Posts Tagged:Gold Coast United FC

United v Western Pride – NPL Qld Rd10 Preview

      United return to Coplicks this Saturday night buoyed after a dominant performance on the road in Mackay last start. That result was a testament to the faith coach Kristian Rees has in giving talented young local players every chance to test themselves at this level. According to Rees, “we’re trying to build a…

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United v Magpie Crusaders – NPL Qld Rd9 Preview

      The competition’s longest away trip for United today as they head north to face the 6th placed Magpie Crusaders tonight in Mackay. After falling to their first defeat in 6 matches against Olympic a trip north may be just the tonic the squad needs after spending the week focusing on some areas…

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United v Olympic – NPL Qld Rd8 Preview

        United host Olympic for the first time at Coplicks on Sunday afternoon intent on building upon their recent five game unbeaten run. Coach Kristian Rees is expecting a tough encounter against the Yeronga based outfit. “They’re a good team, they’ve got a good coach. It’s going to be a battle.” Rees…

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Derby Showdown

Brandon Reeves and Oskar Dillon tangling in the only previous meeting between the two clubs (Sportspics)     Could this have been scripted any better? United’s last gasp winner and Knights loss to the competition front-runners in Round 6 sees the club’s separated by a single point heading into tonight’s first Gold Coast National Premier…

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United v Roar – NPL Qld Rd6 Preview

        United host Brisbane Roar for the first time at Coplicks this Saturday, a throwback to the former M1 derby during the club’s A-league era. Coach Kristian Rees and Captain Michael Thwaite both recall those derbies fondly and are primed for a big clash fresh off the back of solid recent performances…

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Osman returns to United

Matt Osman applauding a recent United goal (AGM Photography)       Gold Coast United welcomes Matt Osman to the club. A former teammate of Coach Kristina Rees and Captain Michael Thwaite, Osman adds professional experience to the Men’s set-up in an Assistant Coach capacity.   Born and bred in Sydney, Osman embarked on his…

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NPL Qld Rd5 Preview – GCU v Strikers

        United head to the capital Saturday aiming to build on recent momentum. A gutsy 2-1 result against City in Rd4, a maiden win at Coplicks, secured consecutive victories against Brisbane based opposition. That match saw the welcome return of experienced midfielder Justyn Mckay, his first involvement for 2019 after an off-season…

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Lowe back for United Women

Jayde Lowe re-signs with the United Women’s squad (Craig Clifford / Sportspics)     Talented midfielder Jayde Lowe has returned to the Coast ahead of the opening round of the National Premier Leagues Queensland Women’s competition. Lowe spent the back end of season 2018 at United before heading to the US to study and play…

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Coplick Family Sports Park- what’s in a name?

The new home for Gold Coast United in 2019 – Coplick Family Sports Park, Tallebudgera       With the Club’s first competitive home games beginning this Saturday, let’s take a look at the history of this fantastic new facility and of the surrounding area.   Set in a tranquil, rural setting ‘Coplicks’ is today…

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Rees adds Speedster

Jarran Pfefferkorn joins Gold Coast United for season 2019         Kristian Rees has added some pace to his front third signing Jarrad Pfefferkorn to his squad for the 2019 National Premier Leagues competition. The athletic speedster joins the growing list of players from Gold Coast Premier League clubs given their chance to step…

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