• Top 10 underdog performances of 2012

Western Sydney Wanderers - 2012/13 A-League

They had less than 6 months to form a club from scratch. After consulting fans in the western Sydney region they finally had their coach, squad, logo, team colours and venue, but how would they play? Led by former Socceroo Tony Popovic as manager, the Wanderers have impressed in their debut A-League season. Remaining very competitive with a stealthy defence and an improving offense they have been consistent performers. The biggest scalp in the club's young history was a memorable one, doing the unthinkable by downing previous season champions Brisbane Roar at home.

Photo by Getty Images Nov 18, 2012

Top 10 underdog performances of 2012

They battled hard and against all odds surprised everyone with their sporting prowess.