World Cup 1954 - Qualifying


EUROPE

GROUP 1 [NORWAY, SAAR, WEST GERMANY]

24/06/1953, Oslo, Bislett stadion, 22.000
NORWAY                 2-3           SAAR [HT 2-2]
THORESEN, Gunnar  2'                 BINKERT, Herbert 16'
DAHLEN, Knut     15'                 OTTO, Werner     30'
                                     SIEDL, Gerhard   52'

Norway:                              Saar:
 1-FØRLI, Olaf                        1-STREMPEL, Erwin
 2-HOLMBERG, Erik                     2-PUFF, Theo
 3-KARLSEN, Yngve                     3-KECK, Albert
 4-OLSEN, Thorleif                    4-CLEMENS, Kurt
 5-SVENSSEN, Thorbjørn [c]            5-MOMBER, Peter
 6-HERNES, Thor                       6-PHILIPPI, Waldemar
 7-ANDERSEN, Asbjørn                  7-OTTO, Werner
 8-THORESEN, Gunnar                   8-MARTIN, Herbert
 9-DAHLEN, Knut                       9-BINKERT, Herbert
10-HENNUM, Harald                    10-SIEDL, Gerhard
11-OLSEN, Leif                       11-SCHIRRA, Karl
Subs Used:
                                     12-BERG, Karl [<2]
Coaches:
HAHN, Willibald                      SCHÖN, Helmut
Referee: BRONKHORST, Just [NETHERLANDS]

19/08/1953, Oslo, Ullevallstadion, 32.300
NORWAY                 1-1           WEST GERMANY [HT 1-1]
HENNUM, Harald 41'                   WALTER, Fritz 44'

Norway:                              West Germany:
 1-HANSEN, Asbjørn                    1-TUREK, Toni
 2-HANSEN, Oddvar                     2-RETTER, Erich
 3-KARLSEN, Harry Boye                3-KOHLMEYER, Werner
 4-HERNES, Thor                       4-ECKEL, Horst
 5-SVENSSEN, Thorbjørn [c]            5-POSIPAL, Josef
 6-OLSEN, Thorleif                    6-SCHANKO, Erich
 7-HENNUM, Harald                     7-RAHN, Helmut
 8-THORESEN, Gunnar                   8-MORLOCK, Max
 9-DYBWAD, Gunnar                     9-WALTER, Ottmar
10-NATLAND, Arne                     10-WALTER, Fritz [c]
11-OLSEN, Leif                       11-SCHÄFER, Hans
Subs Used:
                                     12-PFAFF, Alfred [<11] 42'
Coaches:
HAHN, Willibald                      HERBERGER, Sepp
Referee: AUSSEN, W [NETHERLANDS]

11/10/1953, Stuttgart, Neckerstadion, 55.000
WEST GERMANY           3-0           SAAR [HT 1-0]
MORLOCK, Max  13'
MORLOCK, Max  51'
SCHADE, Horst 71'

West Germany:                        Saar:
 1-TUREK, Toni                        1-STREMPEL, Erwin
 2-RETTER, Erich                      2-BIEWER, Nikolaus
 3-ERHARDT, Herbert                   3-PUFF, Theo
 4-MAI, Karl                          4-BERG, Karl
 5-POSIPAL, Josef [c]                 5-MOMBER, Peter
 6-GOTTINGER, Richard                 6-PHILIPPI, Waldemar
 7-RAHN, Herbert                      7-OTTO, Werner
 8-MORLOCK, Max                       8-MARTIN, Herbert
 9-SCHADE, Horst                      9-BALZERT, Jakob
10-METZNER, Karl-Heinz               10-CLEMENS, Kurt
11-SCHÄFER, Hans                     11-SIEDL, Gerhard
Subs Used:
12-ECKEL, Horst [<6] 38'
Coaches:
SCHÖN, Helmut                         HERBERGER, Sepp
Referee: van der MEER, Karel [NETHERLANDS]

08/11/1953, Saarbrücken, Ludwigparkstadion, 45.000
SAAR                   0-0           NORWAY [HT 0-0]

Saar:                                Norway:
 1-STREMPEL, Erwin                    1-HANSEN, Asbjørn
 2-BIEWER, Nikolaus                   2-HANSEN, Oddvar
 3-PUFF, Theo                         3-KARLSEN, Harry Boye
 4-CLEMENS, Kurt                      4-OLSEN, Thorleif
 5-MOMBER, Peter                      5-SVENSSEN, Thorbjørn [c]
 6-PHILIPPI, Waldemar                 6-HERNES, Thor
 7-OTTO, Werner                       7-HENNUM, Harald
 8-MARTIN, Herbert                    8-THORESEN, Gunnar
 9-BALZERT, Jakob                     9-DYBWAD, Gunnar
10-SIEDL, Gerhard                    10-NORDAHL, Hans
11-FOTTNER, Helmut                   11-OLSEN, Willy
Coaches:
SCHÖN, Helmut                        HAHN, Willibald
Referee: HORN, Leo [NETHERLANDS]

22/11/1953, Hamburg, Volksparkstadion, 75.000
WEST GERMANY           5-1           NORWAY [HT 1-1]
MORLOCK, Max   31'                   NORDAHL, Hans 27'
MORLOCK, Max   63'
WALTER, Ottmar 69'
WALTER, Fritz  80'
RAHN, Helmut   82'

West Germany:                        Norway:
 1-TUREK, Toni                        1-HANSEN, Asbjørn
 2-RETTER, Erich                      2-HANSEN, Oddvar
 3-KOHLMEYER, Werner                  3-KARLSEN, Harry Boye
 4-ECKEL, Horst                       4-OLSEN, Thorleif
 5-POSIPAL, Josef                     5-SVENSSEN, Thorbjørn [c]
 6-SCHANKO, Erich                     6-HERNES, Thor
 7-RAHN, Helmut                       7-FOSSLI, Willy
 8-MORLOCK, Max                       8-THORESEN, Gunnar
 9-WALTER, Ottmar                     9-DYBWAD, Gunnar
10-WALTER, Fritz [c]                 10-NORDAHL, Hans
11-HERRMANN, Richard                 11-HYIDSTEN, Ragnar
Subs Used:
                                     12-HOLMBERG, Erik [<3]
Coaches:
HERBERGER, Sepp                      HAHN, Willibald
Referee: LUTY, Alf [ENGLAND]

28/03/1954, Saarbrücken, Ludwigparkstadion, 50.000
SAAR                   1-3           WEST GERMANY [HT 0-1]
MARTIN, Herbert 69'pen               MORLOCK, Max  37'
                                     MORLOCK, Max  51'
                                     SCHÄFER, Hans 83'

Saar:                                West Germany:
 1-STREMPEL, Erwin                    1-TUREK, Toni
 2-BIEWER, Nikolaus                   2-RETTER, Erich
 3-KECK, Albert                       3-KOHLMEYER, Werner
 4-CLEMENS, Kurt                      4-POSIPAL, Josef
 5-MOMBER, Peter                      5-LIEBRICH, Werner
 6-PHILIPPI, Waldemar                 6-SCHANKO, Erich
 7-OTTO, Werner                       7-RAHN, Helmut
 8-MARTIN, Herbert                    8-MORLOCK, Max
 9-BINKERT, Herbert                   9-WALTER, Fritz [c]
10-SIEDL, Gerhard                    10-RÖHRIG, Josef
11-SCHIRRA, Karl                     11-SCHÄFER, Hans
Subs Used:
                                     12-WALTER, Ottmar [<9] 31'
Coaches:
SCHÖN, Helmut                        HERBERGER, Sepp
Referee: BRONKHORST, Just [NETHERLANDS]

GROUP 2 [BELGIUM, FINLAND, SWEDEN]

25/05/1953, Helsinki, Olympiastadion, 20.051
FINLAND                2-4           BELGIUM [HT 0-3]
LEHTOVIRTA, Kalevi 51'               COPPENS, Henri  7'
LEHTOVIRTA, Kalevi 77'               ANOUL, Léopold  9'
                                     COPPENS, Henri 25'
                                     COPPENS, Henri 79'

Finland:                             Belgium:
 1-JOKINEN, Matti                     1-SEGHERS, Armand
 2-MARTIN, Kurt [c]                   2-DIRICKX, Henri
 3-MYNTTI, Stig Göran                 3-van BRANDT, Alfons
 4-PARKKINEN, Sulo                    4-BLAISE, Fernand
 5-LEHTINEN, Lauri                    5-CARRE, Louis
 6-LAITINEN, Martti                   6-MAERTENS, Robert
 7-FORSS, Rainer                      7-LEMBERECHTS, Victor
 8-HILTUNEN, Matti                    8-MERMANS, Joseph [c]
 9-PELKONEN, Seppo                    9-COPPENS, Henri
10-LAHTINEN, Olavi                   10-ANOUL, Léopold
11-LEHTOVIRTA, Kalevi                11-JANSSENS, Augustin
Coaches:
LEHTONEN, Aatos                      GORMLIE, Bill [ENGLAND]
Referee: HELGE, Leo [DENMARK]
Note: Another source states Olavi Lahtinen scored Finland's first goal.

