The 2015 PS4 National Premier League WA is looking like being the closest contested in many seasons. Bayswater City will again be the favouriteís to take out the title, but they will have some tough opposition, with Perth SC, Cockburn City and Floreat Athena all strengthening their squads,so it has all the hallmarks of an exciting season. There will not be any end of seasonís top five finals this season, so itís first to the post for the title, and they will also qualify for the National Premier League play-off, against the winners of each states competition. This week we look at the 12 NPL-WA teams to see whoís in and out of their squads, and where we believe they will finish, with the help of local football icon Richard Kreider and ĎLetís Talk Footballí host Eamon Duffy, who will offer their thoughts on how the new season will turn out.
It was a season of consolidation for Armadale last year, but Coach Lee Bamber has worked hard in the pre-season to add some quality to their line-up. A young Reds side struggled last season, but the experience some of them gained last season will do them the world of good. Kodi Madeley has returned to the club this season after a long term injury, while UK imports Richard Hurlin, Reece Davies, and Nick Creland, will give them some much needed experience. Striker Faustin Machochi and Sam Loveless will again be pivotal, and if the players gel the Reds will improve, but they will be in the lower part of the table.
Players brought in: Richard Hurlin (Peninsula Power QLD), Reece Davies (ex-Stockport and Manchester City youth), Nick Crerand (Salford City UK), Michael Lawson (Shamrock Rovers), Kodi Madeley (back from long term injury), Caleb Dixon, Tom Covell
Players leaving the club: Alex Clarke, Matthew Gould, Billy Quinncroft, Alex Solomons, Nathan Costello, Mwansa Musonda, Josh Kuser , Jett Shaw, Ben Wantee
The improvement of Balcatta last season was one of the highlights of the first NPL-WA season, and they have kept most of their squad, as well picked up some good additions. Adrian Caceres will bolster the midfield, while Perth Glory trio Blamo Qua Qua, Hanafi Ghazail and Darcy Cosgrove will give their squad depth. Skipper Adam Tong was colossal last season, while David Cyrus, James Sammut and Kieron Stallard pushed them close to the finals. With the new signing Ramon Falzon will be looking to go one step further this season and after good Night Series campaign, they will be there or there about come season end.
Players brought in: Shazalee Ramlee, Hanafi Ghezali, Blamo Qua Qua, Hanafi Ghazail, Darcy Cosgrove, (All Perth Glory), Adrian Caceres (Bayswater City), Dejab Andric, Alan Patarov, Steve Sokol
Players leaving the club: Carlo Coelho, Kris Gate, Lawrence Shuruma, Matt Izzo, Ben Meridithm Stefan Valentini, Joshua Marocchi, Benny Kouakou
The 2014 NPL-WA Champions, Bayswater City, havenít stood on their laurels in the pre-season with Chris Coyne adding to his already talented squad. The Frank Drago Reserve club took all before them last season, and they will again begin favourites this campaign, despite a disappointing Night Series campaign. The addition of Jason Saldaris, Phil Arnold and Hayden Doyle has strengthened the squad, and with Todd Howarth running the show in the middle of the park, Trent Kay solid at the back and the guile of Gustavo Giron-Maurlanda up front, they will take some beating.
Players brought in: Phil Arnold, Hayden Doyle (Stirling), Jason Saldaris (Sth Melbourne), Travis Dodd (Assistant Coach), Taban Makoii (NZ), Billy Quinncroft (Armadale)
Players leaving the club: Adrian Caceres, Adam Bachiller
It was a disappointing end to 2014 for Cockburn City, the club missing out on the finals, after looking well placed early. There were reasons for the late season fade out, and Marc Anthony will be hoping they have sorted them out, and his side can push for honours this season, and the signs look good after a good Night Series campaign. The inclusion of WA State keeper Curtis Aspden is a massive pick-up, and he will pin a solid defence with Euen Grant and Alan Carroll, while youngster Devon Gibson and Feisal Zaw showed they are a real handful in the league. The Cockerels will be in the mix for a top five spot, but they will need to iron out the problems that stopped them last year.
