Football at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

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Football at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
Tournament details
Host country Australia
Dates November 22-29
Teams 8 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Wales (2nd title)
Runners-up  Scotland
Third place  England
Fourth place  India
Tournament statistics
Matches played 12
Goals scored 40 (3.33 per match)
1958
1966

Football at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games was the sixth time that association football was part of the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In a switch from the previous five tournaments, the format changed to a knockout style format with it also being the last time to have only eight teams with the following tournament expanding it to 12 teams.

Tournament[edit | edit source]

Main Bracket[edit | edit source]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold Medal
 
          
 
22 November - Adelaide
 
 
 Wales5
 
26 November - Adelaide
 
 New Zealand1
 
 Wales2
 
23 November - Adelaide
 
 India1
 
 Singapore1
 
29 November - Adelaide
 
 India2
 
 Wales1
 
22 November - Adelaide
 
 Scotland0
 
 England4
 
26 November - Adelaide
 
 Malaya1
 
 England0
 
22 November - Adelaide
 
 Scotland3 Third place
 
 Australia0
 
29 November - Adelaide
 
 Scotland7
 
 India1
 
 
 England2
 

Plate Bracket[edit | edit source]

 
Plate Semi-finalsFifth Place
 
      
 
25 November - Adelaide
 
 
 New Zealand1
 
28 November - Adelaide
 
 Singapore0
 
 New Zealand0
 
25 November - Adelaide
 
 Malaya3
 
 Malaya3
 
 
 Australia1
 
Seventh Place
 
 
28 November - Adelaide
 
 
 Singapore1
 
 
 Australia0

Quarter Finals[edit | edit source]

November 22, 1962
Wales  5–1  New Zealand
Vernon Goal 17'
Charles Goal 32'35'65'
Woosnam Goal 39'
McVey Goal 49'
Adelaide


November 22, 1962
England  4–1  Malaya
Crawford Goal 30'61'
Pickering Goal 37'
O'Grady Goal 89'
Omar Goal 71'
Adelaide


November 23, 1962
Scotland  7–0  Australia
Caldow Goal 5'66'
Law Goal 12'73'
Harley Goal 40'42'45'
Adelaide


November 23, 1962
India  2–1  Singapore
D'Souza Goal 27'44' Koh Goal 8'
Adelaide

Plate Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

November 25, 1962
New Zealand  1–0  Singapore
Wallace Goal 65' (pen)
Adelaide


November 25, 1962
Malaya  3–1  Australia
Minhat Goal 69'75'
Choe Goal 77'
Warren Goal 17'
Adelaide

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

November 26, 1962
Wales  2–1  India
Williams Goal 18'
Vernon Goal 25'
Banerjee Goal 35'
Adelaide


November 26, 1962
England  0–3  Scotland
Harley Goal 20'
Scott Goal 67'
Caldow Goal 80'
Adelaide

Seventh Place Playoff[edit | edit source]

November 28, 1962
Singapore  1–0  Australia
Zaniel Goal 34'
Adelaide

Fifth Place Playoff[edit | edit source]

November 28, 1962
New Zealand  0–3  Malaya
Minhat Goal 53'63'82'
Adelaide

Third Place Playoff[edit | edit source]

November 29, 1962
India  1–2  England
Balaram Goal 19' Crawford Goal 33'
Edwards Goal 70' (pen)
Adelaide

Gold Medal Playoff[edit | edit source]

November 29, 1962
Wales  1–0  Scotland
Charles Goal 38'
Adelaide

References[edit | edit source]

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