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Senior training starts at 6pm Wed 2nd Feb

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, In : senior 

The new season is almost upon us and training for the Senior Men’s and Women’s teams will begin on Wednesday, 2nd February, from 6pm at the Oval. All are welcome.

Details of Junior/Youth registration and training will be available shortly.

Meanwhile, anyone who would like to be involved in some way for the 2011 season—as a player, manager, coach, canteen helper, spectator—should contact John Owen on 6267 4761 or email john.owen52@bigpond.com.

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Social Game on Sunday 23 January

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Friday, January 21, 2011, In : announcements 
Official Summer Cup training is set to start on Wednesday 26th January.   As a precursor to the training, a social game has been organised for 3pm on Sunday 23rd January at Woodbridge School Oval.  Interested players, aged 15 and over are invited to to come along for a social kick and informal game.

The club is hopeful of being granted permission to use Woodbridge Oval for the training sessions, Woodbridge Cricket Club has indicated that the oval is available on Wednesday evenings, and the clu...
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Want to play in the 2011 Summer Cup?

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Thursday, January 20, 2011, In : announcements 
2011 Summer Cup 19 February - 12 March

Team nominations for the Summer Cup, which runs from 19 February to around 12 March, are due this weekend (Sun 23 Jan). 

WSC is hoping to field both a men's and  a women's team, so it's important that anyone interested (players aged 15 and over)  contact Dalles as soon as possible, so that the club knows how many teams to nominate for the competition.

Mobile: 0427043566

Home: 6295 1878

Email: dallesh@yahoo.com.au


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Sth Hobart Vs Sth Melbourne Hellas

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Thursday, January 6, 2011,

 South Hobart FC


South Melbourne Hellas FC

***Hill St/ Thrifty Cup ***

Sunday 16th January 2011

kick-off 4pm

COME EARLY for the

South Hobart Development Squad

Vs. Glenorchy Knights Under 19’s @ 1pm



 Fairy Floss ✶ Slushies


Darcy St Park, South Hobart

$6 Adults

$4 Pensioners (couples $7)

$4 Students

Under 12 yo FREE


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Pre-season social game

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, December 29, 2010, In : announcements 
Woodbridge Soccer Club has organised a pre-season social kick at the Woodbridge School Oval on Thursday 30th December.  

The game will kick off at 3pm, anyone interested in a no-pressure, fun game is invited to come along and play.  Hope to see you there...

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New FFT senior futsal competition

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, December 22, 2010,
Football Federation Tasmania Senior Futsal

A new 8 week senior futsal roster will start at Aurora Stadium on Sunday 30th January 2011, with finals to be played on Sunday 20th March.

Team nominations close on Friday 14th January 2011.

Competitions Offered:   
Men’s Divisions 1,2 & 3. 
Women’s Divisions 1 & 2.
Mixed Divisions 1 & 2.

Team nomination:  $70 per team
Game fee:  $40 per team per 40 minute game

For more information, or to nominate a team
Email: futsal@footballfedtas.com.au 

Term 3 Comp...
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FFT Futsal Finals night

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Saturday, December 18, 2010, In : Futsal 
Several Woodbridge players will be taking part in the FFT Futsal Finals on Sunday the 19th December at Aurora Sports Stadium in Moonah:

Women's Premier League Semi-final:
Bits & Pieces Vs The Mean Machine, court 7 at 5:30pm.
The Women's Premier League Grand Final will be played on court 5 at 7:10pm

Mixed Premier League Semi-final:
All Sorts Vs Black Magic, court 8 at 3pm
The Mixed Premier League Grand Final will be played on court 5 at 4:40pm 

Men's Division 1 Semi-final:
Dalles Demons Vs The Mighty ...

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Woodbridge through to Final

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, In : senior 

Mixed Twilight Cup

Third-placed Woodbridge defeated second-placed Metro FC 21 on Tuesday evening to secure a berth in Thursday’s Mixed Grand Final.  Goals from Justin and Jack were enough to steer the team towards its second 2 – 1 defeat of the Metro side.   

The Twilight Cup Mixed Final will be played between Woodbridge and Sheffield Thursday at 6:30pm on Thursday 9th December at Olinda Grove.  

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2011 season dates

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, In : announcements 

Junior games start on Saturday 9 April 2011.

Youth competition kicks off on Saturday 2 April 2011.

