Representative Teams

Representative Teams: Senior Men

1883-1914 | 1921-41 | 1947-56 | 1957-63 1964-69 | 1970-76 | 1977-96 | 2001-09 

Monday, April 11, 1977.
Victoria 2 South Australia 1
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: David Yelland.
Line-up: Peter Laumets, Keith Adams, Derek Barron, David Baker, Steve Kokoska, Bill Wilkinson, Joe Tront, John Gardiner, Carl Gilder, Bruce Roberts, Steve Beech (Tommy Cumming 46). Coach: Ron Smith.
Goals: Roberts 7, Baker 25pk

Saturday, May 28, 1977.
Victoria 0 Middlesborough 4
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 6,000.
Line-up: Peter Laumets (Mike O'Hara 80), Fausto Tarquinio, David Baker, Steve Kokoska, Jim Milne, Joe Tront, Bill Wilkinson (Bruce Roberts 54), John Gardiner, Peter Ollerton, Carl Gilder, Mendo Ristovski (Tommy Cumming 54). Coach: Ron Smith.

Sunday, May 28, 1978.
Victoria 2 Dundee 1 
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee, Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 7,000.
Line-up: John Hansen, Vince Bannon, Jim Kondarios, Stuart Baxter, Bob Provan, Alan Kerr, Bill McClymont, Ken Taylor, George Campbell (Mick Watkins 53), Ken Reed (George McMillan 66), Tommy Cumming. Coach: Duncan McKay.
Goals: McClymont 8, Ford 44og

Saturday, February 10, 1979.
Victoria 0 Wisla Krakow 1
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 5,000.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, Kris Kalifatidis, Steve Kokoska, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, John Gardiner (Joe Tront 76), Jimmy Rooney, Joe Picioane, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Jamie Paton (Gary Cole 65). Coach: Len McKendry.

Monday, April 16, 1979.
South Australia 0 Victoria 2
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide; Referee: Don Campbell; Attendance: 2,000.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, Steve Short, John Yzendoorn, Steve Kokoska, Jim Tansey, John Gardiner, Joe Tront, Jimmy Rooney, Tommy Cumming, Jamie Paton, Gary Cole. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goals: Cumming 15, Tront 55

Thursday, May 10, 1979.
Victoria 2 Norwich City 4
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Stewart Mellings; Attendance: 7,600.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, Steve Short (Kris Kalifatidis 71), Steve Kokoska, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Alan Davidson, Jimmy Rooney, Joe Tront, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton (Carl Gilder 60), Tommy Cumming. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goals: Tront 23, Short 58

Sunday, June 24, 1979.
Victoria 1 Partizan Belgrade 0
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 10,282.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, Steve Short, Steve Kokoska, John Yzendoorn, Jim Tansey, Joe Tront, Joe Picioane, Jimmy Rooney, Jamie Paton, Tommy Cumming, Gary Cole. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goal: Picioane 84

Sunday, August 12, 1979.
Victoria 4 AEK Athens 0
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 15,107.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, Steve Short, John Yzendoorn, Steve Kokoska, Jim Tansey, John Gardiner, Joe Picioane, Jimmy Rooney, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder, Gary Cole. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goals: Cole 34, 82, 88, Gilder 55

Sunday, October 21, 1979.
Victoria 2 New York Cosmos 3
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 28,000.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, Steve Short, John Yzendoorn, Steve Kokoska, Jim Tansey, John Gardiner, Joe Picioane (Joe Tront 52), Jimmy Rooney, Tommy Cumming, Carl Gilder (Jamie Paton 68), Gary Cole. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goals: Cumming 48, Rooney 73

Saturday, January  12, 1980.
Victoria 2 Red Star Belgrade 1
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Stewart Mellings; Attendance: 9,026.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn, Alan Davidson, John Gardiner, Steve Kokoska, George Christopoulos, Jimmy Rooney, Jim Campbell (Joe Picioane 81), Jamie Paton (Noel Mitten 68), Gary Cole, Tommy Cumming (Joe Tront 90). Coach: Len McKendry.
Goals: Paton 53, Christopoulos 65

Sunday, March 2, 1980.
Victoria 4 New South Wales 0
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Stewart Mellings; Attendance: 2,500.
Line-up: Peter Laumets, John Yzendoorn, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Joe Tront, Jamie Paton (Noel Mitten 83), Gary Cole, Tommy Cumming. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goals: Paton 31, 47, Cole 35, Campbell 69

Monday, April 7, 1980.
Victoria 0 South Australia 0
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Evan Venios; Attendance: 1,800.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn, Steve Kokoska, John Gardiner, Jim Tansey, George Christopoulos, Jim Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Tommy Cumming, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton (Carl Gilder 70). Coach: Len McKendry.

