Gippsland Soccer League

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Gippsland Soccer League
Founded 1973
Number of teams 12
Promotion to N/A
Relegation to N/A
Domestic cup(s) FFV State Knockout Cup
Current champions Moe United
Website [1]

The Gippsland Soccer League was founded in 1973 and consists of 22 Clubs and encompasses a competition that is competed between all age groups.

Grades[edit]

The GSL features three senior grades, the Seniors (First Division), Reserves and Second Division along with Junior grades, from Under 7's to Under 16's. 1 The introduction of a women's league in 2008, has seen a number of sides putting a women's team together.

Clubs[edit]

Falcons 2000, an offshoot club from Gippsland Falcons, play in the Gippsland Soccer League and play at Falcons Park which is the home of soccer in the Gippsland Soccer League.

Former GSL side Warragul United's senior and reserve sides compete in the State League Division 3 South-East.

It was announced that Morwell Pegasus would field 3 teams in the GSL for the 2014. It was also announced that East Gippsland would field sides in the Youth and Reserve competition.

The GSL currently comprises 11 teams in Seniors, 12 teams in Youth and Reserves and 10 in the Women's competition for the 2014 season.

ClubLoy Yang Condors merge with Morwell Rangers 1990 Town Morwell Founded1982-1990 Nickname condors Colours Green and gold !

Home Ground Keegan street/ maryvale res Morwell

Titles 1 2nd div 1989 Website
Churchill United Churchill 1969 Rams Silver & Red Hazelwood South Reserve 5 [2]
East Gippsland United¹ Bairnsdale 2009 Navy Blue & Gold Howitt Park Sports Complex 0 [3]
Falcons 2000 Morwell 1961 Falcons Blue & Black Latrobe City Soccer Stadium 2 [4]
Fortuna 60 Morwell 1960 Lions Orange & Black Crinigan Road South Reserve 9 [5]
Moe United Moe 1952 Red Devils Red, Black & White Olympic Park 7 [6]
Monash Newborough 1958 Wolves Gold & Black Monash Reserve 0 [7]
Morwell Pegasus Morwell 1959 The Flying Horse Maroon & Sky Blue Ronald Reserve 5 [8]
Newborough/Yallourn Newborough Navy Blue Burrage Reserve [9]
Sale United Sale 1974 Swans Green & White Godfrey Baldwin Reserve 1 [10]
Traralgon City Traralgon 1968 Roosters Black & White Harold Preston Reserve 0 [11]
Traralgon Olympians Traralgon 1980 Olympians Blue & White Harold Preston Reserve 8 [12]
Tyers Tyers 1982 Lightning Green & Gold Tyers Recreation Reserve 0 [13]

¹East Gippsland United only competes in the Youth and Reserve competition.

²Includes 6 Titles from Newborough and 2 from Yallourn

Champions[edit]

2005: Fortuna were League Champions but Churchill United defeated them in the Grand Final on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Churchill also won the Battle of Britain cup final on penalties over Moe United.

2006: Fortuna won their fourth consecituve League title and exacted revenge on Churchill in the Grand Final, winning on penalties after a 2-2 draw. Churchill went back-to-back in the Battle of Britain cup .

2007: Churchill United won their first ever League Championship, having not lost a game during the season. They also won their third consecutive Battle of Britain cup, but lost 3-1 to Moe United in the Grand Final, Moe's first trophy in 18 years.

2008: Churchil went back-to-back in the League, but couldn't win their fourth consecutive Battle of Britain Cup, Traralgon Olympians beat Moe United 2-0 in the final. There was no finals series in 2008.

2009: Churchill United won their third League Title in a row, with a narrow 1 point margin over Fortuna, but Fortuna got revenge, defeateing Churchill on penalties in the Grand Final after an amazing 4-4 draw. Falcons beat Monash 4-2 in the Battle of Britain cup final.

2010. Fortuna were crowned league champions after going undefeated during the season. Fortuna also won their 2nd consecutive Grand Final, beating local rivals Falcons 2-0. Falcons once again beat Monash to win the Battle of Britain cup.

2011: Fortuna went back-to-back in the League, but lost to their old adversaries Churchill United 4-1 in the Grand Final. Fortuna ended the season on a high though, claiming the Battle of Britain cup 4-3 to deny rivals Falcons a third consecutive triumph.

2012: Churchill cruised to the League Title then thumped Falcons 7-0 in the Cup Final. They then made it a treble defeating Fortuna 3-0 in the Grand Final.

