1971 Victorian State League Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: The Age, Il Globo, Neos Kosmos, Soccer World, The Sporting Globe, The Sun, VSF Year Book 1971

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Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Friday, March 26, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Sandy Irvine, Bobby Thomson, Jock Goodwin, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Gareth Salisbury, Docherty, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Alistair Sandison. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Webster 10 pk
1 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Saturday, March 27, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,100. Referee: Bob Randall.
Box Hill
Goals: Atkins x 2, Cole
3 - 2 Fitzroy United Alexander
Goals: Tsyriannos, Bligoursas
Saturday, March 27, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,100. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Melbourne
Goal: Wallace
1 - 1 Polonia
Goal: Kowalec
Sunday, March 28, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
George Cross
Goal: Epifano
1 - 6 Footscray JUST
Goals: Buljevic x 3, Zoraja x 2, Micic
Sunday, March 28, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah 0 - 2 Croatia
Goals: Turicar, Ajalica
Sunday, March 28, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Lions 0 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Nonios Kyriazis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Stratos Adamgikis, Jim Armstrong, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie.
Goals: Armstrong, Gorrie, Kokkinos
Round Two
Saturday, April 3, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Vasilakakis, Kapilakis, Alec Glennie, Jim Kriaris, Doliamitis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Mark Karapatsos, Ron Brown (Lou Ioannidis 7), Aris Bligouras, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
0 - 1 Hakoah
Dennis Boland, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, Hugh Murney, David Baker, Auchie Waaldyk, Peter Kurta, Steve Gadsby, Mike Clarey, Bobby Robertson, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goal: Clarey)
Saturday, April 3, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 2,000. Referee: C Contini.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Matt Dasovic, Milinov, Marjan Lopatic (John Mracinkiewicz 13), Billy Rice, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Mate Zivkovic, Jovan Velickovic (sent off 90), Branko Buljevic, Tommy Stankovic.
Goal: Zoraja 1
1 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Don Brownlie, Jim McCracken, Jim Young, McGregor, John Wilkes, John Brown, Jimmy Coles, John Field, Steve Atkins. Coach: John Brown.
Saturday, April 3, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Bill McGowan, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Bob Dobbing, Alistair Scott, Steve Keri, Johnny Wallace, Ray Pocock, Joe Palinkas, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Pocock x 2, Scott pen
3 - 1 George Cross
Peter Tsatsakis, Joe Makin, Karlovic, Derrick Ricks, Bobby McLachlan, Cole, Kevin Kelly, Breslin, Tomic, Morson, Dario Epifano.
Goal: Kelly 78
Sunday, April 4, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Goals: Williams, Vojtek
2 - 0 Lions
Sunday, April 4, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Nonios Kyriazis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, John Daperis, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong (Stratos Adamgikis), Ulysses Kokkinos, Mike Mandalis, David Gorrie.
Goal: Mandalis
1 - 1 Juventus
Mike Harby, Sandy Irvine, Bobby Thomson, Jock Goodwin, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Gareth Salisbury, Docherty, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Alistair Sandison (Dino De Marchi). Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Bryan Thomson
Sunday, April 4, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goals: Pongho, Villers
2 - 1 Polonia
Goal: Marmur
Round Three
Saturday, April 10, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,100. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Jim McCracken, McGregor, Jim Young, Don Brownlie, John Wilkes, John Brown, Jimmy Coles, Steve Atkins, John Field. Coach: John Brown.
Goal: Field 54
1 - 0 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Bill McGowan, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Bob Dobbing, Alistair Scott, Steve Keri, Johnny Wallace, Ray Pocock, Joe Palinkas, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Ken Kontra
Saturday, April 10, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,500. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Sandy Irvine, Bobby Thomson, Jock Goodwin, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Gareth Salisbury, Docherty, James McMinimee (Dino De Marchi), Bryan Thomson, Alistair Sandison. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Webster 25
1 - 0 Lions
Bobby Evans, Ian Livingstone, George Eadie, Wally Kulyk, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Eddie Butler, Barry Sansom, Stashko, Ian McCarthy, Mike Chudiak (Bill Murray). Coach: Miro Litwin.
Saturday, April 10, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,500. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Kowalczyk, Gamanski, Marian Jaworski, Anolak, Eddie Widera, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Plaskota 72
1 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Nonios Kyriazis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall, Ulysses Kokkinos (Frangou), David Gorrie, Stratos Adamgikis.
Sunday, April 11, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander 0 - 2 Croatia
Goals: Mackay, Turicar
Sunday, April 11, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
George Cross
Goal: Kelly
1 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Sunday, April 11, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah 0 - 2 Footscray JUST
Goals: Zoraja, Velickovic
Round Four
Saturday, April 17, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 3,500. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Juventus
Mike Harby (Meddri), Sandy Irvine, Bobby Thomson, Jock Goodwin, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Gareth Salisbury, Docherty, Little (James McMinimee), Bryan Thomson, Alistair Sandison. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Thomson 14
1 - 5 Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre (Joe Turicar), Anton Kuzilek, Billy Vojtek, Jim Mackay, Ibro Hadiavdic.
