NZ Football

Team Wellington sign skilful defender from Montenegro

Team Wellington sign skilful defender from Montenegro

Team Wellington are pleased to confirm the signing of 31-year old defender, Stevan Marković ahead of the 2019/20 ISPS Handa Premiership. 

Signed from the Montenegrin First League side, FK Mornar, Marković is the 19th player to be signed for the upcoming season. 

Born in Bar, Montenegro, Marković began his youth career with FK Vojvodina before signing with his local side, FK Mornar where he would play for three seasons before moving to OFK Grbalj. 

Team Wellington welcome Barcia back to the capital

Team Wellington welcome Barcia back to the capital

Team Wellington are pleased to confirm that midfielder, Mario Barcia, has returned to New Zealand and signed with the club after a season with Indonesian side, Semen Padang.

The 29-year old, Argentinian born player, who has made 79 appearances for Team Wellington over four seasons, was an influential figure in the squad that helped the club to their inaugural FIFA Club World Cup in 2018.

Barcia made a name for himself with the opening goal of the competition against Al Ain, which eventually saw the host side take the win and advance through to the next round.

Team Wellington secure quality defender

Team Wellington secure quality defender

Team Wellington are delighted to announce the signing of Auckland born defender, Scott Midgley.

The 24-year old arrives in the capital following a successful winter season with Westerns Springs AFC who finished fourth in the LOTTO NRFL Premier Men’s competition.

After playing his junior football with Auckland side, Central United before progressing through the Auckland City youth ranks, Midgley spent 3 seasons playing with Missouri State University making 54 appearances for their first team.

Team Wellington secure another local talent ahead of new season

Team Wellington secure another local talent ahead of new season

Team Wellington are pleased to announce the signing of 19-year old defender, Josh Rogerson.

The young centre-back was part of the 2019 Central League side with Western Suburbs who claimed the title in August of this year.

The Wellington born talent has also represented his country at age group level making his international debut for the New Zealand U-17 team in February 2017.

Head Coach, Scott Hales, has been open about his intent to develop and work with local players as the club looks to retain the best talent in the region and Rogerson is no different.

Team Wellington re-sign Justin Gulley and Alex Palezevic ahead of new season.

Team Wellington are pleased to announce they have secured club centurion Justin Gulley and local midfielder, Alex Palezevic ahead of the 2019/20 ISPS Handa Premiership.

Head Coach Scott Hales, was thrilled to re-sign the two players with both playing a crucial role in his plan for the season ahead.

Having made 104 appearances for the club, the opportunity to have Gulley back in the ranks was one that excited Hales.  

Team Wellington secure dynamic duo

Team Wellington secure dynamic duo

Team Wellington are pleased to announce the re-signing of club fan favourites, Jack-Henry Sinclair and Angus Kilkolly ahead of the 2019/20 ISPS Handa Premiership season.

Sinclair, who has represented New Zealand at both U-17 and U-20 levels is looking forward to another season with the Wellington side and has the belief the club can push for the title.

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.