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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]

Match Summary

Austria Party

England Party

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

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



not applicable 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 21 October 1867 RH Derby County FC
  Holt, John 32/33 late 1866 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 Party 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