1958 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA – Group 1)

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Qualification for the
1958 FIFA World Cup
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UEFA
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Group 4
Group 5
Group 6
Group 7
Group 8
Group 9
CONMEBOL
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3

The three teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winner England qualified for the sixth FIFA World Cup held in Sweden.

Table[edit]

Final table Home Away
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts England Republic of Ireland Denmark Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1.  England 4 3 1 0 15 5 +10 7 X 5:1 5:2 2 2 0 0 10 3 4 2 1 1 0 5 2 3
2.  Republic of Ireland 4 2 1 1 6 7 -1 5 1:1 X 2:1 2 1 1 0 3 2 3 2 1 0 1 3 5 2
3.  Denmark 4 0 0 4 4 13 -9 0 1:4 0:2 X 2 0 0 2 1 6 0 2 0 0 2 3 7 0

Team stats[edit]

 England[edit]

Head coach: England Walter Winterbottom

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Denmark Republic of Ireland Denmark Republic of Ireland Club
FW John Atyeo February 7, 1932 3 4 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 England Bristol City
FW Johnny Brooks December 23, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - England Tottenham Hotspur
DF Roger Byrne February 8, 1929 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Manchester United
DF Ronnie Clayton August 5, 1934 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Blackburn Rovers
MF Jimmy Dickinson April 24, 1925 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - England Portsmouth F.C.
GK Ted Ditchburn October 24, 1921 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - England Tottenham Hotspur
MF Duncan Edwards October 1, 1936 4 2 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Manchester United
FW Tom Finney April 5, 1922 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Preston North End
DF Jeff Hall September 7, 1929 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Birmingham City
FW Johnny Haynes October 17, 1934 3 1 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 England Fulham F.C.
GK Alan Hodgkinson August 16, 1936 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 England Sheffield United
MF Stanley Matthews February 1, 1915 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - England Blackpool F.C.
MF David Pegg September 20, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 England Manchester United
FW Tommy Taylor January 29, 1932 4 8 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Manchester United
DF Billy Wright February 6, 1924 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Wolverhampton Wanderers

 Republic of Ireland[edit]

Head coach: none, selected by committee, team manager: Republic of Ireland Johnny Carey

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Denmark England England Denmark Club
DF Noel Cantwell February 28, 1932 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England/2[1] West Ham United
FW George Cummins March 12, 1931 1 1 90 0 0 - - - 90 England Luton Town
FW Dermot Curtis August 26, 1932 4 3 360 0 0 90 Republic of Ireland Shelbourne F.C.
90 90 90 England/2[1] Bristol City
DF Don Donovan December 23, 1929 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - England Everton F.C.
DF Seamus Dunne April 13, 1930 3 0 270 0 0 90 - 90 90 England Luton Town
MF Tommy Dunne 1932 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Republic of Ireland St Patrick's Athletic
DF Peter Farrell August 16, 1922 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - England Everton F.C.
FW Arthur Fitzsimons December 16, 1929 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England/2[1] Middlesbrough F.C.
FW Johnny Gavin April 20, 1928 1 1 90 0 0 90 - - - England/3[1] Norwich City
GK Tommy Godwin August 20, 1927 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90 England/3[1] Bournemouth
FW Joe Haverty February 17, 1936 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Arsenal F.C.
MF Charlie Hurley October 4, 1936 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 England/3[1] Millwall F.C.
90 England Sunderland A.F.C.
GK Alan Kelly July 5, 1936 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - Republic of Ireland Drumcondra F.C.
MF Gerry Mackey June 10, 1933 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers
DF Ronnie Nolan October 5, 1933 2 0 180 0 0 90 - 90 - Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers
MF Frank O'Farrell October 9, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 England Preston North End
GK Jimmy O'Neill October 13, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - England Everton F.C.
FW Alf Ringstead October 14, 1927 3 1 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 England/2[1] Sheffield United
MF Pat Saward August 17, 1928 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 England Aston Villa
FW Bill Whelan April 1, 1935 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - England Manchester United
  1. ^ a b c d e f g The number indicates the league the team played in that year.

 Denmark[edit]

Head coach: England Alf Young (first match); Denmark Arne Sørensen (second to fourth match)

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Republic of Ireland England England Republic of Ireland Club
DF John Amdisen July 8, 1934 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Denmark Aarhus GF
FW Ove Andersen June 30, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Denmark Brønshøj BK
DF Poul Andersen February 16, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Denmark B 93 Copenhagen
GK Theill Drengsgaard March 6, 1927 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 - Denmark Skovshoved IF
GK Henry From June 1, 1926 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Denmark Aarhus GF
FW Finn Alfred Hansen October 9, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Denmark KB Copenhagen
FW Jens Peter Hansen March 15, 1927 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 - Denmark Esbjerg fB
FW Jørgen Hansen December 24, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Denmark Næstved IF
DF Ove Hansen November 29, 1929 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Denmark Esbjerg fB
FW Aage Rou Jensen September 24, 1924 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Denmark Aarhus GF
MF Egon Jensen November 13, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Denmark Esbjerg fB
MF Erik Jensen March 2, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Denmark Aarhus GF
MF Erik Pondal Jensen December 6, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Denmark AB Copenhagen
FW John Jensen May 13, 1937 1 1 90 0 0 - - 90 - Denmark Aarhus GF
GK Kaj Jørgensen October 11, 1925 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Denmark AB Copenhagen
FW Peder Kjær February 23, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Denmark Aarhus GF
DF Erling Linde Larsen November 9, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 - 90 Denmark B 1909 Copenhagen
FW Knud Lundberg May 14, 1920 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Denmark AB Copenhagen
FW Kristian Mosegaard December 3, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Denmark Ikast fS
MF Flemming Nielsen February 24, 1934 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 Denmark B 93 Copenhagen
FW Ove Bech Nielsen August 3, 1932 2 2 180 0 0 90 90 - - Denmark AB Copenhagen
DF Verner Nielsen May 14, 1931 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 Denmark AB Copenhagen
MF Jørgen Olesen January 21, 1924 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 Denmark Aarhus GF
FW Bent Pedersen July 13, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - Denmark Horsens fB
FW Poul Pedersen October 31, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Denmark AIA Aarhus

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