Girls & Womens

Fun at the heart of girls growth

FIFA Women's Live Your Goals Tour, Bill McKinley Park Auckland, Thursday 12th February 2015. Photo: Shane Wenzlick

With the football season underway at a host of clubs in Auckland, more and more girls are making football their game with the fun-first junior experience at the centre of the rapid growth. Girls playing numbers in the Auckland Football

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Referee Focus – Hilary Osborne


Auckland Football Federation continues our monthly focus on match officials from all levels of the game within our region as we meet Hilary Osborne Auckland Football Federation recognises the contribution of its match officials and in the ongoing mission to recruit

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Talent shines at latest FTC camp

AFF FTC Camp, Crossfield Reserve, Glendowie, Friday 21st April 2017. Photo: Shane Wenzlick /

Over 200 talented footballers descended on Crossfields Reserve over the weekend for camp one of the 2017 Auckland Football Federation Talent Centre programme. Led by former All Whites goalkeeper and Auckland Football’s Football Development Manager Jason Batty, approximately 210 boys

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Auckland sides dominate uni futsal champs

Men’s champions University of Auckland.

The country’s largest city can lay claim to possessing its best tertiary futsal players after Auckland-based teams dominated both the men’s and women’s competitions at the National University Futsal Championships. Held over the weekend at two venues in Christchurch, the

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Papatoetoe to host Samoa trials


Football Federation Samoa in collaboration with Papatoetoe AFC is pleased to announce that we will be hosting trials for the Samoa Football Federation Women’s teams. All female born 1998 – 2003 are welcome to come down to Murdoch Park on

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One game at a time for TKU


Three Kings United have started their 2017 campaign the same way as they finished their last, defeating Western Springs 3-2 in the opening round of the Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League. The reigning champions completed the perfect season last year

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Young Ferns excited about FFDP


New Zealand’s leading up-and-coming women’s footballers are excited to take their games to the next level in the Football Ferns Development Programme (FFDP). Earlier this month, New Zealand Football announced changes to its Women’s High Performance programme as it looks

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‘Toe youngster scoops MVP award


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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Calling all female coaches


Are you a female football coach keen to take the next step in your development? There’s a chance coming up to do just that in a fun, female-friendly environment and, best of all, it’s completely free! The first ever women-only

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FFDP Team to play in U-17 Conference Youth League


Auckland Football confirmed on Monday a Football Ferns Development team will play in the U-17 Conference Youth League (AFF/NFF) in 2017. Auckland Football CEO Bill MacGowan said the Federation Board is behind the plan and worked with Northern Football and

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