Eastern Suburbs FC

Includes Merton-Easts, Easts-Aston Villa, Merton Rovers, Easts United, Pineapple Rovers, Shafston United, Shafston Rovers, United Rangers

 

Eastern Suburbs
Since 1981

Merton-Easts
1973-1980

Easts-Aston Villa
1966-1972
Easts United
1947-1965
Eastern Suburbs
1939-1946

Pineapple Rovers
1912-1938

Shafston United
1938

Shafston Rovers
1912-1937

United Rangers
1932-1937

Merton Rovers
1915-1972

 

 

Eastern Suburbs

 

First grade men's season results

 

Key:

Premiers / Champions

Promoted

Relegated

 

Season

Position

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals
For

Goals
Against

Goal
Av/Diff

Points

Tier

Division

Grand Final

Notes

2018

2

Eastern Suburbs

24

16

2

6

95

47

48

50

3

FQ Premier League

LOST Peninsula Power 2-0

Tier 3 FQ Premier League commenced 2018

2017

6

Eastern Suburbs

22

8

7

7

41

31

10

31

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2016

7

Eastern Suburbs

22

9

5

8

43

35

8

32

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2015

2

Eastern Suburbs

22

14

2

6

46

24

22

44

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2014

4

Eastern Suburbs

22

13

4

5

41

19

22

43

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2013

5

Eastern Suburbs

22

13

1

8

48

28

20

40

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

Tier 2 Queensland NPL commenced 2013

2012

6

Eastern Suburbs

26

12

6

8

50

37

13

42

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2011

5

Eastern Suburbs

26

12

5

9

51

38

13

41

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2010

4

Eastern Suburbs

26

15

4

7

49

34

15

49

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2009

6

Eastern Suburbs

24

12

3

9

47

41

6

39

3

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2008

1

Eastern Suburbs

22

15

4

3

58

25

33

49

4

Brisbane Premier Division 1

 

Tier 2 State League (2008-2012)

2007

10

Eastern Suburbs

22

6

0

16

35

49

-14

18

3

Brisbane Premier Division 1

 

 

2006

12

Eastern Suburbs

22

2

1

19

22

88

-66

7

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2005

10

Eastern Suburbs

22

5

2

15

25

67

-42

17

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

Tier 1 A League commenced 2005/06

2004

9

Eastern Suburbs

22

7

2

13

27

43

-16

23

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2003

1

Eastern Suburbs

24

16

4

4

63

28

35

52

3

Brisbane Premier Division 1

 

 

2002

11

Eastern Suburbs

22

3

4

15

20

46

-26

13

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

Promotion play-off:

South United - Eastern Suburbs 1-1 2-1

2001

8

Eastern Suburbs

22

6

4

12

34

55

-21

22

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

2000

1

Eastern Suburbs

24

16

6

2

77

26

51

54

3

Division 1 South

No Finals Series due to Olympics

Won championship by topping the table

1999

4

Eastern Suburbs

24

11

7

6

43

30

13

40

3

Division 1 North

LOST North Star 1-0

 

1998

1

Eastern Suburbs

24

17

5

2

43

16

27

56

3

Division 1 North

LOST Albany Creek 3-0

 

1997

7

Eastern Suburbs

18

7

4

7

28

31

-3

25

3

Division 1 North

 

 

1996

11

Eastern Suburbs

22

4

4

14

28

45

-17

16

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1995

9

Eastern Suburbs

22

5

5

12

23

47

-24

20

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1994

10

Eastern Suburbs

22

6

4

12

28

46

-18

22

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1993

9

Eastern Suburbs

22

7

4

11

35

46

-11

25

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1992

9

Eastern Suburbs

22

7

6

9

28

34

-6

27

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1991

4

Eastern Suburbs

22

11

5

6

32

22

10

38

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1990

5

Eastern Suburbs

22

10

5

7

32

30

2

35

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1989

5

Eastern Suburbs

22

9

6

7

43

25

18

33

2

Brisbane Premier League

WON Brisbane Lions 3-2

 

1988

4

Eastern Suburbs

22

11

5

6

35

23

12

38

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1987

4

Eastern Suburbs

22

11

4

7

39

27

12

26

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1986

4

Eastern Suburbs

18

8

4

6

36

26

10

20

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1985

8

Eastern Suburbs

18

5

5

8

17

21

-4

15

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1984

9

Eastern Suburbs

18

3

7

8

21

31

-10

13

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1983

7

Eastern Suburbs

22

8

5

9

21

35

-14

21

2

Brisbane Premier League

 

 

1982

8

Eastern Suburbs

28

11

7

10

46

34

12

29

3

Division 1

 

 

