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Mark Milligan named inaugural skipper of Macarthur FC Bulls

He’s captained the Socceroos and was part of four World Cup campaigns, so it was no surprise that Mark Milligan got the nod to be the Macarthur FC inaugural captain. The Bulls made the announcement today, along with news that Club Menangle will be the club’s captain sponsor. Milligan, one of the most decorated Socceroos in Australian football history, will now will lead the A-League newcomers onto Campbelltown Stadium when they make their debut in late December. Amassing 80 caps for the Socceroos, the eighth most in the nation’s history, Milligan featured in four World Cups, three Asian Cups, a… Read more »

Young gun latest recruit of Macarthur FC Bulls

Macarthur FC’s latest recruit is young gun Antonis Martis, who has joined the club on loan from Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland. Raised in South Western Sydney, the Cypriot Australian joins Milicic’s inaugural Bulls squad for the 2020/21 A-League season. A graduate of the FC Midtjylland academy and youth programs, Martis, 20, spent the preseason with the reigning Danish top-flight champions. The talented central midfielder amassed 42 appearances for FC Midtjylland in the Danish Youth League (Under 19). The dual national has earned international representative honours for both countries, captaining the Australian Joeys Under 16s in two tournaments in Vietnam… Read more »

Academy sports chaplain says goodbye after eight years

Sport chaplaincy is not so much about which religious denomination a person is, as much as it is about being there to help fill a need in a person’s life, says Grant O’Donnell. After eight years as the chaplain of the South West Sydney Academy of Sport, O’Donnell is swapping Campbelltown for Toowoomba and his home state. “Providing a chaplaincy service to an organisation such as the South West Sydney Academy is about assisting in meeting an athlete’s physical and spiritual needs, and helping them realize their own development potential,” he says as he prepares for the trip home and… Read more »

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Mark Milligan named inaugural skipper of Macarthur FC Bulls

He’s captained the Socceroos and was part of four World Cup campaigns, so it was no surprise that Mark Milligan got the nod to be the Macarthur FC inaugural captain. The Bulls made the announcement today, along with news that Club Menangle will be the club’s captain sponsor. Milligan, oneRead more »

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Young gun latest recruit of Macarthur FC Bulls

Macarthur FC’s latest recruit is young gun Antonis Martis, who has joined the club on loan from Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland. Raised in South Western Sydney, the Cypriot Australian joins Milicic’s inaugural Bulls squad for the 2020/21 A-League season. A graduate of the FC Midtjylland academy and youth programs,Read more »

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Academy sports chaplain says goodbye after eight years

Sport chaplaincy is not so much about which religious denomination a person is, as much as it is about being there to help fill a need in a person’s life, says Grant O’Donnell. After eight years as the chaplain of the South West Sydney Academy of Sport, O’Donnell is swappingRead more »

Nancy's French midfielder Loic Puyo scores a goal during the French League Cup football match between Nancy (ASNL) and Caen (SMC) on October 26, 2016 at Marcel Picot stadium in Tomblaine.  / AFP / SEBASTIEN BOZON        (Photo credit should read SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP via Getty Images)

Meet Loïc Puyo, Macarthur FC’s French connection

In assembling their inaugural squad, Macarthur FC have signed Socceroos, an English international and a mix of experienced and young players. Now they have added a French connection after Loïc Puyo agreed to become the 13th member of the Bulls. Puyo, 31, has amassed 192 professional appearances across the topRead more »

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Macarthur FC fans, we finally have a date

Sunday, December 27, 2020 looks set to become a date to remember for South Western Sydney soccer fans. Football Federation Australia (FFA) has announced that is the day the A-League will kick off its 2020-21 season – with Macarthur FC playing for the first time. The full fixture schedule willRead more »

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Even dozen now in Macarthur FC A-League squad

Macarthur FC Bulls head coach Ante Milicic now has an even dozen in his squad after snaring the signature of Sydney born defender Aleksandar Jovanovic. The towering 196cm stopper, who has plied his trade in both Europe and Asia, has never played professionally in Australia. Now he is set toRead more »

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Macarthur FC Bulls herd grows to 10

The Macarthur FC playing squad has gone into double figures after two more signings this week. Pictured here (below) is Moudi Najjar, 20, a proud western Sydney junior who joins the Bulls on a one-year loan agreement from Melbourne City. The second is Jake Hollman, 19, who joins the A-LeagueRead more »

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High flying Eagles land six more premiership trophies

The bigger amenities building at Waminda Oval landed just in time for East Campbelltown Eagles. While the rugby league club’s legendary Sydney Shield side did not make an impression in a shortened season, the Eagles still managed to add six more major trophies to their growing collection of silverware. EastRead more »

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Sport academy makes historic move to new home

The South West Sydney Academy of Sport has a new home. It recently located from its long time Queen Street headquarters to historic Coach House in the heart of Campbelltown’s heritage precinct, at the southern end of the town’s main street. Gerry Knights, chief executive since its inception, says theRead more »

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