Western Sydney Wanderers sale finalised

Football Federation Australia confirmed the sale of the company holding the  A-League licence for Western Sydney Wanderers was completed on Monday.

The Wanderers licence is now held by a consortium headed by Paul Lederer, CEO of Primo Group and includes Director of Sabre Sports United Jefferson Cheng, the Pirtek director and head of international business, Glenn Duncan, and David Slade, a partner in the Australian branch of the UK retail chain Topshop-Topman.

Paul Lederer has now assumed the role of Chairman of Western Sydney Wanderers FC with John Tsatsimas as the Chief Executive Officer

FFA CEO David Gallop today congratulated the consortium on the successful purchase of the Western Sydney Wanderers FC licence.

“Today marks a new chapter in the short, but very successful, history of Western Sydney Wanderers FC," Gallop said.

“Following the successful completion of the sale, we look forward to working with the club for the upcoming Hyundai A-League season and for the seasons to follow.