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Phoenix City. The newest podcast covering New Zealand football. Phoenix City was founded in July 2015, after the In The Zone podcast ended and a Phoenix sized hole was left in the podcast market.

If you're listening to Phoenix City, you're listening to:

Patrick, the podcast's producer, head honcho and a rubbish referee. He is on Twitter: @patrick478

Cam, also known as Photomac, Yellow Fever's resident photographer. You've probably seen him wearing a bib at Phoenix games. Cam tweets at @NZPhotomac.

Dave, he’s big, he’s bold, and he has Opinions about Football. Twitter: @NZ_Dave

Andy, the podcasts head football analyst. Sadly, he's only half decent at that. He is also on Twitter: @FrostieDaSnowman

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    Phoenix City - #PatrickOut

    Patrick takes a break from the pod, so it's one of our best episodes yet as a result. Hamish Watson gives us something to talk about that's relevant to the Nix, the pod rejoice in the tears of Besart Berisha and the TeeDubs are flying high at the OCL.

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    Phoenix City - A Smashing Good Night

    Three of the lads are recovering from the Phoenix awards night, but Frostie wasn't invited so he provides most of the analysis of the Phoenix's final game of the season.

    It's farewell to Siggy and Manny, and the TeeDubs are getting the job done in the Champions League.

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    Phoenix City - Beserk Berisha

    When the best part of a match is that part where Berisha got himself sent off, you know it's been a good match. Even if the scoreline was 4-1. The pod covers the different ways that any of the top four teams could win the league, Cam does Kiwi's Overseas, and there's a wrap up of Round 1 of the Central League.

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    Phoenix City - Coach Calcott

    Matt Calcott and Zen Yates-Fill from Team Wellington join the pod, and chat about that historic win over Auckland City and the upcoming Oceania Champions League.

    Meanwhile, the Nix lost to Melbourne City, and it's probably not going to get much better against the other half of Melbourne this weekend.

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    Phoenix City - Boooooooooo

    Doom and gloom for the Nix as they lose 2-1 to Perth and boo's ring out from the stands. There's no ASB Prem to talk about anymore, so the pod turn their attention to Winston Reid and Tommy Smith's chances of coming to the OFC Nations Cup.

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    Phoenix City - Campeones

    Celebrations all round this week, as the Phoenix knock off Sydney and the Tee Dubs knock off Auckland City. We work out what went right for the Nix, and discuss all the talking points from the ASB Prem Grand Final.

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    Phoenix City - Koming Home

    Kosta's coming home, which is good because the Nix just got humped 4-0 by Adelaide. It's good news everywhere else though, with the Football Ferns doing well in the Algrave Cup and Team Wellington making it into the ASB Prem Grand Final against Auckland City.

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    Phoenix City - Göteborgs Atlet-och Idrottssällskap

    The Phoenix pulled off a shock 2-1 win over Melbourne City despite playing without any strikers, and we discuss if they can pull off a similar result against Adelaide.

    Patrick sits down with Welnix chairman Rob Morrison and talks about the licence extension and David Gallop, while the ASB Prem regular season has wrapped up and it's time for the semifinals. Oh, and we have some fun with Google Translate too.

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    Phoenix City - 433

    Woohoo! We get 10 more years of watching the Phoenix lose to teams like Newcastle. Meanwhile, Hamish Watson see's double, and Storm Roux is a bit broken.

    The TeeDubs tripped up in their quest for a home semi-final, and Cam has his usual wrap in Kiwi's Overseas.

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    Phoenix City - KaPow-ell!

    Blake Powell joins the pod after scoring FOUR goals against WSW, and we talk to him about the 5-2 and look ahead to Newcastle.

    New Zealand Football return to form and screw up the Alex Jones transfer, and the TeeDubs and WeeNix both had good results in the ASB Prem.

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    Phoenix City - Winless

    Another tough week as a Nix supporter ended with a 1-0 loss to the Glory, and we chat to Glory fans as well as Andy Keogh before the Nix head to a flare-ravaged Western Sydney.

