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In this his picture taken on Jan. 14, 2018, Argentine soccer player, Emiliano Sala, of the FC Nantes club, western France, gives a thumbs up during a soccer match against PSG in Nantes, France. The French civil aviation authority says Emiliano Sala was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

No sign of missing footballer or his plane after second day searching in English Channel

Three planes, a helicopter and a lifeboat were part of a nine-hour search for Emiliano Sala.

Wellington Phoenix's Roy Krishna contests for the ball with ethe Sydney FC players during the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 game between Wellington Phoenix v Sydney FC, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Wednesday 23rd January 2019. Copyright Photo: Raghavan Venugopal / © www.Photosport.nz 2019

Phoenix's unbeaten run comes to an end after close loss to Sydney in Wellington

The Phoenix had their club record nine-game unbeaten streak stopped thanks to the 1-0 loss at home.

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Chris Chang is joined by Football Fern Katie Duncan and the panel to discuss coaches calling out players in public, dives, and who’ll take the fourth Champions League spot in England.

TVNZ FC: The growing trend for 'unretiring' Football Ferns, Salah's dives, and Chelsea's Premier League wobbles

Chris Chang is joined by Football Fern Katie Duncan and the panel to discuss coaches calling out players, dives, and who’ll take EPL's fourth spot.

PSG's Neymar applauds with supporters after the French League One soccer match between PSG and Toulouse at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

PSG fined $168,000 for profiling ethnic origins of potential future players

PSG admitted last year that forms with illegal content were used between 2013-17.

Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli gets in a shot during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at the White Hart Lane stadium in London, Saturday, March, 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Tottenham's injury woes worsen as Dele Alli becomes latest attacking star sidelined

Forwards Harry Kane and Son Heung-min are also currently unavailable to Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt hangs up boots on football career after failing to make the cut in A-League

"I really enjoyed just being in a team and it was different from track and field and it was fun while it lasted."

Cristiano Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud, fined $32 million but avoids jail time

Court officials said the football superstar didn't make any comments while in the courtroom.

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Despite being nine games unbeaten, the Nix aren't making waves across the Tasman.

'We still don't get the credit' – Phoenix motivated by lack of Aussie respect

Despite being nine games unbeaten, the Nix aren't making waves across the Tasman.

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Wellington Phoenix's Roy Krishna celebrates his goal. Phoenix vs Perth, A-League football, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. Sunday, 02 December, 2018. Copyright photo: John Cowpland / www.photosport.nz

'We haven't done anything yet' - Phoenix targeting more success amid unbeaten run

Mark Rudan's side are unbeaten in their last nine games, before facing Sydney FC tomorrow.

Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in Madrid court, expected to plead guilty to tax fraud

In 2017, Ronaldo was accused of using shell companies outside Spain to hide income made from image rights.

Tottenham produce last-gasp winner in the 92nd minute to break Fulham hearts

The win did come at a cost with another Spurs star injured.

Phoenix hang on for thrilling six-goal draw away to Melbourne Victory

Mark Rudan's side are now unbeaten in nine matches.

Man City keep the pressure on Liverpool with three-goal win over Huddersfield

Perfectionist manager Pep Guardiola was far from happy though.

All Whites' Ryan Thomas with Shane Smeltz and Clayton Lewis celebrate a goal during the New Zealand All Whites match against Fiji during the FIFA Football World Cup Qualification, OFC Final Group Stage. Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. 28 March 2017. Copyright Image: Marty Melville

All Whites to play first ever game against Ireland

The match between World No.33 Ireland and the 122nd-ranked All Whites will be played in Dublin in November.

Ronaldo's game-winning header leads Juventus to Italian Super Cup title

Ronaldo's finish against AC Milan was his fourth goal in four matches.

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The Football Ferns coach joins Chris Chang and Simon Plumb as our weekly football show returns for 2019.

TVNZ FC: Abby Erceg's return a boost for Football Ferns, coach says 'time is tight' as World Cup looms

Football Ferns coach Sermanni said his side are behind schedule but believes they will compete in France in June and July.

FILE -- In this Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 photo Arsenal's Petr Cech waves to fans after the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates stadium in London. Petr Cech says he is planning to retire from soccer at the end of the season. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

Goalkeeping legend Petr Cech plans to retire at season's end - 'It feels like the right time'

The 36-year-old goalkeeper has a record 202 clean sheets in his 15 seasons in the Premier League.

Abby Erceg. The USWNT tied New Zealand, 1-1, at an international friendly at Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH.

Abby Erceg out of retirement again, available for Football Ferns with World Cup drawing near

Erceg retired from international duties for a second time last year after a serious fallout with former Ferns coach Andreas Heraf.

Everton's Kurt Zouma, left, and Tottenham's Harry Kane vie for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Tottenham at Goodison Park Stadium, in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Tottenham superstar Harry Kane out for two months with serious ankle injury

It rules Kane out of seven EPL games, and likely both legs of Tottenham's Champions League last-16 match.

Mitch Nichols.

Wellington Phoenix part ways with former Socceroos midfielder Mitch Nichols

The club said the 29-year-old leaves immediately after his contract was "mutually terminated".

Two football players fighting for the ball

EFL Championship leaders under investigation after complaint over use of spy

Derby County issued the complaint against Leeds United a day after their 2-0 loss.

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Jale, 19, had to withdraw from the series against the Australian Indigenous side, to join the A side.

Bittersweet moment for Māori football player Grace Jale, called into NZ Football A camp

Jale, 19, had to withdraw from the series against the Australian Indigenous side, to join the A side.

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Coach Mark Rudan spoke after his side's 3-2 comeback win over the Mariners.

Phoenix duo named in A-League team of the week after Mariners fightback

Roy Krishna and Liberato Cacace have both been given the nod after their roles in Wellington's 3-2 win.

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Coach Mark Rudan spoke after his side's 3-2 comeback win over the Mariners.

'We don't fear anyone' – Phoenix set sights on A-League's big boys after record unbeaten run

Coach Mark Rudan spoke after his side's 3-2 comeback win over the Mariners, with the Phoenix facing the A-League's top four sides in the coming weeks.

Phoenix create more heartbreak for Mariners, secure comeback win for eighth straight unbeaten game

The Nix came back from 2-0 down, defeating the Central Coast 3-2 to secure a club record eighth consecutive game without defeat.

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Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante celebrates the win during the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 game between Wellington Phoenix v Brisbane Roar, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Saturday 22nd December 2018. Copyright Photo: Raghavan Venugopal / © www.Photosport.nz 2018

'He's been a shining light' – Phoenix boss heralds triple centurion Andrew Durante

Durante will notch his 300th A-League game against the Mariners tomorrow.

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