1959 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1959 Final Tournament was held in Bulgaria.

1959 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
1959 Европейско първенство по лека атлетика на УЕФА
Tournament details
Host countryBulgaria
Dates25 March - 6 April
Teams17
Final positions
Champions Bulgaria (1st title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place Hungary
Fourth place East Germany
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TeamsEdit

The following teams entered the tournament:

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 4
  Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
  France 3 1 1 1 5 6 –1 3
  Poland 3 0 2 1 5 9 –4 2


29 March East Germany   3–1   France
Czechoslovakia   1–1   Poland
31 March Poland   3–3   France
Czechoslovakia   1–0   East Germany
2 April East Germany   5–1   Poland
France   1–0   Czechoslovakia

Group BEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 4 3 1 0 9 1 +8 7
  Romania 4 2 1 1 8 3 +5 5
  Greece 4 2 0 2 4 7 –3 4
  England 4 1 1 2 6 6 0 3
  Turkey 4 0 1 3 3 13 –10 1


25 March Italy   3–0   England
Romania   5–0   Turkey
27 March Italy   4–0   Turkey
Greece   1–0   Romania
29 March Turkey   1–1   England
Italy   1–0   Greece
31 March Romania   2–1   England
1 April Greece   3–2   Turkey
2 April Romania   1–1   Italy
3 April England   4–0   Greece

Group CEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Bulgaria 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
  West Germany 3 2 0 1 2 2 0 4
  Netherlands 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 2
  Yugoslavia 3 0 0 3 1 7 –6 0


28 March Bulgaria   3–1   Netherlands
29 March West Germany   1–0   Yugoslavia
31 March Bulgaria   2–0   West Germany
1 April Netherlands   2–1   Yugoslavia
2 April Bulgaria   4–0   Yugoslavia
West Germany   1–0   Netherlands

Group DEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Hungary 3 2 1 0 12 1 +11 5
  Spain 3 2 0 1 10 2 +8 4
  Austria 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 3
  Luxembourg 3 0 0 3 1 21 –20 0


29 March Hungary   10–1   Luxembourg
Spain   3–0   Austria
31 March Austria   4–0   Luxembourg
1 April Hungary   2–0   Spain
2 April Hungary   0–0   Austria
Spain   7–0   Luxembourg

SemifinalsEdit

Bulgaria  3 – 0  East Germany
Italy  1 – 0  Hungary

Third place matchEdit

Hungary  6 – 1  East Germany

FinalEdit

Bulgaria  1 – 0  Italy


 1959 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 
 
Bulgaria
First title

External linksEdit