World Cup 2010
World Cup 1958


UEFA QUALIFYING GROUP 1
Date Fixture Venue Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
03.10.1956 Rep Ireland V Denmark Dublin,
Ireland
2-1 Unknown Unknown
05.12.1956 England V Denmark Molineux Ground,
Wolverhampton,
England
5-2 Taylor 18', 20', 48'
Edwards 56', 77'
O. Nielson 28', 52'
08.05.1957 England V Rep Ireland Wembley,
London,
England
5-1 Taylor 10', 19', 40'
Atyeo 38', 90'
Curtis 56'
15.05.1957 Denmark V England Idraetsparken,
Copenhagen,
Denmark
1-4 J Jensen 27' Haynes 28'
Taylor 71', 86'
Atyeo 75'
19.05.1957 Rep Ireland V England Dalymount Park,
Dublin,
Ireland
1-1 Ringstead 3' Atyeo 90'
02.10.1957 Denmark 0-2 Rep Ireland Copenhagen,
Denmark
0-2 Unknown

Country Pl W D L F A Pts
England 4 3 1 0 15 5 7
Rep Ireland 4 2 1 1 6 7 5
Denmark 4 0 0 4 4 13 0

England qualified for the Finals in Sweden.


Thin blue line

FINALS IN SWEDEN - JUNE 8 TO JUNE 29

England squad: Goalkeepers: Colin McDonald (#1), Eddie Hopkinson (#12), Alan Hodgkinson (#13); Defenders: Don Howe (#2), Thomas Banks (#3), Edward Clamp (#4), Billy Wright (#5), William Slater (#6), Peter Sillett (#14), Ronnie Clayton (#15), Maurice Norman (#16); Midfielders: Bryan Douglas (#7), Bobby Robson (#8), Maurice Setters (#22); Forwards: Derek Kevan (#9), Jonnny Haynes (#10), Tom Finney (#11), Peter Brabrook (#17), Peter Broadbent (#18), Bobby Smith (#19), Bobby Charlton (#20), Alan A'Court (#21). Coach: Sir Walter Winterbottom.


FINALS GROUP 4
Date Fixture Venue Result 'Home' Team
Scorers
'Away' Team
Scorers
Att
08.06.1958 Brazil V Austria Rimnersvallen,
Udevalla
3-0 Altafini 38'
Santos 49', 89'
25,000
08.06.1958 Soviet Union V England Nya Ullevi Stadium,
Gothenburg
2-2 Simonyan 13'
Ivanov 55'
Kevan 66'
Finney 85' - pen
45,000
11.06.1958 Soviet Union V Austria Ryavallen,
Boras
2-0 Ilin 15'
Ivanov 62'
22,000
11.06.1958 Brazil V England Nya Ullevi Stadium,
Gothenburg
0-0 30,000
15.06.1958 England V Austria Ryavallen,
Boras
2-2 Haynes 56'
Kevan 73'
Koller 16'
Korner 70'
16,800
15.06.1958 Brazil V Soviet Union Nya Ulievi,
Gothenburg
2-0 Vava 2', 65' 50,000

Country Pl W D L F A Pts
Brazil 3 2 1 0 5 0 5
Soviet Union 3 1 1 1 4 4 3
England 3 0 3 0 4 4 3
Austria 3 0 1 2 2 7 1


FINALS PLAYOFF
Date Fixture Venue Result England
Scorers
Soviet Union
Scorers
Att
17.06.1958 England V Soviet Union Nya Ullevi,
Gothenburg
0-1 Ilin 68' 23,180

England and the Soviet Union played this additional game to determine which country qualified for the next round of the competition.
England did not progress further. The competition was won by Brazil.