Football at the 1908 Summer Olympics

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Men's football
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
DatesOctober 19, 1908 (1908-10-19)-October 24, 1908 (1908-10-24)
Competitors72 from 5 nations
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 

The 1908 Summer Olympics was the first time that national representative teams were contested: football at the two previous games had been played between club teams. Five teams entered, although Hungary and Bohemia withdrew before the start. Denmark's, Sophus Nielsen set a record by scoring 10 goals in a 17-1 win against France. The Netherlands won the gold.

Final tournament[edit | edit source]

Results[edit | edit source]

Quarter Finals[edit | edit source]

October 20
Norway  0-8  Sweden

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

October 22
Sweden  0-4  Netherlands

October 22
Denmark  17-1  France

Gold Medal match[edit | edit source]

October 24
Netherlands  2-1  Denmark

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