Football is one of the most celebrated sports around the world. Most of the countries in the world have a national league where teams within the country can compete. Australia has a large number of teams from different towns. The association in the country has been expanded up to the town level. The league played in Sydney is one of the best in the country. Here are some of the famous local football clubs in Sydney.
Sydney Football Club
This is a professional club based in Sydney. It is currently the most popular football club in the area. The club was formed in 2004. It is owned by David Traktovenko. This prominent club takes part in the A-League competition, which is the highest league in Australia. Sydney FC is also referred to as the Sky Blues.
Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club
It is also referred to as the Wanderers. It was formed in 2012. The club is highly-recognized in both Asia and Australia having won major competitions there. The Wanderers’ home ground is known as the Bankwest Stadium. The stadium can hold a capacity of about 30, 000 fans. It is currently under the ownership of Paul Lederer, David Slade, Jefferson Cheng and Glenn Duncan.
Manly United FC
Manly United Football Club was formed by the Manly Warringah Soccer Association in 2004. It is based in Northern Sydney. Cromer Park is their current home ground. The stadium can hold a capacity of about 5, 000 fans. The club currently competes in the National Premier League NSW. Their club is also referred to as the Dolphins.
Marconi Stallions Football Club
The football club is commonly referred to as the Stallions. It was formed in 1958. It is based in Fairfield, Sydney. The Stallions take part in the National Premier League NSW. Their current home ground is Marconi Stadium. The stadium can hold a total of 9, 000 fans.