Patrick Brischetto
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Patrick is a 19-year-old who is currently studying a Bachelor of Media and Communications and a Bachelor of Arts at Macquarie University. A passionate football fan for all of his life, he has a keen interest in Australian and European football, in particular the growth and development of the game in Australia

Key Takeaways: Sydney FC vs Western Sydney Wanderers

Sydney FC have claimed bragging rights from the Western Sydney Wanderers, winning a pulsating derby encounter 3-2 at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. Sydney got off to the perfect start, with Adam Le Fondre able to turn his defender and dispatch a…

“We’ve beaten them here, and the mentality is we’re going to go there and we want to do the same” – Rudan looks ahead to Victory clash

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Mark Rudan is quietly confident that his side can pull off yet another positive result against the Melbourne Victory on Sunday night. Though the Victory are missing key players, Rudan says this has not affected his…

“I’m not sure missing out is something the game can afford” – Casserly on Socceroos vs Japan and more

Having spent six years as the Football Australia Head of Performance, Luke Casserly is more qualified than most to cast his eye over the current happenings in Australian football. Casserly, who also represented the Socceroos as a player back in…

Key Takeaways: Western Sydney Wanderers vs Adelaide United

The Western Sydney Wanderers and Adelaide played out a 0-0 draw in the second match between the pair in four days and CommBank Stadium. The Wanderers came out of the blocks fast, with returning full-back Thomas Aquilina striking the post…

NPL NSW Round Two Review

Fans of the NPL New South Wales competition were treated to a full round of games this weekend, as an improvement in the weather meant that we got to see APIA Leichhardt and Mt Druitt Town Rangers for the first…

NPL NSW Round One Review

The NPL NSW is back! After a staggering 258 days without any competitive action, the states finest NPL teams returned to action over the weekend. And the action on the pitch did not disappoint, with two five-goal shootouts, some tight…

“I’m looking forward to it” – Rudan looks ahead to his maiden Sydney Derby

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Mark Rudan relishing the prospect of participating in his first ever Sydney Derby, as his side play host to eternal rivals Sydney FC on Saturday. “I certainly am [excited]. I was quite envious because the Wanderers…

Key Takeaways: Sydney FC vs Melbourne City

A late goal from Socceroo Matthew Leckie has given Melbourne City a last-minute 2-1 victory in the grand final rematch against Sydney FC at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in Kogarah. After a cagey opening 10 minutes, Sydney had the first big…

Melbourne City defeat highlights the inevitable challenge facing Mark Rudan

It was a match that started with such promise with Dimitri Petratos forcing Thomas Glover into a very early save, yet it ended with a chorus of boo’s and that all too familiar sinking feeling. Western Sydney’s 3-1 loss to…

OPINION | After so many empty promises, how can the Wanderers expect their fans to trust them?

Western Sydney Wanderers CEO John Tsatsimas has been in the game long enough to have realised that this morning’s press conference to announce the appointment of Mark Rudan as the new head coach of the club was going to be…