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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: G.T. 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 30 26 September 1892 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, Tom 27 5 February 1896 OL Middlesbrough FC 1 0

reserves:

Jack Silcock (Manchester United), Tommy Magee (West Bromwich Albion), and Harold Miller (Charlton Athletic).

team notes:

There was a confirmation of the tour names on 11 May 1923, that list included Corinthian's A.G. Bower... he was replaced with Jack Harrow.
Jimmy Moore become's England's oldest goalscorer, aged 34 years and 10 days.
 
2-3-5 Williamson -
Ashurst, Harrow -
Patchitt, Seddon, Tresadern -
Thornewell, Moore, Bedford, Walker, Urwin

Averages:

Age 28.0 Appearances/Goals 1.6 0.1

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA
Svenskfotboll
Rothman's
Original Newspaper Report
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