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Czech Republic/ Czechoslovakia


Federation founded: 1901
FIFA member since: 1907

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Did not participate
1934 - Beaten finalist
1938 - Second round exit
1950 - Did not participate
1954 - First round exit
1958 - First round exit
1962 - Beaten finalist
1966 - Did not qualify
1970 - First round exit
1974 - Did not qualify
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - First round exit
1986 - Did not qualify
1990 - Quarterfinal exit
1994 - Did not qualify
1998 - Did not qualify
2002 - Did not qualify
2006 - First round exit

 
STATISTICS
Played
33
Won
12
Drawn
5
Lost
16
Goals for
47
Goals against
49
Points
41
Czech Republic/ Czechoslovakia are 16th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
6-1 vs Argentina in 1958.
Biggest defeat:
0-5 vs Austria in 1954.
Overall topscorer:
Oldrich Nejedly, 7 goals.
Most appearances:
Ladislav Novak, 12 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
Never

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Oldrich Nejedly
Tomas Skuhravy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

1930

No qualifying rounds held. Teams 
were invited to take part, but CZECHOSLOVAKIA
chose not to participate.

1934

(WCQ Group 5)
15.Oct 33 Poland 1-2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 15.Apr 34 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-0 Poland
CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for Italy 1934.

1938

(WCQ Group 7)
07.Nov 37 Bulgaria 1-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 24.Apr 38 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 6-0 Bulgaria
CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for France 1938.

1950

CZECHOSLOVAKIA did not participate
in the qualifying rounds.

1954

(WCQ Group 8)
14.Jun 53 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-0 Romania 06.Sep 53 Bulgaria 1-2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 25.Oct 53 Romania 0-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 08.Nov 53 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 0-0 Bulgaria
P W D L Gls Pts 1.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4 3 1 0 5- 1 7 2.Romania 4 2 0 2 5- 5 4 3.Bulgaria 4 0 1 3 3- 7 1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for Switzerland 1954.

1958

(UEFA Group 4)
01.May 57 Wales 1-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 26.May 57 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-0 Wales 16.Jun 57 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-1 East Germany 27.Oct 57 East Germany 1-4 CZECHOSLOVAKIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4 3 0 1 9- 3 6 2.Wales 4 2 0 2 6- 5 4 3.East Germany 4 1 0 3 5-12 2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for Sweden 1958.

1962

(UEFA Group 8)
14.May 61 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4-0 Scotland 26.Sep 61 Scotland 3-2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 08.Oct 61 Rep. of Ireland 1-3 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 29.Oct 61 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 7-1 Rep. of Ireland
P W D L Gls Pts 1.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4 3 0 1 16- 5 6 Scotland 4 3 0 1 10- 7 6 3.Rep. of Ireland 4 0 0 4 3-17 0 Play-off [in Brussels (BEL)]
29.Nov 61 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4-2 Scotland [aet]
CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for Chile 1962.

1966

(UEFA Group 4)
25.Apr 65 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 0-1 Portugal 30.May 65 Romania 1-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 19.Sep 65 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-1 Romania 09.Oct 65 Turkey 0-6 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 31.Oct 65 Portugal 0-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 21.Nov 65 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-1 Turkey
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Portugal 6 4 1 1 9- 4 9 2.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 6 3 1 2 12- 4 7 3.Romania 6 3 0 3 9- 7 6 4.Turkey 6 1 0 5 4-19 2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA failed to qualify for England 1966.

1970

(UEFA Group 2)
25.Sep 68 Denmark 0-3 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 20.Oct 68 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-0 Denmark 04.May 69 Rep. of Ireland 1-2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 25.May 69 Hungary 2-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 14.Sep 69 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-3 Hungary 07.Oct 69 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-0 Rep. of Ireland
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Hungary 6 4 1 1 16- 7 9 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 6 4 1 1 12- 6 9 3.Denmark 6 2 1 3 6-10 5 4.Rep. of Ireland 6 0 1 5 3-14 1 Play-off [in Marseille (FRA)]
03.Dec 69 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4-1 Hungary
CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for Mexico 1970.

