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
Home ground: Tiger Park
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.
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
Date: Wednesday 18 August 2021
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: Barlow Park, Parramatta Park, Cairns