It's heading down to the wire in Sweden and Norway with some big matches for the Westfield Matildas in the battle for positions. Top scorer in the championship-winning side was John Kosmina, one of two Qantas Socceroos captains to have played for the club. West Adelaide SC – australijski klub piłkarski z siedzibą w Adelaide.W latach 1977–1986 oraz w sezonach 1989–90, 1991–92 i 1998–99 klub występował w krajowej lidze National Soccer League (NSL), zdobywając mistrzostwo kraju w roku 1978. West Adelaide's history dates back to 1936, when a small group of early Greek migrants to Adelaide founded the city's first Greek-backed soccer club, simply called Hellenic.

West Adelaide SC została założona w roku 1962, w wyniku połączenia zespołów West Adelaide Soccer Club (założony w 1910) oraz Hellenic Athletic & Soccer Club (założony w roku 1945 jako Olympic Soccer Club). Details about 1978 WEST ADELAIDE CHECKLIST ~ PHILIPS SOCCER LEAGUE TEAMS ~ SCANLENS CARD. The Kilburn Sportsplex an estimated $15 million investment boasts a total capacity of 5000 people. On 9 June 1998 fire destroyed the Sharks' change rooms and some administrative offices at their new Thebarton Oval base.

Not that the players and officials of this once-proud club are laughing. West Adelaide vs Newcastle KB United.

Tę stronę ostatnio edytowano 17 maj 2018, 11:45. The goal scorer was Socceroo striker John Kosmina, whom the club had signed for the national league from rival state league club Polonia Adelaide just days earlier.

Dougall will call Bloomfield Road home for the foreseeable future after he inked a two year deal with the Seasiders. Report of the Independent Soccer Review Committee,, licencji Creative Commons: uznanie autorstwa, na tych samych warunkach, Korzystasz z Wikipedii tylko na własną odpowiedzialność. In the English Premier League, Maty Ryan's Brighton & Hove Albion salvaged a point against Crystal, Australianmidfielder Kenny Dougall has penned a two year contract with English League One club Blackpool. west-adelaide-v-newcastle-kb-united-25th-june-1978, Advanced embedding details, examples, and help, Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).

However, the new moniker largely failed to grow the club's membership and a series of unfortunate incidents pushed the club towards a permanent exit from the national league. For a club which has been re-incarnated, it's a delicious irony that West Adelaide are now playing next to a cemetery.
Needing a point to secure the title ahead of Eastern Suburbs, national team midfielder John Perin put City ahead with a 30 yard strike in the first half.

Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. W latach 1977–1986 oraz w sezonach 1989–90, 1991–92 i 1998–99 klub występował w krajowej lidze National Soccer League (NSL), zdobywając mistrzostwo kraju w roku 1978. For seven years, from 2000, West Adelaide effectively disappeared from view as part of a marriage of convenience with Adelaide Olympic, which, in truth, suited neither party.

West Adelaide alumni such as Jimmy Tsekenis, Neil McGachey and Dave Pillans show their support by turning up to watch a team which is led by stalwart Paul Pezos, and includes Matthew Kemp, who was playing for Melbourne Victory a year ago.

West Adelaide were champions of Australia in 1978. Obecnie klub występuje w lidze FFSA State League. Craig Goodwin and Mitch Duke returned to action as the Saudi Pro League season commenced while plenty other of our Socceroos took to the pitch around the globe over the weekend. Traditionally named Hellas, the club was founded by members of the Greek community of Adelaide. The juniors joined with state league club Adelaide Olympic and competed in the South Australian competition from 2000 to 2007. West Adelaide became a founding member of the National Soccer League in 1977 and a year later became the first Adelaide team of any football code to be crowned national champion when it won the 1978 National Soccer League after a 1–1 draw with Adelaide City in the local derby. The club won promotion to the second tier in 2012 and a year later secured a berth in the top tier, where it had not played since 1999. Its juniors had returned to their original name as West Adelaide a year earlier.

Friday 21 February 2014 was a proud day for the club, as it returned to the top tier of South Australian soccer after nine seasons. The Sharks withdrew from the league just before the 1999-2000 season was due to kick-off, debts having mounted.

West Adelaide SC. West did not have to wait long to taste glory again. Rudimentary is an understatement.

