Balcatta FC

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Full name Balcatta Football Club
Nickname(s) Etna
Founded 1977
Ground Grindleford Reserve, Balcatta
Ground Capacity 1000
Chairman Pat Luca
Manager Michael Roki
League NPL Western Australia
Website Club home page

Balcatta FC is a semi-professional soccer club based in Balcatta, Perth, Western Australia. They compete in the National Premier Leagues Western Australia. The first team coach is Michael Roki with Michael Hartley as the reserves coach and Goran Stajic as the youth team coach.

Colours and badge[edit]

The major colours for Balcatta is blue and red.

The Balcatta FC badge contains three sections. The top section shows the clubs Italian heritage through the Italian flag and the words 'Balcatta Soccer Club' beneath it. On the bottom left, the two main colours blue and red are displayed in vertical stripes. Next to it is Mt. Etna erupting a soccer ball showing the history of the Etna days.


Balcatta play their home matches at Grindleford Reserve. The committee is currently planning a new stadium located at the Vasto Centre which will reach the requirements from Football West for a designated seating area and undercover area that will fit 1000 supporters.


Balcatta's fanbase is consistently strong every week with a well balanced community of fans. Games between Perth SC and Balcatta is always a strong crowd mainly due to the Italian heritage rivalry. The Balcatta/Perth matches are always a highlight of the season and the supporter culture factors the fierce rivalry.

Current Squad[edit]

As of 6th April 2012

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Lewis Italiano (on loan from Perth Glory)
2 Australia DF Simon Eltonbot
3 England DF Mark Walsh
4 Australia DF Julian Madaschi
5 England DF Adam Tong
6 England MF John Paul Mills
7 Australia MF Daniel Mičevski
8 Chile DF Jason Barrera
9 England FW Steve Burton
10 Australia FW Moe Atak
11 England FW Ashley Rosendale (captain)
No. Position Player
12 Australia FW John Thornley
13 Australia DF John Migas
14 Australia DF Shane Nunes
15 Australia MF Paul Vatistas
16 Australia DF Jovo Pavlovic
17 South Africa FW Genaveo Human
18 England MF Chris Thackray

19 Australia MF Michael Black
23 Australia GK Simon Madaschi
24 Sierra Leone GK Bobson Koroma

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