All Whites midfielder Jake Butler will add another notable chapter to his footballing story this week when he leads Waitakere United into battle against the Wellington Phoenix A at Fred Taylor Park on Wednesday evening.
Mario Bilenís official player profile states he stands at 190 centimetres, a shade under skipper Ivan Vicelich. Whatever the exact figure, one thing is for certain; Bilen cuts an imposing figure in the backline.
A third consecutive OFC Champions League win and now a third consecutive appearance at the FIFA Club World Cup - could it be third time lucky for Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx?
Evergreen All White and Auckland City FC skipper Ivan Vicelich talks FIFA World Cup TM and FIFA Club World Cup as the biggest month in football looms.
A key element in Waitakere United's fourth title in a row last season, goalkeeper Danny Robinson is also delving into the world of coaching with the Football Ferns and in his role as a Football Development Officer.