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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Tuggeranong United show bravery in heavy defeat to Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

Chris Dutton The scoreboard said they were belted, but the smiles on Tuggeranong United's faces told a different story.

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Socceroo Carl Valeri says Melbourne Victory is wary of his junior club Tuggeranong United in FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory's Carl Valeri at Canberra Airport on Monday.

Chris Dutton Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri says the Melbourne Victory's FFA Cup clash against Tuggeranong United is "no laughing matter", and the A-League heavyweights are desperate to beat his former junior...

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Tuggeranong United back from the brink to take on A-League giants Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong United players talk strategy with coach Steve Forshaw in the lobby of the Alpha Hotel ahead of their match against Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Tuggeranong United was on the brink of collapse as their dire financial position almost forced the club to withdraw from the men's competition less than two years ago.

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Tuggeranong United takes professional approach to match against the Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

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players, some who are tradies, from left, Ethan Munster, Cameron
Doherty, Chris Ruiz, Tim Stewart and Zac Munster will play the might of Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Tuggeranong's team of tradies, public servants and students are getting ready for the biggest game of their lives.

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Canberra United fume over referee decisions in loss to Melbourne Victory

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12:  Sally Rojahn (R) of United and Stephanie Catley of the Victory contest for the ball during the round eight W-League match between Melbourne Victory and Canberra United at Lakeside Oval on January 12, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Canberra United is fuming two refereeing blunders cost it a vital W-League win in Melbourne.

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Nikolai Topor-Stanley ready to prove he belongs in Socceroos

Nikolai Topor-Stanley has been named in the Socceroos' squad to face the UAE and Qatar

Chris Dutton Nikolai Topor-Stanley has vowed to use his Socceroos second chance to prove he belongs at the international level.

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Tuggeranong United proposes to maintain FFA Cup momentum with pre-season tournament

Melbourne Victory's Carl Valeri at Canberra Airport on Monday.

Chris Dutton Could seeing Socceroos star Carl Valeri playing in Canberra become a regular fixture?

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FFA Cup flares the only minor hiccup in a brilliant night for Tuggeranong United

A flare is set off at the match between Tuggeranong United and Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Melbourne fan who allegedly lit a flare at the FFA Cup clash against Tuggeranong faces a fine and a ban.

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Tuggeranong United players Zac and Ethan Munster will 'pull their fingers out' to honour dad

zac munster

Chris Dutton Before he died suddenly three weeks ago, Mick Munster would have told his two sons to pick up their bottom lips, pull their fingers out and prepare for the biggest game of their lives.

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Tom Rogic opens up about World Cup heartbreak and a shattered childhood dream

Chris Dutton Canberra soccer star Tom Rogic has opened up about his World Cup heartbreak, revealing the devastation of missing out on a "childhood dream" and saying the battle to be fit become too much to handle.

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Fans could cost Canberra football clubs points

Chris Dutton Capital Football has backed the Football Federation Australia's tough stance on crowd troublemakers.

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W-League: Canberra United coach says players lacked aggression in loss to Adelaide

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 05: Racheal Quigley of Adelaide celebrates with her team mates after scoring during the round seven W-League match between Adelaide United and Canberra United at Burton Park on January 5, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen has implored her team to be ruthless and aggressive to chase W-League success.

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Will this be a season to remember?

Alessandro Del Piero

Lee Gaskin, Chris Dutton The A-League's moment of truth has arrived and I've got some bad news for the fans - I've looked into the soccer crystal ball and it doesn't look pretty.

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Klimkova true to her word

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Chris Dutton Canberra United coach Jitka Klimkova has put honouring her word ahead of her team's unbeaten W-League streak to ensure she keeps a promise with Matildas coach Tom Sermanni.