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A-League pic special: The Remembrance Round

A-League pic special: The Remembrance Round

Viva la revolución! Resolute defending and goals from Andy Keogh - four in four matches - and Chris Ikonomidis send Perth Glory two points clear at the top of the table as they saw off Adelaide United 2-0 at Coopers Stadium. 11 Nov 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
Melbourne City v Wellington Phoenix pic special

Melbourne City v Wellington Phoenix pic special

Melbourne City and Wellington Phoenix kicked off Remembrance Round at AAMI Park on Friday night with the hosts pulling off a 2-0 victory. Match action by Matt McIndoe/MJM Photography. 10 Nov 2018
Rudan: 'Everybody in the stadium saw it was a handball'

Rudan: 'Everybody in the stadium saw it was a handball'

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan took a swipe at the Video Assistant Ref after a penalty shout against Melbourne City was waved away on Friday night. 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
Melbourne City v Wellington Phoenix player ratings

Melbourne City v Wellington Phoenix player ratings

Melbourne City marquee Ritchie De Laet's long range effort and Bruno Fornaroli's first goal of the season was enough for City to down Wellington Phoenix 2-0 at home. It was a disappointing effort from Wellington with hardly any clear cut chances and their third match without a win. 9 Nov 2018
A-League pic special: Away teams plunder points!

A-League pic special: Away teams plunder points!

Definitely one for the away fans, with only Perth Glory holding their nerve at home in Round 3. It turned out to be easy pickings for the visiting sides as Sydney FC, Western Sydney Wanderers and Adelaide United all racked up 3-0 scorelines. Check out the match action! 4 Nov 2018
Wellington Phoenix v Western Sydney Wanderers player ratings

Wellington Phoenix v Western Sydney Wanderers player ratings

Wellington Phoenix took on the Western Sydney Wanderers in Saturday’s early kick-off at Westpac Stadium, with the away side running out comfortable 3 – 0 winners. 3 Nov 2018
Wellington Phoenix not chasing marquee after missing out on Rossi

Wellington Phoenix not chasing marquee after missing out on Rossi

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan says the club aren’t chasing a marquee after recently missing out on Italy international Giuseppe Rossi. 2 Nov 2018
A-League pic special: Round 2 action!

A-League pic special: Round 2 action!

More VAR controversy, a coach sent off, shocking misses and an EPIC five-goal thriller between Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory to finish off the round. THE A-LEAGUE IS BACK, BABY! 28 Oct 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
Brisbane Roar v Wellington Phoenix player ratings

Brisbane Roar v Wellington Phoenix player ratings

For the fourth time in succession, Brisbane and Wellington have shared the spoils after both sides cancelled each other out in a combative encounter at Suncorp Stadium which ended 0-0. 28 Oct 2018
Sydney derby player ratings

Sydney derby player ratings

Football returned to the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday night as the first Sydney Derby of the season took place between the Sky Blues and Western Sydney Wanderers with Sydney once again prevailing over their cross-town rivals. 27 Oct 2018
Wellington Phoenix's milestone men out to 'make history'

Wellington Phoenix's milestone men out to 'make history'

It’s just one round down in the new A-League campaign and already Wellington Phoenix have put some demons to the sword. 27 Oct 2018
VAR: 'We don't know what's going on..'

VAR: 'We don't know what's going on..'

Newcastle Jets skipper Nigel Boogaard says players haven't got a clue what the refs are doing with VAR and demanded action to clarify how and when it will be used. 24 Oct 2018
Phoenix's fight to the death...

Phoenix's fight to the death...

Wellington Phoenix's squad know there is an axe hanging over the club – but insist they will fight to the bitter end to save it. 24 Oct 2018
Phoenix U-turn after fan fury

Phoenix U-turn after fan fury

Wellington Phoenix will rein back their use of in-game music after a fan backlash, but are set to test 'safe smoke' at their next home game against Western Sydney Wanderers. 23 Oct 2018
Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets Player Ratings

Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets Player Ratings

It was messy but Mark Rudan is off to a winning start in his debut match as a manager of the Wellington Phoenix as they defeated last season's grand finalists Newcastle Jets 2-1. 21 Oct 2018
Bumper Sunday A-League gallery

Bumper Sunday A-League gallery

Wellington Phoenix hosted Newcastle Jets, Brisbane Roar faced Central Coast and Perth Glory welcomed Western Sydney on a huge Sunday in Round One of the 2018/19 A-League season. Pics by Getty Images. 21 Oct 2018
Rudan declares Phoenix are 'ready'

Rudan declares Phoenix are 'ready'

New Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan says the time for talk is over and has declared his side ready for the new A-League season. 20 Oct 2018
A-League pre-season wrap: Who's hot, who's not!

A-League pre-season wrap: Who's hot, who's not!

FINALLY! A-League season 2018/19 kicks off tonight so which club is firing on all cylinders ahead of Round 1? FTBL breaks down the pre-season results. But is it any indication of how the opening rounds will unfold? We'll know soon enough. 19 Oct 2018