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Adelaide thrashing key to Phoenix A-League run: Talay

Adelaide thrashing key to Phoenix A-League run: Talay

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay says a New Year's Day thrashing at the hands of Adelaide United provided lessons that were key to his team's A-League Men form. 11 Feb 2022
Phoenix eye FFA Cup final first

Phoenix eye FFA Cup final first

Wellington must beat Melbourne Victory to get to the FFA Cup final with coach Ufuk Talay tempted to rely on loanee Matthew Bozinovski to shore up their defence. 28 Jan 2022
A-League's Nix coach Talay would share COVID recovery data

A-League's Nix coach Talay would share COVID recovery data

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay says he'd have no issue sharing data on his player's fitness and recovery post-COVID infection with other ALM clubs. 17 Jan 2022
A-League's Wellington re-sign former Eredivisie defender

A-League's Wellington re-sign former Eredivisie defender

Wellington Phoenix have re-signed 23-year-old A-League defender James McGarry on a one-year deal. 30 Jun 2021
Wellington re-sign English striker, Hemed likely to leave

Wellington re-sign English striker, Hemed likely to leave

Striker Gary Hooper has returned to Wellington Phoenix on a two-year A-League contract, adding some firepower to Ufuk Talay's line-up going forward. 15 Jun 2021
Wanderers A-League coach: 'The group and me have failed'

Wanderers A-League coach: 'The group and me have failed'

Wellington have kept themselves in the race for the A-League finals but Western Sydney now face a fourth straight season of missing out. 27 May 2021
Talay signs on at Nix ahead of homecoming

Talay signs on at Nix ahead of homecoming

Ahead of their first home A-League game of the season, coach Ufuk Talay has signed a fresh two-year deal to stay at Wellington Phoenix. 21 May 2021
'It's been a challenging season' - Phoenix relishing return to NZ

'It's been a challenging season' - Phoenix relishing return to NZ

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay says that two home games in New Zealand at the back end of the season could prove vital in their finals tilt. 8 May 2021
'It's not a distraction...' - Talay plays down Victory link

'It's not a distraction...' - Talay plays down Victory link

Tony Popovic is Melbourne Victory's No.1 managerial target, but if he turns down the role, Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay could come into play. 19 Apr 2021
'They're the in-form team' - City an exciting challenge for Nix: Talay

'They're the in-form team' - City an exciting challenge for Nix: Talay

Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay is urging his team to embrace the challenge of nullifying Melbourne City's attacking threat in Monday's clash. 4 Apr 2021
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