Your guide to the weekend’s big fixtures … all on one page

New Zealand’s clash with Argentina at the FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup heads a big weekend for local football fans, while the OFC Champions League final will decide which club goes to the next FIFA Club World Cup.

Rounds of the Northern League, Central League and Southern League will help decide the likely qualifiers for the Men’s National League, while more games go ahead in the top men’s and women’s competitions in the Northern and WaiBOP regions.

Enjoy your footballing weekend!

Here are the fixtures for the weekend of May 27-28:

Games to be played on Saturday May 27, 2023

FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup

New Zealand v Argentina
Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, San Juan, 9am (NZT)

READ MORE: New Zealanders ready to showcase talent against Argentina at U-20 World Cup >>>>

OFC Champions League


Auckland City v Suva
VFF Freshwater Stadium, Port Vila, 3pm (NZT)

Northern League

READ MORE: Leaders Eastern Suburbs look to open gap at top of Northern League >>>>

Auckland United v Eastern Suburbs
Keith Hay Park, Mt Roskill, 3pm

Manurewa v Bay Olympic
Manurewa War Memorial Park, Manurewa, 3pm

Melville United v Western Springs
Gower Park, Hamilton, 3pm

Takapuna v West Coast Rangers
Taharoto Park, Takapuna, 3pm

Hamilton Wanderers v Birkenhead United
Porritt Stadium, Hamilton, 5.30pm

Central League

READ MORE: Shield goes on the line as Wharfies host Whanganui Athletic in Central League >>>>

Stop Out v Petone
Hutt Park, Lower Hutt, 2.30pm

Waterside Karori v Whanganui Athletic
Karori Park, Wellington, 2.30pm

Southern League

READ MORE: Christchurch big guns go head to head in Southern League’s title race >>>>

FC Twenty 11 v Nelson Suburbs
Avonhead Park, Christchurch, 11.30am

Green Island v Ferrymead Bays
Sunnyvale Park, Green Island, 12pm

Cashmere Technical v Christchurch United
Garrick Memorial Park, Christchurch, 2.45pm

Nomads United v Selwyn United
Tulett Park, Bishopdale, 2.45pm

Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League

READ MORE: New trophy goes on the line between two of Auckland’s top women’s teams >>>>

Auckland United v Eastern Suburbs
Keith Hay Park, Mt Roskill, 5.30pm

Lotto NRFL Men’s Championship

READ MORE: Upset results set up tight contests in Lotto NRFL Men’s Championship >>>>

East Coast Bays v Mt Albert Ponsonby
Bay City Park, Browns Bay, 3pm

Ellerslie v Ngaruawahia United
Michaels Ave, Ellerslie, 3pm

Metro v Hibiscus Coast
Phyllis St, Mt Albert, 3pm

North Shore United v Northern Rovers
Allen Hill Stadium, Devonport, 3pm

READ MORE: Local derby splits loyalties for former National League goalscoring great >>>>

Tauranga City v Onehunga Mangere United
Links Ave, Mt Maunganui, 3pm

Waiheke United v Fencibles United
Onetangi Sports Complex, Waiheke Island, 3pm

Lotto NRFL Northern Conference

READ MORE: Pressure mounts on unbeaten sides to kick clear in Northern Conference >>>>

Albany United v Waitemata
Rosedale Park, Albany, 3pm

Bucklands Beach v Northland
Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, 3pm

Franklin United v Oratia United
Drury Sports Complex, Drury, 3pm

West Auckland v Beachlands Maraetai
Brains Park, Kelston, 3pm

Central United — Bye

Lotto NRFL Southern Conference

READ MORE: Waikato derby heads next round of games in Lotto NRFL Southern Conference >>>>

Claudelands Rovers v Cambridge
Galloway Park, Hamilton, 3pm

Ngongotaha Lakes v Waikato Unicol
Tamarahi Reserve, Ngongotaha 3pm

Otumoetai v Te Awamutu
Fergusson Park, Otumoetai, 3pm

Papamoa v Taupo
Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa, 3pm

NRF League One

Papatoetoe v Papakura City
Murdoch Park, Papatoetoe, 3pm

Ranui Swanson v South Auckland Rangers
Starling Park, Ranui, 3pm

Uni-Mount Bohemian v Te Atatu
Bill McKinlay Park, Mt Wellington, 6pm

WaiBOP League One

Claudelands Rovers v Cambridge
Galloway Park, Hamilton, 3pm

Hamilton Wanderers v West Hamilton
Porritt Stadium, Hamilton, 3pm

Tauranga City v Matamata Swifts
Links Ave, Mt Maunganui, 3pm

Tokoroa v Otorohanga
Strathmore Park, Tokoroa, 3pm

Games to be played on Sunday May 28, 2023

Central League

Napier City Rovers v North Wellington
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, 2pm

Western Suburbs v Wellington Olympic
Endeavour Park, Whitby, 2pm

Southern League

Coastal Spirit v Dunedin City Royals
Linfield Park, Bromley, 1.30pm

Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League

Hamilton Wanderers v West Coast Rangers
Korikori Park, Hamilton, 1pm

Hibiscus Coast v Western Springs
Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa, 1pm

Northern Rovers v Ellerslie
McFetridge Park, Glenfield, 1pm

Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship

Fencibles United v Tauranga City
William Green Domain, Pakuranga, 1pm

Franklin United v Central United
Drury Sports Complex, Drury, 1pm

Manukau United v Onehunga Sports
Walter Massey Park, Mangere, 1pm

Otumoetai v Te Atatu
Fergusson Park, Otumoetai, 1pm

WaiBOP W-League

Otumoetai v Melville United
Fergusson Park, Otumoetai, 11am

Tauranga Blue Rovers v Lakes
Pemberton Park, Tauranga, 1pm

Waikato Unicol v Tauranga City
Jansen Park, Hamilton, 1pm

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