Players brought in: Curtis Aspden (Sorrento), Craig Tone (Mandurah City), Jonathan Corness (Ashfield), Rory Patterson (UK), Harry OíBrien (Perth Glory), Friday Zico (Perth SC), Josh Kuzer (Armadale)
Players leaving the club: Paul Natale, Matty Barlow
It was a season of optimism for ECU Joondalup last year, but after missing out in the Cup Semi-Final their season fell away, and Coach Dale McCulloch will be looking for an improvement this season. The signing of former Heidelberg United midfielder Paul Miller and former Blackpool youngster Conor Ready are huge signing, while Rowdy Yates, Josh Tucker and Brad McDonald will give the squad depth. Once again Jon Higgins and Tommy Amphlett will be vital, while Player of the Year Ryan Lowry and Charlie Comyn-Platt will need to be at their best. But they need to improve in certain areas, but if they turn this around they could cause a few upsets this season.
Players brought in: Conor Ready (Blackpool UK), Paul Miller (Heidelberg United (NPL-Vic), Rowdy Yates, Guy McDonlad (Subiaco AFC), Josh Tucker (Perth Glory), Scott Bushby, David Annall (Assistant Coach)
Players leaving the club: Ryan Townsend, David Caine, David Foster, Dejan Spaseski, Lee Jones, Henry Durr
Last season was one to forget for Floreat Athena, on and off the pitch. Uncertainty with coaches and inconsistency on the pitch left them languishing out the finals. But they seemed to have sorted this out and go into the season full of confidence, after winning the 2015 Night Series Final. They have added some quality to their squad, including Robbie Gasper, Kris Gate and Stirling Lions duo Dennis Galan and Clayton Arnez. Coach Glen Grostate took the reins last season and stabilized the side, and the form of Lewis McMahon and Ludovic Boi will be a barometer of the rest of the side and if they can start well this campaign a spot in the finals is on the cards.
Players brought in: Kris Gate (Balcatta), Clayton Arnez, Dennis Galan (Stirling Lions), Fraser Greenwood (Perth Glory), Robbie Gasper (Melville City)
Players leaving the club: Mark Walsh, Cameron Yorke, Tom Dixon
The big improvers last season was Perth SC. The Dorrien Gardens side missed the finals in 2013, but last year went close to winning the title. Taki Nicolaidis has built a new look side, and has added to strong squad this season with the addition of former Perth Glory midfielder Dean Evans, defender Callum OíConnell and striker Reece Vittiglia. Skipper Clark Keltie and Mark Pritchard gives them drive from the middle of the park, while their path to goal comes in the capable hands of Ashley Rosindale and Vittiglia. If their youngsters can add something, they will be in the mix for the title.
Players brought in: Callum OíConnell (Sydney United), Dean Evans (Stirling Lions), Reece Vittiglia (Sorrento), Carlo Coelho (Balcatta), Rocco Pizzata
Players leaving the club: Mark Doninger, Tim Robertson, Craig Simpson, Jason Barrera
There has been a huge turnover of players at Stirling Lions, with new coach Rob Milevski having to dip heavily into the transfer market. Imports Brian Woodall and Nathan Bowden-Hasse will give stability to the side, while strikerís Teeboy Kamara, Benny Kouakou and Lawrence Shuruma are a good inclusion. The likes of Daniel Micevski, Moses Kalau and Michael Pugliese will be vital, and after a good showing in the Night Series signs look good, but they might struggle to push for a top five spot
Players brought in: Nathan Bowden-Hasse (White City SA), Lawrence Shuruma, Benny Kouakou (Balcatta), Brian Woodall (Dagenham & Redbridge UK), Brodie Martin (Sorrento), Tim Hill (Swan United), Steve Purton (Western Knights), Victor Atanasovski, Teeboy Kamara (Inglewood United)
Players leaving the club: Aleks Vrteski, Ricky Smith, Jovo Pavlovic, Hayden Doyle, Phil Arnold , Dennis Galan, Clayton Arnez, Dean Evans, David Micevski, Andy Brown, Jack Slater, Ali Gholami.
