1957 Australia Men's National Team Results
Researched by Thomas Esamie, Kevin Christopher and Doug Butcher, written by Greg Stock

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Source: Page authors, Daily newspapers

Friendly Matches

Saturday June 29 1957
Crystal Palace Ground, Wallsend, Newcastle, Australia
Referee: Keith Urwin (Australia)
Linesmen: E.Muir and J.Carlin (Australia)
Attendance: 8,200
AUSTRALIA
Joe Ruyters, John Pettigrew, Harry Murdoch, Kevin O'Neill, Joe Marston (c), Bob Young, Bruce Morrow, Spencer Kitching, Gordon Nunn, Jack Lennard, Graham McMillan
Coach: Joe Marston
Goals: Nunn, Kitching 46, Marston 77 pen
3 - 2 FK Austria Wien (Austria)
Julius Ondreicska, Oscar Fischer, Franz Swoboda, Walter Tamandl, Karl Kowanz (c), Johann Loser, Imre Mathesz, Alfred Malik, Leo Baumgartner, Rudolf Sabetzer, Tibor Szalay Csikos
Coach: Zrare Vogel
Goals: Sabetzer 70, Malik 88
In 1957 the Australian side played against three visiting club sides. The three clubs were FK Austria Wien (Austria), Ferencvaros (Hungary) and Eastern Athletic (Hong Kong). The FK Austria touring squad contained Leo Baumgartner, Walter Tamandl, Karl Jaros and Andreas Sagi whose improper transfer to Sydney clubs in 1958 ultimately led to Australia' suspension from FIFA.
Match Day Programme

Saturday July 6 1957
Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Herbert Imlay (Australia)
Linesmen: D.Scott and Jameson (Australia)
Attendance: 9,000
AUSTRALIA
Joe Ruyters, John Pettigrew (Len Stedman), Harry Murdoch, Kevin O'Neill, Joe Marston (c), Bob Young, Charlie Stewart, Spencer Kitching, Gordon Nunn, Jack Lennard, Graham McMillan
Coach: Joe Marston
Goals: Kitching 9, Marston pen, Rappel Own Goal
3 - 8 FK Austria Wien
Julius Ondreicska, Oscar Fischer (Rudolf Rappel), Franz Swoboda, Karl Kowanz (c), Karl Stotz, Johann Loser, Imre Mathesz, Walter Tamandl, Leo Baumgartner, Rudolf Sabetzer, Tibor Szalay
Coach: Zrare Vogel
Goals: Baumgartner (x3), Mathesz (x2), Sabetzer (x2), Csikos
Match Day Programme

Saturday July 6 1957
Prospect Oval, Prospect, Adelaide, Australia
Referee: L.F.Barkham (Australia)
Attendance: 8,000
AUSTRALIAN XI
Jim McCabe, John Beveridge, Fred Pagini, Bob Bignall, Jack Mather, Con Purser, N.Ragno, Keith Learmonth, K.Welker, Alec Beattie, Harry Robertson
Manager: L.F.Barkham
0 - 3 Ferencvaros
Geza Gulyas, Imre Ombody, Jeno Dalnoki, Mihaly Kispeter, Andras Gerendas, Ferenc Dekany, Tamas Kertesz, Karoly Lang, Pal Orosz (Ferenc Szigeti 46), Oszkar Vileszal, Mate Fenyvesi
Coach: Professor Arpad Csanadi
Goals: Szigeti 60, 65, Kertesz

Wednesday July 10 1957
North Hobart Oval, North Hobart, Australia
Referee: Norm Evans
Attendance: 3,000
AUSTRALIAN XI
Jim McGinley (Wally Firkins), John Beveridge, Cor Mathyssen, Bob Wemyss, Jack Mather, Terry Clarke, Frank Gmlech, Frank Loughran, Tom Cubero, Harold Pattison, Des Kenna
Coach: Not recorded
Goals: Gmelch, Pattison
2 - 3 Ferencvaros (Hungary)
Geza Gulyas, Imre Ombody, Jeno Dsinoki, Andras Gerendas, Mihaly Kispeter, Ferenc Dekany, Tamas Kertesz, Oszkar Vileszal, Miklos Borsos, Jozsef Meszaros, Mate Fenyvesi
Manager: Professor Arpad Csanadi
Goals: Cubero Own Goal, Fenyvesi, Kispeter

Saturday July 13 1957
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Not recorded
Attendance: 6,727
AUSTRALIA
Joe Ruyters, Alwyn Warren, Harry Murdoch, Kevin O'Neill, Joe Marston (c), Bob Young, Gordon Nunn, Spencer Kitching, Jack Drinkwater, Jack Lennard, Graham McMillan
Coach: Joe Marston
Goals: Drinkwater 57, 85, 90, Nunn 65
4 - 1 Eastern Athletic (Hong Kong)
Yong Poy-Dor, Lee Ping-Chiu, Lau Yee, Chan Fai-Hung, Ko Po-Keung (c), Szeto Yiu (To Wing-Keung 46), Ho Ying-Fun, Ho Cheng-Yau, Chau Wing-Keung, Kwock Yau, Hau Ching-To
Coach: L.J.Channing
Match Day Programme

