Saturday.

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Ronaldo: Team-mates lack quality

Cristiano Ronaldo has launched an astonishing criticism of his team-mates after
Real Madrid lost 1-0 to local rivals Atletico, claiming: “If we were all at my
level maybe we would be leaders.”

SkySports | News | Arnautovic pushes Villa closer to relegation

Marko Arnautovic pushed Aston Villa closer to relegation as the Stoke striker’s double sealed a 2-1 win over the Premier League’s bottom club on Saturday.

Sport English Premiership | Watford held at home by Bournemouth

Bournemouth have edged further away from the Premier League relegation zone following a draw at Watford.

Sport English Premiership | Ulloa gives Leicester title heart

Leicester City rekindled belief that they can win the Premier League title after snatching a late victory over Norwich City.

Sport English Premiership | Ivanovic’s late goal caps Chelsea fight back

Branislav Ivanovic’s late header capped a stirring Chelsea fight back as the visitors scored twice in the last 15 minutes to win at Southampton.

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Mashego pen gets Downs through

A 95th-minute Katlego Mashego penalty sent Mamelodi Sundowns past Chicken Inn 2-1 on aggregate after a 2-0 win at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday night. General News

Ajax knocked out of Confed Cup

Ajax Cape Town were knocked out of the CAF Confederation Cup after a 2-0 defeat to Sagrada Esperanca in the preliminary round, second leg at Athlone Stadium. General News

Makola wins it for Bucs

A Mpho Makola free-kick was enough to hand Orlando Pirates a 1-0 victory over an ailing Bloemfontein Celtic at the Orlando Stadium. General News

Ulloa delivers Leicester, Chelsea win

Substitute Leonardo Ulloa scored an 89th-minute winner as Leicester City breathed fresh life into their improbable Premier League title challenge by edging Norwich City 1-0 on Saturday.

Real Madrid’s La Liga title hopes are slipping away fast after they lost 1-0 at home to Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

Brockie treble helps SuperSport stun Cosmos

SuperSport United striker Jeremie Brockie netted a hat-trick to help Matsatsantsa to a PSL victory over Jomo Cosmos.

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Griezmann inflicts Zidane’s first Real defeat

Zinedine Zidane suffered his first defeat since taking charge of Real Madrid as Antoine Griezmann’s solitary goal kept Atletico Madrid’s faint La Liga title hopes alive with a 1-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu.

AmaTuks claim Chippa scalp

The University of Pretoria took a positive step to moving away from the relegation zone when they beat Chippa United.

Sport Soccer Category RSS | Blatter free of FIFA ‘burden’

Sepp Blatter feels relief at no longer being FIFA president and warmly praised his successor Gianni Infantino.

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