1981

2

Eastern Suburbs

18

11

2

5

31

19

12

24

2

State League

LOST Mount Gravatt 3-1

 

1980

2

Merton-Easts

22

13

5

4

38

19

19

31

3

Division 1

WON Mitchelton 3-1

 

1979

2

Merton-Easts

22

11

6

5

35

21

1.667

28

3

Division 1

LOST Mitchelton 2-0

Tier 2 State League (1979-1982)

1978

7

Merton-Easts

22

8

3

11

22

35

0.629

19

2

Division 1

 

 

1977

6

Merton-Easts

22

9

4

9

29

28

1.036

22

2

Division 1

 

Tier 1 National Soccer League (1977-2004)

1976

3

Merton-Easts

22

12

3

7

36

29

1.241

27

1

Division 1

 

 

1975

3

Merton-Easts

22

11

5

6

45

28

1.607

27

1

Division 1

LOST Brisbane City 3-0

 

1974

5

Merton-Easts

22

9

5

8

46

36

1.278

23

1

Division 1

 

 

1973

3

Merton-Easts

22

13

2

7

81

42

1.929

28

1

Division 1

 

 

Merton-Easts were formed by the amalgamation of Mertons Rovers and Easts-Aston Villa after the 1972 season

 

 

East United

 

Season

Position

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals
For

Goals
Against

Goal
Av/Diff

Points

Tier

Division

Grand Final

Notes

1972

7

Easts-Aston Villa

20

9

2

9

35

31

1.129

20

2

Division 2A

 

Table incomplete

1971

3

Easts-Aston Villa

22

14

4

4

65

39

1.667

32

2

Division 2A

 

 

1970

2

Easts-Aston Villa

22

15

2

5

72

40

1.800

32

2

Division 2

 

 

1969

7

Easts-Aston Villa

22

7

4

11

56

48

1.167

18

2

Division 2

 

 

1968

4

Easts-Aston Villa

22

14

3

5

75

36

2.083

31

2

Division 2

 

 

1967

4

Easts-Aston Villa

22

10

3

9

43

38

1.132

23

2

Division 2

 

 

1966

6

Easts-Aston Villa

22

10

2

10

51

47

1.085

20

2

Division 2

 

 

1965

4

Easts United

22

10

6

6

38

32

1.188

26

2

Division 2

 

Easts United and junior team Aston Villa merged to form Easts-Aston Villa for 1966

1964

7

Easts United

16

7

2

7

31

34

0.912

16

2

QSF - Division 1

 

Table incomplete

1963

9

Easts United

18

3

0

15

21

73

0.288

6

1

State League

 

 

1962

6

Easts United

18

6

5

7

46

45

1.022

17

1

State League

 

 

1961

5

Easts United

18

8

1

9

58

47

1.234

17

1

Division 1

 

 

1960

1

Easts United

13

12

0

1

100

17

5.882

24

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1959

2

Easts United

13

11

0

2

41

17

2.412

22

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1958

10

Easts United

18

3

3

12

32

59

0.542

9

1

Division 1

 

 

1957

3

Easts United

18

13

1

4

57

28

2.036

27

1

Division 1

 

 

1956

3

Easts United

18

10

3

5

55

47

1.170

23

1

Division 1

 

Final table - Goal totals include estimates

1955

3

Easts United

18

8

6

4

63

47

1.340

22

1

Division 1

 

 

1954

4

Easts United

18

10

2

6

52

38

1.368

22

1

Division 1

 

 

1953

5

Easts United

18

6

5

7

48

58

0.828

17

1

Division 1

 

 

1952

8

Easts United

18

5

1

12

42

55

0.764

11

1

Division 1

 

 

1951

1

Easts United

14

10

0

4

39

32

1.219

20

1

Division 1

 

 

1950

6

Easts United

14

4

3

7

22

29

0.759

11

1

Division 1

 

 

1949

1

Easts United

8

6

1

1

33

10

3.300

13

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete; Easts United finished ahead of Merton Rovers and were promoted to Division 1 for 1950

1948

8

Easts United

14

3

1

10

29

50

0.580

7

1

Division 1

 

 

1947

6

Easts United

18

7

1

10

39

42

0.929

15

1

Division 1

 

 

1946

5

Eastern Suburbs

18

8

3

7

51

37

1.378

19

1

Division 1

 

 

1945

2

Eastern Suburbs

14

9

2

3

39

25

1.560

20

1

Division 1

 

 

1944

2

Eastern Suburbs

10

5

1

4

22

20

1.100

11

1

Division 1

 

 

1942-1943

World War Two - Senior football suspended

 

 

1941

4

Eastern Suburbs

14

6

3

5

32

35

0.914

15

1

Division 1

 

 

