1996 Victorian Premier League Results

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Written by John Punshon

Sources: Official VSF match records

If you can provide additional information or assist with corrections, please contact John Punshon.
Thanks to George Angelopoulos for access to VSF records and Tony Persoglia for amendments to player information.

NOTE: This was the first season where clubs were able to make three player substitutions.
Thomastown Zebras were an amalgamation between Thomastown Devils and Brunswick Juventus.

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Saturday, January 13, 1996. Paisley Park, North Altona. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski (Zoran Petrevski 71), Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Chris Emsovski, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Radecki (Henry Velkovski 53). Coach: Ian Dobson.
Goals: Markovski, Georgopoulos
2 - 1 St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Slavko Rados, Ilija Rados, Ivan Colina, Richard Milanovic, Paul Babic, Paul Magdic, Kruni Razov, Joe Markovac (Mark Bacak 46), Zeljko Gagula (Damir Grganovic 46), Ivan Jolic. Coach: Goran Runje.
Goal: I Rados
Saturday, January 13, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Carlo Graser.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, Alan Scott, George Georgiadis, Dean Fak, George Karkaletsis (Alex Kiratzoglou 80), Gary Hasler, Andy Vlahos, Peter Tsolakis, Bobby Despotovski. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Tsolakis x 2, Hasler, Despotovski x 2
5 - 2 Port Melbourne Sharks
Michael Lilikakis, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Brett Chalmers (Con Haitas 60), George Svigos, Clayton Bell (Manny Gotis 46), Nick Palamaras, Peter Psarros, Andrew Strapelias, Nick Papadopoulos (Alex Efstathiou 51). Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goals: Chalmers, Palamaras
Saturday, January 13, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Jim Markovski.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot (Goran Skoko 65), Ante Skoko, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Kules, Ante Deak, Mijo Trupkovic, Charlie Fitzpatrick, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals: Fitzpatrick, Cosic
2 - 0 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Craig Crodden, Steve Douglas, Colin Azzopardi, Sal Paglia, Darren Scoble (John Kindtner 77), David Maglovski (Steve Chetcuti 59), Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi (Vlad Babic 69). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Sunday, January 14, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Liparoti, Robert Krajacic, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini (George Lenetis 77), Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Angie Goutzioulis (Peter Di Iorio 77), Anthony Grbac. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: Tsiakos 12, Lenetis 76
2 - 2 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele, Joe Tricarico (Davide Iacovitti 80), Nick Lazarevski, Andrew Zinni, Michael Mazzini, Klaus Bichler, Nick Cuculeski (Tony Lingurovski 67), Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Lazarevski 27, Zinni 73
Sunday, January 14, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
Fawkner Blues
Joe Rados, Eric Vassiliadis, Ricky Ferla, Tony Schipano, Pino Santalucia, Frank Tramontana, Rino Minichiello, Adrian Giordano, Alex Gymnopoulos, Carlos Retre, Mark Recchia. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
0 - 1 Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Mario Crivari, Gerry McDonagh, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, Ike Alagiozidis, Dimos Sevastiadis, Liam Caffrey, Raff Bakker. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Caffrey
Sunday, January 14, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Steve McEwan.
Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Danny Rep, Doug Nolan, Robert Piemonte, Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina, Jamie McMinimee, Darren McClenaghan, David Grella, Andy Lancaster (Vince De La Plaza 86), Amedeo Rosa. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goals: Piemonte 29, Rosa 71
2 - 1 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Gunay Kuyucuogullari, John Grimaud, Craig Cubitt, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Serhat Hulusi, Martin Collins, Robert Popovski (Zoran Kostovski 59), Ahmet Gurpinar, Paul Donnelly. Coach: John Dowie.
Goal: Lucchesi
Sunday, January 14, 1996. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar (Marco De La Plaza 61), Robbie Ferla, Ilija Dragicevic (Arthur Tsirtsakis 83), Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Saso Markovski (Justin Scrobogna 70). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Markovski 35, Nilo 70
2 - 0 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Carlos Castro, Dean Tartaglia, Ricky Dal Ben, Adam Inglese, Gianfranco Impellizzeri (Michael Inglese 58), Steve Guscic, Damien Guglielmi, Peter Petrakos, Gary Frezzini. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Round Two
Friday, January 19, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Alan Roodhouse, Ricky Dal Ben, Joe Di Iorio, Adam Inglese, Damien Guglielmi, Steve Guscic, Gary Frezzini, Peter Petrakos, Tony Calle. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goals: Petrakos 28, Roodhouse 66
2 - 4 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Craig Crodden, Steve Douglas, Colin Azzopardi, Sal Paglia, Darren Scoble, Chris Ketsakidis, Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Neceski 25, 88, Ketsakidis 30, Suric 76
Sunday, January 21, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Gunay Kuyucuogullari (sent off 40), John Grimaud, Craig Cubitt, Claude Lucchesi, Tony Ciantar, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Rodolfo Gonzalez (Peter Pavlinusic 60), Ahmet Gurpinar, Robert Popovski (Serhat Hulusi 82). Coach: John Dowie.
0 - 3 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, George Georgiadis, Alan Scott (Alex Kiratzoglou 58), Dean Fak, George Karkaletsis, Gary Hasler, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Peter Tsolakis. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Tsolakis 2, Despotovski 74, Vlahos 88
Sunday, January 21, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Carlo Graser.
Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Steve Kourkoutzelos, Mario Crivari, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, Ike Alagiozidis, Dimos Sevastiadis, Liam Caffrey (Andrew Charalambous 70), Raff Bakker (Jim Constantinou 86). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
0 - 1 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje (Milco Bogoevski 80), Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Chris Emsovski (Henry Velkovski 65), Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Nick Radecki. Coach: Ian Dobson.
Goal: Becvinovski
Sunday, January 21, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Ante Skoko, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Kules (Charlie Fitzpatrick 46), Mijo Trupkovic, Ante Deak (Richie O'Sullivan 78), George Dimovski, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals: Dimovski, John Didulica, A Skoko
3 - 2 Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Danny Rep, Doug Nolan, Vince De La Plaza (John Papettas 75), Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina, Jamie McMinimee, Darren McClenaghan, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goals: D Grella, Lancaster
Sunday, January 21, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Jim Latinopoulos, Brett Chalmers, George Svigos, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Peter Psarros (Billy Mitroulas 71), Andrew Strapelias, Alex Efstathiou (Con Kotzagiannidis 68). Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goal: Svigos
1 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Joe Rados, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Ricky Ferla, Tony Schipano, Pino Santalucia, Rino Minichiello, Adrian Giordano (Mark Recchia 56), Michael Branov, Carlos Retre, Anthony Magnacca (Tony Ujgunovski 61). Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Giordano
Sunday, January 21, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Slavko Rados, Damir Grganovic, Ivan Colina, Paul Babic, Mick Colina, Idriz Pelja, Kruni Razov, Paul Magdic, Joe Markovac, Richard Milanovic. Coach: Goran Runje.
Goals: M Colina x 2, I Colina
3 - 2 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic (sent off), Robert Krajacic, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Angie Goutzioulis, Anthony Grbac, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: White, Liparoti
Sunday, January 21, 1996. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: Steve McEwan.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Robbie Ferla, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Saso Markovski (Marco De La Plaza 65). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Nilo 34
1 - 0 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele (Danny Gnjidic 65), Nick Lazarevski (sent off 80), Andrew Zinni, Michael Mazzini (sent off 81), Klaus Bichler, Davide Iacovitti, Tony Lingurovski, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Round Three
Friday, January 26, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: John Fraser.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Ricky Dal Ben, Joe Di Iorio (Gianfranco Impellizzeri 84), Adam Inglese, Alan Roodhouse, Steve Guscic, Damien Guglielmi, Peter Petrakos, Gary Frezzini (Tony Calle 78). Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Frezzini 39
1 - 1 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Ante Skoko, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Kules (Richie O'Sullivan 67), George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic, Charlie Fitzpatrick, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: Dimovski 48
Sunday, January 28, 1996. Paisley Park, North Altona. Referee: Carlo Graser.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Nick Radecki, Chris Emsovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Emsovski, Becvinovski, Rusmir
3 - 0 Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Jim Latinopoulos (sent off), Brett Chalmers, George Svigos, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Peter Psarros, Con Haitas, Alex Efstathiou. Coach: Takis Svigos.
Sunday, January 28, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Robert Krajacic, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer (Peter Di Iorio 60), Dale White (Damian Everetts 81), Angie Goutzioulis, Anthony Grbac, George Lenetis (Frank Catalano 70), Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
0 - 1 Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos, Andy Theoharous, Liam Caffrey (Jim Constantinou 65), Ike Alagiozidis, Dimos Sevastiadis (Peter Kakos 80), Raff Bakker, Andrew Charalambous. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Alagiozidis 86
Sunday, January 28, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
Fawkner Blues
Joe Rados, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Adrian Giordano, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla, Mark Recchia, Carlos Retre (Anthony Magnacca 6), Michael Branov (Domenic Schiafone 31), Rino Minichiello, Tony Ujgunovski. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
0 - 0 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Tony Ciantar, John Grimaud, Craig Cubitt, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Archie McGeachy, Justin Geri, Ahmet Gurpinar. Coach: John Dowie.
Sunday, January 28, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Craig Crodden (Vlad Babic 62), Steve Douglas, Colin Azzopardi, Zlate Markovski (Sal Paglia 79), Darren Scoble, Chris Ketsakidis, Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, David Maglovski (Steve Chetcuti 62). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Suric, Ketsakidis
2 - 2 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico (sent off), Klaus Bichler, Davide Iacovitti, Nick Cuculeski (Anthony Boschini 74), Tony Lingurovski, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Tricarico pk, Lingurovski
Sunday, January 28, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, George Georgiadis, Angie Koutos (sent off 81), Dean Fak, George Karkaletsis (Alex Kiratzoglou 71), Gary Hasler, Andy Vlahos (Will Hastie 71), Bobby Despotovski (Michael Tyrikos 79), Peter Tsolakis. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Despotovski 41, 48, 49, 71, Tsolakis 44
5 - 0 Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Danny Rep, Doug Nolan, Vince De La Plaza (John Papettas 63), Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina (Pasquale Grella 51), Jamie McMinimee, Darren McClenaghan (Alex Rae 70), David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Sunday, January 28, 1996. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Robbie Ferla, Ilija Dragicevic (John Kollevris 73), Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Marco De La Plaza, Saso Markovski. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Nilo 48, 87
2 - 1 St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Paul Babic, Ilija Rados (Ivan Jolic 60), Ivan Colina, Robert Mikulic (Joe Markovac 85), Mick Colina, Mark Bacak, Damir Grganovic (Zvonko Usljebrka 71), Kruni Razov, Paul Magdic, Richard Milanovic (sent off 65). Coach: Goran Runje.
Goal: Magdic 12
Round Four
Friday, February 2, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Tony Lettieri, Doug Nolan, Pasquale Grella (John Papettas), Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina (Vince De La Plaza), Jamie McMinimee, Darren McClenaghan, David Grella, Andy Lancaster (Alex Rae), Amedeo Rosa. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goals: Lancaster 8, D Grella 15, 21, 54, De La Plaza 78
5 - 3 Fawkner Blues
Joe Rados, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Adrian Giordano, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla, Mark Recchia, Carlos Retre, Michael Branov, Anthony Magnacca, Tony Ujgunovski. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goals: Ugjunovski 5, 69, Schipano 74
Saturday, February 3, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos, Andy Theoharous, Liam Caffrey, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton, Raff Bakker (Jim Kotsovolos), Andrew Charalambous (Jim Constantinou). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
0 - 3 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris (Joe De Bono), John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Robbie Ferla, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo (Arthur Tsirtsakis), Chris Daglaras, Saso Markovski (Marco De La Plaza). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Ferla, Nilo x 2
Sunday, February 4, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Tony Ciantar (Michael Vesnaver 46), Craig Cubitt (sent off 50), Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Martin Collins, Archie McGeachy, Ahmet Gurpinar (Robert Popovski 70), Justin Geri, Paul Donnelly. Coach: John Dowie.
0 - 3 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanovski (Henry Velkovski 67), Marjan Tasevski, Tom Markovski, Robert Runje, Chris Emsovski, Nick Radecki, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski (Danny Madarovski 75), Sava Rusmir, Simon Micevski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Radecki x 2, Velkovski
Sunday, February 4, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Richie O'Sullivan, Robbie Cosic, George Dimovski, Ivan Medved, John Didulica (Tom Pandzic), Mijo Trupkovic, Ante Skoko, Ante Deak, Robbie Kules, Charlie Fitzpatrick (Goran Skoko). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
0 - 3 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, Dean Fak, George Georgiadis, Alan Scott (Leigh Tsoumerkas), George Karkaletsis, Andy Vlahos, Gary Hasler (Will Hastie), Peter Tsolakis (Alex Kiratzoglou), Bobby Despotovski. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Despotovski x 3
Sunday, February 4, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Brett Chalmers, Con Haitas, George Svigos, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Peter Psarros, Andrew Strapelias (Con Kotzagiannidis), Billy Mitroulas (Con Komilionis 53). Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goal: Psarros 75
1 - 1 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Bill Tsiakos, Robert Stojcevski, Robert Liparoti, Tom Sonsini, Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio (Gerry McAleer 80), Angie Goutzioulis, George Slifkas, Dale White. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goal: White 41
Sunday, February 4, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Carlo Graser.
