Match No. 241 - Sunday, 26th September 1948, 1:30pm

      • 1
      • Eigil NielsenEigil Louis Marius Ferdinand Nielsen.
        Born 15th Sep 1918.
      • 2
      • Poul PetersenPoul Eyvind Petersen.
        Born 11th Apr 1921, Copenhagen.
      • 3
      • Viggo JensenHans Viggo Jensen.
        Born 29th Mar 1921.
      • 4
      • Axel PilmarkAxel Pilmark.
        Born 23rd Nov 1925.
      • 5
      • Dion ØrnvoldDion Erhardt Ørnvold.
        Born 17th Oct 1921.
      • 6
      • Ivan JensenTage Ivan Jensen.
        Born 10th Nov 1922.
      • 7
      • Johannes PløgerJohannes Theodor Louis Plöger.
        Born 3rd Apr 1922, Fredriksberg.
      • 8
      • Karl Aage HansenKarl Aage Hansen.
        Born 4th Jul 1921.
        (c)
      • 9
      • Karl Aage PræstKarl Aage Præst.
        Born 26th Feb 1922, Copenhagen.
      • 10
      • John HansenJohn Angelo Valdemar Østergaard Hansen.
        Born 24th Jun 1924, Copenhagen.
      • 11
      • Holger SeebachHolger Seebach.
        Born 17th Mar 1922.
        • 1
        • Frank SwiftMan City, 15th of 19 caps
          34 years, 9 months, 2 days
          (c)2nd captaincy
        • 2
        • Laurie ScottArsenal, 15th of 17 caps
          31 years, 5 months, 3 days
        • 3
        • Jack AstonMan Utd, 1st of 17 caps
          27 years, 0 months, 23 days
        • 4
        • Billy WrightWolves, 15th of 105 caps
          24 years, 7 months, 20 days
        • 5
        • Neil FranklinStoke City, 15th of 27 caps
          26 years, 8 months, 2 days
        • 8
        • Jimmy HaganSheffield Utd, Only Cap
          30 years, 8 months, 5 days
        • 9
        • Tommy LawtonNotts County, 23rd of 23 caps
          28 years, 11 month, 20 days
        • 11
        • Bob LangtonPreston NE, 8th of 11 caps
          30 years, 0 months, 18 days

      Notes

      • Goal DisallowedLawton had a goal disallowed on 20 minutes for an infringement by Shackleton.
      • Olympic Bronze MedalistsThe Danish team were the same side who had defeated the British Olympic team in London to win the 1948 Bronze medal only the month before.
      • Player MilestoneJack Aston's 1st Cap
      • Player MilestoneJimmy Hagan's Only Cap
      • Player MilestoneTommy Lawton's Last Cap
      • Player MilestoneLen Shackleton's 1st Cap

      Sources

      • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
      • www.dbu.dk

      Managers

      Referee

      • Netherlands Karel van der Meer

      Attendance

      • 41,000

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • No change in rank, losing -4 ranking points to 2065 points England - 2nd
      • Denmark - 13th