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Sheffield and England in the 19th Century...

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The City of Sheffield was a major centre of footballing development , and its influence on the evolution of the Association game cannot be overlooked.  There were Sheffield men present in the England XI right from the very start. Charlie Clegg played in the 5th 'Alcock International' and also in the first official international in 1872. Clegg, who went on to be a massively influential administrator, later complained about the snooty attitude of his southern teammates. 
During the 19th century 7 Sheffield based clubs had players capped by England:

Reverend John Robert Blayney Owen


Jack Hunter - in the 7 internationals in which he played England won only once and conceded 31 goals! He went on to lead Blackburn Olympic to FA Cup victory, being largely responsible for the professional approach they took to the game. 


Billy Mosforth-The Little Wonder, often described as England's first working class player (more on this matter in the near future) and the first player to represent both Wednesday and Sheffield United.

United's first international- Harry Lilley

 Michael Whitham


Raby Howell- the first Roma to play for England.

England's most famous 1 cap wonder? Billy Foulke

The Wednesday


Charles Clegg

Forward

1 cap

1872

William Clegg

Half Back

1 cap

1873

Billy Mosforth

Outside Left

5 caps

1877-82

Teddy Brayshaw

Centre Half

1 cap

1887

Billy Betts

Centre Half

1 cap

1889

Fred Spiksley

Outside Left

7 caps

1893-98

Tom Crawshaw

Centre Half

10 caps

1895-1904


Sheffield FC


John Owen

Forward

1 cap

1874

John Hudson

Half Back

1 cap

1883


Owlerton


William Carr

Goalkeeper

1 cap

1875


Heeley


Jack Hunter

Half Back

7 caps

1878-1882


Sheffield Albion


William Clegg

Forward

1 cap

1879

Billy Mosforth

Outside Left

4 caps

1879-80


Thursday Wanderers


Thomas Heathcote Sorby

Forward

1 cap

1879


Sheffield United


Harry Lilley

Left Back

1 Cap

1892

Michael Whitham

Right Back

1 Cap

1892

Ernest Needham

Half Back

16 Caps

1894-1902

Raby Howell

Right Half

1 Cap

1895

Billy Foulke

Goalkeeper

1 Cap

1897

Tommy Morren

Centre Half

1 Cap

1898

Harry Thickett

Right Back

2 Caps

1899





Los grandes centre- forwards

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This page is taken from an edition of Mundo Uruguayo published in 1930, the centenary of the nation. The issue was titled 'The Resurgence of the Nation' and focused on the triumphs of the Uruguay national team in the 1920s. The magazine was published on July 18th, the day of the hosts' first ever World Cup match.

The 4 centre forwards featured are:

Jose Piendibene (Peñarol )
Over 500 games for Peñarol . 
40 Uruguay caps (1909-21), 20 goals. 
South American Championship Winner 1916, 1917 & 1920

Pedro Petrone (Nacional) 
29 international appearances (1923-30, his last appearance being on the day the article appeared, 18.07.30).
24 goals.
World Cup winning squad 1930.
Olympic Gold Medalist 1924,1928.
South American Championship Winner 1923,1924.

Carlos Scarone (Nacional) 
25 appearances (1909-22) 18 goals
South American Championship Winner 1917 


Rene Borjas (Wanderers)
7 appearances (1923-28) 3 goals.
Olympic Gold Medalist 1928.
South American Championship Winner 1926.


France v Switzerland 1930

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The card shows the France team that lined up against Switzerland at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir
(Colombes). 
The match ended in a 3-3 draw. Switzerland were 2-0 in 13 minutes (both goals by Lehmann).Chueva (17 min) and Anatol (34) leveled the score. In the 58th minute  Libérati put France ahead and Romberg  completed the scoring with a 68th minute equalizer. 

France:                                                        Switzerland:
Antonin Lozès  
F.C. Sochaux

GK
Charles  Pasche  

Grasshopper

Manuel Anatol  
R.C. France

RB
Max Weiler  

Grasshopper

André Chardar  
F.C. Sète

LB
Rudolf Ramseyer  

F.C. Bern

Louis Cazal  
F.C. Sète

HB
Paul De Lavallaz  

Grasshopper

Alexandre Villaplane  
R.C. France

HB
Adolfo Spiller  

F.C. Zürich

Henri Pavillard  
Stade Français

HB
Charles Regamey  

Grasshopper

Ernest Libérati  
Amiens A.C.

