1974 Ampol Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: The Age, Il Globo, Neos Kosmos

Home Team v Away Team
Section A
Saturday, January 19, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Charlie Kelly, Gordon Bentley, David Hull, Joe Szabo, George Kotaridis, Steve Bleskany & Andy Segi. Coach: Juan Schwanner.
Goal: Bleskany pk
1 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, John Bedford, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Billy McIntyre, Ian Marshall, Jim Armstrong, Peter Bourne, Nat Little. Coach: John Margaritis.
Saturday, January 26, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Gary Cole, Bobby Smith, Richard Plumb & Mike Pye. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Cole
1 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Line-up included: John Howie, Frank Campbell, Kent, Stuart Gilmour & Pat McElhinney. Coach: John Sanchez.
Goal: Gilmour, McElhinney
Saturday, February 9, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Geoff Harrison.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Frank Micic, Slobodan Zoraja & Steve Rujevic. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Micic, Zoraja
After extra time
2 - 3 Melbourne
Line-up included: Bob Dobbing, Joe Palinkas, Ian Shanks, Duncan Cummings, Senoz Aydin, Steve Bleskany & Andy Segi (Ian McCarthy 46). Coach: Juan Schwanner.
Goals: Dobbing, Bleskany, Cummings
After extra time
Saturday, February 16, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, John Daperis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Andy Savage, Ian Marshall, Peter Bourne, Jim Armstrong, Vasilios Efthimiou (Billy McIntyre), Nat Little (Bill Hasapis). Coach: John Margaritis.
Goals: Armstrong 41, Walker 69
After extra time
2 - 1 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Gary Cole & Benny de Bruyckere. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Cole
After extra time
Saturday, February 23, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Frank Micic, Slobodan Zoraja, Steve Rujevic, Coach: Cedo Cirkovic. Alan Parrott, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski & Slobodan Lukic. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Micic x 2, Buljevic, Ristovski, Zoraja, Lukic pk
6 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Line-up included: Kent. Coach: John Sanchez.
Goal: Kent
Saturday, March 2, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Benny de Bruyckere. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals:
0 - 2 Melbourne
Line-up included: Charlie Odri, Joe Palinkas, Duncan Cummings, Steve Bleskany & Ian McCarthy. Coach: Juan Schwanner.
Goals: Palinkas, Cummings
Saturday, March 9, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Frank Micic, Slobodan Zoraja, Andy Kazi & Jim Kriaris. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Micic 6
1 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto, Jim Pirzas, John Bedford, Steve Walker, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Andy Savage, John Daperis, Jim Armstrong, Ian Marshall, Vasilios Efthimiou. Coach: John Margaritis.
Goals:
Saturday, March 16, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Line-up included: Kent, Tony Harris, John Howie & Ian Humble. Sub: (Eddy Boyd).
Goal: Kent
1 - 0 Melbourne
Line-up included: Ian Shanks & Bob Dobbing. Coach: Juan Schwanner.
Goals:
Saturday, March 23, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Jim Milisavljevic, Steve Rujevic, Slobodan Zoraja, Marjan Lopatic, Jim Kriaris,Branko Buljevic & Slobodan Lukic. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Kriaris
1 - 0 Ringwood City Wilhelmina
Line-up included: Brian Thom, Bobby Smith, Mike Pye, John Bray & John Luyten. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals:
Saturday, March 30, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
South Melbourne Hellas
Marko Fode, Giovanni Batticciotto (Bill Hasapis), Jim Pirzas, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, John Bedford, Andy Savage (Andy Bozikas), Peter Bourne, Billy McIntyre, John Daperis, Ron Smith. Coach: John Margaritis.
Goals:
0 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Line-up included: Lou Ivanoff & John Howie. Coach: John Sanchez.
Goal: Howie 12pk
Qualified for Semi-Finals: Footscray JUST & Melbourne
Section B
Saturday, January 19, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Kovacek, Morris Bonfieni, Fausto Tarquinio, Pat Della Rocca, Sandy Irvine, David Gorrie, John Lucchesi, Keith Webster, Dino De Marchi, Sabidussi (Hammy McMeechan 57), Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: De Marchi 53, C Lucchesi 55, 74
3 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin (Ziggy Szalinski 71), Richard Bodziony, Andy Mierzwa, Eddy Marmur, Barney Klimecki, John Dykun, George Nierowicz, Eddy Widera, Labiawski, Bogdan Anolak, Andy Czapnik. Coach: Richard Gamanski.
Goal: Widera 62
Saturday, January 26, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jack Readshaw.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Vince Bannon, Nick Rakovalis, Mark Karapatsos, Alex Nitsopoulos, Pat Bannon, Steve Adamgikis, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Gibson, George Gillan. Coach: Con Xanthopoulos.
Goals: Kokkinos 6, Adamgikis 47, Gillan 89
3 - 1 George Cross
Line-up included: Lou Kastner, Kevin Kelly, Frank McArdle & Norm Maitland. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Kelly
Saturday, February 9, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Hakoah-St Kilda
Jack Reilly, Auchie Waaldyk, Barry Fletcher, Phil Hammond, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Mike Mandalis, Mike Clarey, Ken Wheeler, Mike Micevski. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Gadsby 50+
After extra time
1 - 0 Juventus
Mike Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Hugh Gunn, Fausto Tarquinio, Sandy Irvine, David Gorrie, John Lucchesi, Hammy McMeechan, Dino De Marchi, Keith Webster, Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals:
After extra time
Saturday, February 16, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Line-up included: Mike Olinowski, Eddy Marmur & Hugh Humphrey. Coach: Richard Gamanski.
