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Carlos Amato

Carlos Amato

    The Tao of the touchline
    The Tao of the touchline
    Who knows what Allister Coetzee has been telling the Boks in his team talks this week. But he could do worse than sing them the chorus of the John...
    Celtic's Larsen out to 'steal' another cup
    Celtic's Larsen out to 'steal' another cup
    In the mayhem of the PSL coaching kennel, the “old dogs” are puppies. Larsen will soon complete his third season in charge at Bloemfontein Celtic — and that makes him the joint longest-serving occupant of any head coach position in the domestic top flight, a title he...
    Celtic's Larsen out to 'steal' another cup
    Celtic's Larsen out to 'steal' another cup
    In the mayhem of the PSL coaching kennel, the "old dogs" are puppies. Clinton Larsen will soon complete his third season in charge at...
    Chiefs' happy days are here again
    Chiefs' happy days are here again
    League championships are won by accumulating thousands of turning points. Routine tackles, throw-ins and offside traps can be just as pivotal as...
    No big spenders to foot the ball bill
    No big spenders to foot the ball bill
    When an oligarch buys himself a football club, he usually wants it to serve as a kind of easy-going mistress. The club is supposed to give him a...
    Bafana vs CAR: Beware the Bangui beast
    Bafana vs CAR: Beware the Bangui beast
    For Bafana Bafana, unfamiliarity can breed contempt. Too often in the past, the national team have swanned complacently into an encounter against...
    Yeye is the answer for Kaizer Chiefs
    Yeye is the answer for Kaizer Chiefs
    With a Premier Soccer League title at stake, tomorrow's "el kasieco" promises to be more jurassic than classic. No points will be...
    How Maluti moved mountains against Orlando Pirates
    How Maluti moved mountains against Orlando Pirates
    Most days, a silent committee of mountains is the only audience at the Maluti Further Education Training College’s training sessions outside...
    Brave bets pay off for Cavin Johnson
    Brave bets pay off for Cavin Johnson
    Cavin Johnson wears two watches at once on match days: an expensive; chunky one on his left wrist and a cheapo digital on his right, for...
    Pistorius: High noon at not-OK corral
    Pistorius: High noon at not-OK corral
    The pop philosopher Alain de Botton recently tweeted this aphorism: "The more dignity is widely and freely available in a society, the less...
    Keshi's post-Afcon resignation withdrawal saves Nigeria's 2014 dream
    Keshi's post-Afcon resignation withdrawal saves Nigeria's 2014 dream
    A night is a long time in Nigerian football. This morning, the word is that Keshi has taken back the resignation he announced on Metro FM on Monday...
    Afcon final: Keshi's Super Eagles heal an old wound
    Afcon final: Keshi's Super Eagles heal an old wound
    It took seventeen years, but Nigeria's festering football wound has been healed.