New Zealand Football

National Cup draws confirmed

Following the official draw by New Zealand Football on May 16, the clubs and federations have now confirmed the kick-off times and venues for the second round of both the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup and Women’s Knockout Cup. See below

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ISPS Handa Chatham Cup/WKO Cup draw

The draws for Round Two of both the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup and Women’s Knockout Cup have been completed with a host of intriguing match-ups to look forward to all over the country on Queen’s Birthday Weekend from June 3

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Spotlight on Three Kings United

Club development is coming together nicely at Three Kings United with the Central Auckland club becoming the latest AFF member to achieve the New Zealand Football Quality Club Mark (QCM) One Star status. By achieving this award Three Kings have

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Wood: I missed football

Chelsey Wood is back. Western Springs’ centre back Wood has re-joined the Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier Division side. Wood missed the 2016 season due to being unable to commit, after being a starting centre back for Rico Wilson’s sides at

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Women’s football in full focus

The future of women’s football was in full focus on Monday night as nearly 50 passionate club staff and volunteers gathered at Waikaraka Park for the NZF/AFF Women’s Development Event. Led by New Zealand Football’s Women’s Development Manager Holly Nixon

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ISPS Handa Chatham Cup 1st Round Draw

The draw for round one of the 90th ISPS Handa Chatham Cup and NZ Women’s Knockout Cup have been completed with a number of quality fixtures in store. The draw was completed by New Zealand Football today (Thursday 27 April),

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AFF set for goalkeeping course

Auckland Football Federation is excited about the delivery of a groundbreaking NZF Goalkeeping Level 1 Coaching Award set for April 30 and May 1. Football Development Officer Nic Downes explained why the course was causing a stir. “This course is a

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Fun at the heart of girls growth

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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Talent shines at latest FTC camp

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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OFC Champions League details confirmed

For the third year in-a-row the OFC Champions League will feature Auckland City FC and Team Wellington, but for the first time the two clubs will have to battle it out over two legs. The first leg of the home-and-away

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