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The top 7 best-performing managers in the world of football in 2018

7 of the best-performing managers in the world of football in 2018

7 of the best-performing managers in the world of football in 2018
4 football players who played for both Arsenal and Manchester United

4 football players who played for both Arsenal and Manchester United

These 4 football players have played for both Manchester United and Arsenal. Although transfers between rival clubs are a rarity, these 4 signings show it is possible in the modern game. Briefly.co.za looks at how the deals arose.

4 football players who played for both Arsenal and Manchester United
Ballon d’Or 2018 – Final Power Rankings for world’s best footballer

Ballon d’Or 2018 – Final Power Rankings for world’s best footballer

The Ballon d’Or winner will be announced on Monday evening. We profile the top 10 contenders based on current form as well as overall performance for the year. This could be the first year in 10 that a new winner is crowned.

Ballon d’Or 2018 – Final Power Rankings for world’s best footballer
Couple name their child 'Griezmann Mbappe’ to honour football players

Couple name their child 'Griezmann Mbappe’ to honour football players

A French couple are planning to idolise two France national team stars for their heroic performances in Russia Didier Deschamps led his men to win their second World Cup title in history after beating Croatia in the final

Couple name their child 'Griezmann Mbappe’ to honour football players
CAF strip Cameroon of 2019 AFCON hosting rights following meeting

CAF strip Cameroon of 2019 AFCON hosting rights following meeting

CAF executive committee members have announced that Cameroon will not be hosting the 2019 AFCON tourney. The decision was reached on Friday after a meeting in Accra ahead of the final of the African Women's Cup of Nations final.

CAF strip Cameroon of 2019 AFCON hosting rights following meeting
Arsenal v Tottenham – 4 factors that could decide the London derby

Arsenal v Tottenham – 4 factors that could decide the London derby

Arsenal host Tottenham Hotspurs on Sunday in a huge derby. Separated by only 3 points, the 2 teams are as close as they’ve ever been. The first derby since Wenger’s departure, this one could offer something extra special.

Arsenal v Tottenham – 4 factors that could decide the London derby
Banyana Banyana’s Thembi Kgatlana’s mom gushes about daughter’s talent

Banyana Banyana’s Thembi Kgatlana’s mom gushes about daughter’s talent

Koko Kgatlana, the proud mom of Banyana Banyana star Thembi Kgatlana, is relieved that Thembi kept playing soccer against her wishes. Koko said she tried to discourage Thembi from playing soccer in favour of athletics.

Banyana Banyana’s Thembi Kgatlana’s mom gushes about daughter’s talent
3 crucial reasons why FC Barcelona should sack Ernesto Valverde

3 crucial reasons why FC Barcelona should sack Ernesto Valverde

Ernesto Valverde guided Barcelona to a league title last season. Many argue though that the brilliance of their star players is what has carried the team. Briefly.co.za analyses 3 factors which may lead to Valverde’s departure.

3 crucial reasons why FC Barcelona should sack Ernesto Valverde
4 of the most underrated English Premier League players today

4 of the most underrated English Premier League players today

These 4 EPL players may not make the news headlines but are crucial to the performance of their teams. They provide the solidity required for the attackers to express themselves. Briefly.co.za looks at the most underrated players.

4 of the most underrated English Premier League players today
Henry’s hopes dashed as Atletico Madrid put 2 past AS Monaco

Henry’s hopes dashed as Atletico Madrid put 2 past AS Monaco

Atletico Madrid rubbed more salt into Thierry Henry’s wounds as they inflicted a 2-0 defeat over AS Monaco. Koke struck the opener as early as the 2nd minute. Thomas Lemar and Radamel Falcao played against their old teammates.

Henry’s hopes dashed as Atletico Madrid put 2 past AS Monaco
Banyana make AFCON final and qualify for the 2019 FIFA World Cup

Banyana make AFCON final and qualify for the 2019 FIFA World Cup

Banyana Banyana are into the final of the 2018 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) and have qualified for the 2019 FIFA World Cup in France. Our ladies have played their hearts out and showed true dedication and talent.

Banyana make AFCON final and qualify for the 2019 FIFA World Cup
Four of the best teams that failed to win the Champions League

Four of the best teams that failed to win the Champions League

Football fans set themselves the challenging task of predicting likely tournament winners at the start of every season. However, the favourites often fail to live up to their billing. We list the greatest teams to fail in Europe.

