On the show today, it's our Wellington Phoenix season preview as James is joined by the head coach, Ernie Merrick. After a promising start to last season the Phoenix struggled with consistency due to injuries and a depleted squad. This time around, squad depth has been a key target in the clubs off-season recruitment. Merrick also talks about the Michael McGlinchey saga, the loss of Carlos Hernandez and the young, foreign players set to add some firepower to the Phoenix attack.
On todays show, James is joined by Newcastle Jets assistant coach, Clayton Zane. The Jets are desperate to make the Finals this season, having not done so for four years. Clayton talks about the impact new head coach, Phil Stubbins has had on the club since his arrival, plus all the changes to the playing squad and Newcastle's ambitions this season.