1976 Victorian Metropolitan League Division One Results

written by John Punshon
Sources: Soccer Action, VSF Year Book 1976

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, April 10, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: Franz Berens, Roy Collins, Eddie Klimczak, Mick Banagan & Andy Segi. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Collins x 2, Klimczak, Banagan, Segi
5 - 0 St Albans
Coach: Matt Landherr.
Saturday, April 10, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Roger Morgan, Joe Szabo, Charlie Kelly & Steve Bleskany. Coach: Joe Voros.
Goal: Kelly
1 - 1 Waverley City
Line-up included: Dave McCourt, Dave McCullough, Bobby Saunders, Ian Humble & Marshall McCallum. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: McCallum
Saturday, April 10, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Coach George Maikousis.
0 - 0 Box Hill
Coach: Peter Craig.
Sunday, April 11, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Referee: Joe Slaats..
Essendon Lions
Frank Petersen, Craig Copley, Ante Bilaver, Wally Kulyk, Uladovic, Brkljacic, Mick Chudiak (Joe Timpano), George Train, Nick Kuzmanov, Branko Culina, Ray Langdale (Drago Krajina). Coach: Tony Vrzina.
0 - 2 Albion Rovers
Eddie Sierakowski, Cuell, Nigel Bridgman, David Closs, Sergio Tribuzio, Gordon Bentley, Alan Quinn, Alan Lenders, Mick D'Sylva (Jim Johnstone), Billy Rae, Kevin Whichelow. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Bridgman 23, Whichelow 80
Sunday, April 11, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Line-up included: Nick Burgess & Marjan Lopatic (sent off). Coach: John Pryde.
0 - 3 Altona City
Line-up included: Albie Seenan, Tony Hamill, & Serge Karbanenko. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Burgess og, Hamill, Karbanenko
Sunday, April 11, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Line-up included: K Anschober. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goals: Anschober x 2
2 - 1 Croydon City
Coach: Nirm Hobson.
Round Two
Saturday, April 17, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Line-up included: Robert Gramsbergen, Szczepaniak, Serge Karbanenko & Keith Murray. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Karbanenko, Murray
2 - 0 Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
Saturday, April 17, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Line-up included: Con Ignatidis, Tom Njegac & Manny Blajaic. Coach: Matt Landherr.
Goals: Njegac x 3, Blajaic x 2
5 - 0 Western Suburbs
Coach: George Maikousis.
Saturday, April 17, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Line-up included: Dave McCourt, Ian Humble & Dave McCullough. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goals: Humble x 2, McCullough
3 - 1 Essendon Lions
Line-up included: George Train (sent off) & Branko Culina. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Culina
Sunday, April 18, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Alan Lenders, Billy Rae & Gordon Bentley. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Rae x 2, Bentley
3 - 1 Frankston City
Line-up included: John Pryde. Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Pryde
Sunday, April 18, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Mick Pearce, Trevor Teer, Mick Benton, Bob Adams, Andy Bradley, John Brown, Paul Corke, Serge Berardini, Ray Taylor, Ian McLeod, Bobby Bramble. Sub: G Tsakalidis. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Berardini 14, 52
2 - 1 Melbourne
Graham Morgan, Auchie Waaldyk, David Hull, Joe Szabo, G Lairakos, Slavko Visic, Charlie Kelly, Bobby Dobbing, Joe Vonja, Steve Bleskany, Joe Palinkas. Sub: Lou Szantho. Coach: Joe Voros.
Goal: Szabo
Sunday, April 18, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Coach: Norm Hobson.
0 - 0 Green Gully
Coach: Mike de Nruyckere.
Round Three
Saturday, April 24, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Coach: Tony Vrzina.
1 - 0 Box Hill
Coach: Peter Craig.
Saturday, April 24, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Line-up included: Alex Straubinger & Alex Maas. Coach: Joe Marth.
0 - 2 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Alan Quinn, Mick D'Sylva, Jim Daperis, Billy Rae, Nigel Bridgman & Gordon Bentley. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Bridgman 7, Bentley 22
Saturday, April 24, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgoiios.
2 - 3 Green Gully
Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Sunday, April 25, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Line-up included: John Hunt (sent off), Jim Ackers (sent off), Tony Hamill & Bob Pocock. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Hamill x 2, Pocock
3 - 0 Croydon City
Coach: Norm Hobson.
