Bill Tuiloma to miss Timbers’ first matches of 2020 MLS season

New Zealand international Bill Tuiloma is expected to miss the next two months due to a right calf strain. He was in Costa Rica with Portland Timbers’ preseason squad but he went back Portland to start the recovery process. The central back is going to miss the first matches of Portland Timbers in the 2020Continue reading “Bill Tuiloma to miss Timbers’ first matches of 2020 MLS season”

Glen Moss announces his retirement

Former All Whites goalkeeper Glen Moss announces that he is playing his last season as a professional footballer. He is currently playing for Newcastle Jets in the Hyundai A-League, the top-tier of football in Australia. Moss is one of the greatest goalkeepers of A-League’s history. He capped 29 times for New Zealand National Football TeamContinue reading “Glen Moss announces his retirement”

Pijnaker joins Grasshopper Zürich

New Zealander defender Nando Pijnaker signs with Grasshopper Zürich from Switzerland. He joins fellow Kiwi Max Mata who recently returned to Switzerland after a stint in Estonia. Pijnaker is 20 years old and he was playing for Torslanda from Swedish fourth tier. He made his debut for New Zealand National Football Team last year inContinue reading “Pijnaker joins Grasshopper Zürich”

New Zealand to field U23 players in OFC Nations Cup

According to a reliable source, New Zealand will send a U23 team to OFC Nations Cup as preparation for 2020 Olympics that will be held in Tokyo between July and August. All Whites head coach Danny Hay will not coach the team in the Nations Cup as well. Des Buckingham will lead the team inContinue reading “New Zealand to field U23 players in OFC Nations Cup”

Chris Wood: raising New Zealand’s flag in England

Chris Wood is one of the most important football players from New Zealand. The 28 years old striker is a key player for Burnley FC in the English Premier League and he is living one of the best moments of his career. Wood had a great performance in Burnley’s 2-0 win against Manchester United atContinue reading “Chris Wood: raising New Zealand’s flag in England”

Kosta Barbarouses: a white star in Australia

Kosta Barbarouses is one of the most successful players of all time in Hyundai A-League. The 29 years old winger has already built a bright career in Australia to become a true legend in the most important football league in the country. Barbarouses won A-League Premiership twice (2011 and 2015) and A-League Championship for threeContinue reading “Kosta Barbarouses: a white star in Australia”

Sarpreet Singh is promoted to the first team of Bayern FC

The New Zealand rising star Sarpreet Singh has made a surprising and impressive move this year after a very good season at Wellington Phoenix; the 20-year old midfielder received an irrecusable offer from the German football giants Bayern FC and went to play in the country that best New Zealand player of history – WyntonContinue reading “Sarpreet Singh is promoted to the first team of Bayern FC”

TBT #02 – When Vanuatu ended New Zealand’s dream

The year was 2004 and Australia was hosting the OFC Nations Cup Final Tournament. Four teams qualified from the previous stage (Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Vanuatu and Fiji) to join New Zealand and Australia in a tournament where each team played every other once in a tournament held in Adelaide. The best two seeded teams wereContinue reading “TBT #02 – When Vanuatu ended New Zealand’s dream”

There is no much to celebrate from All Whites European tour

After 525 days without action New Zealand Football national team got back to play in two friendly matches in Europe. The All Whites faced Ireland in Dublin and Lithuania in Vilnius. An interesting squad called up by the new coach Danny Hay with some possible debutants in the national team creating a lot of expectationsContinue reading “There is no much to celebrate from All Whites European tour”

After 525 days All Whites are back to action

It took several months but finally the New Zealand National Football Team will be back in action. They will travel to Europe to face Ireland and Lithuania playing in these respective countries. The last time New Zealand played an official match was in 7th June, 2018 – exactly 525 days space from this match andContinue reading “After 525 days All Whites are back to action”