1979 Victorian State League Results

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Written by John Punshon

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Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, April 7, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: David Yelland.
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Bobby Nisbet, Alex Wark, Steve Blair, Tony Gatt, Kit Greechan, Bill McCormack, Alastair Denham, Dave McNeil, Bill McIntyre (Hugh Stewart 76). Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: McNeil 75
1 - 0 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Ned Cotic, Steve Kokoska, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Ken Murphy, Steve Short, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Sunday, April 8, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona. Referee: Jim Fokianos.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Richard Plessa, Keith Murray, George Train, Kevin Kelly, George Watters (Kevin Wilson 75), Billy Whyte, Bob Taylor, Nat Little (John Little 71), Harry Hird. Coach: John Payne.
Caution: Kelly.
Goals: Lewis 36, Taylor 44
2 - 2 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Dennis Morovic, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Rob Nelson, Andy Esposito, Mike Paisley, Niff Christoudias (Wilf Laing 67), Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Caution: Dixey.
Goals: D Nelson 1, Paisley 22
Sunday, April 8, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon. Referee: Nick Karlich. Att: 1,000 (est).
Croydon City
Reg Morton, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Mike Sinclair, Duncan Smith, Dave Brogan, Pat Lowrey, Paul Priestley, Joe Tront (Jim Wyllie 70). Coach: Mike Plunkett.
0 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, John Yzendoorn, David Pye, Billy Brindle, Jim Train, Brian Tuft, Jim Williams, Steve Aldridge, Jamie Paton. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Sunday, April 8, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Jim Fearn. Att: 320.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, John Cain, John Patten, Ian McCarthy, Billy Vojtek, Willie Vassallo (Steve Crilly), Andy Segi (Laurie Smith), Steve Carr, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Perkin 34
1 - 1 St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Colin Allison, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Stuart Blair, Dave Rigby, Bill Jordanou, Mike Loh, Graham French, Branko Bozinovski. Coach: Frank Micic.
Goal: Rigby 90+2
Sunday, April 8, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Chris Bambridge. Att: 200 (est).
Juventus
Hugh Graham, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Jim Symington, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith, Morris Bonfieni, Claude Lucchesi, George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness, John Lucchesi (Tony Curcio 73). Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: McGuinness 70
1 - 2 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Alan Parrott, Keith Webster, Ged Bannon, Tony Young, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe, Willie Coulson (Norrie Campbell 80). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Webster 15, McCluskey 85
Sunday, April 8, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir. Referee: Evan Venios. Att: 2,000 (est).
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Jeff Faulkner, Gordon Flavell, Ljube Petrovski, George McMillan, Robbie Cullen, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: McMillan 33, Ward 49
2 - 1 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar (Frank Mifsud 67), Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Billy Wilkinson, Robert Mirak, Tony Castiello, Ray Mizzi, Jim Paparas, Brian Thom. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Mizzi 60
Round Two
Saturday, April 14, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Nick Karlich. Att: 300 (est).
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, John Cain (Stan Klain 46), John Patten, Ian McCarthy, Billy Vojtek, Laurie Smith, Andy Segi, Steve Carr, Dave Perkin (Les Thomson 80). Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Caution: Patten.
0 - 3 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Richard Plessa, Keith Murray, George Train, George Watters, Kevin Kelly (Harry Hird 69), Robbie Craw (John Little 75), Billy Whyte, Bob Taylor, Nat Little. Coach: John Payne.
Cautions: Lewis, Taylor.
Goals: Craw 32, Whyte 40, Taylor 67
Saturday, April 14, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Att: 100 (est).
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, John Yzendoorn (Cliff Whiteside), David Pye, Brian Monaghan, Billy Brindle, Jim Train, Jamie Paton, Steve Aldridge, Jim Williams (Fred Neri). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Paton 15, 64
2 - 0 St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Colin Allison (John Daperis), Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Dave Rigby, Bill Jordanou, Stuart Blair, Branko Bozinovski (Les Nagy), Ian Gibson, Mike Loh. Coach: Frank Micic.
Sunday, April 15, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 1,000 (est).
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Zeljko Loncar (Ned Batinovic), Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder (Silvano Franin), Ken Murphy, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Gilder 12, 17, 29, 52, Murphy 20, Culina 70
6 - 1 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Charlie Rizzo (Steve Sodomaco), Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Tony Castiello, Robert Mirak, Mike Wilson (Tony Scicluna), Jim Paparas, Ray Mizzi, Brian Thom. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Castiello 15
Sunday, April 15, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North. Att: 200 (est).
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Alan Parrott, Keith Webster, Tony Young (Norrie Campbell), Ged Bannon, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten, Willie Coulson (John Taylor). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Swinscoe 2, 10, 40, Webster 50
4 - 0 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod (Gordon Stevens), Alex Wark, Bobby Nisbet, Steve Blair, Tony Gatt (George Miller), Kit Greechan, Bill McCormack, Bill McIntyre, Alastair Denham, Dave McNeil. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Sunday, April 15, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir. Referee: Mike Gaut. Att: 3,100.
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Ljube Petrovski, Gordon Flavell, Jeff Faulkner, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Cullen 25, Ward 64
2 - 1 Croydon City
Reg Morton (Mick Edwards 63), Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Dave Brogan (Roy Hamilton 63), Mike Sinclair, Duncan Smith, Paul Priestley, Pat Lowrey, Joe Tront. Coach: Mike Plunkett.
Goal: Hamilton 79
Sunday, April 15, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Att: 1,000 (est).
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Hugh Howe, Andy Esposito (Niff Christoudias), Rob Nelson, Frank Mussel, Dave Nelson, Wilf Laing, Mike Paisley. Coach: Terry Walker.
0 - 4 Juventus
Terry Hawke (Hugh Graham 46), Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Jim Symington, Fausto Tarquinio, Morris Bonfieni, Claude Lucchesi, Charlie Smith, George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness, John Lucchesi (Bruno Sabidussi). Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Gillan 35, C Lucchesi 58, 76, McGuinness 85
Round Three
Saturday, April 21, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Billy Wilkinson, Robert Mirak, Tony Castiello, Ray Mizzi, Jim Paparas (Frank Mifsud 61), Brian Thom (Tony Scicluna 61). Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goals: Mizzi 5, Barron 35pk
2 - 1 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Bill McIntyre, Kit Greechan, Alex Wark, Alastair Denham, Mick D'Sylva, Dave McNeil (Bill McCormack 46), Hugh Stewart (Tony Gatt). Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: McCormack 64
Saturday, April 21, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: Jim Brennan. Att: 200.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Rick Szelest (John McNally 75), Rob Nelson, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Mike Paisley (Stuart Gilmour 46), Wilf Laing, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: D Nelson 70
1 - 2 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Alan Parrott, Keith Webster, Tony Young, Ged Bannon, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe, Willie Coulson (Bruce Young 55). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Swinscoe 13, Mitten 73
Sunday, April 22, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Harry Hird, Keith Murray, George Train, George Watters, Billy Whyte, John Little, Robbie Craw, Nat Little (Con Ignatidis), Bob Taylor. Sub: Bruno Cozzella. Coach: John Payne.
Goals: Craw 10, Lewis 14, 21
3 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley (Brian Tuft), John Yzendoorn (Tony Kinnear 46), David Pye, Brian Monaghan, Jim Train, Billy Brindle, Jim Williams, Steve Aldridge, Jamie Paton. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Paton 61pk, Monaghan 85
Sunday, April 22, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon. Referee: Stuart Mellings. Att: 2,000 (est).
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Mike Sinclair (Joe Tront 46), Dave Brogan, Duncan Smith, Paul Priestley, Roy Hamilton, Pat Lowrey. Coach: Mike Plunkett.
Caution: Sinclair.
