Matches in Pakistan Date Venue Hosts Score 29- 6-54 Karachi President's XI 1-2 Grazer AK 30- 6-54 Karachi Karachi Selection 1-5 Grazer AK Matches in India Date Venue Hosts Score 4- 7-54 Calcutta Mohun Bagan AC 2-1 Grazer AK 5- 7-54 Calcutta IFA XI 1-1 Grazer AK 8- 7-54 Chandernagore P.Gupta's XI 0-0 Grazer AK NB: the IFA XI did not include any players of Mohun Bagan and East Bengal. Matches in Vietnam Date Venue Hosts Score - 7-54 Saigon Saigon XI 4-4 Grazer AK - 7-54 Saigon "Local XI" 2-1 Grazer AK -7-54 Saigon Local Military XI 0-6 Grazer AK -7-54 Saigon Local Military XI 0-1 Grazer AK NB: result of first match reported in Arbeiter-Zeitung on 13 July, that of second match (in which GAK players were subjected to stone throwing by the crowd, injuring some players, including a broken leg) on 20 July, and that of the last two matches on 21 July. Matches in Indonesia Date Venue Hosts Score 18- 7-54 Ikada Stadion, Djakarta Persidja (Djakarta) 3-1 Grazer AK [HT: 2-1] 19- 7-54 Ikada Stadion, Djakarta PSSI Muda 2-4 Grazer AK [HT: 0-2] 22- 7-54 Ikada Stadion, Djakarta PSSI XI 0-5 Grazer AK [HT: 0-2] 24- 7-54 Tambaksari Stadion, Surabaja Persibaja (Surabaja) 1-3 Grazer AK [HT: 1-1] 27- 7-54 Teladan Stadion, Medan PSMS (Medan) 3-0 Grazer AK [HT: 1-0] 30- 7-54 Teladan Stadion, Medan Army/Police XI 1-5 Grazer AK [HT: 0-2] NB: the first PSSSI selection ("Muda") was a youth side; the second selection was based on the team that had visited Hongkong (as well as Manila and Bangkok) in the spring of 1953 but with some replacements; they were quite different from each other and neither was considered the full international side, though the team playing on 22 July may have come close. Persibaja were the reigning champions of Indonesia (winners in 1951 and 1952; Persidja would succeed them in December 1954), while PSMS corresponded closely to the Sumatera Utara team which had won the 1953 Pekan Olahraga Nasional. The Army/Police selection playing the last match in Medan was officially known as Angkatan Bersendjata Republik Indonesia. Matches in Singapore Date Venue Hosts Score 1- 8-54 Jalan Besar, Singapore Singapore "A" 0-7 Grazer AK [HT: 0-2] 4- 8-54 Jalan Besar, Singapore Sino Malays 2-0 Grazer AK [HT: 1-0] 7- 8-54 Jalan Besar, Singapore Combined Services 0-5 Grazer AK [HT: 0-1] 8- 8-54 Jalan Besar, Singapore Singapore 2-6 Grazer AK [HT: 0-1] Matches in Burma Date Venue Hosts Score 11- 8-54 Rangoon Burma Armed Services 2-0 Grazer AK 14- 8-54 Rangoon Burma Civilians 3-0 Grazer AK 16- 8-54 Rangoon Burma (BAA Selection) 1-3 Grazer AK Total record Grazer AK: 22 12 3 7 60-31 27
Sources included: Arbeiter-Zeitung (Austria), Dawn (Pakistan), various newpapers from India, Indonesia (De Java-bode, De Nieuwsgier, De vrĳe pers, Preangerbode, Nieuwsblad voor Sumatra), Singapore (Singapore Free Press, Straits Times) and Burma, GAK Graz: Klub dari Austria atau Australia?
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Authors: Neil Morrison and Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 11 May 2018
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