1986 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 3

The 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 3 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 1986 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised England, Finland, Northern Ireland, Romania and Turkey.

The group was won by England with Northern Ireland as the runners up. Both teams qualified for the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1   England 8 4 4 0 21 2 +19 12 Qualification to 1986 FIFA World Cup 0–0 1–1 5–0 5–0
2   Northern Ireland 8 4 2 2 8 5 +3 10 0–1 3–2 2–1 2–0
3   Romania 8 3 3 2 12 7 +5 9 0–0 0–1 2–0 3–0
4   Finland 8 3 2 3 7 12 −5 8 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0
5   Turkey 8 0 1 7 2 24 −22 1 0–8 0–0 1–3 1–2

ResultsEdit

Finland  1–0  Northern Ireland
Valvee   55' Report

Northern Ireland  3–2  Romania
Iorgulescu   34' (o.g.)
Whiteside   61'
M. O'Neill   73'
Report Hagi   36'
Geolgău   80'
Attendance: 17,269

England  5–0  Finland
Hateley   29', 50'
Woodcock   41'
Robson   70'
Sansom   88'
Report
Attendance: 47,234
Referee: Aleksander Suchanek (Poland)

Turkey  1–2  Finland
Tüfekçi   78' (pen.) Report Hjelm   10'
Lipponen   68'
Attendance: 7,062
Referee: Velodi Miminoschwili (Soviet Union)

Northern Ireland  2–1  Finland
J. O'Neill   44'
Armstrong   51' (pen.)
Report Lipponen   22'
Attendance: 19,457
Referee: Santos Da Silva (Portugal)
Turkey  0–8  England
Report Robson   13', 59', 61'
Woodcock   17', 43'
Barnes   47', 53'
Anderson   86'

Northern Ireland  0–1  England
Report Hateley   77'
Attendance: 28,500

Romania  3–0  Turkey
Hagi   21'
Cămătaru   28', 42'
Report
Attendance: 20,816
Referee: Ovadia Ben Itzhak (Israel)

Northern Ireland  2–0  Turkey
Whiteside   4', 54' Report
Attendance: 15,603
Romania  0–0  England
Report
Attendance: 49,229
Referee: Emilio Guruceta (Spain)

Finland  1–1  England
Rantanen   5' Report Hateley   50'

Finland  1–1  Romania
Lipponen   26' Report Hagi   7'

Romania  2–0  Finland
Hagi   7'
Mateuţ   56'
Report

Turkey  0–0  Northern Ireland
Report
England  1–1  Romania
Hoddle   25' Report Cămătaru   60'

Finland  1–0  Turkey
Rantanen   38' Report
Attendance: 5,616
Referee: Rune Larsson (Sweden)

Romania  0–1  Northern Ireland
Report Quinn   29'
England  5–0  Turkey
Waddle   15'
Lineker   18', 43', 54'
Robson   35'
Report
Attendance: 52,385
Referee: Anatoly Milchenko (Soviet Union)

England  0–0  Northern Ireland
Report
Attendance: 72,712
Turkey  1–3  Romania
Tekin   78' Report Iorgulescu   15'
Coraş   27'
Iovan   54'

GoalscorersEdit

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

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