1979 National Soccer League Cup Results
Researched by John Punshon and Andrew Howe, written by Greg Stock

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Sources: Soccer Action, Soccer World.

Round One

Wednesday April 25 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 8,123
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, John Perin, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Goal: J.Nyskohus 88 pen
1-0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey (Peter Tymczyszyn), Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, John Kosmina, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde

Wednesday April 25 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 2,000 (double-header)
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, George Potter, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell, Barry Kelso (Peter Tokesi 83), Kevin Low (Roberto Echeverria 65)
Coach: Nero Saftich
Caution: Kelso
Goals: Kelso 48, 82
2-0 St. George Souths (Queensland)
Ross Kelly, Brian Barnes, Tony Edwards, Stan Dunlop, Iain Fagan, Horst Schneider (Jeff Lowe 60), Ricky Bow, Gary Capell, Billy Fagan, Alan Marley, Paul Mylonas
Coach: Kenny Bass
Caution: Bow

Wednesday April 25 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 2,000 (double-header)
Brisbane Lions won 5-4 on penalties
Brisbane Lions
Tony Scanlan, Jim Hermiston, Graham Wilson (Ian Lawrie 74), Eddie Spearritt, Col Bennett, John Russell, Steve Amos, Alan Niven, Tom McGregor (Craig Low 71), Tony Brennan, Paul Ontong
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Spearritt 73
Goals: Ontong 15, Hermiston 80
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Southside Eagles (Queensland)
John Bennett, Brad Ahern, Ken Gordon, Alan Marszalek, Alan Sinclair (Ivars Melbergs), Gerry Lindsay, Tom Kenny, Bevan Bohan, Jim McCabe (Trevor Morris 113), Ron Millman, Trevor Catchpole
Coach: Matt Carson
Goals: Millman 13, McCabe 63 pen

Wednesday April 25 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 1,500
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski (David Lindemayer 46), Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Steve Hogg (Keni Kawaleva 76), Luis Salgado (Kosta Talevski 67), Ivan Grujicic, Terry Byrne, Paul Fielding
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Brown
Goals: Grujicic 28, Brown 66, Fielding 70
3-1 West Woden (ACT)
Gerald Sanfrancisco, Bill Hardie, Greg Willett, Michael Blackall, Tom Pauletto, Alex McLeish, George Campbell (Paul Dixon 71), Nirta (Alex Lawson 76), Mike Borocinski, Ernie Johns, Vula Wate
Coach: Roy Thompson
Caution: Nirta
Goal: Wate 21
Match Day Programme

Wednesday April 25 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 1,500 (double-header)
Cumberland United (South Australia)
Robert Parks, Brian Harvey, Steve Parks, Barry Leane, Mike Ball, Daryl Evans (Michael Degenhart 60), David Mahony, Robert Tuffs, David Leane, Steve McNally, Julian Short
Coach: Denis Harlow
Goal: McNally 58
1-4 Kingsway Olympic (Western Australia)
Lineup Included; Keith Blunt (David Douglas 78), Duncan Hill, Bill Murray, Paul Tombides, Chris Proctor (Colin Burton 80), Arthur Sharp
Coach: John Ward
Goals: Proctor 44, 52, Tombides 79, 86

Wednesday April 25 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Bobby Kerr
Attendance: 1,500 (double-header)
Eastern Districts Azzuri (South Australia)
Lineup Included; Tim Alder, Vic Smythe, Chris Manolev, Paul Iannace, Robert Barone
Coach: Peter Jaksa
Goals: Alder 55, Smythe 80
2-0 Elizabeth City (South Australia)
Lineup Included; Strain, Brian Boyd, Gerry Dobbin
Coach: Brian Dooley


Wednesday April 25 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 6,000 (double-header)
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Radoslav Jovicic, Zdravko Lujic, Zoran Ilioski, Slobodan Jovanovic, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas (Igor Hazabent 46), Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Goals: Palinkas 21, Rujevic 75
2-1 George Cross (Victoria)
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Robert Mirak, Tony Castiello (Steve Sodomaco 50), Frank Mifsud, Tony Scicluna, Ray Mizzi, Brian Thom
Coach: Johnny Sanchez
Goal: Thom 15

Wednesday April 25 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Graham Neale
Attendance: 6,000 (double-header)
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Theo Selemidis, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney (Andy Bozikas 57), Jim Campbell, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Selemidis
Goals: Campbell 60, 63
2-1 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Ken Drakeford, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Cautions: Lutton, Wright
Goal: Christopoulos 15

