AB de Villiers retires from all cricket

For the cricketing family, it’s news that hit us like a whole in the head. Andre Benjamin de Villiers, now former South Africa international, Lahore Qalanders and RCB player has retired from all forms of cricket. This retirement should have been made easier by the fact that AB retired from international cricket in 2018. ButContinue reading “AB de Villiers retires from all cricket”

Three men who could be Rangers manager

It’s barely been a day and the ink has barely dried on Steven Gerrard’s signature on his Aston Villa contract, but Glasgow Rangers have the unenviable task of replacing the Liverpool legend and former Reds captain. As Rangers search for their new manager. Gerrard who agreed to become Villa boss, on a three and aContinue reading “Three men who could be Rangers manager”

Australia edge out Pakistan in classic

Five-time 50 over world champions Australia beat 2009 World T20 winners and unbeaten Pakistan in the semi-finals by five wickets to reach Sunday’s final with neighbours New Zealand. Winning the toss, Australian captain Aaron Finch put Pakistan into bat, in a decision which maybe could have been driven (no intentional cricket pun) by not knowingContinue reading “Australia edge out Pakistan in classic”

Australia to tour Pakistan in 2022

Former World Champions Australia have announced that they will be touring Pakistan in 2022. The Baggy Green outfit who will be touring the country for the first time in 24 years, will be in Pakistan for March and April 2022. Since the announcement by Australia to tour Pakistan, news emerged that Tom Harrison (ECB chiefContinue reading “Australia to tour Pakistan in 2022”

Three names Aston Villa should consider for next manager

After Aston Villa, who are now on a five game losing streak , sacked the popular Dean Smith, a life long Villa fan, the team here at The Sports Buff look at three men who could take the helm at Villa Park (Favourite) Frank Lampard Media reports will say that Denmark national coach Kasper HjulmandContinue reading “Three names Aston Villa should consider for next manager”

Eddie Howe appointed new Newcastle manager

Former Burnley and Bournemouth manager has finally been appointed the new Newcastle manager in a deal that will see the former Amersham born coach at St James’ Park till 2024. Englishman Howe has been out of the game for two years and takes over at The Magpies with the side second from bottom and yetContinue reading “Eddie Howe appointed new Newcastle manager”

A message from our chief sports writer

Hello and good evening sports fans, my name is Ayyaz Malik aka The Sports Buff, the chief sports writer of the-sports-buff.com. Sports fans, I am sure you’re aware of the current and ongoing fall out of the racism cases/s being linked with Yorkshire county cricket club. It’s easy to jump on the bandwagon of theContinue reading “A message from our chief sports writer”

The world of a football manager

Hello and good evening ladies and gents, dear readers. Praying you’re all well, looking after yourselves and keeping warm! The world of football is like another universe for many, as they step into the world of football and being a fan, as demonstrated in this piece here https://the-sports-buff.com/2021/10/07/the-types-of-sports-fans/ and then step into normality. This parallelContinue reading “The world of a football manager”