Newcastle Olympic defeated 1-0 by Manly United FC

Newcastle Olympic were defeated 1-0 by Many United FC in their first trial game of the 2021 season.

Newcastle Olympic reserve grade were defeated by Manly 4-0.

All at Olympic thank Manly United FC for travelling to Newcastle for the weekend’s matches. We wish Manly all the best for the up coming season.

source: Tom Tsamouras

Newcastle Olympic’s clinic a huge success

Newcastle Olympic’s Annual January School holiday clinic concluded on Thursday.

Over 80 girls and boys from various clubs throughout the Newcastle region had a fantastic four days, improving their football skills and making new friends. The behaviour and enthusiasm of the participants was great to see!

The club would also like to thank our wonderful coaches, who ensured the clinic was well organised and run professionally. They were- Reece, Paul, Blair, Nick, Elliot, Jared and Andrew.

Source: Tom Tsamouras

Newcastle Olympic take on Manly FC in the Battle of the Griffiths

Newcastle Olympic FC begin their 2021 campaign with a trial match this Saturday afternoon , 23rd January at Darling Street Oval. The team are in their third week of training under new head coach, Joel Griffiths. Both Joel and assistant coach Glen Chapman have been working the team diligently, and the boys are looking forward to their first hit out of the year.

Their opponents on Saturday will be Manly FC, who are one of the leading clubs in the Sydney NPL competition.

Coached by Adam Griffiths, Joel’s twin brother, sibling rivalry will no doubt make it an interesting evening. Added to that, younger brother Ryan will step out in the colours of Olympic for the first time on Saturday.

All three brothers are ex- Socceroos, and all played with the Newcastle Jets, with the twins being part of the Grand Final winning team of 2008.

Matches are: This Saturday, 23rd January at Darling Street Oval  

2.00pm Newcastle Olympic FC v Manly FC Reserve Grade

4.00pm Newcastle Olympic FC v Manly FC 1st Grade

Full canteen facilities available.

Source: Tom Tsamouras

Talent identification for the 2021 Northern NSW state teams begins

U15s Newcastle Olympic players at the trial

More than 90 talented boys aged 14 & 15 from across Northern NSW converged on  Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility  for our first Talent Identification Camp for 2021 with 7 of Australia’s most respected coaches.

U14s Newcastle Olympic players at the trial

Source: Tom Tsamouras

$300 000 approved for the redevelopment of the grand stand at Darling St Oval

Last month, Newcastle Olympic FC received some very exciting news!

Find a statement below from Mr Victor Dominello MP, and Minister for Customer Service in the NSW Government.

I am pleased to advise that funding of $300 000 has been approved through the NSW Infrastructure Grants Program for the redevelopment of the grandstand and amenities complex at Darling Street Oval.

 The Infrastructure Grants Program supports communities in the building, renovation and fit out of infrastructure. Funding is available for arts and cultural infrastructure, projects that enhance facilities used to shelter communities and provide emergency services and for sport and recreation  and essential community infrastructure .

These grants are made possible by the Club grants Category 3 Fund, which reinvents a contribution from the state’s registered clubs gaming machine profits back into community projects.”

All at Newcastle Olympic FC sincerely thank the State Government for choosing our application to receive this funding. We also appreciate the on-going crucial support of the City of Newcastle and our local State member, Tim Crakanthorp, towards improving the facility at Darling Street.

Our vision of a renovated oval is closer! Stay tuned for further information.

Source: Tom Tsamouras


Newcastle Olympic FC annual January 2021 coaching clinic

The Annual NOFC Summer Coaching Clinic is just two weeks away. If you are looking at keeping your child ready for the upcoming football season, then the Clinic is just the thing…..

The  Clinic will be held at Darling Street from Monday, 18th January, until Thursday, 21st January, inclusive. There are still vacancies available. The Clinic co-coordinators are again Reece Fellas and Paul De Vitis.

Find below a link to the Clinic, where you can register your child. The Clinic is open to girls and boys from any Club in the Newcastle Region between the ages of 5 year to 13 year.

NOFC Summer Coaching Clinic – NEWCASTLE OLYMPIC FC


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2020 Newcastle Olympic FC NPL & WPL Award Winners

Newcastle Olympic FC would like to announce the Annual 2020 Award recipients for our WPL Women’s, Youth Boys NPL, and NPL Mens.

