Charlestown City Blues FC

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Charlestown City Blues
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Full name Charlestown City Blues Football Club
Nickname(s) Azzurri
Founded 1900
Ground Lisle Carr Oval
Ground Capacity 3000
Ground Coordinates 32°58′42″S 151°42′54″E / 32.978419°S 151.714924°E / -32.978419; 151.714924Coordinates: 32°58′42″S 151°42′54″E / 32.978419°S 151.714924°E / -32.978419; 151.714924
Head coach Shane 'Feltcher' Pryce
League NPL Northern NSW
2016 6th
Website Club website

Charlestown City Blues FC is an Australian soccer club based in Whitebridge, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The club currently competes in the National Premier Leagues Northern NSW


Charlestown City Blues FC was founded as Charlestown United in 1900, and merged with local neighbours Highfields Azzurri in 2009, forming a new club called Charlestown City Blues to try to meet the requirements of the top state league at the time. Despite the merger, Highfields Azzurri were relegated to the second division state league. After the relegation, Azzurri lost some of its squad to other top league clubs like Broadmeadow Magic, Valentine Phoenix and Hamilton Olympic, meaning major recruitment was undertaken in order to be ready for the 2009 season.


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