0 - 3 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Zeljko Loncar (Howard Andrews 63), Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Ken Murphy, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Culina 43pk, Murphy 46, McCombe 81og
Sunday, April 22, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Jim Symington, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi (John Lucchesi 46), Morris Bonfieni, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness. Coach: Tony Boggi.
0 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, John Patten, Stan Klain, Ian McCarthy, Billy Vojtek, Willie Vassallo, Steve Carr, John Cain, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Carr 83
Sunday, April 22, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Nick Karlich.
St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Les Owens, Anton Dosen, Steve Gadsby, Nick Rakovalis, Dave Rigby, Bill Jordanou, Stuart Blair, Les Nagy, Graham French, Mike Loh. Coach: Frank Micic.
Goals: Loh 22, Dosen 27
2 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, Tom Brewerton, Steve Beech, Jeff Faulkner (Eric Lesbirel 60), Gordon Flavell, Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Sent off: Petrovski
Goal: Ward 61pk
Round Four
Saturday, April 28, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Keith Adams, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Grant Smart, Alan Kerr, Howard Andrews, Ken Murphy, Carl Gilder, Tommy Cumming, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Gilder, Murphy
2 - 0 St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Les Owens (Gerry Edmondson), David Baker, Anton Dosen, Nick Rakovalis, Stuart Blair (Colin Allison), Dave Rigby, Bill Jordanou, Mike Loh, Graham French, Branko Bozinovski. Coach: Frank Micic.
Saturday, April 28, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Bob Henderson.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Patten, Mick Klarin, Stan Klain, Billy Vojtek, Willie Vassallo, Ian McCarthy, Steve Carr, John Cain, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Sent off: Carr 35
0 - 3 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Dennis Morovic, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Mike Paisley, Wilf Laing, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goals: D Nelson 46, 85, Mussel 74
Sunday, April 29, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Bobby Nisbet, Steve Blair, Bill McIntyre, Alastair Denham, Alex Wark, Mick D'Sylva, Bill McCormack, Dave McNeil, Hugh Stewart (George Miller). Coach: Bill McArthur.
0 - 2 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Dave Brogan, Duncan Smith, Pat Lowrey, Joe Tront, Roy Hamilton, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: McCombe 61, Hamilton 65pk
Sunday, April 29, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Bob Adams, Alan Parrott, Tony Young, Keith Webster, Ged Bannon, Bruce Young, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Mitten 64, 80
2 - 0 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Frank Mifsud, Robert Mirak, Jim Paparas, Ray Mizzi, Brian Thom (Steve Sodomaco), Tony Scicluna. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Sunday, April 29, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson (Paul Wade), Glenn Westley, Cliff Whiteside, David Pye (Tony Kinnear), Billy Brindle, Jim Train, Brian Monaghan, Jamie Paton, Steve Aldridge, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Paton 31, Monaghan 45, Aldridge 73, 77
4 - 0 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Fausto Tarquinio, Morris Bonfieni, Carlos Berbia, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi (Pat Della Rocca), George Gillan (Tony Curcio), Bobby McGuinness, John Lucchesi. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Sunday, April 29, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir.
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell, George McMillan (Dusko Masalkovski), Eric Lesbirel, Robbie Cullen, Ian Tuffield (Tom Brewerton), Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Cullen 70, McMillan 74, Ward 86
3 - 0 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Keith Murray, Harry Hird, George Train, Robbie Craw, Billy Whyte, John Little, Bruno Cozzella (Kevin Innes), Con Ignatidis (Kevin Kelly), Bob Taylor. Coach: John Payne.
Round Five
Saturday, May 5, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Marek Momont. Att: 200 (est).
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Cain, Mick Klarin, John Patten, Willie Vassallo, Steve Bennie, Ian McCarthy, Andy Segi (Joe Pavlekovic 33), Billy Vojtek, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
0 - 2 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Tony Young, Danny McCluskey, Alan Parrott, Keith Webster, Ged Bannon, Willie Coulson, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten, Bruce Young (Norrie Campbell 82). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Cautions: McCluskey, Parrott, Swinscoe.
Goals: Mitten 34, Swinscoe 85
Saturday, May 5, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: Tony Beazleigh. Att: 200.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Dennis Morovic, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Mike Paisley (Stuart Gilmour 25), Wilf Laing, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Caution: Dixey.
Goal: Mussel 82
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, John Yzendoorn, Glenn Westley, Billy Brindle, Jim Train, Cliff Whiteside, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams, Jamie Paton, Steve Aldridge. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Sent off: Brindle 74
Sunday, May 6, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Keith Murray, Harry Hird, George Train, Richard Plessa (Bruno Cozzella), Billy Whyte, Kevin Kelly, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor, John Little. Coach: John Payne.
Goal: Train 46pk
1 - 2 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Howard Andrews (Zeljko Loncar), Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Ken Murphy, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Murphy 20, Gilder 71
Sunday, May 6, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Duncan Smith, Dave Brogan, Pat Lowrey (Peter Loughnane 60), Joe Tront (Harry McKinlay 80), Roy Hamilton, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Wyllie 11
1 - 1 George Cross
Gerry Rice, Phil Cutajar, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Tony Castiello (Frank Mifsud), Mike Wilson, Jim Paparas, Tony Cowan, Ray Mizzi, Brian Thom. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Cowan 11
Sunday, May 6, 1979. Olympic Park No.2, Melbourne.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Morris Bonfieni (Bruno Sabidussi), Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca (Kevin Mock), Fausto Tarquinio, Lou Sannipoli, Serge Sabbadini, Carlos Berbia, George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness, Claude Lucchesi. Coach: Tony Boggi.
0 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite (Tom Brewerton), Steve Beech, Eric Lesbirel, Gordon Flavell, Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, Ian Tuffield (Jeff Faulkner), Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Sent off: Flavell
Goal: Tuffield 60
Sunday, May 6, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Gerry Edmondson, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Nick Rakovalis, Stuart Blair, Dave Rigby, Bill Jordanou (Ian Gibson), Mike Loh, Graham French, Les Nagy (Steve Gadsby). Coach: Frank Micic.
Goals: Loh 37, 40, Dosen 87
3 - 2 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Bobby Nisbet, Steve Blair, Tony Gatt (Dave Stokes), Mick D'Sylva (George Miller), Alex Wark, Gordon Stevens, Dave McNeil, Bill McCormack, Hugh Stewart. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goals: Stewart 35, McNeil 45
Round Six
Saturday, May 12, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Bill McIntyre, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Tony Gatt, Alex Wark, Mick D'Sylva, Gordon Stevens, Dave McNeil, Bill McCormack, Hugh Stewart (Alastair Denham). Coach: Bill McArthur.
0 - 0 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Keith Murray, Harry Hird, George Train, Billy Whyte, John Little (George Watters), Kevin Kelly, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor, Bruno Cozzella. Coach: John Payne.
Saturday, May 12, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Tony Beazleigh. Att: 350 (est).
George Cross
Gerry Rice, Phil Cutajar, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Tony Castiello, Jim Paparas, Mike Wilson, Ray Mizzi, Tony Cowan, Brian Thom (Frank Mifsud 46). Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Paparas 59
1 - 3 St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Gerry Edmondson, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, Nick Rakovalis, Bill Jordanou, Dave Rigby, Stuart Blair (Ian Gibson 64), Mike Loh, Graham French, Les Nagy (Colin Allison 64). Coach: Frank Micic.
Caution: Allison.
Goals: Loh 14, 44, French 17
Sunday, May 13, 1979. Olympic Park, No.2, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Alan Kerr, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Ken Murphy, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goal: Gilder 23
1 - 1 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, John Lucchesi, Carlos Berbia, Bobby McGuinness, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: C Lucchesi 50
Sunday, May 13, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North. Att: 2,500 (est).
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Tony Young, Alan Parrott, Ged Bannon, Martin Peters, Keith Webster, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten, Willie Coulson (Bruce Young 46). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Mitten 25, 74, 81, G Bannon 54
4 - 0 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Pat Lowrey, Duncan Smith, Dave Brogan, Peter Loughnane, Roy Hamilton, Jim Wyllie (Harry McKinlay). Coach: Norm Hobson.
