1969 Victorian State League Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: The Age, Il Globo, Neos Kosmos, Soccer News, The Sporting Globe, The Sun.

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, April 5, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 700 (est). Referee: Jim Dixon.
Box Hill
Eddie Wilson, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Bobby McLeish, Davy Oxton, Joe Bray, Peter Craig, Norm Voce. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Craig, Oxton
2 - 2 Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Duncan McKay, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, Franc Bot, Horst Rau, Brian Adlam, Billy Vojtek, Gitzel, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves.
Goals: Hargreaves, Mackay 88
Saturday, April 5, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 2,500 (est). Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Neil Morson, Horst Friedeberg, John Sanchez, Falconer Ireland, Tommy Robertson (Angelo Hernando 65), Archie Campbell, Tom Ferguson, Nick McCallum, John Gardiner, Willie Armour. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: McCallum
1 - 1 Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Andy Kazi, Milenko Rusmir, Frank Micic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Milos Adamovic, Milan Mihajlovic, Slobodan Zoraja (Bogdan Zlatic 46), Branko Buljevic, Brkic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goal: Buljevic 80
Saturday, April 5, 1969. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 1,000. Referee: C Contini.
Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Rinus Van Zeist, Mike Starczak, Jimmy Anderson, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Colin Horner.
0 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Kennedy, Mike Plunkett, Graham Bibby, Barber, Bobby Adams, Jan Feenstra, Steve Atkins, Bobby Thomson, Wim Spiekerman, David Pygall, Syd Steele. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Steele 28, 50
Sunday, April 6, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: George Pedler.
Hakoah
Line-up included: Sandy Henderson, Nigel Bridgeman, Alan Stenhouse & Jim Armstrong. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goal: Armstrong
1 - 1 Melbourne
Line-up included: Tom Gerrard, Alistair Scott & Hugh Rattray. Coach: George Buttas.
Goal: Scott
Sunday, April 6, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Polonia
Line-up included: Jerzy Blank, Mike Orlinski, Mike Olinowski, Joe Zurawski, Bert Gajda, Ziggy Gadecki, Eddie Marmur & Stan Adamczyk. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
0 - 3 Juventus
Line-up included: Jack Reilly, Alan Gentry, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Pat Della Rocca, Da Silva, Bob Connolly, Bob Robertson, Brian Thompson, Tommy McColl & Dario Epifano.
Goals: Connolly, Epifano, Thompson
Sunday, April 6, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Line-up included: Billy Cook, Russell Steele & Ian Reid.
Goal: Reid
1 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, Chris Dimitsianos, Andre Roussis, John Bedford, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Mike Mandalis. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Kelly, Gorrie, Pyrgolios
Round Two
Saturday, April 12, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,000 (est). Referee: Bob Randall.
Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Andy Kazi, Milenko Rusmir, Frank Micic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Milos Adamovic, Milan Mihajlovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Branko Buljevic, Brkic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Zoraja 5, 50
2 - 1 Box Hill
Eddie Wilson, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Bobby McLeish, Davy Oxton, Joe Bray, Peter Craig, Norm Voce. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Craig 10
Saturday, April 12, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 3,400 (est). Referee: Lou Stafrace.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Pat Della Rocca, Alan Gentry, Bob Connolly, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Da Silva, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Bob Robertson, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Epifano 27, Robertson 86
2 - 2 Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, John O’Neill, Gordon Douglas, Hugh Murney, Dick Van Alphen, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald, Jim Armstrong, Nigel Bridgeman, Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: McDonald 32, Cameron 55
Saturday, April 12, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 500 (est). Referee: C Contini.
Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, McDaid, Bill McGowan, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, John Wallace, Ray Pocock, G Grenouille, Hugh Rattray, Billy Rogers, Colin Myers. Coach: George Buttas.
0 - 0 Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Ian Livingstone, Alan McBain, Kerr, Billy Cook, Tony Zanetta, Ian Reid, Alan Reed, John Butler, Russell Steele, Jim Paul.
Sunday, April 13, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Dave Wootten.
Croatia
Line-up included: Franc Bot, Horst Rau, Brian Adlam, Billy Vojtek (sent off 26), Terry Hargreaves & David Williams.
Goals: Adlam, Hargreaves , Rau
3 - 0 Polonia
Line-up included: Marian Sowula, Joe Zurawski, & Ziggy Gadecki. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Sunday, April 13, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Referee: Jack Greenwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Bobby Adams, Jan Feenstra, Bobby Thomson & Wim Spiekerman. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Spiekerman x 2, Feenstra
3 - 0 George Cross
Line-up included: John Sanchez, Tom Ferguson & Nick McCallum. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Sunday, April 13, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee:Hans Verniers.
South Melbourne Hellas
Line-up included: David Kelly, John Bedford, David Gorrie & Mike Mandalis. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Gorrie x 2, Mandalis
3 - 4 Lions
Line-up included: Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Mike Starczak, Jim Smart & Colin Horner.
Goals: Starczak, Horner , Smart x 2
Round Three
Saturday, April 19, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 900 (est). Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Box Hill
Eddie Wilson, Dick Rae, Campbell, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Bobby McLeish, Davy Oxton, Peter Craig, Clark, Norm Voce (Joe Bray). Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Bray
1 - 5 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Kennedy, Mike Plunkett, Graham Bibby, David Pygall, Bobby Adams, Bobby Thomson, Steve Atkins, Jan Feenstra, Wim Spiekerman, Mike Pye, Syd Steele. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Pygall 10, Steele pk, Atkins x2, Young og
Saturday, April 19, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 700 (est). Referee: Jim Dixon.
Polonia
Jerzy Blank, Mike Olinowski, Marian Sowula, Henry Czerniecki, Joe Zurawski, Eddie Marmur, Ziggy Gadecki, Kaz Kowalec, Jerzy Swoboda, Bert Gajda, Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
0 - 3 Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Colovic, Milenko Rusmir, Milan Mihajlovic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Andy Kazi, Milos Adamovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Branko Buljevic, Brkic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Buljevic ??, 45, 85
Saturday, April 19, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Att: 500 (est). Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Ian Livingstone, Alan McBain, Kerr, Billy Cook, Tony Zanetta, Ian Reid, Alan Reed, Tad Kraus, Russell Steele (John Butler 46), Mike Jurecki.
Goals: Reed 28, Butler ??, 63
3 - 1 Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Rinus Van Zeist, Mike Starczak, Jimmy Rooney, Jim Smart, Jimmy Anderson, Colin Horner.
