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'''{{PAGENAME}}''' are a [[Florian Republic|Florian]] football club which plays in the [[Super League Football]]. It is the most succesful team in the [[Florian Republic]].  
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'''{{PAGENAME}}''', is a Florian professional football club based in [[Northcliff]]. Founded in 2017, the club has traditionally worn red and black kits. Northcliff United play their home matches at [[Sports City]] whilst [[Farrar International Stadium]] is under construction. The club play in the highest level of Florian football,[[Super League Football]].  
  
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The Northcliffian club established itself as a major force in the Florian Republic, and one of the major forces of since 2019. Northcliff United have won a total of 7 titles, all of which are domestic, making it the most successful Florian club in history by this measure. United have also never been relegated is one of the most widely supported teams on Micras.
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Domestically, the Reds have won a record 2 top-flight titles, a record three Florian Super Cups, one Florian League Cup, and a single Florian Cup title. In Apollonian football, they have yet to win a major title but have reached the Semi-Finals of both the [[AEFA Champions' League]] and [[AEFA Cup]] in recent years. United have long-standing rivalries with [[Dragonmoor FC]] and [[Northcliff City]]. Matchups between both teams are considered one of the most violent in the sport.
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The private shareholding organisation, [[Farrar International]] has been the club's owner since 2019 and because of this, the club is one of the wealthiest in the world.
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
Northcliff United was formed in 2017 after the [[Florian Republic]]'s Micrasian bid was accepted. It came second in the inaugural [[Florian Premier League]] season, therefore qualifying for the [[AEFA Cup]]. On July 15th, 2017, the team was moved to the southern town of Oldhaven due to the [[Xhusor War]]. After the war, it returned to Northcliff, however, it was forced to play in its reserve team's stadium after the main stadium was heavily damaged. On the 29th August, it eventually returned after renovations were completed. From the [[2018–19 Super League Football season]], the team will move out of [[Northcliff Arena]] whilst it is being demolished and reconstructed. The team will play matches at [[Northcliff Stadium]], the largest stadium on Micras. On the 16th August 2018, Northcliff United appointed former [[Senya national football team|Senya]] boss, Draco Sanchez after Josh Harper's contract ended. On the 9th March, Northcliff United won the inaugural [[Super League Football]] season after a record-breaking thirty game winning streak. In the same season, United in its first-ever [[AEFA Champions' League]] campaign reached the semi-finals only to be agonisingly knocked out by an injury time goal by [[Plava Zvezda Grendbej]].
 
Northcliff United was formed in 2017 after the [[Florian Republic]]'s Micrasian bid was accepted. It came second in the inaugural [[Florian Premier League]] season, therefore qualifying for the [[AEFA Cup]]. On July 15th, 2017, the team was moved to the southern town of Oldhaven due to the [[Xhusor War]]. After the war, it returned to Northcliff, however, it was forced to play in its reserve team's stadium after the main stadium was heavily damaged. On the 29th August, it eventually returned after renovations were completed. From the [[2018–19 Super League Football season]], the team will move out of [[Northcliff Arena]] whilst it is being demolished and reconstructed. The team will play matches at [[Northcliff Stadium]], the largest stadium on Micras. On the 16th August 2018, Northcliff United appointed former [[Senya national football team|Senya]] boss, Draco Sanchez after Josh Harper's contract ended. On the 9th March, Northcliff United won the inaugural [[Super League Football]] season after a record-breaking thirty game winning streak. In the same season, United in its first-ever [[AEFA Champions' League]] campaign reached the semi-finals only to be agonisingly knocked out by an injury time goal by [[Plava Zvezda Grendbej]].
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==Support==
 
==Support==
{{PAGENAME}} is the most popular football club in the [[Florian Republic]] ahead of biggest rivals, [[Dragonmoor FC]] and is gradually becoming one of the most popular teams in [[Apollonia]]. Many of the club's supporters groups are or have been linked to football hooliganism and these supporters play a huge part in the [[Florian Republic]]'s national ultras group, the [[Red Army]]. The main supporters/ultras group of Northcliff United is called [[The Cliff]].
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{{PAGENAME}} is the most popular football club in the [[Florian Republic]] ahead of biggest rivals, [[Dragonmoor FC]] and is one of the most popular teams internationally despite never appearing in the [[FMF Champions' League]]. Many of the club's supporters groups are or have been linked to football hooliganism and these supporters play a huge part in the [[Florian Republic]]'s national ultras group, the [[Red Army]]. The main supporters/ultras group of Northcliff United is called [[The Cliff]] which stand behind the players tunnel chanting songs and banging drums throughout the game.
 
