FANZ: The Football Magazine: After returning from stints working at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and as a coach in the Indian Premier League, coach Ricki Herbert says he’s still got plenty he wants to achieve in New Zealand football.
Bay of Plenty Times: New Zealand’s best-known football brand is establishing a talent centre based at Mt Maunganui. The Ricki Herbert Football Academy will work with talented young players from the Bay of Plenty, helping them develop their skills.
Stuff.co.nz: Ricki Herbert may have been to World Cup finals as a player and coach but he still gets a thrill working with youngsters who are learning the game. This story explains why Herbert spent three days working with kids in Taranaki.
An U-16 academy team headed to Europe for a two-week European tour in September 2013 that took in games in Spain and England, giving players the chance to experience top professional training facilities.