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135 vs. Sweden
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137 vs. Ireland

Thursday, 24 May 1923
End-of-Season Scandinavian Tour Friendly Match

Sweden 1 England 3 [1-1]
 

Match Summary
Sweden Party
England Party

Stockholms Olympiastadion, Östermalm, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,000;
Kick-off: tbc

England - Billy Moore (32, 78), Harold Miller (59)
Sweden - Harry Dahl (41)
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Sweden

Type

England

Referee - Theodor Malm
Sweden

Linesmen - not known

Considered by The SvFF as unofficial, and therefore FIFA. But the FA considered this a Full International before and after the match.

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Sweden Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO records no rating
Colours: Yellow collared shirts and blue shirts
Capt: not known Selectors: International Selection Committee, led by John Pettersson
Sweden Lineup
  Lindberg, Sigfrid O. 26 25 March 1897 G Hälsingborgs IF n/a
  Andersson, Albert nk not known RB Örgryte IS n/a
  Wihlborg, Gösta 23/24 1899 LB Hammarby IF n/a
  Lindgvist, Sven 20 26 March 1903 RH Allmänna IK n/a
  Persson, John 21 9 March 1902 CH Allmänna IK n/a
  Klingström, Ivar nk not known LH Örgryte IS n/a
  Bergström, K. Rune V. 31 5 September 1891 OR Allmänna IK n/a
Dahl, Harry 21/22 1902 IR Landskrona BoIS n/a
  Olsson, Gunnar nk not known CF Hälsingborgs IF n/a
  Dahl, K. Albin 23 2 January 1900 IL Hälsingborgs IF n/a
  Kock, J. Rudolf E. 21 29 June 1901 OL Allmänna IK n/a

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Albin and Harry Dahl were brothers
 
2-3-5 Lindberg -
Andersson, Wihlborg -
Lindgvist, Persson, Klingström -
Bergström,
H.Dahl, Olsson, A.Dahl, Kock.

Averages:

Age nk Appearances/Goals    

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO records no rating
Colours: The 1903 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Basil Patchitt, second and final captaincy Selectors:
In charge: G.T. Wagstaffe Simmons
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Saturday, 21 April 1923.
103rd match, W 70 - D 20 - L 13 - F 326 - A 97.
England Lineup
  Williamson, Ernest C. 33 24 May 1890 G The Arsenal FC 2 3 GA
  Ashurst, William 29 4 May 1894 RB Notts County FC 2 0
  Silcock, John 25 15 January 1898 LB Manchester United FC 3 0
  Magee, Thomas P. 24 12 May 1899 RH Corinthians FC 2 0
  Seddon, James 28 20 May 1895 CH Bolton Wanderers FC 3 0
  Patchitt, Basil C.A. 22 8 August 1900 LH Corinthians FC 2 0
  Thornewell, George 24 8 July 1898 OR Derby County FC 2 1
Moore, William G.B. 28 6 October 1894 IR Derby County FC 1 2
Miller, Harold S. 21 20 May 1902 CF Charlton Athletic FC 1 1
  Walker, William H. 25 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 6 3
  Urwin, Tom 27 5 February 1896 OL Middlesbrough FC 2 0

reserves:

Jack Harrow (Chelsea FC), Jack Tresadern (West Ham United) and Harry Bedford (Blackpool FC).

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.
 
2-3-5 Williamson -
Ashurst, Silcock -
Magee, Seddon, Patchitt -
Thornewell, Moore, Miller, Walker, Urwin

Averages:

Age 26.0 Appearances/Goals 2.4 0.4

 

    Match Report

IN OTHER NEWS...

It was on 24 May 1923 that the Irish Civil War came to an end when the Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army, Frank Aiken ordered his fighters to dump their arms and return home.

Source Notes

TheFA
Svenskfotboll
Rothman's
Original Newspaper Report

David Tavener, St. Albans City historian
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