Goalkeeper Nominees

Michael PetkovicMichael Petkovic

  • Born 16 July 1976.
  • Six seasons at SMFC from 1995 to 2002.
  • 161 League games.
  • 1998 & 1999 NSL Championship winner.
  • 1999 Theo Marmaras Medal winner.
  • 1999, 2001 & 2002 NSL Goalkeeper of the Year.

 

 

Peter LaumetsPeter Laumets

  • Born 3 April 1957.
  • Nine seasons at SMFC from 1979 to 1987.
  • 213 League games.
  • 1984 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

Bruce MacLarenBruce MacLaren

  • Born 11 May 1962.
  • Six seasons at SMFC from 1988 to 1993.
  • 136 League games.
  • 1991 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

Marko FodeMarko Fode

  • Born N/A.
  • Five seasons at SMFC from 1971 to 1974 and 1976 (squad only).
  • Approximately 100 League games.
  • 1972 & 1974 VSL Championship winner.
  • Holds club record for most consecutive clean sheets (11) between R8 and 18 (1972).

Defender Nominees

Takis MantarakisTakis Mantarakis (deceased)

  • Born 22 June 1934; Died 23 January 2016.
  • Nine seasons at SMFC from 1961 to 1969.
  • Left fullback.
  • Approximately 150 League games, 4 League goals.
  • 1962, 1964, 1965 & 1966 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Mike PyeMike Pye

  • Born 9 August 1947.
  • Five seasons at SMFC from 1975 to 1979.
  • Right fullback.
  • Approximately 110 League games, 2 League goals.
  • 1974 & 1976 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Alan DavidsonAlan Davidson

  • Born 1 June 1960.
  • Nine seasons at SMFC from 1979 to 1984, 1986, 1994 to 1996.
  • Left fullback.
  • 170 League games, 13 League goals.
  • 1984 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

Bobby RussellBobby Russell

  • Born 16 July 1955.
  • Seven seasons at SMFC from 1983 to 1989.
  • Right fullback.
  • 157 League games, 2 League goals.
  • 1984 NSL Championship winner.
  • 1986 NSL Player of the Year.
  • 1986 Theo Marmaras Medal winner.

 

 

Ange PostecoglouAnge Postecoglou

  • Born 27 August 1965.
  • Ten seasons at SMFC from 1984 to 1993.
  • Left fullback.
  • 193 League games, 19 League goals.
  • NSL Championship winner 1984 (player) & 1991 (captain).
  • 2000 Sam Papasavas Award winner.

 

 

Fausto De AmicisFausto De Amicis

  • Born 26 June 1968.
  • Seven seasons at SMFC from 1996 to 2003.
  • Left fullback.
  • 178 League games, 2 League goals.
  • 1998 Joe Marston Medal winner.
  • 1998 and 1999 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

John BedfordJohn Bedford (deceased)

  • Born 7 August 1941; Died 19 December 2011.
  • Fourteen seasons at SMFC from 1961 to 1974.
  • Utility player.
  • Approximately 230 League games, 11 League goals.
  • 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1972 & 1974 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Steve BlairSteve Blair

  • Born 28 December 1961.
  • Fifteen seasons at SMFC from 1979 to 1993.
  • Centre-half.
  • 338 League games, 15 League goals.
  • 1984 & 1991 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

Mehmet DurakovicMehmet Durakovic

  • Born 13 October 1965.
  • Ten seasons at SMFC from 1989 to 1995 and 2000 to 2004.
  • Sweeper / fullback.
  • 231 League games, 6 League goals.
  • 1990 & 1992 Theo Marmaras Medal winner.
  • 1991 NSL Championship winner.

Midfielder Nominees

Boulis KambouropoulosBoulis Kambouropoulos (deceased)

  • Born 15 January 1943; Died 16 November 1995.
  • Eleven seasons at SMFC from 1962 to 1972.
  • Approximately 150 League games, 31 League goals.
  • 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966 & 1972 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

John MargaritisJohn Margaritis

  • Born 27 August 1937.
  • Seven seasons at SMFC from 1961 to 1967.
  • Approximately 100 League games, 23 League goals.
  • 1962, 1964, 1965 and 1966 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Ken MurphyKen Murphy

  • Born 19 June 1956.
  • Five seasons at SMFC from 1983 to 1987.
  • 96 League games, 8 League goals.
  • 1984 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

Ted SmithTed Smith

  • Born 24 September 1935.
  • Four seasons at SMFC from 1961 to 1964.
  • Approximately 50 League games, 2 League goals.
  • 1962 VSL Championship winner.
  • South Melbourne’s first Socceroo representative.

 

 

Michael PetersenMichael Petersen

  • Born 6 May 1965.
  • Nine seasons at SMFC from 1989 to 1997.
  • 171 League games, 8 League goals.
  • 1991 NSL Championship winner.
  • 1995 Theo Marmaras Medal winner.

 

 

Oscar CrinoOscar Crino

  • Born 9 August 1962.
  • Three seasons at SMFC from 1983 to 1985.
  • 76 League games, 14 League goals.
  • 1984 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

Paul WadePaul Wade

  • Born 20 March 1962.
  • Nine seasons at SMFC from 1987 to 1995.
  • 202 League games, 28 League goals.
  • 1987 SMFC Leading Goal Scorer (8).
  • 1988 NSL Player of the Year.
  • 1991 NSL Championship winner.
  • 1993 Theo Marmaras Medal winner.

