★The Official 'FFA Cup' Thread |Matchday 1 results in OP!★


★The Official 'FFA Cup' Thread |Matchday 1 results in OP!★

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2014 RESULTS, AND STATISTICS --->HERE!!!!<---
2015 RESULTS, AND STATISTICS --->HERE!!!!<---

[size=8]2016 FFA Cup Qualified Teams[/size]

* Bold = Still in competition | * Italics = Yet to Play | *Strike-through = Knocked out

[size=7]New South Wales[/size] [size=6] 9 teams: (5 state, 3 A-League, 1 NPL Champion) (7/9)[/size]
• Sydney FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)
• Western Sydney Wanderers FC[A-League] (3rd appearance)
• Central Coast Mariners FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)
• Blacktown City FC [New South Wales NPL 1] (3rd appearance)**
• Bonnyrigg White Eagles [New South Wales NPL1] (1st appearance)
• Manly United [New South Wales NPL1] (2nd appearance)
Marconi Stallions [New South Wales NPL2] (1st appearance)
Sydney United 58 [New South Wales NPL1] (3rd appearance)
• Wollongong Wolves [New South Wales NPL1] (2nd appearance)

[size=7]Victoria[/size] [size=6] 6 teams: (4 state, 2 A-League) (6/6)[/size]
• Melbourne Victory FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)*
• Melbourne City FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)
• Bentleigh Greens SC [Victoria NPL1] (2nd appearance)
• Hume City [Victoria NPL1] (2nd appearance)
• Melbourne Knights [Victoria NPL1] (2nd appearance)
• Green Gully SC [Victoria NPL1] (1st appearance)

[size=7]Queensland[/size] [size=6] 5 teams: (4 state, 1 A-League) (4/5)[/size]
• Brisbane Roar FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)
• Redlands United FC [Queensland NPL1] (1st appearance)
• Brisbane Strikers FC [Queensland NPL1] (3rd appearance)
• Surfers Paradise Apollo SC [Gold Coast Premier League] (1st appearance)
Far North Queensland Heat FC [Queensland NPL1] (3rd appearance)

[size=7]Northern New South Wales[/size] [size=6] 3 teams: (2 state, 1 A-League) (3/3)[/size]
• Newcastle United Jets FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)
• Lambton Jaffas FC [Northern NSW NPL1] (1st appearance)
• Edgeworth Eagles FC [Northern NSW NPL1] (2nd appearance)

[size=7]Western Australia[/size] [size=6] 3 teams: (2 state, 1 A-League) (3/3)[/size]
• Perth Glory FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)
• Cockburn City FC [Western Australia NPL1] (1st appearance)
• Floreat Athena FC [Western Australia NPL1] (1st appearance)

[size=7]South Australia[/size] [size=6] 2 teams: (1 state, 1 A-League) (2/2)[/size]
• Adelaide United FC [A-League] (3rd appearance)
• North Eastern MetroStars SC [South Australia NPL1] (2nd appearance)

[size=7]Tasmania[/size] [size=6] 1 team: (1 state) (1/1)[/size]
• Devonport City FC [Tasmania NPL1] (1st appearance)

[size=7]Australian Capital Territory[/size] [size=6] 1 team: (1 state) (1/1)[/size]
• Canberra Olympic FC [ACT NPL1] (1st appearance)

[size=7]Northern Territory[/size] [size=6] 1 team: (1 state) (0/1)[/size]
• [/s]Shamrock Rovers Darwin FC [NorZone Premier League] (1st appearance) [/s]

[size=7]New Zealand[/size] [size=6] 1 team: (1 A-League) (1/1)[/size]
• Wellington Phoenix [A-League] (3rd appearance)

[size=7]*:[/size]Melbourne Victory are 2015 FFA Cup Champions
[size=7]**:[/size]Blacktown City FC (NSW NPL1) qualified as 2014 PS4 NPL Champions

[size=8]2015 ROUND OF 32 RESULTS[/size]

All times are in local time + (AEST)


[size=6]Match Day 1: [/size] 27th July, 2016
[size=4]7.30pm, John Ilhan Memorial Reserve, Broadmeadows, Victoria.[/size] ►LIVE COVERAGE ON FOX SPORTS
Hume City: 1 (Harris '117)
Marconi Staions: 1 (Pavlovic '94)
[Hume City win 4-2 on Penalties]

