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Tuesday, September 27 2022
All Whites go down 2-0 to Socceroos in Eden Park homecoming

The All Whites' long-awaited homecoming game didn't go to script at Eden Park on Sunday as the Socceroos snatched a 2-0 win in front of a record football crowd at the venue.

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Saturday, September 24 2022
Eden Park enlisting the help of volunteers ahead of huge weekend of sport

Organisers of this weekend's blockbuster triple-header of sport at Eden Park are using volunteers from churches and rugby clubs to help bolster the numbers of staff amidst the hospitality worker shortage.

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Saturday, September 24 2022
Government announces $19m facilities upgrade ahead of 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup

A host of venues and sports facilities are set to receive millions of dollars worth of upgrades ahead of the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup, the Government announced on Friday.

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Friday, September 23 2022
 All Whites impress but fall to Australian thunderbolt

Socceroos 1
All Whites 0

So near – yet so far - for the All Whites.

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Wednesday, September 21 2022
'Nothing to lose': The mantra driving Rovers' return to the top flight

A strong self-belief that they have nothing to lose, but everything to gain, will be driving on Napier City Rovers when they kick off their National League campaign.

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Tuesday, September 20 2022
All Whites captain Winston Reid announces international retirement after homecoming game at Eden Park against Australia

All Whites captain Winston Reid has confirmed he will be retiring from international football after the team's homecoming game at Eden Park this Sunday.

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Monday, September 19 2022
Jack Grealish, Son Heung-min silence critics with their first EPL goals

Jack Grealish and Son Heung-min, two of the English Premier League's most high-profile players, have been facing growing criticism for their failure to score this season.

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Saturday, September 17 2022
All Whites midfielder Marko Stamenic becomes first Kiwi to play in Champions League in 15 years

All Whites midfielder Marko Stamenic has become the first New Zealander in 15 years to play in the Champions League group stages.

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Thursday, September 15 2022
New Zealand's first goalkeeper Carol Waller turns football crusader

Answering a newspaper ad for 'ladies interested in playing football' led to a lifelong passion for Carol Waller - NZ's first women's goalkeeper and then a prominent figure in the game worldwide. Joan Grey writes.

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Tuesday, September 13 2022
Auckland City FC make history with narrow truimph in 94th edition of Chatham Cup

Auckland City's unrivalled dominance of domestic football in 2022 has continued, with a 1-0 win in the Chatham Cup final on Sunday.

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Tuesday, September 13 2022
Big names confirmed in All Whites team to face Australia

Marquee players Chris Wood and Winston Reid headline a strong All Whites squad named to face Australia later this month.

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Sunday, September 11 2022
English Premier League postpones weekend round after death of Queen Elizabeth

The English Premier League has postponed its upcoming round of matches as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, adding to the cancellation of high-profile golf, cricket and horse racing events across a mourning Britain on Saturday.

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Sunday, September 11 2022
Actor Michael Sheen delivers a coach's dream Wales v England speech

Welsh actor Michael Sheen has shown every sports coach in the world how a pre-match motivational speech should be delivered.

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Friday, September 09 2022
Football Ferns claim second successive victory with 2-1 win over Philippines

The Football Ferns have struck gold in California, with a comeback 2-1 victory over the Philippines on Wednesday.

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Friday, September 09 2022
Chelsea fire coach Thomas Tuchel after poor start to season

Thomas Tuchel was fired by Chelsea today, only one month into the season and just days after the club concluded a Europe-high spending spree of nearly US$300 million in the transfer window.

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Friday, September 09 2022
Chelsea stun football world after new owners axe Thomas Tuchel

Football powerhouse Chelsea have shocked the world on Wednesday night by sensationally axing manager Thomas Tuchel only six games into the season.

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Tuesday, September 06 2022
Provincial powerhouses ready for football's top flight

Napier City Rovers are set to end a two-decade absence from football's National League. As they prepare for their return to the big time, coach Bill Robertson talks to Neil Reid about the challenge ahead

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Monday, September 05 2022
Manchester United beat Arsenal for fourth win in a row

Remember that time, not so long ago, when there was a crisis at Manchester United?

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Monday, September 05 2022
David Beckham faces backlash for promotional video about Qatar

David Beckham has received harsh criticism from Amnesty International after accepting a £10 million ($19m) advertising deal to promote Qatar.

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Sunday, September 04 2022
Liverpool, Manchester City held to draws; Chelsea rally for win

It might be time for Liverpool to start worrying about their slow start to the English Premier League.

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Friday, September 02 2022
Jury fails to reach verdict in Ryan Giggs assault trial

The jury in the trial of Ryan Giggs was discharged overnight after failing to reach a verdict on domestic violence charges against the former Manchester United star.

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