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World Cup Switzerland 1954 European Qualifiers

Group 1

24.06.1953 Norway 2 - 3 Saar  
19.08.1953 Norway 1 - 1 West Germany
11.10.1953 West Germany 3 - 0 Saar
08.11.1953 Saar 0 - 0 Norway
22.11.1953 West Germany 5 - 1 Norway
28.03.1954 Saar 1 - 3 West Germany
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * WEST GERMANY 4 3 1 0 12 3 +9 7
2 Saar 4 1 1 2 4 8 -4 3
3 Norway 4 0 2 2 4 9 -5 2

[ what and where is 'Saar'? ]

Group 2

25.05.1953 Finland 2 - 4 Belgium  
28.05.1953 Sweden 2 - 3 Belgium
05.08.1953 Finland 3 - 3 Sweden
16.08.1953 Sweden 4 - 0 Finland
23.09.1953 Belgium 2 - 2 Finland
08.10.1953 Belgium 2 - 0 Sweden
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * BELGIUM 4 3 1 0 11 6 +5 7
2 Sweden 4 1 1 2 9 8 +1 3
3 Finland 4 0 2 2 7 13 -6 2

Group 3   British Home Championship

03.10.1953 Northern Ireland 1 - 3 Scotland  
10.10.1953 Wales 1 - 4 England
04.11.1953 Scotland 3 - 3 Wales
11.11.1953 England 3 - 1 Northern Ireland
31.03.1954 Wales 1 - 2 Northern Ireland
03.04.1954 Scotland 2 - 4 England
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * ENGLAND 3 3 0 0 11 4 +7 6
2 * SCOTLAND 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 3
3 Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 4 7 -3 2
4 Wales 3 0 1 2 5 9 -4 1

Group 4

20.09.1953 Luxembourg 1 - 6 France  
04.10.1953 Republic of Ireland 3 - 5 France
28.10.1953 Republic of Ireland 4 - 0 Luxembourg
25.11.1953 France 1 - 0 Republic of Ireland
17.12.1953 France 8 - 0 Luxembourg
07.03.1954 Luxembourg 0 - 1 Republic of Ireland
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * FRANCE 4 4 0 0 20 4 +16 8
2 Republic of Ireland 4 2 0 2 8 6 +2 4
3 Luxembourg 4 0 0 4 1 19 -18 0

Group 5

27.09.1953 Austria 9 - 1 Portugal  
29.11.1953 Portugal 0 - 0 Austria
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * AUSTRIA 2 1 1 0 9 1 +8 3
2 Portugal 2 0 1 1 1 9 -8 1

Group 6

06.01.1954 Spain 4 - 1 Turkey  
14.03.1954 Turkey 1 - 0 Spain
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 - Spain 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 2
1 - Turkey 2 1 0 1 2 4 -2 2

Group 6 First/Second Play-off

[Fixture played in Italy:]
17.03.1954 Turkey 2 - 2 Spain [TURKEY qualify on the toss of a coin]

Group 7

HUNGARY w/o Poland (withdrew)  

Group 8

14.06.1953 Czechoslovakia 2 - 0 Romania  
28.06.1953 Romania 3 - 1 Bulgaria
06.09.1953 Bulgaria 1 - 2 Czechoslovakia
11.10.1953 Bulgaria 1 - 2 Romania
25.10.1953 Romania 0 - 1 Czechoslovakia
08.11.1953 Czechoslovakia 0 - 0 Bulgaria
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4 3 1 0 5 1 +4 7
2 Romania 4 2 0 2 5 5 0 4
3 Bulgaria 4 0 1 3 3 7 -4 1

Group 9

13.11.1953 Egypt 1 - 2 Italy  
24.01.1954 Italy 5 - 1 Egypt
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * ITALY 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 4
2 Egypt 2 0 0 2 2 7 -5 0

Group 10

09.05.1953 Yugoslavia 1 - 0 Greece  
01.11.1953 Greece 1 - 0 Israel
08.11.1953 Yugoslavia 1 - 0 Israel
08.03.1954 Israel 0 - 2 Greece
21.03.1954 Israel 0 - 1 Yugoslavia
28.03.1954 Greece 0 - 1 Yugoslavia
TEAM P W D L F A GD PTS
1 * YUGOSLAVIA 4 4 0 0 4 0 +4 8
2 Greece 4 2 0 2 3 2 +1 4
3 Israel 4 0 0 4 0 5 -5 0