New Zealand Features

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Japan name squad for New Zealand friendly

February, 27 2014

TOKYO -- Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni has named Milan's Keisuke Honda and Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa to a 23-man squad for next week's World Cup warm-up against New Zealand. Honda and Kagawa were among 11 Europe-based players n...

El Tri's last chance carries $600M bottom line Video

Darren Rovell | ESPN.com | November, 1 2013

When Mexico takes the pitch at Azteca Wednesday night vs. New Zealand, there's the do-or-die, last-chance tension of World Cup qualifying, but there is also an estimated $600 million at stake. Marshall: El Tri consistent #INSERT type:imagecapti...

Mexico selects all-domestic squad for playoff Video

ESPN Staff | November, 1 2013

There are no European-based players on the Mexico squad that will take on New Zealand in the first leg of the World Cup qualifying playoff with New Zealand. New El Tri coach Miguel Herrera only selected players who play their club football in Me...

Chicharito: 'God has given us another chance' Video

ESPN staff | October, 16 2013

While most of the Mexican media bashed El Tri endlessly for its 2-1 loss to Costa Rica Tuesday, striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and coach Victor Manuel Vucetich remained optimistic about international playoff qualifying after the b...

New Zealand struggles to find tuneup rivals

ESPN staff | October, 9 2013

New Zealand, which will play for a World Cup berth versus the team that finishes fourth in the 2014 CONCACAF Hexagonal regional qualifiers in progress, saw its tuneup match plans thwarted this week after matches in a six-team Los Angeles tournament w...

Duerden: All Whites look to end waiting game with Asia move

John Duerden | October, 3 2010

John Duerden says that New Zealand's desire to join the Asian Football Confederation makes perfect sense.

Herbert: We're in the national psyche

Jason Dasey | July, 15 2010

Jason Dasey talks to New Zealand and Wellington Phoenix boss Ricki Herbert about his World Cup experience.

Italy left with work to do

Roberto Gotta | June, 20 2010

Roberto Gotta watched Italy play out another disappointing draw, this time to minnows New Zealand.

All right for All Whites

Andrew Warshaw, Royal Bafokeng Stadium | June, 15 2010

Andrew Warshaw witnessed a historic draw for Ricki Herbert's delighted New Zealand side.

Australia and New Zealand are Oceans apart

Brett Taylor | June, 10 2010

Brett Taylor examines the prospects for Australia and New Zealand at the World Cup finals.

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