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Cahill return chance to repay fans

Tony Popovic has urged fansto turnSpotless Stadium into a fortresswhen the Wanderers host Tim Cahill andred hot Melbourne Cityon Friday night.
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Western Sydney hasmanaged justone win from theopening six rounds of the A-League competition.

The club is four points worse off than it was at the same time last season.

But with a big crowd expected forthe visit of Socceroos legend Cahill, Popovic said this week’s match posed the perfect opportunity to kick-start a stutteringseason.

Tony Popovic has urged Wanderers fans to get behind the side as it hosts in-form Melbourne City on Friday. Picture: Getty Images

“We have a good historyagainst them [City]… and I think it’s a game that football as a whole and our fans should be relishing,” he said on Thursday.

“We expect a big crowd, Melbourne City is a very good footballing team. They’ve had a good start to the season.”

Melbourne have made a scintillating start to the new season, andsit secondonthe ladder with four wins and two losses.

AlthoughCahill is yet to hit top gear in a City shirt, strike partner Bruno Fornaroliand midfield general Luke Brattan are in top form and will surely cause headaches for what has been aleaky Wanderers backline.

Sydney-raised Tim Cahill has taken the A-League by storm since joining Melbourne City. Picture: Getty Images

Popovic said his side would need to show respect for the high-quality visitors, but was confident of gaining a much-needed three pointsthis weekend.

“We have a game plan we believe can cause them problems. We’re at home in front of our fans, we feel that they’ll certainly need to worry about us,” he said.

“We feel we’re playing well enough to get results…now it’s about executing better on the day.”

“The club has high expectations, so do the fans…We’re four points worse off this year and it’s about closing that gap and kicking on.”

Attacking midfielder Mitch Nichols echoed his coach’s sentiments, saying that the side “needed a win” to regain its confidence.

“So far we’ve thrown away two victories. We put 60 minutes together but back off for the last 30,” he said.

“When we put that full 90 [minutes] together, we will get that result. We owe our fans that for the past few weeks.”

He said the players were looking forward to the challenge offacingCahill, but added he was just one of City’s many threats.

“There’s always a good turnout withthe crowd and obviously everyone knows the hype Timmy brings to the league so it will be good for the fans,” he said.

“But he’s just another player on the night. We know his strengths so it’s just about limiting his options on the night.”

Western Sydney Wanderers host Melbourne City at Spotless Stadium on Friday, November 18. Kick offat 7.50pm.This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net. Continue reading

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Cahill return chance to repay fans

Tony Popovic has urged fansto turnSpotless Stadium into a fortresswhen the Wanderers host Tim Cahill andred hot Melbourne Cityon Friday night.
Nanjing Night Net

Western Sydney hasmanaged justone win from theopening six rounds of the A-League competition.

The club is four points worse off than it was at the same time last season.

But with a big crowd expected forthe visit of Socceroos legend Cahill, Popovic said this week’s match posed the perfect opportunity to kick-start a stutteringseason.

Tony Popovic has urged Wanderers fans to get behind the side as it hosts in-form Melbourne City on Friday. Picture: Getty Images

“We have a good historyagainst them [City]… and I think it’s a game that football as a whole and our fans should be relishing,” he said on Thursday.

“We expect a big crowd, Melbourne City is a very good footballing team. They’ve had a good start to the season.”

Melbourne have made a scintillating start to the new season, andsit secondonthe ladder with four wins and two losses.

AlthoughCahill is yet to hit top gear in a City shirt, strike partner Bruno Fornaroliand midfield general Luke Brattan are in top form and will surely cause headaches for what has been aleaky Wanderers backline.

Sydney-raised Tim Cahill has taken the A-League by storm since joining Melbourne City. Picture: Getty Images

Popovic said his side would need to show respect for the high-quality visitors, but was confident of gaining a much-needed three pointsthis weekend.

“We have a game plan we believe can cause them problems. We’re at home in front of our fans, we feel that they’ll certainly need to worry about us,” he said.

“We feel we’re playing well enough to get results…now it’s about executing better on the day.”

