Nelson Suburbs FC

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For the New Zealand electorate, see Suburbs of Nelson.
Nelson Suburbs FC
Full name Nelson Suburbs Football Club
Founded 1967
Ground Saxton Field, Nelson
Coach England Ben Wright New Zealand Paul Brydon
League Robbie's Premier Football League
2011 Robbie's Premier Football League, 2nd

Nelson Suburbs is a football (soccer) club in Nelson, New Zealand. They compete in the Robbie's Premier Football League.

They have won the Matson's Premier Football League three times and were the first club to reach 300 points, the milestone was reached in just 164 games. Nelson Suburbs has strong ties with the region's most successful football school Nayland College. Nelson Suburbs is also a junior club.

Club history[edit]

In national competition, Nelson Suburbs have yet to reach the final of the Chatham Cup; their best cup season was 2008, when they reached the semi-final, losing to eventual champions East Coast Bays 2-1. The team spent one season in the national league in 2000, finishing seventh but withdrawing from the 2001 league for financial reasons.

Players[edit]

2011 Current squad[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 New Zealand GK Alex Coles
2 New Zealand MF Simon Gatward-Smith
4 New Zealand MF James Hockley
6 New Zealand DF John Slotemaker
7 New Zealand DF Isaiah Dayman
8 New Zealand MF Mark Johnston
9 New Zealand FW Nat Payn
10 New Zealand MF Billy Scott
11 New Zealand FW Brandon Kay
No. Position Player
12 Solomon Islands FW Jerry Donga
13 New Zealand DF Niall Young
14 New Zealand MF Adam Smith
15 New Zealand DF Mathew Ayloff
20 New Zealand MF Erik Panzer
- New Zealand DF David Molloy
- New Zealand MF Darrell Hannah
- New Zealand GK Dylan Waugh
- Solomon Islands FW Gagame Feni

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