Opinion

On this day: 3 July

South Africa are welcomed back by FIFA, United lose Pogba to Juventus and Germany and Spain triumph in World Cup quarter-finals.

Ndoro: Bucs' key to success

The arrival of Tendai Ndoro has been heralded as the marquee signing needed to propel Pirates forward, and this can be aided by complementing Kermit Erasmus.

On this day: 30 June

The Nigerian national football team gets banned by its President, Germany win a major tournament on English soil and Jens Lehmann saves the day.

On this day: 29 June

Manchester United sign David De Gea, Luis Suarez agrees to leave Liverpool for Barcelona, and Spain and Brazil are continental kings.

On this day: 26 June

Arsenal bolster their striking department with French international, England are knocked out (again) and Juventus sign Manchester City man.

On this day: 25 June

An Arsenal legend leaves for Barca, Reds sign Senegalese striker, Messi takes the World Cup by storm while Ballack breaks South Korean hearts.

Soweto signings: Who won?

With both Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates recently strengthening their options with new signings, Football411 looks at which club came out with the better deals.

On this day: 24 June

Luis Suarez is at the centre of controversy, England fail to advance in numerous competitions, and there is scandal amidst a heated fixture in South America.

Maluleka needs defined role

George Maluleka is packed full of potential, but Football411 feels the midfielder needs a more defined role to be able to reach his full potential at Kaizer Chiefs.

On this day: 22 June

Diego Maradona breaks English hearts with 'Hand of God', Manchester United sign Japan playmaker Shinji Kagawa and Liverpool snap up a Spanish wonderkid.

On this day: 19 June

England find Luis Suarez too hot to handle in a defeat to Uruguay, Japan and Holland enjoy World Cup joy and a Czech star leaves Stamford Bridge.

On this day: 18 June

Manchester City snap up Arsenal reject, Brazil defender signs for Chelsea and Spanish giants Real Madrid close out their pre-season tour on a high.

On this day: 17 June

Manchester United confirm David Beckham will leave the club to join Real Madrid, and Brazil draw with Mexico in World Cup 2014.

Komphela: 7 secrets to success

With Kaizer Chiefs having confirmed the appointment of Steve Komphela as their new head coach, Football411 looks at seven of the most pressing matters facing the tactician.

On this day: 15 June

Legendary Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn is born, Rafael Benitez begins work at Liverpool, while England win World Cup games in 1998, 2002 and 2006.

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