Nelson fans get chance to meet Wellington Phoenix players


Nelson football fans will get the chance to get up close and personal with the Wellington Phoenix squad tomorrow when the team holds an open training session at Trafalgar Park.

The public are invited to watch the training from 4pm to 5pm by entering the Matai Street gate at Trafalgar Park.

The Phoenix players will then sign autographs from 5pm to 5.30pm.

The Phoenix are in town for their preseason game against the Central Coast Mariners at the same venue on Saturday afternoon.

Tasman United will play its first ever game in club history when they play the Wellington Phoenix Premiers in the curtain raiser at 1.15pm on Saturday.

The main game starts at 4pm.