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New Zealand football coach quits after missing World Cup spot

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson announced his resignation Thursday in the wake of the All Whites’ failure to reach next year’s World Cup.

Hudson’s men fell at the last qualification hurdle when Peru beat them 2-0 in Lima last week to seal victory in a two-legged intercontinental play-off for a spot at next year’s tournament in Russia.

Kiwis ‘gutted’ as Peru end World Cup dream

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand football fans lamented the end of their World Cup dream Thursday after a 2-0 defeat to Peru, but said the unfancied All Whites’ gritty display had done the nation proud.

New Zealand, rated 122 in the world, went into the two-legged qualifier as rank outsiders against 10th-placed Peru.

Kiwis ‘gutted’ as Peru end World Cup dream

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand football fans lamented the end of their World Cup dream Thursday after a 2-0 defeat to Peru, but said the unfancied All Whites’ gritty display had done the nation proud.

New Zealand, rated 122 in the world, went into the two-legged qualifier as rank outsiders against 10th-placed Peru.

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

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Lima (AFP) – Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.

Farfan struck in the 27th minute and Ramos scored in the 65th to give “Los Incas” their fifth overall World Cup finals appearance and the first in 35 years.

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

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Lima (AFP) – Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.

Farfan struck in the 27th minute and Ramos scored in the 65th to give “Los Incas” their fifth overall World Cup finals appearance and the first in 35 years.

New Zealand riding high after Peru first-leg draw

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand declared themselves “definitely confident” on Sunday of upsetting Peru in their World Cup qualifying showdown, heartened by a 0-0 draw in the first leg.

As the country toasted keeping Peru scoreless in Wellington on Saturday, coach Anthony Hudson confirmed he expected the side to be at full strength for the return clash in Lima on Wednesday.

New Zealand riding high after Peru first-leg draw

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand declared themselves “definitely confident” on Sunday of upsetting Peru in their World Cup qualifying showdown, heartened by a 0-0 draw in the first leg.

As the country toasted keeping Peru scoreless in Wellington on Saturday, coach Anthony Hudson confirmed he expected the side to be at full strength for the return clash in Lima on Wednesday.

Toothless Peru held in New Zealand

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Wellington (AFP) – Peru failed to break down a resolute New Zealand defence in a 0-0 draw in Wellington on Saturday to leave their dream of ending a 36-year absence from the World Cup finals hanging by a thread.

“Los Incas” failed to score a coveted away goal despite outplaying New Zealand in the opening match of their two-legged World Cup qualifier, with the winner claiming a spot at next year’s finals in Russia.

Toothless Peru held in New Zealand

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Wellington (AFP) – Peru failed to break down a resolute New Zealand defence in a 0-0 draw in Wellington on Saturday to leave their dream of ending a 36-year absence from the World Cup finals hanging by a thread.

“Los Incas” failed to score a coveted away goal despite outplaying New Zealand in the opening match of their two-legged World Cup qualifier, with the winner claiming a spot at next year’s finals in Russia.

Kiwis eye Peru upset in World Cup qualifiers

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand believe they can spring a massive upset and down Peru to reach the 2018 World Cup finals, even if no one else shares their faith, coach Anthony Hudson said Friday.

The New Zealanders host “Los Incas” in Wellington Saturday for the opening leg of a two-match qualification tie with a berth at the finals in Russia next year up for grabs.

Kiwis eye Peru upset in World Cup qualifiers

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand believe they can spring a massive upset and down Peru to reach the 2018 World Cup finals, even if no one else shares their faith, coach Anthony Hudson said Friday.

The New Zealanders host “Los Incas” in Wellington Saturday for the opening leg of a two-match qualification tie with a berth at the finals in Russia next year up for grabs.

All Blacks coach Hansen questions referee’s ‘focus’ after Barbarians win

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Twickenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – New Zealand coach Steve Hansen suggested referee Nigel Owens had not been as “focused” as he would have been for a Test match after the world champions launched their tour of Europe with a 31-22 win over the Barbarians at Twickenham on Saturday.

Hansen deliberately fielded an unfamiliar-looking All Blacks team, with fly-half Beauden Barrett captaining the side in place of the rested Kieran Read.

