Birkenhead United steal a march on rest of Northern League clubs

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Birkenhead United have taken a two-point lead in the Northern League after an early goal by captain Sam Burfoot was enough to hand 10-man Bay Olympic their first loss of the season. Auckland City dropped points with a draw at … Read More

Preview: Opening day should provide clues for Northern League followers

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By Jonno Ross It’s seven months since a ball was kicked in competition but the Northern League returns on Saturday March 26 with a full round of weekend fixtures. The draw will provide some clues as to the relative strengths … Read More

Waikato pair get international call-up for Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

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Two Waikato-raised players are on international stand-by for this month’s preliminary qualifiers for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Winger Mohamed Awad (27) and striker Jama Boss (28) have been named in a provisional squad for Somalia for a home-and-away … Read More

Northern League clubs shuffle coaches and build partnerships for new season

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Clubs in the north have been busy over the summer with new coaching appointments and some exploring the benefits of partnerships with other clubs. With the 2022 Northern League  season looming, here’s Friends of Football’s round-up of what’s been happening … Read More