Tonny Kessler

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Tonny Kessler
Personal information
Full name Hermann Anton Joseph Kessler
Date of birth (1889-04-20)20 April 1889
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Date of death 15 February 1960(1960-02-15) (aged 70)
Place of death Netherlands
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1904-1923 HVV Den Haag 328 (131[1])
International career
1907–1913 Netherlands 3 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Hermann Anton Joseph "Tonny" Kessler (20 April 1889 – 15 February 1960) was a Dutch footballer. Kessler, along with brother and cousins Boeli and Dolf, played club football for amateur side HVV Den Haag. Kessler won three caps for the Dutch national side between 1907 and 1913, scoring one goal.[2] After playing alongside each other in a match against England in March 1913, the Kessler brothers became the first brothers to represent the Netherlands together in an international match.[3]


  1. ^ "Monsterzege HVV 1 en nieuw record Mekking".
  2. ^ "Tonny Kessler – International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 3 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Kessler Brothers". RSSSF. Retrieved 3 November 2008.

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