Monday, 9 February 2009 11:11 PM
South Melbourne FC is proud to announce the signing of club great and New Zealand’s highest ever goal scorer Vaughan Coveny.
Returning to the club where he has spent over 9 years both at National League and State League levels, Coveny returns with an enviable goal scoring record which has seen him play at the highest level of the sport.
The last 4 seasons has seen Vaughan play for A league clubs Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix having scored 14 odd goals.
He joins South for what will be his second stint at the club having already played 276 games and scoring 97 goals between 1995 and 2006.
Affectionately known as “Horsey” Coveny has won 2 Championships with South and was part of the team that represented the club at the FIFA World Club Championships in Brazil during 2000.
The club welcomes back one of South’s favorite sons and looks forward to him being a part of the club well beyond his playing days.