F
Adolf Stelzer  

F.C. Zürich

André Cheuva  
Olympique Lillois

F
Willy Baumeister  

F.C. Zürich

Paul Nicolas  
Amiens A.C.

F
Jacques Romberg  

F.C. Zürich

André Maschinot  

F.C. Sochaux

F
August Lehmann  

F.C. Zürich

Pierre Korb  

F.C. Mulhouse 93

F
Rene Grimm  

F.C. Biel


Villaplane,  Libérati and  Maschinot were in the squad that represented France in the 1930 World Cup.
Alexandre Villaplane was Algeria born. He captained France in Uruguay. As his career waned he became more involved in criminal activities. In 1944 he was executed for  war crimes having collaborated with the Nazis






                                                              Switzerland

Genoa Cricket & Athletic Club

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When Genoa Cricket & Athletic Club won the first of its national championships in 1898 it retained many features of its origins as an English institution. The club jerseys for example, were white, and the manager was an Englishman- Dr James Richardson Spensley.  Dr Spensley's association with the club began in  1897, effectively heralding its beginnings as a serious football club (from the foundation in 1893 the football had been casual, secondary to cricket and athletics). Initially membership of the club had been open only to Englishmen (I'm assuming this covered all Britons), but by 1898 there was a more cosmopolitain air- the championship winning side being made up as follows:

William Baird
England

Ernesto De Galleani
Italy

Fausto Ghigliotti
Italy

Edoardo Pasteur
Italy

James R. Spensley
England

Ettore Wallys Ghiglione
Italy

Robert Al Leaver
England

Giovanni Bocciardo
Italy

Henri Arthur Dapples
Switzerland

Silvio Pietro Bertollo
Italy

John Quertier Le Pelley
Guernsey




Hirsch and Fuchs

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Julius Hirsch and Gottfried Fuchs, the 2 Jewish footballers who represented Germany. During the Third Reich era Fuchs went into exile and Hirsch was murdered at Auschwitz.
The memory of these 2 remarkable men has been kept alive by historian Werner Skrentny, and the city of Karlsruhe has a Gottfried-Fuchs-Platz and a Julius-Hirsch-Straße.  The DFB's Julius Hirsch Prize honours those who promote freedom , tolerance and humanity.

Their finest hour for Karlsruher FV came in 1910- winning the German National Championship.
The Karlsruher FV team who beat Holsten Kiel on 15.05.10 was:
Adolf Dell – Carl Hübner, Ernst Hollstein – Hans Ruzek, Max Breunig, Max Schwarze – Fritz TscherterFritz FördererGottfried FuchsJulius HirschHermann Bosch
Trainer: William Townley

Max Bruenig scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 114th minute at Köln.

It was in 1912 that Hirsch and Fuchs first played together for the German national team.  On 04.03.12 
at Zwolle Netherlands and Germany played a 5-5 draw. Fuchs scored Germany's first goal in the 13th minute, but Juller was the star of the show, scoring 4 goals. 


26.05.12- in a repeat of the 1910 final Holstein Kiel beat Karlsruher FV 1-0 (a penalty) at Hamburg. 

They next featured together in the consolation round of Olympic tournament on 03.07.12, 2 days after Fuchs scored 10 goals in a 16-0 demolition of Russia , Hirsch returned to the side for the match with Hungary. Hungary won 3-1 (an Imre Sclosser hat trick).


Hirsch and Fuchs final appearance together for Germany came  on 23.11.13. at Antwerp. Belgium thrashed Germany 6-2. Fuchs got Germany's second, but Belgium had already scored 5 by then. 

In all Julius Hirsch played 7 internationals, scoring 4 goals.
Gottfried Fuchs played 6 matches for the national team, scoring 14 goals.

                                              Fuchs seated far left, Hirsch far right. 


Fuchs 4th from left Hirsch far right. 


