A player for Wacker and ASV Hertha Wien, Alois Beranek was a referee in from 1930 till 1954. He took charge of two matches in two World Cup finals. In 1934 and 1938. And three matches as a linesman in 1950
Alois Beranek died in 1983.
Beranek wasalso coach of Rapid Wien for one season and in that season they won the Austrian Championship.
In the 1938 match Italy - Norway, Beranek disallowed a Norwegian goal. A fact that still angers some Norwegians.