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Controversial membership needs in on second tier comp

Controversial membership needs in on second tier comp


Greater than 30 home golf equipment together with powerhouses South Melbourne and controversy-plagued Sydney United 58 wish to be a part of Soccer Australia‘s proposed nationwide second-tier males’s competitors.

The window for official expressions of curiosity closed on Monday’ with 32 golf equipment from throughout the nation declaring their curiosity in becoming a member of what would finally be a ten to 16-team competitors.

Victorian-based South Melbourne missed out on the A-League licence handed to Western United in 2018 and is taken into account one of many largest home golf equipment within the nation.

Sydney United 58 has been mired in controversy after spectators have been banned and fined for making Nazi salutes throughout final yr’s Australia Cup remaining.

Eight groups from Victoria, 10 from NSW and 7 from Queensland dominate the listing of golf equipment that formally expressed their curiosity.

The formulation of the second-tier competitors stays the topic of ongoing discussions, however the prospect of promotion and relegation to the A-League for second-tier groups is just seemingly as soon as it’s “mature”.

Soccer Australia chief government James Johnson stated the second-tier competitors might “realign” soccer competitions throughout the nation.

“We underwent a prolonged session course of final yr, so we knew there could be nice curiosity and we’re thrilled with the extent of curiosity proven within the EOI section and the calibre of golf equipment which have expressed their curiosity,” he stated.

“It is usually pleasing to see that we now have acquired submissions from proper throughout Australia, demonstrating that our soccer golf equipment have a deep want and aspiration to compete at a nationwide degree. The nationwide second tier offers the proper platform for them to take action.

“Australian soccer has undergone a journey of transformation during the last two years, and the institution of a nationwide second tier which reconnects and realigns Australian soccer competitions is a vital ingredient of Soccer Australia’s 15-year imaginative and prescient for the sport.

“The receipt of EOI submissions is one other essential step in bringing our imaginative and prescient for the sport to life.”

The subsequent section of the method will included golf equipment submitting extra detailed proposals, with the hope the competitors shall be prepared to start in 2024.


Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Croatia FC

Gungahlin United FC

New South Wales

APIA Leichhardt FC

Blacktown Metropolis FC

Fraser Park FC*

Marconi Stallions FC

Rockdale Ilinden FC

Sutherland Sharks FC/Cronulla Sharks

Sydney Olympic FC

Sydney United 58 FC

Wollongong Wolves FC

Valentine FC


Brisbane Metropolis FC

Brisbane United FC (Wynnum Wolves FC, Brisbane Strikers FC, Virginia United FC)

Gold Coast Knights FC

Gold Coast United FC

Olympic FC

Peninsula Energy FC

Sunshine Coast FC Hearth

South Australia

Adelaide Metropolis FC

Soccer SA (Campbelltown Metropolis SC, North Jap MetroStars, West Torrens Birkalla SC)

Playford Metropolis Soccer and Group Membership


South Hobart FC


Avondale FC

Bentleigh Greens SC

Brunswick Juventus FC

Inexperienced Gully SC

Heidelberg United FC

Melbourne Knights FC

Preston Lions FC

South Melbourne FC

Western Australia

Spearwood Dalmatinac / Cockburn Metropolis SC*

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