1976 Victorian State League Results

written by John Punshon
Source: Soccer Action

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, April 10, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Chris Petrov (Hugh Howe 66), Ian McCarthy, Wilf Laing, John Bernard, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Piotrowski 29, 74, Cumming 65
3 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Norm Maitland, John Webb, Jones, Paul Deeming, Kevin Walker (sent off 75), Derek Barron, Kire Veljanovski, Derek Doolan, Jim Smart (Godwin Hili 55).
Goal: Walker 50
Saturday, April 10, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Uli Pfisterer, David Gorrie, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Ian Marshall, Billy Vojtek, John Lucchesi, Ulysses Kokkinos. Coach: David Gorrie.
0 - 1 Mooroolbark United
Malcolm Coville, Derek Bailey, Peter Vaughan, Mike Plunkett, Ian Williamson, Mike Sinclair, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goal: French 38
Sunday, April 11, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Jack Reilly, Vince Bannon, Pat Bannon, Alex Nelson, Mike Stogiannou, Keith Webster, Ian Gibson, Les Thomson (Andy Bozikas 50), John Nicolaides, George Gillan, Gary Cole. Coach:Jack Reilly.
0 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Bill Whiteside, Jim Train, Steve McCombe, Jim Tansey, Les Owens, Steve Moore, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Symington, John Patten, John Cain, Pat McElhinney (Dave McFarlane 65). Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, April 11, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: David Yelland.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Jean Durand, Anton Dosen, Steve Gadsby, Slobodan Lukic, John Fraser, Johnny Wallace (Pocho Donato 60), Stuart Blair. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
0 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Giovanni Batticciotto, Peter Bourne, Jimmy Mackay, Kris Kalifatidis (John Daperis 60), Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Ollerton 9, Baker 32og, Armstrong 34
Sunday, April 11, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Jim Pirzas, Cele Presilski, Vlado Stojanovski (David Jones 30), Tommy Fox, Geoff Daniels (Ljube Petrovski 66), Bill McIntyre, Steve Beech. Coach: Kito Grozdanov.
Goals: Campbell 30, Daniels 70
2 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Ziggy Szalinski, Stan Klain, Richard Dziedzic, Marian Jaworski, Barney Klimecki, George Nierobisz, Eddie Lerch, Lenny van Leeuwen (Andy Czapnik 50), Joe Herman (Wally Klain 60), Eddie Kupicz, Ralph Esposito. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: Kupicz 55
Sunday, April 11, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Dick Ward, David Garthwaite, John Bray, Paul Holding, Bob Smith, John O'Callaghan, Clive Mullett, John Luyten, Mike Lynn (Phil Williamson 68). Coach: Trevor Owen.
Goal: Luyten 44
1 - 4 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios (Andrija Ristic 45), Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, Branko Buljevic. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Ward 53og, Buljevic 68, Picioane 86, Ristic 88
Round Two
Saturday, April 17, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Kazi 10, Ristovski 25
2 - 0 Juventus
Robert Terzini, Morris Bonfieni, David Gorrie, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Ian Marshall, Uli Pfisterer, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos. Coach: David Gorrie.
Sunday, April 18, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Norm Maitland, John Webb, Jones, Paul Deeming, Frank Mifsud, Derek Barron, Jim Paparas, Derek Doolan, Kire Veljanovski.
0 - 1 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, John Bray, Bob Smith, John O'Callaghan, Paul Holding, Phil Williamson, John Luyten, Not known. Coach: Trevor Owen.
Goal: Luyten 40
Sunday, April 18, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Malcolm Coville, Derek Bailey, Peter Vaughan, Mike Plunkett, Ian Williamson, Mike Sinclair, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Alan Pongho, Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
0 - 0 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Jim Pirzas, Vlado Stojanovic, Cele Presilski, Tom Fox, Geoff Daniels, Bill McIntyre, Steve Beech. Sub: (David Jones). Coach: Kito Grozdanov.
Sunday, April 18, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Ziggy Szalinski, Stan Klain, Andy Czapnik, Marian Jaworski, Barney Klimecki, George Nierobisz, Eddie Lerch, Eddie Kupicz, Wally Klain, Joe Herman, Ralph Esposito. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: W Klain 81
1 - 3 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Jean Durand, Anton Dosen, Steve Gadsby, Slobodan Lukic, Bruce Roberts, Stuart Blair, John Fraser. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Goals: Lukic 30, 60, Baker 87pk
Sunday, April 18, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Bill Whiteside, Jim Train, Jim Tansey, Jim O'Reilly, Steve McCombe, Les Owens, Pat McElhinney, Jim Symington, Bill Pinakos, Steve Moore, Dave McFarlane (Frank Thompson 70). Coach: Ken Kontra.
0 - 1 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Chris Petrov, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Wilf Laing, Ian McCarthy, Jim McRobert, Kaz Piotrowski, John Bernard, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: McCarthy 50
Sunday, April 18, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Giovanni Batticciotto, Kris Kalifatidis (Howard Andrews 71) , Jimmy Mackay, Peter Bourne (John Daperis 20), Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Cummings 41, Ollerton 58
2 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
Jack Reilly, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, Andy Bozikas, Mike Stogiannou, Les Thomson, Keith Webster, Pat Bannon, John Nicolaides, George Gillan, Gary Cole. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Gillan 89
Round Three
Friday, April 23, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Norm Maitland (C Kelly 70), John Webb, Jones, Paul Deeming, Frank Mifsud (sent off), Derek Barron, Kevin Walker, Kevin Kelly, Kire Veljanovski.
0 - 4 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Branko Buljevic (sent off), Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Palinkas 2 inc pk, Micic, Buljevic
Saturday, April 24, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Jack Reilly, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, Andy Bozikas, Mike Stogiannou, Pat Bannon, Keith Webster, Les Thomson, George Gillan, Gary Cole, John Nicolaides. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Cole
1 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Ziggy Szalinski, Stan Klain, Andy Czapnik, Marian Jaworski, Barney Klimecki, George Nierobisz, Eddie Lerch, Lenny van Leeuwen, Wally Klain, Eddie Kupicz, Joe Herman. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: W Klain
Saturday, April 24, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, John Fraser, Slobodan Lukic, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, Stuart Blair, Bruce Roberts (Pocho Donato 55). Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Goal: Blair 60
1 - 1 Mooroolbark United
Malcolm Coville, Mal Hayward, Peter Vaughan, Mike Plunkett, Ian Williamson, Brian Thom (Barry O'Toole 80), Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Mike Sinclair 60), Alan Pongho, Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goal: Clarey 75
Saturday, April 24, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Jim Pirzas, Bill McIntyre, Ljube Petrovski (Cele Presilski 60), Tom Fox, David Jones, Geoff Daniels, Steve Beech.
