1979 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

Friday March 9 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 5,723
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Eric Carruthers (Ray Richards 84), Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, Brian O'Donnell (Rosario Rampanti 68), Terry Butler, Andy Scott, Peter Stone, John Vernon
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
0 - 1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Gordon McCulloch, Alex Zervas, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Reynolds, Zervas
Goal: McCulloch 37

Friday March 9 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 2,000
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Alan Niven, Alan Hughes, Eddie Spearritt, Steve Amos, Craig Wallace (Paul Laszlo 71), Barry Fairbrother, Paul Ontong
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Caution: Wallace
Goal: Hermiston 53
1 - 2 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Mark Trenter, Steve O'Connor, Ian Souness, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Campbell 44
Goals: Souness 40, Stevenson 76 pen

Saturday March 11 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 2,426
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Coton, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Alan Ainslie, Mike Cross, Peter Raskopoulos, Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Clive Eaton, Dave McIntosh
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Goals: McIntosh 36, Eaton 75
2 - 0 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Zoran Ilioski (Mirko Rujevic 57), Radoslav Jovicic, Jim Kondarios, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Picioane, Zdravko Lujic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday March 11 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,236
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus (Glen Dods 76), Sergio Melta, Agenor Muniz (Robert Marwe 69), Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Perin
Goals: Deans 8, Kent 75
2 - 4 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, George Potter, Kevin Low, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, David Ratcliffe (Peter Tokesi 69), Frank Pimblett, Barry Kelso (Mark Brusasco 69), Roberto Echeverria, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Caldwell, Ratcliffe
Goals: Echeverria 56, Low 61, Pimblett 71, Caldwell 89

Sunday March 11 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 6,845
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Luis Salgado, John Brown, Roy Stark, Jose Arquero (Paul Fielding 46), Isaac Farrell, Jim Cant, John Davies, Terry Byrne, George Bailey (Brian Stoddart 64)
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Fielding 49, Byrne 63, Davies 89
3 - 1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan (Stuart Selvage 44), Paul Degney, Ken Lindsay, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Mark Jankovics, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Jankovics
Goal: Jankovics 30
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 11 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 7,332
Match awarded to Newcastle KB United 3-0 as South Melbourne fielded an ineligible player (Tony Turner)
Score amended from Newcastle KB United 2 (Curran 16, Summerscales 57) South Melbourne 1 (Baxter 19)
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Malcolm McClelland, Ian Seddon, Brett Cowburn (John Sneddon 84), Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Keith Harris (Peter Tredinnick 76)
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Summerscales
Goals: NSL Penalty Goals (x3)
3 - 0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Tony Turner, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, George Christopoulos, Bertie Lutton, Ken Drakeford (Alan Davidson 87), Alun Evans, Duncan Cummings, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Kalifatidis
Match Day Programme

Monday March 12 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 5,000
Heidelberg United
Jim Marner, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly (Pat Bannon 82), Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor (Theo Selemidis 61), Jim Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Branko Buljevic, Gary Cole, Andy Bozikas
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cole 60
1 - 0 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic (Emery Holmik 46), Rudi Della Picca, Peter Terry, Robbie O'Shea, Roy Cotton, John O'Shea, Peter Hensman (Mark Barton 72), Stefan Matic, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Josef Gelei
Caution: Harris
 
Round Two

Sunday March 18 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 3,100
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson (Ian Rathmell 46), Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Barry Kelso (Mark Brusasco 80), Kevin Caldwell, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Gaffney
Goals: Echeverria 22, Caldwell 71 pen
2 - 0 APIA Leichhardt
Dave McQuire, Rod Skellern, Ian Rowden, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Peter Stone (Rob Drewes 73), Eric Carruthers, Brian O'Donnell, Ken Reed, Andy Scott (Terry Butler 82), John Vernon
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil

Sunday March 18 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Johnston
Attendance: 5,000
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Zoran Ilioski, Radoslav Jovicic, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Andrija Ristic, Joe Picioane (Mirko Rujevic 46), Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Lujic
Goals: Ristovski 12, Picioane 26
2 - 2 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly (Pat Bannon 74), Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jimmy Rooney, Theo Selemidis (Ken Taylor 70), Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 30, Cole 44 pen

Sunday March 18 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 3,800
Marconi
Alan Maher, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ken Lindsay (Mike Berry 60), Ivo Prskalo, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri (Stuart Selvage 21), Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne, Berti Mariani
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Prskalo
0 - 1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Alan Niven, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Eddie Spearritt, Alan Hughes, John Ogden (Graham Wilson 81), Craig Wallace (Paul Laszlo 86), Steve Amos, Paul Ontong
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Caution: Hermiston
Goal: Wallace 5

Sunday March 18 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 4,500
Match awarded to Sydney Olympic 3-0 as South Melbourne fielded an ineligible player (Tony Turner)
Score amended from South Melbourne 1 (Evans 27) Sydney Olympic 0
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Kris Kalifatidis, Frank Munro, Stuart Baxter, Tony Turner, Sammy Wright, Bertie Lutton, George Christopoulos, Duncan Cummings (Ken Drakeford 46), Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Lutton, Evans
0 - 3 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Coton (Billy Palmer 83), Ken Wilson, Richard Bell, Alan Ainslie, Alex Jamieson, Mike Cross (Ray Botham 65), Peter Raskopoulos, Derek Laing, Clive Eaton, Dave McIntosh
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Goals: NSL Penalty Goals (x3)

Sunday March 18 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 2,250
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Rudi Della Picca, Peter Terry, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Roy Cotton (Rudi Gnavi 46), Stefan Matic, Neville Morgan (Paul Kay 67), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Josef Gelei
Cautions: Nil
Goals: O'Connor 31, Morgan 51
2 - 4 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Roy Stark, John Brown (Steve Hogg 57), Luis Salgado, John Davies, Isaac Farrell, Jim Cant, Terry Byrne, George Bailey, Jose Arquero (Paul Fielding 57)
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Stark 3, 26, Salgado 6, Moulis 74
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 18 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 3,496
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Mark Trenter, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith (Ian Bruce 71), Ernie Campbell
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Souness
Goals: Souness 4, Barnes 45
2 - 3 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Jim Muir, Sergio Melta (Bugsy Nyskohus 46), Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, Glen Dods, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Chris Kent (Robert Marwe 74)
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Perin; Red Card: Muniz 84
Goals: Deans 48, 58, 68

Sunday March 18 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neale
Attendance: 6,127
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle (Alex Zervas 61), Dave Pillans, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman (Ian McGregor 61), Gordon McCulloch
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: McGachey
Goal: Pillans 80
1 - 1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland (John Sneddon 88), Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Brett Cowburn (Peter Tredinnick 60), Ian Seddon, Ken Boden, Graham Heys, Keith Harris
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Sneddon 88
Match Day Programme
 
Round Three

Sunday March 25 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Barry Harwood
Attendance: 5,176
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, Sergio Melta (Robert Marwe), Glen Dods (Gary Marocchi), Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Perin, Muir
0 - 1 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Ray Richards, Warren Turnbull, Eric Carruthers, Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, Rob Drewes, Terry Butler, Ken Reed, Brian O'Donnell (Mark Samuels 71), John Vernon (Andy Scott)
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Wilson, Turnbull
Goal: Samuels 74

Sunday March 25 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 1,520
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Steve Amos, John Ogden (Paul Laszlo 67), Alan Hughes, Craig Wallace (Tony Brennan 57), Paul Ontong
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Hughes 7, Amos 31
2 - 3 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris (Peter Hensman 46), Rudi Della Picca, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Terry, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Stefan Matic, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Josef Gelei
Cautions: Nil
Goals: J.O'Shea 55, 76, O'Connor 89 pen

Sunday March 25 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 7,321
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Paul Fielding, Luis Salgado, Jose Arquero (Keni Kawaleva 68), Isaac Farrell, Roy Stark, John Brown, Jim Cant, Terry Byrne, George Bailey (Ivan Grujicic 46)
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
0 - 3 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Zoran Ilioski, Zdravko Lujic, Radoslav Jovicic, Jim Kondarios, Joe Picioane, Slobodan Jovanovic, Andrija Ristic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Ristic
Goals: Picioane 50, Palinkas 57, Ristovski 66
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 25 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 12,000
Match awarded to Heidelberg United 3-0 as South Melbourne fielded an ineligible player (Tony Turner)
Score amended from Heidelberg United 2 (Buljevic 36, Taylor) 2 South Melbourne 2 (Drakeford 62, Cummings 79)
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jimmy Rooney, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas (Theo Selemidis 65), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Cole, Taylor
Goals: NSL Penalty Goals (x3)
3 - 0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter (Kyri Kyriakouleas 55), Frank Munro, Tony Turner, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright (Alan Davidson 46), Duncan Cummings, Ken Drakeford, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Baxter, Lutton, Evans
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 25 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 9,032
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland, Ian Seddon, Brett Cowburn (John Sneddon 87), Graham Heys, Keith Harris (Peter Tredinnick 87), Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Curran 15, Summerscales 37, Boden 49, Heys 67
4 - 1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, Roberto Echeverria, Larry Gaffney (Mark Brusasco 62), Frank Pimblett, George Potter, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Pimblett, Potter, Caldwell
Goal: Low 7
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 25 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,731
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Coton, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Alan Ainslie, Peter Raskopoulos, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Clive Eaton, Dave McIntosh
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Eaton 36, McIntosh 52
2 - 0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, David Jones, Vic Bozanic, Gordon McCulloch (Graham Honeyman 29), Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor, Graham Norris, Dave Pillans (Peter Tymczyszyn 52), Alex Zervas
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil

Sunday March 25 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 2,844
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, Mark Trenter, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson (Alan Kershaw 71), Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith (Ernie Campbell 71), Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Mullen, Souness; Red Cards: Mullen 42, Souness 67
0 - 4 Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, Ivo Prskalo, Ken Lindsay, Paul Degney, Berti Mariani, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Berry, Degney
Goals: Krncevic 16, 89, Jankovics 74, 86
 