 

 

Jordan IeremiadisJordan Ieremiadis (deceased)

  • Born 8 September 1934; Died March 2009.
  • Five seasons at SMFC from 1960 to 1964.
  • Approximately 60 League games, 1 League goal.
  • 1960 Division One Championship winner.
  • 1962 & 1964 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Michael MandalisMichael Mandalis

  • Born 28 March 1945.
  • Eleven seasons at SMFC from 1962 to 1972.
  • Approximately 100 League games, 32 League goals.
  • 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966 & 1972 VSL Championship winner.
  • 1964 VSL Leading Goal Scorer (17).

 

 

Peter BournePeter Bourne

  • Born 5 April 1948.
  • Five seasons at SMFC from 1972 to 1976.
  • Approximately 100 League games, 17 League goals.
  • 1972, 1974 & 1976 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Steve PanopoulosSteve Panopoulos

  • Born 23 June 1975.
  • Ten seasons at SMFC from 1993 to 2003.
  • 235 League games, 24 League goals.
  • 1998 & 1999 NSL Championship winner.
  • 1999 Oceania Club Championship winner.
  • Represented SMFC at 2000 FIFA World Club Championships.
  • 2001 Theo Marmaras Medal winner.

 

 

Billy RogersBilly Rogers

  • Born 16 July 1949.
  • Six seasons at SMFC from 1977 to 1982.
  • 112 League games, 12 League goals.

 

 

George PapadopoulosGeorge Papadopoulos (deceased)

  • Born 25 April 1936; Died 26 February 2013.
  • Seven seasons at SMFC from 1960 to 1966.
  • Approximately 100 League games, 12 League goals.
  • 1960 Division One Championship winner.
  • 1962, 1964 & 1966 VSL Championship winner.

Forward Nominees

Jim ArmstrongJim Armstrong

  • Born 21 March 1943.
  • Seven seasons at SMFC from 1970 to 1976.
  • 150 League games, 89 League goals.
  • 1972 & 1974 VSL Leading Goal Scorer (17 & 22).
  • 1974 Bill Fleming Medal winner.
  • 1972, 1974 & 1976 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Doug BrownDoug Brown

  • Born 21 March 1958.
  • Four seasons at SMFC from 1983 to 1986.
  • 86 League games, 48 League goals.
  • 1983 & 1984 NSL Leading Goal Scorer (16 & 22).
  • 1984 NSL Championship winner.

 

 

Charlie EganCharlie Egan

  • Born 14 August 1959.
  • Six seasons at SMFC from 1982 to 1987.
  • 153 League games, 73 League goals.
  • 1984 NSL Championship winner.
  • 1985 NSL Leading Goal Scorer (21).

 

 

Antonis KaragiannisTony Karagiannis (deceased)

  • Born N/A; Died 2 May 2010.
  • Two seasons at SMFC from 1960 to 1961.
  • Approximately 40 League games, approximately 35 League goals.
  • 1960 Division One Championship winner.

 

 

Duncan CummingsDuncan Cummings

  • Born 20 March 1958.
  • Six seasons at SMFC from 1976 to 1981.
  • Approximately 110 League games, 32 League goals.
  • 1976 VSL Championship winner.
  • Transferred from Melbourne Hungaria to SMFC for a then-Victorian record of $10,000.

 

 

Jim PyrgoliosJim Pyrgolios

  • Born 27 December 1939.
  • Ten seasons at SMFC from 1963 to 1972.
  • Approximately 200 League games, 38 League goals.
  • 1964, 1965, 1966 & 1972 VSL Championship winner.
  • 1971 Bill Fleming Medal winner.

 

 

Ernie AckerleyErnie Ackerley

  • Born 23 September 1943.
  • Eight seasons at SMFC from 1964 to 1971.
  • Approximately 140 League games, 58 League goals.
  • 1964, 1965 & 1966 VSL Championship winner.
  • 1965 VSL Leading Goal Scorer (16).

 

 

Alun EvansAlun Evans

  • Born 30 September 1949.
  • Five seasons at SMFC from 1978 to 1982.
  • 104 League games, 37 League goals.

 

 

Antonis HatzieleftheriouTony Hatzieleftheriou (deceased)

  • Born 17 December 1938; Died 1990s.
  • Five seasons at SMFC from 1960 to 1964.
  • Scored over 50 goals in Division One in 1960.
  • Approximately 70 League games, 75 League goals.
  • 1960 Division One Leading Goal Scorer (50+).
  • 1960 Division One Championship winner.
  • 1962 VSL Championship winner.

 

 

Paul TrimboliPaul Trimboli

  • Born 25 February 1969.
  • Seventeen seasons at SMFC from 1988 to 2004.
  • 430 League games, 115 League goals.
  • 1988 and 1989 NSL Under 21 Player of the Year.
  • 1988, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1997 & 1998 Theo Marmaras Medal winner.
  • 1991 (player), 1998 & 1999 (captain) NSL Championship winner.
  • 1993 & 1998 NSL Player of the Year.
  • 1999 Oceania Club Championship winner (captain).
  • Captained SMFC at 2000 FIFA World Club Championships.