Wednesday, May 21, 1980.
Victoria 0 AC Milan 2
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 18,000.
Line-up: Yakka Banovic, John Yzendoorn (Steve Short 50), John Gardiner, Steve Kokoska, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell (Alan Davidson 80), George Christopoulos, Jimmy Rooney, Tommy Cumming (Jim Williams 65), Gary Cole, Jamie Paton. Coach: Len McKendry.

Saturday, January 31, 1981.
Victoria 1 Dinamo Zagreb 1
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: David Yelland; Attendance: 15,000.
VICTORIA: Peter Laumets, John Yzendoorn, John Gardiner, Steve Kokoska, Jim Tansey, Alan Davidson, Jim Campbell, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton, Ken Murphy. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goal: Paton 51

Saturday, November 7, 1981.
Victoria 1 New Zealand 2
Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Line-up: Lou Denys, Peter Lewis, John Gardiner, Stuart Cannell, Steve Short, Keith Adams, Alan Kerr, Carl Gilder, Ken Murphy, Jim Williams, Peter Brogan. Coach: Len McKendry.
Goal: Brogan 25

Friday, February 5, 1982.
Victoria 0 Hungary 2
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 7,000.
Line-up: Jeff Olver, John Yzendoorn, John Gardiner, Don Macleod, Charlie Yankos, Theo Selemidis, Jim Campbell (Keith Adams 88), Jimmy Rooney, Ken Murphy, Gary Cole, Jamie Paton (Jim Williams 64). Coach: Len McKendry.

Thursday, May 20, 1982.
Victoria 0 Watford 4
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Jim Fearn; Attendance: 6,740.
Line-up: Peter Laumets (Dennis Boland 74), Vince Bannon (Peter Lewis 48), Stuart Cannell, Steve Blair, Keith Adams, Peter Boyle, John Gardiner, Ken Murphy, Doug Brown, Alun Evans, Charlie Egan (Scott Patterson 65). Coach: Tim White.

Sunday, October 17, 1982.
Victoria 2 New York Cosmos 3
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Stewart Mellings; Attendance: 12,000.
Line-up: Jeff Olver, Peter Lewis, John Gardiner, Stuart Cannell, Charlie Yankos, Zoran Ilioski (George Campbell 46), Jim Campbell, Stefan Mila (Doug Brown 78), Ken Murphy, Peter Brogan (Carl Gilder 62), Paul Lewis. Coach: Tim White.
Goals: Murphy 70pk, Brown 81

Sunday, February 20, 1983.
Queensland 0 Victoria 2
Perry Park, Brisbane; Referee: Alan Kibbler; Attendance: 1,500.
Line-up: Dennis Boland, Peter Lewis, John Yzendoorn, Ian Dobson, Charlie Yankos, Jim Campbell, Ken Murphy, Doug Brown, Charlie Egan (Paul Lewis 7), Steve Wooddin, George Campbell (Keith Adams 68). Coach: Tim White.
Goals: Murphy 22, Brown 27

Victoria 1984 State Team
Coached by Tim White, Victoria hosted a touring West Berlin XI with Gary Cole scoring early in the second half.

Saturday, January 21, 1984.
Victoria 1 West Berlin 2
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Jim Fearn; Attendance: 4,000.
Line-up: Jeff Olver, Peter Lewis, Steve Blair, John Yzendoorn, Keith Adams, Tommy Cumming, Zarko Odzakov, Jim Campbell (Oscar Crino 66), Ken Murphy (Josip Biskic 78), Gary Cole, Paul Lewis. Coach: Tim White.
Goals: Cole 47

Sunday, April 29, 1984.
Northern New South Wales 0 Victoria 1
Adamstown Oval, Adamstown; Attendance: 1,500.
Line-up: Sean Keogh, Ricky Lipiarski, John Gardiner, Ian Roodhouse, Harry Hird, Stefan Mila, John Dowie, Noel Mitten (Marcelo Salvo 85), Dave Gibson (Ian Tuffield 86), Joe Sweeney, Andrew Zinni (Janusz Przybyla 74). Coach: Tim White.
Goal: Mitten 43

Monday, January 25, 1988.
Victoria 0 Dinamo Zagreb 6
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: John Fraser; Attendance: 7,500.
Line-up: Jeff Olver, Tyrone James, Steve Blair, Garry McDowall, Ange Postecoglou, Josip Biskic (Johnny Markovski 67), Paul Wade, Oscar Crino, Andrew Zinni, Paul Lewis, Steve Smith (Paul Trimboli 67). Coach: Tim White.

