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This week, at least, the tagline for the national men's football league rings true.
PEC Zwolle fans have started issuing warnings to visiting teams about the talents of their Kiwi midfield maestro.
The Wellington Phoenix have lost for the first time in Auckland, going down 1-0 to the Newcastle Jets at QBE Stadium on Saturday night.
Defending champions Team Wellington earned the right to host a semi-final against Canterbury United in dramatic fashion this afternoon while Auckland City have secured the minor premiership and will welcome Eastern Suburbs in the other knockout meeting.
It was former Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick who summed it up the best on Saturday night.
Phoenix City - Probably