Goal: Horner 75
Sunday, April 20, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Referee: George Pedler.
George Cross
Line-up included: Falconer Ireland, George Cairns, Tom Ferguson & Nick McCallum. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goals: Ireland, McCallum
2 - 4 South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, Chris Dimitsianos, David High, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos (Steve Adamgikis). Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Gorrie, Pyrgolios x 2, Adamgikis
Sunday, April 20, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Bob Randall.
Hakoah
Line-up included: John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse & Brian McDonald. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: McDonald x 2
2 - 1 Croatia
Line-up included: Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay & Terry Hargreaves.
Goal: Mackay
Sunday, April 20, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Alan Gentry, Bob Connolly, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Pat Della Rocca, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Bob Robertson, Dario Epifano.
Goal: Scott og
1 - 2 Melbourne
Line-up included: Tom Gerrard, McDaid, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Ray Pocock, Billy Rogers & Colin Myers. Coach: George Buttas.
Goals: Pocock, Rattray
Round Four
Saturday, April 26, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,700 (est). Referee: Dave Wootten.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Williamson, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Duncan McKay, Ray Wixey (Gitzel), Horst Rau, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves.
Goals: Mackay 12, Vojtek 77, Gitzel 80
3 - 0 Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, McDaid, Bill McGowan, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, John Wallace, Ray Pocock, McIntyre (Fearn), Hugh Rattray, Billy Rogers, Colin Myers. Coach: George Buttas.
Saturday, April 26, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 800 (est). Referee: C Contini.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Graham Bibby, David Pygall, Bobby Adams, Bobby Thomson, Steve Atkins, Jan Feenstra, Wim Spiekerman, Syd Steele, Fred Bunce. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Bunce 10, Steele 89
2 - 0 Polonia
Jerzy Blank, Mike Olinowski, Marian Sowula, Henry Czerniecki, Joe Zurawski, Andy Czapnik, Ziggy Gadecki, Kaz Kowalec, Jerzy Swoboda, Bert Gajda, Stan Adamczyk. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Saturday, April 26, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 2,500 (est). Referee: Lou Stafrace.
South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, Chris Dimitsianos, David High, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Damianakos 64, Gorrie 76, 90
3 - 1 Box Hill
Eddie Wilson, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Bobby McLeish, Davy Oxton, Joe Bray, Peter Craig, Clark. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Bray 87
Sunday, April 27, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Marko Fode, Milan Mihajlovic, Billy Rice & Branko Buljevic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goal: Buljevic
1 - 0 Hakoah
Line-up included: Sandy Henderson, John O’Neill & Alan Stenhouse. Coach: Ted Smith.
Sunday, April 27, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Line-up included: Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Sandy Irvine, Keith Lakey Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Bob Robertson & Dario Epifano.
Goals: Thompson x 2, Robertson, McBain og
4 - 0 Port Melbourne Slavia
Line-up included: Mike O’Hara, Ian Livingstone, Alan McBain, Kerr, Billy Cook, Tony Zanetta, Ian Reid, Putkowski, Mike Jurecki & Jimmy Gildea.
Sunday, April 27, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Lions
0 - 2 George Cross
Line-up included: Vella. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goals: Vella x 2
Round Five
Saturday, May 3, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 500 (es). Referee: George Pedler.
Box Hill
Eddie Wilson, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Joe Bray, Davy Oxton, Peter Craig, Jimmy Coles, Bobby McLeish. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Coles 4
1 - 3 Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Bartley, Ken Patterson, Jim Smart, Colin Horner, Jimmy Rooney, Mike Starczak.
Goals: Horner 22, 89, Murney 55
Saturday, May 3, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,100 (est). Referee: - Rickson.
Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Kessler, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald, Mike Clarey, Nigel Bridgeman, Thomas. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Fry 39, Clarey 56
2 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Graham Bibby, Barber, Bobby Adams, Bobby Thomson, Fred Bunce, Steve Atkins, Wim Spiekerman, David Pygall, Syd Steele. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goal: Steele 89
Saturday, May 3, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,500 (est). Referee: Roger Lamb.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Alan Gentry, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Dino De Marchi, Bob Connolly, Tommy McColl (sent off), Brian Thompson, Bob Robertson.
Goals: De Marchi 10, Robertson pk
2 - 1 Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Williamson, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Duncan McKay, Billy Vojtek, Horst Rau, Peter Davies, Jimmy Mackay (Brian Adlam), Terry Hargreaves.
Goal: Irvine 87og
Sunday, May 4, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda.
Melbourne
Line-up included: McDaid (sent off), Alistair Scott & Billy Rogers. Coach: George Buttas.
Goals: Scott pk, Rogers
2 - 3 Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Marko Fode (sent off), Milan Mihajlovic (sent off), Frank Micic, Slobodan Zoraja & Branko Buljevic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Buljevic x 2, Zoraja
Sunday, May 4, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Line-up included: Kaz Kowalec & Stan Adamczyk. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Adamczyk, Kowalek
2 - 6 South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas, Jim Mantarakis, David High, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie & George Panagiotopoulos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Gorrie x 3, Ackerley x 2, Panagiotopoulos
Sunday, May 4, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Port Melbourne Slavia
0 - 3 George Cross
Line-up included: John Gardiner & Vella. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goals: Vella x 2, Gardiner
Round Six
Saturday, May 10, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 1,500 (est). Referee: Geoff Harrison.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Dewar, Horst Friedeberg, John Sanchez, Falconer Ireland, Tom Ferguson, Archie Campbell, John Gardnier, Nick McCallum, Willie Armour, Vella. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Armour 57
1 - 0 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Davy Oxton, Peter Craig, Jimmy Coles, McGregor, Tyler. Coach: Peter Craig.
Saturday, May 10, 1969. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 500 (est). Referee: David Yelland.
Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Bartley, Mike Starczak, Colin Horner, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Ken Patterson (Rinus Van Zeist).
Goals: Murney 33, Patterson 35, Horner 50, Smart 69
4 - 1 Polonia
Jerzy Blank, Zbigniew Knot, Mike Orlinski, Joe Zurawski, Eddie Marmur, Andy Czapnik, Kaz Kowalec, Stan Adamczyk, Bert Gajda, Henry Siwka, Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Gajda 52
Saturday, May 10, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 500 (est). Referee: C Contini.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Graham Bibby, Bobby Thomson, Terry Vowles, Jan Feenstra, David Pygall, Syd Steele, John Hamlet, Wim Spiekerman, Barry O’Toole (Brian Edgley). Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Spiekerman 7, Edgley 87
2 - 0 Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, McDaid, Bill McGowan, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, John Wallace, Ray Pocock, Fearn, Hugh Rattray, Billy Rogers, Colin Myers. Coach: George Buttas.
