1961 Dockerty Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: The Age, Geelong Advertiser, Il Globo, The Sporting Globe, The Sun, Sunshine Advocate, VSF Year Book 1962

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Alexander 4 - 0 South Yarra
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Austria-Melbourne 9 - 0 Essendon
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Bayswater 3 - 4 Maccabi
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Collingwood Eagles
After Extra Time
2 - 1 Williamstown United
After Extra Time
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Flinders Naval Depot 2 - 1 Melbourne University
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Frankston 2 - 0 Prahran City
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Heidelberg
After Extra Time
0 - 2 Preston-Croatia
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Lions 3 - 0 Croatia
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Makedonia 1 - 0 Dandenong City
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Moe United 0 - 6 Geelong Scottish
Line-up included: Bernie Francis, F Adam, Jimmy Baker, Jonny Campbell, Gus Donald, Bob Dorris, George Millar & Alex Patrick
Goals: Patrick x 2, Dorris, Millar, Donald x 2
Saturday, May 27, 1961. Newborough.
Monash 2 - 3 ICI Deer Park
Line-up included: Thacker, D Stevenson, D Hitchings, Nithsdale & Hogben
Goals: D Hitchings, Nithsdale, Hogben
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Rosebud 1 - 5 Ferntree Gully
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
St Albans 2 - 3 Fairfield
Saturday, May 27, 1961.
Sicilia 2 - 1 Coburg United
Round Two
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Alexander 8 - 2 Corio
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Austria-Melbourne 3 - 0 Fairfield
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Ferntree Gully 0 - 3 Brighton
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Flinders Naval Depot 2 - 5 Sandringham City
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Frankston 2 - 4 Lions
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Maccabi 1 - 0 Morwell Pegasus
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Makedonia 0 - 2 Preston-Croatia
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Moonee Ponds 0 - 12 Geelong
Saturday, June 17, 1961. Moorabbin.
Moorabbin 5 - 2 ICI Deer Park
Line-up included: Thacker, D Stevenson, Nithsdale, Hogben & R Hitchings
Goals: Hogben, R Hitchings
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Morwell Rangers 2 - 1 Oakleigh
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Newborough United 0 - 4 Footscray Capri
Saturday, June 17, 1961. Stead Park, Norlane.
Norlane Olympia
T Dalhaus, P Langedyk (c), J van Dreumel, H Hamacker, R Veldhuizen, J Dryver, L Schools, W Dreumel, C de Neef, T Hoogduin, B de Koning.
Goals: Scools, Dryver
2 - 3 Collingwood Eagles
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Park Rangers 3 - 5 Sicilia
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Seymour 2 - 4 Fiorentina
Saturday, June 17, 1961. Gardens Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Line-up included: R Pocock, J Olver, S Sexton, J Byl, W Cree & A Seenan
Goals: Olver x 3, Sexton x 2, Pocock, Seenan, Byl
8 - 1 Yallourn
Saturday, June 17, 1961.
Trident 1 - 3 Geelong Scottish
Round Three
Saturday, July 8, 1961.
Alexander 9 - 2 Morwell Rangers
Saturday, July 8, 1961.
Austria-Melbourne
After Extra Time
3 - 3 Footscray Capri
After Extra Time
Saturday, July 8, 1961.
Brighton 2 - 0 Collingwood Eagles
Saturday, July 8, 1961.
Fiorentina 1 - 0 Moorabbin
Saturday, July 8, 1961.
Lions 5 - 4 Maccabi
Saturday, July 8, 1961.
Preston-Croatia 4 - 2 Geelong Scottish
Line-up included: Bernie Francis, J Murphy, Jimmy Baker, George Millar, Alex Patrick & G Thin
Goals: Murphy, Patrick
Saturday, July 8, 1961.
Sandringham City 2 - 1 Geelong
Saturday, July 8, 1961. Royal Park.
