1971 Ampol Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: The Age, Il Globo, Neos Kosmos, Soccer World, The Sporting Globe, The Sun, The Sydney Morning Herald

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Home Team v Away Team
Section A
Friday, January 15, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 7,000 (dh). Referee: Geoff Harrison.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Jim Pyrgolios, John Bedford, John Marshall, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Ulysses Kokkinos, Mike Mandalis, Tom Clarke, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Kokkinos 10, 53, Clarke 70
3 - 1 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Sandy Irvine (Alistair Sandison 22), Keith Lakey, Gareth Salisbury, Docherty, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Keith Webster.
Goal: Webster 61
Friday, January 22, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Goals: Velickovic 16, Buljevic 27
2 - 0 Hakoah
Friday, January 29, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Fausto Tarquinio (Alistair Sandison), Bobby Thomson, Sandy Irvine, Keith Lakey, Gareth Salisbury, Pat Della Rocca, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Keith Webster.
Goals: Tarquinio, Salisbury
2 - 3 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Milinov, Milenko Rusmir, Dan Lukic, Billy Rice, Marjan Lopatic, Dan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Steve Rujevic (Mate Zivkovic), Branko Buljevic, Jovan Velickovic.
Goals: Micic 10, Rujevic 20, Zoraja
Friday, February 5, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Hakoah
Goal: Clarey 32
1 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Nonios Kyriazis, John Bedford, John Marshall, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ulysses Kokkinos, Mike Mandalis (Ernie Ackerley), Tom Clarke, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Friday, February 12, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Hakoah
Goal: Kurta
1 - 5 Juventus
Goals: Thomson x 3, Frost, Salisbury
Friday, February 19, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 10,000 (dh).
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Nonios Kyriazis, Alan Rutherford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Jim Armstrong, Ulysses Kokkinos, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Mike Mandalis, John Marshall, Ernie Ackerley.
Goal: Armstrong 17
1 - 1 Footscray JUST 1 (Zoraja
Section B
Friday, January 15, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 7,000 (dh).
Polonia
Goals: Closs, Czapnik
2 - 1 Melbourne
Goal: Dobbing
Friday, January 22, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Goal: Vojtek 44
1 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Friday, January 29, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: C Contini.
Melbourne
Goal: Scott
1 - 1 Croatia
Goal: Vojtek
Friday, February 5, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Bob Randall.
Polonia
Goals: Siwka x 2
2 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Friday, February 12, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Bunce pk
1 - 1 Melbourne
Goal: Shanks 32
Friday, February 19, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 10,000 (dh).
Croatia
Goal: Clark
1 - 0 Polonia
Semi-Finals
Friday, February 26, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Goals: Zoraja x 2, Velickovic 16, Stankovic, Zivkovic
5 - 0 Polonia
Friday, March 5, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Nonios Kyriazis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Jim Armstrong, Ulysses Kokkinos, Boulis Kambouropoulos, John Marshall, Ernie Ackerley.
0 - 1 Croatia
Goal: Vojtek
1971 Ampol Cup Final
Friday, March 12, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Anton Kuzilek, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Alan Clark (Joe Turicar). Coach: Vic Janczyk.
Goals: Mackay x 2, Vojtek x 2, Turicar 87
5 - 1 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Milinov, Mate Zivkovic, Dan Lukic, Billy Rice, Marjan Lopatic, Dan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, Tom Stankovic.
Goal: Micic
1971 Inter-City Ampol Cup Final
First Leg
Friday, April 2, 1971.. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 3,062. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Croatia [Melbourne]
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Anton Kuzilek, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Joe Turicar. Coach: Vic Janczyk.
Goal: Kuzilek 8
1 - 1 Western Suburbs [Sydney]
Ross Kelly, Cliff Van Blerk, J Hargreaves, D Johnston, George Kinnell, Archie Blue, Pont, Guildea, Brian Turner, Wim Spiekerman (Geoff Byles), David Jack. Coach: Tommy Dawson.
Goal: Jack 68
Second Leg
Wednesday April 7, 1971. Sydney Athletic Field, Sydney. Att: 2,242. Referee: Tony Boskovic.
Western Suburbs [Sydney]
Ross Kelly, Cliff Van Blerk, J Hargreaves, D Johnston, George Kinnell, Archie Blue, Green (Geoff Byles), Guildea, Brian Turner, Wim Spiekerman, Pont. Coach: Tommy Dawson.
Goal: Turner 41
1 - 3 Croatia [Melbourne]
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Hugh Gunn, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Anton Kuzilek (Ivan Rupnjak), Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Ibro Hadiavdic (Joe Turicar). Coach: Vic Janczyk.
Goals: McIntyre 29, 52, 80
Croatia won 4-2 on aggregate