XIV. Olympiad London 1948 Football Tournament


Preliminary Round:

26 July 1948 Goldstone Ground, Brighton
Ref: A.C.Williams (Eng) HT: 3-0
LUXEMBOURG  6 (Konter 2, Kremer 2, Wagner, V.Feller)
AFGHANISTAN 0
Luxembourg: Michaux - Pauly, J.Feller - Wagner, V.Feller(cap), Schumacher -
            Gales, Kremer, Konter, Paulus, Schammel.
Afghanistan: Ghafoor Assar - Gharzai, Yusufzai - Azimi, Barakzai, A.Kharot -
             M.Kharot, Afzai, Ghani Assar, Tajik, Yusufzai.

26 July 1948 Fratton Park, Portsmouth
Att: 8,000 Ref: George Reader (Eng) HT: 2-0
NETHERLANDS 3 (Roosenburg, Wilkes 2)
IRELAND     1 (O'Kelly)
Netherlands: Kraak - van Bun, Schijvenaar - Krijgh, Terlouw, de Vroet(cap) -
             van der Tuyn, Rijvers, Roosenburg, Wilkes, Lenstra.
Ireland: Lawlor - Glennon(cap), Richardson - Barry, Kavanagh, O'Grady -
         McDonald, McLoughlin, Cleary, O'Kelly, Smith.

First Round:

31 July 1948 Selhurst Park, London
Att: 12,000 Ref: S.Boardman (Eng) HT: 0-0
DENMARK 3 (Karl Aage Hansen 2, Ploger(p))
EGYPT   1 (El Guindy)
Denmark: Nielsen - V.Jensen, Overgaard - Pilmark, Ornvold, I.Jensen -
         Ploeger, K.A.Hansen, Lundberg(cap), J.Hansen, Praest.
Egypt: Yehia Imam - A.Hammami, A.Fouad Sedky - Helmi Maati, M.Abu Habaga,
       Hanafy Bastan - Sayed El Dezwy, M.El Guindy, Ahmed El Mekkawi,
       A.Sakr, H.Madkour.

31 July 1948 Highbury, London
Att: 21,000 Ref: Vald Laursen (Den) HT: 1-1 (aet)
GREAT BRITAIN 4 (Hardisty, McBain, Hopper, Mcllvenny)
NETHERLANDS   3 (Appel 2, Wilkes)
GB: Simpson - Neale, Manning - McBain, Lee, Fright - Hopper, Hardisty,
    Mcllvenny, Kelleher, Kippax.
Netherlands: Kraak - van Bun, Schijvenaar - Krijgh, Terlouw, de Vroet(cap) -
             van der Tuyn, Rijvers, Appel, Wilkes, Lenstra.

31 July 1948 Ilford, London
Ref: G.Dahlner (Swe) HT: 1-0
FRANCE 2 (Courbin, Persillon)
INDIA  1 (Raman)                       
France: Rouxel - Rouelle, Bienvenu - Krug, Colau, Robert - Heckel,
        Persillon, Paluch, Strappe, Courbin.
India: Varadaraj - Taj Mahomed, Manna - Basheer, Aao, Prasad - Das, Parab,
       Mewalall, Mohammed Ahmed Khan, Raman.

31 July 1948 Craven Cottage Fulham, London
Att: 7,000 Ref: Karel van der Meer (Ned) HT: 0-1
YUGOSLAVIA 6 (Zeljko Cajkovski 2, Stankovic, Mihajlovic, Mitic, Bobek)
LUXEMBOURG 1 (Schammel)
Yugoslavia: Sostaric - Brozovic, Stankovic - Zlatko Cajkovski(c), Jovanovic,
            Atanackovic - Mihajlovic, Mitic, Velfl, Bobek, Zeljko Cajkovski.
Luxembourg: Michaux - Pauly, J.Feller - Wagner, May, V.Feller(cap) - Gales,
            Kettel, Konter, Paulus, Schammel.

2 August 1948 White Hart Lane, London
Att: 9,514 Ref: William Ling (Eng) HT: 2-0
SWEDEN  3 (G.Nordahl 2, Rosen)
AUSTRIA 0
Sweden: Lindberg - K.Nordahl, Nilsson - Rosengren(c), B.Nordahl, Andersson -
        Rosen, Gren, G.Nordahl, Carlsson, Liedholm.
Austria: Pelikan - Kowanz, Happel - Mikolasch, Ocwirk, Joksch - Melchior,
         Habitzl, Epp, Hahnemann(cap), A.Korner II.

