While the one-year delay to the Tokyo Olympics caused frustration for many it worked out well for Anna Green. Had the games gone ahead last year, as per schedule, the…

Perseverance has paid off for Clayton Lewis. Just under a year ago the Kiwi midfielder was coaching youth football and playing for amateur side Auckland United. Fast forward to last…

NZ name Olympic squads

Experience and youth characterise the men’s and women’s teams for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, confirmed on Friday by New Zealand Football and the New Zealand Olympic Committee. The Football…

Danyon Drake is quickly collecting coaching qualifications. As a player, Drake is the first-choice goalkeeper for Eastern Suburbs AFC in New Zealand’s ISPS Handa Men’s Premiership but he is also…

Howieson leading by example

Cam Howieson didn’t expect to captain Auckland City FC this season but he has plenty of football experience to draw on that he can apply to the role. He was…

Māori Football Aotearoa is expanding into new realms this weekend when it hosts the first-ever North vs South tournament. In partnership with Rotorua Lakes District Council, the national series will…

Kelli Brown has scored goals for fun at national age-group level and has her sights set on higher honours. The New Zealander won the Golden Boot at the OFC U-16…