1994–95 National Soccer League
|League||National Soccer League|
|Number of teams||13|
|Minor premier||Melbourne Knights|
|Top scorer||Mark Viduka (18)|
The 1994–95 National Soccer League season, was the 19th season of the National Soccer League in Australia. The season ended with Melbourne Knights winning the championship and minor premiership double.
Changes from 1993–94
In August 1994 the Australian Soccer Federation (ASF) announced to mixed reaction that all regular season league matches would be decided by penalty shootout if the game was drawn at the end of 90 minutes of play. Four points were awarded for a win, two for a win on penalties, one for a penalty loss and no points for a loss in regulation time.
Prior to the start of the season, the Newcastle Breakers withdrew from the competition citing financial difficulties. The withdrawal of the Breakers left 13 teams, meaning each team had two byes for the season.
|Team||Home city||Home ground|
|Adelaide City||Adelaide||Hindmarsh Stadium|
|Morwell Falcons||Morwell||Falcons Park|
|Melbourne Knights||Melbourne||Knights Stadium|
|South Melbourne||Melbourne||Lakeside Stadium|
|Sydney Olympic||Sydney||Belmore Oval|
|Sydney United||Sydney||Edensor Park|
|West Adelaide||Adelaide||Hindmarsh Stadium|
|Wollongong City||Wollongong||Brandon Park|
|1||Melbourne Knights (C)||24||16||2||2||4||56||25||+31||70||1994–95 National Soccer League Champions|
|2||Adelaide City||24||16||1||3||4||41||20||+21||69||Qualification to 1995 National Soccer League Finals|
NBWins were worth four points. All draws were decided on penalties, with the winners receiving two points and the losers gaining one.
|Semifinals Wk1||Semifinals Wk2||Preliminary final||Grand final|
|1||Adelaide City||1||—||Adelaide City||2 (3)||Adelaide City||0|
|2||Melbourne Knights||0||—||Melbourne Knights||1 (1)||Melbourne Knights||2|
|3||Sydney United||1 1 (2)||South Melbourne||2|
|5||West Adelaide||0 1 (1)|
|4||Morwell Falcons||0 1 (1)|
|6||South Melbourne||1 5 (6)|
- Player of the Year: Mark Viduka (Melbourne Knights)
- U-21 Player of the Year: Mark Viduka (Melbourne Knights)
- Top Scorer: Mark Viduka (Melbourne Knights) – 18 goals
- Coach of the Year: Zoran Matic (Adelaide City)
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