Newcastle United's Golden Era

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The 11 seasons from 1900 marked a golden age for Newcastle United.
Let's take a look at their league positions and FA Cup performance:

season
League
FA Cup
1900–01
6th
R1
1901–02
3rd
R3
1902–03
14th
R1
1903–04
4th
R1
1904–05
Champions

Runners-up
1905–06
4th
Runners-up
1906–07
Champions

R1
1907–08
4th
Runners-up
1908–09
Champions

Semi-final
1909–10
4th
Winners
1910–11
8th
Runners-up

In the League a 7 season spell in which they were never lower than 4th, winning 3 titles.
A 7 year period in which they reached 5 FA Cup Finals , but won only 1. Four major honours- it could have been 8, but for The FA Cup Final hoodoo.



Here are the FA Cup Final teams:



1904–05

1905–06

1907–08

1909–10

1909–10 (r)

1910-11

1910-11 (r)

G

Jimmy Lawrence

FB

Andy McCombie

Billy McCracken

FB

Jack Carr

Dick Pudan

Tony Whitson

Jack Carr

Tony Whitson

HB

Alex Gardner

Colin Veitch (c)

HB

Andy Aitken

Colin Veitch (c)

Wilf Low

HB

Peter McWilliam

David Willis

F

Jock Rutherford

F

James Howie

George Jobey

F

Bill Appleyard

Colin Veitch (c)

Bill Appleyard

Albert Shepherd

Jimmy Stewart

F

Colin Veitch (c)

Ron Orr

Finlay Speedie

Sandy Higgins

F

Bert Gosnel

George Wilson

Mr.

Frank Watt

committee


The journalist Jimmy Catton claimed to have seen Andy Aitken penning an acceptance speech on the eve of the 1905 Final.
Catton also offered the explanation that rather than simply being serial chokers, Newcastle were hampered by the lush surface at Crystal Palace, more so than other teams because they were particularly reliant on pinging short fast passes and also because the St James' Park pitch was virtually grassless by comparison. The players themselves were notably superstitious, believing that passing a wedding on the way to the ground would guarantee a victory, whereas seeing a funeral meant defeat!

There's no 'I' in 'team'?

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It may be apocryphal, but a lovely story anyhow. Professionalism is still 6 years off, and the England team is still dominated by the old Public Schoolboys and 'Varsity men. Combination play has yet to replace the old dribbling style. 
The place, Kennington Oval.
England v Scotland, March 3rd 1877.
The principals, Alfred Lyttelton and Billy Mosforth.



Alfred 
Lyttelton
Cambridge University, Member of Parliament, Queen's Counsel, Secretary of State for the Colonies.
An England Test cricketer and a superb field athlete and racquet sportsman.Lyttelton was a strapping 6ft 1 (1.85m) , and learned his football playing the Eton game. 




Billy Mosforth

One of the first England internationals to rely on a trade for his income, Mosforth was an engraver, and later a publican. 
A proto professional who turned out for 8 different Sheffield based clubs (Albion, The Wednesday, Zulus, Hallam, Rovers, Heeley, Lockwood Brothers and United) and was said to follow the money even in the days when professionalism was still outlawed. 
An all round sportsman, a runner and hurdler and a good club cricketer
There were physical differences in the classes in Victorian England, which were often in evidence when teams from the industrial north met opponents from the south- and Mosforth (5 ft 4- 1.63m) being 9 inches (22cms) shorter than Lyttleton is an example of this. 

Sheffield had taken to the combination game in the early 70s, possibly influenced by the play of the Royal Engineers. The Sheffield offside rule had also been more conducive to a passing game. Mosforth was a noted exponent of the new skill- the screw shot. He was also a very accurate crosser of the ball. 
Lyttelton  was a heads down and charge dribbler. At some point during the game , which England lost 3-1, Mosforth apparently became very annoyed at Lyttelton's selfish approach, and, unabashed by the barriers of class, let his teammate know it. We don't know what form Mosforth's admonishment took. Yorkshiremen are notoriously blunt.

Lyttelton's reply, or at least the reply he is alleged to have made, has survived.
I play, sir, for my own pleasure.

Billy Meredith

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Billy Meredith looking very workmanlike. Who's the man in the bowler?
We'll be back in a week or so.

