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Waitakere United 2, WaiBOP United 1 Fred Taylor Park, Auckland, February 21 2015 Ask any WaiBOP United fan which ASB Premiership venue they prefer to visit the least, and odds overwhelmingly are they will tell you it’s Fred Taylor Park. Why? To be completely honest I don’t entirely understand it […]

Oh, good grief!

Wanderers SC 3, WaiBOP United 3 North Harbour Stadium, December 1 2013 If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times… No, really, I’ve said it at least a thousand times… Probably more like ten thousand actually. Following Waikato sport is all about learning to cope with misery. […]

Banana skins and Koru Lounges

Birkenhead United 0, East Coast Bays 1 Shepherd’s Park, Auckland, August 24 2013 I was depressed after this game, but I didn’t really understand why in the immediate aftermath. It wasn’t because I’m a Birkenhead fan – I’m not. Nor was it because I had particularly wanted to see Birkenhead […]

Party poopers

Bohemian Celtic 3, Waitemata AFC 1 Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland, August 17 2013 The theory: If I play my cards right, I can time my football viewing over the next few weeks so that I can cover all the victory celebrations and trophy presentations in all the various divisions of […]