1979 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1979 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Austria
Dates 24 May - 2 June
Teams 16
Final positions
Champions  Yugoslavia (2nd title)
Runners-up  Bulgaria
Third place  England
Fourth place  France
Poland 1978
East Germany 1980

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1979 Final Tournament was held in Austria.

Qualification[edit]

Group 2[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 4 2 1 1 2 1 +1 5
 Republic of Ireland 4 2 0 2 6 5 +1 4
 Northern Ireland 4 1 1 2 4 6 –2 3


Republic of Ireland  0–1  Belgium
Northern Ireland  1–2  Republic of Ireland
Belgium  0–0  Northern Ireland
Belgium  1–0  Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland  4–2  Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland  1–0  Belgium

Group 12[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 4 2 1 1 5 5 0 5
 Soviet Union 4 1 2 1 6 4 +2 4
 Romania 4 1 1 2 5 7 –2 3


Hungary  0–0  Soviet Union
Romania  0–3  Hungary
Soviet Union  4–0  Hungary
Hungary  2–1  Romania
Romania  3–1  Soviet Union
Soviet Union  1–1  Romania

Other groups[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Norway  4–1  Wales 2–1 2–0
Iceland  0–2  Netherlands 0–1 0–1
Finland  0–5  Scotland 0–3 0–2
Sweden  1–4  Denmark 0–0 1–4
Spain  3–4  France 3–1 0–3
Malta  6–0  Liechtenstein 3–0 3–0
Italy  0–3  England 0–1 0–2
Luxembourg  2–8  Germany 1–4 1–4
Portugal  3–3(a)   Switzerland 2–2 1–1
Cyprus  0–4  Yugoslavia 0–3 0–1
Poland  5–1  Turkey 5–0 0–1
Greece  1–3  Czechoslovakia 1–0 0–3
East Germany  2–2(p: 5–6)  Bulgaria 1–1 1–1

Teams[edit]

The following teams qualified for the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 5
 Belgium 3 2 0 1 7 7 0 4
 Netherlands 3 1 0 2 4 5 –1 2
  Switzerland 3 0 1 2 3 7 –4 1


24 May France  5–1  Belgium
Netherlands  2–1   Switzerland
26 May France  1–1   Switzerland
Belgium  2–1  Netherlands
28 May France  2–1  Netherlands
Belgium  4–1   Switzerland

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 6
 Czechoslovakia 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 4
 Germany 3 1 0 2 5 4 +1 2
 Malta 3 0 0 3 0 14 –14 0


24 May Germany  5–0  Malta
England  3–0  Czechoslovakia
26 May England  3–0  Malta
Czechoslovakia  2–0  Germany
28 May England  2–0  Germany
Czechoslovakia  6–0  Malta

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 6
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 4
 Austria 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 2
 Norway 3 0 0 3 2 7 –5 0


24 May Austria  2–0  Norway
Yugoslavia  2–0  Hungary
26 May Yugoslavia  2–1  Austria
Hungary  2–1  Norway
28 May Yugoslavia  3–1  Norway
Hungary  3–0  Austria

Group D[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bulgaria 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 6
 Scotland 3 2 0 1 5 5 0 4
 Denmark 3 1 0 2 3 4 –1 2
 Poland 3 0 0 3 4 9 –5 0


24 May Scotland  3–2  Poland
Bulgaria  1–0  Denmark
26 May Denmark  2–1  Poland
Bulgaria  2–0  Scotland
28 May Bulgaria  4–1  Poland
Scotland  2–1  Denmark

Semifinals[edit]

31 May 1979 (1979-05-31)
Bulgaria  1 – 0  England
31 May 1979 (1979-05-31)
Yugoslavia  3 – 0  France

Third Place Match[edit]

2 June 1979 (1979-06-02)
England  0 – 0  France
  Penalties  
4 – 3

Final[edit]

2 June 1979 (1979-06-02)
Yugoslavia  1 – 0  Bulgaria


 1979 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Yugoslavia
Second title

External links[edit]