[size=4]7.30pm, Lily Homes Stadium, Blacktown, New South Wales.[/size]
Blacktown City: 6 (Gibbs '35 | Antelmi '74, '110, '121 | Choi '105 | Mallia '113)
Sydney United 58: 2 (Payne '10 | Mileski '13)

[size=4]7.30pm, Barlow Park, Cairns, Queensland.[/size]
Far North Queensland Heat:
Edgeworth FC: 3 (McLoughlin '30 | McBreen '65 | Taylor '86)

[size=4]7.30pm (8.00pm AEST), Darwin Football Stadium, Marrara, Northern Territory.[/size]
Shamrock Rovers Darwin: 0
Brisbane Strikers: 6 (Meredith '12 | Omori '14 | Henslee '18 | Newman '68 (O.G) | Clulow '80 | Richter '88)

[size=6]Match Day 2: [/size] 2nd August, 2016
[size=4]7.30pm, Green Gully Reserve, Keilor Downs, Victoria.[/size]►LIVE COVERAGE ON FOX SPORTS
Green Gully:
Central Coast Mariners

[size=4]7.30pm, Campbelltown Stadium, Leumeah, New South Wales.[/size]*
Wellington Phoenix:
Western Sydney Wanderers

[size=4]7.30pm (8.00pm AEST), Elite Systems Football Centre, Angle Park, South Australia.[/size]
North Eastern MetroStars:
Bentleigh Greens:

[size=4]7.30pm (9.30pm AEST), Dorrien Gardens, West Perth, Western Australia.[/size]
Floreat Athena:
Melbourne City:

[size=6]Match Day 3: [/size] 3rd August, 2016
[size=4]7.30pm, Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Queensland.[/size]
Redlands United:
Adelaide United:

[size=4]7.30pm, Wanderers Oval, Broadmeadow, New South Wales.[/size]
Newcastle Jets:
Melbourne Victory:

[size=4]7.30pm, Deakin Stadium, Deakin, Australian Capital Territory.[/size]
Canberra Olympic:
Surfers Paradise Apollo:

[size=4]7.30pm, Bonnyrigg Sports Ground, Bonnyrigg, New South Wales.[/size]
Bonnyrigg White Eagles:
Manly United:

[size=6]Match Day 4: [/size] 10th August, 2016
[size=4]7.30pm, WIN Stadium, Wollongong, New South Wales[/size]►LIVE COVERAGE ON FOX SPORTS
Wollongong Wolves:
Sydney FC:

[size=4]7.30pm, Ballymore Stadium, Herston, Queensland[/size]
Brisbane Roar:
Perth Glory:

[size=4]7.30pm, Valley Road, Devonport, Tasmania[/size]
Devonport United:
Lambton Jaffas:

[size=4]7.30pm, Knights Stadium, Sunshine North, Victoria[/size]
Melbourne Knights:
Cockburn City:

[size=7]
2016 Statistics
[/size]

[size=4]Italics[/size] signify player & club are still in competition
Golden Boot(s)
Patrick Antemli (Blacktown City FC) - 3

Biggest Win:
• 0-6 (Shamrock Rovers Darwin v Brisbane Strikers, Round of 32)

Highest Scoring game:
• 8 goals: 6-2 (Blacktown City FC v Sydney United 58, Round of 32)

Hat-Tricks:
• Daniel Antelmi (Blacktown City FC) v Sydney United 58, Round of 32)

Highest Crowd (Round of 32): 1,379 (Far North Queensland v Edgeworth Eagles, Barlow Park, Cairns [MD1])
Highest Crowd (Round of 16)
Highest Crowd (Quarter Finals)
Highest Crowd (Semi Finals)
Crowd Grand (Final)

Edited by Heineken: 28/7/2016 02:20:37 PM

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Heineken wrote:
Just in case we've all forgotten - it's the year the FFA Cup kicks off, so I thought I'd create this thread not only to remind us all, but a thread where all information, news, articles, games, etc can be discussed at length - so Joffa, feel free to sticki, etc.

Now aside from late last year when it was announced it would be going ahead, has anybody heard anything new. Does anybody know officially when it's kicking off? How is it going to be structured? When do the different State League divisions come into play. I'm assuming all the amateur/pub league teams will be applying (or have applied) for some form of a qualification stage/s? (like in the English FA cup). If so I assume those qualification round/s will be kicking off later this month, or early to mid February.

