Over the next few weeks we will look at a number of team group photos from over the years, and this week we commence with our Ampol Cup squad from 1981.
The Saints had been relegated from the National Soccer League after the end of the 1980 season, and were placed back in the NSW State League for 1981. We went on the finish second to Sydney Croatia in the league but won the Grand Final. The Saints were subsequently promoted back to the NSL for 1982.
Here is our Ampol Cup squad for that 1981 season, a year which saw us win all four group matches:
v Riverwood 4-2
v Croatia 4-1
v Parramatta 4-0
v Wollongong Utd 7-3
before losing to Sutherland Sharks 4-2 in the semi final.
Back row: Ernie Campbell, Dez Marton, Peter Terry, Barry Walker, David Rylands, Mike Fraser, Frank Lang (asst coach), Frank Arok (coach)
Front row: Villy Kanacki, John Davies, Mark Barton, Peter Stone, Steve McDonad, David Skeen.