England's European Championship Record

Belgium 1972

England were drawn in Qualifying Group 3 along with Switzerland, Greece and Malta.
The group winner qualified for the Finals.

Qualifying Matches

DateVenueMatchResult
11 Oct 1970GziraMalta v Greece1-1
16 Dec 1970AthensGreece v Switzerland0-1
20 Dec 1970GziraMalta v Switzerland1-2
03 Feb 1971GziraMalta v England0-1
21 Apr 1971LondonEngland v Greece3-0
05 May 1971LuzernSwitzerland v Malta5-0
12 May 1971LondonEngland v Malta5-0
12 May 1971BerneSwitzerland v Greece1-0
18 Jun 1971AthensGreece v Malta2-0
13 Oct 1971BaselSwitzerland v England2-3
10 Nov 1971LondonEngland v Switzerland1-1
01 Dec 1971PiraeusGreece v England0-2

Standings

Group 3PlyWDLFAPts
England651015311
Switzerland64111259
Greece6114383
Malta60152161

England won the group and qualified for the Quarter Finals.

Quarter Finals

Played over two legs. Match winner on aggregate advanced to the Semi Finals.

DateVenueMatchResultAttReferee
29 Apr 1972LondonEngland v W.Germany1-3100,000Heliet (FRA)
13 May 1972BerlinW.Germany v England0-084,000Gugulovic (YUG)

England lost 1-3 on aggregate and were eliminated from the competition.