Socceroo B Matches 1939

Socceroo B Matches for 1939

Written by John Punshon and Greg Stock. 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, Bill Coolahan, Jack Evans, Alf Henwood, Jack Hughes, Jock Parkes, Jimmy Osborne, Jim Wilkinson, Max Wynn, Roy Crowhurst, Alf Quill
Goals : (scorers unavailable)
7 - 5 Palestine
(Lineup incomplete) Sidi, J Lieberman
Goals : (scorers unavailable)
Attendance : 14,896
Manager : S Arazi (Palestine)


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, J.McDougall, Bob Lawrie, D Roderick, Lex Gibb, Roy Crowhurst, Jack Hughes, Redvis Kitching, Jim Donaldson, Alf Quill
Goals : Crowhurst 65', Hughes 75'
2 - 1 Palestine
(Lineup incomplete) J Sidi, A Rezinik, A Beth-Halevy, S Ginsburg, F Neufeld
Goal : Neufeld 55'
Manager : S Arazi (Palestine)


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, Jim Wilkinson, Jack Hughes, Alf Quill, Redvis Kitching, Max Wynn
Goal : Hughes
1 - 2 Palestine
J Sidi, A Rezinik, A Beth-Halevy, J Lieberman, Z Fooks, M Menaham, S Shulamann, L Werner, F Neufeld, G Makhlis, S Ginsburg
Goals : (scorers unavailable)
Referee : D Quinn (Australia)
Manager : S Arazi (Palestine)


This match was the fourth in a series of five matches against the visiting "Palestine" side.
Played : Saturday July 29 1939 Venue : Newcastle Sports Ground, Australia
Australia
Jimmy McNabb, Jack Evans, T.Harris, Bill Coolahan, Jock parkes, Jimmy Osborne, Roy Crowhurst, Jim Wilkinson, Alf Quill, Jack Hughes, Alec Forrest
Goals : Quill (x2), Crowhurst, Wilkinson
4 - 1 Palestine
J Sidi, A Rezhik, A Beth-Halevy, J Lieberman, Z Fooks, M Menaham, A Alembik, L Werner, F Neufeld, G Makhlis, S Ginsberg
Goal : (scorer unavailable)
Attendance : 11,000
Manager : S Arazi (Palestine)


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
C.Power, Jack Evans (c), G.Weir, Bill Coolahan, Peter McCluskey, R.Smith, Roy Crowhurst, A.White, George Smith, Jack Hughes, Alec Forrest
Goals : G. Smith (x2), Hughes, White
4 - 4 Palestine
J Sidi, A Rezhik, A Beth-Halevy, J Lieberman, Z Fooks, M Menaham, A Alembik, L Werner, F Neufeld, G Makhlis, S Ginsberg
Goals : (scorers unavailable)
Manager : S Arazi (Palestine)