1961 Ampol Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Sources Il Globo, The Herald, Soccer World, Sporting Globe, The First Twenty-Five Years (Melbourne), The Sun

Home TeamvAway Team
Group A
Friday, January 20, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 6,500 (dh). Referee: G Hockings.
Maribyrnong-Polonia
Line-up included: Vic Janczyk, Remo Guardiani, Wujo Maruszkiwicz, Jackie Dudon, Wladyslaw Gamaj & Kaz Szygalski
Goals: Szygalski, Gamaj
2 - 0 Melbourne
Line-up included: Erno Grosz, Jim Garrett, Charlie Fekete, Locskai & Istvan Feher
Friday, January 27, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 6,000 (dh).
Hakoah
Line-up included: Hans Petersen, Kerski, Eric Haynes & Johnny McInroy
Goals: Kerski, Petersen
2 - 3 JUST
Line-up included: Niegus & Alex Beattie
Goals: Beattie x 2, Other scorer not known
Friday, February 3, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att : 8,000 (dh).
Melbourne 0 - 3 JUST
Line-up included: Alex Beattie
Goals: Beattie x 2, Other Scorer Not Known
Friday, February 10, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att : 7,000 (dh).
Maribyrnong-Polonia
Goals: Scorers not known
2 - 1 Hakoah
Goal: Scorer not known
Friday, February 17, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
JUST
Probable squad: Rozanic, T Waldbauer, M Rezuk, Frank Micic, Basic, Karl Schroeder, George Radibratovic, Emio Marinovic, Alex Beattie, Fabijanic, Tony Rodek, Hans Vollman. [The Sporting Globe, Feb 15, 1961]
Goals: Beattie, Rodek
2 - 0 Maribyrnong-Polonia
Probable squad: Cor Morks, Marian Gasior, Remo Guardiani, Vic Janczyk, Wujo Maruskiewicz, Ryszard Szczepanski, Jackie Dudon, Wladyslaw Gamaj, Mike Jurecki, Ziggy Gross, Kaz Szygalski, Harry Capobus, Anton Brkic. [The Sporting Globe, Feb 15, 1961]
Friday, February 24, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 6,000 (dh).
Melbourne
Erno Grosz, Joe Banhidi, Zuckerman, Juhasz, Gerdan, Vajda, Biro, Istvan Feher, Voros, Weinberg, Locskai.
Goals: Feher x 2
2 - 1 Hakoah
Goal: Scorer not known
Group B
Friday, January 20, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, Att : 6,500 (dh).
Wilhelmina
Van Heeswyk, Delgeorge, Cor Mathyssen, Donkers, Dick Van Alphen, Dick Stobbe, Luyten, Bons, Tjibbe Keuken, Henni Van der Linden, Frank Stoffels.
Goal: Keuken
1 - 0 Juventus
Penzo, Picinich, Frangioni, Reg Griggs, Del Fabbro (sent off 50'), D'Orazio, Frank Barbazza, Zulli, Gaetani, Bressan, Pagotto.
Friday, January 27, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 6,000 (dh).
George Cross
Line-up included: Alf Abela
Goals: Abela x 2
2 - 1 Slavia Port Melbourne
Line-up included: John Armstrong, John Berry & Alec Glennie
Goal: Scorer not known
Friday, February 3, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att : 8,000 (dh).
George Cross
Line-up included: Alf Carroll & Don Hodgson
Goals: Carroll, Hodgson
2 - 0 Wilhelmina
Friday, February 10, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, February 10, 1961. Att : 7,000 (dh).
Slavia Port Melbourne
Line-up included: Ray Barotajs, John Armstrong, Krause, Balish, John Berry, Alec Glennie, Billy Cook, Rambousek, Zanatta, Paul Sas, Angstenberger.
Goal: Rambousek
1 - 1 Juventus
Viti, Picinich, Zavattiero, Gulin, Reg Griggs, D'Orazio, Fioravanti, Zulli, Frank Barbazza, Pepe Cubero, Bressan.
Goal: Barbazza
Friday, February 17, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Wilhelmina
Probable squad: Janssen, Delgeorge, Cor Mathyssen, Donkers, Peter Brouwer, Remmers, Bons, Dick Van Alphen, Tjibbe Keuken, Dick Stobbe, Frank Stoffels, Henni Van der Linden. Rein Yntema., Luyten. [The Sporting Globe, Feb 15, 1961]
Goals: Scorers not known
2 - 0 Slavia Port Melbourne
Probable squad: Ray Barotajs, John Armstrong, Krause, Balish, John Berry, Alec Glennie, Billy Cook, Rambousek, Zanatta, Paul Sas, Angstenberger, Reinbold, Stacey, Racovidis. [The Sporting Globe, Feb 15, 1961]
Friday, February 24, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 6,000 (dh).
George Cross
Line-up included: Norm Hobson, Eddie Sacco, Fred Falzon, Danny Catania, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella, Lolly Vella, Don Hodgson, Alf Abela & Bill Copeland.
Goals: Hodgson, Copeland, Abela x 3
5 - 0 Juventus
Martin, Picinich, Zavattiero, Gulin, Reg Griggs, D'Orazio, Frank Barbazza, Zulli, Acunzo, Pepe Cubero, Pagotto.
Semi-Finals
Friday, March 3, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
JUST
Probable squad: Steve Jankovic or Rozanic, Mandussi, M Rezuk, Frank Micic, Bozo Basic, Karl Schroeder, Emio Marinovic, Peter Basic, Alex Beattie, Hans Vollman, Tony Rodek, George Radibratovic, Fabijanic. [The Sun, March 3, 1961]
Goals: Rodek, P Basic pk, Vollman, Marinovic
4 - 2 Wilhelmina
Probable squad: Janssen, Peter Brouwer, Cor Mathyssen, Donkers, Dick Van Alphen, - Remmers, Henni Van der Linden, Bons, Delgeorge, Frank Stoffels, Dick Stobbe, Van Heeswyk, Luyten, Rein Yntema. [The Sun, March 3, 1961]
Goals: Stoffels, Bons
Friday, March 10, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, March 10, 1961. Att: 5,000.
George Cross
Line-up included: Norm Hobson, Fred Falzon, Lolly Vella, Don Hodgson & Alf Abela
Goals: Abela, L Vella, Hodgson
After Extra Time
3 - 2 Maribyrnong-Polonia
Line-up included: Mike Terlikowski, Wladyslaw Gamaj & Kaz Szygalski
Goals: Gamaj, Szygalski
After Extra Time
1961 Ampol Cup Final
Saturday, March 17, 1961. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, March 17, 1961. Att: 8,000.
George Cross
Probable squad: Norm Hobson, Eddie Sacco, Fred Falzon, Pat McKenna, Vince Muscat, Tony Vella, Lolly Vella, Joe Falzon, Alf Abela, Don Hodgson, Alf Carroll, Bill Copeland. [The Herald, March 17, 1961]
Goals: Carroll, L Vella
2 - 1 JUST
Probable squad: Steve Jankovic or Rozanic, T Waldbauer, M Rezuk, Frank Micic, Bozo Basic, Karl Schroeder, Emio Marinovic, Alex Beattie, George Radibratovic, Fabijanic, Tony Rodek, Hans Vollman, Mandussi, Buha, Peter Basic. [The Herald, March 17, 1961]
Goal: Beattie