List of Western Sydney Wanderers FC records and statistics

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This article is about all-time records. For a season-by-season statistical breakdown, see List of Western Sydney Wanderers FC seasons.
Ante Covic, Wanderers' third highest capped player

Western Sydney Wanderers FC are a Western Sydney-based professional soccer club, who compete in the A-League. They have played at their current home ground, Parramatta Stadium, since their foundation in 2012.

This list encompasses the major honours won by Western Sydney Wanderers, records set by their players, managers and the club. The player records section includes details of the club's leading goalscorers and those who have made most appearances in first-team competitions. It also records notable achievements by Wanderers players. Attendance records at Parramatta Stadium are also included in the list.

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

Premiers (1): 2012–13
Runners-up (2): 2013–14, 2015–16
  • A-League Finals
Runners-up (2): 2013, 2014, 2016

Continental[edit]

Champions (1): 2014
Group Stage (1): 2015

International[edit]

Sixth-place (1): 2014

Player records[edit]

Appearances[edit]

  • Most appearances in all competitions: 125 appearances, Nikolai Topor-Stanley from 6 October 2012 to 21 September 2016.
  • Most minutes played in all competitions: 11,197 minutes, Nikolai Topor-Stanley from 6 October 2012 to 21 September 2016.
  • Most appearances in A-League matches: 104 appearances, Nikolai Topor-Stanley from 6 October 2012 to 1 May 2016.
  • Most minutes played in A-League matches: 9,293 minutes, Nikolai Topor-Stanley from 6 October 2012 to 1 May 2016.
  • Most appearances in AFC Champions League matches: 19 appearances, Labinot Haliti from 26 February 2014 to 5 May 2015.
  • Most minutes played in AFC Champions League matches: 1,530 minutes, Ante Covic from 26 February 2014 to 5 May 2015.
  • Most appearances in FFA Cup matches: 6 appearances, Mitch Nichols and Andrew Redmayne from 11 August 2015.
  • Most minutes played in FFA Cup matches: 570 minutes, Mitch Nichols and Andrew Redmayne from 11 August 2015.
  • Most consecutive appearances in all competitions: 48 appearances, Ante Covic from 6 October 2012 to 7 February 2014.[1]

Most appearances[edit]

This is a list of the highest number of official appearances for the club. All current players are in bold. In the column "A-League", all matches in the A-League regular season and Finals Series are included. In the column "Asia", all matches in the AFC Champions League are included. Statistics correct as of 19 February 2017.[2]

Nikolai Topor-Stanley holds the record for most appearances for the Wanderers.
Ranking Name Position Years A-League FFA Cup Asia FIFA Club World Cup Total
1 Australia Nikolai Topor-Stanley DF 2012–16 104 5 15 1 125
2 Australia Mark Bridge FW 2012–16 95 3 13 1 112
3 Australia Ante Covic GK 2012–15 78 1 17 1 97
4 Australia Labinot Haliti FW 2012–15 64 1 19 2 86
5 Australia Brendon Santalab FW 2013– 70 3 9 0 82
6 Italy Iacopo La Rocca MF 2012–15 59 1 18 1 79
7 Croatia Mateo Poljak MF 2012–15 66 1 6 2 75
8 Australia Shannon Cole DF 2012– 50 3 16 1 70
9 Japan Shinji Ono MF 2012–14 51 0 6 0 57
10 Australia Mitch Nichols MF 2015– 48 6 0 0 54
10 Australia Jaushua Sotirio FW 2013– 46 5 2 1 54

Goalscorers[edit]

Romeo Castelen jointly holds the record for most goals scored in a single game for the Wanderers.

Top goalscorers[edit]

This lists the top scorers in competitive matches for the club. All current players are in bold. In the column "A-League", all matches in the A-League regular season and Finals Series are included. In the column "Asia", all matches in the AFC Champions League are included. Statistics correct as of 19 February 2017.[2]

Mark Bridge is the all-time top goal scorer for the Wanderers.
Ranking Name Position Years A-League FFA Cup Asia FIFA Club World Cup Total
1 Australia Mark Bridge FW 2012–16 28 0 4 0 32
1 Australia Brendon Santalab FW 2013– 27 2 3 0 32
3 Australia Tomi Juric FW 2013–15 12 0 5 0 17
4 Australia Mitch Nichols MF 2015– 11 1 0 0 12
5 Netherlands Romeo Castelen FW 2014–16 9 0 1 1 11
5 Japan Shinji Ono MF 2012–14 10 0 1 0 11
7 Australia Labinot Haliti FW 2012–15 7 0 3 0 10
8 Netherlands Youssouf Hersi FW 2012–14 8 0 0 0 8
8 Italy Iacopo La Rocca MF 2012–15 6 0 1 1 8
10 Australia Kerem Bulut FW 2015, 2016 5 0 1 0 6

