XVI. Olympiad Melbourne 1956 Football Tournament


First Round:

24 November 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 20,000 Ref: R.H.Mann (Eng) HT: 1-0
SOVIET UNION 2 (Isaev, Strelzov)
WEST GERMANY 1 (Habig)
Soviet Union: Yashin - Tischenko, Bashashkin, Ogonikov - Netto(cap),
              Paramonov - Tatushin, Isaev, Strelzov, V.Ivanov, Rishkin.
West Germany: Gortz - Gerdau, Hofer, K.Hoffmann - R.Hoffmann, Semmelman -
              Mauritz, Geiger, Zeitler, Schafer, Habig.

26 November 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: Not Known Ref: Nikolai Latishev (USR) HT: 4-0
GREAT BRITAIN 9 (Laybourne 3, Bromilow 2, Twissell 2, Topp, Lewis)
THAILAND      0
GB: Sharratt - Stoker, Farrer, Topp - Prince, Dodkins - Lewis, Hardisty,
    Laybourne, Bromilow, Twissell.
Thailand: Baikam - Suvannasith, Suvaree, Chutimawongse - Hayachanta,
          Chaiyong - Chitranukroh, Chermudhai, Milinthachinda, Luttimont,
          Mutugun.

27 November 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Ref: R.Lund (NZ) HT: 1-0
AUSTRALIA 2 (McMillan, Loughran)
JAPAN     0
Australia: Lord - Bignell, Pettigrew, Arthur - Warren, Sander - Morrow,
           Loughren, Lennard, McMillan, Smith.
Japan: Furukawa - Hiraki, Takarnori, Sato - Ozawa, Omura - Tokita, Uchino,
       Yaegashi, Kobayashi, Ivabuchi.

Quarter-finals:

28 November 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 20,000 Ref: Maurice Swain (NZ) HT: 5-1
YUGOSLAVIA    9 (Veselinovic 3 Mujic 3, Antic 2, Papec)
UNITED STATES 1 (Zerhusen)
Yugoslavia: Radenkovic - Koscak, Radovic, Santek - Spajic, Krstic -
            Sekularac, Papec, Antic, Veselinovic, Mujic.
USA: Engedahl - Conterio, Wecke, Snylyk - Keough, Dorrian - Murphy,
     Mendoza, Zerhusen, Monsen, Looby. 

29 November 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 10,000 Ref: S.Takenokoshi (Jap) HT: 0-0
SOVIET UNION 0
INDONESIA    0
SOVIET UNION: Yashin - Tischenko, Bashashkin, B.Kuznetsov - Netto(cap),
              Betza - Tatushin, Isaev, Strelzov, Salnikov, Rishkin.
Indonesia: Saelan - Rasjid, Siregar, Yatim - Kwee, Tan - Witarsa, Phwa,
           Danoe, Thio, Ramang.

30 November 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Ref: R.Wright (Aus) HT: 3-1
BULGARIA      6 (Milanov 3, Kolev 2, Dimitrov)
GREAT BRITAIN 1 (Lewis)
Bulgaria: Naidenov - Rakarov, Manolov, Goranov - Bojkov(cap), Kovatchev -
          Milanov, Dimitrov, Panayotov, Kolev, Yanev.
GB: Sharrett - Stoker, Farrer, Topp - Prince, Dodkins - Lewis, Lewin,
    Laybourne, Bromilow, Twissell.

1 December 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
AUSTRALIA 2 (Morrow 2)
INDIA     4 (D'Souza 3, Kittu)
Australia: Lord - Bignall, Pettigrew, Arthur - Warren, Sander - Loughran,
           Lennard, Morrow, McMillan, Smith.
India: Thangaras - Khaja Aziz, Rahaman, Kempiah - Salaam, Muhamed - 
       P.K.Banersee, S.Banersee, D'Souza, Kittu, Kannayan.

