Olympic FC

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Olympic FC
Full name Olympic Football Club
Nickname(s) Olympic
Founded 1967
Ground Goodwin Park
Ground Capacity 1,500
Chairman Peter Ioannidis
Head Coach Jim Bellas
League NPL Queensland
2015 4th
Website Club home page

Olympic Football Club is a semi-professional soccer club based in Brisbane, Queensland. The club was founded in 1967 and currently competes in the National Premier Leagues Queensland, with matches played at Goodwin Park.


Olympic was founded in 1967 under the name Pan Rhodian. The following year the club joined the Queensland Soccer Federation, changing its name to Brisbane Olympic United as a condition of joining the federation. In 2008, the club again changed its name to Olympic FC upon joining the Queensland State League (QSL). After playing in the QSL in 2008 and 2009, the club elected to play in the Brisbane Premier League for the 2010 season. Olympic finished 5th in their first season back in the division, losing out in the finals series to Capalaba Bulldogs in the semi-final. In 2013, Olympic FC was awarded a licence to compete in the inaugural National Premier Leagues season, appointing UEFA A Licensed coach Gabor Ganczer as Technical Director.[1]

Olympic was crowned NPL Queensland premiers on August 4, 2013, defeating Moreton Bay United 3–1 to secure in insurmountable lead with two rounds remaining. Following a 2–0 semi-final win over Brisbane Strikers, the club added to its 2013 silverware by defeating Brisbane City 3–3 (3–0) on penalties in the Grand Final at Goodwin Park on September 8, 2013.

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
2 Australia DF Mark Fisk
3 Australia DF James Cuminao
4 Australia DF Matthew Byrne
6 Australia DF Matt Mundy
7 Australia DF Daniel Crack
8 Japan DF Kazuya Ito
9 Australia FW Rhys Meredith
10 Australia FW Danny Byrne (Captain)
11 Australia FW Tim Smits
No. Position Player
12 Australia MF Costa Psaros
13 Australia MF Darren Gray
14 Australia FW Dylan Wenzel-Halls
15 Australia MF Sam Cronin
16 Australia FW Mustafa Jafari
17 Australia MF Scott Bow
18 Australia MF Michael Lee
19 Australia DF Nick Efstathis
20 Australia GK Brandon Cuminao


  1. ^ "History". olympicfc.net.au. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 

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