1966 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 8

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

Matches edit

Scotland  3–1  Finland
Law   2'
Chalmers   38'
Gibson   42'
Report Peltonen   70'
Attendance: 54,442
Referee: Hannet (Belgium)

Italy  6–1  Finland
Facchetti   1'
Holmqvist   8' (o.g.)
Rivera   16'
Bulgarelli   49'
Mazzola   54', 83'
Report Peltonen   88'
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Lousada (Portugal)

Poland  0–0  Italy
Report
Attendance: 31,045
Referee: Roomer (Netherlands)

Poland  1–1  Scotland
Lentner   52' Report Law   76'
Attendance: 67,462
Referee: Alimov (Soviet Union)

Finland  1–2  Scotland
Hyvärinen   5' Report Wilson   37'
Greig   50'
Attendance: 20,162
Referee: Vetter (East Germany)

Finland  0–2  Italy
Report Mazzola   33', 78'
Attendance: 19,995

Finland  2–0  Poland
Peltonen   1'
Nuoranen   27'
Report
Attendance: 7,859
Referee: Granlund (Norway)

Scotland  1–2  Poland
McNeill   13' Report Pol   85'
Sadek   86'
Attendance: 107,508
Referee: Carlsson (Sweden)

Poland  7–0  Finland
Lubański   19', 21', 24', 41'
Pol   29' (pen.)
Sadek   35', 79'
Report
Attendance: 30,500

Italy  6–1  Poland
Mazzola   5'
Barison   25', 65', 87'
Rivera   71'
Mora   79'
Report Lubański   84'
Attendance: 63,614
Referee: Klein (Israel)

Scotland  1–0  Italy
Greig   88' Report
Attendance: 100,393

Italy  3–0  Scotland
Pascutti   38'
Facchetti   73'
Mora   89'
Report
Attendance: 68,873
Referee: Zsolt (Hungary)

Italy qualified.

Final Table edit

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.   Italy 6 4 1 1 17 3 +14 9 X 3:0 6:1 6:1 3 3 0 0 15 2 6 3 1 1 1 2 1 3
2.   Scotland 6 3 1 2 8 8 0 7 1:0 X 1:2 3:1 3 2 0 1 5 3 4 3 1 1 1 3 5 3
3.   Poland 6 2 2 2 11 10 +1 6 0:0 1:1 X 7:0 3 1 2 0 8 1 4 3 1 0 2 3 9 2
4.   Finland 6 1 0 5 5 20 -15 2 0:2 1:2 2:0 X 3 1 0 2 3 4 2 3 0 0 3 2 16 0

Team stats edit

  Italy edit

Head coach:   Edmondo Fabbri

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on             Club
GK Enrico Albertosi 2 November 1939 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   ACF Fiorentina
MF Paolo Barison 23 June 1936 2 3 180 0 0 - - - 90 90 -   A.S. Roma
MF Giacomo Bulgarelli 24 October 1940 6 1 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Bologna F.C. 1909
DF Tarcisio Burgnich 25 April 1939 5 0 450 0 0 90 90 - 90 90 90   Inter Milano
MF Mario Corso 25 August 1941 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - - -   Inter Milano
DF Giacinto Facchetti 18 July 1942 6 2 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Inter Milano
MF Romano Fogli 21 January 1938 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - - -   Bologna F.C. 1909
DF Aristide Guarneri 7 March 1938 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 - - 90 -   Inter Milano
MF Giovanni Lodetti 10 August 1942 5 0 450 0 0 90 - 90 90 90 90   A.C. Milan
FW Sandro Mazzola 8 November 1942 6 5 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Inter Milano
FW Bruno Mora 29 March 1937 4 2 360 0 0 90 - 90 90 - 90   A.C. Milan
GK William Negri 30 July 1935 4 0 360 0 0 - 90 90 90 90 -   Bologna F.C. 1909
DF Alberto Orlando 27 September 1938 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - -   ACF Fiorentina
FW Ezio Pascutti 1 June 1937 2 1 180 0 0 - - 90 - - 90   Bologna F.C. 1909
DF Armando Picchi 20 June 1935 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - - -   Inter Milano
DF Fabrizio Poletti 13 July 1943 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - - -   Torino F.C.
FW Gianni Rivera 18 August 1943 5 2 450 0 0 90 90 - 90 90 90   A.C. Milan
DF Roberto Rosato 18 August 1943 5 0 450 0 0 - 90 90 90 90 90   Torino F.C.
DF Sandro Salvadore 29 November 1939 4 0 360 0 0 - - 90 90 90 90   Juventus F.C.
GK Giuliano Sarti 2 October 1933 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Inter Milano

