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Mustafa Taleb - our thoughts are with you

Mustafa Taleb - our thoughts are with you

Our thoughts and prayers are with one of our members, Under 19’s player Mustafa Taleb.

Just before the TAC strive for Zero round, Mustafa was involved in a serious car accident and was in intensive care.

A lovable kid with a positive outlook on life, his presence has been missed amongst his teammates.

Mustafa suffered two badly broken legs and is still in hospital recovering.

We send him our regards and also to his family and friends who also have suffered immensely going through such a traumatic ordeal.

 

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Past Players Day

Past Players Day
It was great to see so many past players at the club on Saturday!

It’s always great listening to the stories from the past and seeing the joy the memories andexperiences bring to these people.

It’s great to still have that connection and we do hope we can build on this in years to come.

The day was made better by two great wins.

Go Saints!
 
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Poker Night!

Poker Night!

The 2019 Poker Night is this Friday!

The evening starts at 7:30, with a $50 buy in for players and $10 for non players. Door prizes included and pizzas provided. Drinks at bar prices.

Make sure to get along and show off your poker skills. Always a fun night, make sure not to miss it!

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Thank You - Melbourne Nut Co.

Thank You - Melbourne Nut Co.

Melbourne Nut Co. are a great sponsor of the Northern Saints!!

With almost 30 years as a roaster, Melbourne Nut Co. is proud to be a family-run business, wholesaling an exceptional range of nuts, dried fruits, and snack products across the country.

 

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Northern Saints in the EDFL Rep Squad!

Northern Saints in the EDFL Rep Squad!

It was great to see Northern Saints players and coaches representing the EDFL combined team who went undefeated under Coach Kennerley.

Congrats to Ahmad Zahraman and Isaac Kako.

Go Saints!

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Saturday is a huge day for our club!

Saturday is a huge day for our club!

Saturday is going to be a huge day for the club!

It kicks off at 11:50 as the under 19’s host Keilor Park. The under 19’s are currently sitting third and are looking to consolidate their spot in the finals.

The seniors are then looking to finish the season on a strong note as they play their last game of the year against Keilor Park at 2pm. The day will also include our past players day. Anyone who has ever played or been associated with the Northern Saints, North Coburg, Fawkner Park, Amateurs and YCW, Moomba Park, St Marks and Paramount are all invited! It will be a great chance to catch up with old friends and reminisce.

 

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Congratulations Larissa and Aiesha - Multicultural All Nations Team

On Sunday two of our Under 15’s Girls Team Stars were out there repping our club as they were selected to play for the Multicultural All Nations Team, coached by Multicultural Ambassador Wassim Rafihi.

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Volunteers of the Week!

Volunteers of the Week!

While our junior teams were battling it out on the field in chase of premiership glory, our other team and equally as important team, played host to junior finals, our Volunteers.

 

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TAC Cup Towards Zero Round

TAC Cup Towards Zero Round

It was a mixed day of results for the Northern Saints in the TAC Towards Zero Round.

Here Premiership and current Northern Saints Captain Tamer Abdallah is seen modelling the jumper worn for this round. Unfortunately, it was also the same amount of points our Seniors Team got out of the must win game at Coburg Districts.

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Congratulations to Anthony Knight on 400 games!

Congratulations to Anthony Knight on 400 games!

On Saturday, Anthony Knight achieved an incredible milestone, playing his 400th game against Coburg Districts!

The team didn't let him down, winning by 9 goals. Anthony played well, even sneaking forward in the last quarter to kick a goal.

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Poker Night!

Poker Night!

Get along to Charles Mutton Reserve on Friday, August 16 to show off your skills on the poker table!

The evening starts at 7:30, with a $50 buy in for players and $10 for non players. Door prizes included and pizzas provided. Drinks at bar prices.

Always a fun night, make sure not to miss it!

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Volunteers of the week - The Senior Family!

Volunteers of the week - The Senior Family!

Our volunteers of the week this week are the Senior family.

Who are; Andrea, Paul, Harrison, Zachary and Benjamin.

When Fawkner Netball Club started, our club lost some long serving junior helpers which left a void felt throughout the year. It needed people to step up and take on unfamiliar roles.The Seniors’ were that family.

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Thank You - Strathmore Community Bank!

Thank You - Strathmore Community Bank!

