Categories Archives: NCFC

Details for FFA Cup derby confirmed

Northcote City has been drawn against local rivals Heidelberg United in a blockbuster FFA Cup Round 7 tie.  The match will be played at Oakleigh’s Jack Edwards Reserve on May 24, kick off at 8PM. The winner will progress through to the national Rou

Northcote trio selected for Vic State Squad

Everybody at Northcote City would like to congratulate Will Clemens, Michael Prapas and Viv Wright on being selected for the FFV Paralympic 7-a-side squad.  Since 2012, Northcote City and Disability Sport & Recreation have provided a football progra

City one step away from FFA Cup nationals

Northcote City produced a pulsating result against Port Melbourne on Tuesday night to progress to Round 7 of FFA Cup qualifying with a thrilling penalty shootout win at JL Murphy Reserve.  Two goals from in form defender Matthew Whatley had Northcote 2-0

This Saturday: Under 5-8 Launch

Northcote City is joining forces with T3 International to deliver the first Under 5-8 program for Term 2! – All levels of ability welcome – Program delivered by new company specialising in youth development – Big launch with parents a

NPL U15 boys positions remaining

Northcote City is taking Expressions of Interest for the remaining positions of its U15 NPL team. For all inquiries and more information please email: juniors@northcotecity.com.au

NCFC partners with Back In Motion

  Northcote City is proud to announce its new partnership with Back In Motion Alphington, selecting them as our Physio of Choice for Northcote City FC Juniors.  We have already received a lot of positive feedback from players at the Club who have be

Kuzman looking for Cup response

Northcote City Head Coach Zeljko Kuzman is looking to get straight back to winning ways when North Geelong Warriors visit John Cain Memorial Park for Round 4 of Westfield FFA Cup qualifying on Saturday.  After five wins from the opening five league games

FFA CUP DOUBLE HEADER AT JOHN CAIN

Northcote City has been drawn against recently promoted NPL side North Geelong Warriors in Round 4 of the Westfield FFA Cup. The tie will be played this Saturday, 1PM at John Cain Memorial Park as part of a double header which will also see heavyweight So

Sadler: We’re ready for Thunder

After a scintillating five wins from five matches to start the season, Northcote City faces perhaps its toughest test yet with an away trip to Dandenong Thunder this Saturday.  Two wonder-strikes from Alec Goodwin and Peter Sawan as well as a debut goal

Girls training underway- new players still welcome!

Northcote City Football Club welcomes women and girls of all ages for the 2017 season! We would like to give a warm welcome to Theo Karatzikos, our Senior Women’s Coach for 2017.  We have had several sessions with Theo now and he is a great fit in the

Preview + Info: Northcote v Box Hill

Northcote City is back at John Cain this Saturday for Round 5 of the NPL 2, a crossover round which will see Hercules take on NPL 2 East outfit Box Hill United.  Northcote’s perfect record looked to be in tatters last week at John Cain, as they tra

Preview + Info: Northcote v Brunswick

Northcote City v Brunswick City  Saturday February 25  John Cain Memorial Park 5pm kick off, U20s from 2:45pm  Northcote have started the season as hoped with a perfect nine points from three matches played so far, scoring ten goals and conceding just

Kuzman relishing Round 1

Northcote City Head Coach Zeljko Kuzman says the team and staff are raring to go as they look to reap the rewards of pre-season preparation in the season opener at Bendigo City on Saturday night.  “Everyone is really excited as Round 1 draws closer

WOMEN AND GIRLS 2017 INFO

Northcote City Football Club welcomes women and girls of all ages for the upcoming 2017 season!  We would like to give a warm welcome to Theo Karatzikos, our Senior Women’s Coach for 2017.  Theo is a qualified C License coach with over ten years of e

IMPORTANT AGM NOTICE

Northcote City Football Club Notice of Annual General Meeting 7:30pm, 22 February 2017   Purpose of AGM Find out about Northcote City Football Club’s operations and finances Ask questions about the operations and finances of Northcote City Football

City add Turner and Stavridis

Northcote City are pleased to announce the signings of Aaron Turner and George Stavridis as Zeljko Kuzman’s squad going into the 2017 season nears completion.  Turner, 25, is a central midfielder well known to the NPL Victoria. Originally from Adel

Three More to the List

The signings keep coming in!  City has singed another three players to the senior list including young-gun Tremayne Sadler and two internationals including Liam Flynn and Matthew Whatley.   Sadler has had a successful start to his career with a stin

City signs Sawan

Northcote City has welcomed 25-year-old defensive midfielder Peter Sawan as the newest addition to City’s list and he is hoping to insert his experience as a defensive midfielder. An unfortunate past of injury has left gaps in his career which he is con

Gero to guide U20s

Northcote City are delighted to announce the appointment of Jorge Gero as the Under 20 Head Coach and Andrew Pegg as his Assistant Coach ahead of 2017. Gero has served as a Senior Assistant alongside current Senior Head Coach Zeljko Kuzman at Richmond SC,

Ilic, Manicas and Goodwin bolster City squad

Milos Ilic, Trent Manicas and Alec Goodwin have all signed with Northcote City Football Club as the senior squad for 2017 continues to build.  Ilic, 19, is a former Northcote junior who eventually moved to Heidelberg United where he would captain the U20

Knight and Yousif say yes to Northcote

Northcote City are delighted to announce the signings of Josh Knight and Baggio Yousif.  The duo become Zeljko Kuzman’s third and fourth new off-season arrivals to boost both the midfield and attack. Originally from the United Kingdom where he prog

Bavcar back on board

Northcote City Football Club is pleased to have Nicholas Bavcar back in its ranks going into next season.  The left-back joined City as a 15-year-old in 2011 and under the guidance of Under 20 coach Alex Gymnopoulos, broke into the first team in 2015. H

City sign Cook

Northcote City are pleased to announce the signing of Nathan Cook. The Englishman, a left-footed centre-back, becomes Zeljko Kuzman’s second new signing and has been on the Head Coach’s radar for a number of years. “I got his name given

