Socceroo B Matches 1959

Socceroo B Matches for 1959

Written by Thomas Esamie and Greg Stock. Thanks to Kevin Christopher for the use of his personal material. For more details see credits


In 1959 the Australian side played five matches against the visiting Scottish club side Hearts of Midlothian. The tour was the last to take place by a visiting international team before FIFA revoked Australia's affiliation over transfer irregularities with a number of European born players.
Played : May 9 1959 Venue : Sydney Sports Ground, Australia
Australia
Jim McCabe (Ron Brown 39), Joe Marston (c), Kevin O'Neill, Keith Learmouth, Len Quested, Brian Vogler, Jack Foster, Spencer Kitching, Cliff Sander, Jack Lennard, John Pettigrew
Goal : Vogler 82
1 - 7 Hearts of Midlothian (SCO)
Gordon Marshall, Robert Kirk, Jim Murray, John Cumming, Willie Bauld, Alex Young, Ian Crawford, Jimmy Wardhaugh (c), George Thomson, Jimmy Milne, John Hamilton
Goals : Murray 3, Crawford 51, 85, Bauld 33, Young 67, Cumming, Hamilton
Referee : Stanislav Liebermann (NSW)
Attendance : 16212
Coaches : Joe Marston (Australia), Tommy Walker (Hearts)


Played : May 10 1959 Venue : Crystal Palace Ground, Wallsend, Australia
Australian XI
Nick Sokoloff, Graham Kathage, Kevin O'Neill (c), Keith Grant, John Pettigrew, Cliff Sander, Jack Foster, Spencer Kitching, Len Quested, Brian Vogler, Graham McMillan
Goal : McMillan 50
1 - 6 Hearts of Midlothian (SCO)
Gordon Marshall, Willie Bauld, Ian Crawford, Robert Blackwood, Jimmy Wardhough (c), Alex Young, George Thomson, Robert Kirk, Jimmy Milne, Jim Murray, John Cumming
Goals : Bauld 20, 40, 80, Crawford 25, Blackwood 85, Wardhough
Attendance : 10210
Coach : Tommy Walker (Hearts)


Played : May 16 1959 Venue : Brisbane Cricket Ground, Australia
Australia
Ron Brown, Graham Kathage, Frank Pagani, Norm Rule, Joe Marston (c), Col Kitching, Cliff Sander, Bill McLean, Frank Barbazza, Frank Loughran, Graham McMillan
Goal : Kitching
1 - 7 Hearts of Midlothian (SCO)
Gordon Marshall, Alex Young, John Hamilton, Willie Bauld, George Thomson, Jimmy Murray, Jim Murray, John Cumming, Jimmy Wardhaugh (c), Ian Crawford (Robert Blackwood), Jim Milne, Robert Kirk
Goals : Young x2, Hamilton, Bauld, Thomson, Murray, Pagani og
Coach : Joe Marston (Australia), Tommy Walker (Hearts)


Played : May 23 1959 Venue : Sydney Sports Ground, Australia
Australia
Ron Brown, Stuart Sherwin, Norm Rule, Kevin O'Neill, Frank Hearn, Bede Greenfield, Bruce Morrow, William Hume, Colin Kitching, Hans Peterson, Graham Kathage
Goal : Hearn
1 - 7 Hearts of Midlothian (SCO)
Gordon Marshall, Robert Blackwood, John Cumming, Jimmy Wardhaugh (c), Alex Young, Willie Bauld, Jim Murray, Jim Milne, Robert Kirk, George Thomson, John Hamilton
Goals : Wardhaugh 22, 24, 47, Bauld 42, Murray 46, Young 56, 61
Attendance : 7057
Coach : Tommy Walker (Hearts)


Played : May 30 1959 Venue : Olympic Park, Melbourne, Australia
Australia
Joe Ruyters, Charlie Di Bartolo, Kevin O'Neill (c), John Chiappin, John Pettigrew, Don Hodgson, John Moore, Pepe Cubero, William Hume, Frank Hearne, Barry Salisbury
Goals : Hume 75
1 - 9 Hearts of Midlothian (SCO)
(Lineup incomplete) Gordon Marshall, Willie Bauld, John Hamilton, Alex Young, Jim Murray, Jimmy Wardhaugh (c), Ian Crawford
Goals : Hamilton x4, Young x2, Murray, Wardhaugh, Crawford
Referee : Luigi Cadelli (Vic)
Attendance : 17500
Coach : Joe Marston (Australia), Tommy Walker (Hearts)


Played : June 6 1959 Venue : Adelaide, Australia
Australia
E Gross, Charlie Di Bartolo, Fred Pagani, Keith Grant, Jack Mather (c), Jim Barr, Peter Stone, Don Hodgson, Colin Kitching, Graham McMillan, Les Scheinflug
0 - 6 Hearts of Midlothian (SCO)
Gordon Marshall, Alex Young, George Thomson, Jimmy Wardhaugh (c), Ian Crawford, Robert Kirk, Jim Murray, Jim Milne, John Cumming, Bobby Blackwood, Willie Bauld
Goals : Wardhaugh x2, Crawford x2, Thomson, Young
Referee : F Ward
Coach : Joe Marston (Australia), Tommy Walker (Hearts)


Played : June 13 1959 Venue : WACA Ground, Perth, Australia
Australian XI
Frank Franken (Attilio Pasqualotto), Noel Adair, Don McArdle, Robert Wemyss, Ron Adair (c), Billy Graham, Peter Stone, Les Matiscak, Tony Monks, Doug Stewart, Jack Dougan
0 - 9 Hearts of Midlothian (SCO)
Gordon Marshall, Robert Kirk, George Thomson, William Higgins, Jim Milne (c), John Cumming, John Hamilton, Willie Young, William Bauld, Robert Blackwood, Ian Crawford
Goals : Young x3, Bauld x2, Crawford x2, Blackwood, Cumming
Referee : R Mentlein (Western Australia)
Attendance : 10500
Coach : Tommy Walker (Hearts)