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Monday, November 14, 2011

England agree return Sweden game

BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporter  The Rasunda Stadium has been Sweden's home venue since 1937 England are in line to become Sweden's first opponents in their new national stadium when it opens next year in Stockholm, BBC Sport understands.

The friendly at the 50,000 capacity arena is scheduled for November 2012.

It is understood that the fixture has been agreed as part of a reciprocal arrangement which brings Sweden to Wembley on Tuesday.

England also played the first match in Sweden's current national stadium, the Rasunda, in May 1937.

England won that game 4-0 but have not beaten Sweden in 12 games dating back to 1968.

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