Round Four

Saturday April 1 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 2,673
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Ian Rowden, Peter Wilson, Ray Richards, Warren Turnbull (Rod Skellern 50), Rob Drewes, Rosario Rampanti, Terry Butler, Andy Scott, Ken Reed, John Vernon (Mark Samuels 68)
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Richards, Rampanti
Goal: Scott 2
1 - 3 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland, Ian Seddon, Brett Cowburn, Ken Boden, Keith Harris (Peter Tredinnick 46), Graham Heys
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Seddon
Goals: Drinkwater 68, 73, Boden 77
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 1 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 2,970
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, Billy Wilkinson, John Coyne, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria (Larry Gaffney 46), George Potter, Kevin Caldwell, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low (David Ratcliffe 83)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Low
Goals: Low 33, 68
2 - 1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Coton (Billy Palmer 16), Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Alan Ainslie, Mike Cross, Peter Raskopoulos (Ray Botham 70), Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Clive Eaton, Dave McIntosh
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: McIntosh, Eaton
Goal: Eaton 82

Sunday April 1 1979
Olympic Park No 2, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 3,123
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Zoran Ilioski, Radoslav Jovicic, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Andrija Ristic, Joe Picioane, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Ilioski
Goals: Kondarios 20, Picioane 27, 37
3 - 1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Eddie Spearritt, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Steve Amos, Ian Lawrie, Graham Wilson (John Russell 65), Tom McGregor, Craig Wallace, Tony Brennan (John Ogden 82)
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Caution: Lownds
Goal: Spearritt 89
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 1 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 3,242
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry (Peter Brogan 46), Ivo Prskalo, Berti Mariani, Paul Degney, Ken Lindsay (John Russell 77), Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Prskalo
Goals: Krncevic 12, Byrne 56 pen, 78 pen, Mariani 92
4 - 4 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell (John Besir 83), John Perin, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, Agenor Muniz, Glen Dods (Robert Marwe 72), Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Kent
Goals: Deans 38, 42, J.Nyskohus 44, Muniz 62
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 1 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Graham Neale
Attendance: 5,200
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Kris Kalifatidis, Frank Munro, Stuart Baxter, Kyri Kyriakouleas, Bertie Lutton (Sammy Wright 82), Duncan Cummings, Alan Davidson, Ken Drakeford (George Christopoulos 82), Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Cummings, Baxter
Goal: Cummings 53
1 - 1 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Isaac Farrell (Steve Hogg 65), John Davies, Luis Salgado (Keni Kawaleva 75), Terry Byrne, Paul Fielding
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Stark, Kawaleva
Goal: Byrne 35

Sunday April 1 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 1,783
St. George
Martin Coe, Brendan Grosse, Doug Utjesenovic (Roy Cotton 46), Rudi Della Picca, Peter Terry, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Stefan Matic, Neville Morgan (Peter Hensman 46), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Josef Gelei
Cautions: Nil
0 - 5 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Alan Kershaw, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Terry Smith, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Barnes, Smith
Goals: Smith 31, 56, 75, Stevenson 25, Barnes 63

Sunday April 1 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 5,230
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook (Sam Service 46), Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Graham Honeyman, Dave Pillans, Alex Zervas, Peter Tymczyszyn
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: Zervas
Goal: Boyle 27
1 - 0 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly (Theo Selemidis 46), Jim Tansey, Jimmy Rooney, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Pat Bannon, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: O'Reilly
 
Round Five

Saturday April 7 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 5,300
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Isaac Farrell (Steve Hogg 12), John Brown, Luis Salgado, Roy Stark (George Bailey 46), Jim Cant, John Davies, Paul Fielding, Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Con Kambas, Peter Tymczyszyn, Graham Honeyman (Graham Norris 79), Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor (Vic Bozanic 62), John Kosmina, Dave Pillans
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 8 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 5,100
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, John Besir, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, Gary Marocchi (Robert Marwe), Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Brett Cowburn, Ian Seddon, Ken Boden, Graham Heys, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 8 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,500
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Alan Hughes, John Russell (Paul Ontong 80), Craig Wallace, Barry Fairbrother (Tony Brennan 52), Tom McGregor
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Caution: Hughes
Goals: Hughes 67, Brennan 72
2 - 0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Kris Kalifatidis, Frank Munro (Bertie Lutton 59), Stuart Baxter, Tony Turner, Alan Davidson, George Christopoulos, Sammy Wright, Duncan Cummings (Ken Drakeford 46), Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 8 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 6,000
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, John Coyne, Kevin Low, Barry Kelso (Larry Gaffney 60), Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Wilkinson, Echeverria

Sunday April 8 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 4,356
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Berti Mariani (Roberto Vieri 46), Mark Jankovics, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Prskalo
Goals: Degney 60, Sharne 67
2 - 1 St. George
Martin Coe, Brendan Grosse, George Harris, Rudi Della Picca, Peter Terry, Peter Katholos, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Phil O'Connor, Roy Cotton, Peter Hensman (Stefan Matic 72)
Coach: Josef Gelei
Caution: Della Picca
Goal: Katholos 48
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 8 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 2,034
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, Ernie Campbell, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Watson 6, Campbell 68, Stevenson 80
3 - 0 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Zoran Ilioski, Andrija Ristic, Radoslav Jovicic (Steve Carpenter 49), Jim Kondarios, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Zdravko Lujic, Joe Picioane, Igor Hazabent, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 8 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 6,751
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh (Ray Botham 76), Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos, Alex Jamieson, Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
0 - 2 APIA Leichhardt
Dave McQuire, Warren Turnbull, Bob McGinn, Eric Carruthers, Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, Rosario Rampanti, Terry Butler (Brian O'Donnell 85), Ray Richards, Peter Stone, Ken Reed (Rob Drewes 76)
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: McGinn
Goals: Carruthers 14 pen, Stone 87
 
Round Six

Saturday April 14 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 18,376
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Malcolm McClelland, Ian Seddon (John Sneddon 85), Brett Cowburn, Graham Heys, Jim McBreen (Peter Tredinnick 63), Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Heys 58, Cowburn 81
2 - 0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Mike Cross (Paul Luckett 60), Peter Raskopoulos, Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Ken Wilson, Dave McIntosh (Ray Botham 74), Clive Eaton, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 15 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 4,267
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, Warren Turnbull, Eric Carruthers, Ray Richards (Rob Drewes 65), Rosario Rampanti, Terry Butler, Ken Reed, Peter Stone
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Reed 36
1 - 0 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jimmy Rooney, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Gary Cole, Andy Bozikas (Theo Selemidis 46), Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 15 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 1,500
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, George Potter, Peter Tokesi (David Ratcliffe 75), Billy Wilkinson, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Kevin Caldwell, John Coyne (Barry Kelso 68), Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Low
0 - 1 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Mike Milovanovic, Roy Stark, Steve Hogg, Luis Salgado, John Davies, Keni Kawaleva (Ivan Grujicic 65), Terry Byrne, Paul Fielding (Phil Reis 75)
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Grujicic 80

Sunday April 15 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Johnston
Attendance: 8,000
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Kyri Kyriakouleas, Stuart Baxter, Frank Munro, Alan Davidson, George Christopoulos, Tony Turner (Sammy Wright 35), Kris Kalifatidis, George Campbell, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Kalifatidis, Kyriakouleos
Goal: Kalifatidis 54
1 - 2 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Steve O'Connor, Eddie Thomson, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson (Mark Trenter 80), Ernie Campbell, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva (Lloyd Hardes 73)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Barnes
Goals: Smith 22, Barnes 26

Sunday April 15 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 5,200
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Zoran Ilioski, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
0 - 5 Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri (Ken Lindsay 84), Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Byrne
Goals: Jankovics 15, 30, Henderson 41, Sharne 45, 67

Sunday April 15 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 1,968
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Peter Terry (Neville Morgan 73), Rudi Della Picca, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Peter Hensman (Stefan Matic 73), Roy Cotton, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Josef Gelei
Cautions: Della Picca, R.O'Shea
0 - 2 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, John Perin, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Robert Marwe (Gary Marocchi 46), Brian Northcote, John Deans (Charlie Villani 82), John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Besir, B.Nyskohus
Goals: Northcote 73, Marocchi 76

Sunday April 15 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Barry Harwood
Attendance: 5,260
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey (Ian McGregor 60), Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, John Kosmina, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman (Alex Zervas 46)
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Pillans 49
1 - 0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt (Steve Amos 46), Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Alan Hughes, John Russell, Tom McGregor, Craig Wallace (Paul Ontong 72), Tony Brennan
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Caution: Spearritt
 
Round Seven

Saturday April 21 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 5,300
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Roy Stark, John Brown, Mike Milovanovic, Steve Hogg (Jim Cant 69), Luis Salgado (Kosta Talevski 65), John Davies, Ivan Grujicic, Terry Byrne, Paul Fielding
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Eric Carruthers (John Vernon 81), Peter Wilson, Rosario Rampanti (Rob Drewes 68), Peter Stone, Ian Rowden, Brian O'Donnell, Ken Reed, Mark Pullen
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 22 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 5,100
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, John Besir, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Gary Marocchi (Charlie Villani 57), Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Deans
Goal: J.Nyskohus 7
1 - 0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Alan Ainslie, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Ray Botham, Peter Raskopoulos, Alex Jamieson (Paul Luckett 56), Clive Eaton (Graham Jennings 77), Andy Scott
Coach: Joe Marston
Caution: McIntosh

Saturday April 22 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 3,500
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Alan Niven, Alan Hughes, Eddie Spearritt, John Russell, Craig Wallace (Paul Ontong 59), Tony Brennan, Tom McGregor
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Cautions: Hughes, Brennan
Goal: Spearritt 85
1 - 2 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, George Potter, Peter Tokesi, Billy Wilkinson, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell (Roberto Echeverria 84), Barry Kelso, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Caldwell
Goals: Kelso 44, 71

