Melville United

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Melville United
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Full name Melville United Association Football Club
Founded 1972 as Melville
Ground Gower Park, Hamilton West, New Zealand
Chairman New Zealand Bruce Holloway
Manager New Zealand Steve Williams
League Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier
2011 Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier, 3rd

Melville United AFC is a semiprofessional football (soccer) club in Melville, Hamilton, New Zealand. It competes in the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Premier.


The club was formed in 1996 from the merger of Melville AFC (founded 1972) and Waikato United (founded 1988). The team play at Gower Park, which has been home to Melville United, and before that Melville AFC, since 1981. Waikato United had itself been formed as the result of a merger between several local clubs, most notably former Chatham Cup winners Hamilton Technical Old Boys and Hamilton AFC.

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