National Teams

Q and A: Alan Stroud

Former All Whites goalkeeper Alan Stroud is now acting as an ambassador for the 2018 Golden Oldies World Football Festival, which takes place in Christchurch during April. Football runs through his blood as his father, Arthur, was also a New

Posted in All Whites, Featured News, National Teams

Football Ferns set for Thailand tour

Fresh from testing themselves against the best team in the world, the Football Ferns have another enticing challenge on the horizon after confirmation of a two-match tour to Thailand next month. Tony Readings’ side will take on their Thai counterparts

Posted in Featured News, Football Ferns, National Teams

U-17s denied by late Paraguay comeback

New Zealand came close to pulling off a memorable result in their second match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India after coming from behind to lead Paraguay but were undone by a late flurry of goals from the

Posted in Featured News, Men's U-17, National Teams

Five things to know about Paraguay

Danny Hay’s New Zealand side will take on Paraguay in their second match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Monday night (Tuesday 10 October, 3.30am NZT). Paraguay earned their spot after finishing third in the CONMEBOL final stage of

Posted in Featured News, Men's U-17, National Teams

All Whites fall late to Japan

The All Whites have battled bravely, but gone down in the final moments to Japan in wet conditions tonight in Nagoya. The World No 40, who recently qualified for their sixth successive FIFA World Cup, showed their quality throughout the

Posted in All Whites, Featured News, National Teams

U-17s take deserved point from Turkey

A New Zealand side that finished with 10 men after the last-gasp dismissal of Max Mata has begun its FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign in positive fashion in India, coming from behind to draw 1-1 with a slick Turkey outfit.

Posted in Featured News, Men's U-17, National Teams

U-17s living up to legacy

For a nation of its size, New Zealand has a proud record in the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the current crop have much to live up to after the heroics of their predecessors. But captain Max Mata insists they

Posted in Featured News, Men's U-17, National Teams

Five things to know about Turkey

Danny Hay’s New Zealand side will take on Turkey in their opening match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night (Saturday 7 October, 12.30am NZT). After a resounding UEFA qualification campaign, Turkey finished inside the top four following

Posted in Featured News, Men's U-17, National Teams

McGlinchey set for milestone

All Whites midfielder Michael McGlinchey will reach a special personal milestone if he is selected to take on Japan in the international friendly in Nagoya on Friday night. The 30-year-old, who made his debut for New Zealand in 2009, has

Posted in All Whites, Featured News, National Teams

All Whites ready for Japan

The All Whites have a huge amount of respect for Japan and are expecting a tough challenge in wet conditions tonight in Nagoya. New Zealand will play the World No 40, who have already qualified for the 2018 FIFA World

Posted in All Whites, Featured News, National Teams