2000–01 National Soccer League

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NSL 2000-01
LeagueNational Soccer League
SportAssociation football
Duration2000-2001
Number of teams16
NSL season
ChampionsWollongong Wolves
Top scorerSasho Petrovski (21)
National Soccer League seasons

The 2000–01 National Soccer League season, was the 25th season of the National Soccer League in Australia.

Regular season[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 South Melbourne 30 21 6 3 70 24 +46 69 2001 National Soccer League Finals
2 Wollongong Wolves (C) 30 18 7 5 80 40 +40 61 2000–01 National Soccer League Champions
3 Perth Glory 30 18 7 5 73 33 +40 61 2001 National Soccer League Finals
4 Sydney Olympic 30 17 6 7 58 37 +21 57
5 Marconi Fairfield 30 14 8 8 42 33 +9 50
6 Melbourne Knights 30 14 7 9 61 46 +15 49
7 Adelaide Force 30 12 7 11 54 54 0 43
8 Auckland Kingz 30 12 7 11 52 52 0 43
9 Parramatta Power 30 13 3 14 42 44 −2 42
10 Sydney United 30 12 6 12 46 56 −10 42
11 Canberra Cosmos (R) 30 11 4 15 49 55 −6 37 Disbanded at end of season
12 Brisbane Strikers 30 9 8 13 52 56 −4 35
13 Northern Spirit 30 8 8 14 39 50 −11 32
14 Newcastle United 30 7 9 14 37 56 −19 30
15 Eastern Pride (R) 30 5 5 20 32 61 −29 0[a] Disbanded at end of season
16 Carlton SC (R) 30 0 0 30 0 90 −90 0[b] Team withdrew
Updated to match(es) played on 19 April 2001. Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Eastern Pride were stripped of all their points following a breach of regulations.[1]
  2. ^ Carlton SC withdrew after eight rounds. All games against them were awarded 3-0.[2]

Finals[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                                           
 
2  Wollongong Wolves  2  2  4    Wollongong Wolves  2
1  South Melbourne  1  1  2            South Melbourne  1
       
       
         
  6  Melbourne Knights (a)  0  2 2           1  South Melbourne  2  
  3  Perth Glory  0  2  2         4  Sydney Olympic  0
       
       
        6  Melbourne Knights  0  
        4  Sydney Olympic  1
     
     
  4  Sydney Olympic  3  2  5  
  5  Marconi Fairfield  1  0  1


Elimination finals[edit]

Minor semifinal[edit]

Major semifinal[edit]

Preliminary final[edit]

Grand final[edit]

Wollongong Wolves2 – 1South Melbourne
Petrovski Goal 56'
Young Goal 57'
(report) Anastasiadis Goal 78'
Attendance: 13,402
Referee: Eddie Lennie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australia 2000/01". rsssf.com. RSSSF. 29 January 2003. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Australia 2000/01". rsssf.com. RSSSF. 29 January 2003. Retrieved 31 May 2014.