Wednesday, June 7, 1989.
Victoria 4 PAOK 2 
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: Chris Bambridge; Attendance: 7,000.
Line-up: Jeff Olver (Phil Traianedes 65), Ange Postecoglou, Steve Jackson (Nick van Egmond 65), Shaun Parton, George Hannah (Alan Scott 80), Alan Davidson, Mike Petersen, Steve Tasios (Joe Palatsides 75), Andrew Zinni, Paul Trimboli, Johnny Markovski. Coach: John Margaritis.
Goals: Tasios 8, Trimboli 35, 56, Postecoglou 47

Saturday, October 13, 1990.
Victoria 3 South Australia 0
Mildura Showground, Mildura; Referee: Dennis Voutsinas; Crowd: 1,500.
Line-up included: John McKinlay (Les Long), Greg Brack (Ian Dobson), Nick van Egmond, Andy Humble, Robert Stojcevski, Sash Becvinovski. Coach: Tim White.
Goals: Brack 6, van Egmond 68, Dobson 90

Sunday, April 28, 1991.
Queensland 2 Victoria 3
Perry Park, Brisbane.
Line-up included: Robert Stojcevski, Robert Markovac, Andrew Zinni, Damian Mori, Gary Hasler, Shaun Parton. Coach: Tim White.
Goals: Stojcevski 23, Zinni 48, Markovac 54

Saturday, November 23, 1991.
South Australia 1 Victoria 1
Mount Gambier; Referee: Mark Browning; Attendance: 750.
Line-up: Robert Brian, Con Opasinis, Paul Della Rocca, Robert Krajacic, Robbie Tombolato, John Mihailidis, Alex Gymnopoulos (Steve Brimmer), Adrian Pender, Stan Thodis, Gary McMullen, Sash Becvinovski. Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goal: McMullen 13

Sunday, February 2, 1992.
Victoria 1 Australia U23 (Olyroos) 2
Olympic Park, Melbourne; Referee: John Santa Isabel; Attendance: 10,800 (double-header).
Line-up: Jeff Olver, David Healy, Robert Stojcevski (Robert Spasevski 79), Robert Krajacic, Paul Della Rocca, Gary Brattan, Phil Stubbins, Goran Lozanovski (Mark Silic 79), Kimon Taliadoros (Andrew Zinni 37), Francis Awaritefe, Peter Tsolakis (Michael Michalakopoulos 67). Coach: Tim White.
Goal: Taliadoros 33

Sunday, September 20, 1992.
Victoria 1 South Melbourne 1 
Middle Park, Melbourne; Referee: Ziggy Mnich; Attendance: 5,000.
Line-up: Sean Keogh, Robert Krajacic, John Mihailidis, Zoran Markovski, John Waddell, Steve Douglas, Adrian Pender, Anthony Grbac, Steve Gojevic, Sash Becvinovski, Scott Patterson.
Goal: Patterson 69

Saturday, October 10, 1992.
Victoria 2 South Australia 0
Bendigo Sports Ground, Bendigo; Referee: John Fraser.
Line-up: Sean Keogh, John Mihailidis, Eddie Kuzman, Robert Krajacic, David Cervinski, Michael Vesnaver, Paul May (Stan Thodis), Steve Douglas, Steve Gojevic (Vasco Trpcevski), Scott Patterson, Adrian Cervinski.
Goals: A Cervinski 49, 88

Saturday, October 16, 1993.
Tasmania 1 Victoria 2
South Hobart Oval, Hobart; Referee: Bill Monteverde.
Line-up: Jeff Olver, Robert Stojcevski, Adrian Pender, Eddie Kuzman, Norm Dougherty, Frank Valentic, Zoran Markovski, Russell Black, Jamie Melrose (Mark Wilson), Danny Nield (Gary McMullen), Charlie Fitzpatrick. Coach: Tim White.
Goals: Black 73pk, McMullen 82

Saturday, October 23, 1993.
South Australia 4 Victoria 0
Savoy Park, Port Pirie; Referee: John Papanicolas.
Line-up: Jeff Olver, Frank Valentic, Zoran Markovski, Robert Krajacic, Norm Dougherty (Eddie Kuzman), Robert Stojcevski, Russell Black, Adrian Pender (Steve Mangos), Mark Wilson (Gary McMullen), Danny Nield, Charlie Fitzpatrick (sent off ). Coach: Tim White.