Sunday, May 13, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Steve Lawson, Glenn Westley, Paul Wade, Jim Train, Brian Tuft (Danny Ward), Cliff Whiteside (Tony Kinnear), Steve Aldridge, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
0 - 2 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, John Cain, Stan Klain, Ian McCarthy, Steve Bennie (Joe Pavlekovic), Willie Vassallo, Steve Carr, Dave Perkin, Billy Vojtek. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goals: Carr 15pk, Perkin 17
Sunday, May 13, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite, Steve Beech, Ljube Petrovski, Eric Lesbirel, Jeff Faulkner, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Ward 44
1 - 1 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Dennis Morovic, Wilf Laing, Hugh Howe, Rob Nelson, Kieron Coyle (John McNally), Stuart Gilmour, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: R Nelson 52pk
Round Seven
Saturday, May 26, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Tony Young, Alan Parrott (Norrie Campbell), Ged Bannon, Martin Peters, Keith Webster, Noel Mitten, Bruce Young, Kevin Swinscoe. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goal: B Young 79
1 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson (Paul Cooke), Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, Paul Wade, Jim Train, Brian Monaghan, Tony Kinnear, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Sunday, May 27, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Harry Hird, Keith Murray, George Train, George Watters, Kevin Kelly, Billy Whyte, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor, Bruno Cozzella (Rob Gramsbergen). Coach: John Payne.
0 - 1 George Cross
Gerry Rice, Phil Cutajar, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron (Ray Mizzi), Tony Castiello, Mike Wilson, Frank Mifsud, John Bernard, Jim Paparas, Tony Cowan. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Paparas 32
Sunday, May 27, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Tony Beazleigh. Att: 1,800 (est).
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson (Steve Crilly 9), John Cain, Mick Klarin, Stan Klain, Willie Vassallo, Ian McCarthy, Steve Bennie, Joe Pavlekovic (Les Thomson 56), Billy Vojtek, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Caution: McCarthy.
Goal: Pavlekovic 70
1 - 5 Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell, Eric Lesbirel, Jeff Faulkner (Ljube Petrovski 46), Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Cullen 1, Ward 4, 10, 70, McMillan 88
Sunday, May 27, 1979. Olympic Park No.2, Melbourne. Referee: Bob Henderson. Att: 600 (est).
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Peter Vaughan, Serge Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Carlos Berbia (Charlie Smith 57), Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, John Lucchesi (Oscar Crino 63), Bobby McGuinness, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: McGuinness 37, C Lucchesi 52, Crino 81
3 - 2 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Bill McIntyre, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Tony Gatt, Mick D'Sylva, Alex Wark, Gordon Stevens, Dave McNeil (Charlie Spiteri), Bill McCormack, Hugh Stewart (Joe Thompson). Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goals: D'Sylva 31, McCormack 35
Sunday, May 27, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Colin Tuffield. Att: 300 (est).
St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Gerry Edmondson, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen (Ian Gibson 46), Nick Rakovalis, Stuart Blair, Bill Jordanou, Dave Rigby, Mike Loh, Graham French, Les Nagy. Coach: Frank Micic.
0 - 2 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Duncan Smith, Joe Tront, Pat Lowrey, Dave Brogan, Peter Loughnane, Jim Wyllie (Charlie Murphy 76). Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Brogan 25, Loughnane 70
Sunday, May 27, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Hugh Howe, Andy Esposito, Frank Mussel, Rob Nelson, Mike Paisley (Stuart Gilmour), Wilf Laing, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
0 - 2 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart (Howard Andrews), Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Alan Kerr, Keith Adams, Tommy Cumming, Ken Murphy, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Gilder 3, Cumming 80
Round Eight
Saturday, June 2, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Colin Tuffield.
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Bill McIntyre, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Joe Thompson, Gordon Stevens, Alex Wark, Dave Stokes, Mick D'Sylva, Bill McCormack, Dave McNeil. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: D'Sylva 30
1 - 1 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Rob Nelson, Hugh Howe, Wilf Laing, Frank Mussel (Andy Esposito 67), Jim McRobert, Dave Nelson, Kieron Coyle (Mike Paisley 80), Stuart Gilmour. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: Coyle 36
Saturday, June 2, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Mike Daly.
George Cross
Gerry Rice, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, John Bernard, Tony Castiello, Frank Mifsud (Ray Mizzi 43), Mike Wilson, Jim Paparas, Tony Cowan. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Caution: Cutajar. Sent off: Cutajar.
Goal: Paparas 32
1 - 2 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Peter Vaughan, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, Oscar Crino (Bruno Sabidussi 36), Tony Curcio (John Lucchesi 46), Bobby McGuinness, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: C Lucchesi 41, J Lucchesi 79
Sunday, June 3, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Peter Loughnane (Charlie Murphy), Dave Brogan, Pat Lowrey, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Lowrey 27
1 - 0 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Kevin Kelly, Rob Gramsbergen, George Train, George Watters, Harry Hird (Terry Banagan), Keith Murray, Robbie Craw, Billy Whyte, Bob Taylor. Coach: John Payne.
Sunday, June 3, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart (Howard Andrews), Steve Short, Steve Kokoska, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams, Alan Kerr, Tommy Cumming, Ken Murphy, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goal: Cumming 15
1 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Patten, John Cain, Steve Crilly, Ian McCarthy, Mick Klarin, Billy Vojtek, Willie Vassallo, Steve Bennie, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Perkin 65
Sunday, June 3, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Bob Adams, Norrie Campbell, Tony Young, Martin Peters, Ged Bannon, Bruce Young, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten (Alex Tulloch). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Swinscoe 15, Peters 53, Campbell 75
3 - 3 St Kilda Hakoah
Billy Whiteside, Gerry Edmondson, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, Nick Rakovalis, Dave Rigby, Bill Jordanou, Stuart Blair, Mike Loh, Graham French (Colin Allison 4), Les Nagy. Coach: Frank Micic.
Goals: French 3, Jordanou 35, Rigby 70
Sunday, June 3, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir.
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Jeff Faulkner, Gordon Flavell, Eric Lesbirel, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan (Mitko Saveski 47), Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
0 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, Paul Wade, Jim Train, Brian Monaghan, Billy Brindle, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Round Nine
Saturday, June 9, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Cain, John Patten, Steve Crilly, Ian McCarthy (Billy Vojtek), Mick Klarin, Steve Bennie (Les Thomson), Willie Vassallo, Steve Carr, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Patten 78
1 - 1 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Bill McIntyre, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Joe Thompson, Mick D'Sylva, Alex Wark, Gordon Stevens, Dave McNeil, Bill McCormack, Hugh Stewart. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: McCormack 65
Sunday, June 10, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Rob Gramsbergen, Keith Murray, Harry Hird, Terry Banagan, Stuart Cannell, Billy Whyte, Bob Taylor, Robbie Craw, George Train. Coach: John Payne.
Goal: Whyte 35
1 - 0 St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Gerry Edmondson, Anton Dosen, Steve Gadsby, Nick Rakovalis, Bill Jordanou (Sean Rooney), Dave Rigby, Colin Allison, Les Nagy, Mike Loh, Steve Carpenter (Sandor Nagy). Coach: Frank Micic.
Sunday, June 10, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Duncan Smith, Joe Tront (Charlie Murphy), Peter Loughnane (Harry McKinlay), Dave Brogan, Pat Lowrey, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
0 - 0 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Claude Lucchesi, Charlie Smith, Bruno Sabidussi, Bobby McGuinness, John Lucchesi (Carlos Berbia), Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Sunday, June 10, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Steve Lawson, Glenn Westley, Paul Wade (Tony Kinnear), Jim Train, Brian Monaghan, Billy Brindle, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths (Danny Ward), Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
0 - 1 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews, Keith Adams, Ken Murphy, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina (Boris Paleka). Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goal: Andrews 68
Sunday, June 10, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir.
