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Football aka soccer was spawned in England in the mid-19th century when so-called association football and rugby football bounced in different directions. The sport's first governing body was the Football Association of England. While a similar game is played in the USA, American grid-iron football is a totally different experience for players and spectators. Both are covered on this website.

National Anthem Policy: Will NFL Follow Trump’s Orders?

American President, Donald Trump’s beef with the National Football League (NFL) is far from over as on Friday the 20th of July, the outspoken President was at it again, this time criticising the NFL for deciding to put all...

Ryan Giggs: Jose Mourinho Should Keep His Job

Wales coach Ryan Gibbs still believes Jose Mourinho is the right man to coach Manchester United in spite a string of poor performances by his side and his questionable behavior off the field which is predominantly as a result...

Varsity Football Round 5 Wrap

Jayden Petersen scored a second half brace and Leandro De Sousa got the opener as the University of Western Cape (UWC) made lightwork of a disorganised University of KwaZulu-Natal unit, defeating them 3-0 to make it two consecutive wins...

Victorious Banyana Banyana Coach Says “We Did It!”

Picture: Banyana Banyana celebrate after qualifying for the FIFA Woman's World Cup. (Picture Twitter) Janine van Wyk was in tears and Noko Matlou just hugged head coach Desiree Ellis and said: "We did it!" The emotion was palpable and totally expected....

Will the Newly Promoted Leopards and Highlands Park Survive

Black Leopards vs Kaiser Chiefs 2015 - Picture courtesy soccerladuma.co.za The wait is finally over as the 2018/19 Absa Premiership League season starts this weekend. And the two newly promoted teams will be looking to be competitive rather than to...

Kylian Mbappe: Mature, Talented and Generous Beyond His Years – Video

Kylian Mbappe is not your average teenage boy. From a poor suburb called Bondy on the outskirts of Paris, to leading France to their second FIFA World Cup Trophy in Russia at a tender age of 19-years-old. He is an...

Ria Ledwaba: The National Women’s League Will Be Sustainable

The South African Football Association (SAFA) Vice President Ria Ledwaba is optimistic that the much anticipated National Women's League will be sustainable. The league will kick-off on Saturday, August 24 at the Nike Training Centre in Soweto. According to Ledwaba,...

Banyana Banyana Must Win Tomorrow’s Women Cup of Nations Semi-Final

Banyana Banyana has failed to get past the semi-final stage in the last two Africa Women Cup of Nations events, but coach Desiree Ellis says they have to do it this time around. It is non-negotiable, she says, as...

Usain Bolt Labelled a Slave

Legendary Usain Bolt was labelled a slave by television presenter David Koch during an Australian show called the Sunrise Breakfast that was broadcast on the Seven Network on Tuesday. Koch unapologetically stood by his silly slavery joke when he said "slavery...
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Modric & Marta Named The Best FIFA Players In The World

Croatian captain Luka Modric and Brazilian legend Marta have been crowned the best FIFA players in the world for 2018 at the glittering FIFA awards ceremony on Monday night in London. Best FIFA Player, Male Luka Modric was up against Mohammed...