LATEST NEWS

2020 Giant of the Year Award & President’s Award

Congratulations Michael New our extremely hard working and dedicated Honorary Treasurer, who received the 2020 President’s Award. Congratulations also to Paul Worthy who received the 2020 Giant of the Year Award.  The Giant of the Year is a peer award and this season Paul received a large percentage of the committee votes for his excellent work coordinating GUFC’s response to the Covid-19 challenges.

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2020 President’s Annual Report to SSFA

The 2020 Football season was very different to what we are used to, but none the less, another successful season for GUFC with nearly 1600 registered players, making up 132 teams, playing on 2 fields, and 1 satellite fields. This makes GUFC one of the largest club in the SSFA and one of the largest…

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GROUND STATUS


CRICKET SEASON

+ end of season trips 🙂

MINIROOS REFS

Interested in refereeing MiniRoos in 2021 – please email minirooreferees@gufc.com.au to register your interest!

IMPORTANT

Fees must be paid in full before players can attend grading, training or trial games.
No player is covered by insurance until they are registered.
Pre season activity (training, trials, kick around’, etc) must be sanctioned by the SSFA prior to any such activity being permitted on Council land or even at a private facility. Without approval players, coaches, managers and club officials are not covered by the FNSW sourced Directors and Officers Insurance, Public Liability Insurance and Player Insurance.

Calendar

DECEMBER
7
– AGM, 7.30pm, Gymea Bay Oval Hall, Gymea Bay Oval

JANUARY
4 – Registrations Open

APRIL
10/11 – Round 1
17/18 – Round 2
24 – Round 3, Saturday teams
25 – Anzac Day, no games

SEE FULL CALENDAR

Rebel Sport

Shop at Rebel Sport and you can earn $$$ for GUFC.

If you are purchasing new equipment for the upcoming season from Rebel Sport please don’t forget to mention Gymea United Football Club at the registers.

GUFC receives store credit of 5% for all purchases made by GUFC members who have linked Gymea United Football Club to their Rebel Active account. HUGE thank you to Rebel Sport for their continued support of our Club.

GUFC History – 1963

“The end of season Gala Days on the oval were enjoyed by all the families.
This was in the era before female soccer so the Mothers versus Fathers game was always a highlight.
One year Laurie Dean dressed as a woman including balloons for a pregnancy.
After running out onto the field with the mothers’ team to much laughter he ‘collapsed’ on the ground and was ‘rescued’ by some fathers who threw him into a wheelbarrow and wheeled him off the field.
A great joke enjoyed by everyone” 

(excerpt from “Memories – Harry Basterfield, Life Member”)

See ‘GUFC History’ Tab (above right) on the website for more photos and memories

GUFC History – The Beginning

Gymea Soccer Club commenced as Gymea Sports Club, which included soccer, rugby league, cricket, netball, athletics.  The first meeting for the Soccer Club was held in February 1960 with the elected officers being Cyril O’Neal as President, Ken Williams as Secretary and Bill Taylor as Treasurer. Seven teams were entered with the Sutherland Association.

Once the season commenced, the Committee ran into the problem that they had to provide transport as there were not many cars amongst the parents, but we had people that were willing to run the boys from one field to another, come back, pick up another, load and distribute them around the area right throughout the day.

Excerpt from GYMEA, ‘Reflections’ booklet – opening of Harrie Denning Soccer Centre