28/05/1953, Solna Råsunda Stadion, 31.491
SWEDEN                 2-3           BELGIUM [HT 2-3]
BENGTSSON, Sylve 20'                 ANOUL, Léopold      28'
SELMOSSON, Arne  26'                 STRAETMANS, Jean    38'
                                     LEMBERECHTS, Victor 41'

Sweden:                              Belgium:
 1-SVENSSON, Karl                     1-DAENEN, François [c]
 2-SANDBRING, Sune                    2-DRIES, Marcel
 3-BERGMARK, Orvar                    3-van BRANDT, Alfons
 4-SVENSSON, Sven-Ove                 4-MEES, Victor
 5-GUSTAVSSON, Bengt [c]              5-CARRE, Louis
 6-LINDH, Gösta                       6-MAERTENS, Robert
 7-BENGTSSON, Sylve                   7-LEMBERECHTS, Victor
 8-SELMOSSON, Arne                    8-ANOUL, Léopold
 9-ERIKSSON, Lars                     9-COPPENS, Henri
10-ANDERSSON, Hans                   10-STRAETMANS, Jean
11-SANDBERG, Gösta                   11-JANSSENS, Augustin
Coaches:
KOCK, Putte                          GORMLIE, Bill [ENGLAND]
Referee: MOWAT, Jack [SCOTLAND]

05/08/1953, Helsinki, Olympiastadion, 13.849
FINLAND                3-3           SWEDEN [HT 0-2]
LEHTOVIRTA, Kalevi 63'               SANDELL, Nils-Åke  9'
LAHTINEN, Olavi    67'               PERSSON, Hans     23'
RIKBERG, Nils      70'               SANDELL, Nils-Åke 71'

Finland:                             Sweden:
 1-KLINGA, Aarre                      1-SVENSSON, Karl
 2-MARTIN, Kurt                       2-SANDBRING, Sune
 3-LINDMAN, Åke                       3-BERGMARK, Orvar
 4-PULKKINEN, Aimo                    4-SVENSSON, Sven-Ove
 5-LEHTINEN, Lauri                    5-GUSTAVSSON, Bengt [c]
 6-PELKONEN, Seppo                    6-LINDH, Gösta
 7-FORSS, Rainer                      7-ERIKSSON, Lars
 8-MYNTTI, Stig Göran [c]             8-THILLBERG, Henry
 9-RIKBERG, Nils                      9-SANDELL, Nils-Åke
10-LAHTINEN, Olavi                   10-PERSSON, Hans
11-LEHTOVIRTA, Kalevi                11-HOLMQVIST, Lennart
Subs Used:
                                     12-BENGTSSON, Sylve [<7]
Coaches:
LEHTONEN, Aatos                       KOCK, Putte
Referee: BALSTAD, Finn [NORWAY]

16/08/1953, Solna, Råsunda Stadion, 27.161
SWEDEN                 4-0           FINLAND [HT 2-0]
SANDBERG, Gösta   22'
SANDELL, Nils-Åke 24'
SANDIN, Herbert   56'
SANDELL, Nils-Åke 61'

Sweden:                              Finland:
 1-SVENSSON, Karl                     1-KLINGA, Aarre
 2-SAMUELSSON, Lennart                2-MARTIN, Kurt
 3-BERGMARK, Orvar                    3-LINDMAN, Åke
 4-SVENSSON, Sven-Ove                 4-PULKKINEN, Aimo
 5-GUSTAVSSON, Bengt                  5-LEHTINEN, Lauri
 6-LINDH, Gösta [c]                   6-PELKONEN, Seppo
 7-SANDIN, Herbert                    7-FORSS, Rainer
 8-THILLBERG, Henry                   8-MYNTTI, Stig-Göran [c]
 9-SANDELL, Nils-Åke                  9-RIKBERG, Nils
10-LÖFGREN, Gösta                    10-LAHTINEN, Olavi
11-SANDBERG, Gösta                   11-LEHTOVIRTA, Kalevi
Coaches:
KOCK, Putte                          LEHTONEN, Aatos
Referee: ASMUSSEN, Axel [DENMARK]

23/09/1953, Brussels, Stade du Heysel (Centenaire), 31.491
BELGIUM                2-2           FINLAND [HT 2-0]
BOLLEN, Mathieu 23'                  LAHTINEN, Olavi 83'
BOLLEN, Mathieu 30'                  VAIHELA, Jorma  90'

Belgium:                             Finland:
 1-DAENEN, François [c]               1-RINTANEN, Mauno [c]
 2-DRIES, Marcel                      2-MARTIN, Kurt
 3-van BRANDT, Alfons                 3-LINDMAN, Åke
 4-MEES, Victor                       4-PELKONEN, Seppo
 5-CARRE, Louis                       5-KUPIAINEN, Pekka
 6-MAERTENS, Robert                   6-SUOJANEN, Reino
 7-van GESTEL, Raymond                7-VAIHELA, Jorma
 8-ANOUL, Léopold                     8-RYTKÖNEN, Aulis
 9-COPPENS, Henri                     9-RIKBERG, Nils
10-BOLLEN, Mathieu                   10-LAHTINEN, Olavi
11-JANSSENS, Augustin                11-LEHTOVIRTA, Kalevi
Coaches:
LIVINGSTONE, Doug [SCOTLAND]         LEHTONEN, Aatos
Referee: BAUMBERGER, René [SWITZERLAND]

08/10/1953, Brussels, Stade du Heysel (Centenaire), 31.563
BELGIUM                2-0           SWEDEN [HT 1-0]
COPPENS, Henri 33'
MEES, Victor   75'

Belgium:                             Sweden:
 1-GERNAEY, Leopold                   1-SVENSSON, Karl
 2-DIRICKX, Henri                     2-SAMUELSSON, Lennart
 3-van BRANDT, Alfons                 3-BERGMARK, Orvar
 4-MEES, Victor                       4-SVENSSON, Sven-Ove
 5-CARRE, Louis                       5-GUSTAVSSON, Bengt [c]
 6-MAERTENS, Robert                   6-ANDERSSON, Stig
 7-van GESTEL, Raymond                7-HAMRIN, Kurt
 8-ANOUL, Léopold [c]                 8-LÖFGREN, Gösta
 9-COPPENS, Henri                     9-LINDH, Olle
10-BOLLEN, Mathieu                   10-ARONSSON, Jan
11-GIVARD, Joseph                    11-SANDBERG, Gösta
Coaches:
LIVINGSTONE, Doug [SCOTLAND]         KOCK, Putte
Referee: SCHIPPER, Klaas [NETHERLANDS]

GROUP 3 [ENGLAND, NORTHERN IRELAND, SCOTLAND, WALES]

03/10/1953, Belfast, Windsor Park, 58.248
NORTHERN IRELAND       1-3           SCOTLAND [HT 0-0]
LOCKHART, Norman 72'pen              FLEMING, Charlie  52'
                                     FLEMING, Charlie  63'
                                     HENDERSON, Jackie 81'

Northern Ireland:                    Scotland:
 1-SMYTH, Billy                       1-FARM, George
 2-CUNNINGHAM, Willie                 2-YOUNG, George [c]
 3-McMICHAEL, Alf                     3-COX, Sammy
 4-BLANCHFLOWER, Danny [c]            4-EVANS, Bobby
 5-McCABE, Jimmy                      5-BRENNAN, Frank
 6-CUSH, Wilbur                       6-COWIE, Doug
 7-BINGHAM, Billy                     7-WADDELL, Willie
 8-McILROY, Jimmy                     8-FLEMING, Charlie
 9-SIMPSON, Billy                     9-McPHAIL, John
10-TULLY, Charlie                    10-WATSON, Jimmy
11-LOCKHART, Norman                  11-HENDERSON, Jackie
Coaches:
DOHERTY, Peter                       COMMITTEE
Referee: ELLIS, Arthur [ENGLAND]

10/10/1953, Cardiff, Ninian Park, 61.000
WALES                  1-4           ENGLAND [HT 1-1]
ALLCHURCH, Ivor 23'                  WILSHAW, Dennis 45'
                                     WILSHAW, Dennis 48'
                                     LOFTHOUSE, Nat  52'
                                     LOFTHOUSE, Nat  53'

Wales:                               England:
 1-HOWELLS, Ron                       1-MERRICK, Gil
 2-BARNES, Wally [c]                  2-GARRETT, Tom
 3-SHERWOOD, Alf                      3-ECKERSLEY, Bill
 4-PAUL, Roy                          4-WRIGHT, Billy [c]
 5-DANIEL, Ray                        5-JOHNSTON, Harry
 6-BURGESS, Ronnie                    6-DICKINSON, Jimmy
 7-FOULKES, Billy                     7-FINNEY, Tom
 8-DAVIES, Reg                        8-QUIXALL, Albert
 9-CHARLES, John                      9-LOFTHOUSE, Nat
10-ALLCHURCH, Ivor                   10-WILSHAW, Dennis
11-CLARKE, Roy                       11-MULLEN, Jimmy
Coaches:
COMMITTEE                            WINTERBOTTOM, Walter
Referee: FAULTLESS, Charlie [SCOTLAND]

04/11/1953, Glasgow, Hampden Park, 71.378
SCOTLAND               3-3           WALES [HT 2-0]
BROWN, Allan     19'                 CHARLES, John   49'
JOHNSTONE, Bobby 42'                 ALLCHURCH, Ivor 73'
REILLY, Laurie   58'                 CHARLES, John   88'