St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Ivan Jolic,Damir Grganovic, Ivan Colina, Robert Mikulic, Mick Colina, Kruni Razov, Paul Magdic, Zvonko Usljebrka (Ilija Rados 75), Zeljko Gagula, Joe Markovac (sent off). Coach: Goran Runje.
0 - 0 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Chris Ketsakidis, Steve Douglas, Colin Azzopardi, Steve Chetcuti, Darren Scoble, Zlate Markovski (Sal Paglia 83), Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi (Vlad Babic 83). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Sunday, February 4, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Thomastown Zebras
Mauro Raponi, Ransford Banini (John Angelovski 54), Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele, Danny Gnjidic, Nick Lazarevski, Klaus Bichler, Davide Iacovitti, Nick Cuculeski, Tony Lingurovski, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Cuculeski 46
1 - 0 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Gary Frezzini, Steve Guscic, Ricky Dal Ben, Peter Petrakos (Frank Chirico 65), Adam Inglese (Carlos Castro 58), Alan Roodhouse, Joe Di Iorio (Gianfranco Impellizzeri 80), Damien Guglielmi. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Round Five
Saturday, February 17, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos (Jim Kotsovolos 67), Andy Theoharous, Raff Bakker (sent off), Gerry McDonagh, Zoran Todorovski (Dimos Sevastiadis 89), Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton (Jim Constantinou 57). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Todorovski 39, 55, Alagiozidis 78, Micheil 86
4 - 1 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Ricky Dal Ben, Carlos Castro, Adam Inglese (Frank Chirico 57), Steve Guscic (Gary Frezzini 80), Damien Guglielmi, Jim Tsakiris (Joe Di Iorio 76), Gianfranco Impellizzeri, Peter Petrakos. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Petrakos 58
Saturday, February 17, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Tony Lettieri, Doug Nolan, Pasquale Grella (Robert Piemonte), Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina, Jamie McMinimee, Darren McClenaghan, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa (Vince De La Plaza). Coach: Gus McLeod.
0 - 1 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Pat Giaccherini, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Peter Di Iorio (Damian Everetts), Anthony Grbac, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goal: White 1
Sunday, February 18, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Ertnuc Kaya, Martin Collins (Ramadan Osman), Archie McGeachy, Ahmet Gurpinar, Justin Geri (sent off), Robert Popovski (Enver Osman), Serhat Hulusi. Coach: Bill Murray.
0 - 3 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Robbie Ferla, Ilija Dragicevic (Marco De La Plaza), Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo (sent off), Chris Daglaras, Justin Scrobogna (Saso Markovski). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Cassar, Nilo, Field
Sunday, February 18, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Dean Fak, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Steve Iosifidis, George Georgiadis, George Karkaletsis, Andy Vlahos (Michael Tyrikos), Peter Tsolakis (Will Hastie), Bobby Despotovski, Alex Kiratzoglou. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Tsolakis 16, Despotovski 35, 55, Vlahos 42
4 - 0 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski (Zoran Cvetkovski), Marjan Tasevski (Milco Bogoevski), Tom Markovski, Chris Emsovski, Nick Radecki, Nick Georgopoulos (Danny Madarovski), Sash Becvinovski, Sava Rusmir, Simon Micevski, Henry Velkovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Sunday, February 18, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Richie O'Sullivan, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Cosic, George Dimovski, Ivan Medved, Mijo Trupkovic, Ante Skoko (Goran Skoko 58), Ante Deak, Robbie Kules (Franc Bot), Charlie Fitzpatrick. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals: Fitzpatrick 53, 54
2 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Joe Rados, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Adrian Giordano, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla (John Jelincic 68), Mark Recchia, Carlos Retre, Michael Branov, Alex Gymnopoulos, Tony Ujgunovski. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Ujgunovski 50pk
Sunday, February 18, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Steve McEwan.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Brett Chalmers, Con Haitas, George Svigos, Nick Palamaras (Jim Latinopoulos 58), Clayton Bell, Peter Psarros (Con Kotzagiannidis 61), Alex Duric, Manny Gotis. Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goals: Duric 29, Bell 80
2 - 2 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Chris Ketsakidis, Steve Douglas, Colin Azzopardi, Steve Chetcuti (Craig Crodden 61), Darren Scoble, Zlate Markovski (Pece Stojcevski 76), Cameron Brown, Vlad Babic, Jani Suric. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Scoble, Crodden
Sunday, February 18, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Mark Bacak (Ilija Rados 76), Damir Grganovic, Ivan Colina, Paul Babic, Mick Colina, Ivan Jolic, Paul Magdic, Idriz Pelja (Slavko Rados 61), Zeljko Gagula, Zvonko Usljebrka (sent off 84). Coach: Goran Runje.
Goal: Usljebrka36
1 - 2 Thomastown Zebras
Mauro Raponi, Michael Mazzini (Tony Lingurovski 40), John Angelovski, Klaus Bichler (Anthony Boschini 63), Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele, Nick Cuculeski, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico, Nick Lazarevski, Andrew Zinni. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Zinni 35, Gnjidic 52
Round Six
Friday, February 23, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Damien Guglielmi, Ricky Dal Ben (Frank Chirico 27), Carlos Castro, Adam Inglese, Alan Roodhouse, Steve Guscic, Jim Tsakiris, Tony Calle (Gary Frezzini 59), Peter Petrakos. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Guscic 25
1 - 0 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl (Lou Acevski 57), Slavko Rados, Ivan Jolic (Ilija Rados 24), Ivan Colina, Robert Mikulic, Mick Colina (Idriz Pelja 27), Richard Milanovic, Zeljko Gagula, Joe Markovac, Paul Magdic, Damir Grganovic. Coach: Goran Runje.
Sunday, February 25, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Henry Velkovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski (Danny Madarovski 68), Nick Radecki, Chris Emsovski (Milco Bogoevski 63). Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Rusmir 14pk, 39
2 - 1 Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Tony Lettieri, Doug Nolan, Vince De La Plaza, Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina (John Papettas 73), Robert Piemonte, Darren McClenaghan, David Grella, Andy Lancaster (Danny Rep 73), Amedeo Rosa. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: Lettieri 53
Sunday, February 25, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Carlo Graser.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White (Peter Di Iorio 64), Pat Giaccherini, Angie Goutzioulis, Anthony Grbac, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: White 22, Giaccherini 27
2 - 0 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Archie McGeachy, Peter Pavlinusic(Serhat Hulusi 64), Ertunc Kaya, Zoran Kostovski, Ahmet Gurpinar, Enver Osman. Coach: Bill Murray.
Sunday, February 25, 1996. CB Smith Reserve. Fawkner. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Fawkner Blues
Robert Di Francesco, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Tony Schipano, Mark Recchia, Carlos Retre, Adrian Giordano, Anthony Magnacca (Milan Vlatkovic 83), Ricky Ferla, Alex Gymnopoulos, Vlade Tortevski (Rino Minichiello 62). Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Goal: Vassiliadis
1 - 3 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, George Georgiadis, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Dean Fak, George Karkaletsis, Alex Kiratzoglou (Theo Mihaloglou 63), Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Will Hastie (Michael Tyrikos 67). Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Karapatsos x 2, Vlahos
Sunday, February 25, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Chris Ketsakidis (Steve Chetcuti 85), Steve Douglas, Colin Azzopardi, Craig Crodden, Darren Scoble, Cameron Brown (Zlate Markovski 60), Jani Suric, Tony Neceski (Daniel Genovesi 72), Vlad Babic. Coach: Chris Taylor
Goal: Azzopardi
1 - 3 Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos, Andy Theoharous, Zoran Todorovski, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton (Peter Kakos 85), Jim Kotsovolos, Andrew Charalambous. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Micheil, Charalambous, Todorovski
Sunday, February 25, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Robbie Ferla (Joe De Bono), Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Colin Cooper (Marco De La Plaza), Chris Daglaras, Justin Scrobogna (Arthur Tsirtsakis). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Cassar 44, 55pk
2 - 1 Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou (Con Komilionis), John Dimitrelos, Con Haitas, Brett Chalmers, George Svigos, Clayton Bell, Peter Psarros, Manny Gotis, Con Kotzagiannidis (Leo Kyriakopoulos), Alex Duric. Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goal: Chalmers 33
Sunday, February 25, 1996. Partridge Reserve. Lalor. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Thomastown Zebras
Mauro Raponi, Ransford Banini, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele, Joe Tricarico, Nick Lazarevski, Andrew Zinni, Klaus Bichler, Davide Iacovitti, Nick Cuculeski. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Banini 76
1 - 0 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Richie O'Sullivan, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Kules, George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic, Charlie Fitzpatrick, Ante Deak. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Round Seven
Saturday, March 22, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Carlo Graser.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino (Mark Vincenzini 80), Damien Guglielmi, Ricky Dal Ben, Dean Tartaglia, Carlos Castro (Frank Chirico 73), Jim Tsakiris, Steve Guscic, Alan Roodhouse, Peter Petrakos, Gary Frezzini. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Petrakos 37
1 - 3 Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Brett Chalmers, George Svigos, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Carlos Retre (Andrew Strapelias 89), Nick Tsaltas (Billy Mitroulas 78), Manny Gotis, Alex Duric. Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goals: Tsaltas 29, ?, Argyriou 88
Sunday, March 24, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Marjan Tasevski, Henry Velkovski, George Petrov, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir (Milco Bogoevski 69), Danny Madarovski (Zdravko Atanasovski 64), Sash Becvinovski, Nick Radecki (Nick Georgopoulos 56), Chris Emsovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Radecki 1, Becvinovski 21, Rusmir 46, Georgopoulos 79, Bogoevski 84
5 - 0 Fawkner Blues
Robert Di Francesco, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana (Alex Gymnopoulos 70), John Jelincic (Dean Scicluna 70), Ricky Ferla, Tony Schipano, Adrian Giordano, Michael Branov (sent off), Vlade Tortevski (Jimmy Basias 70), Rino Minichiello, Peter Psarros. Coach: Tony Vrzina.
Sunday, March 24, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: John Fraser.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Tom Sonsini (Damian Everetts 89), George Slifkas, Angie Goutzioulis (Peter Di Iorio 62), Gerry McAleer, Pat Giaccherini, Anthony Grbac, Dale White, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goal: Slifkas 58
1 - 1 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Steve Iosifidis, George Georgiadis, Alan Scott, Dean Fak, George Karkaletsis, Alex Kiratzoglou, Brian MacNicol (Nemanja Obradovic 60), Angie Koutos, Gary Hasler (Will Hastie 80), Andy Vlahos. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goal: Koutos 46
Sunday, March 24, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Adam Cimino, Chris Ketsakidis (Darren Scoble), Craig Crodden, Steve Chetcuti, Steve Douglas, Pece Stojcevski, Zlate Markovski, Vlad Babic, Tony Neceski (Nathan Chiles), Daniel Genovesi (David Maglovski). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Genovesi 3, Babic 38, 89pk
3 - 1 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian (sent off 90), Levent Osman, John Grimaud, Craig Cubitt, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Ahmet Gurpinar, Justin Geri (Ertunc Kaya), Serhat Hulusi. Sub: Recep Mustafa. Coach: Bill Murray.
Goal: Collins 57
Sunday, March 24, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Ivan Jolic, Damir Grganovic, Joe Markovac, Robert Mikulic, Mick Colina, Idriz Pelja, Kruni Razov, Zvonko Usljebrka (Ivan Colina), Zeljko Gagula, Harry Karl. Coach: Goran Runje.
Goals: Karl 49, 87, 89
3 - 1 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot (Goran Skoko), Richie O'Sullivan, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Kules, George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic, Ante Deak, Ante Skoko (John Didulica). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: Trupkovic 84
Sunday, March 24, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Arthur Tsirtsakis, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Joe De Bono, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Colin Cooper (Justin Scrobogna). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Nilo 36, Cooper 43
2 - 1 Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Danny Rep, Tony Lettieri, Doug Nolan, Vince De La Plaza (Tony Spina), Sandro Razzi, Mariano Calomino, Jamie McMinimee (sent off 63), David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: McMinimee 60
Sunday, March 24, 1996. Partridge Reserve. Lalor. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico, Nick Lazarevski (Tony Lingurovski 59), Klaus Bichler (John Angelovski 72), Andrew Zinni, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Zinni x 2
2 - 4 Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Raff Bakker (Jim Constantinou 58), Andy Theoharous, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton, Zoran Todorovski, Andrew Charalambous, Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos (George Kalimeris 74). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Della Rocca og, Lutton, Alagiozidis, Micheil
Round Eight
Saturday, March 30, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Alex Sacchero.
Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Andy Theoharous, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton (George Kalimeris 62), Zoran Todorovski, Andrew Charalambous, Jim Constantinou, Mario Crivari (Jim Kotsovolos 66), Steve Kourkoutzelos. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Alagiozidis 11, 61, Todorovski 73, 81, Kalimeris 89
5 - 0 St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Ivan Jolic, Damir Grganovic (Richard Milanovic 85), Joe Markovac, Robert Mikulic, Paul Babic (sent off 44), Idriz Pelja (Slavko Rados 20, sent off 43), Kruni Razov (Damir Movric 75), Ivan Colina, Zeljko Gagula, Harry Karl (sent off 88). Coach: Goran Runje.
Saturday, March 30, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou (Jim Latinopoulos 65), John Dimitrelos, Nick Palamaras, Brett Chalmers, George Svigos, Manny Gotis (Leo Kyriakopoulos 46), Clayton Bell, Nick Tsaltas, Alex Duric, Carlos Retre (Alex Efstathiou 78). Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goals: Duric 1, Svigos 30
2 - 2 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Tom Karic, Michael Mazzini, Anthony Boschini (Klaus Bichler 65), Paul Della Rocca (sent off), Harry Ngata, Seb Emmanuele (Nick Lazarevski 73), Tony Lingurovski, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico, Andrew Zinni. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Zinni 45, Tricarico 88
Sunday, March 31, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Albion Redsox
Martin John (Recep Mustafa 41), Levent Osman, John Grimaud, Craig Cubitt, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Ahmet Gurpinar (Aki Kotzamichalis 50), Justin Geri, Serhat Hulusi (Ayhan Patsaman 50). Coach: Bill Murray.
Goal: Osman 72
1 - 3 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Damien Guglielmi, Ricky Dal Ben, Dean Tartaglia, Carlos Castro, Jim Tsakiris, Steve Guscic, Alan Roodhouse (Pino Sette 89), Peter Petrakos (Gary Frezzini 83), Adam Inglese (Frank Chirico 75). Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goals: John og, Guscic 48, Chirico 77
Sunday, March 31, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Fawkner Blues
Eric Janssen, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla, Rino Minichiello, Adrian Giordano (sent off 56), Jimmy Basias (Dean Scicluna 68), Arsenio Di Camillo, Dino Mihocic, John Jelincic (Enzo De Santis 56). Coach: Mike Rainey.
0 - 2 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Robert Krajacic, George Slifkas (Damian Everetts 79), Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White (Angie Goutzioulis 75), Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio (Pat Giaccherini 75), Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: McAleer ?, 85
Sunday, March 31, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, George Georgiadis, Alan Scott, Dean Fak, Angie Koutos, Gary Hasler (Nemanja Obradovic 65), George Karkaletsis, Bobby Despotovski, Andy Vlahos. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Koutos 67, Obradovic 74
2 - 2 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Saso Markovski 80), Joe De Bono, Marco De La Plaza (Justin Scrobogna 78). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Fak 35og, Markovski 88
Sunday, March 31, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Vince Celestino.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko (Goran Skoko), Ivan Medved, Richie O'Sullivan, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Kules (Jozo Boras 78), George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic, Ante Deak, John Didulica (Joey Rajher 72). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
0 - 3 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Henry Velkovski, Marjan Tasevski, Milco Bogoevski, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Danny Madarovski (Zdravko Atanasovski), Chris Emsovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Markovski 42, Becvinovski 55, Georgopoulos 80
Thursday, April 4, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Tony Lettieri, Doug Nolan, Vince De La Plaza, Sandro Razzi (Danny Rep 64), Tony Spina (Robert Piemonte 61), Mariano Calomino, Rodrigo Vargas, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa. Coach: Gus McLeod.
0 - 2 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Craig Crodden, Steve Chetcuti, Pece Stojcevski, Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi (David Maglovski 61), Vlad Babic, Zlate Markovski (Chris Ketsakidis 76). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Markovski, Neceski
Round Nine
Friday, April 12, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Ricky Dal Ben, Carlos Castro, Damien Guglielmi, Steve Guscic, Alan Roodhouse (Gary Frezzini 85), Robert Marcen (Frank Chirico 69), Peter Petrakos, Jim Tsakiris (Kieran Lennon 77). Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goals: Tsakiris, Petrakos
2 - 1 Springvale City Vales
Chris Simpson, Rodrigo Vargas, Doug Nolan, Sandro Razzi (sent off), Andy Lancaster, David Grella, Andy Vargas (Mariano Calomino 77), Pasquale Grella, Amedeo Rosa, Vince De La Plaza, Tony Spina (Tommy Guarino 69). Coach: John Colangeli.
Goals: De La Plaza 25
Saturday, April 13, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Doug Burt.
Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos (Theo Constantinou 77), Harry Micheil, Andy Theoharous, Steve Kourkoutzelos (Raff Bakker 81), Mario Crivari, George Kalimeris, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton, Zoran Todorovski, Andrew Charalambous (Liam Caffrey 75). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Alagiozidis 7, Todorovski 17, Lutton 79, 84
4 - 0 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko, Richie O'Sullivan, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Robbie Kules (Franc Bot 16), George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic (Charlie Fitzpatrick 77), Ante Deak, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Sunday, April 14, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Robert Krajacic, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio, Damian Everetts, Adrian Uliana. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: Everetts 33, Di Iorio 34
2 - 1 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Milco Bogoevski (Zdravko Atanasovski 64), Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski,Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir (Danny Madarovski 81), Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski, Chris Emsovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Markovski 37
Sunday, April 14, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Steve Douglas (sent off), Steve Chetcuti, Pece Stojcevski, Jani Suric (Chris Ketsakidis 87), Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi (Craig Crodden 63), Zlate Markovski (Cameron Brown 63), Vlad Babic. Coach: Chris Taylor.
0 - 2 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, Alan Scott (Will Hastie 79), Dean Fak, Angie Koutos, George Karkaletsis (Brian MacNicol 46), Gary Hasler (George Georgiadis 65), Andy Vlahos, Alex Kiratzoglou, Nemanja Obradovic. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Kiratzoglou 56pk, Obradovic 78
Sunday, April 14, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Damir Grganovic, Robert Mikulic, Richard Milanovic, Mick Colina, Paul Magdic, Ivan Jolic, Zeljko Gagula, Ivan Colina, Joe Markovac, Damir Movric. Coach: Goran Runje.
Goal: M Colina 44
1 - 1 Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Billy Mitroulas, Jim Latinopoulos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Carlos Retre, Alex Duric, Nick Tsaltas, Clayton Bell, Nick Palamaras. Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goal: Mitroulas 25
Sunday, April 14, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Joe De Bono, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Saso Markovski 71), Marco De La Plaza (Jamie McMinimee). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Daglaras 72, Markovski 81
2 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eric Vassiliadis, Tony Schipano, Frank Tramontana (Marco Di Sauro), Ricky Ferla, Michael Branov, Rino Minichiello, Peter Psarros, Mark Recchia (Dino Mihocic 81), Eddie Kuzman (Jason Vukadin), Stan Thodis. Coach: Mike Rainey.
Goal: Psarros 1
Sunday, April 14, 1996. Partridge Reserve. Lalor. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini (David Iacovitti 83), John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Seb Emmanuele, Joe Tricarico, Nick Lazarevski, Michael Mazzini, Anthony Boschini, Tony Lingurovski (Klaus Bichler 68), Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Tricarico 53pk
1 - 0 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Justin Geri (Serhat Hulusi 58), Aki Kotzamichalis, Jonathan Carter, Ahmet Gurpinar (Ayhan Patsaman 83). Coach: Bill Murray.
Round Ten
Friday, April 19, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Mariano Calomino, Vince De La Plaza, Tony Spina, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa, Andy Vargas, Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: A Vargas 58
1 - 2 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Seb Emmanuele, Joe Tricarico, Nick Lazarevski (Davide Iacovitti 76), Michael Mazzini, Tony Lingurovski (Klaus Bichler 46), Anthony Boschini (Paul Della Rocca 63), Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Tricarico 59, Iacovitti
Sunday, April 21, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Justin Geri, Aki Kotzamichalis (Serhat Hulusi), Jonathan Carter (Ayhan Patsaman), Mustafa Mustafa (Ahmet Gurpinar). Coach: Bill Murray.
Goal: Collins 27
1 - 3 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Ilija Rados, Joe Markovac, Zeljko Gagula, Damir Movric, Damir Grganovic, Paul Magdic, Mick Colina, Ivan Jolic (Kruni Razov 81), Zvonko Usljebrka (Idriz Pelja), Richard Milanovic (sent off 37). Coach: Goran Runje.
Goals: Usljebrka 16, Razov 82, Milanovic 87
Sunday, April 21, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Steve Tsaousis.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Milco Bogoevski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Tom Markovski, Simon Micevski, Sava Rusmir, Chris Emsovski, Henry Velkovski (George Petrov 81), Sash Becvinovski, Nick Georgopoulos (Zoran Petrevski 83). Coach: Gary Cole.
Goal: Becvinovski 7
1 - 1 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Joe De Bono, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Saso Markovski 74), Marco De La Plaza (Jamie McMinimee 69). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Field 30
Sunday, April 21, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Fawkner Blues
Anthony Magnacca, Eric Vassiliadis, Tony Schipano, Michael Branov (Jason Vukadin 27), Mark Recchia, Frank Tramontana, Dean Scicluna, Ricky Ferla, Vlade Tortevski (Alex Gymnopoulos 88), Eddie Kuzman, Jimmy Basias (Dino Mihocic 74). Coach: Mike Rainey.
0 - 0 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Martin Lynch, Steve Chetcuti, Pece Stojcevski (Colin Azzopardi 77), Jani Suric, Daniel Genovesi (David Maglovski 60), Cameron Brown, Darren Scoble, Craig Crodden. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Sunday, April 21, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke (sent off), Steve Iosifidis (Leigh Tsoumerkas), Tom Karapatsos, George Georgiadis, Dean Fak, Angie Koutos, George Karkaletsis, Andy Vlahos, Alex Kiratzoglou (Michael Tyrikos), Bobby Despotovski, Nemanja Obradovic. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Despotovski, Obradovic, Karkaletsis 80
3 - 3 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, DeanT artaglia, Carlos Castro, Ricky Dal Ben, Robert Marcen, Kieran Lennon (Frank Chirico 53), Steve Guscic, Damien Guglielmi (Adam Inglese 67), Jim Tsakiris, Peter Petrakos (Pino Sette 89). Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goals: Petrakos pk, Guscic 78, Inglese 89
Sunday, April 21, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot (Robbie Kules 77), Robbie Cosic, Ivan Medved, Stephen McAuliffe, Richie O'Sullivan (Joey Rajher 11), Ante Skoko, Mijo Trupkovic, George Dimovski (Charlie Fitzpatrick 46), John Didulica, Ante Deak. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: Trupkovic
1 - 0 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Robert Krajacic (Pat Giaccherini 14), George Slifkas, Gerry McAleer, Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio, Damian Everetts, Adrian Uliana (Damon Collina 25), Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Sunday, April 21, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Bill Daglis, John Dimitrelos (Jim Latinopoulos 82), Carlos Retre (Alex Efstathiou 78), Alex Duric (Con Komilionis 85), George Svigos, Nick Tsaltas, Clayton Bell, Nick Palamaras, Manny Gotis, George Karagiannis. Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goal: Tsaltas 55
1 - 1 Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos (Theo Constantinou 88), Harry Micheil, Andy Theoharous, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton, Zoran Todorovski, Andrew Charalambous (Jim Kotsovolos 67), George Kalimeris, Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos (Raff Bakker 46). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Micheil 74
Round Eleven
Thursday, April 25, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Raff Bakker, Andy Theoharous (Theo Constantinou 85), Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton, Zoran Todorovski, Andrew Charalambous (Liam Caffrey 79), George Kalimeris (Jim Kotsovolos 65), Mario Crivari. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Lutton x 2, Todorovski
3 - 1 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Aki Kotzamichalis, John Grimaud, Claude Lucchesi, Michael Vesnaver (Mustafa Mustafa 85), Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Justin Geri, Jonathan Carter (Ayhan Patsaman 71), Justin Scrobogna. Coach: Bill Murray.
Goal: Patsaman
Thursday, April 25, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Carlos Castro, Ricky Dal Ben, Adam Inglese (Gary Frezzini 81), Steve Guscic, Jim Tsakiris (Frank Chirico 68), Robert Marcen, Alan Roodhouse, Peter Petrakos. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goals: Tsakiris, Petrakos
2 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eddie Kuzman (Jason Vukadin 86), Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla, Michael Branov, Frank Tramontana, Mark Recchia (Dean Scicluna 77), Marco Di Sauro, Dino Mihocic, Stan Thodis, Peter Psarros. Coach: Mike Rainey.
