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27 03, 2021

Presidents Letter to the Magpies Family


Good Morning to all Magpie players, parents, coaching staff, sponsors, and supporters. This weekend is the nominated start of Senior NPL and WPL competition in Northern NSW. Youth NPL and JDL commenced 2 weeks earlier. However, as everyone is aware our area has been impacted over the last fortnight, with an unprecedented volume of rain and flooding. This has affected our training and our ground preparation. The following outline is to allow everyone to have a clear indication of where all aspects of this weekend are currently positioned. It is [...]

Presidents Letter to the Magpies Family2021-03-27T13:11:29+11:00
1 03, 2021

Magpie Mail Edition 2


Hello to all our players, parents and supporters. The weeks are starting to roll on very quickly towards the start of the competition season – particularly for NPL Youth and JDL– 2 weeks to go. Like so many things all around the globe, the COVID pandemic has had a significant impact on our football preparations. The late completion of the 2020 season meant overlaps in trials and selections for 2021, delays in pre-Christmas training starts, delays in gear ordering and still remaining are the impositions on indoor gatherings. Our coaching [...]

Magpie Mail Edition 22021-03-01T10:21:31+11:00
1 03, 2021

Sophie Stapleford key signing for Maitland Magpies in Herald Women’s Premier League


Sophie Stapleford has been travelling to train and play her whole football career. Now, the Cessnock 27-year-old is excited to be leading the way for other Hunter Valley products by joining Maitland and helping to establish her local club in Herald Women's Premier League. Maitland Football Club have replaced Thornton in Northern NSW Football's top-flight women's competition. They will be coached by Keelan Hamilton, who mentored New Lambton to the 2019 premiership-championship double. "It's as close to a home game as it gets for me and that's exciting," Stapleford said. [...]

Sophie Stapleford key signing for Maitland Magpies in Herald Women’s Premier League2021-03-01T10:22:08+11:00
26 08, 2020

Maitland FC to enter Herald WPL from 2021


Maitland FC will enter the Herald Women’s Premier League (WPL) for the first time in 2021, as Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) announces that Thornton FC’s WPL teams will transition to the club from next season. The move will see Maitland FC entering teams into all WPL grades which will include key personnel from Thornton also joining the club to manage the program. The arrangement will assist the 2019 NPL Premiers to continue its strong National Premier Leagues (NPL) program as well as increase the standards required of the WPL competition [...]

Maitland FC to enter Herald WPL from 20212020-08-26T21:54:11+10:00
25 08, 2020

Magpie Mail – Edition 10


Dear Players, Parents and Supporters, And so the season marches on. It started with the threats of drought and bushfires, then morphed into this horrible coronavirus, and if we hadn’t had our enthusiasm tested enough it hit us on the weekend with some horrific winds and freezing temperatures. It has certainly tested everybody’s enthusiasm, patience and spirit. However, having said that, I am incredibly pleased to see how well all our teams are performing. Our Youth teams are having their best year ever. By my calculation across the 4 teams [...]

Magpie Mail – Edition 102020-08-25T17:07:23+10:00
7 08, 2020

Magpie Mail – Edition 9


Dear All, This edition of Magpie Mail needs to be solely related to the COVID-19 concerns of this weekend. The concerns are that important. Youth play at Cooks Square Saturday against Mid North Coast Seniors play at Darling St Oval on Saturday against Olympic Youth. I congratulate the foresight shown by Dan Barge and Youth coaching staff at this start of this week. They identified that we were due for a very wet weekend and made early arrangements to get the games moved from Sunday to Saturday, in the hope [...]

Magpie Mail – Edition 92020-08-07T15:16:21+10:00
1 08, 2020

Magpie Mail – Edition 8


Dear All, As we get deeper into the year and the season, the obstacles and challenges continue to confront us. The recent wet weather, postponement of games and impacts on training schedules are all impediments that add to the concerns we already struggle with in daily COVID-19 related life. I assure you though, that from a Maitland Football point of view, the club’s Executive and Management Committee are absolutely dedicated to the task of providing the opportunity for competitive football for the Youth in our charge. We don’t always get [...]

Magpie Mail – Edition 82020-08-01T23:32:06+10:00
24 07, 2020

Magpie Mail – Edition 7


24th July 2020 Welcome back to the next edition of the Magpie Mail. Apologies for missing an edition last week, it wasn’t through lack of content, more because of lack of time. The restart of the competition, in its restricted form and conditions, is proving in these early stages to be very time consuming for all involved in the club. COVID-19 Concerns It seems that at least every second conversation nowadays is about COVID-19. Certainly, every news item is about the subject. Unfortunately, it is a part of our lives [...]

Magpie Mail – Edition 72020-07-25T11:24:02+10:00
24 07, 2020



24th July 2020 Dear Players, Parents and Supporters, Welcome to Cooks Square Park. We would like to bring to your attention the COVID-19 restrictions in place at our ground. Whilst at Cooks Square Park please observe social distancing at all times. PLAYERS Please arrive at the time your coach has advised you to. Cars will be allowed into Cooks Square, but parking is only on the sealed carpark area. You may be temperature tested at the gate, and your details may be recorded. On a Senior game day all arrivals [...]

“Critical Message” UPDATED COVID-19 GAME DAY PROTOCOLS2020-07-25T10:08:53+10:00


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