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Gold Coast United target A-league

Gold Coast United targets A-league return  (Photo Mackenzie Akins) by Pat McLeod | McLeod Publishing | 22 March 2018   Like a perfectly timed ‘corner’, Gold Coast United will use the momentum of the Commonwealth Games to deliver the city arguably its greatest Games legacy – an A-League Licence. Gold Coast United FC announce they…

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Weekend Wrap, 16-18 March

Coach Shane Robinson & the U10 SAP Boys. Photo Gary McCoy     Friday 16 March – Roar 2 GCU 0 A good crowd on hand at Lex Bell Oval to watch a very good Roar NTC Women’s side defeat the GCU Women. According to Coach, Michael Cook, “this is the first time this season…

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Search for Rising Stars

Dominic Bendall-Court with Sean Lane     A rejuvenated Gold Coast United are looking near and far for talent. The ‘re-born’ United are attracting players to their ranks from all parts of the state, inter-state and abroad and have turned their eyes towards some of our nearest neighbors in search of the best talent. With…

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United win in tropics

Jack Gates competing in Townsville, watched by Dean Wernerson.  Photo Sharon Woodward     Gold Coast United continued their success in the north with a hard fought 1-0 win over NQ United in Townsville last night.   United’s two wins this season have both come on the road in North Queensland. Historically a difficult place…

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Women struggle to tame Young Roar

Neesa Doyle in action. Photo Helen Anderson   Despite an outstanding defensive display, United fell to Roar in Surfers Paradise last night. United’s Captain, Neesa Doyle, was pleased with her team’s performance, especially given the Coast were again without her centre-half partner (& vice-captain) Ellie Fryer and dangerous attacker, Dee Thompson, both ladies sidelined with…

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Shrimpton taking her chance

Kimberly Shrimpton in action. Photo Emily Bloomfield     For Robina local, Kimberly Shrimpton, the opportunity to play with a diverse group of women is helping her confidence grow. The young defender has found a home at left back in Michael Cook’s starting team for the Gold Coast United Women’s side and is making the…

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McElligott red hot

Photo of Meg McElligott celebrating some early season goals, a hat-trick against Lions pre-season. An outstanding start to season 2018 sees Meg McElligott earn her 4th inclusion in the #NPLWQLD Team of the Week after another strong performance against Mudgeeraba in Rd6. A brace from Meg and strong contributions up front from Mackenzie Akins, and…

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Gates start super impressive

Jack Gates preparing for a trip to Townsville     Having only recently arrived on the Gold Coast 22 y.o. Tasmanian, Jack Gates, has made an instant impression.   A debut off the bench in Rd5 against Strikers was followed by a start against the league leaders in Rd6. Some welcome to the Queensland NPL!…

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Football plan developing well

Players from GCU Affiliate Clubs, Robina & Canungra, joined the Gold Coast United & Mudgeeraba teams in a ‘walk-on’ as part of Female Football Week   Wow, what a weekend for Gold Coast United. A big thanks to the visiting clubs, players, parents and supporters. And a heartfelt thank you to all the GCU volunteers,…

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Female Football on the Coast the real winner!

Photo (l to r) John White (President, Mudgeeraba SC), Ailie Rennie (Mudgeeraba), Faye Rodd, Neesa Doyle (GCU), Paul Rushton (Football Gold Coast), Danny Maher (President Gold Coast United)     United & Mudgeeraba share the spoils in last night’s pulsating Women’s derby in Robina.   The first encounter between the two first-time NPL Clubs delivered…

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