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618 – Wellington Frustrations

Stephen and Josh are back in the studio to discuss the Wanderers’ Round 16 draw with Wellington Phoenix. We try to uncover what went wrong and air our frustrations with the lack of youthful injection in the past week of games. We then look towards a tough match at home against Melbourne Victory.

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The Best and Worst of Wanderers vs Wellington Phoenix (Rd 16)

A-League Round 16 vs Wellington Phoenix – 13/01/2018 Westpac Stadium 1-1 Draw Welcome to the latest edition of The Best and Worst series. They are coming in thick and fast and this time we travel across the ditch to face what seems to be a resurgent Phoenix outfit. Don’t forget to this those share buttons, […]

The Best and Worst of Wanderers vs Wellington Phoenix (Rd 7 postponed)

A-League Round 7 vs Wellington Phoenix – 18/11/2017 Useless Stadium POSTPONED Nothing will stop me from writing a Best and Worst article. Not even a game postponed due to companies with #OneJob that grow grass in sports stadiums. Share share, or postpone your sharing because its amateur hour in the A-League once more. Worst – […]

S05E22: Plus Won

If the week leading up to Sunday was to be any indication of the game, it would have been dull and boring, but with the sunshine brought a bright outcome to the end of the weekend as we finally, finally, won a home game at Spotless brushing aside the Nix.

Some ATB members have been MIA since our win, but Nick and Tats weren’t left alone as our very own very good plus one from over the bridge came to assist.

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S05E17: Piss Fartin’ Around

That winning feeling returned to the lives of the Wanderers players and fans in the unlikely setting of New Plymouth, despite the best efforts of the referee and linesman to do their business on our clean sheets.

We’re only one game away from the final derby of the regular season and we’ve got one hurdle to overcome in the Central Coast Mariners – but they’ll be looking for their 3rd win on the trot so we’ll be finding ways to show that kebabs > fish and chips.

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S05E12: Drawckland

Another round, another draw for the Wandrawers. Some good goals, some bad mistakes, and a whole heap of barbecued meat were on the menu for yet another frustrating (and yet delicious) weekend of football for us westies.

In other news, the worst kept secret in the A-League – the signing of super villain, Vedran Janjetovic – became confirmed and he fired a few parting shots. Reactions were mixed but time will tell us whether he flops or fires for his new club.

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S04E28: Thus Is The Bist Trup…

The talk of the Wanderers might have been Santalab, who was hungry for his two goals, but Wellington’s night life is disappointingly sans-kebabs leaving certain ATB members with a hunger of their own.

We preview the games being played during a weekend where the Wanderers can’t lose, and talk more about the Wellington away trip because it was awesome.

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S04E20: Flarijuana

The two joints that got smoked in Melbourne over the last week have been the talk of the media and although some thought ‘weed-on’t deserve this kind of shabby treatment’, others decided to shoot the a-league down in a blaze of glory.

The Wanderers were sloth-like against the Phoenix, getting salad and salt mixed up, along with not knowing where the goals were, and couldn’t play well, not even 4-20 minutes. Especially when passing to the Dutchy on the right hand side.

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S04E08 FFS: Football Federation Straya

The win against Wellington was overshadowed by the verbal and written diarrhoea spouting from some of Straya’s finest oval ball supremacists, but contrary to expectation we do actually talk about football at some point too.

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S03E16: $pring Water

Despite winning at the foot of the mountains, we’re still at the foot of the table, and although our expansive midfield kept us happy, the expensive water didn’t. We won our first game of the season and quite frankly – its about time. We head up to Newcastle this weekend, and hopefully head up the ladder as well.

In ‪#‎ATBFeedback‬, we discuss the missing and weakest links in the squad, as well as in the communications from the club, where important information is still being leaked to fans over social media, rather than by more formal communication.

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