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Iceland vs Norway international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Tuesday, 7 July 1959, 20:30 (UTC)
National teams, score:
Iceland
1-0
Norway
Competition:
XVII. Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament, Group 1
Referee:
James Barclay, Kirkcaldy /
Scotland
Attendance, venue:
11 000, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Goals:
1-0 (88') Ríkharður Jónsson
Iceland football team line-up in match Nr.24
Managed by national coach Karl Guðmundsson
Player
Caps
Age
Club
Norway football team line-up in match Nr.245
Managed by national coach Kristian Henriksen, Einar Gundersen, Nils Eriksen, Thor Hernes, selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Iceland
nan
nan
0
1
0
0
Norway
nan
nan
0
0
0
0
Historical data sources
Alþýðublaðið (Reykjavík), №141, 08 Jul 1959; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Vísir (Reykjavík), №143, 08 Jul 1959; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Morgunblaðið (Reykjavík), №143, 08 Jul 1959; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Tíminn (Reykjavík), №140, 08 Jul 1959; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Þjóðviljinn (Reykjavík), №141, 08 Jul 1959; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Comments

VanBeem - posted on 12 January 2013 at 13:41:12

This match and the other Olympic qualifying matches Norway vs Iceland aren’t full A-international matches according to FIFA. (link: ) FIFA

db - posted on 10 December 2016 at 08:18:02

Norway captain was Thorbjørn Svenssen
(link: )
Iceland vs Norway post-match head-to-head
Iceland vs Norway Head to Head:
WP
33.4
P
6
W
2
D
0
L
4
GF
6
GA
13
Av. goals
3.167
Av. attendance
11 017
Iceland national team matches
Previous match:
XVII. Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament
Iceland vs Denmark 2-4
Reykjavík, Friday 26 June 1959
Next match:
XVII. Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament
Denmark vs Iceland 1-1
Copenhagen, Tuesday 18 August 1959
Norway national team matches
Previous match:
XVII. Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament
Denmark vs Norway 2-1
Copenhagen, Thursday 2 July 1959
Next match:
XVII. Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament
Norway vs Iceland 2-1
Oslo, Friday 21 August 1959
Top Iceland goal scorers
1. Ríkharður Jónsson (1948 - 1959) - 14 goals
2. Þórður Þórðarson (1953 - 1958) - 9 goals
3. Albert Guðmundsson (1947) - 2 goals
4. Þórður Jónsson (1956 - 1957) - 2 goals
5. Gunnar Guðmannsson (1955) - 2 goals
(correct as of July 7, 1959)
Brief match report
Tue. 07 Jul 1959
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Iceland 1-0 Norway
Goals: 88

Att: 11 000,
Ref: Barclay (Scotland)

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