Belconnen United FC
, also known as the Blue Devils
, are a football
team in Belconnen
. The club currently plays in the ACT Premier League
The Belconnen United Soccer Club
was formed in 1970 as the new Canberra
district of Belconnen was establishing. The club competed in the top ACT league from 1975 and has won the competition on a number of occasions.
They played in the New South Wales Premier League
as Belconnen Blue Devils
from 2000 to 2005, and lost to Bonnyrigg White Eagles
in the 2005 Preliminary Final, whilst they were Premiers (1st in the league) and losing Grand Finalists in 2004. In 2006 they were kicked out of the New South Wales Premier League
because of disputes between the club and the board of the league.
The club returned to the ACT Premier League, now renamed as Belconnen United Football Club
, finishing second in the 2006 competition.
Belconnen has established a relationship with A-League
club that will include an annual match between the two teams known as the Bank of Queensland Cup
. The match will be played as part of the Mariners pre-season preparations, and assist in building further connections with the ACT footballing community.