UEFA Euro 1968 qualifying

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The qualifying round for the 1968 European Football Championship consisted of 31 teams divided into eight groups; seven of four teams and one of three teams. Each group winner progressed to the quarter-finals. The quarter-finals were played in two legs on a home-and-away basis. The winners of the quarter-finals would go through, to the final tournament.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 6 3 2 1 6 2 +4 8
 Czechoslovakia 6 3 1 2 8 4 +4 7
 Republic of Ireland 6 2 1 3 5 8 −3 5
 Turkey 6 1 2 3 3 8 −5 4
Czechoslovakia Republic of Ireland Spain Turkey
Czechoslovakia  1–2 1–0 3–0
Republic of Ireland  0–2 0–0 2–1
Spain  2–1 2–0 2–0
Turkey  0–0 2–1 0–0

October 23, 1966
15:30
Republic of Ireland  0–0  Spain
Dalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance: 38,877
Referee: Hans Carlsson (Sweden)

November 16, 1966
20:00
Republic of Ireland  2–1  Turkey
O'Neill 60'
McEvoy 74'
Ogün 88'
Dalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance: 22,480
Referee: Tage Sørensen (Denmark)

December 7, 1966
00:00
Spain  2–0  Republic of Ireland
José María 21'
Pirri 35'
Estadio Mestalla, Valencia
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Pieter Romer (Netherlands)

February 1, 1967
00:00
Turkey  0–0  Spain
Ali Sami Yen Stadı, Istanbul
Attendance: 27,262
Referee: Gyula Gere (Hungary)

February 22, 1967
15:00
Turkey  2–1  Republic of Ireland
Ayhan 35'
Ogün 79'
Cantwell 89'
19 Mayıs Stadı, Ankara
Attendance: 31,063
Referee: Dimitar Rumenchev (Bulgaria)

May 21, 1967
15:30
Republic of Ireland  0–2  Czechoslovakia
Szikora 16'
Masný 47'
Dalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance: 12,000 *
Referee: Robert Schaut (Belgium)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 6,257


May 31, 1967
00:00
Spain  2–0  Turkey
Grosso 63'
Gento 81'
Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao
Attendance: 27,336
Referee: Othmar Huber (Switzerland)

June 18, 1967
17:00
Czechoslovakia  3–0  Turkey
Adamec 25', 70'
Jurkanin 74'
Tehelné Pole (Slovan), Bratislava
Attendance: 17,839
Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria)

October 1, 1967
15:00
Czechoslovakia  1–0  Spain
Horváth 47'
Stadión dr. Vacka "Eden" (Slavia), Prague
Attendance: 20,354
Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (West Germany)

October 22, 1967
20:00
Spain  2–1  Czechoslovakia
Pirri 33'
Gárate 62'
Kuna 75'
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 35,000 *
Referee: Antonio Sbardella (Italy)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 25,314


November 15, 1967
18:30
Turkey  0–0  Czechoslovakia
19 Mayıs Stadı, Ankara
Attendance: 19,760 *
Referee: Nicolae Mihăilescu (Romania)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 35,000


November 22, 1967
14:00
Czechoslovakia  1–2  Republic of Ireland
Dempsey 57'(og) Treacy 65'
O'Connor 86'
Stadión dr. Vacka "Eden" (Slavia), Prague
Attendance: 11,000 *
Referee: Erwin Vetter (East Germany)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 7,615


Group 2[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bulgaria 6 4 2 0 10 2 +8 10
 Portugal 6 2 2 2 6 6 0 6
 Sweden 6 2 1 3 9 12 −3 5
 Norway 6 1 1 4 9 14 −5 3
Bulgaria Norway Portugal Sweden
Bulgaria  4–2 1–0 3–0
Norway  0–0 1–2 3–1
Portugal  0–0 2–1 1–2
Sweden  0–2 5–2 1–1

November 13, 1966
15:00
Bulgaria  4–2  Norway
Tsanev 18', 43'
Zhekov 42', 85'
Hasund 59', 86'
Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia
Attendance: 20,762 *
Referee: Muzaffer Sarvan (Turkey)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 30,000


November 13, 1966
15:00
Portugal  1–2  Sweden
Graça 21' Danielsson 29', 86'
Estádio Nacional, Oeiras(Lisbon)
Attendance: 18,244 *
Referee: Jacques Colling (Luxembourg)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 35,000


