1982 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

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1982 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
Tournament details
Dates 23 February – 24 May
Teams 8 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  England (1st title)
Runners-up  West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 14
Goals scored 41 (2.93 per match)
Best player Germany Rudi Völler[1]
1980
1984

The 1982 UEFA European Under-21 Championship was the 3rd staging of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship. The qualifying stage spanned two years (1980–82) and had 26 entrants. West Germany competed in the competition for the first time. England U-21s won the competition.

The 26 national teams were divided into eight groups (six groups of 3 + two groups of 4). The group winners played off against each other on a two-legged home-and-away basis until the winner was decided. There was no 3rd-place playoff.

Qualifying Stage[edit]

Qualifying Group 1 P W D L F A Pts
1  West Germany 6 5 0 1 15 5 10
2  Bulgaria 6 5 0 1 7 5 10
3  Austria 6 1 1 4 3 9 3
4  Finland 6 0 1 5 4 10 1
  • Finland 0-1 Bulgaria
  • Finland 1-2 Austria
  • Bulgaria 1-0 W.Germany
  • W. Germany 4-0 Austria
  • Bulgaria 1-0 Finland
  • Finland 1-2 W. Germany
  • Austria 1-2 Bulgaria
  • Austria 0-0 Finland
  • W. Germany 4-2 Finland
  • Austria 0-1 W. Germany
  • Bulgaria 1-0 Austria
  • W.Germany 4-1 Bulgaria
Qualifying Group 2 P W D L F A Pts
1  France 4 3 0 1 7 4 6
2  Belgium 4 2 0 2 4 4 4
3  Cyprus 4 1 0 3 4 7 2
  • France 3-1 Cyprus
  • Belgium 2-1 Cyprus
  • Cyprus 0-1 Belgium
  • France 1-0 Belgium
  • Belgium 1-2 France
  • Cyprus 2-1 France
Qualifying Group 3 P W D L F A Pts
1  Soviet Union 4 1 3 0 1 0 5
2  Czechoslovakia 4 1 2 1 4 2 4
3  Turkey 4 1 1 2 2 5 3
  • Czechoslo. 3-0 Turkey
  • Turkey 2-1 Czechoslo.
  • USSR 1-0 Turkey
  • Turkey 0-0 USSR
  • USSR 0-0 Czecho.
  • Czechoslo. 0-0 USSR
Qualifying Group 4 P W D L F A Pts
1  England 6 4 1 1 12 5 9
2  Hungary 6 3 0 3 12 9 6
3  Romania 6 2 1 3 9 12 5
4   Switzerland 6 1 2 3 5 12 4
  • Romania 4-0 England
  • England 5-0 Switzerland
  • England 3-0 Romania
  • Switzerland 0-1 Hungary
  • Hungary 4-2 Romania
  • Switzerland 0-0 England
  • Hungary 1-2 England
  • Romania 2-1 Hungary
  • Romania 1-1 Switz.
  • Hungary 5-1 Switzerland
  • Switz. 3-0 Romania
  • England 2-0 Hungary
Qualifying Group 5 P W D L F A Pts
1  Italy 4 3 0 1 5 2 6
2  Yugoslavia 4 2 1 1 4 2 5
3  Greece 4 0 1 3 2 7 1
  • Italy 1-0 Yugoslavia
  • Greece 1-3 Italy
  • Yugoslavia 1-1 Greece
  • Yugoslavia 1-0 Italy
  • Italy 1-0 Greece
  • Greece 0-2 Yugoslavia
Qualifying Group 6 P W D L F A Pts
1  Scotland 4 2 1 1 7 4 5
2  Denmark 4 1 2 1 4 4 4
3  Sweden 4 1 1 2 3 6 3
  • Sweden 2-0 Scotland
  • Denmark 2-1 Sweden
  • Scotland 2-1 Denmark
  • Sweden 0-0 Denmark
  • Scotland 4-0 Sweden
  • Denmark 1-1 Scotland
Qualifying Group 7 P W D L F A Pts
1  Poland 4 4 0 0 11 3 8
2  Norway 4 1 1 2 5 6 3
3  East Germany 4 0 1 3 4 11 1
  • Norway 0-1 Poland
  • E. Germany 0-4 Norway
  • E. Germany 2-3 Poland
  • Norway 1-1 E. Germany
  • Poland 3-1 E. Germany
  • Poland 4-0 Norway
Qualifying Group 8 P W D L F A Pts
1  Spain 4 4 0 0 13 3 8
2  Netherlands 4 2 0 2 4 4 4
3  Luxembourg 4 0 0 4 2 12 0
  • Netherlands 0-2 Spain
  • Spain 4-1 Luxembourg
  • Netherlands 1-0 Luxem.
  • Luxembourg 1-5 Spain
  • Luxem. 0-2 Netherlands
  • Spain 2-1 Netherlands

Qualified teams[edit]

Country Qualified as Previous appearances in tournament1
 West Germany Group 1 winner 0 (Debut)
 France Group 2 winner 0 (Debut)
 Soviet Union Group 3 winner 1 (1980)
 England Group 4 winner 2 (1978, 1980)
 Italy Group 5 winner 2 (1978, 1980)
 Scotland Group 6 winner 0 (Debut)
 Poland Group 7 winner 0 (Debut)
 Spain Group 8 winner 0 (Debut)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year

Squads[edit]

See 1982 UEFA European Under-21 Championship squads

Knockout stages[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
                                     
 Italy 0 0 0  
 Scotland 1 0 1  
   Scotland 0 1 1  
   England 1 1 2  
 Poland 1 2 3
 England 2 2 4  
   England 3 2 5
   West Germany 1 3 4
 France 0 2 2  
 Soviet Union 0 4 4  
   Soviet Union 3 0 3
   West Germany 4 5 9
 Spain 1 0 1
 West Germany 0 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1982: Rudi Völler". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 1 June 1982. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 

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