Skip to main content
Thursday, March 30 2023
Football players’ moving gesture to Cyclone Gabrielle victims

Black armbands will be worn by Napier City Rovers players throughout 2023 as a mark of respect to those who tragically lost their lives in Cyclone Gabrielle - and as a sign of support for their beloved region as Hawke’s Bay continues the massive clean-up after the deadly storm.

Posted by: AT 01:35 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, March 29 2023
The Football Fern legend and the washed-up medal


Suzanne McFadden

Auckland’s floods unearthed a precious medal for Kiwi football great Michele Cox, carrying special memories of her professional career. Suzanne McFadden was there when she saved it from the skip bin.

Posted by: AT 02:55 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, March 29 2023
Why individual match tickets are currently unavailable to buy

There are fewer than four months to go until the Fifa Women’s World Cup, but single-match tickets have gone off sale.

Posted by: AT 02:52 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, March 28 2023
New Zealand end long goal drought to earn first win in a year

New Zealand 2

China 1

After waiting almost 10 hours for a goal to arrive, the All Whites scored one in each half to edge China in Wellington today.

Posted by: AT 02:40 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, March 25 2023
Goal to hit the ground running away from home

Napier City Rovers launch their 2023 Central League campaign in Wellington on Saturday – the first of two successive games on the road. Coach Bill Robertson talked to Neil Reid about what lies ahead and a tactic he hopes will end the away-trip blues that hampered them last season

Posted by: AT 02:47 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, March 25 2023
Captain Tommy Smith sent off as All Whites held scoreless again

All Whites 0

China 0

The All Whites’ search of a goal continues.

Posted by: AT 02:46 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, March 22 2023
Football Ferns to face Iceland and Nigeria in last matches before Fifa World Cup in New Zealand

New Zealand will travel to Turkey for two final games ahead of the Fifa World Cup.

Posted by: AT 03:51 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Sunday, March 19 2023
 Napier football heroes who refuse to quit the club they love

A group of ageing local football heroes are still unleashing magic on their much-loved home ground decades after they hung up their boots. Neil Reid spent time with Napier City Rovers’ star-studded Grey Squad.

Posted by: AT 01:32 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Sunday, March 19 2023
Wellington Phoenixs playoff hopes take a hit after bizarre defeat to Adelaide United

The playoff hopes of the Wellington Phoenix took a hit on Friday night, with a 5-1 defeat in Adelaide.

Posted by: AT 01:30 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, March 15 2023
Gary Lineker to return to Match of the Day as BBC bosses back down

The BBC will climb down in its row with Gary Lineker and allow him to return as Match of the Day host next weekend, The Telegraph understands.

Posted by: AT 04:01 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Monday, March 13 2023
Wellington Phoenix bank vital win over Sydney FC at Eden Park to move closer to A-League playoffs

Wellington Phoenix 1

Sydney FC 0

The Wellington Phoenix are a step closer to the A-League finals, with a vital 1-0 win over Sydney FC on Sunday afternoon.

Posted by: AT 04:21 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, March 11 2023
England football legend Gary Lineker stood down from BBC television role over Nazi comment

Former England captain Gary Lineker will not present a football highlights show on the BBC until an agreement is reached on his social media use, the network said on Saturday.

Posted by: AT 11:17 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, March 10 2023
Big guns return though absence of Sarpreet Singh and Ryan Thomas continues

The All Whites will feature most of their big names for the upcoming series with China — though the wait continues to see Sarpreet Singh and Ryan Thomas back in the silver fern.

Posted by: AT 11:36 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Social Media
email usour twitterour facebook page