Ed. Date Hosts Guests 1 25- 6-1933 Netherlands 6-5 Hungary XI 2 17- 6-1934 Netherlands 1-5 AS Roma 3 30- 6-1935 Netherlands 2-3 Hungary XI 4 7- 6-1936 Netherlands 0-2 Sparta Praha 5 20- 6-1937 Western Europe 1-3 Central Europe 6 26- 6-1938 Netherlands 9-2 Dutch East Indies 7 11- 6-1939 Netherlands 4-1 Yugoslavia XI - 23- 6-1940 cancelled due to World War II 8 22- 6-1947 Netherlands 1-2 Czechoslovakia XI 9 20- 6-1948 Netherlands 2-1 Great Britain (Olympic) 10 26- 6-1949 Netherlands 4-0 Switzerland B 11 18- 6-1950 Netherlands 8-1 København XI 12 17- 6-1951 Netherlands 2-1 Degerfors IF 13 22- 5-1952 Netherlands 3-2 Austria B - 9- 8-1952 Netherlands 1-1 Egypt 14 31- 5-1953 Netherlands 1-6 Bolton Wanderers 15 13- 6-1954 Netherlands 4-5 Atlético de Madrid 16 19- 6-1955 Netherlands 1-6 Botafogo FR 17 24- 6-1956 Netherlands 0-0 Milan AC 18 30- 6-1957 Netherlands 2-1 Schalke 04 19 8- 6-1958 Netherlands Over-30 2-4 Netherlands Under-25 NB: the match on August 9, 1952, was not part of the series but organised on the occasion of the jubilees of the Olympic Stadium (25 years) and the N.O.C. (40 years).
Jun 25, 1933; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Netherlands 6-5 Hungary XI [Van Run 34pen, Vente 43, 48, 51, Mulders 67, Wels 87; Sárosi 10, 84, Toldi 65, 75, N.N. 80; note that the 4th Hungarian goal resulted from a mêlée in front of goal in which Sárosi, Toldi, Weber and Van Male were involved; it is unclear who last touched the ball; M.T.I., the Hungarian news agency, credited the goal (as well as one of the two scored by Toldi) to Sárosi] referee: Job Mutters; attendance: 30,000 Netherlands: Adri van Male (Feĳenoord); Mauk Weber (A.G.O.V.V.), Sjef van Run (P.S.V.); Henk Pellikaan (L.O.N.G.A.), Wim Anderiesen (Ajax), Henk Breitner (A.D.O.) Frank Wels (Unitas), Leen Vente (Neptunus), Charles Lungen (A.F.C.), Arend Schoemaker (Quick (Den Haag)), Henk Mulders (Ajax) reserves: K. Veenendaal (Naaldwĳk), Miel Lelyveld (V.U.C.), Cees van Maren (A.D.O.), Piet van Reenen (Ajax) Hungary XI: József Háda (Ferencváros); Lajos Kóranyi (Ferencváros), Sándor Biró (III. Kerületi); István Palotás (Bocskai), János Móré (Bocskai), Antal Lyka (Ferencváros); László Fenyvesi (III. Kerületi), András Simonyi (Atilla), György Sárosi (Ferencváros), Géza Toldi (Ferencváros), Sándor Hevesi (Bocskai) reserves: József Turay (Ferencváros), József Kármán (III. Kerületi); Gyula Lázár (Ferencváros) and László Cseh (Hungária) had been announced for the starting line-up but were replaced by Lyka and Simonyi Notes: during the first half Sárosi was replaced by a player not named in Dutch newspapers, but returned after half-time; http://www.magyarfutball.hu/hu/merkozes/3097 suggests his temporary replacement was József Turay; among the above players, Simonyi, Hevesi and Kármán never played an official match for Hungary but Simonyi earned four caps for France between 1942 and 1945 (as André); the Hungarian team represented PLASz, the organisation of professional players, rather than the MLSz (Hungarian FA); the same applies to the match on Jun 30, 1935.
