Australia Under 23 National Team "Olyroos" - 1974 Match Results

Written by Greg Stock

Sources: Doug Butcher, John Punshon and various newspaper reports via Trove

Coach: Eric Worthington (Australia)
A three match, Under-23 tour of Indonesia, was sponsored by the Australian Government, in association with the Pacific Area Travel Associations annual conferance held in Djakarta.The team played a trial game prior to departure as a curtain raiser to the Australia v Auckland XI game.
Played: Wednesday March 20 1974 Venue: Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park
Australia Under 23 A
Lineup Included; Joe Palinkas, Mike Micevski, John Nyskohus.
Goals: Palinkas, Micevski, Nyskohus
3 - 3 Australia Under 23 B
Lineup Included; Walter Valeri, Joe Senkalski, Terry Butler.
Goals: Valeri, Senkalski, Butler
Coach: Eric Worthington (Australia)
Played: Tuesday April 2 1974 Venue: Seneyan Stadium, Djakarta, Indonesia
Persija (Indonesia)
Lineup Included; Yudo Hadiyanto, Risdianto.
Goal: Risdianto 53
1 - 2 Australia
Lineup Included; Allan Maher, Vince Bannon, Murray Barnes, Gary Byrne, Iain Fagan, John Davidson, Mike Micevski, Joe Palinkas.
Goals: Micevski 50 Barnes 70
Coaches: S.Allandu (Persija), Eric Worthington (Australia)
Played: Thursday April 4 1974 Venue: Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia
(Lineup Not Known)
0 - 1 Australia
Lineup Included; Iain Fagan, Joe Palinkas.
Goal: Palinkas pen
Attendance: 20,000
Played: Saturday April 6 1974 Venue: Pelambang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Persija (Indonesia)
(Lineup Not Known)
0 - 1 Australia
Lineup Included; Iain Fagan, John Davidson, Mike Micevski.
Goal: Davidson 3
Attendance: 30,000
Coaches: S.Allendu (Persija), Eric Worthington (Australia)

Last updated: 10 December 2020.