Lombardo leaves John Cain

Northcote City can today confirm the departure of Greg Lombardo from the Club. Having spent three years with Northcote, the centre-back has decided to call time on his City career. Captaining the side in 2016, Greg was a true leader and brilliant role m

Papadimitriou and Charalambous extend contracts

Northcote City Football Club are pleased to confirm the re-signings of James Papadimitriou and Danny Charalambous ahead of the 2017 NPL2 season.  The duo, friends and formerly teammates at Moreland Zebras, joined Northcote with 11 games remaining in the

McMaster makes the switch to City

Harry Manaras of Barry Plant Preston, our Matchday sponsor, welcomes in Griffin Northcote City are delighted to announce the signing of Griffin McMaster from FC Bulleen Lions.  The former A-League goalkeeper excelled last season at the Veneto Club and b

Petrovski pens new deal

Goalkeeper Phil Petrovski has extended his stay at Northcote City Football Club by re-signing ahead of the 2017 season.  Arriving at the start of 2016 from Goulburn Valley Suns, Petrovski worked hard to establish himself at John Cain Memorial Park and di

NCFC thanks departing Bounas

In the wake of his departutre, Northcote City Football Club would like to thank Jonathan Bounas for his contribution across four years at John Cain Memorial Park.  The commanding midfielder had an outstanding 2016 season, winning City’s Best and

Register Now for 2017 NPL Trials

Are you interested in being part of Northcote City Football Club’s excellent juniors set-up? Registration for all players interested in trialling for our NPL boys teams (U12 – U20) in 2017 is NOW OPEN. Phase 1 Trials begin Monday October 10 A

Kuzman appointed as Senior Head Coach

Northcote City Football Club are delighted to announce the appointment of Zeljko Kuzman as Senior Head Coach.  The impressive manager arrives with extensive experience in the NPL, having had stints most recently as Head Coach at St Albans and Senior Ass

Kotsy resigns as Vice President

Northcote City Football Club wishes to announce that Vice President Peter Kotsiris has resigned from his position at the Club. Kotsiris, known to everybody as Kotsy, started as Senior Team Manager at Northcote in 1994 and has contributed heavily to the su

Presentation Day for all players on October 2

On Sunday October 2nd, Northcote City FC is holding a Family Day, which will also include trophy presentations, for all players male and female from MiniRoos right through to Seniors. We look forward to seeing you on what will be a fun day for the whole

Announcement: Lozanovski steps down

Northcote City Football Club wishes to announce that Senior Head Coach Goran Lozanovski will not be continuing at the club next season.  Lozanovski, who oversaw five immensely successful years in Northcote’s history (including the VPL Championship tr

Report: Northcote City DSR v Northern Falcons

Northcote City FC’s Disability Sport and Recreation side has played out two more successful friendlies with All Abilities (ID) team Northern Falcons. Game 1 of the annual meeting was played on home turf at John Cain Memorial Park and proved to be a

Vacant coaching roles at NCFC

Northcote City Football Club has vacant coaching roles throughout our MiniRoos, NPL Boys, Girls and Women’s teams.  We invite applicants to send an Expression of Interest with a CV to juniors@northcotecity.com.au

CLUB FUNDRAISER: LAST MAN STANDING

On Saturday August 27 at 7pm, Northcote City FC will be holding a club fundraiser at John Cain Memorial Park. To support us, purchase a $100 raffle ticket for the chance to win $5000! This will get you into the event, which is also our Seniors and U20s

Fill out Members Survey to shape NCFC

Northcote City Football Club is inviting all of our members to have a say and an input into the Club’s future success. The committee of NCFC hope that our parents, players, members and partners alike will join our campaign, by completing our online sur

Petrovski ready for survival showdown at Oakleigh

Image: Australian Sporting Photos  Phil Petrovski is hoping that Northcote City can finish a topsy-turvy 2016 season on a high by winning on Sunday and avoiding relegation.  Depending on other results, a win at Oakleigh Cannons would give City a consid

Three make TOTW

Following Northcote City’s 2-1 win over Bentleigh on Saturday, three Hercules players made The Corner Flag’s Team of the Week for Round 25. Captain Greg Lombardo got the nod in central defence for another commanding display, with TCF observing

City grab big win over Bentleigh

Northcote City has kept its NPL survival hopes alive with a come from behind 2-1 win over ladder-leaders Bentleigh Greens at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday.  Sitting two points behind Richmond SC with two games remaining, only a win would do for No

Lozanovski looking for strong finish

Northcote City head coach Goran Lozanovski will not give up on escaping the drop while it is still possible.  Consecutive losses to Richmond SC and Hume City have left Northcote two points from safety with two tough fixtures in Bentleigh Greens and Oakle

Karvouniaris: I believe we can still do it

Despite a shattering 3-1 loss to Richmond SC on Saturday, defender Michalis Karvouniaris says Northcote City isn’t giving up on its survival hopes as the team prepares for a massive final three fixtures.  Leading 1-0 in the 80th minute, Northcote

Former City girls win National Youth Championship

  Former Northcote City juniors Paige Zois, Nia Stamatopoulos, Charlize Kraljevic and Holly Furphy were all part of winning squads at the recent National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour.  Despite losing against Northern NSW, the Under 13s were

U16s and 18s benefiting from sport science program

The Northcote City U16 and U18 NPL boys have this season undergone a sport science program as part of a move towards professional fitness practices for the Juniors. Elly Nozohour and Ollie Rosa joined the U16s and 18s respectively as they finish Masters D

Club Mid-Year Report

Northcote City wishes to inform its stakeholders of updates in relation to club facilities, community projects and upcoming events. Read the report in the link below. NCFC Mid-Year Report 

Northcote held by Bulleen

Northcote City were denied all three points as a late penalty for Bulleen Lions earned the home side a 1-1 draw at the Veneto Club on Monday night. Todd Norris was the first to get a shot on target as he intercepted a Bulleen pass before having his low st

Former Northcote player selected for Pararoos

Former Northcote City Paralympic 7-a-side star Christian Tsangas (pictured right) has been selected to represent Australia as part of the 2016 World Championships Qualification Tournament to be held in Denmark.  Tsangas was named in the final 14-man Pa

Preview: Avondale v Northcote

Words | Effie Caloutas 2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 20- Avondale FC v Northcote City Saturday July 9th, 3:00pm at Knights Stadium 11h v 13th Northcote meet Avondale for the second time this season with Northcote looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to H

U20s match cancelled

Please be advised that the Under 20 match against Avondale FC scheduled for Saturday July 9 at Knights Stadium has been called off due to pitch conditions. The Seniors match will go ahead as scheduled at 3pm.

