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Be afraid…

Forrest Hill Milford 8, Papatoetoe AFC 2 Huapai Domain, Auckland, March 23 2014 I was going to head down to Western Springs and check out the finals action in the Auckland City FC under 17 tournament today, but in the end I decided I couldn’t face it. I popped in […]

Plan B… rilliant

Glenfield Rovers 1, Eastern Suburbs 0 Huapai Domain, Auckland, March 2 2014 Decisions, decisions, decisions. It’s pretty tough being me sometimes. Sure, there are children dying of AIDS and starvation around the world, Russia and Ukraine are on the brink of war, and in Uganda you can now be executed […]

Hey big spender!

Forrest Hill Milford 9, Fencibles 0 Becroft Park, Auckland, April 7 2013 Changes to this season’s Northern Women’s Premier League are aimed at reducing the number of score blowouts and thrashings that somewhat marred last season’s competition. All the sides will play each other once in a grading round before […]

Friday night football

Metro FC 2, Forrest Hill Milford AFC 1 Phyllis Street, Auckland, June 29 2012 Metro FC, one of New Zealand’s oldest football clubs (founded in 1899), play almost all of their home games under lights on a Friday evening. Why, I don’t know but it obviously suits the club. Although […]

Swanning around

Forrest Hill Milford 1, Bay Olympic 6 Becroft Park, Auckland, September 3 2011 Yesterday I decided that given this is the last weekend of the New Zealand winter football season, I should probably get my butt off to a game. After all, it will be a month or two before […]