1979 National Soccer League Final Table
Written by Thomas Esamie and Greg Stock

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Source: National Soccer League Season Guide 2002/3 by Andrew Howe.

Final Table
 
Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Marconi 26 15 6 5 58 32 26 40
2 Heidelberg United 26 14 7 5 44 30 14 36
3 Sydney City 26 15 3 8 47 29 18 34
4 Brisbane City 26 14 5 7 38 30 8 34
5 Adelaide City 26 13 6 7 43 27 16 33
6 Newcastle KB United 26 11 9 6 43 30 13 32
7 West Adelaide 26 10 4 12 28 31 -3 25
8 APIA Leichhardt 26 11 3 12 29 37 -8 25
9 Brisbane Lions 26 8 6 12 28 40 -12 22
10 Footscray JUST 26 8 3 15 29 43 -14 20
11 St. George 26 7 6 13 27 43 -16 20
12 Canberra City 26 6 8 12 25 41 -16 20
13 Sydney Olympic 26 7 5 14 23 30 -7 19
14 South Melbourne 26 6 3 17 26 45 -19 16

Competition Rules: 2 points for a win; 1 point for a draw; 1 bonus point for a win of 4 or more goals

Champions, premiers and relegations
Marconi were crowned 1979 National Soccer League Champions.
Marconi, Heidelberg United, Sydney City and Brisbane City qualified for the 1979 NSL Top 4 Finals Series.
Sydney City win the 1979 NSL Top 4 Finals Series.
Sydney Olympic were relegated to the 1980 New South Wales State League competition.
Blacktown City were promoted from the 1979 New South Wales State League competition.

Last updated: 15 June 2021.