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Prompted by two tragic deaths, football fans have raised enough money to buy a defibrillator for every football club in Wellington.
When a poker-faced Western Suburbs coach Ben Sippola had wished Napier City Rovers all the best after a Chatham Cup flogging at Park Island a fortnight ago there was a glazed look in his eyes.
Mastering the mental side of the game will be vital for Sarpreet Singh, as he begins his remarkable journey at Bayern Munich, according to a leading German football analyst.
Referee numbers are dwindling in the Waikato football league after a surge in abusive behaviours from players, coaches and parents.
New Zealand's under-23 men's football side have taken out the Pacific Games title in Samoa after a stunning come-from-behind victory in the final against New Caledonia on Saturday.
New Zealand's Sarpreet Singh came agonisingly close to notching his first goal for Bayern Munich in their 3-1 win over giants Real Madrid on Sunday.
You could excuse Sarpreet Singh for being in La La Land when he took the field alongside Bayern Munich's megastars in Los Angeles on Thursday (NZT).
Brisbane Roar have picked up New Zealand international goalkeeper Max Crocombe to provide competition to the experienced Jamie Young for the number one jersey.
Phoenix City - Got the Ball