Launceston City FC
|Full name||Launceston City Football Club|
|Nickname(s)||City, Juventus, Juve|
|Ground||Mitsubishi Park, Prospect|
|Website||Club home page|
Launceston City Football Club is an Australian semi-professional soccer club based in Launceston, Tasmania. The club was founded in 1956 and currently participating in the Tasmanian T-League since 2013, run by the governing body Football Federation Tasmania. The club has over 100 registered players across senior, women and social leagues.
The junior club "Westside Devils Soccer Club" has age groups from Under 7 to Under 16, and is one of the largest and most successful junior soccer clubs in the state with over 340 junior soccer players. The club also has a women's team which has been dominate since the turn of the new century picking up 9 Premier League titles and going 4 league seasons between 2005 to 2008 unbeaten.
Launceston City founded in 1958. City was particularly dominant in the 1960s, when they won every season except 1964. Although Northern Tasmania's most successful club with 19 Northern titles, they have failed to repeat their dominance of the 60s. The club uses the colours of Juventus and have links to the club. Prior to the cessation of ethnic affiliations by Australian football clubs in 1997, Launceston City were known as Launceston Juventus.
In 1978 Launceston Juventus relocated from the their home ground at White City Greyhound Stadium to Mitsubishi Park located in Prospect where the club is still playing home games till this day. Mitsubishi Park has two playing grounds, fully functional flood lights for night games, clubrooms, change rooms.
Launceston City fields teams in the Tasmanian State League T-League, Northern Premier League, Northern League 1, Under 18's, and currently has two Northern Women's Premier League Teams along with two Northern League 2 teams with over 100 registered players.
- State Championships: (once) 1961
- State Championships Runners-up: (10 times) 1960,1964,1969,1971,1972,1975,1976,1995,2001,2005
- Northern Premierships: (19 times) 1959,1960,1961,1962,1963,1965,1966,1967,1968, 1969,1971,1972,1975,1976,1982,1984,1986,2001,2005
- Northern Premier League Reserves:2005,2006
- Northern Premier League u18:2015
- Statewide Cup:1966,1976,1991,2004,2007
- Statewide Cup Runners-up:2005,2006
- Steve Hudson Cup:1987,1989,1991,1993,1996,2002,2004,2005,2007
- Northern Women's Premier League:2001,2002,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013
- Women's State Championship:2007
- Women's Statewide Cup:2015
State League Player of the Year