Who is Laszlo Fristaczki?

Laszlo Fristaczki first landed in Auckland in 2002, and has been a friend of the ASFA since participating in the family football fiesta organised as a part of our 40th anniversary in 2015. Like most Hungarians, Laszlo LOVES attacking football and celebrating GOALS! His passion led him to create the LaasGoal (pictured above), a piece…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 8

Before the weekly round up the results from the Queen’s Birthday Weekend, I want to address some of the comments being made on Facebook and Messenger about the lack of AFF referees this season.  I know it’s upsetting to everyone involved, although we rarely hear anything from the winning players and managers (funny that?).  The…

Rich’s Round Up – Queen’s Birthday Weekend

I’d like to start with an acknowledgement to all the people who ensured that plenty of football was played yesterday, despite the wet-wintery conditions. Queen’s Birthday weekend offers the ASFA an opportunity to reduce some of the league fixture back-log caused by early season postponements and Chatham cup clashes, and ensure that we enter the…

ASFA Cup Round 1 Review

The ASFA Cup kicked off yesterday in another sunny sunday afternoon in Auckland. Plenty of goals (non of which count towards the season’s golden boot), but not too many upsets, with 7 of the 8 premiership teams and all of the top League 1 teams safely progressing through to the second round. Auckland Volcanoes, winners…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 6

I’ll kick things off this week with the weekend’s ASFA relevent Chatham Cup results.  On Saturday, on the North Shore, Internationale failed to score a goal for the first time in long, long time, losing 6-0 to a very strong Forest Hill-Millford side.  HNK were also unable to beat their opponent’s keeper, losing 2-0 to…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 5

Seventeen games were played on Sunday May 6th, with those in the new-look League 1 playing their first full round of fixtures. 109 goals scored/conceded, but no one scored/conceded double figures for the first time this season. In the Premiership, the match of the day occured on Michael’s Ave 3 with the 2017 Championship winners,…

Chatham Cup – Round 1 Preview

The first round of the Chatham Cup is scheduled to be played over the weekend of May 12th and 13th, and the ASFA will be represented by four teams, two from the Premiership and two from the Championship. To accommodate this, the first round of the ASFA Cup competitions have been moved back a week,…

NEWS FLASH: CHAMPIONSHIP / LEAGUE 1 CHANGES

No one enjoys playing or watching a game where the two sides involved are clearly not at the same level, even if it does result in a lot of goals being scored. The ASFA Executive have listened to the concerns of those playing in the Championship and decided to act accordingly, while the season is…

Rich’s Round Up – Week 3

Welcome to my quick recap of the results from week 3. Only 3 fixtures took place in the Premiership over the week, following the Postponement of the AUT FC 1 fixture against Auckland Volcanoes. The battle of the Seddon Fields Siblings, Internationale and Independiente, finished all square at 2-2, leaving both teams still unbeaten and…