Football fans in Auckland can enjoy two midweek matches this week with Northern League and Chatham Cup fixtures.
On Tuesday (July 19), newly-crowned Northern League champions Auckland City will host Manukau United at the Croatian Cultural Club (7pm) in a rescheduled league match.
The fixture has been brought forward to help clear Auckland City’s schedule which includes participation in the OFC Champions League tournament to be held next month in Auckland.
Main photo: Auckland City … with the Steve Sumner Cup which they retained in early July, beating challengers Waiheke United.
On Wednesday (July 20), Birkenhead United meet Eastern Suburbs in a delayed Chatham Cup fourth-round tie at Shepherds Park, Birkenhead (7pm).
The tie was postponed because of COVID issues.
The winners of the match will travel to Waiheke United for a quarter-final to be played over the weekend of July 30-31.
Game to be played on Tuesday July 19, 2022
Croatian Cultural Club, Te Atatu,7pm
Auckland City (1st) v Manukau United (6th)
Game to be played on Wednesday July 20, 2022
Shepherds Park, Birkenhead, 7pm
Birkenhead United v Eastern Suburbs