Over and under reactions are astounding, but not unexpected.

Over and under reactions are astounding, but not unexpected.

Red and Black Football does not condone the tifo that the RBB displayed at the derby, it was over the top and offensive to many and therefore not within the core ethos of an inclusive club. That said, 14 bans totaling 18 months each equals 21 years of absence for...

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Why Popa deserves the respect of the fans

Why Popa deserves the respect of the fans

We’re heading into Round 20. Just four wins this season, sitting in a disappointing seventh spot on just 21 points. All fingers seem to be pointing to our coach for someone to blame. I agree with the majority of the fans when I say that it may be time for...

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The Wanderers Run Home

The Wanderers Run Home

We’re currently 2/3rd of the way through the season with only 9 rounds left to play. We are due to play every team bar Brisbane, and playing Adelaide twice in our run home. Being in a 6 team tussle for the 4 remaining playoff spots (assuming Sydney FC and Melbourne...

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Window Closed

Window Closed

The A-League January transfer window officially closed at 5pm today. We recap the players that we’ve brought into the family, the ones we let go and the ones that got away. Departures We officially saw the exit of: Andrew Redmayne – goalkeeper -> Sydney FC Kerem Bulut – striker ->...

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It is time to question Popa.

It is time to question Popa.

I am writing this in response to this article we published a few months ago:   http://redandblackfootball.com/is-it-time-to-question-popa/   We decided back then that it was not time to question our manager, but since the start of the season we have won only 3 games, drawn 9 and are in 8th...

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Martinez must stay

Martinez must stay

Western Sydney have in Nico Martinez a real gem, a player of South American ethic, of European quality, who is in the prime of his footballing life.  Nico is currently contracted to Olympiakos FC, the current Greek Super League leaders. Olympiakos are currently 11 clear at the top having lost...

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Window closing on Popa

Window closing on Popa

With only two weeks remaining in the January Transfer Window, Tony Popovic is quickly running out of time to silence his critics with some much needed signings. So far the Wanderer’s transfer window, which was seen by many as a chance to salvage a dying season, has been underwhelming at...

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Great performance let down by lack of striker.

Great performance let down by lack of striker.

It feels like a broken record discussing our lack of firepower up front this season. Perhaps that’s because it has been our biggest issue. We started the year with 3 strikers; Bulut, Santalab and Scott. Scott was outstanding in our NPL2 campaign last season. But that’s the problem. The gap...

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Tough Times in a Shaky Season

Tough Times in a Shaky Season

We’re not traveling well, and that’s no secret. Our current record is 2 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses, with a goal difference of -6. I can rattle all the stats off that I want to try and prove that our season isn’t terrible, and that the team has the...

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The Wanderers Revolving Door

The Wanderers Revolving Door

It is the same argument season after season. “Why do we clean out player’s every year?” Only to be met with cries mid-season to sign new players and dump the under achievers. We are a hard bunch to please us Wanderers fans. There is a perfectly good reason as to...

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