Club in Focus: Newcastle Olympic

Newcastle Olympic will take on 2021/22 A-League Men Premiers, Melbourne City in the Round of 32. Today, we take a look at how the club from the Hunter region made the national stage for a second time.

Club: Newcastle Olympic
State: New South Wales
Home ground: Darling St Oval   
Founded: 1976
Australia Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2022): Two
Best result: Round Of 32 (2021)
Head Coach: Joel Griffiths  

Road to the Round of 32:
Newcastle Olympic 13-0 Cardiff City FC
Charlestown Azzurri 0-3 Newcastle Olympic
Newcastle Olympic 2-0 Lake Macquarie FC
Cooks Hill United FC 0-3 Newcastle Olympic

Newcastle Olympic secured qualification to the Australia Cup Final Rounds with a decisive 3-0 victory over newly promoted NPL side Cooks Hill at Fearnley Dawes Athletic Centre.

Jared Muller helped his side to make the national stage by netting a brace against Cooks Hill while Joey Langlois scored a wonder-strike from the edge of the box to round out the scoring in Newcastle.

Australia Cup Record
2014 – Preliminary Rounds
2015 – Preliminary Rounds
2016 – Preliminary Rounds
2017 – Preliminary Rounds
2018 – Preliminary Rounds
2019 – Preliminary Rounds
2020 – Competition not held
2021 – Round Of 32    

Last Five NPL Results:

In what is their only second game on the national stage, Newcastle Olympic will be coming up against reigning A-League Men Premeirs, Melbourne City at No2 Sportsground on Tuesday evening.

Currently, Olympic occupy sixth place within the NPL  NSW Competition. However, due to inclement weather numerous matches have been postponed recently.

Match Details:
Newcastle Olympic v Melbourne City       
Date: Tuesday, 2nd August  
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: No2 Sportsground, Newcastle