It could be a long 2015 for Sorrento, after a number of senior players left the club this season. Jamie Harnwell and Steve Nevilleís sides can never be underestimated, and the pair has added some experience to the squad to go with the younger players. Former Lions midfielder Jack Slater has returned to the league from Team Wellington, along with Thomas Boss, while Brad McDonald has come in from Subiaco AFC. Defensively Daryl Platten and Shaun Kilkelly are important, while James Morgan and import striker Sean Canham will need to be at their best. The club has always been competitive in the league, and they will be again, but they could struggle with a spot in mid-table.
Players brought in: Jack Salter and Thomas Boss (Team Wellington NZ), Jack Eades (Mandurah City), Brad McDonald (Subiaco AFC), Jordan Dodd (ECU Joondalup), Lewis Hall
Players leaving the club: Reece Vittiglia, Brodie Martin, Curtis Aspden, Chris Reid,
After their first season in the top flight last season, Perth Glory Youth will be one of the big improvers in 2015. Under the tutelage of John Gibson and Jacob Burns they have been outstanding in the National Youth League, and they have added a number of state league players to their roster. Skipper Jacob Collard and Nathan Costello pin a tight, with the speed of Borbor Sam and goal scoring of Joe Knowles, they will cause teams a lot of problems. They will improve on last season but will struggle to get into the top five.
Players brought in: Ali Gholami (Stirling), Nathan Costello (Armadale), Dejan Spaseski, Henry Durr (ECU Joondalup), Jordan Young, Todd Norris
Players leaving the club: Blamo Qua Qua, David Stoke, Rocco Pizzatta, Josh Tucker, Mo Beyan, Luke Radonich, Fraser Greenwood, Lawrence Shurama, Hanafi Ghazali
Last season was forgettable for Inglewood United, but 2015 looks like they are heading in the right direction. New coach Michael Garcia has pinpointed his weaknesses and has brought in some talented players. Stirling Lions quartet Jovo Pavlovic, Aleks Vrteski, Rikki Smith and Daniel Micevski, will give the club some much needed experience, while Kenny Keogh, brother of Perth Glory striker Andy, is a great pick up. Injuries hit them hard last season, so if skipper Greg Sharland and last seasonís top goalscorer Ryan Clarke can stay fit, they will be competitive and push into the top half of the table.
Players brought in: Jovo Pavlovic, Aleks Vrteski, Rikki Smith and David Micevski (All Stirling Lions) Mark Barnett (Perth Glory), Kenny Keogh
Players leaving the club: Luke Martino, Teeboy Kamara, David Perich, Ryan Francis, Sean Browne
In their first ever season in top flight football Subiaco AFC surprised many, and coach Gerry McEwen will be hoping to continue their form this season. They have lost a number of their experienced players, but he has moved quickly to bring in replacements. Keeper Ryan Montgomery is a great signing, while the form of Jackson Dongray and Jackson Darnell would have impressed the coach in the Night Series, while striker Rory Feely and defender Nathan Diaz will have a huge role to play. The club will hope they donít suffer the second year blues, and they will need to show that fighting spirit again, if they are donít it could be a long season.
Players brought in: Ryan Montgomery (Bunbury), Jackson Dongray, Issac Koomson, Danny Milne, Kevin White, Anastasis Farsalis, Jackson Darnell, Matt Steffenson, Gojam Bany
Players leaving the club: Brad McDonald, Guy McDonald, Pat Morrison, Rowdy Yates, Sam Stone, Jordan Rhodes, Alex Randell
|NPL-WA table||NPL-WA table||NPL-WA table||NPL-WA table|
|Bayswater City||Bayswater City||1||Bayswater City||Perth SC|
|Perth SC||Perth SC||2||Perth SC||Bayswater City|
|Cockburn City||Inglewood United||3||Floreat Athena||Cockburn City|
|Floreat Athena||Cockburn City||4||Inglewood United||Balcatta|
|Balcatta||Floreat Athena||5||Cockburn City||Inglewood United|
|ECU Joondalup||ECU Joondalup||6||Balcatta||Floreat Athena|
|Inglewood United||Sorrento||7||Sorrento||Stirling Lions|
|Stirling Lions||Perth Glory||8||Stirling Lions||Sorrento|
|Sorrento||Balcatta||9||ECU Joondalup||ECU Joondalup|
|Perth Glory||Stirling Lions||10||Perth Glory||Armadale|
|Subiaco AFC||Armadale||11||Subiaco AFC||Perth Glory|
|Armadale||Subiaco AFC||12||Armadale||Subiaco AFC|
|State Cup Winners||State Cup Winners||State Cup Winners||State Cup Winners|
|Cockburn City||Bayswater City||Floreat Athena||Bayswater City|
|Cup Runners-Up||Cup Runners-Up||Cup Runners-Up||Cup Runners-Up|
|Floreat Athena||Cockburn City||Perth SC||Perth SC|
The first Division title will be a closely fought contest, and the prize for the League winners in 2015, is promotion to the NPL. All clubs have invested highly in players with NPL experience to gain the advantage, and the title will go down to the wire and this week we look at how we believe the 12 clubs will go as they try and reach the top flight of WA football.
