South Melbourne FC

 

Leagues & Competitions

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Club Overview

South Melbourne Football Club is an Australian semi-professional football club based at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria.

The club currently competes in:

Senior Men: National Premier League Victoria, FFA Cup, Dockerty Cup

Senior Women: National Premier League Womens Victoria, Nike FC Cup

Powerchair: Victorian Powerchair Premier League, Pride Mobility Pre-Season, Pride Cup, APFA Club Championship.

Club History

Founded in 1959 as South Melbourne Hellas, with a basis in the Greek community, South Melbourne were once considered the most successful soccer club in Australia. The club has won four national championships, a string of Victorian State League titles, and represented Oceania in the 2000 FIFA Club World Championship. Along with the Marconi Stallions, they were one of two clubs to compete in every season of the National Soccer League. The club was chosen by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics as the Oceania team of the 20th century.

Powerchair History

South Melbourne Powerchair Football Club was formed in June 2018 with Craig Kilby as the founding President and Skip Fulton as the founding Secretary. The club was an inititaive of the Victorian Electric Wheelchair Sporting Association and would for the first time allow for a competitive powerchair football competition in Melbourne.

In the inaugural season under the Captaincy of Jules North-Coombes and Coach Rebecca Gulle, the team was successful in finishing top of the table securing the Premiership. The team travelled to Sydney in January 2019 to compete in the APFA Club Championships. Ranked outsiders as the newest club competing, the team not only scored but came up with its first win in national level competition. The team finished in 11th place.

Club Representation

The club is proud to have the following representatives playing their part in advancing powerchair sports in Victorian and Australia:

Powerchair Sports Victoria: Craig Kilby (Vice-Presidet)

Australian Sliders Powerchair Hockey: Shaun Mott, Jules North-Coombes

PLAYER STATISTICS

Player Statistics

PlayerPositionGoalsAppearances
Angus LloydForward013
Chris KessarisDefender111
Craig KilbyForward113
Gavin ThorneycroftForward314
James North-CoombesDefender013
Jules North-CoombesCenter512
Shaun MottCenter014