Category Archives: Football

My Five Favourite Olivier Giroud Arsenal Goals

Last week Thursday the fantastic Olivier Giroud scored his 100th Arsenal goal, becoming the 19th player in the clubs 131-year history to surpass the milestone. Since signing for Arsenal on the 26 June 2012, the Frenchman has maybe divided opinion but has constantly scored some outstanding and important goals for the Arsenal. So naturally, I […]

Premier Skills interview Liezl Windvogel

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Q1. Tell me a bit about yourself – where are you from/where did you grow up and why did you want to become a coach? LW I’m originally from Port Elizabeth, studied there and did all sorts except anything sports-related. I didn’t know a career can be made of sport especially not really being exposed […]

British Council / Premier Skills CASE STUDY: Real impact. Real people.

Calvin Fisher interviews Wonderboy Qeqe, Liezl Windvogel and Sergio Van De Ross, and learns more about how their lives have changed since completing the Premier Skills program. I’ve just cruised into the heart of Gugulethu, that’s the township along the N2 just outside Cape Town International Airport. My mission is to locate Mseki Junior Primary […]

Premier Skills returns to Cape Town

Premier Skills is a partnership between the Premier League and the British Council which uses football as a tool to develop a brighter future for young people around the world. It draws upon the Premier League’s global appeal and expertise in delivering community programmes in the UK, alongside the British Council’s global network, track record […]

5 things I love about the new Arsenal Home kit

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This week Arsenal along with PUMA unveiled the new Arsenal Home kit for the 2017/2018 season. The press release was all around the focus on the fact that we are THE Arsenal, a club of tradition, of history and ultimately of class. Now you have seen the pictures on 50 websites, so instead of showing […]

The All New PUMA ONE

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PUMA, in collaboration with international star Antoine Griezmann, youth academy players, football crazed teens and legend Thierry Henry have created the very first PUMA ONE football boot, which delivers on the needs of all players, from ruthless defenders to fleet footed strikers, in one boot by focusing on FIT, FAST and FEEL. Predominantly white, the […]

The PUMA EvoPower Vigor 1 XI

Today PUMA announced the full release of the PUMA evoPOWER Vigor 1, after the tease release a couple of weeks ago of the PUMA evoPOWER Vigor Camo. The new generation ‘power boot’ from Puma has been revamped with a load of upgrades from the previous edition. And to do something a little bit different, we decided to pick a PUMA evoPOWER […]

10 Events to look forward to in 2017

2017 is already 10 days old and some amazing sport is already underway, including the Dakar Rally. As we look forward to what 2017 will have to offer. So it’s an important thing at this point in time for us to diarise all the important things like children’s birthdays, anniversaries and other important things, but […]

The “17” XI

Happy new year to all the readers of Sports 24 Seven – All Things Jabu, I hope your sport wishes come true and the Springboks mend broken hearts! To kick start our 2017 coverage, the 7th year of the blog, I decided to put together an XI from the current Premier League squads that wears […]