The Wellington Phoenix will face a Premier League team in
July - and there is a possibility of a second English team
also visiting these shores.
Chelsea's title ambitions have suffered a major blow with a
shock 2-1 home defeat by bottom side Sunderland, handing the
initiative to Premier League leaders Liverpool, who visit
lowly Norwich City on Sunday.
Matches over the Easter period will seriously test the
ambitions of all clubs in the FootballSouth Premier League as
two full rounds are played today and Monday.
Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick wasted little time
adding to his squad with the signing of Sunderland's reserve
team captain Spaniard Alejandro Gorrin on a two-year
Manchester City's Premier League title hopes were dealt a
crushing blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom
club Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium.
OPINION: Whether the owners of the Wellington Phoenix like it
or not, the time has come for them to open their wallets.
Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 in a dramatic and
emotionally-charged game at Anfield to move within touching
distance of the Premier League title.
As Andrew Durante sat back and talked about the final game of
the Wellington Phoenix's season he looked drained.
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