Franklin United

Franklin United Soccer Results – 19 May 2018

Franklin United travelled ‘out west’ to face Te Atatu and came away with three points. Right from the start Franklin United put pressure on the home side and were rewarded with a great goal. At least 11 passes lead to Salesh Kumar crossing a fantastic ball into the box where Mark Thompson bravely dived and connected with a thumping header […]

Franklin United Report – 21 April 2018

Wet weather didn’t dampen the performance of the Franklin United teams on Saturday with their First Team sticking to their game plan despite the challenging conditions. The coach believed that a good week’s training paid off for their players. Now sitting 3rd on the table, the team has to get themselves ready for a mid-week game against 2nd place holders […]

Franklin United Football Results – 14 April

First Team 2-2 against Metro, Goal Scorer: Daniel Billot (2) – PIC Insurance Brokers Player of the Day, Daniel Billot Reserves Team 2-2 against Metro, Goal Scorer: Marc Lindsay (2) – Player of the Day Brody Turkington First Team Report After four weeks, Franklin United remains unbeaten with two wins and two draws.  Yesterday’s game saw another draw against Metro.  […]

Top goalkeeper signed for Franklin United

Last week Franklin United took a step closer in getting its team in place for the coming Northern Regional Football League season. Playing in Division two this year, the team is determined to work hard in getting promoted back into Division one. “Management is excited to have Jason Mann on board this year. He has a great amount of experience […]

Grading starts for FUYA

Grading started this week at Drury for the Franklin United Youth Academy of Football. It was the first time FUYA found its feet on the field and Ben Fletcher, director of coaching and his team thoroughly enjoyed the week. “It’s great to finally get out there and start the academy,”he said on Thursday 8 February. “There’s some great talent turning […]

Introducing Mark Holt

Franklin United are thrilled to have Mark Holt joining Ben Fletcher (Director of Football) to lead Franklin United Youth Association (FUYA) teams this season.  Mark will be responsible for the 10th, 11th & 12th Grade development as well as overseeing the 15th, 16th & 17th Grades. Mark comes to FUYA with a wealth of experience in coaching football academies and developing pathways, having […]

Memorable Sporting moments from 2017

We could fill several papers with the amount of sporting events and moments achieved this year. 2017 has been a year full of success, achievements and milestones. Here is just a selection of what our community has done in the sporting arena. BASKETBALL Franklin Basketball’s U13 Boy’s team became the first Franklin squad to take out the ABSL Super City […]

Franklin United Youth Academy to launch

Following several months of discussions, the Franklin United board recently announced their plans for the creation of a Franklin United Youth Academy (FUYA) for 2018. The aim is to create a full pathway from 12th grade through to senior NRFL football. The philosophy of the FUYA will be aligned to that of Ole Academy in Wellington and the committee are […]

Franklin United U19 complete the double

Franklin United U19  – 7 – Western Springs  – 0 Franklin United went into the Cup final against Western Springs, one of the largest clubs in Auckland, knowing that they were up against a team that had pushed them all the way in the previous two league games.  Only one goal in Franklin’s favour had previously separated these two teams. […]

Franklin United Match Day Report – U19 Match

Franklin United were ready to play against the only team to have beaten them in the first round, East Coast Bays.  Franklin were struggling for players due to several factors but were still able to put out a very competitive team.   Franklin quickly settled into their routine style and soon took the lead and were creating some good chances one […]


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