    Team Wellington kept their hopes of a top-2 finish in the ASB Prem alive, and Tommy Smith is getting married during the Confeds Cup! What a bloke.

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    Phoenix City - Shake It Off

    A trip to Christchurch doesn't yield a better result for the Nix, going down 3-1 to the Mariners. Ben Sigmund joined the pod to chat about the upcoming game against Perth, and we wrap up all the action in the ASB Premiership.

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    Phoenix City - Phoenix vs City

    So, the Phoenix lost again.

    Meanwhile, the Football Ferns are off to the Olympics and the girls U17's are off to their World Cup too, and the TeeDubs steal a last gasp point.

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    Phoenix City - FFS

    After another disappointing away result, the pod try to find some positives in the Phoenix's performance. Meanwhile, the ASB Prem has served up a cracker of a game, and the Womens U17's have been scoring goals for fun in the Islands.

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    Phoenix City - Soft

    It's been a strange old week, with us celebrating a 0-0 draw like a win, and Anthony Hudson coming out and labelling NZ footballers as "soft". The WeeNix went down to a late and controversial goal, and the Fever have cheap beers and free sausages for you at the TeeDubs game this weekend.

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    Phoenix City - The 'Zidane'

    The pod dissect the Phoenix's loss to CCM, and have all the talk you need on headbutts and elbows. Meanwhile, the ASB Prem is back from it's Christmas break this weekend, and we take some time to answer some listener questions.

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    Phoenix City - Lump of Coal

    So Patrick royally kazoo-ed up this week, and recorded the pod through his laptop microphone instead of the actual mic's.

    So as we talk about the Phoenix's loss to Adelaide, the own goals/red cards/penalties of the previous round of A-League fixtures and the upcoming weekend of games, we sound like we are recording in a toilet somewhere.

    Enjoy.

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    Phoenix City - 3 points please, Santa

    It's a Merry podcast this week, but the Nix haven't quite got in the spirit yet after their 1-1 draw with Sydney FC.

    Elsewhere, the Wellington Derby ended with the TeeDubs on top, and Cam's list of Kiwi's Overseas is shrinking.

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    Phoenix City - Feeling Hot Hot Hot

    It was hot in Cairns and that probably cost the Phoenix three points. The WeeNix were involved in quite possibly the most amazing ASB Prem game ever, and Cam has his wrap of Kiwi's Overseas.

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    Phoenix City - Green sand

    It was a successful weekend in Auckland for the Phoenix, and Shane Harmon (CEO of Westpac Stadium) joins the pod to talk about it, as well as stadia, clashing kits and green sand.

    The WeeNix got their first win of the season in the ASB Prem, and Auckland City are off in Japan about to begin their Club World Cup quest.

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    Phoenix City - Fouled

    The Phoenix lost 29-14 to Sydney FC on the weekend, the pod talks fouls and Joel Griffiths vs Steve Corica. The pod talk to Paul Temple, who has just been appointed to head the Phoenix Academy about his new role and his involvement with the North Shore City application for the new NZ national league. Elsewhere the FFA still have their head in the sand, the Football Ferns beat Brazil 1-0 and the ASB Prem rolls on for another week.

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    Phoenix City - Bridge Burned

    Brandon goes up to 9 losses out of 9 on his away trips as the Phoenix go down 2-1 to WSW. It was a weekend of football to forget, apart from Jamie Young.

    The TeeDubs and the WeeNix both lost, but WaiBOP are flying high after the second round of the ASB Prem.

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    Phoenix City - Winning

    What a week. The Nix smashed Adelaide off the park in front of the biggest Wellington crowd in five years, and the All Whites finally won a game too! Elsewhere, it was the first proper round of the ASB Prem, and we have a comprehensive wrap of all four matches played and a preview of round two.

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    Phoenix City - Rob vs Frank

    It's been another bumper week in Phoenix world, and the lads cover off everything from the 1-1 draw with the Mariners to the upcoming game against Adelaide and the #SaveTheNix campaign. Oh, and don't forget Frank Lowy's latest bizarre comments. The All Whites are playing Oman, and the ASB Prem is underway!

