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Los Blazeros blown away by Zazaspor

Los Blazeros – 0, Zazaspor – 7 Te Whaea Artificial Turf, Wellington, May 20 2018 Zazaspor is relishing another Wellington Sunday Football League Division Two victory after Los Blazeros became the team’s latest victim in a 7-0 win at Te Whaea in Newtown. With a strong breeze at their backs […]

Wanderers Weekend Part 2 – The Keith

Three Kings 1, Hamilton Wanderers 1 Keith Hay Park, Auckland, May 20 2018 The last time I watched the Hamilton Wanderers women’s first team they were battling through a relegation six pointer vs Northland at Porritt Stadium. Despite prevailing 3-2 in that fixture they were still looking down the barrel […]

Wanderers Weekend Part 1 – The Fred

Waitakere City 2, Hamilton Wanderers 0 Fred Taylor Park, Auckland, May 19 2018 In a spectacular return to form, that will no doubt surprise absolutely nobody apart from me, I have once again managed to jinx a Waikato football club at Fred Taylor Park. After watching Wanderers win this exact […]

Abby Erceg: Two tributes

Helena: Given the context of today’s announcement of Abby Erceg’s retirement, there is bound to be much analysis in the coming days. Erceg theoretically had several more years of international football to play in her career. She had only just returned. The decision comes right on the heels of the […]

Lokomotiv Beer Quarter downed by Sudakas FC

Sudakas FC – 3, Lokomotiv Beer Quarter – 2 Sir Ron Brierley Turf, Wellington, May 13 2018 Sudakas FC climbed into top spot on the Wellington Sunday Football League Division One table after downing defending champions Lokomotiv Beer Quarter in an action-packed match which saw Sudakas win 3-2 at Wellington’s […]

Still got that feeling?

Cambridge 2, Waiheke 3 John Kerkhof Park, Cambridge, May 13 2018 I lost track of the number of people who asked me if I was going to the McLeod Road derby (HNK Auckland Croatia v Waitemata) for my Chatham Cup fix this weekend! As tempting as that intriguing little contest […]

A good day

New Zealand Football announced today that, in a world first, the Football Ferns will have pay parity with the All Whites, as well as enjoying equal distribution of prize money, equal rights for image use and equality of access to business class travel while representing New Zealand. This is a […]

Harimau Wellington win five straight games

Harimau Wellington – 6, Wellington Chinese United – 2 Boyd Wilson Field, Wellington, May 6 2018 Harimau Wellington secured their fifth straight win in the Wellington Sunday Football League’s Fourth Division yesterday with a 6-2 victory at their home ground Boyd Wilson Field over Wellington Chinese United. The game began […]

Victory(a)

Wellington United 2, Victoria University 3 Newtown Park, Wellington, May 5 2018 They say you can’t beat Wellington on a good day, and they are perfectly correct. The saying refers to the weather and is really more put-down than compliment – the implication being that there aren’t many good days, […]