June 1, 1967
19:00
Sweden  1–1  Portugal
Svensson 90' Custódio Pinto 19'
Råsunda Stadion, Solna(Stockholm)
Attendance: 49,689
Referee: Kevin Howley (England)

June 8, 1967
19:00
Norway  1–2  Portugal
Iversen 35' Eusébio 15', 60'
Ullevaal, Oslo
Attendance: 29,993
Referee: William Syme (Scotland)

June 11, 1967
16:00
Sweden  0–2  Bulgaria
Zhekov 23'
Dermendjiev 82'
Råsunda Stadion, Solna(Stockholm)
Attendance: 24,271
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Wales)

June 29, 1967
19:00
Norway  0–0  Bulgaria
Ullevaal, Oslo
Attendance: 25,545
Referee: John Adair (Northern Ireland)

September 3, 1967
13:15
Norway  3–1  Sweden
Sunde 23'
Birkeland 47'
Berg 80'
Nordahl 19'
Ullevaal, Oslo
Attendance: 32,151
Referee: Jan Pawlik (Poland)

NOTE: The sequence of the Norwegian goals in other sources: 1-1 Berg (23'), 2-1 Birkeland (47'), 3-1 Sunde (80').


November 5, 1967
14:00
Sweden  5–2  Norway
Turesson 15', 86'
Danielsson 39'
Eriksson 48', 85'
Iversen 57'(p)
Nilsen 90'
Råsunda Stadion, Solna(Stockholm)
Attendance: 14,078
Referee: Rudolf Glöckner (East Germany)

November 12, 1967
15:00
Portugal  2–1  Norway
Torres 30'
Jaime Graça 64'
Nilsen 40'
Estádio das Antas, Oporto
Attendance: 20,500 *
Referee: Michel Kitabdjian (France)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 35,000


November 12, 1967
15:00
Bulgaria  3–0  Sweden
Kotkov(*) 43'
Mitkov(*) 44'
Asparuhov 75'
Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia
Attendance: 16,479 **
Referee: Josip Drago Horvat (Yugoslavia)

(*)NOTE: The sequence of the Bulgaria's goals in other sources: 1-0 Mitkov (43'), 2-0 Kotkov (44')
(**)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 28,000


November 26, 1967
14:30
Bulgaria  1–0  Portugal
Dermendjiev 63'
Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia
Attendance: 39,795 *
Referee: Anvar Zverev (USSR)

(*) NOTE: Attendance also reported as 55,000


December 17, 1967
16:00
Portugal  0–0  Bulgaria
Estádio Nacional, Oeiras(Lisbon)
Attendance: 13,408 *
Referee: Antonio Sbardella (Italy)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 20,000


Group 3[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 6 5 0 1 16 6 +10 10
 Greece 5 2 1 2 7 8 −1 5
 Austria 5 2 1 2 7 9 −2 5
 Finland 6 0 2 4 5 12 −7 2
Austria Finland Greece Soviet Union
Austria  2–1 annulled 1–0
Finland  0–0 1–1 2–5
Greece  4–1 2–1 0–1
Soviet Union  4–3 2–0 4–0

Reference: [1]


October 2, 1966
14:00
Finland  0–0  Austria
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 10,070
Referee: Peter Coates (Rep. of Ireland)

October 16, 1966
15:30
Greece  2–1  Finland
Alexiadis 39', 86' Mäkipää 57'
Kaftatzoglio Stadio, Salonika
Attendance: 28,478
Referee: Zdeněk Valeš (Czechoslovakia)

May 10, 1967
18:00
Finland  1–1  Greece
Peltonen 18' Chaitas 39'
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 14,056
Referee: Pieter Roomer (Netherlands)

June 11, 1967
19:00
Soviet Union  4–3  Austria
Malofeyev 25'
Byshovets 36'
Chislenko(*) 43'
Streltsov 80'
Hof 38'
Wolny 54'
Siber 71'
Central Lenin Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 72,142
Referee: Johan Einar Boström (Sweden)

(*)NOTE: It is also reported that the third Soviet goal was an own goal by Helmut Wartusch.