===Rivalries===
 
===Rivalries===
 
{{PAGENAME}}'s two biggest rivals are [[Dragonmoor FC]] and [[Northcliff City]]. Clashes between both of teams attract much publicity and both are very violent. Security for these matches are extremely high however incidents such as pitch invasions and throwing flares onto the pitch still regularly happen.
 
{{PAGENAME}}'s two biggest rivals are [[Dragonmoor FC]] and [[Northcliff City]]. Clashes between both of teams attract much publicity and both are very violent. Security for these matches are extremely high however incidents such as pitch invasions and throwing flares onto the pitch still regularly happen.

Latest revision as of 20:18, 14 February 2020

Northcliff United
Northcliffunitedlogo.png
Full name Northcliff United Football Club
Nickname(s) The Cliff
United
Founded 2017
Ground Sports City
(capacity: 114,000)
Manager Senya Draco Sanchez
League Super League Football
Kit
NorthcliffUnitedkit(new).png

Northcliff United, is a Florian professional football club based in Northcliff. Founded in 2017, the club has traditionally worn red and black kits. Northcliff United play their home matches at Sports City whilst Farrar International Stadium is under construction. The club play in the highest level of Florian football,Super League Football.

The Northcliffian club established itself as a major force in the Florian Republic, and one of the major forces of since 2019. Northcliff United have won a total of 7 titles, all of which are domestic, making it the most successful Florian club in history by this measure. United have also never been relegated is one of the most widely supported teams on Micras.

Domestically, the Reds have won a record 2 top-flight titles, a record three Florian Super Cups, one Florian League Cup, and a single Florian Cup title. In Apollonian football, they have yet to win a major title but have reached the Semi-Finals of both the AEFA Champions' League and AEFA Cup in recent years. United have long-standing rivalries with Dragonmoor FC and Northcliff City. Matchups between both teams are considered one of the most violent in the sport.

The private shareholding organisation, Farrar International has been the club's owner since 2019 and because of this, the club is one of the wealthiest in the world.

History

Northcliff United was formed in 2017 after the Florian Republic's Micrasian bid was accepted. It came second in the inaugural Florian Premier League season, therefore qualifying for the AEFA Cup. On July 15th, 2017, the team was moved to the southern town of Oldhaven due to the Xhusor War. After the war, it returned to Northcliff, however, it was forced to play in its reserve team's stadium after the main stadium was heavily damaged. On the 29th August, it eventually returned after renovations were completed. From the 2018–19 Super League Football season, the team will move out of Northcliff Arena whilst it is being demolished and reconstructed. The team will play matches at Northcliff Stadium, the largest stadium on Micras. On the 16th August 2018, Northcliff United appointed former Senya boss, Draco Sanchez after Josh Harper's contract ended. On the 9th March, Northcliff United won the inaugural Super League Football season after a record-breaking thirty game winning streak. In the same season, United in its first-ever AEFA Champions' League campaign reached the semi-finals only to be agonisingly knocked out by an injury time goal by Plava Zvezda Grendbej. On May 18th 2019, the club won their first-ever Florian Cup after beating Dragonmoor FC 3-2 after extra-time in the what is regarded as the most thrilling cup final in Florian history.

United won the 2019 Florian Super Cup against Ostville Wednesday after a Cristiano Ramirez penalty in the 60th minute of the match awarded by VAR. On the 13th December 2019, United won the Florian League Cup for the first time beating Birmingham United 1-0 on a wet night in Sports City. After their victory, they became the first Florian team to win every major domestic competition.

Club identity

Colours

Home Shirt

Crest

Mottos, mascot and anthems

Grounds

Northcliff Arena

Northcliff University Stadium and Sports City

Northcliff United Stadium/Farrar International Stadium

Support

Northcliff United is the most popular football club in the Florian Republic ahead of biggest rivals, Dragonmoor FC and is one of the most popular teams internationally despite never appearing in the FMF Champions' League. Many of the club's supporters groups are or have been linked to football hooliganism and these supporters play a huge part in the Florian Republic's national ultras group, the Red Army. The main supporters/ultras group of Northcliff United is called The Cliff which stand behind the players tunnel chanting songs and banging drums throughout the game.

Rivalries

Northcliff United's two biggest rivals are Dragonmoor FC and Northcliff City. Clashes between both of teams attract much publicity and both are very violent. Security for these matches are extremely high however incidents such as pitch invasions and throwing flares onto the pitch still regularly happen.

