The Football Ferns have finished the year on a high note after they put away Thailand 5-0 in a dominant performance tonight in Bangkok. The World No 19, who were the better team in the opening 0-0 draw on…

The Football Ferns put in a strong showing to completely dominate proceedings in the opening game of their two-match Thailand tour but were unable to find the goal their efforts deserved and had to settle for a scoreless stalemate….

Composed midfielder Elise Mamanu-Gray once came close to hanging up her football boots for good but will be delighted she didn’t as a debut appearance for the Football Ferns now beckons. The potential of the 26-year-old was noticed at…

Hudson steps down as coach

Anthony Hudson’s time as head coach of the All Whites has come to an end. The 36-year-old Englishman, who signed on in 2014 after three years as head coach of Bahrain, was out of contract after the All Whites…

An exciting new era for the Football Ferns has continued with the inclusion of several fresh faces in the squad for the upcoming tour to Thailand. In the first squad named since the resignation of previous coach Tony Readings,…

Readings steps down

Tony Readings has stepped down from his position as coach of the Football Ferns. The 42-year-old, who was appointed in 2011, led New Zealand to the 2012 London Olympics, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 2016 Rio…

Lewis leaves mark on debut

All Whites midfielder Clayton Lewis has made his debut for Scunthorpe United, getting in a full 90 minutes and scoring the equaliser in what was an eventual loss to Doncaster Rovers in a penalty shootout. Lewis joined the club…

Football Ferns to tour Thailand

Fresh from testing themselves against the best team in the world, the Football Ferns have another enticing challenge on the horizon after confirmation of a two-match tour to Thailand next month. Tony Readings’ side will take on their Thai…

The New Zealand All Whites battled bravely, but went down in the final moments to Japan in wet conditions in Nagoya last night. The World No 40, who recently qualified for their sixth successive FIFA World Cup, showed their…