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Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante signs one year extension

Durante, 36, will also begin an off-field role with the A-League club from next season.

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Wellington Phoenix considering merger with South West Sydney expansion

The move would see New Zealand's only A-League side head across the Tasman.

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Wellington Phoenix 'abreast of all possible options' amid talk of licence sale

Australian media have reported that the Wellington club are looking to cash in on their A-League status.

New Head coach of the Phoenix Darije Kalezic

Darije Kalezic leaves Phoenix with immediate effect

Kalezic had originally intended to leave Wellington at the end of the current A-League season.

Wellington Phoenix's Matthew Ridenton in action during an A-League game between Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, Saturday 27th Janurary 2018. Copyright Photo: Raghavan Venugopal / © www.Photosport.nz 2018

Phoenix look to cut 'fatal mistakes' as they prepare for Sydney FC

Wellington stumbled at home to a 1-0 defeat by Adelaide United last time out.

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The striker was in hot demand after leaving Japanese club Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

Nathan Burns included in Phoenix squad to face Melbourne City

The striker could make his second debut for the club on Saturday at AAMI Park.

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The striker was in hot demand after leaving Japanese club Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

'I feel comfortable here' – Nathan Burns on rejecting other offers to re-join Phoenix

The striker was in hot demand after leaving Japanese club Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

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Burns has signed a two-year deal with the bottom placed A-League side.

Exclusive: Nathan Burns 'pretty excited' about his return to struggling Wellington Phoenix

Burns has signed a two-year deal with the bottom placed A-League side.

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The team have lost their assistant coach and two star players in the last two weeks.

'We are unified like never before' – Phoenix ready to respond to adversity, says manager

The team have lost their assistant coach and two star players in the last two weeks.

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Darije Kalezic fronted the media after a tumultuous week for his side.

Phoenix manager denies rift in team camp: 'That's not the case'

Darije Kalezic fronted the media after a tumultuous week for his side.

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With the team bottom of the A-League ladder, Andrew Durante says the Nix need to stand up.

'We have to do our jobs' – Phoenix skipper on team's horror slump

With the team bottom of the A-League ladder, Andrew Durante says the Nix need to stand up.

Wellington Phoenix players celebrate the goal scored by Matthew Ridenton during the Hyundai A-League, Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Sunday 26th March 2017. Copyright Photo: Raghavan Venugopal / www.photosport.nz

Phoenix sign 'excellently situated' unnamed Europe-based coach

Interim bosses Chris Greenacre and Des Buckingham have been told thanks but no thanks for next season.

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Despite 10 players coming off contract and a new coach needing to be finalised, Phoenix GM David Dome is positive the formula for a winning team is already there.

'We've got real solid foundations' - Phoenix thinking positively heading into offseason rebuild

Ten players are coming off contract and a new coach needs to be finalised for next season.

Interim Coach Chris Greenacre of the Phoenix chats to Head Physiotherapist Sam Jewell prior to the match. Wellington Phoenix vs Central Coast Mariners, Hyundai A-League, FMG Stadium, Waikato, New Zealand. 10 December 2016. © Copyright Image: www.photosport.nz

Greenacre, Buckingham confirmed as new Phoenix coaches

The pair had been in charge on an interim basis following the departure of Ernie Merrick last month.

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John McKenzie caught up with the striker in the capital after he left the country six years ago to develop his game.

A-League season preview: Wellington Phoenix set to struggle again?

It shouldn't be hard for the Phoenix to improve on last year's dismal ninth placing.

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The Phoenix could be stripped of up to nine players during the season due to international duty.

Opinion: How are the Phoenix supposed to perform to their full potential?

As a Phoenix fan I should be fizzing for the start of the season, but I'm not, writes Sean Hogan.

The news was confirmed at a press conference.

Wellington Phoenix players' personal items stolen during team practice

Police say the team has had a stroke of luck in the matter though, with the team videographer recording a suspect.

Retired All White Ben Sigmund opens up about playing career

The 2010 FIFA World Cup was a highlight for many of his teammates but for Sigmund this was not the case.

'We really wanted to acknowledge the support' - Phoenix offers fans free tickets to final game

General manager David Dome says he also wanted to give Ben Sigmund and Manny Muscat a special send-off.

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Wellington Phoenix sign Melbourne playmaker Gui Finkler

The Brazilian is the second Victory player to cross the Tasman for next season.

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Kosta Barbarouses scored with a cross deflected in by Phoenix captain Durante in Melbourne last night.

Barbarouses to 'return to his roots', signs with Wellington Phoenix

The All Whites striker is Ernie Merrick's first major signing for 2016-17.

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Ernie Merrick hoped the new watch would help the striker arrive to trainings on time after he was late this morning.

Phoenix coach hopes Powell's watch will get him to training on time

After his four-goal game, Blake Powell was gifted the watch by his coach - but it came with some banter from Ernie Merrick.

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An 8th game without a win has the Wellington Phoenix languishing and dud signing Jeffrey Sarong is first to suffer

Phoenix season heading down the gurgler as winless streak continues

An 8th game without a win has the Phoenix languishing and dud signing Jeffrey Sarpong is first to suffer

Phoenix pummelled in tough night at the A League office

Melbourne City were a cut above and they sliced the lacklustre Nix up and down the flanks.

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Ernie Merrick today ran through the long list of injuries and suspensions plaguing the Nix ahead of the clash against the Brisbane Roar.

'Boys and girls, bring your boots to the game'- injury woes trouble Phoenix

Ernie Merrick today ran through the long list of injuries and suspensions plaguing the Nix ahead of this weekend's game.

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O’Donovan will likely face the match review panel for his second-half headbutt to Phoenix defender Muscat at Central Coast Stadium last night.

Mariners look to appeal Roy O'Donovan's suspension for headbutting Manny Muscat

Muscat received a two-match ban for his actions leading up to the incident.

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'I'd like the referees to change their game a wee bit,' said Ernie Merrick.

Sigmund the latest casualty as Phoenix start year without key players

Eight Wellington players are ruled out of this weekend's clash against Brisbane.

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O’Donovan will likely face the match review panel for his second-half headbutt to Phoenix defender Muscat at Central Coast Stadium last night.

Phoenix defender Manny Muscat suspended for two A-League matches

The Match Review Committee has stood down Muscat for his involvement in the New Year's quarrel with Roy O'Donovan.

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O’Donovan will likely face the match review panel for his second-half headbutt to Phoenix defender Muscat at Central Coast Stadium last night.

The reluctant apology- O'Donovan apologises to Mariners fans

Roy O'Donovan is sorry for what he did but said Manny Muscat deserves 'an Oscar' for flopping.

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