Referee Alois Beranek bio

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Born
1900-01-15
Intl. since
0000-01-01
Hometown
Vienna
Country
Austria
Speaks
German
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2015-01-03

A player for Wacker and ASV Hertha Wien, Alois Beranek was the first Austrian Referee in the FIFA World Cup. He refereed 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

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Mr. Beranek was referee in 22 matches of national teams and in 11 matches of the Mitropa Cup (A challenge officially called the La Coupe de l'Europe Centrale, one of the first international major European football cups for club sides. Participants were teams of Austria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Italy, Switzerland. After World War II in 1951 a replacement tournament named Zentropa Cup was held; the Mitropa Cup name was later revived, but the tournament declined and was discontinued after 1992.)

WC 1934
He was referee on May 31st in the quarter-final Czechoslovakia vs. Switzerland (3-2).
Linesman in 2 matches: May 27th: Switzerland vs. Netherlands 3:2; June 3rd: Czechoslovakia vs. Germany 3-1.

WC 1938:
He was Referee of Italy vs. Norway 2-1 (June 5th).
Linesman in 2 matches: June 12th:
Hungary vs. Switzerland 2-0; June 16th: Italy vs. Brazil 2-1.

WC 1950:
Linesman 3 times:
June 25th: Sweden vs. Italy 3-2;
July 1st: Brazil vs Yugoslavia 2-0;
July 13th: Uruguay vs Sweden 3-2.

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From January to March 1956 Beranek was coach of Rapid Wien. 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

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One of the highlights for Beranek as referee inside Austria was the cup-final on June 20th, 1946: Rapid Vienna vs. 1st Vienna FC 2-1; Prater-Stadium, Att. 50.000.

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Alois Beranek passed away on May 22nd, 1983.

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