Cobo confirmed as Senior Assistant

Northcote City is pleased to confirm the appointment of Alex Cobo as Senior Assistant Coach.  Cobo joins Goran Lozanovski’s team having already been well acquainted with the Head Coach, which he says made the decision to come over an easy one. R

City earn hard-fought point

Words | Effie Caloutas  Northcote City and fourth-placed Green Gully drew 1-1 at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon. It was Northcote’s first draw since their 1-1 draw with Bulleen two months ago and their third for the season. In an enticin

Preview: Northcote v Gully

Words | Effie Caloutas 2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 18- Northcote City v Green Gully Saturday June 25th, 3:00pm at John Cain Memorial Park 13th v 4th Northcote meet Green Gully for the second time this season with Northcote looking to bounce back from a 3

Preview: Pascoe Vale v Northcote

Words | Effie Caloutas 2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 17- Pascoe Vale v Northcote City Friday June 17, 8:15pm at CB Smith Reserve 11th v 13th Northcote meet Pascoe Vale for the second time this season with Northcote looking for back-to-back wins after a 5-0

Northcote seal Dao deal

Northcote City are pleased to announce the signing of midfielder Alex Dao from Box Hill United.  The 23-year-old spent the 2015 season at Melbourne Knights, helping the club to a fourth place finish before moving to the NPL2 East with Box Hill at the be

Five make Team of the Week

After a dominant 5-0 win over Melbourne Knights on Saturday, Northcote City has five players included in The Corner Flag’s Team of the Week.  No surprises that Braedyn Crowley makes the cut after scoring all five goals, but solid performances also

Crowley runs riot as City smash Knights

Words | Effie Caloutas Northcote City bounced back from defeat at South Melbourne in style courtesy of an astonishing five-goal haul by striker Braedyn Crowley to defeat Melbourne Knights 5-0 at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon. In an impress

Northcote sign midfielder Martindale

Northcote City are pleased to announce the signing of Cody Martindale from South Melbourne.  Earning himself a senior contract at Lakeside Stadium in 2015 after playing with Noble Park in State League 1, the 20-year-old was struck by injury. “I was

Preview: Northcote v Knights

Words | Effie Caloutas  2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 16- Northcote City v Melbourne Knights Saturday June 11, 3:00pm at John Cain Memorial Park 14th v 8th  Northcote meet the Melbourne Knights for the second time this season with Northcote looking to bou

Canadian Drake joins quest for survival

Northcote City are excited to announce the signing of Canadian right-back Zak Drake from Olympia Warriors.  The 24-year-old fills the squad’s vacant VISA position having impressed in NPL Tasmania during the first half of 2016. Having left his home

City seal Charalambous and Papadimitriou coup

Northcote City is delighted to announce that it has secured the services of attacking duo Danny Charalambous and James Papadimitriou.  The pair are former teammates having most recently excelled together for Moreland Zebras during the 2015 NPL1 season, w

Bouzanis boosts keeping stocks

Northcote City are excited to announce the signing of goalkeeper Anthony Bouzanis.  The 20-year-old arrives having spent four years at Sydney FC where he gained his first professional contract, and has now made the switch to City in search of senior game

City win in style

Words | Effie Caloutas  Coming off a 3-2 loss to Oakleigh Cannons, Northcote City were able to respond in emphatic fashion with a 3-0 win against the Melbourne Victory Youth team at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday. In an entertaining first half, Nor

Match Preview: Northcote v Victory Youth

Words | Effie Caloutas  2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 14- Northcote City v Melbourne Victory FC Saturday May 28, 3:00pm at John Cain Memorial Park 14th v 12th Northcote meet the Melbourne Victory youth for the second time this season, with Northcote looki

Norris and Taranto join Northcote

Northcote City are excited to announce the signings of Anthony Taranto and Todd Norris.  Norris, 20, is a striker who has spent time at both Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory’s youth ranks who will add firepower to City as they look to improve in the s

Northcote lose in thriller

Words | Effie Caloutas  Despite two poor performances in the past two weeks, Northcote displayed a much more competitive effort in a 3-2 loss to Oakleigh Cannons at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday. In an enticing first half, Northcote were unlucky to

Preview: Northcote v Oakleigh

Words | Effie Caloutas  2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 13- Northcote City v Oakleigh Cannons Saturday May 21st, 3:00pm at John Cain Memorial Park 14th v 6th Northcote meet the Oakleigh Cannons for the first time this season, with Northcote looking to bounce

James Muir appointed as Technical Director

Northcote City is delighted to announce the appointment of James Muir as the club’s Technical Director. Muir arrives with extensive experience in coaching and coach education over the last 13 years both in Australia and abroad. His stellar CV includ

Sam signs as City strengthen

Northcote City are delighted to announce the signing of winger Borbor Sam. 21-year-old Sam comes with a strong pedigree having spent three years at Perth Glory as part of the youth set-up, on the back of being part of Bayswater City’s run to the f

Preview: Bentleigh Greens v Northcote City

Words | Effie Caloutas  2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 12- Bentleigh Greens v Northcote City Friday May 13th, 8:15pm Kingston Heath Soccer Complex 2nd v 14th  Bentleigh Greens meet Northcote City for the first time this season, with Bentleigh going for the

Northcote deflated in second half collapse to Hume

Words | Effie Caloutas Despite two improved performances in the past two weeks, Northcote were a different team in their 5-0 loss to Hume City at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday.  Donning pink shirts in support of Breast Cancer Network Australia, Nor