Sunday, April 25, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Line-up included:Terry Hawke, David High, Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell & Sam Murray. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Campbell x 2, Murray
4 - 0 Waverley City
Line-up included: Dave McCourt, Marshall McCallum & Tony Harris. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Sunday, April 25, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Coach: Joe Voros.
0 - 1 St Albans
Line-up included: Tom Njegac. Coach: Matt Landherr.
Goal: Njegac
Round Four
Saturday, May 1, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Coach: Norn Hobson.
1 - 0 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Saturday, May 1, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: Dave McCurry, Mick Banagan & Eddie Klimczak. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: McCurry, Banagan x 2 inc pk, Klimczak
4 - 1 Melbourne
Line-up included: Roger Morgan & Joe Vonja. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Vonja
Saturday, May 1, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Coach: Matt Landherr.
0 - 0 Essendon Lions
Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Saturday, May 1, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood. Referee: David Yelland..
Waverley City
Roy Lawton, D Fearn, Norrie Ford, Dave Sharp, Ted Quy, Dave McCourt, Marshall McCallum, Bobby Saunders, Ian Humble, Dave McCullough, Peter Whitehurst. Sub: Johnny Sanchez. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goals: Whitehust x 2, Ford, McCullough, Humble pen
5 - 1 Keilor City
C Wojczak, Gunter Gerrick, Nick Mladenovski, Keifer, -Juergen Woite, Tasevski, K Anschober, Kinkel, Kralenski, Alex Straubinger, Martin, Galo. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goal: Sharp og
Sunday, May 2, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Line-up included: David Closs, Billy Rae, Gordon Bentley & Alan Quinn. Coach: Billy McArthur.
0 - 1 Altona City
Line-up included: Denis Massini, Keith Murray, Bob Pocock & Ian Reid. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Reid
Sunday, May 2, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Stewart Mellings..
Box Hill
Line-up included: Mick Benton & Serge Berardini. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Berardini
1 - 2 Frankston City
Line-up included: Norrie Campbell (sent off 15), David High & Billy Buchanan. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: High, Buchanan
Round Five
Saturday, May 8, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Sergio Trinuzio, David Closs, Alan Quinn & Gordon Bentley. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Bentley, Quinn
2 - 2 Croydon City
Line-up included: Jim Wylie & Weller. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Weller, Wylie
Saturday, May 8, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans Van der Poel, Szczepaniak, David Lord, Robert Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Jim Ackers, Bob Pocock, Tony Hamill, Albie Seenan, David Cooper, Serge Karbanenko. Sub: Bill Monteith. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Hamill, Karbanenko
2 - 0 Waverley City
Roy Lawton, Dave Sharp, Tony Harris, Norrie Ford, Dave McCourt, Ted Quy, Marshall McCallum, Bobby Saunders, Ian Humble, Dave McCullough, Peter Whitehurst. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Saturday, May 8, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Referee: Jim Brennan..
Essendon Lions
Line-up included: John Gardiner, Wally Kulyk, Branko Culina & Ivan Grujicic. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Kulyk, Grujicic
2 - 2 Green Gully
Line-up included: Franz Berens (sent off), Eddie Klimczak,& Dave McCurry. Coaxh: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Klimczak, McCurry
Saturday, May 8, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Line-up included:Terry Hawke, Ian Shanks, Billy Lewis, Billy Buchanan, Bill Murray & Sam Murray. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Lewis, Buchanan, B Murray
3 - 0 St Albans
Line-up included: Lou Denys. Coach: Matt Landherr.
Saturday, May 8, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
0 - 2 Box Hill
Coach: Peter Craig.
Saturday, May 8, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Coach: Bill Allison.
2 - 1 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Round Six
Saturday, May 15, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill..
Box Hill
Line-up included: Serge Berardini & Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Taylor 80
1 - 0 Altona City
Line-up included: Tony Hamill. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Saturday, May 15, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Coach: Norm Hobson.
0 - 2 Melbourne
Coach: Bill Allison.
Saturday, May 15, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals:
Match abandoned at half time when Frankston City refused to continue following an injury to a player leaving the field at half time. The tribunal ruled that the scores should stand.
1 - 1 Frankston City
Line-up included: Ernie Merrick. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals:
Match abandoned at half time when Frankston City refused to continue following an injury to a player leaving the field at half time. The tribunal ruled that the scores should stand.
Sunday, May 16, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Coach: Matt Landherr.
