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No. 10.

ME LBO URN

Saturday, 9th July, 1949

PLANNIN G AHEAD.

that the seasonbas passedthe half-way is time to pauseand take stock of what

has been accomplished. It seemsa far cry now

back. to 1944,.when the.gam~ ha~ reached an has been there. ~Ij' all-time low with 5 clubs In Vlctona-Prahran, i

forward,

Brighton, South Melbourne United, South!

Yarra and the combined Moreland- Hakoah. clubs for 1950 (at least three to date), so that with only the bqlstering of two Air Force teams' next year further arrangements will have to be

making a competition possible. mode ~o accommodatenewcomers.

or two clubs dropping out and new ones being

brought

in

in

an effort

to keep the 2nd

and

3rd division programmes full), but the effort

Looking

we hear rumors of

new

This year we seea competition ?f ?O senior It is hoped that in 1950 all third division

clubs, 20 reserveteamsand 30-odd Jumor teams (to produce the stars of tomorrow).

This has n~t been achievedwithout

of

of it behind the scenesby

a lot

Heavy work

has fallen on the shoulders of

club men on the Vic-

Soccer Council.

All

have more than

clubs will

teams, both for their own convenience and to accommodatethose,enth~siastswho are looking for a game,and can t quite make the first team.

see their

way

clear to

run

reserve

spade work-much

T' ~ seldom-thanked, but often abused gentle-

~t1, the club-secretary. established teams to start putting something

back into the game as well as taking something

out.

those Clubs who are ~oo~ingto the futu~e w~ll find the running of JuI1,lorteams (starting In

!he under 15 grade where possible) Investment of any _fq~ the years to

hoped that

Junior teams are the answer to this, and

Association officials, so that at last it has been

fourid necessaryto put

torian

justified their inclusion, not one having missed

a Council meeting smce their election, besides

sitting on various sub-committees (and in some

see many moJ:eJunior

The time has come, in many cases,for well

the sounde~t

come

It. IS

1950 wlll

caseshelping

tol produce this

much criticised

teams, as there ,arealr~ady a lot of boys unable

~ews sheet).

to get gameswith their present clubs.

Junior coachesmust be found, and it is up to

the independent Cod'ncill.ors,who have nothing Clubs to. encourageanyone anxious to take an

Credit must be given to those devoted souls,

to gain frQmSoccerand not evena Club to fall

back on.

,

interest

And

those interested in

teachin

junior

ance,

Soccer sho.uld contact clubs for

assist-

Plenty of work

has been done also by the\

not

always

It is offen. difficult

turning out <Luiteas well as expected (with one to seepast the next

League Management Committee,

for the averageenthusiast Saturday's game, but for

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tn~ game'to go forward' it i~ necessaryto plan

by

Ringwood by 1 goal.

South will have to be

ahead. The men at the top are doing so!

on

th~ir mettle in future games,for they cannot

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M

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D.

IXOft.

afford to lose any more premiership points if

they wish tQretainpromotion prospects. Their

game to-day' at,Middle Park against Williams-

 

toWfi' should

result

in

a

win

for

South,

and

PROSPECTSFOR TO-DAY.

may be the turning

fortune.

point

in South's

run

of

ill-

Main

first division

game to-day is between

*

*

*

Bradford

and

Park

Rangers at

the

Henry-

Turner

bered that

met Rangers on May 7, defeating them by 2-0.

Reserve,Footscray.

Bradford

It

will

be r~men}-

surprised when they last

Rang~rswill be out to avengethis defeat,but

will

be

set a

stiff. task,

f.ot Bradford's

fine

effort last Saturdaym runnmg the strong Box.

Hill side to a 2 all draw was meritorious. Their

prospects on their

Rangers

although playing good football

used to level ground, and will not

Bradford field to their liking.

prise if Bradford gives them a bit of a shake

again.

problem to visiting teams,look bright.

at present, are

home ground,

Which i.s a

find the

not sur-

It will

.

""1'

,

Fawkner

~ood

Improved

game,

Park

where

Moreland

may

be

South

team.

the

Yarra

scene.

In

wII.1

theIr

of

another

meet

last

the

-en-

c?u~ter, .Moreland won by 2 goals to ~il.

slmuar vIctory should result to-day, partIcularly

A

as Moreland is on its home ground, and is a

better combination than early in the seasbn.

