1977 Victorian State League Results

1976 | Results | Table | Reserves Table | Index | 1978

Written by John Punshon

Sources: Soccer Action, Green Gully Soccer Club 50 Years, VSF Year Book 1978.

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Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Friday, April 15, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Chris Bambridge.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Paul Murphy, Robbie Cullen, Billy Wilkinson, Kevin Kelly, Ken Reed, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Wilkinson 50
1 - 0 Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Zdenko Brkljacic, Hugh Gunn, Ivan Ivanovic, George Train, Drago Krajina, Billy Vojtek, John Gardiner, Nick Kuzmanov (Eddie Krncevic 46), Johnny Wallace (Branko Culina), Ken Murphy.
Sunday, April 17, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Ian McCarthy, Jim Hewson, Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goals: Pocock x 2
2 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Jim Train, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Jim Symington, Bill Wilcox (David Pye), Steve Moore, Mike O'Halloran, Dave Ripley, Carl Gilder, David Kelly. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: O'Halloran, Train
Sunday, April 17, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb, Tony Curulli, Ron Verniers, John O'Callaghan, Greg Schott, Eggers, David Brown (John Luyten), Gerry Kreskas, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
0 - 1 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Ernie Merrick, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Eric Gillespie, Billy Lewis, Keith Webster (Ian Shanks), Andy Savage (Billy Spears), Bill Buchanan, Hank Westerveld, Mark Dall. Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Dall 10
Sunday, April 17, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Frank McAleer, John Bernard, Boris Gelevski (Tommy Fox), Chris Petrov, Steve Beech, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: McAleer
1 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Jim Ackers (Nat Little), Alan Davidson, Alby Brown, Con Ignatidis, Bob Taylor, George Watters. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Davidson
Sunday, April 17, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Referee: Jack Readshaw.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowski, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Stan Klain, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito, Joe Herman, Hugh Humphreys. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Humphries
1 - 2 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Serge Sabbadini, Fausto Tarquinio, Steve Walker, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi (Lou Sannipoli), Jim Armstrong, Uli Pfisterer, Tony Mainenti. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Armstrong x 2
Sunday, April 17, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Les Nagy, Chris Valli, Bill Jordanou (Bruce Roberts), David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Gary Groenewald, Gerry Edmondson, Stuart Blair, Mike Rainey, Nat Black (Branko Bozinovski). Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goals: Groenewald x 3, Rainey
4 - 1 Green Gully
Mick Borg, Peter Banagan, Peter Marshall, Frans Berens, David Cole, Joe Thompson, Jimmy McGill, Mick Banagan (Tony Hamill), Andy Segi, Roy Collins, John Grady (Terry Banagan). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Segi
Round Two
Sunday, April 24, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Serge Sabbadini, Fausto Tarquinio, Steve Walker, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi (Lou Sannipoli), Jim Armstrong, Uli Pfisterer, Tony Mainenti (Dino De Marchi). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Mainenti 2
1 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Chris Valli, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou (Bruce Roberts), David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Gary Groenewald, Stuart Blair, Nat Black, Gerry Edmondson, Mike Rainey (Mike de Placido). Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Tarquinio 57og
Sunday, April 24, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Lord, Jim Ackers, Alby Brown, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Con Ignatidis, Bob Taylor. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Brown 25pk, Ignatidis 75
2 - 2 Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowski, Jurgen Woite, Mario Menichelli, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak (Ricky Lipiarski), Ralph Esposito, Stan Klain, Hugh Humphreys (Phil Altieri). Coach: John Grimsey.
Goals: S Klain 10, A Czapnik 89
Sunday, April 24, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Ernie Merrick (Norrie Campbell), Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Eric Gillespie, Bill Buchanan, Keith Webster, Andy Savage (Billy Spears), Hank Westerveld, Mark Dall, Gus Eadie. Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Webster 30
1 - 0 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Frank Campbell, Frank McAleer, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Tom Brewerton, Chris Petrov, Brian Flaherty, Geoff Daniels, Steve Beech. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Sunday, April 24, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Jim Symington, Mike O'Halloran, Jim Train, Steve Moore, David Pye, Dave Ripley, Carl Gilder, David Kelly. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Gilder 35, Ripley 55, Plumb og
3 - 1 Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb, Benny de Bruyckere, Ron Verniers, David Jones, Greg Schott, John O'Callaghan, Gerry Kreskas, Andy Scott, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goal: O'Callaghan 60
Sunday, April 24, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Att: 3,000 (est).
Green Gully
Mick Borg, Joe Thompson, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, David Cole, Ian Millar, Jimmy McGill, Mick Banagan, Tony Hamill, Andy Segi, Terry Banagan. Coach: Ian Petherick.
0 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Paul Murphy, Robbie Cullen, Billy Wilkinson, Ken Reed, Kevin Kelly, Peter Ebini (Jim Paparas). Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Reed 1
Sunday, April 24, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Zdenko Brkljacic, Ivan Ivanovic, Hugh Gunn, George Train, Drago Krajina (Johnny Wallace), Billy Vojtek (Nick Kuzmanov), John Gardiner, Ken Murphy, Eddie Krncevic, Branko Culina.
Goal: Murphy 70
1 - 2 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Hugh Howe, Peter Lewis, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Ian McCarthy, Jim Hewson, Jim McRobert, Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour (Wilf Laing), Tommy Cumming. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goals: Cumming x 2
Round Three
Sunday, May 1, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Jim Hewson (Wilf Laing), Ian McCarthy, Jim McRobert, Ray Pocock (Kaz Piotrowski), Stuart Gilmour, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: Cumming 30
1 - 3 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Phil Cutajar, Alex McConville, John Webb (Paul Deeming), Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Kevin Kelly (Jim Paparas), Ken Reed, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Murphy 32pk, Reed 35, 65
Sunday, May 1, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb, Benny de Bruyckere, Ron Verniers, David Jones, Greg Schott, John O'Callaghan, Phil Williamson, Andy Scott, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goals: Scott 15, 50, 60, 75
10 starting players listed, likely that Hugh Howe started the match.
4 - 2 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, Ivan Ivanovic (Drago Krajina), Hugh Gunn, George Train, Branko Culina, Billy Vojtek, Johnny Wallace, Nick Kuzmanov (Howard Andrews), Eddie Krncevic, Ken Murphy.
Goals: Murphy 30, Krncevic 70
Sunday, May 1, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Morris Comar, Tom Brewerton, Steve Beech, Boris Gelevski, Tommy Fox, Chris Petrov, Frank Campbell, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Campbell 15, 35
2 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Jim Symington, Mike O'Halloran, Jim Train, Steve Moore, David Pye, Dave Ripley, Carl Gilder, David Kelly. Subs: Lucky Ferraro, Glenn Westley. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Moore 25, Ripley 65
Sunday, May 1, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowski, Fred Dimitriou, Jurgen Woite, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito, Stan Klain, Hugh Humphreys. Coach: John Grimsey.
0 - 4 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, Billy Lewis, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Andy Savage (Billy Spears 75), Gus Eadie, Mark Dall (Hank Westerveld 46). Coach: John Pryde.
