How smaller clubs can escape the brutal cycle that killed Celtic

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CHILLIN’ WITH SAZI

How smaller clubs can escape the brutal cycle that killed Celtic

The club’s sale comes just one season after Bidvest Wits were sold, so where did they go wrong?

Sports reporter

The cruelty of SA football! You go to bed with your loyalty attached to a particular club and by the time you wake up the next day it could well be all in smoke with absolutely nothing left of it but history.

The saddest part is to see these Premier Soccer League (PSL) outfits cease to exist without even giving notice to the clubs’ spiritual ancestors, the supporters.

And of course the dilemma the players face about their futures is immeasurable. I mean, imagine knowing that today you have a job at a particular firm, then without preparation or notice you’re told to pack up and go not just to a job next door but somewhere in another province...

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