Wanderers fixtures for season 2018/19 released
The Western Sydney Wanderers Hyundai A-League fixtures for the 2018/19 season have been released.
The season will see the Wanderers have 13 home matches – nine at ANZ Stadium and four at Spotless Stadium, as well as an additional Community Round fixture which will be played at Glen Willow Regional Sports Stadium in Mudgee.
The Red & Black’s 2018/19 Hyundai A-League season opens away from home in an intense fixture against Perth Glory, with the Wanderers set to face their former coach for the very first time on Sunday 21 October.
A week later, the Sky Blues will host the first Sydney Derby of the season at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday 27 October.
The blockbuster fixture will then follow with the Wanderers’ third away match in a row, travelling to Westpac Stadium to take on Mark Rudan’s Wellington Phoenix.
The club’s Community Round fixture will be played in Round 4, with the Wanderers hosting Brisbane Roar at Glen Willow Regional Sports Stadium in Mudgee on Saturday 10 November.
For the first time, teams will have a break between 12 and 20 November as part of the FIFA International Break.
Round 5 will see the Red & Black in action at Spotless Stadium on Friday 23 November, celebrating Female Football Week in their match against Newcastle Jets before playing in a mix of home and away fixtures in the lead-up to Christmas.
The Wanderers will host the highly anticipated Sydney Derby XX on Saturday 15 December, before an eleven-day break, which culminates with a Boxing Day clash against Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium.
The Red & Black will then return home for their traditional New Year’s Day fixture against Melbourne City at ANZ Stadium, marking the start of the Summer of Football period with the team playing in seven matches in the month of January.
February will see the team play in three matches at home against Newcastle Jets, Central Coast Mariners and Perth Glory, as well as an away match against Adelaide United.
Rounds 21 and 22 will follow with the Wanderers playing in back-to-back away matches at Suncorp and Westpac Stadium before returning home after the 18 to 26 March FIFA International Break to take on Melbourne City on Saturday 30 March at ANZ Stadium.
The Wanderers will host the final regular Sydney Derby of the season in Round 25, Saturday 13 April at ANZ Stadium, setting the scene for what will be a very exciting run to the finals.
The Red & Black will then travel to Central Coast Stadium in Round 26 for their only away match against the Mariners on Saturday 20 April, before wrapping up the regular Hyundai A-League season on Saturday 27 April against Melbourne Victory at ANZ Stadium.