0 - 0 Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
Sunday, May 16, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Line-up included: Bobby Saunders. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
1 - 0 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Kevin Whichelow & Billy Rae. Sub: Billy McArthur. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Sunday, May 16, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
1 - 3 Essendon Lions
John Gardiner, Nick Kuzmanov, Branko Culina & Ivan Grujicic. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Kuzmanov, Culina, Grujicic
Round Seven
Saturday, May 22, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Nigel Bridgman, David Closs, Billy McArthur, George Maikousis, Alan Lenders, Billy Rae & Gordon Bentley. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Rae, Bentley
2 - 2 Box Hill
Mick Pearce, John Brown & Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Bridgman og, Taylor
Saturday, May 22, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford. Referee: Sam Zoumas..
Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ernie Merrick, David High, Bob Adams, Billy Lewis, Sandy Irvine (Ian Shanks ), John Pryde, Alf Neri, Billy Buchanan, Sam Murray, Norrie Campbell. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Pryde 11, Mitanidis 50og, S Murray 70, 72
4 - 0 Western Suburbs
Alex Mitanidis, Panagiotidis, Iakovidis, Tony Spanotious (George Karilakis 25), Karapanagiotidis, Jim Pyrgolios, Ilia Iossifidis, Peter Papaconstantiniou (sent off 70), Bill Efthimiou, Lou Iannakos, Lou Iordanis. Sub: Jim Epaminonda (sent off 71). Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Saturday, May 22, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Line-up included: Alex Straubinger. Coach: Joe Marth.
0 - 8 Green Gully
Line-up included: Mick Banagan, Eddie Klimczak, Andy Segi & John Grady. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Banagan x 3, Klimczak x 2, Andy Segi, Grady, Alex Straubinger og
Sunday, May 23, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Line-up included: John Hunt, David Cooper, Bob Pocock, Albie Seenan, Bill Monteith & Tony Hamill. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: A Seenan, Monteith, Hamill
3 - 0 St Albans
Coach: Matt Landherr.
Sunday, May 23, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Line-up included: John Gardiner, Ivan Grujicic, Branko Culina & Nick Kuzmanov. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Kuzmanov x 2
2 - 1 Melbourne
Line-up included: Roger Morgan, Joe Szabo & Steve Bleskany. Sub: Bobby Dobbing. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Bleskany
Sunday, May 23, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Coach: Johnny Sanches.
1 - 1 Croydon City
Coach: Norm Hobson.
Round Eight
Saturday, May 29, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Mick Pearce, Mick Benton, Bob Adams, Ian McLeod, Andy Bradley, John Brown, Paul Corke, Greg McCaskie (Con Tatsiokas), Serge Berardini, Stewart McQueen (Bobby Bramble), Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Taylor 20, 80, ??, McCaskie 53
4 - 0 Waverley City
Benny Bauer, Dave Sharp, Ted Quy, Tony Harris, Norrie Ford, Dave McCourt, Marshall McCallum, Ian Humble, Peter Whitehurst, Bobby Saunders, Dave McCullough (Joe Katz 46). Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Saturday, May 29, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Line-up included: Kolbl. Coach: Matt Landherr.
Goal: Kolbl
1 - 1 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Jim Daperis, David Closs, Alan Lenders, Billy Rae & Mick D'Sylva. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goal: D'Sylva
Saturday, May 29, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Line-up included: Jim Pyrgolios, Jim Kypataris, Kon Papadopoulos, Bill Efthimiou & Lou Iordanis. Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Goals: Papadopoulos, Efthimiou, Iordanis
3 - 2 Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
Sunday, May 30, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Line-up included: Mick Edwards, Tom Kelly & Wyness. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Wyness
1 - 1 Essendon Lions
Line-up included: Hugh Gunn, Dime Petrovski, John Gardiner, Ante Bilaver, Zivko Babic, Ivan Grujicic & Nick Kuzmanov. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Babic
Sunday, May 30, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: Mick Banagan, Dave McCurry. Coach:Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Banagan, McCurry
2 - 2 Altona City
Line-up included: Tony Hamill, Bob Pocock, Albie Seenan. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Pocock, A Seenan
Sunday, May 30, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Joe Szabo & Steve Bleskany. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Bleskany
1 - 2 Frankston City
Line-up included: Bob Adams, Ian Shanks & Norrie Campbell. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Campbell x 2
Round Nine
Saturday, June 5, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Line-up Included: George Maikousis & Albert Harrison. Coach: Billy McArthur.
