The 'World Cup' was to be won by the first club to win it on two successive occasions, and West Auckland FC won both editions played. In January 1994 the trophy, kept at West Auckland Workingmen's Club, was robbed and never seen again.
A predecessor of this tournament was the Torneo Internazionale Stampa Sportiva 1908 organised by an Italian magazine.
Year Winners Runners-Up 1909 West Auckland FC 2-0 FC Winterthur 1911 West Auckland FC 6-1 Juventus FBC
Participants: Torino XI (Italy) Stuttgarter Sportfreunde (Germany) West Auckland FC (England) FC Winterthur (Switzerland) Semifinals [Apr 11] Stuttgarter Spfr. 0-2 West Auckland [Whittington 10, Dickinson 88pen] Torino XI 1-2 Winterthur [F.Berardo 13; Lang 25, 55pen] Third Place Match [Apr 12] Torino XI 2-1 Stuttgarter Spfr. [De Bernardi 35, Zuffi II 75; Kipp 15] Final [Apr 12] West Auckland 2-0 Winterthur [R.Jones 6pen, J.Jones 8]
Participants: Juventus FBC (Italy) FC Zürich (Switzerland) West Auckland FC (England) FC Torino (Italy) Semifinals [Apr ?] Zürich 0-2 West Auckland Juventus bt Torino Third Place Match Torino 2-1 Zürich Final [Apr 17] Juventus 1-6 West Auckland Note: as successive winners of two editions, West Auckland FC retained the trophy.
Thanks to Davide Rota
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Last updated: 20 Nov 2004
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