The bottom teams, Yallourn,

Sunshine Utd.

have difficult games,

and unless a surprise occurs, prospects of their

escapefrom dangerous relegation zone look re~ mote.' Th

and

Western

Suburbs will

.

.

.

.

. e

most

striking

mterestmg

game. of

&th

the

the fight

second

dIVIsIon should be at OlympIc Park where

Hakoah will meet Ringwood.

within

motion,

tion.

teams are

distance in

for pro-

posi-

and are level on points in third

l\.good,

close, game should result.

LEAGUE TABLES.

p.

.

W

.

L

-

.

D

.

FA':"

Goals'J'

\

.

.

.

Flrsf D1vlslon.

,Brighton.

Box

Moreland

Park

Prahran

Bradford,

Hill.

.

Rangers

South Yarta.

Yallourn.

Sunshine.

West.

Subs

11

12

12

12

12

11

12

12

12

12

9

7

7,

6

7

5

3

3

3

2

0

3'

4

4

5

4

6

8

9

9

2

2

1

2

0

2

3

1

0

1

33

36

41

29

36

22

23

28

29

19

12

30

.29

17

33

19

28

40

42

46

20

16

15

14

14

12

9

7

6

5

Second Division.

SC:tndnngham'.

.

S.

Hakoah

Ringwood

'

University

Preston,

Heidelberg

Yarraville

Melbourne

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01

m

ic

.

,*

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

11

11

11

9

8

8

6,

2

4

1

1

1

()

2

4

4

5

5

7

8

8

8

.

1

1

0

0

1

5

1

3

2

2

,

35

46

49

19

30

22

12

17

17

12

11

15

21

15

21

25

28

33

44

46

23

19

16

16

13

9

J

.1,

4

y

*

p Match not played. Points will

be awarded

later.

Third

Division.

The leading team, Sandringham

City, should

Preston, but

Juventus,'"

 

11

11

0

0

50

8

22

retain its position at the expenseof

G.eorgeCross.

11

10

1

0

37

7

20

it must be rememberedthat Preston is a team

Fifers

11

8

3

0

30

19

16

full

of surprises, and it is possible that the un-

Northcote.

 

12

6

6

0

33

29

12

expected coula happen.

Preston, sixth on the

Woodlands

11

5

5

1

18

16

11

ladder, have only two victories to their credit,

Y,C,W',M

 

.

9

4

5

0

24

19

8

but they have shared the points in five other

Metters:.

 

10

4

6

0

22

44

8

games.

Macedo~lans .11

4

7

0

13

31

8

Box

Hul

.

7

3

4

0

6

16

6

South

Melbourne

United

suffered its

second

Brighton

11

2

8

1

35

48

5

defeat of

the seasOfi'last week when defeated

W oodlan~s

 

A

1,2

1

11

0

6

44

2

SOCCER NEWS

Page:3

 

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P.

A. Pts,

P.

W

L.

D.

F,

A. Pts.

 

Goals

 

Goals

First Division Reserves.

 

Under 15 Division.

Park

Rangers

12

II

1

0

47

9

22

Sth. Melb.

U.

II

10

1

0

56

9

20

Brighton,

,

12

II

1

0

71

14

22

Box

Hill,

,

11

10

1

0

52

17

20

Prahran

,

"

12

9

3

0

43

24

i8

Preston

11

7

3

1

27

22

15

Box

Hill.

.

12

7

5

0

31

30

14

Sunshine U.,

12

5

5

2

38

15

12

. South Yarra *

Yallourn

.

 

12

11

6

4

5

5

1

2

25

29

29

33

13

10

Brighton

Ringwood

12

12

4

5

5

6

3

1

24

44

14

25

11

11

Bradford.

.

12

2

6

4

19

28

8

Northcote

II

4

5

2

34

22

10

Sunshine.

*

10

I

7

2

8

48

4

West, Subs,.

12

3

5

3

15

34

9

Moreland

 

12

1 10

1

13

37

3

Sandt:ingham,

11

1

8

2

9

49

4

West, Subs

 

11

1

10

0

18

52

2

Park

Rangers II

I

10

0

5

97

2

x Results not notified.

 

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-'nd Division

Reserves.

 

"--

Sandringham.

 

12

II

1

0

42

10

22

NEXT

SATURDAY'S

GAMES.

Hakoah

.

