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Football: Southern coaches looking for talent

Football: Southern coaches looking for talent

Southern United coaches Mike Fridge and Kevin Scoullar will be interested spectators today as they check on players' form with an eye to mustering squads for the 2015-16 ASB Premiership.

Football: Champions League takes less predictable look

Football: Champions League takes less predictable look

The Champions League group stages took on a less predictable look after this week's draw, helped by UEFA's decision to tweak the seeding system.

Football: Mini world cup tomorrow

A massive year of football in the South will be celebrated with a popular children's tournament tomorrow.

Football: Balotelli blames poor form on Rodger's tactics

Football: Balotelli blames poor form on Rodger's tactics

Maverick striker Mario Balotelli blamed his poor Liverpool stint on manager Brendan Rodgers' tactics after completing his season-long loan move to AC Milan.

Football: Rooney ends goal drought with Champs League treble

Football: Rooney ends goal drought with Champs League treble

Manchester United ended their one-year Champions League hiatus in emphatic style when captain Wayne Rooney struck a hat-trick in a 4-0 destruction of Club Bruges that sent the three-time winners through 7-1 on aggregate.

Football: Watford upset, Villa advance in League Cup

Premier League newcomers Watford suffered a League Cup upset in a 1-0 loss at Preston North End while five-time champions Aston Villa overcame plucky Notts County 5-3 after extra time to reach the third round.

Football: Swiss to decide on FIFA extraditions next month

Football: Swiss to decide on FIFA extraditions next month

Swiss authorities expect to decide next month whether to extradite six soccer officials to face corruption charges in the United States, a Justice Ministry spokesman said.

Football: 'Super-excited' at opportunity

Football: 'Super-excited' at opportunity

Talented goalkeeper Tessa Nicol is leaving the Taieri and heading to Auckland to chase her football dreams.

Football: Draw ends Liverpool's perfect start

Football: Draw ends Liverpool's perfect start

Liverpool's 100% start to the season ended with a hard-fought goalless draw against top-four rivals Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Football: NZF U23 appeal adjourned

Football: NZF U23 appeal adjourned

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) have adjourned the appeal by New Zealand Football (NZF) over their under-23 men's team's expulsion from the Olympic qualifying tournament final last month in Papua New Guinea.

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