1977 National Soccer League Results
Researched by John Punshon and Andrew Howe, written by Greg Stock

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Sources: Soccer Action, Soccer World.

Round One

Saturday April 2 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Dennis McDermott
Attendance: 2,500
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Michael Black (Keni Kawaleva 46), John Stoddart, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, Oscar Langone, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Boskov, Langone; Red Cards: Grujicic 77, J.Stoddart 77
Goal: Grujicic 76
1-3 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch, David Pillans (Alan Bourke 60), Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina (Nick Pantelis 53)
Coach: Mike Johnson
Cautions: McCulloch, Honeyman
Goals: Kosmina 7, Jones 48, McGachey 52
Match report by Ian Myerscough

Saturday April 2 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 3,500
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Milne, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios (Steve Adamgikis 81), Andy Kazi, Joe Picioane, Frank Micic (Mirko Rujevic 46), Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Micic
0-0 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Paul Coton, John O'Shea, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Rudi Gnavi, Carlos Mendez, Mark Jankovics (Fred Aitken 46), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Caution: Gnavi

Saturday April 2 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 5,872
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Bernie Cullerton, Greg Lynch, George Gibson, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Don Allan, Chris Thamnidis (Brian Parker 61), Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Caution: Cross
0-2 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Duncan Cummings, Graham French, Peter Ollerton, Jim Mackay
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: French
Goals: Ollerton 72, 85

Sunday April 3 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 6,320
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Ron Fraser, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, John Perin, David Leane, Sergio Melta, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, Gary Marocchi
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie, Leon Wilson, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Roy Drinkwater, Iain Fagan (Ian Lawrie 70), Paul Laszlo, John Neale, Ron Harland (Gerry Walker 46), Alan Hughes
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 3 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 5,214
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Nielsen, Peter Tokesi, Karl Herdle (Brian Kibbey 69), Jim Hermiston, John Coyne (Willie Conner 66), Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Ian Johnston, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Iain Kesson
Caution: Herdle
0-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Stuart Robertson, Paul Degney, Barry Jones, Ivo Prskalo, Ray Richards, Peter Sharne, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Raul Carrizo (Berti Mariani 78), Stuart Selvage (Ernie Campbell 40)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Sharne 83

Sunday April 3 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 7,460
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Jim Campbell, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Nick Rakovalis, Jim O'Reilly (Mike Glykokalamos 46), Pat Bannon, Jim McMorran (George Gillan 71), Ken Taylor, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Bannon
Goal: Taylor 89 pen
1-3 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Conner, Murray Barnes, Henry Mowbray, Agenor Muniz (Luis de Melo 81), John Stevenson, Bertie Lutton, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mowbray 65, Lutton 70, Smith 75

Sunday April 3 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,000
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Ken Lindsay, Bob Fryer (Pat Lowrey 78), David Harding, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie (Mike Berry 61)
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Lindsay 8, Fryer 46, Harding 61, Eaton 68, Norris 73


5-0 Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Mike Sinclair, Geoff Ontong, Alan Pongho, Peter Vaughan, Joe Tront, Walter Bojczuk (Paul Priestley 77), David Ellis (Derek Bailey 51), Mike Cleary, Max Irvan, Paul Ontong
Coach: Archie Campbell
Cautions: Irwin, Priestley

Round Two

Sunday April 10 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 1,500
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Steve O"Conner, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Agenor Muniz, Joe Watson, Hilton Silva, Bertie Lutton, Terry Smith
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
Goals: Muniz 19 pen, Barnes 50, Smith 65, Lutton 89
4-3 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Joe Picioane (Steve Adamgikis 80), Jim Milne, Frank Micic (Mirko Rujevic 46), Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ristovski 15, 67 pen, Kriaris 57

Sunday April 10 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 2,100
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Derek Bailey, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Walter Bojczuk (Paul Ontong 75), David Ellis, Alan Pongho, Mike Sinclair, Joe Tront, Gordon McGregor, Mike Cleary
Coach: Archie Campbell
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Tront 39 pen
1-1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Bernie Cullerton, Greg Lynch, George Gibson, Paul Luckett, Brian Parker, Mike Cross, Don Allan (Chris Thamnidis 68), Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Botham 28

Sunday April 10 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 4,178
Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie, Leon Wilson, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Gerry Walker, Ian Park, Iain Fagan (Ron Harland 46), Paul Laszlo (Geoff Morris 46), Alan Hughes, John Neale
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Michael Black, Nick Boskov, John Brown (Greg Willett 28), Brian Stoddart, Keni Kawaleva, Luis Salgado, Oscar Langone (Steve Hogg 23), Vic Fernandez
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Henderson
Goal: B.Stoddart 51

Monday April 11 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 3,650
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Raul Carrizo (Richie Williams 46), Stuart Selvage, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Byrne (Berti Mariani 55), Stuart Robertson, Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Campbell, Jones
0-4 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Fred Yung, Frank Lister, Ron Fraser (Ian Di Bartollo 83), Zoran Matic, John Perin, Brian Northcote (Ian Bendall 65), Sergio Melta, Gary Marocchi, David Leane, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Leane 23, Nyskohus 53, 70, Matic 64

Monday April 11 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 1,700
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Robbie O'Shea (Neville Morgan 61), Harry Williams, Roberto Echeverria, Brendan Grosse (Fred Aitken 48), Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Mark Jankovics, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Caution: Harris
Goals: Hensman 28, Jankovics 29, O'Conner 47
3-2 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Neilsen, Peter Tokesi, Frank Pimblett, Karl Herdle (John Lavelle 71), Jim Hermiston, Willie Conner (John Coyne 58), Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell, Ian Johnston
Coach: Iain Kesson
Caution: Johnston
Goals: Herdle 67, Johnston 75

Monday April 11 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 9,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, John Daperis (Jim Alexiou 81), Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Duncan Cummings, Graham French, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Daperis
Goal: Cummings 57
1-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Alex Nelson, Pat Bannon, Mike Glykokalamos, Bob Provan, Nick Rakovalis, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell (Theo Selemidis 70), Jim O'Reilly, Branko Buljevic, Andy Bozikas (Ulysses Kokkinos 46)
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Proven 88

Monday April 11 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 7,128
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch, David Pillans, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina
Coach: Mike Johnson
Caution: Amos

0-1 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Ken Lindsay, Peter Stone, David Harding, Bob Fryer (Pat Lowrey 70), Graham Norris, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Fryer, Norris
Goal: Norris 45


Round Three

Saturday April 16 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 1,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Alex Nelson, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Mike Glykokalamos, Bob Provan, Ken Taylor, Jim O'Reilly, George Gillan, Branko Buljevic (Andy Bozikas 46), Gary Cole
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Gillan 34, Cole 52
2-0 Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Derek Bailey, Alan Pongho, David Ellis, Geoff Ontong, Mike Sinclair, Joe Tront, Max Irvan, Walter Bojczuk (Paul Priestley 75), Mike Cleary, Gordon McGregor (Paul Ontong 58)
Coach: Archie Campbell
Cautions: Nil

Saturday April 16 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Harold Hall
Attendance: 3,500
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Paul Coton, Robbie O'Shea, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Mark Jankovics (Fred Aitken 59), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Conner (Peter Hensman 73)
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Caution: Coe
Goal: R.O'Shea 29
1-3 Marconi
Alan Maher, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo (Stuart Selvege 83), Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Stuart Robertson, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Campbell
Goals: Campbell 15, Robertson 20, Byrne 73 pen

Sunday April 17 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 7,000
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Fred Yung, Frank Lister, Ron Fraser, Zoran Matic, John Perin, Brian Northcote, Sergio Melta (John Pope 61), Gary Marocchi, David Leane (Phil Russo 75), John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Marocchi
Goals: Perin 25 pen, Nyskohus 41
2-0 Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Danny Moulis, Luis Salgado (Greg Willett 65), Tony Henderson, Michael Black, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Keni Kawaleva, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Brown

Sunday April 17 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 6,322
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria (Karl Herdle 75), Jim Hermiston, Willie Conner, Larry Gaffney, John Coyne (Kevin Caldwell 69), Ian Johnston
Coach: Iain Kesson
Caution: Johnston
0-0 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Alex Robertson, Steve O'Conner, John Stevenson, Agenor Muniz, Joe Watson (Murray Barnes 71), Hilton Silva, Bertie Lutton, Terry Smith
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Silva, Mullen

Sunday April 17 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 8,750
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Jim Milne, Mirko Rujevic (Charles Smith 70), Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, Joe Picioane
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Palinkas 16, Kazi 69
2-2 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Anton Dosen, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, John Daperis, Ian Gibson, Duncan Cummings (Jim Alexiou 4), Graham French, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Gibson 54, French 87

Sunday April 17 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 6,217
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan (Neil Malone 62), Bernie Cullerton, Greg Lynch, Billy Palmer, George Gibson, Brian Parker (Chris Thamnidis 62), Mike Cross, Don Allan, Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: D.Allan, Thamnidis
0-4 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch, David Pillans (Ted de Lyster 57), Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina
Coach: Mike Johnson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kosmina 42, 46, McGregor 56, Honeyman 87

Sunday April 17 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 1,037
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Ken Lindsay, Peter Stone, David Harding, Graham Norris, Pat Lowrey, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Perry 23, Wilson 41, Harding 71


3-0 Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie (Phil Dando 46), Leon Wilson, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Gerry Walker, Iain Fagan, Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes (Laszlo Koroknai 46), Ian Park
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Fagan

