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Benni McCarthy linked with a return to football

Benni McCarthy linked with a return to football

Jul. 21 | Benni McCarthy may have retired in 2013, but could the former Orlando Pirates striker be on his way back to the 18th area? After retiring, Bafana Bafana’s top goal scorer went to Bloemfontein to complete coaching courses and then later to England...

Benni McCarthy announces his retirement from football

Benni McCarthy announces his retirement from football

Jun. 6 | Benni McCarthy has retired from football following a career that saw him win the Champions League with Porto and become South Africa’s all-time leading scorer. The 35-year-old had been playing for Orlando Pirates since 2011 after a brief and unsuccessful...

Orlando Pirates take PSL title after Benni brace

Orlando Pirates take PSL title after Benni brace

May. 21 | Orlando Pirates defeated Golden Arrows 4-2 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday afternoon to claim their second successive Absa Premiership title.   Benni McCarthy’s second half brace proved decisive for the Buccaneers who were being held 2-2 at...

Benni McCarthy: I’m available for Bafana Bafana

Benni McCarthy: I’m available for Bafana Bafana

Mar. 22 | Benni McCarthy says he has not closed the door on a possible return to the South African national team, amid growing calls for his inclusion. McCarthy remains Bafana’s leading scorer of all-time with 31 goals and when quizzed over a possible return...

SuperSport set to sign Benni McCarthy’s younger brother

SuperSport set to sign Benni McCarthy’s younger brother

Feb. 7 | SuperSport United are set to complete the signings of Danleigh Borman and Mark McCarthy, the younger brother of Orlando Pirates striker, Benni McCarthy. Borman and McCarthy played together in the United States and it seems that they will be reuniting...

Gordon Igesund hails Benni McCarthy’s class

Gordon Igesund hails Benni McCarthy’s class

Nov. 7 | Moroka Swallows coach Gordon Igesund felt Benni McCarthy was the difference in Saturday’s Telkom Knockout defeat to Orlando Pirates. McCarthy, Bafana’s record goal-scorer, bagged a late brace, including a stunning free-kick in a 2-1 last-eight...

Benni McCarthy: I’m done playing for Bafana Bafana

Benni McCarthy: I’m done playing for Bafana Bafana

Nov. 6 | Benni McCarthy, South Africa’s all-time leading scorer, says he is done playing for national side Bafana Bafana, local media reported Sunday. “You don’t want to be having old throngs hanging around the national team,” said the...

Pirates coach is pleased with Benni McCarthy’s progress

Pirates coach is pleased with Benni McCarthy’s progress

Aug. 24 | Benni McCarthy may still be far from full fitness but Julio Leal says he has a “positive effect on the squad”. McCarthy was on the field for 74 minutes, and looked clever with the ball at his feet, although he struggled to cope with the...

Orlando Pirates confirm Benni McCarthy signing

Orlando Pirates confirm Benni McCarthy signing

Aug. 2 | Benni McCarthy has finally completed a transfer to Orlando Pirates in the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL), with the deal being announced at a press conference in Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon. The former West Ham United striker has been...

Benni McCarthy: I still want to give back to SA soccer

Benni McCarthy: I still want to give back to SA soccer

Aug. 1 | Orlando Pirates have emerged as the overwhelming favourites to land Benni McCarthy’s signature, as the forward reveals they have made him feel “more wanted”. McCarthy was keen to join Ajax Cape Town and take his career full circle,...