Western Suburbs SC

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Western Suburbs
Western Suburbs SC Logo (NS).gif
Full name Western Suburbs Soccer Club
Nickname(s) Panellinios, Suburbs
Founded 1965
Ground Ralph Reserve
Manager Terry Antoniades
League Victorian State League Division 1 North-West
2017 8th
Website Club website

Western Suburbs Soccer Club is an association football club based in the suburb of Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The club was formed in 1965 and currently competes in the Victorian State League Division 2 North-West. Western Suburbs have participated in the Victorian Premier League on two occasions.

History[edit]

Western Suburbs SC was formed in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, Sunshine in 1965 by local Greek immigrants. Since then the club has become home to many Greeks that live around the area, who enjoy the social club at Western Suburbs SC.

Western Suburbs SC has participated in the Victorian State League six times, and Victorian Premier League twice. Western Suburbs highest finish in the Victorian State League was 1st, while the highest finish in the Victorian Premier League was 9th. The longest stay in the Victorian State Leagues was 5 seasons, between 1984 and 1988. Western Suburbs have consistently stayed in the top divisions in Melbourne.

In 2015, on their 60th year anniversary Western Suburbs won the Victorian State League Division 1 North-West championship.

In 2018, Suburbs were relegated from State League 1 North-West, finishing the season in bottom place.[1]

Former Coaches[edit]

  • Les Scheinflug - Australian Assistant Coach at the 1974 World Cup and also Senior Coach of Australia in 1981-1984, 1990 & 1994. Now retired.
  • Vlado Vanis - Coached many Australian teams including the Melbourne Knights, Heidelberg United & Preston Lions.
  • Michael Chatzitrifonos - Coached Western Suburbs in a tremendous season in the VPL in 2007.
  • Kon Pappas - Coached Western Suburbs during the 2008 season in the VPL.
  • Ange Postecoglou - Started his coaching career at Suburbs in 1994. Regarded as one of the best Australian coaches.

Former Players[edit]

Titles[edit]

  • Victorian State Division 2 Champions 1972
  • Victorian State Division 1 Champions 1979
  • Victorian State Division 1 Champions 1983
  • Victorian State Division 1 Champions 2006
  • Hellenic Cup Champions 2012
  • Victorian State Division 1 Champions 2015

Current squad[edit]

Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ladder for Men's State League 1 North-West". SportsTG. Retrieved 2018-09-09.
  2. ^ http://www.ozfootball.net/ark/States/VIC/1994SLD1R.html

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