Wednesday April 25 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 4,578
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri (Stuart Selvage 46), Mark Jankovics (Berti Mariani 46), Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug

0-2 Melita Eagles (New South Wales)
Uwe Bracklow, Bobby McPherson, Steve Ververis, Richard Yamine, Steve McDonald, Billy Griffith, Colin McAusland, Ray Farrugia, Joe Farrugia, Don Allan, Terry Jones
Coach: Raul Blanco
Goals: R.Farrugia 56, McPherson 60
Match Day Programme

Wednesday April 25 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: nr
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Malcolm McClelland, Ian Seddon, Brett Cowburn, Graham Heys, Keith Harris (Peter Tredinnick 46), Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Goals: Boden 26, 47, Heys 38
3-2 Edgeworth Eagles (Northern New South Wales)
Fred Musialik, Warren Anderson, Peter Kemp, John Blazejewski, Steve Bland, Matthew Pearson, Kevin Riley (Dean Smith 67), Alan Parkinson, David Kamasz, Peter Griffiths, Kevin Elliott
Coach: Peter Irving
Goals: Blazejewski 75, Parkinson 90
Match Day Programme

Wednesday April 25 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,500 (double-header)
Preston Makedonia (Victoria)
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell (Tom Brewerton 37), George McMillan (Dusko Masalkovski 37), Eric Lesbirel, Robbie Cullen, Ian Tuffield, Gary Ward
Coach: Tony Vrzina
Goals: Ward 9, 79, 84 pen, 88, Cullen 27, Rainey 30
6-0 White Eagles (Tasmania)
Stefan Zlotos, Gary Jenkins, Eamonn Kelly, Larry Nunn, Dennis Trueman, Tommy Wright, Nick Cook, Danny Spendiff (Bobby Rybak 80), Neil Thomas, Tony Godfrey (R.Gorniak 80), Mark Oakes
Coach: John Grimsey


Wednesday April 25 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Johnston
Attendance: 2,500 (double-header)
St. Kilda Hakoah (Victoria)
Billy Whiteside, Les Owens, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, Nick Rakovalis, Stuart Blair, Dave Rigby (David Baker 70), Bill Jordanou, Mike Loh, Graham French, Les Nagy (Branko Bozinovski 70)
Coach: Frank Micic
Cautions: Dosen, French
0-4 Essendon Croatia (Victoria)
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Howard Andrews, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Ken Murphy, Branko Culina
Coach: Brian Edgeley
Caution: Cumming; Red Card: Bilaver 68
Goals: Murphy 42, Owens 48 Own Goal, Gilder 49, Cumming 86

Wednesday April 25 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 1,982 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, Emery Holmik, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Mark Barton, John O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Stefan Matic, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
12 names listed
Coach: Josef Gelei
Goals: Morgan (x2), Katholos (x2), J.O'Shea, O'Connor
6-2 Ipswich (Queensland)
Greg Donnolly, Leon Wilson, Peter Neilson, Wayne Warren, Jeff Dann, Steve Dann (John Dann 50), Randall McKeand (Glen McKeand 73), Richard Wilson, Bryan Kathage, Steven McDowall, Bruce Penman
Coach: Iain Kesson
Goals: R.Wilson, Kathage

Wednesday April 25 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,982 (double-header)
Sutherland (New South Wales)
Phil Craggs, Michael Hesford, Vic Dalforno, Keith Schumann, Peter Wykes, John Watkiss (Mark Harrington 105), Paul Smith, Steve Meades, Jim Basterfield, Peter Hall, Peter Beggs
Coach: John Watkiss
Goal: Beggs
1-2 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Richard Bell, Ian Rowden, Alan Ainslie, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos (Graham Jennings 80), Ray Botham, Andy Scott (Billy Palmer 66), Clive Eaton
Coach: Joe Marston
Goals: Botham, Eaton

Wednesday April 25 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: nr (double-header)
Sydney City
Tony Pezzano, Ian Souness, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, Lloyd Hardes, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Nelio Borges, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Watson 56
Goals: Borges (x3), Stevenson
4-2 Auburn (New South Wales)
Ron Gisbourne, Ron Cornett, Gary Fairclough, Bobby Hogg, Martin McKendrick, Vic Juchniewicz, John McDonald, Willie Hamilton, Jim Field, Steve Leak, Steve Montgomery
Coach: Vic Dalgleish
Goals: Leak, Montgomery

