Club Information

History of the Alstonville & District Football Club

Club History

Alstonville Soccer Club was formed in 1987 from the amalgamation of the Alstonville Junior Soccer Club (formed in 1972) and Alstonvilla Senior Soccer Club (formed in 1980).

The Alstonville Junior Soccer Club fielded its first team in 1972, with an Under 8's team yet their ages ranged from 4 to 8 years. So they played in this division for some years before progressing to the Under 9's group. This team trained at Geoff Watt oval.

The Alstonville Senior Soccer Club was formed in 1980.

The Senior and Junior Soccer Clubs operated separately until 1987 when amalgamation occurred, to form the Alstonville Soccer Club. The meeting was held at the Bowling Club on 17th November 1987. After much dialogue, the Alstonville Soccer Club was born.

In 2006 the name of the club was formerly changed to the Alstonville & District Football Club.

Growth: (the club continues to grow)

1983 - 15 junior teams
1994 - 27 junior teams + 4 senior teams
2003 - 43 junior teams + 6 senior teams
2010 - 46 junior teams + 7 senior teams
2011 - 49 junior teams + 8 senior teams (615 players)

Playing Fields

Games were first played at Geoff Watt oval but as the club grew in the early 80's some training and games took place at Alstonville Primary School, the Showground, the current TAFE site at Wollongbar, an area east of the current Telstra building in Alstonville and at Crawford Park.

Grounds were shared with the Hockey and Rugby League clubs and increased numbers within all clubs placed preasure on local sporting grounds. The club then asked Ballina Shire Council to make ground allocations for soccer. Currently the club plays on fields located at Geoff Watt oval and Crawford Park. The rugby league club is no longer running in Alstonville and hockey is played at Gap Road fields.

Uniform Colours

The original playing strip was red and white but later changed to "red with black stripe". At one stage, it was red with black sleeves and trim when fabric became unavailable. In 1994, the decision was made to change back to the popular red with black strip for all age divisions.

Annual August Carnival

In 1975, Alstonville Soccer Club organised the district's first soccer carnival. Two carnivals (odd and even ages) were held each season until 1989 when all ages played on the same day. This event still continues, on the first Sunday in August - being a great fundraiser and a great day for families to watch games between approx. 100 soccer teams.

Newsletter

In 1988 the first Issue of "The SWEEPER" magazine was produced to inform the Alstonville soccer community of the fortnightly events within the club and competitions.

Currently we publish a Newsletter (still called the sweeper) that continues to keep the local soccer players, families and patrons informed about the success and organisation of our wonderful club.

It also shows the support for the club from the many generous sponsors.


Field Status

CP1

OPEN

CP2

OPEN

GW2

OPEN

GW3

OPEN

GW4,5

OPEN

Updated 1:00PM, 26 May 2015

This Weeks Roster

PACKUP

Last team on each field packs up!

SETUP

Fri 29 May

5:30PM

CP1

15 Angels

Fri 29 May

5:00PM

GW3

12 Vipers

Sat 30 May

8:00AM

CP1

15 Redbacks

Sat 30 May

12:00PM

CP2

Men Div7

Sat 30 May

8:00AM

GW

10 Skinks

Sat 30 May

8:00AM

GW3

13 Gladiators

Sun 31 May

9:00AM

CP1

12 Taipans

Sun 31 May

1:30PM

CP2

Women Div3

CANTEEN (click here for times)

Fri 29 May

 

CP

15 Angels

Fri 29 May

 

CP

Women Prems

Fri 29 May

 

GW

12 Cobras

Fri 29 May

 

GW

Men Div5

Sat 30 May

 

CP

15 Redbacks

Sat 30 May

 

CP

14 Torpedoes

Sat 30 May

 

CP

13 Warriors

Sat 30 May

 

CP

Men Div4

Sat 30 May

 

CP

Men Res

Sat 30 May

 

CP

Men Prems

Sat 30 May

 

GW

6 Roos

Sat 30 May

 

GW

13 Gladiators

Sat 30 May

 

GW

14 Bombers

Sat 30 May

 

GW

12 Taipans

Sat 30 May

 

GW

Men Div6

Sat 30 May

 

GW

Men Div2

Sun 31 May

 

CP

12 Taipans

Sun 31 May

 

CP

15 Angels

Sun 31 May

 

CP

Women Div4

Sun 31 May

 

CP

Women Prems

BALL BOYS/GIRLS

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Team of the Week

Enter your team in the 'Team of the Week' competition by clicking here. You can also send in a photo.

The winner will receive a prize and a certificate and go on the NNSWF website.

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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.


Messi Video of the Week

2015 Upcoming Events

31 May

Gr9 Skills Session

GW, 3:30PM

1 June

Keeper Sessions

CP2, 5:30PM

1 June

Club Meeting

ABC, 7:00PM

14 June

Gr10 Skills Session

GW, 3:30PM

2 Aug

Junior Carnival

GW, 9:00AM

See full calendar here.

Carnival Countdown

Our 2015 Junior Carnival starts in:
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5 5 5 5
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6 6 6 6
Minutes
3 3 3 3
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Latest Mens Premier Score

Game: 8:00pm, 22 May, CP1, v Ballina

Villa FC

Pos: 4

4

|

1

Ballina

Pos: 10

Next: 5:00pm, 30 May, CP1, v Bangalow

Latest Womens Premier Score

Game: 12:30pm, 24 May, Rec3, v Workers

Villa FC

Pos: 2

3

|

2

Workers

Pos: 3

Next: 2:30pm, 31 May, CP1, v Bangalow

Carnivals & Tournaments

29 Mar

Junior Carnival

Dunoon

17 May

Junior Carnival

Casino

31 May

Junior Carnival

Ballina

21 June

Junior Carnival

Thistles

2 Aug

Junior Carnival

Alstonville

23 Aug

Junior Carnival

Goonellabah

3-4 Oct

Oceania Cup

Alstonville

Junior Carnival

Click here for details and to register.

Oceania Cup

Click here for details and to register.

Newcastle Permanent Loans

Major Sponsors

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Links

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