Wellington Phoenix starts new A-League season with a defeat against Sydney FC

Finally, the new season of A-League started for the New Zealanders of Wellington Phoenix. The club that is being forced to play their home games in Wollongong, Australia due the COVID-19 scenario faced Sydney FC in their debut game – their first game of the season was to be in December but it was postponed.Continue reading “Wellington Phoenix starts new A-League season with a defeat against Sydney FC”

Tomer Hemed joins Wellington Phoenix

Tomer Hemed is the newest player of Wellington Phoenix for the next A-League season. The 33-year-old striker from Israel joined as marquee player on a one-year contract after leaving English side Charlton Athletic in August. Hemed arrives in Australia to replace Gary Hooper, who left the team to join Indian side Kerala Blasters. With experienceContinue reading “Tomer Hemed joins Wellington Phoenix”

Steven Taylor leaves Wellington Phoenix

Following the departure of English striker Gary Hooper, one more Englishman decided to leave Wellington Phoenix – this time the now former team captain Steven Taylor. “Today we have mutually agreed to part ways with our beloved captain, Steven Taylor. Farewell Steven and thank you for some amazing memories – we wish you the veryContinue reading “Steven Taylor leaves Wellington Phoenix”

Wellington Phoenix: Gary Hooper joins Kerala Blasters from India

After spending one season playing for Wellington Phoenix, Gary Hooper is ready to depart for a new adventure. The 32-year-old striker from England has agreed to a one-year contract with Kerala Blasters from Indian Super League. Hooper was an important player for Phoenix in 2019-20 Hyundai A-League as he scored eight goals in 21 matches.Continue reading “Wellington Phoenix: Gary Hooper joins Kerala Blasters from India”

All Whites’ Liberato Cacace signs European deal

After lots of talks between Liberato Cacace and Kevin Muscat’s coached-side – the Belgium’s top-tier club Sint-Truiden – it is confirmed by Stuff that the New Zealand international signed a three-year-deal with the club coached by former Melbourne Victory boss. It is reported Cacace received many attention from European clubs – including proposals from English’sContinue reading “All Whites’ Liberato Cacace signs European deal”

Elimination Final: Wellington Phoenix faces Perth Glory in a do or die match

It is the decision time for Phoenix and Perth Glory in A-League; both sides will meet at Bankwest Stadium for a do or die match to see which of them will proceed in the post season of the Australian top-tier league. Despite the bad return after the forced COVID-19 break, Perth was the only teamContinue reading “Elimination Final: Wellington Phoenix faces Perth Glory in a do or die match”

Phoenix suffers disappointing defeat as they head to A-League Finals

Wellington Phoenix could not capitalise their chances against a well-organised Newcastle Jets side in the team final match for the regular season of the Hyundai A-League. Despite not counting on top-striker Gary Hooper, the team coached by Ufuk Talay expected a win from this clash in order to secure their third place in the theContinue reading “Phoenix suffers disappointing defeat as they head to A-League Finals”

Garry Hooper’s late goal keep Phoenix in third at A-League’s table

Phoenix needed to battle hard to draw against Brisbane Roar in Newcastle by 1-1. The Nix displayed good football during the clash, but its opponent also had quality to harm the defensive line led by Steven Taylor. Roar started on top in the match pressing Phoenix, but the New Zealanders also had their spell ofContinue reading “Garry Hooper’s late goal keep Phoenix in third at A-League’s table”

Uninspired Phoenix suffers disapointing defeat against Wanderers

An uninspired Wellington Phoenix could not create much danger to Western Sydney Wanderers at Bankwest Stadium and suffered a disapointing 1-0 defeat thanks a to a goal from Kwame Yeboah. Phoenix is now under risks to not finish second in the ladder after being stuned by a Wanderers side that were in a despair needContinue reading “Uninspired Phoenix suffers disapointing defeat against Wanderers”

Phoenix faces Wanderers looking to maintain second place in A-League’s table

Wellington Phoenix is set to play its full-force team against Western Sydney Wanderers this Friday as they expect to confirm their 2nd spot in the A-League table. Ufuk Talay decided to field a much more younger side in Phoenix’s latest match against Adelaide – players such Brandon Wilson, Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi and Callan Elliot startedContinue reading “Phoenix faces Wanderers looking to maintain second place in A-League’s table”