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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Soccer articles  Soccer
    Diego Maradona was God's gift to a generation of sportswriters during his legendary football career
     27 November 2020
    The highs and lows of Diego Maradona's legendary football career at both international and club level fascinated journalists and writers around the world, recounts Russell Jackson.
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    Diego Maradona dead at 60: From street urchin to the greatest footballer in the world
    27 Nov: He had many nicknames — 'Golden Boy', 'Moptop', 'Cosmic Kite', 'God' — but, ironically, the name which best captured this colourful character and the operatic saga of his life was his real one: Diego Armando Maradona.... more
    Events off the football pitch have overshadowed results on it across Europe this morning
    26 Nov: Events off the football pitch have overshadowed results on it across Europe this morning... more
    The football world is mourning the death of Diego Maradona
    26 Nov: The football world is mourning the death of Diego Maradona... more
    Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is pleased with the response from his side after their first Champions League defeat of the season
    25 Nov: Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is pleased with the response from his side after their first Champions League defeat of the season... more
    Wellington Phoenix fans might yet see their team up close in the upcoming A-League season
    25 Nov: Wellington Phoenix fans might yet see their team up close in the upcoming A-League season... more
    A busy morning for New Zealand footballers in Europe
    24 Nov: A busy morning for New Zealand footballers in Europe... more
    Liverpool has set a club record 64 games unbeaten in the English Premier League at Anfield
    23 Nov: Liverpool has set a club record 64 games unbeaten in the English Premier League at Anfield... more
    Bag the points and move on
    22 Nov: Bag the points and move on... more
    A Bruno Fernandes penalty has saved-face for Manchester United in football's Premier League
    22 Nov: A Bruno Fernandes penalty has saved-face for Manchester United in football's Premier League... more

     Most Popular Recent Soccer News
     10 Nov: A reluctance from Football Federation Australia to classify kiwi players as 'locals' means the Wellington Phoenix's hopes of playing the Aussie women's league this summer appear over ++++
     27 Nov: Diego Maradona dead at 60: From street urchin to the greatest footballer in the world +++
     19 Nov: Auckland City will play at next year's football Club World Cup, after being nominated by Oceania Football for February's tournament +++
     22 Nov: Bag the points and move on +++
     03 Nov: Leicester have leapt to second on the Premier League football ladder with a commanding 4-1 win over Leeds United at Elland Road +++
     01 Nov: Pep Guardiola has put to be speculation he could make a famous return to the Nou Camp and manage Barcelona +++
     01 Nov: Liverpool's equalled a club record 63 straight unbeaten league games at home +++

     Soccer NewsLinks
      2 Nov: Soccer star megan rapinoe and wnba legend sue bird are engaged (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Oct: Football: cristiano ronaldo tests positive for covid-19 after playing france in international (NZ Herald)
      10 Oct: Dave rennie getting kick from fijian goalie filipo daugunu's wallabies rugby rise (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Oct: Kea kids news: going behind the glitter and glee of new zealand's first drag musical for kids (Stuff.co.nz)
      7 Oct: Us judge points ronaldo rape case in las vegas toward trial (NZ Herald)
      22 Aug: Michael boxall concedes own goal to hand winston reid bragging rights on mls debut (Stuff.co.nz)
      17 Aug: Ted lasso was a way to sell the epl to americans. now he has his own tv show. (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Aug: Usa rugby considering bid for rugby world cup 2027 (Stuff.co.nz)
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