Competitions

“We can be hard to stop” – De Vries

Auckland City's Ryan De Vries surveys his options. Stirling Sports Premiership, Round 15, Auckland City FC v Wellington Phoenix U-20, Kiwitea Street, Auckland, Sunday 12th February 2017.  Photo: David Joseph / www.phototek.nz

Auckland City FC’s push for the Stirling Sports Premiership minor title intensifies when the Navy Blues tackle Hamilton Wanderers for the second time in four days on Sunday. Auckland City FC blew the doors off Hamilton Wanderers on Wednesday scoring

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“Each game a must-win” – McPherson

Eastern Suburbs Sean Lovemore reacts after misunderstanding the AR's call to the referee through his comms gear. Stirling Sports Premiership, Round 13, Waitakere United v Eastern Suburbs, Trusts Arena Auckland, Sunday 29th January 2017. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

A reinvigorated Eastern Suburbs AFC look to stretch their unbeaten run to five Stirling Sports Premiership matches when they pay Tasman United a visit in Nelson on Sunday. Three wins and a draw from their last four matches is an

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AFF Pre Season Cup 2017

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Auckland Football Federation is pleased to announce the fixture list for the second annual AFF Pre-season Cup. This edition is the first that features an U-16 girls tournament while the U-15 boys competition returns for its second appearance. The boys

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Eastern Suburbs, Auckland City FC notch wins

Eastern Suburbs's Fabien Kurimata on the ball. Stirling Sports Premiership, Round 5, Eastern Suburbs v Southern United, Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland, Sunday 20th November 2016.  Photo: David Joseph / www.phototek.nz

On an emotion-charged afternoon in the Stirling Sports Premiership, Team Wellington pulled off one of the results of the season by sticking seven goals past a shell-shocked Waitakere United while Eastern Suburbs, Canterbury United and Auckland City all likewise kept

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AFF, Auckland Council praise Cup win

Sky Sport interview AFF Competitions Manager Angela Wallbank today / image AFF Media

Auckland City Councillor Desley Simpson believes Auckland City FC’s win at the Nike Lunar New Year Cup in Hong Kong is a big boost for the city and New Zealand. Auckland City FC were a last minute inclusion in the

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Ferns named for Cyprus Cup

Ferns Abby Erceg leads her team out. Football Friendly, Football Ferns v Invitational XI, QBE Stadium Auckland, Tuesday 26th January 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

Football Ferns coach Tony Readings has named an exciting squad to contest the Cyprus Cup in March as the team rebuilds towards the 2019 FIFA World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Readings has named a team with plenty of

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AFF Futsal name women’s squad

Nick Downes. Women's Futsal training session & player head shots, ASB Stadium Auckland, Monday 31st January 2017. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

Auckland Football Federation has named its women’s squad for the forthcoming National Women’s League competition scheduled for Wellington on February 24-26. AFF Futsal finished runners-up in last year’s competition after a heartbreaking penalty shoot-out defeat in the final to Central

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Navy Blues slump to Bay defeat

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Two goals by Sam Mason-Smith handed Hawke’s Bay United a late 2-1 win over the Navy Blues as the Stirling Sports playoff chase heats up. Auckland City FC have slipped to fifth in the pursuit of the minor premiership after

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Rodic the hero as Lilywhites prevail

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Eastern Suburbs AFC have blown the Stirling Sports Premiership minor premiership title race wide open after a 3-1 beating of Team Wellington. With the league starting to head toward the pointy end of the season, both teams were eyeing this

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Back to work for Navy Blues

Auckland's keeper Enaut Zubikarai in action. Stirling Sports Premiership, Round 1, Auckland City FC v Team Wellington, Kiwitea Street Auckland, Sunday 23rd October 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

Auckland City FC switch their minds back to domestic duties on Sunday with a crunch game against Hawke’s Bay United in Napier kicking off a hectic Stirling Sports Premiership schedule. With the Nike Lunar New Year Cup trophy safely locked

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