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Eric Lesbirel, Gordon Flavell, Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, Ian Tuffield (Stuart Cunningham), Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
0 - 1 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Tony Young, Martin Peters, Eamon Bannon, Ged Bannon, Bruce Young, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goal: Adams 5
Sunday, June 10, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Dennis Morovic, Kieron Coyle, Rob Nelson, Jim McRobert, Stuart Gilmour, Dave Nelson, Wilf Laing (Mike Paisley). Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: Gilmour 25
1 - 1 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Tony Castiello, Derek Barron, Mike Wilson, John Bernard, Frank Mifsud (Ian Runcie), Brian Thom, Tony Cowan, Jim Paparas. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Goal: Cowan 5
Round Ten
Sunday, June 17, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Steve Lawson, Glenn Westley, Paul Wade, Billy Brindle, Tony Kinnear, Brian Monaghan, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Griffiths 82
1 - 3 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Joe Thompson, Kit Greechan, Alex Wark, Mick D'Sylva, Dave McNeil, Bill McCormack, Hugh Stewart. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goals: McNeil 5, Wark 65, D'Sylva 74
Sunday, June 17, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Harry McKinlay, Dave Brogan, Roy Hamilton, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: McKinlay 40, Tront 63, Spink 83
3 - 1 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Dennis Morovic (Mike Paisley), Hugh Howe, Kieron Coyle, Rob Nelson, Jim McRobert, Wilf Laing (Frank Mussel 46), Stuart Gilmour, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: R Nelson 89
Sunday, June 17, 1979. Olympic Park No.2, Melbourne. Referee: Marek Momont. Att: 5,000 (est).
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart (Boris Paleka 68), Steve Short, Steve Kokoska, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams (John Gardiner 54), Howard Andrews, Ken Murphy, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Brian Edgley.
Cautions: Murphy, Bilaver.
Goal: Gilder 41
1 - 2 Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell, Eric Lesbirel, Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Cautions: Rainey, Cullen.
Goals: Ward 9, Cullen 13
Sunday, June 17, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North. Referee: Jim Dixon.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Bob Adams, Tony Young, Ged Bannon, Eamon Bannon, Martin Peters, Bruce Young, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Peters 35, 74, E Bannon 66pk, 71pk
4 - 3 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Keith Murray, Rob Gramsbergen, Harry Hird, Terry Banagan (Nat Little), Stuart Cannell, Billy Whyte, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor, George Train. Coach: John Payne.
Sent off: Murray 76
Goals: Craw 2, Taylor 12, N Little 88
Sunday, June 17, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Mike Gaut.
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Gary Hooper, Tony Castiello, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, John Bernard, Frank Mifsud, Mike Wilson, Brian Thom, Tony Cowan, Jim Paparas. Coach: Johnny Sanchez.
Cautions: Hooper, Castiello.
Goal: Bernard 87
1 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin (John Patten 46), John Cain, Steve Crilly, Willie Vassallo, Les Thomson (David Hogben 87), Billy Vojtek, Joe Pavlekovic, Steve Carr, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Carr 81
Sunday, June 17, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Gerry Edmondson (Les Owens), Anton Dosen, David Baker, Nick Rakovalis, Steve Gadsby, Stuart Blair, Ian Gibson, Sean Rooney, Steve Carpenter (Frank Micic), Mike Loh. Coach: Frank Micic.
Goal: Loh 61
1 - 2 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Peter Vaughan, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, Bobby McGuinness, George Gillan, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Sabidussi 45, 85
Round Eleven
Saturday, June 30, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Colin Tuffield. Att: 600 (est).
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Cain, John Patten, Steve Crilly, Les Thomson, Willie Vassallo, Billy Vojtek, Mladin Mutic (Fred Beller 80), Dave Perkin (Mick Klarin 64), Joe Pavlekovic. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goals: Klarin 79, 85, Vojtek 88
3 - 1 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Harry McKinlay (Charlie Murphy 70), Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Dave Brogan, Roy Hamilton, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: Brogan 71
Saturday, June 30, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Smith 13, Sabidussi 43, McGuinness 86
3 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Harry Hird, Rob Gramsbergen, Kevin Kelly, George Train, Stuart Cannell, John Little, Billy Whyte, Robbie Craw, Nat Little, Bob Taylor (Ray Buckley). Coach: John Payne.
Goal: Buckley 78
Saturday, June 30, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Rob Nelson, Jim McRobert, Kieron Coyle, Mike Paisley, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
0 - 2 St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Nick Rakovalis, Dave Rigby, Bill Jordanou, Ian Gibson, Sean Rooney, Les Nagy, Mike Loh. Coach: Frank Micic.
Goals: Gibson 65, Baker 76
Sunday, July 1, 1979. Olympic Park No.2, Melbourne. Referee: Chris Bambridge. Att: 3,000 (est).
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams (Howard Andrews 72), John Gardiner, Ken Murphy, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina (Boris Paleka 72). Coach: Brian Edgley.
Goals: Cumming 8, 30
2 - 2 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Tony Young, Eamon Bannon, Ged Bannon, Willie Coulson, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe, Bruce Young (Alex Tulloch 85). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Swinscoe 26, B Adams 62
Sunday, July 1, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, Paul Wade, Tony Kinnear (John Cullen), Billy Brindle, Jim Williams, Brian Monaghan, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths (Jim Train). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Monaghan 30
1 - 2 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland (Frank Mifsud), Derek Barron, John Bernard, Mike Wilson, Tony Castiello, Tony Cowan, Brian Thom, Jim Paparas. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goals: Paparas 38, Cowan 70
Sunday, July 1, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir.
Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Eric Lesbirel, Gordon Flavell (Dusko Masalkovski), Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan (Jeff Faulkner), Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Sent off: Ward
Goals: Petrovski 7, McMillan 35, 30, Ward 63
4 - 1 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Joe Thompson, Gerry Reilly, Mick D'Sylva, Bill McIntyre, Gordon Stevens (Hugh Stewart), Bill McCormack, Kit Greechan. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: McCormack 14
Round Twelve
Saturday, July 7, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Cain, John Patten, Steve Crilly, Les Thomson, Billy Vojtek, Willie Vassallo, Dave Perkin (Fred Beller), Mick Klarin, Joe Pavlekovic. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Klarin 47
1 - 1 St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Nick Rakovalis (Sandor Nagy), Steve Gadsby, Dave Rigby, Ian Gibson, Sean Rooney, Les Nagy, Mike Loh. Coach: Frank Micic.
Goal: Rooney 67
Saturday, July 7, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale. Referee: David Yelland. Att: 120 (est).
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, John Cullen, Jim Train, Billy Brindle, Tony Kinnear (Paul Cooke 49), Steve Aldridge, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Caution: Thompson.
Goal: Aldridge 76
1 - 0 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Harry McKinlay (Charlie Murphy 61), Dave Brogan, Roy Hamilton, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Caution: Smith.
Sunday, July 8, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Keith Adams, Steve Short, Steve Kokoska, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews, John Gardiner, Tommy Cumming, Ken Murphy, Carl Gilder, Boris Paleka. Coach: John Gardiner (c/t).
Goals: Murphy 21, Cumming 54, 81, Gardiner 68, Gilder 88
5 - 1 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Paul Hyne, Frank MacLeod, Bobby Nisbet, Joe Thompson, Kit Greechan (Bill McIntyre), Gerry Reilly, Alex Wark, Mick D'Sylva, Hugh Stewart, Bill McCormack. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: Hyne 70
Sunday, July 8, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Tony Young, Ged Bannon, Willie Coulson (Alan Parrott), Eamon Bannon, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe, Bruce Young. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Mitten 21, 82, Adams 63, Swinscoe 69
4 - 1 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Claude Lucchesi (Oscar Crino), Charlie Smith, Bruno Sabidussi (John Lucchesi), Bobby McGuinness, George Gillan, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Smith 42pk
Sunday, July 8, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir.
Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech (Jeff Faulkner), Ljube Petrovski, Gordon Flavell, Eric Lesbirel, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Ward 2, 32, Cullen 5, McMillan 63
4 - 0 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Ian Runcie, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Mike Wilson, Tony Castiello (Tony Cowan 46), John Bernard, Ray Mizzi, Damian Morgan, Jim Paparas. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Sunday, July 8, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Steve Ellis, Nick Lowe, Dennis Morovic, Hugh Howe, Jim McRobert, Rob Nelson, Wilf Laing, Dave Nelson, Mike Paisley. Coach: Terry Walker.
Caution: Whyte.
0 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Stuart Cannell, Rob Gramsbergen, Harry Hird, Ray Buckley (Sammy Deluca), Billy Whyte, John Little, Bob Taylor (Kevin Innes 70), Robbie Craw, George Train. Coach: John Payne.
Caution: R Nelson.
Goal: Innes 80
Round Thirteen
Saturday, July 14, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Tom Stirling. Att: 1,000.
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Paul Hyne (Frank MacLeod 46), Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Joe Thompson (Hugh Stewart 77), Alex Wark, Kit Greechan, Gerry Reilly, Bill McIntyre, Bill McCormack, Mick D'Sylva. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goals: McIntyre 39, Greechan 47
2 - 3 Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Ljube Petrovski, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Jeff Faulkner, Eric Lesbirel, Gordon Flavell, Ian Tuffield (Dusko Masalkovski 68), George McMillan, Robbie Cullen. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: McMillan 14, 72, Flavell 38
Saturday, July 14, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Ian Runcie (Phil Cutajar), Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, John Bernard (Brian Thom 46), Mike Wilson, Frank Mifsud, Damian Morgan, Tony Cowan, Jim Paparas. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goal: Cowan 75
1 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson (David Pye), Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, John Cullen, Jim Train, Paul Cooke, Billy Brindle, Brian Monaghan, Steve Aldridge, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Monaghan 15
Saturday, July 14, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park
St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Sandor Nagy, Ian Gibson, Dave Rigby (Shraga Topolanski), Bill Jordanou, Sean Rooney, Mike Loh, Les Nagy (Steve Carpenter). Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: L Nagy 10
1 - 2 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Steve Ellis, Nick Lowe, Dennis Morovic, Frank Mussel, Hugh Howe (Jim McRobert), Andy Esposito, Mike Paisley, Dave Nelson (Kieron Coyle), Rob Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goals: Coyle 70, 85
Sunday, July 15, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Rob Gramsbergen, Stuart Cannell, Harry Hird, Ray Buckley (George Watters), Billy Whyte, John Little, Robbie Craw (Kevin Innes), Bob Taylor, George Train. Coach: John Payne.
Goals: Whyte 65, Taylor 82
2 - 1 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith (Tony Curcio), Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, Tony Heery (John Lucchesi), Bobby McGuinness, George Gillan. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: J Lucchesi 75
Sunday, July 15, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Duncan Smith, Joe Tront, Charlie Murphy, Peter Loughnane, Dave Brogan, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Tront 37, Wyllie 54, Brogan 57
3 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Patten (Nigel Daniels), John Cain, Steve Crilly, Les Thomson, Billy Vojtek, Willie Vassallo, Mladin Mutic, Mick Klarin, Joe Pavlekovic (Fred Beller). Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Klarin 36
Sunday, July 15, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North. Referee: Bernie Upjohn. Att: 1,500 (est).
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Alan Parrott, Tony Young, Ged Bannon, Willie Coulson, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten, Bruce Young (Alex Tulloch 83). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Cautions: T Young, Parrott.
Goal: G Bannon 21
1 - 0 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, Steve Short, Ante Bilaver, Keith Adams (Branko Culina 83), Howard Andrews, John Gardiner, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Ken Murphy. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Caution: Kokoska. Sent off: Bilaver 87
Round Fourteen
Saturday, July 21, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Jack Readshaw. Att: 400 (est).
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, George Miller, Bobby Nisbet, Steve Blair, Gordon Stevens, Kit Greechan, Alex Wark, Bill McIntyre, Gerry Reilly (Bill McCormack 73), Dave McNeil, Mick D'Sylva. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Caution: Wark. Sent off: McCormack 76
Goal: McIntyre 89
1 - 1 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Alan Parrott, Ged Bannon, Willie Coulson (Alex Tulloch 71), Tony Young, Bruce Young, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Sent off: T Young 76
Goal: Swinscoe 10
Saturday, July 21, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Ian Runcie (Phil Cutajar 46), Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Tony Castiello, Damian Morgan, Frank Mifsud (Mike Wilson), Tony Cowan, Jim Paparas, Brian Thom. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goal: Mifsud 57
1 - 4 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Steve Short, Keith Adams, Ken Murphy, Howard Andrews, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Goals: Culina 6, 83, 85, Gilder 16pk
Saturday, July 21, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Jim Fearn.
St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Steve Gadsby, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Sandor Nagy (Les Owens 86), Ian Gibson, Shraga Topolanski, Bill Jordanou, Sean Rooney, Mike Loh, Les Nagy (Ian McNeil 86). Coach: Bill Allison.
Cautions: McNeil, Rooney.
0 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Steve Lawson, Glenn Westley, John Cullen, Billy Brindle, Jim Train, Paul Cooke, Steve Aldridge, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Caution: Cullen.
Goal: Monaghan 52
Sunday, July 22, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Rob Gramsbergen, Stuart Cannell, Harry Hird, John Little, George Watters, Billy Whyte, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor, George Train. Coach: John Payne.
Goal: Craw 10
1 - 0 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson (David Hogben), John Patten, John Cain, Steve Crilly, Willie Vassallo, Billy Vojtek, Nigel Daniels, Fred Beller, Mick Klarin, Andy Segi. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Sunday, July 22, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Duncan Smith, Charlie Murphy, Joe Tront, Dave Brogan, Jim Wyllie, Peter Loughnane. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Wyllie 10, Smith 90+5
2 - 2 Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, Gordon Flavell, Steve Beech, Ljube Petrovski, Eric Lesbirel, Jeff Faulkner, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Ward 11, McMillan 37
Sunday, July 22, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Pat Della Rocca, Peter Vaughan, Kevin Mock, Serge Sabbadini, Bruno Sabidussi, Charlie Smith (John Lucchesi), Claude Lucchesi, Oscar Crino, Bobby McGuinness, George Gillan. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Crino 15, 30, C Lucchesi 47
3 - 1 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe (Hugh Howe), Steve Ellis, Dennis Morovic, Frank Mussel, Andy Esposito (Dave Nelson), Kieron Coyle, Rob Nelson, Mike Paisley, Jim McRobert. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: D Nelson 80
Round Fifteen
Saturday, July 28, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Tony Castiello, Brian Thom, Damian Morgan, Jim Paparas, Tony Cowan, Ray Mizzi. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goals: Paparas 8, 40, Cowan 23, Morgan 66
4 - 3 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Shaun Parton, Ged Bannon, Keith Webster (Norrie Campbell 46), Alex Tulloch, Bruce Young, Kevin Swinscoe, Willie Coulson (Dave Cooper). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Adams 20, Campbell 70, Cooper 83
Saturday, July 28, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke (Alan Contini), Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Jim McRobert, Rob Nelson, Kieron Coyle (Wilf Laing), Stuart Gilmour, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goals: Gilmour 68, McRobert 74
2 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, Peter Donaldson, John Patten, John Cain, Steve Crilly, Fred Beller (David Hogben), Billy Vojtek, Les Thomson, Andy Segi, Mick Klarin, Nigel Daniels. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Daniels 42
Sunday, July 29, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Stuart Cannell, Rob Gramsbergen, Harry Hird (Kevin Innes), George Watters, Billy Whyte, John Little, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor, George Train. Coach: John Payne.
