Football at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Men's team squads

Main article: Football at the 1956 Summer Olympics

 Australia

Head coach: Richard Telfer

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
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George Arthur 1925  ?
Alec Beattie  ?
DF Bob Bignall March 14, 1922 34  ? Australia Corrimal
Bill Harburn  ?
GK Billy Henderson November 23, 1929 26  ? Australia Granville
FW Col Kitching November 11, 1933 22  ?
MF Jack Lennard April 2, 1930 26  ? Australia Cessnock
GK Ron Lord August 25, 1929 27  ? Australia Auburn
MF Francis Loughran January 31, 1931 25  ? Australia Moreland F.C.
FW Graham McMillan January 21, 1936 20  ?
FW Bruce Morrow May 5, 1936 20  ?
DF John Pettigrew October 31, 1934 21  ?
Con Purser August 2, 1931 25  ? Australia North Perth
Alex Rattray February 16, 1925 31  ?
Cliff Sander November 11, 1931 25  ?
Ted Smith September 24, 1935 21  ?
MF Pete Stone  ? Australia Bankstown
MF Brian Vogler May 30, 1932 24  ?
Alwyn Warren November 1, 1931 25  ?
Bob Wemyss July 1, 1928 28  ?

 Bulgaria

Head coach: Stoyan Ormandjiev

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
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MF Stefan Bozhkov September 20, 1923 23  ? Bulgaria CDNA
MF Todor Diev September 28, 1934 22  ? Bulgaria Spartak Plovdiv
FW Georgi Dimitrov 1931  ? Bulgaria CDNA
Milcho Goranov November 6, 1928 28  ? Bulgaria Slavia Sofia
FW Ivan Kolev November 1, 1930 26  ? Bulgaria CDNA
MF Nikola Kovachev June 4, 1934 22  ? Bulgaria CDNA
DF Manol Manolov October 22, 1926 30  ? Bulgaria CDNA
FW Dimitar Milanov August 25, 1929 27  ? Bulgaria CDNA
GK Georgi Naydenov December 21, 1931 20  ? Bulgaria CDNA
FW Panayot Panayotov December 30, 1930 26  ? Bulgaria CDNA
DF Kiril Rakarov May 24, 1932 24  ? Bulgaria CDNA
DF Gavril Stoyanov July 9, 1929 27  ? Bulgaria CDNA
FW Krum Yanev January 9, 1929 27  ? Bulgaria CDNA
GK Yordan Yosifov August 12, 1932  ? Bulgaria Slavia Sofia

 Unified Team of Germany

Head coach: Sepp Herberger

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
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MF Albert Brülls March 26, 1937 19  ? West Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
GK Manfred Eglin October 10, 1935 21  ? West Germany Karlsruher FV
FW Rolf Geiger October 16, 1934 22  ? West Germany Stuttgarter Kickers
MF Willi Gerdau February 12, 1929 27  ? West Germany Heider SV
GK Albert Görtz November 18, 1933 23  ? West Germany Düsseldorfer SC 99
MF Ernst-Günter Habig September 14, 1935 21  ? West Germany Rapid Köln
DF Hermann Höfer July 17, 1934 22  ? West Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
DF Karl Hoffmann October 10, 1935 21  ? West Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
MF Rudi Hoffmann February 11, 1935 21  ? West Germany Viktoria Aschaffenburg
DF Günter Jäger December 21, 1935 20  ? West Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
FW Matthias Mauritz November 13, 1924 32  ? West Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
MF Herbert Schäfer October 16, 1927 29  ? West Germany Sportfreunde Siegen
FW Max Schwall September 2, 1932 24  ? West Germany FV Daxlanden
MF Fritz Semmelmann July 24, 1928 18  ? West Germany SpVgg Bayreuth
FW Johann Zeitler April 30, 1927 29  ? West Germany VfB Bayreuth

 Great Britain

Head coach: Creek

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
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George Bromilow December 4, 1931 24  ? England Southport F.C.
Herbert Dodkins December 20, 1929 26  ?
Leslie Thomas Farrer December 22, 1922 33  ?
Bob Hardisty December 1, 1921 34  ? England Bishop Auckland F.C.
John Laybourne May 26, 1927 29  ?
Derek Lewin May 18, 1930 26  ? England Bishop Auckland F.C.
FW James Lewis June 26, 1927 29  ? England Chelsea F.C. 2 2
Stanley Prince January 24, 1927 29  ?
GK Harry Sharratt December 16, 1929 26  ? England Bishop Auckland F.C.
Terence Robinson August 11, 1929 27  ?
Donald Stoker December 30, 1922 23  ? England Sutton United F.C.
Lawrence Topp November 11, 1923 33  ?
MF Charles Twissell December 16, 1932 23  ? England Plymouth Argyle F.C.

