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OPINION: Sundowns’ bench-warmers can’t really complain
To be honest, I feel sorry seeing some top quality players being deemed surplus to requirements at Mamelodi Sundowns.
I think we should find it in our hearts to understand that this case is unlikely to be resolved and in the true meaning of the words, let him rest in peace.
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Benni McCarthy was larger than life
When I woke up on Monday morning and read the news that Cape Town City had sacked Benni McCarthy, there was one element of the statement from the Cape club that struck me as a refreshing break from the norm when coaches are given their marching orders.
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Football’s favourite son Benni gets whipped
Waking up to the news that coach Benni McCarthy had been sacked as the Cape Town City coach felt similar to learning that someone had passed on.
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A sleeping giant beginning to stir
So there you have it. Kaizer Chiefs are well and truly in this Absa Premiership title race, and there can be no doubt about it after they humbled Mamelodi Sundowns at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday.
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Are Kaizer Chiefs ‘umlilo wamaphepha’ or the real deal?
The flying start that Kaizer Chiefs have got to this season has their fans purring and old rivals sweating.
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Middendorp won the coaching war against Pitso

Middendorp won the coaching war against Pitso

I always say the league table doesn’t lie, and Kaizer Chiefs have been the most consistent team so far this season.

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PSL referees are a ticking time bomb

PSL referees are a ticking time bomb

When two men exchange words and continuously disagree it usually ends up with a good old fistfight.

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Pirates fans too quiet for my liking ahead of the Soweto Derby

Pirates fans too quiet for my liking ahead of the Soweto Derby

I can’t help it but laugh when I hear Orlando Pirates fans talk about the back to back clashes between Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs… or better yet, the less talk coming from Bucs fans.

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Come on Chiefs fans, your team needs you more now

Come on Chiefs fans, your team needs you more now

A Facebook friend posted on the social network on Saturday afternoon that he would rather watch Orlando Pirates lose than watch his favourite Kaizer Chiefs win these days.

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Erasmus situation a worrying factor

Erasmus situation a worrying factor

In the Cape Town City v Kaizer Chiefs Telkom Knockout game, this time City were not dominant from the start.

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Footballers are kind people too

Footballers are kind people too

Pictures of Mamelodi Sundowns man Themba Zwane and a young boy having a moment on the side of the football pitch warmed people’s hearts and reminded us what it is all about, it’s about touching lives of the ordinary people.

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Coach Ntseki is a breath of fresh air

Coach Ntseki is a breath of fresh air

A win against opposition of Mali’s calibre for Bafana Bafana in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on Sunday can only give them a lot of confidence.

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Middendorp’s got something up his sleeves for Chiefs

Middendorp’s got something up his sleeves for Chiefs

It is a real pity that Ernst Middendorp makes it so hard for everyone to like him.

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Celebration and tears for Chiefs fans

Celebration and tears for Chiefs fans

Kaizer Chiefs supporters had mixed emotions this past weekend.

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Mabasa a future Bafana player

Mabasa a future Bafana player

In my not-so-many years of being glued into the beautiful game, it has been a while since I last saw a South African born striker like Tshegofatso Mabasa.

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Safa has its say in referee debate

Safa has its say in referee debate

I am going to hand over most of my editorial this week to a letter I received from Ari Soldatos, the South African Football Association’s Referee Appointments chairperson, about last week’s editorial, where I was scathing about the standard of refereeing in South Africa.

Tau has been roaring from a young age

I hope that Tau’s success will inspire a lot of aspiring footballers – and again, the boy did not only focus on his football, he is also a graduate having juggled between football and education. 

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Coaches’ demands on traditional players are simply ridiculous

Coaches’ demands on traditional players are simply ridiculous

The Citizen intern, Sinesipho Schrieber, has a gripe with how coaches like Ernst Middendorp are restrictive in their approach. 

Da Gama will have to wait, it’s Tembo’s time to shine

Let me first say I have nothing personal against Owen Da Gama and his Highlands Park team. In fact, it would be hard for me to hide my admiration for the man’s work even if I tried.



 

 


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