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My Opinion On All Things Sport.

Pitso’s Favouritism Hurt Downs Against Chiefs

For the first time in a long time, I feel that Mamelodi Sundowns' loss against Kaizer ChiefsĀ on Saturday should beĀ blamed squarely on their coach, Pitso 'Jingles' Mosimane. The reason for this is simple: keeping Khama Billiat on the pitch for... Continue Reading →

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Ackers Needs Time To Think About England, Not Starting XV

It came as a surprise (a pleasant one) when Emirates Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, announced his starting fifteen as early as yesterday for this weekend's Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Cell C Sharks to take place at the Emirates... Continue Reading →

The Super Rugby Famine is Finally Kicked Into Touch!

It's been forever, hasn't it? Well, it feels like that to me because last season's tournament was that much interesting, especially if, like me, you enjoyed your team's run. That is why is it with absolute pleasure that I write... Continue Reading →

Be a Doubting Thomas on Pep at Your Own Risk!

My brother, an avid Chelsea fan, says he's still "not convinced" about Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. This, of course, is due to the unconvincing manner in which the Citizens have gone about their business this season under the tutelage... Continue Reading →

Summer’s Intoxicating Heat and a Sobering Reality

It's extremely hot in Ekurhuleni (the east of Johannesburg) these days, but that's not all too surprising because, after all, it is officially summer. I find myself thinking a lot about Test cricket when temperatures are this scorching, because it... Continue Reading →

While the Aussies Declared War, Faf Declared Innings

I'm always disappointed to see our national cricket team, the mighty Proteas, lose a Test match - dead rubber or not - because I'm a Test cricket enthusiast and the Proteas represent the country of my birth. Needless to say... Continue Reading →

The Art of Being Spo(r)t On with Predictions

My dad recently learnt a new word - narcissism- and he thinks it's an odd and brilliant word at the same time. I promise that the aim of this piece is not to go about it like a narcissist, but... Continue Reading →

Bragging Rights in the Air!

As local football fans, we are at a time where we cannot dare tell local league champions, Mamelodi Sundowns or their coach Pitso Mosimane, anything about winning because they know the concept all too well. This is because they, of... Continue Reading →

Of Guardiola and the Camp Nou

Pep Guardiola just can't win at the Estadio Camp Nou. Can you think of a more funny statement in world football? I say it's funny because this is the same guy who led Futbol Club Barcelona to a stunning 14... Continue Reading →

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