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South Melbourne FC Senior Team Statistics

1959 to 2014 (League matches only)

Biggest Wins
10-1
v Moonee Ponds, Middle Park (30 April 1960)
9-1 v Essendon Triestina, Olympic Park (25 July 1965)
9-1 v Melbourne University, Middle Park (9 April 1960)
9-0 v Corio, Middle Park (10 September 1960)
7-0 v Melbourne Knights, Lakeside Stadium (11 June 2006)
7-0 v Newcastle, Middle Park (22 July 1984)
7-0 v Box Hill, Middle Park (27 May 1972)

Biggest Defeats
0-7
v Marconi Fairfield, Parramatta Stadium (2 May 1993)
0-6 v Sydney Olympic, Belmore Sports Ground (23 January 2000)
0-6 v Marconi Fairfield, Marconi Stadium (22 April 1979)
0-5 v Northcote City, John Cain Memorial Park (8 May 2011)
0-5 v Hume City, Broadmeadows Valley Park (17 April 2011)
0-5 v Carlton Soccer Club, Lakeside Stadium (12 April 1998)
0-5 v Maribyrnong Polonia, Olympic Park (14 June 1964)

Most Goals Scored in a Match
10
v Moonee Ponds (10-1 win), Middle Park (30 April 1960)
9 v Essendon Triestina (9-1 win), Olympic Park (25 July 1965)
9 v Melbourne University (9-1 win), Middle Park (9 April 1960)
9 v Corio (9-0 win), Middle Park (10 September 1960)
7 v Melbourne Knights (7-0 win), Lakeside Stadium (11 June 2006)
7 v Newcastle (7-0 win), Middle Park (22 July 1984)
7 v Box Hill (7-0 win), Middle Park (27 May 1972)
7 v Preston Lions (7-1 win), Connor Reserve (15 March 2009)
7 v West Adelaide (7-1 win), Hindmarsh Stadium (19 January 1992)
7 v Essendon Lions (7-2 win), Olympic Park (5 April 1964)

Most Goals Conceded in a Match
7
v Ringwood City Wilhelmina (7-7 draw), Jubilee Park (19 August 1973)
7 v Marconi Fairfield (0-7 loss), Parramatta Stadium (2 May 1993)
6 v Sydney Olympic (0-6 loss), Belmore Sports Ground (23 January 2000)
6 v Marconi Fairfield (0-6 loss), Marconi Stadium (22 April 1979)
5 v Essendon Lions (6-5 win), Middle Park (11 July 1964)
v Northcote City (0-5 loss), SS Anderson Reserve (13 October 2013)
5 v Northcote City (0-5 loss), John Cain Memorial Park (8 May 2011)
5 v Hume City (0-5 loss), Broadmeadows Valley Park (17 April 2011)
5
v Carlton Soccer Club (0-5 loss), Lakeside Stadium (12 April 1998)
5 v Maribyrnong Polonia (0-5 loss), Olympic Park (14 June 1964)
5 v Brisbane Strikers (1-5 loss), Suncorp Stadium (27 November 1999)
5 v Ringwood City (1-5 loss), Jubilee Park (14 June 1969)
5 v Melbourne Hungaria (1-5 loss), Olympic Park (30 July 1967)

Record Sequences
Longest sequence of wins - 
14 (14 May 1960 to 8 April 1961)
Longest sequence of draws - 5 (18 June 1989 to 16 July 1989)
Longest sequence of losses - 6 (27 October 1995 to 2 December 1995)
Longest sequence undefeated - 21 (12 August 1984 to 28 April 1985)
Longest sequence winless - 9 (29 October 1994 to 27 December 1994)
Longest sequence of clean sheets - 11 (6 May 1972 to 23 July 1972)
Longest sequence without scoring - 4 (12 October 2001 to 10 November 2001)

Record Season Starts
Longest winning start - 
11 (13 March 2014 to 1 June 2014)
Longest drawing start - 3 (1 Feb 1988 to 15 Feb 1988 28 Feb 2010 to 13 March 2010)
Longest losing start - 3 (11 March 1979 to 26 March 1979)
Longest undefeated start - 21 (2 April 1960 to 8 April 1961)
Longest winless start - 7 (11 March 1979 to 22 April 1979)
Longest clean sheet start - 3 (1 April 1973 to 15 April 1973)
Longest start without scoring - 3 (11 March 1979 to 26 March 1979)

Most Games Played


430 - Paul Trimboli (1988 to 2004)
338 - Steve Blair (1979 to 1993)
295 - Vaughan Coveny (1995 to 2006, 2009)
250 - John Bedford (1961 to 1974)*
235 - Steve Panopoulos (1993 to 2003)
231 - Mehmet Durakovic (1989 to 1995, 2000 to 2004)
216 - Con Boutsianis (1989 to 1995, 1998, 2000 to 2004)
213 - Peter Laumets (1979 to 1987)
202 - Paul Wade (1987 to 1995)
193 - Ange Postecoglou (1984 to 1993)
* Approximate number of matches played due to incomplete records pre-NSL.

Most Goals Scored


115 - Paul Trimboli (1988 to 2004)
102 - Vaughan Coveny (1995 to 2006, 2009)
91 - Jim Armstrong (1970 to 1976)
74 - Con Boutsianis (1989 to 1995, 1998, 2000 to 2004)
73 - Charlie Egan (1982 to 1987)
60 - Michael Curcija (1995 to 2000, 2004)
57 - Ernie Ackerley (1964 to 1971)
52 - Fernando De Moraes (2005 to 2013)
48 - Doug Brown (1983 to 1985)
45 - Kimon Taliadoros (1988 to 1992)

Most Individual Goals in a Season


22 - Doug Brown (1984)
22 - Jim Armstrong (1974)
21 - Charlie Egan (1985)
21 - Con Nestoridis (1966)
20 - Charlie Egan (1982)
20 - Jim Armstrong (1972)
19 - Michael Curcija (1999/00)
19 - Francis Awaritefe (1992/93)
18 - Milos Lujic (2014)
17 - David Gorrie (1969)

Most Individual Goals in a Match
(Nine players have scored 4 goals in a single match for South Melbourne FC and are listed below from most recent)

Gianni De Nittis v Hume City, Broadmeadows Valley Park (25 April 2010)
Goran Zoric v Preston Lions, Connor Reserve (15 March 2009)
Michael Curcija v Kingz FC, Lakeside Stadium (30 November 2003)
Con Boutsianis v Northern Spirit, Lakeside Stadium (29 April 2001)
Ivan Kelic v Wollongong Wolves, Lakeside Stadium (29 December 1995)
Kimon Taliadoros v West Adelaide, Hindmarsh Stadium (19 January 1992)
Charlie Egan v Newcastle, Middle Park (22 July 1984)
Tom Clarke v Box Hill, Middle Park (7 August 1971)
Ernie Ackerley v Melbourne Hungaria, Olympic Park (15 May 1966)

Best Home Crowds (excludes finals)


23,860 v George Cross (1-1 draw), Olympic Park (5 August 1962)
20,000 v Juventus (1-0 win), Middle Park (10 April 1966)
20,000 v Maribyrnong Polonia (1-2 loss), Olympic Park (21 July 1963)
18,500 v Footscray JUST (1-1 draw), Olympic Park (26 May 1963)
17,228 v Marconi Fairfield (0-3 loss), Middle Park (23 April 1978)

Please Note: 
This page is constantly being updated with new information. The information above is as accurate as possible as of 17 August 2014.

South Melbourne FC welcomes any suggestions for additional statistical information, as well as any information or photos about old matches or past players. If you have anything that you would like to send through, please email history@smfc.com.au