Goals: Dall 35, Eadie 47, Savage 47, Webster 63
Sunday, May 1, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Gary Groenewald, Stuart Blair, Gerry Edmondson, Bruce Roberts, Nat Black (Mike de Placido 70). Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Edmondson 60
1 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Bob Pedley, Jim Ackers, Alby Brown, Alan Davidson (Nat Little), George Watters, Con Ignatidis, Bob Taylor. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Pedley 80
Sunday, May 1, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Serge Sabbadini, Fausto Tarquinio, Steve Walker, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Jim Armstrong (Morris Bonfieni), Uli Pfisterer, Tony Mainenti (Lou Sannipoli). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Sabidussi 18, Bannon 35
2 - 2 Green Gully
Mick Borg, Joe Thompson, Frans Berens, Peter Donaldson, David Cole, Jimmy McGill, Ian Millar (Mick Banagan), Les Thomson (Peter Banagan), Terry Banagan, Andy Segi, Tony Hamill. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Segi 8, Hamill 70
Round Four
Sunday, May 8, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona. Att: 1,400 (est).
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Lord, Jim Ackers, Alan Davidson, Alby Brown, Con Ignatidis, Bob Taylor (Nat Little), George Watters. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Little 83
1 - 0 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Serge Sabbadini, Fausto Tarquinio, Steve Walker, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Tony Mainenti (Lou Sannipoli), John Hotson, Uli Pfisterer (Jim Armstrong). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, May 8, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford. Referee: Tudor Jenkins.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Norrie Campbell, Bob Adams, Sandy Irvine, Keith Webster (Ross Murray), Bill Buchanan, Andy Savage, Hank Westerveld (Billy Spears), Mark Dall, Gus Eadie. Coach: John Pryde.
0 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Chris Valli, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Gary Groenewald (Mike de Placido), Ian McNeil, Nat Black, Gerry Edmondson, Stuart Blair. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Sunday, May 8, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Glenn Westley, Jim Symington, Jim Train, Steve Moore, David Pye, Dave Ripley, Carl Gilder, Lucky Ferraro. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Gilder 10, Pye 20, Ripley 35, Moore 70
4 - 1 Polonia Maribyrnong
Larry Ostrowski, Fred Dimitriou, Jurgen Woite, Tom Koter, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito, Stan Klain, Phil Altieri. Coach: John Grimsey.
Goal: Koter 75
Sunday, May 8, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, Joe Thompson, Frans Berens, Peter Donaldson, Ian Millar, Jimmy McGill, Terry Banagan, Andy Segi, John Patten, Tony Hamill (Les Thomson). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Segi 60
1 - 1 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Stuart Gilmour, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Jim Hewson (Wilf Laing), Ian McCarthy, Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski (Peter Lewis), Ray Pocock. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: Cumming 75pk
Sunday, May 8, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, Steve Kokoska, Hugh Gunn, George Train, Johnny Wallace, Branko Culina, Howard Andrews, Nick Kuzmanov (Drago Krajina 63), Eddie Krncevic, Ken Murphy.
0 - 0 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard (Chris Petrov 64), Steve Beech, Boris Gelevski, Billy McClymont, John McQuade (Tommy Fox 68), Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Sunday, May 8, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Don Lawler, Ken Reed, Paul Deeming, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Maitland 6, Wilkinson 19
2 - 1 Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, John O'Callaghan, Richard Plumb (Tony Curulli 30), David Jones, Phil Williamson, Benny de Bruyckere, Andy Scott, Greg Schott, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goal: Scott
Round Five
Saturday, May 14, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Marek Momont.
Juventus
Mike Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Fausto Tarquinio, Steve Walker, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Tony Mainenti, Uli Pfisterer, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Hotson, Watkins 85
2 - 0 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Ross Murray (Billy Spears), Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, Eric Gillespie, Bill Buchanan, Keith Webster, Andy Savage, Gus Eadie, Mark Dall (David Gorrie 46). Coach: John Pryde.
Sunday, May 15, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, John O'Callaghan, Tony Curulli, David Jones, Phil Williamson, Benny de Bruyckere, Andy Scott, Greg Schott, Chris Kent. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
0 - 2 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Mike Dixey, Hugh Howe, Ian McCarthy, Frank Mussel, Peter Lewis, Ray Pocock, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski (Jim Hewson), Wilf Laing, Jim McRobert (Stuart Gilmour (sent off)). Coach: Billy Cree.
Goals: Piotrowski 20, Gilmour 78
Sunday, May 15, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston. Att: 4,000 (est).
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Chris Petrov (Morris Comar), Tom Brewerton, Steve Beech, John Bernard, Tommy Fox, Billy McClymont, Frank Campbell, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goal: Campbell
1 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson, Paul Deeming, Peter Ebini, Don Lawler, Ken Reed, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Reed
Sunday, May 15, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Ziggy Szalinski, Stan Klain, Jurgen Woite, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Peter Czapnik (Ricky Lipiarski), Andy Czapnik, Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito, Wally Klain, Phil Altieri. Coach: Tom Koter.
0 - 2 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, George Train, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, Johnny Wallace (Drago Krajina), Branko Culina, Howard Andrews, Nick Kuzmanov, Eddie Krncevic, Ken Murphy.
Goals: Culina 20, Kuzmanov
Sunday, May 15, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Tony Beazleigh.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair (Nat Black 75), Ian McNeil, Bruce Roberts, Gerry Edmondson, Mike de Placido. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Baker 38pk
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Steve Moore, Glenn Westley, Jim Symington (sent off 80), Lucky Ferraro (Dave McFarlane 46), Jim Train, Carl Gilder, David Pye, Mike O'Halloran (John Cain). Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, May 15, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Craig Copley (Richard Plessa), David Lord, Keith Murray, Rob Gramsbergen, Jim Ackers, Alan Davidson, Alby Brown, Con Ignatidis, Nat Little, George Watters (Bob Taylor). Coach: Joe Wilson.
0 - 2 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Jimmy McGill, Ian Millar, Les Thomson, Terry Banagan, John Patten, Andy Segi (Joe Thompson). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Millar 31, Segi 65
Round Six
Sunday, May 22, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Bob Adams, Sandy Irvine, Norrie Campbell, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, David Gorrie, Andy Savage, Gus Eadie, Mark Dall (Billy Spears 80). Coach: John Pryde.
Goal: Eadie 65
1 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Jim Ackers, George Watters, Alby Brown, Con Ignatidis, Bob Taylor, Nat Little. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Brown 75
Sunday, May 22, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Mike O'Halloran, Glenn Westley, John Cain, Jim Train, Steve Moore, David Pye, Dave Ripley, Carl Gilder, Steve Bennie. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Bennie 30, Train 35, Gilder 42
3 - 2 Juventus
Mike Harby, Morris Bonfieni, Fausto Tarquinio, Steve Walker, Pat Della Rocca (Serge Sabbadini), Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Tony Mainenti (Claude Lucchesi), Uli Pfisterer, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Watkins 15, Bannon 70
Sunday, May 22, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, Joe Thompson, Frans Berens, Peter Donaldson, Jimmy McGill, Ian Millar, Willie Vassallo, Andy Segi (Tony Hamill), John Patten, Les Thomson. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Berens 38
1 - 1 Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, Richard Plumb, John O'Callaghan (Eggers), John Luyten, Greg Schott, Phil Williamson, Andy Scott, David Jones. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goal: Scott 15
Sunday, May 22, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Mike Dixey, Wilf Laing, Jim McRobert (Kieron Coyle), Ian McCarthy (Kaz Piotrowski), Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goals: Laing 7, Pocock 20, 42
3 - 2 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Chris Petrov, Tom Brewerton, John Bernard, Steve Beech, Tommy Fox (Boris Gelevski), Billy McClymont, Frank Campbell, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Mike de Bruyckere.
