New Zealand Football

AFF set for Gold Coast Cup

32 talented youngsters from the Auckland Football region are headed for Australia in September to take part in the Gorilla Sports Gold Coast Champions Youth Cup. Following a successful outing in the 2016 Kanga Cup in Canberra, Australia, Auckland Football

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McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year named

A stunned Brent Windelburn now has the trip of a lifetime to look forward to after being named the second ever McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year. Brent, who coaches at Capital Football club Upper Hutt City, follows in

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Trowill enlightened at Bayern

Auckland Football Federation has been represented at one of the biggest football clubs in the world with Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator Steph Trowill spending three-weeks at German football giants FC Bayern Munich. Trowill and fellow Auckland University of Technology students

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Regional Junior Coach of the Year winners named

The selfless efforts of seven volunteer coaches have been recognised with each being named as a regional winner in the McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year competition. Nominations from all over the country flooded in but only one individual

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Fresh look to Futsal Whites squad

The Futsal Whites squad will have an excitingly new look when it makes an eagerly-anticipated return to the courts next month for a three-game series against New Caledonia. Interim player-coach Marvin Eakins has not been afraid to stamp his mark

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Vale – Colin Shaw (Bay Olympic)

Auckland Football Federation (AFF) is saddened to learn that former All Whites and Blockhouse Bay stalwart, Colin Shaw, passed away on 9 August 2017. AFF Chairman Glyn Taylor today paid tribute to Colin Shaw and his legacy. “Football in New

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Junior Coach of the Year finalists named

The hunt to find the McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year has been narrowed down to 21 people after three regional finalists were found in each federation. The shortlists were drawn from over 500 nominations across the country, which

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Lilywhites appoint Danny Hay

Eastern Suburbs AFC have announced the resignation of ISPS Handa Premiership coach Malcolm McPherson. McPherson led the Lilywhites to a fifth placed finish on their return to the top flight of New Zealand football last season. A statement by Eastern Suburbs

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Historic Futsal Ferns squad named

The players who will make history as part of New Zealand’s first ever female national futsal team have been revealed after the naming of the inaugural Futsal Ferns squad. Coached by Nic Downes, the 14-strong line-up will open a new

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Nominations fly in for McDonald’s Coach of the Year

The McDonald’s Junior Coach of the Year Award has attracted even more interest than in its inaugural edition with over 500 selfless volunteers being put forward in 2017. Nominations for the competition closed last month and each of New Zealand

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