Waitakere United will take a three-goal cushion to Auckland next Sunday after a thrilling 4-1 win over Hawke's Bay United in the first leg of their ASB Premiership semi-final in Napier on Sunday.
A-LEAGUE cellar dwellers Wellington Phoenix have kept alive their remote finals hopes with a hard-fought 1-0 triumph over Melbourne Heart at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Sunday.
Wellington Phoenix ended a difficult week with a rare victory after downing Melbourne Heart 1-0 in Dunedin.
A flood of CVs is received as a four-man committee start the search for Herbert's successor.
Ryan Nelsen will make his debut as Toronto FC’s head coach on Saturday at Vancouver but no matter what happens, he insists that he will not be tempted to make a comeback as a player.
Ryan Nelsen can be excused for still sounding like a player.
He has been banging them in all season from all angles but Jeremy Brockie readily admits he would gladly swap some goals for wins.
After a turbulent week that saw coach Ricki Herbert resign and qualifying for the A-League playoffs become impossible, Wellington Phoenix goalkeeper Glen Moss says there is still plenty to play for, starting on Sunday against Melbourne Heart in Dunedin.
Caretaker coach takes heart from 'close group of players' at Phoenix
PRIDE and contracts will be on the line for Wellington Phoenix's remaining four A-League games, starting on Sunday against Melbourne Heart in Dunedin.
Ricki Herbert is feeling the heat. Untouchable two years ago, the Phoenix and All Whites coach's future now seems more uncertain.
New Zealand Football remain hopeful that Andrew Durante will be available for the critical World Cup qualifying matches next month but the presence of the Phoenix skipper is by no means assured.
Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert will be hoping the return of leading scorer Jeremy Brockie sparks his team when they host Adelaide United at Westpac Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Team Wellington has finished the season off in style after beating playoff bound Hawke’s Bay United 4-2 in the Capital.
It is not only the Wellington Phoenix's faint finals hopes going on the line over the next eight days.
Junior All Whites coach Chris Milicich has named his 20-strong squad for the OFC U-20 Championship to be played in Fiji from March 21 to 29.