Goals: Bernard 55, Campbell 80
Sunday, May 22, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy (Dime Petrovski 40), Ante Bilaver, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, George Train, Nick Kuzmanov (Eddie Krncevic 46), Howard Andrews, Billy Vojtek, Branko Culina, Drago Krajina, Ken Murphy. Coach: Caretaker.
0 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair, Ian McNeil, Gerry Edmondson (Nat Black 78), Bruce Roberts (Chris Valli 85), Mike de Placido. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Roberts 34
Sunday, May 22, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson, Paul Deeming, Peter Ebini, Jim Paparas (Paul Murphy), Ken Reed, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Wilkinson 9, Ebini 22
2 - 0 Polonia Maribyrnong
Ziggy Szalinski, Stan Klain, Jurgen Woite, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Peter Czapnik, Andy Czapnik, Ron Horfiniak, Wally Klain, Joe Herman, Phil Altieri. Coach: Tom Koter.
Round Seven
Originally scheduled for May 28-29 but postponed to September 17-18 due to Victoria v Middlesbrough tour match played on Saturday May 28.
Saturday, September 17, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak, Phil Altieri (Errol Aristodemou), Ricky Lipiarski, Joe Herman, Ralph Esposito. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goals: Jaworski 25pk, Koter 40
2 - 5 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Mike Dixey, Rob Nelson, Peter Lewis, Stuart Gilmour, Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Ray Pocock (Jim Hewson 75).
Goals: Piotrowski 10, 44, Lewis 17, Cumming 33, Gilmour 70
Sunday, September 18, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton, Acevski, Colin McGifford (Frank Campbell), Billy McClymont, Chris Petrov, Brian Flaherty, Steve Beech. Coach: Jim Adam.
0 - 2 Ringwood City
Ralph Christian, Don Pasman, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, David Garthwaite, Greg Schott, Richard Plumb, John O'Callaghan, Gerry Kreskas, John Luyten, Keith Adams. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goals: Plumb 25, Luyten 65
Sunday, September 18, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara (Amici), Mike Rainey, Chris Valli, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Les Nagy (Alex Marshall), Gary Groenewald, George Craig, Stuart Blair, Gerry Edmondson. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
0 - 0 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, John Webb, George Laurie, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Kevin Kelly, Kevin Walker. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Sunday, September 18, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Bruno Sabidussi, Mick Watkins, Claude Lucchesi, Jim Armstrong, Charlie Smith, John Hotson (Serge Sabbadini). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Armstrong 18
1 - 0 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Grant Smart, Ante Bilaver, Wally Kulyk, Steve Kokoska, Howard Andrews, Alan Kerr, Branko Culina, Brian Davidson, Eddie Krncevic, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Sunday, September 18, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Richard Plessa, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan (Con Ignatidis), Bob Taylor, Nat Little, Tony Curcio (Mick Brazil).
Goal: Little 60
1 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Andy Miller, Jim Symington, Jim Train, Bill Wilcox (Glenn Westley (Lucky Ferraro)), Colin Mitchell, Mark Baber, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Monaghan 20
Sunday, September 18, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Nick Burgess, John Bray, Eric Gillespie, Sandy Irvine, John Taylor, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Alex Tulloch, Geoff Daniels, Gus Eadie (Matk Dall), Billy Spears (David Gorrie). Coach: Joe McLean.
Goals: Webster 5, 48, 78, Eadie 40
4 - 2 Green Gully
Lou Denys (John Agius), Peter Banagan, John Patten, Peter Donaldson, Joe Muscat, Manny Spiteri, Willie Vassallo, Jim Waterman, Andy Segi (Charlie Vella), Gerry Tribuzio, Angelo Sartroe. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Waterman 58, Sartroe 63
Round Eight
Saturday, June 4, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jack Readshaw.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Kevin Kelly, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Murphy 28, Reed 46, 51, 56
4 - 1 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Serge Sabbadini, Frank Barbieri, Steve Walker, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Uli Pfisterer (Jim Armstrong 55), John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: C Lucchesi 1
Sunday, June 5, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Mike O'Halloran (Les Owens), Glenn Westley, John Cain, Jim Train, Steve Moore, Paul Smith (David Pye), Dave Ripley, Carl Gilder, Steve Bennie. Coach: Ken Kontra.
0 - 0 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Norrie Campbell, Bob Adams, Sandy Irvine, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan (John Bray), David Gorrie, Andy Savage, Gus Eadie, Mark Dall. Coach: John Pryde.
Sunday, June 5, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, Peter Donaldson, Jimmy McGill, Joe Thompson, Willie Vassallo, Ian Millar, Les Thomson (Frans Berens), Andy Segi, John Patten, John Grady (Jim Waterman). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Grady 3
1 - 3 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Steve Beech, Ljube Petrovski, Chris Petrov (Morris Comar) John Bernard, Tommy Fox, Billy McClymont, Frank Campbell, Brian Flaherty (Boris Gelevski). Coach: Frank McAleer (c/t).
Goals: McGill 10og, Fox 35, Flaherty 70
10 starting players listed, likely that Tom Brewerton started the match.
Sunday, June 5, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, George Train, Steve Kokoska, Wally Kulyk, Howard Andrews (Zdenko Brkljacic), Branko Culina (Drago Krajina), Johnny Wallace, Nick Kuzmanov, Eddie Krncevic, Ken Murphy.
Goals: Murphy 20, 80, Krncevic 42
3 - 3 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Keith Murray, Rob Gramsbergen, Mick Banagan, George Watters, Alby Brown, Con Ignatidis, Bob Taylor, Nat Little (Jim Ackers). Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goals: Taylor 15, Brown 55, Ignatidis 65
Sunday, June 5, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Ian McCarthy, Terry Banagan, Stuart Gilmour, Ray Pocock, Wilf Laing, Jim McRobert (Kaz Piotrowski). Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: McRobert 20
1 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair, Gary Groenewald, Bruce Roberts, Ian McNeil, Gerry Edmondson (Mike de Placido). Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Edmondson 60
Sunday, June 5, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Richard Plumb, John O'Callaghan, David Jones, Phil Williamson, Benny de Bruyckere, Andy Scott, Greg Schott (Eggers), John Luyten. Coach: Dick van Alphen.
Goal: Scott 74
1 - 0 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Wally Podgorski, Peter Czapnik, Andy Czapnik, Ron Horfiniak, Wally Klain, Joe Herman, Alex Napadowski (Phil Altieri). Coach: Tom Koter.
Round Nine
Sunday, June 12, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou, Wally Podgorski, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Ron Horfiniak (Phil Altieri), Peter Czapnik (Wally Klain), Stan Klain, Joe Herman, George Nierobisz. Coach: Tom Koter.
