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Men's football
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates31 July-13 August
Competitors344
Teams18
Medalists
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«19361952»

The 1948 Olympic football tournament was a football tournament held in London, Great Britain and was the first football tournament in the Olympics after the Second World War.

Sweden would take out the title for the first time after they defeated Yugoslavia in the final at Wembley.

Bracket

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
July 31 - Fulham            
 Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia  4
August 5 - Ilford
 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg  0  
 Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia  4
August 2 - Walthamstow
   23x15px China  0  
 23x15px Turkey  1
August 11 - Wembley
 23x15px China  2  
 Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia  3
July 31 - Highbury
   Flag of France.svg France  0  
 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain  3
August 5 - Fulham
 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands  2  
 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain  0
July 31 - Ilford
   Flag of France.svg France  2  
 Flag of France.svg France  2
August 13 - Wembley
 23x15px India  1  
 Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia  1
August 2 - Tottenham
   Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden  2
 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden  2
August 5 - South Norwood
 Flag of Austria.svg Austria  0  
 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden  7
August 2 - Dulwich
   Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico  0  
 23x15px Korea  3
August 10 - Wembley
 Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico  5  
 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden  3
July 31 - South Norwood
   Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt  0   Third place
 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark  1
August 5 - Highbury August 13 - Wembley
 Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt (aet)  2  
 Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt  3  Flag of France.svg France  2
August 2 - Berentford
   Flag of Italy.svg Italy  1    Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt  0
 Flag of Italy.svg Italy  8
 Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States  0  

Matches

Preliminary round

July 26
16:00
Luxembourg Flag of Luxembourg.svg 4-0 23x15px Afghanistan
Goldstone Ground, Brighton
Attendance: 4,500


July 26
18:00
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2-1 Flag of Ireland.svg Republic of Ireland
Fratton Park, Portsmouth
Attendance: 7,600

First round

July 31
18:30
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg 4-0 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg
Craven Cottage, Fulham
Attendance: 6,000


July 31
18:30
Denmark Flag of Denmark.svg 1-2 (a.e.t) Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt
Hafez Soccerball shade 114'
Selhurst Park, South Norwood
Attendance: 10,000


July 31
18:30
Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 3-2 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Attendance: 20,000


July 31
18:30
France Flag of France.svg 2-1 23x15px India
Lynn Road, Ilford
Attendance: 16,700


August 2
18:30
23x15px Turkey 1-2 23x15px China
Green Pond Road, Walthamstow
Attendance: 1,400


August 2
18:30
Sweden Flag of Sweden.svg 2-0 Flag of Austria.svg Austria
White Hart Lane, Tottenham
Attendance: 9,418


August 2
18:30
Korea 23x15px 3-5 Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico
Champion Hill, Dulwich
Attendance: 6,400


August 2
18:30
Italy Flag of Italy.svg 8-0 Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States
Caprile Soccerball shade 7'23'62'88'
Griffin Park, Berentford
Attendance: 19,000

Quarter Finals

August 5
18:30
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg 4-0 23x15px China
Lynn Road, Ilford
Attendance: 7,800


August 5
18:30
Sweden Flag of Sweden.svg 7-0 Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico
Selhurst Park, South Norwood
Attendance: 6,700


August 5
18:30
Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 0-2 Flag of France.svg France
Craven Cottage, Fulham
Attendance: 19,000


August 5
18:30
Egypt Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg 3-1 Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Attendance: 21,000

Semi Finals

August 10
18:30
Sweden Flag of Sweden.svg 3-0 Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt
Carlsson Soccerball shade 32'79'
Gren Soccerball shade 55'
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Attendance: 19,000


August 11
18:30
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg 3-0 Flag of France.svg France
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Attendance: 26,500

Bronze Medal match

August 13
14:00
France Flag of France.svg 2-0 Flag of Egypt (1922–1958).svg Egypt
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Attendance: 26,600

Gold Medal match

August 13
18:30
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg 1-2 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Gren Soccerball shade 85'
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Attendance: 47,900

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