0 - 0 Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, Gordon Flavell, Steve Beech, Ljube Petrovski, Jeff Faulkner, Eric Lesbirel, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Sent off: Cullen 58
Sunday, July 29, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Charlie Murphy, Duncan Smith, Jim Wyllie, Dave Brogan, Harry McKinlay, Greg House. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Wark 47og, Brogan 82, 90+1
3 - 1 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, George Miller, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Tony Gatt, Bill McIntyre, Alex Wark, Frank MacLeod, Mick D'Sylva, Dave McNeil, Kit Greechan. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: D'Sylva 58
Sunday, July 29, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Marek Momont.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi (Carlos Berbia 46), George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness, Oscar Crino (John Lucchesi 68). Coach: Tony Boggi.
Sent off: Gillan 50, J Lucchesi 73
Goals: McGuinness 9, C Lucchesi 28, Smith 73pk
3 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Steve Lawson, Glenn Westley, John Cullen, Billy Brindle, Jim Train, Paul Cooke (Danny Ward 46), Steve Aldridge, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Monaghan 61, 89pk
Sunday, July 29, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Bill Jordanou, Ian Gibson (Steve Gadsby), Shraga Topolanski, Ian McNeil, Mike Loh, Shaya Feigenbaum, Sean Rooney. Coach: Bill Allison.
0 - 0 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Steve Short, John Gardiner, Steve Kokoska, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews, Keith Adams, Ken Murphy, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Round Sixteen
Saturday, August 4, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Tony Beazleigh. Att: 1,500 (est).
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Joe Thompson, Alex Wark (George Miller 57), Bobby Nisbet, Tony Gatt, Mick D'Sylva, Gerry Reilly, Bill McIntyre, Kit Greechan, Steve Blair, Dave McNeil (John Saliba 70). Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goal: Reilly 42
1 - 3 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Mike Wilson, Tony Castiello, Ray Mizzi, Brian Thom, Jim Paparas, Tony Cowan. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goals: Paparas 28, 43, Thom 38
Saturday, August 4, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Steve Short, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Howard Andrews, Keith Adams, Branko Culina, Ken Murphy, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Boris Paleka (Drago Krajina). Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Goal: Cumming 69
1 - 1 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Charlie Murphy, Jim Wyllie (Greg House), Dave Brogan, Peter Loughnane. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goal: McCombe 82
Saturday, August 4, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Alex McPherson, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, John Cullen, Danny Ward, Billy Brindle, Jim Train, Steve Aldridge, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
0 - 3 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Rob Gramsbergen, Stuart Cannell, Harry Hird, George Watters, Billy Whyte, John Little, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor (Kevin Innes), George Train. Coach: John Payne.
Goals: Watters 31, G Train 60pk, Craw 84
Sunday, August 5, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Danny McCluskey, Alan Parrott, Tony Young, Ged Bannon, Willie Coulson (Dave Cooper), Norrie Campbell, Kevin Swinscoe, Bruce Young. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Sent off: T Young 65
Goals: Coulson 12pk, Swinscoe 30
2 - 2 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Steve Ellis, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Jim McRobert, Rob Nelson, Dave Nelson, Stuart Gilmour, Kieron Coyle (Wilf Laing). Coach: Terry Walker.
Goals: Gilmour 10, Coyle 35
Sunday, August 5, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, Jamie O'Donnell, Peter Donaldson, John Cain, John Patten, Nigel Daniels (Dave Perkin), Willie Vassallo, Mick Klarin, Les Thomson, Andy Segi, Mladin Mutic. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Segi 35
1 - 1 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith (Carlos Berbia), Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi, Oscar Crino (Tony Curcio), Bobby McGuinness, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goal: Crino 18
Sunday, August 5, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir.
Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell, Eric Lesbirel, Ljube Petrovski, Jeff Faulkner, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
0 - 1 St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens, Anton Dosen, David Baker, Ian McNeil, Steve Gadsby, Shraga Topolanski, Mike Loh, Bill Jordanou, Shaya Feigenbaum, Les Nagy. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Gadsby 17
Round Seventeen
Saturday, August 18, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Jim Fokianos.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, David Hogben (Steve Crilly 80), Peter Donaldson, John Cain, Jamie O'Donnell, Les Thomson (Fred Beller 58), Nigel Daniels, Willie Vassallo, Andy Segi, Billy Vojtek, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goal: Perkin 17
1 - 2 Prahran Slavia
Fred Neri, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, John Cullen, Danny Ward, Liam Houston, Jim Train, Dave Griffiths, Steve Aldridge, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Caution: Cullen.
Goals: Griffiths 30, 35
Sunday, August 19, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Stuart Cannell, Rob Gramsbergen, Harry Hird, John Little (Kevin Kelly), Billy Whyte, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor, Nat Little, George Train (George Watters). Coach: John Payne.
0 - 1 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Tony Gatt, Mick D'Sylva, Bill McIntyre, Gerry Reilly, John Saliba (Dave McNeil), Bill McCormack, Craig Nisbet (Kit Greechan 46). Coach: Bill McArthur.
Sent off: McIntyre 80
Goal: D'Sylva 87
Sunday, August 19, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon. Referee: Tom Stirling. Att: 900 (est).
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Duncan Smith, Charlie Murphy, Joe Tront, Peter Loughnane, Dave Brogan, Jim Wyllie. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Brogan 50, 61
2 - 1 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Bob Adams, Alan Parrott (Alex Tulloch 70), Ged Bannon, Dave Cooper, Willie Coulson (Keith Webster 70), Norrie Campbell, Kevin Swinscoe, Bruce Young. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goal: Webster 81pk
Sunday, August 19, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Brennan.
Juventus
Terry Hawke, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi (Carlos Berbia 75), Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, Bobby McGuinness, George Gillan (Oscar Crino), Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: McGuinness 9, 49, Crino 84
3 - 2 Essendon Croatia
Miro Franjic, Steve Short, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews (Grant Smart 78), Ken Murphy, Keith Adams, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Sent off: Bilaver 60
Goals: Vaughan 8og, Culina 67
Sunday, August 19, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens (Ian McNeil), Anton Dosen, David Baker, Bill Jordanou, Dave Rigby, Shraga Topolanski, Steve Gadsby, Sean Rooney, Shaya Feigenbaum, Mike Loh. Coach: Bill Allison.
0 - 0 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Damian Morgan, Ray Mizzi, Tony Castiello, Tony Cowan, Brian Thom, Jim Paparas. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Sunday, August 19, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Steve Ellis, Nick Lowe, Hugh Howe, Wilf Laing, Rob Nelson, Frank Mussel, Kieron Coyle, Stuart Gilmour, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goals: Gilmour 70, 74
2 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite, John Higham, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell (Jeff Faulkner), Eric Lesbirel, Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Flavell 25pk
Round Eighteen
Saturday, August 25, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Mike Gaut.
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Bobby Nisbet, Alex Wark, Tony Gatt, Kit Greechan, Gerry Reilly, Mick D'Sylva, John Saliba, Bill McCormack, Dave McNeil (Paul Hyne). Coach: Bill McArthur.
Sent off: Wark 55
Goal: McCormack 83pk
1 - 3 Juventus
Terry Hawke, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi, Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, Bobby McGuinness, George Gillan, Tony Heery (Tony Curcio). Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Gillan 54, C Lucchesi 73, Smith 82pk
Saturday, August 25, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Jim Fokianos. Att: 400 (est).