The Northern Saints would like to thank the Strathmore Community Bank Branch for their ongoing and invaluable support of our club!

The Strathmore Community Bank have been a supporter of the community and the Northern Saints Football Club for a number of years.

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iPod Shuffle Night!

iPod Shuffle Night!

Following on from a huge last home game for the club on Saturday the 10th of August, which includes our Past Players Day and $2000 draw, will be an iPod shuffle.

It will be $10 per song that you choose and the night will include cash prizes!

Come along and support your club as we finish off the home and away season in style!

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$2000 Draw

$2000 Draw

Following on from our last home and away game for the 2019 season and the Past Players Day, is the $2000 Draw!

Tickets are $50 which includes your entry in to the draw and food and drinks (not including spirits) from 6:30- 8:30.

It is sure to be a fantastic night and great way to celebrate the end of another season together.

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2019 Past Players Day!

2019 Past Players Day!

On the back of the hype of the grand opening of our Hall of Fame, we’d like to celebrate another season by inviting all those who have played for the Northern Saints and any affiliated clubs to the 2019 Past Players Day!

Affilated clubs include North Coburg / BOPS, Fawkner Park, Fawkner Amateurs, Moomba Park, Paramount, Fawkner YCW and St. Marks.

Come on down from midday to watch the last home game of the season and to catch up and reminisce with friends and former teammates.

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Thank You - JLA Concreting

Thank You - JLA Concreting

The Northern Saints would like to thank JLA Concreting for their great support. JLA Concreting have over 30 years of experience working in residential, industrial and commercial environments. They offer a wide range of concreting services, specialising in exposed aggregate, colour concrete, diamond cuts, slate, stencil, and footings. JLA Group provides services all over Victoria with honest and genuine work of the highest standard. Located in Thomastown, next time you need any concreting services, give John a call on 0401 355 595. Also make sure to follow their Facebook page at the following link and check out some great examples of their work at their website http://jlagroupconcreting.com/

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Happy Birthday Brian Kays!

Happy Birthday Brian Kays!

The Northern Saints community wishes a happy birthday and thanks to Brian Kays, a legend of our club who turned 80 years of age on Sunday.

Brian has a long and rich history with football in the Northern Suburbs. He first started as a Club Secretary at St. Marks Football Club, back in 1982.

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Volunteer of the Week - Jessie Kazazes

Volunteer of the Week - Jessie Kazazes

It was a mixed bag of results for the club over the weekend, however one team that got the win was our mixed Under 11’s.

One of the stars of that win, roaming effectively off the half back line, was little champ, Jessie Kazazes.

Jessie always does the job asked of her by coach Johnny G, with Sunday being no exception.

Instead of going home and kicking her feet up enjoying the win, Jessie put her hand up to help out her beloved footy club.

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NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia.

To celebrate such a commemorative week in Australian history and culture, we’d like to highlight Northern Saints Football Club very own, Brad Dick Jr.

Brad has brought more than just his passion for our great game to the club. He has helped educate.

Brad also brings a lighter side of his personality to the club, the kid who always has a smile when he has a football in his hands.

Well done Brad.

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Volunteer of the Week - Jakob Kennerley

Volunteer of the Week - Jakob Kennerley

This weeks Volunteer of the Week, is none other than champion young person, and Under 17’s player, Jakob ‘SOB’ (son of Brett) Kennerley.

Where do we start? Jakob is dads runner for the seniors team most weeks, but not only does he run, he also regularly puts his hand up to run water for the reserves. Add to that, when our thirds team was short one or two players on the weekend, he couldn’t knock back the chance to run out and have a kick in the early morning dew.

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President's statement regarding grafitti at the club

The President and Committee of the Northern Saints Football Club totally condemn the actions of the individuals responsible for the graffiti which was tagged around the club on Friday night and we are asking members to let us know if you hear or know anything about this cowardly and costly act. The matter has been raised with local Police to investigate and the club will be looking into security measures and other initiatives to ensure the safety of our members.

The safety and wellbeing of our club community is very important to the committee, so if you see or hear anything suspicious around the club, please report it immediately to a committee member.

Kind regards,

Joseph Antonetti

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2019 Sports Night - this Saturday!

2019 Sports Night - this Saturday!

We’ve tweaked our Social Calendar a little for the last few months of the season.

It kicks off this Saturday night at Charles Mutton Reserve, the home of football, with our Annual Sports Night.