Saturday July 20 1957
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia
Referee: Not recorded
Attendance: 8,500
AUSTRALIA
Joe Ruyters, Alwyn Warren, Harry Murdoch, Cliff Sander, Joe Marston (c), Bob Young, Charlie Stewart, Spencer Kitching, Bruce Morrow, Jack Lennard, Graham McMillan
Coach: Joe Marston
Goals: McMillan 2, S.Kitching 73
2 - 2 Eastern Athletic (Hong Kong)
Yong Poy-Dor, Lee Ping-Chiu, Lau Yee, Chan Fai-Hung, Ko Po-Keung (c), Chau Man-Chi, Szeto Man, Ho Cheng-Yau, Yeung Wai-To, Kwok Yau, Lo Kwok-Tai
Coach: L.J.Channing
Goals: Yeung Wai-To 20, Chau Man Chi 88


Wednesday July 31 1957
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Herbert Imlay (Australia)
Linesmen: D.Scott and Norm Vidler (Australia)
Attendance: 1,044
AUSTRALIA
Joe Ruyters (Les Lindner 46), Alwyn Warren, Ray Atkinson, Cliff Sander, Joe Marston (c), Bob Young, Bruce Morrow, Spencer Kitching, Jack Drinkwater, Jack Lennard, Graham McMillan
Coach: Joe Marston
Goal: Morrow 5
1 - 6 Ferencvaros (Hungary)
Geza Gulyas, Imre Ombody, Dr Ferenc Dekany (c) (Jozsef Meszaros 46), Andras Gerendas, Sandor Matrai, Oszkar Vileszal, Tamas Kertesz (Ferenc Szigeti 65'), Miklos Borsos, Pal Orosz, Zoltan Friedmanszky, Mate Fenyvesi
Manager: Professor Arpad Csanadi
Goals: Borsos 23, 33, 66, Orosz 25, _, Warren Own Goal
Match Day Programme

Saturday August 3 1957
Lambert Park, Leichhardt, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Bill Jameson
Linesmen: D.Scott and N.McHugh (Australia)
Attendance: 3,788
AUSTRALIA
Bill Mahoney, John Pettigrew, Kevin O'Neill, Cliff Sander, Joe Marston (c), Bob Young, Bruce Morrow, Spencer Kitching, Alan Garside, Jack Lennard, Graham McMillan
Coach: Joe Marston
Goals: Morrow 48, Lennard 50
2 - 9 Ferencvaros (Hungary)
Jozsef Virag, Imre Ombody, Dr Ferenc Dekany (c), Andras Gerendas, Sandor Matrai, Oszkar Vileszal, Tamas Kertesz (Ferenc Szigeti), Miklos Borsos, Pal Orosz, Zoltan Friedmanszky, Mate Fenyvesi
Manager: Professor Arpad Csanadi
Goals: Friedmanszky 10, 33, 39, 83, Kertesz 16, Gerendas 37, Szigeti (x3)
Match Day Programme

Wednesday August 7 1957
North Hobart Oval, North Hobart, Australia
Referee: Not recorded
Attendance: Not recorded
AUSTRALIAN XI
Jim McGinley, Bill Harburn, Frank Pagini, Bob Wemyss, Jack Mather, Terry Clarke, Frank Gmelch, Alberto Corongiu, Brian Oakes, B.Mole, Abraham
Manager: Not recorded
Goals: Oakes 16, Gmelch 85 pen
2 - 2 Eastern Athletic (Hong Kong)
Yong Poy-Dor, Szeto Yiu, Lau Yee, Kung Wah-Kit, Ko Po Keung (c), Lee Kwok-Wah, Szeto Man, Kwock Yau, Yeung Wai-To, Lo Kwok-Tai, Wong Tak-Fook
Manager: L.J.Channing
Goals: Kwok Yau 4, Lo Kwok-Tai 14

Saturday August 10 1957
Olympic Park, Melbourne, Australia
Referee: Geoff Harrison (Australia)
Attendance: 2,672
AUSTRALIA
Joe Ruyters, Jack Mather, Fred Pagini, Jack O'Brien, Joe Marston (c), Jim Barr, Emmanuel Vella, Frank Loughran, Pepe Cubero, Mike de Bruyckere, Ralph Piercy
Coach: Joe Marston
Goals: Loughran, de Bruyckere
2 - 1 Eastern Athletic (Hong Kong)
Lineup Included; Ho Cheung-Yau, Yeung Wai-To
Manager: L.J.Channing
Goal: Yeung Wai-To

Saturday August 17 1957
Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Not recorded
Attendance: 3,903
AUSTRALIA
Jim McCabe, Alwyn Warren, Frank Pagini, Kevin O'Neill, Joe Marston (c), Jim Barr, Bruce Morrow, Frank Loughran, Pepe Cubero, Jack Lennard, Graham McMillan
Coach: Joe Marston
Goal: Morrow 24
1 - 5 FK Austria Wien (Austria)
Paul Schweda (Julius Ondreicska 25 (Paul Schweda 80)), Oskar Fischer, Franz Swoboda, Karl Kowanz (c), Karl Stotz, Johann Loser, Imre Mathesz, Alfred Malik, Leo Baumgartner, Rudolf Sabetzer, Tibor Szalay Csikos
Manager: Zrare Vogel
Goals: Baumgartner 37, _, Malik 42, _, Szalay 44
Match Day Programme
 

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