1905 German football championship Final

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1905 German championship Final
Endspiel um die Deutsche Fußballmeisterschaft
Berliner TuFC Union 92 04-05.jpg
Team photo of Union 92 Berlin
Event 1905 German football championship
Date 11 June 1905 (1905-06-11)
Venue Weidenpescher Park, Cologne
Referee Reginald Westendarp (Hamburg)
Attendance 3,500

The 1905 German football championship Final decided the winner of the 1905 German football championship, the 2nd edition of the German football championship, a knockout football cup competition contested by the regional league winners to determine the national champions. The match was played on 11 June 1905 at the Weidenpescher Park in Cologne. Union 92 Berlin won the match 2–0 against Karlsruher FV for their 1st German title.[1]

Route to the final[edit]

The German football championship was an eleven team single-elimination knockout cup competition, featuring the champions of the regional football associations. There were a total of five rounds leading up to the final. For all matches, the winner after 90 minutes advances. If still tied, extra time was used to determine the winner.

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first.

Union 92 Berlin Round Karlsruher FV
Opponent Result 1905 German football championship Opponent Result
Eintracht Braunschweig 4–1 Quarter-finals Duisburger SpV 1–0
Dresdner SC 5–2 Semi-finals Bye



Union 92 Berlin 2–0 Karlsruher FV
Union 92 Berlin
Karlsruher FV
GK Germany Willy Krüger
RB Germany Otto Kähne
LB Germany Alexander Bock
RH Germany Felix Jurga
CH Germany Kurt Heinrich (c)
LH Germany Emil Reinke
OR Germany Reinhard Bock
IR Germany Alfred Wagenseil
CF Germany O. Fröhde
IL Germany Paul Herzog
OL Germany Willi Pisara
Union 92 Berlin vs Karlsruher FV 1905-06-11.svg
GK Netherlands Willem Schierbeek
RB Germany Fritz Gutsch
LB Netherlands Adolf Bouvy
RH Germany Wilhelm Langer
CH Germany Ivo Schricker (c)
LH Germany Max Schwarze
OR Germany Franz Ruzek
IR Germany Louis Heck
CF Germany Rudolf Wetzler
IL Germany Julius Zinser
OL Germany A. Holdermann

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Unlimited 10 minute intervals of sudden death extra time if scores still level.
  • Replay at the referee's discretion if no winner.
  • No substitutions.


  1. ^ "(West) Germany - List of Champions". RSSSF.com. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.