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» WaiBOP United 2-3 Wellington Phoenix

We have given up a two goal lead against the visiting Wellington Phoenix to lose our third game on the trot and we now sit on the verge of missing out on the play-offs. Waitakere United’s win in Christchurch against Canterbury United meant a win was imperative and things looked good after we pushed ourselves …

» Preview: Waitakere United (a)

We have a quick turnaround as we prepare for a vital ASB Premiership trip to face Waitakere United, a perennial power-house and serial championship winner. The lads have been quick to get over the disappointment of Wednesday’s home defeat by leaders Auckland City. We’re realistic enough to know that it’s the games against the likes …

» Preview: Hawkes Bay United (a)

We hit the road for the final time this season when we visit Bluewater Stadium in Napier on Sunday to face play-off bound Hawkes Bay United. After the disappointment of losing to the Wellington Phoenix last Saturday, a loss that ensured we cannot finish in the top four, the team will be looking to perform …

» WaiBOP United on Twitter

We have set-up our presence on the Twitter-verse. Twitter has become a central communication tool for much of the NZ football community, proving particularly popular for the ASB Chatham Cup. We expect this trend to continue when the ASB Premiership season kicks off.. You can follow us at: @WaiBOPUnited WaiBOP United will have a Facebook page established …

» University of Waikato Hillary Scholarship

Students with a good academic record and who excel in football have until 1 October to apply for a University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship. The scholarship encourages multi-talented individuals to achieve academic, leadership and sporting excellence. Successful applicants have all their course fees paid during their time at the University of Waikato and …

» Coombes signs for WaiBOP United

WaiBOP United is pleased to announce that Chad Coombes has signed with the franchise for the 2014/15 ASB Premiership season. The move is something of a homecoming for Coombes (pictured above centre playing for Waitakere United in the 2013/14 ASB Premiership), who was born in Hamilton and learnt his football in the city. He never …

» National League Football Heads to Rotorua

WaiBOP Football is pleased to bring top level national league football to the Rotorua. Rotorua International Stadium will host a double header involving WaiBOP United and the WaiBOP Football Women’s team on Sunday November 10, 2013. These two teams, the top men’s and women’s team in this region, will be playing their Canterbury counterparts. WaiBOP …

» Preview – Waitakere Utd v WaiBOP Utd

Much may be made of the return of a number of ex-Waitakere United players for this weekend’s ASB Premiership fixture, but WaiBOP United head coach, Peter Smith, would prefer to focus on the here and now. His team travels to West Auckland in confident mood after a good performance last time out. “We’re very much …

» WaiBOP United v Hawkes Bay United – ASB Youth League Rd 4

The WaiBOP United youth team host Hawkes Bay United on Sunday in their second home game of the 2015 ASB Youth League. After picking up their first win of the season and moving into the top six last time out, the team had a weekend off due to the club-based U-19 Youth Tournament in Napier. “It was good …

» WaiBOP United sign defensive double act

As the WaiBOP United squad prepares for their pre-season training camp this weekend, the franchise is pleased to announce the signing of centre-halves Tom Probert and Adam Mitchell for the 2015/16 ASB Premiership season. Neither player will need an introduction to local football fans, with Probert having been part of WaiBOP United’s squad during the …