Play for Us in 2024

Want to join Southern United in 2024?

Thank you for your interest in joining Southern United FC in 2024.  We'd love to hear from you if you're wanting to take your game to the next level and have access to state and national pathways.  


Southern United is dedicated to providing talent player pathways for women and girls in Melbourne's south east and regional surrounds.  We want to help you reach your goals and be the best you can be - on and off the field.  

Our coaching team, led by technical director and Matilda cap Melissa Barbieri, all hold coaching qualifications with FV and each bring significant coaching and player experience that ensures the foundations of ball mastery, game day intelligence and player mindset are accelerated. 

Our squads are nearly full for Season 24 but we have limited spots in:

  • Pre-NPL  U12s
  • Metro Girls U14s
  • NPL U17s
  • VPL Seniors and Reserves

Register your interest NOW!

FIRST, click the Register Now button below. 

Thanks again for registering your interest at Southern United FC. 


Please note:  this EoI is for new players not already playing for SUFC.  Current players need not submit, we will share Season 2024 details with you directly.  

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Benefits of playing at Southern United in Season 2024

When you play at Southern you have access to the following programs in your membership.  We have introduced a series of new programs  - we might biased but we think they are leading edge to player development on and off the pitch. 

⚽️ New president who still plays the game leading the focus on inclusiveness in the club and local community
⚽️ Technical Director, Melissa 'Bubs' Barbieri who brings her extensive professional player experience and standards to Southern United FC.
⚽️ Not one but two ex-Matildas leading the technical and football development program
⚽️ A coaching team refined for development and confidence building of female athletes from u12 to senior
⚽️ Professional health and wellbeing programs including baselining in fitness, functional movement and concussion, education in personal wellness and mental health support all provided by accredited practitioners included in your membership experience
⚽️ Dedicated technical development coach to assist players in confidence and competence on a one-on-one basis
⚽️ Specialist coaches including weekly Strength and Conditioning and Goal keeper training
⚽️ Dedicated player launchpad program to assist their individual goals in the game including 2 unique 10-week senior development academies
⚽️ #WeAreSouthern - monthly club events and guest speakers
⚽️ Fantastic, new facilities and investment in all the necessary equipment to make development effective
⚽️ ClubChanger Club
⚽️ A passion to inspire and succeed like never seen before!

So what are you waiting for join us in #Season24


We appreciate you may have questions or like to visit the Club - we'd be happy to show you around our home ground facilities at Selandra Reserve and introduce you to our club, teams and coaches and explain our club's development philosophy, in-season and trial programs.    To arrange a time to visit or ask any questions please email:

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We pay respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of the land on which Selandra Reserve sits, the Bunurong peoples, and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.