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Adrian Swire

Sir Adrian Christopher Swire was a billionaire British heir and businessman. He was the former chairman of John Swire & Sons Ltd. Swire was born on 15 February 1932, grew up at Hubbards Hall near Harlow, was educated at Wellesley House School and University College, Oxford. During his national service, he served in the Coldstream Guards. Swire started his career for a subsidiary of the family business, Butterfield & Swire Far East, in 1956 before returning to run the London operations office in 1961, he was president of the General Council of British Shipping from 1980 to 1981. He was the chairman of John Swire & Sons from 1987 to 1997, from 2002 to 2004, he was on the board of directors of Cathay Pacific, an airline owned by the family business, from 1965 to 2005. He was made a Knight Bachelor in the 1982 New Year Honours, he was married to Lady Judith Compton, the daughter of William Bingham Compton, 6th Marquess of Northampton. They had three children, Martha and Samuel; the family lived near Wantage.

He was a keen amateur pilot. From 1995 to 2004 he was Pro-Chancellor of Southampton University, he was a member of White's, Brooks's, Pratt's and the Hong Kong Club

1943 Tschammerpokal Final

The 1943 Tschammerpokal Final decided the winner of the 1943 Tschammerpokal, the 9th season of Germany's knockout football cup competition. It was played on 31 August 1943 at the Adolf-Hitler-Kampfbahn in Stuttgart. First Vienna won the match 3 -- 2 against LSV Hamburg after extra time; the Tschammerpokal began the final stage with 34 teams in a single-elimination knockout cup competition. There were a total of five rounds leading up to the final. In the qualification round, all but two teams were given a bye. Teams were drawn against each other, the winner after 90 minutes would advance. If still tied, 30 minutes of extra time was played. If the score was still level, a replay would take place at the original away team's stadium. If still level after 90 minutes, 30 minutes of extra time was played. If the score was still level, a second replay would take place at the original home team's stadium. If still level after 90 minutes, 30 minutes of extra time was played. If the score was still level, a drawing of lots would decide.

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first. Match report at kicker.de Match report at WorldFootball.net Match report at Fussballdaten.de