After leading the league for most of last season, Ashfield were piped at the post for the title, and Paul Dundo is determined to rectify that this season. A final game defeat has been burning all pre-season and the club has ringed the changes and has brought in some quality. Chris Holland, Brian Patterson and Mark Walsh have added depth to their squad, but they have also lost a number of experienced players, but that being said they will be one of the favouriteís for the title.
Inís: Liam Merrigan, Gary Hill, Mark Walsh, Brian Patterson, Chris Holland, Brett McGuire, Alex Stamadiaties
Outís: Branimir Mikulic, Howard Neighbour, Joe Briggs, Ryan Cox, Alex Sutton, Ian Griffiths, David Gordon, Tom Kennedy
There has been a mass exodus from Canning City this season, but new coach Paul Oliver has seen some good signs during the Night Series. He has been busy in the transfer market with Simon Elton-Bott, Daniel Treisiol and Callum Roberts, coming into the club. They have improved, and it will take time to gel, but they need a good start, but their losses by far outweigh their gains, so it could be a season of consolidation for the Blues.
Inís : Garin Collins, Joe Ives, Simon Elton-Bott, Peter Cartright, Vish Kannu, Daniel Trevisiol, Callum Roberts, Lewis McConnon, Ethan Levitt, Bobson Koroma
Outís: Paul Van Dongan, Michael Van Dongan, Rory Mouttet, Emlyn Whetnall, Sam Carrello, Jarrad Smith, Julian Madaschi, Daniel Niederberger, Simon Versaico, Jonston Walker, Duncan Hind
Itís a new look Dianella White Eagles for the new season under the tutelage of new Coach Mauro Marchione. They just avoided relegation last season, but showed during the Night Series they will be very competitive this season. The Italian coach has brought in a talented group of players and they will be challenging for the title. New signings Cisco Jorquera, Yousri Gharsallah, Cesar Gonzalez and Yves Mwila, has made the squad stronger, and they will be there or there about come season end.
Inís: No information provided
A good Night series campaign from Gosnells City has given some optimism for new coach Rob Eldridge. The Walter Padbury Reserve club has been busy in the transfer market bringing in Jacob and Caleb Aquino form Western Knights, while Calem Rothwell has joined from the UK, his father played for the club 20-years ago. Tom Allen will be vital between the sticks, while the balance of the squad is young players, brought up through the clubs junior system. They will be competitive this season, and will be tough to beat at home, but a mid-table finish is on the cards for the club.
Inís: Jacob Aquino, Caleb Aquino, Calem Rothwell
Outís: Michael Logue, Ben Howe
After taking all before them last season in the Second Division, Joondalup United will be hoping to cause a few surprises, in their first ever season in the First Division. New coach John Evans has been pleased with their Night Series performances and he has added Kevin Baker, Chris Tate and English import Stevie Wright to name a few, to his squad, while he will be looking for big seasonís from Stuart Hartmann and keeper James Bosdet. A mid-table position is in their reach if they can gel quickly, but they will surprise a few this season.
Inís: Kevin Baker, Bernard Marcello, Connor Southern, Stevie Wright, Lee Jones, Jess Compton, Gareth Hamilton, Nicky Sharples, Chris Tate, John Evans (Coach)
Outís: Lee Shepard, Graeme Reid, Danny Smith (Coach), Garin Collins
After a number of years in the wilderness Mandurah City has put together a new look coaching staff and team for 2015. Former Stirling Lions coach Doug Hesketh has been appointed as coach, and he has attracted a number of players to Hyundai Stadium. Andy Brown, Jeff Bright and Jordan Rhodes have all returned to the club, with Ollie McGee and Jon Brookes also joining. There form in the Night series was encouraging and will be there or there about come seasonís end.
