Match No. 557 - Wednesday, 9th September 1981
Norway 2 - 1 England
World Cup Qualifier (World Cup 82 Qualifying Group 4)
- Norwegian Reaction: At the conclusion of the match, Bjorge Lillenlien, commentating on Norwegian television entered folklore, "Lord Nelson! Lord Beaverbrook! Sir Winston Churchill! Sir Anthony Eden! Clement Atlee! Henry Cooper! Lady Diana! Maggie Thatcher, can you hear me, Maggie Thatcher! Your boys took one hell of a beating! Your boys took one hell of a beating!"
- Goal Milestone: Bryan Robson's 1st Goal
- England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
- England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)