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136 vs. Sweden

Monday, 21 May 1923
End-of-Season Scandinavian Tour Friendly Match

Sweden 2 England 4 [1-3]
 

Stockholms Olympiastadion, Östermalm, Stockholm
Attendance: 14,500;
Kick-off: tbc

Match Summary
Sweden Squad

England Squad

England - Billy Walker (22, 75), George Thornwell (25), Jimmy Moore (40)
Sweden - Harry Dahl (33, 83)
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Sweden

Type

England

Referee - Hugo Meisl
41 (16 November 1881), Malešov, Bohemia

Linesmen - not known

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Sweden Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 20th to 23rd
Colours: Yellow collared shirts and blue shorts
Capt: Sven Friberg Selectors: International Selection Committee, led by John Pettersson
Sweden Lineup
  Lindberg, Sigfrid O. 26 25 March 1897 G Hälsingborgs IF 10 16 GA
  Lund, M. Valdus 28 4 April 1895 RB IFK Göteburg 23 0
  Svensson, Henning 31 19 October 1891 LB IFK Göteburg 18 0
  Andersson, Hjalmar nk not known RH Hälsingborgs IF 4 0
  Friberg, Sven R. 28 7 February 1895 CH Örgryte IS 18 0
  Klingström, Ivar nk not known LH Örgryte IS 10 0
  Olsson, Gunnar nk not known OR Hälsingborgs IF 1 0
Dahl, Harry 21/22 1902 IR Landskrona BoIS 4 3
  Malm, Otto 33 8 February 1890 CF Hälsingborgs IF 6 3
  Kock, J. Rudolf E. 21 29 June 1901 IL Allmänna IK 17 3
  Hjelm, Erik 29 22 May 1893 OL IFK Göteburg 20 2

reserves:

reserves not known
 
2-3-5 Lindberg -
Lund, Svensson -
Andersson, Friberg, Klingström -
Olsson, Dahl, Malm, Kock, Hjelm

Averages:

Age nk Appearances/Goals 11.9 0.8

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: The 1903 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Basil Patchitt, first captaincy Selectors:
In charge: J. Wagstaffe-Simmons
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Saturday, 21 April 1923.
102nd match, W 69 - D 20 - L 13 - F 323 - A 96.
England Lineup
  Williamson, Ernest C. 32 24 May 1890 G The Arsenal FC 1 2 GA
  Ashurst, William 29 4 May 1894 RB Notts County FC 1 0
  Harrow, Jack H. 34 8 October 1888 LB Chelsea FC 2 0
  Patchitt, Basil C.A. 22 8 August 1900 RH Corinthians FC 1 0
  Seddon, James 28 20 May 1895 CH Bolton Wanderers FC 2 0
  Tresadern, John 32 26 September 1890 LH West Ham United FC 2 0
Thornewell, George 24 8 July 1898 OR Derby County FC 1 1
Moore, James 34 11 May 1889 IR Derby County FC 1 1
  Bedford, Harry 23 15 October 1899 CF Blackpool FC 1 0
Walker, William H. 25 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 5 3
  Urwin, Thomas 27 5 February 1896 OL Middlesbrough FC 1 0

reserves:

reserves not known, possibly Jack Silcock, Tommy Magee and Harold Miller.

team notes:

There were numerous changes from the original line-up, as would be the case when the team was selected a month in advance.
 
2-3-5 Williamson -
Ashurst, Harrow -
Patchitt, Seddon, Tresadern -
Thornewell, Moore, Bedford, Walker, Urwin

Averages:

Age 28.2 Appearances/Goals 1.6 0.1

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA
Svenskfotboll
Rothman's
Original Newspaper Report
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