Inís: Andy Brown, Ollie McGee, Abraham Tcuona, Lance Louvie, Jordan Rhodes, Kenny Taylor, Jeff Bright, Jon Brookes, Paul Jackson
Outís: Craig tone, Jack Eades, Matt Hemnett
Another club who has had a big turnover of players is Morley-Windmills, and after a disappointing Night Series the signs are poor for the season ahead. The large number of players leaving the club will leave a huge hole, and coach Ray Blair has worked hard to attract players to Wotton Reserve, and he has added former Perth keeper Luke Martino, and Chris Catalano to name a few. It could be a long season for the club, and if they donít get off to a good start, and they will be one of the clubs fighting against relegation.
Inís: No information provided
The 2014 First Division Champions Shamrock Rovers Perthwill be strong favorites to repeat that feat this season. Roversí were strong side last season, and Coach John OíReilly has tinkered with the squad bringing in some experienced imports to add to it. Sean Browne has joined from Inglewood United, while imports Graham Caffrey and Steve Sheridan are good signings. The loss of Charlie Kenna is a huge blow but the quality they have in the squad, they will be contention once again.
Inís: Justin Scaraci, Chris Bradley, Graham Caffrey, Sean Browne, Steve Sheridan, Dimitri Bensimon
Outís: Mike Lawson, Brian Patterson, Gary Mahony, Charlie Kenna
Itís a return off sorts for South West Phoenix; the South West club has reverted back to its former name for the new season. Coach Trent Hathaway has seen a number of their big names leave, but he has been busy in the transfer marker bringing in Ryan Francis from Inglewood, and Oliver Robertson from the Glory, and adding some talented local players. They have a great home record, only losing one game last season, and finished third, and it looks like they will be in contention again this time around.
Inís: Ryan Francis, Samuel Guthridge, Oliver Robertson, Josh Harvey, Tim Page, Michell Baker, Cam Barker
Outís: Jon Brookes, Oliver McGee, Ryan Montgomery, Chris Massey
It was a season of consolidation at Swan United last year, but Salv Todaro will be looking for a big improvement from his chargers this season. The experience coach will utilize the clubs young players, but they will be missing some old heads to lead the young group through the season which could leave them short. The club ended last season well and finished mid table, and repeat this season looks on the cards, but they will be good enough to stay in the division.
Inís Ė Connor Boland, Nathan Scully, Matt Bonasera, Sean Treacey, Connor Anderson
Outís Ė Ian McKean, Liam Boland, Ross Cosgave, Tim Hill, Andy OíNeill, Adam Pygrum, Mark Donnelly, Bobson Koroma, Owen Curtis, Chris Marshall, Niall Hughes, Steve Shore
After an improved 2014, UWA-Nedlands FC are ticking along nicely, and James Rae has added to his stocks as they look for a good season. They had a late season dip last year, but with the likes of Sam Stone, Kieran Devitt and Josh Marrocchi will improve the squad and they will be competitive, but it looks like a mid-table finish is on the cards for the club, but could be little higher should the new look side find their rhythm early.
