Adelaide United January/February Community Update


Adelaide United have been busy giving back to the community across the past two months to begin 2019, visiting several local clubs, schools and supporting events.

Brickworks signing session

Adelaide United trio, Carlo Armiento, Louis D’Arrigo and Kristin Konstandopoulos attended Brickworks Marketplace for a signing session on Thursday, 17 January. More than 150 people were in attendance as the boys interacted with fans, signed autographs and posed for photos with the FFA Cup trophy on display.  

Community - Carlo Armiento, Louis D'Arrigo, Kristin Konstandopoulos


United Club Visit – West Adelaide

As part of the United Club Visits program, presented by the Motor Accident Commission, Reds attackers, George Blackwood and Ken Ilsø attended a training session at West Adelaide Soccer Club on Tuesday, 12 February. The pair had lots of fun, answering questions about life as a professional footballer, and signed autographs while providing tips on technique and skills during certain drills.  

Community - Ken Ilsø and George Blackwood


Pembroke Old Scholars AGM

On Monday 25, February, Pembroke Old Scholars held their Annual General Meeting ahead of the new season. In attendance was the FFA Cup trophy which was on show for fans to take photos and see the iconic piece of silverware in all its glory. If you would like the FFA Cup 2018 Trophy present at your event, please email: community@aufc.com.au

February community visits:

Kick on the Pitch, presented by hit107 after our Round 16 match vs Central Coast Mariners

White City Family Fun Day – 17 February – Nikola Mileusnić and Nathan Konstandopoulos

Para Hills Knights – 20 February – Jordan Elsey

Tea Tree Gully SC – 20 February – Paul Izzo, Ryan Strain and Grace Abbey

Community - Paul Izzo, Ryan Strain, Grace Abbey


Bedford Big BBQ – 22 February – Nikola Mileusnić and Ben Halloran

Bethany Christian School – 26 February – Michael Jakobsen and Vince Lia

Community - Michael Jakobsen and Vince Lia


Junior matchday volunteers for January and February

Hyundai A-League Round 17 vs Brisbane Roar – Campbelltown City Soccer Club

Hyundai A-League Round 19 vs Western Sydney Wanderers – West Adelaide Soccer Club, Murray Bridge United and Gambier Centrals Soccer Club

A huge thanks to all the clubs for their assistance on matchdays.

Sporting Schools Term 1

St Brigid’s Kilburn

Charles Campbell College

Parafield High School

Modbury West

Pinnacle College – Elizabeth East Campus

Pinnacle College – Gilles Plains Campus

Ascot Park Primary

Flinders Park Primary

Mallala Primary School

Clapham Primary School

St John the Baptist

Funding for Sporting Schools in Term 2 is open from 4 March to 15 March.

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 request a player appearance request head over to our community section on our website.