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Gillion progresses through pathway

Emily Gillion. Photo courtesy of Phototek.

AFF Futsal representative Emily Gillion is one of a number of players who have seen the Women’s Futsal pathway come to fruition. The 16-year old Macleans College student took up the five aside game less than a year ago, and

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AFF Long Service Awards Winners

The award recipients at the ‘Cheers Volunteers’ evening on Friday 10th February 2017 at the Onehunga Sports clubrooms at Waikaraka Park, Auckland, Friday 10th February 2017. Photo: Dave Mackay /

Auckland Football Federation is pleased to announce its latest recipients of the AFF Long Service Awards. A successful evening was held at Onehunga Sports Waikaraka Park and a list of dedicated, hard-working volunteers and administrators were given AFF Long Service

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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 /

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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Football community remembers Mekellan Naidoo

Teams line up for a minutes silence prior to kick-off. Photo courtesy

The East Auckland Football community will gather at William Green Domain on Friday evening to pay their respects for 17-year old Mekellan Naidoo, who tragically passed away in January. The talented young footballer was captain of the Matt Bouma-Higgins coached

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Sumner passes away aged 61

Steve Sumner in action versus Scotland in 1982 / library stock

New Zealand Football is sad to hear the news that former All Whites captain Steve Sumner has lost his battle with prostate cancer and has passed away aged 61. The legend of New Zealand Football, who was diagnosed with an

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2017 Anti-Doping Information

Anti-Doping Staff

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) 2017 Prohibited List will come into effect on 1 January 2017 and it is important that New Zealand Football member Federations, clubs, players and player support personnel are aware of the changes which have been

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Cheers Volunteers Evening announced


With registrations about to open for the 2017 season, AFF want to acknowledge and honour all the volunteers who sacrifice their time to support, organise and facilitate the growth of the game they love. The time is coming for us

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VACANCY – AFF Finance Officer

Auckland Football Federation

REPORTS TO: Auckland Football Federation CEO HOURS: 9am – 3pm OVERVIEW Auckland Football Federation is looking to fill the position of Finance Officer to work with the day-to-day management of the organisation’s finances. This is a permanent part-time position (30 hours

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Auckland Football welcomes Upfold, Jacques

Auckland Football Federation

Auckland Football Federation is delighted to welcome two new faces to its administrative team for 2017. Steven Upfold returns to Auckland Football Federation as the new head of Women’s Football while Scott Jacques immediately starts his role as Competitions Administrator

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Pressure nothing new to Navy Blues

Auckland City FC can cope with pressure of a new year clash with Stirling Sports Premiership champions Team Wellington, says Ramon Tribulietx. The defending champions host the Navy Blues on Sunday 8 January after a two-and-a-half week festive break. Despite

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