Scotland:                            Wales:
 1-FARM, George                       1-HOWELLS, Ron
 2-YOUNG, George [c]                  2-BARNES, Wally [c]
 3-COX, Sammy                         3-SHERWOOD, Alf
 4-EVANS, Bobby                       4-PAUL, Roy
 5-TELFER, Willie                     5-DANIEL, Ray
 6-COWIE, Doug                        6-BURGESS, Ronnie
 7-MacKENZIE, Johnny                  7-FOULKES, Billy
 8-JOHNSTONE, Bobby                   8-DAVIES, Reg
 9-REILLY, Laurie                     9-CHARLES, John
10-BROWN, Allan                      10-ALLCHURCH, Ivor
11-LIDDELL, Billy                    11-CLARKE, Roy
Coaches:
COMMITTEE                            COMMITTEE
Referee: MITCHELL, Thomas [NORTHERN IRELAND]

11/11/1953, Liverpool, Goodison Park, 70.000
ENGLAND                3-1           NORTHERN IRELAND [HT 1-0]
HASSALL, Harold  1'                  McMORRAN, Eddie 54'
HASSALL, Harold 57'
LOFTHOUSE, Nat  74'

England:                             Northern Ireland:
 1-MERRICK, Gil                       1-SMYTH, Billy
 2-RICKABY, Stan                      2-GRAHAM, Len
 3-ECKERSLEY, Bill                    3-McMICHAEL, Alf
 4-WRIGHT, Billy [c]                  4-BLANCHFLOWER, Danny [c]
 5-JOHNSTON, Harry                    5-DICKSON, Billy
 6-DICKINSON, Jimmy                   6-CUSH, Wilbur
 7-MATTHEWS, Stanley                  7-BINGHAM, Billy
 8-QUIXALL, Albert                    8-McILROY, Jimmy
 9-LOFTHOUSE, Nat                     9-SIMPSON, Billy
10-HASSALL, Harold                   10-McMORRAN, Eddie
11-MULLEN, Jimmy                     11-LOCKHART, Norman
Coaches:
WINTERBOTTOM, Walter                 DOHERTY, Peter
Referee: SMITH, Robert [WALES]

31/03/1954, Wrexham, Racecourse Ground, 32.817
WALES                  1-2           NORTHERN IRELAND [HT 0-1]
CHARLES, John 80'                    McPARLAND, Peter  1' (40 secs)
                                     McPARLAND, Peter 52'

Wales:                               Northern Ireland:
 1-KELSEY, Jack                       1-GREGG, Harry
 2-SULLIVAN, Derek                    2-GRAHAM, Len
 3-SHERWOOD, Alf                      3-McMICHAEL, Alf
 4-PAUL, Roy                          4-BLANCHFLOWER, Danny [c]
 5-DANIEL, Ray                        5-DICKSON, Billy
 6-BURGESS, Ronnie                    6-PEACOCK, Bertie
 7-FOULKES, Billy                     7-BINGHAM, Billy
 8-KINSEY, Noel                       8-BLANCHFLOWER, Jackie
 9-CHARLES, John                      9-McADAMS, Billy
10-ALLCHURCH, Ivor                   10-McILROY, Jimmy
11-CLARKE, Roy                       11-McPARLAND, Peter
Coaches:
COMMITTEE                            DOHERTY, Peter
Referee: FAULTLESS, Charlie [SCOTLAND]

03/04/1954, Glasgow, Hampden Park, 134.544
SCOTLAND               2-4           ENGLAND [HT 1-1]
BROWN, Allan    7'                   BROADIS, Ivor    13'
ORMOND, Willie 89'                   NICHOLLS, Johnny 50'
                                     ALLEN, Ronnie    68'
                                     MULLEN, Jimmy    83'

Scotland:                            England:
 1-FARM, George                       1-MERRICK, Gil
 2-HAUGHNEY, Mick                     2-STANIFORTH, Ron
 3-COX, Sammy [c]                     3-BYRNE, Roger
 4-EVANS, Bobby                       4-WRIGHT, Billy [c]
 5-BRENNAN, Frank                     5-CLARKE, Harry
 6-AITKEN, George                     6-DICKINSON, Jimmy
 7-MacKENZIE, John                    7-FINNEY, Tom
 8-JOHNSTONE, Bobby                   8-BROADIS, Ivor
 9-HENDERSON, Jackie                  9-ALLEN, Ronnie
10-BROWN, Allan                      10-NICHOLLS, Johnny
11-ORMOND, Willie                    11-MULLEN, Jimmy
Coaches:
BEATTIE, Andy                        WINTERBOTTOM, Walter
Referee: MITCHELL, Thomas [NORTHERN IRELAND]

GROUP 4 [FRANCE, IRELAND, LUXEMBOURG]

20/09/1953, Luxembourg City, Stade Municipal, 15.000
LUXEMBOURG             1-6           FRANCE [HT 1-4]
KOHN, Antoine 6'                     PIANTONI, Roger  5'
                                     KOPA, Raymond   10'
                                     CICCI, Raymond  41'
                                     GLOVACKI, Léon  44'
                                     KARGU, Edouard  73'
                                     FLAMION, Pierre 88'

Luxembourg:                          France:
 1-LAHURE, Ferdinand [c]              1-VIGNAL, René
 2-WAGNER, Camille                    2-GIANESSI, Lazare
 3-HANSEN, Joseph                     3-MARCHE, Roger [c]
 4-MERTL, Jean-Pierre                 4-PENVERNE, Armand
 5-SPARTZ, Léon                       5-JONQUET, Robert
 6-REUTER, Michel                     6-CICCI, Raymond
 7-MULLER, François                   7-KOPASZEWSKI, Raymond "KOPA"
 8-FICKINGER, Henri                   8-GLOVACKI, Léon
 9-KOHN, Antoine                      9-KARGULEWICZ, Edouard "KARGU"
10-WEYDERT, Roger                    10-FLAMION, Pierre
11-KEMP, Paul                        11-PIANTONI, Roger
Subs Used:
                                     12-REMETTER, François [<1] 8'
Coaches:
VOLENTIK, Béla [HUNGARY]             COMMITTEE
Referee: DÖRFLINGER, Ernst [AUSTRIA]
Note: Attendence for this game is quoted at 10.000 and 18.000.

04/10/1953, Dublin, Dalymount Park, 45.000
IRELAND                3-5           FRANCE [HT 0-2]
RYAN, Reg        53'                 GLOVACKI, Léon   23'
WALSH, Davy      83'                 PENVERNE, Armand 41'
O'FARRELL, Frank 88'                 UJLAKI, Joseph   49'
                                     UJLAKI, Joseph   67'
                                     FLAMION, Pierre  72'

Ireland:                             France:
 1-O'NEILL, Jimmy                     1-VIGNAL, René
 2-DUNNE, Seamus                      2-GIANESSI, Lazare
 3-AHERNE, Tommy                      3-MARCHE, Roger [c]
 4-FARRELL, Peter [c]                 4-PENVERNE, Armand
 5-MARTIN, Con                        5-JONQUET, Robert
 6-O'FARRELL, Frank                   6-MARCEL, Jean-Jacques
 7-FITZSIMONS, Arthur                 7-UJLAKI, Joseph
 8-MORONEY, Tommy                     8-GLOVACKI, Léon
 9-WALSH, Davy                        9-KOPASZEWSKI, Raymond "KOPA"
10-RYAN, Reg                         10-FLAMION, Pierre
11-EGLINGTON, Tommy                  11-PIANTONI, Roger
Coaches:
COMMITTEE                            COMMITTEE
Referee: FRANKEN, Laurent [BELGIUM]
Note: Ireland's first goal was scored off a penalty saved, taken by
Davy Walsh - who is sometimes mistakingly credited with the goal.

28/10/1953, Dublin, Dalymount Park, 20.000
IRELAND                4-0           LUXEMBOURG [HT 1-0]
FITZSIMONS, Arthur 20'
RYAN, Reg          47'pen
EGLINGTON, Tommy   62'
FITZSIMONS, Arthur 75'

Ireland:                             Luxembourg:
 1-O'NEILL, Jimmy                     1-STEFFEN, Paul
 2-DUNNE, Seamus                      2-WAGNER, Camille [c]
 3-LAWLOR, Robin                      3-LORANG, Roger
 4-GANNON, Eddie                      4-MAY, Nicolas
 5-CANTWELL, Noel                     5-SPARTZ, Léon
 6-RYAN, Reg                          6-SPECK, Jacques
 7-MUNROE, Liam                       7-KEMP, Paul
 8-CUMMINS, George                    8-WEYDERT, Roger
 9-GIBBONS, Shay                      9-KOHN, Antoine
10-FITZSIMONS, Arthur                10-FICKINGER, Henri
11-EGLINGTON, Tommy [c]              11-MEURISSE, Jules
Coaches:
COMMITTEE                            VOLENTIK, Béla [HUNGARY]
Referee: BOND, Alf [ENGLAND]

25/11/1953, Paris, Parc des Princes, 32.265
FRANCE                 1-0           IRELAND [HT 0-0]
PIANTONI, Roget 72'

France:                              Ireland:
 1-REMETTER, François                 1-O'NEILL, Jimmy
 2-MIHOUBI, Ahmed                     2-CLINTON, Tommy
 3-MARCHE, Roger [c]                  3-LAWLOR, Robin
 4-CUISSARD, Antoine                  4-GANNON, Eddie
 5-GIANESSI, Lazare                   5-MARTIN, Con
 6-MARCEL, Jean-Jacques               6-FARRELL, Peter
 7-UJLAKI, Joseph                     7-RINGSTEAD, Alf
 8-STRAPPE, André                     8-RYAN, Reg
 9-BEN MOHAMMED, Abdesselem           9-WALSH, Davy
10-PAINTONI, Roger                   10-FITZSIMONS, Arthur
11-DELADERIERE, Léon                 11-EGLINGTON, Tommy [c]
Coaches:
COMMITTEE                            COMMITTEE
Referee: van NUFFEL, Luc [BELGIUM]

