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Confidence shows in games

Confidence shows in games

Adelaide United defender Ben Garuccio says the difference in confidence levels was evident in his team’s 2-0 loss to league leaders Sydney FC on Friday night. 23 Jan 2017
A-League Review: Taggart fires Perth to glory

A-League Review: Taggart fires Perth to glory

Adam Taggart continued his superb form in front of goal as Perth Glory dealt a blow to Melbourne Victory's hopes of catching Sydney FC. 21 Jan 2017
Maclaren strikes late to sink Nix

Maclaren strikes late to sink Nix

A late Jamie Maclaren goal has seen Brisbane Roar snap a three-game losing streak with a precious 1-0 win over Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Saturday night. 21 Jan 2017
Preview: Phoenix v Brisbane

Preview: Phoenix v Brisbane

Back-to-back wins at Westpac in the space of four thrilling days have Wellington Phoenix in fifth spot breathing down the neck of fourth-placed Brisbane Roar. 21 Jan 2017
Brisbane looking to clip Phoenix's Wings

Brisbane looking to clip Phoenix's Wings

Brisbane’s Dimi Petratos says the Roar can take advantage of Wellington Phoenix’s heavy schedule at 'The Cake Tin' on Saturday night. 20 Jan 2017
Muscat: Nix a top four side

Muscat: Nix a top four side

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat believes his players copped “a slap in the face” after Wellington Phoenix ended their nine-game undefeated streak on Tuesday night with a 3-0 smack down. 20 Jan 2017
Aloisi demanding more than good football

Aloisi demanding more than good football

John Aloisi says his side needs more than football smarts to down Wellington on Saturday. 19 Jan 2017
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