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Sweden vs United States international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Sunday, 20 August 1916, 14:00 (UTC+02:00)
National teams, score:
United States
Competition:International Friendly
Referee: /
Attendance, venue:15 000, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm
Goals:1:0 (7') Konrad Törnkvist, 2:3 (81') Konrad Törnkvist
Sweden national football team line-up in match Nr.37
Managed by selection committee: chairman Frey Svenson
Frithiof Rudén   1Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm
Valdus Lund   4IFK Göteborg, Göteborg
Henning Svensson   6IFK Göteborg, Göteborg
Ragnar Wicksell   18Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm
Konrad Törnkvist   11IFK Göteborg, Göteborg
Louis Groth   2AIK Solna, Solna
Harry Magnusson   2Örgryte IS, Göteborg
Caleb Schylander   3IFK Göteborg, Göteborg
Karl Gustafsson  Captain  22Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm
Erik Hjelm   7IFK Göteborg, Göteborg
Josef Appelgren   6Örgryte IS, Göteborg
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Historical data sources
Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm), №225, 21.08.1916; Svenska Dagbladet – Historiskt sidarkiv

mrati - posted 04.07.2010 15:26:35

Photo from Match. (link: )

Zsorzsinju - posted 18.07.2011 21:31:44

George Tintle; James Robertson, C.H. Spalding; Thomas Murray, Neil Clarke, Clarence Smith; Jimmy Ford, Charles Ellis, John Hemingsley, Tom Swords [c], Harry Cooper
Coach/Manager: Harry Davenport (...)

pieterkooijman - posted 17.08.2011 20:03:25

Coach: Tom Cahill

wilim - posted 30.08.2011 19:53:37

Sweden captain: Karl Johan Gustafsson "Köping"
Source: Danmark (1908-1940), Sverige (1908-1940) - IFFHS Book

Soproni Démon - posted 07.10.2011 09:23:43

Coach manager
Sweden: Frey Svenson

luciano - posted 27.11.2011 13:18:40

MATCH: 20.08.1916 Sweden - U.S.A. 2:3

luciano - posted 27.11.2011 13:19:54

USA: Back, f. l. t. r. Charles Ellis, George Tintle, Charles Harry Spalding, Thomas W. Cahill (manager), Walter Burgin, Clarence Smith; Middle, f. l. t. r. James Robertson, Thomas Murray, Neil Clarke, Albert Blakey; Front; f. l. f. r. James Ford, Thomas Swords, John Heminsley, Matthew Diederichsen, Harry Cooper.

Yas054 - posted 04.02.2013 04:10:04

USA line up:
George Tintle (Brooklyn Celtic FC New York) – (...)

fjfodbold - posted 07.07.2013 09:48:32

First goalscorer of US, also reported as C. H. Spalding (link: )

fjfodbold - posted 19.10.2017 19:23:42

Antonio Cirino describes the Aug. 20 game against Sweden in U.S. Soccer vs. the World:

Milosh1983 - posted 10.02.2020 17:36:14

club of USA player James M. Robertson
correct club Brooklyn Celtic (link: )

Milosh1983 - posted 10.02.2020 17:37:01

club of USA player Thomas ’Tommy’ Swords
correct club Fall River Rovers (link: )
Sweden vs United States post-match head-to-head
10012 - 30.000
Sweden matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Sweden vs Norway 6-0
Stockholm, Sunday 2 July 1916
Next match:
Friendly International
Norway vs Sweden 0-0
Kristiania, Sunday 1 October 1916
Brief match report
Sun. 20 Aug 1916
Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm
Sweden 2-3 United States
Goals: Törnkvist 7, Törnkvist 81

Sweden: Rudén, Lund, Svensson, Wicksell, Törnkvist, Groth, Magnusson, Schylander, Gustafsson (c), Hjelm, Appelgren. Managed by selection committee Svenson.

Att: 15 000
Ref: Vestergaard (Denmark)

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