ALM Match Day Guide: Western United vs Wellington Phoenix

Aleksandar Prijovic Western United

Western United heads back to Launceston on Friday night to take on Wellington Phoenix in Round 17 of the 2022/23 Isuzu UTE A-League Men season.

Fans in Launceston have been strong supporters of the Green and Black in recent years and will be looking forward to cheering on United once again.

Match Details

Isuzu UTE A-League Men Round 17

Western United vs Wellington Phoenix

Friday, 17 February

Kick-off: 7:45pm

Gates open: 6:00pm

UTAS Stadium, Launceston

Broadcast: The match will be broadcast live on Paramount+

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Social media: Follow Western United on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and join the conversation by using the hashtags #WUNvsWEL



Western United returns to Launceston

Fresh from last month’s spectacular win in Hobart, Western United returns to Launceston with all eyes on remaining unbeaten in Tasmania.

So far, United has won five matches and drawn one in Launceston, that tie coming against Wellington Phoenix in 2021.

The Tasmanian community has been significant supporters of Western United and will be out in full force again to drive the Green and Black towards a big three points.

Western United team news

John Aloisi has named an unchanged extended squad for this fixture as his side looks to get back to winning ways in Tasmania.

New signings Connor O’Toole and Michael Ruhs will both hope to feature again, while Noah Botic will be out for consecutive starts after netting his first professional goal last week.

Full Western United squad

Meet the players at the end of the game

The stars of Western United have treated the fans to signatures, selfies and meet and greets at home games this season, creating an exciting spectacle for the kids at the end of the match.

Get in position to grab a signed Western United ball from one of the players or get your own personal items autographed by your favourite Green and Black heroes.

The players are always up to meet and thank the fans for all of their support, so cheer on the boys so we can all hopefully celebrate a win together at the end.

$20 General Admission tickets

Western United prides itself on providing the most affordable matchday experience in the A-Leagues and will give everyone an opportunity to come and watch the A-League Men Champions.

General Admission tickets are available behind the goal for just $20 for adults, bringing the entire Green and Black family together.

United continues to foster an inclusive and passionate fan experience and encourages all fans to come together with the most affordable tickets to bring the noise and spur on the players on the pitch.

Active Support

The football community in Tasmania has always brought passionate active support for the Green and Black and the fans will arrive in full voice once again.

The Club has brought drums, flags and the megaphone for any active fans to use and set the atmosphere throughout the night.

Get yourself into the active support areas and cheer on the Green and Black at UTAS Stadium.


Tickets to the match on Sunday can be pre-purchased here.

There will be ticket sales on matchday at the ticket office, but fans are encouraged to pre-book tickets in order to avoid queuing at the ground.

All ticketholders are encouraged to arrive at the match early for ease of admission through security checks. Patrons can only enter through the gate stated on their ticket.

Member redemption

All members are advised that membership cards do not give access to the venue. All members must redeem their tickets prior to the match in order to be admitted into the venue.

Memberships are the best way to support the Club and come together as a Western United family. Become a member and join the Champions today.

Members unsure how to redeem their tickets can watch the tutorial video here.


The match will be broadcast live and exclusive on Paramount+, the home of Australian football.

Members who renew or purchase into a full-season or seven-game* membership in the 2022/23 season will have a 12-month subscription to Paramount + included as a member benefit.

This represents an additional $89.99 in value provided at no extra cost.

Sign up here.

*Paramount+ subscription only available for Adult and Family seven-game memberships.


All the latest Western United gear will be available at the merchandise outlet located outside the main entrance gate.

The 2022/23 Kappa kits will be on sale, as well as stock of all of the WUFC lifestyle items and the special edition Tasmanian Tour t-shirts.

Members are encouraged to bring their merchandise vouchers and to stock up on Green and Black supporter wear to paint the stands in United colours to spur the team on.


There will be access to plenty of street parking in neighbouring streets, allowing for a very short walk into the stadium.

Public Transport

There are a number of bus routes that will take match goers close to the stadium, including the 110, 115 and 117 routes.

Plan your journey here.