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Coast coaching depth bodes well

Photo – Brad Robinson (centre with clipboard) & fellow GCU Coaches at the 2018 trials, Royal Pines   Brad Robinson is an integral part of GCU’s Senior Coaching team and with over 20 years coaching experience including five seasons locally in the NPL, his services are highly sought after. Fielding approaches from several Brisbane based NPL…

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GCU SAP heading in the right direction

GCU’s SAP Program is in safe hands with local, Shane Robinson, leading the team and sharing his extensive playing and coaching experience with the Coast’s budding future football stars. A Palm Beach Soccer Club junior, Shane went on to play in the National Youth League with the Queensland Academy of Sport and was a part…

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Distance no deterrent

Photo – Glenn Hampson, featured in the Gold Coast Bulletin (online) 24 February 2018   For Imogen Braithwaite, travelling from Redcliffe to train and play for Gold Coast United is just a part of the journey.   The young defender was part of the all-conquering 2017 Peninsula Power Women’s NPL squad coached by Michael Cook.…

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Lane lures Reus

Gold Coast United Coach Sean Lane has signed experienced Lochie Reus, to strengthen his ranks. After consecutive losses, Lane has turned to the classy central midfielder to add some starch to his defence and further vision in attack. “Lochie contacted me about returning to the Coast and I had no hesitation to offer him an…

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GCU Weekend Wrap – Feb 16-17

NPL Men/Boys v Redlands   Senior Men  2-0 Loss – Read more here “We had plenty of the ball but didn’t convert that possession into goals, and at this level if you make a mistake you get punished and that’s what happened with the first goal.” – Coach Sean Lane Youth Men   2-1 Loss U18’s      …

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Slow start sinks chances

Photo – provided by Lions FC A slow start spoiled Gold Coast’s hopes of salvaging anything from last night’s rd3 NPLWQLD match against Lions at Richlands. Some scratchy defending and injuries to key players saw the Senior Women’s side behind the 8 ball early against league front-runners Lions. The home side opened the scoring on…

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Coast undone by Redlands

Photo – @RaybyPhotography Gold Coast Men fell to Redlands last night at the Cleveland Showgrounds. While the 2-0 loss was disappointing, Coach Sean Lane still found plenty to like about his team’s performance. With injuries to several players and two suspensions, a young Gold Coast side worked hard, dominating possession and creating several clear-cut chances.…

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GCU Women face rampant Lions

Photo – Brian Usher @OceanRoadMagazine Game Day – Rd3 Women’s & Girls NPL An away trip to face Lions for the GCU Ladies and girls today in rd3 of the #NPLWQLD competition. After a win at home in rd2, the Women’s squad takes some confidence into this match against a Lions side unbeaten in two…

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GCU Weekend Wrap – Feb 10-11

Photo – @PatrickLeighPerspectives Over 2,000 people were in attendance to witness a historic opening for the Gold Coast United Club at Robina Station Reserve on February 10. Saturday started with the Youth NPL games and ended with 2 exciting matches for the Senior Men’s and Women’s teams. GCU also hosted the first day of a…

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Coast Women with Historic Win

Photo – Craig Clifford @Sportspics #NPLWQLD Rd 2    GCU 3 Eastern Suburbs 1 Gold Coast United secured their first NPLWQLD win After a disappointing result against Mitchelton FC on Tuesday night, the Women bounced back strongly to notch an historic home win, bolstered by a parochial crowd at Robina Station Reserve. The Coast’s experienced…

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