1972 Victorian State League Results

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

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Friday, March 17, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Goals: Boban x 2, Horvat
3 - 4 George Cross
Goals: Kelly x 2, Walker, Epifano
Saturday, March 18, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Jim Kriaris, Dabi Valtsanis, Aris Bligouras, Stratos Adamgikis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis, John Vasilakakis.
0 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Maurice Bonfieni, Sandy Irvine, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Ron Frost, John Perin, Jimmy Smart, Jim McRobert, Dino De Marchi.
Goals: Webster pk, De Marchi 75
Saturday, March 18, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Pygall 90
1 - 3 Keilor Austria
Goals: J Webb, Pocock 60, Ganglmair
Sunday, March 19, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah
Goals: Clarey x 2
2 - 0 Melbourne
Sunday, March 19, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Footscray JUST
Goal: Rujevic
1 - 2 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger (Marko Fode), Giovanni Batticciotto, Tony Koutrouvelis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Peter Bourne, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong, Ian Marshall, John Daperis.
Goals: Marshall, Gorrie
Sunday, March 19, 1972. Hamlyn Park, North Geelong.
Polonia
Goals: Widera x 2, Plaskota
3 - 0 Box Hill
Round Two
Friday, March 24, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Keith Lakey, Sandy Irvine, Pat Della Rocca, John Perin, Ron Frost, Jimmy Smart, Dino De Marchi, Keith Webster, Jim McRobert.
Goal: De Marchi 29
1 - 2 Footscray JUST
Rade Vujatovic, Andy Kazi, Jovan Milinov, Marjan Lopatic, Mike Rosca, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Jovan Velickovic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, Tommy Stankovic.
Goals: Rujevic 63, 65
Saturday, March 25, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goal: Brownlie 15
1 - 3 Hakoah
Goals: Saunders 57, Clarey ?, 75
Saturday, March 25, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
George Cross
Goals: Clarke, Walker 58
2 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
Goal: Bligouras 16
Saturday, March 25, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne
Goals: Juhasz pen, Palinkas
2 - 1 Keilor Austria
Goal: B Webb
Sunday, March 26, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Ollerton
1 - 3 Croatia
Goals: Adlam, Vojtek, Kuzilek
Sunday, March 26, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger (Marko Fode), Giovanni Batticciotto, Tony Koutrouvelis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, John Daperis (Mike Mandalis), Peter Bourne, David Gorrie, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong.
0 - 1 Polonia
Goal: Olinowski
Round Three
Saturday, April 1, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goals: Cameron, Brown
2 - 2 Keilor Austria
Goals: J Webb x 2
Saturday, April 1, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Cedo Cirkovic (Alex Nitsopoulos), Dabi Valtsanis, Mark Karapatsos, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Jim Kriaris, Stratos Adamgikis, Nick Dourdoulakis, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goal: Karapatsos 35
1 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Ollerton
Saturday, April 1, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia 0 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Zoraja 69
Sunday, April 2, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia 0 - 0 Melbourne
Sunday, April 2, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
George Cross
Goals: Gardiner 34, Ricks 43, Clarke 55, Epifano 57
4 - 2 Juventus

Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Keith Lakey (Alex Crombie), Sandy Irvine, Pat Della Rocca, Jock Goodwin, Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, John Perin, Keith Webster, Jim McRobert.Goals: Bonifieni 21, Frost 50
Sunday, April 2, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah 0 - 6 South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Giovanni Batticciotto, Tony Koutrouvelis, John Daperis (Mike Mandalis 68), Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, John Bedford, Peter Bourne, David Gorrie, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Armstrong x 3, Mandalis, Marshall, Waaldyck og
Round Four
Saturday, April 8, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Footscray JUST
Goals: Buljevic x 2
2 - 3 Hakoah
Goals: Clarey x 2, Gadsby
Saturday, April 8, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 1,500. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, Rob McGinn, Dick Ward, Benny De Bruyckere, Bob Smith, Rudi Muskee, David Pygall, Peter Ollerton, Dave Begg, Beatty.
Goals: Ollerton, Begg
2 - 5 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, John Gardiner, Kevin Walker, Rob Hayward, Kevin Kelly, Tom Clarke, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Clark x 2, Epifano x 2, Gardiner
Saturday, April 8, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,250. Referee: Jim Dixon.
South Melbourne Hellas
Tim Auger, Giovanni Batticciotto, Tony Koutrouvelis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Jim Pyrgolios, Peter Bourne, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, John Daperis, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Armstrong ?, 47
2 - 2 Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Gerry Daruda, Hans Hinze, Ray Pritschet, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Drago Jurcan, John Webb, Kevin Walsh.