Round Four

Saturday April 23 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,000
Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Roy Stark, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Michael Black, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Keni Kawaleva (Greg Willett 62), Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: B.Stoddart, Boskov
0-3 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Peter Stone, David Harding, Bob Fryer, Graham Norris, Alan Ainslie, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Norris 24, 86, Fryer 36

Saturday April 23 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,338
St. George
Dave McQuire, George Harris, Paul Coton, Robbie O'Shea, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Mark Jankovics (Peter Hensman 46), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Conner (Fred Aitken 77)
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Caution: Williams
0-2 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Fred Yung, Frank Lister, Ron Fraser, Zoran Matic (John Besir 82), John Perin, Brian Northcote, Sergio Melta, Gary Marocchi, David Leane, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Nyskohus 54, Northcote 63

Saturday April 23 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 2,300
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Anton Dosen, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, John Daperis, Jim Alexiou, Ian Gibson, Graham French, Peter Ollerton (George Bozikis 55)
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Jim Hermiston, Willie Conner (Karl Herdle 80), Larry Gaffney, John Coyne (Kevin Caldwell 76), Ian Johnston
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Pimblett 73

Sunday April 24 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 5,111
Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie, Leon Wilson, George Potter, Col Bennett, Roy Drinkwater, Alan Niven, Charles Dench, John Neale, Ian Lawrie (Iain Fagan 56), Geoff Morris, Ian Park (Paul Laszlo 56)
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
0-2 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Bernie Cullerton, Greg Lynch, George Gibson, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Don Allan (Bill Kardambis 87), Chris Thamnidis, Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: Nil
Goals: D.Allan 57, 68

Sunday April 24 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: John Van Der Lende
Attendance: 2,563
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Alex Robertson, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Agenor Muniz, Joe Watson, Hilton Silva (Luis de Melo 68), Bertie Lutton, Terry Smith
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
Goals: Muniz 34 pen, Stevenson 88
2-4 Marconi
Alan Maher, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Stuart Robertson, Berti Mariani (Raul Carrizo 69), Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Prskalo
Goals: Mariani 9, Richards 10, Byrne 54 pen, Campbell 71

Sunday April 24 1977
Wembley Park, Box Hill, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 1,800
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Derek Bailey, Peter Vaughan, Geoff Ontong (Malcolm Hayward 57), Walter Bojczuk, Alan Pongho, Mike Sinclair (David Ellis 72), Paul Ontong, Joe Tront, Gordon McGregor, Mike Cleary
Coach: Archie Campbell
Caution: P.Ontong
Goals: Bojczuk 25, Tront 72 pen
2-2 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Joe Picioane, Charles Smith (Steve Adamgikis 79), Jim Milne, Mirko Rujevic, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Smith
Goals: Parrott 38, Kondarios 47

Sunday April 24 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 6,800
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey (Ted de Lyster 72), Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch, David Pillans, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina
Coach: Mike Johnson
Cautions: Reynolds, McCulloch
Goal: McGregor 35
1-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Alex Nelson, Pat Bannon (Ulysses Kokkinos 62), Jim Tansey, Mike Glykokalamos, Bob Provan, Ken Taylor, Jim O'Reilly, George Gillan, Branko Buljevic, Gary Cole
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Bannon
Goal: Gillan 28
Match Day Programme

Round Five

Saturday April 30 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,840
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Milne, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Joe Picioane (Mirko Rujevic 15), Charles Smith, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Alan Parrott (Steve Adamgikis 46), Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Nil
0-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch, David Pillans, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina
Coach: Mike Johnson
Caution: Vagianos
Goal: Kosmina 48

Saturday April 30 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 1,800
Marconi
Alan Maher, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Stuart Robertson, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell (Raul Carrizo 68)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Campbell
Goals: Sharne 7, 49, Mariani 40
3-0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Anton Dosen, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos (George Bozikis 20), John Daperis, John Gardiner, Ian Gibson, Graham French, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 1 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 11,300
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Fred Yung, Frank Lister, Ron Fraser, Zoran Matic, John Perin (John Besir 84 (John Pope 88)), Brian Northcote, Sergio Melta, Gary Marocchi, David Leane, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Melta 53
1-2 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Ken Lindsay, Peter Stone, David Harding, Bob Fryer, Graham Norris (Pat Lowrey 88), Alan Ainslie (Steve Perry 75), Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Norris
Goals: Norris 32, 88

Sunday May 1 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 6,514
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Jim Hermiston, Willie Conner (Kevin Caldwell 61), Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Ian Johnston
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Coyne 7, Hermiston 13 pen, Gaffney 61
3-1 Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Derek Bailey, Peter Vaughan, Geoff Ontong, Walter Bojczuk, David Ellis (Mike Sinclair 13), Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Joe Tront, Gordon McGregor, Mike Cleary
Coach: Archie Campbell
Caution: Sinclair
Goal: McGregor 87

Sunday May 1 1977
Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 4,560
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Alex Nelson, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Mike Glykokalamos, Bob Provan, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Jim O'Reilly, Gary Cole (Andy Bozikas 70), Branko Buljevic
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 52, Buljevic 56, Tansey 75, Taylor 81 pen
4-1 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Leon Wilson, George Potter, Col Bennett, Roy Drinkwater, Alan Niven, John Neale (Ian Lawrie 75), Iain Fagan, Geoff Morris, Paul Laszlo, Ian Park
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Niven
Goal: Morris 84

Sunday May 1 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 1,763
St. George
Dave McQuire, George Harris, Paul Coton, Robbie O'Shea, Harry Williams, Fred Aitken (Peter Hensman 75), Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Willie Hamilton (Brendan Grosse 73), Mark Jankovics, Neville Morgan
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Williams
Goal: Morgan 37
1-1 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Alex Robertson, Steve O"Conner, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Agenor Muniz (Terry Smith 46), Joe Watson, Hilton Silva, Bertie Lutton
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Muniz
Goal: Smith 66

Sunday May 1 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 3,616
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Bernie Cullerton, Greg Lynch, George Gibson, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Don Allan, Chris Thamnidis, Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: Nil
Goals: D.Allan 3, Botham 56


2-2 Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Roy Stark, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, John Stoddart, Steve Kojsza, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Henderson, Kojsza
Goals: B.Stoddart 22, Henderson 81


Round Six

Saturday May 7 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Harold Hall
Attendance: 2,000
Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Roy Stark, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, John Stoddart, Jim Cant, Steve Hogg (David O'Conner 46), Ivan Grujicic, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Caution: J.Stoddart
0-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Mike Glykokalamos, Bob Provan, Ken Taylor, Jim O'Reilly, George Gillan (Gary Cole 46), Andy Bozikas (Jim Campbell 63), Branko Buljevic
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Buljevic 89

Saturday May 7 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 2,800
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Alan Farley, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Alex Robertson, Steve O'Conner, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Hilton Silva (Luis de Melo 70), Bertie Lutton, Terry Smith
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: O'Conner
Goals: Silva 15, Smith 20, Barnes 41, 43, 63, Lutton 70
6-1 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Fred Yung, Frank Lister, Ron Fraser, Zoran Matic, John Perin, Brian Northcote, Sergio Melta, Gary Marocchi, David Leane, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Perin
Goal: Marocchi 19

Saturday May 7 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 1,100
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Derek Bailey, Peter Vaughan, Geoff Ontong (Malcolm Hayward 87), Alan Pongho, Mike Sinclair, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Walter Bojczuk 74), Joe Tront, Gordon McGregor, Mike Cleary
Coach: Archie Campbell
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Tront 21 pen, Pongho 31
2-3 Marconi
Alan Maher, John Russell (Les Hucker 46), Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Raul Carrizo, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Stuart Robertson, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Richards, Byrne
Goals: Sharne 20, Byrne 57 pen, Richards 78

Sunday May 8 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Bob Mee
Attendance: 7,253
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Ken Lindsay, Peter Stone, David Harding, Bob Fryer, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
0-2 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Bernie Cullerton, George Gibson, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Don Allan, Chris Thamnidis (Bill Kardambis 70), Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham, Billy Pirie
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cross 15, Pirie 34

Friday June 10 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 4,000
West Adelaide
Sam Service, Barry Reynolds, Richard Yeeles, Neil McGachey, Gordon McCulloch, David Pillans (Ted de Lyster 53), John Kosmina, David Jones, Graham Honeyman, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Honeyman 12, Boyle 28 pen, Kosmina 48
3-3 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Jim Hermiston, Peter Tokesi, John Lavelle (Karl Herdle 42), Roberto Echeverria, John Coyne (Willie Conner 73), Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Craig Wallace, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Iain Kesson
Caution: Rathmell
Goals: Hermiston 52 pen Wallace 80, 84

Monday June 13 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 15,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, John Gardiner (Graham French 69), Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, John Daperis, Malcolm MacDonald, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: MacDonald 45, 84
2-3 St. George
Dave McQuire, John O'Shea, Paul Coton, Brendan Grosse, George Harris, Fred Aitken (Harry Williams 77), Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi (Neville Morgan 62), Mark Jankovics, Charlie George, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Gnavi 2, George 22, Jankovics 56

Friday July 8 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 2,500
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, Alan Niven, George Potter (Alan Venables 80), John Wilkinson, Eddie Spearritt, John Neale, Iain Fagan, Willie Henderson, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Morris, Niven; Red Card: Niven
Goals: Morris 63 pen, Neale 67


2-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andrija Ristic, Jim Milne, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Mirko Rujevic (John Nicolaides 46), Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Ristic

