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1. History

Calendar Icon  27 August 2013 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  History
 
Petone Football Club, was formed as Petone AFC in 1898, and while two other clubs can trace their roots back earlier than this, Petone is the oldest football club in Wellington to survive in its original form without amalgamation. The Club has been at its current base at Memorial Park since 1961.    ...

2. Foundation Year Clarified

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  History
 
New and exhaustive historical research has enabled us now to be absolutely certain that our Club commenced as Petone AFC in the 1898 season. Previously, information that had been available pointed to the Club having been founded in 1889 as the Petone Wanderers and then having amalgamated with Wellington Rowing Club to become United AFC in 1892. Aft...

3. Code Blue: June 2014

Calendar Icon  30 June 2014 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Club News
 
The latest installment of Code Blue went out this morning. Inside you'll find info on the Fun Football Junior Holiday Programme, some history from the Armanis, and more.   You can either download a copy via the  page or view it online - ...

4. Honours Board

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours Board
 
Petone Football Club is proud to recognise the contributions of many people throughout the Club's long history:   ...

5. About Petone

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Club Information
 
A Brief History Petone Football Club, was formed as Petone AFC in 1898, and while two other clubs can trace their roots back earlier than this, Petone is the oldest football club in Wellington to survive in its original form without amalgamation. The Club has been at its current base at Memorial Park since 1961.   The Club’s major achievement...

6. Let's get our club to the FIFA U-20 World Cup

Calendar Icon  19 August 2014 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Club News
 
The final whistle has blown in Brazil, so now the focus shifts to New Zealand. With the world's second biggest football event coming to our shores, New Zealand's gearing up for one of the best sporting spectacles this country has ever seen.   And luckily for our club, we've been given a chance to shine on the world stage when everything gets und...

7. Petone FC Timeline

Calendar Icon  23 April 2014 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  History
 
1889 - 1948 1889   First inter-club match in Wellington: Petone Wanderers 2 beat Wellington Rovers 0 1889   First match in Petone: 22 June at Gear’s Paddock - Petone Wanderers v Wellington Rovers 1890   Wellington Football Association formed on 15 May 1891   Petone Wanderers wins the inaugural Wellington Champion...

8. FA Cup returns to Memorial Park on Old Timers Day

Calendar Icon  11 May 2016 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Club News
 
This year Old Timers Day takes to the field with the return of the FA Cup friendly on Saturday 21 May.  Old Timers Day is dedicated to those who have played or been part of the Petone Football Club during its almost 120-year history.    So if you have just started your football career, think you are still top of your game, or just stand on the...

9. City's star heads across the harbour

Calendar Icon  18 January 2014 Author Icon  Hutt News Category Icon  Senior News
 
A former top striker in the national football league aims to head Petone in the right direction next season.   As the newly-appointed Director of Men's Football, Graham Little will coach the Petone club's Central League and Under-19 teams.   It's not that Petone were unhappy with his predecessor. Club chairman Craig Deadman said Mark Forster ...

10. David McKissock

Calendar Icon  14 May 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1970 Passed Away 1985 Dave was born in 1923 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. He joined Petone in 1949 after a season with Railways, in which he had also played four games for New Zealand against Australia. He became captain of Petone from the inside right position, where his slightly built frame (1.7 m and 60 kgs), tricky footwork, and body swerve...