Tuesday, September 26, 2017

World Cup Stories-Part 3 (The Third World Cup 1938)-part f

V.      Other Preparatory Matches


-Sweden did not play any preparatory matches ahead of the World Cup.
While their Official team was in France, a weakened Swedish National team played matches back in Stockholm:
June 10, 1938 (Stockholm - Råsunda -Solna) Sweden 3-Latvia 3
June 15, 1938 (Stockholm - Råsunda -Solna) Sweden 2-Finland 0


Photo From: Гольдес И.- История чемпионатов мира 1930-1962+
(World Cup trophy)



Belgium’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:

Note: Belgium had two World Cup qualifiers in between the preparatory matches.

Date: January 30, 1938
Venue : Paris -Parc des Princes
Attendance: 39,000
Referee: Arthur James Jewell (England)
France 5-Belgium 3 (Roger Courtois 8, Emile Veinante 41, 51, Oscar Heisserer 47, Ignace Kowalczyk 78 / Raymond Braine 22, Bernard Voorhoof 28, StanleyVan den Eynde 76
Belgium: Arnold Badjou (Daring Bruxelles), Robert Paverick (Antwerp), Phillibert Smellinckx (Union Saint-Gilloise), Pierre Dalem (Standard Liège), Frans Gommers (Beerschot), Alfons De Winter (Beerschot), Charles Vanden Wouwer (Beerschot), Bernard Voorhoof (Lierse), Jean Capelle (Standard Liège),  Raymond Braine (Beerschot), Stanley Vanden Eynde (Beerschot)                                                                                   
Coach: John David ‘Jack’ Butler (England)


Date: Februrary 27, 1938
Venue : Rotterdam-De Kuip-Feyenoord Stadion 
Attendance: 51,000
Referee: Thomas J. Thompson (England)
Holland 7-Belgium 2 (Kick Smit 41, 53, 65,74, Frank Wels 59, Leen Vente 79, Henk Van Spaandonck 83 / Raymond  Braine 55, Bernard Voorhoof 68
Belgium: Robert Braet (Cercle Brugge), Robert Paverick (Antwerp), Phillibert Smellinckx (Union Saint-Gilloise), Pierre Dalem (Standard Liège), Honorè Martins (La Gantoise), Alfons De Winter (Beerschot), Bernard Voorhoof (Lierse), Raymond Braine (Beerschot), Jean Capelle (Standard Liège), Arthur Ceuleers (Beerschot), Stanley Vanden Eynde (Beerschot)                                                                  
Coach: John David ‘Jack’ Butler (England)
  
Date: May 8, 1938
Venue : Lausanne – Stade Olympique de la Pontaise 
Attendance: 21,500
Referee: Raffaele Scorzoni (Italy)
Switzerland 0-Belgium 3 (Bernard Voorhoof 24, 84, Jean Capelle 77
Belgium: Arnold Badjou (Daring Bruxelles), Robert Paverick (Antwerp), Jean Petit (Standard Liège), John Van Alphen (Beerschot), Emile Stijnen (Olympic Charleroi), Alfons De Winter (Beerschot), Charles Vanden Wouwer (Beerschot), Bernard Voorhoof (Lierse), Jean Capelle (Standard Liège), Raymond Braine (Beerschot), Fernand Buyle (Daring Bruxelles)      
Coach: John David ‘Jack’ Butler (England)
  
Date: May 15, 1938
Venue: Milano -Stadio Comunale, San Siro 
Attendance: 25, 000
Referee: Peter J. (Peco) Bauwens (Germany)
Italy 6-Belgium 1 (Giuseppe Meazza 17 pen, Michele Andreolo 28, Piero Pasinati 58, Silvio Piola 71, 80, 84 / Jean Capelle 2
Belgium: Arnold Badjou (Daring Bruxelles), Robert Paverick (Antwerp), Jean Petit (Standard Liège), John Van Alphen (Beerschot), Emile Stijnen (Olympic Charleroi), Alfons De Winter (Beerschot), Charles Vanden Wouwer (Beerschot), Bernard Voorhoof (Lierse), Jean Capelle (Standard Liège), Raymond Braine (Beerschot), Fernand Buyle (Daring Bruxelles)      
Coach: John David ‘Jack’ Butler (England)