27/12/1953, Paris, Parc des Princes, 20.146
FRANCE                 8-0           LUXEMBOURG [HT 4-0]
DESGRANGES, Jean  2'
VINCENT, Jean     6'
VINCENT, Jean    10'
FONTAINE, Just   21'
FOIX, Jacques    57'
FONTAINE, Just   75'
FONTAINE, Just   80'
DESGRANGES, Jean 88'

France:                              Luxembourg:
 1-KRESS, Jean-Pierre                 1-STEFFEN, Paul
 2-PAZUR, Antoine                     2-WAGNER, Camille
 3-LEMAITRE, Robert [c]               3-SPECK, Jacques
 4-BIEGANSKI, Guillaume               4-SPARTZ, Léon [c]
 5-BRUAT, Marius                      5-REUTER, Michel
 6-MAHJOUB, Abderrahman               6-MAY, Nicolas
 7-FOIX, Jacques                      7-MEURISSE, Jules
 8-DESGRANGES, Jean                   8-FICKINGER, Henri
 9-OLIVER, Célestin                   9-KOHN, Antoine
10-FONTAINE, Just                    10-WEYDERT, Roger
11-VINCENT, Jean                     11-KEMP, Paul
Coaches:
COMMITTEE                            VOLENTIK, Béla [HUNGARY]
Referee: ROEYHENS, François [BELGIUM]

07/03/1954, Luxembourg City, Stade Municipal, 20.000
LUXEMBOURG             0-1           IRELAND [HT 0-0]
                                     CUMMINS, George 62'

Luxembourg:                          Ireland:
 1-STEFFEN, Paul                      1-SCANELL, Ted
 2-WAGNER, Camille                    2-CLINTON, Tommy
 3-MOSAR, Josy                        3-TRAYNOR, Tommy
 4-CALDARELLI, Secondo                4-GALLAGHER, Matt
 5-REUTER, Michel                     5-MARTIN, Con [c]
 6-MAY, Nicolas [c]                   6-SAWARD, Pat
 7-MEURISSE, Jules                    7-GAVIN, Johnny
 8-PEIFFER, Guillaume                 8-KELLY, Noel
 9-KOHN, Antoine                      9-KEARNS, Fred
10-WEYDERT, Roger                    10-CUMMINS, George
11-KARIER, Lucien                    11-HARTNETT, Jimmy
Coaches:
VOLENTIK, Béla [HUNGARY]             COMMITTEE
Referee: AUSSEN, W [NETHERLANDS]

GROUP 5 [AUSTRIA, PORTUGAL]

27/09/1953, Wien, Praterstadion, 60.000
AUSTRIA                9-1           PORTUGAL [HT 4-0]
OCWIRK, Ernst   13'                  ÁGUAS, José 60'
PROBST, Erich   14'
PROBST, Erich   19'
PROBST, Erich   31'
PROBST, Erich   58'
HAPPEL, Ernst   67'
PROBST, Erich   71'
WAGNER, Theodor 82'
DIENST, Robert  87'

Austria:                             Portugal:
 1-ZEMAN, Walter                      1-BARRIGANA, Frederico
 2-STOTZ, Karl                        2-Mendes, VIRGILIO
 3-HAPPEL, Ernst                      3-CARVALHO, Ângelo
 4-HANAPPI, Gerhard                   4-CASTELA, Antonio
 5-OCWIRK, Ernst [c]                  5-Antunes, FELIX
 6-GOLOBIC, Franz                     6-Baptista, SERAFIM [c]
 7-KÖRNER, Robert                     7-Carvalho, ROGÉRIO
 8-WAGNER, Theodor                    8-VASQUES, Manuel
 9-DIENST, Robert                     9-ÁGUAS, José
10-PROBST, Erich                     10-TRAVAÇOS, José
11-KÖRNER, Alfred                    11-MARTINS, Joao
Subs Used:
12-WALZHOFER, Otto [<11] 46'         12-Martins, ÂNGELO [<4] 41'
Coaches:
NAUSCH, Walter                       do CAMPO, Salvador
Referee: BAUWENS, Henri [BELGIUM]

29/11/1953, Lisboa, Estadio Nacional, 60.000
PORTUGAL               0-0           AUSTRIA [HT 0-0]

Portugal:                            Austria:
 1-GOMES, Carlos                      1-ZEMAN, Walter
 2-Mendes, VIRGILIO                   2-STOTZ, Karl
 3-CARVALHO, Ângelo                   3-KOLLMANN, Walter
 4-VAZ, Artur                         4-HANAPPI, Gerhard
 5-PASSOS, Manuel [c]                 5-OCWIRK, Ernst [c]
 6-das NEVES, Serafim                 6-GOLOBIC, Franz
 7-VASQUES, Manuel                    7-MELCHIOR, Ernst
 8-da Silva, HERNÂNI                  8-WAGNER, Theodor
 9-DACOSTA, Antonio                   9-DIENST, Robert
10-CABRITA, Fernando                 10-PROBST, Erich
11-FONSECA, Lucas "MATATEU"          11-HAUMMER, Walter
Subs Used:
12-da Figueiredo, GERMANO [<10] 43'
Coaches:
do CAMPO, Salvador                   NAUSCH, Walter
Referee: FANQUEMBERGHE, Louis [FRANCE]

GROUP 6 [SPAIN, TURKEY]

06/01/1954, Madrid, Estadio Chamartín, 50.000
SPAIN                  4-1           TURKEY [HT 1-1]
Pérez, VENANCIO  12'                 ADANIR, Recep 31'
GAINZA, Agustin  47'
González, MIGUEL 48'
ALSUA II, Rafael 65'

Spain:                               Turkey:
 1-ARGILA, Fernando                   1-ERSOY, Şükrü
 2-LESMES I, Francisco                2-EKEN, Bülent
 3-SEGARRA, Juan                      3-YETKINER, Müjdat [c]
 4-BOSCH, Andrés                      4-ERYOL, Rober
 5-VAQUERO, Marcelino "CAMPANAL II"   5-KARAYIĞIT, Ali İhsan
 6-PUCHADES, Antonio                  6-ÖZMENÇ, Eşref
 7-González, MIGUEL                   7-KÜÇÜKANDONYADIS, Lefter
 8-ALSUA II, Rafael                   8-HAS, Mehmet Ali
 9-Pérez, VENANCIO                    9-ADANIR, Recep
10-PÉREZ, Bernarndo "PASIEGUITO"     10-CANSEVER, Fahrettin
11-GAINZA, Agustín [c]               11-SARGIN, Burhan
Coaches:
URIBARREN, Luis                      PUPPO, Sandro [ITALY]
Referee: VINCENTI, Raymond [FRANCE]

14/03/1954, İstanbul, Midhat Pachá Stadium, 50.000
TURKEY                 1-0           SPAIN [HT 1-0]
SARGIN, Burhan 16'

Turkey:                              Spain:
 1-ŞEREN, Turgay [c]                  1-Cedrún, CARMELO
 2-BOLATLI, Ridvan                    2-SEGARRA, Juan
 3-DIRIMLILI, Basri                   3-VAQUERO, Marcelino "CAMPANAL II"
 4-ERTAN, Mustafa                     4-PÉREZ, Bernardo "PASIEGUITO"
 5-ZEYBEK, Çetin                      5-BIOSCA, Gustavo
 6-ERYOL, Rober                       6-PUCHADES, Antonio [c]
 7-KÜÇÜKANDONYADIS, Lefter            7-González, MIGUEL
 8-MAMAT, Suat                        8-Pérez, VENANCIO
 9-BUĞEKER, Feridun                   9-KUBALA, Ladislao
10-SARGIN, Burhan                    10-ALSUA II, Rafael
11-TAŞ, Coşkun                       11-MANCHÓN, Eduardo
Coaches:
PUPPO, Sandro [ITALY]                URIBARREN, Luis
Referee: SCHMETZER, Emil [AUSTRIA]

17/03/1954, Roma, Stadio Olimpico
TURKEY                 2-2           SPAIN [HT 1-1]
SARGIN, Burhan 32'                   ARTECHE, José Luis 18'
MAMAT, Suat    65'                   ESCUDERO, Adrián   79'

Turkey:                              Spain:
 1-ŞEREN, Turgay [c]                  1-Cedrún, CARMELO
 2-BOLATLI, Ridvan                    2-SEGARRA, Juan
 3-DIRIMLILI, Basri                   3-VAQUERO, Marcelino "CAMPANAL II"
 4-ERTAN, Mustafa                     4-GONZALO III, Mariano
 5-ZEYBEK, Çetin                      5-BIOSCA, Gustavo
 6-ERYOL, Rober                       6-PUCHADES, Antonio
 7-TAŞ, Coşkun                        7-ARTECHE, José Luis
 8-MAMAT, Suat                        8-Pérez, VENANCIO
 9-BUĞEKER, Feridun                   9-ESCUDERO, Adrián
10-SARGIN, Burhan                    10-PÉREZ, Bernarndo "PASIEGUITO"
11-KÜÇÜKANDONYADIS, Lefter           11-GAINZA, Agustín [c]
Subs Used:
12-ERSOY, Şükrü [<1] 46'
Coaches:
PUPPO, Sandro [ITALY]                URIBARREN, Luis
Referee: BERNARDI, Giovanni [ITALY]

