Hobart Zebras FC

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Hobart Zebras
Hobart Zebras FC.jpg
Full name Hobart Zebras Football Club
Nickname(s) Zebras
Founded 1956
Ground KGV Park
Ground Capacity 4,000
League T-League
2013 3rd
Website Club home page
Current season

Hobart Zebras Football Club (also known as Tilford Zebras or just Zebras) is an association football club based in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It competes in competitions run by the governing body Football Federation Tasmania, including the T-League. The club uses the colours of Juventus F.C. and have links to the club.

History[edit]

Prior to the decision in 1997 to end ethnic affiliations between Australian football teams, Hobart Zebras were known as "Hobart Juventus". Despite the ban on such affiliations, the club still has strong links to the expatriate Italian community in Hobart.

Hobart Zebras are one of the states most successful sides, having been state champions 8 times, most recently in 1993, and southern champions 9 times, most recently in 2004. 2007 saw the club win the State Premiership, Southern Premiership and the Summer Cup. 2010 saw the club under new management with former player Romeo Frediani. This turned out to be a trophyless year for the club starting a disappointing era under Frediani.

Current squad[edit]

As of 12 May 2013

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

No. Position Player
Australia GK Robert Kay
Australia GK Alexander Dand
Australia DF David Cox
Australia DF Andrew Telega
Australia DF Henry Fagg
Australia DF Mattias Toghill
Australia DF Andrew Clark
Australia DF Jacob Clamp
Australia DF Jordan Muller
Australia DF Ryan Smith
Australia MF Ricky Self
No. Position Player
Australia MF Jonathan Ladic
Australia MF Aaron Cairns
Australia MF Grant Malcom
Australia MF Sam McIntyre
Australia MF Mark Page
Wales MF Paul Palmer
Australia FW Alexander Leszczynski
Australia FW Adam McKeown
Australia FW Kurt Engels
Australia FW Jayden Welch
Australia FW Nicholas MacDonald

Managers[edit]

Honours[edit]

  • State Championships: 9 times (1969,1971,1972,1973,1983,1984,1985,1993,2007)
  • State Championship Runners-up: 1966,2004
  • Southern Premierships: 10 times (1969,1971,1972,1973,1979,1983,1984,1985,2004,2007)
  • Southern Premiership Runners-up: 6 times (1960,1965,1966,1967,1970,2003)
  • KO Cup Winners: 7 times (1967,1971,1975,1982,1983,2001,2003)
  • KO Cup Runners-up: 7 times (1969,1976,1978,1981,1987,1988,1989)
  • Falkinder Cup Runners-up: 3 times (1963,1966,1967)
  • Falkinder Association Cup Winners: Twice (1970,1973)
  • Summer Cup Winners: 9 times (1971,1972,1978,1981,1984,1986,1987,1989,2007,2008,2009)
  • Summer Cup Runners-up: 7 times (1976,1982,1985,1990,1991,1992,1996)
  • Association Cup Runners-up: )nce (1968)
  • Ascot Gold Cup Winners: Once (1960)
  • Ascot Gold Cup Runners-up: Once (1961)
  • DJ Trophy Runners-up: Once (1976)
  • Lloyd Triestino Cup Winners: Once (1974)
  • Cadbury Trophy Winners: 5 times (1984,1987,1989,1990,1991)
  • Cadbury Trophy Runners-up: 3 times (1982,1983,1985)
  • Cadbury Charity Trophy: Once (1992)
  • Cadbury Charity Runners-up: Once (1991)

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