History

 

1964: Club formed 4th October in Belmont Basketball Hall. Office bearers – F. Tickle (Pres), J. Bellamy (v Pres), P. Fraser (Sec), B. Strang (Treas)

1965: Club enters 6 teams in competition (U/8, U/9, 2 x U/10, U/11, U/12)

1971: Moved to present grounds & 4 lights installed on 1 field for night training

1972: Club almost ceases to exist – resignation of most of committee & lack of parental support

1973: Special meeting called – new committee appointed – 38 teams in competition

1974: Valentine/Eleebana club formed & players from area leave to join new club

1975: Senior teams for part of BSC & enter into competition with NNSWSF

1982: Club colours change to current blue & gold

1985: Legal advice tells club to become public company – Belmont Soccer Club Limited

1989: 25th Anniversary celebrations. Canteen & visitors change rooms completed

1990: Majority of Directors resign. Only skeleton committee – danger of folding

1991: New Board strengthened new ideas & policy, confidence & energy returns. 23 teams in competition

1992: 31 teams in competition, 376 registered players. 2 teams in Super League (U/13 & U/17) Roo-ball introduced to U6 & U/7, new awning extensions completed

1993: Storage shed completed & major underground drainage installed. 34 teams with 4 in State Junior League

1994: Club honoured with Club of the Year Award. 34 teams in competition, 435 players & team in All-Age comp. Tingira Soccer Club formed in conjunction with Valentine Club. Senior club accepted into 2nd division

1995: Club has 451 registered players – largest competition club in NNSW. 4 teams enter Super League – 3 Grand Finalists. Club purchases ride on mower

1996: Senior teams moved to Tingira Soccer Club. Foundations poured for club extensions

1998: Lighting upgrade increases capacity 2 fold

1999: Outer grounds lit up & club extensions almost complete

2000: Club fields 34 teams in competition & appears in 6 Grand Finals

2001: Dept of Sport & Recreation grant received to upgrade wire netting around grounds

2002: Club players top the 500 mark for the first time.

2003: Supply & install Roo Ball Fence. 34 Teams in Competition – 543 registered players- 8 Grand Finalists.

2004: Moved fields 3 meters south to allow for upgrade of player dugouts in season 2007. Club entered I.D.-3 competition. Winning 1st grade and runners-up in 2nd grade in their 1st year. 34 Teams in competitions – 542 registered player’s -5 Grand finalist- 2 winners

2005: Initiated change in playing strip. Still to remain Blue and Gold. 37 teams, including 3 girl’s teams with 8 Grand Finalist and 3 grand-Final winners. Installed new dugouts to playing field No-2

2006: 34 teams from U/7’s through to ID-3’s, 2 grand Finalist, 0 winners. ID-3’ promoted to ID-2’s

2009: Player numbers reach 568 registered players, an all time record for the club including a record number of 9 female teams playing on Sunday’s, and a record number of 155 girls, playing with the club.

2015: A new irrigation system installed which uses tank water.

2016: Concrete area in front of office installed. Hosted Grand Finals over Friday night, Saturday and Sunday.

2017: Awning put up over concrete area in front of office.