Australia 1989

National Soccer League CHAMPIONSHIP

Regular season

 1. Marconi Fairfield   26      16      6       4       62-24   38
 2. St. George          26      12      8       6       33-24   32
 3. Sydney Olympic      26      11      9       6       37-26   31
 4. Melbourne Croatia   26      13      5       8       44-35   31
 5. Preston             26      11      8       7       31-24   30 
 6. Adelaide City       26      10      8       8       29-24   28
 7. Sydney Croatia      26      10      8       8       25-25   28 
 8. South Melbourne     26       9      8       9       44-37   26
 9. Wollongong City     26       8      7      11       22-29   23
10. APIA Leichhardt     26       7      9      10       27-35   23
11. Sunshine George Cr. 26       7      5      14       25-38   19
12. Blacktown           26       5      9      12       28-50   19
13. Melbourne JUST      26       5      8      13       24-37   18
14. Heidelberg United   26       7      4      15       22-45   18

The top 5 teams entered a playoff for the championship.

Relegated: Melbourne JUST and Heidelberg Utd.
Promoted : Parramatta Eagles and West Adelaide

Qualifying Semi-Final
St George               1-0     Sydney Olympic

Elimination Semi-Final
Melbourne CSC           2-0     Preston  

Major Semi-Final
Marconi                 1-0     St George 

Minor Semi-Final
Sydney Olympic          3-2     Melbourne CSC  

Preliminary Final
St George               0-1     Sydney Olympic 

 
GRAND FINAL [At Sydney Football Ground, Ref: Jim Reeves Att: 23,387]        
Marconi Fairfield       1-0     Sydney Olympic          [aet]
  [Sent Off: Matteo Colucci (M) 39]
  [Marconi: Bob Catlin, Martteo Colucci, Robert Wheatley, Steve Calderan,
     Jean Paul de Marigny, Tom McCulloch, Peter Katholos, Ian Gray,
     Zlatko Nastevski, Fred de Jong, David Lowe (67 Gerry Gomez);  
     manager: Bertie Mariani;
   Sydney Olympic: Gary Maier, Dave Barret, Steve Georgakis, Robert Hooker,
     George Haniotis, Grant Lee, Robert Ironside, John Koch, Jason Polak,
     Abbas Sand, Alistair Edwards; manager: Eddie Thomson]


Leading Goalscorer: Zlatko Nastevski [Marconi]
Footballer Of The Year: Ian Gray [Marconi]


National Cup 1989

1/8 Finals
South Melbourne Hellas          1-0 Preston Makedonia    
Heidelberg United               2-0 Melbourne Croatia
Sunshine George Cross           2-1 Melbourne JUST
Marconi Fairfield               2-1 Blacktown City
Sydney Olympic                  6-3 St George Budapest
APIA Leichhardt Tigers          2-1 Sydney Croatia
 
Quarterfinals
South Melbourne Hellas          3-2 Heidelberg United
Adelaide City                   4-0 Sunshine George Cross
Marconi Fairfield               1-3 Sydney Olympic
Wollongong City                 1-2 APIA Leichhardt Tigers
 
Semifinals
South Melbourne Hellas          0-2 Adelaide City
Sydney Olympic                  1-0 APIA Leichhardt Tigers
 
Final
Adelaide City                   2-0 Sydney Olympic   



Victoria State League 1989

Final Table:
  
 1.Morwell Falcons             30  18  9  3  61-23  45
 2.Brunswick Juventus          30  18  8  4  52-20  44
 3.Croydon City                30  18  5  7  47-17  41
 4.St Albans                   30  15  9  6  41-23  39
 5.Green Gully                 30  16  4 10  57-31  36
 6.Northcote City              30  15  6  9  37-29  36
 7.Altona Gate                 30  11 10  9  41-33  32
 8.Caulfield City              30  12  7 11  46-46  31
 9.Thomastown                  30  10 10 10  32-39  30
10.Bulleen                     30  10  7 13  24-31  27
11.Frankston Pines             30   7 10 13  37-54  24
12.Box Hill                    30   5 12 13  25-40  22
13.Ringwood City               30   7  8 15  26-52  22
14.Fawkner                     30   8  5 17  28-47  21
15.Springvale City             30   6  8 16  21-33  20
16.Maribyrnong                 30   3  4 23  19-76  10
  

1988.

1989/90.

list of champions.

list of cup winners.

list of final tables.

list of regional champions.

list of regional cup winners.


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