Miramar Rangers AFC

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Miramar Rangers AFC is an amateur New Zealand association football club in the Wellington suburb of Miramar. The club is one of the most successful in New Zealand having won the Chatham Cup four times (1966, 1992, 2004 & 2010) and the National League title twice (2002 & 2003). Over the last decade the club has played in the Central League and have won this competition a record six times most recently in 2014.

Miramar Rangers
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Full nameMiramar Rangers AFC
Founded1907
GroundDavid Farrington Park, Wellington
ChairmanPeter Chote
CoachWiremu Patrick
LeagueCentral League
20175th
WebsiteClub website

In 2004 it became one of the founding principal clubs of the Team Wellington franchise in the ASB Premiership.

Club historyEdit

Miramar won the Chatham Cup in 1966, 1992, 2004 and 2010, and were Central League champions in 1997, 2006, 2008 and 2011. Miramar also won the now-defunct National League in 2002 and 2003; the latter was the final National League season.

They sealed the 2011 Central League title in the final game of the season in a hard-fought 3–2 win over Wairarapa United at David Farrington Park.

Oceania Footballer of the Century Wynton Rufer played 8 games for the club in the 1982 season.

Staff and board membersEdit

[1]

  • President:   Peter Becker
  • Chairman:   Peter Chote
  • Head Coach:   Wiremu Patrick

Major HonoursEdit

Champions (2): 2002, 2003
Champions (6): 1997, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2014
Winners (4): 1966, 1992, 2004, 2010

League RecordsEdit

Most Appearances:

  • Stu Jacobs 220 1984-00
  • David Chote 209 1983-97
  • Peter Chote 158 1981-87
  • Bobby Peel 122 1986-92
  • Mark Cummings 110 1981-91
  • Costa Leonidas 106 1981-89
  • Brent Pratt 105 1981-89

Most Goals:

  • Arthur Brown 108 1970-1982
  • David Chote 68 1983-97
  • Graham Little 48 2001-03
  • John Murphy 48 1991-98

Biggest Win

  • 7-0 v Canterbury United 2002

Biggest Defeat

  • 0-8 v Chch United 1988

Most Goals in a Season

  • 22 John Murphy 1991

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Miramar Rangers Personnel". Miramar Rangers. Retrieved 14 December 2017.

External linksEdit