“The club has high expectations, so do the fans…We’re four points worse off this year and it’s about closing that gap and kicking on.”

Attacking midfielder Mitch Nichols echoed his coach’s sentiments, saying that the side “needed a win” to regain its confidence.

“So far we’ve thrown away two victories. We put 60 minutes together but back off for the last 30,” he said.

“When we put that full 90 [minutes] together, we will get that result. We owe our fans that for the past few weeks.”

He said the players were looking forward to the challenge offacingCahill, but added he was just one of City’s many threats.

“There’s always a good turnout withthe crowd and obviously everyone knows the hype Timmy brings to the league so it will be good for the fans,” he said.

“But he’s just another player on the night. We know his strengths so it’s just about limiting his options on the night.”

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Cahill return chance to repay fans

Tony Popovic has urged fansto turnSpotless Stadium into a fortresswhen the Wanderers host Tim Cahill andred hot Melbourne Cityon Friday night.
Nanjing Night Net

Western Sydney hasmanaged justone win from theopening six rounds of the A-League competition.

The club is four points worse off than it was at the same time last season.

But with a big crowd expected forthe visit of Socceroos legend Cahill, Popovic said this week’s match posed the perfect opportunity to kick-start a stutteringseason.

Tony Popovic has urged Wanderers fans to get behind the side as it hosts in-form Melbourne City on Friday. Picture: Getty Images

“We have a good historyagainst them [City]… and I think it’s a game that football as a whole and our fans should be relishing,” he said on Thursday.

“We expect a big crowd, Melbourne City is a very good footballing team. They’ve had a good start to the season.”

Melbourne have made a scintillating start to the new season, andsit secondonthe ladder with four wins and two losses.

AlthoughCahill is yet to hit top gear in a City shirt, strike partner Bruno Fornaroliand midfield general Luke Brattan are in top form and will surely cause headaches for what has been aleaky Wanderers backline.

Sydney-raised Tim Cahill has taken the A-League by storm since joining Melbourne City. Picture: Getty Images

Popovic said his side would need to show respect for the high-quality visitors, but was confident of gaining a much-needed three pointsthis weekend.

“We have a game plan we believe can cause them problems. We’re at home in front of our fans, we feel that they’ll certainly need to worry about us,” he said.

“We feel we’re playing well enough to get results…now it’s about executing better on the day.”

“The club has high expectations, so do the fans…We’re four points worse off this year and it’s about closing that gap and kicking on.”

Attacking midfielder Mitch Nichols echoed his coach’s sentiments, saying that the side “needed a win” to regain its confidence.

“So far we’ve thrown away two victories. We put 60 minutes together but back off for the last 30,” he said.

“When we put that full 90 [minutes] together, we will get that result. We owe our fans that for the past few weeks.”

He said the players were looking forward to the challenge offacingCahill, but added he was just one of City’s many threats.

“There’s always a good turnout withthe crowd and obviously everyone knows the hype Timmy brings to the league so it will be good for the fans,” he said.

“But he’s just another player on the night. We know his strengths so it’s just about limiting his options on the night.”

Western Sydney Wanderers host Melbourne City at Spotless Stadium on Friday, November 18. Kick offat 7.50pm.This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net. Continue reading

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Calls to privatise airport

Council has been called on to privatise the Wagga airport after Regional Express (Rex) claimed the current management was driven by “greed or incompetence”.
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On Sunday, Rex boss Neville Howell revealed the airline had offered to run the Forest Hill facility and blastedcouncil for using the airport as a “convenient cash cowto cover up for excesses and abuses in other parts of councilfinances”.

Former councillor Julian McLaren accusedcouncil managementof “creative accountancy” to exaggerate the airport’s losses to justify a proposed 35 per cent hike in taxes set to rake in an extra$760,000 a year.

Former Wagga councillor Clint Uden, who works in the aviation industry,has joined the chorus of critics claiming the airport is “not being run efficiently enough”.