1974

(UEFA Group 8)
02.May 73 Denmark 1-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 06.Jun 73 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 6-0 Denmark 26.Sep 73 Scotland 2-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 17.Oct 73 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-0 Scotland
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Scotland 4 3 0 1 8- 3 6 2.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4 2 1 1 9- 3 5 3.Denmark 4 0 1 3 2-13 1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA failed to qualify for West Germany 1974.

1978

(UEFA Group 7)
13.Oct 76 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-0 Scotland 30.Mar 77 Wales 3-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 21.Sep 77 Scotland 3-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 16.Nov 77 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-0 Wales
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Scotland 4 3 0 1 6- 3 6 2.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4 2 0 2 4- 6 4 3.Wales 4 1 0 3 3- 4 2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA failed to qualify for Argentina 1978.

1982

(UEFA Group 3)
19.Nov 80 Wales 1-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 03.Dec 80 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-0 Turkey 15.Apr 81 Turkey 0-3 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 27.May 81 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 6-1 Iceland 09.Sep 81 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-0 Wales 23.Sep 81 Iceland 1-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 28.Oct 81 Soviet Union 2-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 29.Nov 81 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-1 Soviet Union
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Soviet Union 8 6 2 0 20- 2 14 2.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 8 4 2 2 15- 6 10 3.Wales 8 4 2 2 12- 7 10 4.Iceland 8 2 2 4 10-21 6 5.Turkey 8 0 0 8 1-22 0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for Spain 1982.

1986

(UEFA Group 2)
14.Oct 84 Portugal 2-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 31.Oct 84 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4-0 Malta 21.Apr 85 Malta 0-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 30.Apr 85 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-5 West Germany 05.Jun 85 Sweden 2-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 25.Sep 85 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-0 Portugal 16.Oct 85 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-1 Sweden 17.Nov 85 West Germany 2-2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.West Germany 8 5 2 1 22- 9 12 2.Portugal 8 5 0 3 12-10 10 3.Sweden 8 4 1 3 14- 9 9 4.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 8 3 2 3 11-12 8 5.Malta 8 0 1 7 6-25 1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA failed to qualify for Mexico 1986.

1990

(UEFA Group 7)
18.Oct 88 Luxembourg 0-2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 16.Nov 88 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 0-0 Belgium 29.Apr 89 Belgium 2-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 09.May 89 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4-0 Luxembourg 07.Jun 89 Switzerland 0-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 06.Oct 89 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-1 Portugal 25.Oct 89 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-0 Switzerland 15.Nov 89 Portugal 0-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Belgium 8 4 4 0 15- 5 12 2.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 8 5 2 1 13- 3 12 3.Portugal 8 4 2 2 11- 8 10 4.Switzerland 8 2 1 5 10-14 5 5.Luxembourg 8 0 1 7 3-22 1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA qualified for Italy 1990.

1994

(UEFA Group 4)
02.Sep 92 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-2 Belgium 23.Sep 92 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 4-0 Faroe Islands 14.Nov 92 Romania 1-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 24.Mar 93 Cyprus 1-1 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 28.Apr 93 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-1 Wales 02.Jun 93 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 5-2 Romania 16.Jun 93 Faroe Islands 0-3 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 08.Sep 93 Wales 2-2 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 27.Oct 93 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-0 Cyprus 17.Nov 93 Belgium 0-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Romania 10 7 1 2 29-12 15 2.Belgium 10 7 1 2 16- 5 15 3.CZECHOSLOVAKIA 10 4 5 1 21- 9 13 4.Wales 10 5 2 3 19-12 12 5.Cyprus 10 2 1 7 8-18 5 6.Faroe Islands 10 0 0 10 1-38 0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA failed to qualify for USA 1994.

