Tahiti moved into pole position in Group B of Oceania World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 win away at Papua New Guinea on Thursday.
Wellington Phoenix striker Shane Smeltz has called on the FFA to reschedule his side's round 24 clash with Newcastle.
Steve Sumner, who captained the New Zealand football team that played at the 1982 World Cup, died on Wednesday. He was 61.
An expanded World Cup could have huge benefits for soccer in New Zealand, NZ Football chief executive Andy Martin claims.
Gab Marcotti explains why FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams has its benefits, but not everyone agrees.
New Zealand are in pole position to reach the Oceania World Cup qualifying playoff after drawing 0-0 against New Caledonia on Tuesday.