Ajax keep fighting to stay in Premier League

Ajax took arbitration ruling by the high court on review. A decision is expected only in the first week of June

Juergen Klopp seeks perfect finale in Kiev

Liverpool will be back in the Champions League next season no matter the outcome in the Ukranian capital

Spain’s squad for Russia

Team has a rich blend of youth and experience

Michel Platini admits Fifa World Cup draw was rigged to favour France in 1998

‘We organised the schedule so if we finished first in our group and Brazil first in theirs, the teams could not meet before the final,’ Platini said

Iniesta and Torres say adios to La Liga

Champions Barca will look to give Iniesta the perfect send-off

United’s Alexis Sanchez seeks FA Cup inspiration

The FA end-of-season showpiece is where Sanchez has often shone brightest

SA still at 72 in world football rankings

Among Africa’s world cup-bound sides‚ Tunisia remain number one on the continent followed by Senegal

Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe’s millions lures Spanish stars

Motsepe pays Spanish powerhouses Barcelona R45m to feature at the Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup encounter

Mourinho and Conte go head-on in FA Cup final

Last chance for rival managers to win silverware in season that had disappointments for both

Ajax remain in limbo as court reserves judgment

However, the judge is expected to rule by Friday whether clash between Jomo Cosmos and Leopards will go ahead

England coach Gareth Southgate opts for youth

England’s manager issues a surprise call-up for 19-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold

Barcelona masterclass at Nelson Mandela Cup

The Spanish champions strut their stuff as late substitute Messi’s appearance has the 78,000-strong crowd on its feet

SA under pressure to back Morocco World Cup bid

The two countries have had strained relations since Morocco withdrew its ambassador from Pretoria in 2004

Relegated Ajax Cape Town off to court

Cape Town club says it will seek postponement of play-offs after arbiter’s ruling on Ndoro matter results in match forfeiture

Will local soccer fans witness the magic of Messi?

Barcelona are yet to confirm their squad for the Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup at FNB Stadium

Sundowns to give Barcelona ‘a friendly run’

The friendly pits the new Premiership winners against the Spanish La Liga champions

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