This means that the 2011 player registration day will take place sometime in mid February to ensure that teams are nominated prior to the early March registration deadline.  WSC will be aiming to field junior teams for 5 – 11 year olds and youth teams for 12 – 18 year olds. 

senior Summer Cup runs from 19 February to 12 March 2011.

Senior season proper starts on 19 March 2011


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More player success!

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : youth 

Congratulations to Aiden lately of the WSC Under 16 team, who has been invited to tour Brazil in August 2011 as part of an Australian Vikings futsal squad. Aiden impressed selectors with an outstanding performance in goals for one of the Southern Tasmanian teams at the National Schools Futsal Titles in Brisbane in September. The South Tassie team - which also included Jy and Bolan from the WSC U16 team - finished the tournament in 3rd spot on their ladder – a great result for a Ta...

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Upcoming Courses

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, In : announcements 

NTC Youth Licence 

Where: Olinda Grove


Youth Certificate 1 – 11th Jan  2011

Youth Certificate 2 – 12th Jan 2011

Youth Licence Assessment – 13th  Jan 2011

Senior Licence

There will be two senior licence courses run  concurrently in the north and south respectively, this November

Senior Certificate 1 – 6th of Nov

Senior Certificate 2 – 7th and 13th of Nov

Senior Licence Assessment – 14th of Nov

Northern Course

Churchill Park 9am – 4pm each day

Southern Course (...

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Woodbridge Vs Business Time I

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Friday, October 15, 2010, In : senior 

The mixed Woodbridge team has it's first game of the Twilight competition on Thursday evening (21 October) at Olinda Grove, Mt Nelson. Their game kicks off at 6:30pm on pitch one, where they will take on a team named Business Time I.

Round 1 will utilise all three pitches at Olinda Grove in Mount Nelson. Pitch one is the ground on the Kingston side (the right hand side, looking from the clubrooms), pitch two is on the City side of the ground (left hand side) and pitch three is the smaller gr...
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U9 - U12 post-season activities (CORRECTED)

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, October 11, 2010, In : Junior 

University SC has organised sessions for U9 to U12 players:

Venue:     Olinda Grove , Mt Nelson

When:     Thursday Nights

Time:        5:00pm to 6:30pm


                28th October

                4th November

                11th November

                18th November

                25th November

                2nd December

                9th December

Cost:         $55.00

The sessions will include:

  • Facing Forward

  • Changing Feet

  • Passing ...

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Changes to the Twilight Cup

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, In : senior 
The Twilight Cup mixed competition has been moved to Thursday nights starting on the 21 October.  The men's competition will be played on Tuesday evenings starting 19 October.  Both will run for 8 weeks 

The first games of the evening will kick off at 6:30 pm  and all games consist of 2 x 30 minute halves. 

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Virtual training with Man City youth academy

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Thursday, September 23, 2010, In : youth 

Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) is breaking new ground with the introduction of “Cityecademy” an initiative described on the MCFC website as “a free resource for any budding footballer to get quality coaching from Academy coaches" (2010).

Cityecademy offers young footballers from around the world the opportunity to train virtually with the MCFC Youth Academy (Young 2010) and in the process gives them the chance to impress Man City coaches by uploading videos to the site as part...

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Social Twilight Soccer at Olinda Grove

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : announcements 

5 October to 1 December 2010

University SC has organised social twilight football competitions to be played at Olinda Grove from 5 October to 1 December, with games commencing at 6:30 pm.

Dalles and Kerry are organising a Woodbridge team to compete in Wednesday night's mixed competition, the team will need around 7-8 women/girls and five men. The cost per player will be around $50 (to cover the $600 team nomination fee).

As the competitions will be restricted to a limited number of teams, p...

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Clubroom clean up

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : general 

If anyone has some time and some elbow grease to spare this Wednesday (15th September) come along to the clubrooms at around 2:30 pm to help with the annual clean up and stock take. 

 Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Senior End of Season Dinner

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Sunday, September 12, 2010, In : senior 

Date: Friday 24 September

Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start

Where: Grandvewe Cheesery (59 Devlyns Rd, Birches Bay)

Cost: $10 per person


Please bring a plate to share

There will be drinks for sale.  

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Mini world Cup

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Saturday, September 11, 2010, In : general 
Want the stats for today's Mini world Cup?

Well, look no further...

