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The squad is:


Player details for this season's (1999/2000) squad :

1. John Perosh, Goal Keeper
2. Robert Enes, Central Defender
3. Matthew Langdon, Midfield
4. Matthew Bingley, Defender
5. Mark Rudan, Central Defender
6. Luke Casserly, Wing Back
7. Robbie Slater, Central Midfield
8. Tony Perinich, Striker
9. David Seal, Striker
10. Clayton Zane, Striker - SOLD to Molde, Norway, for $A700,000 in October after 3 games.
11. Troy Cranney, Midfield
12. Simon Cantanzaro Striker
13. Philip Moss, Defender / Midfield
14. Shane Lyons, Midfield
15. Antonio Faria, Midfield
16. Dean Culina Defence/Midfield
17. Paul Bilokapic, Central Midfield
18. Paul Wearne, Left Midfield
19. Graham Arnold, Striker/Sweeper (Player coach - not playing now)
20. Jess Van Stratten, Goal Keeper
21. Michael Cunico, Central Midfield
22. Paul Henderson, Goal Keeper
23. Adam Snyder, Striker
24. Elvis Olic, Sweeper
25. Ryan Griffiths, Striker
26. Jacek Sobczyk, Defender
27. Adam Griffiths, Midfield
28. Ian Crook, Defender -
29. Abbas Saad Striker
30. Sean Cranney Midfield

Note: Former No. 16 Daniel Watkins is on loan to Canberra Cosmos for the season.

Antonio Faria, and Adam Snyder - 2 of Northern Spirit's talented young players


1999/2000 squad :


1999/2000 squad :

Murray Nelson, Iain Church, David Anderson, Cameron Jones, Matthew Sutton,George McLean, Adam Monteleone, Nathan Foti, John Majurovski, Luciano Berbis, Nick Vasli, Artin Saginian, Simon Teofilo, Chris Talevski, Andrew Zammit, Chris Sharpe


The Players from the 1998/99 Spirit Squad

John PEROSH Number 1 - DOB 29/11/73 - Former Clubs - Sydney United, Representative Honours - Young Socceroos U20
Paul HENDERSON Number 22 - DOB 22/4/76 - Height 185cm Weight Unavailable; Former Clubs - Sutherland Sharks (NSW SL), Rep Honours - None; Apprentice but has started as 1st choice so far this season, and done very well!

Graham ARNOLD Number 9 - DOB 3/8/63 - 58 Caps; Generally a Striker - Former Clubs - Sutherland (Australia), Sydney United (Australia), Roda JC (Holland), FC Liege (Belgium), Charleroi (Belgium), NAC Breda (Holland), Sanfrecce Hiroshima (Japan), Representative Honours - Socceroos
Ian CROOK Number 4 - DOB 18/1/63 - Former Clubs - Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City (England), Sanfrecce Hiroshima (Japan), Representative Honours - England. Now back from injury.
Paul BILOKAPIC Number 17 - DOB 8/8/76 - Height 194cm Weight 89kg; Former Clubs - Hadjuk Split (Croatia), Sydney United (Australia), Rep Honours - Young Socceroos, Olyroos, Socceroos
Marko (Mark) RUDAN Number 2 - DOB 27/8/75 - H 190cm W 86kg; Former Clubs - Sydney United (Australia), Rep Honours - None
Michael CUNICO Number 20 - DOB 17/3/79 - H 185cm W 82kg; Former clubs - Marconi Fairfield, AIS, Rep Honours - U17 Joeys
Paul WEARNE Number 18 - DOB 14/3/80 - Former clubs - Parramatta Eagles, Marconi, NSW Academy of Sport, Rep Honours - U20 Young Socceroos, NSW Schoolboys
Phil MOSS Number 13 - DOB 5/10/71; Utility player. Former Clubs - Eastern Suburbs, Central Coast (NSW SL).
Robert ENES Number 25 - Socceroo, formerly with Portsmouth (UK).
Jacek SOBZYCK Number 28 - DOB 2/9/79; player from Youth League. Former Blacktown District junior picked up from public trials.

Troy CRANNEY Number 11 - DOB 9/7/72 - Former Clubs - Sunshine George Cross, Heidelberg, Brisbane Strikers (Australia), Rep Honours - Young Soceroos U20, QLD. Injured early and may be out the whole season.
Luke CASSERLY Number 6 - DOB 11/12/73 - Height 191cm Weight 75kg; Former Clubs - Marconi Fairfield (Australia), Rep Honours - Young Socceroos, Olyroos, Socceroos
Robbie SLATER Number 8 - Captain - DOB 22/11/64 - Former Clubs - Wolverhampton Wanderers, Southampton, West Ham, Blackburn Rovers (England), Lens (France), St George, Sydney City, Sydney United, Auburn (Australia). Rep Honours - Socceroos.
Matthew LANGDON Number 23 - DOB 2/5/80; Height 168cm Weight 69kg; Former Clubs AIS (Australia), Wollongong City Wolves (Australia), National Rep Honours - U17 Joeys; Apprentice.
Matthew BINGLEY Number ? ; Former Club: St George, Marconi, KEF United & Vissel Kobe (Japan). Rep Honours: Socceroo.

Tony PERINICH Number 14 - DOB 30/7/72; Height 510ft Weight 75kg; - Former Clubs - Liverpool City Yugal, St. George Budapest, Rockdale City Suns, Wollongong City (Australia), Rep Honours - None. May be out injured for the season!
Clayton ZANE Number 19 - DOB 12/7/77 Newcastle - Former Clubs - Cessnock Hornets, Adamstown Rosebud, Newcastle Breakers (Australia), Rep Honours - Olyroos
Daniel WATKINS Number 16 - DOB 8/7/80; Height 181cm Weight 80kg; Former Clubs NSWIS (Australia), Parramatta Eagles (Australia), former GHFA junior; National Rep Honours - None; Apprentice
Adam SNYDER - Number 26 - DOB 16/2/80; Brought up from the Youth League side. Exciting, lively but small player.
Most of this information compiled by fan and ace reporter Ben Coonan. Thanks Ben.

Player profiles:
Phil MOSS, a defender has been signed for the Spirit from NSW SL Eastern Suburbs.. Not just that, but he tossed in his job at the Manly Daily and is the NS Development Officer. (NB: There are five (5) apprentices this year).


in the last season great talents like wre unearthed: Jacek Sobczyk, Adam Snyder, Antonio Farrah, Elvis Orlic. Who shall it be this season?


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