Date: May 29, 1938
Venue:  Bruxelles-Stade du Heysel  (Brussels- Heizelstadion) 
Attendance: 12,076
Referee: Ivan Eklind (Sweden)
Belgium 2-Yugoslavia 2 ( Jean Capelle 4, Charles Vanden Wouwer 67 /  Aleksandar Petrovic 26, Jozo Matosic 77
Belgium: Arnold Badjou (Daring Bruxelles), Robert Paverick (Antwerp), Jean Petit (Standard Liège), John Van Alphen (Beerschot), Emile Stijnen (Olympic Charleroi), Alfons De Winter (Beerschot), Charles Vanden Wouwer (Beerschot), Bernard Voorhoof (Lierse), Jean Capelle (Standard Liège), Raymond Braine (Beerschot), Fernand Buyle (Daring Bruxelles)      
Coach: John David ‘Jack’ Butler (England)


Photo From: Calcio Illustrato, issue 22, June 1, 1938
(The Referees)


Photo From: Il Calcio Illustrato, Giugno 1950, Supplemento Al. No 24
(Official Programme cover of the Tournament)


Czechoslovakia’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:

Note: Czechsolovakia had one World Cup qualifier (on April 24th)  in between the preparatory matches.


Date: April 3, 1938
Dr. Gerö Cup   
Venue: Basel –Nordstern  
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Reginald George Rudd (England)
Switzerland 4-Czechoslovakia 0 (Numa Monnard 28, Tulio Grassi 30, Georges Aeby 39, Lauro Amado 80
Czechoslovakia: Vojtěch Věchet (Sparta Praha), Jaroslav Burgr (captain) (Sparta Praha), Ferdinand Daučík I (Slavia Praha), Štefan Biró (Bat’a Zlin), Jaroslav Bouček (Sparta Praha), Karel Kolsky (Sparta Praha), Reiner Kugler (Teplicky FK), Josef Zeman (Sparta Praha), Rudolf Schäffer (Teplicky FK), Oldřich Nejedlý (Sparta Praha), Jozef Luknár (I.CsK Bratislava)
Coach: Václav Meissner


Date: May 18, 1938
Venue:  Prague  -AC Sparta Stadion
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Johannes (John) Langenus (Belgium)
Czechoslovakia 2-Irish Free State 2 (Oldrich Nejedly 3 pen, 46 / Tom Davis 43, James Dunne 89
Czechoslovakia: František Plánička (Captain) (Slavia Praha), Jaroslav Burgr (Sparta Praha), Ferdinand Daučík I (Slavia Praha), Josef Košťálek (Sparta Praha), Jaroslav Bouček (Sparta Praha), Vlastimil Kopecký (Slavia Praha), Jan Říha (Sparta Praha), Ladislav Šimůnek (Slavia Praha), Vojtěch Bradáč (Slavia Praha), Josef  Ludl (Viktoria Zizkov), Oldřich Nejedlý (Sparta Praha)
Coach: Václav Meissner


Holland’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:

Note: Holland had two World Cup qualifiers in between the preparatory matches.

Date: Februrary 27, 1938
Venue : Rotterdam-De Kuip-Feyenoord Stadion 
Attendance: 51,000
Referee: Thomas J. Thompson (England)
Holland 7-Belgium 2 (Kick Smit 41, 53, 65,74, Frank Wels 59, Leen Vente 79, Henk Van Spaandonck 83 / Raymond  Braine 55, Bernard Voorhoof 68
Holland: Adri van Male (Feijenoord), Mauk Weber (ADO Den Haag),
Bertus Caldenhove (DWS Amsterdam), Bas Paauwe (Feijenoord),  Wim Anderiesen sr. (Ajax Amsterdam), Puck van Heel (Feijenoord), Frank Wels (GVV Unitas), Henk van Spaandonck (RV& AV Neptunus), Leen Vente (Feijenoord), Kick Smit (Haarlem), Kees Mijnders jr (DFC Dordrecht) 
Coach: Bob Glendenning (England)


Date: May 21, 1938
Venue : Amsterdam -Olympisch Stadion 
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Charles E. Argent (England)
Holland 1-Scotland 3 (Leen Vente 86 / Andrew Black 52, Francis Murphy 57, Thomas Walker 69
Holland: Adri van Male (Feijenoord), Mauk Weber (ADO Den Haag),
Bertus Caldenhove (DWS Amsterdam), Bas Paauwe (Feijenoord),  Wim Anderiesen sr. (Ajax Amsterdam), Puck van Heel (Feijenoord), Frank Wels (GVV Unitas), Henk van Spaandonck (RV& AV Neptunus), Leen Vente (Feijenoord), Freek van der Veen (AVC Heracles) , Bertus de Harder (VUC Den Haag)
Coach: Bob Glendenning (England)



Hungary’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:

Note: Hungary had one World Cup qualifier (on March 25th) after these preparatory matches.

Date: January 9, 1938
Venue : Lisbon- Estadio Las Salesias- José Manuel Soares
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Georges Capdeville (France) 
Portugal 4-Hungary 0 (Espírito Santo 14,João Cruz 15,75, Soeiro Vasques 48
Hungary: Antal Szabo (Hungária Budapest), Istvan Miklosi (Szurketaxi), Sandor Biró (Hungária Budapest), Janos Gyarmati (Szegedi AK), Jozsef Turay (Hungária  Budapest) (Gyorgy Szücs (Újpest Budapest) 46th), Janos Dudas (Hungária Budapest),  Ferenc Sas (Hungária Budapest), Jeno Vincze (Újpest Budapest), Lipot Kallai (Újpest Budapest) (Lajos Szenrodi (Elektromos SE) 46th), Gyula Zsengeller (Újpest Budapest), Pal Titkos (Hungária  Budapest)     
Coach: Dr. Karoly Dietz and Albert Schäffer
               
Date: January 16, 1938
Venue :  Letzebuerg (Luxembourg)-Stade Municipal de Luxembourg 
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Peter J. (Peco) Bauwens (Germany)
Luxembourg 0-Hungary 6 (Lajos Szendrődi 13, 59 82, Lipot Kállai 73, Gyula Zsengellér 75 pen, Istvan Miklósi 80
Hungary: Jozsef Ujvari (Hungária Budapest),  Istvan Miklosi (Szurketaxi), Sandor Biró (Hungária Budapest), Janos Gyarmati (Szegedi AK), Gyorgy Szücs (Újpest Budapest), Janos Dudas (Hungária Budapest), Ferenc Sas (Hungária Budapest) (Gyula Zsengeller (Újpest Budapest) 40th), Jeno Vincze (Újpest Budapest),  Lajos Szenrodi (Elektromos SE), Lipot Kallai (Újpest Budapest), Pal Titkos (Hungária Budapest)     
Coach: Dr. Karoly Dietz and Albert Schäffer


Date:  March 20, 1938
Venue:  Nürnberg-Altes Stadion 
Attendance: 50,000
Referee:  Johannes (John) Langenus (Belgium)
Germany 1-Hungary 1 (Otto Siffling 29 / Geza Toldi 49) 
Hungary: Jozsef Hada (Ferencváros Budapest),   Lajos Koranyi I (Ferencváros Budapest), Sandor Biró (Hungária Budapest), Sandor Pazmandy (Elektromos SE), Miklos Balogh II (Nemzeti Budapest), Istvan Balogh I (Újpest Budapest), Ferenc Pusztai (Újpest Budapest),   Gyula Zsengeller (Újpest Budapest), Janos Kisalagi (Nemzeti Budapest), Geza Toldi (Ferencváros Budapest),      Ferenc Horvath (Nemzeti Budapest)     
Coach: Dr. Karoly Dietz and Albert Schäffer


Norway’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:


Date:  May 31, 1938
Venue:  Oslo-Ullevaal Stadion 
Attendance: 19,200
Referee:  Einar Lundström (Finland)
Norway 1-Estonia 0 (Arne Brustad  65
Norway: Rolf Johannessen (Frederikstad), Øivind Holmsen (Lyn Ski),  Kristian Henriksen (Lyn Ski), Nils Eriksen (Odds),   Rolf Holmberg (Odds),   Odd Frantzen (Hardy SK), Reidar Kvammen (Viking Stavanger),  Alf Martinsen (Lillestrøm), Magnar Isaksen (Lyn Ski), Arne Brustad (Lyn Ski) 
Coach: Asbjorn Halvorsen


Poland’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:

Note: Poland had one World Cup qualifier (on April 2nd)  in between the preparatory matches.

Date:  March 13, 1938
Venue:  Zürich –Hardturm Stadion
Attendance: 21,000
Referee:  Rinaldo Barlassina (Italy)
Switzerland 3-Poland 3 (Lauro Amadó 32, 54, Andre ‘Trello’ Abbeglen 88 pen / Ernest Wilimowski 13, Jerzy Wostal 74, Leonard Piątek  85
Poland: Edward Madejski (no club), Władysław Szczepaniak (captain) (Polonia Warszawa),    Antoni Gałecki (LKS Lodz), Wilhelm Góra (Cracovia Kraków), Edward Nyc (Polonia Warszawa), Jerzy Piec (Naprzód Lipiny), Ryszard Piec (Naprzód Lipiny), Leonard Piątek (AKS Chorzów),  Jerzy Wostal (AKS Chorzów), Ernest Wilimowski (Ruch Wielkie Hajduki Chorzów),     Gerard Wodarz (Ruch Wielkie Hajduki Chorzów)    
FA Captain: Józef Kałuża and Coach: Marian Spoida

Date:  May 22, 1938
Venue:  Warszawa (Warsaw), - Stadion Wojska Polskiego im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego (Polish Army)(Legia Warszawa)          
Attendance: 25,000
Referee:  Ferenc Májorszky (Hungary)
Poland 6-Irish Free State 0 (Jan Wasiewicz 12, Gerard Wodarz 21,78, Leonard Piątek 43, 52, Ernest Wilimowski 58
Poland: Edward Madejski (no club), Władysław Szczepaniak (captain) (Polonia Warszawa),  Antoni Gałecki (LKS Lodz), Wilhelm Góra (Cracovia Kraków), Jan Wasiewicz (LKS Pogon Lwów), Edward Dytko  (Górniczy Dąb Katowice), Ryszard Piec (Naprzód Lipiny), Leonard Piątek (AKS Chorzów),Fryderyk Scherfke (Warta Poznan), Ernest Wilimowski (Ruch Wielkie Hajduki Chorzów), Gerard Wodarz (Ruch Wielkie Hajduki Chorzów)    
FA Captain: Józef Kałuża and Coach: Marian Spoida


Romania’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:

Date:  May 8, 1938
Neighbours Cup      
Venue: Bucureşti, (Bucharest) -ANEF (Academia Nationala de Educatie Fizică)           
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Pál von Hertzka (Hungary)
Romania 0-Yugoslavia 1 (Jozo Matosic 28
Romania: Nicolae Iordachescu (Venus Bucureşti(Dumitru Pavlovici (Ripensia Timisoara) 46th), Rudolf Burger (Ripensia Timisoara), Vasile Chiroiu (Ripensia Timisoara), Vintila Cossini (Rapid Bucureşti), Augustin Juhasz (CA Oradea), Gheorghe Brandabura (Juventus Bucureşti),  Silviu Bindea (Ripensia Timisoara), Nicolae Kovaci (CA Oradea), Iuliu Bodola (captain) (Venus Bucureşti), Iuliu Prassler (AMEFA), Traian Iordache (Unirea Tricolor Bucureşti)   
Coach: Alexandru Savulescu


Switzerland’s Preparatory matches/ Friendlies ahead of the World Cup:

Note: Switzerland had one World Cup qualifier (on May 1st)  in between the preparatory matches.


