January 17, 2019


Luc Eymael goes back to City

Luc Eymael has terminated his contract with Bloemfontein Celtic and reported for duty at Polokwane City. Eymael arrived at City’s training ground yesterday to a mixed reception from the management. Players were however excitement to have him back. Last month, the coach was ordered to return to Polokwane to serve as their head coach for the duration of his contract of employment after the club lodged a complaint with the league querying his departure from their camp. But Eymael defied the order and insisted he would not go back to Polokwane. This week, the 57-year-old was also found guilty of…

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Bafana legend considered suicide

Bafana Bafana legend Delron Buckley has revealed he was close to committing suicide after struggling to deal with the pressure of playing in Europe. After a career spanning over 20 years in Europe, the now retired 39-year-old has released an autobiography called ‘My Life’. Promoting the book, Buckley appeared on The Dan Nicholl Show and admitted to wanting to “kill” himself due to the pressure while playing for German giants Borussia Dortmund. “I played for VfL Bochum for nine years and then I was transferred to (DSC Arminia) Bielefeld,” said Buckley. “Bielefeld were a team that were just promoted and at the time they…

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Cheetahs to lose Petersen?


Petersen is one of the more experienced players in the side, having toured with the Springboks on their year-end tour to Europe last year which saw him making his debut against the Barbarians. The Free State Cheetahs’ perennial tag of ‘feeder team’, which has seen them losing key players to bigger franchises over the years, looks set to continue with winger Sergeal Petersen reported to be on his way to team up with the Stormers. Robbie Fleck, Stormers coach on Friday confirmed interest in the player, stating that Pertersen would be a perfect fit in the team when it campaigns…

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