Inís: Josh Marrocchi, Bryce Conway, Sam Stone, Clive Stopper, Kieran Devitt, Dhamon Kalamaras, Israel Tan, Jacob Flores
Outís: Karl-Anton Harms, Andy Brown, Daniel Wrigley, Jordan Menchetti, Gareth Ringrose, Daniel McCrystal, Robbie Black, Kevin Fields, Sime Lozic, Tommy Jones
There has been a changing of the guard at Western Knights, with Andy Thorburn appointed as head coach, with Robbie Dunn moving to the Director of Football position at the club. The Nash Field club will be pushing for a return to top flight football after relegation in 2012, and the signs look good, after taking out the State League Night Series. John Migas has made a welcome return to WA football and along with David Onoforo and Dean Aplegren the squad looks strong and they are the team to beat for the title
Inís: Ross Diamond, Ross Cosgrove, John Migas, Aaron Dean, Jeff Judge, David Onoforo, Tom Southgate, Nathan de Abreu, Dean Aplegren, Ryan Tucker
Outís: Jamie Ricks, Johny Mirco, David Annall, Kevin Baker, Ethan Levitt. Josh Norgate, Steve Purton
|State League Division One table||State League Division One table||State League Division One table||State League Division One table|
|Mandurah City||Western Knights||1||Mandurah City||Shamrock Rovers Perth|
|Western Knights||Ashfield||2||Western Knights||Ashfield|
|Ashfield||Mandurah City||3||Dianella White Eagles||Western Knights|
|Shamrock Rovers Perth||Shamrock Rovers Perth||4||Joondalup United||Canning City|
|Dianella White Eagles||South West Phoenix||5||Shamrock Rovers Perth||Joondalup United|
|South West Phoenix||Dianella White Eagles||6||Ashfield||South West Phoenix|
|Gosnells City||Morley-Windmills||7||South West Phoenix||Morley-Windmills|
|UWA-Nedlands FC||Canning City||8||Gosnells City||Dianella White Eagles|
|Swan United||Swan United||9||Canning City||UWA-Nedlands FC|
|Joondalup United||Joondalup United||10||Morley-Windmills||Gosnells City|
|Canning City||Gosnells City||11||Swan United||Mandurah City|
|Morley-Windmills||UWA-Nedlands FC||12||UWA-Nedlands FC||Swan United|
Like last season there will be plenty of highs and lows in this yearís Division Two campaign. Forrestfield United and Rockingham city have been installed as favourites to win promotion, but Fremantle City, Wanneroo City and Curtin University will all have their say. This week the footballwa.net team has a look how the season will turn out
After a disappointing first season in the league, Balga will be looking to make strides forward this season. New Coach Bobby Taneski has joined from Balcatta, and the club will hope he can point them in the right direction. It will be a tough task for the Princess Park Reserve club, but he has added a number of players to bolster the clubs playing stocks. They have a group of players who will work hard for each other, and will be more competitive this season and will surprise a few teams this season.
Inís: Oliver Rigler, George Duku, Dinko Ahmetanovic, Josh Auguste, Amir Kosori, Laze Taneski, Gareth Alexander, Gabriel Mapooth, Ahmed Nour, Abbas Sheikh, Yonas Abraha, Kidaur Berhe, Adrian Toland, Ali Mahamud, Chol Kong, Sahr Konomaid
Outís: Michael Dudek, Dale Watson, Curtis Wreglesworth, Amer Ahmed, Hermon Habtegergish, Mehdi Rabeigholami
It was a season of optimism for Curtin University, in their first in the Saturday competition. A fourth place finish was a good return and coach Kevin Burton and Campbell Ballantyne, have again brought in players to stabilize the playing roaster. Ranjeet Sekhom and Aaron Barnett have joined from UWA-Nedlands, while import Shaun Reynoldson is a huge signing. They were very competitive last season, and will be again, and a top five spot is on the cards for the club.
Inís: Mackenzie Ferguson, Ranjeet Sekhim, Aaron Barnett, Shaun Reynoldson, Yohannes Tadesse
Outís: `Nicolay Morland, Fraser Grant, Chase Parker
There first season in the competition was tough for Ellenbrook United, but the Arbor Grove Reserve club survived and will be looking for an improvement in 2015. The club, only formed seven years ago, has made giant strides, and key roles await keeper Jake Bungert, Jarrod Wilson and Paul Mason this season. Again this year is all about competing, and to pick up a few wins along the way will be a bonus, but they will be in the relegation fight
Inís: No Information Provided
Most pundits have installed Forrestfield United as favorites to take out the title, and Rob Banjac has built a strong squad. Keeper Brad Eiffe, Trent Wood and Rhys Loxley came in last season and the club have added Scott Barker, Malcolm Tshuma and seen the return to football of former state striker Ben Rodgers. Last season petered out for the Hartfield Park club, and although finishing third, they would have been disappointed, so expect them to put that right this season.