Goals: J Webb 23, B Webb
Sunday, April 9, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goal: Cole
1 - 1 Croatia
Goal: Lamza
Sunday, April 9, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Keith Lakey, Pat Della Rocca, Vucasinak, Alex Crombie, Ron Frost, Keith Webster, Dino De Marchi, Jimmy Smart, Jim McRobert.
Goals: De Marchi x 2, McRobert
3 - 3 Polonia
Goals: Plaskota x 2, Marmur
Sunday, April 9, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000.
Melbourne 0 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Jim Kriaris, Dabi Valtsanis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Stratos Adamgikis, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Nick Dourdoulakis, Mark Karapatsos (Aris Bligouras), Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Round Five
Saturday, April 15, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Dabi Valtsanis, Jim Kriaris, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Stratos Adamgikis, Ron Brown, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goal: Karapatsos
1 - 0 Box Hill
Saturday, April 15, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah
Goals: Clarey x 2, Saunders
3 - 3 Polonia
Goals: Konopka x 2, Adamczyk
Saturday, April 15, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Keilor Austria
Goal: J Webb 85
1 - 2 Footscray JUST
Goals: Rujevic, Milinov 37pk
Sunday, April 16, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 5,000.
Croatia
Goals: Kuzilek x 3, McIntyre x 2
5 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
Goals: Marshall, Armstrong, Walker
Sunday, April 16, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
George Cross 0 - 0 Melbourne
Sunday, April 16, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, John Feenstra, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams (David Pygall), Bob Smith, Chris Morris, Rob McGinn, Peter Ollerton, Dave Begg (Fred Bunce), Rudi Muskee.
Goals: Ollerton 28, Morris 43
2 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Vucasinak (Waddell), Pat Della Rocca, Maurice Bonfieni, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart (Bruno Sabidussi), Alex Crombie, Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Jim McRobert.
Goals: De Marchi 61, Webster 77
Round Six
Saturday, April 22, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Keith Lakey, Keith Webster, Alex Crombie, Waddell (Bruno Sabidussi), Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Jim McRobert.
0 - 1 Hakoah
Jack Reilly, Auchie Waaldyk, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Durant, Bobby Saunders, Mike Clarey, Gordon Cameron (Hugh Murney), Terry Lane.
Goal: Murney 85
Saturday, April 22, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,000. Referee: Terry Venables.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo (David Fearn), Charlie Kelly, Alistair Scott, Ian McCarthy, Ian Shanks, Joe Palinkas, Frank McColgan (Johnny Wallace), Steve Bleskany.
0 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, Rob McGinn, Dick Ward, Benny De Bruyckere, Bob Smith, Rudi Muskee, David Pygall, Peter Ollerton, Dave Begg, Beatty.
Goal: Smith
Saturday, April 22, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Jerzy Blank, Barney Klimecki (Ron Horfiniak), Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Stan Adamczyk, David Closs, Eddie Marmur, John Dykun, Ches Plaskota.
Goals: Jaworski 17, Dykun, Plaskota
3 - 2 Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen (Frank Schul 27), Gerry Daruda, Hans Hinze, Ray Pritschet, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Gunter Ganglmair, John Webb, Kevin Walsh.
Goals: B Webb 7, J Webb 55
Sunday, April 23, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goals: Smith, Brownlie
2 - 5 George Cross
Goals: Clark x 2, Harrison, Sanchez, Kelly
Sunday, April 23, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander 0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Goal: Armstrong
Wednesday, July 5, 1972
Footscray JUST
Goal: Rujevic 80
1 - 0 Croatia
Round Seven
Saturday, April 29, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Benic, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Ivan Ivanovic, Anton Kuzilek, Brian Adlam, Billy McIntyre, Billy Vojtek, Jimmy Mackay, Ibro Hadiavdic.
Goals: McIntyre 44, Kuzilek 69, Haviadvic 90
3 - 1 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Marek Konopka, Jerzy Blank, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Eddie Widera, John Dykun, David Closs, Mike Olinowski, Peter Grey, Ches Plaskota (Stan Adamczyk).
Goal: Marmur 62
Saturday, April 29, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,000. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Gerry Daruda, Hans Hinze, Gunter Ganglmair, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Graham Clamp, John Webb, Kevin Walsh.
0 - 4 Hakoah
Jack Reilly, Auchie Waaldyk, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Durant, Bobby Saunders, Mike Clarey, Gordon Cameron, Doug Barbour.
Goals: Gadsby 31, Clarey 50, 70, Saunders 73pk
Saturday, April 29, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 950. Referee: David Yelland.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Benny De Bruyckere, John Feenstra, Rob McGinn, Bobby Adams, Mike Pye, Rudi Muskee, Bob Smith, Dave Begg (David Pygall 46), Peter Ollerton, Keith Cockburn.
