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Mourinho at Man United

In two spells at Chelsea, the Portuguese won the Premier League three times.

The Portuguese coach becomes the third manager in three years at Old Trafford.

Cup final Brockie's first focus

All White Jeremy Brockie in action for Super Sport United.

SuperSport United's Jeremy Brockie to play in first major cup final.

Mainland matches off to protect pitches

Youngsters enjoy a game of football in Christchurch. But all games, below premier grade, have been cancelled this weekend.

The Christchurch City Council haven't closed its playing fields, but Mainland Football is cancelling games due to pitch conditions.

'Key moment' for All Whites

All Whites defender Sam Brotherton is in line to start against Fiji in their Oceania Nations Cup opener on Saturday.

High stakes for NZ Football at the OFC Nations Cup with victory needed to secure much-needed funding.

Kaua opts for Tasman

Atkin Kaua in action for Canterbury United during the 2015-16 national league.

Solomon Islands youth international Atkin Kaua joins Tasman United.

Mourinho to be ManU manager

Jose Mourinho will be announced as Manchester United manager on Saturday.

Mourinho takes home a bottle of win to celebrate deal with Manchester United.

How boys beat top women's team

The Matildas line up for a photo ahead of a match against England in 2015.

Under-15 boys had an unstoppable physical advantage over the Matildas in 7-0 drubbing.

Ibrahimovic gives Man U hint

Could Manchester United be the next destination for departing Paris-Saint Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

Zlatan Ibrahimovic deliberated, tapped his fingers on the desk and let out a beaming smile.

Matildas' trouncing a 'wake-up call'

New Zealand's Maia Jackman (C) playing at the 2007 World Cup in China. She said Australia's 7-0 loss to a boys' team ...

Football Ferns warned that the Matildas will be smarting after their seven-goal loss to a boys' team.

NZF staying cautious with finances

New Zealand Football boss Andy Martin says good planning has the organisation in a solid financial state.

 Despite having $1.7 million in the international playing reserves, New Zealand Football were unable to secure an international friendly for the All Whites.

See Football Ferns for cheap

Amber Hearn of New Zealand in action against the Matildas.

Tickets to NZ games against Matildas in Australia slashed to boost crowds.

Schoolboys embarrass Matildas

The Matildas take on their NZ counterparts, the Football Ferns, in two matches in Australia early next month.

A former player is questioning how a 7-0 loss to an under-15 boys' team was allowed to happen.

Matildas' mauling 'no surprise'

The Australian Matildas and the New Zealand Football Ferns in action in 2013. The Matildas lost 7-0 to an under-15 boys ...

OPINION: The Matildas' seven-goal shellacking against a bunch of boys is nothing for Kiwis to crow about.

Prelevic keen to play his part

Luka Prelevic has joined a strong All Whites attacking unit for the Oceania Nations Cup.

Young attacker wants to make most of unexpected call-up to All Whites for Oceania Nations Cup.

Benitez stays on at Newcastle

Rafael Benitez will stay at Newcastle as they attempt to climb back into the Premier League.

Former Real Madrid boss commits to 2019 to help relegated Magpies make Premier League return.

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Smeltz out for All Whites

Shane Smeltz will miss the All Whites' Oceania Nations Cup campaign as he recovers from a foot injury.

Experienced striker ruled out of crucial tournament, despite being set to play for Sydney FC on Wednesday.

Coverage of All Whites matches confirmed

NZ Football confirm all team's matches at Oceania Nations Cup set to be screened live on Sky.

It's back to Brockie

All Whites skipper looks to Leicester lesson

world game

Xhaka agrees to join Arsenal

Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka is leaving Borussia Moenchengladbach to Arsenal for an undisclosed fee.

Arsenal reach agreement to sign combative Swiss Granit Xhaka from Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Mourinho agrees terms with Man Utd

Former Chelsea manager poised to take over at Manchester United after Louis van Gaal was sacked.

The images of German football players Jerome Boateng (left) and Ilkay Guendogan on Ferrero chocolate bar boxes in ...

Chocolate ignites racism row

​Online debate rages in Germany after images of non-white football players printed on chocolate bars.


Tasman secure Turipa's signature

Coey Turipa has signed for Tasman United.

Nelson goalkeeper Coey Turipa revealed as Tasman United's first signing.

Suburbs duo join US college teams

Nelson Suburbs players Max Winterton and Zac Muir heading stateside.

Tasman United assistant coach Davor Tavich.

Big stage for Tasman's first game

Tasman United to kick off era in Wellington Phoenix curtain raiser.


Sydney FC out of ACL

David Carney lays on the turf in dejection after Sydney FC gave up a late goal to be eliminated from the Asian Champions ...

Late Shandong Luneng goal denies 10-man Sydney FC a spot in the last eight of the ACL.

Riera pulls plug on time with Phoenix

Albert Riera has decided not to return to the Phoenix next season and will remain in Spain.

Besart Berisha of the Melbourne Victory and Jang Yunho of Jeonbuk contest the ball during the AFC Champions League match.

Victory crash out of Asia

​Brazilian Leonardo dishes out more Asian Champions League heartache for Melbourne Victory.


Farewell to Louis van Gaal

"Sex masochism" and touchline tumbles, the Dutchman's reign at Man Utd won't be forgotten in a hurry.

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