GROUP 8 [BULGARIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, ROMANIA]

14/06/1953, Praha, Českosl.armády Strahov, 50.000
CZECHOSLOVAKIA         2-0           ROMANIA [HT 0-0]
PAŽICKÝ, Emil  54'
VLK, František 63'

Czechoslovakia:                      Romania:
 1-STACHO, Imrich                     1-VOINCESCU, Ion
 2-ŠAFRÁNEK, František                2-BACUT, Gheorghe
 3-NOVÁK, Ladislav [c]                3-APOLZAN, Alexandru
 4-TRNKA, Jiří                        4-FARMATI, Zoltan
 5-KAREL, Ján                         5-CALINOIU, Valeriu
 6-IPSER, František                   6-SERFÖZÖ, Gavril
 7-LASKOV, Božin                      7-PARASCHIVA, Tudor
 8-PŘÁDA, Ladislav                    8-DUMITRU, Nicolae 'Nicusor'
 9-PAŽICKÝ, Emil                      9-VÁCZI, Gheorghe
10-BOROVIČKA, Jaroslav               10-PETCSOWSKI, Iosif [c]
11-VLK, František                    11-FILOTE, Stefan
Subs Used:
12-CRHA, Josef [<10] 46'             12-IORDACHE, Eugen [<11] 46'
Coaches:
LUKA, Miroslav                       POPESCU, Gheorghe
Referee: PÓSA, János [HUNGARY]

28/06/1953, Bucuresti, Republicii Stadion, 60.000
ROMANIA                3-1           BULGARIA [HT 2-0]
PETSCHOWSKI, Iosif 20'               TASHKOV, Dobromir 55'
PETSCHOWSKI, Iosif 30'
ENE, Alexandru     82'

Romania:                             Bulgaria:
 1-VOINESCU, Ion                      1-SOKOLOV, Apostol
 2-ZAVODA, Vasile                     2-RAKAROV, Kiril
 3-APOLZAN, Alexandru [c]             3-MANOLOV, Manol
 4-FARMATI, Zoltan                    4-APOSTOLOV, Boris
 5-CALINOIU, Valeriu                  5-BOZKOV, Dr. Stefan [c]
 6-SERFÖZÖ, Gavril                    6-TZANOV, Atanas
 7-SZOKO, Iosif                       7-MILANOV, Dimitar
 8-DUMITRU, Nicolae 'Nicusor'         8-KOLEV, Ivan
 9-ENE, Alexandru                     9-PANAYOTOV, Panayot
10-PETSCHOWSKI, Iosif                10-AGIROV, Peter
11-KISS, Iuliu                       11-TASHKOV, Dobromir
Subs Used:
                                     12-YANEV, Krum [<10]
Coaches:
POPESCU, Gheorghe                    ORMANDJIEV, Stoian/MILEV Krum
Referee: SCHULTZ, Gerhard [EAST GERMANY]

06/09/1953, Sofia, Vasil Levski Stadion, 40.000
BULGARIA               1-2           CZECHOSLOVAKIA [HT 0-2]
BOZKOV, Stefan 53'pen                VLK, František  8'
                                     VLK, František 40'

Bulgaria:                            Czechoslovakia:
 1-GERENSKI, Stefan                   1-STACHO, Imrich
 2-RAKAROV, Kiril                     2-ŠAFRÁNEK, František
 3-APOSTOLOV, Boris                   3-KAREL, Ján
 4-BOZKOV, Dr. Stefan [c]             4-NOVÁK, Ladislav [c]
 5-MANOLOV, Manol                     5-TRNKA, Jiří
 6-STOJANOV, Gavril                   6-KRAUS, Tadeáš
 7-YANEV, Krum                        7-HERTL, Jan
 8-KOLEV, Ivan                        8-PAŽICKÝ, Emil
 9-PANAYOTOV, Panayot                 9-KAČÁNI, Ladislav
10-BLAGOEV, Konstantin               10-CRHA, Josef
11-TASKOV, Dobromir                  11-VLK, František
Subs Used:
12-SOKOLOV, Apostol [<1] 46'
13-DIMITROV, Georgy [<9] 46'
Coaches:
                                      BORHY, Karol
Referee: ALEKSANDROWICZ, Grzegorz [POLAND]

11/10/1953, Sofia, Vasil Levski Stadion, 40.000
BULGARIA               1-2           ROMANIA [HT 1-1]
KOLEV, Ivan 11'                      SERFÖZÖ, Gavril   10'
                                     CALINOIU, Valeriu 52'

Bulgaria:                            Romania:
 1-SOKOLOV, Apostol                   1-TOMA, Costica
 2-RAKAROV, Kiril                     2-ANDROVITS, Adalbert
 3-MANOLOV, Manol                     3-APOLZAN, Alexandru
 4-APOSTOLOV, Boris                   4-SZOKO, Iosif
 5-BOZKOV, Dr. Stefan [c]             5-CALINOIU, Valeriu
 6-STOJANOV, Gavril                   6-BACUT, Gheorghe
 7-YANEV, Krum                        7-OZON, Titus
 8-DIMITROV, Georgy                   8-PETSCHOWSKI, Iosif [c]
 9-TASHKOV, Dobromir                  9-ENE, Alexandru
10-KOLEV, Ivan                       10-SERFÖZÖ, Gavril
11-AGIROV, Peter                     11-SURU, Ion
Subs Used:
                                     12-ONISIE, Stefan [<7] 46'
Coaches:
ORMANDJIEV, Stoian                   POPESCU, Gheorghe
Referee: DOROGI, Andor [HUNGARY]
Note: Alexandru Ene was sent off.

25/10/1953, Bucuresti, 23 August Stadium, 90.000
ROMANIA                0-1           CZECHOSLOVAKIA [HT 0-1]
                                     ŠAFRÁNEK, František 38'pen

Romania:                             Czechoslovakia:
 1-BIRTASU, Florea                    1-DOLEJŠÍ, Břetislav
 2-ANDROVITS, Adalbert                2-ŠAFRÁNEK, František
 3-APOLZAN, Alexandru [c]             3-HLEDÍK, Jiří
 4-SZOKO, Iosif                       4-NOVÁK, Ladislav [c]
 5-ONISIE, Stefan                     5-TRNKA, Jiří
 6-BACUT, Gheorghe                    6-KRAUS, Tadeáš
 7-PETSCHOWSKI, Iosif                 7-HERTL, Otto
 8-CALINOIU, Valeriu                  8-HEMELE, Otto
 9-ENE, Alexandru                     9-KAČÁNI, Ladislav
10-SERFÖZÖ, Gavril                   10-CRHA, Josef
11-SURU, Ion                         11-VLK, František
Subs Used:
12-DUMITRU, Nicolae [<6] 76'         12-MORAVČÍK, Anton [<11] 80'
Coaches:
POPESCU, Gheorghe                    BORHY, Ladislav
Referee: SCHULZ, Gerhard [EAST GERMANY]

08/11/1953, Bratislava, Tehelné pole, 30.000
CZECHOSLOVAKIA         0-0           BULGARIA [HT 0-0]

Czechoslovakia:                      Bulgaria:
 1-STACHO, Imrich                     1-SOKOLOV, Apostol
 2-ŠAFRÁNEK, František                2-GORANOV, Milcho
 3-HLEDÍK, Jiří                       3-MANOLOV, Manol
 4-NOVÁK, Ladislav [c]                4-BOZKOV, Dr. Stefan [c]
 5-TRNKA, Jiří                        5-APOSTOLOV, Boris
 6-KRAUS, Tadeáš                      6-STOJANOV, Gavril
 7-HERTL, Jan                         7-YANEV, Krum
 8-PAŽICKÝ, Emil                      8-BLAGOEV, Konstantin
 9-HEMELE, Otto                       9-DIMITROV, Georgy
10-CRHA, Josef                       10-KOLEV, Ivan
11-VLK, František                    11-ARGIROV, Peter
Subs Used:
12-DVOŘÁK, Milan    [<8]  43'        12-IGNATEV, Ignat   [<11] 30'
13-KOŠNAR, Jaroslav [<10] 65'        13-TASKOV, Dobromir [<9]  55'
Coaches: BORHY, Karol
Referee:
CHATARASVILI [USSR]

GROUP 9 [EGYPT, ITALY]

13/11/1953, Cairo, Nadi Ahli Stadium, 22.000
EGYPT                  1-2           ITALY [HT 1-0]
"DIBA" 23'                           FRIGNANI, Amleto  61'
                                     MUCCINELLI, Ermes 79'

Egypt:                               Italy:
 1-KATO, Ahmed                        1-COSTAGLIOLA, Leonardo
 2-HUSSEIN, Yakan                     2-MAGNINI, Ardico
 3-ABOUGREISHA, Sayed                 3-CERVATO, Sergio
 4-MAATI, Helmi Aboul                 4-CHIAPPELLA, Giuseppe
 5-BASTAN, Hanafi [c]                 5-ROSETTA, Francesco
 6-MOULA, Hamza Abdel                 6-SEGATO, Armando
 7-ABOU HUSSEIN, Ahmed                7-MUCCINELLI, Ermes
 8-EL-ATTAR, Mohamed "DIBA"           8-VIVOLO, Pasquale
 9-EL-FAR, Kamal Ahmed "Sherif"       9-BONIPERTI, Giampiero [c]
10-BAHEEG, Essam                     10-GRATTON, Guido
11-MEKKAWI, Ahmed                    11-FRIGNANI, Amleto
Subs Used:
12-KADOURA [<7] 42'
Coaches:
FAWZI, Abdel El Rahman               COMMITTEE [CZEIZLER, Lajos, SCHIAVIO,
                                                Angelo, PIOLA, Silvio]
Referee: STEINER, Erich [AUSTRIA]

