World Cup 2010
World Cup 1954


UEFA QUALIFYING GROUP 3
Date Fixture Venue Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
03.10.1953 Northern Ireland V Scotland Windsor Park,
Belfast,
N Ireland
1-3 Unknown Unknown
10.10.1953 Wales V England Ninian Park,
Cardiff,
Wales
1-4 Allchurch 22' Wilshaw 45', 48'
Lofthouse 52', 53'
04.11.1953 Scotland V Wales Hampden Park,
Glasgow,
Scotland
3-3 Unknown Unknown
11.11.1953 England V Northern Ireland Goodison Park,
Liverpool,
England
3-1 Hassall 1', 60'
Lofthouse 75'
McMorran 54'
31.03.1954 Wales V Northern Ireland Racecourse Ground,
Wrexham,
Wales
1-2 Unknown Unknown
03.04.1954 Scotland V England Hampden Park,
Glasgow,
Scotland
2-4 Brown 7'
Ormond 89'
Broadis 13'
Nicholls 50'
Allen 59'
Mullen 83'

Country Pl W D L F A Pts
England 3 3 0 0 11 4 6
Scotland 3 1 1 1 8 8 3
Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 4 7 2
Wales 3 0 1 2 5 9 1

England and Scotland qualified for Finals in Switzerland.
This qualifying group was also the Home Championship.


Thin blue line

FINALS IN SWITZERLAND - JUNE 16 TO JULY 4

England squad: Goalkeepers: Gilbert Merrick (#1), Edward Burgin (#12); Defenders: Ronald Staniforth (#2), Roger Byrne (#3), Billy Wright (#4), Sydney Owen (#5), James Dickinson (#6), Kenneth Green (#13), William McGarry (#14), Allenby Chilton (#18), Kenneth Armstrong (#19); Midfielders: Ivor Broadis (#8), Dennis Wilshaw (#15), Bedford Jezzard (#20); Forwards: Stanley Matthews (#7), Nat Lofthouse (#9), Thomas Taylor (#10), Tom Finney (#11), Albert Quixall (#16), James Mullen (#17), Johnny Haynes (#21), Harry Hooper (#22). Coach: Sir Walter Winterbottom.

FINALS GROUP 4
Date Fixture Venue Result 'Home' Team
Scorers
'Away' Team
Scorers
Att
17.06.1954 England V Belgium St Jakob Stadium,
Basle
4-4
(aet)
Broadis 26', 63'
Lofthouse 36', 91'
Anoul 5', 71'
Coppens 67'
og Dickenson 94'
40,000
17.06.1954 Switzerland V Italy La Pontaise,
Lausanne
2-1 Ballaman 18'
Huegi 78'
Boniperti 44' 43,000
20.06.1954 Switzerland V England Wankdorf Stadium,
Berne
0-2 Mullen 43'
Wilshaw 69'
50,000
20.06.1954 Italy V Belgium Communale di
Cornaredo,
Lugana
4-1 Pandolfini 41' - pen
Galli 48'
Frignani 58'
Lorenzo 78'
Anoul 81' 26,000
23.06.1954 Switzerland V Italy St Jakob,
Basle
4-1 Huegi 14', 85'
Ballaman 48'
Fatton 90'
Nesta 67' 30,000

Country Pl W D L F A Pts
England 2 1 1 0 6 4 3
Switzerland 2 1 0 1 2 3 2
Italy 2 1 0 1 5 3 2
Belgium 2 0 1 1 5 8 1

England qualified for the next stage.
Switzerland also progressed after beating Italy 4-1 in a play-off game.


QUARTER-FINALS
Date Fixture Venue Result 'Home' Team
Scorers
'Away' Team
Scorers
Att
26.06.1954 Uruguay V England St Jakob Stadium,
Basle
4-2 Borges 5'
Varela 39'
Schiaffino 46'
Ambrois 78'
Lofthouse 16'
Finney 67'
35,000
26.06.1954 Switzerland V Austria La Pontaise,
Lausanne
5-7 Ballaman (2)
Hugi (2)
og Hanappi
Wagner (3)
A Koerner (2)
Ocwirk
Probat
35,000
27.06.1954 W Germany V Yugoslavia Charmilles,
Geneve
2-0 Rahn
og Horvat
20,000
27.06.1954 Hungary V Brazil Wankdorf,
Bern
4-2 Hidegkuti (2)
Kocsis
Lantos - pen
D Santos - pen
Julinho
60,000

England did not qualify for the semi-finals.
The competition was won by West Germany.