League: Super League
Description: Cumberland United Football Club Inc.
PO Box 258 Edwardstown SA 5039
Home - Gold shirts, Green shorts & Gold socks
Away - Blue shirts, Blue shorts, Blue socks
A Dunstan, B McLean, P Stone & B Burton
1st Division Champions: 1978 & 1999
2nd Division Champions: 1984, 1986, 1997 & 2003
Federation Cup Winners: 1978
U/23 Cup Winners: 1999
U/19 State League Champions: 2002
U.19 State League Top 5 Winners: 2002
Bailetti Cup Winners: 1949 & 1990
Jaxen Cup Winners: 1969
Mayor of Mitcham Cup Winners: 1973
Source - History of Soccer in South Australia written by Denis Harlow.
Founded in 1943
Cumberland United is one of the oldest clubs in South Australia. They first appeared in 1941 fielding junior teams in the local intermediate league. Its first league game in teh intermediate league was against South Adelaide on Saturday 10th May 1941. The result was a 9-0 victory for Cumberland.
Cumberlands first senior game was on Saturday 8th May 1943 against the now defunct Perry Engineering Works. The resul was a 9-0 victor for Cumberland. Dunbar, for Cumberland, found the net six times, Ingham scored twice and Edwards once. The game was played as a home game for Cumberland at Holywood Estate.
Since 1943 the club has won the championship twice and the Federation Cup once. In recent years signficant in-roads have been made towards improving the club. The club now boasts a strong junior setup with links to English giants Manchester United.
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