Special guests include The Macedonian Marvel, Peter Daicos, ex-Socceroo and record holder for goals scored in an official World Cup Match, Archie Thompson, and current Richmond Premiership Hero, Alex Rance.

Please come down this Saturday Night from 7:30 for a great night of entertainment.

Tickets available at the door.

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Volunteer of the Week - Dom Vivona

Volunteer of the Week - Dom Vivona

It’s easy to forget our unsung heroes of the club, especially when they’ve been a part of the club for so long.

Today we give a shout out to club Treasurer, Dominic Vivona.

Dom has been involved with Northern Saints since its inception, and was also involved in Fawkner Park before that.

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It's Tax Time - see More than Tax!

It's Tax Time - see More than Tax!

It's tax time and the perfect people to see are 'More than Tax'. More than Tax are player sponsor of Matthew D'Angelo. Being a player sponsor not only helps the player, but also the whole club!

As well as helping you with your tax, More than Tax also provide personal financial advice for both corporate companies, and small businesses. They can provide assistance with preparing financial statements, cash flow statements, balance sheets and more!

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Jessie Kazazes - 50 great games!

Jessie Kazazes - 50 great games!

A huge congratulations to Jessie Kazazes who reached her 50 game milestone yesterday morning for the Northern Saints.

Plenty more to come from this little champion!

Well done Jessie!

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Women's Football 2020 - Expressions of interest

Women's Football 2020 - Expressions of interest

After the success of the under 15 girls team this year, the Northern Saints are looking at adding additional teams for the 2020 season.

If you or anyone you know is interested in giving footy a try, please get in touch!

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2019 Sports Night! Saturday July 13

2019 Sports Night! Saturday July 13

The 2019 Sports Night is just around the corner on July the 13th at 7:30. With former Collingwood champion Peter Daicos, current Richmond star Alex Rance and Socceroos and Melbourne Victory legend Archie Thompson as guests, it will be a night you won't want to miss!

It is sure to be a great night! Get your tickets now through the Facebook event at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/events/947284125662609/

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Volunteer of the Week - Connor (Norm) O'Brien

Volunteer of the Week - Connor (Norm) O'Brien

This weeks Volunteer of the Week goes to Connor ‘Norm’ O’Brien.

The O’Brien family have been great supporters / volunteers / sponsors for many seasons since Connor started in our Auskick program years ago, so they are all no stranger to getting their hands dirty.

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Northern v Sunbury - EDFL match of the round!

Northern v Sunbury - EDFL match of the round!

Get down to Mutton Reserve this Saturday as we take on the undefeated Sunbury Kangaroos in the EDFL match of the day!

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$5000 draw winners!

$5000 draw winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the $5000 draw. Dwayne Bulmer and Paul Capaldo walking away with $2500 each!!!

Thank you to all that attended a great night!

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Northern v Keilor Park - complete game video!

Northern v Keilor Park - complete game video!

Check out the complete video of Saturdays big win against Keilor Park on the new ‘Northern Saints TV’ channel!! Don’t forget to subscribe for more great content!

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Come and try Aussie Rules community event!

Come and try Aussie Rules community event!

Tamanha Rahim, who plays in our under 15’s is hosting a great event at Charles Mutton Reserve on Saturday for girls between the ages of 12 and 16 in association with the Centre for Multicultural Youth and the Northern Saints.

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$5000 draw - this Saturday!

$5000 draw - this Saturday!

The $5000 draw is only a few days away! Make sure to be there as it is always one of the biggest and best functions of the year. Your ticket includes beer, wine and soft drink until 10:30pm, a spit roast dinner and most importantly, a chance to walk away with 5 grand. Tickets are on sale now!

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This weeks games!

This weeks games!

The seniors are back in this action this week against Keilor Park. Check out all of this weekends games below.

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Thank You - MC Labour

Thank You - MC Labour

MC Labour Services are a great sponsor of the Northern Saints Football Club! MC Labour Services make finding the right person for the right job easy, with 20,000 plus talented professionals, tradespeople and skilled labourers available to help your business! Next time you're looking for workers, contact MC Labour and let them know you're from the Northern Saints!

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Remembering Moe Allouche

Remembering Moe Allouche

Four years ago, a wonderful young man and one of our own, Moe Allouche passed away after playing the game he loved.

