VIDEO – Referee Focus: Riley Greenbury

Most Promising new referee Riley Greenbury. Auckland Football Federation, Referees Awards Evening 2016, The Commerce Club Auckland, Saturday 15th October 2016. Photo: Shane Wenzlick /

Where would football be without the commitment, dedication and hard work of our match officials? Auckland Football Federation recognises the contribution of its match officials and in the ongoing mission to recruit more referees and assistant referees, we’ve focused on

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Gillion progresses through pathway

Emily Gillion. Photo courtesy of Phototek.

AFF Futsal representative Emily Gillion is one of a number of players who have seen the Women’s Futsal pathway come to fruition. The 16-year old Macleans College student took up the five aside game less than a year ago, and

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AFF Pre Season Cup 2017


Auckland Football Federation is pleased to announce the fixture list for the second annual AFF Pre-season Cup. This edition is the first that features an U-16 girls tournament while the U-15 boys competition returns for its second appearance. The boys

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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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AFF Long Service Awards Winners

The award recipients at the ‘Cheers Volunteers’ evening on Friday 10th February 2017 at the Onehunga Sports clubrooms at Waikaraka Park, Auckland, Friday 10th February 2017. Photo: Dave Mackay /

Auckland Football Federation is pleased to announce its latest recipients of the AFF Long Service Awards. A successful evening was held at Onehunga Sports Waikaraka Park and a list of dedicated, hard-working volunteers and administrators were given AFF Long Service

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Cheers Volunteers, AFF Long Service Awards

AFF Long Service Medal

AFF will also be presenting deserving recipients with AFF Long Service Medals at the Cheers Volunteers evening tonight.       Details: What: Cheers Volunteers Evening 2017 (AFF Long Service Medal Awards 2017) When: Friday 10th February, Doors Open 6.15pm Where:

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AFF, Auckland Council praise Cup win

Sky Sport interview AFF Competitions Manager Angela Wallbank today / image AFF Media

Auckland City Councillor Desley Simpson believes Auckland City FC’s win at the Nike Lunar New Year Cup in Hong Kong is a big boost for the city and New Zealand. Auckland City FC were a last minute inclusion in the

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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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