Sydney: the provisional home of Wellington Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix delegation arrived in Australia to keep their preparation for 2019-20 Hyundai A-League season resumption. The football club from New Zealand will be based in Sydney during this period. According to reliable sources Phoenix will complete the remainder of their regular season matches in New South Wales, with games to be played at BankwestContinue reading “Sydney: the provisional home of Wellington Phoenix”

Wellington Phoenix: Hyundai A-League resumes on July 16

The wait is over! Hyundai A-League will resume on July 16 when Melbourne City and Melbourne Victory will clash in the Melbourne Derby. The remaining matches are going to be played from July to August as the Final Series must take place in late August. Hyundai A-League clubs are already back to training and nowContinue reading “Wellington Phoenix: Hyundai A-League resumes on July 16”

Hyundai A-League ready to resume

The 2019-20 season of the biggest football league from Australia is very close to resume after being stopped due to COVID-19 pandemic. Football Federation Australia (FFA) CEO James Johnson confirmed that FFA, the Hyundai A-League clubs and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) reached agreement for the re-start of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season. However they stillContinue reading “Hyundai A-League ready to resume”

COVID-19: Wellington Phoenix in danger as A-League gets closer to its end

COVID-19 pandemic keeps putting the world sports community in trouble and now it has affected the most important football team from New Zealand: The Wellington Phoenix. Hyundai A-League management has released a statement saying that the remainder of the current regular season will be played behind closed doors. They also pointed that it might beContinue reading “COVID-19: Wellington Phoenix in danger as A-League gets closer to its end”

Wellington Phoenix: nine matches unbeaten

Wellington Phoenix faced Western Sydney Wanderers at Sky Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. The WeeNix were trying to remain unbeaten for the ninth straight match to tie the club-record unbeaten run of nine matches – and they did it. David Ball was not available due to a hip flexor injury while Reno Piscopo missed theContinue reading “Wellington Phoenix: nine matches unbeaten”

Reno Piscopo named for Australia U23 squad

Wellington Phoenix player Reno Piscopo was called up by Graham Arnold to defend Australia U23 National Football Team in the 2020 AFC U23 Championship that will be held in Thailand from 8 to 23 January. The 21 years old winger is expected to miss at least three A-League matches during his international commitment. Piscopo playedContinue reading “Reno Piscopo named for Australia U23 squad”

Stefan Marinovic wins A-League “Save of the Round 10” award

New Zealander goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic won A-League “Save of the Round 10” award. This award is given to the goalkeeper who made the most difficult/beautiful save of the matchweek. Marinovic made a brilliant save against Melbourne Victory last weekend and you can watch it by clicking here. It is not the first time that MarinovicContinue reading “Stefan Marinovic wins A-League “Save of the Round 10” award”

Central Coast Mariners extends Stensness’ contract

Central Coast Mariners announced that they signed a two-year extension with 20 years old midfielder Gianni Stensness. He joined the team in August on a one-year contract and now he is attached to the club until 2022. Stensness is being a regular starter in Central Coast Mariners, playing all Mariners’ seven matches in Hyundai A-LeagueContinue reading “Central Coast Mariners extends Stensness’ contract”

Oceanian Football: weekend review

🇳🇿 WELLINGTON PHOENIX (🇦🇺 A-LEAGUE) After a 0-0 draw in the first half, Jaushua Sotirio scored his first goal in the season to open the scoreboard for Wellington Phoenix against Western Sydney Wanderers. Nicolai Müller netted for Sydney to tie the match but Phoenix still managed to win after a penalty awarded by the VideoContinue reading “Oceanian Football: weekend review”

Wellington Phoenix looks for first win in A-League against Brisbane Roar

After a bye week for the Phoenix in the last weekend of football in the A-League, the Australian football top tier, the club from Wellington restarts their campaign in the league facing Brisbane Roar at WestPac Stadium. Phoenix is still to win in the season and grabbed their first point in the run in theirContinue reading “Wellington Phoenix looks for first win in A-League against Brisbane Roar”