Association Football

Mobara eyes Euro chance

Abbubaker Mobara’s big transfer to Orlando Pirates might not have worked out as well as he had hoped in his first season but the classy utility player still has no qualms he made the right move. Mobara – Pirates’ 23-year-old centreback‚ right-back or central midfielder ...

Mobara: Keagan Dolly also struggled

Despite the Buccaneers' poor season, Mobara remains optimistic and believes that his decision to move to Gauteng was the right decision Abbubaker Mobara joined Orlando Pirates with high hopes at the beginning of the 2016/2017 Premier Soccer League (PSL) campaign. However, the...

Chile strongest at Confederations Cup

More often than not, football results aren’t instant. American champions (won Copa America with USA and Mexico participating) Chile are benefiting from the ground work done by former coach Jorge Sampaoli. Their quick moving, full pitch pressing, high octane game tore Cameroon...

Socceroos have lofty ambitions

But the defender insists that, within the squad, belief is running high and progress is still there for the taking. “We’re always going to back ourselves,” he says. “We’re going to be confident going out there and we want to finish the tournament on a high. We want to ...

Socceroos inspired by Chile path

The Socceroos are aiming for victory against Chile (Getty Images) (AFP) Socceroos defender Trent Sainsbury says Australia should look to replicate Chile's path to the top of world football. The...

Alexandre Lacazette talks progress as Arsenal chase £49m club record signing

Arsenal have held further talks with Lyon over the striker Alexandre Lacazette, who would be a club record £49m signing, plus additional payments, should he decide to come to the Premier League ...

Liam Gallagher says Maradona threatened to have him shot

Liam Gallagher has revealed that soccer legend Diego Maradona once threatened to have him and his brother Noel Gallagher shot.The former Oasis bandmates gatecrashed a party thrown by the FIFA Wor...

Lewis wary of NRL superstar on the rise

Luke Lewis believes Tom Trbojevic is the NRL's next superstar. Cronulla host Manly on Sunday needing to win to keep the pressure on Melbourne at the top of the table. And former Australia and N...

Liverpool complete £34.3m signing of Mohamed Salah on five-year contract

Liverpool have announced the signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma on a five-year deal. It's understood that the club have paid £34.3m for the Egyptian international, meaning that the deal will...

Timbers Implode in Minnesota

All that stood yesterday between the Portland Timbers and their massive Sunday showdown with the Seattle Sounders at Providence Park was the small matter of a midweek trip to Minnesota to play ML...

Ronaldo sets aside off-field problems in Portugal win

Concerns over tax accusations and his future with Real Madrid had no bearing as Ronaldo's goal gives Portugal a 1-0 victory over Russia MOSCOW, Russia - Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-f...

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