Lake Macquarie City FC

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Lake Macquarie City FC
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Full name Lake Macquarie City Football Club
Nickname(s) Lakes, Roosters
Founded 1912
Ground Macquarie Field
Ground Capacity 5000(750 seated)
Ground Coordinates 32°57′35.27″S 151°36′57.77″E / 32.9597972°S 151.6160472°E / -32.9597972; 151.6160472Coordinates: 32°57′35.27″S 151°36′57.77″E / 32.9597972°S 151.6160472°E / -32.9597972; 151.6160472
President Steve Wright
Head Coach Anthony Richards
League NPL NNSW
2017 7th
Website Club website

Lake Macquarie City FC is a football club in Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. The club was formed in 1912 formed by a group of Scottish miners in the area.

History[edit]

Lake Macquarie City Football Club is one of the oldest running football clubs in the Northern NSW region. The club has a strong history and reputation of developing, fostering and producing local players. Throughout its history, the club has been lucky enough to host a number of high-profile matches including Australian National Team games and a friendly game against Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Recent seasons[edit]

2014 season

In 2014, Lake Macquarie City FC played in the NPL Northern NSW. They finished last in the league and were relegated to Northern NSW State League Division 1 for 2015.

2015 season

The club will be captained by Tom Walker and coached by Barry Ross in the upcoming Northern NSW NEWFM First Division season.

2016 season

In 2016, Lake Macquarie City FC announced experienced duo Anthony Richards and Danny Pryde as their head coach and assistant coach respectively. The club played in the Northern NSW NEWFM First Division and had a successful season with the team winning the minor premiership. After a 2-year absence, Lake Macquarie City FC were announced as being promoted back into the NPL Northern NSW after their on-field and off-field success.

2017 season

In 2017, the club will return to the NPL Northern NSW and hope to consolidate themselves as a competitive NPL club. In their first round fixture, they will play away to the Weston Bears.

Player squads[edit]

18s

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Australia Cooper Brayshaw
Australia Kyson Brown
Australia Preston Cunningham
Australia Jack Diebold
Australia Sidney Hoch
Australia Adam Kenyon
Australia Brady McRitchie (GK)
Australia Shuku Rani
No. Position Player
Australia Kurtis McRitchie
Australia Adam Mitchell
Australia Manoli Papas
Australia Joshua Pattison
Australia Harrison Taylor
Australia Cooper Verstegen
Australia Matthew Field

Coach: Scott Taylor

Assistant coach: Mark Roberts

20's

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Australia Lachlan Murray
Australia Christopher Peverini
Australia Josh Richardson
Australia Jack Russo
Australia Liam Scholte
No. Position Player
Australia Thomas Stewart
Australia Matthew Turner
Australia James Ward
Australia Tynan Windgrove
Australia Joshua Witherspoon

Head Coach: Darren Fromson

Assistant Coach: Dan Walker

1st Grade

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Australia Justin Broadley
Australia Joseph Cacic
Australia Anthony Carter
Australia Corey Fletcher
Australia Kannon Ford (GK)
Australia Blake Green
Australia Dean Holt
Australia Ben Kelly (GK)
Australia Trent Partridge
Australia Thomas Smart
No. Position Player
Australia Jesse Parnell
Australia Thomas Sparre
Australia Joshua Symons
Australia Matthew Toohey
Australia Sam Walker
Australia Tom Walker
Australia Josh Witherspoon
Australia Josh West
Australia Michael Wright
Australia Brad York

Head Coach: Anthony Richards

Assistant Coach: Danny Pryde

Goalkeeping Coach: Matt Stonham

Manager: Jim York

Notable former players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Australia Robbie Middleby
Germany Andre Gumprecht
Australia Craig Johnston

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

http://websites.sportstg.com/club_info.cgi?c=0-8218-110117-0-0&sID=316940

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4176363/lake-macquarie-in-revamped-npl-poll/

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4164578/roosters-set-to-step-up-into-new-look-npl/]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmhC-BjME4M

External links[edit]