  Scotland edit

Head coach:   Ian McColl (first match);   Jock Stein (second to sixth match)

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on             Club
MF Jim Baxter 29 September 1939 2 0 180 0 0 90 - - -   Rangers F.C.
90 -   Sunderland A.F.C.
GK Adam Blacklaw 2 September 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   Burnley F.C.
MF Billy Bremner 9 December 1942 3 0 270 0 0 - - - 90 90 90   Leeds United A.F.C.
GK Bill Brown 8 October 1931 4 0 360 0 0 - 90 90 90 90 -   Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
FW Stevie Chalmers 26 December 1936 1 1 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Celtic F.C.
MF Bobby Collins 16 February 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - -   Leeds United A.F.C.
MF Charlie Cooke 14 October 1942 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   Dundee F.C.
MF Pat Crerand 19 February 1939 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 - -   Manchester United F.C.
FW Jim Forrest 22 September 1944 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   Rangers F.C.
GK Campbell Forsyth 5 May 1939 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Kilmarnock F.C.
MF Dave Gibson 23 September 1938 1 1 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Leicester City F.C.
FW Alan Gilzean 23 October 1938 2 0 180 0 0 - - - 90 90 -   Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
DF John Greig 11 September 1942 6 2 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Rangers F.C.
DF Alex Hamilton 5 May 1936 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 - -   Dundee F.C.
FW Willie Hamilton 16 February 1938 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - - -   Hibernian F.C.
MF Willie Henderson 24 January 1944 4 0 360 0 0 - 90 90 90 90 -   Rangers F.C.
FW John Hughes 3 April 1943 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 - - 90 90   Celtic F.C.
FW Willie Johnston 19 December 1946 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 - -   Rangers F.C.
MF Jimmy Johnstone 30 September 1944 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Celtic F.C.
DF Jim Kennedy 31 January 1934 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Celtic F.C.
FW Denis Law 24 February 1940 4 2 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 - -   Manchester United F.C.
FW Neil Martin 20 October 1940 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 -   Hibernian F.C.
90 -   Sunderland A.F.C.
DF Eddie McCreadie 15 April 1940 4 0 360 0 0 - 90 90 90 - 90   Chelsea F.C.
DF Jackie McGrory 15 November 1941 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Kilmarnock F.C.
DF Ronnie McKinnon 20 August 1940 2 0 180 0 0 - - - - 90 90   Rangers F.C.
DF Billy McNeill 2 March 1940 3 1 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 - -   Celtic F.C.
MF Bobby Murdoch 17 August 1944 2 0 180 0 0 - - - - 90 90   Celtic F.C.
DF Davie Provan 11 March 1941 2 0 180 0 0 - - - - 90 90   Rangers F.C.
FW Alex Scott 22 November 1937 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Everton F.C.
FW Davie Wilson 10 January 1939 1 1 90 0 0 - - 90 - - -   Rangers F.C.
DF Ron Yeats 15 November 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   Liverpool F.C.

