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Rampant Kiwis lead France charge

New Zealand win a sixth straight OFC U-19 Women’s Championship title Kiwis first team to join hosts France at 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Oceanian finals blighted by news of Fiji keeper Francine Lockington’s passing New Zealand are heading for a seventh successive FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after ...

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Jamaica stun Mexico, set up USA final

Jamaica book place in CONCACAF Gold Cup final Defender Kemar Lawrence scores late winner USA vs Jamaica on 26 July, 21:30 local California time Jamaica set up a final with USA in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 after a 1-0 victory over Mexico thanks to a late Kemar Lawrence free-kick ...

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Altidore, Dempsey send USA to final

USA advance to Gold Cup final Clint Dempsey equals Landon Donovan’s USA goals record (57) Stars and Stripes will meet winner of Mexico-Jamaica USA advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2017 final after a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Costa Rica at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Jozy Altidore scored his ...

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The Week in Quotes

“I start over again, on a new adventure. I’ve taken this time to consider it, to reflect and I needed this time to be able to join this club, step by step, with tranquility, serenity and to understand the role which I was most suited to. “I will try to ...

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Morata signs with Chelsea

Alvaro Morata moves to Chelsea from Real Madrid Spain international signs five-year contract English champions start 2017/18 campaign with home match vs Burnley Spain forward Alvaro Morata has signed a five-year contract with English Premier League champions Chelsea after spending multiple seasons with Real Madrid. After spending two seasons in ...

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Mexico and Jamaica tee up last-four meeting

The Reggae Boyz beat Canada 2-1 El Tri edge out Honduras 1-0 The two meet in the semis on Sunday Mexico and Jamaica completed the semi-final line-up at the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday, thanks to their respective quarter-final defeats of Honduras and Canada. The two victors will now ...

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Peru planning unprecedented growth

• Peruvian Football Federation’s Minors Plan started in March 2016 • 1,000 players are training in 20 regional development centres in Peru • Talented youngster Piero Ferreyra Lopez now realising his footballing dream Back in August 2016, in pursuing his dream of becoming a footballer, Piero Ferreyra Lopez took a ...

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Big cats, Red Devils and a Gallic goblin

Why you should know the rules when elves are lurking Lionesses reaching new heights under a medieval tower A son helping one of his father’s records disappear 34 matches is what Al Ahly navigated to become the first side to finish an Egyptian Premier League season undefeated since it began ...

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New Zealand first to book ticket to France

New Zealand have secured passage to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to become the first nation to qualify, in addition to the host nation. New Zealand are assured of top spot with a match to spare in the OFC U-19 Women’s Championship after second-placed Papua New Guinea were ...

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Zambia looking to build upon strong platform under Nyirenda

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda appointed after stunning domestic success The nation impressed with a last-eight appearance at 2017 U-20 World Cup Nyirenda says he has a long-term focus on “building a team”  When Zambian football officials decided to relieve George Lwandamina of his duties as national team coach to allow him ...

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