Adelaide-based club have an unassailable lead at the South Australian National Premier League summit.
North Eastern MetroStars have made history after claiming the South Australian National Premier League title with three matches remaining.
The Adelaide-based club are assured of top spot and championship success having built up an 11-point lead over their closest challengers and club president Tony Taormina spoke of their unparalleled achievement.
“We have re-written the record books this year,” he told Football Australia.
“We have now won seven league titles in our first 15 years at the top level which breaks a record that was set back in the twenties or thirties.”
Metro are led by former defender Ivan Karlovic, who made over 200 appearances for the club, and having been breached just 14 times in 23 games at the back it’s clear his focus has been on keeping them defensively stubborn
“The secret to the team’s success has been keeping a strong defensive core with most of the guys at the back having played together in the side for years,” Taormina continued.
“They have all been extremely consistent over the years. The likes of Dan Godley in goals and captain Lee Robertson, who has played in Scotland, are extremely committed as are the rest of the boys.”