Wednesday, 27 November 2013


LCDDS has now been in place for 2 years and the youth squad continues to train on Tuesday afternoons at Royal Park in central Launceston. A squad of 16 players attend the weekly training session which is conducted by LCFC Head Coach, Kurt Reynolds, who is an FFA accredited Skill Acquisition Trainer & A Licence coach.

An initiative of the Westside Devils Junior Soccer Club and in conjunction with Victory League club Launceston City FC, the program has grown to include over 40 players throughout the season.

"It is fantastic that the clubs have taken this initiative and have the vision to grow the development program in the future."
commented LCDDS Head Coach, Kurt Reynolds.

The program is totally aligned with the FFA National Football Curriculum and is a clear indications of Launceston City FC's commitment to embrace a strong junior and youth development policy relative to it's Victory League status.

LCDDS committee members are committed to building on the quality of the program, the facilities and package provided and most importantly the football content. The program is open to all aspiring young footballers in northern Tasmania and is part of a clear pathway for young players to play at the highest level in the state.

" Our objective is to provide the highest quality Development Squad in the state. This is a very professionally run product with the absolute focus on the football content. We are seeing significant advancement in the players technical abilities from this program". added Reynolds.

Further details regarding the LCDDS can be found or

Monday, 11 November 2013



At the NTJSA's 40th Anniversary dinner Westside Devils
was recognized as the club who consistently performed to the
highest level over the 2013 Season both on and off the field.

Leading the way with Online Registrations and Coaching Accreditations, 
Westside Devils stood out as the only club to
develop their players past the normal coaching level with the
 Launceston City Devils Development Squad.

Coached by Kurt Reynolds, “A” Licence Coach,
FFT Skills Acquisition Trainer and newly appointed Head Coach
of the Launceston City Football Club Victory League team, 
our players are coached by the best in the North of the State.
This Skills Acquisition Program defines a clear pathway to
 Launceston City FC and our players playing the great game
into their 20's and beyond.

To achieve this award we do have to acknowledge the huge efforts
of our Westside Committee, the Coaches and the Parents
who all help to make Westside Devils the great club it is.

A huge thank you to our Sponsors who have enabled
Westside Devils to kit out our teams in the Adidas Strip.

For the committee, our motivation week in, week out, is for our Players
to look professional, enjoy playing the great game, and continually
 improve their skills by giving them the tools and the opportunity
 to play to the best of their ability.

Here's to Season 2014!

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

LCDDS Training & V LEAGUE Training starts tonight @ ROYAL PARK

All players involved in the 2013 Victory League squad, the NPL squad and the U18 squad are welcome to attend. Numerous new players to the club will also be in attendance.

It is important that any player aspiring to be selected in the LCFC Victory League squad attend the full component of training and training matches provided between now and season commencement.

Please find hereunder confirmation of our training schedule from next week:

Tuesday 5th November Royal Park (Seaport end)
4.45 to 6.00pm = LCDD Squad (U12 upwards)
6.30 to 8.00pm = LCFC Victory League Squad

Thursday 7th November - Churchill Park
6.30 to 8pm = LCFC Victory League Squad

Tuesday 12th November Royal Park (Seaport end)
4.45 to 6.00pm = LCDD Squad 
(U12 upwards)
6.30 to 8.00pm = LCFC Victory League Squad

Thursday 14th November - Churchill Park
6.30 to 8pm = LCFC Victory League Squad

Tuesday 19th November Royal Park (Seaport end)
4.45 to 6.00pm = LCDD Squad 
(U12 upwards)
6.30 to 8.00pm = LCFC Victory League Squad

Wednesday 20th November - Churchill Park
6.30 to 8.00pm = LCFC Victory League Squad

Thursday 21st November - Churchill Park
6.30 to 8pm = LCFC Victory League Squad

Saturday 23rd November - KGV Park, Glenorchy, Hobart
6.30pm KO
LCFC Victory League Squad v Korean Squad

A similar program of training beyond this date will continue until week ending 20th of December where a 10-12 day pause in training will take place over the Christmas/new year period.

The LCFC Victory League squad for 2014 will be selected and announced in mid March 2014.

Monday, 2 September 2013


Please note date previously advised was incorrect.

The day will start at 10am and go through to approximately 1pm - times for the teams will be advised in due course.

