New Zealand says goodbye to the World Cup dream

New Zealand took the field last Tuesday – 16th June – against Costa Rica at the Al Rayyan Stadium in Doha, Qatar with the dream of going to the World Cup for the third time in their history – the second time in twelve years. Considering Costa Rica’s aging squad that started poorly in theContinue reading “New Zealand says goodbye to the World Cup dream”

New Zealand or Solomon Islands: only one side keeps its World Cup’s dream alive

New Zealand and Solomon Islands take the field at Gran Hamad Stadium to play in the finals of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers – just as they did in 2017. On that occasion New Zealand beat the Bonitos in Auckland 6-1 and drew 2-2 at the Lawson Tama in Honiara – thus achieving qualification forContinue reading “New Zealand or Solomon Islands: only one side keeps its World Cup’s dream alive”

New Zealand and Tahiti duel for a spot in the WCQ final

New Zealand and Tahiti meet again in a World Cup qualifying match for the first time in almost ten years. On that occasion, the All Whites beat the reigning continental champions 3-0. Alvin Tehau, Chris Wood, Teaonui Tehau and Tommy Smith are the only remnants of that game. The All Whites are on a highContinue reading “New Zealand and Tahiti duel for a spot in the WCQ final”

Alex Greive on a high note as New Zealand thrash New Caledonia in WCQ

Already qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament, New Zealand fielded an alternate starting eleven to face New Caledonia last Friday at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium. Despite the low expectations for this game, the All Whites put on a show on the field in front of an inoperative opponent. Alex Greive had a fantastic performanceContinue reading “Alex Greive on a high note as New Zealand thrash New Caledonia in WCQ”

Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ

New Zealand and Fiji clashed on Sunday in the second round of OFC World Cup qualifiers at the Qatar SC Stadium. The All Whites were overwhelming favorites for the match and made sure to show it on the pitch by dominating the actions from the first minute of the game. The first chance came withContinue reading “Chris Wood makes history as New Zealand beats Fiji in the WCQ”

All Whites international Chris Wood linked to SS Lazio from Italy

One of the most important players from New Zealand, Chris Wood might be joining a new club soon. The 28-year-old striker is being linked to Lazio from Italy. According to Corriere dello Sport Chris Wood has been offered to Lazio in a potential summer move and it was reported that the Italian team is workingContinue reading “All Whites international Chris Wood linked to SS Lazio from Italy”

Chris Wood’s late goal saves Burnley from losing to Wolverhampton in England

Burnley received Wolverhampton at Turf Moor in the 36th matchweek of 2019-20 Premier League – the top-tier league from England. New Zealand international Chris Wood played the whole match and scored a late goal to save his team from losing at home. Wood found the net for the first time since March when he scoredContinue reading “Chris Wood’s late goal saves Burnley from losing to Wolverhampton in England”

Chris Wood returns from injury in Burnley’s draw against Sheffield United

Burnley received Sheffield United at Turf Moore in the 33rd matchweek of 2019-20 English Premier League – the top-tier league from England. James Tarkowski opened the scoreboard or Burnley in the first half while John Egan scored for Sheffield United in the second half. The 1-1 draw was pretty bad for The Clarets as theyContinue reading “Chris Wood returns from injury in Burnley’s draw against Sheffield United”

Chris Wood’s injury is not a worry for Sean Dyche

New Zealand internation Chris Wood was subbed off in the 20th minute in Burnley’s 2-1 away win against Southampton this Saturday. According to sources, he was replaced by Matej Vydra after suffering a hamstring injury. Vydra was a key player in the match as he scored Burnley’s winning goal in the second half. Burnley’s headContinue reading “Chris Wood’s injury is not a worry for Sean Dyche”

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”