Sydney FC To Face Earlwood Wanderers


Sydney FC will play against an Earlwood Wanderers FC XI for the first time in the inaugural 2015 Johnny Warren Community Challenge match on Wednesday 22 July 2015, 7.30pm at Leichhardt Oval.

Sydney FC’s build up to the 2015/16 Hyundai A-League will take another step forward on Wednesday night with the first pre season Community match against Earlwood Wanderers FC XI at Leichhardt Oval.

The Johnny Warren Community Challenge exhibition match will be part of the pre-season preparation for Sydney FC’s quest for the 2015/16 A-League title.

New signings including Andrew Hoole, Brandon O’Neill and Riley Woodcock will be part of the Sky Blues squad, alongside Alex Brosque, Shane Smeltz and Terry Antonis.

Earlwood Wanderers FC are excited to host such an important community event which will also supports the Johnny Warren Football Foundation www.jwff.com.au

EWFC Secretary, Jim Tatsis said, “the match brings the football family closer, that is, the A-League and community level football with a number of younger rising footballers having an opportunity to play against their A-League heroes”

Head Coach Graham Arnold and assistant coach Steve Corica will be putting the players through a tough pre-season schedule to ensure the team is firing on all cylinders for the season opener at Allianz Stadium on Saturday 10th October against Melbourne City.

Entry to the match is $5 for adults with children under the age of 16 admitted free of charge. There will also be an option to buy a Ticket and Beanie offer that helps support the Johnny Warren Football Foundation.

The Johnny Warren Community Challenge match is part of Sydney FC’s community engagement activities and pre-season schedule which will provide an Earlwood Wanderers FC representative team who play in the CDSFA (Canterbury District Soccer Football Association) BBC (Premier League, the highest level senior competition in the CDSFA)  a real opportunity to showcase their current form against  Arnold’s  starting eleven.


Sydney FC v Earlwood Wanderers FC

Wednesday 22 July 2015

7.30pm kick off (gates open at 5pm)

Leichhardt Oval, Glover Street, Lylifield

Online Tickets: Online via www.eventbrite.com 

Tickets at Door: Adults: $5 or Family: $10 (2 Adults & 2 Child or more U16), Child: Under 16 Free

Tickets plus Johnny Warren Football Foundation Official Beanie Combo: Adults: $10 (includes JWFF Beanie), Family (2A + JWFF Beanie & 2C + JWFF Beanie): $30 and Child: $5 (includes JWFF Beanie)

Sydney FC Memberships are now on sale for the Hyundai A-League season 2015/16.  Head to www.sydneyfc.com/membership to become part of the Sky Blues family