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NZF Statement: Wellington Phoenix licence extension

New Zealand Football hailed the announcement of the Wellington Phoenix A-League licence extension on Friday as excellent news for the global game in this country. New Zealand Football CEO Andy Martin said: “The Phoenix form a key part of the

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All Whites’ Nations Cup prep set

New Zealand Football confirmed on Friday the All Whites’ programme in the build-up to the OFC Nations Cup to be held in Papua New Guinea in May and June. Despite the organisation’s best efforts to find a fixture for the

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NZF Statement: Women’s Olympic playoff

The Football Ferns will represent Oceania Football at the Rio Olympics after confirmation from OFC on Tuesday morning of the withdrawal of Papua New Guinea from the second leg of the scheduled qualification playoff. The Football Ferns won the first

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Ferns v Brazil LIVE on SKY

New Zealand Football confirmed on Wednesday LIVE coverage of the Football Ferns two-match tour of Brazil starting later this week. SKY Sport will broadcast the series as the 16th-ranked New Zealand side meet the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup runners-up

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Martin heralds new ASB Premiership

New Zealand Football CEO Andy Martin has heralded the start of a new era in domestic football with the kickoff of the 2015-16 ASB Premiership competition on Sunday. The hotly-contested Super City Derby between Auckland City FC and Waitakere United

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NZF Statement: Wellington Phoenix

Following Football Federation Australia’s decision on Monday regarding the 10-year A-League license application for the Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand Football again confirmed its support of the country’s sole professional football club. New Zealand Football CEO Andy Martin has been in

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NZF Statement: OFC eligibility appeal ruling

New Zealand Football confirmed on Friday that the national body had received the Oceania Football Confederation Appeals Committee’s ruling on the appeal against the eligibility of Men’s U-23 player Deklan Wynne and subsequent disqualification of the team at the Pacific

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Sherman takes Director role

New Zealand Football confirmed on Friday the appointment of Rob Sherman to the position of Technical Director of the National Football Department. Sherman’s role replaces that of former New Zealand Football High Performance Director Fred de Jong after the former

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Readings signs on with Ferns

New Zealand Football announced on Monday Tony Readings has been confirmed as Football Ferns coach through until the end of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup cycle. Since moving into the role in September 2011, Readings has guided the New

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NZF set national league course

New Zealand Football confirmed on Friday the results of an intensive six-month long competitions review focussing on the future of the country’s top domestic competition. With the licenses of the current ASB Premiership and ASB Youth League franchises set to

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