Foundation player returns to Wanderers for 2018/19

Western Sydney Wanderers have announced the return of foundation player Servet Uzunlar for the 2018/19 Westfield W-League season.

The defender returns to the Red & Black with a tonne of experience, having made 48 appearances for the Westfield Matildas and close to 80 appearances in the Westfield W-League.

Internationally, Uzunlar was part of the squad that won the Asian Cup in 2010 and domestically has won the Westfield W-League Championship and two Premierships. 

Uzunlar was the Wanderers’ Westfield W-League Player of the Year in the club’s inaugural season and is looking forward to linking up with the side to achieve success.

“It’s nice to return to the club, I feel like the Wanderers have really been a home for Western Sydney,” said Uzunlar.

“You can see it in the fans who are embedded in that, even from day dot which is fantastic.

“I took some time away from the game for various reasons and I’ve just got back to enjoying my football so I’m looking forward to continuing that with the Wanderers. 

“I’ve some of the players and Dan (Barrett) for a very long time so I’m hoping to have a successful season with the Red & Black.”