Mark Bridge


Live A-League: Western Sydney FC v Sydney FC


Ash Grey Bragging rights will be on the line as NSW rivals Western Sydney FC and Sydney FC clash in a local derby at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday night.


Live: Western Sydney Wanderers v Perth Glory


Ash Grey Western Sydney Wanderers will attempt to stop the rot against a dangerous Perth Glory side at Parramatta Stadium.


Live A-League coverage: Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers


Phil Mitchell Join Phil Mitchell for full, live coverage of the Sydney derby, live from Allianz Stadium.

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Live A-League coverage: Melbourne Heart v Western Sydney

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Teo Pellizzeri Winless Melbourne Heart, again without their injured skipper Harry Kewell, will be desperate for a breakthrough victory but the task doesn't get any easier with a home clash against second-placed...

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Wanderers refuse to get carried away after promising start

Western Sydney Wanderers FC

Angela Habashy EXCITEMENT levels remain high after an encouraging A-League debut but striker Mark Bridge insists Western Sydney remain grounded as they prepare for tomorrow's away clash with Adelaide.


Wanderers ready to march on Reds

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 10:  Mark Bridge of the Wanderers speaks to media during a Western Sydney Wanderers FC training session at Blacktown International Sportspark on October 10, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Angela Habashy Excitement levels remain high after an encouraging A-League debut but striker Mark Bridge says Western Sydney remains grounded as it prepares for tomorrow's away clash with Adelaide.

Patient Popovic says goals will come

Liam Fitzgibbon Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic is adamant goals will come and results will follow if the Wanderers stay patient in their inaugural A-League season.

Roar stunned as Bridge nods Wanderers to historic maiden victory

STRIKER Mark Bridge headed home Western Sydney's first goal as the rookie A-League club secured a maiden win in a massive 1-0 upset of defending champion Brisbane last night.

First goal, first win: now it's time for Wanderers to flourish

Mark Bridge of the Wanderers celebrates with team mate Aaron Mooy after scoring a goal

Dominic Bossi MARK BRIDGE has scored in two successful A-League grand finals but argues that scoring the Western Sydney Wanderers' historic first goal is one of his greatest achievements.

Celebrations cut short as Popovic plans for victorious return home

Mark Bridge

Sebastian Hassett THEY might have secured their first win in unexpected circumstances last week but before Friday's clash against Melbourne Heart at Parramatta Stadium, there's no way Tony Popovic will let his Western...


Ten-man Wanderers take glory

Aaron Mooy

A brilliant defensive effort from 10-man Western Sydney Wanderers helped the visitors hold on for a 1-0 victory over Perth Glory at nib Stadium on Sunday.


Popovic urges calm as Wanderers target first triple


Dominic Bossi WESTERN Sydney Wanderers are riding a wave of confidence after back-to-back wins - but coach Tony Popovic is keeping his players' feet firmly on the ground as he prepares for the visit of the...

Popovic has rich pickings for Victory

Tony Popovic

Justin Chadwick WESTERN SYDNEY coach Tony Popovic will have a welcome headache at the selection table when he decides on his starting line-up for the match against Melbourne Victory at Parramatta Stadium on Tuesday...


Wanderers claw game from toothless Roar

Mark Bridge and James Donachie

Phil Lutton GIVEN the status quo of the Brisbane Roar, this could only be classed as an improvement. But as the unshakeable confidence and slick football that defined their years of dominance continues to...

Western Sydney Wanderers: What went right?

Shinji ONO scores for the Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne Victory at Parramatta StadiumPhotography Brendan Espositosmh,1st January,2013

LYALL Gorman cannot quite believe his eyes. In front of him stands a raucous crowd, singing and chanting for their team, the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Teetotaller Bridge finds new reserves

Mark Bridge

David Sygall MARK BRIDGE will enter Sunday's clash with Adelaide United boosted by the sense that his self-imposed alcohol ban this season has brought him to the physical peak of his career.


Best still to come, says Bridge, as Wanderers line up for finals

Mark Bridge

Sebastian Hassett Mark Bridge has a warning for the rest of the A-League, claiming his teammates can still make vast improvement.


Wanderers put their marquee on A-League by re-signing Ono

Western Sydney Wanderer Shinji Ono before a  training session at Parramatta Stadium.
23rd November 2012
Photo: Wolter Peeters
The Sydney Morning Herald

Sebastian Hassett JUST a week after Sydney FC managed to keep Alessandro Del Piero for a second season, Western Sydney Wanderers have landed their own coup by securing Shinji Ono for the 2013-14 season.


Wanderers' mojo missing, but relentless run continues

Ben Sigmund and Jerome Polenz

Sebastian Hassett Five points clear on top of the league, a record-breaking ninth-straight win and a place in next year's Asian Champions League seemingly assured.


Elrich ready for big stage after season in the shadows

Tarek Elrich

Sebastian Hassett It's been a dream season for everyone at Western Sydney Wanderers - except for one man. Tarek Elrich's year has hardly unfolded as planned.

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