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‘Toe youngster scoops MVP award

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Britney Cunningham-Lee is a name to watch out for in the years to come. The 16-year old Papatoetoe AFC Women’s Premier striker recently captained her clubs U-17 side at the Youth Football Development Trust U-17 Tournament where her side made

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Inspiration and enjoyment – Liz Anton

New Zealand U-20 International Liz Anton with  players at the Bucklands Beach AFC club festival.

As part of the Auckland Football Federation’s drive to encourage youth participation, a major roll-out of FIFA’s popular Live Your Goals program was held in Auckland over the past fortnight.  The campaign, which was initially launched to coincide with the

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Live your goals week a success

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Auckland Football Federation Head of Women’s Football Steven Upfold runs the rule over FIFA Live Your Goals Week and looks to the future for the girls and women’s game in the region. Building off the back of a series of

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O’Brien passing experience to next gen

Eastern Suburbs team-mates Kate Seatter, Leah Mettam and Tayla O'Brien celebrate a goal v Hamilton Wanderers. NRFL, Northern Region Football League Premier Women, Hamilton Wanderers v Eastern Suburbs, Porritt Stadium, Hamilton, Sunday 10th July 2016. Photo: Grant Stantiall / www.phototek.nz

Eastern Suburbs’ Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League star Tayla O’Brien has found the perfect way to pass on her experience to the next generation. The former Junior Football Fern moved to Suburbs in 2016, having previously turned out for Lynn

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Football a family affair for Osborne

AR Hilary Osborne in action. NRFL Northern Region Football League Women's Premier Division, Eastern Suburbs AFC v Glenfield Rovers, Madills Farm Auckland, Sunday 3rd April 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / www.phototek.nz

For Hilary Osborne it was never going to be a matter of if she’d be involved in football it was more a matter of when and how. As a youngster, Osborne grew up in a family that loved football. She

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Futsal the focus for Cooper

Maxine Cooper in action for AFF Futsal. Photo by Masanori Udagawa.

As New Zealand experiences immense growth in futsal at all levels across the country, AFF Futsal representative Maxine Cooper has put football aside to solely focus on the game she loves in a bid to wear the Silver Fern. The

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Pre-Season Cup kick-off looms

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The second edition of the Auckland Football Federation Pre-Season Cup kicks off this Sunday with subsequent rounds locked in for March 5 and 12. After receiving positive feedback from participating clubs last year, it was a simple decision to look

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Coach Education chance at AFF Pre Season Cup

Coach Education opportunity at the AFF Pre-Season Cup at McLennan Park, Papakura / Photo: Shane Wenzlick

The AFF Pre-Season Cup gets a Coach Education boost with news of an informal workshop and NZF Youth Level 2 Coaching Award. Auckland Football Federation FDO Nic Downes is excited by the prospect of delivering two valuable opportunities. “With the

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New social media for Pre Season Cup

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Ahead of the second edition of the AFF Preseason Cup, Auckland Football Federation have launched two new social media platforms in Instagram and Snapchat! Auckland Football Federation’s Pre-Season Cup kicks off on Sunday 26 February at McLennan Park, Papakura, with

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Pools announced for U17 youth tournament

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Plans for the Youth Football Development Trust’s (YFDT) U17 Youth Football Tournament are shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before at the three-day event, to be held from 17 to 19 March 2017 at Seddon Fields in

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