11

10

1

0

49

7

20

S.

Melbourne

j

1

8

2

1

41

14

17

First Division.

Preston.

.

12

8

4

0

39

20

16

Yallourn v, Bradford,. at Yallourn.

RiI.1gwood

12

5

6

1

31

30

II

Prahran v. BrIghton,

at Como Park.

Helde.l~erg .

 

12

5

7

0

22

36

10

Moreland v. West. Subs

at Campbell Res.

OlympIc

12

4

7

1

13

28

9

at Middle

Wtown

.

Yarraville.

University

JUNIOR

*

12-

12

3

2

8

10

1

0

26

L 9

32

64

7

4

Park Rangers v. Sunshine Utd" . Park.

Box Hill v. South Yarra, at SurreyPark.

12

I

II

0

8

39

2

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SecondDivision.

LEAGUE

LADDERS

.

/;

22

at New-

Heidelbergv. Sth. Melb. Utd" at JamesPk.

Williamstown v. Hakoah J.R.C

port.

Yairaville v. Sandringham,at Kingsville.

~Plrst an

.

d

Second

D '

IVlSlon games on op-

.

,

 

p,

W.

L.

D.

P.

A. Pts,

Prestonv. Olympic, at Bell.

U d

n er

Yallourn

19

IVlslon.

12

II

I

0

Goals

34

12

 

Ringwood v, University, at Bedford Park.

 

.

.

Preston.

i 2

9

2

1

30

13

19

poslte grounds.)

r

Hill.

.

11

8

1

2

19

8

18

Third Division.

~est. Subs,.

Brighton.

South Yarra

Hakoah

.

.

12

12

12

II

12

Under 17 Division.

Sth, Melb. U. Preston

12

12

Park

Rangers

Sunshine U:.

Coburg

Metters.

Bradford.

Sandringham. Brighton.

11

12

12

11

II 12

II

II

11

.

.

.

.

.

Ringwood

Park

Northcote

Rangers

.

.

6

6

6

5

3

12

10

7

6

5

6

4 5

4

4

1

3

5

6

6

8

0

I

2

5

5

5

5 7

6

6

10

3

1

0

0

1

0

1

2

1

2

0

1 1

1

1

0

,

29

13

10

9

8

65

44

19

25

31

11

15 12

7

10

4

20

20

25

14

40

4

15

8

16

35

27

20 33

17

38

39.2.

15

131

12

10

7

24

21

16

13

12

12

9

9

9

II

P'

f

B

ers v,

Woodlands

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n~

h

A

N

atlona1 Par.k

.

~on. at

Kew.

at Chelms-

v. Woop!ands.

worth

Park. ~vanh?e,

v.

Y .C.W.M.

George C~oss, at

Broad~

meadows. Juventusv. Northcote, at Royal Park. Box Hill v. Metters.at SurreyPark.

.

Und19 er

D' IVlslon. v. Hakoah J

Prestonv. West. Subs., at Bell.

Yallourn

,

,

R.C

at Yallourn.

Box Hill

v. South Yarra, at Surrey Park.

Under 17 Division. Brigh~on v. Preston, at Hurlingham

Park. /

Sandnngham v. Coburg, at Hampton. Ringwood v. Bradford, at Bedford ParV

/

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P~e 4.

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Metter~ v. Sunshine Utd., at Nth, Footscray. - - Sunshine v. Btadford~ame not played.

Northcote v. Park Rangers,at Merri Park. Under 15 Division.

.' Sunshme U., at Mlddle Pk,

Park ~angers v.

Sandrmgham v. Sth. Melb. Utd., at Hamp~

.

ton.

WeSt;Subs,v; Brighton, at Sunshine

BoiHillv.

N'ottncote-v::Preston,at Me~iPark.

\Ringwood,at SurreyPark,

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RESULTS OF LAST S,ATURDAY'S GAMES.

First Division.

.,

Park Rangers drew with

Box Hill

West. Subs. drew :with Yallourn,

Bnghton,

2-2.

drew with

Bradford,

2-2,

1-1.

Moreland d. Prahran, 4-3.

South

Second

Yarra

Division.

d. Sunshine

Utd.,

5-4.

R.

d

d

S

h Me1b U

.

d

1 0

-.

mgwoo .

Olympic v.

out

mte,

.

Hakoah PJ.R.C. d. Yarraville, 3-0

Prestondrew with Heidelberg,1

1.