The following table lists the top goal scoring economies of players who've scored more than one goal and made at least ten appearances for the club. Rocky Visconte and Liam Youlley have both scored one goal in less than five appearances. Data is compiled from all competitive matches. All current players are in bold. Statistics correct as of 19 February 2017.[2]

Ranking Name Position Years Total Goals Total Appearances Goals per Appearance Total Minutes Minutes per Goal
1 Australia Brendon Santalab FW 2013– 32 82 0.39 3,627 113
2 Australia Tomi Juric FW 2013–15 17 51 0.33 3,184 187
3 Australia Lachlan Scott FW 2016– 3 13 0.23 583 194
4 Australia Kerem Bulut FW 2015, 2016 6 20 0.30 1,297 216
5 Australia Mark Bridge FW 2012–16 32 112 0.29 9,197 287
6 Netherlands Romeo Castelen FW 2014–16 11 53 0.21 3,683 335
7 Japan Shinji Ono MF 2012–14 11 57 0.19 4,020 365
8 Australia Joey Gibbs FW 2012–13 2 13 0.15 733 367
9 Australia Mitch Nichols MF 2015– 12 54 0.22 4,680 390
10 Australia Dario Vidosic MF 2015–16 4 29 0.14 1,562 391
11 Australia Nick Kalmar MF 2014–15 2 13 0.15 788 394
12 Australia Labinot Haliti FW 2012–15 10 86 0.12 4,243 424
13 Japan Yojiro Takahagi MF 2015 3 17 0.18 1,380 460
14 Netherlands Youssouf Hersi FW 2012–14 8 52 0.15 3,827 478
15 Argentina Nicolas Martinez MF 2016– 3 20 0.15 1,439 480
16 Italy Federico Piovaccari FW 2015–16 2 14 0.14 995 498
17 Japan Jumpei Kusukami MF 2016– 3 22 0.14 1,497 499
18 Australia Nikita Rukavytsya FW 2014–15 4 28 0.14 2,018 505
19 Australia Jaushua Sotirio FW 2013– 4 54 0.07 2,754 689
20 Australia Shannon Cole DF 2012– 5 70 0.07 3,772 754
21 Australia Aaron Mooy MF 2012–14 5 53 0.09 3,791 758
22 Italy Iacopo La Rocca MF 2012–15 8 79 0.10 6,325 791
23 Spain Andreu MF 2015–16 3 29 0.10 2,395 798
24 Croatia Dino Kresinger FW 2012–13 2 25 0.08 1,605 803
25 Spain Dimas MF 2015– 5 49 0.10 4,224 845
Kerem Bulut is the fourth most economic goalscorer in the history of the Wanderers.

Goalkeepers[edit]

Key
Apps Appearances Mins Minutes CS Clean Sheets GC Goals Conceded
Name Apps Mins CS GC CS/App GC/App Mins/GC
Australia Dean Bouzanis 8 720 0 12 0.00 1.50 60
Australia Ante Covic 97 8,790 34 109 0.35 1.12 81
Australia Vedran Janjetovic 7 630 3 46 0.43 0.86 105
Australia Liam Reddy 6 540 2 7 0.33 1.17 77
Australia Andrew Redmayne 37 3,328 10 57 0.27 1.54 58
Australia Jerrad Tyson 9 780 3 7 0.33 0.78 111

Other individual records for the club[edit]

Ante Covic (1): 2012–13
  • Western Sydney Wanderers players that have won the Joe Marston Medal for player of the match in an A-League Grand Final:
Iacopo La Rocca (1): 2013-14
  • Western Sydney Wanderers players that have won the AFC Champions League Most Valuable Player award:
Ante Covic (1): 2014
  • On 19 January 2014, Alusine Fofanah became the youngest player in A-League history to play an A-League match at 15 years, 6 months and 5 days of age.[5]
  • Dino Kresinger (2012-13) currently has the highest win percentage (64%) of any player in A-League history, winning 16 games in 25 appearances.[6]
  • At 194 cm, Andrew Redmayne is the tallest player to have ever played for the club.[7]
  • At 166 cm, Alusine Fofanah is the shortest player to have ever played for the club.[8]
  • At 39 years 326 days, Ante Covic is the oldest player to have ever played for the club (5 May 2015 against Guangzhou Evergrande).[1]
  • At 15 years 189 days, Alusine Fofanah is the youngest player to have ever played for the club (19 January 2014 against Adelaide United).[1][5]

