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Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizra

 


186 vs. Italy

187
188 vs. Ireland

Saturday, 20 May 1933
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

Switzerland 0 England 4 [0-1]
 

Match Summary
Switzerland Squad

England Squad

Sportplatz Neufeld, Neufeld, Bern
Attendance: 26,000
; Kick-off: 4.30pm CET, 5.30pm BST;

England - Cliff Bastin (an unbeatable drive from a corner 21, Séchehaye rushed out and Bastin shot into an empty net 70), Jimmy Richardson (a neatly place shot 75, another neat shot 77)
Results 1930-39

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Switzerland

Type

England

Referee - Dr. Peco Joseph Bauwens
46 (24 December 1886), Germany

Linesmen - not known

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Switzerland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 30th
Colours: probably red shirts and white shorts
Capt: Max Abegglen Selectors: Team Committee
Switzerland Lineup
  Séchehaye, Frank 25 3 November 1907 G Servette FC de Genève 26 66 GA
  Minelli, Severino 23 6 September 1909 RB Grasshopper Club 20 0
  Bielser, Karl nk not known LB FC Basel 1893 6 0
  Gilardoni, Gabriele 29 29 December 1903 RH FC Lugano 13 0
  Imhof, Otto nk not known CH Étoile Carouge FC 18 0
  Hufschmid, Ernst 20 4 February 1913 LH FC Basel 1893 3 0
  von Känel, Willy 23 30 October 1909 OR FC Biel-Bienne 12 3
  Abegglen, André 24 7 March 1909 IR Grasshopper Club 25 18
  Passello, Raymond 28 12 January 1905 CF Servette FC de Genève 15 3
  Abegglen, Max 31 11 April 1902 IL Grasshopper Club 52 30
  Jäck, Alfred 21 2 August 1911 OL FC Basel 1893 14 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

André and Max Abegglen were brothers.
 
2-3-5 Séchehaye -
Minelli, Bielser -
Gilardoni, Imhof, Hufschmid -
von Känel,
A.Abegglen, Passello, M.Abegglen, Jäck

Averages:

Age 24.9 Appearances/Goals 18.5 5.0

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys, navy blue or black shorts, black socks with white tops
Capt: Roy Goodall, ninth captaincy Selectors:
In charge: Arthur G. Kingscott
Trainer: Lawrie Edwards (Derby County FC)
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Friday, 19 May 1933, from the available squad.
154th match, W 99 - D 29 - L 26 - F 469 - A 173.
England Lineup
  Hibbs, E. Henry 26 27 May 1906 G Birmingham FC 16 18 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 30 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town AFC 22 0
  Hapgood, Edris A. 24 24 September 1908 LB Arsenal FC 2 0
  Strange, Alfred H. 33 2 April 1900 RH Sheffield Wednesday FC 17 0
  O'Dowd, J. Peter 25 26 February 1908 CH Chelsea FC 3 0
  Copping, Wilfred 25 17 August 1907 LH Leeds United AFC 2 0
  Geldard, Albert 19 11 April 1914 OR Everton FC 2 0
Richardson, James R. 22 8 February 1911 IR Newcastle United FC 2 2
  Hunt, George S. 23 22 February 1910 CF Tottenham Hotspur FC 3 1
Bastin, Clifford S. 21 14 March 1912 IL/OL Arsenal FC 3 3
  Brook, Eric F. 25 27 November 1907 OL/IL Manchester City FC 2 0

reserves:

Tom Cooper (Derby County FC) and Billy Furness (Leeds United AFC). The remaining two players are injured Tom White (Everton FC) and George Mills (Chelsea FC).

team notes:

Leeds United AFC's Ernie Hart was the original selected centre-half, he did not travel as he was suspended and his place in the squad went to White.
Chelsea FC's George Mills was selected to play at inside-right, with Richardson on his outside. However, an injury prevented him from taking his place, and Geldard resumed the position on the outside, with Richardson, once again, occupying the inside.
 
2-3-5 Hibbs -
Goodall, Hapgood -
Strange, O'Dowd, Copping -
Geldard, Richardson, Hunt, Bastin
(Brook), Brook (Bastin)
"When the second half began Bastin, who had been playing at inside-left, changed places with Brook and went to the wing position."

Averages:

Age 24.8 Appearances/Goals 6.7 0.2

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

Although retrospectively, it is claimed that the Arsenal manager Herbert Chapman had a hand in this tour, there is no contemporary evidence to suggest this. The newspaper reports state that the tour was in the hands of Arthur Kingscott, who in turn, answered to the FA Secretary, Sir Frederick Wall, who was also a member of the traveling party, and that the squad was trained by Derby County FC's Laurie Edwards.

TheFA.com
original newspaper reports
FA Yearbooks - various
FIFA.com/players
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