There are two ways to look at Southern United's season.
When Oliver Colloty was subbed on for the final 12 minutes of Southern United's game against Hawke's Bay United earlier this month, he was so nervous he was unsure what to do.
Fifth spot is secured and the top four are out of reach - but Southern United still has plenty to play for.
Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante has opened up on the incredible moment he was shot in the chest on the sideline of a football match 20 years ago.
Raheem Sterling's second-half hat trick helped Manchester City build a four-point lead atop the English Premier League on Saturday.
Coach Mike Mulvey has been brutally sacked by Central Coast Mariners following their humiliating 8-2 A-League defeat to Wellington Phoenix last night.
Massive progress, but still room to grow. That was Paul O'Reilly's summation of Southern United's past three seasons.
The Phoenix will lose the services of coach Mark Rudan after just one season if they can't meet a requirement to relocate his family.
Veteran Football Ferns defender Abby Erceg has opened up on her 'traumatic' time under former coach Andreas Heraf.
The Premier League title race looks to be a straight fight between Liverpool and Manchester City after the top two teams collected contrasting wins at home.
At the start of the season the national football premiership looked to be divided into the top four and the rest.