Inís: Scott Barker, Malcolm Tshuma, Ben Rogers
Outís: Peter Cartwright, Matt Zappacosta
Things are on the up at Fremantle City, and the Hilton Park club goes into the new season with optimism. The port side are steadily building momentum under new coach Steve Plucknett and once the likes Maddy Holman, Angus Vos, Andrew Ambrogio and Ty Fenwick really start to fire they will improve on their sixth place finish last season. If they are able to consistently put the same side out on the park then that will happen.
Inís: No Information Provided
A seventh place finish was a little disappointing for Joondalup City, but they will be looking to press on in 2015. The northern suburbs club has made huge advances since they entered the competition in 2012, taking out the title in 2013. However, a couple of key departures will have a detrimental effect while resources will be stretched by increased competition across the league. Mark Tebbutt, Sean Quinn and keeper Joe Smith will be important as they look to bounce back, a top four spot is on the cards.
Inís: No Information Provided
It was a disappointing return to Saturday football for Kelmscott Roos last season, the Fyre Park club finishing at the bottom of the table, and only stayed in the league because there was no relegation. A new coach was appointed in the Night Series, but Dave Boden has now left the club. It was a poor pre-season for the club, and the signs donít look good. The odds to stay in the league are stacked against again, but if they can win a few early games it could keep them up, but that is unlikely.
Inís: No information provided
The inconsistent form hurt Kingsway Olympic last season, and they have looked to rectify that by bringing in experienced Coach Tom Kilkelly for the new season. They finished in eighth last year, winning only seven games, and the new coach has begun to remold the side. Adam Pygrum, Mark Donnelly and Jimmy McPhail will give the side experience, while Wayne Culverwood will again be vital. They will improve but they will only finish mid-table.
Inís: Mark Donnelly, Davey Gordan, Steve Bettella, Will Kirkpatrick, Jimmy McPhail, Adam Pygrum, Jordan Parr, Alex Annis, Kane Elliott, Sinclair Ngaba
It was a stellar season, for Melville City, and a fifth place position was a great effort for Gavin Brownís side. The loss of Robbie Gasper is a huge blow, but with Matt Donlevy and Liam McLaughlin influential, the Len Shearer Reserve side will look to continue their improvement. Their squad might not be strong enough to take out the title, but a top half of the table position is on the cards.
Inís: Mitch Barrington, Charlie Parry, Zak Humble, Barry Richards, Mirko Grgurinovic
Outís: Robbie Gasper, Brian Lim, Marcus de Alcantara
In their first season in the competition Quinns FC found it tough, but they need to press on this year. Coach Glen Moore has revitalized his squad after finishing ninth last year, but the Gumblossom Park club has seen plenty of movement in and out of the club. Jay Marsden, Gareth Davies and Mark Tenney have strengthen the squad, but it could be a tough season, and they will need to play well to stay in the division.
Inís: Callum Taylor, Jay Marsden, Gareth Davies, Steve Touhey, Mark Tenney, Ryan West
Outís: Lewis Hall, Gareth Hamilton
It was a year of consolidation for Rockingham City in 2014, after relegation, but Coach Rob Crerar has steadied the ship and they will be searching for promotion this campaign. The clubs junior set up has helped the club through this rocky road, but the experience of Cyril Sharrock and Monty Grigo will be vital. If they can get off to a good start they will be there or there about come the end of the season.
Inís: Ian NG, Ashi Bohwani, Monty Grigo (Cockburn), Alex Grayson (USA), Blake Sokowlski, Paul Leaver, Johnny Araya (Armadale)
Outís: Reece Frank, Lance Louvie, Abraham Taona
After relegation from Division One last season Wanneroo City will be hoping to make a quick return, and have appointed Matt Debarro as senior coach for the new season. The club has some talented youngsters which the new coach has highlighted, but he has also been busy recruiting for the Roos, with John Monterosso, David McNally and Daniel Agudelo all joining from Morley Windmills. If the new look side can knot together quickly, they will be in the mix for promotion.