Sunday April 22 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 3,500
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Theo Selemidis, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Andy Bozikas (Mike Micevski 46), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 78, Selemidis 88
2 - 4 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland, Ian Seddon, Brett Cowburn (Peter Tredinnick 70), Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Keith Harris (Jim McBreen 65)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Willis, Summerscales
Goals: Drinkwater 7, Heys 35, 85, Boden 49
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 22 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 4,500
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry (Peter Brogan 46), Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Roberto Vieri (Ken Lindsay 71), Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Degney 7, Sharne 13, 85, Jankovics 29, 60, 78
6 - 0 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Alan Davidson, Stuart Baxter, Frank Munro, Kris Kalifatidis (Bertie Lutton 70), Kyri Kyriakouleas, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, George Campbell, Alun Evans, Ken Drakeford
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Hansen, Munro; Red Card: Munro 72
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 22 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,867
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Stefan Matic (Nigel Groome 70), Roy Cotton (Paul Kay 46), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Josef Gelei
Cautions: Nil
0 - 2 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Zoran Ilioski, Andrija Ristic, Radoslav Jovicic, Jim Kondarios, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas (Igor Hazabent 81), Zdravko Lujic, Joe Picioane (Mirko Rujevic 59), Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Lujic
Goals: Ollerton 20, Ristovski 87

Sunday April 22 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,891
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Steve O'Connor, Eddie Thomson, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Ernie Campbell, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Watson 9, Smith 42, 84
3 - 0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: Kosmina
 
Round Eight

Saturday April 28 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 8,359
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland, Ian Seddon (Jim McBreen 76), Brett Cowburn, Graham Heys, Keith Harris (Peter Tredinnick 53), Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
0 - 2 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Steve Hogg (Ivan Grujicic 65), Luis Salgado (Keni Kawaleva 54), John Davies, Terry Byrne, Paul Fielding
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Milovanovic, Cant, Moulis
Goals: Davies 7, Byrne 89
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 29 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 2,473
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Eric Carruthers, Peter Wilson, Mark Pullen, Peter Stone, Rosario Rampanti, Ken Reed, Mark Samuels (Rob Drewes 55), John Vernon
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Turnbull
Goals: Rampanti 16, Wilson 65
2 - 1 Brisbane Lions
Tony Scanlan, Ian Lawrie, Alan Niven, John Russell, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Alan Hughes, Tony Brennan, Craig Wallace, Steve Amos, Paul Ontong
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Cautions: Brennan, Wallace
Goal: Brennan 21

Sunday April 29 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 3,100
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry (Roberto Echeverria 66), George Potter, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Kelso, Caldwell; Red Cards: Coyne 40, Caldwell 89
0 - 1 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Nelio Borges, Terry Smith, Jim Webber
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Bruce
Goal: Thomson 13

Sunday April 29 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 4,500
South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Ken Drakeford, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Caution: Kalifatidis
Goals: Christopoulos 66, Evans 79
2 - 0 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, Stefan Matic, Mark Barton, John O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Josef Gelei
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 29 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellinga
Attendance: 2,146
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Radoslav Jovicic, Zdravko Lujic, Zoran Ilioski, Slobodan Jovanovic, Mirko Rujevic (Igor Hazabent 46), Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski (Vlatko Belic 70)
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Jovicic 63
0 - 2 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, Jim Muir, John Besir, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: B.Nyskohus
Goals: Deans 5, J.Nyskohus 89

Sunday April 29 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 2,430
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Mike Cross (Peter Raskopoulos 46), Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Alan Ainslie, Derek Laing, Ian Rowden, Ray Botham (Andy Scott 46), Clive Eaton, Graham Jennings
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Wilson 82
1 - 2 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Theo Selemidis (Jimmy Rooney 12), Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Bozikas 14, 90

Sunday April 29 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 7,800
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds (Gary Dooley 73), Con Kambas, David Jones, Vic Bozanic, Peter Boyle, Graham Honeyman, Dave Pillans (Alex Zervas 70), John Kosmina, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Kambas, Kosmina
Goal: Kambas 37
1 - 2 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri (Mike Berry 46), Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne, Ken Lindsay
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Henderson, Prskalo
Goals: Lindsay 9, Krncevic 11
 
Round Nine

Saturday May 5 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 5,000
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Steve Hogg, John Brown, Roy Stark, Luis Salgado (Keni Kawaleva 69), Jim Cant (Ivan Grujicic 54), John Davies, Paul Fielding, Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Grujicic 82 pen
1 - 3 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos, Alan Ainslie, Ian Rowden, Andy Scott (Clive Eaton 62), Graham Jennings
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Laing, Palmer
Goals: Wilson 38, Jennings 80, Eaton 85
Match Day Programme

Sunday May 6 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,620
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, John Perin, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Deans (Robert Marwe 85), John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Besir
Goals: Perin 63, Muniz 82
2 - 0 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Bob Provan, Jimmy Rooney, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: McMillan
Match Day Programme

Sunday May 6 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 7,050
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Igor Hazabent, Mirko Rujevic (Zoran Todorovic 75), Joe Picioane, Zdravko Lujic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Milenko Rusmir
Caution: Rujevic
0 - 2 South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Ken Drakeford, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Caution: Kalifatidis
Goals: Lutton 14, Wright 50
Match Day Programme

Sunday May 6 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,300
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Ian Lawrie, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt (Graham Wilson 65), Paul Ontong, John Russell, Paul Laszlo, Tony Brennan, Alan Hughes
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Brennan 37, 65, 79
3 - 0 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Ian Seddon, Brett Cowburn (Joe Senkalski 71), Peter Tredinnick, Graham Heys (David Jones 71), Ken Boden, Neil Endacott
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 6 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 2,835
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, Ernie Campbell, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva (Kevin Mullen 78)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Smith 6, 80
2 - 3 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Peter Wilson, Mark Pullen, Warren Turnbull (Rod Skellern 79), Eric Carruthers, Brian O'Donnell, Peter Stone, Terry Butler, Ken Reed, Rosario Rampanti
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Reed 19, 53, Carruthers 89

Sunday May 6 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 1,815
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Rudi Gnavi, Stefan Matic (Roy Cotton 46 (Peter Hensman 73)), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil
Goals: J.O'Shea 19, O'Connor 23
2 - 0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Nick Pantsaris, John Kosmina, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans (Alex Zervas 46), Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Gary Dooley (Ian McGregor 46)
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 6 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 1,575
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri, Eddie Krncevic, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Krncevic 8, 36, Mariani 30
3 - 3 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry (Mark Brusasco 46), David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Peter Tokesi, Billy Wilkinson, Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Low 25, 78, Gaffney 77
 
Round Ten

Saturday May 12 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 9,823
Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Arno Bertogna, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Malcolm McClelland, Craig Mason (John Sneddon 84), Brett Cowburn, Graham Heys, Neil Endacott (Peter Tredinnick 62), Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: McClelland 77
0 - 1 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Ian Bruce, Steve O'Connor, Eddie Thomson, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Danny McGeough (Hilton Silva 56)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Smith
Goal: Campbell 63
Match Day Programme

Sunday May 13 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Stewart Mellinga
Attendance: 10,856
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Mark Pullen, Warren Turnbull, Eric Carruthers, Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey, Rosario Rampanti, Terry Butler, Ken Reed, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell
Coach: Ray Richards
Caution: O'Donnell
0 - 0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 13 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 4,500
South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Frank Munro, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Ken Drakeford, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Cautions: Drakeford, McKay
Goal: Baxter 65
1 - 0 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, John Besir, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, Agenor Muniz, John Perin, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Perin, Deans

Sunday May 13 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 2,200
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Peter Tokesi, Billy Wilkinson, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Echeverria
Goals: Kelso 16, Coyne 55, Low 68, 69
4 - 0 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Robbie O'Shea, Brendan Grosse, Peter Katholos (Peter Hensman 60), Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Stefan Matic, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 13 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Johnston
Attendance: 4,000
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Pat Bannon, Andy Bozikas, Branko Buljevic, Gary Cole
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Bannon
0 - 0 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Isaac Farrell, John Davies, Luis Salgado (Ivan Grujicic 73), Terry Byrne, Paul Fielding
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Brown

Sunday May 13 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 2,142
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Richard Bell, Ian Rowden, Billy Palmer, Derek Laing, Ken Wilson, Peter Raskopoulos, Alan Ainslie, Andy Scott (Clive Eaton 70), Graham Jennings
Coach: Joe Marston
Caution: McIntosh
0 - 1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Ontong, John Russell, Paul Laszlo, Tony Brennan, Alan Hughes
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Brennan 70

Sunday May 13 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 4,200
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, Vic Bozanic (Alex Zervas 82), David Jones, Peter Boyle, John Kosmina, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: Norris
Goals: Norris 49, 78, Boyle 59, Kosmina 60, Jones 83
5 - 0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Zoran Ilioski, Andrija Ristic, Radoslav Jovicic (Zoran Todorovic 66), Jim Kondarios, Igor Hazabent, Joe Palinkas, Mirko Rujevic (Dragan Vasic 66), Joe Picioane, Peter Ollerton, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Milenko Rusmir
Cautions: Jovicic, Picioane, Ollerton
 
Round Eleven

Sunday June 3 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 1,250
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Radoslav Jovicic, Joe Picioane, Jim Kondarios, Igor Hazabent, Zoran Ilioski, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Milenko Rusmir
Caution: Jovicic
Goals: Ilioski 32, Picioane 34
2 - 0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, George Potter, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Larry Gaffney, Mark Brusasco, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Ratcliffe, Low, Wilkinson

Sunday June 3 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 5,200
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, Bobby Russell, John Besir, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Bugsy Nyskohus (Charlie Villani 67), Brian Northcote, John Deans, Chris Kent, John Nyskohus
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Villani 75, Northcote 81
2 - 1 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Isaac Farrell, Roy Stark, John Brown, Ian Callaghan, Jim Cant (Ivan Grujicic 67), John Davies, Terry Byrne, Paul Fielding
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Brown
Goal: Moulis 48

