Club in Focus: Magpies Crusaders United

Magpies Crusaders United reached the Australia Cup Round of 32 for a second time after scoring a whopping 23 goals in the process. Today we look at the side from Mackay's journey to the final rounds.

Club: Magpies Crusaders United
State: Queensland  
Home ground: Sologinkin Oval
Founded: 2017
Australia Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2022): Two
Best result: Round Of 16 (2018)
Head Coach: Jamie Dunning

Road to the Round of 32:
Mackay Lions 0-6 Magpies Crusaders United  
Magpies FC 0-8 Magpies Crusaders United
Magpies Crusaders United 4-2 Across The Waves
Edge Hill United 0-5 Magpies Crusaders United 

Magpies Crusaders United have reached the Australia Cup Finals Rounds for the second time in the club’s short history with a 5-0 win over Edge Hill United in Cairns.

Diego Cuba got the scoring underway in North Queensland as he netted from a free kick while Morgan Saunders netted a brace for the Magpies that saw Angus Mckenzie and Michael Lyall also get on the scoresheet.

Australia Cup Record
2018 – Preliminary Rounds
2019 – Round Of 16
2020 – Competition not held
2021 – Preliminary Rounds

Last Five Results:

Currently sitting within Queensland’s second tier, the Magpies drew A-League Men side Macarthur FC who will be looking to advance further into the competition.

The side from Queensland is carrying good form into the clash against the Bulls, winning four of their last five games. 

Match Details:
Magpies Crusaders United v Macarthur FC      
Date: Saturday 30 July 2022
Time: 5:30pm AEST
Venue: BB Print Stadium, Mackay

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