FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

U-20 World Cup findings fuel development

It is now over 18 months since the finest young footballers on the planet gathered in New Zealand to take part in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup but the legacy of the tournament continues to leave a lasting impact,

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Lewis back in business

Young midfielder Clayton Lewis is looking forward to letting his feet do the talking again after a frustrating spell on the sidelines. The 19-year-old showed outstanding form for his Auckland City side last season and continued to catch the eye

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FIFA U-20 World Cup delivers boost to NZ

A report was released today showing that the FIFA U-20 World Cup was a success for New Zealand, delivering a positive impact to the country’s economy and a significant boost for football profile, infrastructure and participation. The report which was

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U-20 World Cup – Award finalist

The FIFA U-20 World Cup held in New Zealand in 2015 has been named as a finalist in the Event Excellence category of the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards. The second FIFA age-group World Cup to be held in

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Vale Scott Paterson

It is with great sadness we mark the passing last week of Scott Paterson, a director of the organising committee of the FIFA U-20 World Cup held in New Zealand earlier this year. Scott, who served as CEO of Queenstown

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Dream trip for Hooper

It’s his first time to Australia, but the only thing on seven year old Matthew Hooper’s mind is a football match. This Friday night Matthew will get to see Liverpool FC take on Brisbane Roar at Suncorp Stadium, and with

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World Cup a resounding success

The FIFA U-20 World Cup has been hailed a resounding success following 22 days of mouth-watering football, watched by over 300,000 people. The Final which was won by Serbia who beat Brazil 2 – 1 after extra-time, was a fitting

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Final LIVE at Queen’s Wharf

Aucklanders and visitors to the city can watch the FIFA U-20 World Cup final between Brazil and Serbia live on the big screen at Queens Wharf this Saturday. With the 25,000 available tickets to the final snapped up almost two

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Video: A Mark in the Ground

Take a look at how the global football community supported the beautiful game in Christchurch as it recovers from the effects of the 2010-2011 earthquakes. What it means to locals and how football’s emergence, post quake, parallels all that’s positive

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Preview: Men’s U-20s v Ukraine

Men’s U-20s coach Darren Bazeley says Saturday’s FIFA U-20 World Cup opener against the Ukraine is the culmination of lengthy build-up which has his players raring to go. Bazeley has led the preparation for his side over the past 24

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