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Mexican football star kidnapped

A search is on for striker Alan Pulido who is believed to have been kidnapped.

It is not known what the motive is behind the alleged kidnapping of Alan Pulido.

Thousands welcome Real home video

Daniel Carvajal and Nacho of Real Madrid hold the Champions League trophy aboard the team's bus.

Fans waited all night after celebrating Champions League victory to greet their heroes' arrival.

Hudson's relief at Fiji win video

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson is pleased with how things are moving along after they beat Fiji 3-1 in game one of the ...

All Whites coach admits it wasn't pretty, but he's happy to see them overcome their first hurdle in Papua New Guinea.

Romanos: Rough deal for van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was sent packing after two years despite his team finishing fifth in the ...

OPINION: Virtually any professional football club in England would love that sort of "failure". But Man U are judged by different standards.

Real crowned Euro champions video

Sergio Ramos holds the Champions League trophy aloft as Real Madrid are crowned European champions.

Real Madrid have won the Uefa Champions League with victory in the final in a penalty shootout.

All Whites steer SuperSport to cup glory

All White Jeremy Brockie in action for Super Sport United.

Jeremy Brockie and Michael Boxall play starring roles in South African cup final.

Hull wins football's richest match

Hull City's Curtis Davies leads the celebrations as his team celebrates promotion to the English Premier League.

Hull claims $371m cash bonanza by winning League Championship playoff final for promotion into the EPL.

Spurs' Euro matches at Wembley

Harry Kane helped fire Spurs to third last season.

Wembley will be home for Tottenham's Champions Leagues games next season.

All Whites too strong for Fiji video

Veteran striker Rory Fallon scored a fortuitous goal for the All Whites in their Oceania Nations Cup opener against Fiji.

Kiwi side safely negotiate first match at Oceania Nations Cup, battling their way to 3-1 victory.

Hudson wary of Fiji threat

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson not expecting an easy win against Fiji.

All Whites coach says complacency not an issue for NZ in their Oceania Nations Cup opener.

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.

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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.

Matildas' trouncing a 'wake-up call'

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

NZF staying cautious with finances

Prelevic keen to play his part

world game

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.

Matildas' trouncing a 'wake-up call'

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

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

Ibrahimovic gives Man U hint

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

domestic

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.

a-league

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.

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Thousands welcome Real home

Fans waited all night after celebrating Champions League victory to greet their heroes' arrival.

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