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Football: In-form Socceroos embrace favourites tag

In-form Australia are feeling the weight of expectation against European minnows Macedonia and midfielder Matt McKay wants the Socceroos to get used to it

Football: Chance for Phoenix young guns to shine

Football: Chance for Phoenix young guns to shine

The Wellington Phoenix have lost seven players to international duty for tomorrow's home game against Sydney FC at Westpac Stadium.

Football: Winston Reid ruled out of Korea friendly

Winston Reid is out of the All Whites match against Korea next week.

Football: Brazil hand France first defeat since World Cup

Football: Brazil hand France first defeat since World Cup

Brazil inflicted France's first defeat since the World Cup when a perfectly executed second-half performance earned them a 3-1 win in a friendly game at the Stade de France.

Football: Terry extends Chelsea contract

Football: Terry extends Chelsea contract

Chelsea captain John Terry has agreed a new one-year deal that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until the end of next season.

Football: Germany salvage draw against Aussies

Football: Germany salvage draw against Aussies

Substitute Lukas Podolski scored an 81st-minute equaliser to rescue a 2-2 draw for World Cup winners Germany against Asian champions Australia in an entertaining friendly.

Football: Skrtel given three-match ban for stamp

Football: Skrtel given three-match ban for stamp

Liverpool will be without defender Martin Skrtel for three games after he was suspended for a stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea during Sunday's Premier League defeat at Anfield.

Football: Mali final piece of puzzle

Mali is the final piece in the Fifa under-20 Dunedin puzzle.

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