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'U23' 07 vs. Scotland

Wednesday, 26 September 1956
International Friendly Intermediate Match

Denmark 0 England 3 [0-0]
 










Match Summary
Denmark Party
England Party

Idrætsparken, Inder Østbro, København
Kick-off (CEST):
7.00pm 6.00pm BST
Attendance: 15,000 (floodlights - first time for an international match in Denmark)

unknown kicked-off  
  [0-1] Frank Blunstone 50
took a neat pass from Jeffrey and shot inside the post
[0-2] Jimmy Bloomfield 80
dribbled from halfway line then blasted in after Hitchens initial shot was saved
[0-3] Gerry Hitchens 88
stuck out a boot in a goalmouth scramble to score from a Bloomfield longball
 
 

Match Summary

Officials from Norway

Denmark

Type

England

Referee (-) - Oivind Helgesen
x (-),

Linesmen -

Many newspaper reports, Birmingham Daily Post, Birmingham Gazette, Hartlepool Northern Mail, etc, give the second goal as a second goal to Blunstone.
Only the Daily Herald and Daily Mirror name Bloomfield as the actual goalscorer, and therefore, the record books.

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Denmark Intermediate Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: Red jerseys, white shorts, black socks with white tops
Capt: Vagn Vesterlund Manager: Team announced on Thursday, 21 September 1956
Denmark Lineup
1 Larsen, Erik 22 6 February 1934 G AC Horsens 9 21 GA
2 Helbrandt, Henning 21 30 May 1935 RB Kjøbenhavns Boldklub 6 0
3 Hvidemose, Henning 21 18 August 1935 LB KFUMS Bk 3 0
4 Nielsen, Flemming G. 22 24 February 1934 RHB Boldklubben af 1893 6 3
5 Vesterlund, Vagn 20 6 July 1936 CHB Boldklubben 1903 3 0
6 Kramer, John 21 17 November 1934 LHB Køge Boldklub 9 1
7 Bruun, Hans Erik 20 18 May 1936 OR Odense Bk 1 0
8 Jensen, Egon 18 13 November 1937 IR Espjerg fB 1 0
9 Andersen, Ove 19 30 June 1937 CF Brønshøj Bk 1 0
10 Nielsen, Ove 22 1 February 1934 IL Køge Boldklub 7 2
11 Nielsen, Gregor 22 29 March 1934 OL Espjerg fB 4 0

unused substitutes:

not known

team notes:

Hvidemose replaced John Amdisen, the original chosen right-back.
 
2-3-5 Larsen -
Hvidemose, Helbrandt -
Nielsen, Vesterlund, Kramer -
Bruun, Jensen, Andersen,
O.Nielsen, G.Nielsen

Averages:

Age 20.7 Appearances/Goals 4.5 0.5

 

England Intermediate Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: The 1954 Umbro home uniform - White v-necked short-sleeved continental jerseys, blue shorts, black socks with white tops.
Capt: Ron Clayton, first captaincy Manager:
Trainer: Bill Nicholson (Tottenham Hotspur FC)
Walter Winterbottom, 43 (31 March 1913), appointed as FA national director of coaching/team manager on 8 July 1946;
sixth intermediate match, W 5 - D 0 - L 1 - F 22 - A 6.
Team chosen by Selection Committee on Monday, 17 September 1956.
England Lineup
  Hodgkinson, Alan 20 16 August 1936 G Sheffield United FC 1 0 GA
2 Armfield, James 21 21 September 1935 RB Blackpool FC 1 0
3 Shaw, Graham L. 22 9 July 1934 LB Sheffield United FC 2 0
4 Clayton, Ronald 22 5 August 1934 RHB Blackburn Rovers FC 3 0
5 Smith, Trevor 20 13 April 1936 CHB Birmingham City FC 5 0
6 Neal, Richard M. 22 1 October 1933 LHB Lincoln City FC 1 0
7 Douglas, Bryan 22 27 May 1934 OR Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0
8 Bloomfield, James H. 22 15 February 1934 IR Arsenal FC 1 1
9 Hitchens, Gerald A. 21 8 October 1934 CF Cardiff City FC 1 1
10 Jeffrey, Alick 17 29 January 1939 IL Doncaster Rovers FC 1 0
11 Blunstone, Frank 21 17 October 1934 OL Chelsea FC 5 3

unused substitutes:

Eddie Hopkinson (Bolton Wanderers FC) and Ron Flowers (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), as well as Alick Jeffrey. Jeffrey's place went to Albert Cheesebrough (Burnley FC) on 21 September.

team notes:

Johnny Haynes was the original chosen inside-left and captain, but an ongoing ankle injury brought about his withdrawal on Friday, 21 September. His place went to reserve, Alick Jeffrey the same day.
 
2-3-5 Hodgkinson -
Armfield, Shaw -
Clayton, Smith, Neal -
Douglas, Bloomfield, Hitchens, Jeffrey, Blunstone

Averages:

Age 20.9 Appearances/Goals 2.0 0.1

Source Notes


 

 

DBU.dk
Original newspaper reports
Official matchday programme
Rothman's Yearbooks

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