I'm pretty keen for this!!! :p \:d/



I'm pretty sure any team is eligible to apply. I would assume it would be regional and state based in the initial rounds to cover expenses.. With it going national at the round of 32 or something..

Either way I'm very keen on this going ahead
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I want to get excited for this but i refuse to believe anything will happen this year until i see the draw being done. Still unbelievably bitter over the mid season canning of Melbourne's participation in the FFV Cup.

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Would be awesome if some minows do well! Can't wait but I'm not getting carried away until we see fixtures...
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This is the latest thing I've found, has some interesting information in it.

http://www.theage.com.au/sport/soccer/soccer-tuggeranong-to-appeal-ffa-cup-decision-20140108-30hso.html

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Soccer: Tuggeranong to appeal FFA Cup decision
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Tuggeranong United president Jon Thiele says the decision to overlook the Federation Cup champion for the inaugural FFA Cup ''defies all logic'' and will appeal to Capital Football to have the move overturned.

However, Capital Football believes it would be unfair to the remainder of the clubs in Canberra because they were unaware at the time a place in the ground-breaking nationwide tournament would be up for grabs.

A pre-season competition will be held in March and April featuring the eight teams in the Canberra National Premier League to determine who will represent the ACT in this year's FFA Cup.

The Federation Cup.
The Federation Cup. Photo: Katherine Griffiths
The winner of Canberra's own knockout tournament, the Federation Cup, will qualify for the FFA Cup in subsequent years.

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Thiele was adamant his club was entitled to secure the spot in the competition and have the chance to potentially take on the big guns from the A-League.

''The decision made this year not to allow the current Federation Cup winner to participate is incorrect and we don't understand Capital Football's reasoning behind it,'' Thiele said.

''It just defies all logic.

''I will write a letter with the expectation of the appropriate response from Capital Football and I don't see any reason why they shouldn't overturn it.''

The FFA Cup is a knockout competition based on the FA Cup in England and will involve 32 teams from across the country, including the nine Australian-based A-League clubs.

It is tentatively scheduled to kick off in late July, while the Federation Cup won't conclude until September.

It means clubs which only field teams in the second-tier Capital State League can't qualify for the FFA Cup.

''I was disappointed how this was outlined to the Capital Football clubs,'' Thiele said.

''The draw came out for the pre-season competition [in December] and it had in fine print the winner of this competition would go through to the FFA Cup.

''The FFA Cup was originally designed for a club at any level, so now they're going against what Football Federation Australia had originally established.''

Capital Football men's competition league manager Alasdair Grocock admitted the situation wasn't ideal, but said it was the fairest solution for the majority of clubs.

''At that stage the FFA hadn't decided how the mechanics of the FFA Cup were going to work,'' Grocock said.

''When we ran the competition last year, we weren't running it with any premise that the winner was going any further than being announced as the Federation Cup winner for that year.

''In hindsight, you could say we could have done it, but we could have been amiss to clubs not saying that the winner of the competition could have been going forward [to the FFA Cup].''



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A second division only if there is no outlay by the FFA other than for fire extinguishers for the flares.

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A link to one of the other FFA Cup threads which had some info:

http://au.fourfourtwo.com/forums/default.aspx?g=posts&t=86656

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I'll repost this here. It has some info about the FFA Cup from Football Brisbane.

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[size=6]Road Map to Champion of Champions & FFA Cup[/size]

06.11.2013

Further to our announcement of the impending FFA Cup style competition and the Champion of Champions, Football Brisbane can now communicate in more detail these exciting competitions and how they are proposed to work.
Firstly it was important to fit these competitions into the competitions calendar where there would be minimal impact to the normal season.

In explaining the Champion of Champions again, the concept for Under 12s to Seniors (male/female), with the exception of the first grades in the Capital Leagues and the BPL - the premiership winning Division 1 teams will be eligible to compete with the rest of Queensland who are entered into the Champion of Champions to see who is the best in the State.

This competition will run as soon as the normal season concludes (season 2014). It will run for 4 weeks, culminating in the Grand Finals being hosted by Football Brisbane.

As the FFA will be running their FFA Cup style competition commencing July next year; Football Brisbane, in co-operation with Football Queensland had to design the best roadmap for clubs to achieve their goals in competing for positions in the final 32 of the FFA Cup and/or entry into the Champion of Champions.