Round Seven

Sunday May 8 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dennis McDermott
Attendance: 6,418
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Jim Hermiston, Willie Conner, Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Ian Johnston
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Tokesi, Echeverria
Goals: Hermiston 37 pen, Echeverria 71, Johnston 87
3-1 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Leon Wilson, Alan Venables, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Geoff Morris, Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes, Ron Harland (Iain Fagan 43)
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Potter, Harland, Morris; Red Cards: Niven, Hughes 60
Goal: Morris 77 pen

Saturday May 14 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 5,800
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon (Andy Bozikas 81), Jim Tansey, Mike Glykokalamos, Bob Provan, Nick Rakovalis, Jim O'Reilly, George Gillan, Branko Buljevic, Gary Cole
Coach: Jim Adam.
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 9, Cole 59
2-2 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Ken Lindsay (Alan Ainslie 5), Peter Stone, David Harding, Bob Fryer, Graham Norris, Pat Lowrey
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Noble, Norris
Goals: Lowrey 75, Norris 81

Saturday May 14 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 620
St. George
Dave McQuire, George Harris, Paul Coton, Robbie O'Shea, Brendan Grosse, Fred Aitken (Doug Utjesenovic 58), Rudi Gnavi (Willie Hamilton 75), John O'Shea, Mark Jankovics, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil
Goals: R.O'Shea 5, O'Conner 26, 51, J.O'Shea 44, Morgan 70
5-1 Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Derek Bailey (Mike Sinclair 55), Max Irvan, Peter Vaughan, Geoff Ontong, Alan Pongho, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong, Joe Tront, Gordon McGregor (Walter Bojczuk 68), Mike Cleary
Coach: Archie Campbell
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Tront 28 pen

Sunday May 15 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 10,500
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Fred Yung, Frank Lister (Ian Di Bartollo 80), Zoran Matic, John Perin, Brian Northcote, Sergio Melta, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Muniz 1, Deans 21, Northcote 32
3-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Bernie Cullerton, George Gibson, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Don Allan, Chris Thamnidis (Bill Kardambis 46), Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham, Billy Pirie
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 15 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 750
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Alan Farley, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Alex Robertson, Steve O"Conner, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Hilton Silva, Bertie Lutton, Terry Smith
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
0-1 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, John Daperis, John Gardiner, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Graham French, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Xanthopoulos, Kalifatidis
Goal: Gibson 53

Sunday May 15 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 2,180
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Joe Picioane, Jim Milne, Mirko Rujevic (Frank Micic 46), Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kondarios 46, Picioane 47, Palinkas 54
3-0 Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Roy Stark, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, John Stoddart (Michael Black 71), Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Boskov, Dave O'Conner, John Brown, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 15 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,652
Marconi
Alan Maher, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Stuart Robertson (Barry Jones 75), Berti Mariani (Les Hucker 82), Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Rooney 71, Richards 77


2-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch (Ted de Lyster 82), David Pillans, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor (Peter Boyle 46), John Kosmina
Coach: Mike Johnson
Cautions: Reynolds, Pillan
Goal: McGregor 4


Round Eight

Saturday May 21 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 1,500
Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Roy Stark, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Boskov, Dave O'Conner, John Brown, Keni Kawaleva, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Cant
Goals: O'Conner 8, Henderson 48
2-0 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Frank Pimblett (Karl Herdle 72), Roberto Echeverria, Jim Hermiston, Willie Conner (Kevin Caldwell 65), Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Ian Johnston
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil

Saturday May 21 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 5,200
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, John Daperis, John Gardiner, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Graham French (Chris Kent 79), Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Fred Yung, Frank Lister, Zoran Matic, John Perin, Brian Northcote, Sergio Melta, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Lister

Saturday May 21 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 1,754
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Peter Stone, David Harding, Bob Fryer (Brian Dodd 65), Graham Norris, Alan Ainslie, Pat Lowrey
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland (Miro Litwin 46), Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Joe Picioane, Jim Milne, Frank Micic, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Ristovski

Sunday May 22 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 4,263
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Leon Wilson, Alan Venables, George Potter, Col Bennett, Laszlo Koroknai, John Neale, Iain Fagan, Geoff Morris, Paul Laszlo, Ian Park
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Park
Goal: Morris 34
1-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, John Russell (Les Hucker 46), Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Stuart Robertson, Berti Mariani (Raul Carrizo 67), Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Rooney
Goal: Campbell 31

Sunday May 22 1977
Wembley Park, Box Hill, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 1,150
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Max Irvan, Peter Vaughan, Geoff Ontong (Brian Thom 46), Walter Bojczuk, Ian Williamson, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Joe Tront, Gordon McGregor (David Ellis 46), Mike Cleary
Coach: Brian Edgely
Caution: Irwin
Goals: P.Ontong 56, Tront 65
2-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Alan Farley, Henry Mowbray, Alex Robertson, Steve O'Conner, John Stevenson, Bobby McGuinness, Alan Kershaw, Murray Barnes, Luis de Melo (Bertie Lutton 61), Joe Watson, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Stevenson 11, de Melo 26

Sunday May 22 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: John Van Der Lende
Attendance: 5,857
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Bernie Cullerton, George Gibson, Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Don Allan (Bill Kardambis 75), Joe Senkalski, Ray Botham, Billy Pirie
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Pirie 54, 81, McIntosh 65
3-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Mike Glykokalamos, Bob Provan, Nick Rakovalis, Jim O'Reilly (Ken Taylor 59), George Gillan, Branko Buljevic, Gary Cole (Jim Campbell 75)
Coach: Tony Boggi
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Buljevic 50

Sunday May 22 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 7,520
West Adelaide
Sam Service, Richard Yeeles (Steve Amos 54), Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, David Pillans, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor (Peter Boyle 70), Ted de Lyster, John Kosmina
Coach: Mike Johnson
Cautions: Amos, Honeyman
Goals: Kosmina 4, 49, de Lyster 13


3-3 St. George
Dave McQuire, George Harris, Paul Coton, Robbie O'Shea, Brendan Grosse, Fred Aitken, Rudi Gnavi (Doug Utjesenovic 76), John O'Shea, Mark Jankovics (Harry Williams 65), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil
Goals: R.O'Shea 25, Aitken 27, 86


Round Nine

Saturday May 28 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 4,000 (double-header)
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Jim Milne, Joe Picioane, Frank Micic, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kondarios 81
1-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Bernie Cullerton, Dave McIntosh, Greg Allan, Paul Luckett, Joe Senkalski, George Gibson (Jim Izatt 46), Mike Cross, Don Allan, Billy Pirie, Ray Botham
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Cautions: Nil

Saturday May 28 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 4,000 (double-header)
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, John Gardiner, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, John Daperis, Graham French, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Ollerton
Goals: Gibson 17, Rogers 50
2-0 Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Max Irvan, Peter Vaughan, Walter Bojczuk, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom (Geoff Ontong 72), Dave Rigby, Joe Tront, Paul Ontong, Mike Cleary (Gordon McGregor 57), Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgely
Caution: Bojczuk

Saturday May 28 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 2,243
Marconi
Alan Maher, Paul Degney, Les Hucker, Ivo Prskalo, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Ernie Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Stuart Robertson (Barry Jones 81), Roberto Vieri, Peter Sharne (Berti Mariani 82)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Brian Stoddart, John Stoddart, Roy Stark, David O'Conner, Keni Kawaleva
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 29 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 7,500
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Ron Fraser (Ian Bendall 73), Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Sergio Melta (David Leane 46), John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Nyskohus 66
1-0 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Alex Nelson, Arthur McMillan, Mike Glykokalamos, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim McMorran (Andy Bozikas 58), George Gillan (Jim Campbell 46), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Tony Boggi
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 29 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 5,103
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Jim Hermiston, Frank Pimblett (Kevin Caldwell 68), Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, John Coyne, Ian Johnston, Willie Conner
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Peter Stone, Bob Fryer (Clive Eaton 60), David Harding, Graham Norris, Ian Moores, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Moores 10

Sunday May 29 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 2,000
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Alan Farley, Alan Kershaw, Alex Robertson, Steve O'Conner, Eddie Thomson, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Bertie Lutton, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Bobby McGuinness (Kevin Mullen 62)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Lutton, McGuinness
Goal: Lutton 77
1-1 West Adelaide
Sam Service, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, David Pillans (Gordon McCulloch 23), John Kosmina, David Jones, Graham Honeyman, Ted de Lyster (Nick Pantelis 77), Ian McGregor
Coach: Mike Johnson
Caution: Vagianos
Goal: Farley 45 Own Goal

Sunday May 29 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 3,164
St. George
Dave McQuire, George Harris, Paul Coton, Doug Utjesenovic (Rudi Gnavi 68), Harry Williams, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Brendan Grosse, Phil O'Conner, Charlie George, Fred Aitken
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil

0-0 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, George Potter, Col Bennett, Leon Wilson (Alan Niven), Iain Fagan, Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo, John Neale, Ian Park, Geoff Morris, Alan Venables
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil

Round Ten

Wednesday June 1 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Ken Small
Attendance: 3,245
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Steve Perry, Col Curran, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Peter Stone, Alan Ainslie, Ian Moores, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Eaton 86
1-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Ivo Prskalo, Les Hucker, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Ernie Campbell, Peter Sharne, Roberto Vieri
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Rooney 70

