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Western Sydney Wanderers FC W-League

Western Sydney Wanderers Women
Full name
Nickname(s)Wander Women
Founded2012; 9 years ago (2012)
GroundMarconi Stadium
Capacity9,000
Head coachDean Heffernan
LeagueW-League
2019-20W-League, 4th of 9
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Western Sydney Wanderers F.C. is an Australian women's soccer club based in the western region of Sydney, New South Wales. Founded in 2012, it is the affiliated women's team of the A-League team Western Sydney Wanderers. The team currently competes in the country's top-tier women's domestic competition, the W-League.

History

The announcement of the creation of Western Sydney Wanderers FC on 4 April 2012 by the then FFA CEO Ben Buckley was soon followed by the announcement of an associated women's team which would compete in the W-League.[1] On 5 July 2012, Stephen Roche was announced the inaugural head coach for the team.[2] On 17 July 2014, Norm Boardman was appointed head coach for the team.[3] On 20 May 2016, Richard Byrne was appointed head coach, with Leah Blayney appointed assistant coach and Davide Del Giovine goalkeeping coach.[4] In October 2017, former Western Sydney Wanderers player Catherine Cannuli and Ryan Doidge joined Byrne as his assistant coaches.[5]

Players

Current squad

As of 4 October 2020.[6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Head coaches

Dates Name Ref.
2012-2014 Australia Stephen Roche [7]
2014-2016 Australia Norm Boardman [8]
2016-2018 Australia Richard Byrne [9]
2018-19 Australia Dan Barrett [10]
2019-present Australia Dean Heffernan [11]

Season by season record

Season W-League Top scorer
P W D L F A GD Pts Pos Finals Name Goals
2012-13 12 4 1 7 19 23 -4 13 6th -- Louise Fors 5
2013-14 12 2 3 7 17 23 -6 9 7th -- Catherine Cannuli 6
2014 12 2 2 8 14 42 -28 8 8th -- Keelin Winters 5
2015-16 12 3 3 6 15 25 -10 12 7th -- 5 players 2
2016-17 12 4 1 7 14 29 -15 13 8th -- Katie Stengel 6
2017-18 12 3 2 7 13 21 -8 11 8th -- Erica Halloway 3
2018-19 12 1 1 10 11 30 -19 4 9th -- Kylie Ledbrook 3
2019-20 12 7 1 4 24 20 +4 22 4th Semi-Finals Kristen Hamilton 7 [12]
  • Bold denotes a current club player

Broadcasting

Select games are broadcast via local radio station Hawkesbury Radio 89.9FM and streamed live on the station's website.[13]

Records and statistics

  • Record Win: 5-0 vs. Sydney FC, 20 December 2019[14]
  • Record Defeat: 10-1 vs. Perth Glory, 5 October 2014
  • Most Goals by a Player in a Game: 3 - Kristen Hamilton vs. Brisbane Roar, 28 November 2019[15]
  • Most Wins in a Row: 3 - 14 November 2019 to 28 November 2019
  • Longest Undefeated Streak: 6 matches - 14 November 2019 to 26 December 2019
  • Most Goals In a Regular season: 7 goals: Kristen Hamilton (in the 2019-20 season) [16]
  • Longest Period Without Conceding a Goal: 312 minutes - 7 December 2019 to 12 January 2020. Goalkeeper: Abby Smith

Most appearances

Linda O'Neill holds the record for most league appearances with 41 as of 24 November 2018

Last updated 24 November 2018

Competitive, professional matches only.
Name Years W-League Finals Total
1 Australia Linda O'Neill 2012-2016 41 0 41
2 Australia Helen Caceres 2013-2017 40 0 40
3 Australia Erica Halloway 2015- 38 0 38
4 Australia Michelle Carney 2013-2016 34 0 34
5 Australia Jada Mathyssen-Whyman 2015- 33 0 33
=6 Australia Alix Roberts 2015-2018 25 0 25
=6 Australia Chloe O'Brien 2014-2018 25 0 25
8 Australia Jessica Seaman 2012-2014 24 0 24
=9 England Hannah Beard 2014-2016 23 0 23
=9 Australia Ellie Carpenter 2015-2017 23 0 23
=9 United States Keelin Winters 2014-2016 23 0 23
12 Australia Catherine Cannuli 2012-2014 22 0 22
13 Australia Teigen Allen 2012-2014 21 0 21
14 Australia Servet Uzunlar 2012-2014, 2018- 19 0 19

Leading scorers

Catherine Cannuli holds the record for most league goals with 8 (including finals) as of the start of the 2019/20 season.

Last updated 16 March 2020

Competitive, professional matches only
Name Years W-League Finals Total
1 Australia Catherine Cannuli 2012/13 - 2013/14 8 0 8
=2 United States Keelin Winters 2014 - 2015/16 7 0 7
=2 United States Kristen Hamilton 2019/20 7 0 7 [17]
=4 Australia Michelle Carney 2013/14 - 2015/16 6 0 6
=4 Australia Erica Halloway 2015/16 - 6 0 6

See also

References

  1. ^ "New Hyundai A-League club for Western Sydney". Football Federation Australia. 11 April 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Stephen Roche appointed Wanderers FC W-League coach". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "Boardman appointed for Wanderers W-League". Football Federation Australia. 17 July 2014.
  4. ^ "New W-League coach announced for Wanderers". Western Sydney Wanderers. 20 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Wanderers confirm Westfield W-League coaching line-up". Western Sydney Wanderers. 26 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Ins & Outs - Western Sydney Wanderers v Adelaide United". W-League. 14 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Stephen Roche appointed Wanderers FC W-League coach". Western Sydney Wanderers. Football Federation Australia. 5 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Boardman appointed for Wanderers W-League". W-League. Football Federation Australia. 17 July 2014.
  9. ^ "New W-League coach announced for Wanderers". Western Sydney Wanderers. Football Federation Australia. 19 May 2016.
  10. ^ "Wanderers appoint new Westfield W-League coach". W-League. Football Federation Australia. 3 August 2018.
  11. ^ "Former Socceroo to coach Wanderers in the W-League". The Women's Game. 24 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Hamilton breaks Wanderers record". Western Sydney Wanderers. 3 March 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Local radio to cover every Wanderers match". Western Sydney Wanderers. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  14. ^ https://thewomensgame.com/news/western-sydney-wanderers-vs-sydney-fc-player-ratings-535864/page0
  15. ^ https://thewomensgame.com/news/hat-trick-hero-hamilton-lauds-team-mates-534733
  16. ^ https://www.wswanderersfc.com.au/news/hamilton-breaks-wanderers-record
  17. ^ https://www.wswanderersfc.com.au/news/hamilton-breaks-wanderers-record

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