was an all-Jewish social-athletic club, who’s celebrated
soccer club won Austria’s National Championship in
1924-25, and finished second in 1921-22. This outstanding
Jewish soccer stars from many countries and gained worldwide
reputation throught its many travels.
Hakoah-Vienna was the first international
club to defeat an English team
in England, when it decisively romped
past Great Britain’s Westham of London
Club 5–0 in 1923.
Hakoah-Vienna’s top players include
Jozsef Eisenhoffer, Sandor Fabian,
Richard Fried, Max Gold, Max
Grunwald, Jozsef Grunfeld, Bela
Guttmann, Alois Hess, Moritz Hausler, “
Fuss” Heinrich, Norbert Katz, Alexander
Nemes-Neufeld, Egon Pollak, Max
Scheuer, Alfred Schoenfeld, Erno
Schwarz, Joseph Stross, Jacob Wagner,
and Max Wortmann.
Hakoah of Vienna, the parent association
of the famous soccer club, was
the largest sporting organization in the
world in its time, numbering more than
5,000 members and offering a wide variety
of sports activities. With the rise of
Nazism, the club disbanded in 1941, reestablishing
itself after World War II on
a modest scale.