Josef Stroh

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Josef Stroh
Personal information
Date of birth (1913-03-05)5 March 1913
Place of birth Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 7 January 1991(1991-01-07) (aged 77)
Place of death Vienna, Austria
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Floridsdorfer SC
Floridsdorfer AC
1932–1948 FK Austria Wien
National team
1935–1948 Austria 17 (4)
1938–1939 Germany 4 (1)
Teams managed
SC Wiener Neustadt
FC Wien
SC Schwechat
1951–1954 Jönköpings Södra IF
1955–1959 Malmö FF
1959–1960 IFK Göteborg
1960–1963 Wiener Sport-Club
1964 SK Brann
1965 Jönköpings Södra IF
1966 Sandvikens IF
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Josef "Pepi" Stroh (5 March 1913 in vienna, Austria-Hungary – 7 January 1991 in Vienna) was an Austrian football midfielder and football manager. He played club football mainly with FK Austria Wien.[1]

Career[change | change source]

He started his career with Floridsdorfer SC. At the age of 17 he moved to Floridsdorfer AC. He debuted on 5 October 1930 and had two other caps in this season. After the first half of the 1932/33 season he moved to FK Austria Vienna in January 1933. Stroh won his first title with the violets in his debut year by winning the ÖFB Cup. He won twice the Mitropapokal in 1933 against Inter Milan and in 1936 against Sparta Prague.

During the National Socialist period Josef Stroh also made four appearances in the German national team . He also took part in the 1938 World Cup in France. In this time he played temporary work as a guest player at Arminia Hannover. After the end of the Second World War, he made seven more appearances for Austria. He ended his playing career by winning the championship at the end of the 1948/49 season. For Austria Wien he played 200 matches and scored 94 goals.

International career[change | change source]

He was part of Austria’s team for the 1934 FIFA World Cup.[2] There he didn’t play any match. With Austria national football team, he was also part of the squad for the 1948 Summer Olympics[3] but he didn’t play.

He also played for the Germany national football team.[4] and was part of the German squad for the 1938 FIFA World Cup[5] He played one match, the lost replay against Switzerland, as Germany were knocked out in the first round.

Coaching career[change | change source]

He coached SC Wiener Neustadt, FC Wien, SC Schwechat, Jönköpings Södra IF,[6] Malmö FF, IFK Göteborg, SK Brann,[7] Sandvikens IF[8] and Wiener Sport-Club.

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Austria Wien Archiv – Die Online Statistik".
  2. "1934 FIFA World Cup Austria's team". FIFA. Archived from the original on 21 September 2007. Retrieved 3 June 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. "1948 Olympic Football Tournament". FIFA. Retrieved 3 June 2023.
  4. "Austrians in the German National Team".
  5. "1938 FIFA World Cup Germany's squad". FIFA. Archived from the original on 18 October 2007. Retrieved 3 June 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
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  7. "Hjem | Brann". Archived from the original on 16 November 2009. Retrieved 19 February 2009.
  8. "Tränare genom åren – Sandvikens IF – Fotboll – IdrottOnline Klubb". 12 January 2012. Archived from the original on 22 July 2022. Retrieved 9 June 2023.