WELCOME TO VILLA FC!
Alstonville and District Football Club (Villa FC) has been providing a fun football experience for the people of the Alstonville Plateau since 1972.
During our proud history we have focused on being an inclusive club promoting positive behaviours and participation in team sport.
The club provides a pathway for talented players with strong teams in both the men's and women's premier divisions and in the junior competitions.
Our sense of community and love for the game makes this a great club to be involved with. New players and volunteers are always welcome. Please click on the 'Contact Us' menu item above for all inquiries.
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Published on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 15:18
Georgia in Australian School Girls Team!
For a second year in a row Villa FC's Georgia Keen has made it into the Australian School Girls team which will tour Europe early next year.
Congratulations to Georgia and good luck! Read the article in the Northern Star here.
Published on Monday, 16 September 2013 17:24
Georgia in Cambodia
Villa FC player Georgia Keen traveled to Cambodia in July with CUFA, an organisation that helps lift communities out of poverty.
CUFA uses football as a vehicle for the education and self improvement of children in poverty and so Georgia was there to support this initiative. Well done to Georgia and her family on embarking on such a worthwhile trip. See the video below to see some of the things Georgia got up to on the trip and visit www.cufa.com.au to learn more about CUFA.
Published on Thursday, 15 August 2013 21:45
Published on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 12:33
2013 Carnival - A Big Day!
Our annual Junior Carnival was held last Sunday and it was our biggest for many years. With nearly 100 teams registered every field had to be utilised.
It was a fantastic team effort from the club with everyone working together to ensure that this years carnival was a huge success. We had a lot of positive feedback during and after the day that all had a great time. Well done and a big thank you to all volunteers and teams who helped put together such a wonderful day for all.
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Published on Saturday, 27 July 2013 00:16
Gr6 Barracudas - In the Mud!
Last week the Gr6 Barracudas traveled to Skennars Head fields for their fixture. It was yet another wet day and the kids embraced the fact that they were allowed to get dirty and run around in the rain!
The Barracudas are Baxter, Jordan, Haylen, Lewis, Taj and Ari - coached by Angie West.
Published on Saturday, 27 July 2013 00:55
Gr15 Allstars - First use of CP2 Shelters!
In the holidays the Gr15 Girls Allstars had a practice match and social event at CP. The spectators made good use of the new shelters - which is believed to be the first use of the shelters.
Published on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 12:40
New CP2 Shelters - Thank You!
We have recently built and installed new shelters on CP2. The shelters were kindly donated by Alstonville Plumbing & Gasfitting (ph 6628 5626).
The weather turned out to be perfect for the week leading up and on Saturday for the working bee when the concrete was poured. A huge thank you to all those who could help, and particularly to the following:
- Paul Jarrett, our club president (who designed and planned everything)
- Matt Priddle (who worked tirelessly all week)
- Garry Kunz (who helped with the grass excavating)
- Dave Jobson (who donated use of a digger and helped with concreting & roofing).
- and Holcim Concrete for donating the concrete (ph 13 11 88)
Published on Tuesday, 02 July 2013 14:48
Another Wash Out!
Last weekend was yet another wet one with most games postponed or cancelled. At least our small sided teams played at home and the weather held off for the morning. However spare a thought for some teams who have only played 4 games so far this season.
Field closures can get complicated with a lot of aspects to consider, so even though a Saturday morning might be sunny the fields might still be too wet to play on or bad weather might be forecast or there might be some other consideration.
Villa FC (and all clubs) have to look after the fields that we lease. We try our best to keep everyone up to date with field closures and we have a wet weather procedure that we ask teams to follow (see here.).
Let's hope the second half of the season sees more games played.
Published on Monday, 24 June 2013 16:19
Villa FC Wins NNSWF Playmaker Award
The club was recently nominated for the Northern NSW Football Playmaker award and won. A thoughtful parent made the following submission ...Read more...
Published on Monday, 24 June 2013 15:41
Nickel Energy Super Skills - A Big Success!
This term we ran the first of our Nickel Energy Super Skills sessions at the Alstonville Leisure Centre. The program is for Gr7-12 Villa players with the aim of providing some extra skills training and development for our players.
We will be running the program next term also so make sure you get in quick to register once details are available (check the website in the next week or two).
A big thanks to Nickel Energy for subsidising the program.
Published on Monday, 24 June 2013 16:08
We are currently in need of more club volunteers in various areas. Some of may have already been handed on of these feedback forms. If not you should soon receive one.
Please fill out the form and hand in to the canteen if you can spare a small amount of time each month to help with the running of the club or contact a committee member.
We are particularly looking for some regular canteen helpers and also parents of small sided teams to help with our Junior Carnival. Club volunteers find it a very rewarding and fun experience not to mention providing such a great community service, so why not get involved now!
Published on Friday, 21 June 2013 20:59
Silent Saturday/Sunday - Ref Appreciation Week
This week is referee appreciation week. Everyone is asked to show special appreciation to referees during and after games.
Also, FFNC has asked that all games be conducted in silence from the sidelines with no comment or noise from coaches or spectators and to let players play on their own. See the FFNC website for full details.
