Hawke's Bay United FC
Hawke's Bay United is an association football club based in Napier, New Zealand. HB United play in the ISPS Handa Premiership – a semi-professional franchise based league, which runs independently of the winter club season. Local winter clubs provide the player pool for each franchise. Their home stadium is Bluewater Stadium.
|Full name||Hawke's Bay United Football Club|
Napier, New Zealand
|Coach||Chris Greatholder & Bill Robertson|
|League||ISPS Handa Premiership|
Hawke’s Bay United (HBU) was founded in 2005 under the name of Napier City Soccer, as the summer entity of Central League club Napier City Rovers. In the inaugural NZFC season (2004–05), they finished 5th out of 8. The following season, Napier City Soccer was renamed to their current moniker of "Hawke's Bay United" and changed their kit colour to the Hawke's Bay provincial sporting colours of white and black, as part of an effort to greater represent the greater East Coast instead of just the city of Napier. The rebranded Hawkes Bay United finished last in the season standings.
As of 1 November 2019
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Current as of 6 December 2018
|Youth Coach||Bruce Barclay|
|Team Manager||James Calder|
|Fitness Coach||Christopher Treacher|
|Technical Analyst||Tim Motu|
- Anendra Singh (31 October 2019). "Hawke's Bay United inject pivotal import trio to provide impetus". NZ Herald. Retrieved 1 November 2019.