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.

Home - Latest Villa News

Team Training Times and Coaches

Just about all junior competitive teams (Gr12-16) have now been finalised and coaches appointed. Coaches should be contacting players soon about training (if not already). Click here to see current training times or contact Matt Wiltshire on 0402 013 364 if you have any questions.

Making the Most of the Conditions

With yet another wet start to the season these boys decided it was time to get some practice in regardless of the conditions.


URGENT: Canteen Coordinator & Supervisors Wanted!

Villa FC is URGENTLY seeking volunteers to help with our canteens this year.

Please call Paul Jarrett on 0427 247 818 if you can help.

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Georgia in Brazil!


Recently Georgia Keen toured Brazil and Argentina with the Australian U19 schoolgirls team. This was a fantastic opportunity for Georgia and the club is very proud of her achievements.

Click below to read an overview of her trip.

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FREE Shin Pads & Soccer Ball

Thanks to Newcastle Permanent, every Gr6 and Gr7 player who registers this season will receive a free pair of shin pads and a soccer ball.

There are only two more Sign On days left so be quick. See Sign On details below.

Signed Up & Ready to Go!

Last Saturday one eager young man signed up to play for Villa FC, received his free Newcastle Permanent shin pads and soccer ball and got kitted up.

This Saturday (16 Feb) is the last Sign On day so don't forget to register online and come to Sign-On if you haven't done so already!


Mens Prems Trial Match

Last Saturday our Mens Premier squad traveled to Burliegh Heads for a trial match. They lost both matches against strong teams that had some former A-League players. This was very good preparation for the squad and a good time was had by all.

Gr16/17 Comp Changes in 2013

Click below for the latest changes for 17 year old players in the Gr16 comp.

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Fallen Trees, Flooded Fields!

It's been a wet and windy few days here in Alstonville. Below are some photos of Geoff Watt fields earlier today. Hopefully there hasn't been any injuries or damage to property in the area. Don't forget sign on starting this Saturday (2nd Feb) at GW. See you there.

Villa FC Achieve FFA Accreditation!

Alstonville Football Club were recently presented with their Certificate of Achievement for Level 1 Accreditation in the Football Federation Australia (FFA) National Club Accreditation Scheme by Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) Club Development Officer Gary Fisher.

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2013 Committee Elected!

Villa FC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 8th October where the committee for 2013 was elected. Paul Jarrett was re-elected club President and other familiar faces were also re-elected. We thank the 2012 Committee members for their help and welcome the new Committee for 2013.

It was fantastic to see some new faces at the AGM and see them take on a role within our great Club. Congratulations to those joining the Villa FC Committee for the first time. The full committee list can be viewed here.

However while a great deal of the positions were filled on the night there remain some vacant positions. These positions include:

- Canteen Supervisor for GW
- Media Liason Officer/s
- Referee Payments Coordinator
- Raffles Coordinator (fundraising)
- Line Marking
- Field & Clubhouse Maintenance
- Clubhouse cleaning including toilets
- Bar Attendants with current RSA
- Ball Boy/Girl Coordinator
- Ground Officials
- Volunteer Recruitment Officer
- Carnival Committee (particularly parents of Gr6–9).

We encourage you to have a think about what role you may be able to assist Villa FC with in 2013 and to make contact with a Committee member accordingly.

Club Awards 2012

At the recent Senior Presentation the club awards for 2012 were announced. Along with Paul Jarrett being honoured as the clubs newest life member the following people received awards:

Club Person of the Year:Jan Priddle
Committee Appreciation:Michael and Vicki Kerry
Presidents Award:Georgia Keen
Player/Coach Development:Troy Taylor
10 Years Service:Todd Westgate, Jason Vidler, Jack Funnell, Ethan Trees
10 Year Players:Timothy Horowitz, Marc Eason, Zac Gambley, Tom Fleming, Jack O’Sullivan, Max Funnell, Liam Hair, Zac Iliffe, Michael Blackler, Mitchell Pearce, Claire Hatchman, Sarah Jones
Long Service (Coaches):Rob Sheehan
Long Service (Players):Peter Weingarth, Andrew Brown (both 19 years), Nathan Alley (18 years), Rick Russell, Jared Mortison (both 16 years), Brooke Sheehan (13 years), Alex Haigh (12 years)
Father & Son:Alan and Alex Cavanagh, Craig, Matthew and Jarred Parker
Mother & Daughter:Tiffany Burgess and Cloe Mabbott

Congratulations to all those who received these well deserved awards - well done!

