Football at the 1954 British Empire Games

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1954 Football at the 1954 British Empire Games
Tournament details
Host country Canada
Dates July 30-August 7
Teams 8 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s) Vancouver
Final positions
Champions  Scotland (4th title)
Runners-up  England
Third place  Northern Ireland
Fourth place  Wales
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 63 (3.94 per match)
1938
1958

Football at the British Empire Games was the fourth time that association football was part of the British Empire Games and the first since 1938 where it was hosted in Australia.

In the Gold Medal Match it was Scotland who would take out their fourth gold medal in a row after they defeated England 1-0 in the final.

Group Stage[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 13 1 +12 6
 Wales 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 4
 Canada 3 1 0 2 4 9 -5 2
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 1 15 -14 0
July 30, 1954
England  4–0  Canada
Lofthouse Goal 13'31'43'
Hassall Goal 68'
Vancouver


July 30, 1954
Wales  5–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Allchurch Goal 8'24'
Tapscott Goal 60'
Charles Goal 65'
Ford Goal 70'
Vancouver


August 1, 1954
Canada  1–4  Wales
Ford Goal 50'
Charles Goal 51'
Allchurch Goal 57'
Medwin Goal 80'
Vancouver


August 1, 1954
Trinidad and Tobago  0–7  England
Mullen Goal 16'
Lofthouse Goal 21'45'68'
Revie Goal 31'82'
Bentley Goal 66' (pen)
Vancouver


August 3, 1954
England  2–1  Wales
Wilshaw Goal 48'
Lockhart Goal 66'
Allchurch Goal 75'
Vancouver


August 3, 1954
Canada  3–1  Trinidad and Tobago
Petrie Goal 61'
Vancouver

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Scotland 3 2 1 0 11 2 +9 5
 Northern Ireland 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 5
 Australia 3 1 0 2 6 10 -4 2
 Jamaica 3 0 0 3 1 11 -10 0
July 31, 1954
Scotland  5-1  Australia
Docherty Goal 10'
Reilly Goal 14'
Fleming Goal 31'
Brown Goal 61'69'
Nunn Goal 41'
Vancouver


July 31, 1954
Northern Ireland  3–0  Jamaica
McParland Goal 59'80'86'
Vancouver


August 2, 1954
Australia  2–4  Northern Ireland
Johns Goal 63'68' Bingham Goal 30'70'
Crossan Goal 38'
Tully Goal 85'
Vancouver


August 2, 1954
Jamaica  0–5  Scotland
Ormond Goal 29'
Henderson Goal 55'71'
Brown Goal 64'78'
Vancouver


August 4, 1954
Australia  3–1  Jamaica
Lawrie Goal 23'
Johns Goal 44'68'
Vancouver


August 4, 1954
Northern Ireland  1–1  Scotland
McAdams Goal 28' Brown Goal 14'
Vancouver

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Seventh Place Playoff[edit | edit source]

August 6, 1954
Trinidad and Tobago  2-1  Jamaica
Vancouver

Fifth Place Playoff[edit | edit source]

August 6, 1954
Canada  2–0  Australia
Petrie Goal 22'
Vancouver

Third Place Playoff[edit | edit source]

August 7, 1954
Wales  0-2  Northern Ireland
Sherwood Goal 56' (og)
McParland Goal 69'
Vancouver

Gold Medal Playoff[edit | edit source]

August 7, 1954
England  0-1  Scotland
Johnstone Goal 32'
Vancouver

References[edit | edit source]

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