Match No. 557 - Wednesday, 9th September 1981

    • Roger Albertsen, 36'
    • Hallvar Thoresen, 41'
    •  
    • 1
    • Tore Antonsen  
    • 2
    • Bjarne Berntsen  
    • 3
    • Åge Hareide  
    • 4
    • Einar Jan Aas  
    • 5
    • Svein Grøndalen  
    • 6
    • Roger Albertsen  
    • 7
    • Anders Giske  
    • 8
    • Hallvar Thoresen  
    • 9
    • Arne Larsen Økland  
    •  87'
    • 10
    • Pål Jacobsen  
    • 11
    • Tom Lund  
    •  75'
    • 14
    • Arne Dokken  
    •  75'
    • 16
    • Trond Pedersen  
    •  87'

Notes

  • 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

Sources

  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • www.fotball.no
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)