Ferencváros in Brazil

Dual Internationals- Cricket and Association Football

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When the football season ended by May 1st and didn't resume until September there was a lot more scope for men to play both sports at the highest level.  A number of England internationals were also first class cricketers. The tradition began in the earliest years of the Association- men like Alcock, the Lyttletons, Cuthbert Ottaway and Monty Betts were top class performers in both sports. The increasing engagement of the proletariat in top level sports saw players such as Jack Devey, Ernest Needham, Harry Daft and William Foulke playing countycricket as well as football, whilst the old Public Schools' tradition was maintained by the likes of G.O Smith and Pinky Burnup.
Between 1872 and 1937 only 10 men represented England at both football and cricket.



Alfred Lyttleton

A forward, Lyttleton was a doyen of the old style of Association Football, all about strength, pluck and individual skill.

Club football:

First class cricket:

Cambridge University, Old Etonians

Cambridge University, Middlesex
International football:

International cricket:

1-1878 v Scotland. 1 goal.
4 tests, 1880-84 v Australia

William Gunn

An amateur footballer (as all were officially pre 1885) and professional cricketer- he gave up soccer to focus on cricket, Famous for his long, one arm hurl throw ins he was, nevertheless an underarm bowler! Outside Left.

Club football:

First class  cricket:

Notts County, Nottingham Forest
Nottinghamshire

International football:

International cricket:

2-1884 v Scotland, Wales. 1 goal.
11 tests, 1887-99 v Australia

Leslie Gay

Corinthian Leslie Gay was a goalkeeper and wicketkeeper.

Club football:

First class cricket:

Old Brightonians,  Cambridge University, Corinthian

Cambridge University, Hampshire, Somerset


International football:

International cricket:

3- 1893-94
1 test on the 1894-95 tour of Australia

R.E. Foster

The only man to have captained England at cricket and football. Played at inside forward.

Club football:

First class  cricket:

Oxford University , Old Malvernians , Corinthian
Oxford University , Worcestershire
International football:

International cricket:

5-1900-02, 2 goals.
8 tests, 1903-07

C.B. Fry

Fry’s CV reads like an impossible romance from the boys’ comics of the era. He actually turned professional and joined Southampton with the aim of getting an international cap. He played at right back.

Club football:

First class  cricket:

Oxford University, Corinthian, Southampton, Portsmouth



Oxford University, London County, Hampshire, Sussex

International football:

International cricket:

1-1901 v Ireland
26 tests, 1896-1912


Jack Sharp

Sharp was an FA Cup winner with Everton in 1906, he played at outside right.

Club football:
First class cricket:
Aston Villa, Everton.

Lancashire
International football:
International cricket:
2-1903-05, 1 goal
3 tests, 1909.

Harry Makepeace

Wing half. A teammate of Jack Sharp in both sports and an FA Cup winner in 1906.

Club football:
First class  cricket:
Everton
Lancashire

International football:
International cricket:
4- 1906 -12
4 Tests, 1920-21




Wally Hardinge

Hardinge’s first class cricket career spanned 30 years.  He briefly managed Tottenham Hotspur.

Club football:
First class  cricket:
Newcastle United, Sheffield United, (Woolwich) Arsenal

Kent
International football:
International cricket:
1-1910 v Scotland
1 Test, 1921

Andy Ducat

Ducat captained the Aston Villa Cup winning team of 1920. He started out as a centre forward but won his international caps as a right half. Later managed Fulham. He has the macabre distinction of being the only player to die on the cricket field at Lords.

Club football:
First class  cricket:
Southend United, Woolwich Arsenal, Aston Villa, Fulham

Surrey
International football:
International cricket:
6-1910–20, 1 goal
1 Test, 1921

Johnny Arnold

Outside left. Johnny Arnold was an umpire for many years after he retired from cricket.

Club football:
First class  cricket:
Southampton, Fulham

Hampshire
International football:
International cricket:
1-1933 v Scotland
1 test, 1931



Amsterdam 1928

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The gold, silver and bronze winning teams (Uruguay, Argentina, Italy)


Netherlands (v.Uruguay)

Uruguay (v. Germany)

 
 Montevideo greets news of the victory.

Uruguay before the first game with Argentina.

Argentina  before the final.

Olympisch Stadion Amsterdam. 


Andrés Mazali pulls off a save in the final.




