1902–03 FC Basel season

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FC Basel
1902–03 season
Chairman Switzerland Ernst-Alfred Thalmann
Switzerland Josy Ebinger
First team coach unknown
Ground Landhof, Basel
Serie A Central group 3rd

The FC Basel 1902–03 season was their tenth season in their existence. The clubs chairmann was Ernst-Alfred Thalmann, who took over for the second time, and later Josy Ebinger, who then became the fifth chairmann in the clubs history. FC Basel played their home games in the Landhof in the Quarter Kleinbasel.


The Swiss Serie A season 1902–03 was divided into three regional groups, east, central and west. Basel were allocated to the central group together with the Young Boys, FC Bern and two other teams from region Basel, these being Old Boys Basel and Fortuna Basel. Fortuna were disqualified due to incidents in the match against Old Boys, the results of the previous matches being counted. Basel completed the central division with eight games, three victories and five defeats with six points, 13 to 20 goals, in third position in the table six points behind YB who qualified for the finals. Here YB won both matches and the championship.[1]


Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Switzerland GK Paul Hofer
Switzerland DF Eugène Strauss
Switzerland MF Ernst-Alfred Thalmann
Switzerland FW Rudolf Gossweiler (Gossweiler I)
Switzerland FW Emil Hasler
Switzerland FW Daniel Hug
Switzerland FW Rudolf Landerer
Switzerland FW Dr. Siegfried Pfeiffer
Switzerland FW Hans Riggenbach (Riggenbach II)
Switzerland (?) Champod
Switzerland Percy Kaufmann
No. Position Player
Switzerland A. Klein
Switzerland Eduard Laubi
(?) Lee
Switzerland P. Lozéron
Switzerland Paul Nosch
Switzerland Adolf Ramseier
Switzerland Hans Rietmann
Switzerland Alphonse Schorpp
Switzerland Ernst Stutz (Stutz I)
Switzerland Werner Stutz (Stutz II)
Switzerland Paul Thalmann (Thalmann III)


Serie A[edit]

Central group league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts Remarks
1 Young Boys Bern 7 6 0 1 29 5 12 Qualified for finals
2 BSC Old Boys Basel 7 5 1 1 16 7 11
3 FC Basel 8 3 0 5 13 20 6
4 FC Bern 7 1 1 5 10 21 3
5 Fortuna Basel 5 1 0 4 3 18 2 Disqualified

NB: Fortuna were disqualified due to incidents in the match against Old Boys

See also[edit]



  1. ^ Betschart, Daniel (2012). "IVA Homepage über den BSC Young Boys" (PDF). wieist.ch. Retrieved 2016-11-13. 

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