Monday, 26 August 2013


Please only train on the bottom pitch -we do not hire the top pitch and there are 7 games to be played on it this weekend.

Please ensure players stay out of wet patches to allow them time to drain.

Monday, 19 August 2013


Due to over 50ml of rain received the grounds are unplayable.

Coaches please organise alternative sites in need.

Sunday, 18 August 2013


Launceston City Devils Development Squad training will be held in the Summerdale Primary School Hall again Monday 19th August 2013.
4.15 to 5.15pm for U11's and younger

5.15pm to 6.15pm for U12's and older

Please ensure you wear joggers or futsal shoes and bring a water bottle.

Sunday, 11 August 2013


Due to anticipated closure of Mitsubishi Park due to rain the LCDDS training will be held in Summerdale Primary School Hall Monday 12th August 2013 from 4.30pm to 6pm.

Please note all participants will need to wear joggers or futsal shoes and bring a water bottle.
You cannot train in soccer boots.

It will be a combined training session from 4.30 - 6.30pm.

If you have not registered for this semester still come along and register - the semester fee is $50.00.

Hope to see you there.

Tuesday, 6 August 2013





Meander Valley Council have advised that due to rain received the grounds are closed - they will be reassessed Wednesday lunch time.

After being there last night I would expect they will remain closed for the week.

Friday, 2 August 2013


The NTJSA have advised that the Council have closed Churchill Park.

Therefore there will be no games played tonight or tomorrow.

Please note the Launceston City Devils Development Squad will resume training this Monday 5th August. If it is raining and the grounds are closed there will be a combined training session for both age groups between 4.30 and 5.30pm in the clubrooms Mitsubishi Park.

The Grassroots Coaching Course will still take place from 7pm in the clubrooms Mitsubishi Park.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Monday, 29 July 2013


MItsubishi Park is closed until at least Wednesday due to rain we received overnight. 
There is every chance that it will be closed for the rest of the week if we get more rain.

Coaches please look to using alternative grounds or even try boxing behind the Italian Club - Call Simon Tennant 0408 183 851.

Launceston City Devils Development Squad is therefore cancelled for tonight and will start again next Monday. LCDDS will try to locate an alternative site (like Prospect High Gym) next Monday if it is still raining.

Churchill Park is closed to all users this week too but will hopefully be right to go on the weekend.

Any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

Friday, 26 July 2013

Westside Training Jackets $50 in stock NOW!

These Adidas Jackets are great to 
train in and wear to the game.

Available in sizes 10, 12, 14 & 16 
they are in stock now at 
Route 66, 143 Charles St, Launceston.

So look the part - be proud of your club
and wear your Jacket with pride!

NB. The 16 is like a small mens so suitable for Mums & Dads & Coaches too!

Friday, 19 July 2013

Kurt Reynolds Progresses Coaching Qualification

Local football coach and former Young Socceroo Captain, Kurt Reynolds, is currently progressing his coaching knowledge and qualifications at the AIS in Canberra.

Commencing this Tuesday Reynolds is attending the four day Football Conditioning course under the tutelage of Dutch expert, Raymond Verheijen, which will be followed by four further days towards completing the AFC/FFA A Advanced Licence. A group of almost 100 coaches from across the countries and overseas are in attendance including A-League and National team coaches, along with the state Technical Directors.

These courses follows Part 1 of the A advanced Course in June 2012 and numerous distant learning projects over the last 12 months.

Completion of these course will place Reynolds amongst the highest qualified coaches in Australia. Importantly it builds upon the coaching knowledge within Tasmania.

"The initial three days have been long and intense as expected. However, the forum is brilliant with enormous football learning's". said Reynolds.

" Working with and networking with such expert coaches, former Socceroos and peers is a great opportunity which I value and appreciate." he added.

On return to Launceston Reynolds will continue to work with Launceston City Devils Development Squad programs which will be expanded from next month.

Monday, 15 July 2013


Coaches if you plan to train this week you will need to find another venue.

Please let your players know that training will not be at Mitsubishi Park.

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Change of time to meet Danny Allsopp Friday!

For those of you wanting to come along to the session to meet Danny Allsopp - please note we have changed the session to run from 12pm to 2pm (and probably 15 - 20 minutes longer) to fit in with the Media who will be attending late in the session.

If you are only attending this session - it is $25 per player.

So come along and meet Danny and get his autograph!

Monday, 8 July 2013

Sunday's BIG Game!

