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Talay focused on Phoenix amid Victory talk

Talay focused on Phoenix amid Victory talk

Wellington coach Ufuk Talay says his focus remains on the Phoenix's A-League campaign despite speculation linking him with an approach by Melbourne Victory. 27 Mar 2021
'He will grow' - Phoenix coach eager to see more from Hemed

'He will grow' - Phoenix coach eager to see more from Hemed

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay is hopeful Israeli striker Tomer Hemed can hit new heights after finally breaking his A-League duck. 20 Mar 2021
'It's vital we get three points' - Phoenix keen to build league form

'It's vital we get three points' - Phoenix keen to build league form

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay is challenging his team to build on last week's win over Newcastle Jets and secure another positive result against Perth Glory. 6 Mar 2021
Rejigged Phoenix show signs of revival

Rejigged Phoenix show signs of revival

Wellington Phoenix's youngsters made the most of their opportunities as the injury-hit A-League club showed signs of renewal to move off the bottom. 22 Feb 2021
Phoenix desperate to snatch A-League win

Phoenix desperate to snatch A-League win

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay is eyeing off a drought-breaking win against Central Coast Mariners in Sunday's A-League match in Gosford. 30 Jan 2021
'We'll come out of this pretty quickly' - slow start Phoenix upbeat

'We'll come out of this pretty quickly' - slow start Phoenix upbeat

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay is confident his side can turn around a winless run of eight games to mirror last season's stunning climb up the A-League ladder. 24 Jan 2021
Phoenix wary of winless Jets after lay-off

Phoenix wary of winless Jets after lay-off

Fresh after two weeks without a competitive fixture, Wellington are desperate for their first A-League win against last-placed Newcastle. 23 Jan 2021
What did you miss from week two?

What did you miss from week two?

A look at the second week of the A-League, after just two matches could be played because of Brisbane's COVID-19 lockdown. 10 Jan 2021
'It's going to be difficult for us...' - Nix to recover over forced break

'It's going to be difficult for us...' - Nix to recover over forced break

Wellington coach Ufuk Talay said his team will take the next fortnight to recover as they face two weeks without an A-League match. 10 Jan 2021
'We disappointed our supporters...' - Milicic eager for Macarthur to make amends

'We disappointed our supporters...' - Milicic eager for Macarthur to make amends

After a disappointing result in their first home A-League match, Macarthur FC have a chance to make amends against Wellington Phoenix on Saturday. 8 Jan 2021
Phoenix enjoy freedom of second A-L hub

Phoenix enjoy freedom of second A-L hub

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay says his team is enjoying more freedom in Australia ahead of the 2020-21 A-League season. 24 Nov 2020
Talay knocks back Victory, pledges Wellington future

Talay knocks back Victory, pledges Wellington future

Rising star Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay has pledged his future to the Kiwi club after reportedly knocking back interest from Melbourne Victory. 23 Aug 2020
It's been 'extremely tough' but Wellington's season is a massive A-League boost

It's been 'extremely tough' but Wellington's season is a massive A-League boost

They've limped into finals under the radar, but Wellington Phoenix's best ever A-League finish is something to be commended before their semi-final against Perth Glory. 22 Aug 2020
Rudan says players and fans agree: don’t bring back VAR

Rudan says players and fans agree: don’t bring back VAR

Western United coach Mark Rudan has queried why VAR was brought back for the A-League finals after the technology was sidelined earlier in the season restart. 21 Aug 2020
Coaches admit ‘you never know’ gruelling schedule consequences

Coaches admit ‘you never know’ gruelling schedule consequences

Early results in the restarted A-League suggest clubs will be battling to string together wins as they deal with short turnarounds. 23 Jul 2020
Talay: People didn’t want VAR, now look...

Talay: People didn’t want VAR, now look...

Wellington A-League coach Ufuk Talay wanted the competition to keep the VAR system even before some refereeing decisions went against his team on Friday. 18 Jul 2020