Welly Nix: Reasons For Optimism (Despite Missing The Finals)
After two straight seasons with finals appearances, and two straight seasons with disappointing exits from said finals appearances, the target was pretty clear for the Wellington Phoenix this time around: make the finals again and actually win a game.
Ulises Davila's exit won't deter Wellington Phoenix playing him against new club
Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay says he has no issues fielding departing captain Ulises Davila against his future employers despite the Phoenix’s finals series hopes hanging in the balance, after finally acknowledging the Mexican star is leaving to join their upcoming opponents Macarthur next season.
Wellington Phoenix wait to learn their fate as playoff hopes hang in the balance
Off-contract midfielder Cameron Devlin has parked contract talks with Wellington Phoenix as the club waits to learn its A-League finals series fate following a costly draw against Perth Glory in Auckland last Sunday.
Wellington Phoenix relying on other results as they prepare for regular season finale
The Wellington Phoenix were set to return to their Wollongong base for the first time in more than two weeks on Monday, clinging to the fact that while their A-League playoff hopes may have been dealt a blow, they are very much still in the hunt.