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Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Victorian Soccer Fixtures and Results 1908

1908 was the year of resurgence. Led by Harry Dockerty, the game came out of its slumbers in a series of meetings and practice matches ready for the upsurge in 1909. The British Association Football League of Victoria was formed in late July. By September 152 players has joined the association and usually 6 teams were able to be formed for practice games.

Saturday 25 July
Practice Matches at Middle Park (60 players involved at the first players gathering of the British Association Football League of Victoria)
Saturday 1 August
Practice Match 1 at Middle Park
Practice Match 2 at Middle Park
Saturday 8 August
Practice Match 1 at Middle Park
Practice Match 2 at Middle Park
Saturday 15 August
Victoria 6 SS Persic 1 at Middle Park
B v C
at Middle Park 
D v E at Middle Park
Saturday 22 August
League def Kerr's Eleven at Middle Park
Practice Match 1
at Middle Park 
Practice Match 2 at Middle Park
These games were advertised as follows
'
League v. Dunlop Rubber Co.,
"A." v. Kerr's Eleven, and
"C." v. "D.'
Monday 31 August
Victoria 4 HMS Powerful 1 at Richmond Cricket Ground
Saturday 5 September
Practice Match 1 at Middle Park 
Practice Match 2 at Middle Park
Saturday 12 September
Scotland 3 England 0 at Middle Park
Practice Match 1
at Middle Park 
Practice Match 2 at Middle Park
Saturday 26 September
St. Kilda v. Albert park at Middle Park
Carlton United v. Fitzroy at Middle Park
Prahran v. South Melbourne at Middle Park
Saturday 3 October
Exhibition game  "between two of the association's best elevens" at North Melbourne Cricket Ground (curtain-raiser for VJA football final)

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