24/01/1954, Milano, Stadio Comunale, 40.000
ITALY                  5-1           EGYPT [HT 1-1]
PANDOLFINI, Egisto    1'             EL-DIN, Alaa 32'
FRIGNANI, Amleto     62'
BONIPERTI, Giampiero 65'
RICAGNI, Eduardo     84'
BONIPERTI, Giampiero 86'

Italy:                               Egypt:
 1-COSTAGLIOLA, Leonardo              1-HEMEDA, Abdel Galil
 2-MAGNINI, Ardico                    2-EL-DALI, Nour
 3-CERVATO, Sergio                    3-HUSSEIN, Yakan
 4-CHIAPPELLA, Giuseppe               4-MAATI, Helmi Aboul
 5-ROSETTA, Francesco                 5-BASTAN, Hanafi [c]
 6-SEGATO, Armando                    6-MOULA, Hamza Abdel
 7-MUCCINELLI, Ermes                  7-MEKKAWI, Ahmed
 8-RICAGNI, Eduardo                   8-EL-DHIZUI, El-Sayed
 9-BONIPERTI, Giampiero [c]           9-EL DIN, Alaa
10-PANDOLFINI, Egisto                10-EL-FAR, Sherif
11-FRIGNANI, Amleto                  11-HASSANEIN, Kamal Ahmed "TOUTOU"
Subs Used:
12-BALLACCI, Dino [<3] 42'           12-KATO, Ahmed   [<1]  7'
                                     13-BAHEEG, Essam [<8] 27'
Coaches:
COMMITTEE [CZEIZLER, Lajos,          FAWZI, Abdul El Rahman
SCHIAVIO, Angelo, PIOLA, Silvio]
Referee: HORN, Leo [NETHERLANDS]

GROUP 10 [GREECE, ISRAEL, YUGOSLAVIA]

09/05/1953, Beograd, J.N.A Stadion, 50.000
YUGOSLAVIA             1-0           GREECE [HT 1-0]
MATOŠIĆ, Frane 21'

Yugoslavia:                          Greece:
 1-BEARA, Vladimir                    1-MANTAZOLIS, Stathis
 2-STANKOVIĆ, Branko                  2-ROSIDIS, Ilias
 3-CRNKOVIĆ, Tomislav                 3-ALOUPIS, Theodoros
 4-ČAJKOVSKI, Zlatko                  4-IOANNOU, Ioannis
 5-HORVAT, Ivan                       5-SOULIS-KINGLEY, Thanasis
 6-BOŠKOV, Vujadin                    6-NEMBIDIS, Ioannis
 7-RAJKOV, Zdravko                    7-EMMANOUILIDIS, Pavlos
 8-MITIĆ, Rajko                       8-SERAFIDIS, Lambis
 9-MATOŠIĆ, Frane                     9-PAPAGEORGIOU, Ilias
10-VUKAS, Bernard                    10-BEMBIS, Thanasis [c]
11-ZEBEC, Branko                     11-DROSOS, Bambis
Coaches:
ARSENIJEVIĆ, Milorad/TIRNANIĆ        MIGIAKIS, Antonis
Aleksandar/LEMEŠIĆ, Leo
Referee: STEINER, Erich [AUSTRIA]

01/11/1953, Athinai, Leoforos Alexandras Stadium, 22.000
GREECE                 1-0           ISRAEL [HT 0-0]
BEBIS, Athanasios 53'

Greece:                              Israel:
 1-MANTALOZIS, Stathis                1-HODOROV, Yaacov
 2-ROSIDIS, Ilias                     2-SCHWEITZER, David
 3-MOURATIS, Andreas                  3-LITVAK, Moshe
 4-POULIS, Kostas                     4-BLUT, Asher
 5-NEMBIDIS, Ioannis                  5-SCHNEOR, Itzhak
 6-SOULIS-KINGLEY, Thanasis           6-FUCHS, Eli
 7-EMMANOUILIDIS, Pavlos              7-TOBIAS, Meir
 8-DARIVAS, Georgios                  8-GOLDSTEIN, Yosef
 9-PETROPOULOS, Lakis                 9-GLAZER, Yehoshua
10-BEMBIS, Thanasis [c]              10-STUDINSKI, Zvi
11-DROSOS, Bambis                    11-MIRMOVICH, Yosef
Subs Used:
12-SERAFIDIS, Lambis [<8] 30'        12-GINZBURG, Avraham [<10] 32'
Coaches:
NEGREPONTIS, Kostas                  BEIT-HALEVI, Moshe
Referee: MASSAI, Renzo [ITALY]

08/11/1953, Skopje, Gradski Stadion, 25.000
YUGOSLAVIA             1-0           ISRAEL [HT 1-0]
MILUTINOVIĆ, Miloš 2'

Yugoslavia:                          Israel:
 1-BEARA, Vladimir                    1-HODOROV, Yaacov
 2-BELIN, Bruno                       2-SCHWEITZER, David
 3-ZEKOVIĆ, Miljan                    3-LITVAK, Moshe
 4-ČAJKOVSKI, Zlatko                  4-BLUT, Asher
 5-MILOVANOV, Sima                    5-SCHNEOR, Itzhak
 6-BOŠKOV, Vujadin                    6-FUCHS, Eli
 7-RAJKOV, Zdravko                    7-GLAZER, Yehoshua
 8-MILUTINOVIĆ, Miloš                 8-GOLDSTEIN, Yosef
 9-VUKAS, Bernard                     9-GINZBURG, Avraham
10-BOBEK, Stjepan                    10-ROZENBOIM, Rehavia
11-ZEBEC, Branko                     11-MIRMOVICH, Yosef
Subs Used:
                                     12-BEN-DROR, Israel [<7]
Coaches:
ARSENIJEVIĆ, Milorad/TIRNANIĆ        BEIT-HALEVI, Moshe
Aleksandar/LEMEŠIĆ, Leo
Referee: ALSTEEN, Albert [BELGIUM]

08/03/1954, Ramat-Gan, Municipal Stadium, 40.000
ISRAEL                 0-2           GREECE [HT 0-0]
                                     KOKKINAKIS, Dimitris 61'
                                     KAMARAS, Georgios    83'

Israel:                              Greece:
 1-HODOROV, Yaacov                    1-TAOUXIS, Charalambos
 2-LITVAK, Moshe                      2-ROSIDIS, Ilias [c]
 3-WEISS, Israel                      3-KOURTZIDIS, Georgios
 4-BLUT, Asher                        4-XANTHOPOULOS, Vasilis
 5-SCHNEOR, Itzhak                    5-LINOXYLAKIS, Kostas
 6-FUCHS, Eli                         6-KOTRIDIS, Bambis
 7-ISRAELI, Shmuel                    7-KOKKINAKIS, Dimitris
 8-GOLDSTEIN, Yosef                   8-PAPANTONIOU, Ioannis
 9-GLAZER, Yehoshua                   9-STAMATIADIS, Andreas
10-ROZEMBOIM, Rehavia                10-KAMARAS, Georgios
11-STUDINSKI, Zvi                    11-PANAKIS, Vaggelis
Coaches:
BEIT-HALEVI, Moshe                   CHELMIS, Ioannis
Referee: PIERI, Ricardo [ITALY]

21/03/1954, Ramat-Gan, Municipal Stadium, 55.000
ISRAEL                 0-1           YUGOSLAVIA [HT 0-0]
                                     ZEBEC, Branko 81'

Israel:                              Yugoslavia:
 1-HODOROV, Yaacov                    1-STOJANOVIĆ, Slavko
 2-SCHWEITZER, David                  2-STANKOVIĆ, Branko
 3-MORDECHOVICH, Hanoch               3-CRNKOVIĆ, Tomislav
 4-BLUT, Asher                        4-ČAJKOVSKI, Zlatko
 5-SCHNEOR, Itzhak                    5-HORVAT, Ivan
 6-BEN-DROR, Israel                   6-BOŠKOV, Vujadin
 7-CARMELI, Amnon                     7-RAJKOV, Zdravko
 8-GOLDSTEIN, Yosef                   8-MITIĆ, Rajko
 9-GINZBURG, Avraham                  9-MILUTINOVIĆ, Miloš
10-LITVAK, Moshe                     10-BOBEK, Stjepan
11-GLAZER, Yehoshua                  11-ZEBEC, Branko
Subs Used:
MIRMOVICH, Yosef [<3] 35'            12-OGNJANOV, Tihomir [<9] 39'
Coaches:
BEIT-HALEVI, Moshe                   ARSENIJEVIĆ, Milorad/TIRNANIĆ
                                     Aleksandar/LEMEŠIĆ, Leo
Referee: LEAFE, Reginald [ENGLAND]

28/03/1954, Athinai, Leoforos Alexandras Stadium, 25.000
GREECE                 0-1           YUGOSLAVIA [HT 0-0]
                                     VESELINOVIĆ, Todor 51'