Sunday, May 11, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
0 - 1 Port Melbourne Slavia
Line-up included: Ian Livingstone.
Goal: Livingstone
Sunday, May 11, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Salvino Del Colle.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Marko Fode (Sandor Kazi), Milan Mihajlovic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Frank Micic, Andy Kazi, Milos Adamovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Branko Buljevic & Tommy Stankovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goal: Zoraja
1 - 2 Juventus
Line-up included: Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Bob Connolly, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Pat Della Rocca, Dino De Marchi, Tommy McColl & Brian Thompson.
Goals: Thompson, McColl
Sunday, May 11, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, John Bedford, David High, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, George Panagiotopoulos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Panagiotopoulos, Ackerley, Gorrie
3 - 2 Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Kessler, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald, Mike Clarey, Nigel Bridgeman, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Armstrong, Clarey
Round Seven
Saturday, May 17, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 300 (est). Att: 235. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Davy Oxton, McGregor, Jimmy Coles, Bobby McLachlan, Tyler. Coach: Peter Craig.
0 - 2 Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Alan Reed, Alan McBain, Jim Paul (Alan Sjo 46), Billy Cook, Bill Shedden, Ian Livingstone, Mike Jurecki, John Butler, Kraus, Jimmy Gildea.
Goals: Butler 80, 88
Saturday, May 17, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 485. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Hakoah
Tarascio, Jim Lapish, John O’Neill, Steve Gadsby, Dick Van Alphen, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald, Mike Clarey, Jim Armstrong, Nigel Bridgeman. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goal: Armstrong 38
1 - 3 Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Franz Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Bartley, Mike Starczak (Ken Patterson 46), Rinus Van Zeist, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Colin Horner.
Goals: Van Zeist, Smart 52, Rooney
Saturday, May 17, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 3,219. Referee: Jack Greenwood.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Alan Gentry, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Gareth Salisbury, Bob Connolly, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Bob Robertson.
0 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Graham Bibby, Bobby Thomson, Syd Steele, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Fred Bunce. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Edgley 15, Spiekerman 75
Sunday, May 18, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 4,484. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Duncan McKay, Hugh Gunn, David Williams, Williamson, Horst Rau, Brian Adlam, Davies, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves.
Goals: Mackay, Vojtek
2 - 1 Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Colovic, Milenko Rusmir, Frank Micic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Andy Kazi, Bogdan Zlatic, Slobodan Zoraja, Branko Buljevic, Tom, Stankovic (Brkic 8). Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goal: Zoraja 30
Sunday, May 18, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 5,620. Referee: George Pedler.
Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, Tom Fowler, Fearn, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, John Wallace, Gray, Deeming, Ray Pocock, Billy Rogers, Colin Myers. Coach: George Buttas.
0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas, David Kelly, Kalogerou, John Bedford, David High, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Chris Dimitsianos (Boulis Kambouropoulos), Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, George Panagiotopoulos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goal: Ackerley
Sunday, May 18, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,204. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Polonia
Jerzy Blank, Zbigniew Knot, Marian Sowula, Henry Czerniecki, Mike Olinowski, Bert Gajda, Ziggy Gadecki, Joe Zurawski, Stan Adamczyk, Henry Siwka, Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Morson og
1 - 0 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Dewar (Neil Morson 30), Horst Friederberg, Johnny Sanchez, Falconer Ireland, Tom Ferguson, Archie Campbell, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Willie Armour, E Vella. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Round Eight
Saturday, May 24, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,100 (est). Referee: Lou Stafrace.
Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Bobby McLachlan, Davy Oxton, McGregor, Peter Craig, Don Brownlie, Jimmy Coles. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Coles 10, 16, McGregor 44
3 - 1 Polonia
Jerzy Blank, Mike Orlinski, Marian Sowula, Henry Czerniecki, Mike Olinowski, Henry Siwka, Ziggy Gadecki, Joe Zurawski, Jerzy Swoboda, Stan Adamczyk, Czes Plaskota (David Closs 46).
Goal: Gadecki 4
Saturday, May 24, 1969. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 750 (est). Referee: Bob Randall.
Lions
Line-up included: Bobby Evans, Gerry Murney, Jim Smart & Ken Patterson (Rinus Van Zeist 46).
Goals: Smart 5, 12
2 - 1 Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, John Wallace, Ray Pocock &, Billy Rogers. Coach: George Buttas.
Goal: Wallace 23
Saturday, May 24, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Att: 500 (est). Referee: Dave Wootten.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Ian Livingstone & John Butler.
0 - 2 Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Andy Kazi, Slobodan Zoraja, Branko Buljevic & Brkic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Brkic 60, Kazi 83
Sunday, May 25, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda.
George Cross
Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Scorer not known
1 - 3 Hakoah
Line-up included: Mike Clarey & Brichell. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Clarey x 2, Brichell
Sunday, May 25, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Sid Steele & Brian Edgley. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goal: Edgley
1 - 0 Croatia
Line-up included: Duncan McKay.
Sunday, May 25, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, John Bedford, Chris Dimitsianos, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Kalogeros. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
0 - 0 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Keith Lakey (Alan Gentry), Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Tommy McColl, Gareth Salisbury, Brian Thompson, Bob Connolly, Bob Robertson.
Round Nine
Saturday, May 31, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 500 (est). Referee: Roger Lamb.
Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Kessler, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald, Mike Clarey (Cunningham 46), Nigel Bridgeman, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Armstrong 57, Fry pk
2 - 2 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, White, John Brown, Don Brownlie, Bobby McLachlan, Davy Oxton, McGregor, Peter Craig, Norm Voce, Jimmy Coles. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Oxton, McGregor
Saturday, May 31, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,400 (est). Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Brian Healey, Keith Lakey, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Tommy McColl, Gareth Salisbury, Brian Thompson, Bob Connolly (Freek Torcque 46), Bob Robertson.
0 - 1 Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Rinus Van Zeist, Steve Walker, Gerry Murney, Mike Starczak (Ken Patterson 46), McCarthy, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Colin Horner.
Goal: Van Zeist 53
Saturday, May 31, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 500 (est). Referee: Jim Dixon.
