Otago Daily Times: Soccer News

Football: Pele moved to quieter wing of Brazil hospital

Football: Pele moved to quieter wing of Brazil hospital

Brazilian soccer great Pele, who is in a Sao Paulo hospital for treatment for a urinary tract infection, has been moved to a hospital wing where he won't be besieged by as many visitors, his spokesman told Reuters.

Football: Arsenal's Wilshere ruled out for three months

Football: Arsenal's Wilshere ruled out for three months

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out of action for three months after undergoing ankle surgery, the Premier League club said.

Football: Poyet hopes Sunderland can be Chelsea party poopers

Football: Poyet hopes Sunderland can be Chelsea party poopers

Chelsea old boy Gus Poyet will again look to throw a spanner in the works at his former club when Sunderland host the runaway Premier League leaders.

Football: Brandao sentenced to a month in jail for headbutt

Football: Brandao sentenced to a month in jail for headbutt

Bastia forward Brandao has been sentenced to one month in prison for headbutting Paris St Germain midfielder Thiago Motta, a French tribunal said.

Football: United defender Evans close to return

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has played 60 minutes in a reserve match and could return to manager Louis van Gaal's injury-hit back line against Hull City.

Football: Hudson seeks input from Nelsen

Football: Hudson seeks input from Nelsen

The man who led New Zealand to the 2010 World Cup could be called upon to assist in the qualification campaign for the 2018 tournament.

Football: Phoenix see need to draw bigger crowds

Football: Phoenix see need to draw bigger crowds

The Wellington Phoenix are an easy target when it comes to crowds.

Football: Misfiring Liverpool hold on for draw

Football: Misfiring Liverpool hold on for draw

A late header from defender Georgi Terziev earned Ludogorets a 2-2 Champions League draw with an unimpressive Liverpool that left the English side facing a winner-takes-all final match with FC Basel.

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