Sunday June 3 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,200
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Ian Lawrie, Alan Niven, Paul Ontong (John Russell 38), Eddie Spearritt, Graham Wilson, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan (Craig Wallace 65)
Coach: Eddie Spearritt
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Fairbrother 7
1 - 3 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan (Theo Selemidis 80), Bob Provan, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas (Jamie Paton 46), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cole 9, Bennett 39 Own Goal, Paton 88

Sunday June 3 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 7,673
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri (Berti Mariani 30), Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Jankovics 45, 55
2 - 1 Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, John Sneddon, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Arno Bertogna, Peter Tredinnick, Ken Boden, Graham Heys (Malcolm McClelland 46), Joe Senkalski
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Drinkwater 80
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 3 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 7,000
South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Frank Munro, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Sammy Wright (Tony Turner 78), George Christopoulos (Duncan Cummings 68), Bertie Lutton, Ken Drakeford, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Evans 21, 79, Davidson 83
3 - 4 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Peter Boyle, Vic Bozanic, Ian McGregor (Dave Pillans 63), John Kosmina
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kosmina 14, 88, Norris 54, 72

Sunday June 3 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 3,475
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Rudi Della Picca, Doug Utjesenovic, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Stefan Matic (Neville Morgan 61), Peter Hensman, Roy Cotton
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Harris, Hensman, Della Picca
Goal: Matic 15
1 - 2 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Mark Pullen, Peter Stone, Eric Carruthers, Terry Butler, Rosario Rampanti, Elwyn Roberts (Brian O'Donnell 71), Ken Reed
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: McGinn, Wilson, Reed
Goals: Butler 24, 41

Sunday June 3 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 2,249
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, Eddie Thomson (Jim Patikas 79), Ian Bruce, Ernie Campbell, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva (Nelio Borges 79)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Campbell
Goals: Watson 11, 15, 60
3 - 4 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Ian Rowden, Richard Bell, Alan Ainslie, Ken Wilson, Peter Raskopoulos, Derek Laing, Andy Scott (Mike Cross 70), Clive Eaton, Graham Jennings
Coach: Joe Marston
Caution: Raskopoulos; Red Card: Rowden
Goals: Eaton 23, Ainslie 64 pen, Laing 67, Jennings 82
 
Round Twelve

Saturday June 9 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 8,288
Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston (Phil Dando 46), Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales (Craig Mason 43), Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland, John Sneddon, Brett Cowburn, Jim McBreen, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Drinkwater, Willis
Goals: Drinkwater 2, 68 pen, Summerscales 32, Cowburn 75
4 - 2 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Rudi Della Picca, Doug Utjesenovic, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Katholos (Brendan Grosse 46), Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Tom Mihajlovic (Neville Morgan 79), Peter Hensman, Roy Cotton
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Gnavi, Cotton
Goals: Cotton 43, Hensman 89
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 10 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 4,287
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey, Mark Pullen (Warren Turnbull 69), Terry Butler, Eric Carruthers (Brian O'Donnell 58), Peter Stone, Rosario Rampanti, Elwyn Roberts, Ken Reed
Coach: Ray Richards
Caution: Rampanti
Goals: Roberts 11, Dempsey 65, Jovicic 86 Own Goal
3 - 2 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Radoslav Jovicic, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Joe Palinkas, Mirko Rujevic, Peter Ollerton, Zoran Ilioski, Dragan Vasic (Mendo Ristovski 66), Joe Picioane
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Palinkas 54, Kondarios 70

Sunday June 10 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 2,450
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell, Bobby Campbell, Kevin Low (Barry Kelso 59)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Ratcliffe
Goal: Kelso 72
1 - 0 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Frank Munro, Alan Davidson, Sammy Wright (Kris Kalifatidis 32), Ken Drakeford, George Christopoulos, Bertie Lutton (Duncan Cummings 79), Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Cautions: Christopoulos, Evans

Sunday June 10 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 7,510
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Steve Hogg, Harry Williams, Ian Callaghan, Roy Stark, John Davies, Paul Fielding (Ivan Grujicic 67), John Brown, Jim Cant, Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Grujicic 82
1 - 2 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt (John Russell 46), Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Graham Wilson, Barry Fairbrother, Craig Wallace (Craig Low 79), Paul Laszlo, Tony Brennan
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Wilson 59, Brennan 87
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 10 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 4,500
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Charlie Yankos, Bob Provan, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Jimmy Rooney (Jamie Paton 55), Jim Campbell, Gary Cole (Andy Bozikas 65), Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Taylor
Goals: Campbell 54, Paton 69
2 - 2 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Mark Trenter, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Nelio Borges (Hilton Silva 57)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Trenter
Goals: Barnes 44, Smith 80
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 10 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 4,452
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Richard Bell, Karim Ghiassi, Alan Ainslie, Ken Wilson, Peter Raskopoulos, Graham Jennings, Derek Laing, Andy Scott (Billy Palmer 80), Clive Eaton
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
0 - 3 Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Berti Mariani (Ken Lindsay 58), Tony Henderson, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Berry
Goals: Byrne 16 pen, Lindsay 67, Jankovics 75
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 10 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 11,127
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Peter Tymczyszyn, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans (Ian McGregor 15), Graham Norris, John Kosmina, Graham Honeyman
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: McGregor, Norris
Goal: Pillans 9
1 - 2 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Deans (Robert Marwe 66), John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Northcote
Goals: Northcote 35, Marwe 84
 
Round Thirteen

Sunday June 17 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 1,500
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Ian Lawrie, Alan Niven (Barry Fairbrother 50), John Russell (Eddie Spearritt 46), Graham Wilson, Paul Ontong, Paul Laszlo, Tony Brennan, Ron Millman
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Brennan, Fairbrother
0 - 6 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Besir, Bugsy Nyskohus, Glen Dods, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Charlie Villani, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Dods
Goals: Villani 29, 61, J.Nyskohus 45, 50, Kent 72, Dods 79

Sunday June 17 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 1,200
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Radoslav Jovicic, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Zoran Ilioski, Peter Ollerton, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Joe Picioane, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Ollerton
Goals: Ilioski 80, Picioane 87
2 - 0 Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Arno Bertogna, Col Curran, Malcolm McClelland, John Sneddon, Brett Cowburn, Kevan Keelan, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Curren
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 17 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 4,362
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Ken Lindsay, Mark Jankovics, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
0 - 4 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Andy Bozikas (Jamie Paton 46), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Rooney
Goals: Yzendoorn 65, Paton 66, Cole 70, 73
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 17 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 3,874
St. George
Mike Fraser, Doug Utjesenovic, George Harris, Robbie O'Shea, Rudi Della Picca, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Paul Kay (Brendan Grosse 69), Roy Cotton, Peter Katholos (Neville Morgan 55), Tom Mihajlovic
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cotton 13, Morgan 75
2 - 0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Ian Rowden, Richard Bell, Mike Cross, Derek Laing (Alan Ainslie 37), Peter Raskopoulos, Ken Wilson, Clive Eaton, Andy Scott (Leopold Poulos 68), Graham Jennings
Coach: Joe Marston
Caution: McIntosh

Sunday June 17 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 2,378
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen (Ernie Campbell 46), Steve O'Connor, Mark Trenter, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva (Alan Kershaw 66)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Watson 67, Barnes 84
2 - 1 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Keni Kawaleva, John Brown, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Ian Callaghan, John Davies, Isaac Farrell, Ivan Grujicic (Paul Fielding 86), Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Byrne 40
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 17 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 4,600
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Vic Bozanic, Peter Boyle, John Kosmina, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor (Alex Zervas 46)
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Kosmina, Honeyman; Red Card: Zervas 70
Goals: Kosmina 63, Kambas 82
2 - 1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, Bobby Campbell (Kevin Low 83), Frank Pimblett, Kevin Caldwell (Willie Conner 72), Barry Kelso, John Coyne, Billy Wilkinson, George Potter
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Perry, Pimblett
Goal: Coyne 4

Monday June 18 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 12,000
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Frank Munro, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton, George Christopoulos, Sammy Wright, Ken Drakeford (Duncan Cummings 66), Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Cautions: Evans, Lutton
Goal: Lutton 38
1 - 2 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey, Mark Pullen, Brian O'Donnell, Rosario Rampanti (Ken Reed 23), Eric Carruthers, Peter Stone, Elwyn Roberts, Terry Butler
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Carruthers, O'Donnell
Goals: Butler 22, Pye 85 Own Goal
 
Round Fourteen

Saturday June 23 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 8,687
Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Arno Bertogna, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Joe Senkalski (Malcolm McClelland 66), John Sneddon, Peter Tredinnick, Graham Heys, Ken Boden (Jim McBreen 46), Kevan Keelan
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Gary Dooley, Graham Honeyman, Graham Norris, John Kosmina
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: Norris
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 24 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 8,550
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Charlie Villani (John Deans 53), Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Deans
Goal: Kent 70
1 - 1 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Mark Trenter (Ernie Campbell 24), Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Alan Kershaw, Terry Smith, Ian Souness
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Stevenson, O'Connor
Goal: Barnes 51

Sunday June 24 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 5,023
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Mark Pullen, Brian O'Donnell, Peter Stone, Eric Carruthers (John Vernon 41 (Mark Samuels 71)), Terry Butler, Elwyn Roberts, Ken Reed
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Butler, Wilson
Goal: Reed 55
1 - 1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, George Potter, David Ratcliffe, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Low, Kevin Caldwell, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso, Billy Wilkinson
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Ratcliffe; Red Card: Coyne 55
Goals: Coyne 7, Kelso 35

Sunday June 24 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 1,500
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Alan Hughes, Paul Ontong, Ian Lawrie, Craig Low, Tony Brennan, Ron Millman
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Ontong, Hermiston
0 - 4 Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri, Gary Byrne, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne, Eddie Krncevic
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Jankovics 22, 49, Krncevic 60, Byrne 66