0 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Steve Beech, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Ljube Petrovski, John Bernard, Tommy Fox, Chris Petrov, Billy McClymont (John McQuade), Brian Flaherty. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: Flaherty 70
Sunday, June 12, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair, Ian McNeil, Gerry Edmondson, Bruce Roberts, Gary Groenewald. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Blair 32
1 - 3 Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, John Luyten, Benny de Bruyckere, David Jones, Richard Plumb, Greg Schott, Phil Williamson, Andy Scott, John O'Callaghan. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goals: O'Callaghan 75, Scott 80pk, Williamson 85
Sunday, June 12, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, John Hotson, Claude Lucchesi, Jim Armstrong (Dino De Marchi), Bruno Sabidussi, Mick Watkins. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Hotson 3, Bannon 15
2 - 1 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Hugh Howe, Peter Lewis, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Ian McCarthy, Terry Banagan, Wilf Laing, Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour, Kaz Piotrowski (Jim McRobert). Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: Pocock 40
Sunday, June 12, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Mick Banagan, George Watters, Alby Brown, Con Ignatidis, Bob Taylor (Tony Curcio), Alan Davidson. Coach: Joe Wilson.
Goal: Curcio 55
1 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Kevin Kelly, Ken Reed, Paul Murphy, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Wilkinson 90
Sunday, June 12, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Norrie Campbell, John Bray, Eric Gillespie, Bob Adams, Andy Savage, Hank Westerveld, Keith Webster (Billy Spears), Bill Buchanan, David Gorrie (Mark Dall), Gus Eadie. Coach: John Pryde.
0 - 2 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, George Train, Steve Kokoska, Hugh Gunn, Alan Kerr, Nick Kuzmanov, Branko Culina, George McMillan, Johnny Wallace, Ken Murphy (Eddie Krncevic).
Goals: Murphy 30, Kuzmanov 70
Sunday, June 12, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Mick O'Halloran, John Cain, Glenn Westley, Steve Moore, Dave Ripley, Jim Train, Carl Gilder (David Pye 70), Paul Smith, Steve Bennie. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Bennie 75
1 - 0 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Joe Thompson, Jimmy McGill, Les Thomson, Andy Segi (Jim Waterman 80), John Patten, Tony Hamill. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Round Ten
Sunday, June 19, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, George Train, Alan Kerr, Eddie Krncevic, Johnny Wallace, George McMillan, Branko Culina (Nick Kuzmanov), Ken Murphy.
Goal: Kerr
1 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Mick O'Halloran, John Cain (Steve Short), Les Owens, Steve Moore, Dave Ripley, Jim Train, Carl Gilder, Paul Smith, Steve Bennie (Jim Williams). Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Smith
Sunday, June 19, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis (Kieron Coyle), Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Ian McCarthy, Terry Banagan, Kaz Piotrowski (Wilf Laing), Ray Pocock, Jim McRobert, Stuart Gilmour. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: Pocock 85
1 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Lord, Alby Brown, Mick Banagan, Alan Davidson, Tony Curcio (Jim Ackers), Con Ignatidis, Nat Little.
Goal: Little 40
Sunday, June 19, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, John Luyten, Greg Schott, Richard Plumb, David Jones, Phil Williamson, Andy Scott, John O'Callaghan. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
0 - 0 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi (Claude Lucchesi), Jim Armstrong (Dino De Marchi), Charlie Smith, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, June 19, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Steve Beech, Ljube Petrovski, Tom Brewerton, Billy McClymont, John Bernard, Tommy Fox, John McQuade, Frank Campbell, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: McQuade 70
1 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Chris Valli (Les Nagy), Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Stuart Blair, Gerry Edmondson, Ian McNeil, Dave Stewart (Mike de Placido), Steve Gadsby, Bruce Roberts. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: De Placido 30
Wednesday, August 17, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Billy Wilkinson, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Derek Barron, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Murphy 35pk, Reed 52, 65, 85
4 - 1 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, John Taylor, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan (John Bray 61), Geoff Daniels, David Gorrie, Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goal: Spears 17
Wednesday, August 24, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Joe Thompson (Jimmy McGill 46), Andy Segi, John Patten, Gerry Tribuzio (Jim Waterman), Willie Vassallo, Tony Hamill. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Hamill 46
1 - 1 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Bogdan Wisniewski, Ricky Lipiarski, Ron Horfiniak (John Dykun), Joe Herman (Ralph Esposito). Coach: Tom Koter.
Goal: Wisniewski 5
Round Eleven
Sunday, June 26, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Tom Koter, Andy Czapnik (Wally Podgorski), Peter Czapnik, Stan Klain, Ron Horfiniak, Joe Herman, George Nierobisz, Phil Altieri. Coach: Tom Koter.
0 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Bernie Parkin, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Stuart Blair (David Ferguson), Mike de Placido, Gerry Edmondson, Steve Gadsby, Ian McNeil, Bruce Roberts. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: De Placido 50
Sunday, June 26, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Charlie Smith, Jim Armstrong, Claude Lucchesi, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Smith 2, Watkins 43, 50, 75, Armstrong 60
5 - 0 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Steve Beech, Frank Campbell, Tom Brewerton, John Bernard, Tommy Fox, Ljube Petrovski, Brian Flaherty, John McQuade, Billy McClymont. Coach: Jim Adam.
Sunday, June 26, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Jim Ackers, Mick Banagan, Tony Curcio (George Watters), Con Ignatidis, Nat Little, Alan Davidson.
0 - 2 Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, John Luyten, Benny de Bruyckere, Greg Schott, Richard Plumb, Phil Williamson, Andy Scott, David Jones, John O'Callaghan. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goals: O'Callaghan, Plumb
Sunday, June 26, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Norrie Campbell, Bob Adams, Sandy Irvine, Dave Gorrie (John Tracey 65), Andy Savage, John Bray, Hank Westerveld, Gus Eadie, Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goals: Eadie 16, 80pk, Spears 35, Savage 55
4 - 3 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Hugh Howe, Peter Lewis, Mike Dixey, Frank Mussel, Ian McCarthy, Rob Nelson, Stuart Gilmour, Ray Pocock, Terry Banagan, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goals: Gilmour 6, Pocock 60, Tracey 85og
Sunday, June 26, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Andy Miller, Steve Short, Jim Symington, David Pye, Jim Williams, Jim Train, Steve Bennie, Colin Mitchell, Mark Baber. Coach: Ken Kontra.
0 - 0 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Derek Barron, Ken Reed, Paul Murphy, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Sunday, June 26, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, Frans Berens, Peter Donaldson, Joe Thompson, Ian Millar (Willie Vassallo), Jimmy McGill (Tony Hamill), Les Thomson, Andy Segi, John Patten, Gerry Tribuzio. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Tribuzio 65
1 - 0 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, George Train, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, Branko Culina (Howard Andrews), Johnny Wallace, Alan Kerr, Nick Kuzmanov, George McMillan, Ken Murphy.