Date:  February 6, 1938
Venue:  Köln (Cologne)- Müngersdorfer Stadion 
Attendance: 78,000
Referee:  Reginald George Rudd (England)
Germany 1-Switzerland 1 (Fritz Szepan 74 / Georges Aeby 38) 
Switzerland: Willy Huber (Grasshopper Zürich), Severino Minelli (Grasshopper Zürich), August Lehmann (Grasshopper Zürich), Hermann ‘Mandi’ Springer (Grasshopper Zürich), Sirio Vernati (Grasshopper Zürich), Ernest Lörtscher (Servette Genève), Alfred Bickel (Grasshopper Zürich), Fritz Wagner (Grasshopper Zürich), Lauro Amado (Lugano),
Eugène Walaschek (Servette Genève), Georges Aeby (Servette Genève)
Coach: Karl Rappan (Austria)
Note: In some sources Max Weiler is shown instead of August Lehmann.


Date:  March 13, 1938
Venue:  Zürich –Hardturm Stadion
Attendance: 21,000
Referee:  Rinaldo Barlassina (Italy)
Switzerland 3-Poland 3 (Lauro Amadó 32, 54, Andre ‘Trello’ Abbeglen 88 pen / Ernest Wilimowski 13, Jerzy Wostal 74, Leonard Piątek  85
Switzerland: Willy Huber (Grasshopper Zürich), Severino Minelli (Grasshopper Zürich), August Lehmann (Grasshopper Zürich), Hermann ‘Mandi’ Springer (Grasshopper Zürich), Sirio Vernati (Grasshopper Zürich), Ernest Lörtscher (Servette Genève), Alfred Bickel (Grasshopper Zürich), André ‘Trello’ Abegleen (Servette FC Genève), Lauro Amado (Lugano),
Eugène Walaschek (Servette Genève), Georges Aeby (Servette Genève)
Coach: Karl Rappan (Austria)


Date: April 3, 1938
Dr. Gerö Cup   
Venue: Basel –Nordstern  
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Reginald George Rudd (England)
Switzerland 4-Czechoslovakia 0 (Numa Monnard 28, Tulio Grassi 30, Georges Aeby 39, Lauro Amado 80
Switzerland: Willy Huber (Grasshopper Zürich), Severino Minelli (Grasshopper Zürich), Adolf Stelzer (Lausanne), Hermann ‘Mandi’ Springer (Grasshopper Zürich), Sirio Vernati (Grasshopper Zürich), Ernest Lörtscher (Servette Genève), Lauro Amado (Lugano), Eugène Walaschek (Servette Genève), Numa Monnard (Basel), Tulio Grassi (Lugano), Georges Aeby (Servette Genève)
Coach: Karl Rappan (Austria)

Date: May 8, 1938
Venue : Lausanne – Stade Olympique de la Pontaise 
Attendance: 21,500
Referee: Raffaele Scorzoni (Italy)
Switzerland 0-Belgium 3 (Bernard Voorhoof 24, 84, Jean Capelle 77
Switzerland: Renato Bizzozero (Lugano), Severino Minelli (Grasshopper Zürich), Adolf Stelzer (Lausanne-Sports), Hermann ‘Mandi’ Springer (Grasshopper Zürich), Sirio Vernati (Grasshopper Zürich), Ernest Lörtscher (Servette Genève), Lauro Amado (Lugano), Eugen Rupf (Grasshopper Zürich), Leopold Kilholz (Young Fellows Zürich), Eugène Walaschek (Servette Genève), Georges Aeby (Servette Genève)
Coach: Karl Rappan (Austria)

Date: May 21, 1938
Venue : Zürich –Hardturm Stadion
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Peter J. (Peco) Bauwens (Germany)
Switzerland 2-England 1 (Georges Aeby 31, André ‘Trello’ Abegglen 70 pen / Cliff Bastin 33 pen
Switzerland: Willy Huber (Grasshopper Zürich), Severino Minelli (Grasshopper Zürich), August Lehmann (Grasshopper Zürich), Hermann ‘Mandi’ Springer (Grasshopper Zürich), Sirio Vernati (Grasshopper Zürich), Ernest Lörtscher (Servette Genève), Lauro Amado (Lugano),
Eugène Walaschek (Servette Genève), Alfred Bickel (Grasshopper Zürich), André ‘Trello’ Abegleen (Servette FC Genève), Georges Aeby (Servette Genève)
Coach: Karl Rappan (Austria)


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