0 - 1 Green Gully
Line-up Included: Mick Banagan. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Banagan
Saturday, June 5, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ernie Merrick, David High, Bob Adams, Billy Lewis, Sandy Irvine, John Pryde (Alf Neri), Ian Shanks, Billy Buchanan (Marjan Lopatic), Sam Murray, Norrie Campbell. Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Irvine
1 - 1 Essendon Lions
Frank Petersen, George Train, Ante Bilaver, Wally Kulyk, Hugh Gunn, Ivan Grujicic, Mick Chudiak, John Gardiner, Nick Kuzmanov, Branko Culina, Zivko Babic (Eddie Krncevic). Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Kuzmanov
Saturday, June 5, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Roy Lawton, Joe Katz, Bobby Saunders & Ian Humble. Coach:Johnny Sanchez.
Goals: Katz pk, Saunders, Humble
3 - 1 St Albans
Line-up Included: Lou Denys, George Watters, Tom Zovin & Spiro Fragopoulos. Coach: Matt Landherr.
Goal: Fragopoulos pk
Saturday, June 5, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Coach: Joe Wilson.
3 - 0 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Saturday, June 5, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Coach: Peter Craig.
3 - 1 Croydon City
Coach: Norn Hobson.
Saturday, June 5, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
0 - 3 Melbourne
Charlie Odri, Joe Vonja, David Hull, Joe Szabo, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Dobbing, Stewart Fowler, Charlie Kelly, Lou Szantho, George Kotaridis, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goals: Fowler x 2, Dobbing
Round Ten
Saturday, June 12, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Charlie Odri, George Kotaridis, David Hull, Joe Szabo, Auchie Waaldyk, Bobby Dobbing, Stewart Fowler, Charlie Kelly, Mike Manson, Sean Rooney (G Lairakos 46), Steve Bleskany (sent off 86). Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Waaldyk
1 - 2 Altona City
Denis Masseni, Jim Ackers, David Lord, David Cooper, Keith Murray, J Szczepaniak, Bob Pocock (Albie Seenan), Tony Hamill, Bill Monteith, Nat Little (sent off 86), John Hunt (Stan Lambrou 46). Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Hamill, Little
Saturday, June 12, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Line-up included: George Watters & Manuel Fernandez. Coach: Matt Landherr.
Goal: Fernandez
1 - 2 Box Hill
Line-up included: Mick Benton, Greg McCaskie, Serge Berardini & Stewart McQueen. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Barardini, McQueen
Saturday, June 12, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Line-up included: Kambaritou & Kon Papadopoulos. Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Goals: Papadopoulos 2 inc pk
2 - 2 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Jim Johnstone, David Closs, Albert Harrison, Billy Rae, Kevin Whichelow, Alan Lenders & Gordon Bentley. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Lenders, Rae
Sunday, June 13, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Coach:John McDaid.
0 - 3 Frankston City
Line-up included: John Pryde, Bob Adams, David High, Ian Shanks, Ernie Merrick & Billy Buchanan. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Adams, High pk, Shanks
Sunday, June 13, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Line-up included: John Gardiner, Branko Culina, Nick Kuzmanov & Zivko Babic. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Culina 17, 67, Kuzmanov 25, Babic 36
4 - 1 Keilor City
Line-up included: Alex Straubinger. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goal: Straubinger
Sunday, June 13, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: Mick Banagan. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Banagan
1 - 2 Waverley City
Line-up included: Ian Humble. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goals: Humble x 2
Round Eleven
Saturday, June 19, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Coach: Billy McArthur.
0 - 0 Melbourne
Coach: Bill Allison.
Saturday, June 19, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Bob Henderson..
Box Hill
Mick Pearce, Mick Benton, Bob Adams, Ian McLeod, Andy Bradley, John Brown, Paul Corke, Greg McCaskie, Serge Berardini, Bobby Bramble (Con Tatsiokas), Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Taylor 42
1 - 3 Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Mario Borg, Franz Berens, Terry Banagan, Andy Segi (Mick Brazil), Mick Banagan, Eddie Klimczak, Roy Collins, John Grady. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: M Banagan 48pk, Cole 55, Collins ??
Saturday, June 19, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Coach: John McDaid.
4 - 2 St Albans
Coach: Matt Landherr.
