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1954 FIFA World Cup qualification Group 4

The three teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winner France qualified for the fifth FIFA World Cup held in Switzerland.

1954 FIFA World Cup qualification Group 4 Intro articles: 2

Results

20 September 1953 Luxembourg  1 – 6  France Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Kohn  6' Report Piantoni  5'
Kopa  10'
Cicci  41'
Glovacki  44'
Kargu  73'
Flamion  88'
Stadium: Stade Municipal
Referee: Dörflinger (Switzerland)

4 October 1953 Republic of Ireland  3 – 5  France Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Ryan  58' (pen.)
Walsh  83'
O'Farrell  88'
Report Glovacki  23'
Penverne  40'
Ujlaki  50'69'
Flamion  72'
Stadium: Dalymount Park
Referee: Franken (Belgium)


25 November 1953 France  1 – 0  Republic of Ireland Paris, France
Piantoni  73' Report Stadium: Parc des Princes
Referee: Van Nuffel (Belgium)

17 December 1953 France  8 – 0  Luxembourg Paris, France
Desgranges  2'88'
Vincent  6'10'
Fontaine  21'75'80'
Foix  57'
Report Stadium: Parc des Princes
Referee: Roeykens (Belgium)

France qualified.

Final Table

Final table Home Away
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1.  France 4 4 0 0 20 4 +16 8 X 1:0 8:0 2 2 0 0 9 0 4 2 2 0 0 11 4 4
2.  Republic of Ireland 4 2 0 2 8 6 +2 4 3:5 X 4:0 2 1 0 1 7 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 2
3.  Luxembourg 4 0 0 4 1 19 -18 0 1:6 0:1 X 2 0 0 2 1 7 0 2 0 0 2 0 12 0

Team stats

 France

Head coach: none, selected by committee

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Club
FW Abdesselem Ben Mohammed January 2, 1926 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Girondins Bordeaux
GK Pierre Bernard June 27, 1932 0 0 0 0 0 - - - B Girondins Bordeaux
MF Guillaume Bieganski November 3, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Lille O.S.C.
DF Marius Bruat June 27, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 FC Sochaux
MF Raymond Cicci August 11, 1929 1 1 90 0 0 90 - - - Stade Reims
MF Antoine Cuissard July 19, 1924 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - OGC Nice
GK Stéphane Dakoski June 29, 1921 0 0 0 0 0 - - B - Nîmes Olympique
FW Léon Deladerrière June 29, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - FC Nancy
FW Jean Desgranges April 22, 1929 1 2 90 0 0 - - - 90 RC Lens
FW Ferry September 2, 1930 0 0 0 0 0 B - - - AS Saint-Étienne
FW Pierre Flamion December 13, 1924 2 2 180 0 0 90 90 - - Troyes AC
FW Jacques Foix November 26, 1930 1 1 90 0 0 - - - 90 AS Saint-Étienne
FW Just Fontaine August 18, 1933 1 3 90 0 0 - - - 90 OGC Nice
DF Lazare Gianessi November 9, 1925 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - AS Monaco
MF Léon Glovacki February 19, 1928 2 2 180 0 0 90 90 - - Stade Reims
DF Robert Jonquet May 3, 1925 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - Stade Reims
FW Édouard Kargu December 16, 1925 1 1 90 0 0 90 B - - Girondins Bordeaux
FW Raymond Kopa October 13, 1931 2 1 180 0 0 90 90 - - Stade Reims
GK Jean-Pierre Kress March 1, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 RC Strasbourg
DF Robert Lemaître March 7, 1929 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Lille O.S.C.
DF André Lerond December 6, 1930 0 0 0 0 0 - - - B Olympique Lyonnais
MF Abderrahman Mahjoub April 25, 1929 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 OGC Nice
MF Jean-Jacques Marcel June 13, 1931 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 - FC Sochaux
DF Roger Marche March 5, 1924 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Stade Reims
DF Ahmed Mihoubi June 2, 1924 1 1 90 0 0 - - 90 - Toulouse FC
FW Célestin Oliver July 12, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 UA Sedan-Torcy
DF Antoine Pazur January 3, 1931 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Lille O.S.C.
DF Armand Penverne November 26, 1926 2 1 180 0 0 90 90 - - Stade Reims
MF Roger Piantoni December 26, 1931 3 2 270 0 0 90 90 90 - FC Nancy
DF René Pleimelding February 13, 1925 0 0 0 0 0 B B B - Toulouse FC
GK François Remetter August 8, 1928 2 0 172 0 1 82 B 90 - FC Metz
MF André Strappe February 23, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Lille O.S.C.
MF Joseph Ujlaki August 10, 1929 2 2 180 0 0 - 90 90 - OGC Nice
GK René Vignal August 12, 1926 2 0 98 1 0 8 90 - - RCF Paris
FW Jean Vincent November 29, 1930 1 2 90 0 0 - - - 90 Lille O.S.C.
FW Raymond Wozniesko January 17, 1930 0 0 0 0 0 - - - B Girondins Bordeaux

