Tasman United coach Richard Anderson believes he has sufficient personnel to see out the season despite saying goodbye to three more players.
Tasman United chairman Mark Sheehan says the long-term focus of the franchise is to develop players from within Nelson and Marlborough but they had to recruit out of town talent in order to be competitive in season one.
Injury has struck again with Tasman United goalkeeper Coey Turipa set for his third stint on the sidelines.
A draw against six-time champions Auckland City is the type of result that justifies Tasman United's place in the competition but does the team have enough local influence? Phillip Rollo asked three of Nelson's most experienced football coaches.
When Tasman United coach Richard Anderson first visited Nelson he went to watch a Mainland Premier League match between Nelson Suburbs and Halswell United.
Fourteen points separate the top and bottom teams in the Stirling Sports Premiership. But on the football field, over a 90 minute stretch, well, nothing does.
Tasman United will have to tear down the Great Wall of Auckland City if they plan to end their five-game losing streak against the Stirling Sports Premiership leaders but coach Richard Anderson certainly isn't going to concede defeat before the game has even k
If Dylan Burns can replicate his performance against Canterbury United every week then he may just find himself on the plane to South Korea in time for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.
Tinashe Marowa has been one of the quiet achievers in the Tasman United squad, emerging out of the National Youth League to become the team's joint leading scorer. Reporter Phillip Rollo spoke with the lethal winger.
A relentless travel schedule during 2016 has prompted Marlborough footballer Tiana Williams to look westward.
OPINION: Tasman United have hit the bottom of the Stirling Sports Premiership.