Olympia FC

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Full name Olympia Football Club Warriors
Nickname(s) Warriors
Founded 1960
Ground Warrior Park, 1,000-capacity, Warrane
Chairman George Mamacas
Manager Glen McNeill
League NPL Tasmania
2016 4th
Website Club home page

Olympia Football Club Warriors, known as Olympia FC Warriors, is a professional association football club based in Hobart, Australia. The club competes in the NPL Tasmania. The club also fields teams in all junior divisions, as well as women's teams. Olympia play their home games at Warrior Park, in Warrane, Tasmania.


Olympia was formed in 1960 as "The Grecians", and for the most part of their history have been predominantly represented by players of ethnic Greek background. The club headquarters are located at the Hobart Hellenic Club. In 1958 they changed their name to "Olympia" a name which they kept unchanged until 1997, when ethnic affiliations were removed from Australian football. Unwilling to completely depart from their Greek association, the club simply changed 'Olympia' to 'Olympic'. In October 2009 after a revamped new Board, newly elected President George Mamacas started making immediate changes to the ailing club. They reverted to their former ethnically-affiliated name 'Olympia', and added the epithet 'Warriors', as well as adopting a new logo featuring a Spartan warrior's helmet also replacing the 50-year-old shield with a map of the island State of Tasmania to further celebrate the Greek Australian heritage. This decision was made ahead of the club's fiftieth anniversary celebrations, and taken with the full blessing of Football Federation Tasmania.[1]

Olympia have been one of the more successful Tasmanian club, winning the State Championship on seven occasions, although they have struggled to emulate the glory of the 1960s. During the 1960s they won 5 consecutive state championship, 5 Southern titles, 2 Ampol Cup wins, 3 Falkinder Cup wins and 2 Association Cup wins.

Olympia built strong teams throughout the 1980s and 1990s who were highly competitive. The Club has tasted success in Cup competitions in more recent times winning the Statewide Cup in 2013 and Pre-season Cups in 2013, 2014 and 2015. It won the Tasmanian Victory League (State Champions) in 2015.


Season League Statewide Cup FFA Cup
Name Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Position Tasmanian Finals NPL Finals
2013 Victory League 21 10 4 7 51 35 16 34 4th Semi Final DNQ Champions Didn't exist
2014 Victory League 21 13 2 6 51 34 17 41 3rd Semi Final DNQ First Round DNQ
2015 Victory League 21 15 3 3 83 14 69 48 1st Champions Semi Final Quarter Final DNQ
2016 NPL Tasmania 21 9 0 12 51 47 +4 27 4th Quarter Finals DNQ Semi Final DNQ


  • State Championship: (8 times) 1964,1965,1966,1967,1968,1987,1996, 2015
  • State Championship Runners-up: 1963
  • Southern Premierships: (7 times) 1963,1965,1966,1967,1968,1987,1988
  • Southern Premier Runners-up: (twice)1964,1969
  • KO Cup Winners: (7 times) 1957,1964,1968,1972,1988,1995, 2013
  • KO Cup Runners-up: (4 times) 1963,1965,1975, 2011
  • Summer Cup Winners: (5 times) 1975,1998,1999,2005, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Summer Cup Runners-up: (twice)1983,1987
  • Cadbury Charity Cup Runners-up: (once)1987
  • Cadbury Trophy Winners: (once)1986
  • Cadbury Trophy Runners-up: (4 times) 1987,1988,1990,1991
  • DJ Trophy Runners-up: (once)1977
  • Falkinder and Association Cup Winners: (3 times) 1963,1966,1967
  • Falkinder and Association Cup Runners-up: (once)1965
  • Association Cup: (4 times) 1961,1965,1966,1967
  • Lloyd Triestino Cup Winners: (once)1975
  • Lloyd Triestino Cup Runners-up: (once)1973,1974
  • Bohemian Cup Runners-up: (once)1986


  1. ^ Walter Pless. "Olympia rebadge their club". Walter Pless on Association Football. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 

Statwewide Cup Runners Up 2011

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