England's World Cup Record

Chile 1962

Qualifying

England were drawn in Qualifying Group 6 along with Portugal and Luxembourg.
The group winner qualified for the Finals.

Qualifying Matches

DateVenueMatchResult
19 Oct 1960LuxembourgLuxembourg v England0-9
19 Mar 1961LisbonPortugal v Luxembourg6-0
21 May 1961LisbonPortugal v England1-1
28 Sep 1961LondonEngland v Luxembourg4-1
08 Oct 1961LuxembourgLuxembourg v Portugal4-2
26 Oct 1961LondonEngland v Portugal2-0

Standings

Group 6PlyWDLFAPts
England43101627
Portugal4112973
Luxembourg41035212

England won the group and qualfied for the final tournament.

Final Tournament

England were drawn in Group 4, along with Argentina, Bulgaria and Hungary.
The top 2 places in the group qualified for the Quarter Finals.

First Round Matches - Group 4

DateVenueMatchResultAttReferee
30 May 1962RancaguaArgentina v Bulgaria1-07,500Gardezabal (ESP)
31 May 1962RancaguaHungary v England2-17,900Horn (HOL)
02 Jun 1962RancaguaEngland v Argentina3-110,000Latyshev (URS)
03 Jun 1962RancaguaHungary v Bulgaria6-16,000Gardezabal (ESP)
06 Jun 1962RancaguaHungary v Argentina0-06,000Yamasaki (PER)
07 Jun 1962RancaguaEngland v Bulgaria0-06,000Blavier (BEL)

Standings

Group 4PlyWDLFAPts
Hungary3210825
England3111433
Argentina3111243
Bulgaria3012171

England finished in second place and advanced to the Quarter Finals.

Quarter Final Matches

Played on a knock-out basis, the match winner advanced to the Semi Finals.

DateVenueMatchResultAttReferee
10 Jun 1962SantiagoYugoslavia v W. Germany1-063,000Yamasaki (PER)
10 Jun 1962Vina del MarBrazil v England3-118,000Schwinte (FRA)
10 Jun 1962AricaChile v USSR2-118,000Horn (HOL)
10 Jun 1962RancaguaCzechoslovakia v Hungary1-012,200Latyshev (URS)

England were eliminated from the competition.