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The 1998–99 National Soccer League season, was the 23rd season of the National Soccer League in Australia.

NSL 1998-99
LeagueNational Soccer League
SportAssociation football
Duration1998-99
Number of teams15
NSL season
ChampionsSouth Melbourne
Top scorerMile Sterjovski
Pablo Cardozo (18 each)
National Soccer League seasons

OverviewEdit

It was performed in 15 teams, and South Melbourne won the championship. Northern Spirit FC entered the competition.

Regular seasonEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sydney United 28 18 4 6 53 33 +20 58 1999 National Soccer League Finals
2 South Melbourne (C) 28 17 6 5 50 26 +24 57 1999 Oceania Club Championship
3 Perth Glory 28 16 5 7 62 37 +25 53 1999 National Soccer League Finals
4 Marconi Stallions 28 15 3 10 53 47 +6 48
5 Northern Spirit 28 14 4 10 36 35 +1 46
6 Adelaide City 28 13 6 9 39 26 +13 45
7 Sydney Olympic 28 12 7 9 46 36 +10 43
8 Newcastle Breakers 28 11 7 10 29 33 −4 40
9 Brisbane Strikers 28 11 6 11 41 47 −6 39
10 Wollongong Wolves 28 8 8 12 45 52 −7 32
11 Carlton SC 28 9 4 15 47 47 0 31
12 Melbourne Knights 28 8 5 15 32 43 −11 29
13 West Adelaide (R) 28 7 6 15 36 46 −10 27 Disbanded at end of season
14 Gippsland Falcons 28 5 10 13 17 44 −27 25
15 Canberra Cosmos 28 4 3 21 21 55 −34 15
Updated to match(es) played on 25 April 1999. Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

FinalsEdit

BracketEdit

  Elimination finals Semi-finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                                           
 
2  South Melbourne  2  0  2    South Melbourne  3
1  Sydney United  1  0  1            Sydney United  2
       
       
      23 May 1999  
  6  Adelaide City  0  1 1           1  Sydney United  2  
  3  Perth Glory  0  2  2         3  Perth Glory  1
       
       
        3  Perth Glory  1  
        4  Marconi Stallions  0
     
     
  5  Northern Spirit  0  1  1  
  4  Marconi Stallions  0  2  2


Elimination finalsEdit

Major semifinalEdit

Minor semifinalEdit

Preliminary finalEdit

Grand FinalEdit

South Melbourne3 – 2Sydney United
Trimboli   53'
Anastasiadis   63,87'
(report) Sterjovski   8'
Townsend   90+'
Attendance: 15,194
Referee: Simon Michallef

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