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Tuesday, 28 November 1899
FA Tour of Germany

Germany 0 England 7 [0-4]

"The concluding match of the tour of the English football team on the Continent was played here today, when the Englishmen opposed an eleven representing the combinded strength of Germany and Austria. The result was a win for England by seven goals to none."
- Manchester Courier, Wednesday 29 November 1899.

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

Match Summary
Germany Party

England Party

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

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 21 October 1867 RH Derby County FC
  Holt, John 32/33 late 1866 CH Reading FC
  Wreford-Brown, Oswald E. 22 21 July 1877 LH Old Carthusians AFC
  Bassett, William I. 30 27 January 1869 OR West Bromwich Albion FC
Taylor, Stanley S. 24 2 March 1875 IR Cambridge University AFC & Corinthians FC
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 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

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