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SOCCER CONTROL

■'N.Z.F.A. MEETS. . A meeting of the council of .- tho New-Zeahind.irootba.il Association was

held last evening, Mr. P. Campbell presiding. There were also present':. Messrs. A. IS. Wells, A. J. Hyder,W. G'r. Bryce. P. Rose, 1?. Sautiders/ B. L. Salmon, IT. I. 'Graves, J. J. Roberts, and L. 0. Atkinson (honorary secretary). ■The. secretary reported that the following cable had been despatched to the manager of the English footballers 'afc Sydney: ."Great interest your tour; public very disappointed no visit here; have asked Australia terms for short tour; please use' your best influence l.'t-intr this about." The council is endeavouring to get Mr. J.. Lewis, manager of the team, to visit New Zealand for about twelve days should tin; English Soccer plavcrs not visit New Zealand.' ' .. " ■".'..■.' In connection with the New Zealand Rugby Union's letter dealing with the alleged misuse of'the title "All Black," m-cived at the last council meeting, the i secretary reported that the. following letter had been forwarded in return : '■'f have to advise you that my-council lwis no desire to use the title 'All Blacks,' and considers that as you represent iho original holders '.of such title, you should'now have the sole right to use it. My council does, however, feel that thc'fernlcaf, being the national emblem of New Zealand, should be worn by any person or persons representing New Zealand bodies in any field of sport." . . ■ ■ The competitions committee reported ! that the following additional entries had been received for the Chatham Cup:— Wellington, 10 teams; Canterbury, 3; Auckland, 9; South Auckland, 2. The entries now total 29 The council decided that the qualifying round must be completed by 13fcli Jiilv. Additional challenges for t.hs Brown Shield were received from Huller. Ota"0 ' and Poverty "Bay. ,° '

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SOCCER CONTROL, Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 130, 5 June 1925

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SOCCER CONTROL Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 130, 5 June 1925

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