World Cup 2010
European Championship 1968


QUALIFYING GROUP 8
Date Fixture Venue Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
22.10.1966 Northern Ireland V England Windsor Park,
Belfast,
Northern Ireland
0-2 Hunt 40'
Peters 59'
22.10.1966 Wales V Scotland Ninian Park,
Cardiff,
Wales
1-1 Davies 77' Law 86'
16.11.1966 England V Wales Wembley,
London,
England
5-1 Hurst 30', 34'
R Charlton 43'
og Hennessey 65'
J Charlton 84'
R Davies (II) 38'
16.11.1966 Scotland V Northern Ireland Hampden Park,
Glasgow,
Scotland
2-1 Lennox 35'
Murdock 40'
Nicholson 9'
12.04.1967 Northern Ireland V Wales Windsor Park,
Belfast,
Northern Ireland
0-0
15.04.1967 England V Scotland Wembley,
London,
England
2-3 J Charlton 84'
Hurst 88'
Law 27'
Lennox 78'
McCalliog 87'
21.10.1967 Wales V England Ninian Park,
Cardiff,
Wales
0-3 Peters 34'
R Charlton 87'
Ball 90' - pen
21.10.1967 Northern Ireland V Scotland Windsor Park,
Belfast,
England
1-0 Clements 69'
22.11.1967 England V Northern Ireland Wembley,
London,
England
2-0 Hurst 43'
Charlton 62'
22.11.1967 Scotland V Wales Hampden Park,
Glasgow,
Scotland
3-2 Gilzean 16', 65'
McKinnon 78'
Davies 18'
Durban 57'
24.02.1968 Scotland V England Hampden Park,
Glasgow,
Scotland
1-1 Hughes 39' Peters 20'
28.02.1968 Wales V Northern Ireland The Racecourse Ground,
Wrexham,
Wales
2-0 Rees 75'
Davies 84'


Country Pl W D L F A Pts
England 6 4 1 1 15 5 9
Scotland 6 3 2 1 10 8 8
Wales 6 1 2 3 6 12 4
Northern Ireland 6 1 1 4 2 8 3

England qualified for The quarter-finals. This qualifying round was also the 1966/7,
1967/8 Home Championship.



QUARTER-FINALS
Date Fixture Venue Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
Att
03.04.1968 England V Spain Wembley,
London,
England
1-0 R Charlton 84' 100,000
06.04.1968 Bulgaria V Italy Vassil Levski,
Sofia,
Bulgaria
3-2 Kotkov 11' - pen
Dermendjiev 66'
Jekov 73'
og Penev 60'
Prati 83'
Unknown
06.04.1968 France V Yugoslavia Vélodrome
Marseille
France
1-1 Di Nallo 78' Unknown Unknown
20.04.1968 Italy V Bulgaria San Paolo,
Naples,
Italy
2-0 Prati 14'
Domenghini 55'
Unknown
24.04.1968 Yugoslavia V France FK Partizan,
Belgrade,
Yugoslavia
5-1 Unknown Di Nallo 23' Unknown
04.05.1968 Hungary V Soviet Union Ferenc Puskas,
Budapest,
Hungary
2-0 Farkas 21'
Gorocs 85'
Unknown
08.05.1968 Spain V England Santiago Bernabeu,
Madrid,
Spain
1-2 Amancio 47' Peters 55'
Hunter 81'
120,000
11.05.1968 Soviet Union V Hungary Luzhniki,
Moscow,
Soviet Union
3-0 og Solymosi 22'
Khurtsilava 59'
Byschovets 73'
Unknown



SEMI-FINALS IN ITALY
Date Fixture Venue Result 'Home' Team
Scorers
'Away' Team
Scorers
Att
05.06.1968 Italy V Soviet Union San Paolo,
Naples
0-0* Unknown
05.06.1968 Yugoslavia V England Artemio Franchi,
Florence
1-0 Dzajic 87' 22,000

* Italy progress on coin toss!
England go out of the competition.



THIRD PLACE PLAY-OFF IN ITALY
Date Fixture Venue Result England
Scorers
Soviet Union
Scorers
Att
08.06.1968 England V Soviet Union Olympic Stadium,
Rome
2-0 R Charlton 39'
Hurst 63'
68,817

After extra time could not settle the final (1-1) between Italy and Yugoslavia, a replay was staged which the host nation won 2-0.