Come along on Saturday night!

BIG Weekend of Soccer this weekend!!

The Soccer School Holiday Clinics, 
this Thursday 11th & Friday 12th July, 
will kick off a HUGE weekend of Soccer for Westside Devils JSC
 & our senior club Launceston City FC.

Danny Allsopp, former Socceroos
 and Melbourne Victory Player, will hit 
the ground running and attend the
2 - 4pm Soccer Clinic on Friday 12th July.

Saturday 13th July, Danny will be in training
 with the V League team from 1pm at 
Mitsubishi Park.

On Saturday night there is a Sportsman's Night 
in the clubrooms Mitsubishi Park, 
where you will hear from Danny Allsopp &Kurt Reynolds.
 $10 entry fee includes finger food. Should be a cracker of a night! 
Come along - all welcome!

Then to top it all off, there is the local derby 
on Sunday 14th July - 2pm kick off -  
Danny Allsopp will star for Launceston City 
in the V League match against Northern Rangers. 

If you only get to one V League match this year - make it this one!!

Wear your Black & White - free entry for Westside families.

See you there!

Cathy Hancox
Westside Devils Junior Soccer Club
0400 505 555

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Sunday 2nd June, 2pm kick off Mitsubishi Park!!

Launceston City Vs Devonport 
2pm kick off

If you want to be a Ball Boy/Girl come dressed in your playing strip and let me know ASAP to secure your spot!

At Half Time there will be a Penalty Shoot Out for all Westside Players - come along and show 
Launceston City FC how good your goal shooting is!!
It will be "Last Man Standing" with the winner taking home a prize from Launceston City FC.

Its bound to be a cracker of a match! Keep your eyes open for new players....

Remember free ground entry for Westside Devils Family's - wear your Black & White!

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, 23 May 2013


Westside Devils to drive youth development through Reynolds
Westside Devils Junior Soccer Club and Launceston City Football Club
has furthered their commitment to junior and youth football development 
with the announcement that former Young Socceroo Captain, NSL player 
and FFT Technical Director, Kurt Reynolds will partner with the clubs 
through the Launceston City Devils Development Squad.
With over 600 registered players, Westside Devils and its senior club, 
Launceston City FC are the largest soccer club in northern Tasmania. 
The club is based at Mitsubishi Park, Prospect.
In addition to our club squads and local competition there is a strong and 
growing appetite for more football opportunities at junior and youth level,” 
commented Austin Fagan, committee member.
The Launceston City Devils Development Squad programs are designed 
to complement and enhance young player’s football development through 
one additional training session per week which is absolutely aligned with 
the National Football Curriculum content and Skill acquisition training. 
The program currently caters for players aged from 9 to 16 .
Having launched our development squad in 2012 we wish to build upon 
the offer, grow participants and deliver a quality football development 
program. We believe that Reynolds brings the football experience, 
knowledge, accreditations and personality to drive the programs forward.”
he added.
At present over 30 players are involved in the clubs development programs, 
which mid to longer term, will provide a crucial pathway into the 
Victory League with the Launceston City senior club.
Effective from Monday 27th May Reynolds will commence facilitating the
sessions, mentoring club coaches and working with the club on potential 
future projects.
I am delighted to be back working with Westside Devils and Launceston City 
and value the proactive approach of the clubs in relation to developing their 
young players. Most importantly I look forward to working with the players 
and providing them with quality content in order to help them improve to the 
highest possible level in the game.” said Reynolds, who is currently 
completing his FFA A Licence.
Further details regarding the Launceston City Development Programs
can be found on or by contacting Paul Mischis
0418 673 990 or Peter Ryan 0447 363 948

Wednesday, 15 May 2013


 Meander Valley council has advised
 that the grounds at Mitsubishi Park
 are closed due to the rain.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Committee Meeting Monday 13th May 7.30pm in Clubrooms!

Westside Devils will hold a Committee Meeting
 Monday 13th May 7.30pm in our Clubrooms,
 Mitsubishi Park Prospect.

Please come along and see what goes
 on behind the scenes.

Everyone Welcome!


NTJSA have advised that the soccer roster for all those not playing McDonalds Cup i.e. U6 to U11 should be out by Wednesday evening.

You will be able to view at or through Sporting Pulse.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Monday, 25 March 2013

Victory League at Mitsubishi Park

Westside Devils Players walked out with the Launceston City FC Victory League Team on Saturday.

