Alex Smith is backing Phoenix midfield mate and silent assassin Manny Muscat to disrupt Brisbane's fluent passing game in Wellington tomorrow.
New Zealand Football is unapologetic for calling Winston Reid back for All Whites duty.
The Wellington Phoenix remain unbeaten in the Hyundai A-League after grinding out a gutsy 1-1 draw with Melbourne Heart at AAMI Park today.
The All Whites have edged ahead of their Oceania rivals after a hard fought 2-0 win over Tahiti in Papeete in the FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers.
All White Tim Payne returned the National Talent Centre (NTC) in Auckland to pass on some of the things he has learned in his whirlwind rise to professional football and inspire the next generation of international players.
Wellington Phoenix won't settle on their starting line-up to face Melbourne Heart until they get to the Victorian capital.