1940

7

Eastern Suburbs

14

3

0

11

30

54

0.556

6

1

Division 1

 

 

1939

6

Eastern Suburbs

14

5

0

9

29

42

0.690

10

1

Division 1

 

 

Eastern Suburbs were formed by the amalgamation of Pineapple Rovers and Shafston United in November 1938

 

 

Pineapple Rovers

 

Season

Position

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals
For

Goals
Against

Goal
Av/Diff

Points

Tier

Division

Notes

1938

10

Pineapple Rovers

18

4

2

12

27

81

0.333

10

1

Division 1

Merged with Shafston United to form Eastern Suburbs for 1939

1937

2

Pineapple Rovers

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

0

2

Division 2

Results unknown

1936

5

Pineapple Rovers

4

1

1

2

10

15

0.667

3

2

Division 2

Table incomplete

1935

3

Pineapple Rovers

20

14

3

3

59

26

2.269

31

2

Division 2

Results unknown

1934

8

Pineapple Rovers

14

1

2

11

14

44

0.318

4

1

Division 1

 

1933

3

Pineapple Rovers

10

6

0

4

43

24

1.792

12

1

Division 1

 

1932

3

Pineapple Rovers

10

4

1

5

23

26

0.885

9

1

Division 1

 

1931

6

Pineapple Rovers

10

2

1

7

9

21

0.429

5

1

Division 1

 

1930

2

Pineapple Rovers

13

9

1

3

35

19

1.842

19

1

Division 1

Challenge Round Final: Latrobe - Pineapple Rovers 1-0

1929

5

Pineapple Rovers

14

6

2

6

33

28

1.179

14

1

Division 1

 

1928

6

Pineapple Rovers

14

6

1

7

38

43

0.884

13

1

Division 1

 

1927

9

Pineapple Rovers

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

0

1

Division 1

Pineapple Rovers were expelled before the season commenced and
Norman Park took their place

1926

6

Pineapple Rovers

14

2

3

9

23

31

0.742

7

1

Division 1

Pineapple Rovers were suspended after 12 matches.
Their last two matches were awarded to opponents.

1925

1

Pineapple Rovers

10

8

1

1

30

16

1.875

17

1

Division 1

Premiership Series Final: Pineapple Rovers - Thistle 0-4;
Championship decider: Pineapple Rovers - Thistle 5-2 (after a 3-3 draw)

1924

1

Pineapple Rovers

10

6

2

2

25

8

3.125

14

1

Division 1

 

1923

5

Pineapple Rovers

10

3

1

6

12

18

0.667

7

1

Division 1

 

1922

6

Pineapple Rovers

18

6

4

8

28

34

0.824

16

1

Division A

 

1921

6

Pineapple Rovers

13

2

4

7

18

24

0.750

8

1

Division A

 

1920

3

Pineapple Rovers

15

9

1

5

26

18

1.444

19

1

Division 1

 

1919

1

Pineapple Rovers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Division 1

Premiership Final: Pineapple Rovers 3 Merthyr Thistles 1

1918

8

Pineapple Rovers A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Division 3A

Results unknown 

1915-1917

Most senior competition suspended due to the First World War

 

1914

2

Pineapple Rovers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Division 2

Results unknown

Pineapple Rovers first appeared under this name as a junior club in 1912, and appears to be distinct from earlier Rovers clubs in Brisbane

 

 

Shafston Rovers / United

 

Season

Position

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals
For

Goals
Against

Goal
Av/Diff

Points

Tier

Division

Notes

1938

6

Shafston United

20

7

5

8

42

52

0.808

19

1

Division 1

Merged with Pineapple Rovers to form Eastern Suburbs for 1939

1937

8

Shafston Rovers

25

9

7

9

37

42

0.881

25

1

Division 1

Merged with United Rangers to form Shafston United for 1938

1936

3

Shafston Rovers

14

8

3

3

42

17

2.471

19

1

Division 1

 

1935

2

Shafston Rovers

14

10

0

4

50

35

1.429

20

1

Division 1

 

1934

2

Shafston Rovers

14

10

1

3

42

18

2.333

21

1

Division 1

 

1929-1933

Inactive at a senior level

 

1928

10

Shafston Rovers

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

0

1

Division 1

Shafston Rovers withdrew before season commenced

1927

2

Shafston Rovers

14

8

2

4

42

26

1.615

18

1

Division 1

 

1926

7

Shafston Rovers

14

3

1

10

13

50

0.260

7

1

Division 1

 

1925

2

Shafston Rovers

10

6

0

4

21

19

1.105

12

1

Division 1

 

1924

1

Shafston Rovers

14

12

2

0

46

12

3.833

26

3

Division 3

 

Shafston Rovers first appeared as a junior club in 1912

 

