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Wellington Phoenix are sweating on the fitness of another key player ahead of Saturday's match away to Melbourne Victory, days after losing Louis Fenton to a season-ending injury.
When Lauren Dabner last played in a National Women's Football League final for the Canterbury United Pride, the team was only just getting going.
Sarpreet Singh has been denied a competitive debut for Bayern Munich after making a rare return to the bench.
Sydney-born Sotirio ended his six-year stint with the Wanderers at the end of last season for a fresh start under Ufuk Talay in Wellington.
Australia and New Zealand will join forces in their bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup after reaching an 11th-hour agreement before the bid deadline on Friday.
Wellington Phoenix defender Louis Fenton has been dealt another cruel blow, ruled out of the remainder of the A-League season through injury.
Heeding his coach's advice, Jaushua Sotirio glanced up at the goal, chipped the ball over the top of Western Sydney Wanderers goalkeeper Daniel Lopar and scooted away in celebration.
Not so long ago it was easy to see parallels between the Wellington Phoenix and New Zealand Breakers.
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