July 16, 1967
19:00
Soviet Union  4–0  Greece
Banishevski 50', 77'
Sabo 72' (p)
Chislenko 83'
Central Stadium Dynamo, Tbilisi
Attendance: 28,040
Referee: Birger Nilsen (Norway)

August 30, 1967
19:00
Soviet Union  2–0  Finland
Khurtsilava 14'
Chislenko 80'
Central Lenin Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 20,597
Referee: Muzaffer Sarvan (Turkey)

September 6, 1967
17:30
Finland  2–5  Soviet Union
Peltonen 18' (p)
Syrjävaara 25'
Sabo 2', 56' (p)
Maslov 14'
Banishevski 35'
Malofeyev 63'
Kupittaan Stadion, Turku
Attendance: 7,793
Referee: Pavel Špoták (Czechoslovakia)

September 24, 1967
15:00
Austria  2–1  Finland
Flögel 17'
Grausam 81'
Peltonen 57'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 25,231
Referee: Milivoje Gugulović (Yugoslavia)

October 4, 1967
20:30
Greece  4–1  Austria
Sideris 28', 34' (p), 63'
Papaioannou 75'
Grausam 62'
Stadio Karaiskaki, Piraeus(Athens)
Attendance: 34,552
Referee: Vasile Dumitrescu (Romania)

October 15, 1967
14:30
Austria  1–0  Soviet Union
Grausam 49'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 37,400
Referee: Todor Bechirov (Bulgaria)

October 31, 1967
15:30
Greece  0–1  Soviet Union
Malofeyev 50'
Stadio Karaiskaki, Piraeus(Athens)
Attendance: 33,588
Referee: Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland)

November 5, 1967
14:30
Austria  1–1  Greece
Siber 32' Sideris 71'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 31,996
Referee: Gyula Gere (Hungary)

The match was abandoned at 83' because of fans disturbance in the stadium. Match declared void by UEFA decision.[2]


Group 4[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 4 3 0 1 8 3 +5 6
 West Germany 4 2 1 1 9 2 +7 5
 Albania 4 0 1 3 0 12 −12 1
Albania West Germany Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Albania  0–0 0–2
West Germany  6–0 3–1
Yugoslavia  4–0 1–0

April 8, 1967
00:00
West Germany  6–0  Albania
Müller 6', 25', 73', 85'(p)
Löhr 77', 79'
Stadion Rote Erde, Dortmund
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Martti Hirviniemi (Finland)

May 3, 1967
00:00
Yugoslavia  1–0  West Germany
Skoblar 64'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 36,508
Referee: José María Ortiz de Mendíbil (Spain)

May 14, 1967
00:00
Albania  0–2  Yugoslavia
Zambata 23', 56'
Stadiumi Qemal Stafa, Tirana
Attendance: 18,573
Referee: Costas Xanthoulis (Cyprus)

October 7, 1967
00:00
West Germany  3–1  Yugoslavia
Löhr 11'
Müller 71'
Seeler 87'
Zambata 46'
Volksparkstadion, Hamburg
Attendance: 70,573
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello (Italy)

November 12, 1967
00:00
Yugoslavia  4–0  Albania
Sprečo 44'
Osim 52', 81'
Lazarević 70'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 18,573
Referee: Andrei Rădulescu (Romania)

December 17, 1967
00:00
Albania  0–0  West Germany
Stadiumi Qemal Stafa, Tirana
Attendance: 21,889
Referee: Ferdinand Marschall (Austria)

Group 5[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 6 4 1 1 15 5 +10 9
 East Germany 6 3 1 2 10 10 0 7
 Netherlands 6 2 1 3 11 11 0 5
 Denmark 6 1 1 4 6 16 −10 3
Denmark East Germany Hungary Netherlands
Denmark  1–1 0–2 3–2
East Germany  3–2 1–0 4–3
Hungary  6–0 3–1 2–1
Netherlands  2–0 1–0 2–2

September 7, 1966
20:30
Netherlands  2–2  Hungary
Pijs 35'
Cruijff 52'
Molnár 70'
Mészöly 88'
Feyenoord Stadion (De Kuip), Rotterdam
Attendance: 61,600
Referee: Birger Nilsen (Norway)

September 21, 1966
18:30
Hungary  6–0  Denmark
Albert 1', 32'
Mészöly 10' (p)
Bene 14'
Farkas 37'
Varga 83'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 18,487
Referee: Petros Tzouvaras(*) (Greece)

(*)NOTE: in other sources Alexandros Monastiriotis


November 30, 1966
20:30
Netherlands  2–0  Denmark
Swart 58'
van der Kuijlen 73'
Feyenoord Stadion (De Kuip), Rotterdam
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Aníbal da Silva Oliveira (Portugal)

April 5, 1967
17:00
East Germany  4–3  Netherlands
Vogel 50'
Frenzel 62', 78', 85'
Mulder 10'
Keizer 12', 65'
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Hannes Þorsteinn Sigurðsson (Iceland)

May 10, 1967
19:15
Hungary  2–1  Netherlands
Mészöly 7' (p)
Farkas 30'
Suurbier 63'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 24,352
Referee: Franz Mayer (Austria)

May 24, 1967
19:00
Denmark  0–2  Hungary
Albert(*) 30'
Bene 70'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 35,200
Referee: William John Gow (Wales)

(*)NOTE: The first goal is also reported as an own goal by Erik Sandvad.