Preview: Northcote City v Hume City

Words | Effie Caloutas  2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 11: Northcote City v Hume City  Saturday May 7th, 3:00pm John Cain Memorial Park  14th v 5th  Northcote City meet Hume City for the first time this season, with both teams looking to secure another w

Northcote to Pink Up for breast cancer support

Media Release 28 April 2016 Northcote City Football Club to Pink Up for breast cancer support Northcote City Football Club is preparing to Pink Up for Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)’s annual Pink Sports Day on Saturday May 7 and Mother’s Day S

City shore up defence with Duncan signing

Northcote City are pleased to confirm the signing of centre-back Marcus Duncan from Central Coast Mariners.  After being an integral part of the Mariners youth team, the 19-year-old was ready for a new challenge and will soon line up in the blue of North

Preview: Richmond v Northcote

Words | Effie Caloutas  2016 PS4 NPL Victoria Round 10- Richmond SC v Northcote City Friday April 29, 8:30pm Kevin Bartlett Reserve Bottom of the table clash between Richmond SC and Northcote City, with both teams needing a win after poor starts to the

Improved City draw with Bulleen

Words | Effie Caloutas Northcote City and Bulleen Lions drew 1-1 at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon. It was Goran Lozanovski’s first game back as Head Coach, with the point Northcote’s first since their 0-0 draw against Pascoe Vale earli

Gibson and Crowley join the fight

Northcote City would like to confirm the signings of attacking midfielder Keenan Gibson and striker Braedyn Crowley.  Gibson arrives having played the last National Youth League season with Brisbane Roar, and as a former Blacktown City junior, has also

Lozanovski: I’m here long-term

Goran Lozanovski has returned to the Club where he spent five years coaching, citing a fire in his belly to get Northcote City back to winning ways. Here’s what he had to say in his first interview back at John Cain Memorial Park.  First of all wel

Port too good for Northcote

Northcote City failed to snap its losing streak with a 3-0 defeat to Port Melbourne Sharks at JL Murphy Reserve on Friday night.  With Assistant Coach Duly Abdul Karim installed as caretaker, City did well in keeping out a Port side which controlled poss

Announcement: Northcote and Gymnopoulos part ways

Northcote City Football Club wishes to announce that it has parted ways with Head Coach Alex Gymnopoulos. Assistant Dave Kalifatidis has also departed as the Club looks to revive its season after a poor run of results. Everyone at Northcote City would lik

City suffer Avondale heartbreak

Northcote City were on the receiving end of a damaging defeat to Avondale FC at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday.  With both sides equal bottom with just one point apiece, the match represented an important opportunity for Northcote to get their firs

Nine-man City beaten by Bergers

Northcote City were dealt a painful 6-1 loss by local rivals Heidelberg United at John Cain Memorial Park on a day when the big decisions were not in favour of the team in blue.  City had only themselves to blame for a slow start as Heidelberg centre-ba

Tour Diary #4: Trip to Eindhoven

After a gruelling Hasselt Cup campaign, the players and parents enjoyed a couple of free days to relax and explore the Belgian town a little further. It was soon back to footballing action with a trip to the Netherlands as the Northcote squad visited none

Tour Diary #3: City defy the odds

Northcote City’s Under 13 side continued to exemplify their immense team spirit with a Herculean effort to finish fourth overall in the Hasselt Cup.  Having qualified second in Group A, City returned for Day 2 of the tournament with a Quarter Final

Tour Diary #2: Under 13s make City proud

After having arrived safely in Belgium, the team went out to take in the sights and sounds of Hasselt. The boys wasted no time in digging into some waffles and also came across university students with a sign for the people of Belgium after the tragic Bru

Northcote succumb to heavy Gully defeat

It was a match to forget for Northcote City as they went down 5-0 at Green Gully on Saturday.  In need of points, City got off to a decent start, matching their opponents in the opening stages at Green Gully Reserve. It was Alex Gymnopoulos’ side

NCFC City Experience: Tour Diary #1

Northcote City’s Under 13 NPL team have embarked upon the first stages of their European Tour. As Under 12s last season, the stellar side won an astonishing treble of trophies, including the inaugural City Cup, which afforded them the opportunity to tra

Saints knock City out of Cup

Northcote City were knocked out of the FFA Cup in Round 4 of the qualifying stage following a 1-0 loss to St Albans Saints at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday. It was an uneventful first half with chances hard to come by for either side. With ten minut

Junior NPL season kicks off against Bulleen

Our 2016 Junior NPL Season kicked off on Sunday at Donath Reserve with Northcote City playing against arch-rivals FC Bulleen. Kitted out in their new Macron gear, the lads oozed class and professionalism as all of the tactics and strategies from pre-s

City and Paco play out stalemate

Northcote City picked up its first point of the season with a 0-0 stalemate against Pascoe Vale at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday.  After a tight opening 20 minutes with neither side able to find joy in the attacking third, the match burst into li

UNDER 11 KANGAROOS POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Northcote City FC is seeking highly talented Under 11 players to fill the final positions of our Kangaroo Team.  The team will be coached by Jason Chidaushe. Jason has recently completed his C License course and is now working as a Technical Coach to Nor

Former coach Busso kicking coaching goals

Former Northcote City Junior Coach Stefan Busso is making strides as he leads Football Federation Victoria’s Senior NTC side into the inaugural season of the Women’s National Premier League’s Victoria. Starting in 2011, Busso coached Northcote City

NCFC thanks Barry Plant Preston

Club Vice President Peter Kotsiris with Harry Manaras of Barry Plant Preston Northcote City Football Club would like to thank Barry Plant Preston for their ongoing support off the field in sponsoring the Club.  For all your real estate needs please call

Tzoulis returns to City

Northcote City are pleased to announce the signing of midfielder Nick Tzoulis. Tzoulis returns to John Cain Memorial Park where he was part of the 2013 VPL Championship winning team, before moving to Port Melbourne Sharks and having a short stint with Bru

