Burns loss to aid recruitment

Nathan Burns' departure for Tokyo FC has increased the Phoenix's chances of attracting a top quality striker.

The loss of Socceroos striker reflects reality for A-League clubs, admits Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick.

Burns poised to quit Phoenix

Nathan Burns is quitting the Wellington Phoenix to join J League club FC Tokyo

Wellington Phoenix striker just a medical test away from signing with J-League club FC Tokyo for next season.

Chelsea signFalcao on loan

After a lacklustre season with Manchester City, Radamel Falcao has signed a one-year loan deal with Chelsea.

Chelsea have signed Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco.

Man City, PSG let off sanctions

Some of Manchester City's sanctions for breaching UEFA's financial fair play rules have been lifted under new agreements.

UEFA has eased restrictions placed on Man City and PSG as part of its break-even financial fair play rules.

NZ U-23s win opener in PNG

New Zealand U-23 player Alex Rufer scored his team's second goal in their 2-0 win over the Solomon Islands.

New Zealand U-23s beat Solomon Islands 2-0 to complete first step in bid to qualify for Rio Olympics.

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New Zealand beat Solomon Islands 2-0

New Zealand U-23 player Alex Rufer scored his team's second goal in their 2-0 win over the Solomon Islands.

New Zealand U-23 team beat Solomon Islands 2-0 to complete first step in bid to qualify for Rio Olympics.

Oly Whites ready to battle heat in PNG

NZ U-23 footballers say anything less than an Olympic qualification at Pacific Games will be a "massive disappointment".

All Whites to play Myanmar friendly

All Whites coach shocked by facilities, schedule

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UEFA eases restrictions on Manchester City, PSG

Some of Manchester City's sanctions for breaching UEFA's financial fair play rules have been lifted under new agreements.

UEFA has eased restrictions placed last year on Man City and Paris St Germain as part of its break-even financial fair play rules.

US steps up the heat on Fifa seven for extradition

The US has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials.

After a lacklustre season with Manchester City, Radamel Falcao has signed a one-year loan deal with Chelsea.

Chelsea sign Radamel Falcao on one-year loan

Chelsea have signed Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco.

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Referees pulled after social media abuse

Referee Peter Cobeldick issues a red card to Suburbs defender Sam Miller in a previous clash with Richmond.

Nelson Bays Football takes hard stance against ref abuse on social media by not allocating any officials to division one games this Saturday.

Richmond's cup dream over

The Chatham Cup dream is over for FreshChoice Richmond, unable to get past Ferrymead Bays in the second round.

Travis Dally-Braun is set for a big future in football.

Cambridge kid in football heaven video

A Cambridge 10-year-old looks set for a huge future in football, with giant overseas clubs West Ham United, Valencia and AC Milan all keeping tabs on his progress.

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Burns loss inevitable, says Phoenix coach

Nathan Burns' departure for Tokyo FC has increased the Phoenix's chances of attracting a top quality striker.

The loss of Socceroos striker reflects reality of the A-League, where the more you develop players the more overseas clubs snap them up.

Wellington Phoenix draw Mariners in FFA Cup

The Phoenix have drawn the Central Coast Mariners in the round of 32 in the FFA Cup

Nathan Burns is quitting the Wellington Phoenix to join J League club FC Tokyo

Burns poised to quit Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix striker just a medical test away from signing with J-League club FC Tokyo.

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England's moments of World Cup heartache

Moments of heartache on the football pitch and England go hand-in-hand, especially at the World Cup.

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