1938 FIFA World Cup qualification Group 1

The four teams in this group would play against each other once. The group winner and runner-up would qualify for the 1938 FIFA World Cup held in France.

Group 1Edit

Final table Home Away
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts         Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1.   Germany 3 3 0 0 11 1 6 X 5:0 4:1 2:0 2 2 0 0 9 1 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 2
2.   Sweden 3 2 0 1 11 7 4 0:5 X 7:2 4:0 2 2 0 0 11 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 0
3.   Estonia 3 1 0 2 4 11 2 1:4 2:7 X 1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 4 11 2
4.   Finland 3 0 0 3 0 7 0 0:2 0:4 0:1 X 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 0

MatchesEdit

Sweden vs FinlandEdit

  Sweden 4 — 0
(final score after 90 minutes)
  Finland
Manager:   Carl Linde

Team:
01 – GKGustav Sjöberg
02 – DFValter Lundgren
03 – DFOlle Källgren
04 – MFKurt Svanström
05 – MFGunnar Löfgren
06 – MFErnst Andersson (capt.)
07 – FWGustaf Josefsson
08 – FWErik Persson
09 – FWOlle Zetherlund
10 – FWLennart Bunke
11 – FWAxel Nilsson


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  60' 1–0 Lennart Bunke
  65' 2–0 Erik Persson
  70' 3–0 Kurt Svanström
  81' 4–0 Lennart Bunke

Half-time:
0–0

Competition:
World Cup qualifier 1938
(Group 1)

Date:
Wednesday
16 June 1937

Kick off:
?

Venue:
Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm

Attendance:
19554

Referee:
Kolbjørn Dæhlen   NOR

Assistants:
?

Match rules:
90 minutes
No substitutes

Manager:   Ferdinand Fabra

Team:
01 – GKPaavo Salminen
02 – DFFrans Karjagin
03 – DFRagnar Lindbäck
04 – MFEino Lahti
05 – MFKaarlo Oksanen (capt.)
06 – MFEino Kilpi
07 – FWLauri Taipale
08 – FWKurt Weckström
09 – FWAatos Lehtonen
10 – FWSulo Salo
11 – FWYrjö Kylmälä


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:

Sweden vs EstoniaEdit

  Sweden 7 — 2
(final score after 90 minutes)
  Estonia
Manager:   Carl Linde

Team:
01 – GKGustav Sjöberg
02 – DFValter Lundgren
03 – DFOlle Källgren
04 – MFErik Almgren
05 – MFGunnar Löfgren
06 – MFKurt Svanström
07 – FWGustaf Josefsson
08 – FWSven Jonasson
09 – FWBertil Ericsson
10 – FWLennart Bunke (capt.)
11 – FWGustav Wetterström


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  7' 1–2 Gustaf Josefsson
  40' 2–2 Lennart Bunke
  41' 3–2 Gustaf Josefsson
  49' 4–2 Sven Jonasson (pen.)
  73' 5–2 Gustav Wetterström
  77' 6–2 Gustav Wetterström
  84' 7–2 Gustav Wetterström

Half-time:
3–2

Competition:
World Cup qualifier 1938
(Group 1)

Date:
Sunday
20 June 1937

Kick off:
?

Venue:
Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm

Attendance:
18270

Referee:
Otto Remke   DEN

Assistants:
?

Match rules:
90 minutes
No substitutes

Manager:   Bernhard Rein

Team:
01 – GKEvald Tipner (capt.)
02 – DFVoldemar Peterson
03 – DFValter Neeris
04 – MFKarl-Rudolf Sillak
05 – MFEgon Parbo
06 – MFHelmuth Räästas
07 – FWGeorg Siimenson
08 – FWHeinrich Uukkivi
09 – FWRichard Kuremaa
10 – FWJulius Kaljo
11 – FWLeonhard Kass


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  2' 0–1 Georg Siimenson
  3' 0–2 Heinrich Uukkivi

Finland vs GermanyEdit

  Finland 0 — 2
(final score after 90 minutes)
  Germany
Manager:   Ferdinand Fabra

Team:
01 – GKViljo Halme
02 – DFFrans Karjagin
03 – DFRagnar Lindbäck
04 – MFEino Lahti
05 – MFKaarlo Oksanen (capt.)
06 – MFEino Kilpi
07 – FWLauri Taipale
08 – FWKurt Weckström
09 – FWPentti Larvo
10 – FWErnst Grönlund
11 – FWNuutti Lintamo


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:

Half-time:
0–1

Competition:
World Cup qualifier 1938
(Group 1)

Date:
Tuesday
29 June 1937

Kick off:
?

