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New GUFC Life Members

It was with great honour that I received life membership of GUFC at the end of 2018 alongside three other extremely hard working executive committee members in Anthony Severino, Cherie Donoghue and Lisa Brown.

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GYMEA UNITED FOOTBALL ACADEMY

~Improve your individual skills!
~Sessions run by highly accredited professional football coaches!

8 Sessions ~ Every Monday
~ During School Terms

Commences Monday, 4th February 2019
@ Gymea Bay Oval.

Session 1 : 6:30 to 7:30pm – (6-10yrs)
Session 2 : 7:15 to 8:15pm – (11-17yrs)

Further information can be obtained by sending an email to academy@gufc.com.au

SSFA SHARED SERVICES

All GUFC coaches and managers must register on the SSFA Shared Services website.  Please note: ALL QUERIES should be directed to the GUFC committee in the first instance.

2019 Calendar

JANUARY
4 – Registrations Open
20 – Registrations, GBO Hall, 10am–4pm
23 – Registrations, GBO Hall, 6pm–8pm
30 – Registrations, GBO Hall, 6pm–8pm
FEBRUARY
3 – Registrations, GBO Hall, 10am–4pm
11 – u6 & u7 Muster, tba
MARCH
18 – u6-u21 C&M Meeting, GBO Hall, 7– 8.30pm
23/24 – Round 1
30/31 – Round 2

GUFC Players – Interested in MiniRoo Refereeing in 2019? – please email your interest to minirooreferees@gufc.com.au

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GUFC 2019 Committee Vacancies

Next season we have a number of positions vacant on the committee including Honorary Secretary, Social Secretary & General Committee.

Some duties a General Committee person might help out with are:
– Junior Presentation day;
– registration days;
– committee duty 3 or 4 (half days) a season at Gymea Bay Oval;
– attend monthly committee meetings;
plus assisting with another part of running the club which interests you!

Please see GUFC’s Constitution for all committee position descriptions.

GUFC is entirely voluntary run – we need more support from members to effectively run the club … if you are interested in helping out please email president@gufc.com.au

GUFC’s 60th Year Celebrations – 2019

As many of you know season 2019 is GUFC’s 60th year.

At a recent meeting, the Management Committee approved a really exciting draft list of events to celebrate this wonderful milestone.

The celebrations will focus on our rich history and our special place in the Gymea Community as the “Family Club”. We will also look to celebrate the role volunteers play within GUFC past and present and our special place as a leader in diversity within football.

Oh yes and we hope you all will have lots of fun along the way!!!

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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