Australian Inter Colonial Matches in the 19th Century

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Prior to the Federation of Australia in 1901 there were six separate colonies (QueenslandNew South WalesVictoria,TasmaniaSouth Australia, and Western Australia).
Victoria had it's own local code of football rules (Victoria Rules now known as Australian Rules) codified in 1859, thus predating the Association Football (1863) , Rugby Union (1871), American 'football' (1873) and Gaelic Football (1887).
Association football was played in Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland from the late 1870s and early 1880s.
The first Inter Colonial matches were played in 1883. Here is an account of the first match. Note the explanation of the mode of play and the low attendance. 




FOOTBALL.
VICTORIA V. NEW SOUTH WALES.    
An intercolonial football match under the British Association rules, between teams representing Victoria and New South Wales,was played yesterday on the East Melbourne cricket-ground. This game has only quiterecently been introduced here, the chief merit claimed for it by the promoters beingthat there is less rough play than under the Victorian rules, and that its general adoption would afford the opportunity for international matches with British teams. The main principle of the game is that with the exception of the goalkeeper on either side, no player is permitted to handle either the ball or his opponents, although he maybutt the ball in an inelegant way with his head. The drop-kicking and marking, together with the skilful system of exchanging little marks that have so popularised the Victorian game, are entirely wanting.If the game is apparently less rough to an observer, the element of danger is not wanting, and when a number of players come  together, all kicking at the ball, some nasty bruises are received. A spiteful player has also a chance of seriously injuring an opponent without his motives being suspected - a thing that could scarcely happen under the Victorian rules. The Victorian eleven - who appeared in light blue uniforms,while their opponents wore dark blue colours -were captained by Kier, Eaves leading the New South Wales team. The former won the toss, and kicked down the ground, having a strong wind blowing in their favour. For the first 20 minutes the Victorians kept the ball around their opponents' goal posts, but could not manage to score. The Sydney men then took it forward, and after some good play on the part of Richardson and Kerr, the latter put the ball through with his head.During this part of the game the kicking was rather wild, and one of the incidents of the  play was a combatant kicking at the ball, and striking a spectator outside the rink. The most interesting part of the game was the skill shown by the players in dribbling the ball; this, indeed, being the only attractive point in the display. In the second half the Sydney men again started well, and Eaves kicked a second goal for them; but after this  Victoria prevailed, and through the good play of Ware and Almond two goals were secured for that side in quick succession by Riddell and Teare. The Victorian players had several other good chances of scoring, but they were not accepted, and the game ended in a draw, each side scoring two goals. Mr. W. Bisike acted as referee, and Messrs. Niven and Schuler us umpires. About 200 people witnessed the match.

The Argus (Melbourne) 17.08.83 




New South Wales, 1883

                                                                       New South Wales, 1885

The following  Inter Colonial matches were played in the 19th Century:

16.08.83

Victoria

2

2

New South Wales

East Melbourne Cricket Ground

18.08.83

Victoria

0

0

New South Wales

South Melbourne Cricket Ground








26.07.84

New South Wales



4

1

Victoria

Association Cricket Ground


28.07.84

New South Wales

1

2

Victoria








16.07.85

Victoria

3

0

New South Wales

East Melbourne Cricket Ground

18.07.85

Victoria

2

2

New South Wales








10.07.86

New South Wales



4

1

Victoria

Association Cricket Ground

12.07.86

New South Wales  (Scotch XI)


0

1

Victoria

Agricultural Ground

14.07.86

New South Wales (EnglisXI)
0

3

Victoria








16.07.87

Victoria  

2

2

New South Wales

East Melbourne Cricket Ground


28.07.88

New South Wales

4

1

Victoria

Association Cricket Ground


17.08.90

New South Wales

1

3

Queensland

Botany

Abandoned following a serious injury.

24.08.90

New South Wales

0

1

Queensland

Ashfield Recreation Ground


06.08.98

Queensland



New South Wales

Brisbane Cricket Ground

There are conflicting reports of the result, each side being credited with a 3-2 win by different sources.







Manchester United's First FA Cup Win -1909

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GK
England Harry Moger
RB
England George Stacey
LB
England Vince Hayes
RH
England Dick Duckworth
CH
England Charlie Roberts (c)
LH
Scotland Alex Bell
OR
Wales Billy Meredith
IR
England Harold Halse
CF
Scotland Jimmy Turnbull
IL
Scotland Sandy Turnbull
OL
England George Wall


United played in a white strip with a red chevron.


