2007–08 Wellington Phoenix FC season

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Wellington Phoenix FC
2007–08 season
CEO Tony Pignata
Manager Ricki Herbert
A-League 8th
Preseason Cup 6th
Finals Did not qualify
Top goalscorer Shane Smeltz
9 Goals
Highest home attendance 18,345 v Adelaide
30 November 2007
Lowest home attendance 8,032 v Perth
7 December 2007
Home colours
Away colours

The 2007–08 A-League season was the inaugural season for the Wellington Phoenix, who replaced the New Zealand Knights.

Players[edit]

First team squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 New Zealand GK Mark Paston
2 New Zealand DF Jeremy Christie
3 New Zealand DF Tony Lochhead
4 Brazil DF Cleberson
5 Australia DF Karl Dodd
6 New Zealand MF Tim Brown (Vice-Captain)
7 Australia DF Ross Aloisi (Captain)
8 New Zealand FW Vaughan Coveny
9 New Zealand FW Shane Smeltz
10 Australia MF Michael Ferrante
11 Brazil MF Daniel
12 Australia MF Richard Johnson
No. Position Player
13 New Zealand DF Steven Old
14 Australia DF Steven O'Dor
15 Brazil MF George
16 Australia DF Kristian Rees
17 Australia MF Vince Lia
18 Australia DF Ahmad Elrich
19 New Zealand FW Greg Draper
20 New Zealand GK Glen Moss
21 Brazil MF Felipe
22 Australia FW Royce Brownlie
23 New Zealand FW Kosta Barbarouses
30 New Zealand GK Jacob Spoonley

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player From Notes
1 GK New Zealand Mark Paston New Zealand New Zealand Knights
2 DF New Zealand Jeremy Christie Australia Perth Glory
3 DF New Zealand Tony Lochhead United States New England Revolution
4 DF Brazil Cleberson Brazil Cabofriense
5 DF Australia Karl Dodd Scotland Falkirk FC
6 MF New Zealand Tim Brown Australia Newcastle Jets
7 DF Australia Ross Aloisi Australia Adelaide United
8 FW New Zealand Vaughan Coveny Australia Newcastle Jets
9 FW New Zealand Shane Smeltz England Halifax Town
10 MF Australia Michael Ferrante Australia Melbourne Victory
11 MF Brazil Daniel Brazil Madureira
12 MF Australia Richard Johnson New Zealand New Zealand Knights
13 DF New Zealand Steven Old Australia Newcastle Jets
14 DF Australia Steven O'Dor New Zealand New Zealand Knights
15 MF Brazil George Venezuela Carabobo
16 DF Australia Kristian Rees Australia Whittlesea Zebras Short-term contract
17 MF Australia Vince Lia Australia Melbourne Victory
18 MF Australia Ahmad Elrich England Fulham FC
19 FW New Zealand Greg Draper New Zealand Canterbury United
20 GK New Zealand Glen Moss Romania Dinamo Bucharest
21 MF Brazil Felipe Croatia Hajduk Split
22 FW Australia Royce Brownlie England Swindon Town
23 FW New Zealand Kosta Barbarouses New Zealand Team Wellington
30 GK New Zealand Jacob Spoonley New Zealand Auckland City FC

Matches[edit]

2007 Pre-season Cup fixtures[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA BP Pts
CentralCoastColours 2.png Central Coast Mariners 3 2 1 0 6 1 3 10
QueenslandRoarColours.png Queensland Roar 3 1 2 0 3 2 1 6
WellingtonPhoenixColours.png Wellington Phoenix 3 1 0 2 4 4 2 5
SydneyFCColours.png Sydney FC 3 0 1 2 0 6 0 1

2007–08 Hyundai A-League fixtures[edit]

Exhibition Match[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Ground H A H A H H A A H A A A H A H H H A H A A
Result D L L W D W L L L L W L D D L W D W L L L
Position 2 8 8 5 6 5 5 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 8 8

Source: Matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Central Coast Mariners 21 10 4 7 30 25 +5 34 2009 AFC Champions League Group stage
2 Newcastle Jets (C) 21 9 7 5 25 21 +4 34
3 Sydney FC 21 8 8 5 28 24 +4 32 2008 A-League Finals Series
4 Queensland Roar 21 8 7 6 25 21 +4 31
5 Melbourne Victory 21 6 9 6 29 29 0 27
6 Adelaide United 21 6 8 7 31 29 +2 26
7 Perth Glory 21 4 8 9 27 34 −7 20
8 Wellington Phoenix 21 5 5 11 25 37 −12 20

