Phoenix face del Piero dilemma

October 5, 2012
By Cathy Walshe
One name overshadows Wellington Phoenix's opening A-League match of the season against Sydney FC on Saturday.

But Italy and Juventus legend Alessandro del Piero is far from their only concern, coach Ricki Herbert and captain Andrew Durante agree.

Del Piero scored 290 goals in a 19-year career with Juventus, and was part of Italy's World Cup-winning team of 2006.

His two-year signing with Sydney has boosted the club's profile, and that of the A-League, since it was ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations