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Wednesday, 14 May 1930
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

Austria 0 England 0 [0-0]
 

Match Summary
Austria Party

England Party

Hohe Warte Stadion, Heiligenstadt, Döbling, Wien
Attendance: 61,000 sold-out;
Kick-off: 5.51pm local time (latter part of match played under floodlights)

 
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Austria

Type

England

Referee - Johannes Mutters
Netherlands

Linesmen - not known

Played in front of President Wilhelm Miklas (15 October 1872), who arrived six minutes later (appointed President 10 December 1928).

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Austria Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: Red v-necked shirts with white collars, white shorts, red or black socks.
Capt: tbc Selectors: Hugo Meisl, 48 (16 November 1881)
Austria Lineup
  Hiden, J. Rudolf 21 9 March 1909 G Wiener AC 3 2 GA
  Rainer, Karl 28 1 June 1901 RB First Vienna FC 25 0
  Tandler, Johann 28/29 1901 LB FK Austria Wien 17 3
  Klima, Johann 30 11 February 1900 RH SK Admira Wien 12 3
  Hofmann, Leopold 24 31 October 1905 CH First Vienna FC 10 0
  Luef, Johann 21 31 December 1905 LH SK Rapid Wien 6 0
  Siegl, Ignaz 28 11 February 1902 OR SK Admira Wien 20 0
  Nausch, Walter 23 5 February 1907 IR FK Austria Wien 3 0
  Gschweidl, Friedrich 28 13 December 1901 CF First Vienna FC 22 4
  Horvath, Johann 27 20 March 1903 IL SC Wacker Wien 34 22
  Wesely, Ferdinand 32 30 May 1897 OL SK Rapid Wien 37 16

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Johann Leuf was injured during the second half, but was able to resume after ten minutes rest.
 
2-3-5 Hiden -
Rainer, Tandler -
Klima, Hofmann, Luef -
Siegl, Nausch, Gschweidl, Horvath, Wesely

Averages:

Age 26.4/5 Appearances/Goals 17.2 4.4

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 7th to 6th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: David Jack, third captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: Arthur G. Kingscott
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Thursday, 17 April 1930.
139th match, W 89 - D 27 - L 23 - F 424 - A 154.
A less reliable source names Roy Goodall as Captain
England Lineup
  Hibbs, E. Henry 23 27 May 1906 G Birmingham FC 4 5 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 27 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town FC 12 0
  Blenkinsop, Ernest 28 20 April 1902 LB Sheffield Wednesday FC 13 0
  Strange, Alfred H. 30 2 April 1900 RH Sheffield Wednesday FC 3 0
  Webster, Maurice 30 13 November 1899 CH Middlesbrough FC 3 0
  Cowan, Samuel 29 10 May 1901 LH Manchester City FC 2 0
  Crooks, Samuel D. 22 16 January 1908 OR Derby County FC 3 0
  Jack, David B.N. 32 3 April 1898 IR Arsenal FC 7 3
  Watson, Victor M. 32 10 November 1897 CF West Ham United FC 5 4
  Bradford, Joseph 29 22 January 1901 IL Birmingham FC 11 3
  Rimmer, Ellis J. 23 2 January 1907 OL Sheffield Wednesday FC 3 2

reserves:

Sheffield Wednesday FC's Billy Marsden was not named as a reserve as he had been injured in the previous match and was still in a Berlin hospital. The second travelling reserve was Tom Cooper (Derby County FC).

team notes:

It was decided on 17 April that the team that beat Scotland on 5 April is the team to face Germany and Austria.
Vic Watson was briefly incapacitated during the second half, after receiving a blow to the nose.
 
2-3-5 Hibbs -
Goodall, Blenkinsop -
Strange, Webster, Cowan -
Crooks, Jack, Watson, Bradford, Rimmer

Averages:

Age 27.7 Appearances/Goals 6.0 1.1

 

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IN OTHER NEWS...

It was on 14 May 1930 that the Norwegian President announced that Dr. Fridtjof Nansen would be awarded a state funeral after his sudden death on the previous day. In a full and eventful life, Nansen had been a prominent Arctic explorer, earned a doctorate in marine zoology, led developments in the field of oceanography, became a diplomat in the separation of Norway from the Swedish monarchy and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in repatriating prisoners of war and tackling the famine in Russia.

Source Notes

TheFA.com
FB
Rothmans Yearbooks
AustriaSoccer
Original Newspapers
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