Goals: Hadiavdic 22, 35, McIntyre 62, Wixey 80, Turicar 85
Saturday, April 17, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 1,000. Ref: Max Alexandrou.
Bobby Evans, Bill Murray, George Eadie, Wally Kulyk, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Eddie Butler, Barry Sansom, Dave McGuinness, Ian McCarthy, Mike Chudiak (Robertson). Coach: Miro Litwin.
Lions 0 - 2 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Kowalczyk, Eddie Widera, Marian Jaworski, Anolak (Zbig Knot), David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Plaskota 55, 62
Saturday, April 17, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 2,000. Referee: Roger Lamb.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Nonios Kyriazis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, David Gorrie, Ian Marshall, Ulysses Kokkinos (Stratos Adamgikis 20), Jim Armstrong, Geoff Gould.
Goals: Amstrong 10,85,86, Pyrgolios
4 - 0 George Cross
Peter Tsatsakis, Joe Makin, Karlovic, Derrick Ricks, Bobby McLachlan, Kevin Kelly, Johnny Sanchez, Breslin, Tomic, Doudoulakis, Dario Epifano.
Sunday, April 18, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill 0 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Sunday, April 18, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Goals: Zoraja x 2, Lopatic
3 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Sunday, April 18, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne
Goals: Bleskany, Pocock
2 - 1 Hakoah
Goal: Gadsby
Round Five
Saturday, May 1, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,500. Referee: Bob Randall.
George Cross
Cikaric, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, Derrick Ricks, Johnny Sanchez, Tomic, Karlovic, Kevin Kelly, Mike Rogers, Dario Epifano.
Goal: Kelly 52
1 - 0 Lions
Pochel, Ian Livingstone, Collinson, Wally Kulyk, George Eadie, Napadowski, Hampton, Mike Chudiak, Dennis Panther, Ian McCarthy, Barry Sansom. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Saturday, May 1, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000. Referee: David Yelland.
Hakoah
Dennis Boland, Gordon Douglas, Alan Stenhouse, Hugh Murney, David Baker, Auchie Waaldyk, John Durant, Mike Clarey, John Thomas, John Anderson, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goals: Durant 20, Murney 27
2 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Richard Bens, O'Toole, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bibby, Fred Bunce, Mike Pye, Peter Ollerton, John Sykes, Keith Cockburn.
Goal: Ollerton 80
Saturday, May 1, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,500. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Kowalczyk, Henry Siwka, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Olinowski
1 - 0 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Jock Goodwin, Sandy Irvine, Keith Lakey, Gareth Salisbury, Docherty, Keith Webster, Dino De Marchi, Bryan Thomson, Alistair Sandison. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Sunday, May 2, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goal: Coles
1 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, David Gorrie, Ernie Ackerley, Ian Marshall, Geoff Gould, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Armstrong x 2, Pyrgolios
Sunday, May 2, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander 0 - 2 Melbourne
Goals: Pocock, Bleskany
Sunday, May 2, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Footscray JUST
Goal: Buljevic
1 - 0 Croatia
Round Six
Saturday, May 8, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 2,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Ibro Hadiavdic, Billy Vojtek, Jim Mackay, Joe Turicar.
Goals: Turicar 15, McArthur 30
2 - 3 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Kowalczyk, Henry Siwka, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Marmur, Closs, Siwka 43
Saturday, May 8, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att:1,000. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Lions
Pochel, George Eadie (Bill Murray 50), Bartley, Dave McGuinness, Collinson, Wally Kulyk, Napadowski, Covic, Mike Chudiak, Ian Livingstone, Ian McCarthy, Robertson. Coach: Miro Litwin.
0 - 3 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dennis Izzard, Jim McCracken, Ian Coles, McGregor, Don Brownlie, John Brown, Dave Haynes, Steve Atkins, Jimmy Coles. Coach: John Brown.
Goals: Brownlie 38, 43, Atkins 69
Saturday, May 8, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 2,500. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong, Ulysses Kokkinos (Stratos Adamgikis 80), Geoff Gould.
Goals: Gorrie 17, Walker 67
2 - 1 Hakoah
Dennis Boland, Gordon Douglas, David Baker, John Anderson, Auchie Waaldyk, Alan Stenhouse, Hugh Murney, John Durant, John Thomas, Mike Clarey, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goal: Thomas 5
Sunday, May 9, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Jock Goodwin, Sandy Irvine, Keith Lakey, Gareth Salisbury, Dino De Marchi, Keith Webster, Bryan Thomson, Tommy Dunne. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: De Marchi x 2, Frost, Irvine, Thomson, Lakey
6 - 1 George Cross
Cikaric, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, Derrick Ricks, Johnny Sanchez, Tomic, Karlovic, Kevin Kelly, Dario Epifano, Mike Rogers.
