Football* en-au Copyright (c) 2015 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:45:09 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Liverpool fail to break into top 4 (Newstalk ZB)

Liverpool's been unable to get closer to the English Premier League's top four, with a nil-all draw at West Brom.

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:20:57 +1200
No Euro hangover as PSG hit Lille for six (AFP)

Paris (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain quickly got back on track after their Champions League loss to Barcelona as Ezequiel Lavezzi netted a hat-trick in a resounding 6-1 win over Lille at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:19:45 +1200
Schweinsteiger strikes as Bayern wait for title (AFP)

Berlin (AFP) - Bayern Munich are virtually guaranteed their 25th German league title after Bastian Schweinsteiger's late goal sealed their 1-0 home win over Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:16:23 +1200
Watford promoted to Premier League in dramatic style (AFP)

London (AFP) - Watford clinched promotion to the Premier League in dramatic fashion as their rivals slipped up in the final seconds on Saturday.

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:16:55 +1200
Milan's European hopes slim after defeat at Udinese (Reuters)

By Jacopo Lo Monaco
ROME (Reuters) - Second-half goals by Giampiero Pinzi and Emmanuel Badu gave Udinese a 2-1 win over AC Milan in Serie A on Saturday, further diminishing their slim h...

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:15:19 +1200
Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win (AFP)

Madrid (AFP) - Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona produced a sensational first-half performance to take a huge step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol on Saturday.

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:06:31 +1200
Rodgers hails 'outstanding' Liverpool after drab draw (Reuters)

LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers described his side as "outstanding" despite a goalless draw away to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday which dents their hopes of a top-four Premier ...

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:59:24 +1200
Lavezzi hat-trick leads six-goal PSG to the top (Reuters)

By Julien Pretot
PARIS (Reuters) - Ezequiel Lavezzi rediscovered his scoring touch on Saturday, notching a hat-trick as Paris St Germain went to the top of Ligue 1 with a 6-1 demolition...

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:09:39 +1200
Defeat ends Tranmere's 94-year stint in Football League (Reuters)

LONDON (Reuters) - Tranmere Rovers' unbroken 94-year spell in the Football League came to an end on Saturday with a 3-2 defeat at Plymouth Argyle.
The fourth tier side, who joined the l...

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:51:59 +1200
Neymar and Messi help 10-man Barca beat Espanyol (Reuters)

By Tim Hanlon
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Neymar scored the opener to continue his rich vein of form as 10-man Barcelona won a one-sided La Liga derby against Espanyol 2-0 on Saturday, while ...

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:13:41 +1200