The Football Ferns' World Cup preparations have been boosted by a glamour fixture with the United States team.
Mexico, Panama, Honduras and USA have booked their tickets to the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, with El Tri leading the foursome after triumphing at the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Jamaica.
WaiBop United fought hard but were beaten 3-2 by Auckland City FC today.
It came late, and from a Hawke's Bay United old boy, as a Jarod Smith goal kept Team Wellington atop the ASB Premiership.
They're top of the league but Team Wellington boss Matt Calcott wants his side to buck up their defensive ideas.
The top four beckons for WaiBOP United if they can overcome Club World Cup stars Auckland City FC in Auckland tomorrow.
At the ripe old age of 35, Paul Ifill is ready to start all over again.
League leaders Team Wellington host fourth-placed Hawke's Bay United at David Farrington Park in one of four matches on a bumper day of ASB Premiership football on Sunday.
Get ready for a bumpy nine days of transfers and speculation - a lot of it around All White Winston Reid.
Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick expects Nathan Burns' future to be resolved within the next "two to three days" but has laughed off talk of a multi-million dollar move to Shanghai Shenhua.
The Wellington Phoenix have placed an A$2 million (NZ$2.13 million) asking price on star striker Nathan Burns' head as they play hard ball with his cashed-up Chinese suitors Shanghai Shenhua.
All Whites striker Chris Wood appears to be in demand by English second divisions sides as Leicester City continue to under utilise his talents.
HAVING been spurned by Socceroos striker Tomi Juric, Chinese giants Shanghai Shenhua have launched a fresh raid on the A-League with a huge offer for Nathan Burns.