Goal: Tomic
Sunday, May 9, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne
Goals: Scott, Palinkas,Pocock, Bleskany
4 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Zoraja
Sunday, May 9, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Sykes
1 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
Goal: Xanthopoulos
Round Seven
Saturday, May 15, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 2,000. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Milinov, Matt Dasovic, Marjan Lopatic, Billy Rice, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Mate Zivkovic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz .
Goals: Zoraja x 2, Buljevic x 2
4 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, O'Toole, Johnny Feenstra, Mike Pye, Dick Ward, Bibby, John Sykes, Peter Ollerton, Mike Lynn, Alan Villers, Keith Cockburn.
Saturday, May 15, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,000. Referee: Dennis Wootton.
George Cross
Peter Tsatsakis, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, Derrick Ricks, Johnny Sanchez, Tomic, Karlovic, Kevin Kelly, Dario Epifano, Mike Rogers.
Goal: Tomic 45
1 - 3 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Kowalczyk, Henry Siwka, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Plaskota 19, Olinowski, Siwka 82
Saturday, May 15, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Hakoah
Dennis Boland, Gordon Douglas, Barry Fletcher, Hugh Murney, Anton Dosen, Alan Stenhouse, Willie Rae, Joe Katz, Auchie Waaldyk, Steve Gadsby, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goal: Rae 34
1 - 0 Lions
Pochel, George Eadie, Collinson, Ian McCarthy, Dennis Panther, Bartley, Covic, Mike Chudiak, Napadowski, Robertson, Ian Livingstone. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Sunday, May 16, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dennis Izzard, Jim McCracken, Ian Coles, Jim Young, Ray Smith, John Brown, John Wilkes, Steve Atkins, Jimmy Coles. Coach: John Brown.
Goal: Coles
1 - 1 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Sandy Irvine, Keith Lakey, Tommy Dunne, Jock Goodwin, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Dino De Marchi. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Thomson
Sunday, May 16, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Vasilakakis, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Jim Kriaris, Dabi Valtsanis, Cedo Cirkovic, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Adamovic, Mladenovic, Mark Karapatsos, Ron Brown.
0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, Ulysses Kokkinos, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Geoff Gould.
Goal: Armstrong
Sunday, May 16, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne 0 - 1 Croatia
Goal: Vojtek
Round Eight
Saturday, May 22, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,500. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Anton Kuzilek, Ibro Hadiavdic, Jim Mackay, Billy Vojtek.
Goals: Vojtek18, Makin,og
2 - 1 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Joe Makin, Johnny Sanchez, Tommy Fox, Derrick Ricks, Kevin Walker, Tomic, Karlovic, Kevin Kelly, John Gardiner, Dario Epifano.
Goal: Tomic 74
Saturday, May 22, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,000. Referee: T Venables.
Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Kowalczyk, Henry Siwka, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, Kaz Kowalec, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
0 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dennis Izzard, Jim McCracken, Ian Coles, Jim Young, McGregor, John Brown, John Wilkes, Steve Atkins, Jimmy Coles. Coach: John Brown.
Saturday, May 22, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 1,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Robert Bailey, Johnny Feenstra, Mike Pye, Dick Ward, Bibby, John Sykes, Syd Steele, Peter Ollerton, O'Toole, Keith Cockburn.
0 - 2 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Bill McGowan, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Bob Dobbing, Ian Shanks, Johnny Wallace, Alistair Scott, Ray Pocock, Frank McColgan (Bela Pinter), Steve Bleskany. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Pocock 33, Pinter 85
Sunday, May 23, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,500. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Sandy Irvine, Fausto Tarquinio, Tommy Dunne, Jock Goodwin (Maurice Bonfieni), Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Alistair Sandison. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Webster
1 - 0 Hakoah
Dennis Boland, Anton Dosen, Jim Lapish, Alan Stenhouse, Hugh Murney, Auchie Waaldyk (Gordon Douglas), John Thomas, Steve Gadsby, Mike Clarey, Bobby Robertson, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Sunday, May 23, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Lions 0 - 2 Fitzroy United Alexander
Goals: Xanthopoulos, Mladenovic
Sunday, May 23, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, Ernie Ackerley, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Geoff Gould.
Goal: Gould
1 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Buljevic
Round Nine
Saturday, May 29, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,000. Referee: Ronald Weeks.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dennis Izzard, Jim McCracken, Ian Coles, Jim Young, John Wilkes, John Brown (Tommy McPherson 46), Jimmy Coles, Don Brownlie, Steve Atkins. Coach: John Brown.
