White Eagles after two trophies

BONNYRIGG White Eagles coach Brian Brown wants two trophies next season.

The man nicknamed "Bomber" is planning the 2014 assault after the Eagles won this year's National Premier League's NSW Men's Elite 1 grand final, 1-0, over Rockdale City Suns.

Brown, 56, said he takes nothing for granted in coaching, conceding that what you do one year doesn't necessarily guarantee success the next.

"Our target is to go one better than this season and win the double, which is the premiership and grand final," Brown said. "You have to keep working hard and improving all the time."

The premiership trophy goes to the leading team after 22 rounds in the Football NSW competition. Then the top five teams play finals.

The Eagles were third in the premiership on 43 points, two behind winners Sydney United 58 FC.

The premiership winner wasn't decided until the final round.

Since Brown joined the Eagles in 2009, they have won premierships in 2010 and 2012 and reached three grand finals.

Brown said the squad had made a good start with pre-season training.

"They are working hard and showing a good attitude to training," Brown said.

"And we have retained all the players that were part of this year's success.

"We expect younger players such as Aaron Petersen, Jordan Crighton, and Nikola Todoroski to be regulars next year."

Brown said the squad had 12 sessions before Christmas then a three-week break and resume training mid-January.

Football NSW will soon confirm the 2014 competition kick-off dates.

Details: footballnsw.com.au.

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