Club in focus: Adelaide City

They made the quarter finals in their debut FFA Cup campaign in 2014, but will they be able to go even further this year?

Today we take a closer look at Adelaide City’s background and history in the competition.

Club: Adelaide City FC
State: South Australia
Home ground: Adelaide City Park
Founded: 1946
FFA Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2021): Two
Best result: Quarter Finals (2014)
Head Coach: Paul Pezos

Road to the FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32:

Adelaide City played some high-scoring and tight qualifying matches, and strung four wins together to qualify for the final rounds of the FFA Cup.

Adelaide City Path 32

They will now play either Perth Glory or Melbourne Victory, with the two A-League sides to compete in a playoff match in August.

Adelaide City famously produced the first ever 'Cupset' in the FFA Cup, knocking off Western Sydney Wanderers in 2014.

In the year that the club celebrates their 75th anniversary, could they pull off something special once again?

FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32 Match Details: 

Adelaide City v Perth Glory or Melbourne Victory
Wednesday 18 August, 2021
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: Steve Woodcock Sports Centre, Newton, Adelaide