Off field- hype is all well and good but the Wellington Phoenix provided all the on field excitement in a cracking season opening win at Westpac Stadium.
The All Whites' search for consecutive World Cups enters a busy nine-day phase.
Sydney FC are likely to target converted right back Leo Bertos tonight but the Wellington Phoenix are confident he is the man for the job.
Two attacking talents at opposite ends of their careers will make highly anticipated A-League debuts at Westpac Stadium tonight.
Wellington Phoenix’s 2011/12 A-League season ended out west on April 8 with a post-season heartbreaker against Glory. Two days short of six months later, season six of Phoenix’s life will begin with high expectations and quiet optimism.
Ricki Herbert has kept faith with the squad who opened the third stage of FIFA World Cup qualifying with a pair of wins in the September window.
Fox Sports football commentator Simon Hill speaks exclusively to Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert about his hopes for the coming A-League season, and how he handles the Phoenix and All Whites jobs simultaneously.
The ethnically diverse and thriving Central United soccer club should be seen as a model for sports bodies, say experts, who warn that coaches will ignore newcomers' contributions to their own detriment.
The Wellington Phoenix performed their familiar flying under the radar routine as some serious star power took centre stage at the A-League’s season launch at Parramatta Stadium today.
Otago United is spreading its wings as it looks to improve on last season's sixth placing.
Mark Stafford from the TAB talks to Dan McHardy and Hard News about how they think the coming season will pan out.
It's now or never for the Wellington Phoenix. The stars are aligned as well as they will be for the foreseeable future, so if the Nix are to mount a serious challenge for the A-League title, this season's the season.