1966 Australia Cup

The 1966 Australia Cup was the fifth season of the Australia Cup, which was the main national association football knockout cup competition in Australia.[1] Sixteen clubs from around Australia qualified to enter the competition.[2]

1966 Australia Cup
Country Australia
Teams16
ChampionsAPIA Leichhardt
Runners-upHakoah Eastern Suburbs
Matches played15
1965
1967

TeamsEdit

Qualifying clubs
  ACT Croatia Deakin
  NNSW Newcastle Austral Adamstown Rosebud
  NSW APIA Leichhardt Hakoah Eastern Suburbs St George Budapest South Coast United
  QLD Latrobe-Western Suburbs
  SA West Adelaide Hellas Adelaide Juventus
  TAS Olympia
  VIC South Melbourne Hellas Port Melbourne Slavia Melbourne Hungaria Melbourne Hakoah
  WA Perth Azzurri

Round 1Edit


St George Budapest3–1Croatia Deakin
Attendance: 4,500 (double header)[2]

APIA Leichhardt4–0Newcastle Austral
Attendance: 4,500 (double header)[2]

South Coast United3–2Adamstown Rosebud
Speers Point, Newcastle
Attendance: 3,000[2]




Melbourne Hakoah6–2Olympia

Quarter-finalsEdit

Melbourne Hungaria4–1

Sydney Hakoah4–0South Coast United
Attendance: 4,563 (double header)[2]

APIA Leichhardt2–1St George Budapest
Attendance: 4,563 (double header)[2]

Semi-finalsEdit

APIA Leichhardt3–0Melbourne Hungaria
Attendance: 4,521[2]

The game was abandoned after 71 minutes due to a pitch invasion, and subsequently awarded to Sydney Hakoah.[2]

FinalEdit

APIA Leichhardt2–0Sydney Hakoah
Ricardo Campana   32'
Bill Kerklaan   61'
Report
Attendance: 10,200[2]
Referee: Dave Maitland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australia and its Cups: Then and Now. Roy Hay, The Leopold Method, Vol. 1, No. 1, November 2014, pp. 4–20. 25 November 2014. ISBN 9781921134470. Retrieved 24 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Andrew Robinson (18 June 2016). "Australia Cup 1966 – Results".