Sunday June 24 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Bob Mee
Attendance: 3,220
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Ian Callaghan, John Davies, John Brown, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic (Don MacLaren 46), Roy Stark, Paul Fielding, Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Byrne 34
1 - 1 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Hensman, Rudi Della Picca, Rudi Gnavi (Paul Kay 75), John O'Shea, Tom Mihajlovic, Roy Cotton, Nick Fenoughty
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cotton 83
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 24 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,572
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Ian Rowden, Ken Wilson, Richard Bell, Billy Palmer, Mike Cross, Peter Raskopoulos, Graham Jennings, George Gibson, Derek Laing, Andy Scott
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Bell 15
1 - 1 South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Mike Pye, Tony Turner, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton, Steve Carr, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, George Campbell (George Christopoulos 79)
Coach: Duncan McKay
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Davidson 8

Friday August 10 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 1,000
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Andy Bozikas (Theo Selemidis 63), Jim Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton (Mike Micevski 25), Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Paton 20, Cole 77
2 - 1 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Igor Hazabent, Joe Picioane, Slobodan Jovanovic, Mirko Rujevic (Zoran Ilioski 78), Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Caution: Ollerton
Goal: Palinkas 62
 
Round Fifteen

Sunday July 1 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 3,100
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Peter Tokesi, Billy Wilkinson, Larry Gaffney (Kevin Low 46), Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell, Barry Kelso, Bobby Campbell
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Caldwell
Goals: Campbell 67, Caldwell 73
2 - 1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Besir, Bugsy Nyskohus, Glen Dods, Robert Marwe, John Perin, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Perin, Northcote
Goal: Marwe 43

Sunday July 1 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Radoslav Jovicic, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic, Peter Ollerton, Joe Picioane (Slobodan Jovanovic 75), Joe Palinkas, Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski (Igor Hazabent 46)
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Nil
0 - 1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Ian Rowden, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Karim Ghiassi (Dave McIntosh 35), Peter Raskopoulos, George Gibson, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Andy Scott, Graham Jennings (Clive Eaton 75)
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Raskopoulos, Scott
Goal: Jennings 20

Sunday July 1 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 3,200
South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Alan Davidson, Duncan Cummings, Bertie Lutton, George Christopoulos, Alun Evans, Steve Carr, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan Mckay
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Christopoulos 52
1 - 2 Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Col Curran, Joe Senkalski, Peter Tredinnick, Arno Bertogna, Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Kevan Keelan (Malcolm McClelland 87)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Drinkwater 6, Senkalski 38
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 1 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 3,800
West Adelaide
Sam Service (Louis Pivetta 80), Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds (Alex Zervas 52), David Jones, Con Kambas, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Graham Norris, John Kosmina, Gary Dooley, Graham Honeyman
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kosmina 17, Boyle 29, Norris 73
3 - 1 APIA Leichhardt
Dave McQuire, Bob McGinn, Warren Turnbull (Rod Skellern 77), Eric Carruthers (Mark Pullen 77), Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey, Rosario Rampanti, Terry Butler, Elwyn Roberts, Ken Reed, Brian O'Donnell
Coach: Ray Richards
Caution: Turnbull
Goal: Roberts 87

Wednesday August 1 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 3,275
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry (Peter Brogan 78), Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ken Lindsay (Berti Mariani 70), Roberto Vieri, Tony Henderson, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Prskalo
Goal: Krncevic 83
1 - 1 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Keni Kawaleva, Isaac Farrell, John Brown, Ian Callaghan (George Bailey 82), Jim Cant, Don MacLaren, John Davies, Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Milovanovic, MacLaren, Kawaleva
Goal: Byrne 62
Match Day Programme

Wednesday August 22 1979
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 500
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Alan Kershaw, Steve O'Connor, Gerry Gomez, Ian Bruce, Marcos Silva (Jim Webber 69), Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, John Stevenson, Nelio Borges, Hilton Silva (Mark Trenter 55)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Kershaw, Souness
Goal: Trenter 67
1 - 1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, John Lavelle (Paul Ontong 46), Eddie Spearritt (Alan Hughes 77), Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, John Ogden, Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan, Ron Millman, Willie Conner
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Bennett, Brennan
Goal: Fairbrother 43

Wednesday August 29 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 2,466
St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, Doug Utjesenovic, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Tom Mihajlovic (Paul Kay 75), Roy Cotton, Peter Hensman (Nick Fenoughty 44), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil
Goals: O'Connor 82, 85
2 - 2 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Paton 35, Campbell 60
 
Round Sixteen

Saturday July 7 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 2,225
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Ian Callaghan, John Davies (Ivan Grujicic 62), Roy Stark, John Brown, Jim Cant, Isaac Farrell, Terry Byrne, Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Byrne 14, 59, MacLaren _
3 - 2 South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Kris Kalifatidis (Steve Carr 75), Stuart Baxter, Mike Pye, Alan Davidson, Sammy Wright (Tony Turner 65), Bertie Lutton, George Christopoulos, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Duncan McKay
Cautions: Kalifatidis, Evans
Goals: Lutton 4, Evans 49

Saturday July 7 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 10,012
Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Joe Senkalski, Arno Bertogna, Peter Tredinnick, Graham Heys, Kevan Keelan, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Drinkwater
Goal: Boden 32
1 - 0 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Mark Pullen, Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey, Brian O'Donnell (Eric Carruthers 71), Bob McGinn, Terry Butler, Peter Stone, Ken Reed, Elwyn Roberts
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Pullen, Wilson
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 8 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 7,800
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, Robert Marwe (John Besir 64), John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Muniz, Perin
Goals: Kent 44, 57
2 - 4 Marconi
Alan Maher, Paul Degney, Mike Berry, Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Roberto Vieri, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Degney, Byrne, Sharne
Goals: Henderson 38, Sharne 44, Krncevic 60, 68

Sunday July 8 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 1,200
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Ian Lawrie, John Lavelle, Graham Wilson, John Ogden, Paul Ontong (Craig Wallace 75), Alan Hughes (Craig Low 46), Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Brennan 74
1 - 0 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Radoslav Jovicic, Igor Hazabent, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Hazabent

Sunday July 8 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 4,500
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 26, Taylor 69, Cole 84
3 - ! West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Vic Bozanic, Gary Dooley, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Graham Honeyman (Ian McGregor 75), John Kosmina, Graham Norris
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kosmina 60

Sunday July 8 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 1,741
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Alan Kershaw, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Nelio Borges (Ernie Campbell 25)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Stevenson 42, Souness 50, Smith 62
3 - 1 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi (Brendan Grosse 46), Tom Mihajlovic, Roy Cotton (Peter Hensman 61), Nick Fenoughty, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil
Goal: O'Connor 21

Sunday July 8 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 2,150
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier (Peter Wilson 66), Ian Rowden, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Peter Raskopoulos, George Gibson, Graham Jennings, Derek Laing, Dave McIntosh, Clive Eaton (Paul Luckett 76)
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
0 - 1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, David Ratcliffe, Steve Perry, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, John Coyne, Frank Pimblett, Kevin Caldwell (Larry Gaffney 62), Bobby Campbell, Kevin Low, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kelso 73
 
Round Seventeen

Sunday July 15 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 2,968
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Jim Dempsey, Bob McGinn, Mark Pullen, Eric Carruthers, Rosario Rampanti (Mark Samuels 73), Rob Drewes, Elwyn Roberts, Ken Reed, Terry Butler
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Reed 87
1 - 1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, Jim Muir, Bugsy Nyskohus, Glen Dods, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Perin, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Northcote, Muniz
Goal: Deans 56

Sunday July 15 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 3,755
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney (Kevin Caldwell 61), John Coyne, Kevin Low, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Campbell
Goal: Caldwell 72
1 - 1 Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Arno Bertogna, Joe Senkalski, Peter Tredinnick, Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Kevan Keelan (Malcolm McClelland 78)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Curran 80

Sunday July 15 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Radoslav Jovicic, Igor Hazabent, Slobodan Jovanovic, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane (Mirko Rujevic 61), Joe Palinkas (Mendo Ristovski 46), Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Ollerton 47
1 - 2 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Ian Callaghan, John Davies, Jim Cant, Isaac Farrell (Ivan Grujicic 59), Terry Byrne, Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goals: MacLaren 57, Byrne 63

Sunday July 15 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 8,784
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Berry, Henderson
Goal: Sharne 8
1 - 0 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Alan Kershaw, Eddie Thomson (Kevin Mullen 8), Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Mullen, Bruce
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 15 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 12,000
South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Tony Turner, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton, George Campbell, Duncan Cummings
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Baxter
0 - 1 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell (Andy Bozikas 78), Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Taylor 3

Sunday July 15 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,876
St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Della Picca (Brendan Grosse 46), Robbie O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Nick Fenoughty, Roy Cotton (Peter Hensman 60), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Gnavi 87
1 - 1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Ian Lawrie, John Lavelle, Graham Wilson, John Ogden, Alan Hughes, Barry Fairbrother (Craig Wallace 47), Tony Brennan, Paul Ontong
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Hughes, Ontong
Goal: Fairbrother 25

Sunday July 15 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,200
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Gary Dooley, Graham Norris, George Koulianos (Marcelino Fernandez), Ian McGregor, John Kosmina
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 Sydney Olympic
Peter Wilson, Dave McIntosh, Mike Cross, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, George Gibson, Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos, Jim Morris, Graham Jennings, Ian Rowden
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: Nil
 
Round Eighteen

Saturday July 21 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 12,143
Newcastle KB United
Jim Preston, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Joe Senkalski, Arno Bertogna, Peter Tredinnick, Graham Heys (Malcolm McClelland 72), Kevan Keelan, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Jim Muir (Robert Marwe 69), Bugsy Nyskohus, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent, Glen Dods
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Perin
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 22 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 5,386
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Mark Pullen, Rosario Rampanti, Bob McGinn, Peter Stone (Eric Carruthers 76), Elwyn Roberts (Brian O'Donnell 76), Terry Butler, Ken Reed
Coach: Ray Richards
Caution: Reed
0 - 2 Sydney Olympic
Peter Wilson, Dave McIntosh, Ian Rowden (John Karaspyros 71), Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos, Graham Jennings, Clive Eaton (Andy Scott 58), Jim Morris
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Jennings 71, Scott 80

