wellington phoenix

Tratt: Phoenix will rise

Tratt: Phoenix will rise

Defender Jacob Tratt is confident it’s only a matter of time before the wins start flowing for Wellington Phoenix after they slumped to a third straight Hyundai A-League defeat on Sunday. 23 Oct 2016
Sydney strike late to stun Nix

Sydney strike late to stun Nix

Sydney FC have maintained their perfect start to the season after netting an injury-time winner to steal a 1-0 win against Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Sunday. 23 Oct 2016
FFA floats second NZ club

FFA floats second NZ club

A-League boss Greg O’Rourke has floated the possibility of introducing a second club in New Zealand within the next five years. 22 Oct 2016
Brosque: Sydney haven't peaked too early

Brosque: Sydney haven't peaked too early

Sydney FC captain Alex Brosque denies his side has peaked too early following its impressive A-League form coupled with a dominant display against Canberra United in the FFA Cup Semi-final. 20 Oct 2016
Glory Nix first win of campaign

Glory Nix first win of campaign

Perth Glory have secured their first win of the Hyundai A-League season after a hard-earned 2-0 win over Wellington Phoenix in the Distance Derby at nib Stadium on Sunday. 16 Oct 2016
Preview: Glory v Phoenix

Preview: Glory v Phoenix

It's a ‘Distance Derby’ in Perth, and with a posse of Phoenix stars returning the visitors will be all guns blazing against a Glory outfit still stinging from their second half fiasco last week. 16 Oct 2016
Merrick content with 'top four' squad

Merrick content with 'top four' squad

Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick says he’s got the squad to challenge for the top four following the signing of Ben Litfin and won’t enter the transfer market again until January. 13 Oct 2016
Phoenix sign ex-Roar man Litfin

Phoenix sign ex-Roar man Litfin

Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick has made another foray into Australia’s National Premier Leagues to sign Gold Coast City attacking midfielder Ben Litfin. 13 Oct 2016
Merrick: Nix lost midfield battle

Merrick: Nix lost midfield battle

Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick says his side struggled to contain Melbourne City’s early ambush as the hosts slumped to a season-opening 1-0 defeat on Saturday. 9 Oct 2016
10-man City edge Phoenix

10-man City edge Phoenix

Big-spending Melbourne City has opened its season with a 1-0 win over Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Saturday. 8 Oct 2016
JVS not buying into Nix outs

JVS not buying into Nix outs

Melbourne City coach John van ’t Schip says they won’t be taking Wellington Phoenix for granted in their A-League season opener on Saturday. 8 Oct 2016
Krishna: Phoenix look the best

Krishna: Phoenix look the best

Wellington and Fiji international striker Roy Krishna says the off-season additions of Kosta Barbarouses and Gui Finkler means the Phoenix have the best team in the A-League. 8 Oct 2016
Kamau eyes back-to-back Championships

Kamau eyes back-to-back Championships

Melbourne City newcomer Bruce Kamau describes his departure from reigning champions Adelaide United as the best move for his career. 6 Oct 2016
'Phoenix future lured me home'

'Phoenix future lured me home'

The new licence deal for Wellington Phoenix was one of the key reasons to tempt Kosta Barbarouses back home from Melbourne Victory. 5 Oct 2016
Krishna: Phoenix gunning for top two

Krishna: Phoenix gunning for top two

Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna says his side is aiming to make the A-League top two despite sliding down to ninth last term. 30 Sep 2016
Recalled Durante lost love for football

Recalled Durante lost love for football

Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante says he fell out of love with football last campaign in what he describes as “the poorest season” in the club’s history. 29 Sep 2016
Jets, Phoenix win in friendly action

Jets, Phoenix win in friendly action

Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix were both victorious in pre-season friendly action over Western Sydney Wanderers and Central Coast Mariners respectively on Saturday. 24 Sep 2016
Merrick praises new recruit Rossi

Merrick praises new recruit Rossi

Wellington coach Ernie Merrick believes new signing Marco Rossi could be the missing link for the Phoenix this season. 21 Sep 2016
Merrick demands fixture overhaul

Merrick demands fixture overhaul

Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick has implored the A-League to acknowledge Fifa windows or postpone several of the club’s “compromised” fixtures ahead of the 2016-17 season. 21 Sep 2016
A-League transfer watch

A-League transfer watch

Keep up to date with all the off-season A-League moves in one place. 20 Sep 2016
Merrick pleased with pre-season progress

Merrick pleased with pre-season progress

Wellington coach Ernie Merrick says he wants his team to take that winning feeling from pre-season and transfer into the A-League when the new season kicks off next month. 18 Sep 2016