Socceroo B Matches 1923

Socceroo B Matches for 1923

Written by Nick Guoth, Thomas Esamie and Greg Stock.
Thanks to Kevin Christopher & Doug Butcher. 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: Saturday August 18 1923 Venue: Royal Agricultural Showground, Sydney, Australia
Australia
Joe Hamilton, Jack Cameron, Tom Oliver, Gilbert Storey, Andy Henderson, Harry Spurway, Jim Stoner, Percy Lennard, Judy Masters (c), Fred 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, Yip Kau-Ko, Wong Pak-Cheung, Lee Wai-Tong, Chan Kwong-Yiu
Goal: Lee Wai-Tong
Referee: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Linesmen: G.Harget & B.S.Allen (Australia)
Attendance: 20,000
Manager: Mok Hing (China)


Played: Saturday August 25 1923 Venue: Newcastle Showground, Australia
Australia
George Cartwright, Tom Oliver, Charlie Leadbeater, Gilbert Storey, Albert Creighton, Lawson Bailey, Stan Bourke, Percy Lennard, Judy Masters, Fred Hancock, Frank Millier-Smith
Goals: Lennard, Hancock (x2 incl a pen), 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, Lee Wai-Tong, Chan Kwong-Yiu
Goals: Wong Pak Cheung x2, Li Wai Tong
Referee: W.Scott (Australia)
Attendance: 16,000
Manager: Mok Hing (China)


Played: Saturday September 15 1923 Venue: Brisbane Cricket Ground, Australia
Australia
Joe Hamilton, Jim Crum, Arch Harris, James Love, Albert Creighton, Harry Spurway, Stan Bourke, Percy Lennard, Judy Masters (c), Jack Gilmour, Herb Robertson
Goals: Masters 40, _, 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, Lee Wai-Tong, Wong Pak-Cheung, Chang Hsi-En, Chan Kwong-Yiu
Referee: C.Lyst (Australia)
Attendance: 8,000
Manager: Mok Hing (China)


Played: Saturday 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), Fred 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, Lee Wai-Tong, Chan Kwong-Yiu
Goals: Chang Hsi En 15, Lee Wai Tong (x2)
Referee: J.Lester (Australia)
Attendance: 5,000
Manager: Mok Hing (China)


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: Saturday September 29 1923 Venue: Fitzroy Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia
Australian XI
Jim Robinson, Barber, Tom Oliver, Gilbert Storey, George Semple, George Rowe, Harold Winter, Percy Lennard, Les Honeysett, John Orr, Albert Phillips
Goals: Orr, Lennard
2 - 0 China
Lau Hing-Cheung, Ng Kam-Cheun, Chan So, Leung Yuk-Tong (c), Lam Yuk-Ying, Wong Shui-Wah, Pang Kam-Wing, Yip Kau-Ko, Wong Pak-Cheung, Lee Wai-Tong, Chan Kwong-Yiu
Referee: W.A.Cumming (Australia)
Linesmen: H.B.McLeod & J.Clark (Australia)
Attendance: 10,000
Manager: Mok Hing (China)


Played: Saturday October 6 1923 Venue: Jubilee Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Australia
Jim Robinson, S Gore, Tom Oliver, J Wright, Gilbert Storey (c), E Lowe, Harold Winter, Percy Lennard, Jock Walls, H Denman, Albert 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, Lee Wai-Tong, Chan Kwong-Yiu
Goals : Lee Wai Tong, Chang Hsi En
Referee: William Ashworth (Australia)
Linesmen: Bircham & Robsan (Australia)
Attendance: 9,000
Manager: Mok Hing (China)