The toss, the captains were the two great centre halves, Charlie Roberts and Billy Wedlock. Referee Mr Jim Mason.


A great view of Crystal Palace as the game gets underway. Note the 2-3-5 formations.


 Sandy Turnbull scores for United. Turnbull was later implicated in the 1915 Betting Scandal and was  banned for life from football. Turnbull was killed in action in Arras (1917). His life ban was posthumously rescinded by the Football Association in 1919 (!).


Turn- und Sportverein München von 1860

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German clubs are very fond of including their foundation date in their official titles. In the case of Turn- und Sportverein München von 1860, this date could be seen as a bit misleading. The Turnverein München of 1860 was a gymnastic club (Germany experienced something of a mania for gymnastics in the mid 19th century). In fact the club did not play football until 1899, and didn't play fixtures against other clubs until 1902.



1902- the year of the first meeting with Bayern


c.1910

White Hart Lane

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Tottenham Hotspur moved to White Hart Lane (site of a market garden) in 1899. These photographs show the first match played at the new enclosed ground, which had a capacity of 35,000. Notts County (stripes) were the visitors.

Stephen Smith

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These were the days before agents and transfer deadline day dramas. Steve Smith was working nights in a coal mine in Cannock Chase and playing for Hednesford Town. Aston Villa financial secretary Frederick Rinder travelled to the pit and reputedly secured Smith's signature underground. 
Outside left Smith was at Villa for 8 years and made 1 England appearance. 



Combinado del Pacifico

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Another ambitious intercontinental tour from the 1930s saw a squad made up from 3 leading Peruvian clubs, supplemented by 3 players from Colo-Colo in Chile, travel to Europe. Colo Colo had toured Europe in 1927, tragically losing  David Arellano.
The 1933 tourists, generally known as Combinado del Pacifico , played 40 matches across 12 countries. Their fortunes were very mixed. 




Curaçao

11.09.33 

Curaçao

0

7

Combinado del Pacífico

Willemstad

Panamá

14.09.33 

Colón Rangers           

1

5

Combinado del Pacífico

Colón


The voyage would have reached Panamá before Curaçao?

Ireland

01.10.33 

Bohemian

1

1

Combinado del Pacífico

Dalymount Park 30,000

Northern Ireland

02.10.33 

Glentoran

1

1

Combinado del Pacífico

The Oval

Scotland

04.10.33 

Celtic

2

1

Combinado del Pacífico

Celtic Park

7000

09.10.33 

Heart of Midlothian

3

0

Combinado del Pacífico

Tynecastle

6000

England

11.10.33

Newcastle United

6

1

Combinado del Pacífico

St James’Park

2000

16.10.33 

West Ham United

2

2

Combinado del Pacífico

The Boleyn Ground

Netherlands

25.10.33 

Sparta Rotterdam

0

3

Combinado del Pacífico

Het Kasteel

 6000


Czechoslovakia

28.10.33

Sparta Prague         

2

1

Combinado del Pacífico

Stadion Letná

20000

29.10.33

Slavia Prague        

2

2

Combinado del Pacífico

Stadion Letná

Germany

01.11.33

Bayern Munich

2

1

Combinado del Pacífico

Städtisches Stadion an der Grünwalder Straße

05.11.33

Dresden

?

?

Combinado del Pacífico


11.11.33

Berlin XI               

3

1

Combinado del Pacífico


France

12.11.33

Club Français           

2

2

Combinado del Pacífico

Parc des Princes

20000

18.11.33

Entente

2

2

Combinado del Pacífico

Stade Buffalo Montrouge

10000


Entente was a combined Racing Club de Paris & Club Français team. Some sources give both the above games as being against Entente.



19.11.33

SO Montpellier          

2

1

Combinado del Pacífico


24.11.33

OGC Nice                

2

5

Combinado del Pacífico

Stade Municipal du Ray

30.11.33

OGC Nice                

4

4

Combinado del Pacífico

04.12.33

Côte d'Azur XI          

4

4

Combinado del Pacífico

Spain

08.12.33

Barcelona

4

1

Chile-Peru

Las Corts

08.12.33

Madrid XI

10

1

All-Pacific

Campo de Chamartín


These 2 matches were played simultaneously.

