Socceroo B Matches 1949

Socceroo B Matches for 1949

Written by Alan Garside and Greg Stock.
Thanks to the research of Doug Butcher. 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.
Played: Saturday July 30 1949 Venue: Royal Agricultural Ground, Sydney, Australia
Australia
Jim Jenkins, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Lex Gibb, George Sanders, Allan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Ron Hughes, Ray Marshall
Goals: Nunn 51' Johns 60'
2 - 3 Hadjuk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Slavko Lustica, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Stane Krstulovic, Bernard Vukas
Goals: Drvodjelic, Lustica 82' Vukas 88'
Referee: Frank Chidgey (Australia)
Linesmen: Dick Thorpe & Jack McKenzie (Australia)
Attendance : 27,000
Coaches: Andy Henderson (Australia), Luka Kaliterna (Hajduk Split)
Managers: J.D.Revie (Australia), Miljenko Kratulovic & Bozidar Novak (Hajduk 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, Alex Barr
0 - 3 Hadjuk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Slavko Lustica, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Goals: Vukas 1' Andrijasevic 55' Matosic 80'
Referee: F.Westley (Australia)
Linesmen: G.Hadfield & J.Baker (Australia)
Attendance: 11,829
Coach: Luke Kaliterna (Hajduk Split)
Managers: J.D.Revie (Australia), Miljenko Kratulovic & Bozidar Novak (Hajduk Split)


Played: Saturday August 13 1949 Venue: Thebarton Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Australia XI
Harry Wise, H.Johnson, Hedley Parkes, B.Johnstone, Tom Jack (c), Stan Kent, R.Mills, P.Cransbrick, Eric Hulme, Jack Wilson, Robert McFeeters
0 - 6 Hadjuk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Slavko Lustica, Ivo Mrcic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Goals: Matosic (x2), Vukas, Vidjak, Andrikasevic, Drvodjelic
Referee: J.Harvey (Australia)
Attendance: 10,000
Coaches: W.Park (Australia), Luka Kaliterna (Hajduk Split)
Managers: J.D.Revie (Australia), Miljenko Kratulovic & Bozidar Novak (Hajduk Split)


Played: Saturday August 27 1949 Venue: Exhibition Ground, 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
Goals: Parsons 36'pen Bignall, Sanders
3 - 6 Hadjuk Split (Yugoslavia)
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 pens), Andrijasevic (x2), Matosic, Lustica
Referee: A.Hall (Australia)
Attendance: 17,000
Coach : Luka Kaliterna (Hadjuk Split)
Managers: J.D.Revie (Australia), Miljenko Kratulovic & Bozidar Novak (Hajduk 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
Goals: Robertson, Nunn
2 - 1 Hadjuk Split (Yugoslavia)
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)
Linesmen: Archie Welsh & H.Parker (Australia)
Attendance: 11,256
Coaches: Alf Quill (Australia), Luka Kaliterna (Hajduk Split)
Managers: J.D.Revie (Australia), Miljenko Kratulovic & Bozidar Novak (Hajduk Split)


Played: Saturday September 10 1949 Venue: Royal Agricultural Ground, Sydney, Australia
Australia
Norman Conquest, Hedley Parkes, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Bob Bignall, Alan Johns, Ron Hughes, George Sanders, Gordon Nunn, Harry Robertson
Goals: Nunn 3' Johns
2 - 3 Hadjuk Split (Yugoslavia)
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 (Australia)
Attendance : 12,150
Coaches: W.Park (Australia), Luka Kaliterna (Hajduk Split)
Managers: J.D.Revie (Australia), Miljenko Kratulovic & Bozidar Novak (Hajduk Split)


The final "international" engagement for Hadjuk Split was against an Australian XI in Sydney.
Played: Monday September 17 1949 Venue: Royal Agricultural Ground, Sydney, 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 (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza (Miljenko Batinic), Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Goal : Matosic 35'
Referee: Frank Chidgey (Australia)
Attendance : 5,000
B>Coach: W.Park (Australia), Luka Kaliterna (Hadjuk Split)
Managers: S.Jones (Australia), Miljenko Kratulovic & Bozidar Novak (Hajduk Split)