Football

FIFA officials arrested over corruption

FIFA officials arrested over corruption

Swiss authorities have opened criminal proceedings against individuals on suspicion of mismanagement and money laundering related to the allocation of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA soccer World Cups in Russia and Qatar.

Football: Smeltz signs new two-year Sydney FC deal

If there's been one beneficiary of Marc Janko's departure from Sydney FC, it's Shane Smeltz.

Football: Next generation fills big boots

Football: Next generation fills big boots

New Zealand's fate at the Under-20 World Cup is inextricably linked to a generation past.

Football: Choosing Uruguay easy decision

Football: Choosing Uruguay easy decision

Turning his back on England to play for Uruguay was an easy decision for midfielder Diego Poyet.

Football: U-20 World Cup festivities kick off

Football: U-20 World Cup festivities kick off

Festivities for the Fifa U-20 World Cup have well and truly kicked off in Auckland this afternoon, with the official welcoming of the Junior All Whites at Aotea Square.

Football: Norwich back in Premier League

Football: Norwich back in Premier League

Norwich City's return to the Premier League at the first attempt via the playoffs owes much to their young Scottish manager Alex Neil, who was virtually unknown south of the border when he was appointed in January.

Football: Dunedin reception both chilly and warm

Football: Dunedin reception both chilly and warm

It has been years in the making and finally the teams have started arriving in the South.

Football: Coach feels NZ better team despite losing 1-0

The Football Ferns completed the final leg of their Women's World Cup countdown with a 1-0 loss to Japan in a tight contest in Kagawa on Sunday night.

Football: Gerrard, Lampard bid farewell

Football: Gerrard, Lampard bid farewell

It was not meant to be this way. Steven Gerrard disconsolately trudged off an English Premier League pitch for the final time after Liverpool were battered 6-1 at Stoke City, their worst top-flight defeat since 1963.

Football: Stunning strikes as 17 goals knocked in

Football: Stunning strikes as 17 goals knocked in

There were some spectacular strikes among the 17 goals scored in Football South Premier League matches on Saturday.

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