June 4, 1967
13:30
Denmark  1–1  East Germany
Bjerre 65' (p) Löwe 5'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 23,700
Referee: Joseph Hannet (Belgium)

September 13, 1967
20:15
Netherlands  1–0  East Germany
Cruijff 2'
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Thomas Wharton (Scotland)

September 27, 1967
18:00
Hungary  3–1  East Germany
Farkas 9', 48', 50' Frenzel 58'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 69,871
Referee: Tofik Bakhramov (USSR)

October 4, 1967
19:00
Denmark  3–2  Netherlands
Bjerre 44' (p), 71'
Søndergaard 53'
Suurbier 74'
Israël 76'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 35,200
Referee: Malcolm Hall Wright (Northern Ireland)

October 11, 1967
17:00
East Germany  3–2  Denmark
Körner 35' (p)
Pankau 59', 73'
Dyreborg 25'
Søndergaard 38'
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Ryszard Banasiuk (Poland)

October 29, 1967
14:00
East Germany  1–0  Hungary
Frenzel 51'
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 48,872
Referee: Robert Héliès (France)

Group 6[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 6 5 1 0 17 3 +14 11
 Romania 6 3 0 3 18 14 +4 6
  Switzerland 6 2 1 3 17 13 +4 5
 Cyprus 6 1 0 5 3 25 −22 2
Cyprus Italy Romania Switzerland
Cyprus  0–2 1–5 2–1
Italy  5–0 3–1 4–0
Romania  7–0 0–1 4–2
Switzerland   5–0 2–2 7–1

November 2, 1966
14:45
Romania  4–2   Switzerland
Dridea 8'
Frăţilă 11', 25', 38'
Künzli 54'
Odermatt 70'
Stadionul Republicii, Bucharest
Attendance: 14,209
Referee: James Finney (England)

November 26, 1966
14:30
 Italy 3–1  Romania
Mazzola 30', 67'
Depaoli 43'
Dobrin 7'
Stadio San Paolo, Naples
Attendance: 68,000
Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (West Germany)

December 3, 1966
14:30
Cyprus  1–5  Romania
Pierides 32' Dridea 49', 82'
Lucescu 51'
Frăţilă 65', 74'
GSP Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance: 4,823
Referee: Arthur Lentini (Malta)

March 22, 1967
15:45
Cyprus  0–2  Italy
Domenghini 76'
Facchetti 88'
GSP Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance: 5,380
Referee: Atanas Stavrev Kiryakov (Bulgaria)

April 23, 1967
16:30
Romania  7–0  Cyprus
Lucescu 4'
Martinovici 15'
Dumitriu 24', 52', 77'
I.Ionescu 47', 86'
Stadionul 23. August, Bucharest
Attendance: 9,412
Referee: Milivoje Gugulović (Yugoslavia)

May 24, 1967
20:00
Switzerland   7–1  Romania
Künzli 12', 67'
Quentin 15', 32'
Blättler 46', 59'
Odermatt 63'
Dobrin 70'
Hardturm Stadion, Zürich
Attendance: 21,337
Referee: Robert Lacoste (France)

June 25, 1967
17:30
Romania  0–1  Italy
Bertini 81'
Stadionul 23. August, Bucharest
Attendance: 54,371
Referee: Manuel Gómez Arribas (Spain)

November 1, 1967
14:30
Italy  5–0  Cyprus
Mazzola 12', 22'
Riva 46', 55', 59'
Stadio San Vito, Cosenza
Attendance: 22,059
Referee: Antoine Queudeville (Luxembourg)

November 8, 1967
20:30
Switzerland   5–0  Cyprus
Blättler 32', 55'
Künzli 43'
Dürr 58' (p)
Odermatt 73'
Stadio Comunale di Cornaredo, Lugano
Attendance: 3,737
Referee: Robert Schaut (Belgium)

