Mark Bridge


Western Sydney Wanderers' Labinot Haliti to fill Mark Bridge's boots in A-League grand final

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers striker Labinot Haliti is likely to start his first A-League grand final in place of the injured Mark Bridge but has played down the importance of his involvement now that...


Mark Bridge still clinging to grand final hopes, says Popovic

Hopeful: Western Sydney Wanderers forward Mark Bridge.

Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic is clinging to hope that attacking midfielder Mark Bridge will be fit to take his place in Sunday’s A-League grand final.


Mark Bridge could still play in the grand final, says Popovic

In the frame: Mark Bridge is in line for a shock return to the Wanderers' line-up for Sunday's A-League grand final against Brisbane Roar.

Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney Wanderers forward Mark Bridge could be a shock inclusion for Sunday’s A-League grand final, according to coach Tony Popovic.


Q & A with Mark Bridge

Mark Bridge

Andrew Webster We speak to the Wanderers captain on the eve of his side's A-League opener against Central Coast Mariners at Bluetongue Stadium on Saturday.


Mark Bridge says it's only a matter of time before Tony Popovic coaches the Socceroos

Mark Bridge

Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney Wanderers striker Mark Bridge doesn't want to lose coach Tony Popovic but says it's inevitable that he'll one day go on to coach the Socceroos.

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Western Sydney Wanderers hang on for goalless draw in Seoul

Winding up: Labinot Haliti goes for goal.

Dominic Bossi Tony Popovic was true to his pre-game mantra that the Wanderers were here to win, but as events transpired, even they realised that was not going to happen.

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Tony Popovic encouraged by Western Sydney Wanderers' resilience

Antony Golec skins FC Seoul's Go Yo-Han down the touchline.

Dominic Bossi  The Wanderers may have tilted the tide in the mental battle of their Asian Champions League semi-final tie against FC Seoul after heaping more pressure on the underperforming strike force of...

Western Sydney Wanderers v FC Seoul: The lowdown

Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

Dominic Bossi, Seoul All you need to know ahead of the clash from Seoul World Cup Stadium on Wednesday night.

Q & A: Western Sydney Wanderers v FC Seoul

Wanderers defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

Dominic Bossi Pitch your questions to Dominic Bossi between 12 noon and 1pm today as Tony Popovic’s side prepare to face the Korean giants in tonight’s Asian Champions League semi-final, first-leg tie.

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Western Sydney Wanderers lose Tomi Juric for ACL semi after taunting crowd

Carded: Tomi Juric after scoring his penalty against Guangzhou Evergrande.

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers will be without striker Tomi Juric for their Asian Champions League semi-final against FCC Seoul due to suspension.

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Western Sydney Wanderers ready for the ACL challenge against Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande

Lucy Cormack The World Cup-winning coach of one of Asia’s most powerful football clubs has called the Western Sydney Wanderers a “much stronger team” than its Melbourne rivals.

Western Sydney Wanderers one step closer to Asian Champions League semi-finals with 1-0 win over Guangzhou Evergrande

Wanderers 1 Guangzhou 0.

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers have one hand on a ticket to the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League after stunning reigning champions Guangzhou Evergrande in the first leg in Parramatta.

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Western Sydney Wanderers battle through to ACL semi-finals after away goals win over Guangzhou Evergrande

Tomi Juric

Dominic Bossi Football isn't a game to extract justice. Just ask Guangzhou Evergrande. The wealthiest club in Asia will cry poor and feel robbed but ultimately they were let down by themselves over the course of a...

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Wanderers shift focus to title glory after emphatic win over Perth

Ryan Edwards of Perth runs with the ball during the round 24 A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Perth Glory at Parramatta Stadium on March 23, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett Seeing Brisbane Roar hoist the Premier’s Plate the night before must have been a deflating sight for the Western Sydney Wanderers.


Wanderers down Ulsan Hyundai 2-0 to top ACL group

On the scoresheet: Mark Bridge.

Second-half goals from Mark Bridge and substitute Brendan Santalab lifted Western Sydney Wanderers to a crucial 2-0 AFC Champions League win over Korean powerhouse Ulsan Hyundai.


Western Sydney Wanderers lose grand final specialist

Injury concern: Mark Bridge left the pitch in the second half with an ankle injury.

Sebastian Hassett The Western Sydney Wanderers will need to defy all the odds to become A-League champions after Brisbane Roar won the right to host their third home grand final in four years.


Kwabena Appiah says Western Sydney Wanderers won't be distracted by hype again in A-League grand final

Ready for the big one: Kwabena Appiah.

Dominic Bossi As the Western Sydney Wanderers enter another grand final, they're determined not to make the same mistake as last year by embracing the overwhelming public support that proved a distraction in the...

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Brisbane Roar's Dimitri Petratos set for A-League decider

Dimitri Petratos has an ankle injury.

Brisbane expect to be at full strength for Sunday's A-League decider against Western Sydney with winger Dimitri Petratos rated a "99 per cent" chance of playing.


Western Sydney Wanderers' Youssouf Hersi desperate to atone for missing last year's A-League grand final

Grand final heartbreak  remains fresh in Youssouf Hersi's mind.

Sebastian Hassett Youssouf Hersi remembers last year’s A-League grand final like it was yesterday. He watched every pass, tackle and header from afar, chained inside his immaculate suit, a helpless onlooker like...

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Dimitri Petratos cleared by Roar

Brisbane Roar striker Dimitri Petratos is fit to play in Sunday's A-League grand final against Western Sydney.

Young Brisbane Roar striker Dimitri Petratos has been given the green light to play in Sunday's sold out A-League grand final against Western Sydney at Suncorp Stadium.