Goal: Humphrey
1 - 4 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Vince Bannon, Nick Rakovalis, Mark Karapatsos, Alex Nitsopoulos, Pat Bannon, Steve Adamgikis, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Gibson, George Gillan. Coach: Con Xanthopoulos.
Goals: Adamgikis 2, Kokkinos 37, 80, Gillan
Saturday, February 23, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Line-up included: Lou Kastner, Dario Epifano, Paul Murphy, John Gardiner & Bill Donaldson. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Epifano x 2
2 - 1 Hakoah-St Kilda
Line-up included: Jack Reilly, Steve Gadsby, Roberto Donato, Jose Battagliero & Mike Micevski. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Gadsby
Saturday, March 2, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Vince Bannon, Nick Rakovalis, Mark Karapatsos, Alex Nitsopoulos (Mike Stogiannou), Pat Bannon, Steve Adamgikis (Ron Brown), Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Gibson, George Gillan. Coach: Con Xanthopoulos.
Goals:
0 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Fausto Tarquinio, Morris Bonfieni, Hugh Gunn, Sandy Irvine, David Gorrie, John Lucchesi, Keith Webster, Dino De Marchi, Hammy McMeechan, Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: De Marchi 4, J Lucchesi 26
Saturday, March 9, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Hakoah-St Kilda
Line-up included: Roberto Donato, Jose Battagliero, Mike Mandalis & Jean Durand. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goals: Mandalis x 2, Durand x 2
4 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Line-up included: Eddy Marmur & Barney Klimecki. Coach: Richard Gamanski.
Goal: Marmur 5
Saturday, March 16, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Fausto Tarquinio, Hugh Gunn, Sandy Irvine, Hammy McMeechan, John Lucchesi, Keith Webster, Dino De Marchi, David Gorrie, Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goal: C Lucchesi
After extra time
George Cross won on penalties 4-1
1 - 1 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Joe Wilson, Alex McConville, Bob Deeming, Norm Maitland, Paul Murphy, Frank McArdle, John Gardiner, Kevin Kelly, Joe Cunningham, Bill Donaldson (Dario Epifano 46). Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Cunningham
After extra time
George Cross won on penalties 4-1
Saturday, March 23, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Hakoah-St Kilda
Line-up included: Jack Reilly, Roberto Donato, Jose Battagliero (Ken Wheeler 46), Mike Clarey & Mike Micevski. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goals:
0 - 2 Fitzroy United Alexander
Line-up included: Pat Bannon, Ulysses Kokkinos, Steve Adamgikis, George Gillan, Ian Gibson, Mark Karapatsos & Boulis Kambouropoulos. Coach: Con Xanthopoulos.
Goals: Kokkinos, Adamgikis
Saturday, March 30, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Line-up included: Alex McConville, Paul Murphy, Frank McArdle, John Gardiner, Joe Cunningham & Dario Epifano. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Cunningham 1, Gardiner 14, 19, 89
4 - 0 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Line-up included: Ziggy Szalinski. Coach: Richard Gamanski.
Goals:
Qualified for Semi-Finals: Fitzroy United Alexander & George Cross
Semi-Finals
Saturday, April 6, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Charlie Odri, Alistair Scott, Bob Dobbing, Ian Shanks, Joe Szabo, Duncan Cummings, Ian McCarthy & Steve Bleskany. Coach: Juan Schwanner.
Goals: Cummings 5, McCarthy, Bleskany ?, 95
After extra time
4 - 3 Fitzroy United Alexander
John Kennedy, Mike Stogiannou, Nick Rakovalis, Mark Karapatsos (Ron Brown), Alex Nitsopoulos, Pat Bannon, Steve Adamgikis, Boulis Kambouropoulos, Ulysses Kokkinos, Ian Gibson, George Gillan. Coach: Con Xanthopoulos.
Goals: Kambouropoulos 37, Brown, Gillan
After extra time
Saturday, April 6, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Line-up included: Lou Kastner, Joe Wilson, Norm Maitland, Frank McArdle, John Gardiner, Joe Cunningham & Dario Epifano. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Cunningham 48
1 - 0 Footscray JUST
Line-up included: Alan Parrott, Slobodan Lukic & Frank Micic. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals:
1974 Ampol Cup Final
Saturday, April 13, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: David Yelland.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Charlie Kelly, Alistair Scott, Joe Szabo, Bob Dobbing, Ian Shanks, Ian McCarthy, Steve Bleskany (sent off 80), Joe Palinkas (sent off 80), Duncan Cummings, Aydin Senoz. Coach: Juan Schwanner.
Goals:
0 - 0 George Cross
Lou Kastner, Joe Wilson, Paul Murphy, Norm Maitland, Alex McConville (sent off 80), Bob Deeming, John Gardiner, Frank McArdle, Kevin Kelly, Joe Cunningham, Dario Epifano (Cutajar 85). Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals:
1974 Ampol Cup Final Replay
Wednesday, April 17, 1974. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Charlie Odri, Alistair Scott, Joe Szabo (Not known 42), Ian McCarthy & Aydin Senoz. Coach: Juan Schwanner.
Goal: Scott 75
1 - 2 George Cross
Line-up included: Paul Murphy, Bob Deeming, John Gardiner, Frank McArdle, Kevin Kelly & Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Kelly 14, Deeming 50