1924 German football championship

The 1924 German football championship, the 17th edition of the competition, was won by 1. FC Nürnberg, defeating Hamburger SV 2–0 in the final.[1]

1924 German championship
Deutsche Fußballmeisterschaft
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Replica of the Viktoria trophy
CountryGermany
Dates11 May – 9 June
Teams7
Champions1. FC Nürnberg
3rd German title
Runners-upHamburger SV
Matches played6
Goals scored24 (4 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Luitpold Popp
Erich Roßburg
(3 goals each)
1923
1925

For 1. FC Nürnberg it was the third national championship. It was part of Nuremberg's most successful era where the club won five titles in eight seasons from 1920 to 1927, missing out on a sixth one in the inconclusive 1922 championship. For Hamburger SV, the defending champions, it was the third final appearance in three season, having faced Nuremberg once before in the 1922 final. Hamburg's next final appearance would come in 1928 when it defeated Hertha BSC.[2][3][4]

SpVgg Leipzig's Erich Roßburg and 1. FC Nürnberg's Luitpold Popp were the top scorers of the 1924 championship with three goals each.[5]

Seven club qualified for the knock-out competition, the champions of each of the seven regional football championships. It was the last edition with seven clubs as, from 1925 onwards, sixteen clubs would play in the competition.[1]

Qualified teamsEdit

The teams qualified through the regional championships:[1]

Club Qualified as
VfB Königsberg Baltic champions
Sportfreunde Breslau South Eastern German champions
BFC Alemannia 90 Brandenburg champion
SpVgg Leipzig Central German champions
Hamburger SV Northern German champions
Duisburger SpV Western German champions
1. FC Nürnberg Southern German champions

CompetitionEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit

The quarter-finals, played on 11 May 1924:[6]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
BFC Alemannia 90 1–6 1. FC Nürnberg
Sportfreunde Breslau 0–3 Hamburger SV
SpVgg Leipzig 6–1 VfB Königsberg

Semi-finalsEdit

The semi-finals, played on 29 May 1924:[6]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
1. FC Nürnberg 3–1 Duisburger SpV
Hamburger SV 1–0 SpVgg Leipzig

FinalEdit

1. FC Nürnberg2 – 0Hamburger SV
Hochgesang   30'
Strobel   87'
Report
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Seiler
1. FC Nürnberg
    Heinrich Stuhlfauth
    Anton Kugler
    Gustav Bark
    Hans Schmidt
    Carl Riegel
    Hans Kalb
    Georg Hochgesang
    Ludwig Wieder
    Heinrich Träg
    Hans Sutor
    Wolfgang Strobel
Manager:
HAMBURGER SV
    Hans Martens
    Walter Risse
    Albert Beier
    Hans Krohn
    Hans Lang
    Walter Kolzen
    Asbjørn Halvorsen
    Karl Schneider
    Hugo Fick
    Hans Rave
    Otto Harder
Manager:
  Rudi Agte

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "German championship 1924". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. ^ "(West) Germany -List of champions". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Hamburger SV » Steckbrief" [Hamburger SV honours]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  4. ^ "1. FC Nürnberg » Steckbrief" [1. FC Nürnberg honours]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Deutsche Meisterschaft » Torschützenkönige" [German championship: Top goal scorer]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Deutsche Meisterschaft 1923/1924 » Spielplan" [German championship 1923–24]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 12 January 2016.

SourcesEdit

  • kicker Allmanach 1990, by kicker, page 160 to 178 – German championship
  • Süddeutschlands Fussballgeschichte in Tabellenform 1897-1988 (in German) History of Southern German football in tables, publisher & author: Ludolf Hyll

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