The Canterbury United Dragons face a difficult task first up when they visit defending champions Eastern Suburbs in the opening round of the national league on Sunday.
A double-header southern derby this weekend will be pivotal to Canterbury United Pride’s hopes of qualifying for another National Women’s League final.
Canterbury United Pride put their perfect start to the National Women’s League on the line when they host Northern Lights in a repeat of last year’s grand final on Saturday.
The Coastal Spirit 12 grade girls football team finished fifth at a South Island tournament in Blenheim last week.
Canterbury demolished their national women's league opponents with a series of rapid-fire goals on Sunday.
Liverpool's fans might already be dreaming of Premier League title celebrations early after a Manchester City's shock home defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers capped a perfect weekend.
Liverpool gave up a three-goal lead to Austria's Salzburg before recovering to win 4-3 in an enthralling Champions League Group E match at Anfield.
Manchester City made it two wins out of two in Champions League Group C with a 2-0 victory over Dinamo Zagreb at Etihad.
Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Arsenal in a Premier League game which was a poor imitation of some of the past classic clashes between the clubs.
Argentine Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best FIFA player of the year award for a record sixth time on Monday.
A familiar face will return for the Canterbury United Dragons when they kick off their ISPS Handa Premiership campaign in November.
Canterbury United Pride kicked off the defence of their National Women's League title in style with a 6-0 thumping of Capital at English Park on Sunday.
Canterbury United Pride begin the defence of their National Women’s League title when they host Capital at English Park on Sunday.
A depleted Coastal Spirit won’t let the number of absent players get in the way of their bid to win the top prize in national women’s club football.
While most footballers in New Zealand are putting their feet up for summer, Christchurch United players now face the most important three matches of the year.