France

17.12.33 

Saint-Étienne

draw

Combinado del Pacífico

Stade Geoffroy-Guichard

Italy

26.12.33

Pro Vercelli         

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Sanremo

Spain

06.01.34 

Marino FC               

2

1

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Las Palmas de G.C. 

07.01.34 

Real Victoria           

3

1

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Real Victoria           

2

3

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15.01.34 

Marino FC               

0

2

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18.01.34 

CD Tenerife             

3

1

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife

21.01.34 

CD Tenerife             

2

2

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25.01.34 

UD Salamanca            

2

2

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Las Palmas de G.C. 

03.02.34 

Athletic Las Palmas     

0

3

Combinado del Pacífico

09.02.34 

CD Gran Canaria         

0

1

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14.02.34 

Real Victoria           

1

1

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17.02.34 

Marino FC               

1

7

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Sportivo

1

0

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Real Victoria           

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2

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Real Victoria           

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0

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CD Tenerife             

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0

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UD Salamanca            

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Salamanca



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Squad:

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Juan Criado

Universitario, Peru

Juan Humberto 'Mago' Valdivieso Padilla

Alianza, Peru

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Arturo Fernández
Universitario, Peru
Ricardo Del Río
Universitario, Peru
Antonio Maquilón

Atlético Chalaco, Peru
Alfonso Saldarriaga

Atlético Chalaco, Peru
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Eduardo Astengo

Universitario, Peru
Vicente Arce

Universitario, Peru
Alberto Denegri

Universitario, Peru
Plácido Galindo

Universitario, Peru
Enrique Landa

Universitario, Peru
Juan Montero

Colo-Colo, Chile

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Teodoro 'Lolo' Fernández Meyzán

Universitario, Peru

Carlos Tovar

Universitario, Peru
Pablo Pacheco

Universitario, Peru
Luis Emilio de Souza Ferreyra

Universitario, Peru
Alfredo Alegre

Universitario, Peru
Carlos Alejandro 'Manguera' Villanueva Martínez

Alianza, Peru

Roberto Luco

Colo-Colo, Chile

Eduardo Schneberger

Colo-Colo, Chile


 Players of note: 

Juan 'Mago' Valdivieso- compared  by one journalist to a mechanical doll that catches the ball, and a master of saving penalties. 

Alejandro Villanueva - A spectacular striker and notorious playboy. in 1931 his club Alianza averaged 4.8 goals a game, in 1934 they bagged 115 goals in 27 games. Manguera was league top scorer in 1929 and 1931. He was noted for the dazzling array of stepovers, nutmegs and acrobatic shots that coloued his repertoire.

'Lolo' Fernández-A true legend of Peruvian football, El Cañonero topped the league scorers 7 times and captained the national team for 12 years. He scored 48 goals on the tour. 


FC St. Gallen

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St Gallen FC, founded in April 1879,  claims to be the oldest club in continental Europe. The club was founded by young businessmen who had been exposed to football when they studied with English students. 
Although the members played almost daily, the early years saw only casual football and an idiosyncratic set of hybrid rules. It was in 1892 that St Gallen's first documented fixture took place- a visit from Grasshopper Club Zürich, who protested that the goals used in St Gallen were far smaller than the regulation size. The return match in Zurich saw Grasshopper win 6-0 (they had won 1-0 with the mini goals at St Gallen). Following this fixture St Gallen adopted the standard sized goals. 
The club first featured in Swiss Championship in 1899-1900 (the 3rd edition) under their temporary guise of United FC St. Gallen, but finished bottom of their group. They were champions in 1904, a feat they did not repeat for 96  years.

Gandhi

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 When Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi became involved in Civil Rights and anti racism in South Africa he recognized the populist force of football. In 1913 he organized football  in Natal for the Indian community. In this photograph Gandhi is circled. 

Fussball Ohne Aufnehmen Des Balles (Assoziation-Fussball)

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First published in 1909, this 90 page booklet was volume 18 in a series on sports and games. The title rather charmingly translates as Football Without Picking Up The Ball. Author Johannes Scharfe was a pioneer of football in Silesia , secretary of VfB Leipzig and director of the Leipzig Football Association. Herr Scharfe was also a referee. 
The cover photograph appears to show Slavia Prague in action. 


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