Mandurah City – Our History

stadium.jpgMandurah City Football Club played its inaugural competitive season in the South West Soccer League in 1970 and won the league in 1972.

The club then joined the Western Australian Amateur and Social Soccer Association (WASSA), where it remained until 2002. During this period in the amateurs, the club won the amateur top flight championship in 1995 under the guidance of coach Jim Mayers.

In 2002 the club left the amateur ranks and joined the Western Australian semi professional league and was crowned Division 1 champions in 2006, gaining promotion to the Football West Premier League. After being competitive for four seasons in the top flight, Football West restructured the Premier League and the club was relegated to allow the WA NTC development team to remain in the top flight.

The club applied for entry into the National Premier State League in 2013, however were unsuccesful. Under the WANPL structure, promotion and relegation was not permitted in 2014, therefore the club entered a rebuilding and restructuring phase. Doug Hesketh was appointed Director of Football and 1st team manager in 2015.

Mandurah City FC have produced a number of WA representative players and coaches both at amateur and semi professional levels, notable representatives have been Danny Dewhurst, Steve Worthington, Stuart McNeil, Paul Dixon, Sean Kearns, Neil Patten-Williams, Andy Brown, Jeff Bright, Dave Coward and Jim Mayers.

The club’s home ground is Hyundai Stadium, which is one of the premier football stadiums in the league. The facility has a fully licensed restaurant and bar, it is family friendly and regularly has live music and functions for the benefit of members and guests. The club has hosted a number of A-League friendly matches and the Singapore national team.

Mandurah City FC has 300 registered players which includes Juniors, Social, Women, Semi-pro and Masters team