1924–28 Nordic Football Championship

The 1924–28 Nordic Football Championship was the first Nordic Football Championship staged. Three Nordic countries participated, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The tournament was arranged by the Danish Football Association (DBU) which celebrated its 35th anniversary. The trophy was named the Jubilæumspokal (Anniversary Trophy). A total of 15 matches were played and 73 goals scored giving an average of 4.87 goals per match.

1924–28 Nordic Football Championship
Tournament details
Host countriesDenmark
Norway
Sweden
Dates15 June 1924 – 7 October 1928
Teams3
Final positions
Champions Denmark (1st title)
Runners-up Sweden
Third place Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored73 (4.87 per match)
Top scorer(s)Sweden Sven Rydell
(15 goals)

ResultsEdit

1924Edit

Denmark  2–3  Sweden
Olsen   2'
Nilsson   47'
Kaufeldt   56'
Rydell   65'74'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Watson (England)
Norway  1–3  Denmark
Berstad   9' (pen.) Olsen   21'
Nielsen   26'31'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ohlson (Sweden)
Sweden  6–1  Norway
Keller   2'
Kaufeldt   44'54'
Rydell   66'78'89'
Berstad   77'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Langenus (Belgium)

1925Edit

Sweden  0–2  Denmark
Larsen   37'
Nielsen   65'
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Watson (England)
Denmark  5–1  Norway
Nilsson   7'71'
Nielsen   49'
Rohde   73'
Larsen   81'
Lunde   60'
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Watson (England)
Norway  3–7  Sweden
Berstad   3'34'
Strøm   68'
Rydell   22'42'44'62'
Kaufeldt   30'89'
Haglund   71'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Andersen (Denmark)

1926Edit

Sweden  3–2  Norway
Kaufeldt   31'
Rydell   60'69'
Andersen   19'
Gundersen   26'
Attendance: 13,500
Norway  2–2  Denmark
Gundersen   24'
Berstad   35'
Rohde   9'48'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Bergqvist (Sweden)
Denmark  2–0  Sweden
Bendixen   41'pen.'
Rohde   69'
Attendance: 26,000
Referee: Bauwens (Germany)

1927Edit

Sweden  0–0  Denmark
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Langenus (Belgium)
Norway  3–5  Sweden
Berstad   5'80'
Gundersen   89'
Rydell   18'23'65'
Olsson   38'68'
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Remke (Denmark)
Denmark  3–1  Norway
Jørgensen   48'
Rohde   58'
Hansen   69'
Gundersen   21'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Birlem (Germany)

1928Edit

Sweden  6–1  Norway
Keller   15'70'
Lundahl   22'57'
Kroon   28'76'
Andersen   55'
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Remke (Denmark)
Norway  2–3  Denmark
Berstad   63'
Andersen   80'
Hansen   66'
Rohde   70'
Jørgensen   72'
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Stenborg (Sweden)
Denmark  3–1  Sweden
Rohde   6'
Jørgensen   8'
Nilsson   31'
Rydell   32'
Attendance: 27,500
Referee: Spranger (Germany)

TableEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Denmark 10 7 2 1 25 11 +14 16
2   Sweden 10 6 1 3 31 19 +12 13
3   Norway 10 0 1 9 17 43 –26 1

Top scorersEdit

Player Team Goals
1 Sven Rydell   Sweden 15
2 Finn Berstad   Norway 8
3 Michael Rohde   Denmark 7
4 Per Kaufeldt   Sweden 6

ReferencesEdit

  • Alsiö, Martin; Frantz, Alf; Lindahl, Jimmy; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2004). 100 år: Svenska fotbollförbundets jubileumsbok 1904-2004, del 2: statistiken. Vällingby: Stroemberg Media Group. ISBN 91-86184-59-8.
  • Aarhus, Lars; Elbech, Søren; Pietarinen, Heikki (2001-02-06). "Nordic Championships". RSSSF. Retrieved 2007-02-24.
  • "Landsholdsdatabasen". DBU. Retrieved 2007-02-24.

External linksEdit