November 18, 1967
14:45
Switzerland   2–2  Italy
Quentin 34'
Künzli 68'
Riva 66', 85' (p)
Wankdorf Stadion, Berne
Attendance: 53,137
Referee: István Zsolt (Hungary)

December 23, 1967
14:30
Italy  4–0   Switzerland
Mazzola 3'
Riva 13'
Domenghini 45', 67'
Stadio Amsicora, Cagliari
Attendance: 24,743
Referee: Thomas Wharton (Scotland)

February 17, 1968
15:15
Cyprus  2–1   Switzerland
Asprou 22'
Papadopoulos 46'
Kattos 9' (og)
GSP Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Pavel Špoták (Czechoslovakia)

Group 7[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 6 4 1 1 14 6 +8 9
 Belgium 6 3 1 2 14 9 +5 7
 Poland 6 3 1 2 13 9 +4 7
 Luxembourg 6 0 1 5 1 18 −17 1
Belgium France Luxembourg Poland
Belgium  2–1 3–0 2–4
France  1–1 3–1 2–1
Luxembourg  0–5 0–3 0–0
Poland  3–1 1–4 4–0

October 2, 1966
12:00
Poland  4–0  Luxembourg
Jarosik 49'
Liberda 54'
Grzegorczyk 73'
Sadek 88'
Stadion Pogoń, Szczecin
Attendance: 10,840
Referee: Erwin Vetter (East Germany)

October 22, 1966
15:00
France  2–1  Poland
Di Nallo 26'
Lech 85'
Grzegorczyk 61'
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 23,524
Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (West Germany)

November 11, 1966
15:00
Belgium  2–1  France
Van Himst 51', 54' Lech 67'
Stade du Heysel, Brussels
Attendance: 43,404
Referee: John Keith Taylor (England)

November 26, 1966
15:00
Luxembourg  0–3  France
Herbet 8'
Revelli 40'
Lech 41'
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg
Attendance: 3,465
Referee: Laurens van Ravens (Netherlands)

March 19, 1967
16:00
Luxembourg  0–5  Belgium
Van Himst 20', 36'
Stockman 29', 60', 73'
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg
Attendance: 9,107
Referee: Karl Göppel (Switzerland)

April 16, 1967
16:00
Luxembourg  0–0  Poland
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg
Attendance: 7,229
Referee: Einar Poulsen (Denmark)

May 21, 1967
12:00
Poland  3–1  Belgium
Lubański 28', 41'
Szołtysik 72'
Puis 52'
Stadion Śląski, Chorzów
Attendance: 57,000
Referee: Toimi Olkku (Finland)

September 17, 1967
13:00
Poland  1–4  France
Brychczy 26' Herbin 13'
Di Nallo 33', 85'
Guy 63'
Stadion Dziesięciolecia, Warsaw
Attendance: 51,010
Referee: Ferdinand Marschall (Austria)

October 8, 1967
15:00
Belgium  2–4  Poland
Devrindt 15', 35' Żmijewski 26', 52', 70'
Brychczy 45'
Stade du Heysel, Brussels
Attendance: 35,897
Referee: Juan Garay Gardeazábal (Spain)

October 28, 1967
15:00
France  1–1  Belgium
Herbin 84' Claessen 37'
Stade Marcel Saupin, Nantes
Attendance: 14,591
Referee: Francesco Francescon (Italy)

November 22, 1967
19:30
Belgium  3–0  Luxembourg
Thio 62', 77'
Claessen 65'
Stade Klokke, Bruges
Attendance: 6,745
Referee: William O'Neill (Northern Ireland)

December 23, 1967
14:30
France  3–1  Luxembourg
Loubet 42', 47', 53' Klein 1'
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 7,320
Referee: Aníbal da Silva Oliveira (Portugal)

Group 8[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 6 4 1 1 15 5 +10 9
 Scotland 6 3 2 1 10 8 +2 8
 Wales 6 1 2 3 6 12 −6 4
 Northern Ireland 6 1 1 4 2 8 −6 3
England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
England  2–0 2–3 5–1
Northern Ireland  0–2 1–0 0–0
Scotland  1–1 2–1 3–2
Wales  0–3 2–0 1–1

Group 8's results were formed by combining the results of the 1967 and 1968 British Home Championships.