Wednesday April 25 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: nr (double-header)
Sydney Croatia (New South Wales)
Lineup Included; Steve Watson, Alex Kovacic, Bruno Cagalj, Tom Basic, Greg Smith, Wayne Cootes, Wally Savor, Atti Abonyi, Marijan Kovacic, Frank Leydon
Coach: Atti Abonyi
0-3 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Mark Pullen, Eric Carruthers, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Mark Samuels (Rob Drewes 69), Ken Reed, John Vernon
Coach: Jim Adam
Goals: Samuels 58, 60, Drewes 88
 
Round Two

Saturday May 19 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 6,027
Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Brett Cowburn, Arno Bertogna, Craig Mason (Jim McBreen 83), Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Joe Senkalski
Coach: Alan Vest
Goals: Senkalski 24, 66, 71
3-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh (Mike Cross 70), Billy Palmer, Ian Rowden, Ken Wilson, Graham Jennings, Derek Laing (Paul Luckett 84), Peter Raskopoulos, Clive Eaton, Andy Scott, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston

Match Day Programme

Sunday May 20 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 4,500
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, John Perin, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir (Bobby Russell 78), Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, Charlie Villani, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent (John Deans 46)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Muir 7, J.Nyskohus 46, 100
3-2 Preston Makedonia (Victoria)
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Eric Lesbirel (Tom Brewerton 105), Ljube Petrovski, Jeff Faulkner, Robbie Cullen (Gordon Flavell), George McMillan, Gary Ward
Coach: Tony Vrzina
Cautions: Flavell, McMillan
Goals: McMillan 8, Cullen 23

Sunday May 20 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 2,500
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, George Potter, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblet, Roberto Echeverria (Mark Brusasco 64), Kevin Low, John Coyne, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Gaffney
Goal: Low 28
1-0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Ian lawrie, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Ontong, John Russell, Paul Laszlo (Craig Wallace 83), Barry Fairbrother (Craig Low 83), Alan Hughes
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Caution: Lawrie; Red Card: Lawrie 57

Sunday May 20 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 2,783
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Peter Katholos, John O'Shea, Roy Cotton, Neville Morgan (Peter Hensman 46), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Caution: Harris
Goals: J.O'Shea 53, O'Connor 58, Hensman 86
3-2 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey (Mark Pullen 60), Warren Turnbull, Eric Carruthers, Rosario Rampanti, Terry Butler, Ken Reed (Mark Samuels 70), Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Wilson, Carruthers
Goals: Reed 9, Rampanti 61

Sunday May 20 1979
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,052
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Ian Souness, Daniel McGeough (Nelio Borges 46)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Goals: Barnes 21, Mullen 57
2-1 Melita Eagles (New South Wales)
Uwe Bracklow, Steve Ververis, Phil Mikas (Gibson 68), Richard Yamine, Howard Hadley, Vernon Darvill, Jason Farrugia, Colin McAusland, Don Allan, Steve McDonald, Terry Jones (Billy Griffith 57)
Coach: Bruce Stowell
Goal: Allan 59

Wednesday May 23 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 3,000
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Harry Williams (Ivan Grujicic 60), Isaac Farrell, Roy Stark, John Brown, Jim Cant, John Davies, Paul Fielding, Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Milovanovic
Goals: Stark 44, Byrne 75, 77, Moulis 89
4-0 Essendon Croatia (Victoria)
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Ken Murphy, Alan Kerr (Howard Andrews 73), Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina
Coach: Brian Edgeley
Cautions: Short, Adams
Match Day Programme

Wednesday May 23 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 1,300
Eastern Districts Azzuri (South Australia)
Robert Boehnke, Ossie Michelon, Nick Moschis, Tim Alder, Mitia Marusic, Maurice Corti, Peter Kowalski (Paul Iannace 53), Zeljko Lesan, Vic Smythe, Chris Manolev, Ron White
Coach: Peter Jaksa
Goals: Kowalski 36, Smythe 47, Alder 84
3-1 Kingsway Olympic (Western Australia)
Willie McNally, Keith Blunt, Colin Burton, Derek Watt, Mark Schrandt, Duncan Hill, Stephen Sceats, Colin Proctor, Paul Tombides, Bill Murray, Arthur Sharp
Coach: John Ward
Goal: Proctor 69

