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Wednesday, 7 December 1932
Football Association Friendly Match

England 4 Austria 3 [2-0]
 
"Perhaps the visit of the Austrians will mark the end of the W-plan".

Match Summary
England Squad

Austria Squad

Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London
Attendance: 40,000;
Kick-off: 2.15pm GMT

England - Jimmy Hampson (shot through after a centred pass from Hart 5, Walker began the move and Houghton touched the ball to Hampson for him to score 27), Eric Houghton (from a free-kick for handball taken very hard, in off a Gall's head that deceived the keeper 77), Sammy Crooks (fifteen yard shot 82).
Austria - Karl Zischek (from a Sindelar pass 51, a quick shot from a Vogl corner 85), Matthias Sindelar (shooting on the run 80)
Results 1930-39

England won the toss, Austria kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Austria

Referee - John Langenus
Belgium

 
Linesmen -
Stanley Ford Rous, Watford, Hertfordshire, 37 (25 April 1895) and not known.
"Before the game recommenced the players lined up in front of the stands. Each man was introduced to Prince George, who was accompanied by Sir Frederick Wall, FA secretary."
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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 4th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Billy Walker, third captaincy Selectors:
In charge: Henry J. Huband
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the FA Cup Second Round draw, on Monday, 28 November 1932.
151st match, W 98 - D 28 - L 25 - F 463 - A 170.
England Lineup
  Hibbs, E. Henry 26 27 May 1906 G Birmingham FC 13 15 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 29 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town AFC 20 0
  Blenkinsop, Ernest 30 20 April 1902 LB Sheffield Wednesday FC 25 0
  Strange, Alfred H. 32 2 April 1900 RH Sheffield Wednesday FC 14 0
  Hart, Ernest A. 30 3 January 1902 CH Leeds United FC 4 0
  Keen, Eric R.L. 22 4 September 1910 LH Derby County FC 1 0
Crooks, Samuel D. 24 16 January 1908 OR Derby County FC 15 7
  Jack, David B.N. 34 3 April 1898 IR Arsenal FC 9 3
Hampson, James 26 23 March 1906 CF Blackpool FC 3 5
  Walker, William H. 35 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 18 9
Houghton, W. Eric 22 29 June 1910 OL Aston Villa FC 7 5

reserves:

Lewis Stoker (Birmingham FC) and Jim Hammond (Fulham FC)

team notes:

Ernie Hart replaced Aston Villa FC's Joe Tate, who had in turn, replaced the original centre-half Huddersfield Town AFC's Austen Campbell.
This is the most experienced team England have fielded thus far.
 
2-3-5 (2-5-3) Hibbs -
Goodall, Blenkinsop -
Strange, Hart, Campbell -
Crooks, Jack, Hampson, Walker, Houghton
"The English van Crooks, Hampson and Houghton were the only forwards. Jack and Walker were extra halves."

Averages:

Age 28.2 Appearances/Goals 11.7 2.3

 

Austria Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd
Colours: red shirts with white collars, white shorts
Capt: Karl Rainer Selectors: Hugo Meisl, 51 (16 November 1881)
Austria Lineup
  Hiden, J. Rudolf 23 9 March 1909 G Wiener AC 18 24 GA
  Rainer, Karl 31 1 June 1901 RB First Vienna FC 32 0
  Szestak, Karl 26 18 March 1906 LB Wiener AC 4 0
  Nausch, Walter 25 5 February 1907 RH FK Austria Wien 11 1
  Smistik, Josef 27 28 November 1905 CH SK Rapid Wien 17 1
  Gall, Karl 27 5 October 1905 LH FK Austria Wien 8 0
Zischek, Karl 22 28 August 1910 OR SC Wacker Wien 10 8
  Gschweidl, Friedrich 30 13 December 1901 IR First Vienna FC 37 12
Sindelar, Matthias 29 10 February 1903 CF FK Austria Wien 20 17
  Schall, Anton 25 22 June 1907 IL SK Admira Wien 17 19
  Vogl, Adolf 22 4 May 1910 OL SK Admira Wien 11 4

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

"Some years ago, Arsenal FC were anxious to sign on Hiden, the goalkeeper, but he was not allowed to enter the country."
 
2-3-5 Hiden -
Rainer, Szestak -
Nausch, Smistik, Gall -
Zischek, Gschweidl, Sindelar, Schall, Vogl

Averages:

Age 26.1 Appearances/Goals 16.8 5.4

 

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Source Notes

TheFA.com
OEFB
Rothmans Yearbooks
AustriaSoccer
Original Newspapers
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