“I have worked at 17 airports around Australia over the last three-and-a-half years and I’ve seen first-hand how they’re run,”Mr Uden said.

“I can tell you Wagga’s airport is not run well.

“They need to getpeople in there with proper aviation experience and knowledge.”

Mr Uden also raised safety concerns about the airport, claiming an air-traffic controller was long overdue and was a handbrake on expansion.

“Wagga won’t be able to get jet aircrafts in and out unless they man the empty aircraft control tower,” he said.

Former councillor Alan Brown has rejected privatisation calls, but urged council to resolve its feud with Rex or risk flights in and out of Wagga becoming prohibitively expensive.

“Public ownership is the best method of ensuring Wagga has a first rate airport,” Mr Brown said.

“It will never be a huge money-maker but it’s an important service requirement for the city.

“Also, the (federal) defence department owns the land, so I doubt a private company would take it on because they could never get a mortgage to expand.”

Mr Brown said it was critical council negotiated to keep “70-odd jobs and keep theaircraft paint facility operational”.

Council is adamant the airport has sustained losses worth hundreds of thousand every year for the past five years and the 35 per cent passenger head tax is necessary to claw back the deficit.

It’s audited figures reveal deficits of $209,000 in2015/16;$405,000 in 2014/15;$563,000 in 2013/14;$259,000 in 2012/13; and $186,000 in 2011/12.

However, Rex this week claimed council’s $1 million in depreciation costs were“unbelievable”.

Council general manager Alan Eldridge will meet Singapore-based Rex chairman Lim Kim Hai next week in a bid to salvage the commercial arrangement.

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Cahill return chance to repay fans

Tony Popovic has urged fansto turnSpotless Stadium into a fortresswhen the Wanderers host Tim Cahill andred hot Melbourne Cityon Friday night.
Nanjing Night Net

Western Sydney hasmanaged justone win from theopening six rounds of the A-League competition.

The club is four points worse off than it was at the same time last season.

But with a big crowd expected forthe visit of Socceroos legend Cahill, Popovic said this week’s match posed the perfect opportunity to kick-start a stutteringseason.

Tony Popovic has urged Wanderers fans to get behind the side as it hosts in-form Melbourne City on Friday. Picture: Getty Images

“We have a good historyagainst them [City]… and I think it’s a game that football as a whole and our fans should be relishing,” he said on Thursday.

“We expect a big crowd, Melbourne City is a very good footballing team. They’ve had a good start to the season.”

Melbourne have made a scintillating start to the new season, andsit secondonthe ladder with four wins and two losses.

AlthoughCahill is yet to hit top gear in a City shirt, strike partner Bruno Fornaroliand midfield general Luke Brattan are in top form and will surely cause headaches for what has been aleaky Wanderers backline.

Sydney-raised Tim Cahill has taken the A-League by storm since joining Melbourne City. Picture: Getty Images

Popovic said his side would need to show respect for the high-quality visitors, but was confident of gaining a much-needed three pointsthis weekend.

“We have a game plan we believe can cause them problems. We’re at home in front of our fans, we feel that they’ll certainly need to worry about us,” he said.

“We feel we’re playing well enough to get results…now it’s about executing better on the day.”

“The club has high expectations, so do the fans…We’re four points worse off this year and it’s about closing that gap and kicking on.”

Attacking midfielder Mitch Nichols echoed his coach’s sentiments, saying that the side “needed a win” to regain its confidence.

“So far we’ve thrown away two victories. We put 60 minutes together but back off for the last 30,” he said.

“When we put that full 90 [minutes] together, we will get that result. We owe our fans that for the past few weeks.”

He said the players were looking forward to the challenge offacingCahill, but added he was just one of City’s many threats.

“There’s always a good turnout withthe crowd and obviously everyone knows the hype Timmy brings to the league so it will be good for the fans,” he said.

“But he’s just another player on the night. We know his strengths so it’s just about limiting his options on the night.”

Western Sydney Wanderers host Melbourne City at Spotless Stadium on Friday, November 18. Kick offat 7.50pm.This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net. Continue reading

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