Wagga City Wanderers was Established in October 2014 under the Football Wagga Association to grow football in the Wagga Wagga, Riverina and surrounding areas by participating in the NSW State League and then moving onto the National Premier League competition under Capital Football in the ACT.
In the last 8 years Wagga City Wanderers have established strong relationships with Football NSW, Capital Football, Football Wagga, Business Partners, local clubs, and the local community, but more importantly the club has contributed to the development of all it’s members in football and being strong community representatives.
In the first year of competition Wagga City Wanderers was represented by a men’s first grade and under 20 teams with this expanding to include under 18 over the last five years.
2019 saw the growth of Women’s Football with WCW introducing the female pathway. This program is one we are incredibly proud of and we want to continue to flourish and grow.
2019 brought the first piece of Silverware back to Wagga, with the Men’s Under 23’s claiming the Premiership Trophy. In 2020, a Covid interrupted season also brought more silverware back to Wagga with the Under 23’s Men defending their title and the First Grade Men also claiming their maiden Premiership Trophy under the guidance of Michael Babic.
Season 2022 structure now incorporates a First Grade Men and Women team, Under 23’s Men, Reserve Grade Women, Under 18’s Men and Women and a Youth Program from U13’s through to Under 17’s for boys and girls.
2022 will see the Wagga City Wanderers host Capital Football Teams at our Home, Gissing Oval and Rawlings Park.
Wagga City Wanderers also conduct Development Programs through the Wanderers Academy, and competes with SAP 9-12yrs boys and girls and u13-16 Junior boys and girls teams The Academy consists of approximately 220 young players in State competitions & Gala Days.