1998

(UEFA Group 6)
18.Sep 96 CZECH REPUBLIC 6-0 Malta 09.Oct 96 CZECH REPUBLIC 0-0 Spain 10.Nov 96 Yugoslavia 1-0 CZECH REPUBLIC 02.Apr 97 CZECH REPUBLIC 1-2 Yugoslavia 08.Jun 97 Spain 1-0 CZECH REPUBLIC 20.Aug 97 CZECH REPUBLIC 2-0 Faroe Islands 24.Aug 97 Slovakia 2-1 CZECH REPUBLIC 06.Sep 97 Faroe Islands 0-2 CZECH REPUBLIC 24.Sep 97 Malta 0-1 CZECH REPUBLIC 11.Oct 97 CZECH REPUBLIC 3-0 Slovakia
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Spain 10 8 2 0 26- 6 26 2.Yugoslavia 10 7 2 1 29- 7 23 3.CZECH REPUBLIC 10 5 1 4 16- 6 16 4.Slovakia 10 5 1 4 18-14 16 5.Faroe Islands 10 2 0 8 10-31 6 6.Malta 10 0 0 10 2-37 0 CZECH REPUBLIC failed to qualify for France 1998.

2002

(UEFA Group 3)
02.Sep 00 Bulgaria 0-1 CZECH REPUBLIC 07.Oct 00 CZECH REPUBLIC 4-0 Iceland 11.Oct 00 Malta 0-0 CZECH REPUBLIC 24.Mar 01 Northern Ireland 0-1 CZECH REPUBLIC 28.Mar 01 CZECH REPUBLIC 0-0 Denmark 02.Jun 01 Denmark 2-1 CZECH REPUBLIC 06.Jun 01 CZECH REPUBLIC 3-1 Northern Ireland 01.Sep 01 Iceland 3-1 CZECH REPUBLIC 05.Sep 01 CZECH REPUBLIC 3-2 Malta 06.Oct 01 CZECH REPUBLIC 6-0 Bulgaria
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Denmark 10 6 4 0 22- 6 22 2.CZECH REPUBLIC 10 6 2 2 20- 8 20 3.Bulgaria 10 5 2 3 14-15 17 4.Iceland 10 4 1 5 14-20 13 5.N.Ireland 10 3 2 5 11-12 11 6.Malta 10 0 1 9 4-24 1 CZECH REPUBLIC advanced to UEFA Play-offs
10.Nov 01 Belgium 1-0 CZECH REPUBLIC 14.Nov 01 CZECH REPUBLIC 0-1 Belgium
CZECH REPUBLIC failed to qualify for Korea/Japan 2002.

2006

(UEFA Group 1)
08.Sep 04 Netherlands 2-0 CZECH REPUBLIC 09.Oct 04 CZECH REPUBLIC 1-0 Romania 13.Oct 04 Armenia 0-3 CZECH REPUBLIC 17.Nov 04 Macedonia FYR 0-2 CZECH REPUBLIC 26.Mar 05 CZECH REPUBLIC 4-3 Finland 30.Mar 05 Andorra 0-4 CZECH REPUBLIC 04.Jun 05 CZECH REPUBLIC 8-1 Andorra 08.Jun 05 CZECH REPUBLIC 6-1 Macedonia FYR 03.Sep 05 Romania 2-0 CZECH REPUBLIC 07.Sep 05 CZECH REPUBLIC 4-1 Armenia 08.Oct 05 CZECH REPUBLIC 0-2 Netherlands 12.Oct 05 Finland 0-3 CZECH REPUBLIC
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Netherlands 12 10 2 0 27- 3 32 2.CZECH REPUBLIC 12 9 0 3 35-12 27 3.Romania 12 8 1 3 20-10 25 4.Finland 12 5 1 6 21-19 16 5.Macedonia FYR 12 2 3 7 11-24 9 6.Armenia 12 2 1 9 9-25 7 7.Andorra 12 1 2 9 4-34 5 CZECH REPUBLIC advanced to UEFA Play-offs
12.Nov 05 Norway 0-1 CZECH REPUBLIC 16.Nov 05 CZECH REPUBLIC 1-0 Norway
CZECH REPUBLIC qualified for Germany 2006.



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