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67 vs. Scotland

u/o match vs. Germany
unofficial 9
u/o match vs. Germany
68 vs. Ireland


Saturday, 25 November 1899
FA Tour of Germany

Austria 0 England 8 [0-5]

Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha
Attendance: tbc; Kick-off tbc

Match Summary
Austria Squad

England Squad

England - Joe Rogers, Geoff Wilson (2), Billy Bassett, Edgar Chadwick (2), E.D. Brown (2)
Unofficial Results

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.


Match Summary





Referee - not known

Linesmen - not known

Football Association tour of Germany, at the invitation of Walther Bensemann, Secretary of the Committee for International Soccer Matches.

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
The 1899 International Football Association Board meeting:   Fouls Conceded  

Bohemia/Austria Team



not applicable Colours: not known
Capt: not known Selectors: Walther Bensemann.
Bohemia/Austria Lineup
  Troy, O. - - G DFC Prague
  Hildebrand - - RB DFC Prague
  Niedergesass - - LB DFC Prague
  Wagner - - RH Vienna Cricket & FC
  Tommy - - CH DFC Prague
  Müller, F. - - LH DFC Prague
  Rischl, R. - - OR DFC Prague
  Voltar - - IR F Abt der Lesse-und Redehalle
  Leuthe - - CF Vienna Cricket & FC
  Mayer - - IL DFC Prague
  Friedl, Manny - - OL DFC Prague


formation formation -


England Team



x Colours: White jerseys and navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Stanley Briggs Committee: John James Bentley, Charles Hughes, Charles Alcock, George Sherrington and Percy Timbs.
England Lineup
  Waller, Wilfred H. 22 27 July 1877
Born in South Africa
G Richmond Association
  Bach, Philip 27 Summer 1872 RB Sunderland AFC
  Crabtree, James W. 27 23 December 1871 LB Aston Villa FC
  Cox, John D. 31/32 winter 1867 RH Derby County FC
  Holt, John 34 10 April 1865 CH Reading FC
  Briggs, Stanley 28 7 February 1871 LH Clapton FC
Bassett, William I. 30 27 January 1869 OR West Bromwich Albion FC
Brown, E.D. - - IR Clapton FC
Wilson, Geoffrey P. 21 21 February 1878 CF Corinthians FC
Rogers, Joseph J. 25 5 November 1874 IL Newcastle United FC
Chadwick, Edgar W. 30 14 June 1869 OL Burnley FC


Fred Forman, Oswald Wreford-Brown, Stanley Taylor.

team notes:

Part of the original squad were Corinthians' Charles Wreford-Brown and H.R. Barrett and Sheffield United's Ernest Needham. They were not fit to travel, so their places went to Oswald Wreford-Brown, Stanley Taylor and Johnny Holt
formation formation -


    Match Report

Source Notes

Official matchday programme, England vs. West Germany, 11 September 1991.
KB-Van Landeghem Sportarchief, Louvain, Belgium
The First European Soccer Match: Heiner Gillmeister
Special & Intermediate Internationals: Keith Warsop
Gottfried Fuchs Du Bist Ein Fussballgott