Round 1
Australia 2 Spain 0
Brazil 2 Ghana 0
Round 2
Australia 2 Ghana 4
Spain 2 Brazil 2
Round 3
Brazil 3 Australia 3
Spain 2 Ghana 0

Jacob 4
Jayden 4
Liam 4
Amy 2
Sindri 2

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Committee 2011

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Saturday, September 11, 2010, In : announcements 
Woodbridge Soccer Club's Annual General Meeting was held today at Woodbridge Oval for the purpose of wrapping up the season's administrative details and electing a new committee to steer the club through the 2011 season.

So first off, a BIG  thank you to the outgoing committee, who have worked hard all year to facilitate soccer in the Channel region, and a big welcome to the incoming committee. There is a promising mix of parents of junior and youth players plus a healthy smattering of senio...

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WSC AGM - One mum's opinion:

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, In : general 

to coin a phrase: "Come Play"

As Woodbridge Soccer Club turns 10 years old in 2011, I can look back and see that one or more of my own children have been playing for the club since it’s inception as Woodbridge Whalers SC, way back in 2001. Once upon a time, as a parent of junior players, I was hesitant to help; not because I am inherently lazy (although there is that :)), but because I didn’t know what was involved – didn’t think I had the necessary skills and I didn’t really know enou...

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Women's game CANCELLED

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Saturday, September 4, 2010, In : senior 

Incessant rain and showers since the wee hours of Saturday morning have made Woodbridge Oval unsuitable for today's scheduled match:  (
Div 2 Women Vs University 12:30pm).  

A rather disappointing end to the girls inaugural season :(

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Final senior home games @ Woodbridge Oval

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, In : senior 
The senior teams' final games will be played at Woodbridge Oval:

> Sunday 5 September WSC Women Vs University 12:30pm 

> Sunday 12 September WSC Men Vs Kingborough Lions 2:30pm

Many thanks to the Kettering & Woodbridge Cricket Clubs for sharing their facilities and also to Kingborough Council for providing the infrastructure and maintaining the grounds
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Trophy Day

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Saturday, August 28, 2010, In : announcements 
Trophy Day is to be held on Saturday 11th September at the Woodbridge Oval, proceedings will commence at 11am.  There will be a barbeque and the canteen will be open, however could all families please bring a plate to share of either salad or nibblies.  We will finish the day and the season with usual Mini World Cup games.

Registration Fees:

For your child to be eligible to receive a trophy they must have paid their registration fees in full.  Similarly, for your child to be eligible to play so...
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CORRECTION to Futsal in Margate contact details

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Saturday, August 28, 2010, In : Futsal 
A thousand apologies to those who have been attempting to contact Paul about the upcoming junior futsal roster in Margate, the contact number for futsal in Margate is actually: 

Paul on:  
0417 105 713
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FFT Senior Futsal (Summer)

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Thursday, August 19, 2010, In : Futsal 
Football Fed Tas has just released the details for it's senior summer futsal competition:

Details of the upcoming competitions are as follows:

ROSTER – MATCHES:     10 + Finals
TEAM NOMINATION FEE:    $70.00 per team
COST PER MATCH: $40.00 per team
GAME LENGTH: 2 X 20 minutes halves

For more details on the upcoming competitions or to enrol please contact
Mike McKenna 03 6273 3299 (office) ...
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FFT Junior and Youth Futsal

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, In : Futsal 
FFT's Term 3 futsal competition is scheduled to start on Friday 8 October 2010. There is a one-off charge of $70.00 to nominate a team, and there is a further charge of $6.00 per player, per game.

Games will be played on Friday afternoon/evenings at Clarence Stadium, Moonah Sports Centre or the Aurora Stadium, depending on age, and kick off times will start from 4:30 pm.  There will be 12 weeks of comeptition which includes 3 weeks of finals.

Team and player details must be completed and return...
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Futsal in the south

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Futsal 

Far South (Margate)

Several of our Under 16 players will tell you that playing futsal throughout the summer months was not only a lot of fun, but also helped them to improve their outdoor game.   Their parents, if you ask, will wax lyrical about how exciting futsal is to watch; it's like a faster, shorter version of soccer, ideal for those with short attention spans.

For Junior players this is a unique opportunity to play futsal in the local area, all the fun and excitement without having to tr...

