SL Podcast Fan Reaction Show

Fan Reaction Show

The Fan Reaction show features your voice! The SL Podcast's fans comment on games, signings and all the happenings in Mzansi Football.

This is the show where we give a voice to the fans and allow them the platform to express their opinions on big games and breaking news. Fans send their thoughts to us through voice notes and Facebook comments, and always bring the banter!
Weekly English South Africa Sports · Sports
211 Episodes
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Nebank Cup Brings Twists & Turns!

The Nedbank Cup has moved on to the last 16, with the Round of 32 bringing some interesting results. Goals galore from Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns, and more misery for Kazier Cheifs and Cavin Jonhson. Amakhosi bowed out of the Nedbank Cup after they lost on penalties (5-4) to…
28 Feb 8 min

Chiefs Need To Expose The Youngsters!

The Nedbank Cup returns to our stadiums with some intense fixtures set to light up the Round of 32. Orlando Pirates will be looking to retain their title, and Khosi Nations believes Kaizer Chiefs needs this trophy to get out of their trophyless rut! The Nedbank Cup allows undiscovered talent…
21 Feb 11 min

Which Bafana Player Stood Out?

Bafana Bafana is coming back home with the entire nation supporting them after a stellar 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Hugo Broos and his team ended the tournament in the third spot after beating the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on penalties. The team played the entire tournament…
15 Feb 12 min

Should Ronwen Leave Sundowns For Europe?

Bafana Bafana are continuing to show their courage and prowess after they beat Cape Verde in their 2023 African Cup of Nations quarter-final match-up. The game went all the way to penalties after the regulation time of 120 ended goalless. Cape Verde took the first spot kick which saw Captain…
5 Feb 12 min

"Bafana Are Finally Playing With Passion!"

It seems as though Bafana Bafana has turned a corner when you take a step back and look at how their 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) performances have gone thus far. They began with a 2-0 loss to Mali, but they pushed through and ultimately, have just beaten Morocco…
2 Feb 10 min

Has Broos Cracked The Bafana Code?

Bafana Bafana has made it through the group stages of the 2024 Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON), finishing second in a tough group, with Mali topping the group by 1 point. Hugo Broos and his team will now face off against Morroco in the round of 16, which is sure…
26 Jan 10 min

Broos & Bafana Must Not Change A Thing!

Bafana Bafana seems to have turned a corner after giving Namibia an AFCON thumping they will struggle to forget. Goals from Percy Tau, Themba Zwane, and Thapelo Maseko saw Bafana claim all 3 points in a 4-nil victory. Hugo Broos's team played with passion and vigour and they looked to…
23 Jan 11 min

Will Bafana Capitalise On Their Chances?

Bafana Bafana kicked off their 2024 Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) with a 2-0 loss to Mali. Bafana had multiple chances that they failed to capitalise on; chances such as Percy Tau's miss which at this level, should not be happening. Hugo Broos's team had some good spells of play…
19 Jan 12 min

How Khune Silenced His Critics!

The Carling Knockout Cup is Officially over in all its might and Glory. Stellies FC were ultimately crowned champions which meant they had the chance to take on the Carling Knockout Cup All Stars last weekend. The All-Stars were comprised of players selected by you, the fans! Stellies fell just…
10 Jan 7 min

Which 2023 Moment Stood Out Most?

2023 has come and gone and with it, saw some memorable moments. Mamelodi Sundowns won the inaugural African Football League and we saw Orlando Pirates retain their MTN8 title. The DStv Premiership has also grown to the point where there are no longer 'small teams.' Above and beyond the results,…
4 Jan 11 min

Why Football Is Mzansi’s Lifeblood!

It is no secret that Mzansi craves football 24/7. With so many competitions and tournaments going on all at once, South Africans are overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of football, that some feel 'lost' during the rest periods when club football stops intermittently. To combat this feeling, communities around…
19 Dec 2023 8 min

“Van Wyk Must Be A Legend”

After 18 years and 185 Caps, Banyana Banyana defender Janine Van Wyk has retired from International football - becoming the most-capped African player of all time. Van Wyk guided Banyana to their first-ever World Cup appearance and helped the team win the 2022 Women's African Cup Of Nations (WAFCON). Van…
8 Dec 2023 6 min

Everyone Has Demons, Even Khune…

For the past 24 years, Itumeleng Khune has been with Kaizer Chiefs, first in the youth system and then in the first team. In over 2 decades, we have never seen a report that suggests Khune has alcohol problems, let alone arriving to training 'drunk.' The news of the 36-year-old…
30 Nov 2023 11 min

Is Broos Fit For Bafana?

The international break has come to an end for now, during this break, Bafana Bafana had 2 World Cup qualifying matches against Benin and Rwanda respectively. A mixed bag of results was the outcome with a 2-1 win over Benin and a surprising 2-0 loss to Rwanda. Many are questioning…
24 Nov 2023 13 min

“Chiefs and Pirates Must Learn From Sundowns”

Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs faced off once again in the Soweto Derby with the Buccaneers going into the match as favourites considering the turmoil which Chiefs are going through. Multiple changes of coaches and technical teams, lack of will up front, and lacklustre defenders proved too much for Chiefs…
15 Nov 2023 13 min

Why ‘Big Teams’ No Longer Exist In The PSL…

The Carling Black Label Knockout Cup has officially reached the business end of the competition with four teams remaining; Richards Bay takes on Stellenbosch FC and AmaZulu faces TS Galaxy. None of the so-called 'big teams' are present in the sem-finals which poses the question 'Do big teams and small…
9 Nov 2023 13 min

Will Cavin Johnson Get Time To Improve Kaizer Chiefs?

The Springboks have just been crowned World Champions of Rugby for the fourth time when they lifted their second consecutive William Webb-Ellis Trophy. We as a nation were completely united behind the team; South Africa was one nation. The question is, why don't Bafana Bafana get the same level of…
31 Oct 2023 17 min

“Chiefs Fans Are Violent Hooligans”

Kaizer Chiefs fans were at it again over the weekend, when they expressed their frustrations through aggression and violence. For the fourth time this year, 'hooligans' within Khosi Nation were throwing bottles at Chiefs' technical team and vandalising the stadium. Chiefs were warned after the last time, that should it…
24 Oct 2023 14 min

Why The Carling Black Label Cup Brings Excitement To Mzansi!

The 2023 Carling Black Label Cup is set to commence on Wednesday 18 October, with Mamelodi Sundowns taking on TS Galaxy in the inaugural match. The tournament will feature all 16 PSL teams and will function in the same format as the Telkom Knockout Cup. This will prove to be…
18 Oct 2023 11 min

“Pirates Got Lucky Against Sundowns”

The MTN8 final has come and gone, with Orlando Pirates walking away with a second consecutive title. The Buccaneers were able to keep Mamelodi sundowns out for 120 minutes, forcing the game to go to penalties. The Buccaneers would have had a few shaking nerves, considering the last penalty shootout…
11 Oct 2023 14 min
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