Mosgiel AFC

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Mosgiel AFC
Mosgiel AFC.jpg
Full name Mosgiel Association Football Club
Nickname(s) The Plainsmen
Founded 1913
Ground Memorial Park, Mosgiel
Ground Capacity 3000
Scouts P.C.
Coach Andrew Brook
League ODT FootballSouth Premier League
2015 3rd

Mosgiel AFC is a semi-professional association football club in Mosgiel, New Zealand. They currently compete in the ODT FootballSouth Premier League.

Club history[edit]

The club was formed in 1913 and is based at Memorial Park. The club provides teams for men, women and juniors at all levels. The club's nickname, The Plainsmen, comes from Mosgiel's location on the Taieri Plains.

Mosgiel have twice reached the final of the Chatham Cup, in 1938 and 1940, but have never won the competition. In more recent times their best performance has been to reach the last 16 of the competition in 1985 and 2005.

Present day[edit]

The club is currently competing in the ODT FootballSouth Premier League. Their best finish in the league was in the 2004 and again in the 2010 season, when they finished third.

Former captain, Morgan Day, holds the dubious honour of "Most appearances since debut without scoring in the ASB Premiership" but has since scored in every game (1) played since February 28, 2016.

Notable Mosgiel players include Michael McGarry, Jesse Wright, Cody Brook, and Cameron Howieson.

The Mosgiel goalkeeper (Andy James) stops a Caversham cross from reaching its target, Tonga Park, Dunedin, 31 July 2010. Mosgiel are playing in the blue strip.

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
9 New Zealand FW Harrison Riddell
2 England DF Aaron Corkhill
11 Cameroon FW Cody Brook
10 New Zealand MF Lenny Day
No. Position Player
14 New Zealand FW Regan Coldicott
3 New Zealand DF Jesse Wright
10 Pakistan MF Rat Ali
4 England DF }
3 Sri Lanka Hayden Tumaru

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