Socceroo B Matches 1939

Socceroo B Matches for 1939

Written by John Punshon and Greg Stock.
With thanks to Ya'acov Young for the Maccabi Tel Aviv research and Doug Butcher. For more details see credits

Australia played a series of five B internationals against a visiting Palestine national side. Or at least what the Australian public were told was the Palestine side... research indicates that this was, infact, a touring Maccabi Tel Aviv side.
Played: Saturday July 8 1939 Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia
Australia
Jimmy McNabb, William Coolahan (c), Jack Evans, Alf Henwood, Jack Hughes, Jock Parkes, Jimmy Osborne, Jim Wilkinson, Max Wynn, Roy Crowhurst, Alf Quill
Goals: Osborne pen, Hughes, Wilkinson, Crowhurst, Quill, Wynn, Reznik Own Goal
7 - 5 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Palestine)
Yosef Sidi, Avraham Reznik (c), Avraham Beit haLevi, Yosef Lieberman, Zvi Fuchs, Menahem Mirmovich, Simon Alembik, Zvi Erlich, Gaul Machlis, Avraham Schneiderovitch, Mila Ginzburg; Used Sub: Jerry Beit haLevi
Goals: Erlich (x3), Machlis, Schneiderovitch
Attendance: 14,896
Coach: Egon Pollak (Maccabi Tel Aviv)


This match was the second in a five match series played in Australia against the visiting "Palestine" side.
Played: Saturday July 15 1939 Venue: Exhibition Ground, Brisbane, Australia
Australia
Jimmy McNabb, Jack Evans, Jim McDougall, Bob Lawrie, Dan Roderick, Lex Gibb, Roy Crowhurst, Jack Hughes, Redvis Kitching, Jim Donaldson, Alf Quill
Goals: Crowhurst 65' Hughes 75'
2 - 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Palestine)
Yosef Sidi, Avraham Reznik (c), Avraham Beit haLevi, Yosef Lieberman, Zvi Fuchs, Menahem Mirmovich, Simon Alembik, Zvi Erlich, Ferenc Neufeld, Gaul Machlis, Shmuel Ginsberg
Goal: Neufeld 55'
Referee: J.Perotte (Australia)
Coach: Egon Pollak (Maccabi Tel Aviv)


This match was the third game in a five match series played in Australia against the visiting "Palestine" side.
Played: Saturday July 22 1939 Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia
Australia
Jimmy McNabb, Jack Whitelaw, Jack Evans, Harold Evernden, Jock Parkes, Lex Gibb, James Wilkinson, Jack Hughes, Alf Quill, Redvis Kitching, Max Wynn
Goal: Hughes 70'
1 - 2 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Palestine)
Yosef Sidi, Avraham Reznik (c), Avraham Beit haLevi, Yosef Lieberman, Zvi Fuchs, Menahem Mirmovich, Shalom Shalomzon, Zvi Erlich, Ferenc Neufeld, Gaul Machlis, Shmuel Ginsberg
Goals: Neufeld, Ginsberg
Referee: Danny Quinn (Australia)
Attendance: 6,975
Coach: Egon Pollak (Maccabi Tel Aviv)


This match was the fourth in a series of five matches against the visiting Palestinian club side Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Played: Saturday July 29 1939 Venue: Newcastle Sports Ground, Australia
Australia
Jimmy McNabb, Jack Evans, Tom Harris, William Coolahan, Jock Parkes, Jimmy Osborne, Roy Crowhurst, Jim Wilkinson, Alf Quill, Jack Hughes, Alex Forrest
Goals: Quill (x2), Crowhurst, Wilkinson
4 - 1 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Palestine)
Yosef Sidi, Avraham Reznik (c), Avraham Beit haLevi, Yosef Lieberman, Zvi Fuchs, Menaham Mirmovich, Simon Alembik, Zvi Erlich, Ferenc Neufeld, Gaul Machlis, Shmuel Ginsberg
Goal: Erlich
Referee: W.Tromans (Australia)
Attendance: 11,000
Coach: Egon Pollak (Maccabi Tel Aviv)


This match was the last in a series of five matches. With the draw Australia won the series 4-0 with one match drawn.
Played: Saturday August 5 1939 Venue: St Kilda Oval, Melbourne, Australia
Australia
E.Power, Jack Evans (c), George Weir, William Coolahan, Peter McCluskey, R.Smith, Roy Crowhurst, Alfred White, George Smith, Jack Hughes, Alex Forrest
Goals: G. Smith (x2), Hughes, White
4 - 4 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Palestine)
Binyamin Mizrahi, Avraham Reznik (c), Avraham Beit haLevi, Yosef Lieberman, Zvi Fuchs, Menahm Mirmovich, Simon Alembik, Zvi Erlich, Ferenc Neufeld, Gaul Machlis, Shmuel Ginsberg
Goals: Ginsberg 8' Fuchs 22' Erlich 35' Neufeld 45'
Referee: T.Burns (Australia)
Linesmen: G.Goods & A.Fourte (Australia)
Manager: H.Bingham (Australia)
Coach: Egon Pollak (Maccabi Tel Aviv)