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Who are we?

“WHO ARE YA? WHO ARE YA? WHO ARE YA?” Such is the chorus of the Wellington Phoenix ultras group ‘Yellow Fever’ when anyone takes a corner kick from their wedge of Westpac Stadium. Before Alessandro Del Piero’s A-League debut, I advised them via Twitter that repeating this tradition to him […]

The Del Piero Show

Wellington Phoenix FC 2, Sydney FC 0 Westpac Stadium, Wellington, October 6 2012 It has become tradition that I fly down to Wellington for the first Phoenix game of every A-league season, and I was planning to do so again this year long before Alessandro Del Piero had ever heard […]

All Phoenix stand up!

Wellington Phoenix FC 3, Sydney FC 2 Westpac Stadium, Wellington, March 30 2012 Last night I was extremely fortunate to be in our nation’s capital for the first match of the Wellington Phoenix’s third straight A-League finals series appearance. It was a fairly typical finals encounter in the first half, […]