Round Twelve
Saturday, July 2, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Claude Lucchesi, Dino De Marchi (Bruno Sabidussi 38), Charlie Smith, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Watkins 10, De Marchi 11, Della Rocca 27
3 - 0 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Tom Koter, George Nierobisz, Peter Czapnik, Bogdan Wisniewski, Ron Horfiniak, Stan Klain, Joe Herman, Phil Altieri (Wally Podgorski 80). Coach: Tom Koter.
Sunday, July 3, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Referee: Bob Henderson.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver (sent off), George Train, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, Alan Kerr, Ken Murphy, Johnny Wallace, George McMillan, Eddie Krncevic (Nick Kuzmanov), Branko Culina.
0 - 2 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland, Billy Wilkinson (sent off), Robbie Cullen, Kevin Kelly, Ken Reed, Paul Murphy, Derek Barron. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Reed 3, Cullen 20
Sunday, July 3, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Andy Miller, Steve Short, Jim Symington, David Pye, Jim Williams, Jim Train, Steve Bennie, Colin Mitchell, Mark Baber. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Baber 15, Bennie 29
2 - 1 Sunshine City
Billy Johnson, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Rob Nelson, Ian McCarthy, Terry Banagan (Mike Dixey), Wilf Laing, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock (Kieron Coyle), Stuart Gilmour. Coach: Billy Cree.
Goal: Laing 8
Sunday, July 3, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Norrie Campbell, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, John Taylor, Andy Savage (John Bray), Keith Webster (Geoff Daniels), Hank Westerveld, Bill Buchanan, Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
0 - 1 Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, John Luyten, Greg Schott, Phil Williamson (Tom O'Halloran), Richard Plumb (David Brown), Eggers, Andy Horner. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goal: Williamson 25
10 starting players listed, likely that John O'Callaghan started the match.
Sunday, July 3, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Keith Murray, Rob Gramsbergen, Jim Ackers, Alan Davidson, Mick Banagan, Nat Little, George Watters, Tony Curcio.
Goal: Little 65
1 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, John Bernard (Chris Petrov), Colin McGifford, Billy McClymont, Jim McMorran, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: Flaherty 43
Wednesday, August 17, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Jimmy McGill, Andy Segi, John Patten, Gerry Tribuzio, Jim Waterman (Willie Vassallo), Tony Hamill. Coach: Ian Petherick.
0 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Stuart Blair, Gerry Edmondson, George Craig, Steve Gadsby, Bruce Roberts. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Round Thirteen
Saturday, July 9, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Tudor Jenkins.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Bernie Parkin, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Stuart Blair, Mike de Placido, Gerry Edmondson, Steve Gadsby, Ian McNeil, Bruce Roberts (David Ferguson 80). Coach: Mike Mandalis.
0 - 0 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Claude Lucchesi, Jim Armstrong (Bruno Sabidussi), Charlie Smith, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, July 10, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Stan Klain, Mario Menichelli (Fred Dimitriou), Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Peter Czapnik, Bogdan Wisniewski, Steve Morris (Alex Napadowski), Phil Altieri, Ron Horfiniak, George Nierobisz. Coach: Tom Koter.
0 - 0 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Jim Ackers, Alan Davidson, Mick Banagan, Tony Curcio, Nat Little (Con Ignatidis), George Watters.
Sunday, July 10, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Jim McMorran, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Colin McGifford (Chris Petrov 80), Tommy Fox, Billy McClymont, Steve Beech, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: Flaherty 52
1 - 1 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Sandy Irvine (John Bray), Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, John Taylor, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Hank Westerveld, Geoff Daniels (Mark Dall), Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goal: Spears 40
Sunday, July 10, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, Richard Plumb, Eggers, Tom O'Halloran, John Luyten, Greg Schott, John O'Callaghan, Andy Horner. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goal: O'Callaghan 88
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Andy Miller, Steve Short (Blerias), Jim Symington, Jim Train, David Pye, Colin Mitchell, Mark Baber, Steve Bennie, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, July 10, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Norm Maitland (Peter Ebini 20), Billy Wilkinson, Robbie Cullen, Kevin Kelly, Ken Reed, Paul Murphy, Derek Barron. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: McGill 78og
1 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Joe Thompson, Willie Vassallo, Jimmy McGill, Les Thomson (Ian Millar 86), Andy Segi, Gerry Tribuzio (Tony Hamill 60), John Patten. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Patten 20
Sunday, July 10, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Mike Dixey, Frank Mussel, Ian McCarthy, Rob Nelson, Terry Banagan, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour (Wilf Laing 75).
Goals: Cumming 20, 70
2 - 1 Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Grant Smart, Alan Kerr, Steve Kokoska, George Train, Drago Krajina (Nick Kuzmanov), George McMillan, Eddie Krncevic (Branko Culina), Johnny Wallace, Howard Andrews, Ken Murphy.
Goal: McMillan 7
Round Fourteen
Sunday, July 17, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon. Referee: Blainey.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, George Train, Drago Krajina, Alan Kerr, Johnny Wallace, Branko Culina, George McMillan, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goals: Murphy 6, McMillan 33, 40, 51, Wallace 80
5 - 0 Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, John Luyten, Eggers (David Brown), Tom O'Halloran, John O'Callaghan, Richard Plumb, Greg Schott, Andy Horner. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Sunday, July 17, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Andy Miller, Jim Symington, David Pye (Bill Wilcox), Colin Mitchell, Mark Baber, Steve Bennie, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Bennie 10, Train 75, Monaghan 83
3 - 2 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tommy Fox (John Bernard), Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Colin McGifford, Jim McMorran, Billy McClymont, Steve Beech, Brian Flaherty. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: Flaherty 25, McGifford 44
Sunday, July 17, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, John Taylor, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Hank Westerveld, Geoff Daniels (Mark Dall), Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goals: Gillespie 30, Buchanan 50, Webster 80pk
3 - 2 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou (Ron Horfiniak), Mario Menichelli, Tom Koter, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, Steve Morris, Bogdan Wisniewski, Joe Herman, George Nierobisz. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goals: Morris 60, Irvine 70og
Sunday, July 17, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Jim Ackers, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, David Lord, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan, Tony Curcio, Nat Little, Bob Taylor.
Goals: Taylor 60, 85
2 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Bernie Parkin, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Bill Jordanou, Stuart Blair, Gerry Edmondson, David Ferguson, Ian McNeil (Bruce Roberts), Mike de Placido (Nat Black). Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Sunday, July 17, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Joe Slaats.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, David Cole, Joe Thompson (Ian Millar), Frans Berens, Peter Donaldson, Willie Vassallo, Jimmy McGill (sent off 60), Les Thomson, John Patten, Gerry Tribuzio, Andy Segi. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Vassallo 44
1 - 1 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Claude Lucchesi (sent off 60), Dino De Marchi (Bruno Sabidussi 38), Charlie Smith, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Armstrong 60
Wednesday, August 31, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Billy Wilkinson, Don Lawler (Peter Ebini 65), Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Derek Barron, Kevin Walker. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Reed 2
1 - 2 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Mike Dixey, Terry Banagan (Alex McLeish 80), Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Stuart Gilmour (Peter Lewis 67), Ray Pocock.