Venue:
Pallokenttä, Helsinki

Attendance:
6619

Referee:
Otto Remke   DEN

Assistants:
?

Match rules:
90 minutes
No substitutes

Manager:   Sepp Herberger

Team:
01 – GKHans Jakob
02 – DFPaul Janes
03 – DFReinhold Münzenberg
04 – MFAndreas Kupfer
05 – MFLudwig Goldbrunner
06 – MFAlbin Kitzinger
07 – FWErnst Lehner
08 – FWRudolf Gellesch
09 – FWOtto Siffling
10 – FWFritz Szepan (capt.)
11 – FWAdolf Urban


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  6' 0–1 Ernst Lehner
  60' 0–2 Adolf Urban

Finland vs EstoniaEdit

  Finland 0 — 1
(final score after 90 minutes)
  Estonia
Manager:   Ferdinand Fabra

Team:
01 – GKViljo Halme
02 – DFFrans Karjagin
03 – DFKaarlo Oksanen
04 – MFWilliam Kanerva
05 – MFJarl Malmgren (capt.)
06 – MFEino Lahti
07 – FWPaavo Virtanen
08 – FWKurt Weckström
09 – FWAatos Lehtonen
10 – FWSulo Salo
11 – FWHolger Salin


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:

Half-time:
0–0

Competition:
World Cup qualifier 1938
(Group 1)

Date:
Thursday
19 August 1937

Kick off:
?

Venue:
Urheilupuisto, Turku

Attendance:
4797

Referee:
Ivan Eklind   SWE

Assistants:
?

Match rules:
90 minutes
No substitutes

Manager:   Bernhard Rein

Team:
01 – GKEvald Tipner (capt.)
02 – DFElmar Tepp
03 – DFValter Neeris
04 – MFKarl–Rudolf Sillak
05 – MFEgon Parbo
06 – MFJuho Matsalu
07 – FWGeorg Siimenson
08 – FWJulius Kaljo
09 – FWRichard Kuremaa
10 – FWRalf Veidemann
11 – FWHeinrich Uukkivi


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  56' 0–1 Richard Kuremaa

Germany vs EstoniaEdit

  Germany 4 — 1
(final score after 90 minutes)
  Estonia
Manager:   Sepp Herberger

Team:
01 – GKHans Jakob
02 – DFPaul Janes
03 – DFReinhold Münzenberg
04 – MFWalter Rose
05 – MFLudwig Goldbrunner
06 – MFErwin Schädler
07 – FWErnst Lehner
08 – FWJosef Gauchel
09 – FWHans Berndt
10 – FWFritz Szepan (capt.)
11 – FWWilhelm Simetsreiter


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  50' 1–1 Ernst Lehner
  53' 2–1 Josef Gauchel
  65' 3–1 Ernst Lehner
  86' 4–1 Josef Gauchel

Half-time:
0–1

Competition:
World Cup qualifier 1938
(Group 1)

Date:
Sunday
29 August 1937

Kick off:
?

Venue:
Horst Wessel-Stadium, Königsberg

Attendance:
15000

Referee:
Bruno Pfützner   TCH

Assistants:
?

Match rules:
90 minutes
No substitutes

Manager:   Bernhard Rein

Team:
01 – GKEvald Tipner (capt.)
02 – DFElmar Tepp
03 – DFValter Neeris
06 – MFKarl–Rudolf Sillak
04 – MFFerdinand Murr
05 – MFEgon Parbo
07 – FWGeorg Siimenson
10 – FWJulius Kaljo
09 – FWRichard Kuremaa
11 – FWRalf Veidemann
08 – FWHeinrich Uukkivi


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  32' 0–1 Georg Siimenson

Germany vs SwedenEdit

  Germany 5 — 0
(final score after 90 minutes)
  Sweden
Manager:   Sepp Herberger

Team:
01 – GKHans Jakob
02 – DFPaul Janes
03 – DFReinhold Münzenberg
04 – MFAndreas Kupfer
05 – MFLudwig Goldbrunner
06 – MFRudolf Gellesch
07 – FWErnst Lehner
08 – FWHelmut Schön
09 – FWOtto Siffling
10 – FWFritz Szepan (capt.)
11 – FWAdolf Urban


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:
  2' 1–0 Otto Siffling
  8' 2–0 Fritz Szepan
  48' 3–0 Helmut Schön
  57' 4–0 Otto Siffling
  63' 5–0 Helmut Schön

Half-time:
2–0

Competition:
World Cup qualifier 1938
(Group 1)

Date:
Sunday
21 November 1937

Kick off:
?

