The coach who piloted the Southern United women's first trip to the playoffs has been dumped after he fought for parity with the men's team.
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Cristiano Ronaldo powered-home a fourth-minute header to give Portugal a 1-0 World Cup victory over Morocco.
Luis Suarez has marked his 100th international cap by sending Uruguay into the last 16 of the World Cup.
Spain squeezed 1-0 past dogged Iran thanks to a fortuitous goal from Diego Costa.
New Zealand Football boss Andy Martin has confirmed that 13 players have refused to play for the Football Ferns under coach Andreas Heraf's leadership.
NZ Football has been told to stop contacting players from the Football Ferns, over concerns the governing body has tried to shut down complaints about coach Andreas Heraf.
World Cup hosts Russia have virtually booked their place in the second round with a 3-1 win over Egypt.
Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their opening Group H match, the first time an Asian team has overcome a South American one at the World Cup.
Senegal has became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup.
A 91st-minute Harry Kane header has helped England to victory in its opening Fifa World Cup match in Volgograd.
Football Ferns coach Andreas Heraf could be suspended from his role, with New Zealand Football planning to launch an official investigation into his conduct and behaviour.
England and Tunisia players had to swat away swarms of gnats during their opening World Cup game in Russia's riverside city of Volgograd.
Saudi Arabia's national football team has landed safely in Russia's Rostov-on-Don after an apparent birdstrike on the team's plane.
Recent rumours of a massive split inside the Football Ferns camp are 100% true.
England captain Harry Kane scored twice including a stoppage-time winner as he led his side to a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia.
Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 with a narrow 1-0 victory over South Korea.
A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a brave Panama side on their World Cup debut.
Mexicans jumping in jubilation shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise victory over World Cup defending champs Germany.
Brazil joined the host of big guns who have failed to fire in their opening World Cup game as lax defending allowed Switzerland to grab a 1-1 draw.
Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup as an enterprising Mexico ran out 1-0 winners in a thrilling Group F opener.