 

United Rangers

 

Season

Position

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals
For

Goals
Against

Goal
Av/Diff

Points

Tier

Division

Notes

1937

11

United Rangers

26

8

2

16

32

65

0.492

18

1

Division 1

Merged with Shafston Rovers to form Shafston United for 1938

1936

6

United Rangers

14

3

2

9

17

28

0.607

8

1

Division 1

 

1935

1

United Rangers

21

8

2

1

58

19

3.053

38

2

Division 2

 

United Rangers first formed as a junior club in 1932

 

 

Merton Rovers

 

Season

Position

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals
For

Goals
Against

Goal
Av/Diff

Points

Tier

Division

Grand Final

Notes

1972

2

Merton Rovers

18

10

4

4

42

24

1.750

24

1

Division 1

WON Hellenic 1-0

Merton Rovers and Easts merged to form Merton-East for 1973

1971

2

Merton Rovers

18

10

4

4

46

32

1.438

24

1

Division 1

LOST Azzurri 2-1

 

1970

2

Merton Rovers

18

12

3

3

65

27

2.407

27

1

Division 1

LOST Azzurri 3-0

 

1969

7

Merton Rovers

18

7

3

8

36

42

0.857

17

1

Division 1

 

 

1968

3

Merton Rovers

18

9

3

6

53

36

1.472

21

1

Division 1

WON Hollandia-Inala 4-2 after 1-1 draw

 

1967

6

Merton Rovers

14

5

4

5

49

31

1.581

14

1

Division 1

 

 

1966

2

Merton Rovers

21

13

3

5

61

37

1.649

29

1

Division 1

 

 

1965

4

Merton Rovers

14

6

2

6

30

35

0.857

14

1

Division 1

 

 

1964

2

Merton Rovers

21

13

3

5

77

43

1.791

29

1

State League

WON Latrobe 1-0

Final table - Goal totals include estimates

1963

4

Merton Rovers

18

10

2

6

55

35

1.571

22

1

State League

 

 

1962

4

Merton Rovers

18

8

3

7

40

43

0.930

19

1

State League

WON Hellenic 2-0

 

1961

2

Merton Rovers

18

13

3

2

64

31

2.065

29

2

Division 2

 

 

1960

9

Merton Rovers

13

2

3

8

36

52

0.692

7

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1959

8

Merton Rovers

14

5

0

9

29

43

0.674

10

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1958

8

Merton Rovers

11

3

0

8

27

36

0.750

6

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1957

5

Merton Rovers

10

5

1

4

29

26

1.115

11

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1956

7

Merton Rovers

11

5

1

5

39

29

1.345

11

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1955

6

Merton Rovers

12

4

3

5

27

33

0.818

11

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1954

2

Merton Rovers

18

12

2

4

67

32

2.094

26

2

Division 2

 

 

1953

3

Merton Rovers

17

9

2

6

64

51

1.255

20

2

Division 2

 

White Stars vs Merton Rovers (Round 11) abandoned, not replayed

1952

3

Merton Rovers

18

11

2

5

58

37

1.568

24

2

Division 2

 

 

1951

5

Merton Rovers

14

5

1

8

37

31

1.194

11

2

Division 2

 

 

1950

 

Merton Rovers 'A'

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Division 2

 

Results unknown

1949

2

Merton Rovers

10

7

0

3

26

14

1.857

14

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1948

3

Merton Rovers

3

1

1

1

5

4

1.250

3

2

Division 2

 

Table incomplete

1947

 

Merton Rovers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Division 2

 

Results unknown

1946

 

Merton Rovers 'A'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Division 2

 

Results unknown

1942-1945

Inactive at senior level

 

 

1941

 

Merton Rovers 'A'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1

Division 1 reserves

 

Results unknown

1940

1

Merton Rovers 'A'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Division 2

 

Results unknown; Premiers

1938-1939

Inactive at senior level

 

 

1937

10

Merton Rovers

26

9

6

11

45

67

0.672

24

1

Division 1

 

 

1936

5

Merton Rovers

14

3

3

8

28

41

0.683

9

1

Division 1

 

 

1935

5

Merton Rovers

14

8

0

6

29

30

0.967

16

1

Division 1

 

 

1934

1

Merton Rovers

10

9

0

1

43

5

8.600

18

2

Division 2

 

 

1929-1933

Inactive at senior level

 

 

1928

5

Merton Rovers

16

6

1

9

43

41

1.049

13

2

Division 2

 

 

1927

3

Merton Rovers

6

2

1

3

16

17

0.941

5

2

Division 2 (section B)

 

 

Merton Rovers first appeared as a junior club in 1915

 

 

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Last updated: 1 October 2018

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