Saturday, February 19, 1994.
Victoria 3  JEF United 3
Wembley Park, Box Hill.
Line-up: Jeff Olver (Sean Keogh 46), Darren Byrne, Chris Daglaras (Steve Blair 46, Pat Giaccherini), Robert Krajacic, Robert Cosic, Roberts (Scott Patterson 46), Adrian Pender, Sean Lane, Michael Branov, Danny Nield, Gary McMullen (Terry Rizopoulos 46). Coach: Andy Bozikas.
Goals: Lane 50pk, 79, Rizopoulos 52

Monday, February 21, 1994.
Victoria 0 JEF United 1
Middle Park, Melbourne.
Line-up: Steve Mautone (Jim Kourtis), Fausto De Amicis, Mehmet Durakovic, Doug Hodgson (Paul Della Rocca), Kevin Muscat, Paul Wade (Steve Douglas), Josip Biskic, Johnny Markovski (Francis Awaritefe), Jason Polak, Paul Trimboli (Michael Michalakopoulos), Con Boutsianis. Coach: Andy Bozikas.

Saturday, February 25, 1995.
Victoria 2 JEF United 2 
JL Muprhy Reserve, Port Melbourne; Referee: John Fraser.
Line-up: Jeff Olver, Henry Velkovski, Dean Fak, Robert Runje, Robert Krajacic (Paul Harris), Nick van Egmond (Nick Papadopoulos), Chris Daglaras (Pat Giaccherini), Sava Rusmir, Vasko Trpcevski, Dale White, Carlos Retre. Coach: Ian Dobson.
Goals: Daglaras 40, Retre 82

Sunday, May 21, 1995.
Victoria 1 West Ham United 1
Olympic Park, Melbourne  Referee: Gerry Connolly; Attendance: 3,500.
Line-up: Frank Juric (Dean Anastasiadis 46), Kevin Muscat, Fausto De Amicis, Andrew Marth, Dean Fak, Mark Silic (Francis Awaritefe 72), Paul Wade, Danny Tiatto, Zoran Trajcevski (Josip Skoko 61), Paul Trimboli, Johnny Markovski. Coach: Ian Dobson.
Goal: Trimboli 45

Sunday, October 8, 1995.
Victoria 4 South Australia 2 
Wembley Park, Box Hill; Referee: Nestor Zachariadis.
Line-up: Robert Brian, Henry Velkovski, John Dimitrelos, Robert Runje, Dean Fak, Tom Markovski, Nick van Egmond (Reno Minichiello 67), Chris Emsovski, Gerry McAleer, Nick Radecki (Zlatko Mihajlovic 87), Sava Rusmir (George Svigos 82). Coach: Ian Dobson.
Goals: Rusmir 40, Radecki 59, Markovski 74, Fak 82

Sunday, October 22, 1995.
South Australia 2 Victoria 2 
Ramsay Park, Elizabeth, Adelaide; Referee: Tony Spagnoletti.
Line-up: Robert Brian, Henry Velkovski, Dean Fak (sent off 61), Robbie Ferla, Robert Runje, John Dimitrelos, Nick van Egmond, Chris Emsovski (Reno Minichiello), Nick Radecki (Zlatko Mihajlovic), Sava Rusmir, Gerry McAleer (Daniel Genovesi 4, sent off 59). Coach: Ian Dobson.
Goals: Genovesi 37, van Egmond 58

Saturday, February 10, 1996.
Victoria 0 JEF United 3
JL Murphy Reserve, Port Melbourne; Referee: Nestor Zachariadis; Attendance: 250.
Line-up:  Jeff Olver, George Georgiadis, Paul Della Rocca, Dean Fak, Henry Velkovski, Sava Rusmir (Andy Vlahos 75), Harry Ngata (Harry Micheil 46), Gary Hasler (George Svigos 46), Peter Tsolakis, Danny Gnjidic, Joe Tricarico. Coach: Ken Murphy.