NZ Football

Team Wellington sign Former Scottish Premier League Defender

Team Wellington sign Former Scottish Premier League Defender

Team Wellington are pleased to announce the signing of Northern Ireland age-group International, Rory McKeown.

The 26-year old began his youth career with Ipswich Town before he went on to join Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premier League in 2011. Making an early impression, McKeown scored on his professional debut against Dundee United. McKeown spent three years with the club before going on loan to Cowdenbeath.

In June 2014, McKeown joined Raith Rovers where he had an impressive campaign making 72 appearances over two seasons.

Team Wellington Re-Sign Club Favourites

Team Wellington Re-Sign Club Favourites

Team Wellington are pleased to announce experienced midfielders, Andy Bevin and Nathanael Hailemariam have re-signed with the club ahead of the 2019/20 ISPS Handa Premiership.

Head Coach, Scott Hales, is excited to have both players back for another year and having worked with both of them over the last few seasons, will look to utilise their experience both on and off the pitch.

“Andy and Nati are not only quality players and great people but having them back this season is important for continuity within our environment and our quest for honours,” Hales said.

Team Wellington Lock In Talented Midfielder

Team Wellington Lock In Talented Midfielder

Team Wellington are pleased to announce the signing of Northern Ireland Youth International, Ollie Bassett ahead of the 2019/20 ISPS Handa Premiership season.

Bassett was born in England where he started his football career as a youngster in the Aston Villa Academy before signing a scholarship with Southampton in 2014.

The following year, at the age of just 17, Bassett made his debut for Yeovil Town becoming the youngest player at the time to play in the English Football League. Later that year, he signed his first professional contract with the club.

Team Wellington and Olé Football Academy Join Forces

Team Wellington and Olé Football Academy Join Forces

Team Wellington Board are pleased to announce they have entered a Memorandum of Understanding with the Olé Football Academy ahead of the 2019/20 season.

This joint arrangement sees Wellington’s two most successful amateur football entities join forces for the good of football in the Capital.

Team Wellington Appoint Scott Hales as Head Coach

Team Wellington Appoint Scott Hales as Head Coach

Team Wellington are pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Hales as the new Head Coach ahead of the forthcoming 2019/20 ISPS Handa Premiership season.

Hales appointment follows a thorough recruitment process led by Team Wellington’s Chairman, Peter Chote, and other members of the football board.

As an Advanced Coach Educator for New Zealand Football, Hales brings a wealth knowledge to the role and also holds an OFC/NZF 'A' Licence.