Paul Jarrett Awarded Life Member!

On Saturday night at the 2012 Senior Dinner, Paul Jarrett (our current club President) was awarded the clubs highest honour - Life Membership.

Paul has been a loyal and active member of Villa for over 10 years and played for the club in his younger years. He has been an integral part of the clubs many acheivements in recent years and has been an inspiration to all. Well done Paul and congratulations.


Gr16 Girls Spirit Win Grand Final

Last Sunday our Gr16 Girls 2nd team completed Villa FC's participation in the grand finals with a wonderful win over a galant Goonellabah. Coach Ross McDougald raised his arms in jubilation when the full time whistle blew giving the Villa girls a 1-0 victory in a tightly fought encounter. Congratulations girls for a great season and grand final win!

2012 Grand Final Results

Fri 14 Sep 20:00 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Womens Premier Division Vs Thistles (WIN 4-1)
Sat 15 Sep 09:45 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Grade 12/1st Div. Vs Italo Stars (LOSS 2-1)
Sat 15 Sep 11:00 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Grade 13/2nd Sth. Vs Woodburn Wolves (LOSS 3-2)
Sat 15 Sep 12:20 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Grade 13/1st Div. Vs Lennox Head (WIN 2-2)
Sat 15 Sep 15:00 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Grade 15/1st Div. Vs Mullumbimby Brunswick (LOSS 3-1)
Sun 16 Sep 09:00 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Girls Gr. 13/2nd Div. Vs Bangalow (WIN 1-0)
Sun 16 Sep 10:15 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Girls Gr. 13/1st Div. Vs Dunoon (LOSS 5-2)
Sun 16 Sep 18:15 Oakes Oval - Alstonville Girls Gr. 16/2nd Div. Vs Goonellabah (WIN 1-0)

Girls Gr13 Angels WIN Grand Final!

On Sunday the Girls Gr13/2nd Angels played in their grand final against Bangalow. This team went into their grand final undefeated pointscore champions and without even a single goal being scored against them all season.



The girls were very excited about the game and were very keen to get the win. However a defiant Bangalow side defended very well in the first half with only a few scoring opportunities going to either side. With the score at 0-0 going into the break - both teams made some changes to try to make something happen in the second half.

Villa then started to build some pressure in attack and midway through the second half the deadlock was broken when Amy Keen slotted one into the corner from close range to put the Angels 1-0 up.

Our girls then kept attacking with many opportunities but also defended brilliantly - again not conceding a goal all game. When the full time whistle was blown the girls were jubilant after a fantastic 1-0 grand final win. Great sportsmanship was shown throughout and at the end of the game our players shook hands and thanked the opposition. Bangalow also congratulated our team and were gallant in defeat.

The presentation was then held and the poinstscore and grand final trophies presented to the captain - Alesha Parker. Player of the match was awarded to Hannah Gallagher for a wonderful all round effort. Well done Angels!!!

2012 Junior Presentations

On Saturday we held our junior non-competitive (Gr6-11) and competitive (Gr12-16) presentations.

At the Gr6-11 presentation president Paul Jarrett addressed the teams and on lookers followed by Registrar Michaal Thompson thanking the many people and sponsors that help make Villa FC such a great club. Once the formalities were over it was quite a site to see so many excited kids receiving their trophies and putting on their new 40 year anniversary Villa FC shirts.



There were more formalities at the Gr12-16 including the presentation of the Junior Goal Keeper of the year award (Michael Blackler), 10 year player shirts, sponsors certificates and certificates for individuals who give up their time to help the club in one way or another. Also KFC and Eggins Prestige Homes were presented with framed 40 year shirts to thank them for sponsoring the shirts. Teams were then invited up onto the balcony where coaches were presented with their box of trophies and 40 year shirts.

