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Waitakere was formed as a special franchise club in 2004 with the express purpose of gaining a licence to play in the NZFC, New Zealand's top domestic football competition. Waitakere United represents 12 member clubs from Mt Albert to the Kaipara and is based at Waitakere Stadium in Henderson. 

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Saturday, 20 June 2009
Emblen appointed Head Coach Waitakere United has turned to one of its own in making a coaching appointment for the coming 2009/10 NZFC season with Neil Emblen appointed as Head Coach, replacing Chris Milicich. 544 views

Thursday, 26 March 2009
Waitakere to face familar foe in NZFC Final The New Zealand Football Championships two most successful clubs will meet head on in the leagues fifth grand final on Sunday. 798 views

Sunday, 22 March 2009
Waitakere send Team Wellington home with tail between legs Team Wellington might have talked plenty this week but Waitakere United left their riposte very much for the on field action today, thumping the capital city side 5-0 for a 6-0 aggregate win in the NZFC semi final. 539 views

Wednesday, 18 March 2009
Waitakere Football Focused In a week when there has been as much talk coming out of Wellington as politicians expense forms, Waitakere United are head down and focusing on the job in hand – winning their NZFC semi final against Team Wellington. 460 views

Monday, 16 March 2009
Waitakere United with advantage heading home Waitakere United take a first leg win and a one goal advantage over Team Wellington heading into Saturday’s NZFC semi final return leg at Douglas Field. 400 views

Friday, 13 March 2009
Waitakere United in Play Off Mode Waitakere United may have won the minor premiership in the NZFC for the third time but they know this is worth nothing come play off time in the NZFC, beginning this Saturday with leg one of their semi final against Team Wellington. 407 views

Wednesday, 4 March 2009
Waitakere name strong squad for Vanuatu trip Waitakere United Head Coach Chris Milicich has named an experienced and strong side to travel to Vanuatu this weekend to play Port Vila in a crucial O-League tie. 494 views

Monday, 16 February 2009
Waitakere win back to back NZFC Minor Premiership titles Waitakere United has won back to back NZFC Minor Premierships with a 1-0 victory over Hawkes Bay at Park Island today. 430 views

Thursday, 12 February 2009
Waitakere United prepare to defend Youth League title Waitakere United may be on track to defend its NZFC title and is right in the mix once again the Oceania Champions League and this weekend will begin the defence of their National Youth League title. 604 views

Friday, 6 February 2009
Waitakere United too good for Otago Waitakere United continued their unbeaten run into a second 12 month period with a comfortable 3-0 win over Otago United in NZFC action at Douglas Field today in hot conditions. 525 views

Wednesday, 4 February 2009
Waitakere in Waitangi Day clash with Otago  Waitakere United Head Coach Chris Milicich is preaching business as usual and no complacency as his side prepares to play Otago in the NZFC this Friday (Waitangi Day). 437 views

Wednesday, 14 January 2009
Waitakere begin busy few weeks of NZFC matches Waitakere United begin a tough 6 match schedule over the next 22 days with their home encounter against Hawkes Bay United on Sunday at Douglas Field and coach Chris Milicich is again emphasizing the need for standards to be maintained. 399 views

Monday, 12 January 2009
Waitakere United move to top of NZFC Waitakere United moved to the top of the NZFC as they look to repeat their championship winning season of last year with a comfortable 2-0 win over Team Wellington at Douglas Field today. 445 views

Wednesday, 7 January 2009
Waitakere host Wellington in 2009 NZFC action In a repeat of the 2008 NZFC Grand Final, Waitakere United hosts Team Wellington this Sunday at Douglas Field in the first round of football action for the year 2009. 496 views

Sunday, 21 December 2008
Waitakere stamp their class on NZFC Waitakere began the day with news that regular keeper Richard Gillespie would take no part in the match having injured his hip. 516 views

Wednesday, 17 December 2008
Waitakere United return to NZFC action Waitakere United have hardly touched down following their sojourn to the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan but know they must quickly get up to speed when they return to NZFC action against Manawatu on Sunday at Douglas Field. 383 views

Friday, 12 December 2008
Waitakere United go down to late Adelaide goal They may have lost the battle 2-1 to Hyundai A-League leaders Adelaide United at the FIFA Club World Cup, but Waitakere United proved they are very much worthy of being in Japan alongside some of the world’s heavyweight football powers. 332 views

Monday, 8 December 2008
Waitakere United win in China Two well-taken second half goals ensured Waitakere United had the perfect warm-up in near freezing temperatures in Ningbo yesterday for Thursday’s Fifa World Club Cup clash with Adelaide United in Tokyo. 288 views

Monday, 1 December 2008
Waitakere into camp ahead of Japan Waitakere United go into camp today to begin an intensive 11 days of preparation for their December 11 clash with Adelaide United at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. 374 views

Sunday, 30 November 2008
Waitakere in unimpressive dress rehearsal for Japan Chris Milicich made a number of changes to his team for the visit of Canterbury to Douglas Field in round 4 NZFC action following Wednesday nights victory over Auckland City, losing Paul Seaman and Tim Myers to injury and resting Allan Pearce and Roy Krishna for Benji Totori and Adriano. 527 views

Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Waitakere United ready for improved showing in Japan Today’s official FIFA media conference for Waitakere United ahead of participation at the FIFA Club World Cup was full of references to ‘lessons learned’ and ‘second opportunities.’ Waitakere United will attend the tournament in Japan next month for the second consecutive year and Head Coach Chris Milicich admitted to mistakes last year that must not be repeated. 363 views

Sunday, 23 November 2008
Waitakere United too strong but waste chances in 3-0 victory Waitakere United proved far too strong for the champions of Vanuatu Port Vila today in a Group A O-League encounter, winning the match 3-0 but in truth it could and should have been close to double figures. 373 views

Thursday, 20 November 2008
Waitakere prepare for opening home O-League encounter Waitakere United head into Saturday’s O-League clash against Vanuatu champions Port Vila knowing they must focus on the job in hand if they are to play anywhere near their potential in what has so far been a scratchy start to the season. 389 views

Saturday, 15 November 2008
Phoenix dominate Cuesports Challenge Waitakere United’s youngsters were taught a lesson in defensive work by the Wellington Phoenix at Douglas Field today. 395 views

Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Waitakere ready for Phoenix Waitakere United will this weekend test themselves out against the only professional football team in the country and in doing so go some way to answering the question about just how big is the gap to the Hyundai A-league? 428 views

Monday, 10 November 2008
Waitakere away to winning start Waitakere United proved too strong for last year’s beaten NZFC finalists Team Wellington with a come from behind 4-2 win in Wellington today as they started their title defence in style. 373 views

Tuesday, 28 October 2008
Waitakere welcome Brazilian playmaker Waitakere United today welcomes Brazilian import Adriano Pimenta to the country after last week naming the midfielder in their O-League squad. 331 views

Thursday, 23 October 2008
Waitakere 'United strong contenders at Waitakere City Sports Awards Waitakere United’s dominance of football in New Zealand and Oceania last season has seen them nominated in every available category at the upcoming Waitakere City Sports Awards. 307 views

Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Phoenix coming to Waitakere Finally the champions of New Zealand football will get the chance to test themselves against the only fully professional football franchise in the country when Waitakere United host Wellington Phoenix in a friendly match at Douglas Field on November 15. 425 views

Monday, 20 October 2008
Waitakere name O-League Squad Waitakere United has today confirmed with Oceania Football the 30 man squad for the O-League and from which 23 will be chosen for the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan in December. 411 views

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