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). Thanks to Kevin Christopher for the use of his personal material and the research of Doug Butcher and John Punshon. 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: Saturday August 29 1931 Venue: Makassar, Celebes [Sulawesi], Dutch East Indies
Celebes XI
Lineup unknown
0 - 2 Australia
W.Roach, Harry Roe, George Weir, George Semple, Robert Telfer, Charlie O'Connor, G.Hunter, Johnny Johnstone, Gavin Russell, Percy Lewis, Harry Muir
Goals: Lewis (x2)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Thursday September 3 1931 Venue: T.H.O.R. veld, Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
H.B.S.
Houdt Braef Stant - (Club team - SVB - Soerabajasche Voetbal Bond [Soerabaja Football Association])
Tremio, Gontha, Emile de Raadt, Nawir, Van Ligten, Nooyen, Saleh, Voll, Knufman, Uktolseja, Van Haasen
Goals: Uktolseja (x2)
2 - 1 Australia
J.Harper, Bill Oliver, George Weir, J.Martin, Russ Buchanan, Charlie O'Connor, James Donaldson, Johnny Johnstone, Gavin Russell, Les Clark, Richard James
Goal: Johnstone
Referee: Hearts (Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Saturday September 5 1931 Venue: Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
Tiong Hwa
(Chinese Club team - SVB - Soerabajasche Voetbal Bond [Soerabaja Football Association])
Hok Gie, Chin Hoat, King Tjo, Hong Djien, Hian Bie, Boen Liem, Kway Singh, Hian Gwan, Sie Liong, Sie Lok, Hok An
0 - 4 Australia
J.Harper, George Weir, Bill Oliver, George Semple (J.Martin), Robert Telfer, Charlie O'Connor, James Donaldson, Johnny Johnstone (Gavin Russell), Percy Lewis, Frank McIvor, Richard James
Goals: Johnstone 27, Lewis, McIvor, Russell
Referee: Gobus (Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Sunday September 6 1931 Venue: Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
Singapore Combined Services
Ellis, Wallace, Bryant, Galley, Middleton, Shaddick (c), Lt. Bryan, Bennett, Woodward, Raybould, Perry
Goals: Raybould, Woodward
2 - 4 Australia
W.Roach, George Weir, Bill Oliver, Russ Buchanan, Robert Telfer, Charlie O'Connor, James Donaldson, Percy Lewis, Les Clark, Frank McIvor, Richard James
Goals: Clark 20, _, Donaldson, Lewis
Referee: Foltynski (Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Thursday September 10 1931 Venue: Deca Park, Batavia [Jakarta], Java, Dutch East Indies
Hercules
(Club team - VBO - Voetbalbond Batavia en Omstreken [Football Association of Batavia and Environs])
Pipper jnr, Scholte, Brugman, Hoekstra, Davies, Gaston, Moedjtaba, Soemo, Pipper snr, Va Lingen, Zomers
Goals: Soemo 6' _' _'
3 - 0 Australia
J.Harper, Bill Oliver, George Weir, Charlie O'Connor, Robert Telfer, J.Martin, Harry Muir, Frank McIvor, Les Clark, Percy Lewis, James Donaldson
Referee: Sommer (Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played:Saturday September 12 1931 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])
Kioe Sen, Giok Seng, Kim Hok, Tjiap Hie, Kang Ho, Sing Tjoe, Hok Siang, Yu Siang, Cheng Kee, Kek Bo, Jin Tjiang
Goal: Cheng Kee
1 - 3 Australia
W.Roach, George Weir, Bill Oliver, Charlie O'Connor, Russ Buchanan, George Semple, Harry Muir, Johnny Johnstone (Richard James), Gavin Russell, Percy Lewis, G.Hunter
Goals: Russell (x2), Muir
Referee: H.Prins (Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Sunday September 13 1931 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])
Becker, Davies, E.Meeng, Lasso, Van Donk, Malaihollo, Jansen, Soemo, Abidin, Rehatta, Kek Bo
Goal: Soemo 23
1 - 2 Australia
W.Roach, George Weir, Bill Oliver, Charlie O'Connor, Russ Buchanan, George Semple, Harry Muir, Johnny Johnstone, Les Clark, Percy Lewis, James Donaldson
Goals: Clark 17, Meeng 24 Own Goal
Referee: M.Prins(Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Thursday September 16 1931 Venue: Hercules veld, 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])
Becker, Bax, Mols, Lasso, Soekarso, Lippelt, Onong, Soleiman, Darma, Djamhar, Hoedoro
0 - 4 Australia
W.Roach, Bill Oliver, George Weir, Charlie O'Connor, Russ Buchanan, Robert Telfer, Harry Muir, George Semple, Les Clark, J.Martin, James Donaldson
Goals: Martin (x2), Muir, Weir pen
Referee: Hagenaar (Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Friday September 17 1931 Venue: Bandoeng [Bandung], Java, Dutch East Indies
Bandoeng Bondselftal (BVB XI)
(Bandoeng League Team – BVB - Bandoengsche Voetbal Bond [Bandoeng Football Association])
De Wolff, De Boer, Soekiman, Caumans, Amrein, Simons, Vogler, Prins, Goyers, Laktoero, LontohGoals: Prins, Goyers, Laktoero
3 - 1 Australia
J.Harper, Bill Oliver, George Weir, Charlie O'Connor, Russ Buchanan, Robert Telfer, Harry Muir, George Semple, Frank McIvor, J.Martin, G.Hunter
Goal: De Wolff own goal
Referee: De Wilde
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played:Sunday September 19 1931 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, Wim Voll, Uktolseja, Bakhuys, Tetalepta, Saleh
Goal: Bakhuys
1 - 1 Australia
W.Roach, Bill Oliver, George Weir; George Semple, Robert Telfer, Charlie O'Connor, James Donaldson, Johnny Johnstone, Percy Lewis, Richard James, Harry Muir
Goal: Lewis 20
Referee: Gobus
Manager: Ern Lukeman(Australia)
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: Monday September 20 1931 Venue: Soerabaja [Surabaya], Java, Dutch East Indies
Tiong Hwa
(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
W.Roach, Bill Oliver, George Weir, George Semple, Russ Buchanan, Charlie O'Connor, James Donaldson, Percy Lewis, Harry Roe (Les Clark), Gavin Russell (Richard James), Harry Muir
Goals: Lewis (x3), James (x2), Roe, Clark, Other goalscorer not known
Referee: Harten (Dutch East Indies)Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Tuesday September 21 1931 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
Goals: Bakhuys, Feuerberg
2 - 6 Australia
J.Harper, Bill Oliver, George Weir, Charlie O'Connor, Russ Buchanan, George Semple, Harry Muir, Richard James, Les Clark, Percy Lewis, James Donaldson
Goals: Muir (x2), James(x2), Lewis
Referee: Fruneaux (Dutch East Indies)
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931


Played: Friday September 24 1931 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 goalscorer unknown
Manager: Ern Lukeman (Australia)
Squad listings sources :
Celebes and Java Trip by Australia 1931