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Manchester City youth scout Dean Ramsdale is reportedly under investigation for calling black players "BBQs" - meaning big, black and quick.
Japan star Keisuke Honda was planning to retire from football before Melbourne Victory offered him an A-League contract.
All Whites midfielder Ryan Thomas is relishing the chance to take his game to the next level after signing a three-year contract with Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven.
New Zealand have failed to advance past the group stage of the Fifa under-20 women's World Cup in France.
ï»¿Juventus fans only had to wait eight minutes to see their new superstar score a goal as Cristiano Ronaldo found the back of the net in a pre-season friendly against the Italian Serie A side's 'B' team.
New Zealand's footballers in the English Premier League have made no impression in the opening round as some of the competition heavyweights stamped their mark on the new season with big wins over old foes.
Three separate All Whites found the back of the net on a profitable day for New Zealand football players in the United States.
The A-League's biggest drawcard, Keisuke Honda, has picked up another job as general manager of Cambodia's national team.
A Porirua supermarket worker famous for bringing smiles to the faces of countless Countdown shoppers has set himself a new challenge.
Chelsea and Tottenham dispelled doubts about their readiness to make winning starts to the Premier League on Sunday (NZ time).
Wellington Phoenix have been ranked the 500th best football club in the world on a list of 576 teams from across the globe.
Jose Mourinho received an instant reward for handing Paul Pogba the captain's armband when the World Cup-winning midfielder paved the way for Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Leicester City as the English Premier League season opened on Friday (Saturday NZ time).
Fulham signalled their determination to stay in the English Premier League by becoming the first promoted team to spend more than Â£100million (NZ$194m) in England's summer transfer window.
A fight at the Oceania under-19 football championship left Papua New Guinea with just eight men on the field as they lost to hosts Tahiti.