Goals: Pocock 7, McRobert 26
Round Fifteen
Sunday, July 24, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Claude Lucchesi, Jim Armstrong, Charlie Smith, John Hotson (Dino De Marchi). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Armstrong 38
1 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Jim Ackers, Bob Taylor, Alan Davidson, Mick Banagan, Nat Little, George Watters (Con Ignatidis 70), Tony Curcio (Bob Pedley 80).
Goal: Taylor 50
Sunday, July 24, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Bob Henderson.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Nat Black, David Baker, Stuart Blair, Bruce Roberts, Steve Gadsby, Gerry Edmondson, Ian McNeil (David Ferguson 75), Mike de Placido. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
0 - 2 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, John Taylor, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Geoff Daniels, David Gorrie (Mark Dall 75), Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goals: Spears 20, Webster 88
Sunday, July 24, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Mario Menichelli, Andy Czapnik, Tom Koter (Fred Dimitriou 30), Marian Jaworski, Joe Herman, Bogdan Wisniewski, Phil Altieri, Ron Horfiniak, Peter Czapnik, Steve Morris. Coach: Tom Koter.
0 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Andy Miller, Jim Symington, Bill Wilcox, Colin Mitchell, Mark Baber, Brian Monaghan, Steve Bennie, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Monaghan 38, Bennie 70
Sunday, July 24, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Ian McCarthy, Tommy Cumming, Rob Nelson, Ray Pocock, Terry Banagan, Stuart Gilmour.
Goal: Cumming 46
1 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, David Cole, Frans Berens, Peter Donaldson, Peter Banagan, Ian Millar, Willie Vassallo, Les Thomson, Andy Segi (Jim Waterman), John Patten (Gerry Tribuzio), Tony Hamill. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Hamill 15
Sunday, July 24, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Steve Beech, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, John Bernard, (Brian Flaherty), Jim McMorran, John McQuade, Billy McClymont, Colin McGifford. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: McGifford 20, McClymont 75
2 - 0 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, George Train, Steve Kokoska, Grant Smart, Howard Andrews (Eddie Krncevic), Johnny Wallace, Alan Kerr, Branko Culina, George McMillan, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Sunday, July 24, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Keith Adams, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, Richard Plumb, Eggers, Tom O'Halloran, Andy Horner (Gerry Kreskas), Greg Schott, John Luyten, John O'Callaghan. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goal: O'Callaghan 86
1 - 8 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Billy Wilkinson, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Derek Barron, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Ebini 20, 32, Reed 26, 41, 52, Murphy 38, Wilkinson 46, 75
Round Sixteen
Sunday, July 31, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Mike Dixey, Frank Mussel (Ian McCarthy), Jim McRobert, Rob Nelson, Terry Banagan, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour (Wilf Laing).
Goals: Banagan 30, Pocock 35, 82
3 - 1 Ringwood City
Mike Wroe, Don Pasman, Ron Verniers, Keith Adams, Benny de Bruyckere, Richard Plumb, Eggers, Tom O'Halloran, John Luyten, Greg Schott, John O'Callaghan. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goal: O'Callaghan 9
Sunday, July 31, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Grant Smart, George Train, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, Drago Krajina, Alan Kerr, Johnny Wallace (Eddie Krncevic), Branko Culina, George McMillan, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goals: McMillan 30, Wallace 40
2 - 1 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Tom Koter, Mario Menichelli, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, Bogdan Wisniewski, Ron Horfiniak, Joe Herman, Steve Morris (Alex Napadowski), Phil Altieri. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goal: Koter 70pk
Sunday, July 31, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale. Referee: Chris Bambridge.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Andy Miller, Jim Symington, Bill Wilcox, Colin Mitchell (David Pye), Mark Baber, Brian Monaghan, Steve Bennie, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Symington 60pk, 70pk
2 - 1 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Stuart Blair, Nat Black, David Baker, Gary Groenewald, Bruce Roberts, Gerry Edmondson, Steve Gadsby, Mike de Placido. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Edmondson 35
Sunday, July 31, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Jimmy McGill, Willie Vassallo, Tony Hamill, Ian Millar, Gerry Tribuzio (Jim Waterman 67), Andy Segi. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: Segi 72, 81
2 - 4 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Jim Ackers, David Lord (Bob Pedley 80), Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan, Nat Little, Bob Taylor, Tony Curcio.
Goals: Taylor 6, 59, Curcio 58, Little 68
Sunday, September 25, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, John Tracey, Sandy Irvine (Mark Dall 80), John Taylor, Eric Gillespie, Bill Buchanan, Keith Webster (Billy Spears 46), Alex Tulloch, Geoff Daniels, Gus Eadie, David Gorrie. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goals: Gorrie 13, Walker 15og
2 - 0 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini (Claude Lucchesi 46), Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Jim Armstrong, Charlie Smith, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, September 25, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, John Webb, George Laurie, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Kevin Kelly, Kevin Walker. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Reed 24, Wilkinson 65
2 - 0 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Chris Petrov, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Colin McGifford (Morris Comar), Billy McClymont, Tommy Fox, Brian Flaherty (Acevski), Steve Beech. Coach: Jim Adam.
Round Seventeen
Saturday, August 6, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca (Bruno Sabidussi 70), Serge Sabbadini, Uli Pfisterer, Steve Walker, Mick Watkins, Charlie Smith, Ged Bannon, Jim Armstrong, Claude Lucchesi, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Armstrong 16, Hotson 21, C Lucchesi 50
3 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Andy Miller, Glenn Westley, Jim Symington, Jim Train, Mark Baber, Brian Monaghan, Steve Bennie, David Pye, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Sunday, August 7, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Jim Ackers, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Mick Banagan (Con Ignatidis), George Watters, lan Davidson, Bob Taylor, Nat Little, Tony Curcio.
Goal: Davidson 51
1 - 2 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Norrie Campbell, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, John Taylor, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Geoff Daniels, David Gorrie (Mark Dall), Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goals: Webster 40pk, 85
Sunday, August 7, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Don Pasman, Ron Verniers, David Garthwaite, Benny de Bruyckere, Keith Adams, Greg Schott, John O'Callaghan, Richard Plumb, Tom O'Halloran (Gerry Kreskas 85), John Luyten. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goals: Plumb 35, 40, Adams 75
3 - 2 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Jimmy McGill, Andy Segi, Tony Hamill, John Patten (Willie Vassallo), Ian Millar, Les Thomson. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goals: McGill 1pk, Patten 10
Sunday, August 7, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Tom Koter, Mario Menichelli (Fred Dimitriou), Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Bogdan Wisniewski, Peter Czapnik (Steve Morris), Ron Horfiniak, Joe Herman, Phil Altieri. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goals: Altieri 30, Koter 68
2 - 4 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Billy Wilkinson, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Derek Barron, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Murphy 10, Cullen 49, Reed 51, 85
Sunday, August 7, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, John Bernard, (Colin McGifford), Jim McMorran, John McQuade, Brian Flaherty (Billy McClymont), Steve Beech. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: McQuade 85
1 - 0 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Mike Dixey, Terry Banagan, Rob Nelson, Jim McRobert, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour (Wilf Laing 65).
Sunday, August 7, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Sam Zoumas.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Nat Black, Stuart Blair, Steve Gadsby, Gerry Edmondson, Gary Groenewald, Mike de Placido (Ian McNeil 46). Coach: Mike Mandalis.
