1966 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA – Group 9)

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Due to the withdrawal of Syria the two teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. When both teams won their home match, a play-off on neutral ground was played to decide who would qualify. The winner (Spain) qualified for the eighth FIFA World Cup held in England.

Table[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1=  Spain 2 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2
1=  Republic of Ireland 2 2 1 0 1 2 4 −2
Iraq Syria withdrew

Team stats[edit]

 Spain[edit]

Head coach: Spain José Villalonga

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland Club
MF Adelardo 26 September 1939 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - Spain Atlético Madrid
GK Antonio Betancort 13 March 1937 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 Spain Barcelona
MF Jesús Glaría 2 January 1942 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Atlético Madrid
FW Vicente Guillot 15 July 1941 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - Spain Valencia
GK José Ángel Iribar 1 March 1943 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - Spain Athletic Bilbao
FW Carlos Lapetra 29 November 1938 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Real Zaragoza
FW Marcelino 29 April 1940 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Real Zaragoza
DF Ferran Olivella 22 June 1936 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Barcelona
FW Jesús María Pereda 23 June 1938 2 3 180 0 0 - 90 90 Spain Barcelona
DF Severino Reija 25 November 1938 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Real Zaragoza
DF Feliciano Rivilla 21 August 1936 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Atlético Madrid
FW Luis Suárez 2 May 1935 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 Italy Internazionale
FW José Ufarte 17 May 1941 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Atlético Madrid
MF Ignacio Zoco 31 July 1939 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 Spain Real Madrid

 Republic of Ireland[edit]

Head coach: Republic of Ireland Johnny Carey

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Spain Spain Spain Club
FW Eric Barber 18 January 1942 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - Republic of Ireland Shelbourne
DF Shay Brennan 6 May 1937 2 0 180 0 0 90 - 90 England Manchester United
DF Noel Cantwell 28 February 1932 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 England Manchester United
GK Pat Dunne 9 February 1943 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 England Manchester United
DF Tony Dunne 24 July 1941 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 England Manchester United
MF Eamon Dunphy 3 August 1945 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 England/3[1] York City
DF Theo Foley 2 March 1937 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 England Northampton Town
MF Johnny Giles 6 November 1940 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 England Leeds United
FW Joe Haverty 17 February 1936 3 0 270 0 0 90 England/3[1] Bristol Rovers
90 90 Republic of Ireland Shelbourne
FW Jackie Hennessy 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - Republic of Ireland Shelbourne
DF Charlie Hurley 4 October 1936 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - England Sunderland
FW Andy McEvoy 15 July 1938 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90 England Blackburn Rovers
MF Mick McGrath 7 April 1936 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - England Blackburn Rovers
DF Mick Meagan 29 May 1934 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 England/2[1] Huddersfield Town
FW Frank O'Neill 13 April 1940 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers
  1. ^ a b c The number indicates the league the team played in that year

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