Returning Spiranovic ready for second leg showdown

SYDNEY (31 Oct 2014) – Matthew Spiranovic’s brief cameo at the end of Western Sydney Wanderers’ AFC Champions League final first leg success over Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal at the weekend marked a first competitive outing for the Australia defender since the FIFA World Cup, although all will be forgotten should the A-League side land the continental title on Saturday in Riyadh.…

Attack is the best form of defence for Western Sydney, says Covic

SYDNEY (28 Oct 2014) – Goalkeeper Ante Covic has urged Western Sydney Wanderers to put their “front foot forward” in Saturday’s AFC Champions League final second leg against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in Riyadh as the A-League side seek to build on last week’s 1-0 win to claim Australia’s maiden continental title. Substitute Tomi Juric was the match-winning hero, as the…

Popovic ready for battle in Riyadh

SYDNEY (27 Oct 2014) – Tony Popovic is remaining cautious about Western Sydney Wanderers’ chances of winning the AFC Champions League despite the A-League side beating Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal 1-0 in Saturday’s final first leg at Parramatta Stadium. Substitute Tomi Juric scored the only goal four minutes after the hour mark as AFC Champions League debutants Western Sydney recorded a…

Mullen ready for second chance in AFC Champions League Final

SYDNEY (23 Oct 2014) – Western Sydney Wanderers defender Daniel Mullen is seeking redemption in the AFC Champions League final against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal having missed out the first time an Australian side reached the continental showpiece six years ago. Mullen was fast-tracked into the Adelaide United side for the knockout stages of the 2008 AFC Champions League despite…

Topor-Stanley ready for ‘massive’ first leg

SYDNEY (22 Oct 2014) – Western Sydney Wanderers captain Nikolai Topor-Stanley insists the A-League side do not fear any visitors to Parramatta Stadium ahead of  Saturday’s AFC Champions League final first leg against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal. Western Sydney are only the second A-League side to reach the AFC Champions League final after Adelaide United in 2008 having won their last five…