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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
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
Expansion blues taking their toll on Western United

Expansion blues taking their toll on Western United

Falling further adrift of the top six after their 1-0 loss to Brisbane Roar, the challenges facing A-League debutants Western United are becoming increasingly stark. 17 Feb 2020
Western United sign Japanese defender Imai

Western United sign Japanese defender Imai

Western United have bolstered their injury-hit defence by signing Japanese defender Tomoki Imai until the end of the season. 11 Feb 2020
Rudan wants every A-League match after 6:30pm

Rudan wants every A-League match after 6:30pm

Western United coach Mark Rudan says all A-League games should kick off after 6.30pm to avoid players battling extreme heat in the summer. 2 Feb 2020
Rudan's United ready for Jets surprises

Rudan's United ready for Jets surprises

Western United's Mark Rudan is ready for whatever surprises Newcastle Jets can throw his team's way on Saturday. 31 Jan 2020
Multiple home venues no excuse: Rudan

Multiple home venues no excuse: Rudan

Coach Mark Rudan says he'd like Western United to have a consistent home ground beyond this A-League season but won't use their different venues as an excuse. 27 Jan 2020
Transformed Phoenix emerging from ashes

Transformed Phoenix emerging from ashes

Club great Paul Ifill says Australian coaches Mark Rudan and Ufuk Talay can take most credit for the transformation of Wellington in the A-League. 13 Jan 2020
McDonald 'wants out' of United: Rudan

McDonald 'wants out' of United: Rudan

Western United coach Mark Rudan has confirmed Scott McDonald requested to leave the A-League club but says there has not been a deal completed to release him. 4 Jan 2020
Kone: 'Australians aren't so tactical...I like it'

Kone: 'Australians aren't so tactical...I like it'

It’s taken some adjusting to the Australian style, but Western United's Panagiotis Kone says that he’s enjoying his time at the A-League expansion club. 3 Jan 2020
The long road to Dylan Pierias' first Western United start

The long road to Dylan Pierias' first Western United start

The eventual 3-1 defeat wasn't the best conclusion to it, but Saturday afternoon was still a monumental one for Western United’s Dylan Pierias. 29 Dec 2019
‘For him to come off, it’s not good’: Western United sweats on Hamill and Calver following 'Nix loss

‘For him to come off, it’s not good’: Western United sweats on Hamill and Calver following 'Nix loss

Western United’s 3-1 loss to Wellington Phoenix on Saturday afternoon is set to be compounded, with a suspected serious injury to Brendan Hamill marring the club’s first Ballarat fixture. 28 Dec 2019
Devlin delight as 'Nix down United

Devlin delight as 'Nix down United

The Wellington Phoenix hype-train kept on rolling on Saturday afternoon as it pulled into Ballarat and came away with a comprehensive 3-1 win over Western United in the first-ever A-League game ever staged in the regional city. 28 Dec 2019
'Watch this space': Rudan 'on the lookout' for signings as sources deny coaching departures

'Watch this space': Rudan 'on the lookout' for signings as sources deny coaching departures

With just a solitary game remaining until the January transfer window opens, Western United are sitting third on the A-League table and flying high. That doesn’t mean, however, that the club isn’t looking for further reinforcements. 27 Dec 2019
Rudan insists Phoenix have 'grown in confidence' after he 'helped Ufy get the job'

Rudan insists Phoenix have 'grown in confidence' after he 'helped Ufy get the job'

Wellington Phoenix have surged into a strong run of A-League form but Western United coach Mark Rudan is ready for what his former side will throw at them. 27 Dec 2019
Diamanti, Berisha, Kone and McDonald not enough: Western United eyeing 'striker and midfielder' in January

Diamanti, Berisha, Kone and McDonald not enough: Western United eyeing 'striker and midfielder' in January

A-League newcomers Western United will look to bolster their attacking and midfield stocks in the upcoming January transfer window. 27 Dec 2019