FIFA grants extra day for New Zealand, Peru play-off

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand and Peru’s intercontinental World Cup play-off will begin in Wellington on November 11 with an extended four-day break before the return match in Lima, according to dates released on Sunday.

The two-legged play-off has been extended by a day to take into account the huge distance between the two countries.

FIFA grants extra day for New Zealand, Peru play-off

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand and Peru’s intercontinental World Cup play-off will begin in Wellington on November 11 with an extended four-day break before the return match in Lima, according to dates released on Sunday.

The two-legged play-off has been extended by a day to take into account the huge distance between the two countries.

Japan narrowly beat New Zealand in friendly

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Tokyo (AFP) – Shu Kurata smashed a late winner on Friday to give Japan a narrow 2-1 victory over New Zealand in their first international football friendly since they qualified for the World Cup.

Following a scoreless first half, Cologne forward Yuya Osako netted a 50-minute penalty for Japan after a handball at Toyota Stadium.

Japan narrowly beat New Zealand in friendly

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Tokyo (AFP) – Shu Kurata smashed a late winner on Friday to give Japan a narrow 2-1 victory over New Zealand in their first international football friendly since they qualified for the World Cup.

Following a scoreless first half, Cologne forward Yuya Osako netted a 50-minute penalty for Japan after a handball at Toyota Stadium.

Morgan at the double as USA women thrash New Zealand

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Chicago (AFP) – Alex Morgan scored twice as the United States thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a women’s international football friendly on Tuesday.

US star Morgan came on as a second-half substitute to take her international goals tally to 77 as the 2015 Women’s World Cup champions swept aside their Kiwi opponents at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium.

Morgan at the double as USA women thrash New Zealand

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Chicago (AFP) – Alex Morgan scored twice as the United States thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a women’s international football friendly on Tuesday.

US star Morgan came on as a second-half substitute to take her international goals tally to 77 as the 2015 Women’s World Cup champions swept aside their Kiwi opponents at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium.

Football: Women’s football friendly result – USA 5 New Zealand 0

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Chicago (AFP) – Result of women’s international football friendly between United States and New Zealand at Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati on Tuesday:

United States 5 (Horan 36, Pugh 44, Morgan 46, 69, Williams 55) New Zealand 0

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Draw secures Oceania World Cup berth for New Zealand

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand wrapped up the Oceania World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday with a 2-2 draw with the Solomon Islands and now face an intercontinental play-off.

If they are to make the World Cup in Russia next year, New Zealand must now win a home-and-away series in November against the fifth-ranked South American side - which is currently the Lionel Messi-led Argentina.

Draw secures Oceania World Cup berth for New Zealand

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Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand wrapped up the Oceania World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday with a 2-2 draw with the Solomon Islands and now face an intercontinental play-off.

If they are to make the World Cup in Russia next year, New Zealand must now win a home-and-away series in November against the fifth-ranked South American side - which is currently the Lionel Messi-led Argentina.

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

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Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 75th international goal as Portugal trounced New Zealand 4-0 in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

The Real Madrid star struck from the penalty spot on 33 minutes to fire the European champions in front before Bernardo Silva turned in a second goal four minutes later.

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

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Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 75th international goal as Portugal trounced New Zealand 4-0 in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

The Real Madrid star struck from the penalty spot on 33 minutes to fire the European champions in front before Bernardo Silva turned in a second goal four minutes later.

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

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Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 75th international goal as Portugal trounced New Zealand 4-0 in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

The Real Madrid star struck from the penalty spot on 33 minutes to fire the European champions in front before Bernardo Silva turned in a second goal four minutes later.

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand

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Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 75th international goal as Portugal trounced New Zealand 4-0 in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

The Real Madrid star struck from the penalty spot on 33 minutes to fire the European champions in front before Bernardo Silva turned in a second goal four minutes later.

What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal football win

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Moscow (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand.

Ronaldo’s eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot.

What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal football win

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Moscow (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand.

Ronaldo’s eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over New Zealand in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win.

