Jordon Bennett
Signs for CCUTD

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Central Coast United are pleased to welcome former Mariners NYL defender and Budgewoi FC junior, Jordon Bennett to the club.

A utility player, Bennett joins CCUTD, after receiving NPL Men’s Player of the Year honours which saw him selected in the Mariners Foxtel National Youth League squad.

The Central Coast local joined the Mariners from the New South Wales Institute of Sport program in 2014. Despite being played mainly on the right side of defence, Bennett is considered a utility who can play a number of defensive roles.

Central Coast United will be releasing further player signings and Coaching Announcements over the coming weeks. You can follow the journey of the Coast's newest club on Instagram and Facebook @centralcoastunited

 
 

CCUTD Coaches Announced
18's, 20's & First Grade

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Central Coast United have announced Stu Davis as the clubs head coach for the 2018 State League competition, working with Ash Grant (20's) and Alex Powell (18's) in the senior program.

Working under the guidance of Technical Director Dean Heffernan, the club has continued its promotion of local talent - with the three coaches all from the Central Coast.

Davis has extensive coaching experience at Local level with Berkeley Vale's Mens Premier League side, as well Central Coast representative U18's. Most recently he lead the CCFA under 16's to an undefeated season in the 2017 AYL competition, where he will be looking to bring through those players into the State League program.  

Popular Local coach Ash Grant will take the Under 20's team leaving his post as Terrigal FC's Premier League Coach and head of football. Grant has experience coaching with NPL Sap programs and with the Northern Tigers football club.

Looking after the U18's team is Alex Powell who is degree qualified in Coaching with experience at all levels of the local game, most notably at Ourimbah United FC.

Central Coast United will be releasing further player signings and Coaching Announcements over the coming weeks. You can follow the journey of the coasts newest club on Instagram and Facebook @centralcoastunited

 
 

Heff appointed
Technical Director

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Dean Heffernan has officially been appointed at the Central Coast United's first ever technical Director.

Dean will be overseeing the full Central Coast United Program from Under 9's, through the AYL and including the State league senior teams.

The former Socceroo has just completed his FFA A-License course, Heff also brings extensive playing experience from the English Championship and A-League.

Central Coast United will be releasing further player signings and Coaching Announcements over the coming weeks. You can follow the journey of the coasts newest club on Instagram and Facebook @centralcoastunited

 
 

Josh Swadling
Signs for CCUTD

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Adding firepower to our strike force for the 2018 season, Central Coast United are excited to welcome Josh Swadling to the club!

Joining from The Entrance Bateau Bay where he took out the clubs golden boot and best and fairest awards in 2017, the striker come winger is looking to torment the opposition defense in the NSW State League.

An outstanding junior career with Tuggerah United and The Entrance FC saw Swaddo earn his first cap in Mens Premier League first grade at just 17 years old. Moving on to stints with Valentine FC and CCMA, the attack minded player then found himself starring in the CCF All Star match with CCUTD's other former 'reddie' - Adam Blunden.

"When I heard what Central Coast United are aiming to achieve, with local players from the coast - i was keen straight away" said Swadling. "I am lucky enough to be signed and looking forward to whats to come." 

Central Coast United will be releasing further payer signings and Coaching Announcements over the coming weeks. You can follow the journey of the coasts newest club on Instagram and Facebook @centralcoastunited

 
 

Matt Johnson
Signs for CCUTD

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Central Coast United FC have confirmed the signing of last years Mens Division 1 Player of the year - Matthew Johnson!

Johno is the latest in a string of local Central Coast players to join CCUTD, with the right sided player most recently taking out the Division 1 premiership with Woongarrah Wildcats FC's.

Voted as the 2017 Player of the Year by a record margin, the 21 year old already boasts significant footballing experience, locally with Berkeley Vale & at Charlestown and Edgeworth Eagles in the NEWFM leagues.

'I am excited to take the next step up in my playing career' said Matt, 'the chance to do well in the state league with local legends like Geordie, Dan and Blunden is a great opportunity'

Central Coast United will be releasing further payer signings and Coaching Announcements over the coming weeks. You can follow the journey of the coasts newest club on Instagram and Facebook @centralcoastunited

 
 

Adam Blunden
Signs for CCUTD

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Central Coast United have announced their third player signing for the 2018 season, with versatile young defender Adam Blunden joining the club from The Entrance Bateau Bay FC.

Coming from a 6-year stint with Central Coast representative teams as a junior (2009-2014), Blunden then went on to win the 2015 CCF Men’s Premier League First Grade Grand Final in his first season of club football.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Red and Black of United” said Blunden, who also played in the 2017 CCF All Stars Match. “The ability to play at a higher level, whilst still representing the Central Coast was appealing to me – and I hope to have an impact on our inaugural season”.

When asked about the Clubs Logo and Colours, Blunden was clearly excited – “Coming from ‘The Reddies’ at the Entrance, I absolutely love the Red and Black of my new club, and the logo looks incredible’.

Central Coast United will be releasing further payer signings and Coaching Announcements over the coming weeks. You can follow the journey of the coasts newest club on Instagram and Facebook @centralcoastunited

 
 

Howe & McFarlane
Sign for CCUTD

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Central Coast United FC are proud to announce the first 2 player signings for our inaugural State League team in 2018 FNSW competition, Geordie Howe and Daniel McFarlane. Both players represent the Central Coast Region with extensive careers at local club and representative level and form the beginnings of the CCUTD leadership group.

 

Howe (25) joins Central Coast United from Gosford City FC where he has played in three consecutive Men's Premier League grand finals. An established junior career with Central Coast 'Coasties' and Central Coast 'Lightning' representative program from 2003 – 2011 before a season stint at Valentine FC, the versatile defender recently lead the Central Coast Football All Star Select team against the Central Coast Mariners and is searching for the elusive premiership.

 

McFarlane (19) is another local junior, with experience in the Mariners National Youth League team for several seasons and most recently playing for the Mariners Academy First grade side. McFarlane has significant overseas experience, earning trials in the UK with Swansea City and Birmingham City as a 15 year old and playing first team football for the Cumbernauld Colts FC in the Scottish Lowland Football League.

 

Trials for State League Under 18's, 20's and First Grade start on Tuesday 24th October at Pluim Park Click below for more info & to register.