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September, 2017

  • 18 September

    Champions League Round Up

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    Wade Pahad Wednesday and Thursday nights aren’t for doing tuts or revising school work. These are hallowed evenings, evenings that come with intense ritual. Organizing snacks that will last you 90min and halftime, loading an arsenal of statistics to use against your opponents, scheduling games in order of intensity and …

August, 2017

  • 18 August

    English Premiere League: Recap and Preview

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    Wade Pahad The league is back, and back with a bang! Arsenal set the tone for what seems to be a frantic season of football with a nail biting 4-3 victory over Leicester City. Last season’s champions, Chelsea, suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat to Burnley at the Bridge. With Diego …

April, 2016

  • 19 April

    If it ain’t broke, it’s Arsenal


    Brad Dennett Consistency is rather boring. Consistency is an average cup of tea, every day of the week. Consistency gets stale, and isn’t rewarded if you’re not the best in what you do. Remember that kid in maths who consistently got 60’s? Let’s call him Arsenal. Now Arsenal’s parents aren’t …

  • 17 April

    Shandis Up Against Hilltop


    Bradley Manaka Hilltop FC battled it out against Shandis FC in a tightly contested Rhodes Internal League fixture on 11 April on the Prospect B Field. The first half was a vigorous one, characterised by hard tackles, but few clear goal-scoring opportunities. In the 17th minute, Hilltop forward Mthokozisis’ shot …

October, 2015

  • 12 October

    [Opinion] Fear and Loathing in Football Officiating


    This article previously appeared in Activate’s 29 September print edition. By Brad Dennett While Rugby is quite a simple sport (run, fall, tackle, run, kick), it’s one where respect towards the officials and each other isn’t asked of the players, it’s forced upon them. Thus you can watch a match …