England's World Cup Record

West Germany 1974

Qualifying

England were drawn in Qualifying Group 5 along with Poland and Wales.
The group winner qualified for the Finals.

Qualifying Matches

DateVenueMatchResult
15 Nov 1972CardiffWales v England0-1
24 Jan 1973LondonEngland v Wales1-1
28 Mar 1973CardiffWales v Poland2-0
06 Jun 1973ChorzowPoland v England2-0
26 Sep 1973ChorzowPoland v Wales3-0
17 Oct 1973LondonEngland v Poland1-1

Standings

Group 5PlyWDLFAPts
Poland4211635
England4121344
Wales4112352

England finished in second place and did not qualify for the final tournament.