Posted: 15 November, 2016 by Soccer Newsroom

Melbourne Victory Game Postponed Due To Earthquake

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The match between Melbourne Victory and Wellington Phoenix has been postponed following damage caused by the recent earthquakes in New Zealand.

Westpac Stadium has confirmed that the earthquakes that struck in the early hours of Monday November 14 has caused the venue to require repairs.

"The safety of everyone is our first priority," said Phoenix general manager David Dome.

"With Westpac Stadium confirming it will not be available on Saturday 19 November, we are working with our partners at the venue, Melbourne Victory and Football Federation to find an alternative that suits all parties. 

"We apologise for the inconvenience this has caused to fans and while football plays an important role in the community, the thoughts of the Phoenix family at this time are with everyone affected by the earthquake."

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