Lilywhites appoint Danny Hay

Eastern Suburbs AFC have announced the resignation of ISPS Handa Premiership coach Malcolm McPherson. McPherson led the Lilywhites to a fifth placed finish on their return to the top flight of New Zealand football last season. A statement by Eastern Suburbs

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Nominations fly in for McDonald’s Coach of the Year

The McDonald’s Junior Coach of the Year Award has attracted even more interest than in its inaugural edition with over 500 selfless volunteers being put forward in 2017. Nominations for the competition closed last month and each of New Zealand

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McDonald’s Rotorua Junior Tournament

The McDonald’s Rotorua Junior Football Tournament is a new event in the WaiBOP calendar. Sign your team up now and be part of a great event to end the 2017 season. McDonald’s Rotorua Junior Football Tournament Where: Puarenga Park, Rotorua

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McFarland takes reins of Auckland City youth team

Auckland City FC announced today the appointment of Central United’s Aaron McFarland as coach of the club’s National Youth League team for 2017. McFarland, who was co-coach of the Auckland City FC first team in 2011-12 alongside incumbent Ramon Tribulietx,

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Thrilling semi-finals in store

There is plenty to look forward to as the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup and Women’s Knockout Cup enter crunch time with massive match-ups the order of the day in the semi-finals for both competitions. The official draw for each was

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Auckland teams dominate national Cups

The semi-finals of the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup will largely be an Auckland affair after only one side from outside the country’s largest city, Cashmere Technical from Christchurch, made it through a thrilling weekend of quarter-final action. Among the victims

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Football in Schools gets boost

Auckland Football Federation today announced a $40,000 contribution towards Football in Schools for the Counties-Manukau catchment. Football Development Officer Gemma Lewis was delighted with the successful grant funding approval by Counties-Manukau Sport. “The funding allows for the delivery of the

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Free Coach Education Workshop

Auckland Football Federation have created a FREE informal coach education opportunity specifically for coaches of female teams and players. This 2-hour workshop will provide a comprehensive look at meeting the needs of female players and teams. Coaches in the female

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Team mates inspire Pilley

Eastern Suburbs youngster Hannah Pilley is reaping the rewards of playing alongside a number of current and former New Zealand representatives. The 15-year old made her Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier debut off the bench in round seven against Glenfield Rovers

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Ramsay sets sights on Uruguay 2018

Western Springs midfielder Margot Ramsay has her sights set on cementing a starting spot in the New Zealand side at the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship in Samoa, which features 10 teams and one ticket to the global finals. Pulling on

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