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for the 2007-2008 Season

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Date Venue Opposition Result F A Scorers Memories
July 14 away Central Coast Mariners lost 0 2   Scraped together squad, O'Dor red card.
July 22 home Sydney win 3 0 S. Smeltz (2) , o.g. First home game, win! No TV or radio coverage! 6000 fans at the Caketin.
July 27 Chch Queensland Roar lost 1 2 S. Old Christchurch game.
Aug 4 away Melbourne Victory win 2 1 Smeltz, Daniel Beat last yrs champs, Daniel starring, we even scored their goal - Dodd's shin.
Aug 10 home Newcastle Jets lost 0 0   Lost 4 - 2 on pens, windy. Phoenix the better team.
               
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Aug 26 home Melbourne Victory drew 2 2 Daniel, Smeltz 14000 attended, Daniel hit bar with pen, 2 - 0 down, pulsating last 15 min, Felipe's influence, Brownlie hit post, Smeltz headed over.
Aug 31 away Central Coast Mariners lost 0 3   Poor first half defence again. Aloisi and Felipe hit bar
Sept 9 home Newcastle Jets lost 0 1   Christie good in defence, much better. Deflected Jets free kick.
Sept 14 away Sydney FC win 2 1 Felipe, Daniel (pen) Felipe brilliant goal. Daniel retaking pen and scoring in same place. Dodd's defence.
Sept 22 home Adelaide Utd drew 2 2 Felipe, Smeltz Felipe outjumping two defenders to head in, Feilpe and Daniel interplay, George debut.
Sept 30 home Perth Glory win 4 1 R. Aloisi, Smeltz, V. Coveney, T. Lockhead 1st home win, Daniel's superb football and crosses, Cov's finish, Leo Bertos getting 'reminded' he's from Wellntn, Yellow Fever shirts off in the cold and wind.
Oct 5 away Queensland Roar lost 1 2 Smeltz Daniel suspended, Felipe and O'Dor injured. Johnson's hard work in midfield.
Oct 14 away Newcastle Jets lost 1 2 Old Old scoring as final whistle blew, Elrich debut, 5 AWs on internatnal duty
Oct 21 home Central Coast Mariners lost 1 2 A. Elrich Shocking defence, winner gifted late, Elrich wonder strike
Oct 28 away Adelaide Utd lost 1 4 Smeltz Dodd suspended, No confidence in defence, strong wind, Smeltz early goal
Nov 2 away Perth Glory win 1 0 Daniel Much better. Moss, Lockhead, Lia and Smeltz all in top form.Daniel calm finish.
Nov 11 away Queensland Roar lost 0 3   Elrich red card for elbow, Roar scored goals late on, Ferrante hit bar
Nov 17 home Sydney FC drew 1 1 Aloisi Ten man Sydney injury time penalty, Moss four great saves, Felipe backheel nutmeg
Nov 24 away Melbourne Victory drew 1 1 V. Lia Muscat sent off for Melb, Lia's outside of foot goal, Rees settling in in defence
Nov 30 home Adelaide Utd lost 1 2 Daniel (pen) Ref disallowing Daniel goal and denying pens, Adelaide winner with ten men
Dec 1 home LA Galaxy lost 1 4 Aloisi (friendly) 32000 fans, Beckham's class passing and quick turns, a festival!
Dec 7 home Perth Glory win 3 0 Smeltz (2), Felipe Perth end with 9 men - Covs brought down twice. Smeltz's header.
Dec 14 home Queensland Roar drew 1 1 Smeltz Smeltz top of golden boot race, hand ball not given, Dodd's defence, over 100,000 fans so far in Wellington.
Dec 30 away Newcastle Jets win 3 2 Smeltz, M. Ferrante, K. Rees Smeltz non-stop class, Ferrante finally scoring after threatening all season, Lia's workrate.
Jan 4 home Sydney FC lost 0 2   Moss saving undeserved penalty, 14000 fans roared! Ref giving no breaks to Phoenix, straight red carding captain Aloisi.
Jan 11 away Melbourne Victory lost 0 3   Poor first half. O'Dor header hit bar, in his last game.
Jan 19 away Central Coast Mariners lost 0 2   Barbarouses creating chances. Aloisi v Aloisi, both captains.

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Leading Scorers:

Shane Smeltz 12
Daniel 5
Felipe 3
Ross Aloisi 3
Steven Old 2
Michael Ferrante 1
Kristian Rees 1
Vince Lia 1
Ahmad Elrich 1
Vaughan Coveney 1
Tony Lockhead 1
Own Goal 1

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