Moe was captain of the reserves side and was a much loved person around the club. He had a bubbly, friendly personality and was a kind and caring member of our club.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Moe was a huge part of our club and he is deeply missed by all those who were fortunate enough to have known him.

R.I.P Moe.

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This weekends games!

This weekends games!

Whilst the seniors have a bye this weekend, there is still plenty of Northern Saints footy to watch.

Get along and show your support!

Go Saints!

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Ramadan Dinner

Ramadan Dinner

Wednesday night was a proud night for the Northern Saints as the club partnered with the Northern Blue Light and Victoria Police to host the 'Third Ramadan Dinner.' The night featured a variety of speeches, Quran readings and prayers from representatives of Victorian Police, Islamic High Council of Australia and the Australian National Imam council! There was also a panel discussing Australian Football and Multiculturalism featuring Essendon's Adam Saad and Courtney Ugle, Carlton's Kirby Bentley and the Northern Saints own Tamanha Rahim, from the Under 15's girls team

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Thirds Coach - Glynn Matthey

Thirds Coach - Glynn Matthey

The Northern Saints FC would like to formally announce the appointment of Glynn Matthey, to the position of Thirds Team Head Coach.

Glynn is in his 4th year at the Saints, playing, as well as having helped in most roles through our junior ranks from Auskick, girls team and any junior support required.

Glynn has previously acted as the runner for our Saints Senior sides, as well as coaching Junior football at Wallan.

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Round 7 - Saints Classic Car Show

Round 7 - Saints Classic Car Show

Make sure to get to Mutton Reserve on Saturday. Not only are the seniors, reserves, under 19's and thirds all playing at home, but we are also hosting the Saints 1st Annual Classic Car Show! Bring down your classic and vintage cars to the oval and help raise some money for a great cause in Beyond Blue!

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EDFL rep squad representatives!

EDFL rep squad representatives!

Congratulations to junior players Ahmed Zahraman, Isaac Kako, Jalal Abou-Eid, Mahammed Taleb and Christopher Gioupas who have all been selected in Junior EDFL Representative Squads! We are proud of them all for this great achievement and are sure they will represent the Northern Saints with pride! Well done boys!

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Northern Saints Illegal Drug Policy

Northern Saints Illegal Drug Policy

The Northern Saints Football Club understands and accepts that it has a duty of care to provide a safe and healthy environment, free of illegal drugs.

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Round 6 Games

Round 6 Games

Please find this weekends games below:

Get along and show your support! Also, make sure to get along to the $5000 draw on Saturday night.

Go Saints!

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Round 5 results

Round 5 results

Well done to all teams for a great effort over the weekend!

Please find the results below:

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R.I.P - Rod Thorneycroft

The Northern Saints would like to offer their deepest condolences to the family of Rod Thorneycroft. Rod was a legend of Fawkner Amateurs Football Club and a wonderful person.

R.I.P Rod.

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Junior Player of the Week - Mikayla D'Angelo

Junior Player of the Week - Mikayla D'Angelo

Junior player of the week is Mikayla D'Angelo from our Under 15 Girls team.

Mikayla kicked 5 goals playing in the midfield and it could have been more. Ran relentlessly and continuously all day at every contest.

Mikayla took several contested marks all around the ground proving how complete she is in the air and on the ground. Also showed great courage all day, and was even lucky enough to earn a nice shiner for good measure.

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Volunteer of the Week - Sharon Watson

Volunteer of the Week - Sharon Watson

Our Volunteer of the week is the lovely Sharon Watson.

Sharon worked all night in her normal job then got woken to come in and take over at the canteen due to a late withdrawal, then worked all day in the canteen for our Juniors at home.

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Betta Electrical - Thank You!

Betta Electrical - Thank You!

A huge thanks to Fawkner Betta Electrical for their generous donation and support to our club by donating a NEW Microwave for our canteen.

Make sure you shop local and go see them for all your home and electrical - let them know your from the Saints!
 

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Senior and Reserves Games Cancelled

Please be advised that EDFL have informed us that there will be no senrior reserves game with Jacana on Saturday, May 11. Jacana can not field a team for both their senior and reserve sides.

Please get down and support our Under 19s at Coburg City Oval at 10am - Saints V West Coburg.

As a result, the Saints Classic Car show has been postponed to the 25th of May.

GO SAINTS

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