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1958 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA – Group 1)

The three teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winner England qualified for the sixth FIFA World Cup held in Sweden.

Contents

MatchesEdit






Final TableEdit

Final table Home Away
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts       Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1.   England 4 3 1 0 15 5 +10 7 X 5:1 5:2 2 2 0 0 10 3 4 2 1 1 0 5 2 3
2.   Republic of Ireland 4 2 1 1 6 7 -1 5 1:1 X 2:1 2 1 1 0 3 2 3 2 1 0 1 3 5 2
3.   Denmark 4 0 0 4 4 13 -9 0 1:4 0:2 X 2 0 0 2 1 6 0 2 0 0 2 3 7 0

Team statsEdit

  EnglandEdit

Head coach:   Walter Winterbottom

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on         Club
FW John Atyeo February 7, 1932 3 4 270 0 0 - 90 90 90   Bristol City
FW Johnny Brooks December 23, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   Tottenham Hotspur
DF Roger Byrne February 8, 1929 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Manchester United
MF Ronnie Clayton August 5, 1934 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Blackburn Rovers
MF Jimmy Dickinson April 24, 1925 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   Portsmouth F.C.
GK Ted Ditchburn October 24, 1921 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   Tottenham Hotspur
MF Duncan Edwards October 1, 1936 4 2 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Manchester United
FW Tom Finney April 5, 1922 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Preston North End
DF Jeff Hall September 7, 1929 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Birmingham City
FW Johnny Haynes October 17, 1934 3 1 270 0 0 - 90 90 90   Fulham F.C.
GK Alan Hodgkinson August 16, 1936 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90   Sheffield United
FW Stanley Matthews February 1, 1915 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 -   Blackpool F.C.
FW David Pegg September 20, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   Manchester United
FW Tommy Taylor January 29, 1932 4 8 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Manchester United
MF Billy Wright February 6, 1924 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Wolverhampton Wanderers

  Republic of IrelandEdit

Head coach: none, selected by committee, team manager:   Johnny Carey

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on         Club
DF Noel Cantwell February 28, 1932 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90  /2[1] West Ham United
FW George Cummins March 12, 1931 1 1 90 0 0 - - - 90   Luton Town
FW Dermot Curtis August 26, 1932 4 3 360 0 0 90   Shelbourne F.C.
90 90 90  /2[1] Bristol City
DF Don Donovan December 23, 1929 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - -   Everton F.C.
DF Seamus Dunne April 13, 1930 3 0 270 0 0 90 - 90 90   Luton Town
MF Tommy Dunne 1932 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   St Patrick's Athletic
DF Peter Farrell August 16, 1922 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - -   Everton F.C.
FW Arthur Fitzsimons December 16, 1929 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90  /2[1] Middlesbrough F.C.
FW Johnny Gavin April 20, 1928 1 1 90 0 0 90 - - -  /3[1] Norwich City
GK Tommy Godwin August 20, 1927 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90  /3[1] Bournemouth
FW Joe Haverty February 17, 1936 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Arsenal F.C.
MF Charlie Hurley October 4, 1936 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90  /3[1] Millwall F.C.
90   Sunderland A.F.C.
GK Alan Kelly July 5, 1936 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - -   Drumcondra F.C.
MF Gerry Mackey June 10, 1933 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - -   Shamrock Rovers
DF Ronnie Nolan October 5, 1933 2 0 180 0 0 90 - 90 -   Shamrock Rovers
MF Frank O'Farrell October 9, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   Preston North End
GK Jimmy O'Neill October 13, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   Everton F.C.
FW Alf Ringstead October 14, 1927 3 1 270 0 0 - 90 90 90  /2[1] Sheffield United
MF Pat Saward August 17, 1928 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90   Aston Villa
FW Bill Whelan April 1, 1935 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 -   Manchester United
  1. ^ a b c d e f g The number indicates the league the team played in that year.

  DenmarkEdit

Head coach:   Alf Young (first match);   Arne Sørensen (second to fourth match)

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on         Club
DF John Amdisen July 8, 1934 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 -   Aarhus GF
FW Ove Andersen June 30, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   Brønshøj BK
DF Poul Andersen February 16, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   B 93 Copenhagen
GK Theill Drengsgaard March 6, 1927 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 -   Skovshoved IF
GK Henry From June 1, 1926 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   Aarhus GF
FW Finn Alfred Hansen October 9, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   KB Copenhagen
FW Jens Peter Hansen March 15, 1927 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 -   Esbjerg fB
FW Jørgen Hansen December 24, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 -   Næstved IF
DF Ove Hansen November 29, 1929 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 -   Esbjerg fB
FW Aage Rou Jensen September 24, 1924 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90 -   Aarhus GF
MF Egon Jensen November 13, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   Esbjerg fB
MF Erik Jensen March 2, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 -   Aarhus GF
MF Erik Pondal Jensen December 6, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   AB Copenhagen
FW John Jensen May 13, 1937 1 1 90 0 0 - - 90 -   Aarhus GF
GK Kaj Jørgensen October 11, 1925 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   AB Copenhagen
FW Peder Kjær February 23, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   Aarhus GF
DF Erling Linde Larsen November 9, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 - 90   B 1909 Copenhagen
FW Knud Lundberg May 14, 1920 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -   AB Copenhagen
FW Kristian Mosegaard December 3, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   Ikast fS
MF Flemming Nielsen February 24, 1934 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90   B 93 Copenhagen
FW Ove Bech Nielsen August 3, 1932 2 2 180 0 0 90 90 - -   AB Copenhagen
DF Verner Nielsen May 14, 1931 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   AB Copenhagen
MF Jørgen Olesen January 21, 1924 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90   Aarhus GF
FW Bent Pedersen July 13, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - -   Horsens fB
FW Poul Pedersen October 31, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90   AIA Aarhus

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