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A-League Analysis

Darije Kalezic’s Phoenix are doing whatever it takes to win

Darije Kalezic’s tactical approach with the Wellington Phoenix is centred on a results-based philosophy

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A-League Analysis

Rejuvenated Phoenix need a nine to stitch up attacking woes

On paper, it suits Wellington’s key players, but on the pitch Ernie Merrick’s tactical setup currently lacks balance and solidity both structurally and strategically at both ends of the pitch.

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A-League

A-League Finals, Match Analysis: Wellington Phoenix 0-2 Melbourne City

Melbourne City upset the Wellington Phoenix 2-0 to book a Melbourne Derby in the semi-final.

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A-League

How Michael McGlinchey became Wellington’s lynchpin

Wellington Phoenix have soared to the top of the A-League, lead by their false nine lynchpin Michael McGlinchey

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A-League

Match Analysis: Sydney FC 0-2 Wellington Phoenix

A brace from Nathan Burns meant Wellington Phoenix leapfrogged Sydney FC into fourth spot.

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A-League

Match Analysis: Wellington Phoenix 5-1 Melbourne City

Nathan Burns got a hat-trick as Wellington Phoenix thumped Melbourne City.

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A-League

Match Analysis: Adelaide United 2-1 Wellington Phoenix

Cirio scored with virtually the last kick of the game to steal all three points for Adelaide.

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A-League

Match Analysis: Wellington Phoenix 1-0 Western Sydney Wanderers

Nathan Burns got the winner after Wellington were able to successfully implement their new technical style on the game.

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A-League Tactical Previews

Wellington Phoenix 2014-15 season preview: Merrick has an identity, but can it be a winning one?

Ernie Merrick has succeeded in the remit of installing a new style at the Wellington Phoenix: now, the challenge is to find consistency

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Melbourne Heart 2-2 Wellington Phoenix: Merrick keeps with pacy front two even after red card

Wellington twice took the lead, but were twice pegged back by the Heart.

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Central Coast Mariners 1-4 Wellington Phoenix: midfield tweaks give Phoenix control

Wellington scored four unanswered goals to come from behind and eventually thrash the Mariners.

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Melbourne Heart 0-1 Wellington Phoenix: Mifsud gets in behind, but Heart struggle to convert chances

The Phoenix scraped a second win of the season in a clash between the league’s bottom two sides.