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Photo Essay: Wellington Phoenix Two-for-One

Photo Essay: Wellington Phoenix Two-for-One

by Ngaruna Kapinga

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In what will be the last home game this year for the Wellington Phoenix, players turned out in force to promote tomorrow night’s match against the Central Coast Mariners at Westpac Stadium.

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Devoted Fans

To get everyone in the Christmas spirit, Phoenix management have a special two-for-one offering on tickets for Fridays game, a small gesture of the clubs appreciation for the support from fans throughout the year.

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For today’s celebrations there were freebies to be had – in the form of soccer balls - and autographs to be gained as fans and supporters gathered at Midland Park on what has to be the best day for weather this week. Kids were encouraged to try their ‘feet’ against goal keep Glen Moss in the Sony Goal as players mingled with the crowd signing anything from balls to T-shirts. There was even the odd photo opportunity to be taken advantage of.

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So if you’re lost for ideas to entertain the family or school holiday boredom has already kicked in OR perhaps you’re thinking of something a little different for that end of year Christmas function – a night out at the football may be a good alternative.

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Goal keeping

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Local PR

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Phoenix Groupies

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For more information on how to redeem tickets on the two-for-one offering go to:


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