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96 vs. Austria

Saturday, 6 June 1908
End of Season Continental Tour Match

Austria 1 England 6 [0-3]
 

Cricketer Platz, Meiereistraße, Leopoldstadt, Wien
Attendance: 3,500;
Kick-off 6.00pm MEZ, 5.00pm GMT

Match Summary
Austria Squad

England Squad

Team Records

England - Jimmy Windridge (21, 38), Vivian Woodward (40), George Hildson (57, 70), Arthur Bridgett (85)
Austria -
Wilhelm Schmieger (55)
Results 1901-14

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Austria

Type

England

Referee - Christiaan Jacobus Groothoff
29 (11 September 1878), Zaltbommel, Netherlands

Linesmen - not known

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Austria Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 12th
Colours: not known
Capt: Engelbert König Selectors: Committee
Austria Lineup
  Prager, Josef 22 15 November 1886 G Vienna Cricket & FC 4 12 GA
  Weihrauch, Wilhelm 32 20 November 1876 RB SpC Rudolfshügel 2 0
  Smolek, Rudolf nk not known LB SK Rapid Wien 1 0
  Cimera, Robert 20 17 September 1887 RH DFC Praha, Bohemia 1 0
  Fischl, Paul nk not known CH DFC Praha, Bohemia 1 0
  Wackenreuther, Arthur nk not known LH Wiener SK 1 0
Schmieger, Wilhelm 21 24 April 1887 OR Wiener SK 2 1
  Merz, Robert 20 25 November 1887 IR DFC Praha, Bohemia 1 0
  König, Engelbert 23 18 October 1884 CF SC Germania Schwechat 2 0
  Hirschl, Friedrich nk not known IL Vienna Cricket & FC 1 0
  Thurm, Ernst nk not known OL DFC Praha, Bohemia 1 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

It appears that DFC Praha's Johann Schwarz was named in the original line-up, he was replaced with Wilhelm Weihrauch.
 
2-3-5 Prager -
Weihrauch, Smolek -
Cimera, Fischl, Wackenreuther -
Schmieger, Merz, König, Hirschl, Thurm

Averages:

Age tbc Appearances/Goals 1.5 0.0
 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White collared jerseys and navy blue shorts
Capt: Vivian Woodward, fourth captaincy Selectors:
Trainer: Bob Holmes
The two-man FA International Selection Committee, Daniel B. Woolfall and Frederick J. Wall, on Saturday, 16 May 1908.
63rd match, W 45 - D 12 - L 6 - F 213 - A 56.
England Lineup
  Bailey, Horace P. 26 3 July 1881 G Leicester Fosse FC 2 2 GA
  Crompton, Robert 28 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 18 0
  Corbett, Walter S. 27 26 November 1880 LB Birmingham FC 1 0
  Warren, Benjamin 29 7 May 1879 RH Derby County FC 10 0
  Wedlock, William J. 27 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC 7 1
  Hawkes, Robert M. 27 18 October 1880 LH Luton Town FC 2 0
  Rutherford, John 23 12 October 1884 OR Newcastle United FC 8 0
Woodward, Vivian J. 29 3 June 1879 IR Tottenham Hotspur FC 13 11
Hilsdon, George 22 10 August 1885 CF Chelsea FC 5 6
Windridge, James E. 25 21 October 1882 IL Chelsea FC 4 4
Bridgett, G. Arthur 25 11 October 1882 OL Sunderland AFC 3 1

reserves:

West Bromwich Albion FC's Jesse Pennington and The Wednesday FC's Frank Bradshaw.

team notes:

The original selection included Wolverhampton Wanderers FC's & Oxford University AFC's Kenneth Hunt, Queen's Park Rangers FC's Evelyn Lintott and West Ham United FC's Harry Stapley. There places went to Hawkes, Wedlock and Hilsdon. Woolwich Arsenal FC's Andy Ducat was unable to accept the post of 'reserve', as he had prior cricketing arrangements.
 
2-3-5 Bailey -
Crompton, Corbett -
Warren, Wedlock, Hawkes -
Rutherford, Woodward, Hilsdon, Windridge, Bridgett

Averages:

Age 26.2 Appearances/Goals 6.6 1.5

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

original newspaper reports
AustrianSoccer.at
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