2013: Moe United claimed their first League Championship in 24 years despite trailing league leaders Churchill by 8 points with 3 rounds remaining. Churchill lost all of their remaining fixtures while Moe held their nerve to clinch the title by just a single point. Churchill went back-to-back in the Battle of Britain cup, defeating Sale United 3-1, but Sale ended their 33 year wait for a trophy, defeating Monash 3-0 in the Grand Final.

2014: Churchill won the league without dropping a point, while Moe United beat Sale United 2-0 in the Grand Final. Falcons won their third Battle of Britain cup in 6 years, defeating Sale United 2-1 in the final.

Year League Champions Battle of Britain Cup Grand Final
2014 Churchill United Falcons 2000 Moe United
2013 Moe United Churchill United Sale United
2012 Churchill United Churchill United Churchill United
2011 Fortuna Fortuna Churchill United
2010 Fortuna Falcons 2000 Fortuna
2009 Churchill United Falcons 2000 Fortuna
2008 Churchill United Traralgon Olympians
2007 Churchill United Churchill United Moe United
2006 Fortuna Churchill United Fortuna
2005 Fortuna Churchill United Churchill United
2004 Fortuna Traralgon City Fortuna
2003 Fortuna Fortuna|
2002 Traralgon Olympians TraralgonOlympians
2001 Warragul United Warragul United|
2000 Fortuna Fortuna|
1999 Warragul United |
1998 Warragul United |
1997 Fortuna Fortuna 60|
1996 Fortuna60|
1995 Warragul United |
1994 Traralgon Olympians Traralgon Olympians | Traralgon Olympians Morwell Falcons 1992 Morwell Pegasus Traralgon Olympians
1991 || Traralgon Olympians || Morwell Pegasus


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1990 || Warragul United || Warragul United



1989 || Moe United || Moe United
1988 Moe United Moe United
1987 Warragul United Warragul United

1986 || Traralgon Olympians || Traralgon Olympians | |

1985 Warragul United |
1984 Traralgon Olympians 1983 Fortuna |
1982 Traralgon Olympians |
1981 Traralgon Olympians Monash - 1980 Sale City Traralgon City


1979 Morwell Pegasus Traralgon City
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- 1978 Moe United Morwell Pegasus
1977 Moe United Moe United
1976 Moe United Moe United
1975 Moe United Traralgon City
1974 Morwell Pegasus Morwell Pegasus
1973 Morwell Falcons
1972 Newborough |
1971 Morwell Falcons
1970 Morwell Rangers - 1969 Newborough Newborough
1968 Newborough Traralgon City


1967 Morwell Rangers Morwell Rangers
1966 Yallourn Yallourn
1965 Yallourn |
1964 Yallourn |
1963 Morwell Pegasus |
1962 Morwell Rangers |
1961 Newborough Morwell Rangers
1960 Morwell Rangers Moe United
1959 Morwell Rangers Morwell Rangers
1958 Morwell Rangers Morwell Rangers
1957 Morwell Eastern Rovers
1956 Newborough Newborough
1955 Morwell Sale United
1954 Morwell Yallourn
1953 A.P.M A.P.M
1952 O.C.C Morwell
1951 Maryvale

Most League Titles

Club League Titles Seasons Won
Fortuna 60 9 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2000, 1997, 1983
Traralgon Olympians 8 2002, 1994, 1993, 1991, 1986, 1984, 1982, 1981
Moe United 7 2013, 1989, 1988, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975
Warragul United 7 2001, 1999, 1998, 1995, 1990, 1987, 1985
Morwell Rangers 6 1970, 1967, 1962, 1960, 1959, 1958
Newborough 6 1972, 1969, 1968, 1965, 1961, 1956
Morwell Pegasus 5 1996, 1992, 1979, 1974, 1970
Churchill United 5 2014, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007
Morwell 3 1957, 1955, 1954
Morwell Falcons 2 1971, 1973
Yallourn 2 1966, 1964
Australian Paper Mill 1 1953
Maryvale 1 1951
Overseas Construction Company 1 1952
Sale City 1 1980

Referees[edit]

Referees are Football Federation Australia and Football Federation Victoria accredited. As a result, referees wear both the FFA and FFV referee patches. Several Gippsland referees referee in the Victorian leagues and of these several, two referee in the national leagues (A-League and W-League).

Former players[edit]

External links[edit]