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Seismic Activity: Peru Fans Trigger Earthquake Alerts In Lima While Celebrating Momentous World Cup Play-Off Goal

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After waiting for over 30 years (36 to be precise) to reach a World Cup, it's perhaps understandable that Peru fans got a little boisterous in the wake of Wednesday night's play-off victory over New Zealand.

The 2-0 win in Lima sawLa Blanquirroja snaffle the final available qualification spot for Russia, with Peruvian fans seizing the long-awaited opportunity to celebrate in the neighbouring streets and the plazas all through the night.

World Cup Play-Offs: Peru Secure 32nd And Final Qualification Spot With 2-0 Win Over New Zealand (Photo & Video)

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That's it. As of last night, we now know which 32 teams will be competing at the 2018 World Cup in Russia after Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 on aggregate to shore up the final qualification berth on offer.

After the first leg in Wellington finished goalless, a goal apiece from Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos was enough to seal a 2-0 aggregate victory in Lima, thus sending the Peruvians to their first World Cup in 36 years.

Universo to broadcast Peru-New Zealand World Cup playoff in Spanish on US TV

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Tonight’s second leg of the World Cup Qualifier Play Off between Perú and New Zealand will be shown live in Spanish-language via Universo and Telemundo Deportes en Vivo.

Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, secured the exclusive, Spanish-language media rights of the deciding leg of the playoffs between Peru and New Zealand as the Latin American team seeks a historic win to return to the World Cup after 36 years.

Universo to broadcast Peru-New Zealand World Cup playoff in Spanish on US TV

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Tonight’s second leg of the World Cup Qualifier Play Off between Perú and New Zealand will be shown live in Spanish-language via Universo and Telemundo Deportes en Vivo.

Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, secured the exclusive, Spanish-language media rights of the deciding leg of the playoffs between Peru and New Zealand as the Latin American team seeks a historic win to return to the World Cup after 36 years.

Where to find New Zealand vs. Peru World Cup playoff 1st leg on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch New Zealand vs. Peru in the World Cup playoff, you’ve come to the right place.

The World Cup playoff between New Zealand and Peru will be televised for soccer fans in the United States. The game can be found on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Espanol.

New Zealand-Peru World Cup qualification match to be shown on beIN SPORTS

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beIN SPORTS has confirmed that it will televise the 1st leg of the World Cup qualification playoff between New Zealand and Peru on Friday, November 10.

The match will be shown live on both beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español with a 10:15pm ET kickoff. If you don’t get beIN SPORTS, you can watch the game via legal streaming services such as fuboTV or Sling World Sports.

New Zealand-Peru World Cup qualification match to be shown on beIN SPORTS

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beIN SPORTS has confirmed that it will televise the 1st leg of the World Cup qualification playoff between New Zealand and Peru on Friday, November 10.

The match will be shown live on both beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español with a 10:15pm ET kickoff. If you don’t get beIN SPORTS, you can watch the game via legal streaming services such as fuboTV or Sling World Sports.

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USWNT win, NASL lawsuit, and more: Freedom Kicks for September 20, 2017

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Also Jay Heaps is out in New England, yesterday was wild

Hello all! I'm coming to today instead of Donald since he was in Cincinnati last night. He saw the USWNT pick up a 5-0 win against New Zealand. He'll be here tomorrow.

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But Donald's still in this a bit.

Washington Spirit’s Mallory Pugh called up for USWNT duty

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Jill Ellis has selected 22 players to face New Zealand later this month

Mallory Pugh is the sole Washington Spirit representative on the latest United States women's national team roster. Jill Ellis called up 22 players for an upcoming pair of friendlies against New Zealand. The USWNT will play the Kiwis on September 15th at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and on September 19th at Nippert Stadium, the home of FC Cincinnati.

Confederations Cup Rewind: Mexico downs Russia, Portugal dominates New Zealand

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No one said you had to advance to the Confederations Cup semifinals in aesthetically pleasing fashion.

Like times before in the tournament, resilience was the remedy for Mexico to overcome a deficit. It was Hirving Lozano's heroic run and finish in the 52nd minute that earned Mexico a 2-1 victory against Russia on Saturday at Kazan Arena.