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Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham is the online day editor at the Mail & Guardian. 
    A North London derby like no other
    A North London derby like no other
    Of all holidays, officially recognised or not, St Totteringham’s day is by far the stupidest. Forget the absurdity of old men in chimneys and...
    Sulky Serero’s ultimatum backfires
    Sulky Serero’s ultimatum backfires
    Stuart Baxter has held fast and proved that he will not bow to delusions of player power.
    Boks, All Blacks aim to quash Northern rebellion
    Boks, All Blacks aim to quash Northern rebellion
    Two years ago we witnessed a peculiar sense of pride flare up along equatorial lines. The four semifinal slots at the World Cup were occupied by...
    A kick down memory lane
    A kick down memory lane
    Sunday-afternoon football may be synonymous with the National Football League rather than with “soccer”, but every once in while the fixture...
    SA invited to right side of history
    SA invited to right side of history
    Two weeks ago, United States President Donald Trump made good on his word and refused to certify the Iran nuclear deal. The decision came as little...
    Man City concoct the perfect storm
    Man City concoct the perfect storm
    Lies, damned lies and statistics. You’ll find the first two are hard to spot on the English Premier League table so far this season. A cursory...
    Fire up the Soweto derby
    Fire up the Soweto derby
    Fortune favours the brave, favour belongs to the valiant. However you choose to mix up your proverbs, there’s an unspoken truth in football that...
    Baxter, bring on the young ’uns
    Baxter, bring on the young ’uns
    Despite repeatedly bottling their position, there is still a realistic chance of Bafana Bafana qualifying for Russia 2018. It’s difficult to...
    An independent Catalonia will leave Barça in a catch-22
    An independent Catalonia will leave Barça in a catch-22
    Recent events in Spain have set the nation’s people on a possibly brutal collision course. Although this battle is being fought on the statesman’s field, it harks back to perhaps the most politically driven rivalry in sporting history....
    Musonda Jr shows kids are all right
    Musonda Jr shows kids are all right
    After a bland and ponderous performance against struggling Arsenal, Chelsea fans needed a tonic to lift the spirits. It was a frustrating watch:...
    Fixture bogeyman haunts us anew
    Fixture bogeyman haunts us anew
    We’re about to bid farewell to only the second month of the new season and already a massive headache has introduced itself in the form of...
    Slice of Life: The design of inspiration
    Slice of Life: The design of inspiration
    I was still buzzing from my earlier encounter. Who would have thought that I would get to meet Dr Precious Moloi–Motsepe herself. I was awestruck, inspired — her level of drive and motivation is contagious. Successful people have a way of rubbing their essence off on you just by...