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Mogorosi completes Rollers move


Joel Mogorosi is believed to have completed the expected move to his grooming club Township Rollers following a bittersweet stay with South African premier league giants, Bloemfontein Celtic.   Sources close to the developments have revealed that ‘Juluka’ has penned a two year deal.


His move was always cast in stone given Township Rollers nature of attracting high profile players with competitive wages.  Reports say he has been training with the Gaborone West based giants since he set foot in the country after attempts of tying himself to the South African club hit a snag. 

Celtic could not renew his contract despite an impressive debut season with them. His goal in the MTN top 8 final against Sundowns 2 years ago won Celtic the cup and inscribed his signature performance in the echelons of Siwelele faithfuls.


Rollers has been monitoring the situation of the player and were always convinced that they would clinch his signature, more especially after University of Pretoria expressed doubts about his playing expertise during pre-season games. Celtic’s rivals, Free state Stars were the last team linked with him, but the move is reported to have collapsed under despicable silence- giving The Blues a second opportunity to sign him.


Those close to developments cite that his move had already materialised from the time Celtic showed him the door. Rollers, a club touted to have polished him before being packaged by Chiefs- deliberately left the door open when jersey number 17 was not taken by any player this season. The number has been previously worn by Gofaone Tiro who has now wears jersey number 31- Mogorosi has been presented another opportunity to don his favourite number.  “He has worn it before at Rollers, and when he moved to Celtic, he still wore it, “said a source.


The arrival of Mogogi Gabonamong to Township Rollers- a former teammate of Mogorosi at Celtic is also believed to be another factor that ushered Juluka into their camp, consequently ignoring the pull of both Mochudi Centre Chiefs and Gaborone United.


Mogorosi exited Botswana football scenes after an impressive showing at Mochudi Center Chiefs for two consecutive seasons. He was on his way to FC Platinum of Zimbabwe to reunite with former coach Rahman Gumbo, but his scintillating display against South Africa in the group stages of AFCON 2013 impressed coach Clinton Larsen of Celtic. He soon enquired about him and he was soon called to join the SA team.

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After falling to close the gap on Arsenal by losing to a record breaking goal by Kane at the Tottenham stadium.Manchester City now find themselves being charged by the Premier League with more than 100 breaches of its financial rules following a four-year investigation.

According to BBC , it has referred the club to an independent commission over alleged rule breaches between 2009 and 2018 , and also that Man-city has not been co-operating since the investigation which started in 2018 .

BBC further states that The commission can impose punishment including a fine , points deduction and expelling the club from the Premier league.

The alleged breaches include ,  breaching rules for requiring full details of manager remuneration,from 2009-2010, to 2012-2013 seasons when Roberto Mancini was in charge . Also player remuneration between 2010-2011 and 2015-2016.

The Premier league stated that City breached rules related to UEFA regulations , including Financial Fair Play , from 2013-2014 to 2017-2018 ,as well as Premier League rules on profitability and sustainability from 2014-2016 to 2017-2018

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Mason Greenwood attempted rape charges dropped

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Charges of attempted rape and assault have been dropped against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood who was arrested in January 2022 after the allegations emerged.

The 21-year-old was arrested in January last year amid allegations surrounding images and videos that emerged online.

He was later charged with attempted rape, controlling and coercive behaviour and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The Crown Prosecution Service said the charges were discontinued after a key witness withdrew their involvement.

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Raphael Varane announces retirement from international football after 10 years of service.

2nd February 2023

The Manchester United defender will now focus on his club career having made 93 caps for France, appearing at three world cups and on European championship. The Les Bleus won the World cup in 2018 and Raphael Varane started all but one of France’s matches in Qatar as they finished as runners up to Argentina

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