Goal: Di Sauro
Thursday, April 25, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Steve Douglas, Steve Chetcuti, Jani Suric, Martin Lynch, Cameron Brown, Vlad Babic, Craig Crodden, Darren Scoble. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Douglas 81, Suric 83
2 - 1 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Milco Bogoevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski, Chris Emsovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goal: Georgopoulos 39
Thursday, April 25, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos (Bill Daglis 65), Manny Gotis (Con Haitas 25), George Karagiannis, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Carlos Retre (Alex Efstathiou 65), George Svigos, Nick Tsaltas, Alex Duric. Coach: Takis Svigos.
Goal: Palamaras 5
1 - 3 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Ante Skoko, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Joey Rajher (George Dimovski 46), Robbie Kules (Kieran Moore 86), Charlie Fitzpatrick, Mijo Trupkovic (Greg Saric 63), Ante Deak, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals:John Didulica 2, 13, 61
Thursday, April 25, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Vince Celestino.
St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Slavko Rados, Mick Colina, Damir Grganovic, Ilija Rados, Joe Markovac, Zeljko Gagula, Kruni Razov, Ivan Jolic, Damir Movric, Zvonko Usljebrka. Coach: Goran Runje.
0 - 0 Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Vince De La Plaza, Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa, Andy Vargas, Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Thursday, April 25, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Jamie McMinimee, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza, Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Nilo 24
1 - 0 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio (Bill Tsiakos 80), Damian Everetts, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Thursday, April 25, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, John Angelovski (Anthony Boschini 46), Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele, Danny Gnjidic, Nick Lazarevski (Ransford Banini 55), Michael Mazzini (David Della Rocca 84), Klaus Bichler, Davide Iacovitti, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Iacovitti x 2, Emmanuele x 2, Banini
5 - 1 Heidelberg United
Michael Tyrikos, Steve Iosifidis (Tom Karapatsos 63), George Georgiadis, Alan Scott, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Dean Fak, Angie Koutos, Alex Kiratzoglou (Michael Tyrikos 68), Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Nemanja Obradovic. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goal:Scott
Round Twelve
Sunday, April 28, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Steve McEwan.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Justin Geri (Aki Kotzamichalis 44), Michael Vesnaver, Ayhan Patsaman, Justin Scrobogna (Serhat Hulusi 70). Coach: Claude Lucchesi.
Goals: Patsaman 2, Donnelly 9, Osman 12, 69, Hulusi 89
5 - 1 Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, Manny Gotis, Con Haitas, Bill Daglis (John Dimitrelos 18), George Svigos(Con Komilionis 53), Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell (sent off 58), Alex Efstathiou, Alex Duric (George Karagiannis 70), Nick Tsaltas. Coach: Frank Arok.
Goal: Tsaltas 72
Sunday, April 28, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Eugene Brazzale.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Tom Markovski, Simon Micevski, Sava Rusmir (Danny Madarovski 75), Chris Emsovski, George Petrov (Zoran Petrevski 75), Sash Becvinovski, Nick Georgopoulos. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Emsovski 41, Becvinovski 44, 54pk, ?, 80
5 - 1 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino (Kieran Lennon 85), Dean Tartaglia, Carlos Castro, Ricky Dal Ben (Gary Frezzini 70), Adam Inglese (Frank Chirico 70), Steve Guscic, Jim Tsakiris, Robert Marcen, Alan Roodhouse, Peter Petrakos. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Marcen
Sunday, April 28, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer (sent off 68), Dale White, Pat Giaccherini (Peter Di Iorio 77), Anthony Grbac, Damian Everetts, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goal: Everetts39
1 - 1 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino (Daniel Genovesi 63), Steve Douglas, Steve Chetcuti, Darren Scoble, Jani Suric, Cameron Brown, Vlad Babic, Craig Crodden, Martin Lynch (sent off 45). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goal: Babic 34
Sunday, April 28, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Alan Contini.
Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eddie Kuzman, Ricky Ferla, Tony Schipano, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Michael Branov (Vlade Tortevski 88), Marco Di Sauro, Dino Mihocic, Stan Thodis, Peter Psarros. Coach: Mike Rainey.
Goals: Psarros 6, Di Sauro 15, Ferla
3 - 1 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele (Nick Cuculeski 76), Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico, Klaus Bichler, Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini, Harry Ngata (Nick Lazarevski 68). Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Tricarico 14
Sunday, April 28, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos (Alex Stevanovic 88), George Georgiadis, Angie Koutos (Michael Tyrikos 81), Alan Scott, Dean Fak, George Karkaletsis, Alex Kiratzoglou, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Nemanja Obradovic (Leigh Tsoumerkas 46). Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goal: Despotovski 89
1 - 0 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Ilija Rados, Zeljko Gagula, Damir Movric, Paul Magdic, Mick Colina, Ivan Jolic (Idriz Pelja 70), Zvonko Usljebrka (Paul Krajina 65), Richard Milanovic, Paul Babic, Kruni Razov. Coach: Goran Runje.
Sunday, April 28, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Ivan Medved, Joey Rajher, Ante Deak, John Didulica, Robbie Kules (George Dimovski 46), Mijo Trupkovic, Charlie Fitzpatrick. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: John Didulica
1 - 2 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Saso Markovski 80), Marco De La Plaza (Jamie McMinimee 61), Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Cassar, Dragicevic 90
Sunday, April 28, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Vince De La Plaza, Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina (Mariano Calomino 60), Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa (sent off), Andy Vargas, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: Lancaster 65
1 - 3 Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil (Jim Constantinou), Raff Bakker (Jim Kotsovolos 76), Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton, Zoran Todorovski, George Kalimeris, Mario Crivari. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Alagiozidis 18, 72, Lutton 88
Round Thirteen
Sunday, May 5, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Bentleigh Greens
Peter Laumets, Stelios Drakos, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Harry Micheil (Jim Constantinou 56), Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos, George Kalimeris (Andrew Charalambous 60), Zoran Todorovski, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton (Jim Kotsovolos 64). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Todorovski 16
1 - 0 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Dean Fak, Alan Scott, Nemanja Obradovic (Will Hastie 46), George Georgiadis, George Karkaletsis, Alex Kiratzoglou, Brian MacNicol (Gary Hasler 74), Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Sunday, May 5, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Kieran Lennon, Ricky Dal Ben, Adam Inglese, Steve Guscic (Gary Frezzini), Jim Tsakiris, Robert Marcen (Frank Chirico), Alan Roodhouse, Peter Petrakos. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Guscic 27
1 - 2 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas, Tom Sonsini, Dale White, Pat Giaccherini (Peter Di Iorio), Anthony Grbac, Damian Everetts, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: Liparoti 7, White 75
Sunday, May 5, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Jim Markovski.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Ivan Medved, Joey Rajher (Richie O'Sullivan 68), Ante Deak, John Didulica, Robbie Kules (Franc Bot 26), Mijo Trupkovic (George Dimovski 77), Charlie Fitzpatrick. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals: Trupkovic, Dimovski
2 - 0 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Levent Osman, John Grimaud (Justin Scrobogna 63), Michael Vesnaver, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Justin Geri, Ayhan Patsaman (Carlos Retre 56), Sonny Sevin. Coach: Claude Lucchesi.
Sunday, May 5, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Manny Gotis, Nick Palamaras, George Svigos (George Karagiannis 77), Alex Efstathiou (Con Komilionis 70), Nick Papadopoulos (Billy Mitroulas 68), Alex Duric, Nick Tsaltas. Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Duric x 2, Tsaltas x 4, Argyriou
7 - 0 Springvale City Vales
Jason Dastey, Tony Lettieri, Mariano Calomino (Tony Spina 56), Vince De La Plaza (John Dell'Aquila 56), Sandro Razzi, Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Andy Vargas, Pasquale Grella (Robert Piemonte 31), Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Sunday, May 5, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Ilija Rados, Zeljko Gagula, Damir Movric (Paul Krajina 75), Paul Magdic (Idriz Pelja 67), Mick Colina, Ivan Jolic, Zvonko Usljebrka (Robert Mikulic 61), Joe Markovac, Paul Babic (sent off 80), Kruni Razov. Coach: Goran Runje.
0 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eddie Kuzman, Ricky Ferla, Tony Schipano, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Michael Branov, Marcus Stergiopoulos, Dino Mihocic, Stan Thodis, Peter Psarros (Mark Recchia 80). Coach: Mike Rainey.
Goal: Schipano 18
Sunday, May 5, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Steve McEwan.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Saso Markovski 84), Jamie McMinimee (Marco De La Plaza 85), Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Nilo 89pk
1 - 0 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Steve Douglas, Steve Chetcuti, John Waddell, Jani Suric(Darren Scoble 88), Cameron Brown (Tony Neceski 69), Vlad Babic, Daniel Genovesi, Craig Crodden. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Sunday, May 5, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini (Klaus Bichler 67), John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Seb Emmanuele (Nick Cuculeski 32), Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico, Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
0 - 1 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Tom Markovski, Simon Micevski, Sava Rusmir, Chris Emsovski, George Petrov, Sash Becvinovski, Nick Georgopoulos. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goal: Markovski 78
Round Fourteen
Sunday, May 12, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud (Ayhan Patsaman 66), Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Carlos Retre, Sonny Sevin, Justin Geri, Gunay Kuyucuogullari (Michael Vesnaver, sent off). Coach: Claude Lucchesi.
Goals: Retre 36, Wilson 83
2 - 2 Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Vince De La Plaza, Sandro Razzi, John Dell'Aquila (Andy Vargas 66), Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa, David Craig, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goals: Lancaster 11, D Grella 47
Sunday, May 12, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil (Jim Asimacopolous 63), Andy Theoharous, Mario Crivari, Steve Kourkoutzelos (Jim Constantinou 75), George Kalimeris, Zoran Todorovski, Ike Alagiozidis, Lee Lutton, Andrew Charalambous. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Todorovski 2, 75, 85, Alagiozidis 22, 64pk, Lutton 73
6 - 2 Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eddie Kuzman, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla (sent off 71), Michael Branov (sent off 70), Frank Tramontana (Vlade Tortevski 79), Marcus Stergiopoulos, Eric Vassiliadis (Alex Gymnopoulos 79), Dino Mihocic, Peter Psarros, Stan Thodis (Marco DiSauro 71). Coach: Mike Rainey.
Goals: Branov 49, Di Sauro 90
Sunday, May 12, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Kieran Lennon, Ricky Dal Ben, Adam Inglese, Jim Tsakiris, Robert Marcen (Mark Vincenzini 75), Alan Roodhouse, Frank Chirico, Carlos Castro (Pino Sette 37). Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
0 - 2 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza, Jamie McMinimee (Bill Makris 83), Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Nilo 40, Cassar 42
Sunday, May 12, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: John Fraser.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Steve Douglas, Steve Chetcuti, Martin Lynch (Daniel Genovesi 74), Jani Suric, John Waddell, Tony Neceski (Darren Scoble 74), Craig Crodden, Vlad Babic. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Babic 58, Suric 78
2 - 2 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Ivan Medved, Joey Rajher, Ante Deak(Richie O'Sullivan 78), John Didulica, Mijo Trupkovic, Charlie Fitzpatrick, George Dimovski (Greg Saric 67). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals:Trupkovic 28, John Didulica 67
Sunday, May 12, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Manny Gotis, Nick Palamaras, George Svigos (Clayton Bell 65), Alex Efstathiou, Nick Papadopoulos (Jim Latinopoulos 75), Alex Duric, Nick Tsaltas (Con Komilionis 75). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Palamaras 28, Tsaltas 54, Papadopoulos 67
3 - 1 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, George Georgiadis, Alan Scott, Leigh Tsoumerkas, John Tsoumerkas, Gary Hasler (Michael Tyrikos 65), Alex Kiratzoglou, Brian MacNicol, Nemanja Obradovic (Will Hastie 28), Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goal:Despotovski 82
Sunday, May 12, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Ilija Rados, Robert Mikulic, Mick Colina (Mark Filipovic), Damir Movric, Kruni Razov, Ivan Jolic, Joe Markovac, Paul Lewis, Richard Milanovic, Damir Grganovic. Coach: Goran Runje.
Goals: M Colina 22, Lewis 89
2 - 3 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Henry Velkovski, Tom Markovski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Chris Emsovski, Sash Becvinovski, Nick Georgopoulos (Zoran Petrevski), George Petrov (Zoran Cvetkovski). Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Becvinovski 5pk, 75, Micevski 89
Sunday, May 12, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Nick Cuculeski (Klaus Bichler 67), Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico, Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Ngata 5, Gnjidic 35, 48
3 - 2 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas (Peter Di Iorio 83), Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Anthony Grbac, Damian Everetts, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: White 26, 64
Rescheduled Round Fifteen
Friday, June 7, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Vince De La Plaza (Danny Rep 71), Sandro Razzi, Tony Spina (Eddy Carlos 61), Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, Andy Lancaster, Andy Vargas, Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goals:A Vargas 77, Own goal 90
2 - 3 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko, Joey Rajher (Greg Saric 75), Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic (Franc Bot 46), Stephen McAuliffe, Ante Deak (Kieran Moore 82), George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic, Richie O'Sullivan, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals: Deak 55, John Didulica 57, 82
Sunday, June 9, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Milco Bogoevski, Zoran Cvetkovski, George Petrov, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski (Pece Siveski). Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Becvinovski 25, Georgopoulos 59, 90, Rusmir 67
4 - 0 Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos (John Papettas), Ike Alagiozidis, Andrew Charalambous (Evan Carey), George Kalimeris, Jimmy Asimakopoulos (Richard Preston), Ice Kutlesovski. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Sunday, June 9, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Robert Troise, Anthony Grbac, Damian Everetts, Robert Liparoti, Anthony Barbieri (Frank Catalano 71). Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: Barbieri 8, McAleer 41, Tsiakos 54
3 - 0 St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Mick Colina, Joe Markovac, Paul Magdic, Kruni Razov, Robert Mikulic, Ivan Jolic, Dami Grganovic, Idriz Pelja, Tom Pondeljak, Damir Movric. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Sunday, June 9, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Frank Tramontana, Tony Schipano, Michael Branov, Rino Minichiello, Eddie Kuzman (Stan Thodis), Marco Di Sauro (Tony Ujgunovski ), Ricky Ferla, Marcus Stergiopoulos (Eric Vassiliadis 46), Peter Psarros, Dino Mihocic. Coach: Mike Rainey.
0 - 2 Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, John Dimitrelos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Nick Palamaras, Manny Gotis, Billy Mitroulas (Jim Karakyriakos), Nick Papadopoulos, Clayton Bell, Will Hastie, Con Komilionis (Con Argyriou), Alex Duric (Jim Latinopoulos). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Bell 38, Latinopoulos 65
Sunday, June 9, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Hossein Mohammadi.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri (Craig Crodden 86), Steve Chetcuti, Adam Cimino, John Waddell, Cameron Brown, Steve Douglas, Tony Neceski (Daniel Genovesi 85), Martin Lynch, Vlad Babic (Zlate Markovski 71), Jani Suric. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goal: Neceski 33
1 - 1 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Kieran Lennon, Pino Sette, Robert Marcen, Jim Tsakiris, Carlos Castro, Adam Inglese (Jimmy Basias 74), Peter Petrakos (Bruno David 65), Gary Frezzini. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Pansino 89
Sunday, June 9, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, George Georgiadis, Alan Scott, Gary Hasler, George Karkaletsis, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Dean Fak, George Svigos (Alex Kiratzoglou 70), Con Boutsianis (Steve Iosifidis 67). Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goal: Vlahos 28
1 - 0 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Carlos Retre, Ahmet Gurpinar (Aki Kotzamichalis 27), Justin Geri, Justin Scrobogna. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Sunday, June 9, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico (Nick Cuculeski 34), Andrew Zinni, Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini (Klaus Bichler 80), Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Tricarico 6, Gnjidic 25, Zinni 36
3 - 1 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Marco De La Plaza (Brandon Vassallo 70), Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Bill Makris 68), Jamie McMinimee (Branko Bacak 46), Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Field 68
Rescheduled Round Sixteen
Friday, June 14, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Vince De La Plaza, Sandro Razzi (Pablo Gomez 46), Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, Andy Lancaster (John Dell'Aquila), Amedeo Rosa, Andy Vargas (Eddy Carlos 46), Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
0 - 2 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, Alan Scott, Gary Hasler, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Angie Koutos, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Alex Kiratzoglou, George Svigos. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Despotovski 38, Vlahos 44
Sunday, June 16, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud (sent off 58), Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly (Ahmet Gurpinar 84), Martin Collins, Carlos Retre (Ertunc Kaya 88), Justin Geri, Jamie McMinimee, Justin Scrobogna (Jonathan Carter 81). Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: Lucchesi 6pk
1 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eddie Kuzman, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla, Enzo De Santis (Marco Di Sauro), Frank Tramontana, Marcus Stergiopoulos, Michael Branov, Tony Ujgunovski, Rino Minichiello, Eric Vassiliadis (Stan Thodis, sent off). Coach: Mike Rainey.
Goal: Ujgunovski 60pk
Sunday, June 16, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Raff Bakker, Theo Constantinou (Evan Carey 88), Andy Theoharous, Ike Alagiozidis, Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Mario Crivari (Jim Kotsovolos 54), Ice Kutlesovski. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Kutlesovski 84
1 - 1 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, Tom Sonsini (sent off), Gerry McAleer (Peter DiIorio 65), Dale White, Anthony Grbac, Damian Everetts, Robert Liparoti, Robert Troise. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goal: White 3
Sunday, June 16, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko, Robbie Cosic, Ivan Medved, Stephen McAuliffe, Richie O'Sullivan, Ante Deak, John Didulica (Greg Saric), George Dimovski (Franc Bot), Mijo Trupkovic (Joey Rajher 10), Adrian Cervinski. Coach: SteveRadojevic.
Goal: O'Sullivan 89
1 - 1 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Ricky Dal Ben, Frank Pansino, Pino Sette, Dean Tartaglia, Robert Marcen, Jim Tsakiris, Carlos Castro, Steve Guscic, Gary Frezzini, Frank Chirico. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Chirico 75
Sunday, June 16, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: John Fraser.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis (Manny Papas 86), Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Will Hastie, Clayton Bell, Nick Tsaltas (Billy Mitroulas 72), Alex Efstathiou (Jim Latinopoulos 61), Nick Papadopoulos, Manny Gotis, Alex Duric. Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Duric 38, Mitroulas 83, Papadopoulos 88
3 - 0 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski (Zoran Cvetkovski 69), Henry Velkovski, Milco Bogoevski, George Petrov (Zoran Petrevski 63). Coach: Gary Cole.
Sunday, June 16, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Ilija Rados, Robert Mikulic, Damir Grganovic (Paul Magdic 48), Mick Colina, Joe Markovac, Kruni Razov, Idriz Pelja (Richard Milanovic 58), Tom Pondeljak, Paul Lewis, Damir Movric. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goal: M Colina 19
1 - 2 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic (Bill Makris), Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras (Marco De La Plaza), Arthur Tsirtsakis, Branko Bacak, Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Nilo 30, Cassar 36
Sunday, June 16, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic (Nick Cuculeski), Joe Tricarico (Nick Lazarevski), Andrew Zinni, Davide Iacovitti, Michael Mazzini, Anthony Boschini, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Zinni 54pk
1 - 2 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, John Waddell, Warren Spink, Cameron Brown, Steve Douglas, TonyNeceski (Zlate Markovski), Vlad Babic, Jani Suric, Craig Crodden. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Babic 66, Markovski 80
Round Seventeen
Sunday, June 2, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: John Fraser.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Henry Velkovski, Tom Markovski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Sash Becvinovski, Nick Georgopoulos, George Petrov (Chris Emsovski 46), Sava Rusmir. Coach: Gary Cole.
0 - 1 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Carlos Retre, Justin Geri, Justin Scrobogna (Jonathan Carter 75), Ahmet Gurpinar. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: Carter 79
Sunday, June 2, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Dean Tartaglia, Carlos Castro, Ricky Dal Ben, Adam Inglese (Pino Sette 73), Frank Chirico (Robert Marcen 46), Jim Tsakiris, Kieran Lennon, Alan Roodhouse, Peter Petrakos. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
0 - 4 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico (Ransford Banini 65), Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Andrew Zinni (David De Propertis 85), Anthony Boschini, Harry Ngata (Klaus Bichler 74). Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Gnjidic 12, Zinni 18, 37, 60pk
Sunday, June 2, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas (Frank Catalano 82), Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio (sent off 27), Robert Liparoti. Coach: Peter Ollerton.
Goals: Tsiakos 16, Di Iorio 18, White 24
3 - 5 Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Con Argyriou, John Dimitrelos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Manny Gotis, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell (Will Hastie 65), Alex Efstathiou (Arthur Kamboukos), Nick Papadopoulos, Alex Duric, Nick Tsaltas (Jim Latinopoulos 77). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Argyriou 40, 42, Dimitrelos 62, Efstathiou 85, Duric 89
Sunday, June 2, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eddie Kuzman, Tony Schipano, Dino Mihocic, Eric Vassiliadis, Marcus Stergiopoulos, Frank Tramontana, Marco Di Sauro, Stan Thodis (Dean Scicluna), Arsenio Di Camillo, Tony Ujgunovski (Peter Psarros). Coach: Mike Rainey.
0 - 1 Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Sandro Razzi, Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella(Pasquale Grella 82), Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa, Andy Vargas (Robert Piemonte), David Craig (Tony Spina 70), Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: Campagna 53
Sunday, June 2, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Steve Chetcuti, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, John Waddell, Cameron Brown (Zlate Markovski 78), Steve Douglas (Craig Crodden 87), Tony Neceski (Martin Lynch 64), Warren Spink (sent off), Vlad Babic, Jani Suric. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Douglas 2, Babic 41, 68, Spink 73, Markovski
5 - 1 St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Slavko Rados (Paul Magdic 46), Mick Colina, Ilija Rados, Damir Movric, Richard Milanovic, Paul Lewis, Idriz Pelja (Damir Grganovic 46), Kruni Razov, Joe Markovac, Paul Krajina. Coach: Goran Runje.
Goal: Lewis
Sunday, June 2, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos (Steve Iosifidis 33), George Georgiadis, Alan Scott, Andy Vlahos (Nemanja Obradovic 65), Bobby Despotovski, Alex Kiratzoglou, Dean Fak, Con Boutsianis, Gary Hasler, George Svigos (George Karkaletsis 70). Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goal: Despotovski 53
1 - 1 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ante Skoko (Franc Bot 65), Joey Rajher, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Ante Deak, George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic (Greg Saric 86), Richie O'Sullivan, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: Rajher
Sunday, June 2, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Saso Markovski), Jamie McMinimee (Marco De La Plaza), Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Cassar 64
1 - 2 Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Raff Bakker (sent off 70), Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, Ike Alagiozidis, Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Mario Crivari. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: Alagiozidis 3, 66pk
Round Eighteen
Friday, June 21, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri (John Dell'Aquila), Vince De La Plaza (Eddy Carlos), Sandro Razzi, Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Amedeo Rosa, Andy Vargas, Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: Carlos 80
1 - 3 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski (Zoran Cvetkovski), Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje (Milco Bogoevski 13), Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir (Peter Damevski), Nick Georgopoulos, Zoran Petrevski, Henry Velkovski, George Petrov. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Rusmir 3, Georgopoulos 69pk, Petrevski 78
Sunday, June 23, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Jamie McMinimee, Jonathan Carter, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Ahmet Gurpinar, Justin Scrobogna, Justin Geri (Ayhan Patsaman 64). Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goals: Valentic 31og, Lucchesi 65pk
2 - 2 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas, Gerry McAleer (Damon Collina 67), Dale White, Damian Everetts, Anthony Grbac, Robert Liparoti, Anthony Barbieri (Marco Bresciano 83). Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: McAleer 36, Stojcevski 67
Sunday, June 23, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Alan Contini.
Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, George Kalimeris, Mario Crivari, Ice Kutlesovski, Jimmy Asimakopoulos (Gerry McDonagh 68), Evan Carey (Nick Rossios 87). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Asimacopoulos 45
1 - 2 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Steve Chetcuti, Adam Cimino, John Waddell, Warren Spink, Cameron Brown (sent off 74), Steve Douglas (Zlate Markovski 73), Tony Neceski, Craig Crodden, Vlad Babic, Jani Suric. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Douglas 58, Spink 87
Sunday, June 23, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: John Fraser.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis, George Georgiadis, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Angie Koutos, Alex Kiratzoglou, Dean Fak, Brian MacNicol, Con Boutsianis. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Vlahos 20, Boutsianis 26, Despotovski 67pk
3 - 2 Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eddie Kuzman, Tony Schipano, Pino Santalucia, Frank Tramontana, Michael Branov (Vlade Tortevski 78), Marcus Stergiopoulos, Marco Di Sauro, Rino Minichiello, Peter Psarros (Dean Scicluna 82), Enzo De Santis. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Psarros 37, Minichiello 44
Sunday, June 23, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Robbie Cosic, Ivan Medved, Stephen McAuliffe, Richie O'Sullivan, Ante Deak, John Didulica (Joey Rajher), George Dimovski, Adrian Cervinski, Ante Skoko. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: Deak 1
1 - 2 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Harry Ngata, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic (Nick Lazarevski 70), Andrew Zinni, Michael Mazzini, Klaus Bichler (Nick Cuculeski 68), Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Zinni 55, 63
Sunday, June 23, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, John Dimitrelos, Will Hastie, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Alex Efstathiou (Con Komilionis), Nick Papadopoulos, Billy Mitroulas, Manny Gotis, Alex Duric, Jim Latinopoulos (Charlie Livanopoulos). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Duric 31, Efstathiou 39, Dimitrelos 45, Mitroulas 68, Komolionos 88
5 - 2 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis (Marco De La Plaza), Anthony Cassar, Branko Bacak (Saso Markovski), Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Bill Makris), Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goals: Cassar 1, Field 90
Sunday, June 23, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Vince Celestino.
St Albans Saints
Lou Acevski, Joe Markovac, Ilija Rados, Mick Colina, Paul Magdic, Richard Milanovic, Slavko Rados, Robert Mikulic (Zaljko Gagula), Idriz Pelja (Damir Grganovic), Paul Lewis, Damir Movric. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goals: Lewis 78, Gagula 80
2 - 4 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Ricky Dal Ben, Dean Tartaglia, Kieran Lennon, Jim Tsakiris (Gary Frezzini), Tom Zilic, Carlos Castro (Adam Inglese), Steve Guscic, Robert Marcen, Frank Chirico. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goals: Guscic 37, Marcen 74, Chirico 75, 80
Round Nineteen
Sunday, June 30, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Milco Bogoevski (Zoran Cvetkovski 56), Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski (Zoran Petrevski 74), George Petrov. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goal: Georgopoulos 12
1 - 3 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Angie Koutos, Dean Fak, Tom Karapatsos (Bobby Despotovski 82), Steve Iosifidis, Brian MacNicol, George Georgiadis (Gary Hasler 59), Alex Kiratzoglou, George Svigos, Andy Vlahos (Jeff Stefanidis 89), Con Boutsianis. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Vlahos 36, 60, Kiratzoglou 89
Sunday, June 30, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: John Fraser.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Ricky Dal Ben, Dean Tartaglia, Kieran Lennon (Pino Sette 87), Carlos Castro (Bruno David 74), Alan Roodhouse, Steve Guscic, Robert Marcen, Peter Petrakos (Gary Frezzini 87), Frank Chirico. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
0 - 1 Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil (Nick Rossios 31), Raff Bakker, Theo Constantinou, Jim Kotsovolos, Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Gerry McDonagh, Mario Crivari, Ice Kutlesovski. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Kalimeris 67
Sunday, June 30, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, George Slifkas, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Robert Troise (Frank Catalano 46), Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio, Damian Everetts, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: White 23, 79
2 - 1 Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Eddy Carlos (John Dell'Aquila 82), Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa (Vince De La Plaza 67), Andy Vargas, Pasquale Grella (Sandro Razzi 87), Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: D Grella 30
Sunday, June 30, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Frank Tramontana, Tony Schipano, Michael Branov, Brian Bothwell, Ollie Pondeljak (Alex Stevanovic 82), Eddie Kuzman, Ricky Ferla, Marcus Stergiopoulos, Vlade Tortevski, Dino Mihocic (Enzo De Santis 46). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Tramontana 72
1 - 0 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Richie O'Sullivan, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Joey Rajher, Ante Deak, George Dimovski, Ante Skoko, Adrian Cervinski, John Didulica. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Sunday, June 30, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Steve Chetcuti, John Waddell, Adam Cimino, Warren Spink, Steve Douglas, Tony Neceski, Martin Lynch (Peter Spiteri 46), Zlate Markovski (Daniel Genovesi 87), Craig Crodden, Vlad Babic. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goal: Babic 17
1 - 1 Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, John Dimitrelos (Con Komilionis 73), Jim Latinopoulos, Manny Gotis, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Nick Papadopoulos, Will Hastie, Alex Duric, Nick Tsaltas, Alex Efstathiou (Billy Mitroulas 69). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goal: Duric 27
Sunday, June 30, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Bill Makris, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Juan Nilo, Saso Markovski (Brandon Vassallo), Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza (Darryl Spiteri), Joe De Bono. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
0 - 0 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Ahmet Gurpinar (Ayhan Patsaman), John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Justin Scrobogna (Jonathan Carter), Jamie McMinimee, Justin Geri. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Sunday, June 30, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Harry Ngata, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic (Klaus Bichler 76), Joe Tricarico (Nick Cuculeski 74), Andrew Zinni (Nick Lazarevski 71), Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Gnjidic 20, 39, Iacovitti 55, Zinni 73
4 - 1 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Damir Grganovic, Mick Colina, Joe Markovac, Richard Milanovic (Idriz Pelja 55), Zeljko Gagula, Slavko Rados, Ilija Rados (Paul Magdic 55), Tom Pondeljak, Kruni Razov, Damir Movric. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goal: Pelja 70
Round Twenty
Friday, July 5 , 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Eddy Carlos, Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa, John Dell'Aquila, Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
0 - 1 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Juan Nilo, Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza (Branko Bacak), Joe De Bono (George Tountas 77), Darryl Spiteri, Steve Stojanovski. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Field 87
Sunday, July 7, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Ahmet Gurpinar, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, John Grimaud, Justin Geri (Aki Kotzamichalis 75, sent off 87), Justin Scrobogna (Ayhan Patsaman 67), Jonathan Carter (Mustafa Mustafa 82), Martin Collins, Jamie McMinimee. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: Gurpinar 28
1 - 2 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Steve Chetcuti, John Waddell, Adam Cimino, Steve Douglas, Warren Spink (Cameron Brown 46), Tony Neceski, Jani Suric, Vlad Babic, Peter Spiteri , Zlate Markovski (Craig Crodden 73). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Spink 21, Douglas73
Sunday, July 7, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Raff Bakker, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Mario Crivari, Gerry McDonagh, Nick Rossios. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Drakos 25pk
1 - 1 Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico (Ransford Banini 67), Andrew Zinni (Nick Lazarevski 83), Michael Mazzini (Nick Cuculeski 76), Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Gnjidic 20
Sunday, July 7, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Eugene Brazzale.
Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Frank Tramontana (Marco Di Sauro 69), Tony Schipano, Michael Branov, Ricky Ferla, Marcus Stergiopoulos, Vlade Tortevski (Enzo De Santis 59), Dino Mihocic, Alex Stevanovic (sent off), Rino Minichiello, Peter Bordignon. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
0 - 3 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Marjan Tasevski, Zdravko Atanasovski (Zoran Cvetkovski 60), Robert Runje (Milco Bogoevski 86), Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski, George Petrov. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Becvinovski 52, 63, 88
Sunday, July 7, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Tom Karapatsos (Alex Kiratzoglou 70), Steve Iosifidis (Michael Tyrikos 75), Alan Scott (Gary Hasler 46), Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Angie Koutos, Dean Fak, Con Boutsianis, George Svigos, Brian MacNicol. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Despotovski 65, 72, 75, MacNicol 87
4 - 0 Bulleen Lions
Anton Cizmadija, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski (Marco Bresciano 50), Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas(Anthony Barbieri 78), Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio, Frank Catalano. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Sunday, July 7, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Colin Ellis.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Richie O'Sullivan, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe (Kieran Moore 75), Ante Deak (Ivan Biscan 4), George Dimovski, Adrian Cervinski, Ante Skoko, Joey Rajher. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
0 - 3 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Damir Grganovic, Ivan Jolic, Robert Mikulic, Zeljko Gagula, Kruni Razov, Paul Magdic, PaulLewis, Idriz Pelja (Joe Markovac 87), Damir Movric, Tom Pondeljak. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goals: Gagula 6pk, Grganovic 65, Magdic 81
Sunday, July 7, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, John Dimitrelos (Con Komilionis), Leo Kyriakopoulos, Will Hastie, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Nick Tsaltas, Alex Efstathiou, Nick Papadopoulos, Alex Duric (Billy Mitroulas), Jim Latinopoulos. Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Tsaltas 54, Papadopoulos 78, Hastie 84, 88
4 - 0 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Dean Tartaglia, Kieran Lennon (Pino Sette), Steve Guscic, Ricky Dal Ben, Alan Roodhouse, Adam Inglese (Carlos Castro), Frank Chirico (Gary Frezzini), Frank Pansino, Robert Marcen, Jim Tsakiris. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Round Twenty-One
Sunday, July 14, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Marjan Tasevski, Zdravko Atanasovski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Simon Micevski (Milco Bogoevski 61), Henry Velkovski (Zoran Petrevski 67), Nick Georgopoulos, George Petrov (Zoran Cvetkovski 61), Sash Becvinovski, Robert Runje. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Markovski 15, Georgopoulos 29, 41, Rusmir 61, Medved 67og
5 - 1 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Ivan Biscan, Richie O'Sullivan, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Greg Saric, Ante Deak, George Dimovski, Adrian Cervinski, Ante Skoko, Joey Rajher (Kieran Moore 67). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: A Skoko 90
Sunday, July 14, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Kieran Lennon (Adam Inglese 84), Dean Tartaglia, Ricky Dal Ben, Robert Marcen, Tom Zilic, Steve Guscic, Carlos Castro (Frank Chirico 65), Alan Roodhouse, Gary Frezzini (Jim Tsakiris 65). Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
0 - 1 Albion Redsox
Martin John, Ahmet Gurpinar, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Justin Scrobogna (Carlos Retre 65), Jonathan Carter (Jamie McMinimee 66), Ayhan Patsaman (Justin Geri 86), John Grimaud. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: Donnelly 80
Sunday, July 14, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Bulleen Lions
Anton Cizmadija, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, Tom Sonsini, Gerry McAleer, Anthony Grbac,Peter Di Iorio (Dale White), Damian Everetts, Frank Catalano, Robert Liparoti. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goal: Catalano 15
1 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Frank Tramontana, Peter Bordignon, Tony Schipano, Michael Branov, Brian Bothwell, Ollie Pondeljak, Rino Minichiello, Eddie Kuzman, Ricky Ferla, Marcus Stergiopoulos. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Bordignon 5
Sunday, July 14, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Eugene Brazzale.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Steve Chetcuti, Adam Cimino, John Waddell, Cameron Brown, Tony Neceski, Zlate Markovski, Craig Crodden, Jani Suric, Pece Stojcevski. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Neceski 21, Suric 65
2 - 2 Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Eddy Carlos (Pablo Gomez 90), Sandro Razzi, Gianfranco Impellizeri (John Dell'Aquila 72), David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Amedeo Rosa, Andy Vargas (Vince De La Plaza 40), Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goals: Carlos 40, Dell'Aquila 89
Sunday, July 14, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Cain Naumcevski.
St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Mick Colina, Paul Magdic, Zeljko Gagula, Kruni Razov, Ivan Jolic, Damir Grganovic, Idriz Pelja, Damir Movric, Tom Pondeljak, Paul Lewis. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
0 - 1 Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Raff Bakker, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Nick Rossios (Evan Carey 66), Gerry McDonagh, Mario Crivari. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Drakos 83
Sunday, July 14, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Joe De Bono (Darryl Spiteri 53), Arthur Tsirtsakis, Mark Aretis, Brandon Vassallo (Steve Stojanovski 65), Spencer Field, Chris Daglaras (Marco De La Plaza 46), Branko Bacak, Juan Nilo. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
0 - 3 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Angie Koutos, Tom Karapatsos, Steve Iosifidis (Jim Parisis 87), Dean Fak, Brian MacNicol(Michael Tyrikos 85), George Svigos (Kon Karasavidis 87), Gary Hasler, Con Boutsianis, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Vlahos 18, Svigos 78, Despotovski 90
Sunday, July 14, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico (Klaus Bichler 81), Andrew Zinni, Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Zinni 41
1 - 1 Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, John Dimitrelos, Jim Latinopoulos, Manny Gotis, Nick Palamaras (sent off 76), Clayton Bell, Nick Papadopoulos, Will Hastie, Alex Duric, Nick Tsaltas, Alex Efstathiou (Billy Mitroulas 71). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goal: Dimitrelos 74pk
Round Twenty-Two
Friday, July 19, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Eddy Carlos (Andy Vargas), Sandro Razzi, Vince Grella, Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Pasquale Grella (John Dell'Aquila), Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: Campagna 27
1 - 1 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Dean Tartaglia, Gary Frezzini (Frank Chirico 63), Kieran Lennon, Ricky Dal Ben, Alan Roodhouse, Frank Pansino, Robert Marcen, Jim Tsakiris, Carlos Castro, Tom Zilic. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Marcen 20
Sunday, July 21, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Ahmet Gurpinar (Justin Scrobogna 79), John Grimaud, Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson (Carlos Retre 46), Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Levent Osman, Ayhan Patsaman (Jonathan Carter 70), Jamie McMinimee, Justin Geri. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: Geri 85
1 - 2 Thomastown Zebras
Mauro Raponi, Ransford Banini (Marian Craciun 80), John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Joe Tricarico, Nick Lazarevski (Klaus Bichler 84), Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini (Nick Cuculeski 69), Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Tricarico 21, Cuculeski 89
Sunday, July 21, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Steve McEwan.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Marjan Tasevski, Zdravko Atanasovski, Robert Runje (Milco Bogoevski 56), Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir (Zoran Cvetkovski 63), Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski (Zoran Petrevski 74), Henry Velkovski, George Petrov. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Becvinovski 11, 46, 62, Georgopoulos 26, Cvetovski 73
5 - 0 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, George Slifkas (sent off 39), Tom Sonsini (Damian Everetts 64), Gerry McAleer, Dale White (Peter Di Iorio 54), Anthony Grbac (Anthony Barbieri 79), Robert Liparoti, Frank Catalano. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Sunday, July 21, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Eric Vassiliadis (Alex Stevanovic 76), Frank Tramontana, Peter Bordignon (Enzo De Santis 80), Tony Schipano (sent off 65), Michael Branov, Brian Bothwell, Rino Minichiello, Eddie Kuzman (sent off 89), Ricky Ferla, Marcus Stergiopoulos. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
0 - 1 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Mark Aretis (sent off 22), Juan Nilo, Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza, George Tountas (Steve Stojanovski 84), Joe De Bono, Brandon Vassallo. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Nilo 84pk
Sunday, July 21, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Angie Koutos, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Dean Fak, George Svigos, Michael Tyrikos, Brian MacNicol, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski (Kon Karasavidis 56), Con Boutsianis, Jim Parisis (Theo Alexiou 68). Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goal: Boutsianis 20
1 - 3 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Steve Douglas, Adam Cimino, John Waddell, Cameron Brown (Steve Chetcuti 85), Tony Neceski (Daniel Genovesi 90), Zlate Markovski, Craig Crodden, Jani Suric, Vlad Babic (Pece Stojcevski 87). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Waddell 35, Babic 74, Own goal 80
Sunday, July 21, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Vince Celestino.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Richie O'Sullivan, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Greg Saric (Mijo Trupkovic), Ante Deak, George Dimovski, Adrian Cervinski, Ante Skoko, Joey Rajher (Tony Sobevski). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
0 - 0 Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Raff Bakker, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, Andrew Charalambous (sent off 36), George Kalimeris, Gerry McDonagh (John Papettas), Mario Crivari, Nick Rossios. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Sunday, July 21, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, John Dimitrelos (Charlie Livanopoulos), Leo Kyriakopoulos, Will Hastie, Clayton Bell, Alex Efstathiou, Nick Papadopoulos, Billy Mitroulas (Nick Tsaltas), Manny Gotis, Alex Duric, Jim Latinopoulos. Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Duric 14, 20, Bell 84
3 - 1 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Mick Colina, Paul Magdic (Joe Markovac), Zeljko Gagula, Tom Pondeljak, Kruni Razov, Paul Lewis, Ivan Jolic, Damir Grganovic, Idriz Pelja, Damir Movric. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goal: Pelja 27
Round Twenty-Three
Sunday, July 28, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Raff Bakker, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos (Chris Christou 79), George Kalimeris, Nick Rossios, Mario Crivari, John Papettas, Evan Carey (Alex Argiros 84). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Papettas 62
1 - 3 Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, Jim Latinopoulos, Leo Kyriakopoulos (Charlie Livanopoulos 58), Clayton Bell, Nick Palamaras, Alex Duric, Will Hastie (Billy Mitroulas 62), Alex Efstathiou, Manny Gotis (Jim Karakyriakos 77), Nick Papadopoulos, Nick Tsaltas. Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Duric 18, 69, Mitroulas 70
Sunday, July 28, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Hossein Mohammadi.
Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Kieran Lennon, Dean Tartaglia (Damien Guglielmi 46), Ricky Dal Ben, Robert Marcen, Tom Zilic (Frank Chirico 46), Jim Tsakiris, Carlos Castro, Alan Roodhouse, Steve Guscic. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
0 - 5 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke (Andrija Gal 71), Dean Fak, Steve Iosifidis, Alan Scott, Gary Hasler, Angie Koutos (Leigh Tsoumerkas 65), George Svigos, Brian MacNicol (Jeff Stefanidis 71), Andy Vlahos, Con Boutsianis, Michael Tyrikos. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Fak 2, 59, Tyrikos 27, MacNicol 36, Vlahos 82
Sunday, July 28, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver (Anton Cizmadija 60), Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Anthony Grbac, Peter Di Iorio, Damian Everetts, Frank Catalano (Bill Tsiakos), Robert Liparoti, Anthony Barbieri. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goal: McAleer 70
1 - 0 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot, Joey Rajher, Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Ante Deak, George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic, Ante Skoko, Rob Panetta. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Sunday, July 28, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Steve Douglas, Adam Cimino, John Waddell, Zlate Markovski (Pece Stojcevski 85, sent off), Jani Suric, Steve Chetcuti, Tony Neceski, Vlad Babic, Craig Crodden. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Waddell 16p, 17, Neceski 90
3 - 0 Fawkner Blues
Eric Janssen (Damien Beattie 89), Ricky Ferla, Peter Bordignon, Dino Mihocic, Eric Vassiliadis, Alex Stevanovic, Michael Branov, Frank Tramontana (Enzo De Santis 20), Rino Minichiello, Brian Bothwell, Ollie Pondeljak (Vlade Tortevski 23). Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Sunday, July 28, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Gerry Connolly.
St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Damir Movric (Ilija Rados), Damir Grganovic, Kruni Razov, Mick Colina, Tom Pondeljak, Paul Magdic, Ivan Jolic, Zeljko Gagula, Idriz Pelja (Slavko Rados, sent off 83), Joe Markovac. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goal: Grganovic 58
1 - 1 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Ahmet Gurpinar, Claude Lucchesi, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Martin Collins, Jamie McMinimee, Ayhan Patsaman, Sonny Sevin, Carlos Retre (Justin Scrobogna), Justin Geri (Jonathan Carter). Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goal: Lucchesi 88pk
Sunday, July 28, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Bill Makris, Spencer Field, Juan Nilo, Brandon Vassallo, Anthony Cassar, Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza (Steve Stojanovski 77), Joe De Bono, George Tountas (Ilija Dragicevic 77). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Runje 25og
1 - 2 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Zoran Cvetkovski, Henry Velkovski (sent off 80). Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Micevski 16, Rusmir 85
Sunday, July 28, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Thomastown Zebras
Maurice Gonzalez, Ransford Banini, John Angelovski (Marian Craciun 66), Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic (Nick Lazarevski 68), Joe Tricarico, Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti (Klaus Bichler 74), Anthony Boschini, Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goals: Tricarico 55, 88
2 - 1 Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Vince De La Plaza (John Dell'Aquila 61), Sandro Razzi, Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Andy Vargas, Vince Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: D Grella 2
Round Twenty-Four
Friday, August 2, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Hossein Mohammadi.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Vince De La Plaza (Pablo Gomez 86), Sandro Razzi, Vince Grella, Joe Campagna, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Danny Rep, Andy Vargas (Eddy Carlos 82), Pasquale Grella. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goals: De LaPlaza 20, D Grella 65
2 - 2 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Damir Grganovic, Kruni Razov, Mick Colina (Ilija Rados 30), Paul Magdic, Ivan Jolic, Zeljko Gagula, Tom Pondeljak, Joe Markovac (Joe Cuze 59), Damir Movric, Paul Lewis. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goals: Pondeljak 26, Lewis 81
Sunday, August 4, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Ahmet Gurpinar, John Grimaud, Claude Lucchesi, Levent Osman, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Ayhan Patsaman (Carlos Retre, Jonathan Carter), Jamie McMinimee, Sonny Sevin (Justin Scrobogna). Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goals: Retre 47, Lucchesi 66, 87
3 - 0 Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Jim Kotsovolos, George Kalimeris, Nick Rossios, Gerry McDonagh, Mario Crivari (Alex Argiros), Evan Carey (Chris Christou), John Papettas. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Sunday, August 4, 1996. Paisley Park. North Altona. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Marjan Tasevski, Zdravko Atanasovski, Milco Bogoevski, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Zoran Petrevski, Zoran Cvetkovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goal: Becvinovski
1 - 1 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Steve Douglas, John Waddell, Zlate Markovski (Dean Stafrace 23), Jani Suric, Steve Chetcuti, Tony Neceski, Vlad Babic, Daniel Genovesi, Darren Scoble (David Maglovski 78). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goal: Babic 33
Sunday, August 4, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Fawkner Blues
Damien Beattie, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla, Peter Bordignon (Enzo De Santis 69), Dino Mihocic, Eric Vassiliadis, Michael Branov (Vlade Tortevski 74), Frank Tramontana, Rino Minichiello, Brian Bothwell, Alex Stevanovic. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Schipano 3, Bordignon 13
2 - 1 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh (sent off 14), Kieran Lennon (Jim Tsakiris 46), Frank Pansino, Carlos Castro, Ricky Dal Ben, Robert Marcen (Frank Marateo 14), Alan Roodhouse, Steve Guscic, Damien Guglielmi, Gary Frezzini, Frank Chirico (Mark Salemme 58). Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Frezzini 73
Sunday, August 4, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Steve Iosifidis, Alan Scott, Gary Hasler, Bobby Despotovski, Angie Koutos, Michael Tyrikos (Jeff Stefanidis 83), Dean Fak, Con Boutsianis, George Svigos, Brian MacNicol. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goal: Despotovski 54
1 - 1 Thomastown Zebras
Mauro Raponi, Ransford Banini (Andrew Zinni 63), John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Danny Gnjidic (Klaus Bichler 73), Joe Tricarico, Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Anthony Boschini (Marian Craciun 78), Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Ngata 73
Sunday, August 4, 1996. Elcho Park, Lara Lake. Referee: Alan Contini.
North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Franc Bot (Rob Panetta 6, Greg Saric 50), Joey Rajher (Tony Sobevski 90), Ivan Medved, Robbie Cosic, Stephen McAuliffe, Ante Deak, George Dimovski, Mijo Trupkovic, Ante Skoko, Richie O'Sullivan. Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goals: Deak 4, 55
2 - 1 Port Melbourne Sharks
Manny Papas, Jim Latinopoulos (Billy Mitroulas 46), Nick Papadopoulos (Charlie Livanopoulos 85), Leo Kyriakopoulos, Will Hastie (Jim Karakyriakos 85), Manny Gotis, Nick Palamaras, Clayton Bell, Alex Duric, Nick Tsaltas, Alex Efstathiou. Coach: Frank Arok.
Goal: Papadopoulos 50
Wednesday, August 14, 1996. Paisley Park, North Altona. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, Dale White, Damian Everetts, Peter Di Iorio (Damon Collina 76), Frank Catalano, Adrian Uliana, Anthony Barbieri, Marco Bresciano. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goal: Di Iorio
1 - 1 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Ilija Dragicevic, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Marco De La Plaza), Joe De Bono, Brandon Vassallo. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Field
Round Twenty-Five
Sunday, August 11, 1996. Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, Cheltenham. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Raff Bakker, Jim Kotsovolos (Evan Carey 63), Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Nick Rossios, Gerry McDonagh, John Papettas. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goals: McDonagh 59, 71, Rep 86og
3 - 1 Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Eddy Carlos, Vince De La Plaza (Pablo Gomez 58), Sandro Razzi, Vince Grella, Joe Campagna, Gianfranco Impellizeri (Danny Rep 83), Andy Lancaster, Andy Vargas, Pasquale Grella (David Craig). Coach: John Colangeli.
Goal: P Grella 33pk
Sunday, August 11, 1996. Wembley Park, Box Hill. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Box Hill Inter
Frank Marateo, Frank Pansino (Robert Marcen 70), Ricky Dal Ben, Carlos Castro (Jimmy Basias 46), Kieran Lennon, Pino Sette, Alan Roodhouse, Steve Guscic, Jim Tsakiris, Gary Frezzini (Tom Zilic 77), Frank Chirico. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
0 - 1 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Tom Markovski, Simon Micevski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski (George Petrov 65), Zoran Cvetkovski. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goal: Georgopoulos 61
Sunday, August 11, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: Steve Kralevski.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Steve Douglas, Steve Chetcuti, John Waddell, Adam Cimino, Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi, Dean Stafrace, Vlad Babic. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Douglas 41, Babic 66, Genovesi 74
3 - 0 Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, Gerry McAleer, Dale White, Anthony Grbac, PeterDi Iorio, Damian Everetts, Anthony Barbieri (Frank Catalano), Robert Liparoti. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Sunday, August 11, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, Jim Latinopoulos, Clayton Bell, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Charlie Livanopoulos (Jim Karakyriakos), Nick Palamaras, Will Hastie, Billy Mitroulas (Michael Parasidis), Alex Duric, Alex Efstathiou, Chris Palatsides (Bill Daglis). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Palatsides 41, Efstathiou 78
2 - 0 Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Ahmet Gurpinar, John Grimaud (Jonathan Carter), Claude Lucchesi, Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Martin Collins, Levent Osman, Carlos Retre, Jamie McMinimee (Justin Scrobogna), Sonny Sevin. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Sunday, August 11, 1996. Churchill Reserve, St Albans. Referee: Jim Markovski.
