Petone FC

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Petone FC
Full name Petone Football Club
Nickname(s) The Settlers
Founded 1898 (as Petone AFC)
Ground Memorial Park, Petone
Chairman Craig Deadman
Manager Phil Pickering & Bob Lane
League Central Premier League
2011 Central Premier League, 7th

Petone FC is an amateur association football club in Lower Hutt, New Zealand. They and are competing in the Central Premier League and are based at Memorial Park in the Lower Hutt suburb of Petone.

History & Achievements[edit]

The club is the successor for Petone United, a club founded in 1889 as Petone Wanderers before merging with the Wellington Rowing Club in 1892, competing under the name United until disbandment in 1895.

The club has won the Chatham Cup three times (1928, 1930, and 1949) and won the Central Region title in 1990.

Petone FC was originally known at Petone Association Football Club, however the club was renamed "Petone Soccer Club" in 1994.[1] In 2009, club management voted to rename the club as Petone Football Club.[2]

Major Honours[edit]

  • Central League Winners 1990
  • Capital Premier League in 2006 and 2007.
  • Chatham Cup Winners 1928, 1930 and 1949.

Players 2011 Season[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 New Zealand GK James Bannatyne
2 New Zealand Michael Daly
3 New Zealand Donald Ernest Stoupe
4 Scotland Neil Barclay
5 England Chris Sambrooke
6 New Zealand David Lane
7 Scotland Ewan Barclay
8 New Zealand Sam Morrissey
9 New Zealand Paul Whitmarsh
10 New Zealand Michael Pickering
No. Position Player
11 Lebanon Leighton Arraj
12 New Zealand Jonathan Winkworth
13 New Zealand Jono Blair
14 New Zealand Richard McLay
15 New Zealand Ethan Attewell
16 New Zealand Rowan McCullough
17 Italy Benn Dawson
18 New Zealand Karl Whalen
21 New Zealand GK Guy Turner
22 New Zealand GK Simon Rippon

Staff and board members[edit]

  • Coach: Mark Foster
  • Assistant Coach: Paul Schrijvers
  • Goalkeeper Coach: Barry Pickering
  • President: Campbell Sutherland


  1. ^ Team Wellington match-day programme, February 22nd, 2009
  2. ^

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Chatham Cup Winner
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Chatham Cup Winner
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Christchurch Technical Old Boys
Chatham Cup Winner
Succeeded by