Premiership

Lilywhites promise strong local flavour

Eastern Suburbs AFC chairman Chris Ruffell promises a strong local flavour for the Lilywhites as they assemble their squads for the ISPS Handa Premiership and National Youth League this summer.  The Lilywhites finished fifth in the historic return to New

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Papakura to host Waitakere v Canterbury

ISPS Handa Premiership pre-season friendly action comes to McLennan Park in Papakura when Waitakere United host Canterbury United as the build-up to the 2017-18 season continues. Waitakere United made a big splash in last season’s competition and the Chris Milicich-coached

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ISPS Handa Premiership draw confirmed

New Zealand Football is pleased to announce the draw for the upcoming ISPS Handa Premiership. ISPS Handa (the International Sports Promotion Society) are the naming rights sponsor to New Zealand Football’s two premier men’s competitions; the ISPS Handa Premiership and

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Lilywhites launch free entry initiative

Eastern Suburbs AFC has announced a groundbreaking ticket initiative for the 2017-18 ISPS Handa Premiership season. The Lilywhites chairman Chris Ruffell announced the concept via the club’s social media platforms on Wednesday. “Eastern Suburbs AFC will provide free admittance for

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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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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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Title slips from Navy Blues grasp

Team Wellington have defended their Stirling Sports Premiership title by defeating Auckland City 2-1 in an entertaining final tonight at QBE Stadium in Auckland. The Jose Figueira-coached side, who upset the six-time champions with a late comeback to win the

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Auckland City FC set for intense grand final

Key players stand between the Navy Blues and their pursuit of a record breaking seventh Stirling Sports Premiership title when they take on champs Team Wellington at QBE Stadium on Sunday. Team Wellington have scored an astonishing 72 goals in

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ISPS Handa Premiership announced

New Zealand Football is pleased to announce funding partner, ISPS Handa, will sponsor the ISPS Handa Premiership for the next three years, with the representation of the Right Honourable former Prime Minister John Key as ISPS Handa Patron and International

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Navy Blues claim minor title

Auckland City FC have staged a late comeback to secure the minor premiership title of the Stirling Sports Premiership this afternoon at Kiwitea Street in Auckland. The six-time champions, who were looking to bounce back from their 4-1 loss to

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