The article available at the download link below covers the early history of Western Sydney Wanderers FC, documenting the 7-month period from the announcement of the new club in April 2012 through to round 5 of the 2012/2013 A-league season in November 2012.
It follows the memorable journey of the birth and formation of the new club during its early period of existence - a time when the club and its fans were finding their feet.
The following topics are covered and provide a chronological account of the clubâ€™s early days:
- Announcement of new Sydney club
- Community engagement in club formation
- Club details announced
- Formation of supporters group (RBB)
- Pre-season and further club announcements
- The 2012/2013 season begins
- References and further reading
The club was put together from scratch in just 186 days in time for the beginning of the 2012/2013 season. Numerous milestones in the formation of the club were accomplished in such a short time frame, a testament to the passion of the club staff as well as the fans. The heartland of football in Australia was now finally represented in the national competition after years of waiting.
This article was prepared by me (Jowel). I hope it serves as a detailed record of the early history of the club which fans find an enjoyable read. Thanks also go to Mack for hosting this article on WestSydneyFootball.com.
The article can be downloaded here: FOOTBALL COMES HOME
It is an 8mb PDF file, 72 pages (A4 size) and over 30,000 words. It covers everything.
Enjoy the read.