Bio
Ove Dahlberg
Born: 1931-04-12
Intl. since: 1970-01-01
Hometown: Surahammer
Country: Sweden
Speaks: Swedish
Occupation:
Hobbies:

A minor FIFA referee but a world famous Ice hockey ref who took charge of matches in the World Championships, Olympic Games and the so-called Summit Series, a series of 8 matches between Canada and the Soviet Union in 1972.

football

Dahlberg was a hockey player and in 1953, while still playing, he started taking charge of matches as well.
He must have been a hockey and a football ref at the same time, he was on the FIFA panel bewteen 1970 and the end of 1973.
Ove Dahlberg died in 1997.

Did you know
ICE HOCKEY

  • Dahlberg was assigned the last match of the Summit Series (Soviet Union vs Canad, 1972) in Moscow but he fell ill before the match. There have always been suspicions about his illness., because the Russians didn't want him for the match.

Statistics
Statistics for OVE DAHLBERG
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0 0
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 0 0 0
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0 0 0

Based on 9 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR OVE DAHLBERG
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
WC 1974 qualifiers - Europe
PolandWales1973-09-263 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Soviet UnionIreland1973-05-131 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
IcelandNorway1972-08-020 - 4 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
European Cup2 1972 - 1973
1/4 finalsRapid BucurestiLeeds United1973-03-211 - 3 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UEFA Cup 1972 - 1973
2nd roundTwenteFREM BK1972-11-084 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Brazilian Independence Cup (Minicopa)
final roundBrazilYugolsavia1972-07-023 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageYugolsaviaVenezuela1972-06-1410- 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Euro 1972 qualifiers
Soviet UnionNorthern Ireland1971-09-221 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
NorwayIceland1971-05-263 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)