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Surfsiders Stun League Leaders

Photo of Gold Coast United’s new centre-back pairing, Archie Tomic & Dean Wernerson     With Olympic ‘unbackable’ favorites to secure their sixth successive win for season 2018, it was United who shone in a ‘thriller’ last night at Robina. An outstanding all-round team performance from the home side left the previously unbeaten league leaders…

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Fitting finale to Coast Female Football Week

  This year’s Female Football Week on the Gold Coast draws to an exciting end when local NPL newcomers, Gold Coast United and Mudgeeraba battle it out at Robina this afternoon for the inaugural Faye Rodd Cup.   Faye Rodd is a long serving ambassador for women’s football on the Gold Coast. A life member…

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League leaders loom large

Photo of Tyler Wagstaffe in action v Redlands @Raybyphotography   For Gold Coast United defender Tyler Wagstaffe, today’s match-up with the NPL League leaders is a ‘home-coming’ of sorts. The 20 year old right back lives on the Coast but spent a lot of time on the M1 in 2017 travelling to Yeronga to train…

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Bruce Lynton Automotive Group unite to support young footballers

Photo @sportspics –  GCU’s Troy Bingham presenting Beric Lynton with the No1 SAP Supporters jersey flanked by the U10 Boy’s squad     Gold Coast United aims to develop the potential of every young player so they can excel in the modern professional game. A cornerstone of that aim is to engage openly with the local…

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Strong second half not enough

Photo from Strikers Facebook – Rhys Meredith & Uryu Nagata contesting A plucky Gold Coast fell short of reeling in a fast starting Brisbane Strikers in last night’s Rd5 NPLQLD match at Perry Park. Down 3 nil at half time, Gold Coast dominated the second stanza. A headed goal to Captain, Archie Tomic on 59…

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Women wallop Thunder

Photo – David Lobwein @DSLPhotography   In hot & humid conditions in Gatton yesterday, the Gold Coast United Women put the Thunder to the sword, running out 8-1 winners in a lop-sided contest.   Power forward, Meg McElligott, was the chief destroyer bagging a double hat-trick in a destructive 20 minute burst.   Attackers Mackenzie…

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Zoric dons Gloves

Men’s Coach, Sean Lane, has once again turned to the Gold Coast and signed 19 year old keeper, Luka Zoric, to bolster his squad after the departure of Zac Speedy from the Club, whose work & travel obligations limited his ability to commit to the rigorous training and playing demands of the NPL.   The…

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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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