Socceroo B Matches 1923

Socceroo B Matches for 1923

Written by Nick Guoth, Thomas Esamie and Greg Stock. Thanks to Kevin Christopher for the use of his personal material. For more details see credits


In 1923 a a team representing China with 13 players from Hong Kong and three from the Central and Northern districts played Australia for a five match series. The Chinese FA did not become part of FIFA until the following year, hence these are not listed as 'A' internationals.
Played : August 8 1923 Venue : Sydney Showround, Australia
Australia
J Hamilton, Cameron, T Oliver, Gilbert Storey, Andy Henderson, Harry Spurway, Stoner, Percy Lennard, Judy Masters (c), F Hancock, Frank Millier-Smith
Goals : Masters x4, Henderson
5 - 1 China
Lau Hing Cheung, Ng Kam Chuen, Chan So, Leung Yuk Tong (c), Leung Tai Fong, Wong Shui Wah, Pang Kam Wing, Ip Kau Ko, Wong Pak Cheung, Li Wai Tong, Chan Kwong In
Goal : Chan Kwong In
Referee : E Lukeman
Attendance : 20000


Played : August 25 1923 Venue : Newcastle Showground, Australia
Australia
George Cartwright, T Oliver, Charlie Leadbeater, Gilbert Storey, A Creighton, Lawson Bailey, Stan Bourke, Percy Lennard, Judy Masters, F Hancock, Frank Millier-Smith
Goals : Lennard Hancock, Hancock pk, Masters
4 - 3 China
Lau Hing Cheung, Ng Kam Chuen, Chan So, Leung Yuk Tong (c), Leung Tai Fong, Wong Shui Wah, Pang Kam Wing, Chang Hsi En, Wong Pak Cheung, Li Wai Tong, Chan Kwong In
Goals : Wong Pak Cheung x2, Li Wai Tong
Referee : W Scott
Attendance : 16000


Played : September 15 1923 Venue : Brisbane, Australia
Australia
J Hamilton, Jim Crum, Arch Harris, James Love, A Creighton, Harry Spurway, Stan Bourke, Percy Lennard, Judy Masters (c), Jack Gilmour, Herb Robertson
Goals : Masters x2, Gilmour x2, Robertson
5 - 0 China
Lau Hing Cheung, Ng Kam Chuen, Chan So, Leung Yuk Tong (c), Leung Tai Fong, Wong Shui Wah, Pang Kam Wing, Li Wai Tong, Wong Pak Cheung, Chang Hsi En, Chan Kwong In
Referee : C Lyst
Attendance : 8000


Played : September 22 1923 Venue : Sydney Showgrounds, Australia
Australia
George Cartwright, Jim Crum, Arch Harris, Alan Fisher, Andy Henderson, Harry Spurway, Stan Bourke, Percy Lennard, Judy Masters (c), F Hancock, Herb Robertson
Goal : Hancock
1 - 3 China
Lau Hing Cheung, Ng Kam Chuen, Chan So, Leung Yuk Tong (c), Leung Tai Fong, Wong Shui Wah, Pang Kam Wing, Chang Hsi En, Wong Pak Cheung, Li Wai Tong, Chan Kwong In
Goals : Chang Hsi En 15, Li Wai Tong x2
Referee : J Lester
Attendance : 5000


In addition to the games against the national side, the Chinese Universities team played two game against an Australian XI in Melbourne and then in Adelaide.
Played : September 29 1923 Venue : Melbourne, Australia
Australian XI
J Robinson, Barber, T Oliver, Gilbert Storey, A Creighton, G Rowe, A Phillips, Percy Lennard, T Honeysett, John Orr, Tom Thompson
Goals : Orr, Lennard
2 - 0 China
Lau Hing Cheung, Ng Kam Cheun, Chan So, Leung Yuk Tong (c), Leung Tai Fong, Wong Shui Wah, Pang Kam Wing, Chang Hsi En, Wong Pak Cheung, Li Wai Tong, Chan Kwong In


Played : October 5 1923 Venue : Jubilee Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Australia
J Robinson, S Gore, T Oliver, J Wright, Gilbert Storey, E Lowe, H Winter, Percy Lennard, J Walls, H Denman, A Phillips
Goals : Phillips x2
2 - 2 China
Lau Hing Cheung, Ng Kam Chuen, Chan So, Leung Yuk Tong (c), Leung Tai Fong, Wong Shui Wah, Pang Kam Wing, Chang Hsi En, Wong Pak Cheung, Li Wai Tong, Chan Kwong In
Goals : Li Wai Tong, Chang Hsi En
Referee : W Ashworth
Attendance : 9000