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Australian goalkeeper dies

Stefan Petrovski died after being struck by lightning.

A promising young Australian goalkeeper has died after he was struck by lightning.

Recap: A-League final

Western Sydney Wanderers stars Romeo Castelen and Brendon Santalab.

The Western Sydney Wanderers clash with Adelaide United in the A-League grand final.

Adelaide win A-League final video

Pablo Sanchez Alberto celebrates scoring the goal that sealed the A-League title for Adelaide United.

Adelaide United down Western Sydney in the A-League final to claim the club's first league title.

Barca edge closer to La Liga title

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring against Real Betis.

Another league title appears to be heading the way of Spanish giants Barcelona.

Newcastle boost survival hopes

Newcastle United's goalkeeper Karl Darlow saves Crystal Palace's Yohan Cabaye's late penalty off his face, securing a ...

Two penalties - one saved and one converted - adds a fresh twist to EPL relegation dogfight.

Wanderers full of confidence

Wanderers players warm up in Adelaide this week ahead of Sunday's grand final.

To be champions, they have to do something that has only been done once in history: win the trophy interstate.

Leicester's fairytale ending?

Victory this weekend will give Claudio Ranieri's men the EPL title.

Can the miracle happen this weekend - Leicester City winning the English Premier League?

Colvey sent out on loan

New Zealand under-23 international Kip Colvey has been loaned out from the San Jose Earthquakes.

New Zealand youth international Kip Colvey sent out on loan by San Jose Earthquakes.

Thompson ends Victory career

Through the years, Archie Thompson has been nothing if not an entertainer.

One of Australia's greatest players Archie Thompson is saying goodbye to Melbourne Victory.

Mourinho to manage Man Utd?

Jose Mourinho has still to enter into a formal contract with United.

Reports suggest the former Chelsea manager is being lined up to replace Louis van Gaal.

Ben Sigmund bares all

Ben Sigmund (left) and Ricki Herbert in happier times at the Wellington Phoenix in 2010.

Extract from Phoenix retiree's upcoming book exposes some of the secrets of Ricki Herbert's resignation.

Sigmund "done" with Herbert

Wellington Phoenix defender Ben Sigmund (left) and former manager Ricki Herbert training four days before the latter ...

Ben Sigmund lifts lid on icy tensions with former Phoenix and All Whites boss Ricki Herbert in new book.

'I realised I was in big trouble'

All Whites defender Ben Sigmund apologises at a press conference for his reckless stomping of a UAE player in the OSN ...

In his new book, All Whites defender talks through aftermath of stomp on UAE player in 2013.

Phoenix to play Mariners in Canberra

The Wellington Phoenix will play the Central Coast Mariners in Canberra later this year.

The Wellington Phoenix will travel to Canberra to face the Central Coast Mariners next season.

Liverpool suffers late loss video

Villarreal's Adrian Lopez is congratulated after scoring the late winner.

Adrian Lopez breaks deadlock with a late goal for Villarreal to notch a first leg win in the Europa League semis.

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Wood bounces back with Leeds double

Chris Wood in action for the All Whites. He has taken his season tally to 11 goals for English Championship club Leeds ...

Kiwi Chris Wood was the toast of Leeds after two goals in their English Championship win over Reading.

Auckland City into semis

Defending champions storm home with three late goals to see off Amicale.

Team Wellington into semis

Football Ferns draw USA

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Liverpool's Sakho suspended

A fat-burning drug and a failed anti-doping test has seen Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho suspended for 30 days by UEFA.

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho provisionally suspended for 30 days after failing doping test.

Manchester United can prolong the agony

A Premier League finish with so many permutations has just got real simple.

Relatives hold up a scarf after the jury delivered its verdict of unlawful killing at the new inquests into the ...

Hillsborough families file suit

Lawyers of families of the Hillsborough 96 have filed a civil suit against two police forces.

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Big thanks to football mum

Mary Montgomery holds up her phone so that son Evan can watch Northern Wairoa play their first Chatham Cup game from the ...

Club stalwart gets mum on the phone to video livestream from the sidelines his beloved team's big game.

Auckland City claim O-League video

Home side claim sixth straight Oceania club title with convincing victory over Wellington rivals.

Tasman United national league football coach Richard Anderson.

Tasman coach gets first look at prospects

When it comes to recruitment, Tasman United coach Richard Anderson said he will look local first.

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Nichols could play despite gesture video

Mitch Nichols makes an offensive gesture to the crowd after the Wanderers' sensational 5-4 semi-final win over the Roar

WSW midfielder faces disciplinary action for offensive salute - but appears free to play in A-League grand final.

Castro wins top honour

Perth Glory star takes out the A-League's highest individual honour at glitzy awards ceremony.

Mitch Nichols makes an offensive gesture to the crowd after the Wanderers' 5-4 semifinal win over the Roar.

Fingers of fate for the final video

A two-fingered offensive gesture to the crowd may cost a Wanderers player a spot in the A-League final.

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Adelaide win A-League final

Adelaide United down Western Sydney in the A-League final to claim the club's first league title.

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