Preview: Orlando Pirates v SuperSport

Cape Town – SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates will battle for the 2016 Nedbank Cup when they meet in the final at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on May 28.CURRENT FORMSuperSport advanced into the final of the Nedbank Cup by overcoming Moroka Swallows (1-0 away), University of Pretoria (3-3 away, won 4-2 on penalties), Black Aces (2-1 home) and Baroka FC (2-0 home). Pirates advanced into the final thanks to

How SA stole the 2010 World Cup

The sad and shocking story of how an international betting ring manipulated warm-up games ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup is told by Ray Hartley in his book ‘The Big Fix’. Here is an edited extract from the book “Chaibou walked into a bank in a small South African city carrying a bag filled with as much as $100000 in $100 bills, according to another referee travelling with him.

Celtic Eyeing Bucs Duo

Bloemfontein Celtic Targeting Helder Pelembe And Mthokozisi Dube Bloemfontein Celtic are confident about landing Orlando Pirates duo, Helder Pelembe and Mthokozisi Dube ahead of the 2015/2016 season. The Bucaneers duo have been invited to train with Celtic at a camp in Guateng that gets underway on Sunday. Celtic management are also trying negotiate with Pirates in the hope of adding Pelembe and Dube to their squad for the 2015/2016 season,

Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United

Manchester United could make striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic their first signing of the Jose Mourinho era. Sweden international Ibrahimovic is out of contract after deciding to leave French champion Paris St-Germain. As well as interest from United, the 34-year-old has been made lucrative offers from clubs in China. However, he has spoken warmly of his experience of working with Mourinho in the past and is the kind of stellar name United

Renato Sanches reveals why he turned down Man Utd

Renato Sanches has revealed that he turned down the chance to join Manchester United so that he could move to Bayern Munich. United had hoped to complete a deal for the 18-year-old this summer but the Portuguese star opted to join Bundesliga champions Bayern, for an initial fee of £27.5m, instead. United had scouted Sanches extensively and held a series of talks with Benfica and Jorge Mendes, his agent, in a