New Zealand Football

NZ Football urges Kiwis to “Get In”


Ahead of a massive year for football in this country, New Zealand Football is urging even more Kiwis to become involved in the world game with the launch of its ‘Get In’ initiative. The aim of ‘Get In’ is based

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Eastern Suburbs, Auckland City FC notch wins

Eastern Suburbs's Fabien Kurimata on the ball. Stirling Sports Premiership, Round 5, Eastern Suburbs v Southern United, Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland, Sunday 20th November 2016.  Photo: David Joseph /

On an emotion-charged afternoon in the Stirling Sports Premiership, Team Wellington pulled off one of the results of the season by sticking seven goals past a shell-shocked Waitakere United while Eastern Suburbs, Canterbury United and Auckland City all likewise kept

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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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AFF Futsal name women’s squad

Nick Downes. Women's Futsal training session & player head shots, ASB Stadium Auckland, Monday 31st January 2017. Photo: Shane Wenzlick /

Auckland Football Federation has named its women’s squad for the forthcoming National Women’s League competition scheduled for Wellington on February 24-26. AFF Futsal finished runners-up in last year’s competition after a heartbreaking penalty shoot-out defeat in the final to Central

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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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Navy Blues win Nike Lunar New Year Cup

Auckland City FC celebrate their 1-0 win over Kitchee SC in Tuesday night's final / image courtesy Hong Kong FA

Auckland City FC have won the Nike Lunar New Year Cup in Hong Kong after beating Kitchee SC 1-0 in Tuesday night’s final. Following their 1-0 win over FC Seoul on Saturday, a goal from Clayton Lewis in the 22nd

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Lilywhites held in East-West derby stalemate

Waitakere's Jake Butler tackles Eastern Suburbs Armin Pasagic. Stirling Sports Premiership, Round 13, Waitakere United v Eastern Suburbs, Trusts Arena Auckland, Sunday 29th January 2017. Photo: Shane Wenzlick /

There were no shortage of goals or drama in the Stirling Sports Premiership as another action-packed round in the country’s flagship male competition unfolded. The outcomes largely went the way of the form book with play-off contenders Hawke’s Bay United,

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Injury Prevention and Team Care 2017


Axis Sports Medicine Specialists are supporting NZ Football and ACC discussing a big issue in sports injury prevention – Protecting our Future Athletes. Learn from internationally renowned experts and NZ’s leading Sport and Exercise Medicine physicians about the current gold standards

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Coach Education in February

Coach Education courses for February Auckland Football Federation is pleased to announce registrations are open for a Senior Level 1 and Youth Level 2 coaching awards to be held at Mount Albert Grammar and Onehunga Sports Waikaraka Park. The Senior

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Vacancy: NZF International Teams Coordinator


New Zealand Football is currently looking for a fulltime International Teams Coordinator to work within our High Performance Team. The position is responsible for coordinating the operations and logistics for some of our national teams under the guidance of an

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