Socceroo B Matches 1953

Socceroo B Matches for 1953

Written by Alan Garside and Greg Stock. For more details seecredits.

In 1953 a Hong Kong Chinese team toured Australia and played five test matches and one against an Australian XI side in Newcastle.
Played : July 25 1953 Venue : Sydney Showground, Australia
Australia
Bill Mahoney, Mick O'Malley, Doug Wendt, Frank Sands, Bob Lawrie, Angus Drennan, Charlie Stewart, Alan Garside, Gordon Nunn, Jack Lennard, Harry Robertson
Goal : Stewart 35
1 - 4 Hong Kong Chinese XI
Yu Yiu Tak, Hau Yung Sang, Lee Ping Chiu, Chang Kam Hoi, Ng Kee Chung, Chau Man Chi, Ho Ying Fun, Ho Cheung Yau, Lee Chun Fat, Szeto Man, Chu Wing Keung
Goals : Lee Chun Fat 20, Szeto Man, Ho Ying Fun ??, 46, Hau Ching To
Referee : Ron Wright (AUS)
Linesmen : SG (Dick) Thorpe and L McDonald
Attendance : 34985
Coaches : Viv Chalwin and Tom Tennant (Australia), Kwok Ying Shu (Hong Kong)


On August 1 1953 the Chinese side travelled up to Newcastle where they took on an Australian XI in a representative match.
Played : August 1 1953 Venue : Newcastle Showground, Australia
Australian XI
Bill Henderson, Cliff Almond, Les Hearne, Bob Lawrie, Pat Clark, Kevin O'Neill, Charlie Stewart, Jack Lennard, Gordon Nunn, Reg Date, Harry Robertson
Goals : Date 2, 65, Nunn 20, Lennard, Robertson
5 - 2 Hong Kong Chinese XI
Yu Yiu Tak (c), Hau Yung Sang, Tan Kai Sow, Tang Sum, Lee Chun Fat, Ho Ying Fun, Szelo Man, Ho Cheung Yau, Chu Wing Keung, Chau Man Chi, Hau Ching To
Goals : Lee Chun Fat, Ho Cheung Yo
Referee : Bill McWilliams (AUS)


Played : August 8 1953 Venue : Brisbane Cricket Ground, Australia
Australia
Don Leo, Cliff Almond, Les Hearne, Bob Lawrie, Bob Madden, Kevin O'Neill, Charlie Stewart, Jack Lennard, Gordon Nunn, Reg Date, Harry Robertson
Goal : Date pk
1 - 7 Hong Kong Chinese XI
Yu Yiu Tak (c), Hau Yung Sang, Tan Kai Sow, Chau Man Chi, Ng Kee Cheung, Chang Kam Hoi, Ho Ying Fun, Szeto Man, Lee Chun Fat, Chu Wing Keung, Hau Ching To
Goals : Lee Chun Fat 11, 36, ??, ??, ??, Chau Man Chi 39, Chu Wing Keung 54
Referee : J Perotte
Attendance : 12000
Coaches : Viv Chalwin and Tom Tennant (Australia), Kwok Ying Shu (Hong Kong)


Played : August 15 1953 Venue : Sydney Showground, Australia
Australia
Bill Henderson, Cliff Almond, Doug Wendt, Bob Lawrie, Ralph Walker, Kevin O'Neill, Joe Wilson, Joe Bambrough, Alan Garside, Malcolm Wild, Harry Robertson
Goals : Alan Garside 55, ??, Harry Robertson
3 - 3 Hong Kong Chinese XI
Yu Yiu Tak, Hau Yung Sang, Tan Kai Sow, Chau Man Chi, Ng Kee Chung, Chang Kai Sow, Ho Ying Fun, Szeto Man, Lee Chun Fat, Chu Wing Keung, Hau Ching To
Goals : Lee Chun Fat, Hau Ching To 60, Chu Wing Keung 86
Referee : Harold Lonsdale (AUS)
Linesmen : SG (Dick) Thorpe and RJ Wright
Attendance : 23000
Coaches : Viv Chalwin and Tom Tennant (AUS), Kwok Ying Shu (Hong Kong)


Played : August 29 1953 Venue : Olympic Park, Melbourne, Australia
Australia
Bill Henderson, Cliff Almond, Kevin O'Neill, Jack Mather, Ralph Walker, Angus Drennan, Charlie Stewart, Alan Johns, Alan Garside, Malcolm Wild, Harry Robertson
Goals : Garside, Johns
2 - 3 Hong Kong Chinese XI
Yu Yiu Tak, Hau Yang Sang, Tan Kai Sow, Chau Man Chi, Ng Kee Chung, Chang Kam Hoi, Ho Ying Fun, Szeto Man, Lee Chun Fat, Chu Wing Keung, Hau Ching To
Goals : Chu Wing Keung 15, Lee Chun Fat 36, Hau Ching To 45
Referee : W Bates (AUS)
Linesmen : Gatt and McCarthy
Attendance : 15000
Coaches : Viv Chalwin (AUS), Kwok Ying Shu (Hong Kong)


Played : September 5 1953 Venue : Prospect Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Australia
Bill Henderson, Cliff Almond, Kevin O'Neill, Jack Mather, Ralph Walker, Alec Rattray, George Sanders, Alan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Malcolm Wild, Harry Robertson
Goals : Sanders 33pk, Nunn 40, 50, Robertson 46, 88
5 - 0 Hong Kong Chinese XI
Yu Yiu Tak, Hau Yung Sang, Tan Kai Sow, Ho Ying Fun, Szeto Man, Ho Cheung Yau, Chu Wing Keung, Lee Chun Fat, Chau Man Chi, Hau Ching To
Coaches : Viv Chalwin (AUS), Kwok Ying Shu (Hong Kong)