Hume City FC

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Hume City
Hume City FC Logo.jpg
Full name Hume City Football Club
Nickname(s) Anadoluspor, Anadolu
Founded 1979 as Holland Park FC
Ground John Ilhan Memorial Reserve
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Steve Kaya
Manager Lupce Acevski
League NPL Victoria
Website Club home page
Current season

Hume City Football Club is a football club based in Broadmeadows a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Established by the local Turkish Australian community, the club competes in the National Premier Leagues Victoria.


The club was established as Holland Park Football Club in 1979, but have since undergone numerous name changes. Known as North Coburg Soccer Club in 1993, it's senior team saw some success by gaining promotion to the State League 3 division. A brief stint as Coburg United Soccer Club in 2006 - where they played most of their home matches at Knights Stadium in North Sunshine, Victoria, the club settled on their current name, Hume City F.C. in 2009, when they moved to their new facilities at Broadmeadows Valley Park, in the City of Hume.

The club, also known by the local Turkish Australian community as Anadoluspor, is the most successful Turkish Australian-backed football club in Australia.


In 2009 Hume City F.C. relocated their training and home matches to the newly constructed stadium John Ilhan Memorial Reserve, which is located in Broadmeadows Valley Park. The 12.2 million dollar upgrade to the new facilities are to be unveiled in the opening round of the 2014 NPLV.

Hume City Grandstand.jpg

Seniors 2014[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 England GK Joe Hart
4 Australia DF Isyan Erdogan
5 Australia DF Petar Franjic
6 Australia MF Joseph Franjic
8 Australia FW Abel Fesseha
9 Australia FW Anthony Proia (on loan from Melbourne Victory)
10 Australia FW Richard Cardozo
11 Australia MF Kliment Taseski
13 Australia DF Shane Rexhepi (Vice Captain)
14 Australia DF Baki Efe
No. Position Player
17 Australia MF Aaron Turner
18 Australia DF John Stojcevski
20 Australia GK Evan Alexandrow-Ridley
23 Australia FW Christopher Cristaldo (on loan from Melbourne Victory)
24 Australia DF Jeremy Walker
28 Australia DF Matt Hennessey
34 Australia MF Johnny Buceto (on loan from Melbourne Victory)
39 England MF Nick Hegarty (Captain)
43 Australia DF Nikos Jackson-Tserexidis
44 Australia FW John Sapazovski


Hume City Football Club has seven junior teams they are:
North U20's team
North U18's team
North U16's team
North U15's team
North U14's team
North U13's team
North U12's team.
Their home matches are played on Sundays at John Ilhan Memorial Reserve, also known as Broadmeadows Valley Park.

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