Saturday, June 19, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Line-up included: Nick Mladenovski. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goal: Mladenovski
1 - 0 Frankston City
Coach: John Pryde.
Sunday, June 20, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Line-up included: Bill Monteith. Coach: Joe Wilson.
0 - 0 Essendon Lions
Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Sunday, June 20, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
0 - 1 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Round Twelve
Saturday, June 26, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Line-up included: Dick Ward, Jim Wylie, John Howarth & Mike Kupinic. Coach: John McDaid.
Goals: Kupinic x 2, Howarth
3 - 1 Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
Saturday, June 26, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Coach: Sandy Henderson.
0 - 2 Green Gully
Line-up included: Mick Banagan. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: M Banagan, Own goal
Saturday, June 26, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
0 - 2 Melbourne
Coach: Bill Allison.
Sunday, June 27, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
AIbion Rovers
Line-up included: Gordon Bentley. Coach: Billy McArthur.
0 - 0 Essendon Lions
Line-up included: Frank Petersen. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Sunday, June 27, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Denis Masseni, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Robert Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Cooper, Bob Pocock, Tony Hamill, Albie Seenan, Jim Ackers, George Watters. Sub: Serge Karbanenko. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Hamill, Seenan
2 - 0 Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ernie Merrick, David High, Bob Adams, Billy Lewis, Ian Shanks, John Pryde, Andy Savage, Billy Buchanan, Sam Murray, Norrie Campbell. Sub: Alf Neri. Coach: John Pryde.
Sunday, June 27, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Line-up included: Gino Jacovelli (Mick Pearce), Andy Bradley, Ray Taylor, Serge Berardini, Stewart McQueen & Con Tatsiokas. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Taylor x 3, Berardini, McQueen, Tatsiokas
6 - 3 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Round Thirteen
Saturday, July 3, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Frank Petersen, Joe Timpano, George Train, Craig Copley, John Gardiner, Ivan Grujicic, Mick Chudiak, Alex Napadowski, Nick Kuzmanov, Branko Culina, Ray Langdale (Ante Bilaver). Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Kuzmanov
1 - 0 Waverley City
Benny Bauer, Paul Storey, Ted Quy, Norrie Ford, Dave Sharp, Sutherland, Marshall McCallum, Alex Wilson, Peter Whitehurst, Bobby Saunders, Ian Humble. Sub: Dave McCourt. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Saturday, July 3, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Coach: Ian Petherick.
3 - 0 Croydon City
Coach: John McDaid.
Saturday, July 3, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
0 - 2 Altona City
Coach: Joe Wilson.
Sunday, July 4, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Coach: John Pryde.
3 - 1 Albion Rovers
Coach: Billy McArthur.
Sunday, July 4, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
1 - 1 St Albans
Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Sunday, August 28. 1976. Middle Park..
Melbourne
Line-up included: Ian McLeod & Ray Taylor. Coach: Bill Allison.
0 - 3 Box Hill
Coach:Peter Craig.
Goals: Taylor x 2, McLeod
Round Fourteen
Saturday, July 10, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Albert Harrison & Billy Rae. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Rae x 2
2 - 0 Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
Saturday, July 10, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: - Caruso..
Box Hill
Mick Pearce, Mick Benton, Bob Adams, Ian McLeod, Andy Bradley, John Brown, Paul Corke, Greg McCaskie, Con Tatsiokas (Trevor Teer), Stewart McQueen, Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Taylor pk
1 - 0 Essendon Lions
Frank Petersen, Craig Copley, George Train, Wally Kulyk, John Gardiner (Joe Timpano), Ante Bilaver, Mick Chudiak, Drago Krajina (Eddie Krncevic 46), Nick Kuzmanov, Branko Culina, Alex Napadowski. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Saturday, July 10, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Line-up included: Jim Wylie, Jim Blacker, Mike Kupinic, Jim Telford & John Howarth. Coach: John McDaid.
Goals: Telford 6, Howarth 51
2 - 0 Altona City
Line-up included: Tony Hamill & Bob Pocock. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Saturday, July 10, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: Andy Segi, Roy Collins & John Grady. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Collins x 3, Grady
4 - 0 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Sunday, July 11, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Line-up included: Manuel Fernandez, Spiro Fragopoulos, Ian Cassidy & Rade Nobilo. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Goals: Fernandez, Fragopoulos pk, Cassidy, Nobilo
4 - 2 Melbourne
Coach:Bill Allison.