0 - 1 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Grant Smart, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, George Train, Drago Krajina, Alan Kerr, Johnny Wallace, Branko Culina, George McMillan, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goal: Murphy 7
Round Eighteen
Sunday, August 14, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Don Pasman, Ron Verniers, Benny de Bruyckere, David Garthwaite, Keith Adams, Greg Schott (Tom O'Halloran), John O'Callaghan, Gerry Kreskas, John Luyten, Richard Plumb. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goal: O'Callaghan 20
1 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Steve Beech, Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Colin McGifford, Jim McMorran, John McQuade (John Bernard), Billy McClymont, Brian Flaherty (Chris Petrov). Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: McGifford 70
Sunday, August 14, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Grant Smart, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews, George McMillan (George Train), Alan Kerr, Branko Culina, Drago Krajina, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goal: Andrews 30
1 - 0 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini (Rocky Santangelo), Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Charlie Smith, Jim Armstrong (Bruno Sabidussi 46), Claude Lucchesi, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, August 14, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Jim Train, Andy Miller, Jim Symington, Mark Baber, Bill Wilcox, David Pye, Brian Monaghan (Lucky Ferraro), Steve Bennie, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Symington 20, Monaghan 30
2 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Bob Pedley, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Richard Plessa, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan, Nat Little, Bob Taylor, Tony Curcio.
Goal: Taylor 60pk
Sunday, August 14, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Jimmy McGill, Andy Segi, Jim Waterman (Angelo Sartroe 80), John Patten, Gerry Tribuzio, Tony Hamill. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Patten 41
1 - 1 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Norrie Campbell, Bob Adams, Sandy Irvine, Keith Webster, John Taylor (John Bray 46), Bill Buchanan, Geoff Daniels, David Gorrie (Mark Dall 85), Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Goal: Webster 14
Sunday, August 14, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Mike Dixey, Rob Nelson, Wilf Laing, Kieron Coyle (Terry Banagan), Stuart Gilmour, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Jim McRobert.
Goals: Gilmour 10, Pocock 25, McRobert 35
3 - 0 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou, Marian Jaworski, Tom Koter, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik (Ricky Lipiarski), George Nierobisz, Bogdan Wisniewski, Joe Herman, Ron Horfiniak, Phil Altieri. Coach: Tom Koter.
Wednesday, August 24, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Roger Woolmer.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Billy Wilkinson, Robbie Cullen, Paul Murphy (sent off), Ken Reed, Derek Barron, Peter Ebini (Kevin Walker 80). Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Murphy 27pk
1 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Chris Valli, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Stuart Blair, Mike Rainey, George Craig (Alex Marshall 75), Steve Gadsby, Gerry Edmondson. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Round Nineteen
Saturday, August 20, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, John Lucchesi, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Jim Armstrong, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Armstrong 53
1 - 1 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar, John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Billy Wilkinson, Robbie Cullen (Kevin Walker 85), Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Derek Barron, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goal: Reed 62
Sunday, August 21, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Norrie Campbell, Sandy Irvine, Bob Adams, Keith Webster, John Taylor (John Bray 80), Bill Buchanan, Geoff Daniels, David Gorrie (Mark Dall 70), Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
0 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Jim Symington, Andy Miller, Jim Train, Brian Monaghan, Mark Baber, Steve Bennie, David Pye, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Bennie 71
Sunday, August 21, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tommy Fox, Frank Campbell, Tom Brewerton, Colin McGifford, Jim McMorran (Chris Petrov), Billy McClymont, Brian Flaherty, (John Bernard). Coach: Jim Adam.
10 starting players listed, likely that Steve Beech started the match.
0 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Jimmy McGill (Gerry Tribuzio), Andy Segi, Tony Hamill, John Patten, Willie Vassallo, Joe Thompson (Jim Waterman). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Hamill 65pk
Sunday, August 21, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Richard Plessa, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan, Bob Taylor, Nat Little, Tony Curcio.
Goal: Walters 60
1 - 0 Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Grant Smart, Ante Bilaver, Hugh Gunn, Steve Kokoska, Alan Kerr, Howard Andrews (Brian Davidson), George McMillan, Eddie Krncevic (Terry Hargreaves), Branko Culina, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Sunday, August 21, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Chris Valli, Les Nagy, Bill Jordanou, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Stuart Blair, Mike Rainey, George Craig, Steve Gadsby, Gerry Edmondson. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
0 - 1 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Mike Dixey, Terry Banagan, Wilf Laing, Stuart Gilmour, Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Jim McRobert.Goal: Pocock
Sunday, August 21, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou, Mario Menichelli, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, George Nierobisz (Ralph Esposito), Bogdan Wisniewski, Ron Horfiniak (John Dykun), Joe Herman, Ricky Lipiarski. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goal: Nierobisz 42
1 - 0 Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Don Pasman, Benny de Bruyckere, David Garthwaite, Ron Verniers, Keith Adams (Gerry Kreskas), Greg Schott (Tony Curulli), Richard Plumb, Tom O'Halloran, John Luyten, John O'Callaghan. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Round Twenty
Saturday, August 27, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Phil Cutajar (Don Lawler 80), John Webb, Kevin Kelly, Billy Wilkinson, Robbie Cullen, Kevin Walker, Ken Reed, Derek Barron, Peter Ebini. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
0 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Richard Plessa, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan, Tony Curcio, Nat Little, Bob Taylor.
Goal: Taylor 45
Sunday, August 28, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton (Chris Petrov), Frank Campbell, Colin McGifford, Billy McClymont, Jim McMorran, Brian Flaherty, Steve Beech. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goals: Flaherty 7, McClymont 25, Beech 35
3 - 2 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Fred Dimitriou (sent off), Mario Menichelli, Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak (Tom Koter), John Dykun, Ricky Lipiarski (Ralph Esposito), Joe Herman. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goals: Dykun 55, Esposito 80
Sunday, August 28, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Don Pasman, Benny de Bruyckere, David Garthwaite, Ron Verniers (Steve Pendrey), Tony Curulli, Eggers, John O'Callaghan, Tom O'Halloran, Gerry Kreskas, David Brown. Coach: Freddie Bunce.
0 - 0 Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Chris Valli, Les Nagy, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Stuart Blair, Mike Rainey, George Craig, Gerry Edmondson, Alex Marshall. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Sunday, August 28, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Mike Dixey, Terry Banagan, Ray Pocock, Stuart Gilmour, Tommy Cumming, Kaz Piotrowski, Jim McRobert.
0 - 0 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini, Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Claude Lucchesi, Jim Armstrong, Charlie Smith, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, August 28, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Grant Smart, Wally Kulyk, Steve Kokoska, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews, Alan Kerr, Branko Culina, Brian Davidson, George McMillan, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goals: Culina 28, McMillan 57, Murphy 75
3 - 0 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie, Bob Adams, Sandy Irvine, Norrie Campbell (Geoff Daniels 78), Keith Webster, David Gorrie, John Bray, Bill Buchanan (John Taylor 65), Gus Eadie, Billy Spears. Coach: Joe McLean.