In what was the most disrupted and unusual year of football, the club had overall an outstanding year. We look forward to the 2021 Football season, with hopefully a full return to and fingers crossed, we can get back to a “normal season.”

2020 WPL- 14s: Player of the Year-                             Sienna Williams 

2020 WPL- 17s: Player of the Year-                             Meliah Baker 


2020 WPL- Reserve Grade: Player of the Year-           Zoe Burnley 

2020 WPL- Golden Boot: Reserve Grade-                   Sophie McDonald 19 goals


2020 WPL- 1st Grade: Player of the Year-                    Keely Gawthrop

2020 WPL- Golden Boot:  1st Grade-                            Jemma House 33 goals


2020 Youth   13s: Player of the Year-                            Callum Hewitt

2020 Youth   14s: Player of the Year-                            Seth Anderson

2020 Youth   15s: Player of the Year-                            Wil Southcombe

2020 Youth   16s: Player of the Year-                            Kobe Park


2020 NPL 18s: Player of the Year-                                Andrew Paksec

2020 NPL 18s: Golden Boot:                                         Hayden Ungaro 18 goals


2020 NPL Reserve Grade:  Player of the Year-             Elijah Harrison

2020 NPL Reserve Grade:  Golden Boot:                      Aleks Stojanovski 5 goals


2020 NPL 1st Grade- Player of the Year- (Mat Austin Award)

Tied Result- Joint Winners                           Kent Harrison and Jared Muller

2020 NPL 1st Grade: Golden Boot-                                    Jared Muller 7 goals


2020 NPL Most Improved Footballer Award                               Tim Stewart


2020 Club Person of the Year (Outstanding Service to the Club)   Reece Fellas          

2020 Jim Papas Perpetual Award (Dedication and Service to the Club)                                                                                                                                         Paul Devitis

2020 Bruce Morrow Award- (Rising Star Award)                         Jakob Cresnar

source: Tom Tsamouras


Newcastle Olympic wishes everyone Merry Christmas

Newcastle Olympic wishes everyone Merry Christmas and a healthy and happier 2021.


2021 U17 Girls WPL & U16 Boys Youth NPL

Today, we announce our Girls Under 17 WPL team and our Boys Under 16 Youth NPL team. We warmly welcome all new players and family members to the Olympic family and trust that your time at the Club is enjoyable and productive. To those that have been with us before, welcome back!


2021 U17 Girls WPL

Abberfield Paige
Caddies Charlotte
DeAngelis Sofie
Field Charlie
Finley Hollie
Hills Emmasyn
Hole Grace
James Rianna
Ossington Ashley
Quick Montana
Roberts Tiana
Threlfo Miah
White Ariana
White Savannah
U16 Boys Youth NPL
21 Watts Isaac
2 Blackburn Kynan
3 Christoffersen Dylan
4 Cotton Max
5 Elbeirouti Dimitri
6 Fitzgerald Banjo
7 Fitzgerald Jesse
8 Knowles Jack
9 Flood Remi
10 Jackson Sam
11 Novak Matthew
12 Priestley Callum
‎ 13 Southcombe‎
source: Tom Tsamouras

2021 U15s WPL Girls and U15s Boys NPL Youth Squads

Today, we announce our Girls Under 15 WPL team and our Boys Under 15 Youth NPL team. We warmly welcome all new players and family members to the Olympic family and trust that your time at the Club is enjoyable and productive. To those that have been with us before, welcome back!


Under 15 WPL Girls

Acland Elivienne

Barby Ayla

Chapman Danah

Connolly Emma

Farmer Jayda

Fry Makenna

Golby Charlotte

Johnson Caitlin

Weeks Olivia

Ledwidge Hannah

McGann Ava

Mcilwain Sarah

Nardella Jayda

Threlfo Isahbella

Williams Sienna

Under 15s Boys Youth NPL

1 Keating-Hewitt Patrick

2 Anderson Seth

3 Boyd Koby

4 Chalker Heath

5 Gallagher Toby

6 Halls Charlie

7 Harrison Giles

8 Jackson Koby

9 Lavender Izac

10 McCallum Lorcan

11 Petersen River

12 Stevenson Charlie

13 Tsamouras George

14 Zervas Nikolai

Source:Tom Tsamouras