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. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:33:54 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Wilkins targeting Asian Cup success with Jordan (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25046358 AMMAN (Reuters) - Winning the 2015 Asian Cup should be the target for Jordan an ambitious head coach Ray Wilkins said after he signed his contract on Wednesday to take charge of the West Asians.
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Mourinho frustrated by Costa injury issue (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25046270 London (AFP) - Jose Mourinho revealed Diego Costa is currently unable to play three games in a week after the Chelsea striker suffered a hamstring injury while on international duty with Spain. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:03:09 +1200 Eyes on Lampard as City and Chelsea renew rivalry (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25045872 (Reuters) - Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho's side in an early showdown between the Pr... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:15:59 +1200 Ajax fans mock PSG with rude Paris Hilton banner (Yahoo7 Sport) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25045421 Ajax fans created an amusing stadium banner for their Champions League encounter with Paris Saint Germain on Wednesday evening. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:44:38 +1200 Barcelona's Xavi content with bit-part role (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25045389 Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez insisted he hasn't been frustrated by his lack of opportunities under new boss Luis Enrique after starting for the first time this season in a much-changed side in a 1-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:34:52 +1200 German World Cup star insures body parts for $4.3m (Yahoo7 Sport) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25044945 Germany’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has taken the precautionary measure of insuring his hands for €3 million ($4.3m). Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:59:40 +1200 Football: Chelsea believes they've thrown away max points (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25042346 Chelsea captain John Terry is fuming after being held to a 1-1 draw at home against Schalke in European football's Champions League. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:12:38 +1200 Schalke stop Chelsea juggernaut in its tracks (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25041114 By Mike Collett
LONDON (Reuters) - Schalke 04 halted the Chelsea juggernaut when they drew 1-1 in their Champions League Group G opener at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, handing a wake-u...
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Gervinho, Totti destroy sorry CSKA amid crowd trouble (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25040944 ROME (Reuters) - Forward Gervinho and 37-year-old captain Francesco Totti produced virtuoso performances to help AS Roma maul a shambolic CSKA Moscow 5-1 against an ugly backdrop of crowd violence in ... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:20:57 +1200 Maribor teen Zahovic rescues point against Sporting (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/25040832 (Reuters) - Maribor substitute Luka Zahovic pounced on an embarrassing defensive blunder from Sporting to rescue a 1-1 draw in stoppage time against the Portuguese club in their Champions League Group... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:16:49 +1200