England's World Cup Record

Mexico 1970

Qualifying

England automatically qualified for the Finals as champions of 1966.

Final Tournament

England were drawn in Group 3, along with Brazil, Romania and Czechoslovakia.
The top 2 places in the group qualified for the Quarter Finals.

First Round Matches - Group 3

DateVenueMatchResultAttReferee
02 Jun 1970GuadalajaraEngland v Romania1-050,000Louraux (BEL)
03 Jun 1970GuadalajaraBrazil v Czechoslovakia4-152,000Barreto (URU)
06 Jun 1970GuadalajaraRomania v Czechoslovakia2-156,000di Leo (MEX)
07 Jun 1970GuadalajaraBrazil v England1-066,000Klein (ISR)
10 Jun 1970GuadalajaraBrazil v Romania3-250,000Marschall (AUT)
11 Jun 1970GuadalajaraEngland v Czechoslovakia1-049,000Machin (FRA)

Standings

Group 3PlyWDLFAPts
Brazil3300836
England3201214
Romania3102452
Czechoslovakia3003270

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
14 Jun 1970Mexico CityUSSR v Uruguay0-145,000van Ravens (HOL)
14 Jun 1970TolucaItaly v Mexico4-127,000Scheurer (SUI)
14 Jun 1970LeonWest Germany v England3-224,000Coerezza (ARG)
14 Jun 1970GuadalajaraBrazil v Peru4-254,000Louraux (BEL)

England were eliminated from the competition.