Published on Saturday, 01 June 2013 07:34
Gr13 Scorpions - FFNC Team of the Week
Congratulations to the Gr13 Scorpions who were the Newcastle Permanent FFNC Team of the Week this week. They received a photo and prize for their efforts aswell as being posted on the FFNC website.
Any junior team can nominate for this. See the link down the right of the page. Good luck!
Published on Monday, 27 May 2013 22:59
Crawford Park sees RED&BLACK!
What a great day for Villa FC, a day where all of our teams playing at CP were triumphant. Eight wins from eight games.
Results were: 16/1st 4-0, 15/2nd 4-2, 12/1st 9-0, 14/1st wizards 4-0, premier reserves 8-0, men's 4th 3-0, premier men 6-1 and men's 2nd 3-2. Well done to all!
Overall, for and against totaled VILLA 41 - AWAY 5. What an achievement, go RED&BLACK!
Published on Saturday, 25 May 2013 00:11
2013 Phone Books - Finished!
A huge thank you to all those who helped us deliver phone books last weekend and to John Thomson from AnJon Electrical who allowed us to store the books at his premises. And also to Jason Hughes who transported the books there.
It was a slow start on Saturday but on Sunday we had a lot of helpers who got the bulk of the deliveries finished. Others also finished off deliveries to businesses during the week.
This was a great combined effort to raise funds towards our new shelters (which will come in handy if this weather continues). So now we are finished for 2013 and we don't need any more help with this. Thanks again to everyone who could help!
Published on Friday, 24 May 2013 23:52
Second Hand Boots - Going OS?
We still have many pairs of second hand boots for sale on consignment. But if they don't sell by 15 June, we are going to send them all overseas so they can be used by kids who don't have any boots.
So if anyone who has boots for sale and wants them back please collect them from the canteen before 15th June.
Published on Monday, 13 May 2013 17:28
All Good Things Must Come to an End!
On Friday night our Womens Premier team suffered their first loss in 63 games at the hands of the Lismore Thistles (1-0). This ended an unbelievable run of unbeaten games for the team coached by Rob Sheehan and Andrew Iliffe.Read more...
Published on Thursday, 09 May 2013 00:50
Small Sided Football & Instructing Refs
Five (5) Instructing Referees Courses were recently conducted, giving us an additional 77 young budding referees qualified to look after our small sided football across the zone. If we are to encourage our young referees then we must make sure that we support them in assisting them throughout the week-end games. Please allow the ‘Instructing Referees’ to perform the role they have be trained to do.Read more...
Published on Sunday, 05 May 2013 18:33
Perfect Start to the Season!
This weekend marked the first game of the season for many including small sided teams.
The weather was great and players turned out for a morning of fun football action. Below are some pics from the Gr6 Marlins vs Gr6 Piranhas game at Geoff Watt fields.
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Published on Thursday, 25 April 2013 12:46
Womens Prems - Awesome CM Shield WIN
Last night our Womens Premier team played in the final of the pre-season Callan McMillan Memorial Shield competition against Bangalow.
As always the Bangalow team came out firing from the start and slotted an early goal to go 1-0 up. Bangalow were pressing hard and were attacking in Villa's half for large portions of the game. Villa had to play catch up with each goal that Bangalow scored but managed to draw even each time.
With a few minutes to go in regular time, and with Villa 3-2 down, Hannah Sheehan took a penalty from way out. It was a perfect long range shot which sailed over the head of the Bangalow keeper and into the back of the net to put the game into extra time.
Both teams were now getting tired and Villa began to have the better of the attacking opportunities. Towards the end of the first period of extra time Georgia Keen made a burst from the midfield and beat three players before sliding the ball past an attacking keeper to put Villa 4-3 up.
This remained the score at the end of extra time to give Villa a fourth successive shield for the team coached by Rob Sheehan and managed by Andrew Iliffe. Well done to all the girls for a fantastic match!
Published on Saturday, 20 April 2013 22:47
Womens Premiers Big Win
On Friday night our Womens Premier team played their first league game of the season against Italo Stars at home. They were well prepared and outclassed the Stars 16-0. Don't forget they will play in the pre-season comp grand final on Wednesday night at Oakes Oval at 8PM. Please come along and support our team.
- Team Coaches and Training Times
- Making the Most of the Conditions
- URGENT: Canteen Coodinator Wanted!
- Georgia in Brazil
- FREE Shin Pads and Soccer Ball
- Signed Up & Ready to Go!
- 2013 Mens Prems Trial Match
- Gr16/17 Comp Changes in 2013
- Fallen Trees, Flooded Fields!
- Villa FC Achieve FFA Accreditation
- 2013 Committee Elected!
- Club Awards 2012
- Paul Jarrett Awarded Life Member!
- Gr16 Girls Spirit Win Grand Final
- 2012 Grand Final Results
- Girls Gr13 Angels WIN Grand Final!
- 2012 Junior Presentations
- 2012 FFNC Awards Night
- Small Sided Rules