Football South is delighted to announce that Tessa Nicol has been recruited as the new Women’s Development Officer for the Football South region. Tessa is a proud local who has gone on to represent the New Zealand U20 Junior Football Ferns

2017 Football South Futsal Coaches & Managers Football South Futsal requires coaches for the following Youth Age Group Teams who will be participating in the National Futsal Championships in Palmerston North from the 14th to 16th of July: Boys U19,

Football South Futsal 2017 Otago Regional Secondary School Futsal Tournament. Friday 12th May. Where:   Edgar Sports Centre, Portsmouth Drive, Dunedin Time:     9.00am to 4.30pm     Competitions Available Girls Year 9-10 Division 1 & 2 Boys Year 9-10  Division 1,

Football South Futsal are holding trials in the coming weeks for players interested in playing in the upcoming Youth Futsal Nationals. This tournament is to be held in Palmerston North from the 14th to 16th of July. We are asking

Please see the list of upcoming Coach Education courses within the region over the next number of weeks. Please inform your coaches of these upcoming courses – Thank You. Any queries get in touch asap.   Senior Level 1:       

Calling all female coaches!  Exciting development opportunity for female coaches – see below to express your interest in taking part. Although the course is being held in Wellington, all travel & accommodation will be fully funded for the participants! Are

Our Football Development Officers and members of the Southern United side have been busy with the Football in Schools programme, taking them right around the Football South region. Here’s some pics with some football fanatics in Milton, Geraldine Primary School,

A huge thank you to Brett Driver, Bob Driver, and all the staff at Bob Driver Ssangyong Timaru for their continued support for our South Canterbury Football Development Officers, Stephen Last and Conor O’Keeffe. Brett is pictured here with Stephen and

NZ Football Goalkeeping Level 1 Coaching Football South are delighted to be running the NZF Goalkeeping Level 1 Coaching course, hosted by Tony Boomer and Southern United squad member Tom Stevens. The course is a great chance to discuss goalkeeping

Central Football Federation is seeking applicants for the position of Fustal Development Manager for the Federation. This full time position will be based in Palmerston North and will play a vital role in developing players and coaches during the rollout

Dunedin’s ‘Stadium to Surf’ Fun Run & Walk is less than a month away, making now the perfect time for you & your friends to sign up! The event, which features 10km, 5km, & 3km options, takes place on Sunday

Football South are sad to announce that Hayley Stirling has resigned from her role as Women’s Development Officer. Hayley’s final day will be March the 6th. Hayley’s passion is on the grass, and as such she plans to move back

Below is a summary of the changes to the Laws of the Game which now apply to Football South Competitions. If you would like a session run at your club for players and coaches please contact Jeff Clamp at   2016/2017

NZF Senior Level 2 / Youth Level 3 | April 4th-9th | Dunedin Football South are delighted to announce that we will be hosting the ‘NZF Senior Level 2/ Youth Level 3’ Advanced Coach Education Course in April 2017.  

Grants Braes AFC is organizing a Dunedin’s first Beach Football Tournament at tomahawk beach on 18th Feb 2017. Spectators are welcome to come and see Dunedin football clubs battle it out for the inaugural Beach Football title. Tomahawk Beach all

FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER MANAWATU (Player, Coach and Game Development) The Central Football Federation is seeking applicants for the position of Football Development Officer for Manawatu and surrounding areas.