Polonia
Jerzy Blank, Henry Czerniecki, Marian Sowula, Joe Zurawski, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Ziggy Gadecki, David Closs, Jerzy Swoboda, Henry Siwka, Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Closs 76
1 - 2 Port Melbourne Slavia
Kuhn, Ian Livingstone, Alan McBain, Tony Zanetta, Billy Cook, Alan Reed, Ian Reid, Mike Jurecki, John Butler, Tad Kraus, Jimmy Gildea.
Goals: Butler 16, 41
Sunday, June 1, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Line-up included:Peter Davies & Billy Vojtek.
Goals: Vojtek, Davies
2 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Tavla (Dick Stephens), David Kelly, Kalogeros, John Bedford, Jim Mantarakis, David High, Jim Pyrgolios (Steve Adamgikis), Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos.
Sunday, June 1, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
0 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Sunday, June 1, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda.
Melbourne
Coach: George Buttas.
Goal: Pocock
1 - 3 George Cross
Line-up included: John Gardiner, Ambrose Morgan & Vella. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goals: Morgan, Gardiner, Vella
Round Ten
Saturday, June 7, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 379. Referee: Dave Wooten
Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Joe Bray, Don Brownlie, Norm Voce, Davy Oxton, Peter Craig, McGregor, Jimmy Coles. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Voce
1 - 3 Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, Tom Fowler, Fearn, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, John Wallace, Gray, Davie, Billy Rogers, Colin Myers, Steve Bleskany. Coach: George Buttas.
Goals: Myers 13, Rogers 30, Davie 48
Saturday, June 7, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 706. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Polonia
Miro Litwin, Henry Czerniecki, Marian Sowula, Joe Zurawski, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Henry Siwka, David Closs, Jerzy Swoboda, Jimmy Millar (Eddie Klimczak 46), Ziggy Gadecki. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
0 - 0 Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Kessler, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, Dick Van Alphen, John O’Neill, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald, Mike Clarey (Cunningham 80), Jim Armstrong, Alan Stenhouse. Coach: Ted Smith.
Saturday, June 7, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Att: 1,085. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Kuhn, Ian Livingstone, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Billy Cook, Bill Shedden, Ian Reid, Mike Jurecki, John Butler, Tad Kraus, Jimmy Gildea.
Goal: Butler 22
1 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Graham Bibby, Bobby Thomson, Steve Atkins, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Fred Bunce. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Thomson 78, Spiekerman 84
Sunday, June 8, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 2,606. Referee: Bob Randall.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Dewar, Neil Morson, Tom Ferguson, Falconer Ireland, Willie Armour, Archie Campbell, Ambrose Morgan, Kevin, Kelly, John Gardiner, Vella. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Gardiner 89
1 - 5 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Sonsini, Keith Lakey (Bob Connolly), Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Gareth Salisbury, Brian Healey, Brian Thompson, Bernie Docherty, Tommy McColl.
Goals: McColl x 2, Thompson, Docherty, Goodwin pk
Sunday, June 8, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,086. Referee: J Greenwood.
Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Franz Schwartz, Rick Van Zeist, Steve Walker, Bartley, McCarthy (Ken Patterson 84), Gerry Murney, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Colon Horner.
Goal: Smart 5
1 - 3 Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Duncan McKay, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Horst Rau, Harry Gitzel (Billy McIntyre 60), Peter Davies, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves.
Goals: Hargreaves 35, 61, Mackay 86
Sunday, June 8, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Kalogeros, John Bedford, Jim Mantarakis, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, David High, Mike Mandalis, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Gorrie 39, 88
2 - 3 Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Doug Utjesenovic, Milenko Rusmir, Frank Micic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Slobodan Lukic, Branko Buljevic, Milan Mihajlovic, Milos Adamovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Mihajlovic 12, Buljevic 19, Zoraja 74
Round Eleven
Saturday, June 14, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Stuart Mellings.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Marko Fode, Milan Mihajlovic (Tom Stankovic 56), Milos Adamovic, Slobodan Lukic, Slobodan Zoraja & Branko Buljevic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goal: Buljevic 48
1 - 1 Lions
Line-up included: Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Steve Walker, Gerry Murney, Bartley, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney & Colin Horner.
Goal: Smart
Saturday, June 14, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,500 (est). Referee: David Yelland.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Brian Healey, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Gareth Salisbury, Bob Connolly (Bob Robertson 46), Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty, Tommy McColl.
Goals: Thompson 37, Robertson 66pk
2 - 1 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Davy Oxton, McGregor, Peter Craig (Tyler 70), Jimmy Coles, Norm Voce. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Coles 12
Saturday, June 14, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 600 (est). Referee: Salvino Del Colle.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Tom Gerrard, Gray, Davie, Billy Rogers & Colin Myers. Coach: George Buttas.
Goals: Rogers 15, Davie
2 - 3 Polonia
Line-up included: Henry Czerniecki (Czes Plaskota 46), Andy Czapnik & Henry Siwka. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Czapnik 60, Siwka ??, 89
Sunday, June 15, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: C Contini.
Croatia
Line-up included: Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay & Terry Hargreaves.
Goals: Vojtek, Mackay, Hargreaves
3 - 2 George Cross
Line-up included: Jimmy Robertson & John Gardiner. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goals: J Robertson, Gardiner
Sunday, June 15, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Hakoah
Coach: Ted Smith.
0 - 0 Port Melbourne Slavia
Sunday, June 15, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Wim Spiekerman. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Spiekerman x 5
5 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas, David Kelly, Kalogeros, John Bedford, David High, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, George Panagiotopoulos (Jim Mantarakis). Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Gorrie
Round Twelve
Saturday, June 21, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,000 (est). Referee: Bob Randall.
Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Duncan McKay, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Peter Davies, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves (Gitzel 75).
Goals: McIntyre 7, Davies 21, Mackay 89
3 - 1 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Davy Oxton, McGregor, Jimmy Coles, Bobby McLachlan, Tyler (Joe Bray 68). Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Coles 78
Saturday, June 21, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 1,000 (est). Referee: Lou Stafrace.
Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, McDaid, Fearn, Ian Shanks, Ballerini, Alistair Scott, Gray, Davie, Billy Rogers, John Wallace, Steve Bleskany. Coach: George Buttas.
0 - 0 Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Gordon Douglas, John O’Neill, Steve Gadsby, Hugh Murney (Kessler 40), Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald, Jim Armstrong, Nigel Bridgeman, Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Saturday, June 21, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 2,200 (est). Referee: Roger Lamb.
