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Iceland vs England* international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Tuesday, 7 August 1956, 20:00 (UTC)
National teams, score:
Iceland
2-3
England*
Competition:
International Friendly
Referee:
Aksel Asmussen, Copenhagen /
Denmark
Attendance, venue:
7 500, Melavöllur, Reykjavík
Goals:
1-0 (37') Þórður Jónsson, 2-0 (55') Ríkharður Jónsson
Iceland football team line-up in match Nr.15
Managed by national coach Karl Guðmundsson
Player
Caps
Age
Club
7
23
KF ÍA, Akranes
2
20
KF Valur, Reykjavík
1
19
KR, Reykjavík
8
25
KF ÍA, Akranes
9
33
KF Valur, Reykjavík
2
22
KF ÍA, Akranes
5
22
KF ÍA, Akranes
14
26
KF ÍA, Akranes
11
25
KF ÍA, Akranes
1
21
KF ÍA, Akranes
3
21
KF ÍA, Akranes
9
28
KF ÍA, Akranes
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Iceland
12
6.000
24.290
3
2
0
0
Historical data sources
Þjóðviljinn (Reykjavík), №177, 08 Aug 1956; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Morgunblaðið (Reykjavík), №178, 08 Aug 1956; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Vísir (Reykjavík), №180, 08 Aug 1956; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Alþýðublaðið (Reykjavík), №175, 09 Aug 1956; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Tíminn (Reykjavík), №178, 09 Aug 1956; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Comments

HisHasH - posted on 29 June 2011 at 07:52:02

England (Amateurs)
Iceland vs England* post-match head-to-head
Iceland vs England* H2H:
WP
0.0
P
1
W
0
D
0
L
1
GF
2
GA
3
Av. goals
5.000
Av. attendance
7 500
Iceland national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Finland vs Iceland 2-1
Helsinki, Friday 29 June 1956
Next match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
France vs Iceland 8-0
Nantes, Sunday 2 June 1957
Top Iceland goal scorers
1. Ríkharður Jónsson (1948 - 1956) - 10 goals
2. Þórður Þórðarson (1953 - 1955) - 4 goals
3. Gunnar Guðmannsson (1955) - 2 goals
4. Albert Guðmundsson (1947) - 2 goals
... Þórður Jónsson (1956) - 1 goal
(correct as of August 7, 1956)
Brief match report
Tue. 07 Aug 1956
Melavöllur, Reykjavík
Iceland 2-3 England*
Goals: Jónsson 37, Jónsson 55

Iceland: Daníelsson, Njálsson, Gíslason, Teitsson, Halldórsson (Gunnlaugsson 15), Sigurbjörnsson, Ríkharður Jónsson (c), Þórðarson, Björgvinsson, Þórður Jónsson, Finnbogason. Managed by Guðmundsson.

Att: 7 500,
Ref: Asmussen (Denmark)

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