Saturday June 4 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 2,500
Canberra City
Malcolm Haynes, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Jim Cant, Tony Henderson, John Stoddart, Ivan Grujicic, Brian Stoddart, Roy Stark, David O'Conner, Alan Bourke (Keni Kawaleva 82)
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: B.Stoddart 15, Grujicic 21
2-2 St. George
Dave McQuire, Paul Coton, Brendan Grosse, Mark Jankovics, Harry Williams, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Neville Morgan (Peter Hensman 82), Phil O'Conner, Fred Aitken
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil
Goals: O'Conner 25, R.O'Shea 53

Saturday June 4 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 5,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Mike Glykokalamos, Pat Bannon, Nick Rakovalis, Ken Taylor, Jim McMorran (Jim O'Reilly 73), Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Campbell, McMillan
Goals: Campbell 15, Kriaris 30 Own Goal
2-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Jim Milne, Joe Picioane, Frank Micic, Charles Smith (Mirko Rujevic 46), Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, Andy Kazi
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Saturday June 4 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 2,753
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Bernie Cullerton, Paul Luckett, Dave McIntosh, George Gibson, Joe Senkalski, Billy Pirie, Mike Cross, Don Allan, Ray Botham, Greg Allan
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Botham 16, 60, Pirie 72, 88
4-0 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Jim Hermiston, John Lavelle, Larry Gaffney, Karl Herdle, Roberto Echeverria, Willie Conner (Frank Pimblett 70), Ian Johnston, John Coyne
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil

Sunday June 5 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 3,100
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, George Potter, Roy Drinkwater, Alan Niven, John Neale, Alan Venables (Leon Wilson 61), Iain Fagan, Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris (Laszlo Koroknai 33)
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
0-4 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Alan Farley, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Conner, Eddie Thomson, Henry Mowbray, Alex Robertson, John Stevenson, Alan Kershaw, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kershaw 5, Smith 53, 70, 82

Sunday June 5 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 300
Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Max Irvan, Peter Vaughan, Walter Bojczuk, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Dave Rigby, Brian Thom (Geoff Ontong 56), Joe Tront, David Ellis (Mike Cleary 53), Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgely
Caution: G.Ontong
Goal: Cleary 53
1-3 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, Fred Yung, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Gary Marocchi, David Leane, John Deans, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Lister, Northcote
Goals: Marocchi 11, Leane 54, Deans 69

Sunday June 5 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 7,500
West Adelaide
Sam Service, Barry Reynolds, Richard Yeeles, Lucky Vagianos, David Jones, Neil McGachey, Gordon McCulloch (Steve Amos 65), Ted de Lyster, Ian McGregor, Graham Honeyman, Peter Boyle
Coach: Mike Johnson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Boyle 47


1-1 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, John Daperis, John Gardiner, Graham French, Malcolm MacDonald
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Kalifatidis
Goal: MacDonald 57 pen


Round Eleven

Saturday June 11 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 4,800
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, John Gardiner, Billy Rogers, John Daperis (Ian Gibson 62), Graham French (Chris Kent 62), Malcolm MacDonald, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Hagegmanouil 80
1-0 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Leon Wilson, George Potter, Col Bennett, Ian Park, Laszlo Koroknai, Alan Venables, John Neale, Iain Fagan, Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil

Saturday June 11 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 2,763
St. George
Dave McQuire, George Harris, Paul Coton, Harry Williams, Robbie O'Shea, John O'shea, Rudi Gnavi, Neville Morgan (Fred Aitken 62), Phil O'Conner, Charlie George, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Jankovics 86
1-1 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie, David Harding, Ian Moores, Peter Stone
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Moores 8

Sunday June 12 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 6,000
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister (Ian Di Bartollo 75), John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, David Leane
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Leane 25, Marocchi 38, Deans 49, Nyskohus 55
4-1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Milne, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Alan Parrott, Joe Palinkas, Joe Picioane, Frank Micic, Mirko Rujevic, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Picioane 20

Sunday June 12 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 4,723
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Jim Hermiston, Peter Tokesi, Karl Herdle, Roberto Echeverria, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Craig Wallace, Ian Johnston (John Coyne 46), Kevin Caldwell (Willie Conner 72)
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Pimblett 86
1-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Jim McMorran, Pat Bannon, Mike Glykokalamos, Nick Rakovalis, Ken Taylor (Ulysses Kokkinos 62), Gary Cole, Andy Bozikas, Jim O'Reilly (Jim Tansey 62), Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cole 20

Sunday June 12 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,239
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Alan Farley, Alan Kershaw, Steve O'Conner, Eddie Thomson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Alex Robertson, Joe Watson (Bobby McGuinness 71), Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Smith 10, Stevenson 28
2-1 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Tony Henderson, Alan Bourke (David O'Conner 65), Jim Cant, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, Brian Stoddart, Roy Stark (Michael Black 78), John Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Brown
Goal: J.Stoddart 15

Sunday June 12 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Harold Hall
Attendance: 9,580
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Les Hucker, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne (Berti Mariani 62), Ernie Campbell, Peter Sharne, Roberto Vieri
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Prskalo, Byrne
0-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Bernie Cullerton, Dave McIntosh, George Gibson, Mike Cross, Don Allan, Greg Allan, Paul Luckett, Billy Pirie, Ray Botham, Joe Senkalski
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: McIntosh, D.Allan

Sunday June 12 1977
Esther Park, Mooroolbark, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 600
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Alan Pongho (Walter Bojczuk 54), Paul Ontong, Joe Tront, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Mike Cleary (David Ellis 60), Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Ellis 83


1-1 West Adelaide
Sam Service, Richard Yeeles, Lucky Vagianos, David Jones, Steve Amos, Ian McGregor, Neil McGachey, David Pillans, John Kosmina, Graham Honeyman, Peter Boyle (Alex Zervas 68)
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Boyle 65


Round Twelve

Saturday June 18 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 7,800
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Nick Rakovalis, Ken Taylor, Jim McMorran (Bob Provan 46), Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas (Jim O'Reilly 67), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Taylor 84 pen
1-8 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Ivo Prskalo, Les Hucker, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Ernie Campbell, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Rooney
Goals: Campbell 8, 65, 81, Sharne 16, 72, Degney 31, Rooney 37, Vieri 62

Saturday June 18 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 1,275
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Peter Stone, Bob Fryer, David Harding, Ian Moores, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Wilson, Stone, Noble
Goals: Wilson 11, Ainslie 53, Fryer 86
3-4 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Alan Farley, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Conner, Eddie Thomson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Alex Robertson, Murray Barnes, Alan Kershaw, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Kershaw, Mullen
Goals: Kershaw 10, 63, Barnes 50, 55

Sunday June 19 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 4,218
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Leon Wilson, Ian Park, Col Bennett, George Potter, Iain Fagan, John Neale, Alan Venables, Willie Henderson, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Fagan 5, Neale 10
2-1 Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, David Ellis (Gordon McGregor 46), Walter Bojczuk, Brian Thom, Joe Tront, Paul Ontong, Mike Cleary (Paul Priestley 56), Dave Rigby, Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgley
Caution: Thom
Goal: Tront 84

Sunday June 19 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 5,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland (Miro Litwin 35), Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi (Steve Adamgikis 79), Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Jim Milne, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kondarios 39, Kazi 49
2-1 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Jim Hermiston, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, John Coyne, Craig Wallace (Willie Conner 75), Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Iain Kesson
Caution: Wallace
Goal: Coyne 28

Sunday June 19 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 12,328
West Adelaide
Sam Service (Martyn Crook 78), Barry Reynolds, Lucky Vagianos, David Jones, Neil McGachey (Richard Yeeles 78), Graeme Souness, David Pillans, Gordon McCulloch, John Kosmina, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Caution: Jones; Red Cards: Honeyman, Pillans (Sent Off after match)
Goal: McGachey 59
1-4 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Deans, Melta, Muniz
Goals: Deans 43, Muniz 76, Nyskohus 80, Northcote 89

Wednesday June 29 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,923
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, George Gibson, Richard Bell, Billy Palmer, Mike Cross, Joe Senkalski, Tony Ikonomou (Mike Drossos 58), Ray Botham, Don Allan, Chris Thamnidis
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cross 32, Senkalski 60
2-0 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Paul Coton, John O'Shea, Harry Williams (Neville Morgan 65), Brendan Grosse, Charlie George, Mark Jankovics, Willie Hamilton (Phil O'Conner 36), Robbie O'Shea, Fred Aitken
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil

Friday July 15 1977
Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan
Referee: nr
Attendance: 1,500
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Roy Stark, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Nick Boskov, Alan Bourke, John Brown, Keni Kawaleva (David O'Conner 74), Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
0-2 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Kris Kalifatidis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, John Daperis, John Gardiner, Chris Kent, Noel Mitten (Jim Alexiou 40), Graham French, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Pye 42, Kalifatidis 86

Round Thirteen

Sunday June 26 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 6,249
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Brian Kibbey, Peter Tokesi, Jim Hermiston, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Craig Wallace (Kevin Caldwell 68), John Coyne, Willie Conner
Coach: Iain Kesson
Caution: Echeverria
Goal: Gaffney 7
1-0 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta (Phil Russo 62), Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, Agenor Muniz, Gary Marocchi, John Perin, Brian Northcote (David Leane 84), John Deans, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Northcote

Sunday June 26 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 6,115
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Tony Pezzano, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Conner, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Alex Robertson, Alan Kershaw, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Barnes 6, Smith 67
2-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Bernie Cullerton, Greg Allan, Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett (Billy Palmer 18), George Gibson, Joe Senkalski, Mike Cross, Billy Pirie (Chris Thamnidis 14), Don Allan, Ray Botham
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil

Sunday June 26 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 5,200
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Ivo Prskalo, Les Hucker, Paul Degney, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri, Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell (Berti Mariani 40)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Hucker
Goal: Milne 17 Own Goal
1-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Jim Milne, Joe Picioane, Frank Micic, Zoran Ilioski, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday June 26 1977
Esther Park, Mooroolbark, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 550
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Max Irvan (Eugene McConville 70), Geoff Ontong, Walter Bojczuk, Mike Shuttleworth (David Ellis 65), Paul Ontong, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Joe Tront, Gordon McGregor, Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgley
Cautions: Nil
Goals: McGregor 40, Tront 62, Lowrey 77
3-2 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, John Stoddart, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, John Davies, Ivan Grujicic, Alan Bourke, David O'Conner
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Bourke 50, Henderson 62

Sunday June 26 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 5,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye (Anton Dosen 48), Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, John Daperis, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Noel Mitten (Jim Alexiou 87), Peter Ollerton, Graham French, Chris Kent
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Gibson 58, Rogers 87
2-0 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Warren Turnbull, Peter Wilson, Steve Perry, David Harding, Peter Stone, Alan Ainslie, Clive Eaton, Ian Moores, Graham Norris
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Harding

Sunday June 26 1977
Hurstville Oval, Hurstville, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 2,357
St. George
Dave McQuire, George Harris, Paul Coton, Brendan Grosse (Neville Morgan 62), John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Fred Aitken, Phil O'Conner, Charlie George, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Coton 53, Jankovics 77
2-2 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Bob Provan, Nick Rakovalis (Vince Bannon 46), Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Pat Bannon, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic, Andy Bozikas
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 56, Campbell 57
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 26 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 5,115
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Graeme Souness, Lucky Vagianos, Peter Boyle (Nick Pantelis 80), John Kosmina, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch, Ted de Lyster, Ian McGregor (Alex Zervas 54)
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kosmina 4, Reynolds 19, McGregor 48, McCulloch 59, Zervas 88


5-1 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Leon Wilson, George Potter, Col Bennett, Ian Park (Alan Niven 46), Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan, Paul Laszlo, John Neale, Geoff Morris, Willie Henderson
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Morris, Bennett
Goal: Morris 77 pen


Round Fourteen

Saturday July 2 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,800
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Tony Henderson, John Stoddart, Jim Cant (Brian Stoddart 75), Ivan Grujicic, John Davies (Keni Kawaleva 85), Alan Bourke, David O'Conner, Roy Stark
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Stark 42
1-2 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Alan Niven, George Potter, Col Bennett, Leon Wilson (Ian Park 46), Iain Fagan, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Laszlo, Willie Henderson, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Morris 37 pen, 60

Sunday July 3 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 13,132
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta, Fred Yung, Brian Northcote, Frank Lister, John Perin (Ron Fraser 81), Agenor Muniz, John Deans (Ian Di Bartollo 20), Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, David Leane
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Nyskohus 14
1-0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, Les Hucker, Ivo Prskalo, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Ernie Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 3 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 6,514
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Brian Kibbey, Peter Tokesi, Jim Hermiston, Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Willie Conner, John Coyne (Kevin Caldwell 77), Craig Wallace
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Pimblett 32
1-1 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Paul Coton, John O'Shea, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, Mark Jankovics, Willie Hamilton (Fred Aitken 58), Rudi Gnavi (Charlie George 46), Phil O'Conner
Coach: Manfred Schaefer
Cautions: Gnavi, Grosse
Goal: O'Conner 77

Sunday July 3 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 13,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby (Bill Whiteside 58), Vince Bannon, Jim O'Reilly, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Arthur McMillan, Jim Campbell (Jim Tansey 82), Ken Taylor, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 13, 45, Cole 17, 65, Rogers 28 Own Goal
5-2 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, John Daperis (Margaritis Hagegmanouil 46), Noel Mitten, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Chris Kent, Graham French, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Rogers 55, 70

Sunday July 3 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 1,500
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott (John Nicolaides 70), Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Jim Milne, Joe Picioane, Frank Micic, Zoran Ilioski, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ristovski 26, Palinkas 34
2-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Tony Pezzano, Alan Kershaw, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Conner (Bertie Lutton 46), Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Alex Robertson, Lopez Manecas, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Barnes 28, 38

Sunday July 3 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Dennis McDermott
Attendance: 4,982
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Richard Bell, George Gibson, Billy Palmer, Joe Senkalski, Don Allan, Mike Cross, Ray Botham, Billy Pirie (Tony Ikonomou 70), Chris Thamnidis (Paul Luckett 65)
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Caution: McIntosh
Goal: Pirie 11 pen
1-2 Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Geoff Ontong, Walter Bojczuk, Mike Shuttleworth, Paul Ontong, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Max Irvan, Peter Vaughan, Pat Lowrey, Paul Priestley
Coach: Brian Edgley
Cautions: Nil
Goals: P.Ontong 80, 84

Sunday July 3 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,347
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Steve Perry, David Harding, Peter Stone, Alan Ainslie, Bob Fryer (Brian Dodd 83), Bob Noble, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Ainslie 64


1-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Steve Amos, Lucky Vagianos, David Jones, Graeme Souness, Gordon McCulloch, Ted de Lyster (Graham Honeyman), Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
Goal: McCulloch 45


Round Fifteen

Saturday July 9 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 2,500
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, Gordon McCulloch, Peter Boyle (Alex Zervas 62), Graeme Souness, Graham Honeyman (Nick Pantelis 77), Ted de Lyster, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Tony Henderson, Nick Boskov, Jim Cant, Roy Stark, Ivan Grujicic, Brian Stoddart, Alan Bourke, Keni Kawaleva
Coach: John Warren
Caution: B.Stoddart

Sunday July 10 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 5,334 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Tony Pezzano, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Bertie Lutton (Steve O'Conner 41), Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Lopez Manecas, Alex Robertson, Alan Kershaw, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kershaw 52
1-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon (Jim Tansey 67), Bob Provan, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Andy Bozikas (Joe Tront 60), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cole 90

Sunday July 10 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 5,334 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, Emery Holmik, Fred Aitken, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Brendan Grosse, Peter Hensman (Phil O'Conner 72), Mark Jankovics, Neville Morgan, Rudi Gnavi, Peter Terry
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Hensman, Gnavi
Goals: Gnavi 26, Aitken 53
2-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andrija Ristic (John Nicolaides 62), Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Jim Milne, Joe Palinkas, Mirko Rujevic (Frank Micic 15), Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 10 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 5,200 (double-header)
Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Walter Bojczuk, Nick Lowe, Paul Ontong, Barrie Fairbrother, Mike Shuttleworth (David Ellis 66 (Gordon McGregor 76)), Dave Rigby, Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgley
Caution: P.Ontong
0-2 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Warren Turnbull, Alan Ainslie, Bob Fryer, Peter Stone, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Lloyd Hardes (Brian Dodd 75)
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Eaton
Goals: Stone 65, Ainslie 87 pen

Sunday July 10 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 5,200 (double-header)
South Melbourne
Lou Tsigaris, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Anton Dosen, Kris Kalifatidis, John Gardiner, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Graham French, Noel Mitten, Chris Kent
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: French, Gibson
Goal: Mitten 46
1-1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, George Gibson, Richard Bell, Billy Palmer (Paul Luckett 46), Mike Cross, Joe Senkalski, Tony Ikonomou (Billy Pirie 60), Ray Botham, Don Allan, Chris Thamnidis
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Caution: Bell
Goal: Pirie 75

Friday August 5 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley park, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 2,784
Marconi
Alan Maher, Stuart Robertson, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Byrne, Ernie Campbell, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Byrne 46
1-0 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle (Brian Kibbey 46), Peter Tokesi, Ian Perry, Roberto Echeverria (Willie Conner 86), John Coyne, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell, Craig Wallace
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil

Wednesday August 17 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 3,207
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, Col Bennett, George Potter, Alan Niven, Roy Drinkwater, Iain Fagan, Eddie Spearritt, John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Morris 70


1-1 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Ron Fraser, Fred Yung (Brian Northcote 72), Zoran Matic (John Besir 69), Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Gary Marocchi, John Deans, John Nyskohus, David Leane
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Marocchi 81


Round Sixteen

Sunday July 17 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 6,200
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Northcote 31
1-1 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Rudi Gnavi, Fred Aitken, Neville Morgan, Mark Jankovics, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goal: O'Conner 52

Sunday July 17 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 5,187
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Jim Hermiston, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, Willie Conner, John Coyne, Craig Wallace (Kevin Caldwell 46)
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Conner 46, Coyne 87
2-0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Anton Dosen, Ian Gibson, John Daperis, John Gardiner, Graham French, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Ollerton 69

Sunday July 17 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 7,500 (double-header)
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Jim O'Reilly, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Arthur McMillan, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Provan 44
0-0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Lucky Vagianos, David Jones, Steve Amos, Neil McGachey, Graeme Souness, Gordon McCulloch, John Kosmina, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Amos, Souness

Sunday July 17 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 7,500 (double-header)
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Jim Milne, Andy Kazi, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: G.Ontong 50 Own Goal
1-0 Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Max Irvan (Ian Williamson 58), Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom (Pat Lowrey 61), Nick Lowe, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong, Barrie Fairbrother, Gordon McGregor
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Pongho, G.Ontong

Sunday July 17 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 5,835
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Ivo Prskalo, Les Hucker, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Campbell, Maher
Goal: Thomson 44 Own Goal
1-1 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Alex Robertson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Alan Kershaw, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Lopez Manecas
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Manecas 45

