Has there ever been a bigger Chatham Cup final mismatch than the contest set for Newtown Park, Wellington on Sunday at 2.30pm?
Waitakere United have turned to the larger than life figure of Paul Marshall as they seek a fourth consecutive national triumph.
The Wellington Phoenix opened their Indian tour with a professional performance as they beat URO United Sikkim FC 3-0 in difficult conditions at Imphal today
...now the bad news – the pitch for tomorrow’s game (Friday 8.30pm NZ time) is like corrugated concrete and frankly a danger to the players.
They call him the godfather, and despite a career in which he has amassed 80-caps for the All Whites including a FIFA World Cup and played professionally in Europe, the ASB Chatham Cup still holds special meaning with Ivan Vicelich.
The Junior Football Ferns are heading into their top of the table clash against U-20 World Cup hosts and favourites Japan in Miyagi on Wednesday night without fear.
Setting up a School of Excellence has paid early dividends for the Wellington Phoenix with youngsters Tyler Boyd, Louie Fenton and Luke Rowe set to make their senior debuts against URO United Sikkim in Imphal on Friday.
Young Football Ferns coach Paul Temple has cast a wide net in selecting a 21 strong squad for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan in September.
Newcastle Jets defender Tiago Calvano and Wellington Phoenix’s Manny Muscat have both been given four-match suspensions following their involvement in a brawl during a pre-season friendly between the two Hyundai A-League cl
Ricki Herbert has named a settled 20 man squad for the first two matches in the third stage of FIFA World Cup qualifying in September.
The English Premier League kicked off over the weekend with Winston Reid and the Hammers making a winning start to their campaign back in the big time.
Following the incidents in the match against Newcastle Jets in Weston on Saturday night, the Wellington Phoenix has taken strong disciplinary steps to ensure that it does not happen again.
The prospects of Wairarapa United winning the Central League football title for the first time have suddenly become more muddied.
What has luck got to do with it?
Everything, if you ask coach Grant Hastings, after Bluewater Napier City Rovers hit a judder bar in the Lotto Central League soccer campaign in Napier.
New Zealand have made a winning start to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, defeating Switzerland 2-1 in their Group A opener in Miyagi, Japan on Sunday night.
WELLINGTON Phoenix had three players sent off and the Jets one after an A-League "friendly" erupted into an all-in brawl which cleared both benches at Weston.
Waitakere United will appoint a new head coach this week, with former All White Danny Hay in the running.
Tim Payne's presentation of an All Whites jersey at a Sacred Heart College assembly on Friday was proof of his rapid rise in football - this time last year, he was playing for the school's first XI.
Reports of bomb blasts in Imphal have not spooked the Wellington Phoenix into cancelling their tour of India, although general manager David Dome says the club will be "hypervigilant" in ensuring player security.
Several of the Oly-Whites slipped back into pre-season action with their respective clubs as the final polish was put on their preparations for the upcoming seasons.
Ria Percival has capped an groundbreaking Olympic campaign with the Football Ferns by being named in the BBC’s team of the tournament.