Goal: Coles 65
1 - 2 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, Derrick Ricks, Kevin Walker, Tomic, Karlovic, Kevin Kelly, John Gardiner, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Walker 26, Kelly 30
Saturday, May 29, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Refereee: Hans Verniers.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Mate Zivkovic, Matt Dasovic, Marjan Lopatic, Billy Rice, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Dan Lukic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goals: Zoraja 29, 49
2 - 0 Lions
Pochel, George Eadie, Collinson, Ian McCarthy, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Covic, Ian Livingstone, Kot, Mike Chudiak (Heeps), Robertson. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Saturday, May 29, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,100. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Hakoah
Dennis Boland, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, John Anderson, Alan Stenhouse, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Robertson, Willie Rae, Mike Clarey, Steve Gadsby, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goals: Clarey x 3, Robertson, Lapisch, Lane
6 - 0 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Kowalczyk, Eddie Wrobel, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Sunday, May 30, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Goal: Karapatsos
1 - 3 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson (Crombie 72), Sandy Irvine, Fausto Tarquinio, Gareth Salisbury, Tommy Dunne, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Jimmy Smart. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Smart x 2, Crombie
Sunday, May 30, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne
Goals: Shanks 3, Palinkas 72
2 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Jim Pyrgolios, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall, Ernie Ackerley (Ulysses Kokkinos), Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Geoff Gould.
Saturday, July 10, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 1,000. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Robert Bailey, Mike Pye, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, John Sykes, Peter Ollerton, Rudi Muskee, Terry Luckhurst, Keith Cockburn.
Goal: Luckhurst
1 - 2 Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Anton Kuzilek, Billy Vojtek, Jim Mackay, Ibro Hadiavdic.
Goals: Hadiavdic, Kuzilek
Round Ten
Saturday, June 12, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,500. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Horst Rau, Billy McIntyre, Anton Kuzilek, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy McCabe, Ibro Hadiavdic.
Goals: Rau 13, McIntyre 40
2 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Ian Coles, Jim McCracken, McGregor, John Brown, Steve Atkins, Tommy McPherson, Don Brownlie, Jimmy Coles, John Wilkes. Coach: John Brown.
Saturday, June 12, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: T Venables.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, Derrick Ricks, Kevin Walker, Mike Rogers, Karlovic, Kevin Kelly, John Gardiner, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Ricks 25, Epifano 30, Gardiner 60
3 - 1 Hakoah
Dennis Boland (Joe Katz 66), Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, John Anderson, Alan Stenhouse, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Robertson, Willie Rae (Hugh Murney 46), Mike Clarey, Steve Gadsby, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goal: Clarey 71
Saturday, June 12, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 2,000. Referee: Robert Thwaites.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Geoff Gould.
Goals: Rutherford 41, Armstrong 85, Kokkinos
3 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Glen Robinson, Robert Bailey, Keith Cockburn, Mike Pye, Dick Ward, Terry Luckhurst, O'Toole, Willie Hamilton (John Sykes 46), Peter Ollerton, Johnny Feenstra, Syd Steele.
Sunday, June 13, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Jock Goodwin, Sandy Irvine, Fausto Tarquinio, Tommy Dunne, Crombie, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Jimmy Smart. Coach: Tony Boggi.
0 - 4 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Mate Zivkovic, Matt Dasovic, Andy Kazi, Billy Rice, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Dan Lukic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goals: Zoraja x 4
Sunday, June 13, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Lions
Goal: Butler
1 - 2 Melbourne
Goals: Shanks, Bleskany
Sunday, June 13, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Goal: Plaskota
1 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
Goal: Mangopoulos
Round Eleven
Saturday, June 26, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: Dennis Wootton.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Goal: Xanthopoulos 85
1 - 4 George Cross
Goals: Rogers 30, Gardiner 37 pk, ?, Walker 68
Saturday, June 26, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: David Yelland.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Mate Zivkovic, Matt Dasovic, Marjan Lopatic, Billy Rice, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Dan Lukic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goals: Buljevic 19, Rujevic ?, 87
3 - 1 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Stan Adamczyk, Henry Siwka, Marian Jaworski, Kaz Kowalec, Marek Konopka, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goal: Siwka 10
Saturday, June 26, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Hakoah
Ian McDonald, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, Hugh Murney, David Baker, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Robertson, Steve Gadsby, Mike Clarey, Alan Stenhouse, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goals: Clarey 40, 58, Robertson 86
3 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dennis Izzard, Jim McCracken, Ian Coles, Don Brownlie, Tommy McPherson, John Brown, Jimmy Coles, John Wilkes, Steve Atkins. Coach: John Brown.
Sunday, June 27, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Goal: McIntyre
1 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Geoff Gould.
Goal: Armstrong
Sunday, June 27, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne
Goals: Wallace, Palinkas
2 - 1 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Bobby Thomson, Keith Lakey, Tommy Dunne, Jock Goodwin, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Jimmy Smart, Dino De Marchi. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: De Marchi
Sunday, June 27, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goals: Ollerton x 2, Cockburn, Sykes
4 - 2 Lions
Goals: Livingstone, Chudiak
Round Twelve
Saturday, July 3, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Hugh Gunn, Jim Kondarios, Horst Rau, Jim Mackay, Anton Kuzilek, Billy McIntyre, Billy McArthur, Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Mackay 20
1 - 1 Hakoah
Ian McDonald, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, Hugh Murney, John Anderson, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Robertson, Steve Gadsby, Mike Clarey, Alan Stenhouse, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goal: Clarey 80
Saturday, July 3, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Referee: Bob Randall.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Robert Bailey, Mike Pye, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, John Sykes, Peter Ollerton, Rudi Muskee, Terry Luckhurst, Keith Cockburn.
