Dedicated Wanderer

Sometimes the biggest Wanderers fans are not from Western Sydney at all.

This week’s Junior Sports Star nominee, Stavros Palapanis, travels more than an hour from Sydney’s east to be part of the club.

A dedicated player, Stavros makes the trip out west three to four times a week from Sans Souci to play and train at Rooty Hill in the Western Sydney Wanderers first academy side.

The 13-year-old had been playing for his local St George club since he was six, when he was scouted last year to join the academy.

With international football stars in the family, his father Terry Palapanis said Stavros always was destined for great things.

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