Otago Daily Times: Soccer News

Football: Big guns sweat over Champs League progress

Football: Big guns sweat over Champs League progress

There will be plenty of tension in the air in North London this week when out-of-sorts Arsenal face Borussia Dortmund seeking to qualify from the Champions League group stage for the 15th successive season.

Football: Liverpool fall to Palace; Spurs down Hull

Football: Liverpool fall to Palace; Spurs down Hull

Liverpool squandered an early lead and lost 3-1 at Crystal Palace while Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to beat Hull City 2-1 as two of the Premier League's big boys experienced contrasting fortunes against the lesser lights.

Ratepayers underwrite tournament

Ratepayers underwrite tournament

Dunedin ratepayers will be asked to reach into their pockets again to bring next year's Fifa Under-20 World Cup to the city.

Football: Honours even in the end

In a cliffhanger of a game, Southern United had to come from behind twice to draw 2-2 with a top-quality WaiBOP United side at Forrester Park on Sunday.

Football: Sombre Wenger bemoans Arsenal's lack of efficiency

Football: Sombre Wenger bemoans Arsenal's lack of efficiency

A subdued and sombre Arsene Wenger was left to rue Arsenal's lack of efficiency after his team lost 2-1 at home to Manchester United in a game they dominated.

Football: Ronaldo grabs double as Real overwhelm Eibar

Football: Ronaldo grabs double as Real overwhelm Eibar

Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice to take his goal tally for the season to a jaw-dropping 20 in 11 La Liga appearances as leaders Real Madrid subdued plucky top-flight debutants Eibar 4-0.

Football: Chelsea make quick work of West Brom

Football: Chelsea make quick work of West Brom

Premier League leaders Chelsea turned on the power early to beat 10-man West Bromwich Albion 2-0, showing they had learned their lesson from a late scramble to win their last home game.

Football: Man City ready to revive season

Football: Man City ready to revive season

Manchester City manger Manuel Pellegrini was "absolutely confident" his team would begin their revival against Swansea City and they duly obliged with a 2-1 victory.

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