17 Feb 2014

City take out minor premiership

6:02 am on 17 February 2014

Auckland City have sealed a third straight minor premiership in the national football competition with one round to go, after thrashing Southland United away by a record 10-0 in Dunedin.

Second-placed Hawke's Bay United have qualified for the playoffs with a 2-1 away win at Canterbury United, who are fourth.

Waitakere United drew 1-1 at Waikato Bay of Plenty United but can still make the playoffs.

Team Wellington secured their place in the play-offs with a 4-1 away win over the Wanderers.