II Olympic Football Tournament (Stockholm 1912)

(From 29-06-1912 to 5-07-1912)

Olympic Poster
Olympic Poster

 

PARTICIPANTS (12)

· Host nation: Sweden.

· Eleven invited nations: Austria, Denmark, Finland, France (withdrew before the competition), Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Russia.

 

COMPETITION SYSTEM

· Eight of the twelve participating teams are paired in a first knock-out round (the remaining four ones are given a bye). The winners advance to a second knock-out round, whereas the eight losers of these first and second rounds play a Consolation Series for places 5-12.

· The four winners after the second round advance to the semifinals, and the two surviving teams after this round qualify for the final (the two semifinal losers play a consolation final for the bronze medal).

 

 

FIRST ROUND

(29-06-1912)

Germany - Austria

1-5

Stockholm

Italy - Finland

2-3 (a.e.t.)

Stockholm

Sweden - Netherlands

3-4 (a.e.t.)

Stockholm

Norway - France

2-0 (w.o.)

Stockholm

BYES: Denmark, Great Britain, Hungary, Russia.

 

 

SECOND ROUND

(30-06-1912)

Great Britain - Hungary

7-0

Stockholm

Russia - Finland

1-2

Stockholm

Netherlands - Austria

3-1

Stockholm

Denmark - Norway

7-0

Stockholm

 

 

1/2 FINALS

(2-07-1912)

Netherlands - Denmark

1-4

Stockholm

Great Britain - Finland

4-0

Stockholm

 

 

PLACES 3 & 4

(4-07-1912)

Netherlands - Finland

9-0

Stockholm

 

 

FINAL

STADIUM: Olympiastadion (Stockholm)

DATE: 4-07-1912 (19:00 h)

ATTENDANCE: 25.000

REFEREE: Christiaan Groothoff (NED)

GOALS: 1-0 (Walden 10’); 2-0 (Hoare 22’); 2-1 (Olsen 27’); 3-1 (Hoare 41’); 4-1 (Berry 43’); 4-2 (Olsen 81’)

Great Britain
Great Britain GBR - Denmark DEN
4-2 (4-1)
Danmark

Great Britain (coach: Adrian Birch)

Ronald Brebner

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Thomas Burn

Arthur Knight

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Douglas McWhirter

Henry Littlewort

Joseph Dines

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Arthur Berry

Vivian Woodward (c)

Harold Walden

Gordon Hoare

Ivor Sharpe

Denmark (coach: Louis Østrup)

Sophus Hansen

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Nils Middelboe (c)

Harald Hansen

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Charles von Buchwald

Emil Jørgensen

Paul Berth

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Oskar Nørland

Axel Thufason

Anthon Olsen

Sophus Nielsen

Vilhelm Wolfhagen

 

 

CONSOLATION SERIES

 

FIRST ROUND

(1-07-1912)

Austria - Norway

1-0

Stockholm

Sweden - Italy

0-1

Stockholm

Germany - Russia

16-0

Stockholm

BYE: Hungary.

 

 

1/2 FINALS

(3-07-1912)

Italy - Austria

1-5

Stockholm

Germany - Hungary

1-3

Stockholm

 

 

FINAL

(5-07-1912)

Hungary - Austria

3-0

Stockholm

 

 

 

FINAL STANDING

1.

Great Britain GBR

2.

Denmark DEN

3.

Netherlands NED

4.

Finland FIN

5.

Hungary HUN

6.

Austria AUT

7.

Germany GER

8.

Italy ITA

9.

Sweden SWE

10.

Russia FIN

11.

Norway NOR

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP SQUAD

Just Göbel (NED)

Gyula Rumbold (HUN)

Arthur Knight (GBR)

Karl Braunsteiner (AUT)

Nils Middelboe (DEN)

Karl Gustafsson (SWE)

Harold Walden (GBR)

Gottfried Fuchs (GER)

Imre Schlosser (HUN)

Jan Vos (NED)

Alois Müller (AUT)

 

 

TOP SCORER: Gottfried Fuchs (GER) - 10 goals

 

BEST PLAYER: Nils Middelboe (DEN)

   

 

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