Managerial records[edit]

Tony Popovic is the club's first and only manager.
  • First full-time manager: Tony Popovic.
  • Most seasons as coach: Tony Popovic, four years from 2012.
  • Most consecutive seasons as coach: Tony Popovic, managed the club for four years from 2012.
  • Most trophies won as coach: Tony Popovic, two titles (2012–13 A-League, 2014 AFC Champions League)
  • Western Sydney Wanderers managers that have won the Coach of the Year award in the A-League:
Tony Popovic (1): 2012–13

Team records[edit]

Correct as of 19 February 2017.

A-League[edit]

  • Most points in an A-League season: 57 points in the 2012–13 season.
  • Fewest points in an A-League season: 18 points in the 2014–15 season.
  • Most goals in an A-League season: 44 goals in the 2015–16 season.
  • Fewest goals in an A-League season: 29 goals in the 2014–15 season.
  • Most goals conceded in an A-League season: 44 goals in the 2014–15 season.
  • Fewest goals conceded in an A-League season: 21 goals in the 2012–13 season.
  • Best goal difference in an A-League season: +20 in 2012–13 season.
  • Longest unbeaten run: 13 matches from 13 January 2013 to 12 April 2013.
  • Longest winning run: 10 matches from 13 January 2013 to 16 March 2013.
  • Longest losing run: 5 games from 4 May 2014 to 15 November 2014.
  • Biggest winning margin: 5 goals, 6-1 against Adelaide United on 21 December 2012.
  • Biggest losing margin: 4 goals, 0-4 against Sydney FC on 9 October 2016.
  • Most goals scored in a match: 6 goals, 6-1 against Adelaide United on 21 December 2012.
  • Most goals conceded in a match 5 goals, 2–5 against Wellington Phoenix on 14 February 2016.
  • Highest regular season home attendance: 61,880 against Sydney FC on 9 October 2016 (Stadium Australia), 19,627 against Sydney FC on 16 January 2016 (Parramatta Stadium).
  • Highest finals home attendance: 42,102 against Central Coast Mariners on 21 April 2013 (Sydney Football Stadium), 20,084 against Brisbane Roar on 24 April 2016 (Parramatta Stadium).
  • Lowest A-League attendance: 6,755 against Brisbane Roar on 9 December 2012.

FFA Cup[edit]

AFC Champions League[edit]

  • Most points in the group stage: 12 points in the 2014 season.
  • Most goals scored in the group stage: 11 goals in the 2014 season.
  • Most goals conceded in the group stage: 7 goals in the 2015 season.
  • Biggest win in the group stage: 5-0 against Guizhou Renhe on 22 April 2014.
  • Biggest loss in the group stage: 3-1 against Ulsan Hyundai on 26 February 2014.
  • Biggest win in the knock-out stage: 2-0 against Sanfrecce Hiroshima on 14 May 2014 and 2-0 against FC Seoul on 1 October 2014.
  • Biggest loss in the knock-out stage: 3-1 against Sanfrecce Hiroshima on 7 May 2014.
  • Biggest Home attendance: 20,053 against Al-Hilal on 25 October 2014.

FIFA Club World Cup[edit]

  • Biggest loss: 3-1 against Cruz Azul on 13 December 2014.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Team Statistics > Western Sydney Wanderers". aleaguestats.com. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Western Sydney Wanderers Player Database". www.westsydneyfootball.com. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 
  3. ^ Sebastian Hassett (26 February 2014). "Wanderers get a lesson from Ulsan Hyundai in Asian Champions League". smh.com.au. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Martinez scores Wanderers' fastest ever goal in draw with Perth". theworldgame.sbs.com.au. 6 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Statistics > Player (General) > Age at First Game". www.ultimatealeague.com. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "Statistics > Player (General) > Most Successful Players". www.ultimatealeague.com. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  7. ^ "Statistics > Player (General) > Tallest Players". www.ultimatealeague.com. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  8. ^ "Statistics > Player (General) > Shortest Players". www.ultimatealeague.com. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 

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