May 23, 2017

Eymael to appeal PSL ruling

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The 57-year-old Belgian football manager is going to appeal the PSL verdict as he looks to continue his tenure with the outfit from Bloemfontein Bloemfontein Celtic coach Luc Eymael has vowed to appeal against the PSL’s Dispute Resolution Chamber’s order to return to former club Polokwane City after it ruled against him on Tuesday this week. Eymael left City last month ago after he reportedly fell out with the club’s management over the overall running of the team. However, following a complaint lodged by Rise and Shine soon afterwards, the DRC has ruled that the coach left City unlawfully and…

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Cheetahs snatch Kings’ Mapimpi

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The Toyota Cheetahs have beefed up their squad with the acquisition of Border’s former speedy Mdantsane-born fly half Makazole Mapimpi after the player caught the eye of the Free State franchise with his sparkling displays for the Kings. Mapimpi, 26, is currently on loan at the Port Elizabeth franchise and was expected to return to the Bulldogs at the end of the Super Rugby season. But he has signed with the Cheetahs until the end of next year. Speaking to The Weekly Mapimpi said he was thrilled at joining the Cheetahs. “I’m very excited to have joined the Cheetahs. They…

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C’est la vie, Monsieur Eymael…

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The verdict that we’ve all been waiting for on the nasty Bloemfontein Celtic-Polokwane City tug-of-war over the services of Belgian coach Luc Eymael, has finally come and passed. Like in any other battle, there’s a winner and loser. We have soccer fans who are happy (City) and those who feel hard-done by the outcome of this case (Celtic). I am no expert in these matters and I have no intention of presenting myself as one, but the truth is soccer fans don’t always need to be experts contract law to discern whether something is right or wrong; and this is…

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