Girls and Womens Football

Favourites signal intent as Southern shock

The two most recent National Women’s League champions, Canterbury United Pride and Northern, have signalled their intention to be among the glory-hunters again while Southern United have proven just how determined they are to rid themselves of the wooden spoon

Posted in Auckland Football, Central Football, Featured News, Federation news, Football South, Girls and Womens Football, Mainland Football, Northern Football, Waikato BOP Football, Women's League

Auckland name National Women’s League squad

Auckland coach Gemma Lewis has named her 24-player squad for this year’s National Women’s League campaign, which is set to kick off on Sunday 15 October against Southern United at Forsyth Barr Stadium. Fresh off the inaugural season with the

Posted in Auckland Football, Featured News, Federation news, Girls and Womens Football, Women's League

Historic Futsal Ferns squad named

The players who will make history as part of New Zealand’s first ever female national futsal team have been revealed after the naming of the inaugural Futsal Ferns squad. Coached by Nic Downes, the 14-strong line-up will open a new

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Murrell realises dream with Harvard

From Invercargill to Harvard University – it’s a 15,000km journey which sees southerner Samantha Murrell realise a footballing dream. The New Zealand U-20 international leaves today for a four-year stint at the prestigious Ivy League institution, combining study with representing

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FFDP receives financial boost

The future is looking even brighter for the country’s most promising female players after the New Zealand Football Foundation and the New Zealand Professional Footballers’ Association (NZPFA) joined forces to add to New Zealand Football’s significant investment in the FFDP,

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Women’s Conference a huge success

The second annual National Women’s Football Development Conference staged by New Zealand Football has proved to be a huge success. The two day Development Conference, which was attended by 30 people from around New Zealand, was designed to equip its

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Coach switch for Auckland

Auckland Football has confirmed a change to the coaching staff of the federation’s National Women’s League side for the coming 2017 season. Due to an unforeseen change in personal family circumstances, previously appointed Head Coach Dave Edmondson – based in

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National Women’s Football Development Conference

New Zealand Football is ready to host a National Women’s Football Development Conference in Auckland to equip its administrators to grow and develop football around the country. Growing and developing women’s football is a key strategic priority for New Zealand

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Mettam sets her sights on France

Midfielder Nicole Mettam has her heart set on a trip to France for next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup but must first deal with the best the Pacific has to offer in the qualifying tournament next week on home

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Futsal Ferns lead launch of three new national teams

More talented Kiwis will soon get the chance to compete on the global stage in the rapidly-growing sport of futsal after the establishment by New Zealand Football of three new national teams, including a Futsal Ferns side for the country’s

Posted in Featured News, Futsal, Futsal Whites, Girls and Womens Football, National Teams