Robert Millward

Bafana hope to use intimidating Loftus

Once exclusively used for rugby and banned from staging football games, Loftus Versfeld Stadium might help SA to the knockout stages of the World Cup.

Concerns for coaches as 2010 build-up begins

The leading World Cup contenders begin flexing their muscles this week, a little more than 100 days before the big kick-off in South Africa.

SA’s safety record ‘second to none’, says Jordaan

Soccer World Cup organising head Danny Jordaan on Monday described South Africa's safety record in hosting major sports events as ''second to none''.

Fifa considering extra refs for World Cup

Fifa will consider having extra match officials on the field to help referees at next year's World Cup in South Africa, Sepp Blatter said on Monday.

Barcelona, Liverpool under Champs League pressure

Barcelona's hold on the European title could be loosened this week, while Liverpool could be eliminated from the Champions League as well.

Ref slammed for beach ball goal

Former Premier League match officials criticised the referee for allowing a goal that deflected in off a beach ball in Sunderland's win over Liverpool

Pietersen makes England squad for SA tour

Kevin Pietersen was on Thursday included in England's squads for the upcoming tour of South Africa, but there was no place for Steve Harmison.

Away wins keep Chelsea and Spurs neck and neck

Tottenham and Chelsea stayed neck and neck at the top of the English Premier League with away victories on Sunday.

Germany, France win in World Cup qualifiers

Germany beat Azerbaijan 2-0 to move ahead in its World Cup qualifying group on Wednesday, while France laboured to a 1-0 win over the Faroe Islands.

Saru, De Villiers apologise for eye-gouging comments

Boks coach Peter de Villiers has apologised for his apparent acceptance that Schalk Burger's eye-gouging of Luke Fitzgerald was just part of the game.

Quiet man Sheridan feared by Boks

British and Irish Lions prop Andrew Sheridan is flattered but not lulled by the praise being heaped upon him by the South Africans.

Spotlight on SA for Confed Cup

With soccer stars heading to the Confed Cup, South Africa is hoping to put on a show that will prove they were the right choice to host the World Cup.

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