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    Winston Reid working hard towards West Ham EPL return

    Winston Reid working hard towards West Ham EPL return


    All Whites captain Winston Reid says his experience is helping him cope with one of the longest injury breaks of his football...

    All Whites captain Winston Reid says his experience is helping him cope with one of the longest injury breaks of his football career.
    Iran allows women into football match for the first time in 35 years

    Iran allows women into football match for the first time in 35 years


    In 2006, Iran's president tried to restore one small piece of the civil liberties the Islamic Republic had repressed since its 1979...

    In 2006, Iran's president tried to restore one small piece of the civil liberties the Islamic Republic had repressed since its 1979 revolution.
    A-League season preview: Melbourne teams tipped to dominate

    A-League season preview: Melbourne teams tipped to dominate


    Another A-League season gets underway when Adelaide United take on Sydney FC on Friday night, while the Wellington Phoenix host last year's beaten finalists the Newcastle Jets on...

    Another A-League season gets underway when Adelaide United take on Sydney FC on Friday night, while the Wellington Phoenix host last year's beaten finalists the Newcastle Jets on Sunday.
    Arsene Wenger: Fans will decide on substitutions as clubs address power struggle

    Arsene Wenger: Fans will decide on substitutions as clubs address power struggle


    Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has predicted that within five years football supporters will be able to decide which substitutions are made during games by using social...

    Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has predicted that within five years football supporters will be able to decide which substitutions are made during games by using social media.
    Jaguars, Fulham owner Khan drops divisive Wembley bid

    Jaguars, Fulham owner Khan drops divisive Wembley bid


    American sports magnate Shad Khan has abandoned a $1.2 billion bid for the English Football Association's main asset after recognising the extent of opposition to the...

    American sports magnate Shad Khan has abandoned a $1.2 billion bid for the English Football Association's main asset after recognising the extent of opposition to the sale.
    FA charges Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over TV outburst

    FA charges Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over TV outburst


    The English Football Association has charged Jose Mourinho for using bad language into a TV camera after a Manchester United...

    The English Football Association has charged Jose Mourinho for using bad language into a TV camera after a Manchester United game.
    Raheem Sterling ends scoring drought as England stun Spain in UEFA Nations League

    Raheem Sterling ends scoring drought as England stun Spain in UEFA Nations League


    It was an odd scene at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville: The few visiting English fans were chanting "Ole" at every touch of the ball by their squad, while the home Spanish crowd was jeering its own...

    It was an odd scene at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville: The few visiting English fans were chanting "Ole" at every touch of the ball by their squad, while the home Spanish crowd was jeering its own players.
    Wellington Phoenix sign Nelson teenager Callan Elliot

    Wellington Phoenix sign Nelson teenager Callan Elliot


    Promising Nelson teenager Callan Elliot is set to follow in the footsteps of his mentor by playing for the Wellington...

    Promising Nelson teenager Callan Elliot is set to follow in the footsteps of his mentor by playing for the Wellington Phoenix.
    Football Fern Sarah Gregorius talks about the importance of self-belief

    Football Fern Sarah Gregorius talks about the importance of self-belief


    Sarah Gregorius stopped growing at 156cm. She was repeatedly told that she was too short for professional football. Eighty-two caps later, Sarah is now mentoring tamariki through Hutt City Council's 'Capital Stars Programme' and talks to UNICEF about the...

    Sarah Gregorius stopped growing at 156cm. She was repeatedly told that she was too short for professional football. Eighty-two caps later, Sarah is now mentoring tamariki through Hutt City Council's 'Capital Stars Programme' and talks to UNICEF about the importance of self-belief.
    Usain Bolt no A-League marquee, though he should be: W-League star Sam Kerr

    Usain Bolt no A-League marquee, though he should be: W-League star Sam Kerr


    Australia's W-League football marquee Sam Kerr believes Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt is worth similar money and standing after his two-goal brace for A-League side the...

    Australia's W-League football marquee Sam Kerr believes Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt is worth similar money and standing after his two-goal brace for A-League side the Mariners.
    Argentina legend Maradona blasts compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership

    Argentina legend Maradona blasts compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership


    Argentina legend Diego Maradona has slammed his compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership qualities, saying that the Barcelona forward is not a leader on the pitch and should not be considered a football...

    Argentina legend Diego Maradona has slammed his compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership qualities, saying that the Barcelona forward is not a leader on the pitch and should not be considered a football god.