|Full name||Gisborne City Association Football Club|
|Founded||1939as Eastern Union AFC|
|Ground||Childers Road Reserve|
Founded in 1939 as Eastern Union, the club changed its name to Gisborne City after winning the Central Districts League at the first attempt in 1967.
Gisborne set the New Zealand record for the most players from one club to be chosen for the New Zealand national football team to compete at a FIFA World Cup. Five players were selected to participate in the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain.
In 1984 Gisborne became the first team from outside New Zealand's three biggest cities Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch to win the national championship.
Champions (1) 1984
Champions (1) 1987
FIFA World CupEdit
World Cup All WhitesEdit
The following players represented the New Zealand national team also known as the All Whites at a FIFA World Cup whilst playing for Gisborne City:
The Chelsea song Blue is the Colour was adopted as the clubs anthem.
The following former Chelsea FC players also played for Gisborne City:
vs Bournemouth 0-4
vs New Zealand 3-4
- Kungler/Zlotkowski, Peter/Andre (5 October 2004). "New Zealand 1967". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 13 June 2022.