Jun 17, 1934; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Netherlands 1-5 AS Roma [Smit 23; Guaita 3, 66, Scopelli 16, 80, Costantino 62] ref: Peco Bauwens (Germany) Netherlands: Leo Halle (Go Ahead); Jan van Diepenbeek (Ajax), Sjef van Run (P.S.V.); Henk Pellikaan (L.O.N.G.A.), Wim Anderiesen (Ajax), Puck van Heel (Feĳenoord); Frank Wels (Unitas), Leen Vente (Neptunus), Bep Bakhuys (Z.A.C.), Kick Smit (Haarlem), Joop van Nellen (D.H.C.) reserves: K. Veenendaal (Naaldwĳk), Frans Beekhuyzen (D.F.C.), Jan Graafland (H.B.S.), Slot (D.W.S.), Manus Vrauwdeunt (Feĳenoord) AS Roma: Guido Masetti; Andrea Gadaldi, Renato Bodini; Evaristo Frisoni, Ernesto Tomasi, Antonio Fusco; Raffaele Costantino, Alejandro Scopelli, Enrico Guaita, Franco Scaramelli, Arturo Chini
Jun 20, 1937; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Western Europe 1-3 Central Europe [Bakhuys 87; Sas 17, 48, Nejedlý 75] referee: Arthur James Jewell (England); att: 50,000 Western Europe: Hans Jakob (Germany); Bob Paverick (Belgium) [65 Stan Joacim (Belgium)], Bertus Caldenhove (Netherlands); Albin Kitzinger (Germany), Ludwig Goldbrunner (Germany), Edmond Delfour (France); Ernst Lehner (Germany), Raymond Braine (Belgium), Bep Bakhuys (Netherlands), Kick Smit (Netherlands), Stan Vanden Eynde (Belgium); unused reserves: Leo Halle (Netherlands), Bas Paauwe (Netherlands), Roger Courtois (France), Bernard Voorhoof (Belgium) Central Europe: Aldo Olivieri (Italy); Willibald Schmaus (Austria) [36 Pietro Rava (Italy)], Karl Sesta (Austria); Gyula Lázár (Hungary), Michele Andreolo (Italy), Pietro Serantoni (Italy); Oldřich Nejedlý (Czechoslovakia), György Sárosi (Hungary), Silvio Piola (Italy), Giuseppe Meazza (Italy), Ferenc Sas (Hungary); unused reserves: Bohumil Klenovec (Czechoslovakia), László Cseh (Hungária), Wilhelm Hahnemann (Austria) Notes: Paverick was a late replacement for Paul Janes (Germany), whose mother died two days before the match. Andreolo was born as Miguel Andreolo in Uruguay. Hahnemann, Schmaus and Sesta would play a number of matches for Germany after the Anschluß; the capacity of the stadium had been increased from 33,000 to 58,000 just before the match.
Jun 26, 1938; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Netherlands 9-2 Dutch East Indies [Van Spaandonck 12, Linssen 13, Dumortier 15, 21, 23, 78, Dräger 46, 69, De Vroet 48; Taihitu 40, Pattiwael 45] referee: Hans Boekman; att: 50,000 Netherlands: Adri van Male (Feĳenoord); Mauk Weber (A.D.O.), Bertus Caldenhove (D.W.S.); Bas Paauwe (Feĳenoord), Wim Anderiesen (Ajax), Puck van Heel (Feĳenoord); Guus Dräger (D.W.S.), Henk van Spaandonck (Neptunus), Piet Dumortier (D.O.S.), Arie de Vroet (Feĳenoord), Jan Linssen (Feĳenoord) Dutch East Indies: Mo Heng Tan (H.C.T.N.H. (Malang)); Jack Samuels (Excelsior), Frans Hukom (Sparta (Bandoeng)); Anwar Sutan (Vios), Frans Meeng (S.V.B.B.), Achmad Nawir (H.B.S.); Hans Taihitu (S.V.J.A.), Tjaak Pattiwael (S.V.J.A.), Henk Zomers (Hercules), Suvarte Soedarmadji (H.B.S.), Hong Djien Tan (Tiong Hoa) Notes: this match was part of a tour of the Netherlands by the Dutch East Indies team around their 1938 World Cup participation; the team of the Dutch East Indies, playing in orange shirts (the hosts played in white shirts on this occasion), was identical to their World Cup team; the Dutch team had an experimental forward line, in which only Van Spaandonck had previously been capped; however, apart from Jan Linssen all would earn official caps later.
