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Mark Rudan's emotional post-match presser

Mark Rudan's emotional post-match presser

After the horror of Friday's Christchurch massacre, Wellington Phoenix had to put it all to one side for 90 minutes to play a game of football. But coach Mark Rudan opened up in an emotional post-match press conference about his anguish over the carnage. 18 Mar 2019
The Best and Worst of Wellington vs Wanderers

The Best and Worst of Wellington vs Wanderers

Here's the best and worst of Wellington Phoenix's 3-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers at Westpac Stadium. 17 Mar 2019
Mark Rudan: Phoenix 'chipping away' at history

Mark Rudan: Phoenix 'chipping away' at history

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan has hailed his history-making side after they battered Central Coast Mariners 8-2 on Saturday night. 10 Mar 2019
Mariners sack Mulvey after 8-2 drubbing

Mariners sack Mulvey after 8-2 drubbing

Central Coast Mariners swiftly axed Mike Mulvey in the middle of the night after the coach vowed he wouldn't quit despite an 8-2 drubbing at the hands of Wellington Phoenix. 10 Mar 2019
Mulvey declares 'I won't quit' after 8-2 drubbing

Mulvey declares 'I won't quit' after 8-2 drubbing

Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey has ruled out the possibility of falling on his sword after his men were humiliated 8-2 on Saturday night by Wellington Phoenix. 9 Mar 2019
A-League Round 21 pic special

A-League Round 21 pic special

Can anyone stop Perth Glory? The WA boys reign supreme while Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory juggled A-League and ACL commitments, Wellington Phoenix rediscovered their mojo, Western Sydney Wanderers continued their late season revival, City let another win slip through their fingers and Adelaide came up short. Meanwhile it was more heartbreak for Roar and Mariners fans. 9 Mar 2019
Kurto: It doesn't matter if Rudan leaves

Kurto: It doesn't matter if Rudan leaves

Filip Kurto has laughed off claims that both he and his coach may be set to leave Wellington Phoenix at the end of the season. 5 Mar 2019
Rudan's huge praise for locked down Kiwi midfielder

Rudan's huge praise for locked down Kiwi midfielder

There have been a number of turnaround fortunes in New Zealand's capital this season, but none more prominent than a 22-year-old midfielder's. 27 Feb 2019
Wellington Phoenix vs Sydney FC Player Ratings

Wellington Phoenix vs Sydney FC Player Ratings

See how the players rated in Wellington Phoenix's 1-0 loss to Sydney FC. 23 Feb 2019
'Why did Phoenix give a home game to the opposition?'

'Why did Phoenix give a home game to the opposition?'

Perplexed Wellington Phoenix fans took to Twitter to vent their frustration after the Nix lost 1-0 to Sydney FC in Campbelltown, in what was supposed to be a home fixture. 23 Feb 2019
Krishna 'isn't worried' but Phoenix face off-field battle

Krishna 'isn't worried' but Phoenix face off-field battle

With 12 goals and a PFA Player of the Month award under his belt, Wellington Phoenix's Fijian superstar, like his coach, is keeping his options open. 20 Feb 2019
A-League Round 19 pic special

A-League Round 19 pic special

Round 19 was a weekend of missed opportunities for the top end of the table except for Perth Glory. Tony Popovic's men stormed nine points clear to look almost unbeatable for the 2018/19 Premiers Plate. 17 Feb 2019
Sarpreet Singh: 'We can get a lot better'

Sarpreet Singh: 'We can get a lot better'

Sarpreet Singh says Wellington Phoenix are still well off their best as they seek to lock down a top four spot and a home final. 15 Feb 2019
Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne Victory player ratings

Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne Victory player ratings

More than 23,600 packed into Auckland’s Eden Park to watch Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory play out their third draw of the season. 15 Feb 2019
Krishna: No more penalties

Krishna: No more penalties

Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna has given up taking penalties after costing his side a vital win against Newcastle Jets last weekend. 14 Feb 2019
Homesick Rudan looks set to exit Phoenix

Homesick Rudan looks set to exit Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan looks almost certain to be exiting the New Zealand side for a move to join new A-League side Western United – and a reunion with his family. 14 Feb 2019
Durante: 'It's been a success story'

Durante: 'It's been a success story'

Andrew Durante was his usual cool, calm and collected self before Wellington Phoenix's high-profile clash against Melbourne Victory, but with a few choice words thrown in to boot. 13 Feb 2019
Rudan: The Euro move that put me in jail

Rudan: The Euro move that put me in jail

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan has spoken for the first time about the transfer deal that destroyed his Euro dream, saw him banged up in jail and turned him to drink. 8 Feb 2019
On the Sidelines At Phoenix Training

On the Sidelines At Phoenix Training

We caught up with Wellington Phoenix in the Hunter Valley prior to last night's game with Newcastle Jets to watch coach Mark Rudan put them through their paces. Check out the pics now... 8 Feb 2019
'I hope the next keeper has a nightmare...'

'I hope the next keeper has a nightmare...'

Rival keepers Oliver Sail and Glen Moss were the winners in a thrilling 1-1 deadlock between Wellington Phoenix and Newcastle Jets tonight. 7 Feb 2019
Impromptu session with Pepe's Arsenal ignites dream

Impromptu session with Pepe's Arsenal ignites dream

An impromptu chance to help train Arsenal with Aussie coach Pepe Montemurro has ignited former A-League player Alex Smith’s dream to coach abroad. 5 Feb 2019