Goal: Cockburn 70pk
1 - 2 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dennis Izzard, Jim McCracken, Ian Coles, John Brown, Dave Cameron, Don Brownlie, Jimmy Coles, Terry Luckhurst, McGregor.
Goals: Luckhurst 17, 89
Sunday, April 30, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis (Aris Bligouras), Jim Kriaris, Dabi Valtsanis, Alex Nitsopoulos (Angelo Tsirogiannis), Nick Dourdoulakis, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Mark Karapatsos, Kapikakis, Ron Brown.
Goals: Valtsanis, Dourdoulakis
2 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Zoraja
Sunday, April 30, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
George Cross
Goals: Hayward x 2, Clark
3 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Sunday, April 30, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Mebourne
Charlie Odri, David Fearn, Fabian Juhasz, Joe Szabo, Charlie Kelly, Alistair Scott, Joe Palinkas (Johnny Wallace), Ian Shanks, Ian McCarthy, Dave Owen (Frank McColgan), Steve Bleskany.
0 - 0 Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Bobby Johnston, Keith Webster, Hammy McMeechan, Alex Crombie (Jimmy Smart), Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Jim McRobert.
Round Eight
Saturday, May 6, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Bobby Johnston (Jimmy Smart), Keith Webster, Hammy McMeechan, Alex Crombie, Ron Frost (Lucchesi), Dino De Marchi, Jim McRobert.
Goals: Smart 63, De Marchi
2 - 5 Keilor Austria
Frank Schul, Gerry Daruda, Hans Hinze, Gunter Ganglmair, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Drago Jurcan, John Webb, Graham Clamp.
Goals: B Webb 37, 39, 44, Clamp 50, Jurcan
Saturday, May 6, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att:1,000. Referee: C Contini.
Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Peter Grey, Jerzy Blank, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Widera, David Closs, Eddie Marmur, Marek Konopka, Ches Plaskota (Stan Adamczyk).
Goals: Valtsanis 3og, Konopka 12, Jaworski 37, Widera 80
4 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy (John Vasilakakis 43), Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Dabi Valtsanis, Jim Kriaris, Jimmy Mangopoulos, Mark Karapatsos, Nick Dourdoulakis, Ron Brown, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goal: Xanthopoulos 64pk
Saturday, May 6, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,200. Stewart Mellings.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis (Xanthopoulos 66), Jim Pyrgolios, Peter Bourne, David Gorrie, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong (Mike Mandalis 46).
Goals: Armstrong 25, Bourne, Gorrie
3 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, Benny De Bruyckere, Rob McGinn, Bob Smith, Fred Bunce, David Pygall, Peter Ollerton, John Feenstra, Rudi Muskee (Farrar).
Sunday, May 7, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill 0 - 2 Melbourne
Goals: Scott, Wheat
Sunday, May 7, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah
Goals: Durant, Barbour
2 - 1 Croatia
Goal: Kuzilek 25pk
Saturday, June 10, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 2,500. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Footscray JUST
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, Paul Deeming, Rob Hayward, John Gardiner, Kevin Walker, Tom Clarke, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Micic 6, Rujevic 37, Zoraja 60, Lopatic
4 - 0 George Cross
Jim Milisavljevic, Andy Kazi, Jovan Milinov, Geoff Evans, Mike Rosca, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Marjan Lopatic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Round Nine
Saturday, May 20, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 1,300.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Dally, Jim McCracken, Jim Young, John Brown, Dave Cameron (Frank Butt), Don Brownlie, Jimmy Coles, Terry Luckhurst, Alan Chambers.
0 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Pat Della Rocca, Maurice Bonfieni, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin (Alex Crombie), Ron Frost, Dino De Marchi, Jim McRobert.
Goals: McRobert, Smart
Saturday, May 20, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Croatia
Goals: Benic 15, McIntyre 78, Hadiavdic 89
3 - 1 Keilor Austria
Goal: Walsh
Saturday, May 20, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,800. Referee: Richard Thwaites.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, Kevin Walker, Rob Hayward, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Tom Clarke, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Epifano 75, Kelly 88
2 - 1 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Peter Grey, Jerzy Blank, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Widera, David Closs, Marek Konopka, Eddie Marmur, Ches Plaskota.