Venue:
Altonaer Stadion, Hamburg

Attendance:
55000

Referee:
Bruno Pfitzner   TCH

Assistants:
?

Match rules:
90 minutes
No substitutes

Manager:   Carl Linde

Team:
01 – GKSven Bergqvist
02 – DFIvar Eriksson
03 – DFKarl Johansson
04 – MFLars Flodin
05 – MFSven Nilsson (capt.)
06 – MFKarl-Erik Grahn
07 – FWMalte Mårtensson
08 – FWLennart Carlsson
09 – FWArne Nyberg
10 – FWGunnar Bergström
11 – FWÅke Andersson


Substitutes:

none


Scorers:

Team statsEdit

  GermanyEdit

Head coach:   Sepp Herberger

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on       Club
FW Hans Berndt Oct 30, 1913 1 0 90 0 0 90   Tennis Borussia Berlin
FW Josef Gauchel Sep 11, 1916 1 2 90 0 0 90   TuS Neuendorf
MF Rudolf Gellesch May 1, 1914 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   FC Schalke 04
MF Ludwig Goldbrunner Mar 5, 1908 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Bayern Munich
GK Hans Jakob Jun 16, 1908 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   SSV Jahn Regensburg
DF Paul Janes Mar 11, 1912 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Fortuna Düsseldorf
MF Albin Kitzinger Feb 2, 1912 1 0 90 0 0 90   1. FC Schweinfurt 05
MF Andreas Kupfer May 7, 1914 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   1. FC Schweinfurt 05
FW Ernst Lehner Nov 7, 1912 3 3 270 0 0 90 90 90   Schwaben Augsburg
DF Reinhold Münzenberg Jan 25, 1909 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Alemannia Aachen
MF Walter Rose Nov 5, 1912 1 0 90 0 0 90   SpVgg Leipzig
MF Erwin Schädler Apr 8, 1917 1 0 90 0 0 90   Ulmer FV 1894
FW Helmut Schön Sep 15, 1915 1 2 90 0 0 90   Dresdner SC
FW Otto Siffling Aug 3, 1912 2 2 180 0 0 90 90   SV Waldhof Mannheim
FW Wilhelm Simetsreiter Mar 16, 1915 1 0 90 0 0 90   Bayern Munich
FW Fritz Szepan Sep 2, 1907 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90   FC Schalke 04
FW Adolf Urban Jan 9, 1914 2 1 270 0 0 90 90   FC Schalke 04

