1884-1889: Anglo-Queensland Football Association; 1890-1919: Queensland British Football Association; 1920-1927: Queensland Football Association; 1928-1939: Brisbane and District Football Association; 1940-1945: Queensland Soccer Football Association; 1946-1961: Brisbane and Ipswich Soccer Football Association; 1962-2002: Queensland Soccer Federation
The earliest known game of soccer in Queensland (and possibly Australia) was played at Woogaroo (now Goodna), west of Brisbane, in 1875, when the Brisbane FC (Australian rules club formed in 1866) played at least one game of 'London Association Football' against the inmates and warders of the Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum."
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All three were foundation clubs of the Anglo-Queensland Football Association, founded 1 May 1884, and competed across a nine-week season that culminated in a final won by Rangers (pictured).
The late 1970ss and early 1980s were undoubtedly the most successful period in the Club’s history. Players of this era equalled and surpassed the success of their predecessors of the 1920s and 50s with Mark Aponas, Tony Bailey, Steve Dolan, Iain Fagan, John Ferguson, Peter Gee, Glen Huntley, Alan Marley, Wilson Maelaua, John Patterson and Ken Swan all gaining Queensland honours.
Though various clubs played out of Prentice Park over the post-war years, by the 1960s it became the permanent home of Polonia, a club supported by the Brisbane Polish diaspora. In the early 1970s the club renamed themselves North Brisbane pursuant to a directive from the Queensland Soccer Federation to abolish ethnic names.
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The Club known today as Lions Football Club was founded by a group of Dutch immigrants in 1957. For two decades teams from Hollandia (as the club was then known) took part in lower and first division competitions in Queensland soccer, playing from their home grounds at Richlands. In 1977, Hollandia were invited to join the National Soccer League as a foundation member and participated at this level until 1988 (as Hollandia and Brisbane Lions), winning the NSL Cup in 1982.
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From 1934 Lang Park became the home of Queensland Soccer Council who subleased the grounds from the Queensland Amateur Athletics Association. 1940S. The cycling track is clearly visible in this panorama taken in 1949, the year a new track is opened at Kelvin Grove. 1950S. Since the 1920s, the Wirths’ Circus were annual visitors to Lang Park.