Sunday July 17 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 3,470
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, George Gibson, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Joe Senkalski, Alex Jamieson, Ken Wilson (Greg Allan 46), Don Allan, Ray Botham
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Botham 55
1-0 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Leon Wilson (Alan Venables), George Potter, Col Bennett, Ian Park, Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan, Paul Laszlo, John Neale, Tom Murray (Alan Hughes 72), Willie Henderson
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 17 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 1,012
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Peter Wilson, Bob Noble, Bob Fryer, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie, David Harding, Peter Stone
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Eaton 2, 59, Curran 86
3-1 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Jim Cant, Roy Stark, Ivan Grujicic (Steve Hogg 46), Brian Stoddart, Alan Bourke, Keni Kawaleva
Coach: John Warren
Caution: B.Stoddart
Goal: Kawaleva 31
Match Day Programme

Round Seventeen

Saturday July 23 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 1,700
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Roy Stark, Steve Hogg, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, Adrian Alston, Brian Stoddart, Ivan Grujicic
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Cant
Goal: Grujicic 23
1-1 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta (David Leane 69), Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister (Ian Di Bartollo 61), Gary Marocchi, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Deans 75

Saturday July 23 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 5,482 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Eddie Thomson, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Alex Robertson, Lopez Manecas, Joe Watson, Terry Smith (Bobby McGuinness 77), Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Coyne 42 Own Goal, Watson 48, Manecas 55
3-1 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey (Craig Wallace 60), John Coyne, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell, Willie Conner, Roberto Echeverria (Ron Kidd 8), Ian Perry
Coach: Iain Kesson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Wallace 84

Saturday July 23 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 5,482 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Fred Aitken, Neville Morgan, Mark Jankovics, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones (Stuart Robertson 88), Les Hucker (John Russell 46), Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Peter Sharne, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 24 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 4,326
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, Col Bennett, George Potter, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan, Tom Murray, John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Neale
Goals: Murray 28, 75, 90, Laszlo 50
4-0 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Bob Fryer (Warren Turnbull 84), Peter Stone, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Perry, Noble; Red Card: Norris

Sunday July 24 1977
Esther Park, Mooroolbark, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 1,255
Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Barrie Fairbrother, Dave Rigby, David Ellis, Paul O'Riley, Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgley
Cautions: G.Ontong, Ellis
Goal: Rigby 80
1-2 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Mike Glykokalamos, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell (Nick Rakovalis 80), Andy Bozikas, Joe Tront, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 67, Bozikas 82

Sunday July 24 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 3,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, John Daperis, Ian Gibson, John Gardiner, George Bozikis (Anton Dosen 46 (Jim Alexiou 67)), Graham French, Chris Kent
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
0-2 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Milne, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Frank Micic, Dragan Nikitovic, Zoran Ilioski (Mirko Rujevic 46), Joe Palinkas, Zdravko Borovnica, Joe Picioane
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Borovnica 38, 53

Sunday July 24 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,125
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos (Graham Honeyman 60), Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, Gordon McCulloch, John Kosmina, David Jones, Alex Zervas, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Caution: Vagianos
Goal: Kosmina 80


1-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, George Gibson, Richard Bell (Billy Palmer 85), Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Joe Senkalski, Alex Jamieson, Ken Wilson (Chris Thamnidis 75), Don Allan, Ray Botham
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Caution: D.Allan

Round Eighteen

Saturday July 30 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 1,500
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Nick Boskov, Ivan Grujicic, Adrian Alston, Brian Stoddart, John Brown, Roy Stark, Jim Cant, Steve Hogg
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Grujicic 3, Henderson 35, Alston 81, McIntosh 85 Own Goal
4-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett, Bernie Cullerton (Chris Thamnidis 54), George Gibson, Joe Senkalski, Greg Allan, Mike Cross, Ken Wilson (Don Allan 31), Ray Botham, Alex Jamieson
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Thamnidis 87

Saturday July 30 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 3,000 (double-header)
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Dave Rigby, Pat Lowrey, Barrie Fairbrother, Paul O'Riley, David Ellis (Brian Thom 46)
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Fairborther 75
1-1 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Ian Perry, Brian Kibbey, Roberto Echeverria (Ron Kidd 75), Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell, Willie Conner
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Gaffney 31

Saturday July 30 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 3,000 (double-header)
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, John Daperis, Jim Alexiou, John Gardiner, Noel Mitten (Graham French 86), Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Caution: Hagegmanouil
Goal: Mitten 42
1-2 Marconi
Alan Maher, Stuart Robertson, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Ray Richards, Jimmy Rooney, Peter Sharne, Berti Mariani, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Campbell
Goals: Richards 20, Rooney 29

Sunday July 31 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: John Tattersall
Attendance: 2,033
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Conner, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Alex Robertson, Lopez Manecas, Hilton Silva, Joe Watson
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Manecas 5, Barnes 14
2-2 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Peter Terry, John O'Shea, Harry Williams, Mark Jankovics, Willie Hamilton (Carlos Mendez 59 (Brendan Grosse 80)), Neville Morgan, Rudi Gnavi, Phil O'Conner, Robbie O'Shea
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Williams
Goals: Morgan 32, O'Conner 34

Sunday July 31 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dieter Klose
Attendance: 4,501
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan, Tom Murray, John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Neale 5, Fagan 87
2-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Jim Tansey, Mike Glykokalamos, Jim O'Reilly, Pat Bannon, Joe Tront, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cole 63

Sunday July 31 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: J.Johnson
Attendance: 4,246
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, David Pillans, John Kosmina, David Jones, Graham Honeyman, Gordon McCulloch, Alex Zervas
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kosmina 52
1-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Zdravko Borovnica, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Jim Milne, Joe Palinkas, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski (Steve Adamgikis 90), Dragan Nikitovic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 31 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,796
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Bob Noble, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie, David Harding, Peter Stone, Lloyd Hardes
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Eaton, Noble

0-0 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta (Ian Di Bartollo 74), Fred Yung, Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Zoran Matic, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Gary Marocchi
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Lister

Round Nineteen

Saturday August 6 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Milne (Andrija Ristic 46), Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mirko Rujevic, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Rujevic
Goals: Rujevic 21, Palinkas 53, Ristovski 63, 73
4-2 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, John Neale, Iain Fagan (Tom Murray 79), Alan Hughes (Alan Venables 75), Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Laszlo 1, Morris 28

Sunday August 7 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 8,500
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Sergio Melta (David Leane 65), Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Ian Di Bartollo, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Muniz
Goal: Deans 12
1-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Conner, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Alan Kershaw, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva (Bobby McGuinness 76)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
Goals: Smith 6, 52

Sunday August 7 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 5,223
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Brian Kibbey, Peter Tokesi, Jim Hermiston, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, John Coyne (Willie Conner 62), Kevin Caldwell, Craig Wallace
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Tokesi
Goal: Conner 85
1-0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Gordon McCulloch, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Alex Zervas, David Pillans, John Kosmina, David Jones, Graham Honeyman, Peter Boyle (Lucky Vagianos 67), Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Caution: Reynolds; Red Card: Honeyman 85

Sunday August 7 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Mike Glykokalamos, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Joe Tront (Andy Bozikas 55), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 4, Cole 7
2-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Nick Boskov, Steve Hogg, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Adrian Alston, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Henderson

Sunday August 7 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 3,456 (double-header)
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Ray Richards, Jimmy Rooney, Ernie Campbell, Berti Mariani (Stuart Robertson 77), Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Mariani 42
1-0 Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Pat Lowrey, Paul Ontong, Paul O'Riley, Barrie Fairbrother
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil

Sunday August 7 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 3,456 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Rudi Gnavi (Emery Holmik 22), Brendan Grosse, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Terry, Willie Hamilton, Phil O'Conner, Neville Morgan, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Morgan 8
1-1 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil (Anton Dosen 27), Jim Alexiou, Ian Gibson, John Gardiner, Noel Mitten (Graham French 60), Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Caution: Hagegmanouil
Goal: Ollerton 51

Sunday August 7 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 2,960
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett, Richard Bell, George Gibson (Ken Wilson 25), Joe Senkalski (Tony Ikonomou 75), Alex Jamieson, Don Allan, Peter Raskopoulos, Ray Botham, Billy Palmer
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil

0-3 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran (Warren Turnbull 27), Steve Perry, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Lloyd Hardes, Peter Stone, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Curran 13, Eaton 62, 83


Round Twenty

Saturday August 13 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: John Tattersall
Attendance: 1,200
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Roy Stark, John Brown, Nick Boskov, Steve Hogg, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Brian Stoddart (Michael Black 46), Adrian Alston, Alan Bourke
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Grujicic, Cant, Boskov, Alston
0-1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andy Kazi, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Frank Micic, Zoran Ilioski (Alan Parrott 73), Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Joe Picioane, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Rujevic
Goal: Ristovski 11
Match Day Programme

Saturday August 13 1977
Esther Park, Mooroolbark, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 800
Mooroolbark
Terry Hawke, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby (Walter Bojczuk 20), Pat Lowrey, Paul Ontong, Barrie Fairbrother (Gordon McGregor 10), Paul O'Riley
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil
Goal: McGregor 33
1-0 St. George
Martin Coe, Emery Holmik, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Peter Terry, Brendan Grosse, Mark Jankovics, Willie Hamilton (Mike O'Shea 10), Neville Morgan, Rudi Gnavi, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Grosse