Updated to games played on 20 January 2008
Source: theworldgame.sbs.com.au
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
1First place through to fourth place qualify for the 2008 A-League Finals Series.
2First place qualifies for the 2009 AFC Champions League Group stage.
3Winning the 2008 A-League Grand Final earns qualification for the 2009 AFC Champions League Group stage, unless the Grand Final winners are also first place, in which case the Grand Final runner up qualifies.
4Wellington Phoenix cannot qualify for the 2009 AFC Champions League as they are not recognised as an AFC club.

Statistics[edit]

Appearances[edit]

Rank Player Minutes Played Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 App. GS Substituted in Substituted off Min.
1 New Zealand Glen Moss 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 20 20 0 0 1,800
2 Australia Karl Dodd 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 19 19 0 0 1,710
New Zealand Shane Smeltz 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 19 19 0 0 1,710
4 New Zealand Tony Lochhead 90 90 90 Substituted off82 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 18 18 0 1 1,612
Australia Michael Ferrante 90 90 90 90 90 Substituted in19 90 Substituted off45 Substituted in33 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 18 16 2 1 1,537
6 Brazil Daniel 90 90 Substituted off48 90 90 90 90 90 Substituted off84 Substituted off80 Substituted off67 Substituted off86 Substituted off87 90 Substituted in8 Substituted in12 Substituted in30 17 14 3 6 1,222
Brazil Felipe Substituted in26 Substituted in36 Substituted off82 Substituted off62 Substituted off86 Substituted off71 Substituted off41 Substituted off56 90 90 90 Substituted off67 Substituted off78 Substituted off65 Substituted off77 90 Substituted in8 17 14 3 10 1,115
New Zealand Vaughan Coveny Substituted off76 Substituted off62 Substituted in42 Substituted in28 Substituted in4 Substituted off77 Substituted off70 Substituted off75 Substituted in10 90 Substituted in11 Substituted in25 Substituted off83 90 Substituted off89 90 Substituted off65 17 11 6 8 987
9 New Zealand Jeremy Christie Substituted off64 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 Substituted in3 Substituted in4 Substituted in7 Substituted in8 Substituted off83 16 12 4 2 1,069
10 Australia Richard Johnson 90 90 Substituted off86 Substituted off86 90 90 Substituted in6 90 Substituted off77 Substituted off75 Substituted in23 Substituted in5 Substituted in25 Substituted off82 14 10 4 5 915
11 Australia Vince Lia Substituted off75 90 90 90 90 90 Substituted off79 90 90 90 Substituted off83 90 90 13 13 0 3 1,137
Australia Ross Aloisi 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 Substituted off84 Substituted off77 Substituted inRed card.svg8 Substituted off62 13 12 1 3 1,041
Australia Steven O'Dor 90 90 90 90 90 Substituted off49 90 90 90 Substituted off80 Substituted in4 Substituted in1 90 13 11 2 2 1,034
Australia Ahmad Elrich Substituted in45 Substituted off86 90 Substituted off79 Red card.svg34 90 90 Substituted off86 Substituted off85 90 Substituted off82 Substituted off60 Substituted in7 13 11 2 7 924
15 New Zealand Steven Old 90 Substituted in8 Substituted in41 90 90 Substituted in10 90 Yellow-red card.svg89 90 90 90 90 12 9 3 1 868
16 New Zealand Tim Brown Substituted in13 Substituted in20 90 Substituted in6 90 90 90 Substituted off65 90 90 90 11 8 3 1 734
17 Australia Kristian Rees 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 9 9 0 0 810
18 Australia Royce Brownlie Substituted in14 Substituted in28 Substituted in8 Substituted in15 Substituted in11 Substituted in13 Substituted in15 Substituted in13 8 0 8 0 117
19 Brazil George Substituted in4 Substituted in4 Substituted in49 Substituted in15 4 0 4 0 72
20 Brazil Cleberson 90 Substituted off54 90 3 3 0 1 234
New Zealand Kosta Barbarouses Substituted in4 Substituted in13 90 3 1 2 0 107
21 New Zealand Greg Draper Substituted in25 Substituted in28 2 0 2 0 53
22 New Zealand Mark Paston 90 1 1 0 0 90
23 New Zealand Jacob Spoonley 0 0 0 0 0

