Socceroo B Matches 1949

Socceroo B Matches for 1949

Written by Alan Garside and Greg Stock. For more details see credits

In 1949 the famous Yugoslav club side Hadjuk Split toured Australia for a series of four matches against the Australian national side and two games against an Australian XI. The Hadjuk Split touring squad included such greats as goalkeeper Vladimir Beara, winger Bernard Vukas and other players including Andrjasevic, Matosic, Katnic, Kokeza and Mrcic. A list of the tour matches follows.
Played : Saturday July 30 1949 Venue : Sydney Showground, Australia
Australia
Jim Jenkins, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond, Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Lex Gibb, George Sanders, Alan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Ron Hughes, Ray Marshall
Goals : Nunn 51' Johns 60'
2 - 3 Hadjuk Split (YUG)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Slavko Lustica, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Andrija Krstulovic, Bernard Vukas
Goals : Drvodjelic, Lustica 82' Vukas 88'
Referee : Frank Chidgey
Linesmen : Dick Thorpe, Jack McKenzie
Attendance : 27,000
Coaches : Andy Henderson (AUS), Luka Kaliterna (Split)


Played : Saturday August 6 1949 Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia
Australia
Jim Jenkins, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Angus Drennan, George Sanders, Allan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Jock McMahon, Alec Barr
Reserves: Charlie Weight, Hedley Parkes, Joe Wilson
0 - 3 Hadjuk Split (YUG)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Slavko Lustica, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Reserves: K. Vidovic, Andrija Krstulovic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Tonci Radovnikovic, Ante Maldinic

Goals : Vukas 11' Andrijasevic, Matosic 80'
Attendance : 12,000
Coaches : J Revie (AUS), Luka Kaliterna (Split)


Played : August 13 1949 Venue : Thebarton Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Australia XI
Wise, Johnson, Hedley Parkes, Smith, Tom Jack, Kent, Mills, Cransbrick, Eric Hulme, Bob Wilson, McFetters
0 - 6 Hadjuk Split (YUG)
(Probable lineup) Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas, Andrija Krstulovic
Goals : (Scorers unknown)
Coaches : W Park (AUS), Luka Kaliterna (Split)


Played : Saturday August 27 1949 Venue : Brisbane, Australia
Australia
Norman Conquest, Bill Wilson, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bob Bignall, Kevin O'Neill, George Sanders, George Russell, Frank Parsons, Ron Hughes, Allan Johns
Reserves : W. Mitchell, Joe Marston, Gordon Nunn
Goals : Parsons, Bignall, Sanders
3 - 6 Hadjuk Split (YUG)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Slavko Lustica, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Goal : Mrcic (x2), Andrijasevic (x2), Matosic, Lustica
Referee : A Hall (Australia)
Attendance : 6000
Coach : Luka Kaliterna (Hadjuk Split)


Played Saturday September 3 1949 Venue : Newcastle Sportsground, Australia
Australia
Norman Conquest, Bill Wilson, Hedley Parkes, Cec Drummond (c), George Sanders, Bob Lawrie, Allan Johns, Bob Bignall, Harry Robertson, Ron Hughes, Gordon Nunn
Reserves : Dave Coote, Joe Marston, Ray Marshall
Goals : Robertson, Nunn
2 - 1 Hadjuk Split (YUG)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Slavko Lustica, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Goal : Matosic
Referee : William McWilliams (Australia)
Linesman : Archie Welsh
Attendance : 12,189
Coaches : W Park (Australia), Luka Kaliterna (Split)


Played : Saturday September 10 1949 Venue : Sydney Showground, Australia
Australia
Norman Conquest, Hedley Parkes, Cec Drummond, Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Bob Bignall, Alan Johns, Ron Hughes, George Sanders, Gordon Nunn, Harry Robertson
Goals : Nunn (x3), Johns
2 - 3 Hadjuk Split (YUG)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Tonci Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Branko Vidjak, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Goals : Andrijasevic 2', Vukas 24', Matosic 55'
Referee : Frank Chidgey (Australia)
Linesmen : Dick Thorpe, Jack McKenzie
Attendance : 12,150
Coaches : W Park (AUS), Luka Kaliterna (Split)


The final "international" engagement for Hadjuk Split was against an Australian XI in Sydney.
Played : Monday September 17 1949 Venue : Sydney Showground, Australia
Australian XI
Norman Conquest, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Billy Wilson (Dave Coote), Tom Jack, Bob Bignall, George Sanders, Allan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Reg Hardman, Ron Hughes, Harry Robertson
0 - 1 Hadjuk Split (YUG)
(Probable Lineup) Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza (Miljenko Batinic), Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas, Andrija Krstulovic
Goal : Matosic
Attendance : 5,000
Coach : Luka Kaliterna (Hadjuk Split), W Park (AUS)