Lekgwathi not having much luck

Orlando Pirates captain Lucky Lekgwathi was not able to return to training this week as he has contracted the flu.

Masuku chomping at the bit

Orlando Pirates midfielder Khetokwakhe Masuku is still confident he can win over the favour of coach Vladimir Vermezovic this season.

Parker ready to earn his place

Bernard Parker admits it will tough to force his way back into the Chiefs line-up after spending the past few months sidelined through injury.

Mathibe encourages Kapini

AmaZulu second-choice goalkeeper Aubrey Mathibe has defended team-mate Tapuwa Kapini for his blunder in Friday's 2-0 defeat to Bidvest Wits.

Were laments AFCON miss

Kenya international Paul Were has reaffirmed his disappointment following their early elimination from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Khune steps up recovery

Kaizer Chiefs skipper Itumeleng Khune has been given the all-clear to continue his recovery from an ankle injury without the assistance of a moon boot.

Mere: We can't lose this one

Platinum Stars have already failed to retain one of their titles but the TKO trophy is staying in Phokeng, according to their captain Vuyo Mere.

Zulu inspired by Nomvethe

Chippa United striker David Zulu says he draws inspiration from Moroka Swallows veteran Siyabonga Nomvethe about his late introduction to international football.

Zwane not getting carried away

Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana striker Themba Zwane is determined to stay grounded as his career moves to the next level.

Shongwe: I'll keep pushing

Bidvest Wits midfielder Jabulani Shongwe has declared his intention to return to the Bafana Bafana setup.

Bacela: We've moved on

Lennox Bacela insists Pirates have put their loss in the MTN8 final behind them as they prepare for the first round of the Telkom Knockout.

Van Heerden still has hope

Amazulu have failed to record a single victory this season but Marc Van Heerden remains confident that there will soon be a reversal of fortunes.

Mubaiwa's baffled by delay

Former Zimbabwe U23 players Patrick and Peter Mubaiwa have expressed their frustration with the delay of their permanent residence applications.

Rosslee: Only cowards resign

AmaZulu coach Craig Rosslee has remained unfazed despite their wretched start to the Premiership season.

Pelembe ready to step in

Orlando Pirates striker Helder Pelembe says he is ready to take his chance should he be called up to solve the team's recent goal-scoring troubles.


South African Premiership

  Teams P Pts
1 Polokwane City 3 7
1 Kaizer Chiefs 7 21
2 Black Leopards 2 3
2 Ajax Cape Town 7 14
3 Milano United 3 1
3 Bidvest Wits 7 13
4 Mamelodi Sundowns 7 13
5 Orlando Pirates 7 11
6 Free State Stars 7 10
7 Chippa United 7 10
8 Maritzburg United 7 9
9 SuperSport United 7 9
10 Mpumalanga Black Aces 7 9
11 Moroka Swallows 7 9
12 Platinum Stars 7 8
13 University Of Pretoria 7 6
14 Bloemfontein Celtic 7 6
15 Polokwane City 7 4
16 AmaZulu 7 3
South African ABSA Premier League
Sunday 28th September
Polokwane City 0 - 3 Mamelodi Sundowns
Platinum Stars 0 - 0 University Of Pretoria
Saturday 27th September
Supersport United 3 - 0 Bloemfontein Celtic
Free State Stars 3 - 2 Moroka Swallows
Mpumalanga Black Aces 1 - 0 Ajax Cape Town

Barclays Premier League
Monday 29th September
Stoke City 1 - 0 Newcastle United
Sunday 28th September
West Bromwich Albion 4 - 0 Burnley
Saturday 27th September
Southampton 2 - 1 Queens Park Rangers
Arsenal 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Sunderland 0 - 0 Swansea City
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