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Team Signs Australian A-League Veteran

By FC Arizona, 11/02/18, 4:15PM MST


Mesa, AZ: FC Arizona is proud to announce it has signed former Australian A-League star Shannon Cole to its roster as a defender/midfielder for the upcoming season.

Born and raised in Sydney, the veteran player spent the bulk of his playing career in the Australian A-League, the nation’s top professional soccer league. Cole appeared in 150 A-League games for Sydney FC and the Western Sydney Wanderers. In the 2009 campaign, Sydney FC won both the A-League Premiership and Championship.

As a member of the Wanderers, Cole won the Premiership in 2012. In 2014, the Wanders were victorious in the Asian Football Confederation Champions League, and Cole was named to the All-Star team.

"I'm a dedicated person and an ambitious player,” said the Aussie legend. “Joining FC Arizona is a great opportunity for me to share my knowledge and experience on and off the pitch and help this club engage the football community and fulfill its potential."

The team is looking forward to Cole’s experience and leadership on the pitch and sees great things ahead.

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