Tasman and Southern to merge with Canterbury for 2020/21 New Zealand’s national league

The New Zealand Football released very important news regarding the next season of the New Zealand top-tier league – ISPS Handa Premiership. After to be forced to finish the league before as previously scheduled due COVID-19 pandemic, the NZF stated everything is clear for the new season that is set to restart in mid-November –Continue reading “Tasman and Southern to merge with Canterbury for 2020/21 New Zealand’s national league”

Decisive weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership

The most important football league of New Zealand is going to have a very important matchweek. Just three matches are remaining for each of the teams in contention – just one out of the ten sides has no chances to qualify for the semifinals: the bottom ranked Canterbury United. The 3rd placed side Waitakere UnitedContinue reading “Decisive weekend of football in ISPS Handa Premiership”

Lots of goals in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend of football

The fans of football in New Zealand are more than satisfied with the offensive power shown by all clubs in action in the weekend of football in the ISPS Handa Premiership, the top-tier league of New Zealand. 15 goals were scored in the three matches played – resulting in a fantastic average of 5 goalsContinue reading “Lots of goals in ISPS Handa Premiership weekend of football”

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”

Joel Stevens leaves Southern United as he departs to Europe

After a very good start of season for Southern United scoring six goals in the ISPS Handa Premiership, the New Zealander Joel Stevens is set to leave Southern in order to approach opportunities to play in Sweden – where Stevens already played in the past season. The 24-year old winger represented New Zealand at U20Continue reading “Joel Stevens leaves Southern United as he departs to Europe”

Auckland City draw but continues on top in ISPS Handa Premiership

The New Zealand top-tier football league – the ISPS Handa Premiership – reached the last round of 2019, the competition will resume in the next year and the powerhouse Auckland City will remain at the top of the table. The first match of the Matcheeek saw a convincing win of Canterbury United against Tasman UnitedContinue reading “Auckland City draw but continues on top in ISPS Handa Premiership”

Oceanian Football: weekend review

🇳🇿 WELLINGTON PHOENIX (🇦🇺 A-LEAGUE) After a 0-0 draw in the first half, Jaushua Sotirio scored his first goal in the season to open the scoreboard for Wellington Phoenix against Western Sydney Wanderers. Nicolai Müller netted for Sydney to tie the match but Phoenix still managed to win after a penalty awarded by the VideoContinue reading “Oceanian Football: weekend review”

Southern United loses three points in ISPS Handa Premiership for fielding an irregular player

Southern United won Tasman United by 4-0 in the ISPS Handa Premiership Week 1. However the match is declared to be forfeited by Southern United and shall be recorded as a 3-0 win for Tasman. According to local sources, Cameron Mackenzie signed with Southern United but he was not in the official team squad soContinue reading “Southern United loses three points in ISPS Handa Premiership for fielding an irregular player”

A very entertaining matchweek kicks-off ISPS Handa Premiership

ISPS Handa Premiership is back! The top tier of New Zealand football had its first matches played this weekend. Oceania Football Center brings to you a review of what happened in these five clashes! WAITAKERE UNITED 3-1 WELLINGTON PHOENIX RESERVES After a disappointing 2018-19 season, Waitakere United comes with a promising squad for this ISPSContinue reading “A very entertaining matchweek kicks-off ISPS Handa Premiership”