Soccer on Coburg turf called off

Trent Waterson

Trent Waterson

A WATERLOGGED pitch meant Sunday's National Premier League Victoria division one match between Moreland Zebras and FC Bendigo was called off.

Heavy rain across the weekend meant De Chene Reserve in Coburg, home of the Zebras, was unplayable for the round 16 match.

The FC Bendigo team, which includes playing coach Steve Martin and captain Trent Waterson was determined to rebound from a 2-1 loss at home against Whittlesea Rangers the previous round.

FC Bendigo will be back on home turf next Saturday night to play St Albans Saints.

The match will be under the lights at Epsom-Huntly Reserve off Midland Highway or at the Tom Flood Sports Centre in Barnard Street. 

The action kicks off at 4pm when the under-20s play.

FC Bendigo will be striving for consecutive victories in the under-20s championship.

The FC Bendigo senior team tackles the Saints from 6pm.

Meanwhile, FC Bendigo's junior teams struck plenty of goals in the weekend's play against St Albans Saints.

Highs for Bendigo included a 13-0 victory in the under-15 match and a 14-0 result in the under-14s clash.

Bendigo had four wins, while two matches against the Saints were drawn.

FC Bendigo's under-18 team scored a 4-1 victory.

The under-16 match ended in a three-all draw.

FC Bendigo's under-13 team scored a 6-0 win.

No goals were scored in the under-12 match between Bendigo and the Saints.


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