Search Petone FC

17 articles found

Results in Articles:

Page 1 of 2. Showing 1 to 10 of 17 articles

1. Jimmy Campbell

Calendar Icon  30 April 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1985 Passed Away 1988 Jimmy Campbell, born in Scotland in 1901, started adult life as a coalminer before in 1923 joining St Bernard’s, an Edinburgh club, on 2 pounds 10 shillings a week, plus a further 10 shillings for each game played and won.   In 1927, he emigrated to New Zealand and came straight to Petone, probably because of the...

2. Life Members

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Life Membership of the Petone Football Club is awarded in recognition of long and considerable service to the Club. Over the coming First Team home games we will be acknowledging our Life Members by publishing a brief bio about them and their contribution to the Club.   This week we are proud to be able to recognise the contributions of the late...

3. Campbell Sutherland

Calendar Icon  18 August 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1998 Campbell played his junior and representative football at Stop Out and then joined our club in 1973. He played as a full back in the second team for many years before moving into the third team and then finishing his playing career in the Pet Shop Boys team.   At the1973 Annual General Meeting (AGM), he was elected to the Managemen...

4. The Golden Years at Petone

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
In 1927 Jim Campbell, a Scottish immigrant who had played professional football in Edinburgh, joined the club which was then in the Senior B division. He was a robust centre half (centre back these days) with a booming voice and he dominated opposing forwards. Within three months of his arrival he was selected straight from club football to play fo...

5. The 1950s - Seeds of Growth

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
The 1949 Chatham Cup success led to a decade in which we won the Venus Shield for the 4th time, in 1952, and finished in the top four in six other seasons. There also emerged a core of junior players who were to form the nucleus of the 1st team for years to come, and a group of administrators who were to give great service to the club at junior man...

6. Andy Leslie

Calendar Icon  16 April 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1945 Passed Away 1964 Andy Leslie has been a household name in Petone since the 1970s, as Petone’s home-grown All Black captain. But the name was also very prominent from 1928 through to 1945, when Andy Leslie snr was an outstanding player for what was our very successful1st team.   Andy Leslie was in fact the first person to be appoi...

7. League Centurions

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours Board
 
First Team League Appearances 1934 Peter McVean 107 +   2009 Flora Nielsen 174   1935 Jimmy Campbell 102 +   2012 Nadine Bowen 142   1937 Syd Haines 162 + 1937 Andy Leslie 173 + 1938 Dave Craig 117 + 1959 Dave McKissock 105 ++ 1965 Rolf Stephan 106 ++ 1965 Alan Kearton 1...

8. Petone FC AGM Review & Elected Officials for 2015

Calendar Icon  27 November 2014 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Club News
 
A successful Petone FC AGM was held Monday night at the clubrooms.   The following positions were officially passed and filled as follows…   Elected Officials: President - Campbell Sutherland Treasurer - Matt Bliss Secretary - Barry Pickering Recording Secretary - Nadine Bowen Management Committee: Chairman - Craig Deadman Depu...

9. International Representatives - Men

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours Board
 
Men's Senior Representatives 1927   Jim Campbell 1936   Syd Haines 1936-37   Andy Leslie 1951   Dave McKissock 1951-52   Jock Newall 1951-52   Bob Quickenden 1964   Tony Evans 1964   John Ryan 1980   Rudi Feitsma * 1980   Francis Phelan 1985   Grant Turner ...

10. The 1940s - The Fall and the Rise

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
After the grand success of winning the Division One championship in 1939, Petone had a mixed season in 1940, the Petone Borough’s centennial year. The team lost most first round games but then had an unbeaten run in the second round of matches. But World War II was starting to impact on the club with players that had enlisted in the armed forces ...