Goals: Muskee x 3, Luckhurst, Cockburn
5 - 3 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Bobby Thomson, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Jimmy Smart, Tommy Dunne (Gareth Salisbury), Dino De Marchi. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Smart, De Marchi, Frost
Saturday, July 3, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att:1,500. Referee: David Yelland.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Nonios Kyriazis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Geoff Gould.
Goals: Livingstone og, Litwin og, Armstrong 2
4 - 0 Lions
Miro Litwin, Ian Livingstone, George Eadie, Dennis Panther, Collinson, Wally Kulyk, Mike Chudiak, John Pryde, Kot, Napadowski, Eddie Butler. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Sunday, July 4, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Goals: Brown, Selfe
2 - 0 Box Hill
Sunday, July 4, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Goal: Rujevic
1 - 1 George Cross
Goal: Gardiner
Sunday, July 4, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Goal: Siwka
1 - 0 Melbourne
Round Thirteen
Saturday, July 17, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: Roger Lamb.
George Cross
Lou Ivanoff, Joe Makin, Derrick Ricks, Tommy Fox, Bobby McLachlan, Kevin Walker, Jim Paul, Karlovic, Kevin Kelly, John Gardiner, Dario Epifano.
Goal: Walker
1 - 1 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, John McDaid, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Bill McGowan, Ian Shanks, Johnny Wallace, Alistair Scott, Frank McColgan, Joe Palinkas, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: McColgan
Saturday, July 17, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att:1,000. Referee: Richard Thwaites.
Hakoah
Ian McDonald, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, Hugh Murney, David Baker, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Robertson, Joe Katz, Mike Clarey, John Anderson, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Goals: Clarey 42, 54, 65
3 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Mark Karapatsos, Jim Kriaris, Cedo Cirkovic, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Aris Bligouras, Nick Dourdoulakis, Ron Brown, Adamovic.
Saturday, July 17, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 750. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Kowalczyk, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Marek Konopka, Henry Siwka, Marian Jaworski ( Stan Adamczyk), Mike Olinowski, David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
0 - 3 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Robert Bailey, Richard Bens, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Mike Pye, Peter Ollerton, Rudi Muskee, Terry Luckhurst, Bill Kerklaan.
Goals: Ollerton 28, 85, Kerklaan 59
Sunday, July 18, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goal: McCracken 60
1 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Zoraja 5
Sunday, July 18, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 4,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Maurice Bonfieni, Keith Webster, Gareth Salisbury, Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Tommy Dunne (Bryan Thomson), Jimmy Smart. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Salisbury, Thomson
2 - 2 South Melbourne Hellas
Goals: Gorrie, Armstrong
Sunday, July 18, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Lions 0 - 1 Croatia
Goal: Mackay 60
Round Fourteen
Saturday, July 24, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Mate Zivkovic, Matt Dasovic, Geoff Evans, Billy Rice, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Dan Lukic, Marjan Lopatic, John Mracinkiewicz, Branko Buljevic.
Goals: Lukic 35, ?, Zoraja 69
3 - 0 Hakoah
Ian McDonald, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, Hugh Murney, David Baker, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Robertson, John Anderson, Mike Clarey, Joe Katz, Terry Lane. Coach: John Anderson.
Saturday, July 24, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 800. Referee: David Yelland.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, John McDaid, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Chris Kelly, Ian Shanks, Segi, Alistair Scott, Frank McColgan, Joe Palinkas, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Szabo 1
1 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Docker, Jim McCracken, Paul Corke, Don Brownlie, Hyde, Tommy McPherson, John Wilkes, Steve Atkins, Jimmy Coles. Coach: John Brown.
Saturday, July 24, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 1,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Robert Bailey, Mike Pye, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, John Sykes, Peter Ollerton, Rudi Muskee (Bill Kerklaan), Terry Luckhurst, Keith Cockburn.
Goal: Ollerton 22
1 - 2 George Cross
Lou Ivanoff, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, Derrick Ricks, Kevin Walker, Jim Paul, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Karlovic, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Kelly 42, Paul 74
Sunday, July 25, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Goals: Mackay, Kuzilek, Williams
3 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Sunday, July 25, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Lions
Miro Litwin, Ian Livingstone, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, George Eadie, Wally Kulyk, Covic, Bill Murray, Mike Chudiak, John Pryde, Eddie Butler. Coach: Miro Litwin.
0 - 4 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Maurice Bonfieni, Gareth Salisbury, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Bryan Thomson, Jimmy Smart. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Webster 56, Frost 66, Thomson 71, Smart 77
Sunday, July 25, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ernie Ackerley (Tom Clarke), Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Geoff Gould.
