World Cup 2010
World Cup 1950

UEFA QUALIFYING GROUP 6
Date Fixture Venue Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
01.10.1949 Northern Ireland V Scotland Belfast,
N Ireland
2-8 Unknown Unknown
15.10.1949 Wales V England Ninian Park,
Cardiff,
Wales
1-4 M Griffiths 80' Milburn 29', 34', 66'
Mortenson 22'
09.11.1949 Scotland V Wales Hampden Park,
Glasgow,
Scotland
2-0 Unknown Unknown
16.11.1949 England V Northern Ireland Maine Road,
Manchester,
England
9-2 Rowley 6', 47', 56', 58'
Mortenson 35', 50'
Pearson 33', 68'
Froggatt 25'
Smyth 55'
R Brennan 75'
08.03.1950 Wales V Northern Ireland Cardiff,
Wales
0-0
15.04.1950 Scotland V England Hampden Park,
Glasgow,
Scotland
0-1 Bentley 64'

Country Pl W D L F A Pts
England 3 3 0 0 14 3 6
Scotland 3 2 0 1 10 3 4
Wales 3 0 1 2 1 6 1
Northern Ireland 3 0 1 2 4 17 1

England qualified for the Finals in Brazil. Scotland also qualified but declined. France were invited to take Scotland's place and accepted, but after noting their travel schedule in Brazil they too declined.
This was also the Home Championship.

Thin blue line

FINALS IN BRAZIL - JUNE 24 TO JULY 16

England squad: Goalkeepers: Bert Williams, Edwin Ditchburn; Defenders: Alf Ramsey, Lawrence Scott, John Aston, William Eckersley, Billy Wright, William Nicholson, William Watson, James Dickinson, Henry Cockburn; Midfielders: Lawrie Hughes, James Taylor, Stan Mortenson, Wilfred Mannion, Edward Baily; Forwards: Stanley Matthews, Tom Finney, Roy Bentley, John Milburn, James Mullen. Coach: Sir Walter Winterbottom.

FINALS GROUP 2
Date Fixture Venue Result 'Home' Team
Scorers
'Away' Team
Scorers
Att
25.06.1950 Chile V England Maracana Stadium,
Rio de Janeiro
0-2 Mortensen 27'
Mannion 51'
30,000
25.06.1950 USA V Spain Durival di Brito,
Curitiba
1-3 Souza 17' Basora 75', 78'
Zarra 85'
10,000
29.06.1950 USA V England Mineiro Stadium,
Belo Horizonte
1-0 Gaetjens 38' 10,000
29.06.1950 Spain V Chile Maracana,
Rio de Janeiro
2-0 Basora 17'
Zarra 30'
16,000
02.07.1950 England V Spain Maracana Stadium,
Rio de Janeiro
0-1 Zarra 49' 74,000
02.07.1950 Chile V USA Illha do Retiro,
Recife
5-2 Robledo 16'
Riera 32'
Cremaschi 54', 82'
Prieto 60'
Wallace 47'
Souza 48' - pen
9,000


Country Pl W D L F A Pts
Spain 3 3 0 0 6 1 6
England 3 1 0 2 2 2 2
Chile 3 1 0 2 5 6 2
USA 3 1 0 2 4 8 2

Spain qualified for the next stage. England did not progress beyond this round.
Uruguay were the World Cup winners.