October 22, 1966
00:00
Wales  1–1  Scotland
R.Davies 76' Law 86'
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 33,269
Referee: Ken Dagnall (England)

October 22, 1966
15:00
Northern Ireland  0–2  England
Hunt 40'
Peters 60'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 47,897
Referee: Robert Holley Davidson (Scotland)

November 16, 1966
20:00
Scotland  2–1  Northern Ireland
Murdoch 14'
Lennox 35'
Nicholson 9'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 45,281
Referee: John Keith Taylor (England)

November 16, 1966
00:00
England  5–1  Wales
Hurst 30', 34'
B.Charlton 43'
Hennessey 65' (og)
J.Charlton 84'
W.Davies 36'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 75,380
Referee: Thomas Wharton (Scotland)

April 12, 1967
19:30
Northern Ireland  0–0  Wales
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 17,643
Referee: Kevin Howley (England)

April 15, 1967
00:00
England  2–3  Scotland
J.Charlton 84'
Hurst 88'
Law 27'
Lennox 78'
McCalliog 87'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 99,063
Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (West Germany)

October 21, 1967
00:00
Wales  0–3  England
Peters 34'
B.Charlton 87'
Ball 90' (p)
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 44,960
Referee: John Robertson P. Gordon (Scotland)

October 21, 1967
15:00
Northern Ireland  1–0  Scotland
Clements 67'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 46,300
Referee: James Finney (England)

November 22, 1967
00:00
Scotland  3–2  Wales
Gilzean 15', 65'
McKinnon 78'
R.Davies 18'
Durban 55'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 57,472
Referee: James Finney (England)

November 22, 1967
19:45
England  2–0  Northern Ireland
Hurst 43'
B.Charlton 62'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 83,969
Referee: Leo Callaghan (Wales)

February 24, 1968
15:00
Scotland  1–1  England
Hughes 39' Peters 20'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 134,461
Referee: Laurens van Ravens (Netherlands)

February 28, 1968
19:15
Wales  2–0  Northern Ireland
Rees 75'
R.Davies 84'
The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
Attendance: 17,548
Referee: Robert Holley Davidson (Scotland)

Quarter Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bulgaria  3–4  Italy 3–2 0–2
Hungary  2–3  Soviet Union 2–0 0–3
England  3–1  Spain 1–0 2–1
France  2–6  Yugoslavia 1–1 1–5


Bulgaria vs Italy

April 6, 1968
17:00
First Leg
Bulgaria  3 – 2  Italy
Kotkov 12' (pen)
Dermendzhiev 66'
Zhekov 73'
Penev 60' (og)
Prati 83'
Vasil Levski, Sofia
Attendance: 68.000
Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (FRG)

April 20, 1968
16:00
Second Leg
Italy  2 – 0  Bulgaria
Prati 14'
Domenghini 55'
Stadio San Paolo, Naples
Attendance: 95.000
Referee: Gottfried Dienst (SUI)

Italy won 4 – 3 on aggregete


Hungary vs USSR

May 4, 1968
17:00
First Leg
Hungary  2 – 0  Soviet Union
Farkas 22'
Göröcs 84'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 71,556
Referee: Laurens Van Ravens (NED)

May 11, 1968
19:30
Second Leg
Soviet Union  3 – 0  Hungary
Solymosi 22' (og)
Khurtsilava 59'
Byshovets 72'
Central Lenin Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 91,129
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher (FRG)

Soviet Union won 3 – 2 on aggregate


England vs Spain

April 3, 1968
19:45
First Leg
England  1 – 0  Spain
B. Charlton 84'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 95.000
Referee: Gilbert Droz (SUI)

May 8, 1968
20:30
Second Leg
Spain  1 – 2  England
Amancio 48' Peters 55'
Hunter 81'
Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 90.000
Referee: Josef Krnavek (TCH)

England won 3 – 1 on aggregate


France vs Yugoslavia

April 6, 1968
16:00
First Leg
France  1 – 1  Yugoslavia
Di Nallo 78' Musemić 66'
Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Attendance: 35.423
Referee: Erwin Vetter (FRG)


April 24, 1968
16:30
Second Leg
Yugoslavia  5 – 1  France
Petković 3', 33'
Musemić 12', 80'
Džajić 24'
Di Nallo 34'
Crvena Zvezda Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 47,747
Referee: Paul Schiller (AUT)

Yugoslavia won 6 – 2 on aggregate


Italy, Soviet Union, England and Yugoslavia qualified for the final tournament.


Notes[edit]

  • As of 2012, this is the last time that West Germany/Germany fails to qualify for the final tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Championship 1968, rsssf.com
  2. ^ "Euro 1968 in Italy" (in German). 90min.ch. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 

External links[edit]