Goal: Pyrgolios
1 - 0 Polonia
Round Fifteen
Saturday, July 31, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,200. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Jim Kriaris, Cedo Cirkovic, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Aris Bligouras, Ron Brown, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goal: Tsirogiannis 88
1 - 1 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Mate Zivkovic, Matt Dasovic, Geoff Evans, Billy Rice, Mike Rosca, Dan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Dan Lukic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goal: Buljevic 80
Saturday, July 31, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 750. Referee: Bob Randall.
Ziggy Szalinski, Sowula, Kowalczyk, Mike Olinowski, Eddie Marmur, Marek Konopka, Marian Jaworski, Stan Adamczyk, Henry Siwka, David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Polonia 0 - 1 Lions
Bobby Evans, George Eadie, Heeps, Dennis Panther, Wally Kulyk, Bill Murray, Covic, John Pryde, Dave McGuinness, Napadowski, Mike Chudiak. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Goal: McGuinness 3
Saturday, July 31, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 1,000. Referee: Ted Venables.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Mike Pye, Johnny Feenstra, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Bill Kerklaan, Mike Lynn, Rudi Muskee, Terry Luckhurst, Keith Cockburn.
Goals: Cockburn 72, Pye 77, Lynn 82
3 - 1 Box Hill
John Hagar (Manny Deguara 56), Norm Voce, Don Brownlie, Jim McCracken, Paul Corke, Ray Smith, Steve Atkins, John Brown, Dave Haynes (Jimmy Coles 66), John Wilkes, Hyde. Coach: John Brown.
Goal: Atkins 35
Sunday, August 1, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Goals: Kuzilek 45, Hadiavdic 49, Vojtek 66
3 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby (Meddri 76), Pat Della Rocca, Alistair Sandison, Jock Goodwin, Maurice Bonfieni, Gareth Salisbury, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi (Tommy Dunne 57), Bryan Thomson, Jimmy Smart. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Smart 46, Della Rocca 84
Sunday, August 1, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
George Cross
Goal: Gardiner
1 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Goal: Clarke
Sunday, August 1, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah 0 - 3 Melbourne
Goals: McColgan, Bleskany, Juhasz
Round Sixteen
Saturday, August 7, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Maurice Bonfieni, Gareth Salisbury, Keith Webster, Dino De Marchi, Bryan Thomson, Jimmy Smart, Alistair Sandison. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: De Marchi 43
1 - 2 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Mike Olinowski, Kowalczyk, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Marek Konopka, Ron Horfiniak, Marian Jaworski, Henry Siwka, David Closs, Ches Plaskota. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Goals: Siwka 25, Goodwin 62,og
Saturday, August 7, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 1,100. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Lions
Bobby Evans, George Eadie, Heeps, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Bill Murray, Ian Livingstone, Wally Kulyk, John Pryde, Ian McCarthy, Mike Chudiak. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Goal: McGuinness 89
1 - 1 George Cross
Lou Ivanoff, Joe Makin, Derrick Ricks, Tommy Fox, Bobby McLachlan, John Gardiner, Jim Paul, Johnny Sanchez, Kevin Kelly, Karlovic, Dario Epifano.
Goal: Epifano 2
Saturday, August 7, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,300. Referee: Jim Dixon.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong, Tom Clarke, Ernie Ackerley.
Goals: Clarke 13, 44, 62, 77, Gorrie 21,
5 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Paul Corke (Ray Smith), Jim McCracken, Don Brownlie, Tommy McPherson, Hyde, John Brown, Dave Haynes, Steve Atkins, John Wilkes. Coach: John Brown.
Sunday, August 8, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia 0 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Rujevic
Sunday, August 8, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne 0 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
Goal: Bligouras 67
Sunday, August 8, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goals: Cockburn x 2, Luckhurst
3 - 0 Hakoah
Round Seventeen
Saturday, August 14, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,000. Referee: Richard Thwaites.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Docker, Jim McCracken, Paul Corke, John Wilkes, David Cameron, John Brown, Dave Haynes, Don Brownlie, Steve Atkins. Coach: John Brown.
Goal: Atkins 31
1 - 1 Lions
Bobby Evans, Ian Livingstone, Heeps, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Wally Kulyk, Covic, John Pryde, Mike Chudiak, Bill Murray, Dave McGuinness. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Goal: Pryde 45 pk
Saturday, August 14, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,200. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Peter Selfe, Jim Kriaris, Cedo Cirkovic, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Aris Bligouras, Ron Brown, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goal: Brown
1 - 6 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Peter Ollerton, Bobby Collins, Rudi Muskee (Mike Lynn), Terry Luckhurst, Keith Cockburn.
