1970 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

international football competition

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1970 Final Tournament was held in Scotland.

1970 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryScotland
Dates16–25 May
Teams16
Final positions
Champions East Germany (2nd title)
Runners-up Netherlands
Third place Scotland
Fourth place France
1969
1971

Qualification change

Group 1 change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 4 2 1 1 7 3 +4 5
  Spain 4 2 0 2 7 10 –3 4
  Portugal 4 1 1 2 6 7 –1 3


France   3–0   Portugal
Portugal   4–0   Spain
Portugal   0–0   France
Spain   4–2   Portugal
Spain   1–3   France
France   1–2   Spain

Group 2 change

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg Greece   2–2(a)   Turkey 2–1 0–1

Group 3 change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Romania 4 1 3 0 3 2 +1 5
  Soviet Union 4 1 2 1 4 2 +2 4
  Poland 4 1 1 2 2 5 –3 3


Soviet Union   3–0   Poland
Soviet Union   0–0   Romania
Poland   1–0   Soviet Union
Poland   1–1   Romania
Romania   1–1   Soviet Union
Romania   1–0   Poland

Group 4 change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Wales 4 2 2 0 5 1 +4 6
  England 4 2 1 1 15 3 +12 5
  Republic of Ireland 4 0 1 3 1 17 –16 1


Republic of Ireland   0–0   Wales
Republic of Ireland   1–4   England
England   10–0   Republic of Ireland
Wales   0–0   England
England   1–2   Wales
Wales   3–0   Republic of Ireland

Group 5 change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  West Germany 4 3 0 1 4 2 +2 6
  Yugoslavia 4 2 1 1 4 2 +2 5
  Czechoslovakia 4 0 1 3 2 6 –4 1


Yugoslavia   2–0   Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia   0–1   West Germany
West Germany   1–0   Yugoslavia
Czechoslovakia   1–1   Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia   1–0   West Germany
West Germany   2–1   Czechoslovakia

Group 6 change

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg East Germany   6–1   Austria 4–1 2–0

Teams change

The following teams entered the tournament. Six teams qualified (Q) and ten teams entered without playing qualification matches.

Group stage change

Group A change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Scotland 3 2 1 0 9 3 +6 5
  Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 5
  Sweden 3 1 0 2 2 8 –6 2
  Italy 3 0 0 3 2 6 –4 0


16 May Bulgaria   2–2   Scotland
Sweden   2–0   Italy
18 May Bulgaria   3–0   Sweden
Scotland   2–1   Italy
20 May Bulgaria   2–1   Italy
Scotland   5–0   Sweden

Group B change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 5
  Hungary 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 5
  Finland 3 1 0 2 2 7 –5 2
  Norway 3 0 0 3 0 6 –6 0


16 May France   3–0   Norway
Hungary   4–0   Finland
18 May France   0–0   Hungary
Finland   2–0   Norway
20 May France   3–0   Finland
Hungary   1–0   Norway

Group C change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands 3 2 1 0 9 3 +6 5
  West Germany 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 4
   Switzerland 3 1 0 2 3 8 –5 2
  Wales 3 0 1 2 3 5 –2 1


16 May Netherlands   6–1    Switzerland
West Germany   3–2   Wales
18 May Netherlands   1–1   Wales
West Germany   2–1    Switzerland
20 May Netherlands   2–1   West Germany
Switzerland    1–0   Wales

Group D change

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 5
  Belgium 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 4
  Romania 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
  Turkey 3 0 1 2 0 3 –3 1


16 May Belgium   3–2   Romania
East Germany   1–0   Turkey
18 May East Germany   2–0   Belgium
Romania   0–0   Turkey
20 May Belgium   2–0   Turkey
Romania   0–0   East Germany

Semifinals change

Netherlands  1 – 0  Scotland
East Germany  (c) 1 – 1  France

Third place match change

Scotland  2 – 0  France

Final change

East Germany  (c) 1 – 1 (aet)  Netherlands


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