Greece:                              Yugoslavia:
 1-TAOUXIS, Charalambos               1-STOJANOVIĆ, Slavko
 2-ROSIDIS, Ilias [c]                 2-STANKOVIĆ, Branko
 3-KOURTZIDIS, Georgios               3-ZEKOVIĆ, Miljan
 4-XANTHOPOULOS, Vasilis              4-ČAJKOVSKI, Zlatko
 5-LINOXYLAKIS, Kostas                5-HORVAT, Ivan
 6-KOTRIDIS, Bambis                   6-BOŠKOV, Vujadin
 7-KOKKINAKIS, Dimitris               7-RAJKOV, Zdravko
 8-PAPANTONIOU, Ioannis               8-VESELINOVIĆ, Todor
 9-STAMATIADIS, Andreas               9-MITIĆ, Rajko
10-KAMARAS, Georgios                 10-MILUTINOVIĆ, Miloš
11-PANAKIS, Vaggelis                 11-ZEBEC, Branko
Subs Used:
MOURATIDIS, Georgios [<4] 40'
Coaches:
CHELMIS, Ioannis                     ARSENIJEVIĆ, Milorad/TIRNANIĆ
                                     Aleksandar/LEMEŠIĆ, Leo
Referee: RUFLI, Willi [SWITZERLAND]

GROUP 11 [BRAZIL, CHILE, PARAGUAY]

14/02/1954, Asunción, Estadio Libertad, 15.000
PARAGUAY               4-0           CHILE [HT 1-0]
LUGO, Manuel       30'
PARODI, José       52'
HERMOSILLA, Ireneo 70'
PARODI, Silvio     79'

Paraguay:                            Chile:
 1-GONZÁLEZ, Victor                   1-LIVINGSTONE, Sergio
 2-ROBUSTIANO, Maciel                 2-CARRASCO, Isaac
 3-CABRERA, Antonio                   3-ROLDÁN, Fernando
 4-GAVILAN, Manuel                    4-CORTÉS, Ramiro
 5-ARCE, Carlos                       5-FARÍAS, Arturo
 6-HERMOSILLA, Ireneo                 6-ROBLEDO, Eduardo
 7-LUGO, Manuel                       7-HORMAZÁBAL, Enrique
 8-OSORIO, Hilarion                   8-CREMASCHI, Atilio
 9-PARODI, José                       9-ROBLEDO, Jorge
10-ROMERO, Ángel                     10-MUÑOZ, Manuel
11-PARODI, Silvio                    11-VALDÉS, José
Subs Used:
                                     12-PEÑA, Caupolican [<2]
Coaches:
BARTOLI, Vesilio                     TIRADO, Luis
Referee: STEINER, Erich [AUSTRIA]

21/02/1954, Santiago, Estadio Nacional, 42.130
CHILE                  1-3           PARAGUAY
ROBLEDO, Jorge 16'                   LUGO, Manuel 22'
                                     LUGO, Manuel 62'
                                     PARODI, José 82'

Chile:                               Paraguay:
 1-LIVINGSTONE, Sergio                1-GONZÁLEZ, Victor
 2-PEÑA, Caupolicán                   2-ROBUSTIANO, Maciel
 3-FARÍAS, Arturo                     3-CABRERA, Antonio
 4-ROLDÁN, Fernando                   4-GAVILAN, Manuel
 5-SÁEZ, Osvaldo                      5-ARCE, Carlos
 6-ROBLEDO, Eduardo                   6-HERMOSILLA, Ireneo
 7-HORMAZÁBAL, Enrique                7-LUGO, Manuel
 8-CREMASCHI, Atilio                  8-OSORIO, Hilarion
 9-ROBLEDO, Jorge                     9-PARODI, José
10-MUÑOZ, Manuel                     10-ROMERO, Ángel
11-BELLO, Bernardo                   11-PARODI, Silvio
Subs Used:
12-CARRASCO, Isaac [<2]
Coaches:
TIRADO, Luis                         BARTOLI, Vesilio
Referee: VINCENTI, Raymond [FRANCE]

28/02/1954, Santiago, Estadio Nacional, 25.085
CHILE                  0-2           BRAZIL [HT 0-2]
                                     BALTAZAR I 37'
                                     BALTAZAR I 62'

Chile:                               Brazil:
 1-LIVINGSTONE, Sergio                1-VELUDO
 2-ÁLVAREZ, Manuel                    2-DJALMA SANTOS
 3-CARRASCO, Isaac                    3-NILTON SANTOS
 4-CORTÉS, Ramiro                     4-BRANDÃOZINHO
 5-ALMEIDA, Rodolfo                   5-PINHEIRO
 6-ROBLEDO, Eduardo                   6-BAUER [c]
 7-VALDES, José                       7-JULINHO I
 8-MUÑOZ,Manuel                       8-DIDI
 9-ROBLEDO, Jorge                     9-BALTAZAR I
10-MELÉNDEZ, René                    10-HUMBERTO
11-HORMAZÁBAL, Enrique               11-RODRIGUES II
Subs Used:
12-ROJAS, Carlos [<7]
Coaches:
TIRADO, Luis                         MOREIRA, Zezé
Referee: VINCENTI, Raymond [FRANCE]

07/03/1954, Asunción, Estadio Libertad
PARAGUAY               0-1           BRAZIL [HT 0-0]
                                     BALTAZAR I 51'

Paraguay:                            Brazil:
 1-GONZÁLEZ, Victor                   1-VELUDO
 2-ROBUSTIANO, Maciel                 2-DJALMA SANTOS
 3-CABRERA, Antonio                   3-NILTON SANTOS
 4-GAVILAN, Manuel                    4-BRANDÃOZINHO
 5-ARCE, Carlos                       5-PINHEIRO
 6-HERMOSILLA, Ireneo                 6-BAUER [c]
 7-LUGO, Manuel                       7-JULINHO I
 8-MARTÍNEZ, Eulogio                  8-DIDI
 9-PARODI, José                       9-BALTAZAR I
10-ROMERO, Ángel                     10-HUMBERTO
11-PARODI, Silvio                    11-RODRIGUES II
Subs Used:
12-OSÓRIO, Hilarion [<8]
Coaches:
BARTOLI, Vesilio                     MOREIRA, Zezé
Referee: STEINER, Erich [AUSTRIA]

14/03/1954, Rio de Janeiro, Estadio Maracanã, 112.809
BRAZIL                 1-0           CHILE [HT 1-0]
BALTAZAR I 35'

Brazil:                              Chile:
 1-VELUDO                             1-LIVINGSTONE, Sergio
 2-DJALMA SANTOS                      2-CARRASCO, Isaac
 3-NILTON SANTOS                      3-ÁLVAREZ, Manuel
 4-BRANDÃOZINHO                       4-ALMEIDA, Rodolfo
 5-GÉRSON                             5-CORTÉS, Ramiro
 6-BAUER [c]                          6-ROBLEDO, Eduardo
 7-JULINHO I                          7-HORMAZÁBAL, Enrique
 8-DIDI                               8-MUÑOZ,Manuel
 9-BALTAZAR I                         9-ROBLEDO, Jorge
10-HUMBERTO                          10-MELÉNDEZ, René
11-RODRIGUES II                      11-ROJAS, Carlos
Subs Used:
                                     12-CREMASCHI, Atilio [<7]
Coaches:
MOREIRA, Zezé                        TIRADO, Luis
Referee: STEINER, Erich [AUSTRIA]

21/03/1954, Rio de Janeiro, Estadio Maracanã, 200.000
BRAZIL                 4-1           PARAGUAY [HT 0-0]
JULINHO I  59'                       MARTÍNEZ, Eulogio 75'
BALTAZAR I 65'
JULINHO I  85'
MAURINHO   89'

Brazil:                              Paraguay:
 1-VELUDO                             1-GONZÁLEZ, Victor
 2-DJALMA SANTOS                      2-ROBUSTIANO, Maciel
 3-NILTON SANTOS                      3-CABRERA, Antonio
 4-BRANDÃOZINHO                       4-GAVILAN, Manuel
 5-GÉRSON                             5-ARCE, Carlos
 6-BAUER [c]                          6-HERMOSILLA, Ireneo
 7-JULINHO I                          7-LUGO, Manuel
 8-DIDI                               8-MARTÍNEZ, Eulogio
 9-BALTAZAR I                         9-PARODI, José
10-HUMBERTO                          10-ROMERO, Ángel
11-MAURINHO                          11-PARODI, Silvio
Subs Used:
12-PINGA I [<10]                     12-VARGAS, Marcelino [<1]
Coaches:
MOREIRA, Zezé                        BARTOLI, Vesilio
Referee: VINCENTI, Raymond [FRANCE]

GROUP 12 [HAITI, MEXICO, USA]

19/07/1953, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de los Deportes
MEXICO                 8-0           HAITI [HT 5-0]
BALCAZÁR, Tomás 22'
BALCAZÁR, Tomás 24'
GÓMEZ, Gregorio 27'
TÉLLEZ, Nicolás 34'
ARNAUDA, Pedro  38'
ARNAUDA, Pedro  69'
BALCAZÁR, Tomás 76'
ARNAUDA, Pedro  85'

