London City Soccer Club

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London City
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Full name London City Soccer Club
Nickname(s) City
Founded 14 February 1973
Ground Hellenic Stadium
London, Ontario
Ground Capacity 1,000
Owner Andrew Crowe
General Manager Younan Samra
Coach Cedo Popovic
League Canadian Soccer League
2013 Regular season: 7th
Playoffs: Semi
Website Club home page

London City is a Canadian soccer team founded in 1973. The team is currently a member of the Canadian Soccer League, a league that is not sanctioned by FIFA recognized body. The team plays home games out of Hellenic Centre Stadium in the city of London, Ontario. The team's colours are red, black and white.

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of April 30, 2014.[1]

No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Markotic, VladimirVladimir Markotic      Croatia
2 Defender Benjamin, TaylorTaylor Benjamin      Guyana
3 Defender Bakula, ZvonkoZvonko Bakula      Croatia
4 Defender Novkovic, RadeRade Novkovic      Serbia
7 Midfielder Samra, YounanYounan Samra      Iraq
9 Forward Kukic, AldinAldin Kukic      Bosnia and Herzegovina
14 Defender Stoker, KlaasKlaas Stoker      Canada
15 Midfielder Begovic, NenadNenad Begovic (Captain)     Serbia
17 Defender Marques, JustinJustin Marques      Canada
18 Forward Basacco, MassimoMassimo Basacco      Canada
23 Midfielder Pirija, TonciTonci Pirija      Croatia
24 Forward Vucemilovic Girgic, MarinMarin Vucemilovic Girgic      Croatia
26 Midfielder Mazerku, ErisEris Mazerku      Canada
27 Goalkeeper Brudiu, Jovan StephanJovan Stephan Brudiu      Canada
33 Goalkeeper Laureano, CoreyCorey Laureano      Canada
44 Midfielder Miftari, GentiGenti Miftari      Albania
99 Midfielder Ogunyemi, BimBim Ogunyemi      Nigeria

Notable former players[edit]

This list of former players includes those who received international caps while playing for the team, made significant contributions to the team in terms of appearances or goals while playing for the team, or who made significant contributions to the sport either before they played for the team, or after they left. It is clearly not yet complete and all inclusive, and additions and refinements will continue to be made over time.

Most goals[edit]

League

# Name Nation Career Goals Appearances
1 Younan Samra  Iraq 2010- 21 67
2 Marin Vucemilovic  Croatia 2013- 19 20
3 Thomas Beattie  England 2010-2011 14 41
4 Aldin Kukic  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2012- 6 23
5 Harris Fazlagic  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2010–11 5 28
5 Genti Miftari  Albania 2010- 5 40

Bold indicates player still active with club.

Last Update: April 13, 2014.

Year-by-year[edit]

The Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs
1973 "1" NSL 7th
1974 "1" NSL 8th
1975 "First" NSL 8th
1976 "First" NSL 6th
1977 "First" NSL 6th
1978 "First" NSL 10th
1979 "1" NSL 9th
1980 "Senior" NSL 5th
1981 "1" NSL 7th
1982 "1" NSL 5th
1983-95 DNP -- -- --
1996 "1" CNSL 5th Did not qualify
1997 "1" CNSL 5th Quarter-Finals
1998 "1" CPSL 6th Did not qualify
1999 "1" CPSL 4th Semi-Finals
2000 "1" CPSL 8th Wild Card Round
2001 "1" CPSL 12th Did not qualify
2002 "1" CPSL 7th, Western Did not qualify
2003 "1" CPSL 7th, Western Did not qualify
2004 "1" CPSL 5th, Western Did not qualify
2005 "1" CPSL 5th, Western Did not qualify
2006 "1" CSL 7th, National Did not qualify
2007 "1" CSL 5th, National Did not qualify
2008 "1" CSL 7th, National Did not qualify
2009 "1" CSL 6th, National Did not qualify
2010 "1" CSL 11th Did not qualify
2011 "1" CSL 11th Did not qualify

Honours[edit]

2003
Runners-up: (1) 2005

Former coaches[edit]

Official sponsors[edit]

The sponsors for the London City Soccer team include: Blossom Gate, LA Fitness, as well as a number of local businesses.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players | London SC". Londoncitypro.ca. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 

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