Wanderers open epic facility and it’s only stage one

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Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club officially opened Stage 1 of the club’s Centre of Football in Blacktown today.

The Wanderers Centre of Football features three elite training pitches housing the club’s elite men’s, women’s and academy teams, Westfield W-League and Hyundai A-League designated changerooms. physiotherapy, state-of-the-art gymnasium, offices and media centre.

The 11-hectare development on the edge of Bungarribee Park on completion will include nine pitches, grandstands facing two pitches, a new Academy facility and community offices complementing the current venue.

Wanderers Chairman Paul Lederer repeated his previous statements that the Wanderers have the tools to make a significant impact in the Australian sporting landscape.

“We have planned, paid for and delivered a facility in Western Sydney that in my opinion is unrivalled,” said Lederer.

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“Along with my fellow owners and directors we have had this development at the heart of our long-term plans since our investment in the club in 2014.

“I said at the time that we have the tools and support to make a significant impact in the Australian sporting landscape and with this development we have done just that.

“The last three years of hard work today comes to fruition. With our Centre of Football, our new stadium in Parramatta and the support of our members and fans there has never been a more exciting time to be a part of this club and I am full of pride when I think of what we have achieved in such a short time.

“This couldn’t be done without certain people and I would like to personally thank Blacktown City Council Mayor Stephen Bali MP, our CEO John Tsatsimas and my fellow director David Slade for their impressive work to bring this project to life.”

Image credit: WS Wanderers FC

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