Our heritage gets the boot when clubs are sold – it has to stop

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Our heritage gets the boot when clubs are sold – it has to stop

We can’t wait until Pirates, Chiefs or Sundowns are sold and their names decimated like Highlands and Wits

Sports reporter

How did we get here?

A concerned SA football fan asked this pertinent question on social media this week as the Premier Soccer League (PSL) continues to operate like a spaza shop where clubs are sold like amagwinya (vetkoek) to the highest bidder these days.

When this act of evil – which is disguised as a good intention to invest in football by those with deep pockets – is okayed, there’s scant regard for the trail of destruction and disaster it leaves behind – those who once regarded these clubs as their homes, either as players, supporting staff, and most importantly the community who supported those clubs in bad and good times...

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