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Tuesday, March 29 2022
Wellington Phoenix steal stunning win over Perth Glory

Wellington Phoenix 2
Perth Glory 1

For the second time this season, the Wellington Phoenix have conjured up a last-minute miracle.

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Tuesday, March 29 2022
All Whites reach Oceania World Cup qualifying final with tense win over Tahiti

The All Whites have moved one step closer to their 2022 Fifa World Cup dream, after a tense 1-0 victory over Tahiti on Monday morning in the semi-final of the Oceania qualifying tournament in Qatar.

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Tuesday, March 29 2022
Football Ferns squad named for Australia series

Football Ferns head coach Jitka Klimková has confirmed her 23-player squad for the upcoming two-game series against fellow 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup co-hosts Australia on April 8 and 12.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
All Whites v New Caledonia

The All Whites look to make it three from three at the Oceania World Cup qualifying tournament as they take on New Caledonia.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
All Whites thump New Caledonia to maintain perfect record at World Cup qualifiers

The All Whites have maintained their 100 percent record at the Oceania Fifa World Cup qualifying tournament in Qatar, after a thumping 7-1 victory over New Caledonia on Friday morning.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
Italy to miss Fifa World Cup again after loss to North Macedonia

European champion Italy will miss the World Cup. Again.

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Tuesday, March 22 2022
Makeshift Wellington Phoenix hammered in Newcastle

With eight players unavailable, last night's game at Newcastle posed the question: How good is the Wellington Phoenix's depth? After a 4-0 loss, the answer appears to be not great.

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Tuesday, March 22 2022
Untidy All Whites edge Papua New Guinea in opening match of OFC World Cup qualifying tournament

All Whites 1
Papua New Guinea 0

The All Whites are underway with a win at the OFC World Cup qualifying tournament, though not without a bit of a struggle.

They edged Papua New Guinea 1-0 on Saturday morning in Qatar, with a Ben Waine goal with 15 minutes to play proving the difference.

The Phoenix striker ensured a debut to remember, tucking home a Dane Ingham cross after being introduced midway through the second half.

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Tuesday, March 22 2022
All Whites v Fiji

The All Whites look to make it two from two at the Oceania World Cup qualifying tournament when they take on Fiji.

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Friday, March 18 2022
Queenstown football match called off after red-carded player knocks out goalkeeper

An all-in brawl forced a Queenstown football match to be abandoned on Saturday after a goalkeeper was knocked out by a player who had earlier been sent off.

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Friday, March 18 2022
Worst fears confirmed as Wellington Phoenix captain Alex Rufer out for the season

The Wellington Phoenix will be without their captain for the remainder of the A-League season.

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Friday, March 18 2022
Expensive mediocrity confirmed as Manchester United's trophy drought completes a fifth season

The last path to a title was ended at an Old Trafford now accustomed to letdowns, as United were knocked out of the Champions League in a 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid today.

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Saturday, March 12 2022
All Whites striker Chris Wood scores first goal for Newcastle United

All Whites striker Chris Wood has scored his first goal for Newcastle United in a 2-1 win over Southampton.

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Saturday, March 12 2022
Why Chelsea should be relegated from the Premier League

As Roman Abramovich is finally sanctioned the questions stack up. Such as: why did it take so long for the government to acknowledge officially the Chelsea owner's links with the murderous tyrant in the Kremlin? And: how do the legions of city lawyers who have protected him from legitimate scrutiny for the past 20 years sleep at night? (Presumably on very expensive beds purchased with his fees). Plus: have the football authorities at last appreciated that allowing the sale of a significant cultural asset to a businessman irredeemably bonded to a despot might not be the brightest of ideas? (Are you watching Newcastle)?

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Saturday, March 12 2022
Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich sanctioned throwing future of Chelsea into turmoil

Roman Abramovich is among seven Russian oligarchs to be added to the UK sanctions list, the Government has announced.

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Tuesday, March 08 2022
Poland rejects Fifa ruling Russia can play qualifier as RFU

Fifa backed away from immediately expelling Russia from World Cup qualifying on Sunday but said it remained an option, deciding instead the squad can play at neutral venues using the "RFU" acronym for the country's football federation.

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Monday, March 07 2022
Roman Abramovich confirms he will sell Chelsea

With the threat of financial sanctions looming, Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich confirmed today he is trying to sell the English Premier League club he turned into an elite trophy-winning machine with his lavish investment.

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Wednesday, March 02 2022
Poland, Sweden refuse to play Russia in World Cup playoffs

Poland's refusal to play its World Cup qualifier against Russia next month in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine gained wider support when Sweden followed with its own plans to protest to FIFA on Saturday.

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Wednesday, March 02 2022
Russian oligarch gives up football giant Chelsea in shock news

Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich has sensationally given up control of the football club amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Wednesday, March 02 2022
Epic penalty shootout sees Liverpool end final drought

Liverpool won their first domestic final in a decade after beating Chelsea 11-10 on penalties to clinch the League Cup today.

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