South Africans Abroad: Furman's Doncaster Rovers win League One

The South African midfielder played the full ninety minutes as his side won League One due to one of the most dramatic stoppage-time winners in English football history

Steven Pienaar scored the winner for Everton when the Toffees hosted Fulham on Saturday. The midfielder's 16th minute strike was enough for his side to grab all three points and keep hold of 6th position on the English Premier League standings.  

Kagisho Dikgacoi's Crystal Palace could not overcome Blackburn Rovers away from home and had to settle for a 1-1 draw. The Eagles sit in 5th position on the Championship standings and their steady slide down the table will need to be stopped when they travel to Millwall on Tuesday night.

Dean Furman's Doncaster Rovers secured the League One title thanks to a late, late goal from James Coppinger who scored after Brentford missed a penalty in the 96th minute. Heralded as one of the most dramatic wins in English football, Furman was on the pitch for the full ninety minutes. Furman is likely to join the League One champions on a permanent deal next season and will ply his trade in the Championship.

Bongani Khumalo did not earn another start for PAOK when his side lost 2-0 against Asteras Tripolis in the final game of the Greek Super League season. Khumalo will learn whether the Greek side will extend his loan spell or if he will return to Tottenham Hotspur in the summer.

Thulani Serero sat on the bench while Ajax Amsterdam defeated NAC Breda 2-0 away from home to put the Eredivisie title within their grasp with only two matches left in the season.

Kamohelo Mokotjo did not make the squad for Feyenoord, who dismantled Heracles 6-0 on Sunday.


Tokelo Rantie's Malmo FF only play their next game this weekend, while May Mahlangu's Helsingborg displayed their strength with a 5-1 demolition job over Gefle at home. Mahlangu played the full ninety minutes, with the win moving his side up into third position on the Allsvenskan log.


Anele Ngcongca's Genk continued their poor run of form with a 0-0 draw against Lokeren in the Belgian League Playoffs. Ngcongca's side sit in 5th position in the Playoffs Group 1.

Darren Keet failed to keep a clean sheet against Gent, who fired a goal past the South African shot-stopper to defeat Kortrijk 1-0 on Saturday.