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Markus Babbel wants Western Sydney Wanderers squad to show leadership

It was a one-sided show at Marvel Stadium as the Melbourne Victory put on a dominating display to defeat the Western Sydney Wanderers 4-
Wanderers CEO John Tsatsimas speaks on the great opportunity to take on English side Leeds United in a friendly.
Western Sydney Wanderers' Dean Heffernan speaks on the team hosting Leeds United and feels it is a chance to show their qualities to the world.

Markus Babbel concedes his struggling Western Sydney Wanderers outfit lacks leadership after a disappointing start to the season.

WSW are in eighth spot on the ladder before they host last-placed Central Coast on Friday -- after just one win in their opening six matches.

Still reeling from his team's 4-0 thumping at the hands of reigning champions Melbourne Victory last week, Babbel expects a "reaction" against the Mariners.

But he is unsure who will spark it.

"The generation changed," Babbel...

Western Sydney Wanderers to play Leeds United in first match in new stadium

The Western Sydney Wanderers will unveil their new $300-million stadium with a blockbuster friendly against Leeds United in July.

Championship side Leeds are in the race to be promoted to the Premier League for the first time since Socceroos legend Mark Viduka led them in goals in 2003-04.

"We can't wait to get into our stadium," Western Sydney CEO John Tsatsimas said on Monday.

"Obviously the events of the weekend showcased the need for a football-specific stadium and a Wanderers-specific stadium...