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Lautoka Forward Suspended For Seven Matches

Samuela Drudru, a forward for Laukota, has received a suspension from seven upcoming matches due to racial slur, in this case, Drudru referring to match officials as, “white people.” The footballer was send off the field by Campbell-Kirk Waugh, a New Zealand referee, during an OFC Champions League semi final ….

New Zealand Sports Administrator Bill MacGowan Dies

Bill MacGowan, who was the former New Zealand Football CEO has passed away. Along with his duties as a sporting administrator for New Zealand Football, MacGowan also held the top spot for the Warriors and New Zealand Golf. Before he stepped down from illness last July, he was the head ….

Mt Smart Ready For New Title Partner

Home Of The Warriors To Get New Title Partner Mt Smart Stadium, the famed home of the Warriors, could be in a for a new name soon. Mt Smart has been sans a sponsorship naming partner since 2006, which was the last year that it was known as the Ericsson ….

West Brom in FA Cup Racism Uproar

West Brom Hit by Racism Allegation Barely ten days before they are due to face Southampton in the FA Cup Round of 16, English football club West Bromwich Albion got embroiled in a racism scandal that could see them lose key forward Jay Rodriguez at a crucial stage. On Thursday, ….

Yeovil Town In Round 4 Of The FA Cup

Fourth Round: FA Cup The fourth round of the FA Cup is around the corner with League Two Yeovil Town getting ready to host Manchester United.  Manchester United will face the Glovers for only the second time in four seasons, having beaten them 2-0 in round 3 back in 2015. ….

Scottish Cup: A Matter Of National Pride

Scottish Cup: More Than A Century Of Football History The Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup, better known as the Scottish Cup, is about as prestigious as it gets as far as club football in Scotland is concerned.  You’d have to travel more than just a few Scottish miles to find ….

2018 Florida Cup Officially Underway

2018 Florida Cup Format The Florida Cup is the best in club Football and is played in the sunshine state of Florida.  Famously dubbed, “where clubs become nations”, this year’s Florida Cup commenced on January 10th.  The mid-season tournament is played across Orlando, Lauderhill and St Petersburg, Florida.  This year ….

African Nations Championship Primer

2018 African Nations Championship Kicks Off Morocco gets its first shot at hosting the African Nations Championship, with the fifth edition of the biennial tournament kicking off in Casablanca on Saturday, January 13, and the hosts facing Mauritania in the opening match. The African Nations Championship was only inaugurated in ….

Insight: 2018 Africa Nations Championship

Amavubi Ready for Africa Nations Championship The last warm-up game has been played between Rwanda and Algeria before the 2018 Africa Nations Championship gets underway on January 13th.  The warm-up friendlies are a valuable means to assessment for coaches as they offer insight as to what might happen further down ….

Old Rivals Meeting On Monday: Alabama vs. Georgia

2018 College Football Playoff National Championship: Alabama vs. Georgia The teams of Alabama and Georgia don’t meet every football season, so when these two schools rich in tradition do meet come together it is a special occasion, even when the match is a regular season one. So, while it may ….