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Monday, August 29 2022
Rampant Liverpool score nine, Erling Haaland nets hat trick for Manchester City

After a winless start to the season and a dispiriting loss to their rival, Liverpool needed to make a statement against Bournemouth today.

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Wednesday, August 24 2022
'We play for our country and for our people': Ukraine football league defies Russian war to begin season

Under threat of Russian attacks in a war that stopped all soccer in Ukraine in February, a new league season starts in Kyiv with the goal of restoring some sense of normal life.

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Tuesday, August 23 2022
Man United beat Liverpool against backdrop of protests

Against a backdrop of protests against the club's ownership, Manchester United delivered a performance of intensity and spirit to beat fierce rival Liverpool 2-1 today and finally claim their first points in the Premier League this season.

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Saturday, August 20 2022
Kiwi footballer Charlotte Lancaster's wonder goal the top play on ESPN

With one "top shelf" curling kick of the left boot, Napier footballing up-and-comer Charlotte Lancaster has made the world take notice.

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Saturday, August 20 2022
New Zealand's campaign at the Fifa Under-20 Women's World Cup ends, after entertaining draw with Colombia

New Zealand's campaign at the Fifa Under-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica is over.

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Saturday, August 20 2022
Auckland City FC seal passage to 2023 Fifa Club World Cup

Auckland City are on their way to yet another Fifa Club World Cup, after a 3-0 win over AS Venus in the Oceania Champions League final on Thursday.

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Wednesday, August 17 2022
 Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy labelled 'predator' as rape trial begins

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy was described by prosecutors as a "predator" who could not take no for an answer as the trial began of the French footballer accused of eight counts of rape.

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Tuesday, August 16 2022
Man United feel heat after embarrassing loss at Brentford

Temperatures soared in England today and no one was feeling the heat more than Manchester United's latest manager, Erik ten Hag.

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Tuesday, August 16 2022
English Premier League managers Tuchel, Conte clash as Chelsea, Tottenham draw

Call it the Battle of the Bridge, Part 2.

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Sunday, August 14 2022
Junior Football Ferns make promising start to Fifa Under-20 Women's World Cup campaign

The Junior Football Ferns have made an encouraging start to their Fifa Under-20 Women's World Cup campaign, with a dogged 1-1 draw against Mexico on Thursday.

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Friday, August 12 2022
 Liverpool stumble, Tottenham impress in England Premier League season openers

While Liverpool made a stuttering start to the English Premier League, Tottenham showed they might be ready to take another step forward under Antonio Conte.

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Friday, August 12 2022
Ryan Giggs headbutted girlfriend Kate Greville after cheating on her, court hears

Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said today as he went on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behaviour against an ex-girlfriend.

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Friday, August 12 2022
Brutal Aston Villa fine list leaked to public

A leaked document has shown Aston Villa footballers faced fines of up to £200 (NZ$387) per minute for being late to training while under the management of Steven Gerrard predecessor Dean Smith.

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Friday, August 05 2022
Southend United mocked after inadvertently naming stand after serial killer Rose West

Southend United are scrambling to change the name of one of their stands after a new sponsorship deal saw it rebranded to feature the identity of one of Britain's worst serial killers.

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Wednesday, August 03 2022
How to watch the Uefa Women's Euro 2022 final

An audacious back-heel semifinal goal by Alessia Russo grabbed world attention during England's Uefa Women's Euro 2022 semifinal win over Sweden.

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Wednesday, August 03 2022
England beats Germany 2-1 in women's European Championship final

England beat Germany 2-1 in the final of the European Championship after extra time on Sunday to win its first major women's football title.

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Wednesday, August 03 2022
England wants women's Euro 2022 win over Germany to lead to more

In football-mad England, which sees itself as the home of the world's game, women and girls finally have a team full of heroes who look like them.

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