Dutch East Indies Trip of Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1928


The Duke of Wellington's Regiment were the strongest team in Singapore, winning the local league in 1926, 1927 and 1928. They were invited by Batavia club Hercules. Between the trips to Medan and Java they returned to Singapore. Apart from the eight football matches below, they also played a rugby match, losing 6-11 to Box on 20 April in Batavia. The two matches in Bandoeng were part of the silver jubilee celebrations of U.N.I.
Matches in the Dutch East Indies

on Sumatra

 7- 4 Medan             O.S.V.B. XI      1-3 "Dukes"          [HT: 0-0]
 8- 4 Medan             M.S.V.           0-9 "Dukes"          [HT: 0-5]

on Java

14- 4 Batavia           Hercules         0-1 "Dukes"          [HT: 0-0]
15- 4 Batavia           Oliveo           6-3 "Dukes"          [HT: 3-2]
16- 4 Soekaboemi        S.V.B. XI        1-4 "Dukes"          [HT: 1-1]
17- 4 Bandoeng          U.N.I.           2-2 "Dukes"          [HT: 2-2]
18- 4 Bandoeng          B.V.B. XI        2-3 "Dukes"          [HT: 1-1]
19- 4 Batavia           W.J.V.B. XI      4-1 "Dukes"          [HT: 1-1]

Total Record "Dukes":      8   5  1  2  26-16  11

Match Details

 7- 4 O.S.V.B. XI      1-3 Duke of Wellington's Regiment
O.S.V.B. XI: De Jonge; Neyendorff, Cortenbach; Olive, Van Rhoon, Duson;
             Wondo, Riki Mahu, Van Baer van Slangenburgh, Patti, Ishaak
Dukes: Clough; Butterworth, Hall; Connor, Sullivan, Bamford;
       Sansom, Hawthorn, Osborne, Knight, Basford
Goals: Riki Mahu 1-0, Neyendorff (og) 1-1, N.N. 1-2, Van Rhoon (og) 1-3
referee: Kabel
Half-Time: 0-0
Note: at Hakkastraat

 8- 4 M.S.V.           0-9 Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Goals: Gibson (5), Hall (pen), Hawthorn, Osborne, Basford
referee: Kabel
Half-Time: 0-5
Note: at Hakkastraat; M.S.V. also listed as "Medan Natives"

14- 4 Hercules         0-1 Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Hercules: Davies; Lieb, Scholte; De la Croix, Hoekstra, Brugman;
          Wattimena, Pipper, Hofland, Van Lingen, Valk
Dukes: Clough; Butterworth, Hall; Connor, Sullivan, Bamford;
       Eccleston, Hawthorn, Gibson, Osborne, Basford
Goals: Eccleston 0-1
referee: W. van Galen
Half-Time: 0-0
Note: at Hercules-veld, Decapark

15- 4 Oliveo           6-3 Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Oliveo: Bruyn; Denkelaar, Ismaël; Liem, Van Emmerick, Vaillant;
        Rubini, Luhukay, Soemo, Rehatta, Malaihollo
Dukes: Clough; Butterworth, Hall; Connor, Sullivan, Bamford;
       Eccleston, Hawthorn, Gibson, Osborne, Basford
Goals: Gibson 0-1, Soemo 1-1, Hawthorn 1-2, Soemo 2-2, Rehatta 3-2,
       Luhukay 4-2, Soemo 5-2, Gibson 5-3, Luhukay 6-3
referee: Carli
Half-Time: 3-2
Note: at Hercules-veld, Decapark

17- 4 U.N.I.           2-2 Duke of Wellington's Regiment
U.N.I.: Van Bladel; Goldman, Vogel; Altenburg, Amrein, V.d. Putten;
        Smits, Welffers, Fr. Goldman, Giesel, Hagenaar
Dukes: Gibson; Butterworth, Hall; Connor, Sullivan, Bamford;
       Eccleston, Knight, Osborne, Hawthorn, Basford
Goals: Osborne 0-1, Welffers 1-1, Welffers 2-1, Osborne 2-2
referee: Van Helden
Half-Time: 2-2
Note: at Nieuw-Houtrust; Dukes' 'keeper Clough had been injured in the
      match in Soekaboemi

18- 4 B.V.B. XI        2-3 Duke of Wellington's Regiment
B.V.B. XI: Linck; Goldman, Soekiman; Rodrigues, Boogh, V.d. Putten;
           M. v.d. Graaff, Gabriel, Lippelt, Giesel, Hagenaar
Dukes: Sansom; Butterworth, Hall; Sullivan, Connor, Bamford;
       Eccleston, Hawthorn, Gibson, Osborne, Basford
Goals: Hall 0-1, Hagenaar 1-1, Hagenaar 2-1, Osborne 2-2, Eccleston 2-3
referee: Van Helden
Half-Time: 1-1
Note: at Nieuw-Houtrust; played over 2x30 (instead of 2x35) minutes

19- 4 W.J.V.B. XI      4-1 Duke of Wellington's Regiment
W.J.V.B. XI: Van der Poel; Oen Hoa, Denkelaar; Lieb, Lie Lit, Lasso;
             Malaihollo, Rehatta, Cheng Kee, Nunumete, Pipper
Dukes: Sansom; Butterworth, Hall; Sullivan, Connor, Bamford;
       Eccleston, Hawthorn, Gibson, Osborne, Basford
Goals: Cheng Kee 1-0, Gibson 1-1, Malaihollo 2-1. Malaihollo 3-1.
       Cheng Kee 4-1
referee: W. van Galen
Half-Time: 1-1
Note: at Hercules-veld, Decapark

1926


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