South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, Chris Dimitsianos, John Bedford, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Tsokos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Ackerley 5, 43
2 - 2 Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Tony Zanatta, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Billy Cook, Bill Shedden, Ian Livingstone, John Butler, Mike Jurecki, Tad Kraus, Jimmy Gildea.
Goals: Gildea, Butler
Sunday, June 22, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Slobodan Lukic, Slobodan Zoraja & Branko Buljevic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Buljevic x 4, Zoraja, Lukic
6 - 0 George Cross
Line-up included: John Sanchez. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Sunday, June 22, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Dave Wooten.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, George Kinnell, Pat Della Rocca, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Keith Webster, Gareth Salisbury, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty, Tommy McColl.
0 - 1 Polonia
Miro Litwin, Jimmy Malloy, Henry Siwka, David Closs & Jimmy Millar. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Siwka
Sunday, June 22, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Refeeree: Max Alexandrou.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Wim Spiekerman. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goal: Spiekerman
1 - 1 Lions
Line-up included: Colin Horner.
Goal: Horner
Round Thirteen
Saturday, June 28, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 990. Referee: J Greenwood.
Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, McGregor, Jimmy Coles, Davy Oxton, Joe Bray, Bobby McLachlan, Alex Bowman. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Coles 30
1 - 2 Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Doug Utjesenovic, Milenko Rusmir, Frank Micic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Slobodan Lukic, Milan Mihajlovic (Tom Stankovic), Branko Buljevic, Milos Adamovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Utjesenovic 25, Adamovic 59
Saturday, June 28, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 866. Referee: Dave Wootten.
George Cross
John Dockerty, Ambrose Morgan, Horst Friedeberg, Falconer Ireland, George Cairns, John Sanchez, Archie Campbell, Willie Armour, Alan Simpson, Ian Reid, John Gardiner. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Reid 30
1 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, Dick Ward, Graham Bibby, Bobby Thomson, Steve Atkins, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Alan Villers. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Spiekerman 43, Edgley 68
Saturday, June 28, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,190. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Brian McDonald (Jim Armstrong 67), Sam Dragojevic, Nigel Bridgeman, Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Sonsini 74og, Cameron 76
2 - 3 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Keith Lakey, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost (Gareth Salisbury 46), Bob Connolly, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty, Dino De Marchi.
Goals: De Marchi 14, 44, 57
Sunday, June 29, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 3,997. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Franz Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Rick Van Zeist, Ken Patterson, Bartley, Jimmy Smart, Jimmy Rooney, McCarthy.
Goal: Patterson
1 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas (Dick Stephens 46), David Kelly, David High, John Bedford, Andre Roussos, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Mike Mandalis. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Gorrie, Ackerman, Kambouropoulos
Sunday, June 29, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,450. Referee: George Pedler.
Polonia
Miro Litwin, Zbigniew Knot, Marian Sowula, Mike Orlinski, Joe Zurawski, Czapnik, Jimmy Millar, David Closs, Henry Siwka, Molloy, Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
0 - 2 Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Williamson, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Peter Davies, Billy Vojtek Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves.
Goals: Davies 13, Mackay 55
Sunday, June 29, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Att: 762. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Tony Zanatta, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Billy Cook, Bill Sheddon, Ian Livingstone, Mike Jurecki, John Butler, Tad Kraus, Jimmy Gildea.
Goal: Livingstone 12
1 - 1 Melbourne
Tom Gerrard, McDaid, Fearn, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Ballerini, Gray, John Wallace, Billy Rogers, Colin Myers, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: Wallace 1
Round Fourteen
Saturday, July 5, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,200 (est). Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Duncan McKay, David Williams, Billy McArthur,Hugh Gunn, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Peter Davies, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves (Gitzel 75).
0 - 1 Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Gordon Douglas, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Jim Armstrong, Sam Dragojevic, Nigel Bridgeman, Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goal: Armstrong 32
Saturday, July 5, 1969. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 650 (est). Referee: - Contini.
Lions
Heinz Wenzl, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Bartley (McCarthy), Steve Walker, Rinus Van Zeist, Ken Patterson, Gerry Murney, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Colin Horner.
Goals: Smart 33, 60, 61
3 - 0 Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Ian Livingstone, Alan McBain, Alan Reed (sent off 72), Billy Cook, Tony Zanatta, Mike Jurecki, Tad Kraus, John Butler, Mortimer, Jimmy Gildea.
Saturday, July 5, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. AttL 750 (est). Referee: Jim Dixon.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, David Pygall (Barry O’Toole 30), Graham Bibby, Bobby Thomson, Steve Atkins, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Jan Feenstra, Alan Villers. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Spiekerman 7, 11, 21, Edgley 17, 65, 75pk
6 - 0 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Davy Oxton, Tommy McPherson, McGregor, Bobby McLachlan, Jimmy Coles. Coach: Peter Craig.
Sunday, July 6, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Lou Stafrace.
Footscray JUST
Coach: Rale Rasic.
0 - 0 Polonia
Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Sunday, July 6, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Tom Gerrard, Billy Rogers, John Wallace, Steve Bleskany & Colin Myers. Coach: Jim Adam.
0 - 3 Juventus
Line-up included: Joe Sonsini, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Bob Robertson, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty & Dino De Marchi.
Goals: McColl, Frost, Thompson
Sunday, July 6, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Bob Randall.
South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, David High, John Bedford, Andre Roussis, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Mike Mandalis. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
0 - 1 George Cross
Line-up included: Lou Kastner, George Cairns, Archie Campbell & Ian Reid. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Reid
Round Fifteen
Saturday, July 12, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 845. Referee: Jim Dixon.
George Cross
John Dockerty, Ambrose Morgan, Horst Friedeberg, Falconer Ireland, George Cairns, John Sanchez, Archie Campbell (Robin Haywood 46), Willie Armour, Alan Simpson, Ian Reid, John Gardiner. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Simpson 15
1 - 2 Lions
Heinz Wenzl, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Rinus Van Zeist, Steve Walker, Bartley, Ken Patterson, Gerry Murney, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, McCarthy.
Goals: Schwartz 73, Murney 76
Saturday, July 12, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,550. Referee: George Pedler.
Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Gordon Douglas, Brian McDonald, Steve Gadsby, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Jim Armstrong, Sam Dragojevic, Gordon Cameron, Brkic. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Armstrong 20, Dragojevic 74, 81
3 - 2 Footscray JUST
Marko Fode, Doug Utjesenovic, Milenko Rusmir, Frank Micic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Slobodan Lukic, Milan Mihajlovic, Branko Buljevic, Milo Adamovic (John Mracinkiewicz 12). Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Zoraja 45, Micic 68
Saturday, July 12, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,000 (est). Referee: J Greenwood.
Polonia
Miro Litwin, Zbigniew Knot, Marian Sowula (Eddie Wrobel 18), Mike Olinowski, Joe Zurawski, Andy Czapnik, Jimmy Millar, David Closs, Henry Siwka, Jimmy Molloy, Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Molloy 1, 77
2 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, Bobby Thomson, Graham Bibby, David Pygall, Steve Atkins, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Syd Steele. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goal: Vowles 55
Sunday, July 13, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,560. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, McGregor, Tommy McPherson, Joe Bray, Jimmy Coles, Norm Voce. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Coles , Bray, McPherson 83
3 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, David High (Mike Mandalis 30), John Bedford, Jim Mantarakis, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos.
Goal: Kambouropoulos 60
Sunday, July 13, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 1,790. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Melbourne
Henri Surma, Bill McGowan, Fearn, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Ballerini, Barry Horsfall, John Wallace, Billy Rogers, Davie, Colin Myers. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: Rogers 22
1 - 0 Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Duncan McKay, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Peter Davies, Bukky Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves (Brian Adlam 46).
Sunday, July 13, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,826. Referee: Lou Stafrace.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Alan McBain, Miro Schleichert, Alan Reed, Billy Cook, Bill Shedden, In Livingstone, Keith Mortimer, John Butler, Tad Kraus, Jimmy Gildea (Russell Steele 46).
0 - 2 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Keith Lakey, Pat Della Rocca, Irvine, Goodwin, Ron Frost, Brian Docherty, Brian Thompson, Tommy McColl, Dino De Marchi.
Goals: De Marchi 28, Cook 31og
Round Sixteen
Saturday, July 19, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,200 (est). Referee: Dave Wootten.
Footscray JUST
Sandor Kazi, Geoff Evans, Colovic, Milan Mihajlovic, Doug Utjesenovic, Milenko Rusmir, Slobodan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Slobodan Lukic, Branko Buljevic, Tom Stankovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Mihajlovic , Zoraja 38
2 - 2 Melbourne
Henry Surma, Bill McGowan, Fearn, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Ballerini, Barry Horsfall, John Wallace, Billy Rogers, Frank Stoffels, Colin Myers. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: Myers 8, Horsfall 70
Saturday, July 19, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 1,500 (est). Referee: J Greenwood.
George Cross
John Dockerty, Ambrose Morgan, Neil Morson, Falconer Ireland, George Cairns, John Sanchez, Archie Campbell, Willie Armour, Alan Simpson, Ian Reid (Robin Haywood), John Gardiner. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Haywood 72
1 - 0 Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Alan Sjo, Alan McBain, Tony Zanatta, Bill Shedden, Alan Reed, Ian Livingstone, Schleichert, John Butler, Russell Steel, Jimmy Gildea.
Saturday, July 19, 1969. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 1,000 (est). Referee: George Pedler.
Lions
Heinz Wenzl, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Rinus Van Zeist (Clemie 60), Steve Walker, Bartley, McCarthy, Gerry Murney, Jim Smart (sent off 67), Jimmy Rooney,Paul Ingram.
Goals: Ingram 7, Murney 16, 80, Rooney 72
4 - 0 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, Not known, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, McGregor, Tommy McPherson, Not known, Joe Bray, Jimmy Coles. Coach: Peter Craig.
Sunday, July 20, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Not hnown, David Williams, Billy McArthur,Hugh Gunn, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Peter Davies, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Terry Hargreaves.
Goals: Mackay, McIntyre, Williams
3 - 3 Juventus
Line-up included: Jack Reilly, George Kinnell, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson & Dino De Marchi.
Goals: De Marchi x 3
Sunday, July 20, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Brian Edgley & Wim Spiekerman. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Edgley, Spiekerman
2 - 0 Hakoah
Coach: Ted Smith.
Sunday, July 20, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Roger Lamb.
South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, John Bedford, David High, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Mike Mandalis, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
0 - 2 Polonia
Line-up included: Zbigniew Knot & Henry Siwka. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Knot, Siwka
Round Seventeen
Saturday, August 2, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 1,100 (est). Referee: Bob Randall.
Melbourne
Stewart, Tom Fowler (John Wallace), Bill McGowan, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Ballerini, Steve Bleskany, Frank Stoffels (sent iff 75), Billy Rogers, Davie, Colin Myers. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: Rogers 10, 17, 33
3 - 3 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Graham Bibby, Bobby Thomson, Steve Atkins, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman (sent off 75), Syd Steele. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Edgley 27, 72, Vowles 66
Saturday, August 2, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 750 (est). Referee: Hans Verniers.
Polonia
Miro Litwin, Zbigniew Knot, Marian Sowula, Mike Olinowski, Joe Zurawski, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Wrobel, David Closs, Jimmy Molloy, Jimmy Millar (Stan Adamczyk 67), Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Plaskota 7
1 - 0 Lions
Heinz Wenzl, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Rinus Van Zeist,Paul Ingram (Clemie 46), McCarthy, Jim Smart, Bartley, Ken Patterson.
Saturday, August 2, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Att: 1,100 (est). Referee: Dave Wootten.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Alan Sjo, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Tony Zanatta, Bill Shedden, Jimmy Gildea, Ian Livingstone, Schleichert, McCallum, Russell Steel.
0 - 1 Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Williamson, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Horst Rau, Brian Adlam (Gitzel), Peter Davies, Billy Vojtek, Billy McIntyre, Terry Hargreaves.
Goal: Davies 67
Sunday, August 3, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: C Contini.
Box Hill
Coach: Peter Craig.
0 - 3 George Cross
Line-up included: Alan Simpson & Ian Reid. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goals: Simpson x 2, Reid
Sunday, August 3, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: J Greenwood.
Hakoah
Line-up included: Jim Armstrong. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goal: Armstrong
1 - 4 South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, John Bedford, David High, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, Mike Mandalis, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Gorrie x 3, Ackerley
Sunday, August 3, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Berbie Finnegan.
Juventus
Line-up included: Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Keith Lakey, Pat Della Rocca, Ron Frost (Bill Little 46), Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty & Dino De Marchi.
