1911 German football championship
Replica of the Viktoria trophy
|Event||German football championship|
|Date||4 June 1911|
|Venue||Sportplatz an der Hygieneaustellung, Dresden|
For Viktoria it was the second national championship, having previously won the 1908 edition. Together with two losing finals in 1907 and 1909 it marked the end of the clubs most successful era and also equaled VfB Leipzigs record of two championships won. Leipzig, champions in 1903 and 1906 would twice more appear in the final, winning in 1913 and losing in 1914.
Eight clubs qualified for the competition played in knock-out format, the champions of each of the eight regional football championships. It was the last season where two rival football associations from Berlin send their champions to the German championship, with the two merging at the end of the season.
The teams qualified through the regional championships:
|Lituania Tilsit||Baltic champions|
|Askania Forst||South Eastern German champions|
|Viktoria 89 Berlin||Berlin champions (Verband Berliner Ballspielvereine)|
|Tasmania Rixdorf||March football champions (Märkischer Fußball-Bund)|
|VfB Leipzig||Central German champions|
|Holstein Kiel||Northern German champions|
|Duisburger SpV||Western German champions|
|Karlsruher FV||Southern German champions|
The quarter-finals, played on 7 May 1911:
|Team 1||Score||Team 2|
|Holstein Kiel||3–1||Duisburger SpV|
|Karlsruher FV||4–0||Tasmania Rixdorf|
|VfB Leipzig||3–2||Askania Forst|
|Viktoria 89 Berlin||‡||Lituania Tilsit|
- ‡ Game not played, awarded to Viktoria 89 Berlin.
The semi-finals, played on 21 May 1911:
|Team 1||Score||Team 2|
|VfB Leipzig||2–0||Karlsruher FV|
|Viktoria 89 Berlin||4–0||Holstein Kiel|
4 June 1911
|Viktoria 89 Berlin||3 – 1||VfB Leipzig|
|Worpitzky 42', 88'
Sportplatz an der Hygieneaustellung, Dresden
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