MARK REASON - Stuff
OPINION: The artist formerly known as Paul Ifill must have watched the Phoenix play on Sunday and sobbed.
The reality of life in the A-League has already set in for new Wellington Phoenix signing Tom Doyle.
It was an erratic performance but Ernie Merrick's side are off the mark for the season after a 2-1 win over Central Coast.
Snub stung but there's only one remedy
Only points will earn the Wellington Phoenix respect, not maneuvers off the pitch between seasons.
Wellington Phoenix boss says last season the club lost about $300,000 - a huge improvement on when he took over three years ago.
Ernie Merrick was a little cranky after his Phoenix side were ignored at the A-League launch in Sydney.
Andrew Durante introduces the five new faces set to grace the starting XI for Sunday's opener.
Wellington A-League team re-signs back-up goalkeeper's contract through to the end of the 2015-16 season.
Ben Sigmund decides to put family first and hang up his international football boots after 14 years service.
The bookmakers have again written off the new-look Wellington Phoenix despite a raft of new recruits.
Lower Hutt is hoping to profit from hosting six Phoenix matches next summer.
Wellington-based A-League club to play just one home game this year away from the capital.
Michael McGlinchey's Phoenix debut ended in defeat as the 10-man Jets registered a 2-1 pre-season win.
A contractual tug-of-war mercifully ended yesterday as the All Whites star signed a two-year deal with the Phoenix.
The Phoenix have expressed delight after finally securing the services of All White Michael McGlinchey.
Ernie Merrick hopes Michael McGlinchey could be playing for the Wellington Phoenix as soon as Saturday.
Michael McGlinchey is officially a Phoenix player after the Central Coast Mariners terminated his contract.
Mariners appear to have given up fight for All White, with Phoenix also securing utility for another season.
NZ Football has confirmed the inclusion of a Wellington Phoenix reserve team in the 2014-15 national league.
Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick has named a 17-man squad for the club's FFA Cup debut against Adelaide United.
West Ham boss loved the hospitality but rues shock losses and injuries to star footballers.
New Wellington Phoenix signing Roly Bonevacia can't wait to start his A-League adventure.
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew reminds hosts that Football United Tour finale is just a friendly.
The Wellington Phoenix have sprung a surprise, signing 22-year-old Dutch midfielder Roly Bonevacia.
Coach Ernie Merrick plays down chances of claiming a second English Premier League scalp tomorrow.
West Ham arrive in capital still licking their wounds from last night's upset loss to the Phoenix in Auckland.
Wellington Phoenix midfield player Manny Muscat has been added to the A-League All-Stars squad to meet Juventus on August 10.
Ben Sigmund wants Wellington Phoenix fans to come out in force and support the players against EPL giants West Ham.
Wellington Phoenix coach is keen to strengthen ties with English Premier League club West Ham.
One-year contract extension "an easy decision" for A-League defender and coach.
St Paul's Collegiate footballer Waikato Ball could be back in Phoenix colours soon, if he can improve his fitness.
Football United Tour on track for a sellout in capital but interest in Dunedin and Auckland still sluggish.
The Wellington Phoenix have continued their unbeaten pre-season, but they were made to work hard for a 2-0 win against Central League club Wellington Olympic.
All Whites midfielder Michael McGlinchey will not be making his debut with the Phoenix tonight.
Jeremy Brockie scored twice as the Wellington Phoenix eased past Upper Hutt City 4-0 in pre-season.
Michael McGlinchey will start training with the Wellington Phoenix tomorrow.
College student to take a crack at Phoenix
BEN STRANG - The Dominion Post
Hamilton college footballer Waikato Ball has been tipped to surpass All Whites stars Chris Wood and Marcos Rojas.
Nathan Burns has rolled into town looking for a slice of luck and a game of football.
The Wellington Phoenix jigsaw puzzle is still missing one major piece, as talks to lure Michael McGlinchey drag on.
Former Socceroos attacker Nathan Burns has signed on to play with the Phoenix.
Former England internationals Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing to travel with West Ham United to New Zealand.
Just under 40,000 tickets have sold at the three venues due to host matches during the Football United tour.
In Brazil for the Fifa World Cup, Spain's all-time leading goalscorer Villa makes a date with the Phoenix.
Excitement has turned into exasperation for Wellington Phoenix fans.
SAM WORTHINGTON - The Dominion Post
Goalscorer Paul Ifill has not given up on playing for his beloved Wellington Phoenix again.
New Phoenix signing Alejandro Gorrin came to Wellington over some English clubs because he felt wanted.
Football fans are flocking to buy tickets for the rare visit of two English Premier League teams in July.
Two sizeable holes to fill in Phoenix lineup
Carlos Hernandez and Stein Huysegems weren't perfect players but they still leave a big hole to fill.
The All Whites may not be going to the World Cup but Phoenix fans may yet have a familiar face to cheer for.
Phoenix members can see top-flight English football side Newcastle United at preferential ticket prices.
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