Sunday July 22 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 3,750
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Low, Kevin Caldwell, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso (Mark Brusasco 64)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Caldwell, Tansey, Provan
Goals: Low 3, Perry 18, Campbell 49
3 - 1 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jimmy Rooney, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Jamie Paton (Mike Micevski 58), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Tansey, Provan
Goal: Taylor 87

Sunday July 22 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Kerr
Attendance: 800
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Ristic, Ollerton; Red Card: Rujevic 43
Goal: Ollerton 85
1 - 0 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Alan Kershaw, Steve O'Connor (Gerry Gomez 35), Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Ernie Campbell, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Nelio Borges (Jim Patikas 63)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Campbell

Sunday July 22 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 2,500
South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Tony Turner, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson (Sammy Wright 3), Bertie Lutton, George Christopoulos, Duncan Cummings (Steve Carr 75), Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 59, 81, Lutton 88
3 - 0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jim Hermiston, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, John Lavelle, Graham Wilson (Craig Wallace 73), John Ogden, Tony Brennan (John Russell 85), Barry Fairbrother, Ron Millman, Alan Hughes
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 22 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 3,873
St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Tom Mihajlovic, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Connor, Roy Cotton
Coach: Raul Blanco
Caution: Gnavi
Goal: Russell 70 Own Goal
1 - 1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry (Peter Brogan 65), Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri (Berti Mariani 80), Mark Jankovics, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Mariani 88

Sunday July 22 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,700
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Nick Pantsaris, Peter Tymczyszyn, Graham Honeyman, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Gary Dooley, Graham Norris, Ian McGregor, John Kosmina, Alex Zervas (Marcelino Fernandez 64)
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Norris 57, Tymczyszyn 67
2 - 0 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Isaac Farrell, Keni Kawaleva, John Brown, Jim Cant, Terry Byrne, John Davies (Ivan Grujicic 71), Don MacLaren (Paul Fielding 78), Ian Callaghan
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Milovanovic
 
Round Nineteen

Saturday July 28 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Bob Mee
Attendance: 3,378
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, John Davies (Paul Fielding 57), John Brown, Jim Cant, Keni Kawaleva, Isaac Farrell, Ian Callaghan, Don MacLaren (Ivan Grujicic 57), Terry Byrne
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Kawaleva
0 - 0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, Bobby Campbell, Frank Pimblett, Kevin Caldwell, David Ratcliffe, John Coyne (Larry Gaffney 64), Billy Wilkinson, George Potter, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low (Mark Brusasco 58)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Keslo
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 29 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Bob Kerr
Attendance: 4,200
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, Charlie Villani (Sergio Melta 68), Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kent 89
1 - 1 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, Tom Mihajlovic (Rudi Della Picca), Peter Hensman, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi (Nick Fenoughty 50), Roy Cotton, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Utjesenovic, Hensman
Goal: O'Connor 45

Sunday July 29 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 800
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Jeff Dann, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, John Lavelle, Jim Hermiston, John Ogden, Alan Hughes, Tony Brennan, Barry Fairbrother, Paul Ontong (Ron Millman 54)
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Brennan 23, Dooley 71 Own Goal
2 - 3 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Nick Pantsaris, David Jones, Graham Honeyman, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor, Gary Dooley, Marcelino Fernandez (John Batchelor 61), John Kosmina, Graham Norris
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Norris 5, Batchelor 77, Kosmina 88

Sunday July 29 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 4,800
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri (Berti Mariani 65), Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Byrne, Sharne; Red Card: Byrne 31
0 - 0 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Zoran Ilioski, Andrija Ristic, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Igor Hazabent, Joe Picioane (Mendo Ristovski 85), Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Hazabent, Ristic, Jovanovic
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 29 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 7,000
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Paton 2, Cole 71
2 - 1 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey, Warren Turnbull, Terry Butler, Peter Stone, Eric Carruthers, Brian O'Donnell, Ken Reed, Elwyn Roberts (Mark Samuels 77)
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Turnbull, Roberts, Carruthers
Goal: Yzendoorn 43 Own Goal

Sunday July 29 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 1,027
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Gerry Gomez, Alan Kershaw, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, Ernie Campbell, Nelio Borges, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mullen 44, Souness 91 pen
2 - 0 South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Tony Turner, Bertie Lutton (Steve Carr 44), Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Baxter

Sunday July 29 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 3,575
Sydney Olympic
Peter Wilson, Dave McIntosh (Clive Eaton 50), Ian Rowden, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos, Jim Morris, Andy Scott, Graham Jennings
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Eaton 84
1 - 1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, John Sneddon, Col Curran, Joe Senkalski, Roy Drinkwater, Arno Bertogna, Peter Tredinnick, Ken Boden, David Jones (Jim McBreen (Malcolm McClelland 86)), Graham Heys
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Curran, Bertogna
Goal: Jones 1
Match Day Programme
 
Round Twenty

Saturday August 4 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 10,134
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Col Curran, Joe Senkalski, Arno Bertogna, Malcolm McClelland, Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Senkalski 8, Heys 28, Boden 48
3 - 3 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Taylor
Goals: Buljevic 36, Tansey 76, Cole 77
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 5 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 4,445
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Kevin Low (Larry Gaffney 65), Kevin Caldwell (Mark Brusasco 65), Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Reed
0 - 0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Craig Wallace (Paul Laszlo 55), Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, John Lavelle, Jim Hermiston, John Ogden, Alan Hughes, Tony Brennan, Barry Fairbrother, Ron Millman
Coach: Matt Carson
Caution: Millman

Sunday August 5 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Igor Hazabent, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Radoslav Jovicic (Dragan Vasic 61), Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Caution: Lujic
Goal: Lujic 42
1 - 3 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Tom Mihajlovic, Roy Cotton, Nick Fenoughty, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Caution: Ganvi
Goals: Cotton 43, 53, 89

Sunday August 5 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Johnston
Attendance: 5,000
South Melbourne
Peter Laumets, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Kyri Kyriakouleas, Tony Turner, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Bertie Lutton, Mendo Ristovski, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Ristovski 57
1 - 2 Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry (Peter Brogan 78), John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri, Ken Lindsay, Peter Sharne (Berti Mariani 63), Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Henderson 33, Krncevic 70
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 5 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 3,728
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Mark Pullen, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Brian O'Donnell, Bob McGinn, Peter Stone, Terry Butler, Ken Reed, Elwyn Roberts (Rob Drewes 75), John Vernon
Coach: Ray Richards
Caution: Reed
Goals: Reed 5, 46, McGinn 80
3 - 0 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, John Brown, Keni Kawaleva, Jim Cant (Ivan Grujicic 75), Isaac Farrell, John Davies, George Bailey (Bernard Lustica 54), Terry Byrne, Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil

Sunday August 5 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 3,250
Sydney Olympic
Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Jim Morris, Peter Raskopoulos, Graham Jennings, Derek Laing, Andy Scott (John Karaspyros 77), Clive Eaton (Dave McIntosh 60)
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Bell 3 pen
1 - 2 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, Robert Marwe, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, John Deans (Charlie Villani 55), John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: J.Nyskohus 80, Marwe 83
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 5 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 2,500
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Nick Pantsaris, Gary Dooley, Dave Pillans (Marcelino Fernandez 79), David Jones, Peter Boyle (Gordon McCulloch 79), John Kosmina, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: Honeyman
0 - 2 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Ian Bruce, Alan Kershaw, Gerry Gomez, Jim Patikas, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Hilton Silva, Ernie Campbell, John Stevenson
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Gomez
Goals: Tymczynszyn 16 Own Goal, Stevenson 81
 
Round Twenty-One

Sunday August 12 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 5,480
Marconi
Alan Maher, Mike Berry (Peter Brogan 46), John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri, Gary Byrne, Mark Jankovics, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Schienflug
Cautions: Berry, Degney
Goals: Vieri 41, Sharne 58
2 - 1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Nick Pantsaris, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Graham Norris, John Kosmina, Gary Dooley
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Kosmina, Boyle, Jones
Goal: Boyle 54
Match Day Programme

Wednesday August 15 1979
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 745
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Alan Kershaw (Gerry Gomez 40), Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson (Jim Patikas 67), Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
0 - 1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, David Ratcliffe, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria (John Coyne 70), Kevin Caldwell, Barry Kelso, Kevin Low (Bobby Campbell 62)
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Wilkinson
Goal: Low 4

Saturday August 18 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 2,750
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Keni Kawaleva (Steve Hogg 46), John Brown, Bernard Lustica (Ivan Grujicic 51), Jim Cant, Isaac Farrell, John Davies, Terry Byrne, Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Farrell 67
1 - 5 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Arno Bertogna, Col Curran, Peter Tredinnick, Malcolm McClelland, Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Joe Senkalski
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Drinkwater
Goals: Moulis 45 Own Goal, Heys 47, McClelland 60, Boden 67, 83
Match Day Programme

Saturday August 18 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 2,143
St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, Tom Mihajlovic (Nick Fenoughty 78), John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi (Peter Katholos 68), Roy Cotton, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Caution: Harris
Goal: Hensman 81
1 - 0 South Melbourne
Dennis Boland, Kyri Kyriakouleas, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Mike Pye, Bertie Lutton, Alan Davidson, George Christopoulos, Mendo Ristovski, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Kalifatidis, Davidson
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 19 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 2,500
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, Sergio Melta (John Deans 58 (Gary Marocchi 71)), Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, Charlie Villani, John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Northcote
Goal: Northcote 35
1 - 2 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Igor Hazabent (Dragan Vasic 46), Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Slobodan Jovanovic, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Picioane, Rujevic
Goals: Palinkas 60, 77

