Football http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:49:06 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Guardiola braced for tricky second season at Bayern (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24761109 Berlin (AFP) - Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge stated confidently during the close season that Pep Guardiola, after winning the domestic double in his debut campaign as coach, would never be pushed out. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:11:01 +1200 EPL Round 2 Preview (Yahoo7) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24763142 The EPL action continues this week as defending Champions Manchester City take on last years runners up Liverpool in our Yahoo!7 Match of the Round. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:05:44 +1200 Dominant Roar want FFA Cup home fixture (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24757755 Brisbane Roar coach Mike Mulvey wants the A-League's defending champions to be rewarded with a home fixture for their next FFA Cup clash. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:35:02 +1200 Atletico aim to upstage La Liga big spenders again (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24762393 By Tim Hanlon
While Real Madrid and Barcelona have once more spent vast sums to win back the La Liga crown, they are set to face dogged competition again from champions Atle...
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New-look Atletico primed to retain La Liga title (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24762168 By Tim Hanlon
Champions Atletico Madrid have been predictably shorn of key players for the new La Liga campaign but have reinvested well and can again upstage the top two in...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:01:11 +1200
Real Madrid eye six trophies in a season (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24762117 By Tim Hanlon
(Reuters) - Real Madrid’s lavishly assembled squad, including World Cup sensation James Rodriguez in attack, aim to be the first team to win all six trophies available t...
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Suarez adds bite but Barca hopes hinge on defence (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24762048 By Tim Hanlon
Barcelona have added Luis Suarez to their star-studded forward line but it could be their defensive reinforcements that make the difference as they l...
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Lim takeover could revive Valencia glory days (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24761890 By Tim Hanlon
(Reuters) - Valencia coach Nuno Espirito Santo believes an expected takeover by Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim can bring the glory days back to the club after years of ...
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Ain't no mountain high enough for wife of Malmo coach (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24747361 Norwegian coach Age Hareide has turfed his wife out of their home in order to focus 100 percent on Malmo's Champions League qualifying encounter... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:35:28 +1200 Russia resists FIFA demand to cut stadiums (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24761721 Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:19:14 +1200