It was a great day and good to see so many Westside Devils Players and family attend.

Westside has the opportunity to do it again this Saturday and also play small sided games at half time.

Kick off this week against Kingsborough is at 2pm Saturday 30th March.

If you would like to be one of the Players walking out with the team please contact 
Cathy Hancox 0400 505 555

Friday, 22 March 2013

Westside Devils Celebrate Victory League Opening Double Header!

Come along to Mitsubishi Park TOMORROW 
 Saturday 23rd March and support our senior club
Launceston City FC as they play their first 
Victory League game of the season.

Wear your Black & White Playing Tops or 
anything you have Black & White
 to show your support!

Entry to the grounds is free with your 
 Launceston City FC Membership Card
or your Westside Colors or Car Sticker.

The first game kicks off at 1pm 
Devonport City Vs Tilford Zebras

There will be small sided games on show during each half time and a juggling competition
held by Football Federation Tasmania.

Launceston City FC Vs Northern Rangers at 3.30pm

Please come along and show your support 
for our Victory League Team!

Thursday, 21 March 2013


The Grounds at Mitsubishi Park are closed due to the rain 
so there will not be any training today.

Coaches please notify your players in need.

Friday, 15 March 2013

We need 13,14,15 & 16 year old BOYS!!

We have a few positions available in our U14 and U16 teams.

So if you would like to play soccer for Westside Devils now is your chance!

Call Louise Lucas, Club Registrar on 0418 322 854

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Most Teams are FULL

Please do not register online without calling
 our Registrar Louise Lucas on 0418 322 854
 to ensure there is a place for your child.


There is a Grassroots Coaching Course this 
Wednesday 13th March 2013 from 5 - 8 pm at 
Churchill Park.
This is a free course and is recommended for
 new and existing coaches. To register please complete
 the form available in the email sent out last week or go to 

Monday, 25 February 2013

Coaches Meeting Monday 4th March

Westside Devils Junior Soccer Club will hold a
 Coaches meeting on Monday 4th March at 7.30pm
 in our clubrooms Mitsubishi Park.

The Agenda will include:
  • Registration of all Coaches
  • Team sheets will be handed out - this is your chance to change team members
  • Team Strips, Balls and Equipment will be given out.
  • Training nights to be decided
  • Code of Conduct
  • Coaches responsibilities
  • Any issues arising 

You are welcome to email any items you wish to discuss prior.

It is important to attend this meeting. If you can't make it please contact either Louise Lucas 0418 322 854 (if you have any team/player issues) or Mick Egan 0409 234 603 (if you can't make it - to arrange another time to complete/collect all the above).

It will be a quick meeting as we will have a Committee Meeting straight after.
Hope to see you there

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Last Registration Day - this Saturday 23rd 10 am - 3 pm!

Westside Devils will hold the last Registration Day
 this Saturday in the clubrooms Mitsubishi Park,
 from 10 am to 3 pm.

We will then be placing players in teams in readiness 
for our Coaches meeting.

To ensure you retain a place in your team please either register online at 
or come into the clubrooms this Saturday.

Don't forget you can register now 
and pay the fees later (before the end of April).

Any questions please do not hesitate to call 
Cathy Hancox 0400 505 555.

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Registration Day this Saturday 16th Feb 10am - 3pm - be there!

Westside Devils will hold its second Registration Day
for the 2013 season this
Saturday 16th February 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm.

We will have computers set up to register the players
online and payment can be made by
MasterCard, Visa, Cash or Cheque.
Please note there may be a wait time, so please
 be patient with us.

The uniform Adidas Shorts and Socks will be available
 to purchase for $20 and $10 respectively.

Our Launceston City Devils Development Squad will
be taking registrations and you are encouraged to have
 your son/daughter try the program before you sign up.

We have new Car Stickers which are included in the Registration
please pick one up on the day,
 or see one of the Committee.

Launceston City Football Club will also be there 
handing out Welcome Packs to all PAID Registrations
 - so make sure you get your pack!

Westside Devils .... your path to the Victory League!

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Our first Registration Day is this Saturday!

Westside Devils will hold its first Registration Day
 for the 2013 season this
 Saturday 9th February 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm.

We will have computers set up to register the players
 online and payment can be made by 
Mastercard, Visa, Cash or Cheque.

