India national football team results (1938–1959)

Results of India national football team from 1938 to 1959.[1]

Summary
Matches 1–47
Games Won Draw Lost GF GA Win %
47 24 6 17 103 97 51.06%
Biggest win
Australia  1–7  India

12 December 1956

Biggest defeat
 Soviet Union 11–1 India 

16 September 1955

Honours
Gold 1951 Asian Games, India
1960–69

1938 edit

Australia  5–3  India
Quill    
Jack Hughes    
Jim Wilkinson  
FIFA
Report
Rahim  
Bhattacharya  
Lumsden  
Attendance: 16,144

Australia  4–4  India
Jack Hughes    
Kitching  
Cecil Brittain  
FIFA Rahim   47'
Bhattacharya   49'
Noor Mohammed  
Lumsden  
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: J. Edwards (Australia)

Australia  1–4  India
Jack Hughes   FIFA
Report
Rahim  
Lumsden     46' (pen.)
Bhattacharya  
Attendance: 9,000

Australia  5–4  India
Jack Hughes    
Jim Wilkinson    
Ray Bryant  
FIFA
Report
K Prosad  
Lumsden       pen.'
Attendance: 12,000

Australia  3–1  India
Jack Hughes  
Coolahan  
McIver  
FIFA
Report
Lumsden  
Referee: F.R. Thorpe (Australia)

1948 edit

France  2–1  India
Courbin   30'
Persillon   89'
FIFA Raman   70'
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Gunnar Dahlner (Sweden)

1951 edit


India  3–0  Afghanistan
Venkatesh   10'
Mewalal   16'
Nandy   55'
FIFA
Report
Attendance: 15,000

India  1–0  Iran
Mewalal   34' FIFA
Report
Attendance: 25,000

1952 edit




Yugoslavia  10–1  India
Vukas   2', 62'
Mitić   14', 43'
Zebec   17', 23', 60', 87'
Ognjanov   52', 67'
FIFA Khan   89'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: John Best (United States)

1953 edit

India  1–0  Pakistan
D'Souza   59' Report
Referee: U. Kim Teikh (Myanmar)

India  2–0  Ceylon
Venkatesh  
Khan   35'
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Maung May Lay (Myanmar)

Burma  2–4  India
Samuel  
Ba Kyu   60'
Report Thangaraj   4' 
Venkatesh  
Khan  
Referee: Mahomed Shah (Pakistan)

1954 edit

India  3–2  Japan
Moinuddin   6', 28'
Joe D'Sa   42'
Report Takabayashi   47'
Kawamoto   78'

Indonesia  4–0  India
D. Dhalhar   28' (pen.), 80'
Ramang   51', 69'
Report

India  1–1  Ceylon
Noor Mohammed   Report Andrew Fernando  

India  2–1  Burma
Thapa  
Patrick  
Report Gordon Samuel  

1955 edit

Soviet Union  11–1  India
Shabrov   18', 47'
Streltsov   19', 46', 73'
Kuznetsov   32', 85'
Salnikov   60', 63', 74'
Netto   80'
FIFA
Report
Swaraj Ghosh   66'

India  4–3  Ceylon
Banerjee   
Mewalal  
Sattar  
FIFA
Report
Peter Ranasinghe   
Andrew Fernando  

India  5–2  Burma
Banerjee   
D'Souza   
Kempaiah  
FIFA
Report
Suk Bahadur  
Aung Shein  

1956 edit

  India0–1China  
Report
RSSSF
Cong   8'
Attendance: 25,000

Australia  2–4  India
Morrow   17', 41' FIFA D'Souza   9', 33', 50'
K. Kittu   80'
Attendance: 7,413
Referee: C.H. Wensveen (Indonesia)

Yugoslavia  4–1  India
Papec   54', 65'
Veselinović   57'
M. Salam   78' (o.g.)
FIFA D'Souza   52'

Bulgaria  3–0  India
Diev   37', 60'
Milanov   42'
FIFA

Australia  1–7  India
Vogler   Report P.K. Banerjee   
D'Souza   
K. Kittu   
S. Banerjee  
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Herbert Imlay (Australia)

1958 edit

India  3–2  Burma
Goswami  
Balaram  
Damodaran  
Report

Indonesia  2–1  India
Thio Him Tjiang   11'   53' Report Rahmatullah   35'



Indonesia  4–1  India
Saari   10'
Omo Suratmo   59'
Wowo Sunaryo   60'
Phwa Sian Liong   88'
Report
Report
Balaram   46' (pen.)
Attendance: 46,000

1959 edit


Singapore  0–2  India
Report Rahmatullah   52'
Balaram   61'
Attendance: 20,000

India  2–0  Hong Kong
Zulfiquer   8'
Kannan   79'
Report
Attendance: 11,000

Malaya  1–1  India
Robert Choe   60' (pen.) Report Kannan   63'
Attendance: 18,000

South Vietnam  2–2  India
Do Thoi Vinh   20', 53' Report Zulfiquer   8'
Kannan   56'

South Korea  1–1  India
Cho Yoon-ok   30' Report P. K. Banerjee   6'
Referee: O. Hussain

India  1–0  Pakistan
D. D'Souza   Report

India  1–3  Israel
Kittu   70' Report Levi   35', 43', 53'

India  3–1  Iran
Goswami   64'
Yousuf Khan   66' (pen.)
Balaram   80'
Report Dehdari   62'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Rahman (Pakistan)

India  0–1  Pakistan
Report

India  1–2  Israel
Rahmatullah   19' Report Stelmach   11'
Levi   75'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Natarajan (Malaysia)

India  1–2  Iran
Yousuf Khan   64' Report Dehdari   

See also edit

Notes edit

  1. ^ This match against Soviet Union in 1955 is considered as full A international RSSSF and some FIFA sources.[1][2]

References edit

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  2. ^ "Report". Archived from the original on 2018-08-06. Retrieved 2020-10-08.
  3. ^ "Report". Archived from the original on 2018-08-06. Retrieved 2020-10-08.
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  5. ^ "Report". Archived from the original on 2018-08-06. Retrieved 2020-10-08.
  6. ^ "Asian Games 1951". Retrieved 1 January 2023.
  7. ^ "India go top in Asia". Retrieved 29 December 2023.
  8. ^ "1955 USSR and India reciprocal tours". Retrieved 31 December 2023.
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  10. ^ "Quadrilangular Cup". Retrieved 1 January 2023.
  11. ^ "China international game". Retrieved 1 January 2023.
  12. ^ "Indian football at the Asian Games 1958 Tokyo". Retrieved 1 January 2024.