Australian footballing communities are in shock after the release of an explosive book that lifts the lid on their failed World Cup bids.
New signings starred as Wellington kicked 2018 off with a win against Melbourne Victory.
Perth Glory have consigned the Phoenix to dead last on the Hyundai A-League table.
With a new coach in Peter Stöger, we were there as Borussia Dortmund travelled to Mainz with the weight of fan expectations on their shoulders.
The boys emerge from a forced hiatus to talk All Whites, Phoenix and Champions League – where to from here?
Two teams with wretched starts to the season played out an open contest that reflected their out-of-sorts ability so far.
Central Coast Mariners have burst back into the top six, thumping Wellington Phoenix 4-1 at Westpac Stadium.
So we wait, four more years of dreaming.
They are the first team to truly contest FC Bayern Munich since Borussia Dortmund in 2012.
It truly was a day to remember for Wellington Phoenix, who recorded their first win of the season by beating Long Distance rivals Perth Glory.