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Monday, January 31 2022
All Whites international against Uzbekistan cancelled due to positive Covid-19 tests

The All Whites' international football friendly with Uzbekistan this morning was cancelled hours before kickoff.

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Saturday, January 29 2022
Manchester United player Mason Greenwood arrested on suspicion of rape

Manchester United player Mason Greenwood was arrested on suspicion of rape and assault overnight after a woman posted visual and audio allegations on social media of an incident.

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Friday, January 28 2022
Late collapse against Melbourne Victory ends Wellington Phoenix's FFA Cup dreams

The fairy tale is over for the Wellington Phoenix. After a remarkable run through the FFA Cup, they tonight lost their semifinal 4-1 to Melbourne Victory in Geelong.

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Thursday, January 27 2022
Lacklustre All Whites lose to Jordan in Abu Dhabi

 All Whites' recent winning run has come to an abrupt end, with a stinging 3-1 defeat to Jordan in Abu Dhabi.

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Tuesday, January 25 2022
A golden chance for Matthew Gould in goal

Former Hawke's Bay United football goalkeeper Matthew Gould has realised another dream by being named in the New Zealand All Whites squad for two matches in Abu Dhabi and Dubai next week.

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Monday, January 24 2022
Death toll in Cameroon stadium crush at eight as security blamed

The death toll in a stampede outside a game at the African Cup of Nations football tournament in Cameroon has risen to eight, as witnesses blamed security officials for making fatal errors and competition organisers decided today to suspend all further games at the stadium pending an investigation.

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Monday, January 24 2022
At least six dead in stampede at African Cup match

At least six people died in a crush outside a stadium hosting a game at Africa's top football tournament in Cameroon on Monday, a local government official said, realising fears over the capacity of the country to stage the continent's biggest sports event.

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Saturday, January 22 2022
Chris Wood receives mixed reception as Newcastle score important win

Chris Wood received a mixed reception as his new club Newcastle United scored an important victory in their EPL relegation battle.

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Thursday, January 20 2022
Wellington Phoenix claim vital win over Western United

The Wellington Phoenix have snapped a four-game losing streak in the A-League, with a vital 2-1 win over Western United on Friday night.

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Thursday, January 20 2022
All Whites name squad to face Jordan and Uzbekistan

The All Whites have named their squad for the upcoming fixtures against Jordan and Uzbekistan.

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Monday, January 17 2022
Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay reveals 17 players contracted Covid-19

The Wellington Phoenix were left with just five players at training last week following a Covid-19 outbreak in the squad.

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Sunday, January 16 2022
Chris Wood denied win on Newcastle debut by Watford equaliser

Watford's Joao Pedro snatched a victory from Newcastle's grasp by scoring in the 88th minute to deny All Whites striker Chris Wood a winning debut for the Magpies.

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Thursday, January 13 2022
All Whites striker Chris Wood completes $50m blockbuster transfer to Newcastle United

All Whites striker Chris Wood is switching English Premier League clubs after signing with Newcastle United for a reported NZ$50m fee.

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Wednesday, January 12 2022
All Whites striker Chris Wood one step closer to Premier League transfer deal

Newcastle are closing in on the signing of Burnley and All Whites striker Chris Wood, as Eddie Howe ramps up his search for new players.

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Sunday, January 09 2022
Openly gay footballer Joshua Cavallo calls out homophobic abuse

Adelaide United footballer Joshua Cavallo has called out homophobic abuse he says was directed at him during Saturday night's A-League match against Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.

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Sunday, January 09 2022
Wellington Phoenix sign former Manchester United defender Scott Wootton

The Wellington Phoenix have secured their fourth import for the 2021-22 campaign, signing a player who briefly featured under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United and was later a teammate of Chris Wood at Leeds United.

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Friday, January 07 2022
It's pretty rampant': Wellington Phoenix coach hopeful of no further Covid cases

Wellington Phoenix men's coach Ufuk Talay is hopeful the club have reached the end of the road when it comes to Covid-19 cases but admits there are only so many precautions they can take.

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Friday, January 07 2022
Wellington Phoenix matches postponed due to Covid-19

The Wellington Phoenix's next two A-League men's matches have been postponed because a number of positive COVID-19 cases in the Phoenix camp.

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Wednesday, January 05 2022
Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku receives monster fine for controversial interview

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku has been fined for his controversial interview, despite the club's record signing issuing grovelling private and public apologies and insisting he always wanted to return to Chelsea.

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Tuesday, January 04 2022
Wolverhampton Wolves break 42-year drought to topple Manchester United

Ralf Rangnick has fallen to his first loss as Manchester United manager after Joao Moutinho's 82nd-minute strike earned Wolverhampton a 1-0 win in the English Premier League on Tuesday and a first victory at Old Trafford since 1980.

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Monday, January 03 2022
Chelsea pioneers end to all-seated English Premier League games

Coming to watch his beloved Chelsea since the 1960s, Gary Owen has witnessed first-hand the changing match-day experience.

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Monday, January 03 2022
Liverpool and Chelsea draw to all but hand Manchester City the English Premier League crown

The only English Premier League winner on Monday was Manchester City. And Romelu Lukaku certainly lost out.

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Sunday, January 02 2022
China orders strict crackdown on tattoos, including complete ban for youngsters

China has banned its footballers from displaying tattoos, ordering that they be removed in many cases or covered up.

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