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Opportunity costs

OK – Last post about the ASB Premiership for a while! Well, that is, until I go to a game on Sunday… First of all I have to congratulate the new teams that made the cut – Eastern Suburbs, Hamilton Wanderers and Tasman. They all made very strong cases and, […]

Who’s getting it?

Auckland United 1, Nelson Marlborough Falcons 1 Centre Park, Auckland, December 13 2015 As you are no doubt aware, for one because this blog has been all over it like a rash in the last few days, New Zealand Football are soon to announce two shiny new ASB Premiership franchises. […]

The case for Auckland United

By Hone Fowler Auckland United FC has been going strong representing South Auckland in the ASB Youth League for three years now. Over that time, the club has performed well both on and off the field and has embarked on the task of establishing the necessary pathways to elite football […]

Shifting sands

Well that, as they say, escalated quickly. Two days ago Hamilton Wanderers announced to their members on Facebook that they have submitted a bid for an ASB Premiership license. Two days later WaiBOP United look to have thrown in the towel, telling their own members that they will yield their […]

Two teams in Waitakere

Auckland City 3, Auckland United 1 Croatian Cultural Society, Auckland, January 26 2014 One team in Waitakere, There’s only one team in Waitakere, One team in Waitakereeeeeeeeeee, There’s only one team in Waitakere… Such was the tune of the Ultras of Auckland City last time I paid a visit to […]

The pride of South Auckland

Auckland United Youth 3, Waitakere United Youth 1 Centre Park, Auckland, January 12 2014 Auckland has had a City playing in blue for almost a decade, and as of today, looking every bit the part in their red shirts and black shorts, it now also has a United to complete […]