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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Futsal W-League underway

The rise of Futsal in Auckland continues with the 2017 edition of the AFF Futsal W-League well underway. Six teams have entered, comprising of three AFF Futsal training squads, cluster club sides and a University side, all of whom feature

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AFF launches new Smartphone App with The Sports Agency

Auckland Football Federation in partnership with The Sports Agency has opened a new mobile app to be part of AFF’s changing communications landscape. The project was undertaken with The Sports Agency to supply users a practical tool to enhance their

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Opportunities aplenty for Rattray

Having been involved in football as a player and a coach, the more opportunities that being in the middle brings, has steered Beth Rattray towards refereeing as a way to stay in the game. Starting out as a Match Official,

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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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Football Legends line up for World Masters Games

Some legends of New Zealand Football are preparing to take part in one of the biggest sporting events in the world in the World Masters Games this week in Auckland. Former All Whites like David Rayner, David Mulligan, Ivan Vicelich

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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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