. . The beginning of a new football season always takes me back to the magic of childhood. New signings, maybe a coat of paint in the stadium, the immaculate condition of this lush green playing area and, above all, the publication of the schedule list.
For clubs with local rivals, the derbies are the first games fans are looking for - and with Macarthur FC's addition to the A-League this season, their supporters and those of the Western Sydney Wanderers won't have to search the fixture list too long to see them historical first meeting to find.