New Zealand U-17 has ended the three match international programme with a resounding 9-0 destruction over lacklustre Tahiti with Costa Barbarouses producing a four goal haul. Jacob Mathews and Tyson Brandt scored a brace with Corey Chettleburgh also on…

When these two teams meet controversy, passion and high entertainment are never very far away. Yesterday’s card-littered Auckland derby contained everything as a tired Auckland City lifted their weary legs to retrieve a 3-0 deficit against runaway NZFC leaders…

Tahiti’s explosive temperament landed them in hot water at Waikaraka Park yesterday after they were beaten convincingly by a vastly improved and composed New Zealand team. New Zealand’s performance was peppered by outstanding individual contributions by Team Wellington striker…

A-league boss Matt Carroll is convinced a Ricki Herbert-helmed, New Zealand Soccer-supported team can succeed in the A-League and win over a sceptical Kiwi sporting public. Carroll, Football Federation Australia’s head of operations, joined NZ Soccer chief executive Graham…

Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) has written to Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters regarding visas of the Fiji squad for the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup qualifiers in NZ next month. Fiji FA chief executive officer Bob Kumar said he…

Brazilian football notched up another major achievement when SC Internacional of Porto Alegre overcame Spain’s FC Barcelona to win the FIFA World Club Cup Japan 2006. In the process, Inter became the third Brazilian side to taste success in…

Ba U15 scooped the South Pacific Junior Soccer championship at Lautoka’s Churchill Park after thrashing Australian side Engadine 4-0 in final round robin game. The win helped the junior men-in-back side finish a point ahead of neighbors Lautoka in…

New Zealand U-17 have drawn first blood in their three match friendly international programme against Tahiti. With both sides reduced to ten men during an ill-tempered match at Waikaraka Park, Onehunga, the Kiwis fought back from a two-goal deficit…

Spanish and European champions FC Barcelona produced some champagne football in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Club America of Mexico to advance to Sunday’s final of the FIFA World Club Cup Japan 2006 in Yokohama. All that now stands…