Football South staff, Federation clubs and their volunteers will soon take a well-earned break over Christmas and New Year. Before we know it 2017 will be upon us, but I’d like to take a moment to reflect on what, from

Connecting Coaches is an annual conference seeking to lift the capability of coaching right across New Zealand’s sport system. The conference alternates between the South Island (hosted by Otago Academy of Sport) and the North Island (hosted by Sport New

Brent Best  – 1968 to 2016 Football South’s most decorated Referee Brent Best passed away suddenly in Christchurch on Friday 4th November. Brent began his refereeing career in Oamaru at just 15 years old following in his father’s footsteps.   His

Referee Development & Competitions Manager Full-time, permanent Based in Dunedin   Football South are looking for a full-time Referee Development and Competitions Manager. The primary responsibility of the role is to develop, lead and implement a Strategy for Referee development,

Football South would like to congratulate all those players that have been selected to take part in this years National Age Group Tournament. This year five Football South teams will get to test themselves against teams from the other New

On Tuesday Football in Schools coaches Tom Houghton and Rahan Ali were joined by new Southern United players Eric Malloy and Andrew Mulligan at the Harbourside Festival. This is where schools from the Harbourside area join together for a sports

We are delighted to announce that Football South will again be competing in the NAGT in Wellington. This tournament which hosts selected players from each Federation across New Zealand will run from Wednesday 14th to Sunday 18th December and will

Well done to all of the Football South teams who attended South Island Tournaments all over the South Island. Below are the most recent results for all tournaments in the South Island. Central Otago won both the 10th Grade Club

Southern United today announced McDonalds Dunedin as their Gold Partner for the next two seasons. Justin and Eterei Stonelake, who own and operate Dunedin’s three McDonalds restaurants, are excited to extend McDonalds’ community involvement in Football with particular emphasis on

Friday night we celebrated the Premier and Otago Senior Awards evening at Forbury Park Function Centre with Special Guest Ben Sigmund. Check out the photos by Adam Binns photography on our Facebook page Congratulations to all finalists and Winners.

The next stage of the award-winning Whole of Football Plan has now been released in the form of the Youth Framework, which aims to encourage more young New Zealanders to fall in love with the beautiful game. Launched by New

Thursday, June 16, 2016 Football South are delighted to announce that Paul O’Reilly has been appointed as the FDO for Otago and Head Coach for Southern United. Paul has excellent calibre, as Head Coach winning four Football Association of Ireland

Football South offer an action packed holiday programme for kids. Delivered by accredited providers, its a great way for young players to have fun and develop their local football skills. Available from one to four days per week. Suitable for

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 McDonald’s and New Zealand Football are to reward junior coaches by running a Coach of the Year competition with the national winner receiving a trip for two to the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. Every

Friday, July 29, 2016 New Zealand Football is currently looking for a Competition Manager to join the Football Tournament delivery team for the World Masters Games 2017. The key responsibility of this role is to design, implement and oversee the

    Friday, July 29, 2016 Football South is excited to announce an extension of our Football Scholarships programme aimed at assisting talented footballers who have academic aspirations. In addition to the five Football South Scholarships with Otago Polytechnic, there

Games were secured on the hallowed turf through the Community Funding initiative, which was based on getting some of our grassroots teams an opportunity to play on the ground rather than the high performance teams. The early kickoff had Balclutha

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 Football South, in partnership with MTA, Volunteering NZ and New Zealand Football recently ran a Federation-based initiative to recognise our community’s most deserving volunteers and thank them for their efforts. $600 in MTA vouchers were awarded

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 The number of Kiwis holding the world’s second-highest coaching qualification is set to rise significantly as the first intake of OFC/NZF A-Licence participants nears graduation and a second batch kicks off the process. Part One of

Monday, July 11, 2016 Each yeah on the 1st July there is a transfer freeze for players transferring between Clubs, Click on more to view the relevant regulation From the NZ Football Regulations on the Registration and Transfer of players.

Thursday, June 09, 2016 An Introduction to Football Refereeing Course will take place Sunday June 12th at Ellis. Follow the link to sign up. Date : Sunday 12th June Time : Start at 9am – Finish approximately 11.30am Venue :

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Friday, June 03, 2016 An update regarding Southern United from CEO Chris Wright. Dear Friends of Southern United, General Update: As you may know, Football South have recently taken over the Southern United Football Club and therefore the license to

New Zealand Football is seeking suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the positions of Head of National Competitions and Competitions Administrator.

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