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.”
Fireside vigil for As One’s World Cup succeeds
UPDATE: New Zealand and Australia will host the 2023 FIFA 2023 Women’s World Cup, with their As One bid successful overnight.
How Roodie got her football mojo back
It’s striking what Football Ferns forward Katie Rood’s career to date illuminates about how women’s football has developed over the last decade - and how it could evolve in the future.
The battle for a NZ team in the W-League
NZ needs a professional women’s football team to keep in step with the rest of the world. So could a female Phoenix team in Australia’s W-League be on the horizon?
Football Ferns need bold, brave change
The Football Ferns are at a crossroads - they need to move on from simply being “competitive” to make a serious impression on the world football stage.
Cox aims to make NZ better through football
Creating positive social change through sport is at the heart of Michele Cox’s game plan in her new role as CEO of the NZ Football Foundation.
Toothless Football Ferns bundled out of World Cup
It’s doubtful they’ll see it this way, but the Football Ferns’ World Cup campaign came to a just and merciful conclusion in Montpellier on Friday morning.
Ferns sunk by late Dutch goal in Cup opener
Netherlands 1 New Zealand 0: Heartbreak for Football Ferns as late, late Dutch winner dents World Cup hopes.