Western Sydney Wanderers FC W-League

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Western Sydney Wanderers Women
Logo of Western Sydney Wanderers FC.svg
Full name Western Sydney Wanderers FC Women
Nickname(s) Wanderers Women
Founded 2012
Ground Marconi Stadium
Manager Norm Boardman
League W-League
2014 8th (league)
Website Club home page
Current season

Western Sydney Wanderers FC Women is an Australian semi-professional association football team based in the western region of Sydney, New South Wales. Founded in 2012, it is the affiliated women's team of Western Sydney Wanderers. The team currently competes in the country's top-tier women's domestic competition, the W-League.

History[edit]

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]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Trudy Burke
2 Australia DF Caitlin Cooper (Captain)
3 Australia DF Jessica Seaman
4 Australia MF Caitlin Jarvie
5 Australia FW Helen Petinos
6 Australia DF Rachael Soutar
8 Australia DF Grace Henry
9 United States MF Keelin Winters (on loan from Seattle Reign FC)
10 Australia FW Michelle Carney
11 Australia MF Lorena Bugden
No. Position Player
12 England FW Hannah Beard
13 Australia FW Jordan Baker
14 Australia MF Demi Koulizakis
15 Australia FW Rhianna Pollicina
16 Australia MF Linda O'Neill
18 Australia FW Tia Gavin
19 Australia MF Chloe O'Brien
20 Australia GK Sham Khamis
22 Australia DF Victoria Guzman
United States DF Kendall Johnson

Managers[edit]

Dates Name Honours
2012–2014 Australia Stephen Roche
2014–Present Australia Norm Boardman

Year-by-year history[edit]

Season Teams Premiership Ladder
Position
Finals
Qualification
Final Ladder
Position
2012–13 8 6th DNQ 6th
2013–14 8 7th DNQ 7th
2014 8 8th DNQ 8th

Records and statistics[edit]

Most appearances[edit]

Linda O'Neill holds the record for most league appearances with 16 (including finals) as of December 2013

Last updated 19 December 2013

Competitive, professional matches only.
Name Years W-League Finals Total
1 Australia Linda O'Neill 2012– 16 0 16
2 Australia Catherine Cannuli 2012– 14 0 14
=3 Australia Teigen Allen 2012– 13 0 13
=3 Australia Jessica Seaman 2012– 13 0 13
=5 Australia Trudy Camilleri 2012–2013 12 0 12
=5 Australia Vanessa Hart 2012–2013 12 0 12
=5 Australia Alexandra Huynh 2012–2013 12 0 12
=5 Australia Sarah Walsh 2012–2013 12 0 12

Leading scorers[edit]

Louise Fors holds the record for most league goals with 5 (including finals) as of December 2013.

Last updated 29 January 2013

Competitive, professional matches only, appearances including substitutes appear in brackets.
Name Years W-League Finals Total Games per goal
1 Sweden Louise Fors 2012-2013 2 (9) 0 (0) 5 (9) 1.8
2 Australia Catherine Cannuli 2012– 4 (14) 0 (0) 4 (14) 3.5
=3 Australia Servet Uzunlar 2012– 3 (10) 0 (0) 3 (10) 3.33
=3 Australia Sarah Walsh 2012–2013 3 (12) 0 (0) 3 (12) 4
=5 Australia Jenna Kingsley 2012– 2 (6) 0 (0) 2 (6) 3
=5 Australia Trudy Camilleri 2012–2013 2 (12) 0 (0) 2 (12) 6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Hyundai A-League club for Western Sydney". Football Federation Australia. 11 April 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Stephen Roche appointed Wanderers FC W-League coach". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Boardman appointed for Wanderers W-League". Football Federation Australia. 17 July 2014. 

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