Mark Gleeson, Times LIVE

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Past articles by Mark:

An inkling of optimism? The year ahead for SA football in 2022

SA football will be hoping 2022 proves more successful than the year we are saying goodbye to. → Read More

PSL launches new competition driven by public voting

Fierce rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates’ players will be teammates in this unique competition → Read More

Two prominent PSL officials part of drafting FIFA’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

Two prominent Premier Soccer League (PSL) officials played a role in drafting Fifa’s response to the coronavirus pandemic‚ which is expected to be formally released in the coming weeks and is designed to ensure a smooth return to action. → Read More

Bundesliga offering some ideas for PSL on how to be able to complete season

German clubs were forced to extend the suspension of the Bundesliga to at least April 30 but have put in motion ideas which could prove to be the recipe for others to follow‚ including the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL). → Read More

Proposed Fifa regulations could delay Maluleka’s move from Chiefs to Sundowns

Contracts between clubs and players could be extended by new rules meant to ensure that season finishes → Read More

'I want to coach’: Veteran goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs contemplates life off the pitch

Moeneeb Josephs is quick to admit he never considered a future in coaching but is now reveling in his new role as assistant at AmaZulu. → Read More

Baroka FC coach Kerr has squad playing for cans of coke in training

Keeping players competitive and ready to resume when the coronavirus health scare has passed is the challenge for top-flight coaches while the Premier Soccer League season is suspended. → Read More

Maritzburg coach Tinkler explains rejuvenation of Claasen‚ Kutumela

Maritzburg United signed up several out-of-favour footballers over the last 12 months and have turned them into a winning combination‚ which coach Eric Tinkler says is all about giving them responsibility. → Read More

Ajax take step back towards PSL as NFD matches put under threat

Right-back Thendo Mukumela scored just two minutes from time to hand Ajax Cape Town a precious victory at the weekend‚ which puts them now within touching distance of automatic promotion back to the top-flight. → Read More

Stellenbosch FC coach Steve Barker hits out at Under-23 boss David Notoane

Stellenbosch FC coach Steve Barker has hit out at Under-23 boss David Notoane for leaving two of his charges out of a list of 78 players earmarked for South Africa’s team to go to the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo Olympics later this year. → Read More

'Do I want to be a spokesperson for Chiefs?': Mosimane on Maluleka’s move to Sundowns

Both clubs got caught offside when news of George Maluleka’s move from Kaizer Chiefs to Mamelodi Sundowns was leaked on Wednesday but while AmaKhosi reacted quickly to confirm the surprise development‚ Brazilians' coach Pitso Mosimane ducked questions on the signing. → Read More

Komphela believes he's found the new Cannavaro in Sibisi: 'I’m not exaggerating'

A day before national team coach Molefi Ntseki names his squad for the two Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers against Sao Tome e Principe‚ former Bafana Bafana defensive stalwart Steve Komphela has issued a ringing endorsement of unheralded Nkosinathi Sibisi at his Lamontville Golden Arrows club. → Read More

Wits taking precautions with Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo

Thulani Hlatshwayo will not be rushed back to action by Bidvest Wits‚ who insist they are following strict concussion protocols after yet another blow to the head for the Bafana Bafana captain. → Read More

'Rulani Mokwena has just got to believe in himself‚' says former Chippa United coach

Rulani Mokwena has “just to believe in himself” if he is to succeed at Chippa United and not become yet another on a conveyor belt of coaches‚ says one of his predecessor. → Read More

'We possibly could benefit Chiefs': Maritzburg coach Tinkler on twist in the title race

Maritzburg United have exceeded expectations with their rise to fifth place in the premiership and coach Eric Tinkler expects them to continue to shake things up in their remaining six games. → Read More

Troubled Tokelo Rantie highly unlikely to make any comeback this season

Tokelo Rantie is highly unlikely to make any comeback this season even if Bloemfontein Celtic are persisting with the troubled ex-Bafana Bafana striker. → Read More

Cape Town City coach Riekerink admits he was under immense pressure

Cape Town City coach Jan Olde Riekerink said there was immense pressure on him and his team going into Sunday’s match against Bloemfontein Celtic but the 2-0 win has offered them a chance to look ahead to a top eight place in the premiership standings. → Read More

Celtic coach Seema admits he wanted clash against City to end at half-time

Bloemfontein Celtic coach Lehlohonolo Seema has admitted that he wanted Sunday’s league clash away at Cape Town City over by half-time. → Read More

Nobody at Pirates is talking about catching Kaizer Chiefs: Zinnbauer

Orlando Pirates boss Joe Zinnbauer first laughed at the suggestion that his side could still emerge league champions, but then confirmed that the No. 1 position was still in their sights - even after drawing with Lamontville Golden Arrows over the weekend. → Read More

Mhango’s quest to finish top scorer this season not a priority, says Pirates coach Zinnbauer

Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango’s quest to finish the season as the top scorer is not a priority at Orlando Pirates, said coach Joe Zinnbauer. → Read More