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Norway 0 England 1 [0-1]

Match Summary
Norway Squad
England Squad
Team Records
   

    

The Drillo Squad to face England & Croatia  May/June 2012
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G
Abdellaoue, Mohammed 23 October 1985 26 F Hannoverscher Sv von 1896, Germany 19 5
Berisha, Valon 7 February 1993 19 M Viking FK 4 0
Bugge Pettersen, Espen  10 May 1980 32 G Molde FK 5 0
Braaten, Daniel Omoya 25 May 1982 29 F Toulouse FC, France 34 2
Demidov, Vadim Sergeievich
 Демидов, Вадим Сергеевич
10 October 1986 25 D Real Sociedad de Fútbol SAD, Spain 13 0
Elyounoussi, Tarik 23 February 1988 24 F Fredrikstad FK 8 3
Grindheim, Christian 17 July 1983 28 M FC København, Denmark 49 2
Hangeland, Brede Paulsen 20 June 1981 30 D Fulham FC, England 73 1
Henriksen, Markus 25 July 1992 19 M Rosenborg BK 6 0
Huseklepp, Erik André 5 September 1984 27 F Portsmouth FC, England 27 7
Huseklepp was on loan to Birmingham City FC, England, at the time of the squad announcement.
Høgli, Tom 24 February 1984 28 D Club Brugge KV, Belgium 24 1
Jarstein, Rune Almenning 29 September 1984 27 G Viking FK 19 0
Jenssen, Ruben Yttergård 4 May 1988 24 M Tromsø Idrettslag 13 0
Madsen, Kim André 12 March 1989 23 D Strømsgodset IF 1 0
Madsen was drafted into the squad on 21 May as a replacement for the injured Rogne.
Nordtveit, Håvard 21 June 1990 21 M Borussia VfL 1900 Mönchengladbach eV, Germany 3 1
Nordveit was withdrawn from the squad on 18 May after failing to recover from a shoulder injury.
Parr, Jonathan 21 October 1988 23 D Crystal Palace FC, England 6 0
Pedersen, Morten Gamst 8 September 1991 30 M Blackburn Rovers FC, England 72 16
Riise, John Arne Semundseth 24 September 1980 31 D Fulham FC, England 101 14
Rogne, Thomas 29 June 1990 21 D Glasgow Celtic FC, Scotland 1 0
Rogne withdrew from the squad to face England on 21 May, replaced with Madsen.
Ruud, Espen 26 February 1984 28 D Odense BK, Denmark 19 1
Tettey, Alexander Banor 4 April 1986 26 F Stade Rennais FC, France 12 0

Squad details correct up to and including Norway's match against Northern Ireland on 29 February 2012.
Tallies taken from Fotball.no

Diary

Wednesday, 2 May 2012 - Egil Olsen announces his squad to play England and Croatia.  There were no major surprises.  There is a doubt over the fitness of Håvard Nordveit after he sustained a shoulder injury.

Friday, 18 May 2012 - Egil Olsen announces that Håvard Nordveit has been withdrawn from the squad after failing to recover from the shoulder injury he sustained three weeks ago in a Bundesliga match. Olsen has yet to decide whether he will be replaced.

Monday, 21 May 2012 - Thomas Rogne has picked up an injury and has been replace by Kim André Madsen. It is uncertain whether Rogne will be fit for the match against Croatia.
Egil Olsen also revealed that the players who feature in any Tippeligaen matches on 24 May will not feature in the match against England.
Norway Form: last six games
W L D W Lf 9:a success: 58%
- 11 October 2011 - Norway 3 Cyprus 1 [2-1]
Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo (13,490)
Pedersen, Carew, Høgli
Okkas
ECP HW
- 15 November 2011 - Wales 4 Norway 1 [2-0]
Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff (12,637)
Bale, Bellamy, Vokes (2)
Huseklepp
Fr AL
- 15 January 2012 - Denmark 1 Norway 1 [0-0]
Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand (3,000)
Christoffersen
Elyounoussi
TC ND
- 18 January 2012 - Thailand 0 Norway 1 [2-0]
Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
(6,000)
Reginiussen AW
- 21 January 2012 - Korea Republic 3 Norway 0 [2-0]
Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand
(2,000)
Bo Kyung, Hyun Sung, Jung Jin AL
- 29 February 2012 - Northern Ireland 0 Norway 3 [0-1]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (8,000)
Nordtveit, Elyounoussi, Ruud Fr AW

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