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Live Weather Update (High-Level Trials)

Please continue to monitor this page for live updates from the club.

The threat of cancellation is now significantly diminished…  Latest BOM Melbourne forecast

Last update: 5:00pm Saturday

Age GroupSession TimeCurrent Trial Status
U12 Boys11:30am
Sunday 03-Dec
Still on.
U13 Boys9:00am
Sunday 03-Dec
Still on.
U14 Boys2:00pm
Sunday 03-Dec
Still on.
U15 Boys9:00 am
Saturday 02-Dec
Went ahead as scheduled.
No problems encountered.

U16 Boys12:30pm
Saturday 02-Dec
Went ahead as scheduled.
No problems encountered.
U17 Boys12:30pm
Saturday 02-Dec
Went ahead as scheduled.
No problems encountered.


Read more :  High-Level Trials Info




Our worst fears now seem unlikely to eventuate…

Glen Eira members recognised as Community Heroes

Five members of Glen Eira FC were among 15 Victorians presented with Community Hero Awards by the CEO of Ambulance Victoria, Associate Professor Tony Walker, ASM in a ceremony at Parliament House yesterday.

Jo McCutcheon, Tara Carrafa, Alex Yianni, Rachel Yianni and Stewart Howell were nominated for their award by MICA Paramedic Glenice Winter for their quick actions in saving the life of a parent who collapsed during a fun kids v parents match on Gala Day.



Snippet from Channel 7 News 20-Nov-2017



Flag Waver Opportunity for Melbourne City Match

In conjunction with Melbourne City, Glen Eira FC is pleased to offer older Glen Eira players aged 12-18yo the opportunity to be Flag Wavers at Melbourne City’s match this Friday night at AAMI Park.
Flag Wavers get to stay on the side of the pitch and wave the big City flags before the match. During the match they wave them again when City score a goal.   
Participants will receive 2 free tickets to the match, one for themselves and one for a parent/guardian/friend. 
    Melbourne City v. Perth Glory
    7:50pm kickoff
    Friday 24th November 2017
    AAMI Park


  • Must be born 2000-2006 inclusive
  • Must have been a Glen Eira player in 2017.
  • Or have submitted an Application to be a Glen Eira player in 2018.

Apply to be Melbourne City Flag Waver




2017 FFV Wheelchair Football Final

Glen Eira (Phoenix) played against Glen Eira (Falcons) in the 2017 FFV Wheelchair SE Final.

Congratulations to Glen Eira (Phoenix) on winning their first ever final.

Photos courtesy Clem de Silva Photography

Glen Eira Success in FFV Finals

Huge Congratulations to the following teams for their outstanding performances in the 2017 FFV Finals series.  Enjoy the praise – you deserve it and know that everyone at the club is very proud of you.


2017 Metropolitan Champions x 5!

Five Glen Eira teams came top of their ladder in FFV South Zone, then went to defeat the best teams from the other zones in the Grand Finals to be crowned the best in Melbourne for their league.


Boys U17B Glen Eira (Odyssey)


Boys U16A Glen Eira (Infinity). On a 24 match winning streak.


Boys U14B Glen Eira (Eagles)


Boys U12 Kangas. Glen Eira (Jaguars)


FFV Wheelchair Football. Glen Eira (Phoenix) [Photo courtesy of Clem de Silva Photography]
See More Photos from the Wheelchair Final


Runners Up x 3.

Congratulations also and well done to the following teams who made it all the way to the Grand Final.

  • Boys U15A Glen Eira (Extreme)
  • Boys U13A Glen Eira (Stingrays)
  • Wheelchair Football Glen Eira (Falcons)






Today Show – Weather Cross Participations

Glen Eira FC players aged 6-9yo are invited to participate in the Today Show live weather crosses this Wednesday morning at Yarra Park.

FFA have organised live crosses with Channel 9’s Today show on the morning of Wed 6th September, in order to celebrate Australia’s likely World Cup qualification. All the morning’s weather crosses will air from Yarra Park (next to the MCG). One of the crosses will feature Glen Eira players reenacting a moment of joy from the previous night’s match. Ange Postecoglou and Archie Thompson make be making appearances.  

The producers are looking for 6-8 Glen Eira boys and girls aged around 6-9yo.

  • Date: Wed 6th September 2017
  • Time: 6am-8:30am
  • Location: Yarra Park (near MCG). Exact meetup location TBA.
Parents who can help out get a $100 fuel voucher.

Kids who can help out get a Socceroos merch pack (flat brim hat and football).

To get an idea what it will be like, click here to see a previous occasion when Glen Eira did the Today show weather crosses





Extras for Socceroos at Lord Reserve

We already have…
our 25 kids to be trained and have a Q&A session for the ad being filmed at Lord Reserve with the 4 Socceroos players on Sat 2nd Sept. Applications have closed.

However we need…
…some extras.  All Glen Eira players are welcome to attend, as long as:

  1. you wear your playing uniform so you can play in some mini-matches in the background of the filming. Must bring both maroon and white tops  if you have them please. We won’t have enough bibs to create separate teams for everyone.
  2. bring a signed media release form. Click here > Release Form


Click here to:           Register as Extra 


Alex Gersbach, Mark Milligan, Tomi Juric and Jamie Maclaren will run a training session for about 25 Glen Eira boy and girl players aged 9-12yo.  Aaron Mooy has been told to rest up. This will be followed by Q&A session with our kids asking the Socceroos about their career path – how they came to be international players and how might they follow in their footsteps.

  • Time commitment: 1pm-4pm Sat 2nd September 2017.
  • What to wear: Glen Eira playing uniform, including boots and shinguards.
    Must bring both maroon and white tops  if you have them.
  • Snacks and Refreshments will be available from the canteen.