Jun 11, 1939; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Netherlands 4-1 Yugoslavia XI [Lenstra 3, Smit 8, Vente 32, De Harder 39; Perlić 26] referee: Aad van Welzenes; att: 50,000 Netherlands: Hennie Dĳkstra (A.P.G.S.); Cor Wilders (Blauw Wit), Bertus Caldenhove (D.W.S.); Bob Stam (V.U.C.), Wim Anderiesen (Ajax), Bas Paauwe (Feĳenoord); Guus Dräger (D.W.S.), Abe Lenstra (Heerenveen), Leen Vente (Feĳenoord), Kick Smit (Haarlem), Bertus de Harder (V.U.C.) Yugoslavia XI: Ljubomir Lovrić (Jugoslavija); Slobodan Anđelković (Jugoslavija), Zvonimir Požega (Vojvodina); Petar Manola (B.S.K.), Prvoslav Dragičević (B.S.K.), Gustav Lechner (B.S.K.); Svetislav Glišović (B.S.K.), Aleksandar Petrović (Jugoslavija), Manojlo Živković (Jedinstvo), Frane Matošić (Hajduk Split), Nikola Perlić (Jugoslavija); reserves: Srđan Mrkušić (B.S.K.), Ernest Dubac (B.S.K.), Bruno Knežević (B.S.K.), Dobrivoje Zečević (Jugoslavija) Note: both teams closely resembled the full national teams (only Manojlo Živković would never gain an official cap) but the two associations agreed beforehand not to report the match as an official international to F.I.F.A.; because of this, Abe Lenstra made his official debut only 9 months and 20 days later, on Mar 31, 1940, but nevertheless managed the longest ever national team career for a Dutch player (19 years and 19 days); A.P.G.S., the new club of 'keeper Dĳkstra (who had played for Z.F.C. in the 1938/39 season), had finished last in the third level Derde Klasse B in the district West I and were relegated to the fourth level in post-season playoffs (relegation effective for 1940/41 as no official league was played in 1939/40).
Jun 20, 1948; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Netherlands 2-1 Great Britain (Olympic) [Van der Tuyn 12, Roosenburg 82; Joseph 38] referee: Karel van der Meer; att: 63,000 Netherlands: Wim Landman (Neptunus); Sjaak Alberts (Vitesse), Jeu van Bun (M.V.V.); Arie de Vroet (Feĳenoord) [46 Faas Wilkes (Xerxes)], Rinus Terlouw (D.C.V.), Jos Beenhakkers (N.A.C.); Mick Clavan (A.D.O.), Rinus Schaap ('t Gooi), André Roosenburg (Neptunia), Kees Rĳvers (N.A.C.), Cock van der Tuyn (Hermes D.V.S.); unused reserves: Piet Kraak (Stormvogels), Henk Schĳvenaar (E.D.O.), Jo Mulders (P.S.V.) Great Britain: Kevin McAlinden (Coleraine, Northern Ireland); Gwyn Manning (Troedyrhiw, Wales), Charles "Jack" Neale (Walton & Hersham, England); Eric Fright (Bromley, England), Eric George Lee (Chester, England), John "Bob" Hardisty (Bishop Auckland, England); Leon Joseph (Leytonstone, England), John "Jack" Rawlings (Enfield, England), George Brown (Bromley, England), John Farquhar (Queen's Park, Scotland), John Boyd (Queen's Park, Scotland); unused reserves: David Letham (Queen's Park, Scotland), Dennis Kelleher (Barnet (England), Northern Ireland); coach: Matt Busby (Manchester United (England), Scotland) Note: the capacity of the stadium had been increased to 65,000 in the spring of 1948.
Sources: [Kol 09], various Dutch newspapers available through the Koninklĳke Bibliotheek
Thanks to Neil Morrison and several contributors to the RoonBa forum for additional information
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