Mexico:                              Haiti:
 1-CARBAJAL, Antonio                  1-LEGER, Abel
 2-IZAGUIRRE, Baltazar                2-KERBY, Georges
 3-GÓMEZ, Gregorio 'Tepa'             3-BONAVENTURE, Paul
 4-VELA, José                         4-BEAULIEU, Joseph
 5-BRAVO, Sergio                      5-DIEUDONNÉ, André
 6-AVALOS, Rafael                     6-DORCEANS, Yvon
 7-ARNAUDA, Pedro                     7-LOUIS, Jacques
 8-HERNÁNDEZ, Francisco               8-DESROSIERS, Paul
 9-CASARÍN, Horacio [c]               9-HAIG, Gérald
10-BALCAZÁR, Tomás                   10-TASSY, Antoine
11-TÉLLEZ, Nicolás                   11-PIERRE, Roc
Coaches:
CASARÍN, Horacio                     BARON, Paul
Referee: CRAWFORD, William [SCOTLAND]

27/12/1953, Port-au-Prince, Stade Paul Magloire, 27.000
HAITI                  0-4           MEXICO [HT 0-2]
                                     AVALOS, Rafael       4'
                                     LAMADRID, José Luis 14'
                                     LAMADRID, José Luis 59'
                                     BALCAZÁR, Tomás     65'

Haiti:                               Mexico:
 1-LALLEMAND, Camille                 1-CARBAJAL, Antonio
 2-KERBY, Georges                     2-LÓPEZ, Narciso
 3-LAHANS, Charles                    3-ROMO, Jorge
 4-ELLIE, Gérald                      4-MARTÍNEZ, Saturnino
 5-KIRBY, Jean                        5-CÁRDENAS, Raúl
 6-DORCEANS, Yvon                     6-AVALOS, Rafael
 7-LOUIS, Jacques                     7-TORRES, Alfredo "Pistache"
 8-GAETJENS, Joseph                   8-NARANJO, José
 9-HAIG, Gérald                       9-LAMADRID, José Luis
10-TASSY, Antoine                    10-BALCAZÁR, Tomás
11-PIERRE, Roc                       11-SEPTIÉN, Carlos
Coaches:
BARON, Paul                          LÓPEZ HERRANZ, Antonio [SPAIN]
Referee: van ROSBERG, Walter [NETHERLANDS ANTILLES]

10/01/1954, Ciudad de Mexico, Estadio de los Deportes, 60.000
MEXICO                 4-0           USA [HT 2-0]
BALCAZÁR, Tomás      4'
SHEPPELL, William   16'OG
LAMADRID, José Luis 57'
NARANJO, José       61'

Mexico:                              USA:
 1-CARBAJAL, Antonio                  1-BORGHI, Frank
 2-CÁRDENAS, Raúl                     2-KEOUGH, Harry
 3-ROMO, Jorge                        3-O'CONNELL, John
 4-MARTÍNEZ, Saturnino                4-SHEPPELL, William
 5-LÓPEZ, Narciso                     5-EMBARGER, Edward
 6-AVALOS, Rafael                     6-SOUZA, Ed
 7-NARANJO, José                      7-BAHR, Walter
 8-BALCAZÁR, Tomás                    8-CASEY, Cornelius
 9-LAMADRID, José Luis                9-CHACHURIAN, Yprem
10-TORRES, Alfredo "Pistache"        10-GRIVNOW, Steve
11-JINICH, Moises                    11-LOOBY, William
Coaches:
LÓPEZ HERRANZ, Antonio [SPAIN]       SCWARTZ, Erno
Referee: SUNDERLAND, Godfrey [ENGLAND]

14/01/1954, Ciudad de Mexico, Estadio de los Deportes, 40.000
MEXICO                 3-1           USA [HT 0-1]
TORRES, Alfredo     59'              LOOBY, William 7'
LAMADRID, José Luis 82'
TORRES, Alfredo     89'

Mexico:                              USA:
 1-CARBAJAL, Antonio                  1-MALINOWSKI, Donald
 2-CÁRDENAS, Raúl                     2-KEOUGH, Harry
 3-ROMO, Jorge                        3-O'CONNELL, John
 4-MARTÍNEZ, Saturnino                4-SHEPPELL, William
 5-LÓPEZ, Narciso                     5-EMBARGER, Edward
 6-AVALOS, Rafael                     6-BAHR, Walter
 7-SEPTIÉN, Carlos                    7-CASEY, Cornelius
 8-NARANJO, José                      8-SOUZA, John
 9-BALCAZÁR, Tomás                    9-CHACHURIAN, Yprem
10-LAMADRID, José Luis               10-LOOBY, William
11-TORRES, Alfredo "Pistache"        11-PETRAMALE, Eugene
Coaches:
LÓPEZ HERRANZ, Antonio [SPAIN]       SCWARTZ, Erno
Referee: BEST, John [USA]

03/04/1954, Port-au-Prince, Stade Paul Magloire
HAITI                  2-3           USA [HT 0-2]
ELLIE, Gérald 60'pen                 CASEY, Cornelius  20'
HAIG, Gérald  89'                    CHACHURIAN, Yprem 42'
                                     LOOBY, William    83'

Haiti:                               USA:
 1-LALLEMAND, Camille                 1-MALINOWSKI, Donald
 2-LEGROS, Alexandre                  2-WECKE, Herman
 3-KERBY, Georges                     3-KEOUGH, Harry
 4-ELLIE, Gérald                      4-SHEPPELL, William
 5-KIRBY, Jean                        5-DECKER, Rolf
 6-DORCEANS, Yvon                     6-BAHR, Walter
 7-BLAISE,                            7-CASEY, Cornelius
 8-LIONEL, Alexandre                  8-LOOBY, William
 9-HAIG, Gérald                       9-GORMLEY, Robert
10-ELIE, Marc                        10-McLAUGHLIN, Ben
11-VERNA, Gogo                       11-CHACHURIAN, Yprem
Coaches:
BARON, Paul                          SCWARTZ, Erno
Referee: van ROSBERG, Walter [NETHERLANDS ANTILLES]

04/04/1954, Port-au-Prince, Stade Paul Magloire, 6.000
HAITI                  0-3           USA [HT 0-2]
                                     LOOBY, William 22'
                                     MENDOZA, Ruben 31'
                                     LOOBY, William 65'

Haiti:                               USA:
 1-BERNADOTTE,                        1-MALINOWSKI, Donald
 2-ELLIE, Gérald                      2-WECKE, Herman
 3-KERBY, Georges                     3-KEOUGH, Harry
 4-KIRBY, Jean                        4-SHEPPELL, William
 5-LEGROS, Alexandre                  5-DECKER, Rolf
 6-LAVACHE, Louis                     6-BAHR, Walter
 7-PIERRE, Roc                        7-CASEY, Cornelius
 8-VIEUX, André                       8-LOOBY, William
 9-EMMANUEL, Joseph                   9-CRADDOCK, Robert
10-FENOL,                            10-MENDOZA, Ruben
11-JEAN, Claude-Antoine              11-McLAUGHLIN, Ben
Coaches:
BARON, Paul                          SCWARTZ, Erno
Referee: van ROSBERG, Walter [NETHERLANDS ANTILLES]

GROUP 13 [JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA]

07/03/1954, Tokyo, Meiji Stadium, 8.000
JAPAN                  1-5           SOUTH KOREA [HT 1-2]
NAGANUMA, Ken 16'                    CHUNG, Nam-Shik  22'
                                     CHOI, Gwang-Shik 34'
                                     SUNG, Nak-Woon   65'
                                     CHOI, Jung-Min   82'
                                     CHOI, Jung-Min   85'

Japan:                               South Korea:
 1-MURAOKA, Hiroto                    1-HONG, Deok-Young
 2-YAMAJI, Osami                      2-PARK, Kyu-Jung
 3-OKADA, Yoshio                      3-LEE, Jong-Gap
 4-MIYATA, Koji                       4-LEE, Sang-Ui
 5-SUGIMOTO, Shigeo                   5-MIN, Byung-Dae
 6-INOUE, Ken                         6-KANG, Chang-Ki
 7-KIMURA, Kenzo                      7-CHOI, Gwang-Seok
 8-KAGAWA, Taro                       8-SUNG, Nak-Woon
 9-NINOMIYA, Yoichi                   9-CHOI, Jung-Min
10-NAGANUMA, Ken                     10-CHUNG, Nam-Shik
11-KANOH, Takashi                    11-PARK, Il-Gap
Coaches:
TAKAKOSHI, Shigemaru                 KIM, Yong-Shik
Referee: HARAN, John [ENGLAND]

14/03/1954, Tokyo, Meiji Stadium, 13.000
JAPAN                  2-2           SOUTH KOREA [HT 1-2]
IWATANI, Toshio 17'                  CHUNG, Nam-Shik  24'
IWATANI, Toshio 61'                  CHOI, Gwang-Seok 43'

Japan:                               South Korea:
 1-WATABE, Hidemaro                   1-HONG, Deok-Young
 2-HIRAKI, Ryuzo                      2-PARK, Kyu-Jung
 3-OKADA, Yoshio                      3-LEE, Jong-Gap
 4-TAKABAYASHI, Takashi               4-LEE, Sang-Ui
 5-MATSUNAGA, Nobuo                   5-MIN, Byung-Dae
 6-ONO, Masao                         6-KIM, Ji-Sung
 7-TOKITA, Masanori                   7-CHOI, Gwang-Seok
 8-KAGAWA, Taro                       8-SUNG, Nak-Woon
 9-KAWAMOTO, Tajio                    9-CHOI, Jung-Min
10-IWATANI, Toshio                   10-CHOI, Nam-Shik
11-KANOH, Takashi                    11-PARK, Il-Gap
Coaches:
TAKAKOSHI, Shigemaru                 KIM, Yong-Shik
Referee: HARAN, John [ENGLAND]



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