Summer Football 2017

JUNIOR LEAGUE (5 a-side) – Wednesdays

4.30pm–5pm: 5-6 years. 5pm–5.30pm: 7-8 years                                       

5.30pm–6pm: 910 years. 6pm–6.45pm: 11-14 years

Starts – Wed 8 Feb 2017  Finishes – Wed 22nd March 2017 

ADULT LEAGUE (4 a-side) – Mondays

6.00pm – 7.00pm – Competitive & Social sections, Mixed teams welcome!!

Starts – Mon 6 Feb 2017      Finishes – Mon 20th March 2017

TEAM REGISTRATIONS for all league's close Thursday 2nd Feb 2017  

To register 'a team' click here:


Marlborough Football Development Officer

Marlborough Football is looking for a new Football Development Officer.

Coach Wanted - Marlborough Mariners 2017

Expressions of interest are invited for this role. As the team coach, you will be responsible for selecting and coaching the Marlborough Mariners Men’s Representative Team to participate in the Nelson Division 1 competition in 2017.

Trials start Feb 2017 a

Young talent on show in capital

The best young players in the country will come together in Wellington over the next five days to take on their counterparts from other regions in the annual National Age Group Tournament.

Tasman Utd Women's Team 2017 Trials

Monday 30th Jan and Monday 6th Feb 2017.

Trainings will be Mon and Wed for preseason.

All training and trial times 6pm to 7.30pm.

Trials at Saxton fields, Nelson.



FIFA “Live Your Goals week 11th – 18th September 2016.

A whole week dedicated to celebrating and promoting girls and women’s football in New Zealand!

McDonalds Junior Football Coach of the Year

A trip to the FIFA Club World Cup could be in store for JD Dennen after he was named as the Mainland Football regional winner of the 2016 McDonald’s Junior Football Coach of the Year competition.

New trio to join ASB Premiership

New Zealand Football confirmed on Wednesday the 10 participants for an expanded 2016-17 ASB Premiership competition with three new entities joining the country’s top domestic league.

NZCT South Island Masters Games 2015

The NZCT South Island Masters Games is a 9 day festival of sport from 26 September – 4 October 2015 in Nelson.


Futsal on the rise in Canterbury as men win national title

Who knew Canterbury was a futsal powerhouse?

Mainland Futsal became the first team south of Auckland to claim the national men's title last weekend, beating Capital 7-6 in the final.

Keep it + Five mistakes soccer parents make with their players

Parents play a critical role in their child’s soccer development, but have you ever really examined whether you’re supporting your player’s development or hindering it? How can you support and encourage your child without getting in the way?

Being proud of the Pride

WHEN I first met him prior to the start of last season, Mainland Pride coach Gareth Turnbull said something that has stuck with me ever since: “The plan was to win it in year two.” He was talking to me because I was working on a feature as part of my journalis