Goal: Daniels 50
1 - 1 Juventus
Mike Harby, Morris Bonfieni (Ulysses Kokkinos 85), Serge Sabbadini (Lou Sannipoli 35), Baravelli, Pat Della Rocca, Ian Marshall, Uli Pfisterer, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, David Gorrie, John Lucchesi. Coach: David Gorrie.
Goal: Gorrie 50
Saturday, April 24, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb, David Garthwaite, Ron Verniers, John O'Callaghan, Bob Smith, Mike Lynn, Phil Williamson, John Luyten, Clive Mullett.
0 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Bill Whiteside, Les Owens, Steve McCombe, Jim Tansey, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Steve Moore, Jim Symington, Pat McElhinney, Bill Pinakos, John Patten. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Pinakos 60
Saturday, April 24, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Chris Petrov, Wilf Laing (Hugh Howe 30), Ian McCarthy, John Bernard, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Cumming 40, Piotrowski 51, Petrov 78pk
3 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Steve Walker, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Giovanni Batticciotto, Kris Kalifatidis (John Daperis 49), Jimmy Mackay, Peter Bourne (Howard Andrews 61), Jim Armstrong, Peter Ollerton, Duncan Cummings. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goal: Batticciotto 84
Round Four
Saturday, May 1, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Bill Whiteside, Les Owens, Steve McCombe, Jim Tansey, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Symington, Steve Moore, John Patten, Bill Pinakos. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Patten, Pinakos x I462, Tansey
4 - 0 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Jones (sent off), Paul Deeming, Norm Maitland, John Webb, Derek Doolan (Jim Smart 46), Paul Murphy, Derek Barron, Kevin Walker, Kevin Kelly.
Saturday, May 1, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Steve Walker (Kris Kalifatidis 50), Arthur Xanthopoulos, Giovanni Batticciotto, John Daperis, Jimmy Mackay, Peter Bourne (Howard Andrews 71), Jim Armstrong, Peter Ollerton, Duncan Cummings. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Mackay 10, 41, Ollerton 60, Armstrong 89
4 - 4 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Frank Hoyle, John O'Callaghan, Bob Smith, Clive Mullett, Mike Lynn, John Luyten (Phil Williamson 24), Chris Kent.
Goals: Kent 11, 19, 55pk, Mullett 83
Sunday, May 2, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Jim Kriaris, Frank Micic, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic (Steve Adamgikis 69), Joe Palinkas, Andrija Ristic (Slobodan Zoraja 57), Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Kondarios 3, 24
2 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell (Cele Presilski 63), Jim Pirzas, Bill McIntyre, Ljube Petrovski, Tom Fox, David Jones, Alex Fox (Vlado Stojanovski 55), Steve Beech.
Goal: McIntyre 34
Sunday, May 2, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Sam Zoumas.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Claude Lucchesi, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Uli Pfisterer (Gilpin 46), Ulysses Kokkinos (Brooks 35), John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goal: J Lucchesi
1 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Jean Durand (sent off), Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Stuart Blair, Slobodan Lukic (sent off), Steve Gadsby (Nick Nechvoglod 46', Bruce Roberts 75), John Fraser, Pocho Donato. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Sunday, May 2, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Malcolm Coville, Mal Hayward (Barry O'Toole 35), Peter Vaughan, Mike Plunkett, Ian Williamson, Mike Sinclair, Dave Rigby, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong, Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goal: French
1 - 3 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Andy Bozikas, Alex Nelson, Mike Stogiannou, Keith Webster (Nick Racovalis 55), Pat Bannon, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Gary Cole, John Nicolaides. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goals: Cole 2 inc pk, Gillan
Sunday, May 2, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Ziggy Szalinski, Richard Dziedzic, Marian Jaworski, Stan Klain, Barney Klimecki, George Nierobisz, Eddie Lerch, Eddie Kupicz, Wally Klain, Joe Herman (Lenny van Leeuwen 80), Ralph Esposito. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: W Klain 21
1 - 3 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Chris Petrov, John Bernard, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Bernard 4, Petrov 50, McRobert 80
Round Five
Saturday, May 8, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik (Ricky Lipiarski 46), Eddie Lerch, Eddie Kupicz, Wally Klain (George Nierobisz 74), Joe Herman, Ralph Esposito. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: Learch 21
1 - 1 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Paul Holding, Bob Smith, John O'Callaghan, Chris Kent, Phil Williamson, Mike Lynn, Clive Mullett (George Kreskas 60).
Goal: Lynn 17
Sunday, May 16, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, Mike Stogiannou, Keith Webster (Nick Racovalis), Andy Bozikas, Pat Bannon, John Nicolaides, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Gary Cole (John Taylor). Coach:Jack Reilly.
0 - 0 Juventus
Mike Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Baravelli, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Bruno Sabidussi, Uli Pfisterer (Lou Sannipoli 80), Claude Lucchesi, Ulysses Kokkinos, Billy Vojtek, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Sunday, May 16, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, John Webb, Dave Jones, Paul Deeming, Kevin Walker, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Jim Smart (Derek Barron 46). Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Murphy 2, Wagstaff 85
2 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy (Lou Tsigaris 42), Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Kris Kalifatidis, Giovanni Batticciotto, Howard Andrews, John Daperis, Jimmy Mackay, Peter Bourne, Duncan Cummings, Jim Armstrong (Gary Groenewald 70). Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Cummings 33, Bourne 60, Xanthopoulos 88
Sunday, May 16, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Fraser, Stuart Blair, Steve Gadsby, Bruce Roberts (Nat Black), Nick Nechvoglod. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Goals: Roberts, Durand
2 - 1 Preston
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim Pirzas, Bill McIntyre, Jim McCracken, Ljube Petrovski, David Jones, Tom Fox, Alex Fox (Cele Presilski), Frank Campbell, Steve Beech.
Goal: T Fox
Sunday, May 16, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe (Ray Pocock 72), Chris Petrov, Ian McCarthy, John Bernard, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Cumming 55, Lewis 83
2 - 3 Mooroolbark United
Malcolm Coville, Barry O'Toole, Mike Plunkett, Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson, Brian Thom, Alan Pongho, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Mike Sinclair 79), Mike Clarey, Graham French. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French 29, 44, Clarey 40
Sunday, May 16, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Steve McCombe, Jim Symington, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Jim O'Reilly, Steve Moore, John Patten, John Cain, Bill Pinakos (Hansen Liu). Coach: Ken Kontra.
