Club in focus: Edge Hill United

Edge Hill United has already made history this year by becoming the first community club based north of Brisbane to qualify for the FFA Cup Round of 32.

Here is a closer look at this year’s final round debutants from Cairns, who are the only community club in this year's Final 32! 

Club: Edge Hill United Football Club
State: Queensland
Home ground: Tiger Park
Founded: 1967
FFA Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2021): One
Best result: N/A
Head Coach: Crios O’Hare (player-coach)

Road to the FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32: 

Edge Hill began their journey to the FFA Cup Round of 32 in the third round of preliminary matches. 

Path 32 Edge Hill United

Their qualification run was characterised by high-scoring matchups, with each game featuring at least four goals. 

It was ultimately an underdog 3-1 victory against Magpies Crusaders United that handed them their first ever ticket in the Final Rounds of the tournament.  

FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32 Match Details: 

Edge Hill United vs Gold Coast Knights
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: Barlow Park, Parramatta Park, Cairns