Auckland City loses for the first time in the season

Auckland City FC visited Tasman United at Trafalgar Park in the 15th matchweek of 2019-20 ISPS Handa Premiership, the main football league in New Zealand. It was a remarkable result as the Navy Blues lost in the Premiership for the first time since 2017. Current league leaders Auckland City FC had a difficult day inContinue reading “Auckland City loses for the first time in the season”

Three matches in the weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership

The New Zealand top-tier football continues to have less matches than usual in the matchweek due the OFC Champions League start. One match of the this weekened in rescheduled: the Hamilton Wanderers vs Waitakere United that was interrupted due bad weather will be replayed at Porrit Stadium. In the other two matches of the weekend,Continue reading “Three matches in the weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership”

Brian Kaltak scores as Auckland City smashes Canterbury United in the ISPS Handa Premiership

Auckland City remains unbeaten at 2019-20 ISPS Handa Premiership. The Navy Blues made another victim as they thrashed Canterbury United by 5-1 with all five goals scored in the first half. Current league topscorer Myer Bevan found the net again and he has now 14 goals in the league. One of the Auckland City’s highlightedContinue reading “Brian Kaltak scores as Auckland City smashes Canterbury United in the ISPS Handa Premiership”

Three exciting matches in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend

A different weekend than usual in New Zealand football top-tier, with only three matches in the process. The OFC Champions League kick-off in Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu this weekend, will split the commitments of the current title holders of the ISPS Handa Premiership Eastern Suburbs that will be playing in Papua New Guinea theContinue reading “Three exciting matches in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend”

Legendary Henry Fa’arodo joins Hamilton Wanderers

Hamilton Wanderers announced that they have signed with legendary Solomon Islands international Henry Fa’arodo. The 37-year-old midfielder/striker will join the ISPS Handa Premeirship squad and he will also represent Wanderers in the Lotto Northern Premier League in the winter. Fa’arodo is a true legend in Oceanian football. He played more than 60 international matches forContinue reading “Legendary Henry Fa’arodo joins Hamilton Wanderers”

Auckland and Team Wellington win as Waitakere reaches the third place in ISPS Handa Premiership

The weekend of football in New Zealand had surprising results that changed the table. Despite of the big effort of Tasman and Wellington Phoenix Reserves, both sides could not avoid a defeat against Team Wellington and Auckland City, respectively. The spotlight of the round goes for Waitakere United that could stop the winning-streak of EasternContinue reading “Auckland and Team Wellington win as Waitakere reaches the third place in ISPS Handa Premiership”

Local derby thrills the weekend of ISPS Handa Premiership in New Zealand

The top-tier football league in New Zealand is back to action this weekend with exciting matches across the country. Auckland will have a thrilling local derby with two sides coming in a very good moment; Waitakere United and Eastern Suburbs are inside the top-four in the table and come from important victories in the lastContinue reading “Local derby thrills the weekend of ISPS Handa Premiership in New Zealand”

Jean-Philippe Saïko: francophone firepower in New Zealand

New Caledonia international Jean-Philippe Saïko is playing his first ever season in New Zealand after spending some years in France. He did not have a great start as he scored only one goal in his five matches in 2019-20 ISPS Handa Premiership. However things have changed for Saïko in 2020 as he is finding theContinue reading “Jean-Philippe Saïko: francophone firepower in New Zealand”

Top-four tabled teams win in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend

There were not surprises in weekend of football in the most important football league of Oceania. The ISPS Handa Premiership continues with the same top-four of the last weekend, as Auckland City, Team Wellington, Eastern Suburbs and Waitakere United won their matches in the round. The New Zealand-top tier football continues to show good qualityContinue reading “Top-four tabled teams win in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend”

Head coach Paul O’Reilly leaves Southern United

Paul O’Reilly is not Southern United’s head coach anymore. After managing the team for almost four years he is coming back to Ireland. According to O’Reilly the reason for leaving the role is a mix of personal and professional reasons. It was reported that O’Reilly received a job offer from his homeland Ireland and heContinue reading “Head coach Paul O’Reilly leaves Southern United”