 Republic of Ireland

Head coach: none, selected by committee, team manager: Alex Stevenson

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Club
DF Tom Aherne January 26, 1919 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - /2[1] Luton Town
MF Noel Cantwell February 28, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - /2[1] West Ham United
DF Tommy Clinton April 13, 1926 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 90 /2[1] Everton F.C.
FW George Cummins March 12, 1931 2 1 180 0 0 - 90 - 90 /2[1] Luton Town
DF Seamus Dunne April 13, 1930 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - /2[1] Luton Town
FW Tommy Eglington January 15, 1923 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 90 - /2[1] Everton F.C.
DF/MF Peter Farrell August 16, 1922 2 0 180 0 0 90 - 90 - /2[1] Everton F.C.
FW Arthur Fitzsimons December 16, 1929 3 2 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Middlesbrough F.C.
DF Mick Gallagher 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Hibernian F.C.
DF Eddie Gannon January 3, 1921 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 - Sheffield Wednesday
FW Johnny Gavin April 20, 1928 1 0 180 0 0 - - - 90 /3[1] Norwich City
FW Shay Gibbons May 19, 1929 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - St Patrick's Athletic
FW Jimmy Hartnett March 21, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Middlesbrough F.C.
FW Freddie Kearns November 8, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 /2[1] West Ham United
MF Noel Kelly December 28, 1921 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 /2[1] Nottingham Forest
DF Robin Lawler August 28, 1925 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 - /2[1] Fulham F.C.
MF Con Martin March 20, 1923 3 0 270 0 0 90 - 90 90 Aston Villa
FW Tommy Moroney November 10, 1923 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Evergreen United
FW Liam Munroe November 15, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - Shamrock Rovers
MF Frank O'Farrell October 9, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - /2[1] West Ham United
GK Jimmy O'Neill October 13, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - /2[1] Everton F.C.
FW Alf Ringstead October 14, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Sheffield United
MF Reg Ryan February 13, 1925 3 2 270 0 0 90 90 90 - West Bromwich Albion
MF Pat Saward August 17, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 /3[1] Millwall F.C.
GK Tom Scannell June 3, 1925 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 /3[1] Southend United
DF Tommy Traynor July 22, 1933 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 /3[1] Southampton F.C.
FW Davy Walsh April 28, 1923 2 0 180 0 0 90 - 90 - Aston Villa
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p The number indicates the league the team played in that year.

 Luxembourg

Head coach: Béla Volentik

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Club
DF Secondo Caldarelli August 13, 1923 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Progrès Niederkorn
DF Henri Fickinger July 25, 1930 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Progrès Niederkorn
MF Fernand Guth May 3, 1926 0 0 0 0 0 B - - - Union Luxembourg
FW Jos Hansen June 8, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 90 - B - The National Schifflange
FW Lucien Karier July 7, 1923 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 The Belval Belvaux
FW Paul Kemp September 27, 1930 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Union Luxembourg
GK Théo Kemp September 25, 1931 0 0 0 0 0 - - B B Red Boys Differdange
FW Antoine Kohn November 1, 1933 4 1 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 Jeunesse Esch
GK Ferdy Lahure March 28, 1929 1 0 90 0 0 90 B - - Progrès Niederkorn
DF Roger Lorang November 22, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - Union Luxembourg
DF Nicolas May September 30, 1927 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 Red Boys Differdange
DF Jean-Pierre Mertl April 23, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - B Union Luxembourg
MF Jules Meurisse May 3, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 - 90 90 90 Jeunesse Esch
DF Robert Mond December 13, 1927 0 0 0 0 0 - - B - Jeunesse Esch
DF Josy Mosar September 16, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Red Star Merl
MF Armand Müller July 26, 1928 0 0 0 0 0 - - - B AS Differdange
MF François Müller February 23, 1927 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Red Star Merl
MF Guillaume Peiffer May 2, 1928 1 0 90 0 0 - B B 90 Fola Esch
DF Michel Reuter November 24, 1929 3 0 270 0 0 90 B 90 90 SC Tetingen
MF Josy Roller August 21, 1929 0 0 0 0 0 B B - - Progrès Niederkorn
DF Léon Spartz April 17, 1927 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - Red Boys Differdange
DF Jacques Speck November 5, 1931 2 0 180 0 0 B 90 90 - The National Schifflange
GK Paul Steffen January 17, 1930 3 0 270 0 0 B 90 90 90 Jeunesse Esch
DF Camille Wagner April 13, 1925 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 FC Etzella Ettelbruck
FW Roger Weydert February 18, 1927 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 Union Luxembourg

1954 FIFA World Cup qualification Group 4 Results articles: 123

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