1962 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA – Group 8)

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Qualification for the
1962 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
Group 10
CONMEBOL
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
CCCF/NAFC
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Final

The three teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. Czechoslovakia and Scotland finished level on points, a play-off on neutral ground was played to decide who would qualify. The winner (Czechoslovakia) qualified for the seventh FIFA World Cup held in Chile.

Table[edit]

Final table Home Away
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Czechoslovakia Scotland Republic of Ireland Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1.  Czechoslovakia 4 3 0 1 16 5 +11 6 X 4:0 7:1 2 2 0 0 11 1 4 2 1 0 1 5 4 2
2.  Scotland 4 3 0 1 10 7 +3 6 3:2 X 4:1 2 2 0 0 7 3 4 2 1 0 1 3 4 2
3.  Republic of Ireland 4 0 0 4 3 17 -14 0 1:3 0:3 X 2 0 0 2 1 6 0 2 0 0 2 2 11 0

Team stats[edit]

 Czechoslovakia[edit]

Head coach: Czechoslovakia Rudolf Vytlačil

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Scotland Scotland Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland Scotland Club
FW Jozef Adamec February 26, 1942 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 - Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague
DF Jozef Bomba March 30, 1939 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - Czechoslovakia Tatran Prešov
DF Titus Buberník October 12, 1933 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - Czechoslovakia CH Bratislava
DF Jiří Hledík April 19, 1929 3 1 300 0 0 - - 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia Spartak Hradec Králové
FW Josef Jelínek January 9, 1941 2 1 210 0 0 - - - 90 120 Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague
FW Josef Kadraba September 29, 1933 2 1 180 0 0 90 90 - - - Czechoslovakia SONP Kladno
FW Rudolf Kučera January 23, 1940 2 0 210 0 0 - - 90 - 120 Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague
FW Andrej Kvašňák May 19, 1936 5 7 445 0 0 55 90 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia Sparta Praha Sokolovo
FW Václav Mašek March 21, 1941 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - Czechoslovakia Sparta Praha Sokolovo
MF Josef Masopust February 9, 1931 5 1 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague
DF Ladislav Novák December 5, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague
DF Svatopluk Pluskal October 28, 1930 4 0 390 0 0 90 - 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague
DF Ján Popluhár August 12, 1935 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia Slovan Bratislava
FW Tomáš Pospíchal June 26, 1936 5 4 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia Baník Ostrava
DF František Šafránek January 2, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - Czechoslovakia Dukla Prague
FW Adolf Scherer May 5, 1938 5 5 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia CH Bratislava
GK Viliam Schrojf August 2, 1931 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia Slovan Bratislava
DF Jiří Tichý December 6, 1933 4 0 390 0 0 90 - 90 90 120 Czechoslovakia CH Bratislava

 Scotland[edit]

Head coach: Scotland Ian McColl

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Club
MF Jim Baxter September 29, 1939 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120 Scotland Rangers F.C.
FW Ralph Brand December 8, 1936 4 3 390 0 0 90 90 90 - 120 Scotland Rangers F.C.
GK Bill Brown October 8, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 - England Tottenham Hotspur
DF Eric Caldow May 14, 1934 5 0 480 0 0 90 90 90 90 120 Scotland Rangers F.C.
GK Eddie Connachan August 27, 1935 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120 Scotland Dunfermline Athletic
MF Pat Crerand February 19, 1939 5 0 445 0 0 90 90 55 90 120 Scotland Celtic F.C.
DF Alex Hamilton January 31, 1939 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120 Scotland Dundee F.C.
FW David Herd April 15, 1934 2 2 180 0 0 90 - 90 - - England Arsenal F.C.
FW Denis Law February 24, 1940 2 2 210 0 0 - - - 90 120 Italy AC Torino
GK Lawrie Leslie March 17, 1935 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - Scotland Airdrieonians
DF Duncan MacKay July 14, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 - Scotland Celtic F.C.
FW Johnny MacLeod November 23, 1938 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - Scotland Hibernian F.C.
FW Ian McMillan March 18, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - - Scotland Rangers F.C.
MF Billy McNeill March 2, 1940 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 - Scotland Celtic F.C.
FW Pat Quinn April 26, 1936 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - - Scotland Motherwell F.C.
FW Hugh Robertson 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120 Scotland Dundee United
FW Alex Scott November 22, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 - Scotland Rangers F.C.
DF Bobby Shearer December 29, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - Scotland Rangers F.C.
FW Ian St. John June 7, 1938 2 3 180 0 0 - - - 90 120 England/2[1] Liverpool F.C.
MF Ian Ure December 7, 1939 1 0 120 0 0 - - - - 120 Scotland Dundee F.C.
FW John White April 28, 1937 2 0 180 0 0 - - - 90 120 England Tottenham Hotspur
FW Davie Wilson January 10, 1939 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 - Scotland Rangers F.C.
FW Alex Young February 3, 1937 1 2 90 0 0 - 90 - - - Scotland Hearts of Midlothian

 Republic of Ireland[edit]

Head coach: Republic of Ireland Johnny Carey

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Scotland Scotland Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Club
DF Noel Cantwell February 28, 1932 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Manchester United
MF George Cummins March 12, 1931 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - England/2[1] Luton Town
FW Dermot Curtis August 26, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - England/2[1] Ipswich Town
GK Noel Dwyer October 30, 1934 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England/2[1] Swansea Town
FW Paddy Fagan June 7, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - England/2[1] Derby County
FW Peter Fitzgerald June 17, 1937 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 England/2[1] Leeds United
90 90 England/4[1] Chester City F.C.
FW Amby Fogarty September 11, 1933 3 1 270 0 0 90 - 90 90 England/2[1] Sunderland A.F.C.
MF Johnny Giles November 6, 1940 4 1 350 0 0 90 90 90 90 England Manchester United
FW Joe Haverty February 17, 1936 4 1 360 0 0 90 90 England Arsenal F.C.
90 90 England Blackburn Rovers
DF Charlie Hurley October 4, 1936 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 England/2[1] Sunderland A.F.C.
DF Phil Kelly July 10, 1939 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
MF Andy McEvoy July 15, 1938 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - England Blackburn Rovers
MF Mick McGrath April 7, 1936 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90 England Blackburn Rovers
DF Brendan McNally January 22, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - England/2[1] Luton Town
MF Mick Meagan May 29, 1934 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - England Everton F.C.
MF Ronnie Nolan 1937 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90 Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers
FW Frank O'Neill April 13, 1940 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90 Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers
MF Pat Saward August 17, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - England/2[1] Huddersfield Town
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k The number indicates the league the team played in that year.

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