Goal: Widera 1
Sunday, May 21, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Gary Fitopoulos, Jim Kriaris, Aris Bligouras, Dabi Valtsanis, Stratos Adamgikis, Mark Karapatsos, Papadopoulos (John Vasilakakis), Nick Dourdoulakis, Ron Brown, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goals: Fitopoulos 25š, Kriaris 50, Dourdoulakis 69
3 - 2 Hakoah
Goals: Gadsby 2, Cameron 40
Sunday, May 21, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne 0 - 2 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Ian Marshall, Peter Bourne, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Gorrie x 2
Sunday, May 21, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina 0 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Zoraja
Round Ten
Saturday, May 27, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 2,500. Referee: Terry Venables.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Andy Kazi, Jovan Milinov, Geoff Evans, Mike Rosca, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Marjan Lopatic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goals: Buljevic 20, Mraczinkiewicz 84
2 - 0 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Alistair Scott, Joe Szabo, Fabian Juhasz, Ian Shanks, Joe Palinkas, Johnny Wallace, Frank McColgan (Martin Menich), Steve Bleskany, Ian McCarthy.
Saturday, May 27, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,000. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Peter Grey, Jerzy Blank, Marian Jaworski, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Widera, David Closs, Eddie Marmur, John Dykun, Ches Plaskota.
Goal: Plaskota 61
1 - 3 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, Bobby Adams, Rob McGinn, Bob Smith, Fred Bunce, David Pygall, Peter Ollerton, John Feenstra, Rudi Muskee.
Goals: Ollerton 26, ?, Feenstra
Saturday, May 27, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,100. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Mike Mandalis, Jim Pyrgolios, Peter Bourne, David Gorrie, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Gorrie x 3, Armstrong x 2, Marshall, Mandalis
7 - 0 Box Hill
John Hagar, Norm Voce, Paul Corke, Jim McCracken, Don Brownlie, John Brown, Dave Cameron, Jim Young, Alan Chambers, Terry Luckhurst, Jimmy Coles.
Sunday, May 28, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah
Goals: Barbour 12, Clarey 57
2 - 3 George Cross
Goals: Walker 26, Gardiner 69, Epifano 75
Sunday, May 28, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Hammy McMeechan (Ron Frost), Poci, Jim McRobert.
0 - 0 Croatia
Sunday, May 28, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Keilor Austria
John Kennedy, Dabi Valtsanis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Jim Kriaris, Mark Karapatsos, Aris Bligouras (Kapikakis), Ron Brown, Nick Dourdoulakis (Stratos Adamgikis), Angelo Tsirogiannis, Not Known.
0 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Round Eleven
Saturday, June 3, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,400. Referee: C Contini.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Dabi Valtsanis, Jim Kriaris, Stratos Adamgikis, Mark Karapatsos, Nick Dourdoulakis, Aris Bligouras, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goal: Valtsanis 14
1 - 1 Croatia
Steve Lepan, Hugh Gunn, Ivan Ivanovic, Benic, Billy McArthur, Vlado Horvat, Billy Vojtek, Anton Kuzilek, Billy McIntyre, Jimmy Mackay, Ibro Hadiavdic.
Goal: Horvat
Saturday, June 3, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,500. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, Paul Deeming, Rob Hayward, John Gardiner, Kevin Walker, Tom Clarke, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Epifano 53, 83
2 - 1 Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Gerry Daruda, Hans Hinze, Gunter Ganglmair, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Drago Jurcan, John Webb, Graham Clamp.
Goal: J Webb 59
Saturday, June 3, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Referee: Bert Power.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goals: Thom x 2, Pye, Ollerton
4 - 3 Hakoah
Goals: Clarey x 2, Anderson
Sunday, June 4, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goal: Butt 76
1 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Buljevic 35
Sunday, June 4, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne..
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Poci, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Hammy McMeechan, Dino De Marchi, Jim McRobert.
0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goal: Mandalis
Sunday, June 4, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne
Goals: McColgan, Shanks, Wallace
3 - 0 Polonia
Round Twelve
Saturday, June 10, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Att: 700. Referee: Joe Slaats.
Box Hill
John Hagar, Paul Corke, Dennis Izzard, John Brown, Jim McCracken, Jim Young (Ray Smith), Frank Butt, Don Brownlie (Norm Voce), Alan Chambers, Terry Luckhurst, Jimmy Coles.
Goals: Coles 10, 30, Chambers 67, Butt 76
4 - 1 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Marek Konopka, Barney Klimecki, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Andy Czapnik, Eddie Widera, David Closs, Mike Olinowski, Stan Adamczyk (Kowalczyk), Ches Plaskota.
Goal: Olinowski 25
Saturday, June 10, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 800. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Charlie Kelly, Joe Szabo, Alistair Scott, Ian Shanks, Frank McColgan, Johnny Wallace, Joe Palinkas, Steve Bleskany, Ian McCarthy.
