Match No. 304 - Wednesday, 16th May 1956

      • 1
      • Kalle SvenssonKarl Oskar Svensson.
        Born 11th Nov 1925, Västerlöv.
      • 2
      • Åke JohanssonÅke Bernhard Johansson.
        Born 19th Mar 1928, Norrköping.
      • 3
      • Bengt GustavssonBengt Olof Emanuel Gustafsson.
        Born 13th Jan 1928, Ringarum.
        (c)
      • 4
      • Sven AxbomSven Axbom.
        Born 15th Oct 1926, Sweden.
      • 5
      • Sigge ParlingSigvard Emanuel Parling.
        Born 26th Mar 1930, Forsbacka.
      • 6
      • Sven-Ove SvenssonSven-Ove Svensson.
        Born 9th Jun 1922, Barkåkra församling.
      • 7
      • Gösta LöfgrenGösta Löfgren.
        Born 29th Aug 1923, Sweden.
      • 8
      • Bengt LindskogBengt Lindskog.
        Born 25th Feb 1933, Malmö.
      • 9
      • Bengt BerndtssonBengt Ryno Berndtsson.
        Born 26th Jan 1933, Gothenburg.
      • 10
      • Jan EkströmJan Ekström.
        Born 11th Oct 1937, Sweden.
      • 11
      • Gösta SandbergGösta Sandberg.
        Born 6th Aug 1932, Knivsta.
        • 1
        • Reg MatthewsCoventry, 3rd of 5 caps
          23 years, 4 months, 27 days
        • 2
        • Jeff HallBirmingham, 7th of 17 caps
          26 years, 8 months, 9 days
        • 3
        • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 20th of 33 caps
          27 years, 3 months, 8 days
        • 5
        • Billy WrightWolves, 75th of 105 caps
          32 years, 3 months, 10 days
          (c)60th captaincy
        • 7
        • Johnny BerryMan Utd, 4th of 4 caps
          29 years, 11 month, 15 days
        • 8
        • John AtyeoBristol City, 3rd of 6 caps
          24 years, 3 months, 9 days
        • 9
        • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 8th of 19 caps
          24 years, 3 months, 18 days
        • 10
        • Johnny HaynesFulham, 6th of 56 caps
          21 years, 6 months, 30 days
        • 11
        • Colin GraingerSheffield Utd, 2nd of 7 caps
          22 years, 11 month, 6 days

      Notes

      • Player MilestoneBilly Wright's 75th Cap
      • Player MilestoneJohnny Berry's Last Cap

      Sources

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

      Managers

      Referee

      • Netherlands Leo Horn

      Attendance

      • 35,000

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • No change in rank, losing -2 ranking points to 1972 points England - 4th
      • Sweden - 14th