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05 January 2019 5:22 PM Liverpool now on Man City's level insists Klopp despite defeat

London - Jurgen Klopp believes his Liverpool side are at last a genuine match for Manchester City despite this week's 2-1 loss to the Premier League champions. Thursday's defeat was the first time Liverpool had lost in the league season, but they still remained four points clear at the top of the table from their title rivals. The Reds beat City three 84

05 January 2019 7:10 AM Du Preez out-kicks Farrell as Sale shock Saracens

London - Billy Vunipola scored on his return for Saracens, but the England star couldn't stop his side suffering a 24-18 defeat at Sale on Friday. Vunipola was back in action after breaking his arm in October and his try, combined with Owen Farrell's penalty, gave the English Premiership champions an early 10-3 lead. But Sale hit back as Sam James touched 54

04 January 2019 8:07 PM Huddersfield sign Palace's Puncheon on loan

London - Premier League strugglers Huddersfield have signed Jason Puncheon on loan from Crystal Palace until the end of the season. Puncheon had made just four league appearances for Palace this term after falling out of favour with Eagles boss Roy Hodgson. The 32-year-old winger will be expected to provide a lift for Huddersfield, who sit bottom of the table 57

02 January 2019 7:43 AM Proteas' Newlands record spells trouble for Pakistan

Cape Town - A look at South Africa's recent Test record at Newlands spells trouble for Pakistan ahead of the 2nd Test between the sides, starting on Thursday. 1-0 down in the three-match series following the Boxing Day Test at Centurion, Pakistan need a win Cape Town to keep their hopes alive. A look at the Proteas' record at Newlands, though, suggests 54

28 December 2018 8:46 PM Pirates to face African champs in CAF draw

Johannesburg - CAF Champions League trophy-holders Esperance of Tunisia will face Horoya of Guinea, Orlando Pirates of South Africa and FC Platinum of Zimbabwe in the 2018/19 group phase. The Friday draw at a luxury Cairo hotel overlooking the Nile river split the qualifying survivors into four groups with each club facing their three rivals home and away. Tunisian 64

28 December 2018 8:35 PM Nadal 'satisfied' despite post-surgery comeback defeat

Abu Dhabi - World No 2 Rafael Nadal lost to Kevin Anderson at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Friday but said he was "satisfied" with his first match back after ankle surgery. "Tough match, three-set match, I didn't play sets before here," said Nadal who had not played since a knee problem forced him to retire during his US Open semi-final 48

28 December 2018 8:53 AM Steve Komphela calls it quits at Celtic

Cape Town - Steve Komphela has reportedly resigned as head coach of Absa Premiership outfit Bloemfontein Celtic with immediate effect. According to the Soccer Laduma website, the former Kaizer Chiefs mentor has opted to quit the club, which is for sale, as they struggles to find a suitable owner. Siwelele have gone off the boil since their 2-1 victory 74

23 December 2018 5:44 AM Man City will take stock after shock defeat

Manchester - Manchester City captain Fabian Delph said the team would "go back to the drawing board" after their shock 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday saw them lose ground to Liverpool in the title race. Ilkay Gundogan opened the scoring for the home side at the Etihad but Palace hit back with goals from Jeffrey Schlupp, Andros Townsend and Luka Milivojevic 90

20 December 2018 8:51 AM 10 videos on Mourinho's sacking you HAVE to watch

Cape Town - Earlier this week, Jose Mourinhowas sacked as Manchester United manager in the aftermath of Sunday's 3-1 defeat at Anfield. The result left the 20-times champions on a embarrassing 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool after just 17 matches. Former United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was announced as Mourinho's temporary replacement on Wednesday 64

18 December 2018 1:48 PM 'Caption this': Pogba deletes cryptic post after Mourinho axed

London - Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba quickly deleted a controversial social media post of him smiling after manager Jose Mourinho was sacked by the club on Tuesday. Mourinho was dismissed on Tuesday after United's worst start in 28 years left them trailing Premier League leaders Liverpool by 19 points. The volatile Mourinho's exit was in part triggered 81