5-8 program information

This year we are very happy to announce that Oscar Magrina will be leading the program. Oscar is a UEFA A License Coach originally from Spain and has coached our NPL Under 13s and Under 18s in 2015. Oscar has a wealth of knowledge and we are very fortunat

City seal Cunningham coup

Northcote City are delighted to announce the signing of forward Michael Cunningham from United States outfit Rochester Rhinos.  Born in London and raised in Nottingham, Cunningham left his native England and gained professional playing experience across

Northcote confirms Karvouniaris capture

Northcote City are pleased to announce the signing of defender Michalis Karvouniaris from Panachaiki in the Greek Second Division. At just 22, the centre back arrives with an abundance of first team experience in his home country having broken into senior

Rizk and Voulgaris join Northcote

Northcote City are pleased to announce the signings of Anthony Rizk and Jonathan Voulgaris on multi-year contracts. Rizk, 20, rejoins his junior club after a stint with Melbourne City in the Foxtel National Youth League and the 2015 NPL1 season. Able to o

Theodoridis departs Northcote City

Long-term goalkeeper and Northcote City stalwart Chris Theodoridis has departed the Club following a brilliant nine-year career at John Cain Memorial Park, as he moves on in search of a new challenge at his boyhood club Heidelberg United. Still a teenag

Notice of Annual General Meeting- 29th Nov, 2015

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Northcote City Football Club will be held at The John Cain Memorial Park Reserve, 281 Darebin Road, Thornbury on 29th November, 2015 at 11.30am. At the meeting members will have the opportunity to:

Exclusive Melbourne City membership offer

Melbourne City has extended an exclusive membership offer to all players, parents and members of Northcote City for the upcoming 2015/16 Hyundai A-League season. Northcote City and Melbourne City have established a fruitful relationship following Northcot

NCFC U12s book ticket to Manchester City

Northcote City’s Under 12 side has claimed the inaugural City Cup, winning the final stages of the round robin tournament on Friday. The Cup competition, hosted by Melbourne City FC, is open to Under 12 teams across the state and offers the champi

NCFC Under 14s claim NPL East title

Northcote City’s Under 14s have become the second junior side at the club to win the NPL East title this season. It was an extremely successful 2015 campaign for a team that grew and improved together in many facets of the game in order to claim the tit

NCFC U12s win NPL East title

Northcote City’s Under 12 boys have clinched the NPL East title with a 3-0 win over FC Bulleen Lions at John Cain Memorial Park on Sunday. Goals in the morning sunshine from Matthew Mosbauer, Emile Peios and Shaun Kilbane sealed the win which meant that

Announcement: Alex Gymnopoulos appointed as Head Coach

Northcote City FC are delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Gymnopoulos as the Club’s new Head Coach. After the consideration of a number of candidates, Gymnopoulos has been rewarded with the senior role following his already long and successful

Coach’s Report: NCFC DSR v Northern Falcons

Northcote City’s DSR boys starred in their return leg against Northern Falcons at John Cain Memorial Park on Sunday. Having won the away leg 2-0 a couple of weeks previously, the boys were quietly confident going into the game on home turf. Both coaches

Coaching Positions at Northcote City FC 2016

In 2016, a range of coaching positions will become available across our NPL Victoria Boys, Girls and MiniRoos programs. Whether you’re an established coach with plenty of experience, or you are taking your first steps down the path of coaching, get

2016 Trials Information

 In 2016, Northcote City FC will continue to develop its outstanding football program across our NPL, Girls, MiniRoos and DSR programs. All trial information and registration links can be found on our dedicated page at http://northcotecity.com.au/201

Vale: Andreas Giannopoulos

All teams this weekend observed a minute’s silence in honour of Mr. Giannopoulos. Andreas was the father of former Northcote City FC player, Junior Administrator and President, Jon Giann. Andreas was also a lifelong supporter with his family roots f

NPL Match Report: South Melbourne 3-0 Northcote City

By James Manton South Melbourne wrapped up the Premier’s Plate with a comfortable 3-0 win against Northcote City on Sunday afternoon. However the result and celebrations may be dampened after talismanic striker Milos Lujic – who also scored a

Northcote City Womens Interview with Smash FM

On Tuesday night, local sports radio station Smash FM visited Northcote City FC for a fantastic interview with our Womens Team players Charlotte Evans, Geo Loizides, Monica Caminiti, Nadia Tavella, Stephanie Mihos and Claudia  Di Medio. You can hear th

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 0-1 Bentleigh Greens

BY LOU VERGA A late Troy Ruthven header gave Bentleigh Greens all three points against Northcote City in PS4 NPL Victoria at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday. The win keeps Bentleigh (played 25, 55 points, +23 goal difference) top of the table and ahea

NPL Round 25 Preview: Northcote City v Bentleigh Greens

It’s our final home game for 2015…get down and show you support! Northcote City v Bentleigh Greens 3:00pm, Saturday August 15, 2015 John Cain Memorial Park, Thornbury Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #NCvBG #PS4NPLVIC Last round: Werribee C

Northcote City FC DSR Players to Represent Australia

Years of hard work and persistence has paid off for three of our Northcote City FC DSR players. Nelson Gray, Christian Tsangas & Hayden Bognar  (pictured above left to right) are off to the UK representing Australia in the Under 19 Football Champion

Northcote City DSR Team Wins Local Friendly!