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Tony Castiello (Mike Wilson 42), Damian Morgan, Ray Mizzi, Brian Thom, Tony Cowan, Jim Paparas. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goals: Barron 24, Paparas 68
2 - 2 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Stuart Cannell (Kevin Kelly 50), Rob Gramsbergen, Harry Hird, George Watters, Billy Whyte, Robbie Craw, Nat Little, Kevin Innes, George Train (Bob Taylor 5). Coach: John Payne
Goals: Gramsbergen 70, Taylor 73
Saturday, August 25, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Fred Neri, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, John Cullen, Danny Ward, Liam Houston, Jim Train, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
0 - 0 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, Tony Young, Alex Tulloch, Ged Bannon, Dave Cooper (Willie Coulson), Keith Webster (Danny McCluskey), Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten, Bruce Young. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Sunday, August 26, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Charlie Murphy, Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Peter Loughnane, Dave Brogan, Jim Wyllie (Greg House). Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: Loughnane 2, Tront 58
2 - 0 St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Ian McNeil, David Baker, Anton Dosen, Bill Jordanou, Shraga Topolanski (Steve Carpenter 46), Dave Rigby, Ian Gibson, Sean Rooney, Steve Gadsby, Mike Loh. Coach: Bill Allison.
Sunday, August 26, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Steve Short, Howard Andrews, Ken Murphy, Drago Krajina (Boris Paleka), Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Goals: Gilder 19pk, Cumming 35, Gardiner 37, Culina 80
4 - 1 Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Hugh Howe, Wilf Laing, Rob Nelson, Frank Mussel, Kieron Coyle (Jim McRobert), Stuart Gilmour, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: R Nelson 50pk
Sunday, August 26, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir.
Preston Makedonia
Gary Clayton (Lou Kastner), Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell, Eric Lesbirel, Jeff Faulkner, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Dusko Masalkovski (Gary Ward 46). Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Faulkner 28, Lesbirel 77
2 - 3 Green Gully
Lou Denys, David Hogben, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, Jamie O'Donnell, Steve Bennie (Fred Beller), Willie Vassallo, Billy Vojtek, John Patten, Andy Segi, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Goals: Perkin 43, 80, Vassallo 72
Round Nineteen
Saturday, September 1, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Alan Contini, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel (Jim McRobert), Wilf Laing, Rob Nelson, Dave Nelson, Kieron Coyle, Stuart Gilmour. Coach: Terry Walker.
0 - 0 Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Bobby Nisbet, Steve Blair, Tony Gatt, Mick D'Sylva, Gerry Reilly, Joe Thompson, John Saliba, Bill McCormack, Kit Greechan. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Sunday, September 2, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis (Kevin Kelly), Rob Gramsbergen, Stuart Cannell, Harry Hird, Robbie Craw, Billy Whyte, George Watters, Nat Little, Bob Taylor (John Little), Kevin Innes. Coach: John Payne.
0 - 0 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Charlie Murphy, Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Peter Loughnane, Dave Brogan, Jim Wyllie (Greg House). Coach: Norm Hobson.
Sunday, September 2, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Bob Henderson. Att: 1,800 (est).
Green Gully
Lou Denys, David Hogben, Mick Klarin, Peter Donaldson, Jamie O'Donnell, Steve Bennie, Willie Vassallo, John Patten, Billy Vojtek, Andy Segi, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
0 - 1 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Steve Short, Howard Andrews, Ken Murphy, Boris Paleka, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Branko Culina. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Goal: Murphy 41
Sunday, September 2, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Referee: Mike Daly.
Juventus
Terry Hawke, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith (Oscar Crino), Claude Lucchesi, Bruno Sabidussi (Carlos Berbia), George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: Heery 13, Smith 65pk, C Lucchesi 81
3 - 1 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Damian Morgan, Laurie Bilusic (Mike Wilson 50), Ray Mizzi, Martin Graham, Tony Cowan, Brian Thom. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Sent off: Wilson 64
Goal: Cowan 73
Sunday, September 2, 1979. Showgrounds, Ascot Vale.
Prahran Slavia
Fred Neri, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley, Steve Lawson, John Cullen, Danny Ward (Brian Monaghan), Liam Houston, Jim Train, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
0 - 1 Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite (Gordon Flavell), Steve Beech, Jeff Faulkner, Eric Lesbirel, Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Ward 38
Sunday, September 2, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Daperis, Dave Rigby, Shraga Topolanski, Ian McNeil, Mike Loh, Steve Gadsby, Bill Jordanou. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goals: Jordanou 30, Loh 35
2 - 0 Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Bob Adams, John Taylor, Alan Parrott, Ged Bannon, Keith Webster, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten, Norrie Campbell (Willie Coulson), Bruce Young. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Round Twenty
Saturday, September 8, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Marek Momont. Att: 1,000 (est).
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Frank MacLeod, Bobby Nisbet, Tony Gatt, Bill McIntyre, Gerry Reilly, Joe Thompson, Mick D'Sylva, Steve Blair, Bill McCormack, Kit Greechan (John Saliba 82). Coach: Bill McArthur.
Cautions: MacLeod, McCormack. Sent Off: MacLeod 87.
0 - 1 Green Gully
Lou Denys, David Hogben, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, Jamie O'Donnell (Steve Crilly 52), Steve Bennie, Willie Vassallo, Billy Vojtek, Andy Segi (Fred Beller 75), John Patten, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Cautions: Vassallo, Bennie, Segi.
Goal: Bennie 5
Saturday, September 8, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Ian Runcie (Tom Agius), Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Damian Morgan, Tony Castiello, Ray Mizzi, Martin Graham, Tony Cowan, Brian Thom (Steve Sodomaco). Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goal: Sodomaco 84
1 - 1 Sunshine City
Alan Contini, Mike Dixey, Steve Ellis, Rob Nelson, Hugh Howe, Jim McRobert, Frank Mussel, Wilf Laing, Kieron Coyle, Stuart Gilmour, Dave Nelson. Coach: Terry Walker.
Goal: Laing 25
Sunday, September 9, 1979. Croydon Park, Croydon.
Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Alan Pongho, Steve McCombe, Gary Hobson, Joe Tront, Duncan Smith, Peter Loughnane, Jim Wyllie (Harry McKinlay), Dave Brogan, Greg House. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: House 3, Brogan 70, Tront 85pk
3 - 2 Juventus
Terry Hawke, Serge Sabbadini, Pat Della Rocca, Peter Vaughan, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi (Oscar Crino 46), Charlie Smith, Claude Lucchesi, Tony Heery, George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Goals: McGuinness 15, 33
Sunday, September 9, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Steve Short, Howard Andrews, Ken Murphy, Boris Paleka, Branko Culina (Ante Bilaver), Carl Gilder, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Goals: Cumming 27, Gilder 42pk
2 - 0 Prahran Slavia
Fred Neri, Frank Thompson, Glenn Westley (David Pye 46), Steve Lawson, Jim Train, John Cullen, Liam Houston, Steve Aldridge, Dave Griffiths (Tony Kinnear), Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Sunday, September 9, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North. Referee: Nick Karlich. Att: 2,500 (est).
Frankston City
Frank Petersen (Dave Gilbert 46), Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Bob Adams, Alan Parrott (John Taylor 40), Alex Tulloch, Ged Bannon, Tony Young, Bruce Young, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Cautions: Parrott, McCluskey, Taylor.
0 - 3 Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, David Garthwaite, Steve Beech, Eric Lesbirel, Gordon Flavell, Ljube Petrovski, Robbie Cullen, Gary Ward, George McMillan (Jeff Faulkner 78). Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Ward 7, Cullen 19, 38
Sunday, September 9, 1979. Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park.
St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens, David Baker, Anton Dosen, John Daperis, Dave Rigby (Stuart Blair), Shraga Topolanski, Ian McNeil (Ian Gibson), Mike Loh, Steve Gadsby, Bill Jordanou. Coach: Bill Allison.
Goal: Loh 65
1 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Stuart Cannell, Rob Gramsbergen, Harry Hird, Robbie Craw, Billy Whyte, George Watters, Nat Little, Kevin Innes (Kevin Kelly), Bob Taylor (John Little). Coach: John Payne.
