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Mark Gleeson

Mark Gleeson

    Sundowns set to sweat when they challenge White Knights in Cairo
    Sundowns set to sweat when they challenge White Knights in Cairo
    Mamelodi Sundowns go from the freeze of a highveld winter to temperatures brushing up to 40°C amid the...
    Success beckons resilient Sundowns
    Success beckons resilient Sundowns
    Mamelodi Sundowns got back-door entry into the group phase of the African Champions League and, to their credit, have grabbed at the opportunity, now...
    Pirates desperate for silverwave
    Pirates desperate for silverwave
    It was at the end of February that Orlando Pirates finally seemed to put the disappointment and fatigue of their African club competition campaigns...
    League champs lose out on their African dream
    League champs lose out on their African dream
    Mamelodi Sundowns will collect their Premier Soccer League trophy on Saturday with the sour taste of another heart-breaking defeat in African club...
    Three toppers' last chance to claim a cup
    Three toppers' last chance to claim a cup
    A trio of top-flight clubs go in search of much-needed silverware, having made little impression elsewhere during this campaign, as they play in the...
    Downs crown a winning streak
    Downs crown a winning streak
    In the end, the culmination of the campaign came much quicker than anticipated and Mamelodi Sundowns are champions again, two matches before the...
    Big chance for Chiefs to damage 'Downs
    Big chance for Chiefs to damage 'Downs
    Kaizer Chiefs barely avoided the ignominy of matching their worst-ever run when they snatched a late winner in midweek to beat the struggling...
    Goals are the real goal
    Goals are the real goal
    Another night of potential glory snatched away by profligacy in front of goal has become all too routine as South African football continues to...
    Sundowns face tough challenge in the DRC
    Sundowns face tough challenge in the DRC
    Mamelodi Sundowns have had some hairy journeys in their quest for continental glory before, but this weekend’s Confederation of African Football...
    Bafana abandon the script
    Bafana abandon the script
    Given that Cameroon have lost only a single competitive international at home since 1975, the chances of Bafana Bafana achieving an extremely...
    Local teams reluctant to be African champs
    Local teams reluctant to be African champs
    Hopes of improved performances from South African representatives in the African Champions League lie in tatters for yet another year as the insular...
    Giant-killing shake-ups add spice to cup football
    Giant-killing shake-ups add spice to cup football
    In the Netherlands this week, almost an entire village left for the night to watch their local club in an improbable bid to reach the Dutch Cup final....