Afterwards an exhibition match was held between the Womens Premiers teams and the Girls Gr16 Spirit. This was a fun game with the coaches and others joining in and a great way to end the day. It is no small task to run a large club like Villa FC and everyone is to be congratulated for their efforts and participation duing the 2012 season. We hope to see you all again next year.

2012 FFNC Awards Night

Last Saturday night Football Far North Coast held their annual awards dinner where representatives from all clubs gather for the presentation of awards.

This year Villa won many awards including Womens Premiers (Pointscore Champions), Troy Taylor (Mens Premiers Coach of the Year) and the Mens Premiers Reserves (Fair Play Award). Also many Villa players were announced in the mens and womens team of the year. Well done Villa!

Small Sided Rules

It seems that after several years after the introduction of Small Sided Football FFNC are still receiving some complaints about the variation of teams interpretation of the rules.

FFNC have received various communications from member clubs concerned that “some” coaches are not adhering to the rules of Small Sided Football (SSF). There are three matters that appear to be causing most angst:-

- The number of players being allowed on the field per team.
- Apparent instruction to allocate a goalie in Grade 6 & 7 games.
- Gr8-11 goal keepers cannot kick the ball from out of their hands.
- Parents (and coaches) creating a “how many goals are scored or a must win” environment.

We are asking SSF coaches/parents to make sure you have a general understanding of the appropriate rules. These are available on the FFNC website or FFNC handbook. They have been designed for a sound purpose and should be respected. The perennial “win at all cost” attitude should be discouraged.

We all recognise children who possess extra talent and the excitement created (for adults) when these youngsters amaze us with their exploits on the sporting field. Enthusiasm, pride and encouragement are all part of the sporting experience, but most importantly we should rejoice about the clean, healthy FUN that they are having.

Thanks for your appreciation of helping to promote the appropriate “spirit of competition” and development for our kids.

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Field Status

 

CP1

OPEN

CP2

OPEN

GW2

OPEN

GW3

OPEN

GW4,5

OPEN

Updated: 1:00pm, Tue 19th Sept 2017

This Weeks Roster

PACKUP

Last team on each field packs up!

SETUP

Sat 2 Sep

8:00AM

GW

11 Hoppers

Sat 2 Sep

8:00AM

GW3

12 Redbacks

Sat 2 Sep

8:00AM

GW

8 Possums

CANTEEN (click here for times)

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

13 Wizards

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

7 Hawks

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

7 Emus

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

9 Panthers

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

8 Echidnas

BALL BOYS/GIRLS

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40 Year History Book


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The club has published its history for the first time in a beautiful full colour bound book. These can be purchased for $25 from the canteen.


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2017 Upcoming Events

20 Sep

SYL Muster

GW, 6:00PM

30 Sep

Oceania Cup

CP & GW

2 Oct

Club Meeting

ABC, 7:00PM

7 Oct

Senior Pres.

ABC, 7:00PM

 

See full calendar here.

Oceania Cup

Click here for details and to register.

Latest Mens Premier Score

Game: 3:00pm, 19 Aug, CP1 vs Byron

Villa FC

Pos: 6

2

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5

Byron

Pos: 1

Next: End of Season

Latest Womens Premier Score

Game: 8:00pm, 18 Aug, SkHd vs Lennox

Villa FC

Pos: 4

0

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2

Lennox

Pos: 3

Next: Finals TBA

2017 Carnivals & Tournaments

12 Mar

Girls Carnival

Mullumbimby

7 May

MiniRoos Carnival

Sth Lismore

28 May

MiniRoos Carnival

TEBFC

25 June

MiniRoos Carnival

Ballina

2 July

Girls Carnival

Byron Bay

16 July

MiniRoos Carnival

Thistles

16 July

Gr12-16 Carnival

Casino

23 July

MiniRoos Carnival

Casino

6 Aug

MiniRoos Carnival

Alstonville

27 Aug

MiniRoos Carnival

Goonellabah

30Sep/1Oct

Oceania Cup

Alstonville

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