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Gregorius enjoying ‘home’ edge

Striker Sarah Gregorius is lapping up the atmosphere in her home away from home as the Football Ferns get set for the pre-FIFA Women’s World Cup clash with Japan on Sunday night. The 27-year-old Gregorius plays her… [more]

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“The balance for us now is going to be focussing on Japan – they are the world champions – so you can’t take them lightly by any means.” Football Ferns coach Tony Readings.

“There’s a huge amount of respect for New Zealand here, particularly the way we play as a team and the way we conduct ourselves. They love hosting us.” Football Ferns striker Sarah Gregorius

“Everyone’s really excited. We’ve been training hard this whole year and now it’s time to go.” Football Ferns midfielder Betsy Hassett

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Football Ferns v Japan
Marugame Stadium, Kagawa, Japan
Sunday 24 May, 7pm (10pm NZ time)
LIVE SKY Sport 1

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