Western Sydney’s quest for their first ever A-League championship will kick off at 3pm on Sunday, October 9 against Perth Glory at CommBank Stadium.
The Wanderers will then play in their first away match of the season against Melbourne Victory in Round 2 at AAMI Park in a Saturday night blockbuster.
Following the trip to Melbourne, the Wanderers will play in three consecutive home matches against Brisbane, Newcastle and Central Coast in two Saturday and one Friday night fixture.
Round 6 will see the first Sydney Derby of the season at the brand-new Allianz Stadium with the Sky Blues hosting the Red & Black on Saturday, November 12.
A FIFA World Cup break will follow with the Wanderers next in action almost a month later on Saturday, December 10 in New Zealand against Wellington Phoenix.
The Wanderers will continue to play the month of December away with clashes against Western United and Brisbane Roar scheduled on December 18 and 23.
The Wanderers will return to western Sydney on the first day of 2023 in their traditional New Year’s Day fixture, which will see them take on local rivals Macarthur at 5pm in Parramatta.
Five days later, the Wanderers will travel to Perth to face the Glory at HBF Park before returning home to take on Melbourne City on Sunday, January 15.
Two consecutive away matches follow with the Red & Black heading up the F3 for Saturday and Sunday clashes against the Jets and Mariners.
The start of February will see the Wanderers welcome Western United to Wanderland for their only clash against the reigning A-League Champions at home this season on Sunday, February 5.
The Wanderers’ only home Sydney Derby will be played the following weekend, Saturday, February 11 in the blockbuster timeslot of 7.45pm.
The Red & Black will then travel to Adelaide in mid-February to play at Coopers Stadium before back to back home matches against Macarthur and Central Coast.
Mid-March sees the Wanderers travel to Perth before the second away Sydney Derby of the season on Saturday, March 18 at Allianz Stadium.
A FIFA break at the end of March keeps the Wanderers out of action until Friday, March 31 when Adelaide make the trip to western Sydney.
The Wanderers will then take the short trip down the road for the first time this A-League season to face Macarthur FC on Saturday, April 8.
CommBank Stadium will then host Melbourne Victory and Wellington Phoenix before rounding out the regular season with a trip to AAMI Park on Friday, April 28 to face Melbourne City.
Wanderers CEO Scott Hudson spoke highly of the new 2022/23 fixture.
“We are very happy with the outcome of the draw this season with a range of Friday, Saturday afternoon and night and Sunday afternoon fixtures,” he said.
“We look forward to returning to Wanderland this coming season and are excited to see our members, partners and fans return back in numbers.”
Nathan Taylor is the Weekender’s Deputy Editor and Senior Sports Writer. He also compiles the weekly Chatter on the Box TV column. Nathan is an award-winning journalist, who has worked at the Weekender for a decade.