1 December 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 10,000 Ref: R.Lund (NZ) HT: 3-0 Replay
SOVIET UNION 4 (Salnikov 2, Netto, V.Ivanov)
INDONESIA    0
Soviet Union: Razinski - Tischenko, Bashashkin, B.Kuznetsov - Maslenkin,
              Netto(cap) - Tatushin, Isaev, Strelzov, Salnikov, llyin. 
Indonesia: Saelan - Rasjid, Siregar, Yatim - Kwee, Tan - Witarsa, Ramang,
           Arifin, Thio, Jusron.

Semi-Finals:

4 December 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 25,269 Ref: Nikolai Latishev (USR) HT: 0-0
YUGOSLAVIA 4 (Papec 2, Veselinovic, Salaam-og)
INDIA      1 (D'Souza)
Yugoslavia: Vidinic - Koscak, Biogradlic, Santek - Spajic, Krstic - Mujic,
            Papec, Antic, Veselinovic, Liposinovic.
India: Narayan - Rahaman, Lateef, Kempiah - Salaam, Noor - P.K.Banerjee,
       Nundy, D'Souza, Kittu, Balaraman.
     
5 December 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 42,000 Ref: R.H.Mann (Eng) HT: 0-0 (aet)
SOVIET UNION 2 (Strelzov, Tatushin)
BULGARIA     l (Kolev)
Soviet Union: Yashin - Tischenko, Bashashkin, Ogonikov - Netto(cap),
              Paramonov - Tatushin, V.Ivanov, Strelzov, Salnikov, Rishkin.
Bulgaria: Naidenov - Rakarov, Manolov, Goranov - Bojkov(cap), Kovacev -
          Milanov, Dimitrov, Panayotov, Kolev, Yanev.

Bronze Medal Game:

7 December 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 25,000 Ref: Nikolai Latyshev (USR) HT: 2-0
BULGARIA 3 (Diev 2, Milanov)
INDIA    0
Bulgaria: Yosifov - Rakarov, Manolov, Kovatschev - Bojkov(cap), Stoyanov -
          Milanov, Dimitrov, Panayotov, Kolev, Diev.
India: Subramaniam - Aziz, Lateef, Kempiah - Muhamed, Husain - Kannayan,
       D'Souza, Pal, Nundy, Kittu.

FINAL:

8 December 1956 Olympic Park, Melbourne
Att: 102,000 Ref: R.Wright (Aus) HT: 0-0
SOVIET UNION 1 (llyin)
YUGOSLAVIA   0
Soviet Union: Yashin - Kuznetsov, Bashashkin, Ogonikov - Netto(cap) -
              Maslenkin - Tatushin, Isaev, Simonian, Salnikov, llyin.
Yugoslavia: Radenkovic - Koscak, Radovic, Santek - Spajic, Krstic -
            Sekularac, Papec, Antic, Veselinovic, Mujic.

Final Table

Rk  Country         P  W  T  L   F  A  Pts   GAvg
 1  SOVIET UNION    5  4  1  0   9- 2    9   4.50
 2  Yugoslavia      3  2  0  1  13- 3    4   4.33
 3  Bulgaria        3  2  0  1  10- 3    4   3.33
 4  India           3  1  0  2   5- 9    2   0.56
 5  Great Britain   2  1  0  1  10- 6    2   1.67
 6  Australia       2  1  0  1   4- 4    2   1.00
 7  Indonesia       2  0  1  1   0- 4    1   0.00
 8  USA             1  0  0  1   1- 9    0   0.11
 9  West Germany    1  0  0  1   1- 2    0   0.50  
10  Japan           1  0  0  1   0- 2    0   0.00
11  Thailand        1  0  0  1   0- 9    0   0.00

Top Scorers

 4 Veselinovic (Yug), Milanov (Bul), D'Souza (Ind)
 3 Mujic (Yug), Papec (Yug), Kolev (Bul), Laybourne (GB) 

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Thanks to Thomas Esamie (algor@zeta.org.au) for info on India vs Australia

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