0 - 1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Mirko Rujevic (Andrija Ristic), Joe Palinkas, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Steve Adamgikis, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Palinkas
Round Six
Saturday, May 22, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Andy Kazi, Mirko Rujevic (Andrija Ristic 74), Joe Picioane, Frank Micic, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, Branko Buljevic. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Picioane 56
1 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Sandy Henderson, Phil Hammond, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Jean Durand, Anton Dosen, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair, John Fraser, Nick Nechvoglod, Bruce Roberts. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Goal: Roberts 40
Sunday, May 23, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby (Robert Terzini 48), Morris Bonfieni (Harry Dilizza 84), Pat Della Rocca, Baravelli, Uli Pfisterer, Bruno Sabidussi, Ian Marshall, Claude Lucchesi, Lou Sannipoli, Billy Vojtek, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
0 - 2 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Chris Petrov, John Bernard (Laurie Smith 77), Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Ray Pocock. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Pocock 38, Cumming 75
Sunday, May 23, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Malcolm Coville, Barry O'Toole, Mike Plunkett, Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson, Brian Thom, Alan Pongho, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Mike Sinclair), Mike Clarey, Graham French. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French x I623, P Ontong
4 - 2 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Frank Hoyle (van Duppen), Paul Holding, Bob Smith, Chris Kent, Clive Mullett, John O'Callaghan (George Kreskas), John Luyten, Phil Williamson.
Goals: Williamson, Kreskas
Sunday, May 23, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Angelo Melitis, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Eddie Lerch, Richard Dziedzic, Lenny van Leeuwen, Joe Herman, Eddie Kupicz (Wally Klain), Ralph Esposito. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: Esposito 5
1 - 2 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville (Kire Veljanovski), Norm Maitland, John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Frank Mifsud, Kevin Walker, Robbie Cullen (Derek Barron), Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Jim Smart. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Murphy, Wagstaff
Sunday, May 23, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim Pirzas, Bill McIntyre, Jim McCracken (Frank Campbell), Ljube Petrovski, David Jones, Tom Fox, Vlado Stojanovski (Geoff Grannon), Cele Presilski, Steve Beech.
0 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
Jack Reilly, Vince Bannon, John Taylor, Alex Nelson, Andy Bozikas, Mike Stogiannou, Keith Webster, Ian Gibson, John Nicolaides (Les Thomson 75), Gary Cole, George Gillan. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Gillan 70
Sunday, May 23, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos (Margaritis Hagegmanouil), Steve Walker, John Daperis, Kris Kalifatidis, Howard Andrews, Jimmy Mackay, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goal: Ollerton
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Steve McCombe, Jim Tansey, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Steve Moore, Jim O'Reilly, Dave McFarlane, John Patten, John Cain (Bill Pinakos). Coach: Ken Kontra.
Round Seven
Sunday, May 30, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Jack Reilly, Vince Bannon, Andy Bozikas, Alex Nelson, John Taylor, Mike Stogiannou, Ian Gibson, Keith Webster (Pat Bannon 55), George Gillan, Gary Cole (Nick Racovalis 75), John Nicolaides. Coach:Jack Reilly.
0 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Fraser, Stuart Blair, Nick Nechvoglod (Pocho Donato), Steve Gadsby, Bruce Roberts. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Sunday, May 30, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Dave Jones, Derek Barron, John Webb, Kevin Walker, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Jim Smart (Robbie Cullen 78). Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
0 - 0 Mooroolbark United
Malcolm Coville, Barry O'Toole, Peter Vaughan, Mike Plunkett, Ian Williamson, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong, Graham French, Mike Clarey (Mike Sinclair 77). Coach: Archie Campbell.
Sunday, May 30, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens (Hansen Liu), Steve McCombe, Jim Tansey, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Jim O'Reilly, David Pye, John Patten, John Cain, Steve Moore. Coach: Ken Kontra.
0 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Angelo Melitis, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Richard Dziedzic, Eddie Lerch, Lenny van Leeuwen, John Dykun (Ricky Lipiarski 46), George Nierobisz, Ralph Esposito. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: Lipiarski
Sunday, May 30, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb (John Luyten), David Garthwaite, Paul Holding, John O'Callaghan, Bob Smith, George Kreskas (Mike Lynn), Phil Williamson, Clive Mullett, Chris Kent.
Goals: O'Callaghan 55
2 - 1 Juventus
Robert Terzini, Harry Dilizza, Serge Sabbadini, Carlo Baravelli, Pat Della Rocca, Claude Lucchesi, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Billy Vojtek, Dino De Marchi, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goal: C Lucchesi 20
Sunday, May 30, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, John Daperis, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Giovanni Batticciotto, Kris Kalifatidis, Jimmy Mackay, Howard Andrews (Mike Pye 78), Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Armstrong 35, Cummings 80
2 - 1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Frank Micic, Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Palinkas 65
Sunday, May 30, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Tommy Cumming, John Bernard, Ian McCarthy, Chris Petrov, Kaz Piotrowski, Ray Pocock. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Bernard 2 inc pk, Cumming, Piotrowski
4 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank Campbell, Jim Pirzas, Cele Presilski, Ljube Petrovski, Bill McIntyre, Tom Fox, Alex Fox (Vlado Stojanovski), Steve Beech, Geoff Daniels.
Goal: McIntyre
Round Eight
Postponed (because of Victoria v Bologna match played on Sunday June 6) and rescheduled for the end of the season
Saturday, September 18, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, Steve Beech, Tom Fox, Jim Quinn, Billy McIntyre, John McQuade, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Campbell, Flaherty, McIntyre
3 - 2 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, John Bray, Richard Plum, David Garthwaite, Paul Holding, John O'Callaghan, John Luyten, Bob Smith, George Kreskas, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Subs: (Ron Verniers), (Frank Hoyle). Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Hoyle 62, Smith 86
Sunday, September 19, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson (John Nicolaides 63), Mike Glykokalamos, John Taylor, Nick Racovalis, Keith Webster (Gary Cole 55), Pat Bannon, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Andy Bozikas. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Gillan 80
1 - 2 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Milisavljevic, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Jim Kriaris, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Mendo Ristovski, Branko Buljevic. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Ristovski 60, 75
Sunday, September 19, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Chris Bambridge.
