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Wellington Phoenix Vs Central Coast Mariners

14 September 2008


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Phoenix defender Ben Sigmund restarts the game with a corner kick towards the centre of the field

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Images And Commentary Karim Sahai


Wellington Phoenix and Central Coast Mariners are opposed during the fourth round of the Huyndai A-League, at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

A crowd of 6926 Wellington supporters witnessed their home team's hard work after a disappointing performance in a previous game against Adelaide United. This time, motivation and skilled attacks on the opposition brought excitement but ultimately failed to break the Mariners' defense.

Full time score 0-0

Yellow cards Phoenix: Richard Johnson 6’, Karl Dodd 18’, Troy Hearfield 45 ’

Mariners: John HUTCHINSON 51’, Pedj BOJIC 54’.
Referee Strebre Delovski




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Phoenix striker Vaughan Coveny controls the ball as Mariners midfielder Mile Jedinak approaches from the back.

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Phoenix goalkeeper Glen Moss is about to kick the ball during shortly before half-time.

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(L to R) Phoenix David Mulligan, Vaughan Coveny, Richard Johnson and Tim Brown form a wall while referee Strebre Delovski pushes Johnson and Brown back as they gesture towards a teammate.

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Phoenix goalkeeper Glen Moss deflect the ball after a high kick from Pedj Bojic

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Supporters of the Wellington Phoenix team wave yellow balloons with their team's colours.

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Matt Simon (Mariners) and Jon McKain jump for the ball in the first
period of the game.

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Mariners defender Andrew Clark exits the field on a stretcher, eight
minutes after the start of the game.


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