Western United Weekly Wrap: April 24-28

Western United Academy

Western United rolled on in its VPL 1 Men’s season, welcoming Langwarrin SC to the Regional Football Facility, Tarneit.

The Series Futsal Victoria season also continued with Women’s, Men’s and Youth teams all in action for the Green and Black.

Western United VPL 1 Men

Western United 7-0 Langwarrin SC

Goal scorers: N.Koek (5’), L.Vickery (12’, 73’), M.Bisetto (20’, 41’), O.Eze (78’), C.Dovison (90’)

United entered this Round 11 clash trailing Langwarrin on the table, but left it having issued a strong statement to the rest of the VPL 1 Men’s competition.

It took no more than 20 minutes for United to emerge in complete control in Tarneit with three goals in a rapid opening.

Nicolas Koek got things started in the fifth minute, taking his tally to seven on the season which puts him level at the top of the golden boot standings.

Luke Vickery and Max Bisetto then found the net before Bisetto completed his brace just before half-time to have the Green and Black in a commanding position.

Vickery scored a second of his own as United finished just as strongly as it started the contest, with Obiora Eze and Campbell Dovison coming off the bench to score their first senior goals this season.

The win saw United leapfrog Langwarrin to move up to fourth place, maintaining just a three-point deficit from second-placed Northcote City.

See our VPL 1 Men fixture for this season here

Western United U23 VPL 1 Men

Western United 2-1 Langwarrin SC

Goal scorers: H.Casci (83’), C.Dermentzoglou (90’)

Max Clarke’s Under 23’s had a bit more of a battle on their hands but came through to secure an equally important three points.

Trailing 1-0 and down to 10 men heading into the final 10 minutes of the contest, United turned it on with a stunning comeback.

Harry Casci found the leveller before the opportunity to win the game fell to Christian Dermentzoglou with a stoppage-time penalty.

Dermentzoglo was unwavered and calmly converted from the spot, sending Western United to the top of the table after FC Bulleen Lions dropped points for the first time this season, losing to Melbourne Victory.

Western United Junior Academy teams

Western United’s Junior Academy teams remain in a short break after the completion of the pre-qualification phase of the season, with matches resuming next week.

Western United Futsal

There were goals galore for the Green and Black in Series Futsal Victoria action – 22 of them across three matches, to be precise.

Half of those were scored by the Women’s team in an 11-0 drubbing of Noble Park United FC which saw Leila Abdullatif score four and Balqis Waljairin and Anita Caro each hit hat-tricks.

The men’s side then did its best impression of that result, defeating Carlton Heart FC 9-0 on the back of a customary Elias Parthimos performance, with the young gun finding the net five times. Ernie Simsek chipped in with a brace.

Unfortunately, the Youth team couldn’t make it a perfect weekend on the futsal court with a 4-2 loss against Hume FC. Parthimos scored again in that clash, as did Muhammad El Sayegh.

Western United Futsal Final Results


Western United 11-0 Noble Park United FC

Goal scorers: L.Abdullatif (x4), B.Waljairin (x3), A.Caro (x3), A.Eoraha


Western United 9–0 Carlton Heart FC

Goal scorers: E.Parthimos (x5), E.Simsek (x2), F.De Moraes, A.Barreto


Western United 2-4 Hume FC

Goal scorers: M.El Sayegh, E.Parthimos