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Carlos Amato

Stumbling Safa stuck in defence

Damned if it does and damned if it doesn't, Safa has been making cutbacks. But it has also been neglecting development.

Who can stop Fat Alice at Orlando Pirates?

Sources agree that Fat Alice is piling on the kilos again - but her chefs of choice these days wear black and white, not black and gold.

Workaholic Delron Buckley back from the brink

Delron Buckley has returned home to join Maritzburg United -- and admits he has lost some of the coruscating pace of his heyday.

Igesund can give Bafana balls

Gordon Igesund is able to bring out the best in indifferent teams and the national side are as indifferent as they come, writes Carlos Amato.

No rain on Spain’s passing parade

Spain are not bored yet and they do not give a damn if you are. They are a night shift from unprecedented glory, writes Carlos Amato.

Why Bafana have to Safa

The culture of entitlement and big money needs to change if Bafana is to escape the hole dug by the football bosses, writes Carlos Amato.

Enter the real Stevie P

It's time for Steven Pienaar to perform for Bafana Bafana as he does for Everton, writes Carlos Amato

Nedbank Cup final will test Hunt’s combative style

Gavin Hunt's former position as right-back for Hellenic attracts the sort of character who could start a fight in an empty room, writes Carlos Amato.

Palacios revolution: Crowning the Pirates’ king

The caretaker coach has proved he can captain the Orlando Pirates ship and lead the team to the title, writes Carlos Amato

Soaring to new heights

Birds coach Gordon Igesund is reaping the rewards of showing faith in other teams' rejects, writes Carlos Amato.

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