Struggles behind him, Rojas aims to spark All Whites
Marco Rojas will pull on his All Whites jumper and head out into the sun in Lautoka, Fiji tomorrow to try to get New Zealand a step closer to the next FIFA World Cup in Russia. Unlike World Cup qualifiers in most confederations, it will not be...
Football Fern finds her voice in Trump’s America
“I’m openly gay, I’m a woman – and, at the time, I was a foreigner. It was terrifying to see it unfold.”
Poignant test for Football Ferns keeper
The clash with Japan on Sunday will be a challenging and emotional test for Football Ferns goalkeeper Erin Nayler.
Travel stories from hell in the rearview mirror
Suzanne McFadden talks to a veteran Football Fern about how their latest parity triumph will change the game.
Drinks on Thomas as All Whites keep dream alive
At around 6.15pm on Saturday night, a thousand bucks was dropped on the bar at the Hotel Waterloo in Wellington.
Football ferns fight for fair conditions
NZ’s professional footballers are seeking an agreement that both male and female players be treated equally,
Death on the sports fields
When Steve Deane’s emotions faded after an opponent suffered a fatal medical event on the field, he started asking questions.
Kiwi footballers take on the world - with an app
Quitting a well-paid job to pursue his dream of establishing a successful tech start up while enriching the lives of football enthusiasts has been a hugely successful form of birth control for MyFC CEO and co-founder Sam Jenkins.
From homeless and starving to playing in Serie A
Two years ago Mamadou Coulibaly left his home in Senegal with only a backpack. Now, he’s playing in one of the top leagues in the world. His parents thought he was dead. If the boat carrying him had sunk he almost certainly would have been. But on...