1979 National Soccer League

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NSL 1979
LeagueNational Soccer League
SportAssociation football
Duration1979
Number of teams14
NSL season
ChampionsMarconi Fairfield
Top scorerMark Jankovic (18)
National Soccer League seasons

The National Soccer League 1979 season was the third season of the National Soccer League in Australia. The champions were Marconi Fairfield.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Marconi Fairfield (C) 26 15 6 5 58 32 +26 40[a] 1979 National Soccer League Champions
2 Heidelberg United 26 14 7 5 44 30 +14 36[a]
3 Sydney City 26 15 3 8 47 29 +18 34[a]
4 Brisbane City 26 14 5 7 38 30 +8 34[a]
5 Adelaide City 26 13 6 7 43 27 +16 33[a]
6 Newcastle KB United 26 11 9 6 43 30 +13 32[a]
7 West Adelaide 26 10 4 12 28 31 −3 25[a]
8 APIA Leichhardt Tigers 26 11 3 12 29 37 −8 25
9 Brisbane Lions 26 8 6 12 28 40 −12 22
10 Footscray JUST 26 8 3 15 29 43 −14 20[a]
11 St George-Budapest 26 7 6 13 27 43 −16 20
12 Canberra City 26 6 8 12 25 41 −16 20
13 Sydney Olympic (R) 26 7 5 14 23 30 −7 19 Relegated to the 1980 NSW State League
14 South Melbourne 26 6 3 17 29 49 −20 16[a]
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i A Bonus Point was awarded for victories of 4 goals or more.

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]