Goal: Bleskany 60
1 - 0 Hakoah
Ian McDonald, Jim Lapish, David Baker, Auchie Waaldyk, OšNeill, Steve Gadsby, Doug Barbour, Bobby Saunders, Mike Clarey, John Anderson, Gordon Cameron.
Saturday, June 10, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong. Att: 1,000. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Gerry Daruda, Hans Hinze, Gunter Ganglmair, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Schnepf, John Webb, Graham Clamp. Sub: (Drago Jurcan).
Goals: J Webb 5, Jurcan 80
2 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond (Tom Carmichael), Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, Benny De Bruyckere, Rob McGinn, Bob Smith, Fred Bunce, David Pygall, Peter Ollerton, John Feenstra, Brian Thom.
Goals: Thom 73, Brown 89og
Monday, June 12, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
George Cross
Goal: Kelly 10
1 - 0 Croatia
Monday, June 12, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Goals: Bonfieni, McRobert, Webster 67pk, Smart
4 - 3 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Dabi Valtsanis, Jim Kriaris, Stratos Adamgikis, Aris Bligouras, Nick Dourdoulakis, Mark Karapatsos, Ron Brown.
Goals: Dourdoulakis, Adamgikis, Xanthopoulos pen
Monday, June 12, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker (Boulis Kambouropoulos 85), John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goal: Marshall 81
1 - 0 Footscray JUST
Round Thirteen
Saturday, June 17, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Croatia
Mike Kovacek, Hugh Gunn, Jim Kondarios, Billy McArthur, Ivan Ivanovic, Benic, Vlado Horvat, Billy Vojtek, Martin Boban, Billy McIntyre, Ibro Hadiavdic.
Goals: Boban 53, Horvat 57, Hadiavdic 59
3 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, John Feenstra, Benny De Bruyckere, Rob McGinn, Bob Smith, Fred Bunce (Clive Mullett), David Pygall, Peter Ollerton, Brian Thom, Rudi Muskee.
Saturday, June 17, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 600. Referee: Hans Verniers.
Hakoah
Ian McDonald, Greg Myron, Barry Fletcher, Auchie Waaldyk, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, John Durant, Anton Dosen (Bobby Robertson), Mike Clarey, Bobby Saunders, Doug Barbour.
0 - 1 Box Hill
John Hagar, Paul Corke, Dennis Izzard, John Brown, Jim McCracken, Don Brownlie, Frank Butt, Norm Voce, Alan Chambers, Terry Luckhurst, Jimmy Coles (Ray Smith).
Goal: Luckhurst 73
Saturday, June 17, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 900. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Gerry Daruda, Hans Hinze, Ray Pritschet, Steve Brown, Schnepf, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Gunter Ganglmair, John Webb, Graham Clamp.
Goal: Truskowski 55
1 - 2 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Charlie Kelly, Joe Szabo, Alistair Scott, Ian Shanks, Frank McColgan, Johnny Wallace (Joe Palinkas), Eugene Olah, Steve Bleskany, Ian McCarthy.
Goals: Olah, Bleskany
Sunday, June 18, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander 0 - 4 George Cross
Goals: Clark 9, 76, Deeming, Gardiner
Sunday, June 18, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Footscray JUST
Goals: Zoraja 23, Milinov 74pk, Rujevic 89
3 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Dino De Marchi, Sandy Irvine, Jim McRobert.
Goals: Webster 3, Irvine 15
Sunday, June 18, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia 0 - 2 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis (Boulis Kambouropoulos 63), Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Armstrong 74, Kambouropoulos 79
Round Fourteen
Saturday, June 24, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,000. Referee: C Contini.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Andy Kazi, Jovan Milinov, Geoff Evans, Mike Rosca, Frank Micic, Mate Zivkovic, Marjan Lopatic, Dan Zoraja, Branko Buljevic, Dragan Dimitrisevic.
Goals: Zoraja 20, Dimitrisevic 31, Jaworski 56og
3 - 0 Polonia
George Wielgosz, Peter Grey, Eddie Marmur, David Closs, Andy Czapnik, Marek Konopka, Ron Horfiniak, Marian Jaworski, Richard Gamanski, John Dykun, Hugh Humphreys.
Saturday, June 24, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Keilor Austria
Goal: Pocock 62pk
1 - 0 Box Hill
Saturday, June 24, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 1,500. Referee: Jim Brennan.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis (Boulis Kambouropoulos 62), Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Walker, Bourne
2 - 0 Hakoah
Jack Reilly, Jim Lapish, Barry Fletcher, Auchie Waaldyk, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Bobby Saunders, Steve Gadsby, Mike Clarey, Bobby Robertson, Doug Barbour.
