New Zealand Football

Bate joins AFF technical team

Auckland Football is delighted to welcome a new face to its technical team with Ben Bate stepping in to fill the previously vacant Football Development Officer – Talent role. Bate, who originates from England, has previous experience with Northern Football

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Q and A: Gemma Lewis

Auckland Football Federation’s Head of Women’s Football and Development Gemma Lewis is at the helm of the Federation’s National Women’s League side for the upcoming campaign. AFF will open their season against Southern United on Sunday 15 October at Forsyth

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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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Futsal Ferns and Futsal Whites make winning start

The Futsal Ferns have begun international futsal in dominant fashion, defeating New Caledonia 14-0 last night at the Bays Park Arena in Tauranga. The Trans-Pacific Futsal Cup fixture, which was a landmark moment for women’s futsal in this country, was

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Cup heartache for Lilywhites

Eastern Suburbs AFC’s season has ended in heartache after Glenfield Rovers  won a classic New Zealand Women’s Knockout Cup Final today at QBE Stadium when they defeated Eastern Suburbs 5-4 in cold and wet conditions. Rovers’ Dayna Stevens and Georgia

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Onehunga Sports make history

Onehunga Sports are the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup Champions for the first time after a thrilling final was played out against Central United in bitterly cold conditions in Auckland. The Hiroshi Miyazawa-side fought back from being a goal down on

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New gen target cup history

A new generation of Eastern Suburbs Women’s Premier Footballers have reached the New Zealand Football Women’s Knockout Cup Final, something Suburbs last found themselves involved with in 2005. The team of 2005 featured Suburbs stalwarts Rebecca Tegg, Flora McLeod and

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Lilywhites eye up Cup glory

Eastern Suburbs AFC dash to the Women’s Knock Out Cup Final with Glenfield Rovers came with a few bumps and bruises along with way after they narrowly missed out on lifting the Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier Division title to archrivals

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ISPS Handa Chatham Cup Preview – Central United

Central United are one of three Auckland Football Federation clubs involved in the two national Cup finals this weekend. Auckland Football Federation asked Central United coach Aaron McFarland and forward Emiliano Tade to update us on how preparations are tracking

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Anton earns Ferns call up

Young defender Elizabeth Anton had her Football Fern dreams come true when Tony Readings named his side for two international friendlies against world number one USA. The 19-year old will trade her Western Springs team-mates for the likes of FC

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