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Wednesday, 11 October 1995
Post-Banken International Friendly Match

Norway 0 England 0 [0-0]


Match Summary
Norway Squad
England Squad

Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo
Attendance: 21,006;
Kick-off: 8.15pm local, tbc BST

Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Sweden




Referee (-) - Karl Erik Nilsson
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Linesmen - tbc

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Norway Team



FIFA (19 Sept 1995) 8th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 17th to 16th
Colours: Made by Adidas - Red shadowed striped jerseys with navy sleeves and white Adidas trim, navy/white/red collar/cuffs and large white broad lower stripes, white shorts with black/red Adidas hem trim, black socks with white hoops.
Capt:   Manager: Egil Roger Olsen, 53 (22 April 1942)
Norway Lineup
1 Thorsvedt, Erik 32 28 October 1962 G Tottenham Hotspur FC, England   GA
2 Loken, Karl-Petter 29 14 August 1966
in Sweden
D Rosenburg BK    
3 Johnsen, J. Ronny 26 10 June 1969 CD Besiktas JK, Turkey    
4 Berg, Henning S. 26 1 September 1969 D Blackburn Rovers FC, England    
5 Bjornebye, Stig Inge 25 11 December 1969 LB Liverpool FC, England    
6 Flo, Tore Andre 22 15 June 1973 M Tromso IL    
7 Bohinen, Lars R. 26 8 September 1969 M Blackburn Rovers FC, England    
8 Leonhardsen, Oyvind, off 63rd min. 25 17 August 1970 M Wimbledon FC, England    
9 Fjortoft, Jan Age, off 80th min. 28 10 January 1967 F Middlesbrough FC, England    
10 Redkal, Kjetil A. 26 6 November 1968 M Lierse SK, Belgium    
11 Jakobsen, Jahn Ivar 29 8 November 1965 F Rosenburg BK    
Norway Substitutes
15 Solbakken, Stole, on 63rd min. for Leonhardsen 27 27 February 1968 M Lillestrom SK    
16 Brattback, Harald M., on 80th min. for Fjortoft 24 1 February 1971 F Rosenburg BK    

unused substitutes:

12-Frode Grodas, 13-Alf-Inge Haaland, 14-Erland Johnsen.
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Age - Appearances/Goals - -


England Team



FIFA (19 Sept 1995) 18th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 14th to 11th
Colours: The 1995 Umbro home uniform - White v-neck collared shadow striped jersey with navy overlapping collar, navy shorts with white/turquoise side triangle, white socks with two turquoise hoops.
Capt: Tony Adams, third captaincy Head coach: Terence Frederick Venables, 52 (6 January 1943), appointed 28 January 1994,
13th match, W 5 - D 7 - L 1 - F 16 - A 8, incl. one abandoned.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David     G     GA
2 Neville, Gary            
3 Pearce, Stuart            
4 Redknapp, Jamie            
5 Adams, Tony            
6 Pallister, Gary            
7 Barmby, Nicholas, off 68th min.            
8 Lee, Robert            
9 Shearer, Alan            
10 McManaman, Stephen            
11 Wise, Dennis, off 68th min.            
England Substitutes
16 Sheringham, Edward, on 68th min. for Barmby            
15 Stone, Steven, on 68th min. for Wise         1 0

unused substitutes:

12-Rob Jones, 13-Ian Walker, 14-Steve Bould.
4-4-2 Seaman -
Neville, Adams, Pallister, Pearce -
Wise (Stone), Redknapp, Lee, McManaman -
Shearer, Barmby (Sheringham).


Age - Appearances/Goals - -


    Match Report by Mike Payne


    Match Report by Norman Giller

This was a carbon copy of the goalless draw that had bored the Wembley spectators to bits in the third match of the Terry Venables reign. England's failure to find the net for a second successive match was a major worry for England in general and for Alan Shearer in particular. The player who could not stop scoring at club level had now gone eight international matches without putting the ball into the net. The good news for Venables is that his defence looked strong and stable, with Tony Adams and Gary Pallister forming a steady partnership at the heart of the defence. Nottingham Forest's Steve Stone came on as a second half substitute to gain the first of eight caps in a game that was forgotten almost as soon as the final whistle sounded.

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Official teamsheet
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
Norman Giller
, Football Author