      Player Started           Player Subbed In           Player Suspended           Player Injured

Goal scorers[edit]

Rank Player Goals per Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1 New Zealand Shane Smeltz 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 9
2 Brazil Daniel 1 1 1 1 4
3 Brazil Felipe 1 1 1 3
4 Australia Ross Aloisi 1 1 2
5 New Zealand Steven Old 1 1
New Zealand Tony Lochhead 1 1
New Zealand Vaughan Coveny 1 1
Australia Ahmad Elrich 1 1
Australia Vince Lia 1 1
Australia Michael Ferrante 1 1
Australia Kristian Rees 1 1
A goal was scored from a penalty kick

Goal assists[edit]

Rank Player Assists per Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
1 New Zealand Vaughan Coveny 1 1 1 1 4
Brazil Daniel 2 1 1 4
3 New Zealand Shane Smeltz 1 1 1 3
4 Australia Vince Lia 1 1 2
New Zealand Tony Lochhead 1 1 2
6 Australia Ross Aloisi 1 1
New Zealand Tim Brown 1 1
New Zealand Jeremy Christie 1 1
Australia Karl Dodd 1 1
Australia Ahmad Elrich 1 1
Brazil Felipe 1 1
Australia Michael Ferrante 1 1
Brazil George 1 1
Australia Steven O'Dor 1 1

Discipline[edit]

Rank Player Cards per Round Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Yellow card.svg Yellow-red card.svg Red card.svg
1 Brazil Daniel Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 7
2 Australia Ross Aloisi Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Red card.svg 3 1
Australia Karl Dodd Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 6
4 Australia Ahmad Elrich Yellow card.svg Red card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 3 1
5 New Zealand Tim Brown Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 5
Australia Vince Lia Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 5
7 New Zealand Jeremy Christie Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 4
Australia Richard Johnson Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 4
New Zealand Tony Lochhead Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 4
10 New Zealand Steven Old Yellow card.svg Yellow-red card.svg 1 1
New Zealand Shane Smeltz Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 3
12 New Zealand Vaughan Coveny Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 2
Brazil Felipe Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 2
Australia Michael Ferrante Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 2
New Zealand Glen Moss Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 2
Australia Kristian Rees Yellow card.svg Yellow card.svg 2
17 Brazil Cleberson Yellow card.svg 1

Goal times[edit]

Times in which goals have been scored in the 2007-08 season
nth Min.   Goals for Wellington Phoenix     Goals against Wellington Phoenix  
01-05
1
3
06-10
1
4
11-15
1
1
16-20
1
3
21-25
2
0
26-30
3
1
31-35
1
3
36-40
0
1
41-45
1
3
46-50
1
1
51-55
3
1
56-60
1
1
61-65
1
0
66-70
1
2
71-75
1
1
76-80
1
5
81-85
2
3
86-90
3
4

Home attendance[edit]

Date Round Attendance Opposition Stadium
26 August 2007 Round 1 14,421 MelbourneVictoryColours.png Melbourne Victory Westpac Stadium
9 September 2007 Round 3 11,478 NewcastleJetsColours.png Newcastle Jets
22 September 2007 Round 5 12,127 AdelaideUnitedColours.png Adelaide United
30 September 2007 Round 6 10,127 PerthGloryColours.png Perth Glory
21 October 2007 Round 9 10,560 CentralCoastColours 2.png Central Coast Mariners
17 November 2007 Round 13 8,062 SydneyFCColours.png Sydney FC
30 November 2007 Round 15 18,345 AdelaideUnitedColours.png Adelaide United
1 December 2007 Exhibition 31,853 United States Los Angeles Galaxy
7 December 2007 Round 16 8,032 PerthGloryColours.png Perth Glory
14 December 2007 Round 17 9,384 QueenslandRoarColours.png Queensland Roar
4 January 2008 Round 19 14,288 SydneyFCColours.png Sydney FC
Total 116,824 excl. exhibition match
Average 11,682 excl. exhibition match

Club[edit]

Kit[edit]

Supplier: Reebok
Sponsor(s): Sony

Pre-Season
Home
Away

End of Season Awards[edit]

See also List of Wellington Phoenix FC End of Season Awards

References[edit]