Club in focus: Newcastle Olympic

Formerly known as Hamilton Olympic, Newcastle Olympic enter the FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32 for the first time in their history. Today we shine a light on the club from the Hunter!

Club: Newcastle Olympic FC
State: New South Wales
Home ground: Darling Street Oval
Founded: 1976
FFA Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2021): One
Best result: N/A
Head Coach: Joel Griffiths

Road to the FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32:

Newcastle Olympic enjoyed a comfortable 6-1 win against Cooks Hill United in the fourth round, before defeating Maitland 3-2 in a high scoring fifth round match.

They then qualified to the Round of 32 in the next two rounds, through narrow 1-0 victories against Lambton Jaffas and Coffs City United.

Newcastle Olympic Road to the 32

Joel Griffiths’ side has now been drawn against A-League newcomers Macarthur FC, who enjoyed a strong debut season in Australia’s top-flight competition.

FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32 Match Details:

Newcastle Olympic FC vs Macarthur FC
Date, time, and location TBC