 India

Head coach: S. A. Rahim

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MF Husain Ahmed 1932  ? India Hyderabad
DF Syed Khaja Azizuddin July 12, 1929 27  ? India Hyderabad Police
FW Tulsidas Balamaran November 30, 1936 20  ? India Hyderabad
FW P. K. Banerjee October 15, 1936 20  ? India Bengal
FW Samar Banerjee (captain) 1932  ? India Mohun Bagan AC
FW Neville D'Souza 1932  ? India Bombay
FW Muhamed Kannayan 1932  ? India Bombay-Nagpur Railway
MF Mariappa Kempiah February 10, 1933 23  ? India East Bengal Club
FW Krishnaswamy Kittu 1932  ? India East Bengal Club
DF Shaikh Abdul Latif May 8, 1934 22  ? India Bombay
MF Noor Mohammed 1925  ? India Hyderabad Police
GK S. S. Narayan November 12, 1934 22  ? India Caltex Bombay
MF Nikhil Kumar Nandy 1932  ? India Eastern Railway SC
FW Krishna Pal 1934  ? India Bengal
DF Abdul Rahman 1934  ? India Rajasthan Club
MF Mohammed Abdul Salam 1931  ? India Bengal
GK Peter Thangaraj December 24, 1935 20  ? India Madras Services
FW Mohammed Zulfiqaruddin  ? India Hyderabad Police

 Indonesia

Head coach: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Antun Pogačnik

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FW Achad Arifin  ? Indonesia PSP Padang
DF Chairuddin Siregar  ? Indonesia Persija Jakarta
FW Ashari Danoe 1932 24  ? Indonesia PSIS Semarang
FW Jasrin Jusron  ? Indonesia PSIS Semarang
DF Kwee Kiat Sek January 11, 1934 22  ? Indonesia Persib Bandung
GK Maulwi Saelan August 8, 1928 28  ? Indonesia PSM Makassar
DF Mohammad Rasjid  ? Indonesia PSMS Medan
FW Phwa Sian Liong 1919 37  ? Indonesia Persebaya Surabaya
FW Ramang 1928 28  ? Indonesia PSM Makassar
MF Tan Liong Houw July 26, 1930 26  ? Indonesia Persija Jakarta
MF Thio Him Tjiang August 28, 1929 27  ? Indonesia Union Makes Strength
FW Endang Witarsa October 16, 1916 40  ? Indonesia Persib Bandung
MF Ramlan Yatim September 10, 1922 34  ? Indonesia PSMS Medan

 Japan

Head coach: Japan Shigemaru Takenokoshi

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GK Yoshio Furukawa July 5, 1934 22  ? Japan Dunlop Japan
Ryuzo Hiraki October 7, 1931 25  ?
Isao Iwabuchi November 17, 1932 24  ?
Tadao Kobayashi July 7, 1930 26  ? Japan Tokyo Marine
Waichiro Omura January 1, 1933 23  ? Japan Tanabe Seiyaku
Michihiro Ozawa December 25, 1932 23  ? Japan Toyo Industries
Hiroaki Sato February 5, 1932 24  ? Japan NKK Corporation
Yasuo Takamori March 3, 1934 22  ?
Masanori Tokita June 24, 1925 31  ?
Masao Uchino April 21, 1934 22  ?
Shigeo Yaegashi March 24, 1933 23  ? Japan Furukawa Electric

 Thailand

Head coach: V. Kong

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GK Kasem Baikam  ?
Samruay Chaiyonk  ?
Pratheep Chermudhay  ?
Sulsit Chitranukhroh  ?
Suraphongs Chutimawongse  ?
Sophon Hayachanta  ?
Bamphen Luttimont  ?
Sunshat Metugun  ?
Vivathana Milinthachinda  ?
Prasan Suvannasith  ?
Wanchai Suvaree  ?