Sunday August 14 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 7,400
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, George Potter, Roy Drinkwater, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Ian Lawrie, Iain Fagan, John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Spearritt, Neale
Goals: Morris 30, Laszlo 41
2-1 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Jim Hermiston, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey, Roberto Echeverria, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett (Tom McLeod 64), Kevin Caldwell, John Coyne, Craig Wallace (Willie Conner 46)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Tokesi 28

Sunday August 14 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 2,000
South Melbourne
Lou Tsigaris, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, John Gardiner, Anton Dosen, Ian Gibson (Jim Alexiou 68), Arthur Xanthopoulos, John Daperis, Noel Mitten, Graham French, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Caution: Kalifatidis
0-0 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Conner, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Bertie Lutton, Alex Robertson, Joe Watson (Bobby McGuinness 59), Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil

Sunday August 14 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,025
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Greg Allan, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Joe Senkalski, Alex Jamieson, Dave McIntosh, Peter Raskopoulos (Chris Thamnidis 69), Ray Botham
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Senkalski 29, McIntosh 34, Botham 68
3-1 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz (Peter Marshall 46), Ron Fraser, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, John Besir, Sergio Melta, John Deans, Brian Northcote, John Perin, David Leane
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Deans 85

Friday August 19 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 4,200
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, David Pillans, Gordon McCulloch (Nick Pantelis 75), David Jones, Alex Zervas, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Pillans, Zervas, McGachey
0-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Ernie Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Campbell
Goal: Mariani 76

Wednesday August 31 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,109
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Warren Turnbull, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Lloyd Hardes, Peter Stone, Clive Eaton, Alan Fisher (Mark Samuels 21), Alan Ainslie
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil

0-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey (Andy Bozikas 30), Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell (Joe Tront 77), Jim O'Reilly, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Buljevic 61


Round Twenty-One

Saturday August 20 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 1,100
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Palinkas 21, Picioane 77
2-1 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Steve Perry, Peter Wilson, Bob Noble, Col Curran, Peter Stone, David Harding, Alan Ainslie, Lloyd Hardes, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Norris 70
Goal: Noble 69

Sunday August 21 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 4,600
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz (Peter Marshall 42), Sergio Melta, Ron Fraser, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister (John Besir 74), John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, David Leane
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Leane 75, Northcote 90
2-0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Anton Dosen, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, John Daperis, Noel Mitten, Ian Gibson, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, George Bozikis, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Cautions: Nil

Sunday August 21 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dieter Klose
Attendance: 4,328
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Jim Hermiston (Willie Conner 82), Brian Kibbey, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell, John Coyne, Tom McLeod
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark (Keni Kawaleva 32), Nick Boskov, Steve Hogg, Jim Cant, Tony Henderson, Ivan Grujicic, Alan Bourke, Adrian Alston
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Alston 87

Sunday August 21 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 2,117 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Henry Mowbray, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Conner (Bobby McGuinness 46), John Stevenson, Bertie Lutton, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Alex Robertson, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Lutton 62, McGuinness 88, Barnes 89
3-0 Mooroolbark
Terry Hawke, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Barrie Fairbrother, Paul O'Riley, Gordon McGregor (Ian Williamson 74), Brian Thom (Walter Bojczuk 63), Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: P.Ontong, Williamson

Sunday August 21 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 2,117 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, John O'Shea, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Mark Jankovics, Neville Morgan, Rudi Gnavi, Phil O'Conner, Robbie O'Shea
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Morgan 15
1-0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, David Pillans (Nick Pantelis 72), John Kosmina, David Jones, Alex Zervas, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: McGachey, Boyle, Amos, Zervas, Phillips; Red Card: Pantelis 88

Sunday August 21 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: nr
Attendance: 2,453
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Richie Williams, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, George Potter, Col Bennett, Roy Drinkwater, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, John Neale, Iain Fagan, Geoff Morris, Paul Laszlo, Ian Park
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Fagan 24

Sunday August 21 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: nr
Attendance: 3,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon (Vince Bannon 60), Jim Tansey, Bob Provan, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Jim O'Reilly, Andy Bozikas, Branko Buljevic, Gary Cole (Nick Rakovalis 56)
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Taylor pen, Cole


2-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Richard Bell, Billy Palmer (Tony Ikonomou 46), Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Peter Raskopoulos, Chris Thamnidis (Ken Wilson 44), Ray Botham
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil
Round Twenty-Two

Sunday August 28 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent (Ron Richmond 75)
Attendance: 3,835
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, Alan Niven, Col Bennett, George Potter, Roy Drinkwater, Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan, John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Laszlo 77
1-1 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Harry Williams, John O'Shea, Mark Jankovics, Rudi Gnavi, Robbie O'Shea, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Conner (Peter Hensman 60)
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: O'Conner, Grosse
Goal: Morgan 87

Sunday August 28 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 5,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Arthur McMillan, Andy Bozikas, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Buljevic 82
1-0 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Ron Fraser, Zoran Matic, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung (Sergio Melta 83), Agenor Muniz, Gary Marocchi, John Perin (John Nyskohus 64), Brian Northcote, John Deans, David Leane
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Northcote, Muniz

Sunday August 28 1977
Esther Park, Mooroolbark, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 1,000
Mooroolbark
Terry Hawke, Max Irvan (Pat Lowrey 66), Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson (Brian Thom 66), Paul Ontong, Alan Pongho, Barrie Fairbrother, Walter Bojczuk, Paul O'Riley, Gordon McGregor
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Pongho, Fairbrother
Goals: McGregor 30, 39 pen
2-4 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Anton Dosen, John Daperis (Jim Alexiou 46), Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Noel Mitten (Graham French 46), Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ollerton 24, 65, 73, French 85

Sunday August 28 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 2,056
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Greg Allan, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Tony Ikonomou (Mike Cross 79), Alex Jamieson, Dave McIntosh, Peter Raskopoulos, Ray Botham, Joe Senkalski
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Caution: McIntosh
0-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Kriaris, Andy Kazi, Mirko Rujevic, Jim Kondarios, Frank Micic (Alan Parrott 46), Joe Palinkas, Joe Picioane, Dragan Vasic, John Nicolaides, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Kondarios, Nicolaides

Sunday August 28 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 4,600
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, George Koulianos (John Krytikos 67), Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, David Pillans, John Kosmina, David Jones, Alex Zervas, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Caution: Amos
Goal: Krytikos 68
1-3 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Alex Robertson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson (Steve O'Conner 59), Murray Barnes, Bertie Lutton (Bobby McGuinness 76), Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Smith 2, Barnes 83, O'Connor 88

Sunday August 28 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 521
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry, Peter Wilson, Bob Noble, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie, David Harding, Peter Stone, Lloyd Hardes (Brian Dodd 61), Alan Fisher
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Noble
0-0 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Brian Kibbey, Peter Tokesi, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Tom McLeod, Ian Johnston (John Coyne 70)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil

Wednesday August 31 1977
Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 1,800
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis (Steve Hogg 64), Nick Boskov, John Brown, Michael Black, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Tony Henderson, Alan Bourke, Adrian Alston, Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Alston
Goal: Bourke 35
1-0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Jimmy Rooney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Ernie Campbell, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Round Twenty-Three

Saturday September 3 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 2,200
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Anton Dosen (Margaritis Hagigmmanouil 80), Jim Alexiou (Duncan Cummings 58), Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Graham French, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Cautions: Cummings
Goal: Cummings 66
1-2 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Lucky Vagianos, David Jones, Steve Amos, David Pillans, Peter Boyle, Neil McGachey, Nick Pantelis (John Krytikos 80), John Kosmina, Alex Zervas
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Kosmina, Pantelis
Goals: Kosmina 19, Boyle 70

Sunday September 4 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 4,700
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Ron Fraser, Fred Yung (John Besir 75), Zoran Matic, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Brian Northcote, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, David Leane
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Deans 9, 46, 53, 57, Perin 25, 69, Leane 59, Nyskohus 64, Marocchi 72, Northcote 84
10-3 Mooroolbark
Terry Hawke (Paul Wilding 54), Ian Williamson, Geoff Ontong (David Ellis 60), Brian Thom, Walter Bojczuk, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Barrie Fairbrother, Paul O'Riley, Nick Lowe, Gordon McGregor
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Fairborther 43, McGregor 82, Lowe 89

Sunday September 4 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 4,420
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Roberto Echeverria, Jim Hermiston, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Brian Kibbey (Tom McLeod 46), Kevin Caldwell, Ian Johnston, Willie Conner
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Conner 44, Johnston 47, Tokesi 60
3-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Greg Allan, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Joe Senkalski, Alex Jamieson, Dave McIntosh (Chris Thamnidis 62), Tony Ikonomou (Peter Raskopoulos 46), Ray Botham
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 4 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 2,205 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Alex Robertson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Bertie Lutton (Bobby McGuinness 65), Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Stevenson 8, Smith 78
2-0 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Eddie Spearritt, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Roy Drinkwater, Iain Fagan, Paul Laszlo, John Neale (Ian Lawrie 7 (Alan Venables 46)), Tom Murray, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Potter

Sunday September 4 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,205 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, John O'Shea, Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Mark Jankovics, Peter Hensman, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Harris
Goals: O'Conner 17, Hensman 40
2-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Steve Hogg, Nick Boskov, John Brown, Michael Black, Jim Cant, Tony Henderson, Ivan Grujicic, Brian Stoddart, Adrian Alston, Alan Bourke
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 4 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 6,500
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Milne, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Andy Kazi, Frank Micic (John Nicolaides 69), Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Mendo Ristovski, Dragan Vasic, Joe Palinkas
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Kriaris
Goal: Vasic 12
1-3 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon (Jim Tansey 46), Jim O'Reilly (Nick Rakovalis 73), Bob Provan, Arthur McMillan, Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Andy Bozikas, Jim Campbell, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Bozikas 25, Campbell 65, P.Bannon 83

