Wanderers Oval

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Wanderers Oval
Magic Park
Wanderers Oval field.jpg
View of the field from the southern end, looking north
Wanderers Oval is located in New South Wales
Wanderers Oval
Wanderers Oval
Wanderers Oval is in New south Wales
Address Corner Curley Road & Denny Street, Broadmeadow[1]
Location Curley Road, Broadmeadow, New South Wales, Australia, behind unnamed park
Coordinates 32°55′13.7″S 151°43′51.6″E / 32.920472°S 151.731000°E / -32.920472; 151.731000
Public transit
Owner Newcastle Macedonia Football Club Inc
Type Sportsground
Genre(s) sporting events
Seating type
  • 489 grandstand seats
  • bench seating around oval
  • grass perimeter seating
Capacity 1,000[1][2]
Record attendance 4,000[2]
Field shape oval
Surface Grass
The grandstands have seating for 489 people

Wanderers Oval, nicknamed Magic Park,[3] is a multi-use sportsground in Newcastle, Australia. It is mainly used for soccer and is the home ground for the Broadmeadow Magic. The venue is also occasionally used by Newcastle Jets, and the club's women's and youth teams.[2][4] It was one of 11 training sites for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.[5][6] In 2014, it hosted the first televised match of the FFA Cup.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Wanderers Oval". soccerway.com. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Wanderers Oval". ultimatealeague.com. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Womens National Football Competition of Australia". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Venue update on Westfield FFA Cup Round of 32 fixtures". Football Federation Australia. 15 July 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "Australia's Asian Cup pitch for world-class playing surfaces". Four Four Two. 26 August 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  6. ^ Bennett, Josh (January 24, 2015). "UAE sweat on Abdulrahman ahead of Socceroos showdown". Sportal. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  7. ^ "The magic of cup football comes to Australia". The World Game. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 

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