Bio
Hugo Meisl
Born: 1881-11-16
Intl. since:
Hometown: Vienna
Country: Austria
Speaks: German
Occupation: accountant, coach
Hobbies:

Player, international referee, president of the Austrian FA, FIFA delegate, Hugo Meisl was an all round football man. But he is mostly known for having masterminded the Austrian national team of the 1930s: the Wunderteam.

referee

Meisl took charge of 16 national team matches as referee, one match was in the 1912 Olympic tournament.

mitropa

Hugo Meisl managed the Austrian national team from1912 till his death of a stroke in 1937. His team got to the semi finals of the Olympic Games (1936) and the World Cup (1938), both against Italy.

Meisl spoke German, Czech, English, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Dutch and French and he is one of the founders of the Mitropa Cup, the first European tournament for teams.

life

Meisl was born in 1881 in Moleschau, Bohemia. His parents were upper class Jews. The family moved to Vienna when Hugo was 12. There he went to a business academy and played for Wiener Amateure. Meisl died in 1937.

Did you know
WUNDERTEAM

  • There is a Hugo Meisl street in Vienna.
Statistics
Statistics for HUGO MEISL
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 1 1
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0.08 0.04
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 12 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR HUGO MEISL
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
Olympic Games 1912
1st roundItaly OTFinland OT1912-06-292 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
SwedenEngland1923-05-212 - 4 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SwitzerlandNetherlands1922-11-195 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
NetherlandsDenmark1922-04-172 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
HungaryGermany1912-04-144 - 4 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
GermanyHungary1911-12-171 - 4 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
HungaryItaly1910-05-266 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
HungaryEngland1909-05-312 - 8 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
HungaryGermany1909-04-043 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
HungaryAustria1908-06-100 - 7 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
HungaryEngland1908-06-100 - 7 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
AustriaHungary1907-05-053 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)