   We are proud to share an update from George Prapas, the coach of our Disability Sports & Recreation (DSR) team with the Northcote City FC family. Sunday 9th August saw our DSR team play a friendly game against the Northern Falcons. A 2-0

NPL Match Report: Werribee City 2-1 Northcote City

By Tomasz Ng Image: Bruno Silverii Werribee City broke its nine-game losing streak with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Northcote City at Galvin Park. Bobby Vidanoski opened the scoring for the hosts with an opportunistic strike in the first half, which was su

NPL Round 24 Preview: Werribee City v Northcote City

3:00pm, Sunday, August 9, 2015 Galvin Park, Werribee Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #WCvNC #PS4NPLVIC #wearenorthcotecity Last round: Avondale FC 6-0 Werribee City – Match Report Dandenong Thunder 0-0 Northcote City – Match Report Form:

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 0-0 Dandenong Thunder

By Lou Verga Northcote City and Dandenong Thunder played out a goalless draw at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday.  After a dour first half with limited opportunities, the second half provided entertainment and plenty of goalmouth action but ultimately

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 1-1 Oakleigh Cannons

By Lou Verga Northcote City’s three game winning streak was snapped as Oakleigh Cannons held the side to a 1-1 draw at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday.  Evan Kounavelis gave his side the lead in the 18th minute with a silky lobbed finish, but it o

NPL Round 21: Northcote City FC v Oakleigh Cannons FC

A big week gets bigger with tomorrow’s game! Our Seniors look for a fourth win in a row as they charge towards the dream of making finals! NPL Victoria Round 21 Northcote City FC v Oakleigh Cannons FC 3:00 PM, Saturday 11 July John Cain Memorial Par

NPL Match Report: Heidelberg United 0-1 Northcote City

By Daniel Campos for FFV A sole strike by Calvin Mbarga was enough for Northcote in its 1-0 win over Heidelberg United on a rather chilly Wednesday evening at Olympic Village. Heidelberg showed confidence from the start coming off a big win against rivals

NPL Round 20 Preview: Heidelberg United v Northcote City

  Text from FFV, photo by John Punshon Heidelberg United v Northcote City 8:30pm, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Olympic Village, Heidelberg West Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #HUvNC #PS4NPLVIC #wearenorthcotecity Last round: South Melbourne 1-2 Heide

Northcote City NPL Juniors Visit Murray United FC

This weekend, our Under 12 to 18 NPL Junior teams took the drive up the Hume Highway to play against Murray United at their picturesque venue at La Trobe University’s Albury-Wodonga Campus. Many of our families took the chance to travel up on Frid

NPL Match Report: Avondale FC 1-3 Northcote City

By Marissa Lordanic Northcote City has secured back-to-back wins with a 3-1 victory over Avondale FC at Avondale Heights Reserve on Saturday afternoon.  Aaron Ward opened the scoring for the visitors before Calvin Mbarga doubled their advantage.  Mat Sa

NPL Match Report: Port Melbourne 0-2 Northcote City

By Brandon Galgano (@bgalgano94) Northcote City has secured a vital three points in the race for a top six spot with a 2-0 victory against Port Melbourne on Friday night at JL Murphy Reserve. Despite starting the game the stronger of the two sides, Port M

NPL Round 18 Preview: Port Melbourne v Northcote City

Match Details 8.15pm, Friday, June 26, 2015 JL Murphy Reserve, Port Melbourne Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, ‪#‎PMvNC ‪#‎PS4NPLVIC Last round: Port Melbourne 0 – 3 Avondale FC Northcote 1 – 3 Pascoe Vale Form: PM: DLLLL NC: LWLWL Last

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 1-3 Pascoe Vale

Text from FFV Pascoe Vale has earned three points on the road, defeating Northcote City 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at John Cain Memorial Park. Despite going behind early thanks to a Jonathan Bounas strike, Paco slammed home three unanswered goals to seal t

NPL Round 17 Preview: Northcote City FC v Pascoe Vale

Text from FFV Northcote City FC v Pascoe Vale 3.00pm, Saturday, June 20, 2015 John Cain Memorial Reserve, Thornbury Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #NCvPV #PS4NPLVIC Last round: Northcote City 3 – 1 Hume City Avondale FC 0 – 0 Pascoe Vale

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 3-1 Hume City FC

By AHMED YUSSUF (@ahmedyussuf10) Photo MATT JOHNSON Northcote City is back to winning ways, claiming a 3-1 victory at home to fifth-placed Hume City on a warm Saturday afternoon at John Cain Memorial Park. The goals came in the second half with Northcote

NPL Round 16 Preview: Northcote City v Hume City

Text from FFV Northcote City FC v Hume City FC 3.00pm, Saturday, June 13, 2015 John Cain Memorial Reserve, Thornbury Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #NCvHC #PS4NPLVIC Last round: Northcote City 1 – 2 Melbourne Knights Oakleigh Cannons 1 –

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 1-2 Melbourne Knights

By Lou Verga (@LouVerga) A double from Andrew Barisic has helped Melbourne Knights prevail over Northcote City 2-1 at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday. The striker scored near the start, and end, of the affair to seal the result for the visitors despit

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 3-1 Green Gully

By Katie Lambeski (@KatieLambeski) A first half burst from Northcote City FC led them to a 3-1 win over Green Gully SC at John Cain Memorial Park on Sunday. Calvin Mbarga, Jordan Wilkes and a spot-kick from Marino Gasparis were too much for a 15th minute

NPL Round 14 Preview: Northcote City v Green Gully

Northcote City v Green Gully3.00pm, Saturday, May 23 2015John Cain Memorial Park, NorthcoteTwitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, ‪#‎NCvGG #PS4NPLVICLast round:Northcote City 1 – 2 South MelbourneOakleigh Cannons  1 – 2 Bentleigh GreensF

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 1-2 South Melbourne

By Lou Verga (@LouVerga) South Melbourne has regained top spot after seeing off a determined Northcote City 2-1 at John Cain Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon. Matthew Theodore put the visitors ahead before James Kalifatidis cancelled out the goal soon

NPL Preview: Northcote City v South Melbourne

Northcote City v South Melbourne 3.00pm, Saturday, May 16, 2015 John Cain Memorial Park, Northcote Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, ‪#‎NCvSM #PS4NPLVIC #wearenorthcote Last round: Bentleigh Greens 4 – 0 Northcote City South Melbourne 5 – 0

JOHN CAIN MEMORIAL PARK – CHANGEROOMS UPGRADE

Dear Members, Northcote City Football Club has recently applied for and been allocated a conditional grant of $50,000 from Darebin City Council for the upgrading of the existing change facilities located on the main playing ground. Our change rooms are in

