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Retro Sunday

Wanderers SC 1, Team Wellington 4 Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland, December 14 2014 A couple of weeks ago I compiled a post packed full of photographs and memories of and about Newmarket Park – the home of New Zealand football in the 1960s and ‘70s. It was hugely popular as […]

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 […]

This is not the National League

It’s much, much better. Papakura City 2, Claudelands Rovers 3 Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland, March 16 2013 There’s a big final on this weekend and there’s nothing else like them! The pressure, the drama, the atmosphere, the anticipation of two top sides clashing head to head. It’s the day that […]