Welcome to Wanderland: Western Sydney Wanderers and the Pride of the West


Welcome to Wanderland follows the West Sydney Wanderers dramatic journey on and off the football field, through interviews with administrators and players, and most of all through the fascinating stories of its dedicated supporters. Created on a shoestring, in their first four years the club won the premiership, reached three grand finals and won the coveted Asian Champions League. This extraordinary on-field success was coupled with a remarkable engagement with the people of western Sydney. The Western Sydney Wanderers have the greatest fan base of any club in the A-League. 

The Wanderers story underwent several dramatic twists after police and football administrators targeted
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ISBN:

9781743792568

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

450g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Visontay

Michael Visontay is a journalist and writer. He is also a regular sports commentator for ABC 2BL, and writes for the ABC Drum. Based in Sydney, Michael has worked for over 30 years as a journalist, author and lecturer. A former Assistant Editor of the Sydney Morning Heraldand Deputy Editor of the Sun-Herald, he has ghost-written and co-authored four books of memoir, including The Happiest Refugee and Old School, and the memoir of footballer