Match No. 209 - Friday, 14th May 1937

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    • GK
    • Henry JohansenHenry Johansen.
      Born 21st Jul 1904, Kristiania.
    • RB
    • Nils EriksenNils Eriksen.
      Born 5th Mar 1911, Skien.
    • LB
    • Øivind HolmsenØivind Holmsen.
      Born 28th Apr 1912.
    • HB
    • Frithjof UllebergFrithjof Ulleberg.
      Born 10th Sep 1911.
    • HB
    • Jørgen JuveJørgen Juve.
      Born 22nd Nov 1906, Porsgrunn.
      (c)
    • HB
    • Rolf HolmbergRolf Holmberg.
      Born 24th Aug 1914.
    • OR
    • Odd FrantzenOdd Frantzen.
      Born 20th Jan 1913, Bergen.
    • IR
    • Reidar KvammenReidar Kvammen.
      Born 23rd Jul 1914, Stavanger.
    • CF
    • Alf MartinsenAlf Martinsen.
      Born 29th Dec 1911, Lillestrom.
    • IL
    • Magnar IsaksenMagnar Nikolai Isaksen.
      Born 13th Oct 1910.
    • OL
    • Arne BrustadArne Brustad.
      Born 14th Apr 1912, Oslo.
  • England went ahead after 18 minutes, Kirchen swerving round Ulleberg and scoring with a hard drive which just scraped in under the crossbar. Alf Kirchen1st of 2 goals, 18'
  • Assist: Len Goulden. "Goulden took a shot, and although there was little sting behind it, Holmsen, the Norwegian left back, failed to connect properly, and deflected the ball into his own goal." Nikola Kovachev, 38' (og)
  • "Galley increased their lead with a left-footed shot from 30 yards out, which went well wide of the goalkeeper." Tom GalleyOnly Goal, 40'
  • Assist: Vic Woodley. "Woodley's goal kick went to Steele, who was standing unmarked, and the Stoke centre-forward had little difficulty in steering the ball wide of Johansen to make England's total 4-0." Freddie Steele2nd of 8 goals, 43'
  • Assist: Alf Kirchen. "Kirchen broke away on the right and finished with a fine pass to Steele, who headed an easy goal to put England five up." Freddie Steele3rd of 8 goals, 61'
  • "Goulden, going through on his own, scored with a good left-footed shot." Len Goulden1st of 4 goals, 85'
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    • Vic WoodleyChelsea, 2nd of 19 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 16 days
    • 2
    • George MaleArsenal, 14th of 19 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 6 days
      (c)4th captaincy
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    • Ted CatlinSheffield Wed, 4th of 5 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 3 days
    • 9
    • Alf YoungHuddersfield, 4th of 9 caps
      31 years, 6 months, 10 days
    • 6
    • Wilf CoppingArsenal, 11th of 20 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 28 days
    • 13
    • Alf KirchenArsenal, 1st of 3 caps
      24 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 10
    • Tom GalleyWolves, 1st of 2 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 10 days
    • 11
    • Len GouldenWest Ham, 1st of 14 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 29 days
    • 12
    • Joe JohnsonStoke City, 3rd of 5 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 10 days

Notes

  • Match InfoScandinavian tour of Norway, Sweden and Finland. The players wore squad numbers.
  • Player MilestoneAlf Kirchen's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneTom Galley's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneLen Goulden's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneAlf Kirchen's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneTom Galley's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneLen Goulden's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "England beat Norway", Saturday 15th May 1937, Page 5
  • www.fotball.no

Managers

  • England Committee
  • Norway Selection Committee

Referee

  • Denmark Ejner Ullrich

Attendance

  • 20,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 2 places, gaining 17 ranking points to 1929 points England - 6th - 2
  • Norway - 16th