State Soccer Centre

The Victorian Soccer Federation has now confirmed that development of a State Soccer Centre which will be located at John Cain Memorial Park in Northcote, the home of State League 2NW champions Northcote City. The State Soccer Centre will consist of six floodlight pitches, including one with an all weather synthetic surface. The Centre will also house the VSF Administration offices.
The Victorian Government has contributed $3.75 million to this project through the Community Support Fund. Darebin Council’s contribution is $500,000 in direct funding as well as the land and an existing change room pavilion, valued at $3.5 million. The VSF will contribute $1 million dollars over the next 10 years.

Victorian Government Announces Funding For New State Soccer Centre [28 October 2002].

Yesterday, in Melbourne, the Minister for Sport and Recreation and Commonwealth Games, Justin Madden, announced State Government funding for the development of a State Soccer Centre which will be located at John Cain Memorial Park in Northcote.

Manny Galanos, Chairman of the VSF, thanked Justin Madden, the Victorian Government and the Mayor of Darebin Council, Vince Fontana for the commitment they have given to the State Soccer Centre.

The State Soccer Centre will consist of six floodlight pitches, including one with an all weather synthetic surface. The Centre will also house the VSF Administration offices.

The Victorian Government has contributed $3.75 million to this project through the Community Support Fund. Darebin Council’s contribution is $500,000 in direct funding as well as the land and an existing change room pavilion, valued at $3.5 million. The VSF will contribute $1 million over the next 10 years to establish its Administration base at the Centre. This will be funded through leasing of the VSF Dorcas Street offices in South Melbourne. The State Soccer Centre will open in 2004.

The Centre will greatly assist initiatives to meet the huge demand for the game in Victoria.

Training and development programs for coaches, administrators and referees will allow the VSF to extend support for the huge network of volunteers that give their time generously to the game.

Soccer programs for disadvantaged sections of the community including children with special needs, Koori children and recently arrived migrant groups will also be expanded. Opportunities will be enhanced for State and National Championships to be held in Victoria and our best young male and female players will benefit from the excellent facilities to be established at the Centre..

VSF Chairman, Manny Galanos said "On behalf of all Victorian
Stakeholders, I would like to thank the State Government and the City of Darebin for their generous support. At a time when soccer is booming in Victoria at the grass roots level, we are naturally very excited about the opportunities that will be created by the establishment of the State Soccer Centre.

Victorian Soccer Federation


 
John Cain Memorial Park  Northcote Victoria 3070 | View Map Link opens new page
 See Map


Melbourne Link State Soccer Centre Link opens in new browser window



0  LOVE IT    Do You Like This Page? Click here to LIKE..


Link opens new page Page Access > Update | Edit Details | Mobile Friendly Version

Link opens new page Content Access > View Category | Northcote



Click here to edit / update this page





Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram
Melbourne What's On In Aug 2015 >
 
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31


Featured
Johnnie Walker Whisky Dinner
View Johnnie Walker Whisky Dinner
P.J.O'Brien's Sidebar in Southgate, Southbank is holding a Winter Whisky Dinner hosted by Expert Brand Ambassador Nicholas ...


Melbourne Chinese Opera Festival 2015
View Melbourne Chinese Opera Festival 2015
2015 Melbourne Chinese Opera Festival The most representative Chinese opera: Beijing Opera; The most representative ...


Double Concertos | Melbourne Musicians
View Double Concertos | Melbourne Musicians
The Melbourne Musicians, directed by Frank U.Pam, continue their 40th Anniversary Season with an exciting program consisting of ...


Fordgate Pharmacy
View Fordgate Pharmacy
*** MIDNIGHT PHARMACY *** Midnight Pharmacy now open in the Northern Suburbs Open 7 days, Midnight weekdays Come in and ...


CargoMaster
View CargoMaster
Air freight and sea freight forwarders. International freight services to and from Melbourne. Self pack containers from ...


The Laborastory
View The Laborastory
An evening dedicated to the stories of science; the heroes, the egos, the breakthroughs and the mistakes. From forgotten history ...


Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues ...


Check Out
Donutella | Nutella Doughnuts
View Donutella | Nutella Doughnuts
Mick's Donutella's or Nutella Doughnuts have everyone talking, and buying them. People can't get enough of them, since Mick's Place started stocking the | Read On..

This Weekend
What's Hot

Our Pick
DonateLife Week 2015
View DonateLife Week 2015
Get involved in DonateLife Week 2015! Organ & Tissue Donation. DonateLife Week is the national awareness week to promote organ and tissue donation in Australia. In 2015, DonateLife Week will be ...

The Broadsheet Restaurant
View The Broadsheet Restaurant
The Broadsheet Restaurant on Gertrude Street, Fitzroy is an all-day diner serving breakfast through to dinner and drinks into the night. It will showcase Melbourne’s world-leading chefs, ...


Newsletter
Stay in touch | Get our newsletter every Tuesday