Past stars return for Legends game


A host of SA football greats have rolled back the years to celebrate the opening of MetroStars’ new artificial pitch.The Klemzig club hosted a legends match against Adelaide Comets on Saturday to mark the $1.4 million upgrade of its TK Shutter Reserve home.

MetroStars’ side boasted star names from their past including ex-Adelaide United winger Jason Spagnuolo, as well as former NSL talents Nathan Day, Corey Artone, Dino Menillo and Michael Pirone.

Comets, meanwhile, fielded the likes of ex-West Adelaide, South Melbourne and Sydney Olympic forward Elias Demourtzidis, as well as current first-team coach Kon Antonoiu.

The match was played as a curtain-raiser to the National Premier Leagues SA clash between the clubs and the formal opening of the new playing surface.

For the record, MetroStars prevailed 3-2 thanks to goals by Vince Schimizzi, Michael Cinco and Mark Graham.

Demourtzidis and George Aslandis were on target for the visitors.

Check out some great pictures below courtesty of Joe Janko.

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