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Western United's first NSW trip - 'Going away will do us the world of good'

Western United's first NSW trip - 'Going away will do us the world of good'

They've played five games in Victoria and one in New Zealand, now the newest A-League club Western United face their first interstate challenge. 23 Nov 2019
Upset loss a wake-up call: Rudan

Upset loss a wake-up call: Rudan

Western United were brought crashing back to earth with an upset loss to Newcastle but coach Mark Rudan says the defeat can be used as an opportunity. 17 Nov 2019
Berisha pushing for Western United return

Berisha pushing for Western United return

Having been rested last week, veteran striker Besart Berisha is doing all he can to convince Western United coach Mark Rudan he deserves an instant return. 14 Nov 2019
Western United's depth shone in win: Rudan

Western United's depth shone in win: Rudan

Western United coach Mark Rudan has praised his squad's depth and competitiveness after an impressive 2-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers.Western 10 Nov 2019
Same old same old for Western United

Same old same old for Western United

With two wins from four A-League games, Western United coach Mark Rudan has shown enough confidence in his troops not to have made a single line-up change. 7 Nov 2019
The best talking points of round four...

The best talking points of round four...

A look at round four of the A-League, headlined by Western United's thrilling comeback win over Melbourne Victory. 4 Nov 2019
McDonald lauded in landmark win

McDonald lauded in landmark win

Western United coach Mark Rudan says the club's A-League win over Melbourne Victory will be a defining moment as he praised the influence of Scott McDonald. 3 Nov 2019
Newcomers eye derby recovery

Newcomers eye derby recovery

Fresh off suffering their first A-League defeat in their inaugural derby, it's out of the frying pan and into the fire for Western United, who will back up their loss to Melbourne City with their first game against Melbourne Victory. 28 Oct 2019
United wary of 'wounded' City

United wary of 'wounded' City

Western United will enter their first A-League derby wary of a Melbourne City side stinging from mid-week FFA Cup humiliation. 26 Oct 2019
Rudan backs United's veterans

Rudan backs United's veterans

Western United are one of the oldest teams in the A-League but coach Mark Rudan is confident his side can keep up their intensity throughout the season. 25 Oct 2019
Kone: I was expecting the A-League to be worse

Kone: I was expecting the A-League to be worse

Many questions awaited Mark Rudan and his Western United squad ahead of their first season in the A-League but, after two rounds, things appear to be going pretty well. 20 Oct 2019
Draw disappointment, but Western United continue to show promise

Draw disappointment, but Western United continue to show promise

Greeted by pyrotechnics, a rather unique collection of mascots and Pet Shop Boys' 1993 hit ‘Go West’, the 14th side in A-League history took to the field at Kardinia Park for the first time in its history, producing a performance that was as illustrative as it was entertaining. 19 Oct 2019
Western off mark amid A-League acrimony

Western off mark amid A-League acrimony

Mark Rudan and Andrew Durante both copped it from the Wellington boo-boys but left New Zealand with a win for new club Western United. 14 Oct 2019
Berisha gives Western an A-League lift-off

Berisha gives Western an A-League lift-off

Besart Berisha has scored the only goal of the game as Western United began their A-League life with a win over Wellington. 13 Oct 2019
Rufer backs Talay to keep Nix in finals

Rufer backs Talay to keep Nix in finals

In the face of major player turnover and a change of coach, Wellington Phoenix vice captain Alex Rufer says it's his mission to keep the spirit of last season's campaign going. 11 Oct 2019
Fans can boo Rudan respectfully: Talay

Fans can boo Rudan respectfully: Talay

New coach Ufuk Talay says Wellington Phoenix fans can boo his predecessor, Mark Rudan, when the pair face off from opposing benches this weekend but only if they do it the right way. 10 Oct 2019