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Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham runs the Mail & Guardian's sports desk. He was previously the online day editor.
The cult of El-Hadary will transcend his goalposts
The cult of El-Hadary will transcend his goalposts
There’s the eccentricity of René Higuita, the undying consistency of Gianluigi Buffon and then there’s Essam El-Hadary, a player who draws a...
How analysis took over the PSL
How analysis took over the PSL
Unbeknown to most people, Cape Town City hopped on a European trend when it hired Rayaan Jacobs as coach Benni McCarthy’s assistant before the...
Wits out to set the record straight
Wits out to set the record straight
There’s a sense of authenticity when Bidvest Wits players talk about belonging at the top.
​Dare we dream the Dream?
​Dare we dream the Dream?
In Everton and Southampton we have two primary candidates to keep the Premier League Dream alive. Like the Yankee version, it is the idea that...
Can Chiefs use MTN8 to get back on track?
Can Chiefs use MTN8 to get back on track?
It must be exciting to be a Kaizer Chiefs fan. Imagine waking up every gameday without knowing what to expect from your team. Excellence? Failure?...
ODG brings a steady head
ODG brings a steady head
The players in the dressing room were surprisingly disappointed after their 1-1 scoreline against Orlando Pirates last weekend, says Highlands Park...
Slice of life: Hidden truth of South Africa
Slice of life: Hidden truth of South Africa
I was only a teenager when I first travelled to Australia in the 1960s to take part in the Fed Cup, the largest team competition in women’s...
Transfer window’s biggest winner and loser
Transfer window’s biggest winner and loser
The Premier League’s starting pistol will let off an emphatic bang this year. Thanks to a vote by the clubs, the transfer window closed on...
​New Premier League era begins
​New Premier League era begins
Exasperated and embarrassed, Arséne Wenger could do nothing but shrug as 76 000 people mercilessly heckled him. Like a defeated Gallic king...
Lions face the ultimate test against Crusaders
Lions face the ultimate test against Crusaders
It’s disheartening to scavenge around for positives on this one. The Crusaders have never lost a playoff game at Christchurch. They have remained...
PSL back with a bang as Downs take on some old friends
PSL back with a bang as Downs take on some old friends
It’s the moment the uncultured could never fully comprehend. The time we had set aside weeks ago. It’s the day football returns to our stadiums...
Kaitano Tembo: SuperSport United is not here to make up the numbers
Kaitano Tembo: SuperSport United is not here to make up the numbers
Coach Kaitano Tembo remains defiant when he recalls SuperSport United’s performance last season. Onlookers have scorned without looking at the...