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Devlin's 'like a little Kante in there...'

Devlin's 'like a little Kante in there...'

Wellington Phoenix skipper Steven Taylor has compared tigerish ball winner Cameron Devlin to French superstar N'Golo Kante. 23 Jan 2020
Phoenix extend leaders' A-League contracts

Phoenix extend leaders' A-League contracts

Wellington have extended the contracts of skipper Steven Taylor and his deputy Alex Rufer for two and three A-League seasons respectively. 1 Jan 2020
Phoenix skipper Taylor wants to stay put

Phoenix skipper Taylor wants to stay put

Captain Steven Taylor has declared a desire to see out his career at Wellington Phoenix, which will be music to the ears of their ambitious A-League coach Ufuk Talay. 20 Dec 2019
'Pure domination' - Steven Taylor delighted with 'Nix performance against Victory

'Pure domination' - Steven Taylor delighted with 'Nix performance against Victory

Though disappointed not to get the three points, Wellington Phoenix captain Steven Taylor was delighted with a performance that he believes was “pure domination" as his club drew 0-0 with Melbourne Victory 15 Dec 2019
Strike force Pheonix is coming, warns skipper

Strike force Pheonix is coming, warns skipper

The A-League will be jolted when prolific English striker Gary Hooper joins Mexican wizard Ulises Davila in the Phoenix front line, says skipper Steven Taylor. 28 Nov 2019
DeVere hails Taylor's Phoenix influence

DeVere hails Taylor's Phoenix influence

Steven Taylor could be excused for easing up in the latter stages of an accomplished career but he's instead become a leader at A-League side Wellington. 24 Nov 2019
'The players are not performing to the best of their abilities for whatever reason...'

'The players are not performing to the best of their abilities for whatever reason...'

Captain Steven Taylor pulled off heroic touches at both ends of the park as Wellington Phoenix bagged their first win of the A-League season, 2-1 over Brisbane Roar. 24 Nov 2019
Taylor replaces Durante as Phoenix captain

Taylor replaces Durante as Phoenix captain

Former English Premier League defender Steven Taylor has been handed the Wellington Phoenix captain's armband after 11 seasons in the care of Andrew Durante. 25 Jul 2019
Taylor defends new Phoenix striker

Taylor defends new Phoenix striker

Steven Taylor says Wellington striker signing David Ball's hard yards in the lower tiers of English soccer have him primed to be an A-League force. 18 Jul 2019
Taylor: 'The A-League's about who wants it more. Simple as that'

Taylor: 'The A-League's about who wants it more. Simple as that'

It's a long way from the Geordie shores of Newcastle to little old Wellington Phoenix. But for new Nix talisman, Steven Taylor, some things never change. 11 Dec 2018
Taylor's advice to A-League refs: 'Let the game flow!'

Taylor's advice to A-League refs: 'Let the game flow!'

Wellington Phoenix defender Steven Taylor says he would like to see games flow more freely in the A-League. 10 Nov 2018
Pressure off! Fornaroli opens his account

Pressure off! Fornaroli opens his account

It was an unusually emotional celebration by Bruno Fornaroli as he bagged Melbourne City’s second goal of the night against Wellington Phoenix. 9 Nov 2018
How did he miss that? Steven Taylor explains

How did he miss that? Steven Taylor explains

Steven Taylor knew the question was coming as soon as they pinged him for the post-match interview on Sunday: "How did you miss that?" 28 Oct 2018
Steven Taylor declined European offers to revive Wellington Phoenix

Steven Taylor declined European offers to revive Wellington Phoenix

Former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor has revealed he had European offers but decided to join A-League strugglers Wellington Phoenix with the lure of reviving the club. 16 Aug 2018
Wellington Phoenix sign ex-Newcastle United great

Wellington Phoenix sign ex-Newcastle United great

Wellington Phoenix have confirmed the signing of ex-Newcastle United and England defender, Steven Taylor, after he passed a medical and finalised terms yesterday. 10 Jul 2018