Goals: Cockburn 21, Muskee 26, 67, Ollerton 70, 84, Lynn 87
Saturday, August 14, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 2,200. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Mate Zivkovic, Matt Dasovic, Marjan Lopatic, Billy Rice, Mike Rosca, Dan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goals: Lopatic 18, Rujevic 23, Zoraja 28, Buljevic 52
4 - 0 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, John McDaid, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Bill McGowan, Chris Kelly, Frank McColgan, Ian Shanks, Alistair Scott, Joe Palinkas, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, August 15, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Roger Lamb.
George Cross
Lou Ivanoff, Derrick Ricks, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, John Gardiner, Kevin Walker, Dario Epifano, Kevin Kelly, Karlovic, Jim Paul.
Goals: Walker 14, Gardiner 67
2 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Keith Lakey, Gareth Salisbury, Tommy Dunne, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Waddell, Jimmy Smart. Coach: Paddy Sloane.
Goals: Webster 26, 58
Sunday, August 15, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah 0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Tom Clarke, Ernie Ackerley.
Goal: Clarke 88
Sunday, August 15, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Goal: Siwka
1 - 0 Croatia
Round Eighteen
Saturday, August 21, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: Bob Randall.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Keith Lakey, Gareth Salisbury, Tommy Dunne, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Jimmy Smart (Bryan Thomson 35). Coach: Paddy Sloane.
Goals: De Marchi 43, 80, Thomson 46, Frost 49
4 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Docker, Jim McCracken, Paul Corke, Don Brownlie, David Cameron, John Brown, Dave Haynes, John Wilkes, Ray Smith. Coach: John Brown.
Saturday, August 21, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 600. Referee: C Contini.
Lions
Bobby Evans, Heeps, Hoare, Wally Kulyk, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Ian Livingstone, Bill Murray, John Pryde, Dave McGuinness, Eddie Butler. Coach: Miro Litwin.
0 - 1 Hakoah
Dennis Boland, Gordon Douglas, Jim Lapish, Hugh Murney, Dosen, David Baker, Terry Lane, Joe Katz, Auchie Waaldyk, Steve Gadsby, Willie Rae. Coach: John Anderson.
Goal: Lane 25
Saturday, August 21, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 2,500. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Peter Ollerton, Bobby Collins, Rudi Muskee, Terry Luckhurst, Keith Cockburn.
Goal: Muskee 30
1 - 0 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Mate Zivkovic, Matt Dasovic, Marjan Lopatic, Billy Rice, Mike Rosca, Dan Zoraja (Andy Kazi), Frank Micic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Sunday, August 22, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia 0 - 2 Melbourne
Goals: Bleskany, Scott
Sunday, August 22, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia 0 - 0 George Cross
Sunday, August 22, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas 0 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Round Nineteen
Saturday, August 28, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 700. Referee: Dennis Wootton.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Don Brownlie, McGregor, Jim McCracken, Ray Smith, Dave Haynes, John Wilkes, John Brown, Steve Atkins, Jimmy Coles. Coach: John Brown.
Goal: Atkins 40
1 - 0 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Mike Olinowski, Kowalczyk, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Marmur, Marek Konopka (Ron Horfiniak), Eddie Wrobel, Stan Adamczyk, Henry Siwka, David Closs, Kaz Kowalec. Coach: Kaz Kowalec.
Saturday, August 28, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Jim Kriaris, Alex Nitsopoulos, Mladenovic, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Aris Bligouras, Ron Brown, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goals: Karapatsos 8, Brown 14
2 - 2 Lions
Miro Litwin, George Eadie, Hoare, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Wally Kulyk, Covic, Mills, Ian Livingstone, Mike Chudiak, Eddie Butler. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Goals: Chudiak 10, Livingstone 80
Saturday, August 28, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, John McDaid, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Chris Kelly, Ian Shanks, Frank McColgan, Johnny Wallace, Joe Palinkas, Alistair Scott, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Ken Kontra.
0 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Dave Garthwaite, Johnny Feenstra, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Mike Lynn, Bobby Collins, Peter Ollerton, Terry Luckhurst, Rudi Muskee.
Goal: Lynn
Sunday, August 29, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Footscray JUST
Goals: Buljevic, Rujevic
2 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
Goals: Ackerley x 2, Pyrgolios
Sunday, August 29, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
George Cross
Goals: Gardiner 53, Karlovic 55
2 - 2 Croatia
Goals: Hadiavdic 17, Turicar 25
Sunday, August 29, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 700. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Hakoah
Goals: Rae x 2, Gadsby, Waaldyk
4 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Keith Lakey, Gareth Salisbury, Crombie, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Bryan Thomson. Coach: Paddy Sloane.
Goals: Crombie, De Marchi
Round Twenty
Saturday, September 4, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Hugh Gunn, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Joe Turicar, Anton Kuzilek, Billy McIntyre, Jim Mackay, Billy Vojtek.
Goals: McIntyre 15, Kuzilek
2 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Dave Garthwaite, Johnny Feenstra, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Mike Lynn, Bobby Collins, Peter Ollerton, Terry Luckhurst, Rudi Muskee.
