Louis Van Gaal

United’s foundations at risk unless Solskjaer rids club of ‘weeds’

United's millionaire stars such as Paul Pogba and David de Gea put up a display described by the British press on Monday as "abject"

Special One turns sour as Mourinho’s dream job ends in sack

Jose Mourinho's last match in charge was the 3-1 defeat by league leaders Liverpool on Sunday

Match by match for LVG

The uncertainty regarding Louis van Gaal’s future is understood to be causing bemusement among his players at Manchester United.

Man United’s crushing reality laid bare with drop to Europa League

Coach Louis van Gaal's genius may be present but the results are not showing it.

Van Gaal won’t budge for fans

There is increasing resentment against Manchester United’s methodical style of play but the Dutchman does not bend for anyone.

Van Gaal: Changes taking effect as Man United trounces Liverpool

The win, secured by goals from Rooney, Mata and van Persie, was United's sixth in a row and galvanised their grip on third place in the table.

Manchester United sign Falcao, Blind in ‘major coup’

Manchester United's signing of the prolific striker Radamel Falcao is a major coup for the ailing English giants, who need a boost after last season.

Man U’s Mata warms to Van Gaal tactics

English Premier League football player Juan Mata has given his seal of approval to manager Louis van Gaal's new tactical system for Manchester United.

Van Gaal bemoans hoops Red Devils must jump through

Coach Louis van Gaal's start with Manchester United gives the team more travel than he'd like, due to commercial interest.

Man United’s new manager Van Gaal unlike Moyes

New manager for Manchester United Louis Van Gaal - known for his frankness - is in many ways the antithesis of his hapless predecessor, David Moyes.

Ajax’s van Gaal appointment put on ice

Louis van Gaal's appointment as Ajax director has been put on hold to give shareholders at the four-time European champion a chance to vote.

God vs the Son of God

Never mind the star players, this year's Champions League final will be all about the clash between Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences