1963 in Australian soccer

The 1963 season was the second season of national competitive association football in Australia.

Soccer in Australia
Season1963
Men's soccer
Australia CupPort Melbourne Slavia
1962 Australia 1964

Cup competitionsEdit

Australia CupEdit

The competition began on 8 September 1963. Twenty-five clubs had entered the competition with the final two clubs Port Melbourne Slavia and Polonia Melbourne qualifying for the Final.[1] The Final ended in a 0–0 draw with Port Melbourne Slavia winning the replay 3–2, with a hat-trick from Des Palmer.[2]

FinalEdit

Port Melbourne Slavia0–0Polonia Melbourne
Report
Attendance: 12,500
Referee: Tony Boskovic (Australia)

ReplayEdit

Port Melbourne Slavia3–2 (a.e.t.)Polonia Melbourne
Palmer   81'85'104' Report Janczyk   19' (pen.)
Jurecki   61'
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Tony Boskovic (Australia)

HonoursEdit

Competition Winners Runners-up Venue Result
Australia Cup Port Melbourne Slavia (1/0) Polonia Melbourne (0/1) Olympic Park Stadium 3–2 (R)

(Note: figures in parentheses display the club's tournament record as winners/runners-up.)

State leaguesEdit

State Grand final winner League winner Cup
Australian Capital Territory n/a SC HOPE[3] Federation Cup: Concordia[4]
Ampol Cup: SC HOPE[5]
New South Wales South Coast United[6] Prague[7] Ampol Cup: Yugal Ryde[8]
Federation Cup: Hakoah Eastern Suburbs[9]
Northern New South Wales Awaba[10] Wallsend[10] Wallsend
Queensland Hellenic[11] Hellenic[11] Ampol Cup: Hellenic[11]
South Australia n/a Juventus Juventus
Tasmania Statewide: Launceston Juventus
South: n/a Olympia
North: n/a Launceston Juventus
North West: n/a Ulverstone
Victoria n/a JUST[12] Dockerty Cup: JUST[13]
Ampol Cup: Maribyrnong-Polonia[14]
Western Australia n/a East Fremantle Tricolore[15] State cup: North Perth[15]
Ampol Cup: East Fremantle Tricolore[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Andrew Robinson (11 June 2016). "Australia Cup 1963 – Results".
  2. ^ Barr, Alex (4 November 1963). "Slavia Wins After Extra-Time Battle". The Age.
  3. ^ "S.C. Hope win premiership for 2nd year". The Canberra Times. 5 August 1963. p. 24. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Trove.
  4. ^ "Soccer Victory To Concordia". The Canberra Times. 26 April 1963. p. 35. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Trove.
  5. ^ "Last minute goal gives Hope cup". The Canberra Times. 2 September 1963. p. 24. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Trove.
  6. ^ Smith, Terry (23 September 1963). "APIA trounced 4-0 by South Coast in Grand Final". The Sydney Morning Herald. p. 11. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Prague crush Apia to gain minor title". The Sydney Morning Herald. 15 August 1963. p. 12. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Smith, Terry (16 March 1963). "Yugal Rally To Beat Auburn 5-3". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Hakoah in Cup Win". The Sydney Morning Herald. 26 October 1963. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ a b "Honour Roll: 1884–2009 - Celebrating 125 years of NNSW football". Newcastle Herald. 9 September 2009. pp. 18–22.
  11. ^ a b c "Mens Winners 1934-1982" (PDF). The Washing Line. Football Brisbane. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 March 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  12. ^ Barr, Alex (9 September 1963). "State League Title to J.U.S.T., Polonia 2nd". The Age. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ Barr, Alex (30 September 1963). "Cup Win To J.U.S.T. Brings Double In Soccer". The Age. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  14. ^ Barr, Alex (25 March 1963). "Polonia Wins Soccer Cup in Extra Times". The Age. Retrieved 24 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  15. ^ a b "1963". footballwa.net. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  16. ^ Re, J.C. (1964). "Western Australia". Soccer World Annual 1964. p. 63.

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