Friends of Football

125th offers chance to reflect and look ahead

New Zealand Football will celebrate its 125th Anniversary this evening and Chief Executive Officer Andy Martin says the occasion will provide the perfect opportunity to reflect on some milestone achievements while also looking towards a bright future. “It’s a privilege

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125th to reveal Player of the Year

The Kiwi player who has performed most successfully over the past year will be revealed on Wednesday as part of the official celebrations for New Zealand Football’s 125th Anniversary. The New Zealand Football Media Association (NZFMA) Player of the Year

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NZFMA awards finalists announced

The finalists for the New Zealand Football Media Association awards have been determined. They are: Programme of the Year Ellerslie, edited by Tim Adams Papatoetoe AFC, produced by Andrew Kirk & Dana Jenkins Waitemata, edited by Mark Reid Publication of

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Play your game for Steve

All Whites legend Steve Sumner was never one to shirk a challenge on the pitch and he is taking the same approach to his battle with prostate cancer, which will be in the spotlight this weekend as New Zealand Football

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FANZ: The Football Magazine out now

The winter 2016 issue of New Zealand’s free online football magazine, FANZ, is now available. Published by Friends of Football, the latest issue of FANZ has features on our men’s and women’s national teams, an interview with NZ Football President

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Friends of Football: Golf Day 2016

The independent football supporters group Friends of Football have announced their second charity golf day coming up in April. It will be held at Auckland’s Akarana Golf Course on Thursday April 28, 2016, with a shotgun start at 12.15pm. Friends

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Latest FANZ issue out now

The latest issue of Friends of Football’s award-winning digital magazine FANZ is now available online. The cover story tracks the career of All White skipper Winston Reid and how he has joined the legends of the game in New Zealand

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FANZ magazine out now!

The latest edition of New Zealand’s free football magazine, FANZ, is now available. The digital magazine, published by the Friends of Football, has features on the future of the ASB Premiership and the growing popularity of football among Maori and

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Sumner, Turner to be honoured

Two of New Zealand football’s greatest players are to be honoured by their peers at a celebratory dinner in Auckland next month. The Friends of Football group’s third annual Celebration of Excellence dinner will feature tributes to Steve Sumner and

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Friends of Football Race Day

Football lovers who also enjoy a ‘flutter’ are encouraged to set aside Friday 17 July for a day at the races with friends, partners and business associates. Friends of Football is partnering with the Avondale Jockey Club to have naming

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