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Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham

Luke Feltham runs the Mail & Guardian's sports desk. He was previously the online day editor.
Taking on Africa, Sundowns’ style
Taking on Africa, Sundowns’ style
Bars across Gauteng contained some unusual dynamics on the evening of October 23 2016. Football supporters had put aside day-to-day allegiances and...
Banyana yet to be paid Safa monies
Banyana yet to be paid Safa monies
Banyana Banyana have yet to be paid the full sum of money promised to them by the South African Football Association (Safa) for finishing second at...
Bowlers incite our bloodlust
Bowlers incite our bloodlust
The Proteas attack has turned us into bloodthirsty fiends. A crowd baying for blood with every ball.
New start for stop-start Chiefs
New start for stop-start Chiefs
FROM THE STANDS
Eden faces a hazardous choice
Eden faces a hazardous choice
The history books of football are cruel. The pursuit of silverware that dominates the careers of many of the best footballers ends up being a side...
Ertuğral has the courage to keep Maritzburg in top flight
Ertuğral has the courage to keep Maritzburg in top flight
It’s surprising just how little noise accompanied the arrival of Muhsin Ertuğral at Maritzburg United. Bar the announcement articles, no one...
Slice of life: Of durags and a rapping boost
Slice of life: Of durags and a rapping boost
The other day my business venture caught the attention of one of South Africa’s prominent up-and-coming rappers: Shane Eagle. I had seen him at...
Midway, and it’s an unpredictable conclusion
Midway, and it’s an unpredictable conclusion
We’re at a wonderful point in the year when the Premier League is open to varied and dramatic outcomes. For the first time in recent memory none...
The nightmare of Christmas
The nightmare of Christmas
Wayne Rooney once joked in an interview that he had to restrict his Christmas pudding intake thanks to having a game early the next day. It’s...
The stories of the season … so far
The stories of the season … so far
If football is a soapie with an ever more inventive cast of characters, this football season is no different. The players and characters on and off...
Sport audit 2018: How SA’s national cricket teams performed
Sport audit 2018: How SA’s national cricket teams performed
Sport is in South Africa’s DNA. In the past 24 years, it has been the tugboat that has towed our image past a global audience. From promising...
Sport Audit 2018: How South Africa's national rugby teams have performed
Sport Audit 2018: How South Africa's national rugby teams have performed
Sport is in South Africa’s DNA. In the past 24 years, it has been the tugboat that has towed our image past a global audience. From promising...