Moreland Zebras FC

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Moreland Zebras
Moreland Zebras FC.png
Full name Moreland Zebras Football Club
Nickname(s) Zebras
Founded 1948
Ground CB Smith Reserve
League NPL Victoria 1
Website Club home page

Moreland Zebras FC is an Australian soccer club based in Moreland, Melbourne. The club currently competes in the National Premier Leagues Victoria 1.

Club history[edit]

Moreland Zebras FC was formed in 1948, originally known as Juventus Melbourne, playing in the famous Black & White strip, a tradition that still continues. The club was known for most of its history as Brunswick Juventus based out of the City of Moreland. After a series of mergers firstly in 1997 between several clubs based in the Italian Australian community, namely Brunswick Juventus, Box Hill Inter and Bulleen Lions.

In 2007 the club was known as the Whittlesea Zebras FC as it based itself from that municipality. The 2007 season saw the team finish the Victorian Premier League as runners-up. In 2011, the club was crowned Victorian State League Division 1 champions.

In December 2011, the club successfully returned home to the municipality of Moreland and is known as the Moreland Zebras FC. The club is based at DeChene Reserve in Coburg (part of the City of Moreland) in 2013.[1]

Stadium[edit]

Moreland Zebras currently plays its home games at CB Smith Reserve Stadium, Jukes Road in Fawkner and its junior division occupy De Chene Reserve, in Coburg. The senior Zebras play home games at CB Smith Reserve Stadium. It has a capacity of 5,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'MORELAND ZEBRAS FC' - ITS OFFICIAL - Moreland Zebras FC". pitchero.com. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 

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