Wanderers heartland decked in black and red

Wanderers players Yianni Perkatis and Tomi Juric with staff members Kaylee Hiko and Jessica Smith with cafe owners Gino and Belinda Granata.Wanderers' fan base Granata's Cafe serves up Wanderers-themed tarts. The players can often be spotted at the cafe. 30 April, 2014. Picture: Gene Ramirez

Wanderers players Yianni Perkatis and Tomi Juric with staff members Kaylee Hiko and Jessica Smith with cafe owners Gino and Belinda Granata.Wanderers' fan base Granata's Cafe serves up Wanderers-themed tarts. The players can often be spotted at the cafe. 30 April, 2014. Picture: Gene Ramirez

Wanderers' fan base Granata's Cafe serves up Wanderers-themed tarts. The players can often be spotted at the cafe. 30 April, 2014. Picture: Gene Ramirez

Wanderers' fan base Granata's Cafe serves up Wanderers-themed tarts. The players can often be spotted at the cafe. 30 April, 2014. Picture: Gene Ramirez

INSIDE Wanderers' heartland, Gino Granata's Italian cafe is showing its colours before Sunday's grand final.

The passionate supporter has decked his Pemulwuy cafe with red and black balloons and streamers and is selling Wanderers-themed tarts.

"We're showing our support with all the colours, we're wishing them all the best for the grand final," Mr Granata said.

Mr Granata, 42, said support for the club is so strong in western Sydney that its fans have dwarfed the number of league fans.

"Out here, it's bigger than rugby league. Everyone wants to support them, it's just huge, he said. "The little kids even love the reserves, people who are on the bench and haven't played a game."

Diners at his Watkin Tench Parade cafe can often spot players, several of whom live at Pemulwuy.

"We always put up on Facebook if the players are here, in case people want to come and get an autograph. The players are just a good bunch of guys — they're top blokes.

"We'll also be showing the grand final live on Sunday."

The Woolpack Hotel at George Street Parramatta will also screen the game.

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