August Lehmann

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August Lehmann
Personal information
Date of birth (1909-01-26)26 January 1909
Date of death 13 September 1973(1973-09-13) (aged 64)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1934 FC Zürich
1934–1937 FC Lausanne-Sport
1937–1942 Grasshopper Club Zürich
1942–1943 FC St. Gallen
National team
1930–1943 Switzerland 32 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

August Lehmann (26 January 1909 in Zurich– 13 September 1973) was a Swiss footballer who played for Switzerland in the 1938 FIFA World Cup.[1] He also played for FC Zürich, FC Lausanne-Sport, Grasshopper Club Zürich, and FC St. Gallen. A part-time professional, he also worked a night job as a dance band-leader in a Zurich hotel. He outplayed Stanley Matthews in a 2–1 win over England in 1938.[2]


  1. ^ Seleção Suíça na Copa do Mundo FIFA de 1938 Archived March 23, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Matthews, Stanley; Les Scott (2000), The Way It Was, Headline, pp. 125–27, ISBN 0-7472-6427-9 

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