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Phoenix commit to A-League resumption

Phoenix commit to A-League resumption

The Wellington Phoenix plan on having a full-strength squad to see out the A-League season in Australia, if the competition can go ahead. 29 May 2020
NZ Football ignores players, dumps coach

NZ Football ignores players, dumps coach

NZ Football has axed their Olympic men's coach Des Buckingham, defying a combined plea from the players that he be retained. 1 May 2020
Phoenix: We're going to have to lose some players to make it affordable

Phoenix: We're going to have to lose some players to make it affordable

Wellington Phoenix have placed their academy on hiatus while pay cuts for their A-League players are looming closer, according to general manager David Dome. 24 Apr 2020
AL Phoenix star Ball reveals family scare

AL Phoenix star Ball reveals family scare

Wellington A-League striker David Ball is thankful to be safe with his family in New Zealand, having feared they would be forced to return to the UK. 17 Apr 2020
Phoenix staffer coronavirus update

Phoenix staffer coronavirus update

A Wellington Phoenix staff member has fully recovered after contracting the coronavirus around the time the A-League team was undergoing isolation in Sydney. 8 Apr 2020
PFA devastated at 'reckless' A-League clubs

PFA devastated at 'reckless' A-League clubs

The Professional Footballers Association has lamented the decision of two more A-League clubs to stand down players during the coronavirus shutdown. 3 Apr 2020
'I'm incredibly embarassed': Phoenix star speaks about joy ride

'I'm incredibly embarassed': Phoenix star speaks about joy ride

Tim Payne is sorry for his involvement in an alcohol-related joy riding incident with a Wellington teammate that broke their quarantine rules in Sydney. 2 Apr 2020
A-League isolation begins for Phoenix

A-League isolation begins for Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix have embarked on their two weeks of isolation, convinced they're fully prepared for the unique A-League challenge that awaits. 18 Mar 2020
Phoenix star Davila facing self-isolation and football instead of his new family

Phoenix star Davila facing self-isolation and football instead of his new family

Ulises Davila will be among the Wellington Phoenix players self-isolating in Sydney from Tuesday, delaying a planned trip to see his newborn son in Mexico. 16 Mar 2020
Victory isolation angers Toivonen

Victory isolation angers Toivonen

Irate striker Ola Toivonen says officials had promised his Melbourne Victory a clear passage to return home from New Zealand but he's preparing for self-isolation. 16 Mar 2020
Victory told of virus rule just before Phoenix kick-off

Victory told of virus rule just before Phoenix kick-off

Wellington have put uncertainty surrounding the A-League season to one side with a 3-0 home whipping of the hapless Melbourne Victory. 15 Mar 2020
Phoenix ready for Victory and virus threat

Phoenix ready for Victory and virus threat

Wellington Phoenix believe they're equipped to ride out any uncertainty wrought on the A-League by the coronavirus as they brace for an run of three games in seven days. 14 Mar 2020
Tips and top predictions

Tips and top predictions

A look at the action in round 23 of the A-League season. 12 Mar 2020
The weekend starts here....

The weekend starts here....

A look at the action in round 21 of the A-League season. 28 Feb 2020
Jets entice Welshman Ledley to A-League

Jets entice Welshman Ledley to A-League

Veteran Wales international and former Celtic star Joe Ledley has signed a short-term deal with A-League strugglers Newcastle. 25 Feb 2020
The Wrap of the Round: The best of the weekend

The Wrap of the Round: The best of the weekend

A look at round 20 of A-League action, which has included a five-goal special from a rejuvenated Western Sydney. 24 Feb 2020
Western face fine over new signing

Western face fine over new signing

Mark Rudan has numerous fond memories of Wellington, but Friday night won't be one of them. 22 Feb 2020
Teenage Phoenix star igniting foreign interest

Teenage Phoenix star igniting foreign interest

The overseas interest in Wellington Phoenix defender Liberato Cacace is growing, only added to by his match-winning performance against Western United. 22 Feb 2020
Victorious Phoenix go second equal

Victorious Phoenix go second equal

The in-form Phoenix have climbed to second equal on the A-League standings with a 2-0 win over out-of-sorts Western United in a sodden Wellington. 21 Feb 2020
Phoenix driven by more than Rudan revenge

Phoenix driven by more than Rudan revenge

Wellington see the third instalment of their rivalry with Western United as a chance to showcase how far they've come this A-League season, not get one over former coach Mark Rudan. 20 Feb 2020
Phoenix commit to Eden Park games

Phoenix commit to Eden Park games

Wellington have committed to play four games at Eden Park across the next two A-League seasons to acknowledge the support they have received in Auckland. 19 Feb 2020