Peninsula Power FC

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Peninsula Power
Peninsula Power Football Club emblem
Full name Peninsula Power Football Club
Nickname(s) Power
Founded 2000
Ground A.J. Kelly Park
Chairman Craig Feuerriegel
Head Coach Terry Kirkham
League Brisbane Premier League
2nd (2014)

Peninsula Power are an Australian football (soccer) club from Redcliffe, Queensland. The club was formed in 2000 following a merger between a club from Margate, Queensland and a club from Redcliffe. They currently play in Brisbane Premier League. In 2010, Power finished 6th place in the league, and went out of the finals series after just one match, losing to Capalaba Bulldogs by penalty shoot out.

Power started the season determined to improve upon their 6th-place position in 2010, and the signs looked good after a respectable 1-0 defeat at Victorian Premier League side Dandenong Thunder in pre-season.[1]

However the season start could not have been worse for Power, who only managed 1 point from their first 7 games. They picked up their first win of the season against University of Queensland on 14 May.

2012 Season[edit]

In the 2012 season Power again started slowly. But 6 rounds in began to find their feet. They went on a commanding run. With the team changing their long ball style to a very quick passing game. Soon Power were within claiming another BPL Premiership. With one Game to go Power lost out to Wolves 3-1 to finish 3rd. Redlands finished top, Wolves second and Rochedale closing out the top 4. Power beat Eastern Suburbs in the first final (3rd v 6th) 2-0. but lost the next final game to Rochedale rovers (eventual Finalists)

2013 Season[edit]

Power have started Preseason very strong,finishing third in the Brisbane Roar Silver boot. Retaining a large majority of the squad to push on for the coming season. They have added Michael Baird from Central coast mariners, Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar. And also Olympic's highly rated right winger Michael Butters.finished the 2013 season in 3rd place. And also secured the 2013 Canale cup. Their first piece of Silverware since 2009. Power also secured a massive Grand Final victory over Lions FC. Running out 5-1 victors. The most successful season in the clubs short history to date. Ally Graham netting 4.


2014 Season[edit]

2014 preseason started with some lows of losing some of the clubs best players. Jordan Lowdon moving to NZ and then Oakleigh Cannons, Todd Gava signing with Rochedale rovers, Matthew Breeze signing with NPL1 Victoria team Bendigo FC. Warren Moon and Scott Macnicol added Andy Puckett from North Star, Grieg Henslee from Fire FC, Taylor Hart and Ethan Miller from the United States. Power finished the first pre season tournament with a final defeat to Palm Beach Sharks. Power are currently undefeated in the league. And through to the Canale Cup Quarter Finals. Where they will face Rochedale Rovers FC. Power Finished the season in second position. And secured 2 chances at the grand final. Power also secured the champions cup. The club with the most combined points from Premier league, Reserves, Under 18's(premiers) and under 16's(Premiers). Peninsula Power Secured back to back grand finals with a penalty shoot out win over Lions FC. The game finished 1-1 AET and Powers stand in goal keeper saved all 4 of Lions penalties. Power won 2-0. They will Face Wolves FC for the 3rd time in 4 weeks. Power Ran out easy winners in the 2014 Grand final against Wolves FC. Final score ending 5-0. Power are now back to back champions 2013/2014. Sending off Warren Moon (Lions FC) and Scott Macnicol (Rochedale rovers FC) as the most successful coaches in Power's short history. 2 Grand Final victories, Canale Cup victory and a Club Championship. Power Have appointed Terry Kirkham to take the helm for 2015, returning from NPL Qld club Moreton Bay Jets.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flint, Stuart. "Peninsula Power Premier League edged out by late goal against Thunder". Football Brisbane. Retrieved 15 May 2011.