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Waitakere United

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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
Football 1:20PM
Emblen appointed Head Coach

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Thursday, 26 March 2009
Football 8:57AM
Waitakere to face familar foe in NZFC Final

WAITAKERE CITY — The New Zealand Football Championships two most successful clubs will meet head on in the leagues fifth grand final on Sunday.


Sunday, 22 March 2009
Football 1:36AM
Waitakere send Team Wellington home with tail between legs

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Wednesday, 18 March 2009
Football 8:03PM
Waitakere Football Focused

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Monday, 16 March 2009
Football 8:48AM
Waitakere United with advantage heading home

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Friday, 13 March 2009
Football 7:59AM
Waitakere United in Play Off Mode

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Wednesday, 4 March 2009
Football 2:12PM
Waitakere name strong squad for Vanuatu trip

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Monday, 16 February 2009
Football 6:52AM
Waitakere win back to back NZFC Minor Premiership titles

NAPIER — Waitakere United has won back to back NZFC Minor Premierships with a 1-0 victory over Hawkes Bay at Park Island today.


Thursday, 12 February 2009
Football 11:51AM
Waitakere United prepare to defend Youth League title

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Friday, 6 February 2009
Football 4:03PM
Waitakere United too good for Otago

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Wednesday, 4 February 2009
Football 12:25PM
Waitakere in Waitangi Day clash with Otago

WAITAKERE CITY —  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).


Wednesday, 14 January 2009
Football 8:56AM
Waitakere begin busy few weeks of NZFC matches

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Monday, 12 January 2009
Football 9:52AM
Waitakere United move to top of NZFC

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Wednesday, 7 January 2009
Football 5:09PM
Waitakere host Wellington in 2009 NZFC action

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Sunday, 21 December 2008
Football 5:07PM
Waitakere stamp their class on NZFC

WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere began the day with news that regular keeper Richard Gillespie would take no part in the match having injured his hip.


Wednesday, 17 December 2008
Football 4:44PM
Waitakere United return to NZFC action

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Friday, 12 December 2008
Football 7:00AM
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.


Monday, 8 December 2008
Football 2:34PM
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.


Monday, 1 December 2008
Football 6:34PM
Waitakere into camp ahead of Japan

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Sunday, 30 November 2008
Football 7:30AM
Waitakere in unimpressive dress rehearsal for Japan

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Football 11:00PM
Waitakere United ready for improved showing in Japan

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Sunday, 23 November 2008
Football 7:22AM
Waitakere United too strong but waste chances in 3-0 victory

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Thursday, 20 November 2008
Football 6:04PM
Waitakere prepare for opening home O-League encounter

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Saturday, 15 November 2008
Football 6:09PM
Phoenix dominate Cuesports Challenge

WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere United’s youngsters were taught a lesson in defensive work by the Wellington Phoenix at Douglas Field today.


Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Football 2:01PM
Waitakere ready for Phoenix

WAITAKERE CITY — 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?


Monday, 10 November 2008
Football 9:34AM
Waitakere away to winning start

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Tuesday, 28 October 2008
Football 11:35AM
Waitakere welcome Brazilian playmaker

WAITAKERE CITY — Waitakere United today welcomes Brazilian import Adriano Pimenta to the country after last week naming the midfielder in their O-League squad.


Thursday, 23 October 2008
Football 6:30PM
Waitakere 'United strong contenders at Waitakere City Sports Awards

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Football 10:37AM
Phoenix coming to Waitakere

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


Monday, 20 October 2008
Football 7:32PM
Waitakere name O-League Squad

WAITAKERE CITY — 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.


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