5 Mar 2015

Phoenix land Merrick for three more years

2:33 pm on 5 March 2015

The Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick has signed a new three-year contract with the A-League football club, while his assistant Chris Greenacre has also signed on again.

Phoenix Coach Ernie Merrick

Phoenix Coach Ernie Merrick Photo: RNZ / Stephen Hewson

Merrick, who is in his second season at the capital club, says he's thoroughly enjoyed the last 20 months and it was an easy decision to commit himself for the long term.

Greenacre has also signed a contract that takes him through to the end of the 2018 season alongside Merrick.