Williamstown-

University -

Game not

Game not

played. Sandringham v.

played.

#

Third Division. Northcoted. Metters,3-1.

Y .C.W .M. d; Fifers, 7-0

'Juventus d. Brighton,

5-3.

George Ctoss v. Woodland' played. Macedoniansv. Box Hill-Game

A '-Game

not

not played.

. .

Ringwood'

v.

Park

Rangers~ame

not

,Sandnngham

played.

v.

Northcote--:Gome

not

U

n

d

S~nshmed, West;~ubs., ~~0. Rmgw<?oddrew with Bnghton, 2-2. BoxH1l1 v. Preston.,.-,-Gamenot played. Sandringhamv. Park Rangers-Game not

15 ~

er

"IVISlon.

.

played.

1 Sthd'

Melk

Vtd,

v.

Northcote~ame

not

paye.

HOW

THEY

FARED

ON

MAY

7tl-.

 

First DIvIsion.

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Brighton

d Yallourn,

4-3.

"l~.,n

Prahran d. West~ Subs.,

4-1.

Moreland

Hill

Box

d. South

d,

Yarra,

2-0.

Sunshine

Utd.,

6-3.

.

Bradford d. Park Rangers,2~0. SecondDIvIsion. , Sth. Melb. Utd. d. Williamstown, 8-2. Heidelbergd. Olympic, by default. Sandringhamd. Preston, 4-1. University d. Yarraville, 2~1.

.

.

.

HakoahJ.R.C. d. Ringwood,2-0.

Th

STATE TRIALS.

.

1

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esetria s Wl

ta k e p 1 aceat Olympic Park

.

on Sunday, July 10, July 17 and 24. Players

must report b~ 10 a.m. at ground.

The followmg

are selectedfot Sunday, July

10T:-

l

ayor,

M F

c eeters

(B

ox

H '

1ll)

G00 de, Jack

First .Dlvlslon Reserves.

 

B~rr, Dobrich, Sinclair, McDougall

(Brighto

)

Bnghton

d. Park Rangers, 4~1.

Gllbert,

Hardman,

Kennedy

(Morelanu-f"';

Box Hill

d. Bradford,

4-1,

Stoddard,

Sharman

(South

Yarra);

Wilson,

Prahran d. Moreland,

1-0.

Highett

(Park

Rangers);

Ashworth,

Tanish

Second Division Reserves.

(South

Melb.

United);

Daly

(Bradford);

 

\,

Sth

W '

ll '

M

Ib

e.

t

Utd

d

R

.

mgwoo,

d

5 - 0

.

1 - 0

.

,Azzopardi

)

tus;'

ham) .

D

(George",Cross);

(S

h.

)

Carroll

Wh o

lte

(S

.

(Juven-

d

.

an nn g-

1 lams own.

.

"

d

0 1"

lit mplC,

.

I

rennan

uns me;

. Hakoah v. Y arraville~ame not played. -::fhe State sel~ctors wish to appeal to club

'University v. Sandringham-'-Game riot

Preston d. Heidelberg, 7-2.

masseur.sfo~ their

h~~p on the above ~ates, so

.

 

la

ed.

that

Vlcto~la

can

~lve

our

representatives

t~e

p

y

.

.

.

best attention

possible.

If

prepared

to

assist

Under

19 DIvIsion

us please contact

me at

FU

5725.

Park Rangers d. Brighton,

2~1.

Latest dates given to

the seleCJorsfor

the

Yallourn

d.

West. Subs., 4-3.

Jugoslav visit is August 6th v. Australia,

and

Box Hill

d. Hakoah-Game

not played.

August

10th v. Victoria,

Mr.

A;

Herd, for-

Under 17 Division.

Sth. Melb. Utd.

d. Brighton,

4-0.

mer Scottish International,

coachand will

has been appointed

start on Sunday, 10th July.

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Letters to the Editor

 

APATHET

'IC

MA LI

AGEM ELI T

 
 

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,

,

The.apathy

 

which

Austra:lia,nSoccer

 

leaders

,-we

d~splayed

,towards

Engltsh

~ools

Pro~

moters

IS something

1. find

very

hard

to

under-

stand.

If

full

,o-operatibn

 

had

been

 

given,

Soccer

would

have

s(obd

to

gain

tre~endously

while

it

had

nothing

to

lose.