Capital Leagues 1 – 4 first grade and the BPL first grade teams will be eligible to compete in a cup style format (possibly a re-vamped Canale Cup subject to approval by FFA) commencing early February 2014. This will be a seeded cup with the NPL clubs in Brisbane coming into the competition in Round 5. At that stage there will be 10 Football Brisbane clubs and 6 NPL clubs vying for 2 positions into the FFA Cup.

Those 6 highest losing Football Brisbane clubs in round 3 and the 10 losing clubs of round 4 will then vie for the 4 spots in the Champion of Champions.

At this time we cannot discuss any other promotion nor commercial properties around the cups as the FFA requires a little more time to complete their details. Suffice to say it will be a very exciting year for Football Brisbane clubs.

You can download the mock up draw for the cups or view it larger by clicking HERE.


By Mike Quarmby - CEO, Football Brisbane

http://www.footballbrisbane.com.au/index.php?id=77&tx_ttnews%5Byear%5D=2013&tx_ttnews%5Bmonth%5D=11&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=230&cHash=a869453ab6ffc73d3a69b312cdee1176


Relevant bits for me are:
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FFA will be running their FFA Cup style competition commencing July next year

Football Brisbane are certain enough about this to be working it into their calendar.


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clubs vying for 2 positions into the FFA Cup

So two clubs from Brisbane (not Queensland), which indicates that it won't be opened up state wide before the last 32. I assume at least another spot or two in the last 32 will come from Queensland, outside of Brisbane?


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I hope it stays named as the FFA Cup or the Australia Cup.

Really hope this doesn't get some bullshit sponsorship plastered all over it.

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paulbagzFC wrote:
I hope it stays named as the FFA Cup or the Australia Cup.

Really hope this doesn't get some bullshit sponsorship plastered all over it.

-PB


I agree, however it is highly likely that there will be a sponsor. They will try to monetize this as much as possible.

In the forums we'll still call it the FFA Cup, but officially it will have some official sponsor like the NAB Cup or whatever.
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Davo1985 wrote:
paulbagzFC wrote:
I hope it stays named as the FFA Cup or the Australia Cup.

Really hope this doesn't get some bullshit sponsorship plastered all over it.

-PB


I agree, however it is highly likely that there will be a sponsor. They will try to monetize this as much as possible.

In the forums we'll still call it the FFA Cup, but officially it will have some official sponsor like the NAB Cup or whatever.
Would you prefer a viable and lucrative Cup for semi-pro clubs, or one that fails and dies within 3 years but is very traditional and principled? But yes, if there is a way to achieve viability without tarnishing it in any way that would be brilliant!

Either way, this will be the best thing to happen to Australian football since 2006. Cannot wait!
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Davo1985 wrote:
paulbagzFC wrote:
I hope it stays named as the FFA Cup or the Australia Cup.

Really hope this doesn't get some bullshit sponsorship plastered all over it.

-PB


I agree, however it is highly likely that there will be a sponsor. They will try to monetize this as much as possible.

In the forums we'll still call it the FFA Cup, but officially it will have some official sponsor like the NAB Cup or whatever.
Would you prefer a viable and lucrative Cup for semi-pro clubs, or one that fails and dies within 3 years but is very traditional and principled? But yes, if there is a way to achieve viability without tarnishing it in any way that would be brilliant!

Either way, this will be the best thing to happen to Australian football since 2006. Cannot wait!

A big sponsor is needed. It'll help get the cup off the ground. I agree with Davo, football fans can still refer to it as the 'Australian Football Cup', or the 'FFA Cup', but the best thing would be to get a big name sponsor on board from day one.

Even the English FA cup now has naming sponsorship rights. It's done by the American beer 'Budweiser'.



Now even if we didn't have the stupid anti-alcohol thing the FFA signed up for, I wouldn't suggest we go selling our soul to Carlton & United. The VB FFA Cup just doesn't have the ring to it.

However I can't see why a major bank wouldn't want to get in on it, or a major car company.

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Great that we have an 'Official' thread...
...let me know when we have an official comp.
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Delays over qualifying routes among state bodies thwarting the launch of FFA Cup

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Foul play: Tuggeranong's Tomas Ruiz Miel writhes on the ground after a tackle by Cooma's Jair Wilk in the 2013 Federation Cup grand final. Tuggeranong won the match and believed that they had qualified for the FFA Cup.

