Formed as Keilor United (I.C.K.A) in 1984. Avondale FC was founded by Italian migrants and formerly was known as Keilor United (ICKA), In 1999 the club relocated to Doyle Street Reserve in Avondale Heights and changed it name changed to Avondale Heights Soccer Club. Throughout the next 6 years, the club competed in Provisional League 1 before being relegated to Provisional League 2 in 2009. Avondale Heights SC then became the only club in Victorian Football to achieve Promotion 5 times in 6 Seasons to reach top flight in Victorian by being promoted to the National Premier League of Victoria (NPLV),
A constantly growing club located 15kms North West of Melbourne's CBD, Avondale Heights SC was recently rebranded to Avondale FC (Avengers) in 2015 as it reached the NPL. We are a proud club promoting a warm family culture whilst always encouraging the community to get involved.
Seniors (U18 - Seniors): In 2016 & 2017 seasons, Avondale FC will play its home games from Knights Stadium in Somers street, Sunshine, whilst the club works on plans to build its own home facilities. President Anthony Nuzzaco & Senior Coach Anthony Barbieri have high expectations for the club and the Avengers sights are firmly on bringing Silverware back to Doyle Street.
Juniors (U12 - U16): Our Junior set up is ever growing under the guidance of our Technical Director Mick Gallo. With over 520 registered players for the 2017 Season Trials in Oct/Nov the club is gaining awareness around Victorian Football Circles for the fantastic Development Pathway we have set up for our Junior Players. With the addition of 4 or 5 Girls teams in 2017 the club is bursting at the seems with overwhelming numbers of players wanting to come to the club.
MiniRoos (U7 - U11): We recognise that investing in our MiniRoos is absolutely critical to ensure we provide our young footballers the best opportunity for a sustainable and a consistent development pathway to NPL. Under the watchful eye of our MiniRoos Technical Director, Theo Kontos, key focus is to ensure we have the appropriate framework & programs in place to achieve this. We are increasing our brand awareness by providing our players professional and unique experiences which create an aspirational desire to be part of this special football club. Our registrations for trials have been increasing year on year with season 2017 being a record year of over 170 players.
Our aim is to create a professional yet fun cultured club, where players are respectful of one another, yet are determined to strive to develop into quality Senior Players.
With a professional outlook we aim to become the biggest club in the West of Melbourne. We look forward to an exciting and successful 2017 #AvondaleFC #Avengers .
Our vision is to be well supported & respected by the community, having the most professional club playing top flight football. Providing opportunity for young players through our junior development programs, whilst always striving to succeed both on & off the field.
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Home Address: Doyle Street Reserve, Avondale Heights, Melbourne, Victoria, 3034