The uniform Adidas Shorts and Socks will be available to purchase for $20 and $10 respectively.

Our Launceston City Devils Development Squad will also
 be taking registrations and you are encouraged to have your son/daughter try the program before you sign up.

We have new Car Stickers which are included in the Registration please pick one up on the day, or see
 one of the Committee.

Westside Devils .... your path to Victory!

Friday, 1 February 2013

You can register NOW - online registrations are open!!

Westside Devils Junior Soccer club
 are now taking registrations for the 2013 Season!

To register NOW go to

For information on how to register your child 
please see the information on our
Registrations page.

Good Luck and we look forward 
to a fantastic 2013 season.

Westside Devils - your path to Victory!

Thursday, 31 January 2013

Nearly time to Register!

We are nearly ready to go live with Online Registrations!

We hope to be up and running in the next day....

Just waiting on final adjustments by FFT and it will be all systems go.

Watch this space for more news!

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Season 2013 is nearly upon us!


If you still have a Playing Top from last year - we need them returned NOW!
You can drop them into our shop Recycled Relix, Cnr York & Bathurst Sts, Launceston M-F 10 am - 4 pm and S & S 11 am - 4 pm.

Coaches if you have your team tops or balls and equipment can you please confirm this ASAP by return email.

Coaches please confirm that you wish to coach again by return email - also if there is anyone who wants to coach in 2013 please send through your details ASAP.

All Coaches require a current police check - this is free - forms are available at your local police station - please get this underway now.

Coaches training FREE

FFT is running a Skills Acquisition Program at Churchill Park Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd February from 9 am - 4 pm daily (free of charge).

You need to bring: Football apparel, Water, Lunch, Notepad & Pen, Sunscreen & hat.
The course will include a combination of theory and practical modules in line with the National Curriculum.

This course is open to all Coaches - including Junior and Development Squad Coaches - for further information or to register please call Blaise Fagan from FFT on 0427 893 752.
Go to for more details in due course.

Registration Days:

Online registration will commence 1st February - watch our website for further details. 

We can accept children who turn 5 through to 17 in 2013 to play the great game. 

Registration fees for 2013 are $145 for the first child and $135 for each additional family member. The fee increase covers the rise in cost of the Meander Valley Council Ground Hire, Rates & Insurance for our clubrooms and Electricity.

We will hold three registration days in February - Saturdays 9th, 16th & 23rd - 10 am till 3 pm each day. We need volunteers who wish to help on these days - we need at least another 2 or 3 wireless laptops for people to use. 

This year we want you to register online - so if you register online with full payment by 28th February 2013 you will go into the draw to win your Registration Fees Back. (This prize is full refund of one player registration fees only, does not include shorts or socks, sponsorship or any other amount)

The Adidas Socks and Shorts will be available to purchase on the day - Socks $10, Shorts $20 - you will also be able to pay for these when you register online and collect on registration day or from Route 66, 143 Charles St, Launceston. (Route 66 has stock available now!)

Westside Devils is the club to be with in 2013 - tell your friends!

Launceston City Devils Development Squad:

The first term starts 4th February and finishes 19th April - first term cost is $80.00.
We welcome all players aged 9 and older to train on Monday nights in two sessions U12's 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm and U14's and older 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm. Training will be at St Patrick's College cricket grounds. 

“ Your pathway to the Victory League starts here” 

Contact Peter Ryan on 0447 363 948 or Paul Mischis on 0418 673 990 for further information.

Launceston City Football Club Victory League:

The Victory League starts with a HUGE Double Header at Mitsubishi Park 23rd March 2013 - put this in your diary now!!
Devonport Vs Zebras at 1 pm and Launceston City Vs Northern Rangers at 3pm.
This will be a great day and we would like you all to attend - it will a Black and White theme - further information will be sent out soon!

Westside Devils Junior Soccer Club Committee for 2013
President - Michael Hancox 
Vice President - Mick Egan
Secretary - Cathy Hancox 
Treasurer - Sharon Parker
Registrar - Andrea Hanson/Louise Lucas 
Function Co-Ordinator - Suzanne Godfrey
Committee Member - Simon Tennant
LCFC Liaison Officers - Paul Mischis & Austin Fagan

Contact details are listed on our website

If you have any questions on any of the topics above please contact Michael Hancox on 0448 888 648 or

Here's to a great 2013 Season!