Sunday, June 25, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Dino De Marchi, Sandy Irvine, Jim McRobert (Bruno Sabidussi).
Goal: De Marchi 90
1 - 3 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, Kevin Walker, Rob Hayward, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Tom Clarke, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Ricks 14, Kelly 34, Clarke 55
Sunday, June 25, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Melbourne
Goal: Wallace 40
1 - 0 Croatia
Sunday, June 25, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goals: Ollerton x 2, Thom x 2, Bunce, McGinn
6 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Kapikakis, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Taki Xanthopoulos, Jim Kriaris, B Kapikakis (John Vasilakakis 64), Aris Bligouras, Nick Dourdoulakis, Stratos Adamgikis, Ron Brown.
Round Fifteen
Saturday, July 1, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Max Alexandrou.
Croatia
Goals: Boban pk, Gunn 90
2 - 0 Box Hill
Saturday, July 1, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,600. Referee: Roger Lamb.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, Kevin Walker, Paul Deeming, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Tom Clarke, Rob Hayward.
Goals: Hayward 46, 70, Walker 56, Gardiner 60, Karlovic pk
5 - 3 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Kerr, Mike Pye, Benny De Bruyckere, Bobby Adams, Rob McGinn, Bob Smith, Fred Bunce, David Pygall, Peter Ollerton, Dick Ward, Brian Thom.
Goals: Ollerton pk, Pye 30, Smith 43
Saturday, July 1, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Goal: Konopka 27
1 - 0 Juventus
Ian Roberts, Bobby Johnston, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Sandy Irvine, Dino De Marchi, Bruno Sabidussi.
Sunday, July 2, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Jim Kriaris, Alex Nitsopoulos, Taki Xanthopoulos, Nick Racovalis, Kapikakis, Aris Bligouras, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis, Stratos Adamgikis, Nick Dourdoulakis.
Goal: Racovalis
1 - 1 Melbourne
Goal: Wallace
Sunday, July 2, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah 0 - 1 Footscray JUST
Goal: Rujevic
Sunday, July 2, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Keilor Austria 0 0 - 4 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Armstrong x 2, Gorrie x 2
Round Sixteen
Saturday, July 8, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,000. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Andy Kazi, Jovan Milinov, Geoff Evans, Mike Rosca, Frank Micic, Dan Zoraja, Marjan Lopatic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goal: Zoraja 5
1 - 2 Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Hans Hinze, Ray Pritschet, Reinhard Groeger, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Bibby, John Webb, Reinhard Hollman.
Goals: Hollman 24, 25
Saturday, July 8, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Juventus
Ian Roberts, Bobby Johnston (Vithoulkas), Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, John Lucchesi.
Goals: Webster 75, Adams og
2 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Ollerton
Saturday, July 8, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 2,300. Referee: David Yelland.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Charlie Kelly, Joe Szabo, Alistair Scott, Ian Shanks, Ian McCarthy, Johnny Wallace, Martin Menich, Steve Bleskany, Liam McPhillips.
Goals: McCarthy 47, Menich
2 - 0 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, Kevin Walker, Paul Deeming, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Tom Clarke, Rob Hayward.
Saturday, July 9, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Goals: Brownlie x 2, Chambers
3 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Nick Racovalis, Tsolakis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Jim Kriaris, Stratos Adamgikis, Kubelidis (John Vasilakakis 40), Kapikakis, Nick Dourdoulakis, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Saturday, July 9, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia 0 - 1 Hakoah
Goal: Gadsby 25
Saturday, July 9, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Armstrong x 2
2 - 0 Croatia
Round Seventeen
Saturday, July 15, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,000.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Norm Maitland, Claude Karlovic, Tommy Fox, Kevin Walker, Albert Harrison, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Tom Clarke, Dario Epifano.
Goals: Clark x 3, Epifano, Walker, Kelly
6 - 1 Box Hill
John Hagar, Paul Corke, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jim McCracken, Jim Young, Don Brownlie, Jim Paul, Alan Chambers, Terry Luckhurst, Jimmy Coles.
Goal: Luckhurst 69
Saturday, July 15, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah
Jack Reilly, Jim Lapish (Greg Myron), Barry Fletcher, Auchie Waaldyk, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Durant, Bobby Saunders, Mike Clarey, Steve Gadsby (Billy Rae), Doug Barbour.
Goal: Saunders 44pk
1 - 0 Juventus
Ian Roberts, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster (Waddell), Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Claude Lucchesi, John Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi.
Saturday, July 15, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 800. Referee: C Contini.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, John Feenstra, Dick Ward, Rob McGinn, Bob Smith, Williamson, Bobby Adams, Peter Ollerton, David Pygall, Brian Thom.
