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Iceland vs United States international soccer match report

Date, kick-off time:
Thursday, 25 August 1955, 7:30 PM (UTC+0:00)
National teams, score:
Iceland
3-2
United States
Competition:
International Friendly
Referee:
Ludvig Jørkov, Copenhagen /
Denmark
Attendance, venue:
9 500, Melavöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland
Goals:
1-1 (41') Bill Looby, 2-2 (76') Bill Looby
USA soccer team lineup in match Nr.42
Head coach Erno Schwarcz (Hungary)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
4
26
Castle Shannon SC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3
28
St Louis Kutis SC, St. Louis, Missouri
1
25
Brooklyn Hispano, Brooklyn, New York
14
27
St Louis Kutis SC, St. Louis, Missouri
4
26
Brooklyn Hakoah FC, Brooklyn, New York
18
28
Philadelphia Uhrik Truckers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3
24
New York Americans, New York City, New York
1
24
Brooklyn Hispano, Brooklyn, New York
1
24
Chicago Falcons, Chicago, Illinois
5
23
St Louis Kutis SC, St. Louis, Missouri
12
27
Brookhattan Galicia, New York City, New York
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
United States
11
6.000
26.185
8
2
0
0
Historical data sources
Þjóðviljinn (Reykjavík), №191, 26 Aug 1955; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Tíminn (Reykjavík), №191, 26 Aug 1955; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Morgunblaðið (Reykjavík), №192, 26 Aug 1955; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Vísir (Reykjavík), №192, 26 Aug 1955; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Alþýðublaðið (Reykjavík), №177, 27 Aug 1955; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Comments
Iceland vs United States post-match head-to-head
Pct.
1.000
GP
1
W
1
L
0
T
0
GF
3
GA
2
GF/GP
3.000
GA/GP
2.000
Av. attendance
9 500
Pct. - winning percentage, GP - games played, W - wins, L - losses, T - ties, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av. - average
United States national team matches
Previous match:
1954 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Haiti vs United States 0-3
Port-au-Prince, Sunday 4 April 1954
Next match:
XVI. Olympic Games Final Tournament 1956
United States vs Yugoslavia 1-9
Melbourne, Wednesday 28 November 1956
Top United States goal scorers
1. Bill Looby (1954 - 1955) - 6 goals
2. Bert Patenaude (1930) - 6 goals
3. Aldo Donelli (1934) - 5 goals
4. Davey Brown (1925 - 1926) - 4 goals
5. Archie Stark (1925) - 4 goals
(correct as of August 25, 1955)
Brief match report
Thu. 25 Aug 1955
Melavöllur, Reykjavík
Iceland 3-2 United States
Goals: Looby 41, Looby 76

United States: Malinowski, Wecke, Marina, Keough, Decker, Bahr (c), Monsen, Nash, Murphy, Looby, McLaughlin. Managed by Schwarcz (Hungary).

Att: 9 500,
Ref: Jørkov (Denmark)

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