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Moyes is officially OUT

Published on Apr 22nd, 2014, No Comments


It has finally all come to an end – David Moyes’ disastrous spell as Manchester United’s manager is over. And we are pretty sure that most United fans are jumping for joy over the announcement.

While it is not that big of a surprise – considering Moyes’ poor performance – the news of Moyes’ sacking has still managed to grab international headlines. The official announcement was made this morning by the club with various press releases and on social media.

Moyes’ time at United was surely one of dread for all United fans. With the club performing the worst they have ever performed in decades, United fans were left heartbroken after almost every match.

The final nail in the coffin, however, was Sunday’s disgustingly poor performance against Moyes’ ex-club, Everton, at home at Old Trafford. The Red Devils had a dismal game and lost 2 – 0 to the Everton – at home nonetheless.

However, it wasn’t only Sunday’s performance that assured Moyes’ sacking. In his short, 10-moth history at United, Moyes managed to break countless records – and by that we mean bad records.  (more…)

Gareth Bale clinches win for Real Madrid with incredible goal

Published on Apr 17th, 2014, No Comments


Real Madrid have won the Copa Del Rey in an epic final that had it’s own star of the show – Real Madrid new signing and all round soccer superstar, Gareth Bale.

With the score tied at 1 -1, fans were on the edge of their seats to see if either Barcelona or Real Madrid would walk away with the title. The arch rivals (obviously) both put on an amazing performance, and it would be tough to tell who would be crowned winners at the end of the day. (more…)

Manchester United summer transfer shortlist revealed

Published on Apr 16th, 2014, No Comments


We all know that Manchester United is not having a great season. At all. So we are also all expecting some big changes by Moyes and his board of directors for the summer transfer window.

Today, The Daily Express released the struggling club’s summer transfer shortlist. Whether or not this list is actually true (as they claim) will remain to be seen. However, it does paint a interesting picture for United’s future.

With a rumored budget of 200 million pounds, Moyes may well be gearing up to splurge quite a bit on fresh, new talent. (more…)

Last 200 000 World Cup tickets go on sale

Published on Apr 15th, 2014, No Comments


For those of you lucky enough to attend this year’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be happy to hear that a last batch of 200 000 tickets have been made available for purchase.

FIFA has announced that as of today, 200 000 are available for purchase online. This is the very last phase of online tickets that will be made available to the public.

This that are interested better hurry though, as the tickets are selling on a first come first serve basis. So if you would like to squeeze in another game when your in Brazil, you better get clicking straight away.  (more…)

Bubba Watson wins second Masters title

Published on Apr 14th, 2014, No Comments


American golfer Bubba Watson has claimed his second Masters title on Sunday, and it seems as though his fans almost enjoyed his win more than the man himself.

Although Watson has been a pro golfer since 2003, it wasn’t until he burst onto the scene in 201o that Bubba Watson became a household name.

Watson claimed his first Masters title two years ago in 2012. He narrowly beat out our own South African star, Louis Oosthuizen, to claim his very first green jacket. Since then, Watson has only elevated his level of play and is now considered by many as one of the greats. (more…)

Inspiring story of soccer player with only one leg

Published on Apr 11th, 2014, No Comments


While big name soccer stars such as Rooney, Ronaldo and Messi are constantly hailed as inspiring sportsmen, there’s one American teenager that is all that and more. And he only has one leg.

Nico Calabria is a 19-year old soccer player from Indianapolis. He is very good at his chosen sport and his passion for soccer is evident. The only difference between him and the soccer stars we see in the newspapers everyday? He has one leg instead of two.

Calabria started playing soccer from an early age. Despite only having one leg, he says that he never thought his passion for sports was strange or out of the ordinary – he simply did the thing that made him happy. (more…)

Dale Steyn crowned World’s Leading Cricketer

Published on Apr 10th, 2014, No Comments


South Africans know that Proteas paceman, Dale Steyn, is an exceptional cricket player. Many cricket fans around the world also know that Steyn is an excellent cricket paler – and now it has been made official.

Dale Steyn was recently na,ed the World’s Leading Cricketer by Wisden. Wisden, as some might know, is an annual cricket publication that is highly regarded within the cricketing community. To be named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World for 2013 is indeed a massive honor for Steyn.

Steyn is only the second South African cricketer to ever be named the World’s Leading Cricketer. No surprises that South African cricket legend, Jacques Kallis, also received this honour back in 2007.  (more…)