NPL Match Report: Bentleigh Greens 4-0 Northcote City FC

By SEAN ELLICOTT Bentleigh Greens have moved to the top of the PlayStation 4 NPL Victoria table after a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Northcote City FC at Kingston Heath Soccer Complex on Friday night. Greens skipper Wayne Wallace sent the hosts into the

NPL Round 12: Bentleigh Greens v Northcote City FC

Another huge NPL clash awaits, with Northcote City heading up to Bentleigh Greens. Fresh off a 2-0 win against Werribee City, Goran Lozanovksi’s men will be eyeing this an opportunity to start climbing their way up the table. For their part, Bentle

NPL Match Report: Northcote City 2-0 Werribee City

By: MATTHEW CONVERSANO Photo: MARK AVELLINO Northcote has secured three points at John Cain Memorial Reserve on Saturday afternoon, defeating Werribee 2-0 in a tense encounter that hung in the balance with two second half goals. It all came down to an inc

NPL Round 11 Preview: Northcote City v Werribee City

Northcote City v Werribee City 3.00pm, Saturday, May 2, 2015 John Cain Memorial Park, Northcote Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, ‪#‎NCvWC #PS4NPLVIC Last round: Dandenong Thunder 6 – 1 Northcote City Werribee City 2 – 2 Avondale FC Form

Get well soon Dave!

The Northcote City FC family would like to extend its well wishes to our Under 20 Assistant Coach, David Kalifatidis and his family. David was unfortunately involved in a car accident on Monday and is currently recovering in the Western General hospital.

NPL Match Report: Dandenong Thunder 6-1 Northcote City

By DAMIR KULAS (@DamirKulas) Dandenong Thunder has rolled back the years with a dominant 6-1 trashing over Northcote City at George Andrews Reserve on Saturday night. A hat trick to youngster Jarod Blackburn, a double to wunderkind Yusef Ahmed and another

NPL Round 10 Preview: Dandenong Thunder v Northcote City

Dandenong Thunder v Northcote City 7.00pm, Saturday, April 25, 2015 George Andrews Reserve, Dandenong Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, ‪#‎DTvNC #PS4NPLVIC #wearenorthcote Last round: Avondale FC 3 – 2 Dandenong Thunder Northcote City 2 – 0

Disability Sport & Recreation Players at Senior Match

Saturday’s win at John Cain was made all the more special as the Senior team was joined by our 7-a-side Disability Sport & Recreation team! The team paid a visit to the changeroom and were presented their kits by our Senior players. @NorthcoteCi

NPL Match Report: Oakleigh Cannons 2-2 Northcote City

By James Willoughby (@jwilloughby26) Aron Wilford’s 93rd-minute header has rescued a point for a 10-man Oakleigh side in an entertaining 2-2 draw with Northcote City on Monday night. The healthy crowd at Jack Edwards Reserve roared with approval as

NPL Match Preview: Oakleigh Cannons v Northcote City

Photo: Matt Johnson Oakleigh Cannons v Northcote City 8.30pm, Monday, April 13, 2015 Jack Edwards Reserve, Oakleigh Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #OCvNC #PS4NPLVIC Last round: Melbourne Knights 2 – 2 Oakleigh Cannons Northcote City 0 – 2

NPL Match Report: Northcote City v Heidelberg United

More photos here By Mark Gojszyk (@hahahamark) Heidelberg United has brushed past a 10-man Northcote City, claiming a 2-0 win at John Cain Memorial Reserve. Les Doumbalis smashed home a rocket minutes into the contest, before Northcote’s comeback was ma

NPL Match Preview: Northcote City v Heidelberg United

Northcote City v Heidelberg United Saturday, April 4, 2015 Seniors – 3:00pm Under 20 – 12:30pm John Cain Memorial Reserve Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #wearenorthcote, #NCvHU #PS4NPLVIC Text from FFV  Last round: Northcote City 2 ̵

NPL Juniors Easter Weekend Fixture Changes

Dear Families, We wish to advise that our NPL Juniors games have been moved to Saturday. Times as follows. A follow up email will be sent shortly. Northcote City FC v Nunawading FC SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2015 DISC U12 – 10am Pitch 1 U13 – 11:10am Pitch 1 U1

Tonight: City look for three in a row at Hume

After two league wins on the bounce, Northcote take the short drive to Broadmeadows Valley Park to chase another victory against Hume City. Northcote and Hume are tied on six points, giving a big opportunity for tonight’s winner to ascend the PS4 N

NPL Match Report: Joy at home for Northcote!

By Matthew Conversano Northcote has sealed back-to-back wins, after grinding out a 2-1 result against Port Melbourne in a hard fought contest at John Cain Memorial Reserve on Saturday afternoon. After going behind early from a strike by Port Melbourne’s

NPL is back at John Cain for 2015!

Home ground advantage has never looked so good, as Northcote City return to a very green John Cain Memorial Park for their first home fixture of the 2015 NPL season. Goran Lozanovski’s men will look to put its attacking weapons to use on a much impr

NPL Match Report: Back on the Winner’s List!

By Matt McNamara Northcote City has secured its first points of the 2015 NPL Victoria season, while leaving Pascoe Vale still searching for its, after a thrilling 3-2 victory on Friday evening at the opening of CB Smith Reserve. Northcote did things the h

City look to take the points at all new CB Smith Reserve

After returning to training at a vastly improved John Cain Memorial Park this week, Northcote City will look to spoil the party at Pascoe Vale on Friday night. Not only is it a game between two close rivals, the night will celebrate the opening of CB Smit

NPL Match Report: Second defeat for Northcote

By James Willoughby (@jwilloughby26) Melbourne Knights continues its winning start to the PlayStation 4 NPL Victoria 2015 season with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Northcote City at Knights Stadium on Friday. After a cagey first half, Knights took the le

NPL Match Report: Tough Start for Northcote City

By Mark Gojszyk (@hahahamark) Green Gully has opened its PlayStation 4 NPL Victoria 2015 account in style, putting away a 10-man Northcote City 4-1 at Green Gully Reserve on Monday night. Nikola Markovski nabbed a brace, while the two Matthews – Sanders

