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1962 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA – Group 8)

The three teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. Czechoslovakia and Scotland finished level on points, a play-off on neutral ground was played to decide who would qualify. The winner (Czechoslovakia) qualified for the seventh FIFA World Cup held in Chile.

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MatchesEdit






Czechoslovakia and Scotland finished level on points, and a play-off on neutral ground was played to decide who would qualify.

Czechoslovakia qualified.

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.   Czechoslovakia 4 3 0 1 16 5 +11 6 X 4:0 7:1 2 2 0 0 11 1 4 2 1 0 1 5 4 2
2.   Scotland 4 3 0 1 10 7 +3 6 3:2 X 4:1 2 2 0 0 7 3 4 2 1 0 1 3 4 2
3.   Republic of Ireland 4 0 0 4 3 17 -14 0 1:3 0:3 X 2 0 0 2 1 6 0 2 0 0 2 2 11 0

Team statsEdit

  CzechoslovakiaEdit

Head coach:   Rudolf Vytlačil

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on           Club
FW Jozef Adamec February 26, 1942 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 -   Dukla Prague
DF Jozef Bomba March 30, 1939 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - -   Tatran Prešov
DF Titus Buberník October 12, 1933 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - -   CH Bratislava
DF Jiří Hledík April 19, 1929 3 1 300 0 0 - - 90 90 120   Spartak Hradec Králové
FW Josef Jelínek January 9, 1941 2 1 210 0 0 - - - 90 120   Dukla Prague
FW Josef Kadraba September 29, 1933 2 1 180 0 0 90 90 - - -   SONP Kladno
FW Rudolf Kučera January 23, 1940 2 0 210 0 0 - - 90 - 120   Dukla Prague
FW Andrej Kvašňák May 19, 1936 5 7 445 0 0 55 90 90 90 120   Sparta Praha Sokolovo
FW Václav Mašek March 21, 1941 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - -   Sparta Praha Sokolovo
MF Josef Masopust February 9, 1931 5 1 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120   Dukla Prague
DF Ladislav Novák December 5, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - -   Dukla Prague
DF Svatopluk Pluskal October 28, 1930 4 0 390 0 0 90 - 90 90 120   Dukla Prague
DF Ján Popluhár August 12, 1935 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120   Slovan Bratislava
FW Tomáš Pospíchal June 26, 1936 5 4 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120   Baník Ostrava
DF František Šafránek January 2, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - -   Dukla Prague
FW Adolf Scherer May 5, 1938 5 5 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120   CH Bratislava
GK Viliam Schrojf August 2, 1931 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120   Slovan Bratislava
DF Jiří Tichý December 6, 1933 4 0 390 0 0 90 - 90 90 120   CH Bratislava

  ScotlandEdit

Head coach:   Ian McColl

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on           Club
MF Jim Baxter September 29, 1939 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120   Rangers F.C.
FW Ralph Brand December 8, 1936 4 3 390 0 0 90 90 90 - 120   Rangers F.C.
GK Bill Brown October 8, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 -   Tottenham Hotspur
DF Eric Caldow May 14, 1934 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120   Rangers F.C.
GK Eddie Connachan August 27, 1935 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120   Dunfermline Athletic
MF Pat Crerand February 19, 1939 5 0 445 0 0 90 90 55 90 120   Celtic F.C.
DF Alex Hamilton January 31, 1939 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120   Dundee F.C.
FW David Herd April 15, 1934 2 2 180 0 0 90 - 90 - -   Arsenal F.C.
FW Denis Law February 24, 1940 2 2 210 0 0 - - - 90 120   AC Torino
GK Lawrie Leslie March 17, 1935 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - -   Airdrieonians
DF Duncan MacKay July 14, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 -   Celtic F.C.
FW Johnny MacLeod November 23, 1938 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - -   Hibernian F.C.
FW Ian McMillan March 18, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - -   Rangers F.C.
MF Billy McNeill March 2, 1940 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 -   Celtic F.C.
FW Pat Quinn April 26, 1936 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - -   Motherwell F.C.
FW Hugh Robertson 29 November, 1939 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120   Dundee
FW Alex Scott November 22, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 -   Rangers F.C.
DF Bobby Shearer December 29, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - -   Rangers F.C.
FW Ian St. John June 7, 1938 2 3 180 0 0 - - - 90 120  /2[1] Liverpool F.C.
MF Ian Ure December 7, 1939 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120   Dundee F.C.
FW John White April 28, 1937 2 0 180 0 0 - - - 90 120   Tottenham Hotspur
FW Davie Wilson January 10, 1939 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 -   Rangers F.C.
FW Alex Young February 3, 1937 1 2 90 0 0 - 90 - - -   Hearts of Midlothian

  Republic of IrelandEdit

Head coach:   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   Manchester United
MF George Cummins March 12, 1931 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - -  /2[1] Luton Town
FW Dermot Curtis August 26, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -  /2[1] Ipswich Town
GK Noel Dwyer October 30, 1934 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90  /2[1] Swansea Town
FW Paddy Fagan June 7, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - -  /2[1] Derby County
FW Peter Fitzgerald June 17, 1937 3 0 270 0 0 - 90  /2[1] Leeds United
90 90  /4[1] Chester City F.C.
FW Amby Fogarty September 11, 1933 3 1 270 0 0 90 - 90 90  /2[1] Sunderland A.F.C.
MF Johnny Giles November 6, 1940 4 1 350 0 0 90 90 90 90   Manchester United
FW Joe Haverty February 17, 1936 4 1 360 0 0 90 90   Arsenal F.C.
90 90   Blackburn Rovers
DF Charlie Hurley October 4, 1936 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90  /2[1] Sunderland A.F.C.
DF Phil Kelly July 10, 1939 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90   Wolverhampton Wanderers
MF Andy McEvoy July 15, 1938 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - -   Blackburn Rovers
MF Mick McGrath April 7, 1936 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90   Blackburn Rovers
DF Brendan McNally January 22, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -  /2[1] Luton Town
MF Mick Meagan May 29, 1934 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - -   Everton F.C.
MF Ronnie Nolan 1937 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90   Shamrock Rovers
FW Frank O'Neill April 13, 1940 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90   Shamrock Rovers
MF Pat Saward August 17, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - -  /2[1] Huddersfield Town
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k The number indicates the league the team played in that year.

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