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. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:36:54 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Huddlestone penalty miss mars Hull's European debut (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24604089 Paris (AFP) - Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty as Hull City emerged from their first foray into Europe in their 110-year history with a goalless draw at Slovakian side Trencin. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:03:02 +1200 Expect Chelsea fight for first-choice keeper spot - Mourinho (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24604069 LONDON (Reuters) - Petr Cech is ready to take up the challenge of competing with Thibaut Courtois for the position of Chelsea's number one goalkeeper, manager Jose Mourinho said on Thursday.
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Tottenham agree deal to sign Sporting defender Dier (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24604041 London (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal to sign English defender Eric Dier from Portuguese side Sporting, subject to the 20-year-old passing a medical, the Premier League club said on ... Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:56:05 +1200 QPR's Ireland defender Dunne quits internationals (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24604022 London (Reuters) - Queens Park Rangers' Ireland defender Richard Dunne has retired from international football, he announced in a statement issued by the Premier League club on Thursday.
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Top European clubs eye Norwegian teenager Odegaard (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24603342 OSLO (Reuters) - After just four senior starts and three goals Norway's Martin Odegaard has become one of hottest properties in world football, with Europe's elite clubs queueing up to take a look at ... Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:43:28 +1200 Australian international Wilshire signs for Feyenoord (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24603177 AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Australian international Luke Wilshire has joined Feyenoord on a one year contract, the Dutch club said on Thursday.
The 32-year-old right back, who won 80 caps fo...
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Lukaku not up for Chelsea fight, says Mourinho (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24602484 London (AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that he sold Romelu Lukaku to Everton because the Belgian striker did not have the stomach to fight for a place at Stamford Bridge. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:27:57 +1200 Barcelona coach Luis Enrique pays tribute to the late Bobby Robson (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24603084 London (AFP) - Barcelona's new head coach Luis Enrique paid tribute to his former mentor Bobby Robson on Thursday, on the fifth anniversary of the former England manager's death. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:13:44 +1200 Barcelona's Pique relishing return of 'angry' Suarez (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24602967 MADRID (Reuters) - Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes an "angry" Luis Suarez will be desperate to prove himself when he has served out a four-month ban for a biting incident at the World Cup.
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Zenit look to banish last season's title loss (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/24602948 By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Allowing CSKA Moscow to snatch the Russian Premier League title from under their noses last season has Zenit St Petersburg fired up for the new...
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