Sunday, August 28, 1977. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, David Cole, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, John Patten, Jimmy McGill, Willie Vassallo, Andy Segi, Gerry Tribuzio (Tony Hamill), Jim Waterman. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: McGill 35pk
1 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Andy Miller, Jim Symington, Jim Train, Mark Baber, David Pye, Brian Monaghan, Steve Bennie, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Bennie 10
Round Twenty-One
Saturday, September 3, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Tony Beazleigh.
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Ged Bannon, Steve Walker, Serge Sabbadini, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Jim Armstrong, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Smith 31, Watkins 34, C Lucchesi 65
3 - 1 Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Don Pasman, Ron Verniers, John O'Callaghan, Benny de Bruyckere, David Garthwaite, Richard Plumb, John Luyten, Eggers, Gerry Kreskas (David Brown), Tony Curulli (Steve Pendrey). Coach: Freddie Bunce.
Goal: Luyten 7
Sunday, September 4, 1977. Maribyrnong Reserve, Maribyrnong. Referee: Tudor Jenkins.
Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski (Larry Ostrowski), Fred Dimitriou (sent off), Marian Jaworski, Andy Czapnik, Tom Koter, Peter Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak, Ralph Esposito (Mario Menichelli), Joe Herman, Ricky Lipiarski. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goals: P Czapnik 30, 51, 72, Lipiarski
4 - 0 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, Joe Thompson, Peter Donaldson, Frans Berens, Willie Vassallo (Gerry Tribuzio), Jimmy McGill (sent off), John Patten, Andy Segi (sent off), Angelo Sartroe (David Cole), Jim Waterman. Coach: Ian Petherick.
Sunday, September 4, 1977. Show Ground, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens, Steve Short, Jim Symington, Jim Train, Andy Miller, David Pye, Mark Baber, Steve Bennie, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goal: Bennie 55
1 - 3 Essendon Lions
Dime Petrovski, Grant Smart, Wally Kulyk, Steve Kokoska, George Train, Howard Andrews, Alan Kerr, Branko Culina, Brian Davidson, George McMillan, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goals: Kerr 35, 80, Andrews 60
Sunday, September 4, 1977. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Richard Plessa, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan, Bob Taylor, Nat Little, Tony Curcio (Con Ignatidis).
Goals: Little 10, 80, Taylor 15, 65
4 - 1 Sunshine City
John Scholten, Peter Lewis, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Mike Dixey, Frank Mussel, Stuart Gilmour, Alex McLeish, Tommy Cumming (sent off), Ray Pocock, Jim McRobert.
Goal: Pocock 25
Sunday, September 4, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Chris Valli, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Les Nagy, Gary Groenewald (David Ferguson), Bruce Roberts, Stuart Blair, Alex Marshall. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goal: Marshall 7
1 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski, Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Colin McGifford, Billy McClymont, Jim McMorran (Chris Petrov), Brian Flaherty, Steve Beech. Coach: Jim Adam.
Goal: McGifford 60
Sunday, September 4, 1977. North Seaford Reserve, North Seaford.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Eric Gillespie (Billy Spears), Norrie Campbell, Bob Adams, John Taylor, John Bray, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Geoff Daniels, Gus Eadie, David Gorrie. Coach: Joe McLean.
0 - 6 George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, John Webb, George Laurie, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Kevin Kelly, Kevin Walker. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Walker 22, Reed 30, 40, 52pk, 65, Laurie 72
Round Twenty-Two
Sunday, September 11, 1977. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
Hakoah St Kilda
Mike O'Hara, Mike Rainey, Chris Valli, Steve Gadsby, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Les Nagy, Gary Groenewald, George Craig, Stuart Blair, Alex Marshall. Coach: Mike Mandalis.
Goals: Nagy 16, Craig 70
2 - 2 Polonia Maribyrnong
Eddie Sierakowski, Mario Menichelli, Marian Jaworski, Tom Koter, Andy Czapnik, Peter Czapnik, George Nierobisz, Ron Horfiniak (Phil Altieri), Ricky Lipiarski, Joe Herman (Errol Aristodemou), Ralph Esposito. Coach: Tom Koter.
Goals: Horfiniak 29, Nierobisz 75
Sunday, September 11, 1977. JA Cochrane Reserve, Preston.
Preston Makedonia
Peter Laumets, Steve Trajkovski, Ljube Petrovski (sent off), Tommy Fox, Tom Brewerton, Frank Campbell, Colin McGifford (Morris Comar), Billy McClymont, Chris Petrov, Brian Flaherty, Steve Beech. Coach: Jim Adam.
0 - 1 Juventus
Hugh Graham, Pat Della Rocca, Serge Sabbadini (Jim Armstrong), Steve Walker, Uli Pfisterer, Ged Bannon, Mick Watkins, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Charlie Smith, John Hotson. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Walker 46
Sunday, September 11, 1977. Jubilee Park, Ringwood.
Ringwood City
Tom Kreskas, Don Pasman, Ron Verniers, David Garthwaite (sent off), Benny de Bruyckere, John O'Callaghan, Greg Schott, Keith Adams, Richard Plumb, John Luyten, Gerry Kreskas (David Brown). Coach: Freddie Bunce.
0 - 2 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Richard Plessa, David Lord, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray (sent off), Alan Davidson, George Watters, Mick Banagan, Bob Taylor, Nat Little, Tony Curcio.
Goals: Taylor 30, Curcio 70
Sunday, September 11, 1977. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
John Scholten, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Mike Dixey, Kieron Coyle, Jim Hewson, Jim McRobert (Stuart Gilmour), Tommy Cumming, Ray Pocock, Kaz Piotrowski.
Goals: Cumming 8, Glimour 83
2 - 3 Frankston City
Nick Burgess, John Bray, Eric Gillespie, Bob Adams, Sandy Irvine, Keith Webster, Bill Buchanan, Alex Tulloch, Geoff Daniels, Gus Eadie, Billy Spears (David Gorrie). Coach: Joe McLean.
Goals: Spears 30, Tulloch 70, Daniels 80
Sunday, September 11, 1977. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Colin Tuffield.
George Cross Courage
Lou Kastner, Alex McConville, Derek Barron, John Webb, George Laurie, Billy Wilkinson, Peter Ebini, Paul Murphy, Ken Reed, Kevin Kelly, Kevin Walker. Coach: Billy Wilkinson.
Goals: Reed 54, Murphy 70, 77pk
3 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Peter Clarke, Frank Thompson, Les Owens (Brian Monaghan 78), Steve Short, Jim Symington, Andy Miller, Mark Baber, Jim Train, Steve Bennie, David Pye, Jim Williams. Coach: Ken Kontra.
Goals: Williams 9, Monaghan 80
Sunday, September 11, 1977. Montgomery Park, Essendon.
Essendon Lions
John Kennedy, Ante Bilaver, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Wally Kulyk, Howard Andrews, Alan Kerr, Branko Culina, Brian Davidson, George McMillan (Eddie Krncevic), Ken Murphy. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goal: Davidson 60
1 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Banagan, Frank De Brincat, Peter Donaldson, John Patten, Manny Gambin, Willie Vassallo, Manny Spiteri, Jim Waterman, Andy Segi, Gerry Tribuzio (Angelo Sartroe). Coach: Ian Petherick.
Goal: Segi 55

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