Ownership and finances

Sponsors

Currently, Tick, DragOn and Farrar International, who owns the football club, are the main sponsors of Northcliff United. The club also has official partners such as Titan Automotives, Hook Solutions and FLO Railways.

Gopnikas, was the club's kit supplier from its formation until the end of the 2018-19 season, however, due to political tensions between Krasnocoria and the Florian Republic, the club decided to switch to a domestic supplier. Northcliff United's first sponsor was Titan Automotives however the sponsorship deal ended after Farrar International bought the club in March 2019. Titan Automotives remains an official partner of the club.

Northcliff United's current shirt sponsor is DragOn, a subsidiary of Monster Interactive. The club and DragOn have been partners since 2018.

Squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FMF eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FMF nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Florian Republic GK Tom Ward
2 Passasian Unincorporated Territory DF Luís Alves
3 Craitland DF Paul Óma-Pellegrino
4 Florian Republic DF Jack Holt
5 Florian Republic DF Nicholas Evans
6 Senya MF Robert Sanchez
7 Florian Republic MF Dave Wheeler
8 Alduria MF François Bousquet
9 Florian Republic FW Cristiano Ramirez
10 Tellia FW Andrea Luca Peruzzi
11 Raspur MF Jacques Modrem
12 Birgeshir GK Ëkmel Ösman
13 Florian Republic FW Jay Smith
14 Florian Republic FW Evan Bradley
No. Position Player
15 Florian Republic DF Derek Campos
16 Florian Republic FW Ben Fox (on loan at Ostville Wednesday)
17 Florian Republic DF Jordan White
18 Florian Republic MF Brenton Knight
19 Florian Republic MF Jack Hunt
20 Florian Republic MF Theo Parker (on loan at Havenbarrow Town)
21 Florian Republic DF Noah Grant
22 Florian Republic GK Ricky Britt
23 Florian Republic MF Ben Richardson
24 Florian Republic DF Tom Armstrong
25 Florian Republic DF Harry Thomas
26 Florian Republic FW Callum Conway
27 Freeland FW Robert Laskowski

Honours

As of the 2018–19 season.
Type Competition Titles Seasons
Domestic Super League Football/ Florian Premier League 2 2017–18, 2018–19
Florian Cup 1 2019
Florian League Cup 1 2020
Florian Super Cup 3 2017, 2018, 2019
Apollonian AEFA Champions' League 0
AEFA Cup 0
  Record

Minor

Northcliff United in AEFA competitions

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Agg.
2017–18 AEFA Cup 1Q Jingdao Xiacheng Shining Light 2 – 1 2 – 0 4 – 1
2Q Stormark Straumsfjordur IL 1 – 1 1 – 1 (a.e.t.) 2 – 2 (pens)
3Q Arboria Relgannan Raiders 3 – 1 1 – 1 4 – 2
Group D
Gerenia KZ Santamarina 0 – 2 1 – 2 2nd out of 4
Réunion Dynamo Fournaise 2 – 0 2 – 1
Astaronia FK Akvilanija 4 – 2 0 – 0
Second Round Lakkvia FC Kaupang 2 – 1 1 – 1 3 – 2
Quarter Finals Kingdom of Coria Mornari Averna 1 – 0 0 – 1 (a.e.t.) 1 – 1 (pens)
Semi Finals Gerenia KZ Santamarina 1 – 1 0 – 2 1 – 3
2018–19 AEFA Champions' League Group A Krasnocoria Plava Zvezda Grendbej 2 – 1 0 – 2 1st out of 4
Lamantia King's Lynn Town FC 0 – 0 1 – 1
Gerenia KA Bazree Mäeklenes 1 – 0 1 – 1
Quarter-finals Gerenia KPSK Isherwood 1 – 0 (a.e.t.) 0 – 1 1 – 1 (pens)
Semi-finals Krasnocoria Plava Zvezda Grendbej 0 – 0 2 – 3 2 – 3

Coaching staff

Head coach Senya Draco Sanchez
Assistant coach Florian Republic Robert Sims
Assistant coach Florian Republic
Assistant coach Florian Republic
Fitness coach Florian Republic
Goalkeeper coach Florian Republic
Physiotherapist Florian Republic

Kits

Home kit

Northcliff United Play in a red shirt, black shorts and white socks. Northcliff United Home Kit 2018 (1).png

Away Kit

The shirt and shorts are black and socks are also black. Northcliff United Away Kit 2018 (1).png

Apollonia Kit

Northcliff United's kit for their 2019-20 AEFA Champions' League campaign.

Northcliff United Apollonia Kit 2018 (2).png