wellington phoenix

A-League review: Phoenix rise to the occasion to end Victory's streak

A-League review: Phoenix rise to the occasion to end Victory's streak

Goals from Roly Bonevacia, Jacob Tratt and Kosta Barbarouses helped Wellington Phoenix to a 3-0 win over Melbourne Victory. 17 Jan 2017
Phoenix halt Victory march 3-0

Phoenix halt Victory march 3-0

Wellington Phoenix have climbed into the top six for the first time this season after a dominant performance saw them stun Melbourne Victory 3-0 at Westpac Stadium on Tuesday night. 17 Jan 2017
Greenacre rapt with 'selection headaches'

Greenacre rapt with 'selection headaches'

Wellington Phoenix co-manager Chris Greenacre is exercising caution with his line-ups ahead of a grueling schedule which will see his side play three games in 10 days. 16 Jan 2017
Muscat happy common sense prevailed

Muscat happy common sense prevailed

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat accepts linesman Wilson Brown made an error in Besart Berisha’s dismissal in the 3-2 win over Brisbane Roar on Friday. 16 Jan 2017
Wanderers keeper pelted with snakes

Wanderers keeper pelted with snakes

Vedran Janjetovic received a brutal reception as he returned to Sydney FC for the first time after joining Western Sydney Wanderers. 15 Jan 2017
Okon: We want that third win

Okon: We want that third win

Central Coast coach Paul Okon says the Mariners must be realistic about their stage of development as he preaches patience following a sixth loss in seven matches. 14 Jan 2017
Ex-Mariner McGlinches it for Phoenix

Ex-Mariner McGlinches it for Phoenix

Phoenix star Michael McGlinchey returned from injury to haunt his former club, scoring the only goal in Wellington's 1-0 win over Central Coast at Westpac Stadium on Saturday. 14 Jan 2017
Preview: Phoenix v Mariners

Preview: Phoenix v Mariners

The improving Wellington Phoenix begin a season-defining week against a Central Coast Mariners outfit searching for their first win in seven matches. 14 Jan 2017
McGing: Nix there for the taking

McGing: Nix there for the taking

Central Coast defender Jake McGing says the Mariners have headed across the Tasman full of confidence they can knock off Wellington on Saturday. 13 Jan 2017
Smeltz: We can cope without Krishna

Smeltz: We can cope without Krishna

Wellington Phoenix striker Shane Smeltz is confident his team can cope without forward Roy Krishna following his send off for a challenge on Shane Lowry in last week’s 2-1 away loss to Perth Glory. 10 Jan 2017
Borda faces three-game ban

Borda faces three-game ban

Western Sydney Wanderers defender Aritz Borda has been slapped with a three-game ban following a foul on Melbourne City striker Bruno Fornaroli at AAMI Park on Friday. 9 Jan 2017
Glory return to winning ways

Glory return to winning ways

A spectacular long range strike from Perth Glory skipper Rostyn Griffiths has inspired his side to a 2-1 comeback win over the Phoenix at nib Stadium on Thursday night. 5 Jan 2017
Preview: Glory v Phoenix

Preview: Glory v Phoenix

It’s a Distance Derby cracker to kick-off Round 14 with star striker Shane Smeltz in the Phoenix squad looking to bring down his former club in the West. 5 Jan 2017
Smeltz approved to face Glory tonight

Smeltz approved to face Glory tonight

All Whites striker Shane Smeltz’s international transfer is complete and he will be available for selection in tonight’s clash with Perth Glory at nib Stadium. 5 Jan 2017
Phoenix appoint Buckingham, Greenacre as co-coaches

Phoenix appoint Buckingham, Greenacre as co-coaches

Des Buckingham, who holds a Pro license, will be head coach under FFA regulations, while Chris Greenacre will be co-coach. 2 Jan 2017
A-League Review: Substitute Sotirio denies Perth Glory

A-League Review: Substitute Sotirio denies Perth Glory

Draw specialists Western Sydney Wanderers came from behind to claim another point against Perth Glory. 1 Jan 2017
Greenacre: We didn't take our chances

Greenacre: We didn't take our chances

Interim Phoenix coach Chris Greenacre said he was pleased with the amount of chances created but disappointed with the end product in his side's 0-0 draw with Adelaide United at a wet and wild Westpac on Sunday. 1 Jan 2017
Phoenix, Reds fail to fire

Phoenix, Reds fail to fire

Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United kicked off 2017 with a drab 0-0 draw at a wet and windy Westpac Stadium on Sunday. 1 Jan 2017
Doyle extends time with Phoenix

Doyle extends time with Phoenix

After a six-week rehabilitation stint from a hamstring injury, Phoenix defender Tom Doyle has a spring back in his step after signing a two-year contract extension. 28 Dec 2016
Phoenix have more 'will to win'

Phoenix have more 'will to win'

Dynamic Wellington Phoenix forward Kosta Barbarouses says his side are motivated by a renewed “will to win” following the departure of coach Ernie Merrick. 26 Dec 2016
Jets demand more from imports

Jets demand more from imports

Newcastle Jets coach Mark Jones has called on his squad’s imports to follow Morten Nordstrand’s lead and “stand up” for the top six contenders. 26 Dec 2016