  SwedenEdit

Head coach:   Carl Linde

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on       Club
MF Erik Almgren Jan 28, 1908 1 0 90 0 0 90   AIK Fotboll
FW Åke Andersson Apr 22, 1917 1 0 90 0 0 90   GAIS
MF Ernst Andersson Mar 26, 1909 1 0 90 0 0 90   IFK Göteborg
GK Sven Bergqvist Aug 20, 1914 1 0 90 0 0 90   Hammarby IF
FW Gunnar Bergström 1 0 90 0 0 90   IK Brage
FW Lennart Bunke 2 3 180 0 0 90 90   Hälsingborgs IF
FW Lennart Carlsson Jul 9,1918 1 0 90 0 0 90   IFK Eskilstuna
FW Bertil Ericsson Nov 6, 1908 1 0 90 0 0 90   Sandvikens IF
DF Ivar Eriksson 1 0 90 0 0 90   Sandvikens IF
MF Lars Flodin 1 0 90 0 0 90   Hälsingborgs IF
MF Karl-Erik Grahn Nov 5, 1914 1 0 90 0 0 90   IF Elfsborg
DF Karl Johansson 1 0 90 0 0 90   IK Sleipner
FW Sven Jonasson Jul 9, 1909 1 1 90 0 0 90   IF Elfsborg
FW Gustaf Josefsson Feb 16, 1916 2 2 180 0 0 90 90   AIK Fotboll
DF Olle Källgren Sep 7, 1907 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   Sandvikens IF
MF Gunnar Löfgren 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   IFK Göteborg
DF Valter Lundgren Nov 10, 1917 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   AIK Fotboll
FW Malte Mårtensson 1 0 90 0 0 90   Hälsingborgs IF
FW Axel Nilsson Nov 12, 1911 1 0 90 0 0 90   AIK Fotboll
MF Sven Nilsson Jun 15, 1909 1 0 90 0 0 90   Malmö FF
FW Arne Nyberg Jun 20, 1913 1 0 90 0 0 90   IFK Göteborg
FW Erik Persson Nov 19, 1909 1 1 90 0 0 90   AIK Fotboll
GK Gustav Sjöberg Mar 23, 1913 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   AIK Fotboll
MF Kurt Svanström Mar 24, 1915 2 1 180 0 0 90 90   Örgryte IS
FW Gustav Wetterström Oct 15, 1911 1 3 90 0 0 90   IK Sleipner
FW Olle Zetherlund Aug 24, 1911 1 0 90 0 0 90   AIK Fotboll

  EstoniaEdit

Head coach:   Bernhard Rein

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on       Club
FW Julius Kaljo Jan 4,1910 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90
FW Leonhard Kass Oct 30, 1911 1 0 90 0 0 90
FW Richard Kuremaa Jan 12, 1912 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90   Olümpia Tartu
MF Juho Matsalu 1 0 90 0 0 90   Estonia Tallinn
MF Ferdinand Murr 1 0 90 0 0 90   Puhkekodu Tallinn
DF Valter Neeris 1915 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   SK Tallinna Sport
MF Egon Parbo 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Estonia Tallinn
DF Voldemar Peterson 1 0 90 0 0 90
MF Helmuth Räästas 1 0 90 0 0 90
FW Georg Siimenson Apr 14, 1912 3 2 270 0 0 90 90 90   SK Tallinna Sport
MF Karl-Rudolf Sillak 1906 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90
DF Elmar Tepp 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   Puhkekodu Tallinn
GK Evald Tipner Mar 3, 1906 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   SK Tallinna Sport
FW Heinrich Uukkivi 1913 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90
FW Ralf Veidemann 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   Kalev Tallinn

  FinlandEdit

Head coach:   Ferdinand Fabra

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on       Club
FW Ernst Grönlund Dec 18, 1902 1 0 90 0 0 90   Helsingfors IFK
GK Viljo Halme Jan 24, 1907 2 0 180 0 0 90 90
MF William Kanerva Nov 26, 1902 1 0 90 0 0 90   Helsingin Palloseura
DF Frans Karjagin Jun 12, 1909 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Helsingfors IFK
MF Eino Kilpi Oct 23, 1910 2 0 180 0 0 90 90
FW Yrjö Kylmälä Sep 20, 1911 1 0 90 0 0 90   Toverit Helsinki
FW Pentti Larvo Dec 22, 1907 1 0 90 0 0 90   Helsingin Palloseura
MF Eino Lahti May 18, 1915 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Vaasan Palloseura
FW Aatos Lehtonen Feb 15, 1914 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi
DF Ragnar Lindbäck Nov 13, 1906 2 0 180 0 0 90 90   Helsingfors IFK
FW Nuutti Lintamo Dec 22, 1909 1 0 90 0 0 90   Vaasan Palloseura
MF Jarl Malmgren Sep 12, 1908 1 0 90 0 0 90   Helsingfors IFK
MF Kaarlo Oksanen Jan 11, 1909 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Helsingin Palloseura
FW Holger Salin Sep 18, 1911 1 0 90 0 0 90   Helsingfors IFK
GK Paavo Salminen Nov 19, 1911 1 0 90 0 0 90   Toverit Helsinki
FW Sulo Salo Nov 16, 1909 2 0 180 0 0 90 90
FW Lauri Taipale Sep 11,1911 2 0 180 0 0 90 90
FW Paavo Virtanen Nov 3, 1915 1 0 90 0 0 90   Helsingin Palloseura
FW Kurt Weckström Dec 4, 1911 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90   Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi

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