Club in focus: Port Melbourne Sharks

Port Melbourne Sharks have qualified for the final rounds of the FFA Cup for the second occasion. Will they be able to progress to the Round of 16 for the first time? Here is a closer look at the side.

Club: Port Melbourne Sharks Soccer Club
State: Victoria
Home ground: SS Anderson Reserve
Founded: 1968
FFA Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2021): Two
Best result: Round of 32 (2018)
Head Coach: Adam Piddick

Road to the FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32: 

An emphatic 9-1 fourth-round victory over Berwick City set a positive tone for Port Melbourne’s qualification run. 


The Sharks won their following three matches, capped off by a tight 2-1 come-from-behin win against second-tier Moreland Zebras. 

They will now face fellow Victorian NPL side Hume City in the Round of 32, in what is set to be an even and unpredictable encounter.  

FFA Cup 2021 Round of 32 Match Details: 

Hume City FC vs Port Melbourne Sharks SC
Wednesday 11 August, 2021
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: ABD Stadium, Broadmeadows, Melbourne