 United States

Head coach: Jimmy Mills

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
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1 MF John Carden 0 United States Armed Forces Service Team 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 GK Ronald Coder 1929 0 0 United States Armed Forces Service Team 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 MF Bill Conterio November 29, 1929 27 0 United States Chicago Falcons 1 0 90 0 0 0
4 MF Jim Dorrian March 6, 1931 25 0 United States Danish F.C. 1 0 90 0 0 0
5 GK Svend Engedal June 23, 1928 28 0 United States Danish-American SC 1 0 90 0 0 0
6 DF Harry Keough November 15, 1927 28 13 United States St. Louis Kutis S.C. 1 0 90 0 0 0
7 FW William Looby November 11, 1931 25 5 United States St. Louis Kutis S.C. 1 0 90 0 0 0
8 DF Alfonso Marina 0 United States Brooklyn Hispano 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 FW Ruben Mendoza June 2, 1931 25 1 United States St. Louis Kutis S.C. 1 0 90 0 0 0
10 FW Lloyd Monsen May 7, 1931 25 2 United States New York Hakoah-Americans 1 0 90 0 0 0
11 FW Ed Murphy November 6, 1930 26 1 United States Chicago Falcons 1 0 90 0 0 0
12 FW Dick Packer 0 United States Uhrik Truckers 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 DF Zenon Snylyk November 14, 1933 23 0 United States Chicago Levy 1 0 90 0 0 0
14 DF Herman Wecke March 10, 1927 29 3 United States St. Louis Kutis S.C. 1 0 90 0 0 0
15 DF Siegbert Wirth 0 United States Armed Forces Service Team 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 MF Al Zerhusen December 4, 1931 25 0 United States Kolping SC 1 1 90 0 0 0

 Soviet Union

Head coach: Gavril Kachalin

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
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DF Anatoli Bashashkin February 23, 1924 32  ? Soviet Union PFC CSKA Moscow
MF Iosif Betsa November 6, 1929 27  ? Soviet Union PFC CSKA Moscow
FW Anatoli Ilyin June 27, 1931 25  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
FW Anatoli Isayev July 14, 1932 24  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
FW Valentin Ivanov November 19, 1934 22  ? Soviet Union FC Torpedo Moscow
DF Boris Kuznetsov July 14, 1928 28  ? Soviet Union FC Dynamo Moscow
DF Anatoli Maslyonkin June 29, 1930 26  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
MF Igor Netto January 9, 1930 26  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
DF Mikhail Ogonkov July 24, 1932 24  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
MF Aleksei Paramonov February 21, 1925 21  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
GK Boris Razinsky July 12, 1933 23  ? Soviet Union PFC CSKA Moscow
FW Vladimir Ryzhkin December 29, 1930 25  ? Soviet Union FC Dynamo Moscow
FW Sergei Salnikov September 13, 1925 31  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
FW Nikita Simonyan October 12, 1926 30  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
FW Eduard Streltsov July 21, 1937 19  ? Soviet Union FC Torpedo Moscow
FW Boris Tatushin March 31, 1933 23  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
DF Nikolai Tishchenko December 10, 1926 29  ? Soviet Union FC Spartak Moscow
GK Lev Yashin October 22, 1929 27  ? Soviet Union FC Dynamo Moscow

 Yugoslavia

Head coach: Milovan Ćirić

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
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FW Sava Antić March 1, 1930 26  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia BSK Beograd
DF Ibrahim Biogradlić March 8, 1931 25  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FK Sarajevo
DF Mladen Koščak October 16, 1936 20  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia NK Dinamo Zagreb
DF Dobrosav Krstić February 5, 1934 22  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FK Vojvodina
FW Luka Lipošinović May 12, 1933 23  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia NK Dinamo Zagreb
FW Muhamed Mujić April 25, 1932 24  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FK Velež Mostar
FW Zlatko Papec January 17, 1934 22  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Hajduk Split
MF Vladica Popović March 17, 1935 21  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
GK Petar Radenković October 1, 1934 22  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia BSK Beograd
Kruno Radiljević 1931  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FK Velež Mostar
DF Nikola Radović October 20, 1932 24  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Hajduk Split
DF Ivan Šantek April 23, 1932 24  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia NK Zagreb
MF Dragoslav Šekularac November 30, 1937 19  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
DF Ljubiša Spajić March 7, 1926 30  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
FW Todor Veselinović October 22, 1930 26  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia FK Vojvodina
GK Blagoja Vidinić June 11, 1934 22  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radnički Beograd
FW Joško Vidošević 1935  ? Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Hajduk Split

References

  • FIFA
  • RSSSF
  • Yugoslavia squad at Serbian Olympic committee
  • Great Britain team at British Olympic Association
  • EUROS

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