Goal: Craw 78
Round Twenty-One
Saturday, September 15, 1979. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine.
Sunshine City
Peter Clarke, Mike Dixey, Nick Lowe, Steve Ellis, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Rob Nelson, Wilf Laing (Dave Singleton), Dave Nelson, Stuart Gilmour, Jim McRobert. Coach: Terry Walker.
Sent off: D Nelson 60
Goal: McRobert 80
1 - 3 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Duncan Smith, Joe Tront, Charlie Murphy, Peter Loughnane, Dave Brogan, Greg House (Jim Wyllie). Coach: Norm Hobson.
Sent off: Smith 86
Goals: Brogan 15, McCombe 58, Wyllie 75
Sunday, September 16, 1979. Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Bill McIntyre, Steve Blair, Bobby Nisbet, Tony Gatt, Mick D'Sylva, Gerry Reilly, Joe Thompson, John Saliba, Bill McCormack, Kit Greechan. Coach: Bill McArthur.
Goals: McCormack 1, 37, D'Sylva 60
3 - 1 Prahran Slavia
Fred Neri, Frank Thompson, Steve Lawson, Liam Houston, Jim Train, David Pye (Tony Kinnear), Billy Brindle (Mick McGorian), John Cullen, Steve Aldridge, Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Monaghan 15
Sunday, September 16, 1979. Kim Reserve, Altona.
Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Rob Gramsbergen, Stuart Cannell, Harry Hird, John Little, Kevin Innes (Kevin Kelly), Terry Banagan, Robbie Craw, Bob Taylor (Bruno Cozzella), Nat Little. Coach: John Payne.
Sent off: Craw 65
Goals: Taylor 12, Lewis 65
2 - 2 Frankston City
Dave Gilbert, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Bob Adams, John Taylor, Ged Bannon, Dave Cooper, Alex Tulloch, Noel Mitten, Kevin Swinscoe, Bruce Young (Goran Runje). Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Adams 45, Swinscoe 60
Sunday, September 16, 1979. Green Gully Reserve, St Albans.
Green Gully
Lou Denys, David Hogben (Steve Bennie), Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, Steve Crilly, Billy Vojtek, John Patten, Willie Vassallo, Andy Segi, Dave Perkin, Fred Beller. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
0 - 1 George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Norm Maitland, Gary Hooper, Derek Barron, Martin Graham, Damian Morgan, Tony Castiello, John Bernard (Ray Mizzi), Tony Cowan, Brian Thom. Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goal: Cowan 70
Sunday, September 16, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Bruno Sabidussi, Claude Lucchesi, Charlie Smith, Tony Heery, George Gillan (Carlos Berbia), Oscar Crino. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Sent off: C Lucchesi 62
Goals: Crino 10, Della Rocca 90
2 - 2 St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens, Anton Dosen, David Baker, John Daperis, Stuart Blair, Ian Gibson, Shraga Topolanski, Mike Loh, Steve Gadsby, Bill Jordanou. Coach: Bill Allison.
Sent off: Blair 80
Goals: Jordanou 60, Loh 75
Sunday, September 16, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir. Referee: Chris Bambridge. Att: 6,000 (est).
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, David Garthwaite (Jeff Faulkner 73), John Higham, Steve Beech, Gordon Flavell, Ljube Petrovski, Eric Lesbirel, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Caution: Petrovski.
0 - 0 Essendon Croatia
Peter Blasby, Grant Smart (Keith Adams 50), Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews, Steve Short, Ken Murphy, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Boris Paleka. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Cautions: Short, Murphy
Sent off: Short 78
Round Twenty-Two
Saturday, September 22, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
George Cross
Svez Matsson, Phil Cutajar, Gary Hooper, Norm Maitland, Derek Barron, Tony Castiello, Martin Graham, Mike Wilson, Damian Morgan (Ray Mizzi), Tony Cowan, Brian Thom (Jim Paparas 46). Coach: Dave Maclaren.
Goals: Cowan 10, 87, Graham 76
3 - 2 Croydon City
Mick Edwards, Jim Spink, Steve McCombe, Alan Pongho, Gary Hobson, Harry McKinlay, Charlie Murphy, Joe Tront, Jim Wyllie (Greg House 46), Dave Brogan, Peter Loughnane. Coach: Norm Hobson.
Goals: McCombe 23, Tront 84pk
Sunday, September 23, 1979, Selwyn Park, Sunshine.
Albion Leyland
Billy Johnson, Bill McIntyre, Bobby Nisbet, Steve Blair, Tony Gatt, Mick D'Sylva, Gerry Reilly, Joe Thompson, Bill McCormack, John Saliba (Alex Wark), Kit Greechan. Coach: Bill McArthur.
0 - 0 St Kilda Hakoah
Mike O'Hara, Les Owens, Anton Dosen, David Baker, John Daperis, Ian McNeil, Shraga Topolanski, Bill Jordanou, Sean Rooney, Steve Gadsby, Mike Loh. Coach: Bill Allison.
Sunday, September 23, 1979. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Essendon Croatia
Miro Franjic, Keith Adams, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Ante Bilaver, Howard Andrews, Ken Murphy, Drago Krajina (Ned Batinovic), Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Boris Paleka. Coach: Duje Zemunik.
Goals: Gilder 6, Murphy 10, Paleka 16
3 - 1 Altona City
Hans van der Poel, Peter Lewis, Rob Gramsbergen (George Watters 25), Stuart Cannell, Harry Hird, Kevin Innes, Billy Whyte, John Little (Manny Gambin), George Train, Nat Little, Bob Taylor. Coach: John Payne.
Goal: Innes 8
Sunday, September 23, 1979. Centenary Park, Frankston North.
Frankston City
Frank Petersen, Vince Bannon, Danny McCluskey, Tony Young, John Taylor, Ged Bannon, Dave Cooper, Alex Tulloch, Kevin Swinscoe, Noel Mitten, Bruce Young. Coach: Fred Bunce.
Goals: Mitten 70pk, Swinscoe 71
2 - 0 Green Gully
Lou Denys, John Patten, Peter Donaldson, Mick Klarin, Steve Crilly, Billy Vojtek, Willie Vassallo, Andy Segi, Fred Beller, Steve Bennie, Dave Perkin. Coach: Billy Vojtek.
Sunday, September 23, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir. Referee: Roger Powell. Att: 3,000 (est).
Prahran Slavia
Fred Neri, Frank Thompson, Steve Lawson, John Cullen, Jim Train, Billy Brindle, David Pye (Liam Houston 67), Steve Aldridge, Mick McGorian (Dave Griffiths 80), Brian Monaghan, Jim Williams. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Caution: Brindle.
0 - 2 Sunshine City
Alan Contini, Mike Dixey, Steve Ellis, Nick Lowe, Hugh Howe, Frank Mussel, Rob Nelson, Wilf Laing (Mike Paisley 82), Kieron Coyle, Stuart Gilmour, Jim McRobert (Brendan Coyle 88). Coach: Terry Walker.
Caution: R Nelson.
Goals: R Nelson 83, K Coyle 87
Sunday, September 23, 1979. BT Connor Reserve, Reservoir. Referee: Dennis Voutsinas. Att: 3,000 (est).
Preston Makedonia
Lou Kastner, Mike Rainey, John Higham, Gordon Flavell, Steve Beech, Jeff Faulkner, Ljube Petrovski, Eric Lesbirel, Robbie Cullen, George McMillan, Gary Ward. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Caution: Flavell.
Goals: McMillan 60, 88, Cullen 78
3 - 0 Juventus
Jack Reilly, Serge Sabbadini, Peter Vaughan, Pat Della Rocca, Fausto Tarquinio, Charlie Smith, Carlos Berbia, Bruno Sabidussi (Oscar Crino 5), George Gillan, Bobby McGuinness, Tony Heery. Coach: Tony Boggi.
Cautions: Sabbadini, Vaughan.

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