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Match report for 9 & 10 April – A weekend of strong competition
April 11, 2016

 

Bendigo City FC faced strong competition over the weekend, with the Seniors and Under 20s taking on North Geelong Warriors FC and the junior teams matching it with Moreland Zebras FC in Melbourne.

 

The Epsom Huntly Recreation Reserve was host to the North Geelong Warriors, who took home the points in both matches on Saturday evening.

 

The Bendigo City Seniors went down 7-2 after North Geelong got a very strong start scoring six goals in the first half. Bendigo finished with a strong second half performance, scoring two goals and holding Geelong to only one goal. Goal scorers for Bendigo were David Younan and George Mcheilah. Youngsters Matthew Sporle and Lachlan Beever performed well against strong competitors. Goal keeper Dante Thomas made some great saves under pressure.

 

The Under 20s also went down to North Geelong, 7-1, with Say Kapaw scoring a stunning header for Bendigo in the opening minutes of the match.

 

The junior matches provided some great skills and entertainment, in particular the goal filled Under 13s match that saw Bendigo City just pipped at the post, losing 6-5 after a very strong second half in which the team scored four goals.

 

Once again the Under 15 and 16 Bendigo teams came away with a win, strengthening their positions on the ladder.

 

The Under 15s won 1-0 in a very tight match. Lachlan McRostie got a head to a free kick from Tom Kay which was too strong for the Moreland Zebras goalkeeper to stop. The Under 16s won 3-2, with Alastair Merkel scoring two for Bendigo and Matthew Gallagher scoring another.

 

The Under 18s went down 3-0 but their coach was pleased with a solid performance against strong competition. The Under 14 and Under 12 Bendigo teams were both held to nil scores by skilled Moreland teams.


Come along and watch the region’s best juniors play this Sunday when Bendigo City Junior teams take on Pascoe Vale FC at Epsom Huntly Recreation Reserve. Matches start at 10.00am. The Seniors and Under 20 teams will travel to Melbourne on Saturday to take on Moreland Zebras FC.


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School Holiday Coaching
March 30, 2016

Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 APRIL 2016 9:00AM to 5:00PM

SCHOOL HOLIDAY COACHING CLINIC

BENDIGO CITY FC CITY KICKS

The Clinic is an exciting 2-Day program offering the option to attend one or both days.

The clinic is designed for Girls and Boys from ages 6-14.
Both days will include quality coaching from Marco Kueck, Bendigo City FC Players and Coaches. Training drills and Round Robin matches will be held throughout the day and cater for all skill levels.
A healthy lunch and snacks are provided to participants on both days.

Venue: Epsom Huntly Recreation Reserve, Synthetic Pitch

Bookings for this event can be made by clicking on the link below: https://www.trybooking.com/JDKG 


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Match Report Weekend 12th & 13th March
March 14, 2016

Bendigo seniors played Whittlesea Ranges at Epping Stadium, Epping, on Saturday evening.  Donte Thomas Bendigo City’s reserves goal keeper kept a clean slate with a nil all draw for the U20 match, whilst the strikers had their chances but failed to entertain the crowd like they did last week at home against Moreland.

After a very competitive first half, the Bendigo City seniors were unlucky to walk in at half time a goal down. After some great pieces of play Bendigo City with a depleted bench ran out of legs to go down 4-0.  

The Bendigo City Juniors played the best of FFV’s young talented players at home at Epsom on Sunday.  The Bendigo City’s Under 16 showed the benefit of several seasons having played at this level providing very strong competition to the National Training Centre Blue team without their regular coach Grant Lane away for License accreditation going down just 6 – 5, along with a significant player injury, Luke Burns being stretchered from the field.

With many of the Bendigo’s sides rudderless with coach license upgrades in Melbourne this weekend, and the remaining coaches having to step in to coach several teams, the squads still provided good competition for their visitors.  The U12’s went down 3-0, the U13’s 7-0, the U14’s striker Jimi Fawcett scored to put them on the sheet but still going down 6-1.  The strong U15’s Bendigo side were outclassed by the accomplished opposition going down 3-0. Whilst the U18 with a small bench and imports from other teams managed to score but also went down 7-1.  


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Juniors kick off their season this weekend.
March 10, 2016

The junior teams kick off their season against FFV Game Training squads this weekend at Epsom Huntly Reserve. All squads have been training hard for the last 6 weeks and are ready to go.

The game times for this Sunday 13th March. 

U12 10.30am Pitch 3
U13 12.00pm Pitch 4
U14 1.15pm Pitch 3
U15 1.15pm Pitch 4
U16 10.00am Pitch 4
U18 11.30am Pitch 3

Good luck everyone.


MADE IN BENDIGO

Bendigo City FC is a new club in the Victorian NPL in 2015. Sponsored by the Bendigo Bank and supported by the City of Greater Bendigo, and local businesses, junior footballers and their families. Volunteers have rolled up their sleeves to get behind the club and ensure our local junior footballers have a presence in the Victorian National Premier League and a pathway to fulfill their dreams of playing at the highest level. But more than that we aim to be a club where the players feel they belong.

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