Socceroo 1931 B Matches

Socceroo B Matches for 1931

Written by Thomas Esamie, Greg Stock and David Hearder (with thanks to Karel Stokkermans and RSSSF). Lots of work put in by Doug Butcher for expanded match and team details. Thanks to Kevin Christopher for the use of his personal material. For more details see credits

An Australian team toured the Java region in 1931. The party of 19 players played 12 matches against local and club sides. The 6 matches in Soerabaja were part of the 30 year jubilee festivities of T.H.O.R., one of the Soerabaja clubs.
Played : August 29 Venue : Makassar, Celebes [Sulawesi], Dutch East Indies
Celebes XI
Lineup and scorer unknown
0 - 2 Australia
Roach, Roe, Weir, Semple, Telfer, O'Connor, Hunter, Johnstone, Russell, Lewis, Muir
Goals : Lewis x2
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 3 Venue : Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
H.B.S.
Houdt Braef Stant - (Club team - SVB - Soerabajasche Voetbal Bond [Soerabaja Football Association])
Tremio, Gontha, E.de Raadt, Nawir, Van Ligten, Nooyen, Saleh, Voll, Knufman, Uktolseja, Van Haasen
Goals : Uktolseja x2
2 - 1 Australia
Harper, Oliver, Weir, Martin, Buchanan, O'Connor, Donaldson, Johnstone, Russell, Clark, James
Goal : Johnstone
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 5 Venue : Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
Tiong Hoa
(Chinese Club team - SVB - Soerabajasche Voetbal Bond [Soerabaja Football Association])
Hok Gie, Chin Hoat, unknown, Hong Djien, Hian Bie, Boen Liem, Kway Singh, Hian Gwan, Sie Liong, Sie Lok, unknown
0 - 4 Australia
Harper, Weir, Oliver, Semple (Martin), Telfer, O'Connor, Donaldson, Johnstone (Russell), Lewis, McIvor, Muir
Goals : Johnstone, Lewis, McIvor, Russell
Referee : Gobus
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 6 Venue : Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
Singapore Combined Services
Ellis, Wallace, Bryant, Galley, Middleton, Shaddick, Lt. Bryan, Bennett, Woodward, Raybould, Perry
Goals : Raybould, Woodward
2 - 4 Australia
Roach, Weir, Oliver, Buchanan, Telfer, O'Connor, Donaldson, Lewis, Clark, McIvor, James
Goals : Lewis, Donaldson, Lewis, Clark
Referee : Foltynski
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 10 Venue : Batavia [Jakarta], Java, Dutch East Indies
Hercules
(Club team - VBO - Voetbalbond Batavia en Omstreken [Football Association of Batavia and Environs])
Lineup unknown
Goals : Pesch, Van Lingen x2
3 - 0 Australia
Lineup unknown
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 12 Venue : Batavia [Jakarta], Java, Dutch East Indies
U.M.S.
Unity Makes Strength - (Chinese Club team - VBO - Voetbalbond Batavia en Omstreken [Football Association of Batavia and Environs])
Lineup and scorer unknown
1 - 3 Australia
Lineup and scorers unknown
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 13 Venue : Batavia [Jakarta], Java, Dutch East Indies
Batavia Bondselftal (VBO XI)
(Batavia League Team - VBO - Voetbalbond Batavia en Omstreken [Football Association of Batavia and Environs])
Lineup unknown
Goals : Soemo
1 - 2 Australia
Lineup unknown Goals : Meeng og, Clark
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 15 Venue : Batavia [Jakarta], Java, Dutch East Indies
S.V.B.B.
Sportvereeniging Binnenlandsch Bestuur - (Club team - VBO - Voetbalbond Batavia en Omstreken [Football Association of Batavia and Environs])
Lineup unknown
0 - 4 Australia
Lineup and scorers unknown
Referee : Gobus
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 17 Venue : Bandoeng [Bandung], Java, Dutch East Indies
Bandoeng Bondselftal (BVB XI)
(Bandoeng League Team – BVB - Bandoengsche Voetbal Bond [Bandoeng Football Association])
Lineup and scorers unknown
3 - 1 Australia
Lineup and scorer unknown
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 19 Venue : Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
Soerabaja Bondselftal (SVB XI)
(Soerabaja League Team – SVB - Soerabajasche Voetbal Bond [Soerabaja Football Association])
Hok Gie, Sampoa, Gontha, Nooyen, Piet Keasberry, Pang Keasberry, Voll, Uktolseja, Bakhuys, Tetalepta, Saleh
Goal : Bakhuys
1 - 1 Australia
Roach, Oliver, Weir; Semple, Telfer, O'Connor, Donaldson, Johnstone, Lewis, James, Muir
Goal : Lewis
Referee : Gobus
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Originally a Java Chinese XI was supposed to play Australia on this day, and many sources indicate that scheduled match, but they were replaced by Soerabaja Chinese club side Tiong Hoa wishing to avenge their 0-4 loss two weeks earlier.
Played : September 20 Venue : Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
Tiong Hoa
(Chinese Club team - SVB - Soerabajasche Voetbal Bond [Soerabaja Football Association])
Boen Bing, Chin Hoat, King Tjo, Hong Djien (Tjhoen Swie), Hian Bie, Boen Liem, Swie Tong, Hian Gwan, Sie Liong, Sie Lok, King Han
Goal : King Han
1 - 8 Australia
Roach, Oliver, Weir, Semple, Buchanan, O'Connor, Donaldson, Lewis, Roe (Clark), Russell (James), Muir
Goals : Lewis pk, Roe, Lewis, James, Lewis, James, unknown, Clark
Referee : Harten
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 21 Venue : Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
T.H.O.R.
Tot Heil Onzer Ribbenkast - (Club team - SVB - Soerabajasche Voetbal Bond [Soerabaja Football Association])
Huisingh, Bach Kolling, Van Emmerik, Vaes, Piet Keasberry, Esser, Feuerberg, Pang Keasberry, Bakhuys, Meyers, Cortenbach
Goal : Bakhuys, Feuerberg
2 - 6 Australia
Harper, Oliver, Weir, unknown, unknown, O'Connor, Donaldson, Lewis, unknown, James, Muir
Goals: Muir, James, Lewis, James, unknown, Muir
Referee : Fruneaux
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played : September 24 Venue : Makassar, Celebes [Sulawesi], Dutch East Indies
Makassar Bondselftal (MVB XI)
(Makassar League Team - Makassarsche Voetbal Bond [Makassar Football Association])
Lineup unknown
0 - 1 Australia
Lineup and scorer unknown
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931