1961 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1961 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates 30 March - 8 April
Teams 13
Final positions
Champions  Portugal (1st title)
Runners-up  Poland
Third place  West Germany
Fourth place  Spain
Tournament statistics
Top scorer(s) Serafim (4 Goals)
Austria 1960
Romania 1962

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1961 Final Tournament was held in Portugal.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 2 1 1 0 4 0 +4 3
 Italy 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 3
 England 2 0 0 2 2 7 –5 0


30 March Portugal  0–0  Italy
2 April Portugal  4–0  England
4 April Italy  3–2  England

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 2 1 1 0 8 3 +5 3
 Turkey 2 1 1 0 8 5 +3 3
 Austria 2 0 0 2 4 12 –8 0


30 March Turkey  6–3  Austria
1 April Turkey  2–2  Spain
4 April Spain  6–1  Austria

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 1 0 7 0 +7 5
 Romania 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5
 Netherlands 3 0 1 2 2 7 –5 1
 Belgium 3 0 1 2 1 6 –5 1


30 March Germany  4–0  Belgium
Romania  3–1  Netherlands
1 April Belgium  1–1  Netherlands
2 April Germany  0–0  Romania
4 April Germany  3–0  Netherlands
Romania  1–0  Belgium

Group D[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Poland 2 1 1 0 6 3 +3 3
 France 2 1 0 1 4 6 –2 2
 Greece 2 0 1 1 4 5 –1 1


30 March Poland  4–1  France
2 April France  3–2  Greece
4 April Poland  2–2  Greece

Friendlies[edit]

Three friendly matches were also played during the tournament.

30 March Spain  0–0  England Sir Stanley Rous Cup
2 April Poland  3–0  Austria José Crahay Cup
4 April Portugal  3–1  France Ebbe Schwartz Cup

Semifinals[edit]

6 April 1961 (1961-04-06)
Portugal  4 – 1  Spain
6 April 1961 (1961-04-06)
Poland  2 – 1  Germany

Third Place Match[edit]

8 April 1961 (1961-04-08)
Germany  2 – 1  Spain

Final[edit]

8 April 1961 (1961-04-08)
Portugal  4 – 0  Poland
Serafim Goal 9'27'49'78'


 1961 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Portugal
First title

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