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Popovic happy with Aspropotamitis, Scott development despite ACL failure

Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic is pulling the positives from an underwhelming AFC Champions League campaign, viewing it as a vehicle that has fast-tracked the development of his youngest talent.

The Wanderers' continental foray is essentially over after their third loss in four outings -- a 3-2 home loss to FC Seoul -- sent them bottom of their group with two games remaining.

By virtue of Urawa Red Diamonds' 1-0 win over Shanghai SIPG (both nine points) in Tuesday night's other Group F match,...

Aspropotamitis looks to Mariners for inspiration ahead of Sydney derby

Western Sydney Wanderers defender Jonathan Aspropotamitis
Western Sydney Wanderers Jonathan Aspropotamitis is eager to play in his first Sydney derby this weekend.

Western Sydney Wanderers defender Jonathan Aspropotamitis is hopeful his team can take advantage of a "rattled" Sydney FC defence in Saturday's anticipated local derby.

The Sky Blues were forced to dig deep after conceding a season-high two goals in last week's 3-2 win over the Central Coast Mariners, and Aspropotamitis wants his team to find out how.

"Obviously they're in great form and high flying, unbeaten in 14 games," Aspropotamitis said.

"We're confident -- looking at how the Mariners rattled...

Melbourne Victory's Ingham apologised to Aspropatamitis

Western Sydney Wanderers' Jonathan Aspropotamitis doesn't believe Jai Ingham meant anything sinister when he stomped on his leg, saying the Melbourne Victory winger apologised to him after their A-League collision.

Wanderers fans cried for a red card after the pair were caught in a tangle late in the second half of Saturday night's 3-0 Victory triumph at ANZ Stadium.

Aspropotamitis, who slid in for a last-ditch challenge, was still prone when Ingham looked to have given him a roughing-up.

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