Goal: Docherty 67pk
1 - 2 Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Milan Mihajlovic, Doug Utjesenovic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Branko Buljevic & Tom Stankovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Buljevic 19, Zoraja
Round Eighteen
Saturday, August 16, 1969. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 750 (est). Referee: Roger Lamb.
Lions
Heinz Wenzl, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Rinus Van Zeist, Steve Walker, Bartley, McCarthy (Mike Starczak 68), Gerry Murney, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Ken Patterson.
0 - 2 Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Gordon Douglas, David Baker, Hugh Murney, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Mike Clarey, Sam Dragojevic, Nigel Bridgeman, Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Clarey, Dragojevic
Saturday, August 16, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Att: 700 (est). Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Alan Sjo, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Tony Zanatta, Bill Shedden, Ian Livingstone, Mike Jurecki (Tad Kraus 46), John Butler, Schleichert, Jimmy Gildea.
Goals: Kraus 56, Gildea 63, Butler 78
3 - 1 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, McNamara (Norm Voce), McGregor, Jimmy Coles, Tommy McPherson, Davy Oxton. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: McPherson 2
Saturday, August 16, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,100 (est). Referee: Geoff Harrison.
South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Jim Mantarakis, John Bedford, David High, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, Mike Mandalis, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Steve Adamgikis. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
0 - 2 Melbourne
Henry Surma, Bill McGowan, Fearn, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Ballerini, Steve Bleskany, Barry Horsfall, Billy Rogers, Frank Stoffels, Colin Myers. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: Wallace, Bleskany
Sunday, August 17, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Milan Mihajlovic, Doug Utjesenovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Frank Micic & Tom Stankovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Zoraja, Utjesenovic
2 - 2 Croatia
Line-up included: Dieter Voigt, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay & Billy McIntyre.
Goals: Mackay x 2
Sunday, August 17, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Referee: Bob Randall.
George Cross
Coach: Tommy Robertson.
0 - 3 Polonia
Line-up included: Henry Siwka & Jimmy Molloy. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Siwka x 2, Molloy
Sunday, August 17, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Referee: Jim Dixon,
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Nick Van Egmond, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Steve Atkins, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman & Fred Bunce. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goal: Spiekerman
1 - 1 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Keith Lakey, George Kinnell, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty, Dino De Marchi.
Goal: McColl
Round Nineteen
Saturday, August 23, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: George Pedler.
Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Williamson, David Williams, Billy McArthur, Hugh Gunn, Horst Rau, Terry Hargreaves, Peter Davies, Billy McIntyre, Jimmy Mackay, Billy Vojtek.
Goals: Davies, McIntyre 51
2 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Graham Bibby, Brouwer, Mike Pye, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Fred Bunce. Coach: Les Courtier.
Saturday, August 23, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Dave Wootten.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Doug Utjesenovic, Milenko Rusmir, Milan Mihajlovic, Not known, Cedo Cirkovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Not known, Slobodan Lukic, Branko Buljevic, Tom Stankovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Zoraja 15,’ Mihajlovic 54, Stankovic 63, Buljevic 89
4 - 2 Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Not known, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Tony Zanatta, Bill Shedden, Ian Livingstone, Schleichert (Russell Steel 25), John Butler, Tad Kraus, Jimmy Gildea.
Goals: Steel, Kraus 70
Saturday, August 23, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 750 (est). Referee: Lou Stafrace.
Polonia
Miro Litwin, Zbigniew Knot, Marian Sowula, Mike Olinowski, Joe Zurawski, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Widera (Eddie Wrobel 46), David Closs, Henry Siwka, Jimmy Millar, Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Siwka 28, 37
2 - 2 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, McNamara (Norm Voce 46), McGregor, Jimmy Coles, Tommy McPherson, Davy Oxton. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Oxton 18, McGregor 77
Sunday, August 24, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Hakoah
Line-up included: Mike Clarey & Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Cameron, Clarey
2 - 1 George Cross
Line-up included: Kevin Walker.
Goal: Walker
Sunday, August 24, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Joe Sonsini, Keith Lakey, George Kinnell, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty, Dino De Marchi.
Goal: McColl
1 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Arthur Tavlas (Dick Stephens), David Kelly, Kyriazis, John Bedford, David High, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Sunday, August 24, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Referee: C Contini.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Billy Rogers. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: Rogers
1 - 2 Lions
Line-up included: Jim Smart & Jimmy Rooney.
Goals: Rooney, Smart
Round Twenty
Saturday, August 30, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 675. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Bobby McLachlan, John Brown, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Davy Oxton, McGregor, Norm Voce, Tommy McPherson, Jimmy Coles. Coach: Peter Craig.
0 - 2 Hakoah
Sandy Henderson, Gordon Douglas, David Baker, Hugh Murney, John O’Neill, Alan Stenhouse, Keith Fry, Mike Clarey (Steve Gadsby 78), Jim Armstrong, Nigel Bridgeman, Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Bridgeman 61, Armstrong 85
Saturday, August 30, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 810. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
George Cross
John Dockerty, Alan Simpson, Horst Friedeberg, Flaconer Ireland, Derek Ricks, John Gardiner, Archie Campbell, Willie Armour, Ian Reid, Kevin Walker, Rogers (Tommy Robertson 46’, sent off 50). Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goal: Walker 13
1 - 4 Melbourne
Henry Surma, Bill McGowan, McDaid, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Ballerini, Steve Bleskany, Barry Horsfall, Frank Stoffels, John Wallace, Colin Myers. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: Simpson 2og, Bleskany 10, 63, Myers 84
Saturday, August 30, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 1,490. Referee: C Contini.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Plunkett, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Graham Bibby, Brouwer, Syd Steele, Jan Feenstra (Tommy Duignan 70), Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Fred Bunce. Coach: Les Courtier.
0 - 2 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Doug Utjesenovic, Milenko Rusmir, Milan Mihajlovic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Slobodan Lukic, Branko Buljevic, Milos Adamovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Vowles 70og, Zoraja 76
Sunday, August 31, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,382. Referee: J Greenwood.
Lions
Bobby Evans (Heinz Wenzl 46), Bartley, Franz Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Rick Van Zeist, McCarthy, Tommy Roseweir, Jim Smart, Jimmy Rooney, Colin Horner
Goals: Smart, Roseweir, Horner
3 - 8 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Brian Healy, Keith Lakey (Joe Sonsini 25), George Kinnell, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Brian Docherty, Brian Thompson, Tommy McColl, Dino De Marchi.