NPL 2015 Round 1 Preview: Green Gully v Northcote City

Text by Alen Delic, FFV Green Gully v Northcote City 8.30pm, Monday February 23, 2015 Green Gully Reserve, Keilor Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #GGvNC #PS4NPLVIC Green Gully was not a side many thought would be in the relegation dogfight last year,

NPL Seniors and Under 20 Season Launch

Northcote City FC hosts its annual Season Launch for our NPL Senior and Under 20 teams this Saturday 21 February at the Social Club! These are always some of the best nights on the calendar, and this year, it is held only two days out from our opening gam

EMAIL UPDATE

We have some maintenance happening on our domain, emails to “@northcotecity.com.au” may take up to 24 hours to come through. We apologise for any inconvenience. Thanks, Team Northcote Note – this has been resolved

Saturday Morning Program Returns 14 February

In 2015, Northcote City FC continues the SATURDAY MORNING KIDS PROGRAM for 5-8 year olds. This program is a wonderful introduction to the beautiful game! The program begins next Saturday 14 February! Head to http://northcotecity.com.au/under5-8/ to REGIST

Senior Season Launch & Jumper Presentation Night

For our members, fans and sponsors, Saturday 21 February is a night to lock into your social calendars as we launch in NPL Season 2015! The opportunity will also be there to greet all new players as well as some familiar ones from both our Seniors and U

Northcote City announces 2015 SAP accreditation

In 2015, Northcote City FC is pleased to once again take part in the development of talented players through the Skill Acquisition Program (SAP), run in conjunction with Football Federation Victoria. Training will take place twice a week, with players pa

EMAIL UPDATE

We are happy to advise that all email addresses are back in action. As always, see out Contact page to get in touch. Thanks Team NCFC

COMMUNICATIONS UPDATE

COMMUNICATIONS UPDATE Please notw that the following three email addresses are out of action right now. We expect this to be fixed by Tuesday. Apologies for any inconvenience. Team NCFC juniors@northcotecity.com.au girls@northcotecity.com.au miniroos@nort

Announcement: New Technical Director John Kyrgios

Northcote City FC is pleased to announce the appointment of John Kyrgios as our new Technical Director. John has a wealth of experience as a player and a coach, from playing in the VPL as a senior keeper to coaching VCL and Senior Women’s in the WPL

Thanks Socrates!

Northcote City FC wishes to thank its outgoing Technical Director Socrates Nicolaidis for his service over the last three seasons. Socrates has been the driving force behind the establishment of our football program, which has led to some wonderful outcom

2015 PS4 NPL Fixture Announced

As the lead-up to the 2015 NPL Season gets into full swing with our Seniors team locked in their preparation, the FFV has just announced the fixture for the new season. We will get underway with a visit to Green Gully on Monday 23 February. Click here to

Northcote City FC NPL Juniors In Eastern Conference

Northcote City FC confirms its NPL Junior teams will compete in the Eastern Conference in 2015. Northcote City FC believed that its geographic location, member base and history of participation necessitated the change back to the Eastern Conference, and

NPL Coaching Staff Announcement

Northcote City FC announces its coaching staff for NPL 2015. The Club is proud to have one of the most stable coaching lineups in the NPL, with a continued focus on developing young talent for our Senior team. Senior Head Coach: Goran Lozanovski Senior A

Seniors and Under 20 Presentation Night

Friday 7 November 2014 Start: Strictly 7:00pm Finish: Midnight Cost: $60 per head Attendance is compulsory for Seniors and Under 20 Please book your table by calling Peter Kotsiris on 0420 600 987

Post-Season Interview: Goran Lozanovski

Northcote City would have done amazingly well to emulate the incredible success of 2013, winning the final iteration of the Victorian Premier League, a title built on a string of consecutive wins in the early part of the season. 2014, brought along many c

A Positive End to Season 2014

Northcote City pulled the curtain on another successful 2014 season with a very worthy 1-0 away win against Hume City in Broadmeadows Valley Park while the Under 20s produced another emphatic performance with a resounding 6-1 win against their opponents.

NPL Final Round Preview: Hume City v Northcote City

It’s the final round of the National Premier Leagues (NPL) Victoria 2014 season, and with South Melbourne having already lifted the trophy, the focus now shifts to the three-way battle for survival between Ballarat, Port Melbourne and Werribee City.

Match Preview: Northcote City v Green Gully

Northcote City v Green Gully 7th v 9th       3.00pm, Saturday September 6, 2014 John Cain Memorial Reserve Twitter: Live updates on Twitter @nplvictoria, #NCvGG #NPLVIC Last round: South Melbourne 2-1 Northcote City Green Gully 1-2 Port Melbourne Sh

Match Report: South Melbourne 2-1 Northcote City

By Steven Chang (@Gixibyte) South Melbourne showcased a commanding 2-1 home victory over Northcote City at Lakeside Stadium on Sunday to place itself on the brink of a championship title. NPL leading goalscorer Milos Lujic was the hero, netting a brace to

Mitchell Osborne signs for Hércules de Alicante CF

Northcote City FC would like to congratulate young gun Mitchell Osborne on signing for Spanish club Hércules C.F. We wish Mitchell all the very best for the future as he embarks in a lifelong dream of making it as a professional footballer. He heads to S

Match Report: Northcote City 1-0 Heidelberg United

By Brandon Galgano (@bgalgano94)  An absolute belter from former Adelaide United youngster Liam Wooding has seen Northcote City defeat Heidelberg United 1-0 at John Cain Memorial Reserve on Sunday afternoon.  Having already put up a contender for goal o

NPL Preview: Northcote City v Heidelberg United

Northcote City v Heidelberg United 6th v 3rd 3.00pm, Sunday August 17, 2014 John Cain Memorial Park Twitter: Live updates @nplvictoria, #NCvHU #NPLVIC Last round: Goulburn Valley Suns 1-3 Northcote City Heidelberg United 2-2 Bentleigh Greens Form: Northco