Pools

"made"

Soccer

in

England

and

yet

we

find

the

organis~

ing

bodies

of 'Queensland

and

N.S. W.

altering

their

fixtu\

ts with

what

seem~deliberate

intent

~to

di$;rupt

E~gIish

PooJs.

It

~s dis~eartening

to feelthatS~cer had no eXecut1~sw1de~awake

'.

enough

bIt

a

but

h

I

1

to

ate

am

11

f

this

grasp

t?

still

golden

or

that

d

opportunity.

'

may

,c

It

now,

is

emerge

hope.

hoping

'

better:-eo-operat10n

someone

 

.

~

0

WI

recogruse

a goo

thing

when

they

see

1

.

J

l

will

turn

feel

strongly.

now

to

another

subject

"Soccer

News,"

July

on

2,

which

con

tained

the

statement

that

the

match

between

Hakoah

and

Sth.

Melbourne

Reserves,

played

on

rep1ayed at a 1ater date, Th e reasonf or the can-

June

11,

had

been

cancelled

and

will

be

( presumably

Melb.

~ allegedly

will

was

1,lation

Sth.

due "'t~ a gbal

been'k1cked

by

as to

my

whether

was

the

ball

view

that

goal

and

not

of

off

the

I

field,

had

awarded

a spec-

this

did

impeded,

bounced

the

thing

al,.

ha~

committee

match.

d.e~ision,

tator.

actually

but

off

I

riot

argue

because

opinion

happen

of

post

I

was

the

the

t~e

Into

Howev~r,

Referee

by to

firmly

the

~pectator.

1S that

ways been

which

Referee

the, ~rinciple,

V.S.F,A.'s

at

to

s decIsIon,

the be

final

represented

adhered

whIch

on

the

the

his

overruled undersood

was

Mason

not

after

the

game,

that

the

goal

was

leg1hmate,

yet

the

As~ociation

cancel

t~e

game

on'

a pr,o~

test

by

Hakoah,

who,

on

the

field,

had

d1S-

played

perfect

sportsmanship.

Inci?entally,

the,

goal

was

not,

as stated

by

Hakoah

In

the, "Soc-

cer

News;"

'the

deciding,

goal

but

was

the

equaliser,

I

!

I

1

~

It

very

isnbtsurprising

strong

~old

~h'at~cerc,has

In

Australta

nb.tgained

whIle

such

Instances

of

mIsmanagement

occur,

If

the

"Re£~~e~s

~?t

in

cb~rgeof

the

g:~.~e,

would

t~e

i.A~la~10~~.,p1eas~

Inform

S,0'~~F,,~f9!lqwers

In

.

what

capacIty he IS engaged,

Good

referees are

scarc~the.se

day~

and

with

IJ:la~y

plore.

unjust

deci~iqii~:Jik~th. esethey~i.11 peq~e

S

scarce

d oc,c~ri~tfl~~Y~

eC1S10ns

d PragressaSLlo~g

e,

i:l:stp~sepetty

arema

Another

~R"siaFi9~'

~ant'7a;f shla1f'btock

F"bone

I

have

'to

pick"

with

the

is, rhei~ ,,1q,k;9;f,

entertainment

the

day

~ames

of

bes( games

wo~ld

Instead

B:~pl!c~ty.,

B,e put

in

,publi~i9ing

at

be

Why

the

the

OlympIc

arranged

en-

there.

compliment

advett1s-emeilt

I

tq

page

bep.1ayed

should

also

like

"Herald"

mai~

Park?

half-seasonaLly

suring

ga~e?;f

These

that

the

conclusion,

sea~ona1.ly-thus

are played

to

In

News"

on

the

grand

job

 

it

is doing

for

and

also

to

express

the

hope

that

my

will

be accepted

as constructive

criti~

"Soccer

Soccer

"growls"

cism.

Clean

Donald

J~

C.

Sutherland,

*

*

 

St.

Kilda.

   

*

'-

mat

he S

l1' k e

th e

P af1(I

R angers~

Brighton

game,

at

Middfe

 

Park,

 

and

other

matches

of

m

t

f

th

1

b

th

'

IS season are

os

0

e

c u

s

certainly

of

high

standard,

and

will

 

do

much

to

foster

and

make

soccer better

known

 

in

Austra-

lia.