Goals: McColl x 3, De Marchi x 3, Thompson, Kinnell
Sunday, August 31, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Att: 1,380. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Ian Livingstone, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Tony Zanetta, Bill Shedden, Jimmy Gildea, Miro Schleichert, Tad Kraus (sent off), Russell Steel, John Butler.
0 - 0 Polonia
Miro Litwin, Zbigniew Knot, Marian Sowula, Mike Olinowski, Joe Zurawski, Czapnik, Eddie Widera, David Closs (sent off), Henry Siwka, Stan Adamczyk (Jimmy Millar 33), Czes Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Sunday, August 31, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 3,240. Referee: Roger Lamb.
South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, D Kyriazis, John Bedford, David High, Chris Dimitsianos, Jimmy Pyrgolios, Boulos Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Mike Mandalis. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goal: Ackerley 65
1 - 0 Croatia
Dieter Voigt, D Williamson, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Horst Rau, Terry Hargreaves, Peter Davies, Billy McIntyre, Jimmy Mackay, Billy Vojtek.
Round Twenty-One
Saturday, September 6, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,500 (est). Referee: Lou Stafrace.
Croatia
Dieter Voigt, Williamson, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, David Williams, Horst Rau, Terry Hargreaves, Peter Davies, Billy McIntyre, Jimmy Mackay, Billy Vojtek.
Goals: Rau 28, Mackay 37, McIntyre ??, 86, Vojtek 73
5 - 1 Lions
Heinz Wenzl, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, McCarthy, Steve Walker, Bartley,Paul Ingram (Rinus Van Zeist 46), Jimmy Rooney, Jim Smart, Gerry Murney, Colin Horner.
Goal: Gunn 29og
Saturday, September 6, 1969. St Kilda Cricket Ground, St Kilda. Att: 1,000 (est).
Melbourne
Line-up included: Henry Surma (T Gerrard 46), McDaid, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Deeming (Ray Pocock –‘), Steve Bleskany, John Wallace, Billy Rogers & Colin Myers. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: Rogers 4, 40, 81, 82, Wallace 35, Bleskany 66, Pocock 88
7 - 3 Box Hill
Hagar, Dick Rae, Norm Voce, Jimmy Coles & Wilkes. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Coles 25, 30, Wilkes
Saturday, September 6, 1969. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 1,000 (est). Referee: Roger Lamb.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Brouwer, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Graham Bibby, Barber, Barry O’Toole, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Fred Bunce. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Feenstra 27, Bunce 31
2 - 3 Port Melbourne Slavia
Mike O’Hara, Alan Sjo, Alan McBain, Alan Reed, Bill Shedden, Tony Zanatta, Ian Livingstone, John Butler, Schleichert, Russell Steel, Jimmy Gildea.
Goals: Steel 25, 70, Livingstone 50
Sunday, September 7, 1969. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Doug Utjesenovic & Milos Adamovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Adamovic, Utlesenovic
2 - 2 South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Kyriazis, John Bedford, David High, Chris Dimitsianos, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, Mike Mandalis, Tsokos, Leo Damianakos. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Ackerley, Kambouropoulos
Sunday, September 7, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Hakoah
Line-up included: Jim Armstrong & Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: Armstrong x 2, Cameron
3 - 0 Polonia
Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Sunday, September 7, 1969. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: George Pedler.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Brian Healy, Not known, Keith Lakey, George Kinnell, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty, Dino De Marchi (Gareth Salisbury).
Goals: Frost, McColl, Docherty pk, Goodwin, Thompson
5 - 0 George Cross
Line-up included: Lou Kastner, Ambrose Morgan (sent off), Neil Morson, Falconer Ireland, Kevin Walker, Rogers & John Gardiner. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Round Twenty-Two
Saturday, September 13, 1969. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 1,500 (est). Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Lions
Bobby Evans, Tommy Roseweir, Frank Schwartz, Gerry Murney, Steve Walker, Rinus Van Zeist, McCarthy, Jimmy Rooney, Colin Horner, Bartley, Collinson.
0 - 2 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Doug Utjesenovic, Milenko Rusmir, Milan Mihajlovic, Billy Rice, Cedo Cirkovic, Slobodan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Slobodan Lukic, Branko Buljevic, Milos Adamovic. Coach: Rale Rasic.
Goals: Zoraja 50, Buljevic 65
Saturday, September 13, 1969. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,200 (est). Referee: Lou Stfrce.
South Melbourne Hellas
Dick Stephens, David Kelly, Kyriazis, John Bedford, David High, Chris Dimitsianos, Jim Pyrgolios, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ernie Ackerley, David Gorrie, Leo Damianakos.
Goal: Ackerley 89
1 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Brouwer, Terry Vowles, David Pygall, Graham Bibby, Barber, Fred Bunce, Jan Feenstra, Brian Edgley, Wim Spiekerman, Barry O’Toole. Coach: Les Courtier.
Goals: Spiekerman 40, Pygall 72
Sunday, September 14, 1969. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Geoff Hsrrison.
Box Hill
Line-up included: Hagar, Jimmy Young, Don Brownlie, Norm Voce, Johnson, Jimmy Coles & Tommy McPherson. Coach: Peter Craig.
0 - 4 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Brian Healy, Joe Sonsini, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Bob Roberston Tommy McColl, Brian Thompson, Brian Docherty, Dino De Marchi.
Goals: De Marchi x 3, Docherty
Sunday, September 14, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
George Cross
Line-up included: Rogers & Kevin Walker. Coach: Tommy Robertson.
Goals: Rogers, Walker
2 - 2 Croatia
Line-up included: Billy Vojtek & Billy McIntyre.
Goals: Vojtek, McIntyre
Sunday, September 14, 1969. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Polonia
Line-up included: Czes Plaskota & Henry Siwka. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Plaskota, Siwka
2 - 1 Melbourne
Line-up included: Davie. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: Davie
Sunday, September 14, 1969. SS Anderson Oval, Port Melbourne. Referee: David Yelland.
Port Melbourne Slavia
Line-up included: Alan Reed (sent off 45), John Butler (sent off 87), Jim Paul & Jimmy Gildea.
Goals: Paul, Gildea
2 - 3 Hakoah
Line-up included: John O’Neill, Mike Clarey & Gordon Cameron. Coach: Ted Smith.
Goals: O’Neill pk, Clarey, Cameron