Register Login Live


SuperSport Confirm Early Release Of Star Man

SuperSport United have made an important decision regarding the future of captain Dean Furman even though the 2019/20 season remains suspended.

It was public knowledge by now that the midfielder, after almost six years of service to Matsatsantsa, would be leaving to return back to the UK and look for a fresh start while also welcoming his new born.

Read: Chiefs' Challenge With Tying Down Castro  

Stan Matthews, the club chief executive officer, has now revealed to the Siya crew that the club has allowed Furman – if possible – to depart next week.

“I have said to him he can go back for the birth of his child and knowing Dean he probably planned the conception so that he could go in June during the off-season when his wife, who is already there, gives birth,” said Matthews.

“The season was supposed to end on May 21 and I thought maybe we could make the Nedbank Cup final and I had asked him to book his flight a week after. Now with this Coronavirus we are definitely not going to be kicking a ball before his child is born. So I have said he can go now and doesn’t have to come back.”

With South Africa under lockdown and all travel banned at the moment, Matthews said there could be a way for Furman to still be able to leave the country next week. British Airways could have a charter flight departing SA for the UK.

“It is up to him if he wants to comeback. If the child is born and he hasn’t secured himself a new deal because right now we don’t know what is going on and clubs aren’t committing to Dean on a pre-contract yet because their leagues are also unresolved, he can come back. If he is sitting in limbo and everyone is healthy and he feels he can come back and help us finish in the top four, that’s up to him and I have left it open,” Matthews added.

Read: Salary Cap? Club Boss Opens Discussions 

Check Out The SSU Starlets Among Players Touted For Europe


Top 5

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Official: Downs Announce Maluleka!

147 Jul 01, 2020 01:43 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

21 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

10 Players Who Were Forced To Retire Early

5 Jun 28, 2020 12:30 PM in World News

Breaking: Decision On Xulu’s Future Confirmed

26 Jun 29, 2020 10:57 AM in PSL

Lorch Vs Billiat: Who Had The Hottest Million Rand Car Upgrade?

2 Jul 02, 2020 03:54 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Official: Downs Announce Maluleka!

147 Jul 01, 2020 01:43 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Major Boost For Hunt After Wits Decision

4 Jul 01, 2020 11:37 AM in PSL

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Mnyamane Bids Emotional Farewell To SSU

5 Jul 01, 2020 01:25 PM in PSL