Sunday, July 11, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Line-up included: Bobby Saunders & Ian Humble. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
0 - 3 Frankston City
Line-up included: Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, Dave Johnstone, John Pryde & Andy Savage. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Savage, Campbell, Pryde
Round Fifteen
Saturday, July 17, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona. Referee: - Stirling..
Altona City
Line-up included: Nat Little & Ian Reid. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Little, Reid
2 - 0 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Jim Johnstone, Albert Harrison, David Closs, Billy Rae, George Maikousis, Gordon Bentley & Jim Daperis. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Saturday, July 17, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford. Referee: Lou Hemmes..
Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ian Shanks, David High, Bob Adams, Billy Lewis, Dave Johnstone (Ernie Merrick), John Pryde, Alf Neri, Billy Buchanan, Norrie Campbell, Andy Savage. Sub: Sandy Irvine. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Johnstone 11, Campbell
2 - 1 Box Hill
Mick Pearce, Mick Benton, Bob Adams, Ian McLeod, Andy Bradley, John Brown, Paul Corke, Greg McCaskie (Trevor Teer), Con Tatsiokas, Stewart McQueen, Ray Taylor. Subs: Tuffield. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goal: Tatsiokas 18
Saturday, July 17, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Coach: Bill Allison.
0 - 2 Green Gully
Line-up included: Andy Segi & Mick Banagan. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Segi, Banagan pk
Sunday, July 18, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Line-up included: Frank Petersen, George Train, John Gardiner, Hugh Gunn, Wally Kulyk, Branko Culina & Eddie Krncevic. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Krncevic 28
1 - 0 St Albans
Coach:Sandy Henderson.
Sunday, July 18, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Line-up included: Joe Marth & Juergen Woite. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goal: Woite pk
1 - 2 Waverley City
Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Sunday, July 18, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
0 - 2 Croydon City
Line-up included: Mike Edwards, Dick Ward, Jim Blacker, John Howarth & Mike Kupinic. Coach: John McDaid.
Goals: Howarth 43, Kupinic 63
Round Sixteen
Saturday, July 24, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Line-up included: Mike Edwards, Dick Ward & John Howarth. Coach: John McDaid.
Goal: Howarth
1 - 0 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Jeff Olver, Jim Daperis, Albert Harrison & George Maikousis. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Saturday, July 24, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Line-up included: Ian Cassidy. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Goal: Cassidy
1 - 0 Frankston City
Line-up included: Billy Lewis (sent off). Coach: John Pryde.
Saturday, July 24, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Benny Bauer, Paul Storey, Alex Wilson, Ian Humble, Ted Quy, Dave Sharp, Marshall McCallum, Peter Whitehurst, Tony Harris, Bobby Saunders, Norrie Ford. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Whitehurst
1 - 1 Altona City
Hans Van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Herbie Seenan, Robert Gramsbergen, David Cooper, Bob Pocock, Albie Seenan, Tony Hamill, Keith Murray, Nat Little. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: A Seenan
Saturday, July 24, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Line-up included: Mark Karapatsos & Kypirtidis. Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Goals: Karapatsos, Kypirtidis, Other scorer not known
3 - 4 Melbourne
Line-up included: George Kotaridis, Charlie Kelly, Auchie Waaldyk, Joe Szabo, Joe Vonja, Steve Bleskany & Sean Rooney. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goals: Waaldyk x 2, Szabo, Rooney
Sunday, July 25, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Line-up included: Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Taylor, Straubinger og
2 - 1 Keilor City
Line-up included: K Anschober & Alex Straubinger. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goal: Anschober
Sunday, July 25, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: David Yelland..
Green Gully
Coach: Ian Petherick.
0 - 0 Essendon Lions
Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Round Seventeen
Saturday, July 31, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Coach: Joe Wilson.
2 - 1 Box Hill
Coach: Peter Craig.
Saturday, July 31, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Coach: Tony Vrzina.
3 - 2 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Saturday, July 31, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
1 - 1 St Albans
Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Sunday, August 1, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Coach: Billy McArthur.
1 - 1 Waverley City
Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Sunday, August 1, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Coach: John Pryde.
1 - 1 Green Gully
Coach: Ian Petherick.
Sunday, August 1, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Joe Vonja, Mike Manson, Joe Szabo & Stewart Fowler. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Fowler
1 - 1 Croydon City
Line-up included: Mick Edwards, Jim Blacker, John Howarth & Jim Wylie. Coach: John McDaid.