Foul play: Tuggeranong's Tomas Ruiz writhes on the ground after a tackle by Cooma's Jair Wilk in the 2013 Federation Cup grand final. Tuggeranong won the match and believed that they had qualified for the FFA Cup. Photo: Katherine Griffiths

Football Federation Australia's attempts to launch the FFA Cup are being hampered by delays from the state federations in confirming their own qualification paths.

The governing body was hoping to launch the tournament last month but has been forced to wait as the states and territories determine the dates and pre-tournaments they will use as a qualification base for the event proper.

Fairfax Media understands each state and territory needs to supply their qualifying teams by the end of June, with a start to the 32-team tournament proposed for July, at some point after the World Cup final.

The expected format comprises nine Australian A-League teams (leaving out Wellington Phoenix), eight NSW teams, four Victorian teams, four Queensland teams, two Western Australian teams, two northern NSW teams, one South Australian team, a Tasmanian team and a team from the ACT.
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The rationale for the allotment has been based on participation numbers, which explains the strong presence from northern NSW, where participation numbers greatly exceed the national average. The finalists of the 2014 Northern NSW State Cup, to be held in Coffs Harbour, will gain entry into the FFA Cup.

The resources of state associations are already being consumed in adjusting to the FFA-mandated National Premier Leagues model, which will be rolled out nationwide this year after Victorian clubs accepted a compromise model last month.

However, it will not be the state leagues that determine qualification for the FFA Cup, with the knockout tournaments in each state and territory the key to a place on the national stage.

The teams coming from NSW will have to qualify via the Waratah Cup, while Victoria's State Knockout Cup will provide their entrants.

The timing of South Australia's Federation Cup has been moved from August to May and Tasmania's event will end in June, as is expected to happen in Western Australia.

Football Queensland – which has no knockout cup – have invented a knockout qualification tournament from scratch, one which will encompass the zones of Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and North Queensland.

The knockout format means teams from the bottom of the football pyramid can hope to take their place against the relative giants from the A-League in the final tournament.

One of the hold-ups is coming from the Australian Capital Territory, where Tuggeranong United believed they had qualified for the event after winning the Federation Cup.

However, as the tournament was not originally sanctioned as the qualifier for the main tournament, Capital Football has decided on another qualification tournament, one held in March and April, before the ACT Premier League kicks off. Tuggeranong – who boasted Socceroos star Tom Rogic on their books just over two years ago – have filed an appeal to Capital Football, claiming they should be the territory's representative.

It is understood that the Federation Cup will serve as the FFA Cup qualifier from 2015 onwards.

The FFA is hoping to finalise the arrangements with all the states and territories in the coming month before making a full launch. They are also in the process of finalising a major sponsor and broadcast agreements.

The final of the tournament from 2016 onwards will be on Australia Day but has been brought forward for the inaugural season to December 2014 to avoid clashing with the Asian Cup.

The first of the two Asian Cup semi-finals at ANZ Stadium has already been scheduled for that day.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/sport/soccer/delays-over-qualifying-routes-among-state-bodies-thwarting-the-launch-of-ffa-cup-20140114-30sg7.html#ixzz2qLiLXrNo


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So the NSW qualifications =

- 4 A-League teams (Sydney, West Sydney, Central Coast & Newcastle)

- 4 State League teams I'm assuming (Winner of the Waratah Cup, Winner of the NSW Premier League, Winner of the NSW Premier League Finals). As for the 8th team in all of that, not sure how that'll work. Perhaps it'l be the runner up of the league/finals/cup should one team win more than one competition.

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Heiny's thread jinxed it :(

or

Seb reads this forum and wanted to trash the thread.
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Heineken wrote:
So the NSW qualifications =

- 4 A-League teams (Sydney, West Sydney, Central Coast & Newcastle)

- 4 State League teams I'm assuming (Winner of the Waratah Cup, Winner of the NSW Premier League, Winner of the NSW Premier League Finals). As for the 8th team in all of that, not sure how that'll work. Perhaps it'l be the runner up of the league/finals/cup should one team win more than one competition.