0 - 1 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Charlie Kelly, Joe Szabo, Alistair Scott, Ian Shanks, Ian McCarthy, Johnny Wallace, Martin Menich, Steve Bleskany, George Kotaridis.
Goal: Kotaridis
Sunday, July 16, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 4,500.
Croatia
Goals: Vojtek x 2
2 - 0 Footscray JUST
Sunday, July 16, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Keilor Austria
Goals: B Webb 22, Pocock 44pk
2 - 1 Polonia
Goal: Siwka 75
Sunday, July 16, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas 0 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Round Eighteen
Saturday, July 22, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Box Hill 0 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Smith 6
Saturday, July 22, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah
Goal: Waaldyk 47
1 - 2 Keilor Austria
Goals: Groeger, B Webb 89
Saturday, July 22, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,800. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Juventus
Ian Roberts, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Jimmy Smart, Keith Webster, Jock Goodwin, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi (Dino De Marchi), John Lucchesi.
Goal: Thomson 86pk
1 - 2 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Charlie Kelly, Joe Szabo, Alistair Scott, Ian Shanks, Ian McCarthy, Johnny Wallace, Martin Menich, Steve Bleskany, George Kotaridis.
Goals: Menich 38, 79
Sunday, July 23, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Footscray JUST
Goals: Buljevic, Micic, Evans
3 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Sunday, July 23, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia 0 - 0 Croatia
Sunday, July 23, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 11,000.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Bourne 3, 59, Armstrong 12, Gorrie 79
4 - 0 George Cross
Round Nineteen
Saturday, July 29, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,100. Referee: Bernie Finnegan.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Tsolakis, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Jim Kriaris, Nick Dourdoulakis, Stratos Adamgikis, Mark Karapatsos, Kapikakis, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
0 - 1 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Marian Czerniecki, Marian Jaworski, David Closs, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Henry Siwka, Stan Adamczyk, Marek Konopka, Ron Horfiniak, Eddie Widera.
Goal: Siwka 25
Saturday, July 29, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,000. Referee: Lou Hemmes.
Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Hans Hinze, Gunter Ganglmair, Reinhard Groeger, Steve Brown, Bobby Pocock, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Bibby, John Webb, Reinhard Hollman.
Goal: J Webb 80
1 - 0 Juventus
Ian Roberts, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Dino De Marchi, Bruno Sabidussi, John Lucchesi.
Saturday, July 29, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 800. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Ken McDonald, Charlie Kelly, Joe Szabo, Alistair Scott, Ian Shanks, Ian McCarthy, Steve Bleskany, Martin Menich, Johnny Wallace, George Kotaridis.
Goal: Menich pen
1 - 1 Box Hill
John Hagar, Smale, Norm Voce, John Brown, Jim McCracken, Jim Paul, Frank Butt, Don Brownlie, Alan Chambers, Terry Luckhurst, Jimmy Coles.
Goal: Chambers
Sunday, July 30, 1972. Olympic Partk, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Croatia
Abandoned in 62nd minute when Croatia supporters invaded the pitch. Croatia subsequently disqualified for failing to control its spectators
a - a Hakoah
Awarder to Hakoah
Sunday, July 30, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
George Cross
Goals: Kelly, Harrison
2 - 0 Footscray JUST
Sunday, July 30, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goal: Smith 13
1 - 4 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis (Boulis Kambouropoulos 61), Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall (John Pryde 82), David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Gorrie x 2, Armstrong x 2
Round Twenty
Saturday, August 5, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 800. Referee: David Yelland.
Hakoah
Jack Reilly, Jim Lapish, Barry Fletcher, Auchie Waaldyk, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Ian Monteith, Bobby Saunders, Mike Clarey, Steve Gadsby, Doug Barbour. Sub: (Joe Katz)
Goal: Katz
1 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Tsolakis, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Jim Kriaris, Nick Dourdoulakis, Stratos Adamgikis, Mark Karapatsos, Kapikakis, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Saturday, August 5, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,200. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin (Lucchesi), Dino De Marchi, Alex Crombie, Bruno Sabidussi.
Goals: De Marchi 43, 75, Crombie 22, Sabidussi 45
4 - 1 Box Hill
John Hagar, Smale, Norm Voce (Paul Corke), John Brown, Jim McCracken, Jim Paul, Frank Butt, Don Brownlie, Alan Chambers, Terry Luckhurst, Jimmy Coles.