  Poland edit

Head coach:   Wiesław Motoczyński,   Ryszard Koncewicz, and   Karol Krawczyk

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on             Club
DF Zygmunt Anczok 14 March 1946 3 0 270 0 0 - - B 90 90 90   Polonia Bytom
FW Jan Banaś 29 March 1943 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - -   Polonia Bytom
MF Roman Bazan 19 August 1938 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 B B B   Zagłębie Sosnowiec
MF Bernard Blaut 3 January 1940 0 0 0 0 0 B - - - - -   Legia Warsaw
DF Henryk Brejza 1938 0 0 0 0 0 - B - B B B   Odra Opole
FW Lucjan Brychczy 13 June 1934 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - B   Legia Warsaw
FW Eugeniusz Faber 6 April 1939 1 0 90 0 0 B - B 90 B -   Ruch Chorzów
DF Stefan Florenski 17 December 1933 0 0 0 0 0 B - - - - -   Górnik Zabrze
MF Jacek Gmoch 13 January 1939 6 0 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Legia Warsaw
MF Ryszard Grzegorczyk 20 September 1939 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - -   Polonia Bytom
FW Andrzej Jarosik 26 November 1944 0 0 0 0 0 - B - - - -   Zagłębie Sosnowiec
GK Konrad Kornek 12 February 1937 1 0 90 0 0 B B B 90 - -   Odra Opole
FW Janusz Kowalik 26 March 1944 0 0 0 0 0 B B - - - -  /2[1] Klub Sportowy Cracovia
FW Roman Lentner 15 December 1937 3 1 270 0 0 - 90 90 B 90 -   Górnik Zabrze
FW Jan Liberda 26 November 1936 6 0 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Polonia Bytom
FW Włodzimierz Lubański 28 February 1947 2 5 180 0 0 - - - - 90 90   Górnik Zabrze
GK Stanisław Majcher 27 October 1936 0 0 0 0 0 - - - - B -   Stal Rzeszów
FW Antoni Nieroba 17 January 1939 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 B 90 - -   Ruch Chorzów
DF Stanisław Oślizło 13 November 1937 6 0 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Górnik Zabrze
FW Ernest Pol 3 November 1932 6 2 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Górnik Zabrze
FW Jerzy Sadek 13 January 1942 3 3 270 0 0 - - - 90 90 90   ŁKS Łódź
GK Henryk Stroniarz 20 March 1936 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   Wisła Kraków
FW Zbigniew Szarzyński 7 December 1933 0 0 0 0 0 - B - - - -   Gwardia Warszawa
MF Henryk Szczepański 7 October 1933 6 0 495 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 45   Odra Opole
GK Marian Szeja 20 August 1941 1 0 90 0 0 - - - B 90 B  /2[1] Thorez Wałbrzych
MF Zygfryd Szołtysik 24 October 1942 4 0 360 0 0 - - 90 90 90 90   Górnik Zabrze
GK Edward Szymkowiak 13 February 1932 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - -   Polonia Bytom
FW Jerzy Wilim 14 August 1941 0 0 0 0 0 B - - - - -   Szombierki Bytom
MF Janusz Żmijewski 4 March 1943 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   Legia Warsaw

  Finland edit

Head coach:   Olavi Laaksonen

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on             Club
GK Martti Halme 5 April 1943 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - - -   FC Haka
MF Olli Heinonen 7 January 1937 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90 - -   FC Reipas Lahti
MF Stig Holmqvist 13 February 1936 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - -   Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi

  Upon Pallo

MF Martti Hyvärinen 6 November 1939 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - -   FC Reipas Lahti
FW Harri Järvi 20 August 1939 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - -   Hämeenlinnan Pallokerho
DF Reijo Kanerva 29 January 1944 3 0 270 0 0 - - - 90 90 90   ÅIFK Turku
DF Timo Kautonen 12 March 1945 6 0 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   FC Reipas Lahti
MF Markku Kumpulampi 21 May 1939 3 0 270 0 0 - - 90 90 - 90   Upon Pallo
MF Markku Lahti 18 April 1945 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 - - - 90   FC Haka
MF Arvo Lamberg 3 July 1943 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - - 90   GBK Kokkola
FW Tommy Lindholm 3 February 1947 2 0 180 0 0 - - - - 90 90   Turun Toverit
FW Matti Mäkelä 14 January 1939 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - 90 -   Tampereen Palloilijat
MF Asko Mäkilä 20 August 1944 1 0 90 0 0 - - - - 90 -   FC Haka
MF Pertti Mäkipää 4 August 1941 6 0 540 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 90   Tampereen Palloilijat
GK Lars Näsman 14 May 1943 4 0 360 0 0 - - 90 90 90 90   Upon Pallo
DF Reima Nummila 16 November 1942 3 0 270 0 0 - - - 90 90 90  /2[1] Turun Palloseura
FW Semi Nuoranen 14 December 1941 3 1 270 0 0 - - 90 90 90 -   FC Reipas Lahti
FW Kaj Österberg 8 December 1942 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - -   Helsingin Palloseura
MF Kai Pahlman 8 July 1935 3 0 270 0 0 - - - 90 90 90  /2[1] Helsingin Palloseura
FW Juhani Peltonen 16 June 1936 5 3 450 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 -   Hamburger SV
DF Aarno Rinne 11 July 1941 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - -   Ilves Tampere
FW Rauno Ruotsalainen 4 February 1938 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - - -   Lappeenrannan Pallo
MF Simo Syrjävaara 14 June 1943 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 - - - 90   ÅIFK Turku
DF Arto Tolsa 9 August 1945 2 0 180 0 0 90 - - 90 - -   Kotkan Työväen Palloilijat
DF Veijo Valtonen 5 January 1936 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - - -   FC Haka

Notes edit

  1. ^ a b c d The number indicates the league the team played in that year.

External links edit