Australia 1987/88


National Soccer League CHAMPIONSHIP

Regular season

 1. Wollongong City     26      13      8       5       44-32   34
 2. Sydney Croatia      26      15      4       7       38-30   34
 3. South Melbourne     26      13      8       5       36-29   34
 4. Marconi Fairfield   26      12      8       6       46-26   32
 5. Sydney Olympic      26       9      9       8       28-22   27 
 6. Adelaide City       26      10      7       9       36-35   27
 7. Sunshine GC         26      11      5      10       38-39   27
 8. St. George          26      10      6      10       41-35   26
 9. Melbourne Croatia   26       9      6      11       28-33   24
10. Footscray           26       7      9      10       34-32   23
11. APIA Leichhardt     26       8      7      11       28-35   23
12. Preston             26       5     12       9       29-35   22
13. Brunswick           26       7      5      14       31-43   19
14. Brisbane Lions      26       4      4      18       28-59   12
                        

The top 5 teams entered a playoff for the championship.

Relegated: Footscray, Brisbane Lions, Brunswick
Promoted : Blacktown, Melbourne JUST, Heidelberg United


CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFF 
 
 
Qualifying Semi-Final [Aug 16; att 4561]
Sydney Croatia         2-1 South Melbourne         [aet]
  [Ingham 72, Jones 97; Postecoglou 38]

Elimination Semi-Final [Aug 17, att: 6200]
Marconi                3-1 Sydney Olympic          [aet]
  [Katholos 82, Nastevski 104, 111; Patalis 18]

Major Semi-Final [Aug 21; att: 7106]
Wollongong City        0-0 Sydney Croatia          [aet, 3-4 pen]

Minor Semi-Final [Aig 21; att: 5232]
South Melbourne        1-2 Marconi                 [aet]
  [Wright 67; Gray 77, Colagiuri 95] 

Preliminary Final [Aug 28; att: 3592]
Wollongong City        0-2 Marconi  
  [Lowe 55, Farina 57]

Grand Final [Sep 9; Sydney, att: 17064]
Sydney Croatia         2-2 Marconi                 [aet, 4-5 pen]
  [Hunter 57, Lamond 108; Calderon 39, Nastevski 117pen]

MARCONI: Catlin, Carter, Colucci [15. Wheatley], Henderson, Calderon,
         Gray, Gomez, Katholos, Lowe [105. De Jong], Nastevski, Farina.
SYDNEY CROATIA: Franken, Savor [91. Foster], Jennings, Hunter, Rozic,
         Clinch, Slater, Jones, Arnold, Petkovic, Lamond [115. Ingham].




Cup 1988

First Round [Jan 23]
Adelaide City Juventus 2-0 Sunshine George Cross
APIA                   2-1 Marconi
Brisbane Lions         5-3 Wollongong City 
Brunswick Juventus     1-0 Melbourne Croatia 
Footscray JUST         3-2 Preston Makedonia 
Sydney Olympic         2-1 St George Budapest 

Quarterfinals [Mar 5]
APIA                   0-0 Sydney Olympic          [4-2 pen]
Brunswick Juventus     1-1 Footscray JUST          [7-6 pen]
South Melbourne        5-2 Adelaide City Juventus 
Sydney Croatia         3-0 Brisbane Lions

Semifinals [Apr 6]
APIA                   2-1 Sydney Croatia          [aet]
Brunswick Juventus     1-0 South Melbourne 

Final [Apr 14, at Marconi stadium, Sydney; att: 2200]
Apia                   0-0 Brunswick Juventus      [5-3 pen]

APIA: Pezzano, De Marigny, Yankos, Bertogna, Stewart, Bundalo, Phillips,
      Zaijmi [95. Watson], Brown, McKinna, Butler [73. Reynolds].
BRUNSWICK JUVENTUS: Laumets, Durakovic, Belic, Brown, McDowall,
      Yzendoorn, Palatsidis, Lane, Egan, Patterson, Zinni [91. Mc Grellis].




1987.

1989.

list of champions.

list of cup winners.

list of final tables.

list of regional champions.

list of regional cup winners.


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