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Wellington Phoenix must go

With weeks to go until the new A-League season kicks off, the Wellington Phoenix have just 1,651 paid-up members.

The Nix have not played finals since 2014/15, finishing ninth, seventh and ninth in the years since.

Wellington’s membership remains the lowest of the 10-team competition.

With two expansion licenses to be announced on October 31, there are calls for the Nix to be phased out of the league.

A-League membership (as at August 26, 2018):

Melbourne Victory:                       18,990
Western Sydney Wanderers:      14,730
Sydney FC:                                      8,566
Melbourne City:                             6,477
Newcastle Jets:                              6,309
Brisbane Roar:                               6,044
Perth Glory:                                    5,100
Adelaide United:                            3,530
Central Coast Mariners:               2,919
Wellington Phoenix:                     1,651


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