Hakoah St Kilda
Steve Harburn, Nat Black, Phil Hammond, Bill Jorfanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Nick Nechvoglod (Stuart Blair), Slobodan Lukic, Johnny Wallace, Gerry Edmondson, Jean Durand. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Durand
1 - 1 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Mike Dixey, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Wilf Laing, Ian McCarthy, Chris Petrov (Peter Lewis), Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski (Kieron Coyle), Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Cumming
Sunday, September 19, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Sergio Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi, Ian Marshall, Claude Lucchesi, Lou Sannipoli, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
0 - 2 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner (Victor Magro), Alex McConville (Derek Doolan), Derek Barron, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Paul Deeming, Peter Ebini, John Webb, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Wagstaff, Cullen
Sunday, September 19, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Mike Sinclair, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Ian Williamson, Joe Tront, Dave Rigby, Brian Thom (Derek Bailey), Alan Pongho (Paul Ontong), Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French, Clarey
2 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson (Habbin), Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Les Owens, David Kelly, Mike O'Halloran, Jim Symington, Jim Train, Carl Gilder, John Cain. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Gilder, Tansey
Sunday, September 19, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Angelo Meletis, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobicz, Ricky Lipiarski, Michael Borucinski (Ron Horfiniak (Richard Dziedzic), Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Borucinski
1 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Giovanni Batticciotto, Kris Kalifatidis, Steve Walker, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Peter Bourne, Jimmy Mackay, Jim Alexiou, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Ollerton, Alexiou, Cummings
Round Nine
Saturday, June 5, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb, John Luyten, Paul Holding, Aad Kos, Eggers (Clive Mullett 30), John O'Callaghan, Phil Williamson, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent.
Goal: Kent 55
1 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Bill Jordanou, David Baker (Stewart 88), Jean Durand, Anton Dosen, Steve Gadsby, Slobodan Lukic (Pocho Donato 65), Stuart Blair, Bruce Roberts, John Fraser. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
Goal: Roberts 80
Saturday, June 12, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Jim Tansey, Steve McCombe, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Jim Symington, David Pye (David Ripley 52), Carl Gilder, John Patten, Dave McFarlane. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Train 3
1 - 1 Juventus
Robert Terzini, Serge Sabbadini, Carlo Baravelli, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Uli Pfisterer (Billy Vojtek 54), Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, Lou Sannipoli, Ian Marshall, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goal: J Lucchesi 22
Sunday, June 13, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Kevin Walker, Peter Ebini (Jim Smart), John Webb, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goal: Wagstaff 45
1 - 0 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim Pirzas (Jim McCracken), Frank Campbell, Cele Presilski, Bill McIntyre, Tom Fox, Ljube Petrovski, David Jones, Geoff Daniels. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Sunday, June 13, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Marian Jaworski, Richard Dziedzic, Eddie Lerch, George Nierobisz, Ralph Esposito, Joe Herman, Lenny van Leeuwen (Ricky Lipiarski). Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: Lerch
1 - 0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane (Andrija Ristic), Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Sunday, June 13, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Giovanni Batticciotto, Kris Kalifatidis (Howard Andrews), John Daperis, Jimmy Mackay, Duncan Cummings (Margaritis Hagigmanouil), Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goal: Mackay 20
1 - 0 Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Barry O'Toole, Peter Vaughan, Mike Plunkett, Ian Williamson, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Mike Sinclair), Mike Clarey (Joe Tront), Graham French. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Sunday, June 13, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: HansVerbiers.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis (Jim McRobert 66), Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Chris Petrov, Ian McCarthy, John Bernard, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski (Laurie Smith 75), Ray Pocock. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Piotrowski 75
1 - 4 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, Andy Bozikas, John Taylor (sent off 87), Mike Stogiannou, Ian Gibson, Pat Bannon, Keith Webster, George Gillan, Gary Cole. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goals: Gillan 18, 85, Gibson 55, 70
Round Ten
Saturday, June 20, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Richard Dziedzic, Barney Klimecki, Eddie Lerch, George Nierobisz, Lenny van Leeuwen, Joe Herman, Ralph Esposito, Ricky Lipiarski (John Dykun 66). Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Goal: van Leeuwen 24
1 - 2 Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Barry O'Toole, Peter Vaughan, Mike Plunkett, Ian Williamson, Alan Pongho, Dave Rigby, Brian Thom, Joe Tront, Graham French, Paul Ontong. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: Rigby 4, French 89
Sunday, June 20, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, John Taylor, Andy Bozikas, Mike Stogiannou (Jim Brand), Ian Gibson, Keith Webster, Pat Bannon, George Gillan, Gary Cole. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goals: Gibson x I892, P Bannon
3 - 2 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, van Duppen, John O'Callaghan, John Bray, Chris Kent, Phil Williamson, John Luyten, Mike Lynn.
Goals: Lynn 6, O'Callaghan 9
Sunday, June 20, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Picioane 4, 49, Kazi 59
3 - 0 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Frank Mussel, Steve Kokoska, Hugh Howe, Chris Petrov, Ian McCarthy, Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski (Wilf Laing 67), Ray Pocock (Laurie Smith 78). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, June 20, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Bill Jordanou (Stuart Blair), David Baker, Pocho Donato, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, Slobodan Lukic, John Fraser, Bruce Roberts, Jean Durand. Coach: Sandy Henderson.
0 - 4 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Kevin Walker, John Webb, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Murphy pen, Webb, Wagstaff, Walker
Sunday, June 20, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Sabbadini, Carlo Baravelli, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Lou Sannipoli, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, Ian Marshall, Ulysses Kokkinos (Uli Pfisterer), John Lucchesi (Rocky Santangelo). Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Margaritis Hagigmanouil, Jimmy Mackay, Duncan Cummings, Howard Andrews, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goal: Cummings
Sunday, June 20, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Geoff Daniels, Jim Pirzas (Carlo Calabrese), Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Ljube Petrovski (Cele Presilski), David Jones, Tom Fox, Bill McIntyre, Frank Campbell. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
0 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Frank Thompson, John Cain, Jim Symington, Dave McFarlane, John Patten, Carl Gilder, David Ripley. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Ripley
Round Eleven
Saturday, June 27, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Jim Symington, Dave McFarlane, John Patten (Hansen Liu), Carl Gilder, David Ripley. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Gilder
1 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Phil Hammond, Jean Durand, Stewart, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Fraser, Stuart Blair, Johnny Wallace, Steve Gadsby, Bruce Roberts (Valli).