Goals: Muskee 60, Ollerton 67
Saturday, September 4, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Att: 1,250. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
George Cross
Lou Ivanoff, Joe Makin, Bobby McLachlan, Tommy Fox, Karlovic, Kevin Walker, Kevin Kelly, Derrick Ricks, Jim Paul, John Gardiner, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Ricks 26 pk Gardiner 82 pk
2 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Don Brownlie, McGregor, Jim McCracken, Ray Smith, Dave Haynes, John Wilkes, Steve Atkins, John Brown, Jimmy Coles. Coach: John Brown.
Saturday, September 4, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 1,000. Referee: David Yelland.
Lions
Bobby Evans, George Eadie, Hoare, Wally Kulyk, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Ian Livingstone, Mills, Bill Murray, Mike Chudiak, Eddie Butler. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Goals: Mills 7, Kulyk 8
2 - 5 Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Geoff Evans, Matt Dasovic, Mike Rosca, Billy Rice, Frank Micic, Andy Kazi, Marjan Lopatic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goals: Buljevic 35 pk Rujevic 58, Lopatic 65, Andy Kazi 69, Micic 90
Sunday, September 5, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: Richard Thwaites.
Juventus
Meddri, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, Jock Goodwin, Alistair Sandison, Keith Webster, Crombie, Maurice Bonfieni, Ron Frost, Bryan Thomson, Dino De Marchi. Coach: Paddy Sloane.
Goal: Webster 73
1 - 3 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Jim Kriaris, Alex Nitsopoulos, Mladenovic, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Aris Bligouras, Ron Brown, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goals: Mangopoulos 1, 75, Karapatsos 57
Sunday, September 5, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Goal: Plaskota
1 - 2 Hakoah
Goals: Waaldyk, Rae
Sunday, September 5, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Goals: Marshall, Armstrong, Ackerley
3 - 3 Melbourne
Goals: Wallace, Scott, McColgan
Round Twenty-One
Saturday, September 11, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,200. Referee: C Contini.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dally, Don Brownlie, Jim McCracken, John Wilkes, Ray Smith, Tommy McPherson, Bobby Smart, John Brown, Jimmy Coles. Coach: John Brown.
0 - 0 Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Ray Wixey, Brian Williams, Hugh Gunn, Jim Kondarios, Ivan Ivanovic, Joe Turicar, Pikl, Billy Vojtek, Jim Mackay, Anton Kuzilek.
Saturday, September 11, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, John McDaid, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Chris Kelly, Ian Shanks, Eugene Olah, Alistair Scott, Johnny Wallace, Steve Bleskany, Frank McColgan. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Juhasz pen, Scott
2 - 0 Lions
Miro Litwin, George Eadie, Hoare, Dennis Panther, Napadowski, Wally Kulyk, Ian Livingstone, Mills, Dave McGuinness, Mike Chudiak, Eddie Butler. Coach: Miro Litwin.
Saturday, September 11, 1971. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 3,000. Referee: Dennis Wootton.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Tom Carmichael, Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, David Pygall, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Peter Ollerton, Bobby Collins, Rudi Muskee, Terry Luckhurst, Keith Cockburn.
0 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, Tom Clarke, David Gorrie, Ernie Ackerley.
Sunday, September 12, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander 0 - 2 Polonia
Goals: Widera, Kowalec
Sunday, September 12, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Goal: Lopatic 87
1 - 1 Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Jock Goodwin, Alistair Sandison, Gareth Salisbury, Sandy Irvine, Crombie, Bryan Thomson, Dino De Marchi, Keith Webster. Coach: Paddy Sloane.
Goal: Thomson 53
Sunday, September 12, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah
Goal: Waaldyk 34
1 - 1 George Cross
Goal: Epifano 43
Round Twenty-Two
Saturday, September 18, 1971. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goals: Coles, Haynes
2 - 1 Hakoah
Goal: Waaldyk
Saturday, September 18, 1971. Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
George Cross
Goals: Hayward x 2
2 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Saturday, September 18, 1971. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Lions 0 - 6 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goals: Muskee x 2, Garthwaite x 2, Pygall, Ollerton
Sunday, September 19, 1971. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Maurice Bonfieni, Jock Goodwin, Alistair Sandison, Gareth Salisbury, Sandy Irvine, Crombie, Bryan Thomson, Dino De Marchi (Ron Frost), Keith Webster. Coach: Paddy Sloane.
Goals: Thomson 17, 44, Salisbury 25, Irvine 82
4 - 0 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, John McDaid, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Bill McGowan, Chris Kelly, Eugene Olah, Alistair Scott, Joe Palinkas, Steve Bleskany, Frank McColgan. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, September 19, 1971. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia 0 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Rujevic
Sunday, September 19, 1971. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, John Daperis, Alan Rutherford, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, David Gorrie, Tom Clarke, Ernie Ackerley.
Goals: Ackerley, Gorrie
2 - 0 Croatia