Match No. 246 - Friday, 13th May 1949

  • Henry Carlsson, 2'
  • Hasse Jeppson, 35'
  • Egon Jönsson, 42'
    • 1
    • Karl SvenssonKarl Svensson.
      Born 21st Mar 1984, Jönköping.
    • 2
    • Knut NordahlKnut Nordahl.
      Born 13th Jan 1920, Sweden.
    • 3
    • Erik NilssonErik Henry Sixten Nilsson.
      Born 6th Aug 1916, Limhamn.
    • 4
    • Kjell RosénKjell Rosén.
      Born 24th Apr 1921, Malmö.
    • 5
    • Börje LeanderOscar Börje Leander.
      Born 7th Mar 1918, Avesta.
    • 6
    • Sune AnderssonSune Isidor Andersson.
      Born 22nd Feb 1921, Södertälje.
    • 7
    • Egon JönssonEgon Jönsson.
      Born 8th Oct 1921, Malmö.
    • 8
    • Gunnar GrenJohan Gunnar Gren.
      Born 31st Oct 1920, Gothenburg.
    • 9
    • Hasse JeppsonHans Olof Jeppsson.
      Born 10th May 1925, Kungsbacka.
    • 10
    • Henry CarlssonNils Gustav Henry Carlsson.
      Born 29th Oct 1917, Falköping.
    • 11
    • Bertil BäckvallBertil Konrad Bäckvall.
      Born 22nd Feb 1923, Stockholm.
  • "England's goal came from Finney's right foot in the 67th minute, after a hard drive from Mortensen had been blocked." Tom Finney13th of 30 goals, 67'
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    • 3
    • Jack AstonMan Utd, 5th of 17 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 10 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 20th of 105 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 7 days
      (c)5th captaincy
    • 5
    • Neil FranklinStoke City, 20th of 27 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 20 days
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 16th of 76 caps
      27 years, 1 month, 8 days
    • 9
    • Roy BentleyChelsea, 1st of 12 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 27 days
    • 10
    • Jack RowleyMan Utd, 2nd of 6 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 6 days
    • 11
    • Bob LangtonPreston NE, 9th of 11 caps
      30 years, 8 months, 5 days

Notes

  • Player MilestoneEddie Shimwell's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneRoy Bentley's 1st Cap

Sources

  • Western Daily Press "Great blow to soccer presitge", Saturday 14th May 1949, page 7
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • www.svenskfotboll.se

Managers

Referee

  • Italy Giovanni Galeati

Attendance

  • 37,500

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -12 ranking points to 2023 points England - 2nd
  • Sweden - 3rd