Saturday, June 27, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, John Bray, John O'Callaghan, Aad Kos (Joe Cankovic 40), John Luyten, Phil Williamson, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Lynn 21, 75
2 - 1 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Chris Petrov, Wilf Laing, Ian McCarthy, Hugh Howe, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Jim McRobert (Laurie Smith 63). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Kokoska 20
Sunday, June 27, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Frank Micic, Steve Adamgikis, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Buljevic pk
1 - 1 Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Barry O'Toole, Mike Plunkett, Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong (Mike Clarey), Graham French, Joe Tront. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goal: Vaughan pk
Sunday, June 27, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Kevin Walker, Peter Ebini, John Webb, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goal: Wagstaff 71
1 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, John Taylor, Alex Nelson, Andy Bozikas, Mike Stogiannou, Ian Gibson, Pat Bannon, Les Thomson, George Gillan, Gary Cole. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Sunday, June 27, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, George Nierobisz, Eddie Lerch, Ralph Esposito (Ricky Lipiarski), Lenny van Leeuwen (Richard Dziedzic), Joe Herman, John Dykun. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
0 - 0 Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Carlo Baravelli, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, John Lucchesi, Ulysses Kokkinos. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Sunday, June 27, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Kris Kalifatidis (Howard Andrews 46), John Daperis, Jimmy Mackay, Jim Armstrong, Duncan Cummings, Margaritis Hagigmanouil, Peter Ollerton. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Cummings 51, Ollerton 66, Hagigmanouil 72, Armstrong 78pk, 85pk
5 - 2 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell (sent off 74), Ljube Petrovski, Bill McIntyre, John Bernard, Tom Fox, David Jones, Carlo Calabrese, Steve Beech. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Bernard 41, McIntyre 42
Round Twelve
Friday, July 2, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Jim Tansey, Jim O'Reilly, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Jim Symington, Dave McFarlane, John Patten, Carl Gilder, David Ripley. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Patten
1 - 3 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, John Taylor, Alex Nelson, Andy Bozikas, Nick Racovalis, Pat Bannon (Jim Brand), Ian Gibson, Keith Webster, Gary Cole, George Gillan. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goals: Cole x 2, Gibson
Saturday, July 3, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Barry O'Toole, Mike Plunkett, Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Alan Pongho, Paul Ontong (Mike Sinclair), Graham French, Joe Tront (Mike Clarey). Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goal: French
1 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Fausto Tarquinio, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goals: Vojtek x 2
Sunday, July 4, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski (Jim Milisavljevic), Joe Palinkas, Frank Micic, Steve Adamgikis (Andrija Ristic), Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
0 - 2 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Paul Holding, John O'Callaghan, John Bray, John Luyten (Ron Verniers), Chris Kent, Mike Lynn, Joe Cankovic. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Lynn x 2
Sunday, July 4, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, Derek Doolan (Kire Veljanovski 70), John Webb, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Robbie Cullen.
Goals: Murphy 24pk, Doolan 30
2 - 1 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Chris Petrov (Hugh Howe 46), Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Laurie Smith, Wilf Laing (Jim McRobert 85), Ray Pocock, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Cumming 66
Sunday, July 4, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki (Richard Dziedzic), George Nierobisz, Eddie Lerch, Lenny van Leeuwen, Wojciech Brelewski (Ralph Esposito), Joe Herman, John Dykun. Coach: Eddie Lerch.
0 - 2 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Bill McIntyre, John Bernard, David Jones, Tom Fox, Carlo Calabrese (Geoff Daniels), Steve Beech. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: McIntyre x U1062
Sunday, July 4, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, John Daperis, Howard Andrews, Jimmy Mackay (Jim Alexiou, Reno Lia), Jim Armstrong, Duncan Cummings, Margaritis Hagigmanouil, Peter Ollerton. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Ollerton, Andrews
2 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts, Jean Durand, Phil Hammond, Bill Jordanou (Valli), David Baker, Anton Dosen, Stuart Blair, Steve Gadsby, Gerry Edmondson, Johnny Wallace (Stewart), Bruce Roberts. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Round Thirteen
Saturday, July 10, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Laurie Smith (Chris Petrov), Wilf Laing, Tommy Cumming, Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
0 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Symington, Jim Tansey, Jim Train, Charlie Murphy, Dave McFarlane (John Patten), John Cain, Carl Gilder, David Ripley. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Cain 2
Sunday, July 11, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy. Att: 10,000 (est).
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, John Taylor, Andy Bozikas, Alex Nelson (Jim Brand 66), Nick Racovalis, Pat Bannon, Keith Webster, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Gary Cole. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Taylor 55
1 - 2 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Giovanni Batticciotto, Jim Armstrong (Kris Kalifatidis 58), John Daperis, Jimmy Mackay, Howard Andrews, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Cummings 5, Ollerton 28
Sunday, July 11, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts, Phil Hammond, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Johnny Wallace (Stuart Blair), Gerry Edmondson, Steve Gadsby, Slobodan Lukic, Bruce Roberts. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Edmondson
1 - 0 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Richard Dziedzic, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, George Nierobisz, Eddie Lerch (Ron Horfiniak), Stan Klain, Ralph Esposito, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphrey (Wally Klain). Coach: Eddie Lerch.
Sunday, July 11, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Fausto Tarquinio, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
0 - 3 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Pfisterer og, Picioane, Buljevic
Sunday, July 11, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Steve Beech, Jim McCracken, John Bernard, David Jones, Tom Fox, Vlado Kotevski, Frank Campbell, Brian Flaherty (Bill McIntyre). Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Kotevski 20, Bernard pk
2 - 0 Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Barry O'Toole, Mike Plunkett, Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Alan Pongho, Joe Tront (Mike Clarey), Graham French, Mike Sinclair. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Sunday, July 11, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams (Ron Verniers), David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Paul Holding (George Kreskas), John O'Callaghan, John Luyten, John Bray, Mike Lynn, Joe Cankovic, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Lynn
1 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Norm Maitland, Kevin Kelly, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, John Webb, Donovan Lawler, Paul Murphy, Robbie Cullen, Peter Ebini.
Goal: Murphy
Round Fourteen
Saturday, July 17, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Symington, Jim Tansey, Jim Train, Charlie Murphy, Dave McFarlane, John Cain (John Patten), Carl Gilder, David Ripley. Coach: Ken Kontra.
0 - 0 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, John Bray, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Ron Verniers, John Luyten, Bob Smith, John O'Callaghan, Chris Kent, Mike Lynn, Joe Cankovic (Phil Williamson). Coach: Norm Hobson.
