Club in focus: Wollongong Wolves

It was over 1 year and 9 months ago that Wollongong Wolves booked their place in the FFA Cup Round of 32, having defeated Lions FC to become the National Premier Leagues Champions of Australia! 

2021 will be their third appearance in the Final Rounds. Here's a look into the club’s history and past success in the competition.

Club: Wollongong Wolves FC
State: New South Wales
Home ground: Albert Butler Memorial Park
Founded: 1980
FFA Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2021): Three
Best result: Round of 32 (2014, 2016)
Head Coach: Luke Wilkshire

Road to the FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32:

After winning the 2019 NPL Finals Series, the Wollongong Wolves automatically qualified to the FFA Cup Round of 32.

NPL 2019 Grand Final Highlights

The Wolves now face fellow NPL team Mt Druitt Town Rangers, with the aim to progress to the Round of 16 this year for the first time in the club’s history.

Both teams have exchanged 3-0 victories against each other this year, setting up an unpredictable FFA Cup clash.

Wollongong will also be out for revenge, having been defeated by Mt Druitt in the Preliminary Rounds of the 2019 FFA Cup. 

Can they make it past the Round of 32 for the first time?

FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32 Match details:

Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC vs Wollongong Wolves FC
Date, time, and location TBC