Sunday September 4 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 2,358
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones (Stuart Robertson 35), Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Ernie Campbell (Richie Williams 30), Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Sharne 37, Mariani 45, 71


3-0 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Steve Perry (Ian Rowden 73), Warren Turnbull, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Brian Dodd (Lloyd Hardes 68), Peter Stone, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil

Round Twenty-Four

Saturday September 10 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 1,600
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Tony Henderson, Nick Boskov, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Vic Fernandez (Steve Hogg 72), Alan Bourke, Brian Stoddart, Adrian Alston
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Tilsed
0-0 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Alex Robertson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Bertie Lutton (Bobby McGuinness 64), Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva (Steve O'Conner 75)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 11 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 3,528
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Alan Venables, John Wilkinson, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan, Tom Murray, Paul Laszlo (Roy Drinkwater 42), John Ogden, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Drinkwater
Goals: Murray 21, Laszlo 30
2-0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Anton Dosen (Margaritis Hagegmanouil 46), Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, John Daperis, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Cautions: Kalifatidis, Gibson

Sunday September 11 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 4,200
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor (Nick Rakovalis 78), Andy Bozikas, Jim Campbell (Joe Tront 64), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: P.Bannon 58, Cole 62, 66
3-2 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Roberto Echeverria, John Lavelle, Frank Pimblett (Tom McLeod 62), Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Willie Conner (John Coyne 67), Ian Johnston, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Lavelle
Goals: Johnston 73, Cole 78 Own Goal

Sunday September 11 1977
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,500
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Mendo Ristovski, Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Rujevic
Goals: Picioane 3, Vasic 14, Ristovski 77 pen
3-4 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Ron Fraser, Zoran Matic, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Perin, Brian Northcote, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, John Deans (John Besir 85), David Leane (Agenor Muniz 46)
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Deans 33, 73, 79 pen, Northcote 52

Sunday September 11 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 3,691
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Greg Allan, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross (Lazaros Paraskevas 82), Don Allan, Peter Raskopoulos, Ray Botham, Alex Jamieson, Joe Senkalski
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: D.Allan 46
0-2 Marconi
Alan Maher, Stuart Robertson, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Byrne, Ray Richards, Richie Williams, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Rooney 16, Sharne 41

Sunday September 11 1977
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 600
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, David Pillans, John Kosmina, David Jones, Nick Pantelis, Peter Boyle (Alex Zervas 54 (John Krytikos 79)), Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Pillans 22
1-2 Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Max Irvan, Ian Williamson, Peter Vaughan, Nick Lowe, Alan Pongho, Pat Lowrey, Barrie Fairbrother, Paul O'Riley (Walter Bojczuk 60), Dave Rigby, Gordon McGregor
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Lowrey 78, Fairbrother 79

Sunday September 11 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 780
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Steve Perry, David Harding, Warren Turnbull, Peter Stone, Lloyd Hardes, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Noble
Goals: Norris 6, C.Eaton 18, Harding 45


3-2 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Harry Williams, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi (Willie Hamilton 30), Robbie O'Shea, Peter Hensman, Mark Jankovics (Neville Morgan 51), Phil O'Conner
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Hamilton 56, 73


Round Twenty-Five

Sunday September 18 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 10,125
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Ron Fraser, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Matic
Goals: Deans 42, Marocchi 58
2-2 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Steve Amos, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, David Pillans, John Kosmina, David Jones, Nick Pantelis (John Krytikos 60), Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Kosmina, Vagianos; Red Card: Pillans 90
Goals: Kosmina 9, McGachey 90

Sunday September 18 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 3,870
Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Roberto Echeverria, Brian Kibbey, Jim Hermiston, Frank Pimblett (Tom McLeod 46), Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Ian Johnston, Willie Conner (Kevin Caldwell 46)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Coyne 73
1-3 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane (Frank Micic 83), Mendo Ristovski (Zoran Ilioski 78), Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Vasic 35, Ristovski 60, Palinkas 85

Sunday September 18 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 1,278
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Alex Robertson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Bertie Lutton, Joe Watson (Alan Kershaw 72), Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Smith 55, Stevenson 83 pen
2-1 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Peter Wilson, Bob Noble, Steve Perry, Warren Turnbull, David Harding, Peter Stone, Lloyd Hardes (Alan Fisher 67), Graham Norris, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Noble
Goal: Norris 49

Sunday September 18 1977
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 6,500
Marconi
Alan Maher, Stuart Robertson, Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Peter Sharne, Berti Mariani, Ernie Campbell (Richie Williams 75)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Arthur McMillan, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Andy Bozikas (Joe Tront 65), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Taylor

Sunday September 18 1977
Esther Park, Mooroolbark, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 399
Mooroolbark
Paul Wilding, Max Irvan, Geoff Ontong (Paul Ontong 65), Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson, Nick Lowe, Alan Pongho, Dave Rigby, Barrie Fairbrother, Gordon McGregor, Pat Lowrey
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan, Paul Laszlo, Tom Murray, Geoff Morris, John Ogden (John Neale 65)
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Neale 85

Sunday September 18 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 2,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Malcolm Manley, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, John Daperis, Billy Rogers, Ian Gibson, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent (Graham French 78)
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Caution: Daperis
Goal: Cummings 30
1-1 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, John Brown, Nick Boskov, Jim Cant (Steve Hogg 86), Ivan Grujicic, Vic Fernandez, Brian Stoddart, Adrian Alston, Alan Bourke
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Cant; Red Card: B.Stoddart 56
Goal: Alston 78

Sunday September 18 1977
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Dennis McDermott
Attendance: 1,502
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, John O'Shea (Rudi Gnavi 46), Harry Williams, Brendan Grosse, Mark Jankovics, Peter Hensman, Willie Hamilton, Carlos Mendez, Phil O'Conner (Neville Morgan 62)
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mendez 27, Hensman 51, Morgan 92


3-3 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Dave McIntosh, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Chris Thamnidis (Lazaros Paraskevas 68), Joe Senkalski, Alex Jamieson, Peter Raskopoulos, Ray Botham
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Senkalski 22, 81 pen, McIntosh 76


Round Twenty-Six

Saturday September 24 1977
Manuka Oval, Manuka, Canberra
Referee: Ken Allan
Attendance: 1,200
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Michael Black, Nick Boskov, Steve Hogg, John Brown, Vic Fernandez (David O'Conner 62), Alan Bourke, Adrian Alston, Ivan Grujicic
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Moulis 4
1-4 Mooroolbark
Lou Ivanoff, Ian Williamson (Max Irvan 67), Geoff Ontong, Peter Vaughan, Nick Lowe, Alan Pongho, Pat Lowrey, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Paul O'Riley 82), Barrie Fairbrother, Gordon McGregor
Coach: Brian Edgely
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Lowrey 15, 71, McGregor 47, P.Ontong 58
Match Day Programme

Saturday September 24 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 2,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor, Arthur McMillan, Joe Tront, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Bozikas 8
1-2 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Harry Williams, John O'Shea, Willie Hamilton, Rudi Gnavi, Peter Hensman, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Conner
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Williams 40, Morgan 51

Sunday September 25 1977
Olympic Sports Field, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: nr
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Ron Fraser (Sergio Melta 53), Fred Yung, Zoran Matic (David Leane 63), Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Deans 55
1-2 Brisbane City
Osvaldo Borzi, Ian Rathmell, Tom McLeod, Peter Tokesi, Roberto Echeverria, Brian Kibbey, Willie Conner, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Ian Johnston (John Coyne 73), Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Caldwell 39, Conner 57

Sunday September 25 1977
Perry Park, Brisbane
Referee: John Tattersall
Attendance: 2,482
Brisbane Lions
Phil Dando, Ian Park, Alan Niven, George Potter, Col Bennett, Tom Murray, Eddie Spearritt, Iain Fagan (Willie Henderson 62), John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Spearritt 85
1-4 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, John Batchelor, David Jones, Lucky Vagianos, Steve Amos, Neil McGachey, George Koulianos, Nick Pantelis, John Kosmina, Ian McGregor (John Krytikos 80)
Coach: Billy Birch
Cautions: Nil
Goals: McGregor 38, Amos 62, McGachey 71, Pantelis 74

Sunday September 25 1977
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 4,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Mirko Rujevic (Zoran Ilioski 46), Joe Picioane, Mendo Ristovski, Joe Palinkas (Andrija Ristic 46), Dragan Vasic, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Nicolaides 82, Vasic 88, Picioane 89
3-4 Marconi
Alan Maher, Stuart Robertson, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Peter Sharne, Berti Mariani, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Sharne 35, Rooney 38, 47, Mariani 68

Sunday September 25 1977
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,987
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Joe Senkalski, Don Allan, Alex Jamieson, Peter Raskopoulos (Lazaros Paraskevas 77), Ray Botham (Greg Allan 57)
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Malcolm Haynes, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Alex Robertson, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Bertie Lutton (Alan Kershaw 61), Joe Watson (Bobby McGuinness 80), Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 25 1977
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 526
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Col Curran, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Steve Perry, Lloyd Hardes, David Harding, Peter Stone, Graham Norris, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Wilson 53, Manley 76 Own Goal


2-0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Jim Alexiou, Billy Rogers, Malcolm Manley, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: Con Xanthopoulos
Cautions: Nil

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