Wednesday May 23 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 3,000
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Igor Hazabent, Peter Ollerton, Jim Kondarios, Andrija Ristic, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Slobodan Jovanovic, Zoran Todorovic (Mirko Rujevic 46), Dragan Vasic (Mendo Ristovski 82), Joe Palinkas
Coach: Milenko Rusmir
Cautions: Ollerton, Rujevic, Picioane
Goals: Ilioski 28, Palinkas 87
2-0 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, George McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Theo Selemidis (Jamie Paton 56), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Jimmy Rooney
Cautions: Nil
 
Quarter-Finals

Sunday May 27 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 4,972
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic (Harry Williams 70), Ian Callaghan, John Davies, Isaac Farrell, Roy Stark, John Brown, Jim Cant, Paul Fielding (Ivan Grujicic 78), Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Brown
Goals: Byrne 37, 40 pen, Cant 50, Grujicic 81
4-1 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Peter Ollerton, Igor Hazabent, Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski (Mirko Rujevic 50), Zoran Todorovic (Radoslav Jovicic 72), Joe Palinkas, Joe Picioane, Dragan Vasic
Coach: Milenko Rusmir
Cautions: Ristic, Ollerton, Picioane
Goal: Ilioski 87
Match Day Programme

Sunday May 27 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,500
St. George won on penalties 4-3
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, George Potter, David Ratcliffe, Steve Perry, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, John Coyne (Boze Runje 85), Kevin Low, Larry Gaffney, Barry Kelso
Coach: Barrie Truman
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Ratcliffe 17
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St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Peter Katholos (Paul Kay 74), John O'Shea, Roy Cotton, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Connor (Neville Morgan 79)
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Gnavi, Cotton, Hensman
Goal: Hensman 11

Wednesday May 30 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 4,427
After Extra Time
Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Craig Mason (John Sneddon 46), Arno Bertogna, Malcolm McClelland (Peter Tredinnick 67), Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Joe Senkalski
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: McClelland
Goals: Boden 67, Summerscales 111
2-1 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Nelio Borges (Ian Souness 74), Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Borges, Watson, Souness
Goal: Stevenson 64

Wednesday July 4 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 3,000
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin (Ron Iasello 46), Bugsy Nyskohus (Luciano Signore 46), Glen Dods, Agenor Muniz, Robert Marwe, Charlie Villani, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Goals: J.Nyskohus 31, 46, Deans 32, Marwe 37, B.Nyskohus 43
5-0 Eastern Districts Azzuri (South Australia)
Robert Boehnke, Osie Michelon, Nick Moschis, Tim Alder, Mitia Marusic, Maurice Corti, Ron White, Zeljko Lesan, Paul Iannace, Chris Manolev, Vic Smythe
Coach: Peter Jaksa
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Manolev
 
Semi-Finals

Sunday August 12 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 3,100
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, Agenor Muniz, Charlie Villani, Robert Marwe (Sergio Melta 75), Chris Kent, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Northcote 4
1-0 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Isaac Farrell, John Brown, Luis Selgado (George Bailey 66), Don Maclaren, Jim Cant, Terry Byrne, John Davies, Keni Kawaleva
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Selgado

Sunday August 12 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 15,177
St. George won 3-2 on penalties
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis (Brett Cowburn 118), Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Joe Senkalski, Arno Bertogna, Peter Tredinnick, Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Malcolm McClelland (John Sneddon 105)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Summerscales, Willis
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St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris (Paul Kay 118), Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Katholos, John O'Shea, Tom Mihajlovic (Nick Fenoughty 111), Phil O'Connor, Roy Cotton, Peter Hensman
Coach: Raul Blanco
Caution: Katholos
 
1979 National Soccer League Cup Final

Sunday September 30 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensignton, Adelaide
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 8,564
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir (Jim Muir 51), Bobby Russell, Glen Dods, Agenor Muniz, Gary Marocchi, Brian Northcote, Charlie Villani, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent (Sergio Melta 50)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Goals: J.Nyskohus 54, 76, B.Nyskohus 65
3-2 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, Tom Mihaljovic, Peter Katholos, John O'Shea, Roy Cotton (Peter Hensman), Nick Fenoughty, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Goals: O'Connor 21, J.O'Shea 48
Match Day Programme
 

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