Preston Lions FC

Preston Lions FC

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The Preston Lions Football Club (formerly Preston Macedonia Soccer Club) are an Australian football club from Preston, a northern suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The club was formed in 1947 and currently play in the Victorian State League Division One, but did play in the Victorian Premier League up until 2009,of which they are champions of the 2002 and 2007 season.

Foundation

The club was founded in 1947 and was affiliated with the Victorian Soccer Federation (now Football Federation Victoria) in 1959. Based in the suburb of Preston, Victoria, the Macedonian Soccer Club was originally created as a focal point for the newly immigrated Macedonian community to gather and socialise, and to provide the then youth with the opportunity to learn and play the ‘world game’ that was so popular back in their homeland of Macedonia.

Transformation of the club and affiliation to VSF

In 1959 the club established itself from an amateur club to a semi-professional club, and a change of name to the Preston Macedonia Soccer Club with promotion to the Victorian Division Two (South Competition). Preston Macedonia moved forward in leaps and bounds to become champions of the Victorian Metropolitan League Division One in 1966, and as a result, was promoted to the state’s top competition, the Victorian State League in 1967.

The club first experienced championship success at the state’s top level in 1975 and again in 1980. As Victorian champions, Preston competed in a play-off...
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