Wellington Phoenix play all home matches at the Westpac Stadium (dubbed the 'Ring of Fire' by fans) which has a capacity of 34,500. The stadium is located on the waterfront a short distance from Wellington's CBD. The Wellington Phoenix are New Zealands only fully professional soccer team.
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The colours are black and yellow, the traditional colours of the city of Wellington, while the badge is a shield with a phoenix rising above the shield. The away kit features black sleeves with yellow trim on a white background, while the shorts are white with a yellow and black side trim, with white socks.
A Wellington Phoenix supporters club, calling themselves the "Yellow Fever", was founded a day after Wellington's winning bid for the A-League slot was announced. Yellow Fever are seated between Aisle 21 and 22, and 'store themselves' at YellowFever.co.nz.
Yellow Fever are creating many traditions of their own, the most notable being taking your shirt off if the Phoenix are winning with 10 minutes to go
Record attendence at a New Zealand soccer game was recorded on the 1st December 2007, 31,853 v Los Angeles Galaxy in an exhibition match featuring David Beckham
David Beckham: LA Galaxy v Wellington Phoenix
LA Galaxy v Wellington Phoenix goals
For the official Phoenix website please go to www.wellingtonphoenix.com
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