1961 Laidlaw "World" Cup Results

written by John Punshon
Sources The Age, Il Globo, Neos Kosmos, Neue Welt, The Sun

Home Team v Away Team
Round One
Sunday, May 14, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Ukraine 0 - 4 Holland
Goals: De Bruyckere, Stoffels, Van Der Linde, Van Rooyen
Sunday, May 14, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Hungary 0 - 1 Poland
Goal: Maruszkiewicz
Sunday, May 21, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 4,500 (dh).
Germany
Goals: Schumacher, Landherr
After Extra Time
2 - 1 Australia
Goal: Smith
After Extra Time
Sunday, May 21, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne. Att: 4,500 (dh).
Scotland
Goals: Beattie x 2, Copeland
3 - 0 Austria
Sunday, May 28, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Israel 0 - 7 Croatia
Goals: Basic x 2, Zemunik x 2, Brkic, Kammerer, Tognon
Sunday, May 28, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Italy
Viti, Picinich, Zavattiero, Cubero, Frangioni, Guardiani, Vesnaver, Dona, Frank Barbazza, Acunzo, Bressan.
0 - 1 England
Line-up included: Eric Haynes
Goal: Haynes
Sunday, June 18, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Yugoslavia 0 - 1 Ireland
Goal: Loughran
Sunday, August 6, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Malta
After Extra Time
Note: Greece's 1-0 win on June 18 was disallowed when Malta successfully protested that the winning goal was scored after too much extra time was played
0 - 0 Greece
After Extra Time
Note: Greece's 1-0 win on June 18 was disallowed when Malta successfully protested that the winning goal was scored after too much extra time was played
Round One Replay
Sunday, August 13, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Malta
Goal: J Falzon
1 - 0 Greece
Quarter-Finals
Sunday, July 2, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Poland
Goals: Dudon, R Gronowski, Dronia
3 - 0 Ireland
Sunday, July 2, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Holland
Goals: Stobbe, Stoffels
2 - 0 England
Sunday, August 13, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Croatia
Goal: Djukic
1 - 4 Germany
Goals: Schumacher x 2, Ladehoff x 2
Sunday, August 20, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Malta 1 - 4 Scotland
Goals: Garrett x 2, T Vella og, Other Scorers Not Known
Semi-Finals
Saturday, September 2, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Germany
Goal: Zielinski
1 - 5 Poland
Goals: Jurecki x 2,Gross x 2, Szygalski
Saturday, September 9, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Holland
Goals: Beerendonk, De Bruyckere
2 - 0 Scotland
1961 Laidlaw "World" Cup Final
Saturday, September 16, 1961. Olympic Park, Melbourne.
Poland
Goal: R Gronowski
After Extra Time
1 - 0 Holland
After Extra Time