There are a few points to catch up, but Southern United is well-among the playoff contenders in the national league.
Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka has announced that he is retiring from football.
Southern United has held on with 10 men to claim a huge draw.
Manchester City soared above fog swirling round the Etihad Stadium to demolish Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 and leave the rest of the Premier League peering into the distance.
Southern United's best start in years has one of its most experienced players in good spirits.
Football South teams have recorded mixed starts to the Federation Talent Centre tournament in Wellington.
Manchester City have set a top-flight record of 15 consecutive wins as their seemingly unstoppable march towards the Premier League title continues.
FIFA have fined Peru just over $18,000 for two breaches during their World Cup qualifying play-off against New Zealand.
The South’s best young footballers are set to test themselves on the national stage.
Christmas will be much merrier for all four of Southern United’s teams this year.
Caversham and Pirates will meet in the clubrooms afterwards but whether there are football posts at Hancock Park is still up in the air.
Manchester City have beaten Manchester United at Old Trafford to go 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Southern United coach Paul O’Reilly has hit out at the quality of the Sunnyvale Park playing surface, calling it an "embarrassment".
Nothing seemed to go right for Southern United in yesterday’s feisty South Island derby national football league match.
It is hard to think of a better turnaround in sports than the one the Southern United women have achieved.
Andrew Ridden is certainly making the most of his opportunities.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Ballon d'Or for world player of the year for a joint-record fifth time.
Auckland City will wonder what might have been.
Tottenham Hotspur have not deteriorated compared to last season, manager Mauricio Pochettino said.
Wellington need to remember how to win, and they need to do it quickly, coach Darije Kalezic says.