Wednesday August 29 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Bob Mee
Attendance: 850
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Paul Ontong, Eddie Spearritt, John Ogden, Ron Millman, Willie Conner, Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan (Alan Hughes 80)
Coach: Matt Carson
Caution: Brennan
Goals: Spearritt 36, Fairbrother 67
2 - 1 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Bob McGinn, Jim Dempsey, Warren Turnbull, Peter Stone, Rosario Rampanti, Eric Carruthers, Terry Butler, Ken Reed, Elwyn Roberts (Brian O'Donnell 77)
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: McGinn, Turnbull
Goal: Stone 88

Wednesday September 5 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,000
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Theo Selemidis, Pat Bannon, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Paton 1, Yzendoorn 77
2 - 1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Ian Rowden (Alex Jamieson 85), Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos, Mike Cross, Graham Jennings (Alan Ainslie 85), Andy Scott, Clive Eaton
Coach: John Xipolitas
Caution: Rowden
Goal: Eaton 70
 
Round Twenty-Two

Saturday August 25 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 11,118
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Joe Senkalski, Arno Bertogna, Malcolm McClelland (John Sneddon 37), Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Boden 10, Curran 45
2 - 2 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Eddie Spearritt, Col Bennett, Paul Ontong, Willie Conner, Jim Hermiston, John Ogden, Ron Millman, Alan Hughes, Barry Fairbrother
Coach: Matt Carson
Caution: Ontong
Goals: Millman 68, Hermiston 87 pen
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 26 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Johnston
Attendance: 4,000
South Melbourne
Dennis Boland, Kris Kalifatidis, Kyri Kyriakouleas, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Bertie Lutton (Steve Kakantonis 77), Mendo Ristovski, Steve Carr (George Christopoulos 46), Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Christopoulos
Goal: Kakantonis 82
1 - 1 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Jim O'Reilly, Igor Hazabent, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Peter Ollerton, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Lujic 74

Sunday August 26 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 6,535
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, Roberto Echeverria (John Coyne 65), Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell (Bobby Campbell 46), Barry Kelso, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Kelso, Ratcliffe
Goals: Campbell 55, 65, Gaffney 89
3 - 4 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Roberto Vieri (Ken Lindsay 65), Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Jankovics 5, 62, 81, Krncevic 17
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 26 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 4,620
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull (Mark Pullen 67), Eric Carruthers, Rosario Rampanti, Peter Stone, Terry Butler, Ken Reed, Brian O'Donnell (Rob Drewes 67)
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: O'Donnell, Dempsey
0 - 3 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, Alan Kershaw, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, Joe Watson (Ernie Campbell 80), Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Trenter
Goals: Barnes 42, Trenter 46, Silva 74

Sunday August 26 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 4,000
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Paton 78
1 - 0 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Bugsy Nyskohus, Glen Dods, Robert Marwe, Brian Northcote, Agenor Muniz, Charlie Villani (Sergio Melta 79), John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Muniz, Northcote

Sunday August 26 1979
Pratten Park, Ashfield, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,462
Sydney Olympic
Peter Wilson, Derek Laing, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Ian Rowden, Alex Jamieson (Dave McIntosh 75), Mike Cross, Peter Raskopoulos, Graham Jennings, Clive Eaton, Andy Scott
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: Nil
0 - 0 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, John Brown, Keni Kawaleva, Jim Cant, Terry Byrne, Steve Hogg, Bernard Lustica (Harry Williams 68), Isaac Farrell, Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 26 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 2,512
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Nick Pantsaris, Barry Reynolds (John Batchelor 23), Gary Dooley, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Peter Tymczyszyn, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: Kambas
0 - 1 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Della Picca, Robbie O'Shea, Tom Mihajlovic, Peter Hensman, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Roy Cotton, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Caution: Gnavi
Goal: Cotton 35
 
Round Twenty-Three

Saturday September 1 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 2,128
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Steve Hogg, Isaac Farrell, Terry Byrne, Jim Cant, Roy Stark, John Brown, Keni Kawaleva (Bernard Lustica 68), Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Caution: Brown
Goal: Farrell 32
1 - 2 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Jim Tansey, Arthur McMillan, Jimmy Rooney, Pat Bannon, John Yzendoorn, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Jamie Paton (Andy Bozikas 74), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Yzendoorn
Goals: Buljevic 2, Milovanovic 75 Own Goal
Match Day Programme

Saturday September 1 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 1,200
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter (Milutin Ciric 46), Igor Hazabent, Jim O'Reilly, Andrija Ristic, Jim Kondarios, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: Hazabent, O'Reilly; Red Card: Rujevic 40
0 - 1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Con Kambas, David Jones, Nick Pantsaris, Gary Dooley, Gordon McCulloch, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor, Graham Norris, John Kosmina
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: McCulloch, McGregor, Kambas, Norris, Pantsaras
Goal: McGregor 84

Saturday September 1 1979
Grahame Park, Gosford
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 6,730
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, Alan Kershaw, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva (Ernie Campbell 78)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
Goals: Trenter 25, Silva 74
2 - 0 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Arno Bertogna (Brett Cowburn 46), Col Curran, John Sneddon, Joe Senkalski, Malcolm McClelland, Graham Heys, Ken Boden (Craig Mason 80), Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 2 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 2,000
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, Gary Marocchi, Charlie Villani, Agenor Muniz, Robert Marwe (Sergio Melta 46), John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Melta
Goals: Kent 50, Villani 60, Perin 82
3 - 0 South Melbourne
Dennis Boland, Kris Kalifatidis, Kyri Kyriakouleas (Steve Carr 77), Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Sammy Wright (Duncan Cummings 65), Bertie Lutton, Steve Kakantonis, Alun Evans, George Campbell, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Baxter

Sunday September 2 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 1,050
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Ian Lawrie, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Paul Ontong, John Ogden, Eddie Spearritt, Ron Millman, Willie Conner (Alan Hughes 46), Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan
Coach: Matt Carson
Caution: Ontong
0 - 0 Sydney Olympic
Peter Wilson, Derek Laing, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Ian Rowden, Alex Jamieson, Peter Raskopoulos, Mike Cross, Graham Jennings, Clive Eaton, Andy Scott (Dave McIntosh 38)
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 2 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 10,837
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Roberto Vieri, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Vieri, Henderson, Jankovics
Goals: Sharne 25, Krncevic 55
2 - 0 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Mark Pullen, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Rod Skellern, Peter Stone, Rosario Rampanti, Terry Butler, Elwyn Roberts (Warren Turnbull 60), Ken Reed, John Vernon (Rob Drewes 60)
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Pullen, Roberts, Reed, Dempsey; Red Card: Reed
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 2 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,007
St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, Tom Mihajlovic (Paul Kay 60), Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Roy Cotton, Nick Fenoughty, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Nil
0 - 1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, George Potter, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Larry Gaffney, Mark Brusasco, Kevin Low (Kevin Caldwell 60), Bobby Campbell
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Potter, Caldwell, Campbell
Goal: Brusasco 2
 
Round Twenty-Four

Saturday September 8 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 2,314
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, John Davies, John Brown, Jim Cant (Keni Kawaleva 53), Bernard Lustica, Isaac Farrell, Terry Byrne, Roy Stark, Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil
0 - 2 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, John Perin, Bugsy Nyskohus, Agenor Muniz (Sergio Melta 55), Brian Northcote, Glen Dods, Gary Marocchi, Chris Kent, John Nyskohus, Charlie Villani
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Davies
Goals: Villani 10, 63

Saturday September 8 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 12,448
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, John Sneddon, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Brett Cowburn, Joe Senkalski, Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick, Malcolm McClelland (Craig Mason 77)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Curran 23, 55
2 - 1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri (Berti Mariani 66), Ken Lindsay, Mark Jankovics, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Degney, Russell
Goal: Jankovics 25
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 9 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 3,026
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Rosario Rampanti, Peter Stone, Terry Butler (Mark Pullen 74), Mark Samuels (John Vernon 82), Rob Drewes, Brian O'Donnell
Coach: Ray Richards
Caution: Skellern
Goal: Drewes 44
1 - 0 St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Robbie O'Shea, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Tom Mihajlovic (Peter Katholos 52), Peter Hensman, Roy Cotton, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Caution: Mihajlovic

Sunday September 9 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Bob Mee
Attendance: 2,560
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Larry Gaffney (Roberto Echeverria 66), Mark Brusasco (Barry Kelso 46), Bobby Campbell, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Wilkinson
Goals: Campbell 34, Low 58
2 - 1 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Peter Ollerton, Joe Picioane, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Palinkas, Vlatko Belic (Dragan Vasic 46), Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Caution: Jovanovic
Goal: Kondarios 83

Sunday September 9 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 2,500
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, Pat Bannon, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole (Andy Bozikas 65), Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Yzendoorn
0 - 0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Paul Ontong, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, John Lavelle, Willie Conner, Eddie Spearritt, Ron Millman, Alan Hughes, Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 9 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 2,649
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Ian Rowden (Alex Jamieson 59), Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Derek Laing (Alan Ainslie 80), Peter Raskopoulos, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, Graham Jennings
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: Nil
0 - 1 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Alan Kershaw, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, Joe Watson, Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Trenter
Goal: Silva 48

Sunday September 9 1979
Hindmarsh Stadium, Hindmarsh, Adelaide
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 3,100
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Nick Pantsaris, Gordon McCulloch (John Batchelor 61), Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Gary Dooley (Alex Zervas 61), John Kosmina, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil
0 - 1 South Melbourne
Dennis Boland, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Peter Scarlett (Steve Carr 87), George Christopoulos, Bertie Lutton, Alun Evans, Sammy Wright, Steve Kakantonis, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Kalifatidis, Evans
Goal: Baxter 71 pen
 