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    Phoenix City - #SaveTheNix

    After what has been a crazy week, the pod sit down and talk about all things Phoenix, including the impending doom of the license and the result against the Victory. Elsewhere, the All Whites squad to play Oman is named on Friday, and the Under 17's almost beat Brazil at the U17WC.

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    Phoenix City - Vinniesta

    Vinnie Lia joins the podcast after his heroics over in Perth. We chat with him about the win over the Roar, and the upcoming game against the Victory. We learn about the Phoenix license news live on air, and get to pick ourselves back up again by celebrating the U17's beating Paraguay.

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    Phoenix City - Did that really happen?

    Vinnie Lia scored from a corner. We can't believe it either.

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    Phoenix City - Wings Clipped

    Phoenix assistant coach Chris Greenacre joins the pod to talk about the disappointing result against Newcastle, and look forward to the long journey to Perth.

    There were mixed results in the A-League predictions from last week (although Patrick is quite smug about one of his), and we ask Greenie some of the questions that were sent in by our listeners.

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    Phoenix City - Waiting is Over

    The A-League season is here, and the pod chat about the Phoenix's first match against Newcastle. There's also some other A-League games happening this weekend, and the Junior Football Ferns have been scoring goals for fun in Tonga.

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    Phoenix City - ¿Hablas español?

    The Phoenix played out an 'entertaining' draw with Auckland, and we discuss what it's like to draw with the third best team in the world. There's just over a week until the A-League starts, so the pod make their predictions about how the league will go, as well as talking about Fred De Jong falling on his sword.

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    Phoenix City - Du du du du du du du

    Andrew Durante joins the Phoenix City team to chat about the Phoenix's successful week in Sydney, the match against ACFC and the rest of the happenings in the A-League. The ASB Prem is going to be on tele and Napier have fallen in the Chatham Cup final.

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    Phoenix City - Oranje Promotion

    The Phoenix have swatted WSW aside and take on the other Sydney this week. There's still a stoush going on between (P/F)FA and NZF have got exemptions granted! Woohoo!

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    Phoenix City - Two years and counting

    The pod members are grumpy about the All Whites, unsurprisingly. But there's more than just the Myanmar failure to talk about, as the Nix continue their preseason this weekend, and the PFA here get one up on their Aussie counterparts and sign a new deal with NZF.

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    Phoenix City - Calamity

    The pod do their best to work out what went wrong in Melbourne in the FFA Cup, and Brandon fills us in on the action from Weka Park on Sunday. The All Whites play Myanmar this weekend, and there's been plenty happening with our Kiwi's Overseas and Cam has all the info on them.

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    Phoenix City - My Name is Jeff

    The Phoenix have been very busy lately, and the pod dissect the match against NZA from New Plymouth and look ahead to the FFA Cup Round of 16 match against Melbourne City with David Hards. Jeffrey Sarpong has been announced as the latest Phoenix not-a-striker, and we have the audio from when he met the media today. The eligibility appeal has been postponed, and it's goals aplenty for the kiwi's overseas. Wellington United Weenix have won Cap Prem, and it's Chatham Cup semifinal weekend!

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Phoenix City - Talay-ho

Table

P W D L GF GA GD Pts
Per Perth Glory 27 18 6 3 56 23 33 60
Syd Sydney FC 27 16 4 7 43 29 14 52
Mvc Melbourne Victory 27 15 5 7 50 32 18 50
Adl Adelaide United 27 12 8 7 37 32 5 44
Mcy Melbourne City 27 11 7 9 39 32 7 40
Wel Wellington Phoenix 27 11 7 9 46 43 3 40
New Newcastle Jets 27 10 5 12 40 36 4 35
Wsw Western Sydney 27 6 6 15 42 54 -12 24
Bri Brisbane Roar 27 4 6 17 38 71 -33 18
Ccm Central Coast 27 3 4 20 31 70 -39 13

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