Goal: Luckhurst 67
Sunday, August 6, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Footscray JUST
Goal: Zoraja
1 - 2 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Goals: Bunce, Feenstra
Sunday, August 6, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia 0 - 2 George Cross
Goals: Hayward 33, Clark 84
Sunday, August 6, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode (Tom Auger 87), Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, Ian Marshall (Boulis Kambouropoulos 31), David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goals: Armstrong x 2, Mandalis
3 - 0 Melbourne
Match not played
Keilor AustriaAwarded to Keilor Austria w - o Croatia
Croatia disqualified for failing to control its spectators.
Round Twenty-One
Saturday, August 12, 1972. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 500. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Taki Xanthopoulos, Tsolakis, Nick Racovalis, Alex Nitsopoulos, Jim Kriaris, Stratos Adamgikis, Kapikakis, Nick Dourdoulakis, Mark Karapatsos, Angelo Tsirogiannis.
Goals: Dourdoulakis, Tsirogiannis
2 - 2 Keilor Austria
Frank Petersen, Hans Hinze, Ray Pritschet, Gunter Ganglmair, Steve Brown, Schnepf, Barry Webb, John Truskowski, Young, John Webb, Drago Jurcan.
Goals: J Webb, B Webb
Saturday, August 12, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,500. Referee: Terry Venables.
George Cross
Lou Kastner, Derek Ricks, Claude Karlovic, Albert Harrison, Tommy Fox, Kevin Walker, Rob Hayward, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Tom Clarke, Paul Deeming.
Goal: Kelly 6
1 - 3 Hakoah
Jack Reilly, Greg Myron, Barry Fletcher, Auchie Waaldyk, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Bobby Saunders, Joe Katz, Mike Clarey, Steve Gadsby, Doug Barbour.
Goals: Myron 33, Clarey 75, ?
Sunday, August 13, 1972. Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Att: 800. Referee: Richard Thwaites.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, Dick Ward, Bobby Adams, Bob Smith, Clive Mullett, Rob McGinn, Peter Ollerton, John Feenstra, Brian Thom.
Goals: Ollerton 4, 9, 51
3 - 1 Polonia
Ziggy Szalinski, Eddie Marmur, Marian Jaworski, Marian Czerniecki, Mike Olinowski, Andy Czapnik, Henry Siwka, Stan Adamczyk, Marek Konopka, Ron Horfiniak, Eddie Widera.
Goal: Widera 7
Sunday, August 13, 1972. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill 0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto (Boulis Kambouropoulos 70), Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis, John Pryde, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
Goal: Gorrie
Sunday, August 13, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Referee: Roger Lamb.
Melbourne
Goal: Milinov 67šog
1 - 0 Footscray JUST
Match not played
Croatia
Croatia disqualified for failing to control its spectators.
w - o Juventus
Awarded to Juventus
Round Twenty-Two
Saturday, August 19, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Att: 750. Referee: David Yelland.
Hakoah
Jack Reilly, Greg Myron, Barry Fletcher, Auchie Waaldyk, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Bobby Saunders, Steve Gadsby, Mike Clarey, Joe Katz, Gordon Cameron.
Goal: Saunders
1 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Nick Van Egmond, Mike Pye, Dave Garthwaite, Bobby Adams, Dick Ward, Bob Smith, Clive Mullett, Rob McGinn, Peter Ollerton, John Feenstra, Brian Thom.
Saturday, August 19, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray. Att: 1,100. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Footscray JUST
Milan Cvijic, Andy Kazi, Jovan Milinov, Geoff Evans, Mike Rosca, Marjan Lopatic, Dan Zoraja, Frank Micic, Steve Rujevic, Branko Buljevic, John Mracinkiewicz.
Goals: Zoraja 6, 16, 66, Buljevic 65
4 - 0 Box Hill
Manny Deguara, Paul Corke, Norm Voce, John Brown, Smale (Dave Cameron), Jim Paul, Frank Butt, Don Brownlie, Alan Chambers, Terry Luckhurst, Sowerby.
Sunday, August 20, 1972. Schintler Reserve, Footscray.
Keilor Austria
Goal: B Webb
1 - 2 George Cross
Goals: Epifano, Clark
Sunday, August 20, 1972. Raleigh Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia
Goal: Olinowski
1 - 0 Melbourne
Sunday, August 20, 1972. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Bill Hasapis, John Bedford, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Peter Bourne, Mike Mandalis (Boulis Kambouropoulos 70), John Pryde, David Gorrie, Jim Armstrong.
0 - 0 Juventus
Mike Harby, Maurice Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Bobby Thomson, Fausto Tarquinio, Keith Webster, Jimmy Smart, Jock Goodwin, Dino De Marchi, Alex Crombie, Bruno Sabidussi.
Match not played
Croatia
Croatia disqualified for failing to control its spectators.
w - o Fitzroy United Alexander
Awarded to Fitzroy United Alexander