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Grassroots Coaching

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Junior 
There are a couple of upcoming  grassroots coaching courses.  These are conducted free of charge with the aim of ensuring that all coaches have at least this minimum qualification.  Interested parents and/or players are encouraged to attend one of these sessions.

Grassroots Course; Wednesday 25th of August at KGV from 6-9pm. Click here  to register.          

Grassroots Course; Wednesday 1st of September at KGV from 6-9pm Click here to register.
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FFT Junior, Youth & Senior Futsal

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Futsal 
Football Federation Tasmania  Futsal competitions will also commence in October. 
Check the FFT website for details
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Vikings Summer Futsal 2010

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : Futsal 
Futsal Tasmania -
Hobart Junior & Youth Competition

Wednesday Nights for all juniors
Get your entries in now!
Contact: Corey Smith 0437 935 991
Email: corey@vikingsfutsal.net
Web: http://www.tasfutsal.com/
Sign on Wednesday 25th Aug, 1st Sep, 8th Sep 3.30pm-5.30pm
Sign on Saturday 14th Aug, 21st Aug, 28th Aug, 4th Sep 9am-12pm

All registration and sign on days to be held at The Futebol Shop, Memory Lane, Moonah
Rego: $40 per player
Game fee: $40 per team per game

Junior Flyer  (27...
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Central Coast Mariners & Melbourne Victory

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, August 9, 2010,

Pre-season friendlies:
Sunday 25th July
Central Coast Mariners Vs Melbourne Victory @ Aurora Stadium

Tuesday 27th July
Central Coast Mariners Vs Tasmania, 7 pm at KGV Park, Glenorchy (Adults $10, Children Under 13 ADMITTED FREE, Concession $5)

Central Coast Mariners - Clinic for Coaches

Where: KGV field in Glenorchy
Date: Monday 26 July 2010
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost:  FREE

Open to all Coaches,  for more information check out the FFT website at:  http://www.footballfedtas.com.au/ 

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U16s top of Div 2 ladder

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, August 9, 2010, In : youth 
Two consecutive wins and some top performances put our Under 16 team at the head of the Division two ladder.  Well done Under 16s! *<:D
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Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Monday, August 9, 2010,
The sock order should be in any day now, once they arrive they will still be $8 a pair and will be available at the clubhouse. We apologise for the delay and thank everyone for their patience.
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U13s & 16s progress to Youth Plate Semi-Finals

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Friday, July 30, 2010, In : youth 
Both youth teams are to play in Youth Plate Semi-Finals matches on Saturday 24 July. The Under 13s earned their spot by pulling off an amazing victory over Kingborough Lions Blue in an exciting game that went to a penalty shoot-out.  In the semis they will take on either Uni gold, Clarence United or Brighton at a place and time yet to be annonuced.

The inferior number of Under 16 teams means that the WSC under 16s progress automatically into the Semi-finals where they will once again mee...
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Senior games at Kettering Oval

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Friday, July 30, 2010, In : senior 

Woodbridge Oval will be spared some wear and tear by moving senior games to Kettering Oval from this Sunday, the 13th June 2010. 

The women's team will play the inaugural game at the new the pitch, taking on University at 12:30 pm, followed by the WSC men's game against Metro at 2:30 pm.
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Men's team hits the top of Div 4 ladder

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Friday, July 30, 2010, In : senior 
A resounding 8 - 1 win against Barnstoneworth United on Sunday (18 April) has put the WSC men's team on top of the division 4 ladder for the first time ever.  Hooray!!
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Match Reporters wanted!

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Friday, July 30, 2010,

To enhance our newsletter and to make our new website interesting it would be great to have a match reporter for each team.

Alio has set up a trial Blog for the under 16 team for this purpose, you can see it embedded in the Under 16 page. If other teams want to create their own match report Blogs, they too can be embedded on the appropriate team's page.

Assistance can be given with the initial setting up of any blogs if required.

Any takers?  Contact Us

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2010 Committee

Posted by Woodbridge Soccer on Friday, July 30, 2010,

There are still some positions that we hope to fill on the committee before the junior season goes ahead, they are Junior Co-ordinator, Canteen Co-ordinator and groundsman.John Owen has kindly offered to apply his wordsmithing skills to managing the newsletter and publicity which is greatly appreciated.

Anyone interested in joining the committee, or organizing the canteen this season please phone or text Dalles on: 0427 043 566
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