Four of the best teams that failed to win the Champions League
Mike Mangena opens up about the drug lab found on his Randfontein farm

Mike Mangena opens up about the drug lab found on his Randfontein farm

The former soccer star accused of manufacturing drugs on his farm, Mike Mangena, has spoken up about what really happened. Mangena says the land on which the drug lab was found was being rented by a person called 'Jury'.

Mike Mangena opens up about the drug lab found on his Randfontein farm
Embarrassing much? The worst misses in the history of football

Embarrassing much? The worst misses in the history of football

Following a hilarious Matt Richie miss on Monday, Briefly.co.za relives some of the funniest moments in football. At times it really does seem harder to miss than to score and these unbelievable misses fall into that category.

Embarrassing much? The worst misses in the history of football
Bongani Zungu scores his most precious goal in Paris: She said yes

Bongani Zungu scores his most precious goal in Paris: She said yes

Midfield dynamo Bongani Zungu may have just scored the greatest goal of life this weekend in Paris. He got down on one knee and asked his long-term girlfriend for her hand in marriage. He is officially a taken man.

Bongani Zungu scores his most precious goal in Paris: She said yes
How I battled depression after winning treble with Barcelona - Iniesta

How I battled depression after winning treble with Barcelona - Iniesta

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has revealed that he battled depression after winning treble with the Catalans in the 2008-09 season. He joined Japanese topflight side Vissel Kobe from the La Liga side at the end of last season.

How I battled depression after winning treble with Barcelona - Iniesta
Breath-taking images of Atlanta United’s amazing $1.38 billion stadium

Breath-taking images of Atlanta United’s amazing $1.38 billion stadium

Some sporting teams are blessed with some of the most impressive stadiums in the world. Arguably, the most impressive is the The Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Built at a cost of $1.5 billion, it features breath-taking facilities.

Breath-taking images of Atlanta United’s amazing $1.38 billion stadium
4 brilliant footballers who have won nearly all major trophies

4 brilliant footballers who have won nearly all major trophies

The quest to win silverware is what drives the vast majority of footballers. With this in mind, Briefly.co.za looks at 4 of the most successful players of all time. These 4 have won a staggering number of trophies between them.

4 brilliant footballers who have won nearly all major trophies
King Monada’s voice rang through the stadium as Baroka won their match

King Monada’s voice rang through the stadium as Baroka won their match

Baroka claimed the festive season for Limpopo as they defeated Bidvest Wits 1-0 and head to the Telkom Knockout final. King Monada's Malwedhe was blasting in the background - almost like a theme song for Baroka's players.

King Monada’s voice rang through the stadium as Baroka won their match
Paul Ince believes Jose Mourinho has suffocated Paul Pogba at Man United

Paul Ince believes Jose Mourinho has suffocated Paul Pogba at Man United

Former England midfielder Paul Ince has blamed Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho for Paul Pogba's struggles at Old Trafford. He re-joined the Red Devils in the summer of 2016 from Juventus but has failed to live to billing.

Paul Ince believes Jose Mourinho has suffocated Paul Pogba at Man United
5 teams who remain unbeaten in their domestic leagues within Europe

5 teams who remain unbeaten in their domestic leagues within Europe

The likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Barcelona have all tasted defeat this season. However, these 5 teams have showed impressive form as they remain unbeaten in their domestic leagues.

5 teams who remain unbeaten in their domestic leagues within Europe
Fresh crisis for Ronaldinho as police seize 3 luxury cars for owing fines

Fresh crisis for Ronaldinho as police seize 3 luxury cars for owing fines

Ronaldinho Gaucho's financial status has taken a new turn since he was officially declared bankrupt in a couple of weeks back. The Brazil legend and his brother have been at large from security operatives amid claims he owes money

Fresh crisis for Ronaldinho as police seize 3 luxury cars for owing fines
Manchester United set to sign French teenage sensation Noam Emeran

Manchester United set to sign French teenage sensation Noam Emeran

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on a stunning deal that could see them sign French teenage sensation, Noam Emeran. Emeran, who joined Amiens last year caught the attention of United owing to his impeccable skills

Manchester United set to sign French teenage sensation Noam Emeran
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