Goal: Wylie
Round Eighteen
Saturday, August 7, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: - Jenkins..
Box Hill
Mick Pearce, Mick Benton, Bob Adams (Trevor Teer), Ian McLeod, Andy Bradley, John Brown, Paul Corke, Con Tatsiokas, Serge Berardini (Greg McCaskie), Stewart McQueen, Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: McQueen 63, Taylor 70pk
2 - 3 Albion Rovers
Eddie Sierakowski, Billy Rae, Albert Harrison, George Maikousis, Sergio Tribuzio, Jim Daperis, Nigel Bridgman, Jim Johnstone, Mick D'Sylva, Kevin Whichelow, Gordon Bentley. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Benton 19og, Whichelow ??, Maikousis 73pk
Saturday, August 7, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Line-up included: Tom Kelly, Falconer Ireland, John Howarth. Coach: John McDaid.
Goal: Howarth 17
1 - 1 Waverley City
Line-up included: Ted Quy, Paul Storey, Dave Sharp, Tony Harris & Alex Wilson. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Wilson 85
Saturday, August 7, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: David Cole, Andy Segi, Roy Collins & Mick Banagan. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Banagan x 2, Segi, Collins
4 - 1 Keilor City
Line-up included: Danny Lacok & Juergen Woite. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goal: Woite pk
Saturday, August 7, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Line-up included: Billy Kapilakis, George Kapilakis & Jim Tsikos. Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Goal: B Kapilakis
1 - 1 Frankston City
Line-up included: Alf Neri, Bob Adams, David High, Billy Buchanan & Andy Savage. Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Savage
Sunday, August 8, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Graham Morgan, Charlie Kelly, Slavko Visic, Joe Sazabo & Auchie Waaldyk. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Waaldyk 60
1 - 2 Essendon Lions
Line-up included: Craig Copley, John Gardiner, Ivan Grujicic & Nick Kuzmanov. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Grujicic 20, Kuzmanov 70
Sunday, August 8, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Coach: Sandy Henderson.
0 - 1 Altona City
Line-up included: Keith Murray, Bob Pedley & Ian Reid. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Reid
Round Nineteen
Saturday, August 14, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Line-up included: George Maikousis, Nigel Bridgman, Billy Rae, Gordon Bentley & Mick D'Sylva. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: D'Sylva, Bentley
2 - 0 St Albans
Line-up included: Lou Denys. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Saturday, August 14, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Line-up included: Ante Bilaver, Ivan Grujicic, Craig Wallace & Nick Kuzmanov. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Wallace, Kuzmanov x 3
4 - 1 Croydon City
Line-up included: Dick Ward, Jim Wylie, John Howarth & Peter Mihaly. Coach: John McDaid.
Goal: Wylie
Saturday, August 14, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Line-up included: Ian Shanks, John Pryde & Andy Savage. Sub: Sam Murrayń. Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Pryde 75
1 - 0 Melbourne
Coach: Bill Allison.
Saturday, August 14, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Line-up included: Danny Lacok, Gerry Altheim, Juergen Woite, Kaz Klain & Tasevski. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goals: Klain, Tasevski x 2
3 - 0 Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Sunday, August 15, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans Van der Poel (Dennis Masseni), Herbie Seenan, David Lord, Robert Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Cooper, Tony Hamill, Albie Seenan, Ian Reid, George Watters, Nat Little. Coach: Joe Wilson.
0 - 3 Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Mario Borg, Franz Berens, Terry Banagan, Andy Segi (Manny Spiteri), Mick Banagan, Joe Thompson, Roy Collins, John Grady (Eddie Klimczak). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Mario Borg 27, Segi 65, M Banagan 75
Sunday, August 15, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Coach: Sandy Henderson.
0 - 1 Box Hill
Coach: Peter Craig.
Round Twenty
Saturday, August 21, 1976. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Line-up included: Mick Edwards, Jim Blacker, John Howarth, Trevor Owen, Peter Mihaly & Mike Kupinic. Coach: John McDaid.
Goals: Owen, Kupinic
2 - 0 Box Hill
Line-up included: Mick Pearce, Serge Berardini & Stewart McQueen. Coach: Peter Craig.
