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.

Manyisa aims for TKO rebound

Orlando Pirates star Oupa Manyisa has targeted Sunday's Telkom Knockout last-16 clash against Polokwane City, as their chance to bounce back to winning ways.

Vlad V searching for answers

Vladimir Vermezovic admits he is at a loss to explain Pirates' faltering form, but plans to investigate the situation during the coming days.

Chippa 1-0 Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates were forced to leave Port Elizabeth empty handed after losing 1-0 to Chippa United in an Absa Premiership match on Saturday afternoon.

VV: Bucs must regroup

Vladimir Vermezovic admitted that it is back to the drawing board after Pirates lost 1-0 to Chippa United on Saturday afternoon.

Mashaba explains Major snub

Shakes Mashaba does not feel that Lehlohonolo Majoro has done enough this season to merit a call-up to the national team.

Segolela biding his time

Tlou Segolela is quite comfortable with his current circumstances and prepared to work for a permanent spot in the starting eleven.

Set-piece worries for Tinkler

Eric Tinkler says Pirates have been working on their defending at dead-ball situations as they look ahead to Saturday's trip to Chippa.

TKO dates, venues confirmed

The Premier Soccer League have confirmed the dates, times and venues for the opening round of the 2014 Telkom Knockout.

Sangweni relishing Bucs chance

Siphesihle Sangweni believes the current Multichoice Diski Challenge can help him eventually achieve his "personal dream" with Pirates.

Lekgwathi still feeling lucky

Lucky Lekgwathi, who has been forced to watch his team from the sidelines this season, is confident that there will be a reversal of fortunes for his team.

Manyisa: We must move on

Oupa Manyisa and Senzo Meyiwa said dwelling on the MTN8 final defeat against Kaizer Chiefs would serve absolutely no purpose at this juncture.

Lekgwathi suffers injury setback

Orlando Pirates skipper Lucky Lekgwathi's return to action will have to wait even longer after the reappearance of his ankle injury.

Majoro: Nobody liked me

Orlando Pirates striker Lehlohonolo Majoro has revealed that he did not receive a particularly warm reception on his arrival at the club.

Telkom Knockout last-16 draw

Platinum Stars will begin the defence of their Telkom Knockout crown against Chippa United following the draw for the last-16 on Monday evening.

Next Game

South African ABSA Premier League

Orlando Pirates  v  Polokwane City

Sun 05th Oct - Orlando Stadium
Last Game

South African ABSA Premier League

Chippa United 1 - 0 Orlando Pirates

Sat 27th Sep - Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

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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