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A-League Review: Derby defeat for Sydney, Melbourne City cruise to victory

A-League Review: Derby defeat for Sydney, Melbourne City cruise to victory

There were A-League wins for Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City, while Perth Glory held Brisbane Roar to a draw. 19 Feb 2017
Phoenix players 'not doing their jobs'

Phoenix players 'not doing their jobs'

Wellington hard-man Vince Lia has called out Phoenix’s players for not sticking to their tasks in Saturday’s 5-1 thumping by Melbourne City at Westpac Stadium. 18 Feb 2017
Muscat: Pressure? Bring it on!

Muscat: Pressure? Bring it on!

Melbourne City defender Manny Muscat says Saturday’s dominant 5-1 win over Wellington Phoenix is a sign of his side’s ability to deal with end-of-season expectations. 18 Feb 2017
Ruthless City whip Nix 5-1

Ruthless City whip Nix 5-1

Melbourne City have returned to their merciless best with an emphatic 5-1 win over Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Saturday night. 18 Feb 2017
Preview: Phoenix v City

Preview: Phoenix v City

Melbourne City’s big guns are back and they absolutely must win this one after just one victory in their last five. Can a trip to Wellington – who haven't won in their last four – spark their season or will Phoenix reignite their finals tilt? 18 Feb 2017
Uncertainty reigns at Phoenix

Uncertainty reigns at Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix are no closer to resolving the future of a number of off-contract players with interim co-coach Chris Greenacre admitting he’s only advising the club about direction. 17 Feb 2017
Finkler out, Nix friendly no nuisance

Finkler out, Nix friendly no nuisance

Wellington Phoenix have lost Gui Finkler for Saturday’s clash with Melbourne City and insist a midweek friendly is no “nuisance” to their plans for the crunch game. 14 Feb 2017
A-League leaders Sydney FC go 20 unbeaten

A-League leaders Sydney FC go 20 unbeaten

It is now 20 unbeaten for A-League leaders Sydney FC after a 3-1 defeat of Wellington Phoenix. 10 Feb 2017
The Sydney machine rolls on

The Sydney machine rolls on

Sydney FC have moved 12 points clear at the summit after a comfortable 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix at Allianz Stadium on Thursday night. 9 Feb 2017
Preview: Sydney v Wellington

Preview: Sydney v Wellington

Sydney FC’s inexorable charge to the Premiership – and perhaps invincibility – shows no signs of abating but, we ask, could a desperate Wellington Phoenix be a Sky Blue banana skin on Thursday night? 9 Feb 2017
Former All White captain Steve Sumner dies aged 61

Former All White captain Steve Sumner dies aged 61

New Zealand football legend, former All White captain, media pundit and Wellington Phoenix board member, Steve Sumner passed away Wednesday aged 61. 8 Feb 2017
Santa's special says proud Popa

Santa's special says proud Popa

Western Sydney boss Tony Popovic hailed the influence of Brendon Santalab after the striker inspired the Wanderers to a crucial win over Wellington on Saturday night. 5 Feb 2017
Phoenix not 'carried away' by loss

Phoenix not 'carried away' by loss

Wellington Phoenix boss Des Buckingham is refusing to panic despite his side’s disappointing loss at home to Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday night. 5 Feb 2017
A-League Review: Cahill sent off in bizarre fashion in ill-tempered derby defeat

A-League Review: Cahill sent off in bizarre fashion in ill-tempered derby defeat

Melbourne City lost a contentious derby to Melbourne Victory, while there were A-League wins for Perth Glory and Western Sydney Wanderers. 5 Feb 2017
Santalab sparks Wanderers surge

Santalab sparks Wanderers surge

Western Sydney have moved into the top six in emphatic style with a comfortable 3-1 win over a 10-man Wellington Phoenix at Yarrow Stadium in New Zealand on Saturday. 4 Feb 2017
Preview: Phoenix v Wanderers

Preview: Phoenix v Wanderers

At New Plymouth's picturesque Yarrow Stadium, two finals-chasing sides lock horns for a vital three points. Can the Nix continue their recent good form or will the Wanderers strike a big blow in the race for the top six? 4 Feb 2017
Carlos Hernandez wants to play NPL

Carlos Hernandez wants to play NPL

Former Melbourne Victory and Wellington Phoenix attacking-midfielder Carlos Hernandez wants to return to Australia to play in the NPL. 3 Feb 2017
It's 'must-win' for Phoenix

It's 'must-win' for Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix must win Saturday’s home clash against Western Sydney Wanderers, according to coach Chris Greenacre. 3 Feb 2017
Durante slams FFA 'madness'

Durante slams FFA 'madness'

Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante has re-opened the discussion on Football Federation Australia's (FFA) heat policy, slamming the decision to play Sunday’s A-League match in oppressive conditions as “madness” and “dangerous”. 2 Feb 2017
Nobody got heatstroke, insists FFA

Nobody got heatstroke, insists FFA

Football Federation Australia today hit back at claims that Wellington Phoenix players suffered heatstroke in the sweltering conditions of yesterday's clash with Adelaide United. 30 Jan 2017
Opportunity Smeltz in Adelaide heat

Opportunity Smeltz in Adelaide heat

Wellington Phoenix striker Shane Smeltz was disappointed his side couldn’t hold on to take three points against Adelaide United, forced to settle for a draw in sweltering conditions on Sunday. 29 Jan 2017