UEFA Euro 1980 qualifying Group 1

Standings and results for Group 1 of the UEFA Euro 1980 qualifying tournament.

Group 1 consisted of Bulgaria, Denmark, England, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. The draw paired together the two Irelands for the first time in International competition. Group winners were England, who went undefeated in qualifying, finishing 6 points clear of second-placed Northern Ireland. In doing so, England ended a decade of failing to qualify for a major international tournament, having last appeared at the 1970 FIFA World Cup.

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1   England 8 7 1 0 22 5 +17 15 Qualify for final tournament 4–0 2–0 2–0 1–0
2   Northern Ireland 8 4 1 3 8 14 −6 9 1–5 1–0 2–0 2–1
3   Republic of Ireland 8 2 3 3 9 8 +1 7 1–1 0–0 3–0 2–0
4   Bulgaria 8 2 1 5 6 14 −8 5 0–3 0–2 1–0 3–0
5   Denmark 8 1 2 5 13 17 −4 4 3–4 4–0 3–3 2–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

ResultsEdit

Denmark  3–3  Republic of Ireland
Jensen   32'
B. Nielsen   79' (pen.)
Lerby   80'
Stapleton   11'
Grealish   25'
Daly   65'
Attendance: 28,900[1]
Referee: Beck (NED)

Republic of Ireland  0–0  Northern Ireland
Attendance: 37,681[2]
Referee: Rion (BEL)

Denmark  3–4  England
Simonsen   25' (pen.)
Arnesen   28'
Røntved   86'
Keegan   17', 23'
Latchford   50'
Neal   85'
Attendance: 47,600
Referee: Prokop (GDR)

Denmark  2–2  Bulgaria
B. Nielsen   17'
Lerby   63'
Panov   34'
Iliev   84'
Attendance: 15,800
Referee: Martínez (ESP)

Republic of Ireland  1–1  England
Daly   27' Latchford   8'
Attendance: 48,613
Referee: Aldinger (FRG)

Northern Ireland  2–1  Denmark
Spence   63'
Anderson   85'
Jensen   51'
Attendance: 20,184[3]
Referee: Haugen (NOR)

Bulgaria  0–2  Northern Ireland
Armstrong   17'
Caskey   83'
Attendance: 11,048[4]
Referee: Ok (TUR)

England  4–0  Northern Ireland
Keegan   24'
Latchford   46', 63'
Watson   49'
Attendance: 91,224
Referee: Eriksson (SWE)

Republic of Ireland  2–0  Denmark
Daly   44'
Givens   66'
Attendance: 37,260[5]
Referee: Vautrot (FRA)

Northern Ireland  2–0  Bulgaria
Nicholl   16'
Armstrong   30'
Attendance: 15,540[6]
Referee: Mattsson (FIN)

Bulgaria  1–0  Republic of Ireland
Tsvetkov   81'
Attendance: 10,896[7]
Referee: Bucek (AUT)

Bulgaria  0–3  England
Keegan   7'
Watson   53'
Barnes   54'

Denmark  4–0  Northern Ireland
Elkjær   13',   33',   83'
Simonsen   64'
Attendance: 16,800
Referee: Frickel (FRG)

England  1–0  Denmark
Keegan   17'
Attendance: 88,660[8]
Referee: Da Luz (POR)

Republic of Ireland  3–0  Bulgaria
Martin   39'
Grealish   46'
Stapleton   83'
Attendance: 18,909[9]
Referee: Einbeck (GDR)

Northern Ireland  1–5  England
Moreland   50' (pen.) Francis   18', 62'
Woodcock   34'
  57'
Nicholl   74' (o.g.)
Attendance: 17,755
Referee: Ponnet (BEL)

Bulgaria  3–0  Denmark
Zhelyazkov   21'
Tsvetkov   51', 88'

Northern Ireland  1–0  Republic of Ireland
Armstrong   54'
Attendance: 13,215[11]
Referee: Daina (SUI)

England  2–0  Bulgaria
Watson   9'
Hoddle   68'
Attendance: 85,621[12]
Referee: Fredriksson (SWE)

England  2–0  Republic of Ireland
Keegan   34', 74'
Attendance: 91,043[13]
Referee: Scheurell (GDR)

GoalscorersEdit

There were 58 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 2.9 goals per match.

7 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

ReferencesEdit

  • "1980 UEFA European Championship". uefa.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  • "European Championship 1980". rsssf.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  • Robinson, J. (1996). The European Football Championships 1958-1996. Soccer Book Publishing. ISBN 0-947808-69-8.
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