Sunday, July 18, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: David Yelland.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic (Jim Milisavljevic), Joe Palinkas, Joe Picioane, Branko Buljevic (Steve Adamgikis), Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Kondarios, Picioane
2 - 2 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, John Webb, Paul Deeming, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Murphy, Kondarios og
Sunday, July 18, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Frank Barbieri, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi (Lou Sannipoli), Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
0 - 1 Preston
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank Campbell, Jim McCracken, Cele Presilski, John Bernard, Tom Fox, Steve Beech, Brian Flaherty, Vlado Kotevski (Jim Quinn), Bill McIntyre. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Della Rocca og
Sunday, July 18, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Derek Bailey, Barry O'Toole, Peter Vaughan, Ian Williamson, Mike Sinclair, Brian Thom, Alan Pongho (Mike Clarey), Joe Tront, Graham French, Dave Rigby. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French x I1193
3 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts, Phil Hammond, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Bruce Roberts, Gerry Edmondson (Johnny Wallace), Steve Gadsby, Slobodan Lukic, Stuart Blair. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Sunday, July 18, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Richard Dziedzic, George Nierobisz, Andy Czapnik, Ron Horfiniak, John Dykun, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
0 - 2 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Peter Donaldson, John Taylor, Nick Racovalis, Mike Glykokalamos, Pat Bannon, Andy Bozikas, George Gillan, Gary Cole (Les Thomson), Jim Brand (Keith Webster). Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goals: Brand, Gillan
Sunday, July 18, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Stewart Mellings.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Giovanni Batticciotto, John Daperis (Kris Kalifatidis 17), Howard Andrews, Jimmy Mackay, Jim Armstrong, Margaritis Hagegmanouil (Peter Bourne 58), Peter Ollerton. Coach: Brian Edgley.
0 - 3 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Chris Petrov (Laurie Smith 69), Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Wilf Laing. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Cumming 37, 87, 88
Round Fifteen
Sunday, July 25, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Peter Donaldson, Alex Nelson, Nick Racovalis, Keith Webster, Ian Gibson (Les Thomson 59), Mike Glykokalamos, Pat Bannon, Gary Cole, Andy Bozikas. Coach:Jack Reilly.
0 - 3 Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Derek Bailey, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Ian Williamson, Alan Pongho, Brian Thom, Mike Sinclair, Joe Tront (Mike Clarey 73), Dave Rigby, Graham French. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French 9, 13, Vaughan 46pk
Sunday, July 25, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Norm Maitland, Kevin Kelly, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, John Webb, Peter Ebini, Ken Wagstaff, Paul Murphy, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Ebini, Murphy, Wagstaff
3 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Jimmy Pinakos, Les Owens, Jim Tansey, Jim Symington (John Patten), Jim O'Reilly, Dave McFarlane (O'Halloran), Charlie Murphy, Jim Train, John Cain, Carl Gilder, David Ripley. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, July 25, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts, Phil Hammond, Jim Lapish, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Nick Nechvoglod (Bruce Roberts), Gerry Edmondson (sent off), Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair. Coach: Sam Meyer.
0 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Frank Barbieri, Uli Pfisterer, Pat Della Rocca, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goals: Kokkinos x U1252 inc pk
Sunday, July 25, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank Campbell, Jim McCracken, Ljube Petrovski, Jim Quinn, Tom Fox, Bill McIntyre, David Jones (John Bernard), John McQuade, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: McQuade
1 - 1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Picioane 90
Sunday, July 25, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, John Bray, John Luyten, John O'Callaghan (Joe Cankovic), Bob Smith, Chris Kent, Mike Lynn, Phil Williamson. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Cankovic
1 - 2 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Giovanni Batticciotto, Howard Andrews, Peter Bourne, Kris Kalifatidis, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong, Duncan Cummings. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Armstrong, Pye
Sunday, July 25, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Chris Petrov (Laurie Smith), Tommy Cumming, Wilf Laing, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert. [12 names] Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Petrov, Cumming pk
2 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Ricky Lipiarski, Ron Horfiniak, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, John Dykun, Ralph Esposito, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphrey. [13 names] Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Humphrey
Round Sixteen
Sunday, August 1, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Steve Adamgikis, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski (Slobodan Zoraja). Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Micic 90
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Les Owens, Jim Tansey, Jim O'Reilly, Mike O'Halloran, Charlie Murphy, David Kelly, John Patten, Carl Gilder, John Cain. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, August 1, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Frank Barbieri, Uli Pfisterer, Pat Della Rocca, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goal: Vojtek
1 - 1 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Peter Donaldson, John Taylor, Nick Racovalis, Mike Glykokalamos, Keith Webster, Pat Bannon (Ian Millar), Ian Gibson, Gary Cole (Les Thomson), Andy Bozikas. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Webster pk
Sunday, August 1, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Paul Holding (Aad Kos), Richard Plumb, John Bray (Joe Cankovic), David Garthwaite, Phil Williamson, John Luyten, John O'Callaghan, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: O'Callaghan
1 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Joe Herman, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, Ron Horfiniak, Ricky Lipiarski (Peter Czapnik), Wojciech Brelewski (Ralph Esposito), Wally Klain, Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Humphrey
Sunday, August 1, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank Campbell, Jim McCracken, Cele Presilski, John Bernard, Tom Fox, Jim Quinn, Brian Flaherty (Steve Beech), John McQuade, Bill McIntyre. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
0 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts, Jim Lapish, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Bruce Roberts, Stuart Blair, Gerry Edmondson, Johnny Wallace (Nat Black), Nick Nechvoglod. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Sunday, August 1, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Kris Kalifatidis, Peter Bourne (Jim Alexiou 84), Jimmy Mackay, Howard Andrews, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong (Margaritis Hagegmanouil 66). Coach: Brian Edgley.
0 - 0 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, John Webb, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Peter Ebini. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Thursday, August 26, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Mike Sinclair, Ian Williamson, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Joe Tront, Paul Ontong (Alan Pongho), Brian Thom, Graham French, Dave Rigby, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: Clarey, Thom
2 - 0 Sunshine
John Scholten, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel (Laurie Smith) , Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Wilf Laing, Kaz Piotrowski. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Round Seventeen
Saturday, August 7, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, John Webb, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Murphy x I1372, Ebini, Cullen
4 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Joe Herman, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, George Nierobisz, Andy Czapnik, John Dykun (Ron Horfiniak 55), Wojciech Brelewski (Ricky Lipiarski 80), Wally Klain, Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Humphrey
Sunday, August 8, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, Mike Glykokalamos, John Taylor, Nick Racovalis, Keith Webster (Pat Bannon 65), Ian Millar, Ian Gibson, Les Thomson, George Gillan, John Nicolaides. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Nicolaides 39
1 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Tom Fox, Jim Quinn, Bill McIntyre, John McQuade, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Campbell 68
Sunday, August 8, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Richard Thwaites.
Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts, Jim Lapish, Jean Durand, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Bruce Roberts (Steve Gadsby), Stuart Blair, Gerry Edmondson, Johnny Wallace, Nick Nechvoglod (Phil Hammond). Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goals: Wallace, Dosen
2 - 4 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane (Slobodan Zoraja), Steve Adamgikis (Jim Milisavljevic), Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Ristovski x 3 inc pk, Palinkas
Sunday, August 8, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Mike O'Halloran, Les Owens, David Kelly, Charlie Murphy, John Patten, John Cain, David Ripley (Dave McFarlane). Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Patten
1 - 3 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Peter Bourne, Jimmy Mackay, Howard Andrews, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong, Duncan Cummings. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Ollerton x 2, Cummings
Sunday, August 8, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Richard Plumb, David Garthwaite, John Luyten, John O'Callaghan, Mike Lynn, Joe Cankovic (Phil Williamson), Bob Smith, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Luyten
1 - 1 Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Mal Hayward, Ian Williamson, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Alan Pongho (Mike Clarey), Mike Sinclair, Brian Thom (Paul Ontong), Graham French, Dave Rigby, Joe Tront. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goal: Ontong
Sunday, August 8, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: Tony Beazleigh.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Wilf Laing, Frank Mussel, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski (Laurie Smith), Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: McRobert, Laing, Cumming pk
3 - 3 Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Uli Pfisterer, Pat Della Rocca, Frank Barbieri, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goals: Vojtek, Kokkinos x U1422
Round Eighteen
Saturday, August 14, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Mkedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Tom Fox, Jim Quinn, Steve Beech, John McQuade, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Campbell 88
1 - 1 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Laurie Smith (Chris Petrov 72), Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Wilf Laing. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: McCracken 87og
Sunday, August 15, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic (Mirko Rujevic 67), Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, Branko Buljevic (Slobodm Zoraja 37). Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Peter Bourne, Jimmy Mackay, Howard Andrews, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goal: Micic 57og
Sunday, August 15, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts (Steve Harburn), Jim Lapish, Jean Durand, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Stuart Blair, Slobodan Lukic (Bruce Roberts), Gerry Edmondson, Johnny Wallace, Phil Hammond. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Lapish
1 - 2 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, John Taylor, Peter Donaldson, Keith Webster, Mike Glykokalamos, Andy Bozikas, John Nicolaides (Ian Gibson), George Gillan, Gary Cole (Pat Bannon). Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goals: Gillan, Gibson
Sunday, August 15, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Serge Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Frank Barbieri )Lou Sannipoli), Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi (Carlo Baravelli). Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goal: Sabidussi
1 - 0 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams (sent off), David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Ron Verniers, John O'Callaghan, John Luyten (John Bray), Bob Smith, Chris Kent. Joe Cankovic, Mike Lynn. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Sunday, August 15, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Ian Williamson (sent off), Barry O'Toole, Peter Vaughan, Mike Sinclair, Joe Tront, Dave Rigby, Brian Thom, Mike Clarey, Graham French, Paul Ontong (Alan Pongho). Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French x 2, Clarey
3 - 2 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville (Dave Jones), Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, John Webb, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Murphy pk, Cullen
Sunday, August 15, 1976, Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ralph Esposito, Ron Horfiniak, Joe Herman (Lenny van Leeuwen), Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Humphrey
1 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, John Cain, Jim Tansey, Les Owens, Mike O'Halloran, David Kelly, Charlie Murphy, John Patten, Carl Gilder, David Ripley (Dave McFarlane). Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Gilder, Patten
Round Nineteen
Saturday, August 21, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Jim Tansey, John Cain, Les Owens, David Kelly, Mike O'Halloran, Charlie Murphy, Dave McFarlane, Carl Gilder, John Patten. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: O,Halloran 14
1 - 1 Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Mike Sinclair, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Ian Williamson, Joe Tront, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong, Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goal: Ontong 67
Sunday, August 22, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne. Referee: Joe Slaats.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic (sent off 81), Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, Branko Buljevic (Slobodan Zoraja 37). Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goals: Palinkas 9, Kondarios 75
2 - 0 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, John Taylor, Peter Donaldson, Pat Bannon (Gary Cole 64), Keith Webster, Mike Glykokalamos, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Andy Bozikas. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Sunday, August 22, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Paul Deeming, John Webb, Peter Ebini (Kevin Walker), Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Kelly,Wagstaff
2 - 1 Juventus
Mike Harby, Sergio Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer (Carlo Baravelli), Lou Sannipoli, Ian Marshall, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos, John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goal: Kokkinos pk
Sunday, August 22, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Ron Verniers, Bob Smith (John Bray), John Luyten (Joe Cankovic), Paul Holding, John O'Callaghan, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Campbell x 2, Beech
3 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Jim Quinn, Tom Fox, Steve Beech, John McQuade, Brian Flaherty (Billy McIntyre). Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Lynn
Sunday, August 22, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Peter Bourne, Jimmy Mackay, Howard Andrews, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goals: Walker, Armstrong
2 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Horfiniak
Sunday, August 22, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Steve Kokoska, Dave Anderson, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Wilf Laing, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Chris Petrov. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Cumming, Laing
2 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Ian Roberts, Jim Lapish, Jean Durand, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Stuart Blair, Slobodan Lukic, Gerry Edmondson, Johnny Wallace, Phil Hammond. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Round Twenty
Saturday, August 28, 1976, Schintler Reserve, West Melbourne.
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski. Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Buljevic 76
1 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak (Ricky Lipiarski 80), Michael Borucinski, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Nierobisz 79
Saturday, August 28, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Sergio Sabbadini, Fausto Tarquinio, Pat Della Rocca, Lou Sannipoli, Ian Marshall, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, Billy Vojtek, Ulysses Kokkinos (Frank Barbieri), John Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
0 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, John Cain, Jim Tansey, Les Owens, Mike O'Halloran, Charlie Murphy, David Kelly, David Ripley, Carl Gilder, John Patten. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Patten
Sunday, August 29, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy. Referee: Richard Thwaites.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson, Mike Glykokalamos, John Taylor, Nick Racovalis, Keith Webster, Pat Bannon, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Andy Bozikas (Gary Cole 65). Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Gibson
1 - 0 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Steve Kokoska, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Chris Petrov (Laurie Smith 85), Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski (Wilf Laing 80), Jim McRobert. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, August 29, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Steve Harburn, Jim Lapish, Jean Durand, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Phil Hammond, Nat Black, Johnny Wallace, Slobodan Lukic (Stuart Blair), Nick Nechvoglod (Gerry Edmondson). Coach: Sam Meyer.