Round Twenty-Five

Saturday September 15 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 2,500
Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Igor Hazabent, Mirko Rujevic, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: O'Reilly, Hazabent
Goals: Picioane 8, Ollerton 23, Palinkas 55 pen, 77 pen, Rujevic 65
5 - 1 APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Bob McGinn, Peter Wilson, Jim Dempsey, Warren Turnbull, Terry Butler, Rosario Rampanti, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Mark Samuels (Elwyn Roberts 46), Rob Drewes
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Turnbull, Dempsey, Drewes
Goal: O'Donnell 14

Sunday September 16 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 10,007
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, (Rick Migliaccio 61), Bobby Russell, Glen Dods, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Gary Marocchi, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, Charlie Villani (John Deans 33), John Nyskohus, Chris Kent
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Dods
Goal: Northcote 86
1 - 0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Nick Pantsaris, Gary Dooley, Con Kambas, David Jones, John Kosmina, Gordon McCulloch, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Tom Forde
Caution: Kambas

Sunday September 16 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,460
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Paul Ontong, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, John Lavelle (Ian Lawrie 82), Eddie Spearritt, Ron Millman, Willie Conner, Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan, Alan Hughes
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Hughes 66, 86, Brennan 89
3 - 0 Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Steve Hogg, Keni Kawaleva, Mike Milovanovic (George Bailey 66), Isaac Farrell, John Davies, Bernard Lustica (Harry Williams 53), Terry Byrne, Don MacLaren
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 16 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 5,400
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Ken Lindsay, Eddie Krncevic, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Byrne
Goals: Byrne 20 pen, Sharne 79
2 - 0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Billy Palmer, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Peter Raskopoulos, Alex Jamieson (Clive Eaton 46), Andy Scott, Graham Jennings
Coach: John Xipolitas
Caution: Jennings
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 16 1979
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 5,000
South Melbourne
Dennis Boland, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Alan Davidson, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Bertie Lutton, Mendo Ristovski, Steve Kakantonis, Alun Evans
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ristovski 63, Christopoulos 82, Evans 85, 89
4 - 0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter, Ian Rathmell, Frank Pimblett, John Coyne, Larry Gaffney (Kevin Caldwell 73), Mark Brusasco (Barry Kelso 65), Bobby Campbell, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Rathmell
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 16 1979
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 3,017
St. George
Mike Fraser, George Harris, Brendan Grosse (Rudi Della Picca 61), Doug Utjesenovic, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Katholos, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Roy Cotton, Peter Hensman (Nick Fenoughty 75), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Katholos, J.O'Shea, Gnavi
Goal: Grosse 12
1 - 1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, John Sneddon, Col Curran, Arno Bertogna (David Jones 78), Peter Tredinnick, Joe Senkalski, Graham Heys, Ken Boden, Malcolm McClelland (Craig Mason 78)
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Mason
Goal: Boden 46
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 16 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 1,654
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, Alan Kershaw, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, Ernie Campbell (Jim Patikas 63), Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Barnes
Goal: Silva 31
1 - 3 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton (Andy Bozikas 80), Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Bannon
Goals: Taylor 11, Cole 45, Paton 60
 
Round Twenty-Six

Saturday September 22 1979
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 7,422
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, John Sneddon, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Joe Senkalski, Arno Bertogna (Craig Mason 46), Peter Tredinnick, Graham Heys, Ken Boden (David Jones 77), Malcolm McClelland
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Curran
Goals: Boden 21, 24, 39
3 - 0 Footscray JUST
Steve Potter, Andrija Ristic, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Kondarios, Igor Hazabent, Mirko Rujevic, Slobodan Jovanovic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Peter Ollerton, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Bobby McLachlan
Cautions: O'Reilly, Ristic
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 23 1979
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 3,200
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bobby Russell, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Perin, Glen Dods, Gary Marocchi (Jim Muir 70), Agenor Muniz, Charlie Villani (Chris Kent 86), Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, John Deans
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Deans
Goals: Perin 56, J.Nyskohus 57
2 - 0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Paul Ontong, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett (Ian Lawrie 72), John Lavelle, Willie Conner (Clark Anderson 72), John Ogden, Ron Millman, Alan Hughes, Barry Fairbrother, Tony Brennan
Coach: Matt Carson
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 23 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 850
APIA Leichhardt
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Jim Dempsey, Peter Wilson, Mark Pullen, Brian O'Donnell, Rosario Rampanti, Peter Stone, Terry Butler, Rob Drewes, Ken Reed
Coach: Ray Richards
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Drewes 23, Stone 72
2 - 1 South Melbourne
Dennis Boland, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Alan Davidson, George Christopoulos, Mendo Ristovski, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Evans
Goal: Ristovski 47

Sunday September 23 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 3,100
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, George Potter (Roberto Echeverria 35), Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Barry Kelso, Bobby Campbell, Kevin Low
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Echeverria 55, Campbell 89
2 - 0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Graham Honeyman, David Jones, Con Kambas, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Gordon McCulloch (Nick Pantsaris 63), Gary Dooley, John Kosmina, Graham Norris, Ian McGregor (John Batchelor 73)
Coach: Tom Forde
Cautions: Nil

Sunday September 23 1979
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 1,685
Canberra City
Steve Hoszowski, Danny Moulis, Steve Hogg, Harry Williams, John Brown, Jim Cant, Terry Byrne, Phil Reis, Isaac Farrell (Alan Reis 85), Don MacLaren (John Davies 78), Keni Kawaleva
Coach: Vic Fernandez
Cautions: MacLaren, Kawaleva, Byrne
Goal: Moulis 26
1 - 3 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, John Stevenson (Eddie Thomson 80), Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Hilton Silva, Ian Bruce, Mark Trenter, Ian Souness, Alan Kershaw
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Bruce
Goals: Trenter 26, 61, 77
Match Day Programme

Sunday September 23 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 5,630
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Caution: Bannon
Goals: Russell 4 Own Goal, Paton 33, 56
3 - 2 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo (Stuart Selvage 40), Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Ken Lindsay, Mark Jankovics, Eddie Krncevic, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Degney
Goals: Jankovics 5, Campbell 7 Own Goal

Sunday September 23 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 2,103
Sydney Olympic
Peter Wilson, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Peter Raskopoulos (Ian Rowden 80), Alex Jamieson, Mark Koussas (Clive Eaton 46), Derek Laing, Dave McIntosh, Andy Scott, Graham Jennings, Mike Cross
Coach: John Xipolitas
Cautions: McIntosh, K.Wilson, Jamieson
0 - 1 St. George
Mike Fraser, Robbie O'Shea, Doug Utjesenovic, George Harris, Rudi Della Picca, Peter Katholos, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi (Peter Hensman 52), Phil O'Connor, Roy Cotton (Tom Mihajlovic), Nick Fenoughty
Coach: Raul Blanco
Cautions: Gnavi, Hensman, Fenoughty
Goal: Katholos 74
 
Finals Round One

Sunday October 7 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 3,200
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, John Coyne, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett (Kevin Caldwell 69), Roberto Echeverria, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Low, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Wilkinson, Echeverria
Goals: Campbell 48, 63

2 - 0 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Alan Kershaw (Eddie Thomson 68), Steve O'Connor, Ian Souness, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes (Terry Smith 80), Ernie Campbell, Joe Watson, Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Souness

Sunday October 7 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 6,523
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Stuart Selvage, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Eddie Krncevic, Ken Lindsay, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Byrne 1 pen, Henderson 68
2 - 1 Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor (Theo Selemidis 73), Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cole 25
 
Finals Round Two

Sunday October 14 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 5,100
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, John Coyne, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Low, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Caution: Wilkinson
Goals: Campbell 38, Low 72

2 - 1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney (Mike Berry 75), Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Eddie Krncevic (Berti Mariani 75), Ken Lindsay, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Lindsay
Goal: Jankovics 58


Sunday October 14 1979
Olympic Park No 2, Melbourne
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,500
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic, Arthur McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Bob Provan (Theo Selemidis 79), Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton (Andy Bozikas 46), Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Bannon, Rooney
Goal: Cole 70
1 - 3 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Alan Kershaw, Ernie Campbell, Joe Watson, Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Trenter; Red Card: Trenter 82
Goals: Stevenson 14, Trenter 18, Yzendoorn 68 Own Goal
 
Finals Round Three

Friday October 19 1979
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 500
Heidelberg United
Yakka Banovic (Jeff Olver 58), Arthur McMillan, John Yzendoorn, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Tansey, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Andy Bozikas, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Manny Poulakakis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 35, Cole 55, 57, 67, Bozikas 61, 71
6 - 2 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, John Coyne, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Kevin Caldwell, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Low, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kelso 65, Campbell 70

Sunday October 21 1979
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 4,782
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Tony Henderson, Eddie Krncevic (Berti Mariani 62), Ken Lindsay, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Krncevic, Henderson, Prskalo
0 - 1 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Ian Bruce, John Stevenson, Ernie Campbell (Ian Souness 78), Alan Kershaw, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Barnes, Silva, Campbell
Goal: Barnes 75
 
Grand Final First Leg

Sunday October 28 1979
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 2,532
Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, Eddie Thomson, Ian Bruce, Ian Souness, John Stevenson, Alan Kershaw (Marcos Silva 57), Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goal: M.Silva 78
1 - 0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, John Coyne, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria (Mark Brusasco 62 (Kevin Caldwell 82)), Larry Gaffney, Kevin Low, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Ratcliffe, Kelso
 
Grand Final Second Leg

Sunday November 4 1979
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,200
Sydney City won 2-1 on aggregate
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Steve Perry, John Coyne, David Ratcliffe, Billy Wilkinson, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Low, Bobby Campbell, Barry Kelso
Coach: Nereo Saftich
Cautions: Kelso, Coyne
Goal: Kelso 78
1 - 1 Sydney City
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Steve O'Connor, Eddie Thomson, Ian Bruce, Ian Souness, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Mark Trenter, Ernie Campbell (Marcos Silva 52)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Mullen, O'Connor, M.Silva
Goal: Trenter 84
 

Last updated: 7 September 2021.