Articles tagged 'epl'

Econet acquires English Premiership rights 18 March 2016 HARARE - Econet, through their Kwese Sports platform, have acquired the rights to screen free-to-air English Premier League (EPL) matches for three seasons starting with the 2016/17 campaign. “We are very pleased that Econet Media has chosen to invest in the package of free-to-air broadcasting...
Chelsea, Man City threaten to conquer England football 17 March 2015 JOHANNESBURG - I have never been a big fan of big teams. I suppose it is something in my human nature. I always enjoy going for the underdogs. When Liverpool was dominating in the late 1980s and early 1990s, I was rooting for Manchester United. I then turned against Man U in the late 90s an...
EPL clubs spend big 3 September 2014 LONDON - Premier League clubs have smashed the record for spending on transfers in the summer window after splashing out £835m on new players. Manchester United led the way, with a record for an English club of £150m spent, as the Premier League clubs displayed the spending power of their huge...
EPL looks dicey this season 30 August 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Two weeks into the English Premiership, one can tell where the process is heading to. One thing for sure is that, the top pecking order is likely to be tempered with big time this season. While both Manchester City who pipped Liverpool to the title last season and Jose Mourin...
Chelsea 'big horse in title race' 16 August 2014 LONDON - Jose Mourinho claimed last season that Chelsea had the role of the 'little horse' in the title race, but on the eve of the new campaign he has a squad that can blow away their competition for the Premier League trophy. After the drama of last season, this is shaping up to be another t...
Gunners now becoming laughing stock 29 March 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Being an Arsenal supporter must be heart wrenching. For almost a decade now, one might argue, Arsenal supporters have become accustomed to failure and must by now have developed a thick skin. Only a few weeks back, I wrote on this platform singing the praises of Arsene Wenger...
Swansea sack manager Laudrup 5 February 2014 LONDON - Swansea City have sacked their Danish manager Michael Laudrup with the team two points above the Premier League relegation zone, the Welsh club said in a statement on Tuesday. "It is a decision we have taken reluctantly," said Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins. "But it's a decision made in...
Ivanovic blasts open title race 4 February 2014 LONDON - Branislav Ivanovic's first-half cracker and Jose Mourinho's tactical mastery helped classy Chelsea claim a 1-0 win on Monday at Premier League title rivals Manchester City who failed to score at home for the first time this season. Chelsea's battling victory put the Londoners level on...