Argentines in their thousands, wearing soccer jerseys and face masks, packed into snaking queues on the streets of Buenos Aires.
Champions Liverpool got back to winning ways in the Premier League with a victory over Sheffield United but their likely title rivals all dropped points.
Paul Nicholls has ample wins to savour after another dominant season at Cashmere Technical - but it was two games the side didn’t win that really impressed the manager.
It may not have the financial implications associated with the relegation dogfights of European football leagues, but the stakes are still high for one Christchurch club in the MPL this weekend.
A book documenting the golden era of Christchurch United will be released to coincide with the football club’s 50th anniversary festivities next month.
Liverpool and Arsenal got off to winning starts with victories over promoted sides on the opening day of the new Premier League season on Saturday.
The All Whites will play England at Wembley Stadium - the world's most famous football venue - later this year.
Staff at English Park in Christchurch were abused by fans barred from entering the venue due to the Covid restrictions.
The Phoenix have ended their A-League season in a disappointing fashion, going down 1-0 to Perth Glory in their elimination final at Bankwest Stadium.
The Wellington Phoenix have secured their place in the A-League playoffs and kept alive their chances of a top-two finish.
Arsenal's skipper scored twice to help his side secure a 2-1 win over 10-man Chelsea in the FA Cup final for a record-extending 14th crown in the competition.
Young Christchurch United player Oscar Obel-Hall, 16, is flying to Denmark this week to fulfill his dream of playing for a European club.
The All Whites look set to take on the best team in the world in October, despite the continuing threat of the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Zealand Football says it's deeply disturbed to learn that a convicted paedophile was used to film children learning football skills.
Christchurch is in the running to host 2023 Women's Football World Cup games after a joint NZ and Australian bid to host the tournament won the most votes overnight.
The A-League season will resume on July 16 after the Covid-19 hiatus with a derby between Melbourne Victory and Western United at AAMI Park.