Sicilia 1 - 2 Sunshine City
Line-up included: D Hilton, G Culbard, W Cree, S Sexton, A Seenan, R Pocock, J Byl & J Olver
Goals: Olver, Seenan
Round Three Replay
Saturday, July 29, 1961.
Footscray Capri 1 - 0 Austria-Melbourne
Round Four
Saturday, July 29, 1961.
Brighton 2 - 3 Preston-Croatia
Saturday, July 29, 1961.
Lions 0 - 2 Alexander
Saturday, July 29, 1961. Gardens Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Line-up included: E Nunns, J Byl, J Olver, W Cree, A Seenan, B McCormack & R Pocock
Goals: Byl x 2, Seenan, Mccormack
4 - 1 Sandringham City
Saturday, August 19, 1961.
Footscray Capri 3 - 0 Fiorentina
Round Five
State League teams enter
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 400. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Box Hill
Line-up included: Martin Beurcht,, Wally Patterson & Bobby McLeish
0 - 2 Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Rudi Van Altena, Joe Van der Linden, Leo Beerendonk & Mike De Bruyckere
Goals: Van Der Linden, De Bruyckere
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Att: 2,500.
George Cross
Line-up included: Norm Hobson,, B Basic, Tony Vella, Don Hodgson, Bill Copeland & Horst Zielinski
Goals: T Vella x 2 pks, Copeland, Zielinski, Hodgson
5 - 2 Alexander
Line-up included: Bekiaris, Racovalis, Dinis & Xanthopoulos
Goals: Racovalis x 2
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,500. Referee: Roger Lamb.
JUST
Line-up included: Steve Jankovic, Frank Micic, Buha, Ladehof, Alex Beattie (Plecas), Hans Vollman, Tony Rodek, Klein & Lakovic
Goals: Vollman x 2, Micic, Rodek
After Extra Time
4 - 2 Sunshine City
Line-up included: J Marth, J Olver, J Byl,. W Cree, A Seenan, S Sexton (A Holton) & R Pocock
Goals: Marth, Olver
After Extra Time
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Middle Park. Att: 400.
Juventus
Viti, Cubero, Zavattiero, Reg Griggs, Frangioni, Barbon, Fioravanti, Acunzo, Frank Barbazza, Noel Kenny, Bressan.
Goals: Bressan x 4, Barbazza, Acunzo
6 - 5 Richmond
Dieter Voigt, Eggert, Eschker, Bormann, Franz Marth, Kleinert, Schumacher, Landherr, Fundeis, Kurt Goettlicher, Nieland.
Goals: Fundeis x 3, Schumacher x 2
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Gross, Garrett, Gerdan, Becsi, Joe Banhidi, Juhasz, Weinberg & Locskai
Goals: Weinberg, Locskai, Juhasz
3 - 1 South Melbourne-Hellas
Line-up included: Karpousas, Jim Mantarakis, Tsolakis, Papadopoulos, Salapasidis, Tsaponis, Ted Smith & John Margaritis
Goal: Tsolakis
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Campbell Reserve, Moreland. Att: 400.
Moreland
Line-up included: Azzopardi, Stewart, Godding & Frank Loughran (sent off)
Goal: Godding
1 - 5 Hakoah
Line-up included: Terry Hartley, Forsyth, Sid Thomas, Eric Haynes & Alan Villiers
Goals: Haynes x 2, Villiers, Hartley, Stewart og
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 2,000. Referee: Emil Hecht.
Maribyrnong-Polonia
Henry Gronowski, Marian Gasior, Wujo Maruszliewicz, Dudon & Mike Jurecki
Goals: Maruszkiewicz, Jurecki
2 - 2 Footscray Capri
Line-up included: Greco, Van der Poel, Zavattiero, Zemola, Sabadini & Cressi
Goals: Sabadini x 2
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Collier St Reserve, Preston. Att: 350.