Inís: John Monterosso, Gavin Brady, David McNally, Daniel Agudelo (Morley), Tommy Black, Spiro Nenadic, Chris Marshall (Swan), Joey Wooden (Kinngsway Olympic)
|State League Division Two table||State League Division Two table||State League Division Two table||State League Division Two table|
|Forrestfield United||Wanneroo City||1||Forrestfield United||Rockingham City|
|Wanneroo City||Rockingham City||2||Rockingham City||Forrestfield United|
|Rockingham City||Curtin University||3||Melville City||Joondalup City|
|Curtin University||Melville City||4||Wanneroo City||Curtin Unversity|
|Melville City||Kelmscott Roos||5||Curtin University||Quinns FC|
|Kingsway Olympic||Joondalup City||6||Quinns FC||Kingsway Olympic|
|Fremantle City||Forrestfield United||7||Fremantle City||Melville City|
|Joondalup City||Fremantle City||8||Joondalup City||Fremantle City|
|Quinns FC||Kingsway Olympic||10||Kingsway Olympic||Wanneroo City|
|Ellenbrook United||Balga||11||Ellenbrook United||Kelmscott Roos|
|Kelmscott Roos||Ellenbrook United||12||Kelmscott Roos||Ellenbrook United|
|Amateur League Premier Division table||Amateur League Premier Division table||Amateur League Premier Division table||Amateur League Premier Division table|
|North Perth United||Gwelup Croatia||1||Gwelup Croatia||Gwelup Croatia|
|Gwelup Croatia||North Perth United||2||North Perth United||Fremantle Croatia|
|Fremantle Croatia||Fremantle Croatia||3||Fremantle Croatia||Kwinana United|
|Queens Park||Southern Spirit||4||Wembley Downs||Perth Royals|
|BB United||Hamersley Rovers||5||Port Kennedy||North Perth United|
|Hamersley Rovers||BB United||6||Kingsley||BB United|
|Southern Spirit||Kwinana United||7||Kwinana United||Southern Spirit|
|Kingsley||Port Kennedy||8||Southern Spirit||Port Kennedy|
|Kwinana United||Queens Park||9||Perth Royals||Hamersley Rovers|
|Perth Royals||Perth Royals||10||Hamersley Rovers||Kingsley|
|Port Kennedy||Wembley Downs||11||BB United||Wembley Downs|
|Wembley Downs||Kingsley||12||Queens Park||Queens Park|
|Amateur Cup Winners||Amateur Cup Winners||Amateur Cup Winners||Amateur Cup Winners|
|North Perth United||Gwelup Croatia||North Perth United||North Perth United|
|Cup Runners-Up||Cup Runners-Up||Cup Runners-Up||Cup Runners-Up|
|Queens Park||Melville City Amateurs||Port Kennedy||Gwelup Croatia|
Final Table Prediction 1 South Perth ŕnited 2 Subiaco AFC Amateurs 3 Maddington White City 4 Whitford City 5 Maccabi 6 Kalamunda United 7 North Lake 8 Quinns FC Amateurs 9 ALFC 10 Stirling Panthers 11 International Calcio 12 Belmont Villa
Final Table Prediction 1 Shamrock Rovers Perth Amateurs 2 Joondalup United Amateurs 3 Cracovia White Eagles 4 Ballajura 5 North Beach 6 UWA-Nedlands FC Amateurs 7 Floreat Athena Amateurs 8 Jaguar 9 La Fiamma 10 Carramar 11 Lynwood United 12 Warnbro Strikers
Final Table Prediction 1 Backpackers FC 2 Caversham Athletic 3 Forrestfield United Amateurs 4 Kingsway Olympic Amateurs 5 Stirling Lions Amateurs 6 Canning City Amateurs 7 Melville City Amateurs 8 South Perth United "B" 9 Gosnells City Amateurs 10 Ahly Perth 11 Bassendean Caledonian 12 Perth Hills
Final Table Prediction 1 Ashfield East Perth 2 Brooklands FC 3 Yanchep United 4 Noranda City 5 Curtin University Amateurs 6 Subiaco AFC Amateurs "B" 7 Peel United 8 UWA-Nedlands FC Amateurs "B" 9 Bayswater City Amateurs 10 Sporting Warriors 11 Perth Royals "B" 12 Fraser Park
Final Table Prediction 1 Liberties 2 Emerald FC 3 Rockingham City Amateurs 4 Woodvale 5 Forrestfield United Amateurs "B" 6 Maniana FC 7 Hamersley Rovers "B" 8 Western United 9 Westnam United
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