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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Bedford Big BBQ – 22 February – Nikola Mileusnić and Ben Halloran
Bethany Christian School – 26 February – 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
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.