Soccer

Summer lovin’ players keep soccer thriving

While most people would usually identify the summer months with cricket and tennis, there’s a popular winter sport that’s still kicking goals even as...

Group chat was first hint players had of Popovic’s departure

When the news of Tony Popovic’s shock departure from the Western Sydney Wanderers broke on Sunday afternoon, a players-only ‘group chat’ on the smartphone...

Wanderers name new head coach

The Western Sydney Wanderers have announced that Hayden Foxe will take up the role of caretaker head coach with Wanderers Academy Technical Director Ian...

Popovic quits Wanderers seven days before new A-League season

Tony Popovic has dramatically quit the Western Sydney Wanderers just a week out from the A-League season. The Wanderers are yet to officially confirm their...

Matildas ready for landmark match

The Matildas have assembled in Western Sydney today as they prepare to face Brazil in front of the biggest home crowd the Australian women’s...

Rovers prove unbeatable

They may only be a relatively small club but Penrith Rovers FC are the toast of the local football community after their Premier League...

Bridge in shock Wanderers return

The Western Sydney Wanderers have announced the shock return of club legend Mark Bridge on a two-year deal. Bridge will enter his fifth season in Red...

Matildas and Brazil to face off in Penrith

In one of the biggest local sporting coups since the Sydney 2000 Olympics, an agreement between Penrith Council and Football Federation Australia will see...

Foundation player Shannon Cole to depart Wanderers

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced that Foundation Player Shannon Cole will say goodbye to the Club following tomorrow night’s AFC Champions League...

Santa named Wanderers’ best

Striker Brendon Santalab has capped off a remarkable Hyundai A-League season by being named Player of the Year at this year’s Wanderers Medal. In what...

Wanderers pass major membership milestone

The Western Sydney Wanderers have passed 20,000 Members. It's an incredible achievement given the club's inconsistent year and their move away from their beloved Pirtek...

Giant step for local referees

A trio of local referees from the Nepean Referees Group (NRG) could one day be officiating in the A-League or W-League after being selected...

Shame of the game: RBB stands by disgusting banner

The Western Sydney Wanderers are a club deeply divided today with its vocal active supporter group standing in defiance of the club itself, Football...

Griffiths joins Wanderers

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the signing of Ryan Griffiths until the end of the 2016/17 season. The talented talisman will join the...

Derby disaster looms for Wanderers

It could be the most lopsided Sydney Derby in history. Sydney FC, who sit seven points clear on top of the A-League ladder and are...

Wanderers look to bounce back from Victory thumping

No player in the A-League has hurt the Wanderers more over the years than Melbourne Victory star striker Besart Berisha. The 31-year-old managed to notch...

W-League side has Penrith flavour

The new Western Sydney Wanderers W-League team will have a distinct Penrith flavour when the girls hit the pitch for their opening game against...

Captain gone: Wanderers confirm major change

The Wanderers have confirmed that captain Nikolai Topor-Stanley has signed with a club in the United Arab Emirates. Following four incredible seasons in the Red &...

Wanderers re-sign youngster

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced that Jaushua Sotirio has signed a two-year contract extension until the end of the 18/19 season. The 21-year-old winger...

Wanderers in trouble over flares

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today issued a show cause notice to Western Sydney Wanderers FC following an incident in last Saturday night’s Sydney...

Derby atmosphere unrivalled in Australian sport

I’ve been to plenty of great sporting events at ANZ Stadium, from NRL Grand Finals to State of Origins, football internationals and of course...

New recruits hoping for Derby call-up

New Western Sydney Wanderers signing Jack Clisby is hopeful his first outing for his new club will be in front of more than 60,000...

Skipper’s Derby regret

On the eve of the opening game of the new A-League season, Western Sydney Wanderers skipper Nikolai Topor-Stanley has opened up about being rubbed...

W-League team to call Kingswood home

The Western Sydney Wanderers W-League team will call Kingswood home this season after Western Sydney University (WSU) secured a deal with the club to...

Wanderers claim Powerchair title

The Western Sydney Wanderers captured their first Powerchair Premiership when they defeated five-time champions, Newcastle, last weekend in Mount Druitt. All level on 24 points...

Wanderers secure Argentinian midfielder

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the loan signing of Argentinian midfielder Nicolás Martinez from Olympiacos in Greece. Joining the Wanderers as a marquee...

Wanderer for a day

Last week I received an email from the Western Sydney Wanderers inviting me to be a member of the Wanderers XI for their annual...

Wanderers sign Japanese attacker

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the signing of Japanese attacker Jumpei Kusukami. With over 100 appearances in the J1 League, Kusukami began his...

Jerrad’s second coming

After recent stints over in Hong Kong and Perth, Jerrad Tyson has described his return to the Western Sydney Wanderers as a ‘homecoming’. The 26-year-old...

Wanderers sign Spanish defender

The Western Sydney Wanderers have today announced the signing of Spanish central defender Aritz Borda for the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season. Born in Lasarte-Oria, in...

Local football icon George Churchward passes away

George Churchward, the Founding and Life Member of Nepean Football Association (NFA), passed away last Saturday, June 4, aged 92. A founding and long serving...

Foundation player Bridge departs Wanderers

All-time top goal scorer and club legend Mark Bridge has played his final game for the Western Sydney Wanderers. The foundation player will join Changrai United...

Wanderers have revenge on their minds

Revenge will be on the minds of many Western Sydney Wanderers players and fans this Sunday evening when they take on arch enemies Brisbane...

Wanderers need a miracle

When the Western Sydney Wanderers run out on Sunday afternoon for their game against the Wellington Phoenix, they’ll know whether or not they still...

Wanderland is on the move

The Western Sydney Wanderers today announced that the Club will play out of ANZ Stadium and Spotless Stadium from the 2016/17 season. Following consultation with...

Wanderers face tough test against Adelaide

The Western Sydney Wanderers recorded a much needed win last week, but will need to be at their absolute best when they come up...

Wanderers fined $50,000

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today fined the Western Sydney Wanderers $50,000 and imposed a suspended three competition point deduction after finding the club...

Santalab signs contract extension with Wanderers

Western Sydney Wanderers forward Brendon Santalab today signed a two-year contract extension. The fan favourite has been in scintillating form this season, scoring five goals,...

Wanderers fans face bans

Football Federation Australia (FFA) is set to come down hard on Western Sydney Wanderers supporters who let off flares and railway detonators during Saturday night's...

Future unclear for talented Teagan

If anyone knows the meaning of hard work and persistence, it’s Western Sydney Wanderers W-League goalkeeper Teagan Micah. After making her W-League debut in Round...