Socceroo 'B' 1954 Matches

Socceroo 'B' Matches for 1954

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

An Australian XI played the visiting New Zealanders as a warm up to the Test series.
Played : Saturday August 7 1954 Venue : Kensington Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Australian XI
Ron Lord, Jack Mather, G Pittoni, Ron Adair, Tom Jack (c), L Suchanek, Charlie Stewart, F Franchi, A Kitas, A Harnsen, G Plateo
Goal : Cooper Own Goal
1 - 3 New Zealand
(Probable lineup) Bert Hiddlestone, Tim Cooper, Keith Gibson, Gordon Barker, Dennis Charlton, Jim Hunter (c), Phil Traynor, Charlie Steele, Ken Olley, Allan Smith, Reg King
Goals : King (x3)
Half Time : 1-0