National MUPC finalists found

The four finalists have now been found for the New Zealand Manchester United Premier Cup qualifying tournament to be played over the weekend of March 14-15 in Auckland

FIFA 11+ course coming up

What does New Zealand Football have in common with FC Barcalona and the national teams of Germany, Spain and Brazil?


Keeping kids in the game

Over the past 4 years Scorching Goal Football Fund has given kids a football future. This year the aim is to keep kids in the game with 4 new application dates in 2015.

Coggan resigns from CEO role

After 9 years leading Mainland Football, CEO Mike Coggan has resigned from his position to pursue a new role as Chief Executive of Otago Cricket.

Referees make our game

In Mainland Football competitions during the Winter season, there are about 400 games played from Nelson through to Mid Canterbury every weekend.

Mandatory Club Based Referees

Our young up and coming players deserve their games be refereed by someone who has a good knowledge of the Laws of the Game and have the skills to implement them.

U-20s to open v Ukraine

The Menís U-20 side will play Ukraine, the United States and Myanmar in Group A of the FIFA U-20 World Cup after the draw for the tournament was completed in Auckland on Tuesday.

Scholarship sends Jensen stateside

California, here she comes.

Junior Football Ferns defender Emily Jensen has accepted a scholarship to Santa Clara University and will be heading to the United States at the end of March.


Manchester United Premier Cup adventure kicks off this weekend

Imagine travelling around the world whilst playing footie. It sounds alright doesnít it? But the Manchester United Premier Cup is no kick about.

New Youth Level 3 Coaching Award available

With the 2015 winter season fast approaching, you will be delighted to hear that the long awaited NZF: Youth Level 3 Coaching Award (YL3CA) is now available and will be rolled out across the country this year.

CONCACAF Qualifiers found for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Another four countries have booked their spots at the FIFA U-20 Football World Cup New Zealand 2015 kicking off on 30 May.




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13th - 17th April

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NBF 2015 Youth Academy click here

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Nelson Federation Skills Centre, Term 1, 2015 click here

2015 Mandatory Coach Education Summary click here

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2015 Representative Coach Application Form

Representative Coach Role and Guidelines

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Club & Team Kit Descriptions Click here

Competition Rules 2014 Click here

FIFA U20 World Cup 2015 New Zealand Click here