Preston-Croatia 0 - 3 Slavia Port Melbourne
Line-up included: Alec Glennie, Angstenberger, Billy Cook, Gross & Kikas
Goals: Cook, Gross, Kikas
Round Five Replay
Saturday, September 16, 1961. Tracey's Speedway, Maribyrnong.
Maribyrnong-Polonia
Line-up included: Henry Gronowski, Vic Janczyk, Mike Jurecki, Dudon, Robert Gronowski, Gross & Gamaj
Goals: Jurecki x 2, Dudon, Gronowski, Gross
5 - 0 Footscray Capri
Line-up included: Jim Davies, Greco, Sabadini & Capolecci
Quarter-Finals
Saturday, September 9, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,000.
George Cross
Line-up included: Norm Hobson,, Eddie Sacco, Fred Falzon, Vince Muscat, Lolly Vella & Horst Zielinski
Goal: Zielinski
1 - 0 Melbourne
Line-up included: Erno Grosz, Tibor Becsi, Banhidi, Szalai & Jim Garrett
Saturday, September 9, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Wilhelmina
Rudi Van Altena, Erasmus, Cor Mathyssen, Hans Petersen, Dick Van Alphen, Vluegels, Leo Beerendonk, Mike De Bruyckere, Joe Van der Linden, Keuken, Bons.
Goals: Keuken, Van Der Linden, De Bruyckere
3 - 1 Juventus
Penzo, Zavattiero, D'Orazio, Reg Griggs, Frangioni, Barbon, Frank Barbazza, Acunzo, Pepe Cubero, Noel Kenny, Bressan.
Goal: Accunzo
Saturday, September 16, 1961. Murphy Reserve, Port Melbourne.
Slavia Port Melbourne
Line-up included: Haasz, Angstenberger & Engelbogen
Goals: Haasz x 2, Angstenberger
3 - 1 Hakoah
Line-up included: Alan Villiers & Sid Thomas
Goal: Villiers
Sunday, September 24, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
JUST
Line-up included: Steve Jankovic, Emio Marinovic & Hans Vollman
Goals: Vollman x 2, Marinovic
3 - 6 Maribyrnong-Polonia
Line-up included: Robert Gronowski, Gross, Mike Jurecki, Roch Dronia
Goals: R Gronowski x 2, Gross x 2, Jurecki, Dronia
Semi-Finals
Saturday, September 23, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Roger Lamb.
George Cross
Norm Hobson, Eddie Sacco, Fred Falzon, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella, Lolly Vella, Don Hodgson, Terry (Bill Copeland), Horst Zielinski
Goals: Copeland, Zielinski
2 - 1 Slavia Port Melbourne
Line-up included: Ray Barotajs, Krause, John Berry, Alec Glennie, Gross, Angstenberger, Billy Cook, Haasz & Kikas
Goal: Cook
Saturday, September 30, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,700. Referee: Emil Hecht.
Maribyrnong-Polonia
Henryk Gronowski, Marian Gasior, Vic Janczyk, Wujo Maruszkiewicz, Szczepanski, Dudon, Gross, Mike Jurecki ,Gamaj, Roch Dronia.
Goal: Gross
1 - 0 Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Rudi Van Altena, Erasmus, Cor Mathyssen, Dick Van Alphen, Keuken, Leo Beerendonk, Joe Van der Linden, Mike De Bruyckere & Bons
1961 Dockerty Cup Final
Saturday, October 7, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 4,000. Referee: J Brown.
Maribyrnong-Polonia
Henry Gronowski, Marian Gasior, Szczepanski, Vic Janczyk, Wujo Maruszkiewicz, Dudon, Robert Gronowksi, Gross, Mike Jurecki, Gamaj, Roch Dronia.
Goals: Jurecki x 2, Gross, Maruszkiewicz
4 - 2 George Cross
Norm Hobson, Eddie Sacco, Fred Falzon, Pat McKenna, B Basic, Tony Vella, Lolly Vella, Don Hodgson, Bill Copeland, Horst Zielinski, Paul Nelson.
Goals: Copeland x 2