St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Damir Grganovic, Kruni Razov, Ivan Jolic, Zeljko Gagula, Tom Pondeljak, Damir Movric, Paul Lewis (Idriz Pelja 63), Richard Milanovic, Joe Markovac, Robert Mikulic. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goals: Lewis 4, Pelja 86
2 - 0 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Dean Fak, Alan Scott, Angie Koutos, Gary Hasler (Jim Parisis 74), George Svigos, Brian MacNicol, Andy Vlahos, Bobby Despotovski, Con Boutsianis. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Sunday, August 11, 1996. Chaplin Reserve. Sunshine. Referee: Andrew Stacey.
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Anthony Cassar, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Marco De La Plaza 89), George Tountas (Ilija Dragicevic 79), Joe De Bono, Brandon Vassallo. Coach: Willie Vassallo
Goal: Cosic 53og
1 - 0 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Robbie Cosic, Ivan Medved, Richie O'Sullivan, Stephen McAuliffe, Ante Skoko, George Dimovski, Greg Saric, Franc Bot, Ante Deak, Joey Rajher (Tony Sobevski 82). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Sunday, August 11, 1996. Partridge Reserve, Lalor. Referee: Hossein Mohammadi.
Thomastown Zebras
Mauro Raponi, Ransford Banini (Klaus Bichler 71), Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca, Joe Tricarico, Andrew Zinni, Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Nick Cuculeski (Danny Gnjidic 86), Anthony Boschini, Harry Ngata (Marian Craciun 77). Coach: Ken Murphy.
Goal: Gnjidic 87
1 - 1 Fawkner Blues
Eric Janssen, Eddie Kuzman, Tony Schipano, Ricky Ferla, Michael Branov, Rino Minichiello, Brian Bothwell, Alex Stevanovic (Marco Di Sauro 59), Eric Vassiliadis, Enzo De Santis, Frank Tramontana. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goal: Di Sauro 82
Round Twenty-Six
Sunday, August 18, 1996. Selwyn Park, Sunshine. Referee: Hossein Mohammadi.
Albion Redsox
Robert Brian, Ahmet Gurpinar, John Grimaud, Levent Osman, Claude Lucchesi (Justin Geri 89), Mark Wilson, Paul Donnelly, Jonathan Carter (Ayhan Patsaman 85), Carlos Retre (Justin Scrobogna 87), Jamie McMinimee, Sonny Sevin. Coach: Gus McLeod.
Goals: Retre 38, Gurpinar 75, 80
3 - 1 North Geelong Warriors
Joe Didulica, Robbie Cosic, Ivan Medved, Richie O'Sullivan, Stephen McAuliffe, Franc Bot, George Dimovski, Tony Sobevski (Steven Tillinger 73), Rob Panetta (Kieran Moore 52), Mijo Trupkovic, Joey Rajher (Mate Dulic 67). Coach: Steve Radojevic.
Goal: Bot 53
Sunday, August 18, 1996. Connor Reserve. Reservoir. Referee: Vince Celestino.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos (Zoran Petrevski), Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski, Zoran Cvetkovski (George Petrov). Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Georgopoulos 17, Becvinovski 51pk
2 - 0 Thomastown Zebras
Mauro Raponi, John Angelovski, Tom Karic, Paul Della Rocca (Ransford Banini), Joe Tricarico, Andrew Zinni, Michael Mazzini, Davide Iacovitti, Danny Gnjidic (Marian Craciun), Anthony Boschini (Klaus Bichler 30), Harry Ngata. Coach: Ken Murphy.
Sunday, August 18, 1996. Veneto Social Club, Bulleen. Referee: Jim Markovski.
Bulleen Lions
Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic,Robert Stojcevski, Bill Tsiakos, Dale White, Damon Collina, Damian Everetts, Frank Catalano (Steve Rudzki), Adrian Uliana, Anthony Barbieri, Marco Bresciano. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goal: White 66
1 - 1 Box Hill Inter
Sean Keogh, Frank Pansino, Ricky Dal Ben, Pino Sette, Alan Roodhouse, Steve Guscic, Gary Frezzini (Frank Chirico), Tom Zilic (Jim Tsakiris), Jimmy Basias (Kieran Lennon), Robert Marcen, Damien Guglielmi. Coach: Rob Ruffolo.
Goal: Roodhouse 79
Sunday, August 18, 1996. CB Smith Reserve, Fawkner. Referee: Colin Ellis.
Fawkner Blues
Eric Janssen, Eric Vassiliadis, Frank Tramontana, Tony Schipano, Michael Branov, Brian Bothwell, Rino Minichiello, Eddie Kuzman, Ricky Ferla, Alex Stevanovic, Dino Mihocic. Coach: Bobby McLachlan.
Goals: Vassiliadis 26pk, 80pk
2 - 2 St Albans Saints
Marijan Vunderl, Mick Colina (Robert Mikulic 60), Paul Magdic, Zeljko Gagula, Kruni Razov, Ivan Jolic, Damir Grganovic, Idriz Pelja, Damir Movric, Tom Pondeljak, Paul Lewis. Coach: Dave O'Connor.
Goals: Lewis 21, 73
Sunday, August 18, 1996. Green Gully Reserve, Keilor. Referee: John Fraser.
Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Steve Chetcuti, John Waddell (Pece Stojcevski 34), Darren Scoble, Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi, Dean Stafrace (Nathan Chiles 86), Vlad Babic (David Maglovski 79). Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Neceski 21, 85, Babic 32, 44, 59, Genovesi 37, 56
7 - 1 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, Anthony Cassar (sent off 41), Ilija Dragicevic (Marco De La Plaza 46), Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo, Saso Markovski, Arthur Tsirtsakis (Darryl Spiteri 63), Joe De Bono, Brandon Vassallo (Chris Daglaras 46). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Daglaras 67
Sunday, August 18, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: Eugene Brazzale.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Alan Scott, Dean Fak, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Michael Tyrikos, Brian MacNicol (Jim Parisis 78), Steve Iosifidis, George Svigos, Con Boutsianis (Theo Alexiou 48), Bobby Despotovski, Andy Vlahos. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Scott 5, Vlahos 34, Tsoumerkas 65, Despotovski 72, 83
5 - 1 Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Raff Bakker, Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous (John Papettas 61), Zoran Todorovski, Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Nick Rossios, Gerry McDonagh, Mario Crivari. Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Crivari 31
Sunday, August 18, 1996. Ross Reserve, Noble Park. Referee: Juergen Annuss.
Springvale City Vales
Steve Christov, Tony Lettieri, Eddy Carlos (Pablo Gomez 76), Vince De La Plaza, Sandro Razzi, John Dell'Aquila (Peter Grguric 81), Joe Campagna, David Grella, Andy Lancaster, Pasquale Grella, Rodrigo Vargas. Coach: John Colangeli.
Goals: D Grella 26, 89, Carlos 37
3 - 3 Port Melbourne Sharks
Jim Kourtis, Jim Latinopoulos, Leo Kyriakopoulos, Clayton Bell, Will Hastie, Alex Duric, Alex Efstathiou, Manny Gotis (Jim Karakyriakos 46), Nick Palamaras (Michael Paradisis 81), Billy Mitroulas, Chris Palatsides (Bill Daglis 60). Coach: Frank Arok.
Goals: Efstathiou 15, Mitroulas 42, 78
Final Table
Finals Series
A: Elimination Final: 4th v 5th
Sunday, August 25, 1996. SS Anderson Reserve, Port Melbourne. Referee: Juergen Annuss. Att: 800.
Bentleigh Greens
Chris Jones, Stelios Drakos, Harry Micheil (Jim Kotsovolos 46), Raff Bakker (sent off 61), Theo Constantinou, Andy Theoharous, Andrew Charalambous, George Kalimeris, Gerry McDonagh, Mario Crivari, John Papettas (Lee Lutton 79). Coach: Harry Chalkitis.
Goal: Constantinou 61
1 - 3 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Peter Spiteri, Adam Cimino, Steve Chetcuti, Dean Stafrace, Darren Scoble, Pece Stojcevski (sent off 69), Jani Suric, Tony Neceski (Nathan Chiles 97), Daniel Genovesi (Steve Douglas 65), Vlad Babic. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Genovesi 7, Babic 52, 90
B: Qualifying Final: 2nd v 3rd
Sunday, August 25, 1996. Olympic Village, Heidelberg. Referee: John Fraser. Att: 1,000.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Alan Scott, Dean Fak, Brian MacNicol (Jim Parisis 86), George Svigos, Steve Iosifidis, Andy Vlahos, Gary Hasler (Jeff Stefanidis 75), Michael Tyrikos (Theo Alexiou 80), Con Boutsianis. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Vlahos 60, 75, Stefanidis 89, Boutsianis 90
4 - 0 Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, John Kanesoulis, Spencer Field, Mark Aretis, Juan Nilo (Bill Makris 46), Chris Daglaras, Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza, Joe De Bono (Darryl Spiteri 75), Brandon Vassallo, Steve Stojanovski (George Tountas 65). Coach: Willie Vassallo.
C: Minor Semi-Final: Loser B v Winner A
Sunday, September 1, 1996. Paisley Park, North Altona. Referee: Andrew Stacey. Att: 2,500 (dh).
Sunshine Georgies
Steve Wardle, Bill Makris, John Kanesoulis, Ilija Dragicevic, Anthony Cassar, Spencer Field, Juan Nilo, Arthur Tsirtsakis, Marco De La Plaza (George Tountas 81), Joe De Bono, Brandon Vassallo. Coach: Willie Vassallo.
Goal: Nilo 26pk
1 - 2 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, John Waddell, Peter Spiteri (Dean Stafrace 41), Adam Cimino, Steve Chetcuti, Steve Douglas (Cameron Brown 64), Darren Scoble, Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Daniel Genovesi (David Maglovski 83), Vlad Babic. Coach: Chris Taylor.
Goals: Douglas 7, Genovesi 9
D: Major Semi-Final: 1st v Winner B
Sunday, September 1, 1996. Paisley Park, North Altona. Referee: Gerry Connolly. Att: 2,500 (dh).
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski, George Petrov. Coach: Gary Cole.
After extra time
Heidelberg United won on penalties 5-4

Becvinovski (1-0), MacNicol (1-1); Georgopoulos (2-1), Svigos (2-2); Atanasovski (3-2), Scott (3-3); Runje (saved), Tsoumerkas (3-4); Petrov (4-4), Boutsianis (4-5).
0 - 0 Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Alan Scott, Dean Fak, Steve Iosifidis, Brian MacNicol, Michael Tyrikos, George Svigos, Con Boutsianis, Andy Vlahos (Tom Karapatsos 73), Jeff Stefanidis (Theo Alexiou 76). Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
E: Preliminary Final: Loser D v Winner C
Sunday, September 8, 1996. Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine. Referee: Nestor Zachariadis. Att: 1,000.
Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Sava Rusmir (Zoran Petrevski 73, Steve Bogdanovski 87), Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski, George Petrov. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Velkovski 79, Georgopoulos 86
2 - 0 Green Gully Cavaliers
Chris Vella, Dean Stafrace, Adam Cimino, Steve Chetcuti, Pece Stojcevski (Steve Douglas 83), Cameron Brown, Jani Suric, Tony Neceski, Darren Scoble (John Waddell 85), Daniel Genovesi, Vlad Babic (David Maglovski 86). Coach: Chris Taylor.
F: Grand Final: Winner D v Winner E
Sunday, September 15, 1996. Bob Jane Stadium, Middle Park. Referee: Cain Naumcevski. Att: 5,432.
Heidelberg United
Glenn Clarke, Leigh Tsoumerkas, Alan Scott, Dean Fak, Tom Karapatsos, Brian MacNicol, Steve Iosifidis, George Svigos, Con Boutsianis (Gary Hasler 100), Bobby Despotovski, Andy Vlahos. Coach: Dusan Brnovic.
Goals: Vlahos 39, Despotovski 80, Fak 115
After extra time
Altona Magic won on penalties 5-3

Becvinovski (1-0), MacNicol (saved); Georgopoulos (2-0), Svigos (2-1); Markovski (3-1), Scott (3-2); Atanasovski (4-2), Tsoumerkas (4-3); Velkovski (5-3).
3 - 3 Altona Magic
Darren McGrath, Zdravko Atanasovski, Marjan Tasevski, Robert Runje, Simon Micevski, Tom Markovski, Zoran Petrevski, Nick Georgopoulos, Sash Becvinovski, Henry Velkovski, George Petrov. Coach: Gary Cole.
Goals: Becvinovski 20, 98pk, Fak 60og
Jimmy Rooney Medal: Brian MacNicol (Heidelberg United)

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