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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Qalinge to miss derby

Orlando Pirates midfielder Thabo Qalinge, has been ruled out of any competitive football following confirmation that he has failed a fitness test after a hamstring injury. ‘Section 10’, as he is affectionately known, experienced some tightness in him muscle last … Continue reading

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Zamalek coach Helmi resigns

Zamalek coach Mohamed Helmi has paid the price for his team’s failure to get past Mamelodi Sundowns in the CAF Champions League by resigning from his job. He quit on Wednesday after Zamalek lost to Sundowns for the second time … Continue reading

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Juventus sign Higuain

Juventus have signed Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for 90 million euros the third highest transfer fee ever paid. “I can confirm that the contract has been deposited with the League and the deal has been done,” Napoli spokesman … Continue reading

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Gomes seals ‘dream move’ from Valencia to Barcelona

  Barcelona have completed the signing of Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes from Valencia in a deal that could eventually be worth 70 million euros ($76.97 million), the Spanish champions said on Wednesday. The 22-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract, … Continue reading

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Swallows’ Free State Stars purchase fail

Free State Stars confirmed the failed sale of the club’s franchise to a consortium led by Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi on Friday. According to Stars chairman Mike Mokoena, the deal hit a snag after the consortium failed to … Continue reading

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Allardyce finally gets Engalnd coaching job

Sam Allardyce was appointed England manager on Friday on a two-year contract, tasked with restoring pride in the national team after their dismal performances at Euro 2016. Allardyce, at Sunderland since October, will replace Roy Hodgson, who stepped down following … Continue reading

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Moyes appointed Sunderland manager

Sunderland appointed David Moyes as manager on Saturday, replacing Sam Allardyce who has taken charge of the England team. The 53-year-old Moyes, without a club since being sacked by Spain’s Real Sociedad in November, has signed a four-year contract at … Continue reading

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Spain appoint new coach

Former Porto boss Julen Lopetegui was appointed manager of Spain on Thursday, replacing World Cup and European championship winning head coach Vicente del Bosque. “The Royal Spanish Football Federation has named Julen Lopetegui as new national manager,” the national team … Continue reading

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Myeni, Majoro transfer listed by Bucs

Attacking pair Lehlohonolo Majoro and Sifiso Myeni have been placed on the transfer list by Orlando Pirates, the club confirmed in a statement on Thursday. The two are among six players that are considered surplus to requirements by new coach … Continue reading

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Chiefs unveil new kit

Kaizer Chiefs’ new Nike home kit with Dri-FIT technology pairs top Nike innovation with a design that honours the 15-year partnership between the club and global sport brand, and celebrates the extension of their contract. The gold kit features a … Continue reading

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