1980 National Soccer League

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NSL 1980
League National Soccer League
Sport Association football
Duration 1980
Number of teams 14
NSL season
Champions Sydney City
Top scorer Gary Cole (21)
National Soccer League seasons

The National Soccer League 1980 season was the fourth season of the National Soccer League in Australia. The champions were Sydney City SC, their second title after winning the 1977 season (as Eastern Suburbs).

League table[edit]

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Sydney City (C) 26 16 5 5 51 26 +25 37 1980 National Soccer League Champions
2 Heidelberg United 26 15 6 5 55 33 +22 36
3 South Melbourne 26 15 5 6 42 21 +21 35
4 Marconi Fairfield 26 14 6 6 53 32 +21 34
5 Adelaide City 26 13 4 9 40 27 +13 30
6 Newcastle KB United 26 12 6 8 32 31 +1 30
7 Brisbane Lions 26 7 11 8 28 32 −4 25
8 APIA Leichhardt Tigers 26 8 7 11 27 35 −8 23
9 Footscray JUST 26 7 9 10 32 41 −9 23
10 Canberra City 26 7 7 12 34 33 +1 21
11 Blacktown City 26 9 3 14 34 55 −21 21
12 Brisbane City 26 4 10 12 29 36 −7 18
13 West Adelaide 26 7 3 16 24 46 −22 17
14 St George-Budapest (R) 26 5 4 17 32 65 −33 14 Relegated to the 1981 NSW State League

Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]