LMFC & The FFA CUP

LMFC have drawn capital 1 team, Centenary Stormers in the Westfield FFA Cup Brisbane Zone Qualifying Round 2, arguably the toughest match up of the draw!

Match Details-
Logan Metro FC v Centenary Stormers
Kick Off 3:30pm
Saturday 13 February, 2016
Compton Park, Strathdarr St Woodridge

Reserves-
LMFC Reserves v St George Reserves
Kick Off 1pm

Activities and entertainment available on the day

  • Audi A1 Display
  • Brisbane Roar player appearance by Jean Carlos Solorzano, Corona and Javier Hervás
  • Raffle tickets for the A1 giveaway available for purchase
  • Sausage sizzle. Other food and beverage also available
  • entertainment for children

Bring the whole family along for a great afternoon and help get the boys across the line.

About Centenary Stormers

2014 season- Capital 3- finished the regular season in 1st place and promoted to capital 2 (lost in the preliminary finals)

2015 season- Capital 2- finished the regular season in 2nd place and promoted to capital 1 (lost in the preliminary finals)

Player to watch- Fedja Mehinagic 49 goals in 52 games from 2014-present

Brisbane Zone qualifying breakdown

The following Brisbane Zone qualifying rounds will comprise the following break down.

  • Round 3 – The 21 winners from Round 2 will be joined by the remaining 19 teams (7 highest ranked Capital 1 teams based on positions on the 2015 ladder & all BPL teams) – 20 matches.
  • Round 4 – 20 winners from Round 4 – 10 matches.
  • Round 5 – 10 winners from Round 4 plus the 6 Brisbane based PS4 NPL QLD teams – 8 matches.
  • Round 6 – 8 winners from Round 5 – 4 matches.
  • Round 7 – 4 winners from Round 6 – 2 matches.
  • Round 7 winners progress to the Westfield FFA Cup national Round of 32

About the FFA Cup

The Westfield FFA Cup is a national knockout tournament run by Football Federation Australia in conjunction with every State and Territory Member Federation in the country.

Each and every cup tie must be decided on the day, with extra time and penalties to decide results of matches drawn after 90 minutes.

In 2015, over 650 semi professional and amateur clubs will compete in the Preliminary Rounds to determine the 21 slots allocated to Member Federations with the 22nd slot going to the reigning national PlayStation 4 National Premier Leagues champions. The ten Hyundai A-League clubs will join the competition in the Round of 32.

AUDI DRIVING LOGAN METRO FC INTO 2016

Logan Metro Football Club is proud to announce a new partnership with one of the world’s most exciting car manufacturers, with the Audi Centre Springwood joining the club as a major sponsor for the 2016 season.

In a landmark deal for the club, the Audi logo will feature on the back of all club jerseys in the 2016 season, LMFC’s first in the Football Brisbane competitions.

LMFC will also be raffling off a brand new 2016 Audi A1 as a fundraiser throughout the 2016 season, with the car to be given away at the club’s presentation night at the Audi Centre Springwood at the end of the season.

Tania Meli, the General Manager of Audi Centre Springwood was delighted to announce the deal with Logan’s fastest growing sporting club.

“We are happy to be supporting Logan Metro FC, a key community player within the Logan Area,” Meli said.

“As a new business to the Logan area, Audi Centre Springwood is proud to be supporting local communities.”

Internationally, Audi sponsors a number of exceptional global sporting brands including football clubs such as Real Madrid FC, FC Barcelona, AC Milan, and Bayern Munich, as well as reigning AFL premiers Hawthorn in Australia.

Audi Centre Springwood will also donate to LMFC, Audis for a weekend to use as incentives for player and coach recruitment, as well as for fundraising.

LMFC club president Samuel Escobar was similarly thrilled at the new partnership.

“This is huge for the club,” Escobar said.

“To have a brand as admired and respected as Audi on board in 2016 is a massive show of faith in the club’s vision.”

“It will also be a great opportunity for us to raise money throughout the season with the car raffle, which is an extraordinary prize to be able to give away.”

Raffle tickets for the 2016 Audi A1 will be available at training sessions, game days, official club events and by request.

New field lighting for Compton Park

State MP for Woodridge, Cameron Dick today announced LMFC has been successful in obtaining $100000 through the Get in the Game program for a field lighting upgrade at Compton Park!

The upgrade to the field lighting will bring the lighting beyond the average standard required.

Logan City Council and LMFC will also contribute towards the project.

Get Playing Places and Spaces provides grants of up to $100,000 to assist with the development of places and spaces so Queenslanders are encouraged to become involved in the sport and active recreation activity of their choice.

Cameron Dick

Amar Melandri- 2016 strength & conditioning coach

Logan Metro Football Club is proud to announce Amar Melandri as the club’s strength and conditioning coach for 2016.

