National Teams

Rood signs with Juventus

Katie Rood has fulfilled a lifelong dream by signing her first professional contract with Juventus. The former New Zealand U-20 forward, who has been a member of the FFDP Women’s Domestic Programme in Auckland this year, has joined the recently

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Big moves for Wood and Rood

There are no prizes for guessing which New Zealander claimed most of the spotlight on foreign shores over the past week – that could only be one man after All Whites striker Chris Wood ended months of speculation by securing

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Reid ruled out of WC Qualifiers

All Whites captain Winston Reid has been ruled out of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against the Solomon Islands due to an ankle injury. The 28-year-old, who has played 21 internationals for New Zealand, suffered the injury in the

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Wood back in big time

All Whites striker Chris Wood will make his return to the English Premier League after signing with Burnley FC. Wood joined Leeds United from Leicester City in July 2015 and scored 44 goals in 88 appearances, and was leading scorer

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U-18 futsal national squads named

A ground-breaking period for futsal in this country has continued with the naming of both male and female U-18 national teams. Each squad includes ten of New Zealand’s most promising young futsal players and both will compete in the upcoming

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NZ secure World Cup berth

New Zealand are the first team to join hosts Uruguay at the 16-nation 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after comfortably winning the OFC U-16 Women’s Championship in Samoa tonight. The New Zealand U-16 side defeated New Caledonia 6-0 in

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Loss of Colin Shaw mourned

New Zealand Football and Auckland Football Federation (AFF) are saddened to learn of the passing of former All White and Blockhouse Bay stalwart Colin Shaw. “Football in New Zealand has come a long way and our future is exciting but

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Fresh look to Futsal Whites squad

The Futsal Whites squad will have an excitingly new look when it makes an eagerly-anticipated return to the courts next month for a three-game series against New Caledonia. Interim player-coach Marvin Eakins has not been afraid to stamp his mark

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Debuts define eventful week

It’s been another eventful week for New Zealand’s overseas-based professionals with several players making their debuts for new clubs, others set to take their first steps on foreign shores and a couple picking up badly-timed injuries. https://twitter.com/WhitecapsFC/status/896510924038602753 Leading the way

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U-16s one step away from World Cup

A young group of Kiwis are just one win away from a place at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after New Zealand put on a scintillating attacking display to sweep aside Cook Islands 9-0 in the semi-finals of

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