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1948 Olympic Games

Football in the The 1948 Olympic Games

PRELIMINARY ROUND
Holland v Eire 3-1
Luxembourg v Afghanistan 6-0

FIRST ROUND
Denmark v Egypt 3-1*
Great Britain v Holland 4-3*
France v India 2-1
Yugoslavia v Luxembourg 6-1
Turkey v China 4-0
Sweden v Austria 3-0
Korea v Mexico 5-3
Italy v U.S.A. 9-0

* Denotes result after extra time

Great Britain XI v Holland: R.Simpson, C.Neale, G.Manning, D.McBain, E.Lee, E.Fright, A.Hopper, J.Hardisty (Captain), H.McIvenny, D.Kelleher and F.Kippax.

SECOND ROUND
Great Britain v France 1-0
Denmark v Italy 5-3
Sweden v Austria       12-0
Yugoslavia v Turkey 3-1

Great Britain XI v France: K.McAlinden, C.Neale, J.McColl, D.McBain, E.Lee, E.Fright, F.Donovan, J.Hardisty (captain), H.McIlvenny, D.Kelleher and F.Kippax.

SEMI-FINALS
Sweden v Denmark 4-2
Yugoslavia v Great Britain 3-1

Great Britain XI v Yugoslavia: K.McAlinden, C.Neale, J.McColl, D.McBain, E.Lee, E.Fright: F.Donovan, J.Hardisty (captan), H.McIlvenny, D.Kelleher and F.Kippax.

THIRD PLACE PLAY-OFF
Denmark v Great Britain 5-3

Great Britain XI v Denmark: R.Simpson, C.Neale, A.Carmichael, J.Hardisty (Captain), E.Lee, E Fright, J.Boyd, A.Aitken, H.McIlvenny, J.Rawlings and W.Amor.

OLYMPIC FINAL
Sweden v Yugoslavia 3-1

 

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