For West Adelaide, the single star above their crest is a constant reminder of what used to be. With five minutes of normal time remaining, Vic Bozanic looped a ball over the goalkeeper to seal a 1–1 draw, and the championship, sending the 16,000-strong Hindmarsh Stadium crowd into raptures. The inaugural tournament was won by the Matildas, after victories over United States, Brazil and Japan. The club has drawn up plans which include a 500-seat grandstand, terracing around the remaining three sides of the main (synthetic) pitch, a second training (synthetic) pitch, and floodlighting. From the state league to national champion, "Football's national competition forced other sports to 'wake up' and develop", "Adelaide City beats former NSL rival West Adelaide 4-1 in yesterday's Federation Cup final", "West Adelaide crowned 2015 SA champions", "The new home base for the West Adelaide soccer club", "West Adelaide Soccer Club to push ahead with plans for Kilburn complex", OzFootball West Adelaide divisional history, youtube clip of West Adelaide clinching the 1978 NSL title,, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 October 2020, at 12:37. They're much more interested in a new beginning. In 1977, it was successful in gaining inclusion to the newly formed National Soccer League and in 1978 West Adelaide became the official Australian Champions where they drew with Adelaide City in the last game of the season at Hindmarsh Stadium in front of 16,251 fans to take out the national crown.

You bet. Be the first one to, West Adelaide Vs Newcastle KB United, Round 17, 1978.

In 1977, West Adelaide became founding members of the National Soccer League, Australia's first national competition for any football code. In 2019, the club expects to move into its new permanent home ground in the inner northern Adelaide suburb of Kilburn. AU $2.99 + AU $3.49 shipping . The club are pushing their cause by offering to open the facility to local community groups. West gained promotion to the second tier in 2012 and returned to the top tier a year later, winning its first South Australian championship in 2015.

The clubs shared nine titles between them in 10 years and matches between the two quickly became the major derby of the city. Languages. West Adelaide’s home ground Richmond Oval was sodded and reticulated by the players and many loyal and devoted supporters in the 1950’s. English Articles.

West had finished the inaugural NSL season in seventh place, 11 points behind champions Eastern Suburbs, later renamed Sydney City.

Since its foundation in the early 1960s, West Adelaide has maintained clear visual links to its Greek heritage – notably its white and blue striped playing strips. West Adelaide SC – australijski klub piłkarski z siedzibą w Adelaide.

Added in 24 Hours. Robert Slager West Adelaide, Anite Milicic Sydney United. West Adelaide Soccer Club is an Australian soccer club currently playing in the South Australian State League 1. West Adelaide historically played its football at Hindmarsh Stadium, considered the home of soccer in South Australia, even before it entered the National Soccer League.[15].

To get the project going the club is offering a substantial donation, but it won't proceed unless there's state and federal government support. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive, Uploaded by Of the 172 players used by West Adelaide in the NSL, it is that some players for whatever reason will be remembered before others.

Improved in 24 Hours. At the end of the 1998–99 National Soccer League season, the club was overcome by financial turmoil and entered administration. The club spent four of the next five seasons in the relative limbo of the South Australian competition, interrupted by a brief return to the national flight in 1989-90. Believe it or not, Bone Timber Park is the name of the venue which has housed West Adelaide for the past three years. A last-gasp goal from Vic Bozanic in the final match against local rivals Adelaide City secured the title. The team often played informally at Adelaide High School, paid referees using their own money and, because most Greeks were yet to migrate to Australia, crowds rarely exceeded 100 people.[1].

The matchday experience is homely and honest. When the club's senior teams reformed in 2008, they found themselves in search of a permanent home and have played home games at the Adelaide Shores Football Centre at West Beach and at Rushworth Reserve, former home of the now-defunct Enfield City Falcons. Proud as they are, though, they don't want to live in the past.

[6] However, the club finished second last in its first season back in the top tier. [14] The Hellas name remains on the club badge and its playing strips.

His assistant is Joel Porter.

The club narrowly avoided relegation in the early 1980s and was eventually sent back to the state league after the 1986 season, when the league scrapped the conference system it had used for three seasons. The Sportsplex was built to include a full-size sports pitch, club offices, a multi-purpose function centre with a capacity for 500 people, undercover spectator seating for 750 people; a photographers’ room; press box and media facilities; club dressing rooms for four teams, match official rooms, anti-doping control room; seminar room, café and catering facilities and a physiotherapy suite.[16][17].

Football-wise, registrations in Adelaide have grown 75 per cent in just eight years, so the need to open up public space is pressing. The 1978 National Soccer League came 13 years before any South Australian side competed in the Australian Football League. Commonly known as The Bloods and Westies, the club's home base is Richmond Oval (currently known as Hisense Stadium under a sponsorship agreement). Coached by former Sharks NSL defender Paul Pezos, the club won the 2015 South Australian premiership and championship. The emotional scenes at the full-time whistle at Hindmarsh Stadium that day remain etched in NSL folklore. West faced its traditional rival Adelaide City in a derby final but lost 4–1 at Hindmarsh Stadium,[12] with City going on to defeat A-League club Western Sydney Wanderers and become the first state league side to eliminate a professional club in that competition. The school site is in the electorate of former Federal Sports Minister Kate Ellis, so here's hoping her prominent role in the 2022 World Cup bid might sway her to give football a helping hand.
The New South Wales side would again be one of the strongest in 1978 although Hellas improved markedly.