tony popovic

Shattered Santalab: Red card really killed it for us

Shattered Santalab: Red card really killed it for us

An emotional Brendon Santalab said a red card to the Wanderers cruelled their chances after an epic Elimination Final shootout loss to Brisbane Roar on Friday night at Suncorp. 22 Apr 2017
Popa's got selection headaches

Popa's got selection headaches

Western Sydney Wanderers will be at full strength for Friday night’s elimination final against Brisbane Roar. 20 Apr 2017
Popa: We played well enough to win

Popa: We played well enough to win

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic admits his side’s 3-2 home loss to FC Seoul was a “missed opportunity” but believes they played well enough to win. 12 Apr 2017
Cornthwaite: Popa's advice paid off

Cornthwaite: Popa's advice paid off

Western Sydney Wanderers two-goal hero Robbie Cornthwaite says coach Tony Popovic’s advice paid off with his headed brace in the 3-0 win away to Newcastle Jets. 5 Apr 2017
Santa's big shoes to fill

Santa's big shoes to fill

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic has backed teenager Lachlan Scott to replace last weekend’s hat-trick Brendon Santalab in Saturday’s clash away to Newcastle Jets. 31 Mar 2017
Popa delighted with Seoul win

Popa delighted with Seoul win

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic has revealed his delight after his side snapped their poor start to the AFC Champions League (ACL) with a 3-2 win away to FC Seoul on Wednesday. 16 Mar 2017
Popovic: Baccus a 'fantastic talent'

Popovic: Baccus a 'fantastic talent'

Western Sydney Wanderers boss Tony Popovic rates Kearyn Baccus as having found a new level following the midfielder’s commanding performance in Saturday night’s draw with Adelaide United. 5 Mar 2017
Santalab to miss Adelaide game

Santalab to miss Adelaide game

Western Sydney top scorer Brendon Santalab will miss Wanderers’ clash with Adelaide United on Saturday due to injury. 3 Mar 2017
Popa: Fatigue is no excuse

Popa: Fatigue is no excuse

Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic insists his side won’t use fatigue as an excuse ahead of their AFC Champions League clash with Shanghai SIPG which marks their fifth game in 16 days. 28 Feb 2017
Popa: WSW struggled physically

Popa: WSW struggled physically

A flat Western Sydney Wanderers were made to pay for a contentious blow just before half-time in Saturday night’s loss to Perth Glory, according to coach Tony Popovic. 26 Feb 2017
Popa backs FFA & WSW stance

Popa backs FFA & WSW stance

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic supports the club and Football Federation Australia (FFA)’s reaction to the offensive banner displayed at the Sydney derby. 24 Feb 2017
Jamieson backs under-fire Popa

Jamieson backs under-fire Popa

Former Western Sydney defender Scott Jamieson has thrown his support behind Wanderers coach Tony Popovic. 23 Feb 2017
Wanderers rout a reminder of ACL class - Popa

Wanderers rout a reminder of ACL class - Popa

Tony Popovic says his team’s 4-0 capitulation at home to a sparkling Urawa Red Diamonds on Tuesday night was a sharp reminder of the high level in the Asian Champions League. 22 Feb 2017
Popa urges Wanderers to move on

Popa urges Wanderers to move on

Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic has urged his side to quickly move on from the high of Saturday’s derby triumph ahead of Tuesday’s AFC Champions League opener. 20 Feb 2017
Wanderers pair back 'positive' Popa

Wanderers pair back 'positive' Popa

Western Sydney Wanderers players have thrown their support behind embattled coach Tony Popovic who they say is a hugely positive influence. 14 Feb 2017
Popovic dismisses Shanghai Shenhua speculation

Popovic dismisses Shanghai Shenhua speculation

Former Australia international Tony Popovic, 43, is only focused on guiding Western Sydney to the A-League finals amid interest from China. 13 Feb 2017
Antonis: What I Will Give To Wanderers

Antonis: What I Will Give To Wanderers

Terry Antonis's European odyssey might be on hold but the recent Western Sydney signing is hungry to play his best football for the Wanderers 9 Feb 2017
Santa's special says proud Popa

Santa's special says proud Popa

Western Sydney boss Tony Popovic hailed the influence of Brendon Santalab after the striker inspired the Wanderers to a crucial win over Wellington on Saturday night. 5 Feb 2017
Popovic: We more than held our own

Popovic: We more than held our own

Western Sydney boss Tony Popovic was left wondering how his team missed out on a point in their late 2-1 loss to Brisbane Roar on Saturday night. 29 Jan 2017
Wanderers want to sign Griffiths

Wanderers want to sign Griffiths

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic admits he chasing former Newcastle Jets striker Ryan Griffiths. 27 Jan 2017
Popa: We've dealt with Baccus

Popa: We've dealt with Baccus

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says midfielder Kearyn Baccus remains an important piece in his jigsaw puzzle and will be available for selection in Saturday night’s game against Roar. 27 Jan 2017