2 August 1948 Dulwich, London
Ref: Leo Lemesic (Yug) HT: 3-1
KOREA  5 (Song Gon Choi, Kook Chin Chung 2, Chong Ho Bai, Nam Sik Chung)
MEXICO 3 (Cardenas, Figueroa, Ruiz)
Korea: DGB Yung Hong - Kyoo Chung Pak, Dai Chong Pak - Song Gon Choi,
       Kyoo Whan Kim, Byung Dai Main - Zung Whan Woo, Chong Ho Bai,
       Kook Chin Chung, Nam Sik Chung, Yong Sik Kim.
Mexico: Quintero - Rodriguez Peralta, Rodriguez Navarro - Thompson,
        Figueroa, Cordoba - Garduņo, Mercado, Cardenas, Sanchez, Ruiz.

2 August 1948 Griffin Park Brentford, London
Att: 20,000 Ref: Charles de la Salle (Fra) HT: 2-0
ITALY         9 (Pernigo 4, Stellin, Turconi, Cavigioli 2, Caprile)
UNITED STATES 0
Italy: Casari - Giovannini, Stellin - Presca, Neri(cap), Mari - Cavigioli,
       Turconi, Pernigo, Cassani, Caprile.
USA: Strimel - Costa(cap), Martin - Colombo, Ferreira, Bahr - Beckman,
     J.B.Souza, Bertani, McLaughlin, E.Souza.

2 August 1948 Walthamstow, London
Ref: Johann Beck (Aut) HT: 1-0 
TURKEY 4 (Gunduz 2, Huseyin, Lefter)
CHINA  0
Turkey: Cihat - Murat, Dr. Vedii - Huseyin Saygun, Bulent Eken,
        Selahattin Torkal - Fikret Kircan, Erol Keskin, Gunduz,
        Lefter, Sukru Gulesin.
China: Chang Pan-rum - Hau Yung-sang, Nien Se-shing - Chau Man-shi,
       Sung Ling-sing, Lau Chung-sang - Ho Ying-fun, Chang King-hai,
       Chu Wing- keung, Chia Boon-Leong, Li Tei-fei.

Quarter Finals:

5 August 1948 Selhurst Park, London
Att: 7,110 Ref: Giuseppe Carpani (Ita) HT: 4-0
SWEDEN 12 (G. Nordahl 4, Carlsson 3, Rosen 2, Liedholm 2, Gren)
KOREA   0
Sweden: Lindberg - Leander, Nilsson - Rosengren(c), B.Nordahl, Andersoon -
        Rosen, Gren, G.Nordahl, Carlsson, Liedholm.
Korea: DGB Yung Hong - Kyoo Chung Pak, Dai Chong pak - Song Gon Choi,
       Kyoo Whan Kim, Byung Dai Min - Zung Whan Woo, Chong Ho Bai,
       Nam Sik Chung, Yong Sik Kim, Kook Chin Chung. 
            
5 August 1948 Highbury, London
Att: 25,000 Ref: William Ling (Eng) HT: 1-0
DENMARK 5 (John Hansen 4, Ploger)
ITALY   3 (Cavigioli, Caprile, Pernigo)
Denmark: Nielsen - V.Jensen, Overgaard - Pilmark, Ornvold, I.Jensen -
         Ploger, K.A.Hansen(cap), Praest, J.Hansen, Seebach.
Italy: Casari - Giovannini, Stellin - Maestrelli, Neri(cap), Mari -
       Cavigioli, Turconi II, Pernigo, Cassani, Caprile.
         
5 August 1948 Ilford, London
Att: 8,000 Ref: Victor Sdez (Fra) HT: 1-1
YUGOSLAVIA 3 (Zeljko Cajkovski, Bobek, Velfl)
TURKEY     1 (Sukru)
Yugoslavia: Sostaric - Brozovic, Stankovic - Zlatko Cajkovski(c), Jovanovic,
            Atanackovic - Tomasevic, Mitic, Velfl, Bobek, Zeljko Cajkovski.
Turkey: Cihat - Murat, Vedii - Naci Ozkaya, Bulent Eken, Huseyin Saygun -
        Fikret Kirkan, Erol Keskin, Gunduz, Lefter, Sukru Gulesin.

5 August 1948 Craven Cottage Fulham, London
Ref: Karel van der Meer (Ned) HT: 1-0
GREAT BRITAIN 1 (Hardisty) 
FRANCE        0
GB: McAlindon - Neale, McColl - McBain, Lee, Fright - Donovan, Hardisty,
    Mcllvenny, Kelleher, Kippax.
France: Rouelle - Krug, Bienvenu - Persillon, Colau, Robert - Heckel,
        Paluch, Hebinger, Straffe, Courbin.

