A MAMELODI Sundowns team now free of all other competitions can throw themselves into the Premiership, starting tonight against an under-strength Mpumalanga Black Aces at Loftus Versfeld.
AS STEVEN Gerrard soaked up the sunshine in the quiet Merseyside suburb of Formby on Monday, it was hard to imagine that just 24 hours earlier the unassuming man in the James Dean T-shirt had stoked up an emotional whirlwind which looks set to sweep Liverpool to their first league title in 24 years.
HELDER Pelembe provided late relief for Orlando Pirates as he scored with just three minutes left to ensure a 1-0 win over Maritzburg United last night to push his side up to fourth place in the Premier Soccer League standings.
SIBUSISO Sithole, who won plaudits for another fine performance at outside centre on Saturday, showered praise on Sharks coach Jake White for resurrecting his career.
CHEETAHS captain Adriaan Strauss revealed the gameplan his team are employing could be undermining their accuracy, which has resulted in them losing six out of eight games.
BIDVEST Wits coach Gavin Hunt is no one’s idea of a football romantic, but following yesterday’s Nedbank Cup semifinal draw, where he was pitted against Stuart Baxter’s Kaizer Chiefs, the Clever Boys mentor spoke openly about his pursuit of a personal milestone.
Battle leaves bad taste in Noni’s mouth SA BOXING’S golden girl Noni Tenge has found herself at the centre of a tug-ofwar between two East London promoters who both want her to fight in their promotions.
AND so ends the summer of our sweet content. With a curtailed tour of India, a first Test series defeat in five years, the retirements of twin pillars of the Proteas – Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis – and another ICC event disappointment.