|Full name||Edgeworth Football Club|
|Ground||Jack McLaughlan Oval|
|Head coach||Damian Zane|
|League||NPL Northern NSW|
|Website||Club home page|
Edgeworth Football Club is an Australian semi-professional football club based in the suburb of Edgeworth, in Newcastle, New South Wales. The club currently competes in the National Premier Leagues Northern NSW.
The suburb of Edgeworth was known as Young Wallsend until 1960. The first recorded football match involving a Young Wallsend team took place on 14 May 1892, when Minmi Rangers defeated Young Wallsend 3-0 at the Young Wallsend ground.
For most of the 20th century a lower-league club, Edgeworth won promotion into the Northern New South Wales 1st Division in 1973. Edgeworth made the 1st Division grand final in 1977, only to be defeated 1-0 by Weston. This loss was avenged in 1978, when Edgeworth emerged as unbeaten minor premiers and defeated Weston 2-0 in the grand final.
Edgeworth's most successful period was when they finished first on the Northern New South Wales State League ladder from 1998 to 2000.
On 21 June 2015, Edgeworth qualified for the 2015 FFA Cup round of 32 after defeating Adamstown Rosebud 3–0 in the final qualifying round. A goal in injury time to Melbourne City eliminated Edgeworth 2–1 in the round of 32.
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- "Northern NSW Past Seasons and Results". Football in Australia. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
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- "Edgeworth and Broadmeadow into FFA Cup round of 32". nbnnews.com.au. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
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