1986 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 3

The 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 3 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 1986 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised England, Finland, Northern Ireland, Romania and Turkey.

The group was won by England with Northern Ireland as the runners up. Both teams qualified for the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 8 4 4 0 21 2 +19 12 Qualification to 1986 FIFA World Cup 0–0 1–1 5–0 5–0
2  Northern Ireland 8 4 2 2 8 5 +3 10 0–1 3–2 2–1 2–0
3  Romania 8 3 3 2 12 7 +5 9 0–0 0–1 2–0 3–0
4  Finland 8 3 2 3 7 12 −5 8 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0
5  Turkey 8 0 1 7 2 24 −22 1 0–8 0–0 1–3 1–2
Source: [citation needed]

Results

Finland 1–0 Northern Ireland
Valvee 55' Report
Porin Stadion, Pori
Attendance: 8,155
Referee: Karl-Heinz Tritschler (West Germany)

Northern Ireland 3–2 Romania
Iorgulescu 34' (o.g.)
Whiteside 61'
M. O'Neill 73'
Report Hagi 36'
Geolgău 80'
Attendance: 17,269

England 5–0 Finland
Hateley 29', 50'
Woodcock 41'
Robson 70'
Sansom 88'
Report
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 47,234
Referee: Aleksander Suchanek (Poland)

Turkey 1–2 Finland
Tüfekçi 78' (pen.) Report Hjelm 10'
Lipponen 68'
Attendance: 7,062
Referee: Velodi Miminoschwili (Soviet Union)

Turkey 0–8 England
Report Robson 13', 59', 61'
Woodcock 17', 43'
Barnes 47', 53'
Anderson 86'
Northern Ireland 2–1 Finland
J. O'Neill 44'
Armstrong 51' (pen.)
Report Lipponen 22'
Attendance: 19,457
Referee: Santos Da Silva (Portugal)

Northern Ireland 0–1 England
Report Hateley 77'
Attendance: 28,500

Romania 3–0 Turkey
Hagi 21'
Cămătaru 28', 42'
Report
Stadionul Central, Craiova
Attendance: 20,816
Referee: Ovadia Ben Itzhak (Israel)

Romania 0–0 England
Report
Attendance: 49,229
Referee: Emilio Guruceta (Spain)
Northern Ireland 2–0 Turkey
Whiteside 45', 54' Report
Attendance: 15,603

Finland 1–1 England
Rantanen 5' Report Hateley 50'

Finland 1–1 Romania
Lipponen 26' Report Hagi 7'
Attendance: 24,863
Referee: Marcel van Langenhove (Belgium)

Romania 2–0 Finland
Hagi 7'
Mateuț 56'
Report
Attendance: 17,826
Referee: Zoran Petrovic (Yugoslavia)

Turkey 0–0 Northern Ireland
Report
England 1–1 Romania
Hoddle 25' Report Cămătaru 60'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 61,310

Finland 1–0 Turkey
Rantanen 38' Report
Attendance: 5,616
Referee: Rune Larsson (Sweden)

Romania 0–1 Northern Ireland
Report Quinn 29'
England 5–0 Turkey
Waddle 15'
Lineker 18', 43', 54'
Robson 35'
Report
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 52,385
Referee: Anatoly Milchenko (Soviet Union)

England 0–0 Northern Ireland
Report
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 72,712
Turkey 1–3 Romania
Tekin 78' Report Iorgulescu 15'
Coraș 27'
Iovan 54'

Goalscorers

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4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal
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