Amar was part of the Eastern Suburbs F.C.coaching staff that won the 2015 BLK silver boot competition.

Amar graduated with his Bachelor of Applied Science from Queensland University of Technology as well as being an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with ESSA. His love for sport led him to this profession where he represented at state level with football (soccer), cricket and athletics. AFL, tennis and rugby (Go! All Blacks) are also passions where he has worked with various levels of athletes in these sports which has now led him to undertake his Masters within the area.

Originally from Perth, Amar’s psychology in exercise physiology is more a rounded lifestyle approach with long term and sustained benefits. His principles are in developing a foundation to prevent injuries, grow in a functional and athletic capacity in movement mechanics, maintenance of cardiac, respiratory and metabolic conditions, eventually to live a better quality of life.

Jen Dunn appointed women’s coach

Logan Metro FC is proud to announce Jen Dunn as been appointed our women’s coach in 2016!

Jen played for LMFC in 2015 and won the committee’s player of the year award, she has also previously played for Olympic FC and coached girls at the Yeronga club.

Our city women begin preseason training on Wednesday, 20 January, 2016

LMFC JOINS FOOTBALL BRISBANE IN LANDMARK MOMENT FOR CLUB

Logan Metro Football Club  is immensely proud to announce that it has been accepted into the Football Brisbane competitions. The announcement is likely the most pivotal moment yet in the club’s history.

The exclusive Football Brisbane competitions are the highest standard of club football in the greater Brisbane area, featuring the region’s most elite and historical sides.

As a result of the decision, LMFC will also be affiliated with the Football Federation of Australia (FFA), gaining access to the prestigious FFA Cup and the legitimacy that comes with being closely linked to the code’s governing body in Australia.

LMFC president Samuel Escobar was humbled by the announcement, claiming it as an enormous show of faith in the club by Football Brisbane and validation of the club’s foundation only four years ago.

“This is a momentous day for us,” Escobar said.

“We are extremely grateful to be accepted into the Football Brisbane competitions, and tremendously proud of the work of everyone at the club that has lead to this moment.”

“When we founded the club four years ago, we very ambitiously set a target to enter the Football Brisbane competitions within five seasons.”

“To have achieved this goal within four years is a testament to the passion our people have for this club, and the overwhelming way our community has embraced us as their own.”

LMFC Head Coach Pat Castillo was similarly thrilled.

“This is massive for our club,” Castillo said.

“We’ve now got an amazing platform to showcase the talent that Logan has.”

“We’re also ambitiously excited by the fairy tale that would be making the FFA Cup, and taking the talent from our area to represent Logan on the national stage.”

LMFC plans to field men and women teams, and youth and junior teams, with more details including trial dates available at www.loganmetrofc.com.

2016 Coaching Opportunities!

Join Logan Metro Football Club as a coach in 2016! LMFC is currently searching for coaches, preferably with previous coaching and playing experience, to fill positions in our senior men’s, women and academy teams as well as our soon to launch junior program.

LMFC has recently been accepted into the Football Brisbane Competitions 

Becoming a coach with LMFC, you have the opportunity to be involved in one of the regions most exciting and growing clubs based in the heart of Logan!

Your Commitment-

  • attend and conduct team training sessions
  • 3-4 hours on game days  including travelling around Brisbane/Ipswich
  • Commitment to the clubs vision and values

Your benefits/Our Commitment to you-

  • The opportunity to be a part of one of the most exciting and growing football clubs going around
  • No registration fee to play in senior teams
  • Football Federation Australia coaching course‘s paid for
  • LMFC training uniform provided
  • Paid opportunities may become available through out the season
  • Other benefits and remuneration negotiable upon selection and experience

To apply or express your interest please fill in the form below. For more information or if you have any questions please email-info@loganmetrofc.com

2015 Presentation Night Winners

We held our presentation night for the first time over facebook on Saturday 26th September, 2015. Below is a full list of winners.

First Team Winners-

Best and fairest- Mounir Mesbah
Players Player- Mounir Mesbah
Committees Player of The year- Willie Martin
Golden Boot- Scott Royal, Bastian Carrasco, Josh Walton (6 goals)

Academy Winners-

Best and Fairest- Samuel Poh
Players Player- Johnson Shaka
Committees Player of The year- Mustafa Forozandeh
Golden Boot- Shar Reh (20 Goals)

Ladies Team Winners-

Best and Fairest- Holly Powell
Players Player- Erin Dunn
Committees Player of The year- Jennifer Dunn
Golden Boot- Erin Dunn, Ariane Uwimana (4 goals)

Senior Men Winners-

Best and fairest- Javier Garcia
Players Player- Sammy Escobar
Committees Player of The year- Dylan Cullen
Golden Boot- Saul Argueta (8 goals)

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