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FIFA World Cup 1982 Group 4

 

fifa world cup 1982 posterEngland were placed in a strong group that included the Olympic Champions, Czechoslovakia and France. Kuwait represented Asia and proved awkward opponents.

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1982 Index | Group 1 | Group 2 | Group 3 | Group 4 | Group 5 | Group 6 | Second Round | Knock Out Stage

 

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England

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France

England 3 France 1

Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao (44,172)
16 June 1982

England's Captain Marvel put his team ahead within seconds of the kick-off but mid way through the first half, Soler equalised for France. In the second half, Bryan Robson scored again and Paul Mariner made the game safe seven minutes from the end. Officials may have through the red and blue flashes on England's white first choice kit may have caused confusion with France's blue tops so both teams changed.

 

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Czechoslovakia

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Kuwait

Czechoslovakia 1 Kuwait 1

Estadio José Zorrilla, Valladolid (25,000)
17 June 1982

Czechoslovakia lead at half-time thanks to a penalty scored by Penanka. Al-Dakhil scored for Kuwait in the second half with a devastating shot from 25 yards.

 

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England

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Czechoslovakia

England 2 Czechoslovakia 0

Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao (41,123)
20 June 1982

Both of England's goals came in the second half, the first scored by Francis at the far post from a corner. Four minutes later Jozef Barmoš tried to intercept a diagonal cross at full stretch but only succeeded in diverting the ball past his goalkeeper.

 

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France

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Kuwait

France 4 Kuwait 1

Estadio José Zorrilla, Valladolid (30,043)
21 June 1982

France recorded a convincing win.

 

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France

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Czechoslovakia

France 1 Czechoslovakia 1

Estadio José Zorrilla, Valladolid (28,000)
24 June 1982

Provided that England did not lose heavily to Kuwait the following day, a draw was sufficient for France to qualify for the second round.

(Julio López)

 

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England

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Kuwait

England 1 Kuwait 0

Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao (39,700)
25 June 1982

England made heavy weather of beating Kuwait and finish top of the group.

 
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