Saturday, August 21, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Kiss, Joe Vonja, Groenewald, Joe Szabo, Slavko Visic, Joe Palinkas, Stewart Fowler, Auchie Waaldyk, Charlie Kelly, George Kotaridis, Steve Bleskany. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goals: Waaldyk x 2, Szabo, Visic, Fowler
5 - 1 Keilor City
Line-up included: Danny Lacok & Juergen Woite. Coach: Joe Marth.
Goal: Woite
Saturday, August 21, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Coach:Sandy Henderson.
1 - 1 Waverley City
Line-up included: Benny Bauer, Marshall McCallum, Joe Katz & Paul Cleveland. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Cleveland
Saturday, August 21, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
0 - 4 Altona City
Line-up included: Rob Gramsbergen, Richard Plessa, David Lord, Bob Pedley & Albie Seenan. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Pedley, A Seenan x 2, Lord
Sunday, August 22, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Att: 3,700..
Essendon Lions
Line-up included: John Gardiner & Nick Kuzmanov. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Kuzmanov x 2, Gardiner
3 - 0 Frankston City
Coach: John Pryde.
Sunday, August 22, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: Mario Borg, Peter Banagan, David Cole & John GradyCoach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Grady
1 - 0 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Albert Harrison, Alan Lenders & Billy Rae. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Round Twenty-One
Saturday, August 28, 1976. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Line-up included: Nat Little & Tony Hamill. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Little x 3, Hamill pk
4 - 0 Melbourne
Coach: Bill Allison.
Saturday, August 28, 1976. Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Box Hill
Line-up included: Mick Benton, Bob Adams & Ray Taylor. Coach: Peter Craig.
Goals: Taylor
1 - 0 St Albans
Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Saturday, August 28, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Terry Hawke, Ian Shanks, David High, Bob Adams, Billy Lewis, Sandy Irvine, John Pryde, Alf Neri (Dave Johnstone), Billy Buchanan, Norrie Campbell, Andy Savage. Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Campbell 48
1 - 0 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Falconer Ireland, Chris Ogden, Jim Telford, Dick Ward, Davison (Tom Kelly), John Howarth, Jim Blacker, Mike Kupinic, Jim Wylie, Peter Mihaly (Trevor Owen). Coach: John McDaid.
Saturday, August 28, 1976. Gardiners Reserve, Burwood.
Waverley City
Line-up included: Joe Katz, Benny Bauer, Ted Quy & Bobby Saunders,Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goals: Saunders
1 - 2 Green Gully
Line-up included: Mick Borg, Terry Banagan & Mick Banagan:Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Banagan, Banagan
Sunday, August 29, 1976. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Rovers
Line-up included: Jim Daperis, George Maikousis, Billy Rae & Alan Quin. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goals: Quinn, Rae
2 - 1 Western Suburbs
Line-up included: Alex Mitanidis, Iosifidis (sent off) & Kypirtidis. Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
Goal: Kypirtidis
Sunday, August 29, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
0 - 3 Essendon Lions
Line-up included: Ivan Grujicic & Nick Kuzmanov. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Kuzmanov x 2, Grujicic
Round Twenty-Two
Saturday, September 4, 1976. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Line-up included: John Gardiner, Ivan Grujicic & Craig Wallace. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
0 - 0 Altona City
Line-up included:Hans Van der Poel, Jim Ackers & Bob Pedley. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Saturday, September 4, 1976. Middle Park.
Melbourne
Line-up included: Morgan & Colin Allison. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Allison
1 - 1 Albion Rovers
Line-up included: George Maikousis, Albert Harrison & Alan Quinn. Coach: Billy McArthur.
Goal: Maikousis pk
Saturday, September 4, 1976. Churchill Reserve, St Albans.
St Albans
Coach: Sandy Henderson.
1 - 0 Croydon City
Coach: John McDaid.
Sunday, September 5, 1976. North Seaford Reserve, Seaford.
Frankston City
Coach: John Pryde.
3 - 0 Keilor City
Coach: Joe Marth.
Sunday, September 5, 1976. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Line-up included: Manny Spiteri, Mario Borg, Joe Thompson, Roy Collins & Andy Segi (Eddie Klimczak). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Collins, Klimczak
2 - 1 Box Hill
Line-up included: John Brown. Coach: Peter Craig.
Sunday, September 5, 1976. Ralph Street Reserve, Ardeer.
Western Suburbs
Coach: Jim Pyrgolios.
2 - 4 Waverley City
Coach: Sandy Henderson.