Preston Lions Football Club

OUR CLUB

OUR PRESTON
OUR DNA

SINCE 1947, PRESTON LIONS FOOTBALL CLUB HAS BECOME ONE OF THE BIGGEST FOOTBALL CLUBS IN AUSTRALIA HOuSING LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL TALENT. PRESTON LIONS FC IS A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CLUB THAT COMPETES IN THE AUSTRALIAN DOMESTIC COMPETITION, THE NATIONAL PREMIER LEAGUEs.

SINCE 1947
OUR HISTORY

CLUB TIMELINE

2023

Preston Lions FC announced as National Second Division (NSD) Foundation Club

2023

Promoted to NPLW Competition (Women).

2023

Promoted to NPL2 Competition (Men).

2022

Crowned VPLW Champions (Women).

2022

Crowned NPL3 Champions (Men).

2020

The aim is to be Future Ready - 2025 Strategy released.

2020

Senior Men’s team promoted to the National Premier League (NPL3) and Women’s VPLW

2019

Crowned Victorian State League Division One North-West Champions (Men).

2007

Crowned Victorian Premier League Champions (Men).

2003

Crowned Victorian Women's League Division One Champions.

2002

Crowned Victorian Women's League Division Two North-West Champions.

2002

Crowned Victorian Premier League Champions (Men).

2000

Formation of Women's Football Program and crowned Victorian Women's League Division Three Champions in their first season.

1994

Crowed Victorian Premier League Champions.

1993

Preston plays their last match in the NSL after 13 consecutive seasons.

1992

Winner of the Dockerty Cup.

1991

Winner of the Victorian Gold Cup Night Series.

1985

Participated in the NSL Cup Final, Dockerty Cup Final and the NSL Southern Division Grand Final.

1982

The Preston Makedonia Social Club built and opened.

1981

Gained acceptance to the National Soccer League (NSL).

1980

Winner of the inaugural Victoria Cup post-season competition which comprised of the top Victorian teams from both the National Soccer League and Victorian State League.

1980

Crowned Victorian State League Champions for the first time in the club's history.

1978

Due to ever increasing crowd numbers and a growing juniors program, the need for much larger facilities became apparent and the club moved to its current home base at B.T. Connor Reserve in nearby Reservoir.

1975

Crowned Victorian Metropolitan League Division One Champions again, and promoted back to the Victorian State League.

1968

Demoted back to the Victorian Metropolitan League Division One.

1967

Promoted to the state's top competition, the Victorian State League for the first time in the club's history.

1966

Crowned Victorian Metropolitan League Division One Champions.

1963

Moved to Cochrane Reserve, Collier Street, Preston and adopted the name Preston Makedonia.

1959

The Makedonia Soccer Club, as it was originally known, became a registered member of the Victorian Amateur Soccer Football Association (VASFA), the forerunner to the Victorian Soccer Federation (VSF), and began playing in sanctioned competition.

1947

Established by the local Macedonian Community (Royal Park, Parkville) and played various friendly games against other community teams.


OUR VISION

FUTURE READY
2025 STRATEGY

AS WE START TO COMMUNICATE OUR 2025 STRATEGY TO OUR WONDERFUL SUPPORTERS, MEMBERS AND SPONSORS, WE URGE EVERYBODY TO GET ON BOARD IN ANY WAY POSSIBLE TO ENSURE OUR FUTURE SUCCESS.
OUR STADIUM

B.T. CONNOR RESERVE
200 BROADHURST AVE, RESERVOIR
VIC 3073


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

PRESIDENT
DAVID CVETKOVSKI

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
LIZA JANKULOVSKI


INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER
KATHIE DUNCAN
Rob Ristevski


BRANDING MANAGER
ADRIAN GIANNARELLI


MERCHANDISE MANAGER
DAN ATANASOVSKI


GENERAL MANAGER
JASON GOLDSMITH


CLUB OPERATIONS
Igor Georgievski


SPONSORSHIP MANAGER
ivan trajkovski


CLUB SECRETARY
CHRIS TERPOS


EVENTS MANAGER
SILVANA NAUMOVSKI (VP)


TECHNOLOGY MANAGER
ZORAN TASEVSKI


FOOD AND BEVERAGE
STEVCE RISTESKI


JUNIORS PROGRAM MANAGER
PANDE KOSTREVSKI