Northern NSW competition winner I presume.
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Heineken wrote:
So the NSW qualifications =

- 4 A-League teams (Sydney, West Sydney, Central Coast & Newcastle)

- 4 State League teams I'm assuming (Winner of the Waratah Cup, Winner of the NSW Premier League, Winner of the NSW Premier League Finals). As for the 8th team in all of that, not sure how that'll work. Perhaps it'l be the runner up of the league/finals/cup should one team win more than one competition.


No, the numbers listed for each state exclude that state's A-League teams. So there will be eight NSW representatives from the State League, plus the four A-League clubs.
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In summary :-

ALeague clubs = 9 (Sorry Wellington)
Football NSW = 8
Northern NSW = 2
QLD = 4
Vic = 4
WA = 2
SA = 1
TAS = 1
ACT = 1
_____
TOTAL 32

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The next logical step after winning the FFA Cup is the ACL cup.

The team winning the top domestic league (A-league) is the first team to go to the ACL.

The winner of the top domestic cup comp (FFA Cup winner) is the second team to go to the ACL.

The runner up to the top domestic league (A-league) is the third team to go to the ACL.

So, who goes to the ACL???

Team finishing top of the A-league or winner of the GF???

What about the RU to the domestic league. Is it the GF loser or the 2nd place team in the league???







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rookoz wrote:


In summary :-

ALeague clubs = 9 (Sorry Wellington)
Football NSW = 8
Northern NSW = 2
QLD = 4
Vic = 4
WA = 2
SA = 1
TAS = 1
ACT = 1
_____
TOTAL 32


10 from NSW :lol:

'avin a laff.

-PB

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rookoz wrote:


In summary :-

ALeague clubs = 9 (Sorry Wellington)
Football NSW = 8
Northern NSW = 2
QLD = 4
Vic = 4
WA = 2
SA = 1
TAS = 1
ACT = 1
_____
TOTAL 32


surely a Northern Territory team is worthy of 1 spot
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paulbagzFC wrote:
rookoz wrote:


In summary :-

ALeague clubs = 9 (Sorry Wellington)
Football NSW = 8
Northern NSW = 2
QLD = 4
Vic = 4
WA = 2
SA = 1
TAS = 1
ACT = 1
_____
TOTAL 32


10 from NSW :lol:

'avin a laff.

-PB


Counted 14 from NSW...

If it's based on participation rates, fair enough. It's not the Australian Senate, where as one westie would call it "...an unrepresentative swill...".
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Timmo wrote:
rookoz wrote:

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surely a Northern Territory team is worthy of 1 spot


Would predict a consolidation in the future, where either (i) NT being part of WA or SA or QLD, with a spot taken from Northern NSW or FNSW. (ii) ACT part of FNSW and (iii) Tas part of Vic.
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I'm not entirely sure how the Northern Territory league is set up.

You don't hear a lot about the Tasmanian league, but you hear nothing ever about the NT League. Perhaps their winner could play in a play off with a Tasmanian League. .5 of a spot sort of thing.

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rookoz wrote:
paulbagzFC wrote:
rookoz wrote:


In summary :-

ALeague clubs = 9 (Sorry Wellington)
Football NSW = 8
Northern NSW = 2
QLD = 4
Vic = 4
WA = 2
SA = 1
TAS = 1
ACT = 1
_____
TOTAL 32


10 from NSW :lol:

'avin a laff.

-PB


Counted 14 from NSW...

If it's based on participation rates, fair enough. It's not the Australian Senate, where as one westie would call it "...an unrepresentative swill...".


Learn your place Tardistan.
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I don't care what anyone says that is ridiculous. Why NSW needs that many is ridiculous. SA, tas and act should have 2 then you can still give nsw 5 and nth nsw 2 or give nt 1 as well and put nsw on par with Vic and qld with 4 while allowing 2 to nth nsw. That's still 6 in nsw plus a league teams which is a fair reflection. The bias shows again
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Schultzy wrote:
I don't care what anyone says that is ridiculous. Why NSW needs that many is ridiculous. SA, tas and act should have 2 then you can still give nsw 5 and nth nsw 2 or give nt 1 as well and put nsw on par with Vic and qld with 4 while allowing 2 to nth nsw. That's still 6 in nsw plus a league teams which is a fair reflection. The bias shows again


Even as a Sydneysider myself, I have to agree with what you're saying.

Nearly half of the teams in the FFA Cup proper (14/32) will be from NSW... it doesn't make sense.
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