Adelaide United November Community Update


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It was an extremely busy month for Adelaide United in the community as we did a number of visits to schools, local clubs and helped support several excellent causes.

Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre in Bowden is known for its diversity, compassion, generosity and commitment to giving all people a fair go. Once a month the Welcome Centre organises a dinner which brings the community together. Reds players Baba Diawara and Pacifique Niyongabire attended the dinner held on Thursday, 15 November and brought the FFA Cup 2018 trophy along whilst mingling with families about their football and life experiences.

Community - Baba Diawara and Pacifique Niyongabire

McHappy Day

On Saturday, 17 November, players from our Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League squads supported McHappy Day, at various McDonald’s restaurants across Adelaide. They helped raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities which do tremendous work in helping put smiles on the face of seriously ill children and their families. The players were given a demonstration by the McDonald’s staff of the tasks they do before they served customers, took orders and helped prepare some of the food.

Community - Ben Halloran Daniel Marguš Meleri Mullan

Salisbury – Carlo Armiento and Louis D’Arrigo

Frewville – Ben Halloran, Daniel Marguš and Meleri Mullan

Felixstow – Vince Lia, Scott Galloway, Kahlia Hogg and Chelsie Dawber

Community - Carlo Armiento

Premier’s Be Active and Reading Challenges

Adelaide United were once again heavily involved in the Premier’s Be Active and Reading challenges and attended both ceremonies on 21 and 22 November. The FFA Cup 2018 trophy was present at the Be Active challenge which proved a great success. We look forward to taking part in both initiatives next year. If you would like an Adelaide United player at your school as part of either challenge please click the request button to fill out the appropriate form below. 


November community visits:

Parafield Gardens High School – 7 November – Kristin Konstandopoulos and Carlo Armiento

Community - Carlo Armiento and Kristin Konstandopoulos

Temple Christian College – 7 November – Isaías

Isaías Adelaide United visits Temple College

St Joseph’s Hindmarsh – 12 November – George Blackwood and Ken Ilsø

Community - Ken Ilsø and George Blackwood

Littlehampton Primary – 13 November – Dylan Holmes with FFA Cup 2018 trophy

Community - Dylan Holmes

Playford International – 14 November – Jordan Elsey and Lachlan Brook with FFA Cup 2018 trophy

Elizabeth South Primary Sports Day – 15 November – Georgia Campagnale and Grace Abbey

Phoenix Cup – 17 November – Paul Izzo and Ryan Strain

Fulham United – 19 November – FFA Cup 2018 on Tour visit

One Culture Adelaide High School – 21 November – Mirko Boland and Scott Galloway

Port Adelaide Pirates – 25 November – Emily Condon and Emily Hodgson

One Culture Blair Athol – 27 November – Ryan Strain and Isaac Richards

Adelaide Olympic – 27 November – Nathan Konstandopoulos and Kristin Konstandopoulos

St Teresa’s Brighton – 29 November – Emma Checker and Charlotte Grant

Junior matchday volunteers for November

Hyundai A-League Round 4 vs Perth Glory – White City FC

Westfield W-League Round 4 vs Canberra United – Cumberland United Women’s Team

Hyundai A-League Round 6 vs Brisbane Roar – Adelaide Hills

Special thanks to all clubs for their assistance on matchdays.

Junior matchday volunteers for December

Westfield W-League Round 6 vs Perth Glory – Adelaide Jaguars

Hyundai A-League Round 8 vs Melbourne City – Modbury Vista

Westfield W-League Round 8 vs Melbourne Victory – Salisbury Inter Women’s Team

Hyundai A-League Round 9 vs Western Sydney Wanderers – Adelaide Comets

Player appearance requests:

Adelaide United recognises the importance of playing an active role within the community and is committed to assisting to the growth of local organisations. The majority of Adelaide United player appearances are undertaken at local schools, junior clubs and Adelaide United events.

To fill out the form click here:

Request form

Adelaide United host Melbourne City in Round 8 of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season on Sunday, 16 December at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 6.30pm ACDT. Gates open 5.30pm.

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