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Encyclopedia > Sydney City Soccer Club
Alan Farley(L) tries to grab the ball during Hakoah's 6-1 championship victory over Adelaide in 1977

Sydney City Soccer Club is a defunct football (soccer) club from Sydney, Australia. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This is about the city of Sydney in Australia. ...

The club was formed in 1939 as Sydney Hakoah by members of the Sydney Jewish community. They played between 1977 and 1986 in the National Soccer League as Eastern Suburbs (1977-1979) and Sydney City (1979-1987). One of the most successful sides in New South Wales and interstate competitions in the the 1960's and early 1970's coached by the now retired Bob Szatmari, Sydney City were also one of the main instigators for the establishment of a national league. The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... The National Soccer League, or NSL, was the former national football (soccer) competition in Australia, overseen by Soccer Australia and later the Australian Soccer Association. ...

A foundation member of the NSL, Sydney City were also its most dominant side in the competition's first decade, winning four titles, including three in a row from 1980-1982, and finishing below third only once[1]. However despite this level of success, crowds were perenially low, and even though they were one of the sides retained for 1987, after the NSL scrapped the split conference system at the end of 1986, Sydney City withdrew from the NSL one round into the 1987 season [2]


Notable former players

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  • NSL Champions 1977, 1981, 1982, 1983
  • NSL Minor Premiers 1984 (Northern Division), 1985 (Northern Division)
  • Australian Cup winners 1965, 1968
  • NSL Cup Winners 1986

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  • New South Wales Premiers 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974
  • New South Wales Federation Champions 1961, 1962, 1966, 1968
  • New South Wales Federation Cup Winners 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1971
  • Ampol Cup Winners 1957, 1968, 1973,

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  1. ^ http://www.ozfootball.net/ark/Clubs/S/SydneyCityDH.html
  2. ^ http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/10/13/1065917345660.html?from=storyrhs



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