Semi-Finals:

10 August 1948 Wembley Stadium, London
Att: 20,000 Ref: S.Boardman (Eng) HT: 4-1
SWEDEN  4 (Rosen 2, Carlsson 2)
DENMARK 2 (Seebach, John Hansen)
Sweden: Lindberg - Leander, Nilsson - Rosengren(c), B.Nordahl, Andersson -
        Rosen, Gren, G.Nordahl, Carlsson, Liedholm.
Denmark: Nielsen - V.Jensen, Overgaard - Pilmark, Ornvold, I.Jensen,
         Ploger, K.A.Hansen(cap), Praest, J.Hansen, Seebach.
       
11 August 1948 Wembley Stadium, London
Att: 40,000 Ref: Karel van der Meer (Ned) HT: 2-1
YUGOSLAVIA    3 (Bobek, Velfl, Mitic)
GREAT BRITAIN 1 (Donovan)
Yugoslavia: Sostaric - Brozovic, Stankovic - Zlatko Cajkowski(c), Jovanovic,
            Atanakovic - Cimermancic, Mitic, Bobek, Zeljko Cajkowski, Vukas.
GB: McAlindon - Neale, McColl - McBain, Lee, Fright - Donovan, Hardisty,
    Mcllvenny, Kelleher, Kippax.

Third Place Game:

13 August 1948 Wembley Stadium, London
Att: 5,000 Ref: Karel van der Meer (Ned) HT: 3-2
DENMARK       5 (John Hansen 2, Praest 2, Sorensen)
GREAT BRITAIN 3 (Hardisty, Aitken, Amor)
Denmark: Nielsen - V.Jensen, Overgaard - Pilmark, Ornvold, I.Jensen -
         Ploger, Lundberg(cap), Praest, Hansen, Sorensen.
GB: Simpson - Neale, Carmichael - Hardisty, Lee, Fright - Boyd, Aitken,
    Mcllvenny, Rawlings, Amor.
         
FINAL: 
       
13 August 1948 Wembley Stadium, London
Att: 60,000 Ref: William Ling (Eng) HT: 1-1
SWEDEN     3 (Gren 24' 67'p), 48' Gunnar Nordahl)
YUGOSLAVIA 1 (Bobek 42')
Sweden: Lindberg - K.Nordahl, Nilsson - Rosengren(c), B.Nordahl, Andersson -
        Rosen, Gren, G.Nordahl, Carlsson, Liedholm. 
Yugoslavia: Lovric - Brozovic, Stankovic - Zlatko Cajkovski(c), Jovanovic,
            Atanakovic - Cimermancic, Mitic, Bobek, Zeljko Cajkovski, Vukas.

Final Table

Rk  Country         P  W  T  L   F  A  Pts  GAvg
 1  SWEDEN          4  4  0  0  22- 3   8   7.33
 2  Yugoslavia      4  3  0  1  13- 6   6   2.17
 3  Denmark         4  3  0  1  15-11   6   1.36
 4  Great Britain   4  2  0  2   9-11   4   0.82
 5  Italy           2  1  0  1  12- 5   2   2.40
 6  Turkey          2  1  0  1   5- 3   2   1.67
 7  France          2  1  0  1   2- 2   2   1.00
 8  Korea           2  1  0  1   5-15   2   0.33
 9  Netherlands     2  1  0  1   6- 5   0   1.20
10  Luxembourg      2  1  0  1   7- 6   0   1.17
11  Mexico          1  0  0  1   3- 5   0   0.60
12  India           1  0  0  1   1- 2   0   0.50
13  Egypt           1  0  0  1   1- 3   0   0.33
14  Austria         1  0  0  1   0- 3   0   0.00
15  China           1  0  0  1   0- 4   0   0.00
16  USA             1  0  0  1   0- 9   0   0.00
17  Ireland         1  0  0  1   1- 3   0   0.33
18  Afghanistan     1  0  0  1   0- 6   0   0.00

Top Scorers

 7 G.Nordahl (Swe), J.Hansen (Den)
 5 Rosen (Swe), Carlsson (Swe), Pernigo (Ita)
 4 Bobek (Yug) 
 3 Gren (Swe), Zeljko Cajkovski (Yug), Hardisty (GB), Cavigioli (Ita),
   Wilkes (Ned)  

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