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Monday, 27 November 1899
FA Tour of Germany

Germany 0 England 8 [0-4]

Military Exercise Ground, Karlsruhe
Attendance: 3,000; Kick-off tbc

Match Summary
Germany Squad

England Squad

England - Stanley Taylor (2), Edgar Chadwick (3), Joe Rogers, E.D. Brown
Unofficial Results

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.


Match Summary





Referee - Walther Bensemann
Secretary of the Committee for International Soccer Matches, Karlsruhe

Linesmen - not known

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

  Goal Attempts  
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Germany Team



not applicable Colours: not known, probably black
Capt: not known Selectors: Walther Bensemann.
Germany Lineup
  Langer, Willi - - G Karlsruher FV
  Schricker, Erwin 21 22 August 1878 RB Akademischer SC 1893 Berlin
  Kohts - - LB Akademischer SC 1893 Berlin
  Baier, Arthur - - RH Phönix Karlsruhe
  Schricker, Ivo W.E. 22 18 March 1877 CH Akademischer SC 1893 Berlin
  Schuon - - LH Karlsruher FV
  Lange, Fritz - - OR Karlsruher FV
  Rickmers - - IR Karlsruher FV
  Zinser - - CF Karlsruher FV
  Zierold - - IL Berliner FC Germania 88
  Link - - OL Karlsruher FV


formation formation -


England Team



not applicable Colours: White jerseys and navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Stanley Taylor 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
  Wreford-Brown, Oswald E. 22 21 July 1877 LH Old Carthusians FC
  Bassett, William I. 30 27 January 1869 OR West Bromwich Albion FC
Taylor, Stanley S. 24 2 March 1875 IR Cambridge University FC & Corinthians
Brown, E.D. - - CF Clapton FC
Rogers, Joseph J. 25 5 November 1874 IL Newcastle United FC
Chadwick, Edgar W. 30 14 June 1869 OL Burnley FC


Geoffrey Wilson, Stanley Briggs, Fred Forman.

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

Ivo Schricker will go on to become the third FIFA General Secretary (1932-51)

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