0 - 0 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, Paul Holding, John O'Callaghan, John Luyten, Bob Smith, John Bray (Ron Verniers), Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Sunday, August 29, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Mike Sinclair, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Ian Williamson, Joe Tront, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Alan Pongho), Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
0 - 1 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Mike Pye, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Steve Walker, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Howard Andrews, Peter Bourne, Jimmy Mackay, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goal: Armstrong
Sunday, August 29, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: David Yelland.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Jim Quinn, Tom Fox, Steve Beech, John McQuade, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
0 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, John Webb, Derek Doolan, Paul Deeming, Robbie Cullen, Ken Wagstaff, Paul Murphy. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goal: Webb
Round Twenty-One
Saturday, September 4, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Dave Jones, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Kevin Kelly, John Webb, Derek Doolan, Paul Deeming, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Ken Wagstaff. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goals: Wagstaff 28, 55, Murphy 32, Webb 42
4 - 2 Hakoah St Kilda
Steve Harburn, Jean Durand, David Baker, Phil Hammond, Jim Lapish, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, Johnny Wallace, Nick Nechvoglod (Bruce Roberts 46), Gerry Edmondson (Nat Black 46), Stuart Blair. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goals: Baker 50pk, Wallace 70
Sunday, September 5, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Mike Sinclair, Ian Williamson, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Joe Tront, Paul Ontong, Brian Thom, Graham French, Dave Rigby, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French x 2, Clarey I166x 2, Thom
5 - 1 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Miro Litwin, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobicz, Ron Horfiniak (Ricky Lipiarski), Michael Borucinski, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Humphrey
Sunday, September 5, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, John Cain, Jim Tansey, Les Owens, Mike O'Halloran, Jim Symington (Frank Thompson), David Kelly, David Ripley, Carl Gilder, John Patten. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Gilder
1 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Jim Quinn, Tom Fox, Steve Beech, Billy McIntyre, John McQuade. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Quinn
Sunday, September 5, 1976, Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb (Joe Cankovic, Frank Hoyle), Paul Holding, John O'Callaghan, John Luyten, Bob Smith, George Kreskas, Mike Lynn, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Kreskas
1 - 2 Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, John Taylor, Alex Nelson, Nick Racovalis, Mike Glykokalamos, Keith Webster (Gary Cole), Pat Bannon, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Andy Bozikas. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goals: P Bannon, Gibson
Sunday, September 5, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Giovanni Batticciotto, Steve Walker, Arthur Xanthopoulos, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Peter Bourne, Howard Andrews, Jim Alexiou, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Goal: Andrews
1 - 0 Juventus
Mike Harby, Sergio Sabbadini, Fausto Tarquinio, Pat Della Rocca, Uli Pfisterer, Bruno Sabidussi, Ian Marshall, Lou Sannipoli, Billy Vojtek, John Lucchesi (Ulysses Kokkinos), Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Sunday, September 5, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Mike Dixey, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Wilf Laing, Chris Petrov, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert (Ray Pocock 72). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
0 - 0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski (Slobodan Zoraja 65). Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Round Twenty-Two
Saturday, September 11, 1976, Esther Park, Mooroolbark.
Mooroolbark United
Lou Ivanoff, Mike Sinclair, Peter Vaughan, Barry O'Toole, Ian Williamson, Joe Tront, Brian Thom, Dave Rigby, Paul Ontong (Alan Pongho 68), Graham French, Mike Clarey. Coach: Archie Campbell.
Goals: French 17, 72, Thom 85
3 - 1 Footscray JUST !
Dennis Boland, Alan Parrott, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Frank Micic, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas, Branko Buljevic, Mendo Ristovski (Mirko Rujevic 65). Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Goal: Micic 55
Sunday, September 12, 1976, Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Fitzroy.
Fitzroy United Alexander
Peter Blasby, Vince Bannon, Alex Nelson (John Nicolaides 78), Mike Glykokalamos, John Taylor, Nick Racovalis, Keith Webster (Gary Cole 60), Pat Bannon, Ian Gibson, George Gillan, Andy Bozikas. Coach:Jack Reilly.
Goal: Nicolaides 80
1 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Kevin Kelly, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Derek Doolan (Peter Ebini 53), Paul Murphy, John Webb, Paul Deeming, Ken Wagstaff, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Ken Wagstaff.
Goal: Cullen 38
Sunday, September 12, 1976, Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Steve Harburn, Nat Black, Phil Hammond, Bill Jorfanou, David Baker, Jean Durand, Anton Dosen, Johnny Wallace, Gerry Edmondson, Bruce Roberts (Slobodan Lukic) , Nick Nechvoglod. Coach: Sam Meyer.
Goal: Durand
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, John Cain, Jim Tansey, Les Owens, Jim Train, Jim Symington, David Kelly, Mike O'Halloran, Carl Gilder, John Patten. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, September 12, 1976, Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Jilventus
Mike Harby, Sergio Sabbadini, Fausto Tarquinio, Uli Pfisterer, Pat Della Rocca, Bruno Sabidussi (Gilpin), Ian Marshall, Lou Sannipoli (Ulysses Kokkinos), Billy Vojtek, John Lucchesi, Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Milenko Rusmir.
Goals: Vojtek 2 inc pk, C Laumets, Kokkinos
5 - 3 Polonia-Maribyrnong
Angelo Meletis, Stan Klain, Marian Jaworski, Eddie Marmur, Barney Klimecki, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobicz, Michael Borucinski (Ron Horfiniak, Ricky Lipiarski, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphrey. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goals: Czapnik x U1752, Jaworski
Sunday, September 12, 1976, JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Jim McCracken, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Jim Quinn, Tom Fox, Steve Beech, Billy McIntyre, John McQuade. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
0 - 0 South Melbourne Hellas
John Kennedy, Giovanni Batticciotto, Kris Kalifatidis, Steve Walker, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Peter Bourne, John Daperis (Howard Andrews), Jimmy Mackay, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Jim Armstrong. Coach: Manny Poulakakis.
Sunday, September 12, 1976, Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Mike Dixey, Steve Kokoska, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Wilf Laing, Ian McCarthy, Chris Petrov, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert (Kieron Coyle). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Petrov
1 - 1 Ringwood City
Nick Van Egmond, Keith Adams, Paul Holding, Joe Cankovic (John Bray), Richard Plum, John Luyten, John O'Callaghan, Bob Smith, Mike Lynn, George Kreskas, Chris Kent. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Kreskas