Play

ca~ be irt1proved

through

 

clubs

being

succ~ss~ril

in

gaining

 

new

talent,

from

other

countnes.

 

"Soccer

Follower,"

 

Hampton.

 

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ON YOUR

MONEY.

unexpected

kick

by

~entre. half

~, Lester

.

from

about 30 yards, whII=hlanded rIght under the

Yarraville crossbar.

THE

Hakoah.wasunlucky not to score~ore.goals,

ST

A TE

SAVINGS

but the slIppery clay ground made It dIfficult

 

In

the

event

of

Clubs

cancelling

 

matches

and

pot

trav~lllng

or,:failing

~o

field

a

team,

the~

Clubs

wIll

forfeIt

th~

~omts

for

the

fixture.

All

Clubs

must

notIfy,

the

Asst.

Secretary

,wh~n

matches

are

c~ncJll~d

m

order

tha.t

he

~ay

advIse

t~

referee.

AllhQme

clubs

WhICh

faued

to

do

thIS

for

matches

 

on

July

2

must

send

referee's

fees

to

Mr.

E.

H.

Low,

4

Backham

St.,

:Hampton,

S.7,

with

details

of

same.

 

,

"

 

";"'TRA~PbRT

STRikE;

 
 

-

The

game

between

Mett~r&~,

 

Northcote,

 

pl:ayed3ct

St,

George's

Rd",;resulted,

 

in

a

win

fQt

Northco~~

by

3

goals

to

1.,

OWIng

.to

the

transport

strll~e

Metters

tqok

the

fi~ld

WIt?

1~

men

(Johnson,

 

C

F.,

and

JoQes,

 

L:H

dldn

t

turn

up).

Metters

opened

th~

scormgafter

a

breakaway

D"Howells

sent

in

a

hard

driving

shot

tbe"'gre~syball."

but

Northcot.e's

Notthcot~~ost.maQyop,p.or-

goalkeeper~ouldn't

hold

 

tunities

to

score

through

 

EMBARASStNG

 

SITUATION.

 

to

~hQot.

Players

on

both

Sandringha':!:1

was

rocked

~o

it~

.f;9~ndations

to

contrQI

the

ball

on

,,"-1

Saturday.

Owing

to

Umverslty

s

fir~t

and

ground.

 

~econd

teams

nQt

be~ng

a~le

to

meet

~heir

fiX;-

Metters,

with

the

one

tures

(tr4nsport

diff\c~l~les),

Sandnngham

S

Northcote

forward

line

:second

team

played

t~et

first

team.

Botl?

teams

time.

In'

the

second

half,

were

at

full

st~ength-the

 

first

team

bemg

the

Northcote

their

first

goal

their

forwa1;ds

found

sides

the

wet

and

faumg

it.

hard

muddy

goal

lead,

kept

the

fighting

up

till

half

L YOft

(Metters)

gave.

when,

trying

to

clear,

odd

on

favouptes.

'-~

"

I The matchwasplay~dat a furlo~s pacefrom

other quick goal toNoithcote when Dwyer

he

deflected

the

ball

through

his

own

goal.

An-

;the

start

and

the

semors

scored

m

the

first

sent

in

a

beautiful

"header"

 

(while

 

on

his

ffi;inute.

 

F?r

the

next

l?-

minutes

~he first

knees)

,giving

the

goalie

no

ch~nce.

 

With

t,he

did

as

they

pleased,

bqt

the

RIs~rves

team

defe~ce

Leydon

pressure

on,

Metters

packed

their

goal-a

 

mlS-

kept

them

at

bay.

Just

on

half

time,

take

which

cost

them

another

goal.

 

Northcote

scored

for

the

Reserves

with

a terrific

shot.

 

were

lucky

on

the

day--"had

Metters

a

full

team

 

After

"Lemon

 

time,"

the

pace

was

kept

up

Northcote

wou1dhave

 

been

about

 

4

or

5

goals

and

the

Reserves

were

giving

the

first

a

lesson

in

arrears.

in

position

and

keeping

the

ball

moving.

~oy

'Report

on

the

Under

17

game

between

 

Met-

B,ennett

(Res~rve

Cen~re

Forward)

,w~s

keepmg

ters

and

Coburg,

at

Pascoe

Vale:

 

Of

the

9

goals

hIS

forw,ard

lme~obl~e

 

and

the

FIrst

s defence