Sport The Difference

My Opinion On All Things Sport.

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 →

A Tiki-Taka Special is Upon Us!

I cannot think of a more interesting fixture in world football than that of two clubs that have employed a style of play famously known as the 'tiki-taka', whose managers are highly-respected for their astute nature and plenty championship wins... Continue Reading →

A Thrilling Part Two of a Rugby Cat Fight Awaits in The Currie Cup Semis!

How interesting is this: the high-flying Free State Cheetahs have won every regular season match this year, which puts them on the same path to greatness that the Golden Lions so successfully walked last season, and are just two wins... Continue Reading →

Applaud Wenger For Longevity? I Think Not!

As the long, long-time Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger, celebrated 20 years since being appointed coach of the north London club yesterday, 1st of October, I found it fitting to dedicate this week’s article to him. I was also motivated by... Continue Reading →

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