Sunday, June 25, 2017

International Season 1978/79, Part 10 (June and July 1979)


June

Argentina continued its Tour of Europe.
England played a number of matches. It first defeated Bulgaria in Sofia (3-0) in a qualifier, then lost to Austria (3-4) in a friendly.
The English also faced Sweden to celebrate Swedish Football Association’s 75th anniversary.
Kevin Keegan played two matches in two days, one for his club Hamburg.
At this insistence of Sweden officials he also took part in this match.
Safet Susic became the first player in 31 years to score a hat trick against Italy in Yugoslavia’s (4-1) win.
Switzerland won an away match for the first time in 6 years as they defeated Iceland in a qualifier.
Kurt Nielsen managed Denmark for the last time as the West German Sepp Piontek was about to take over.

Date: June 1, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Berlin -Stadion der Weltjugend (Stadium of the World Youth)
Attendance: 50,000
East Germany 1-Romania 0 (Joachim Streich 64)

Date: June 2, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Glasgow -Hampden Park
Attendance: 61,918
Scotland 1-Argentina 3  (Arthur Graham 85 / Leopoldo Luque 33, 61, Diego Maradona 70)


Photo From: EL GRAFICO Nº3113 (June 5, 1979)
(Diego Maradona, June 2, Scotland 1-Argentina 3)


Photo From: World Soccer , May 1980
(Argentina Squad, Top, left to right: Daniel Passarella, René Houseman,  Jorge Olguín, Hugo Villaverde,  Alberto Tarantini, Ubaldo Fillol , Bottom, left to right: Américo Gallego, Juan Barbas, Leopoldo Luque, Diego Maradona, Jose Valencia, June 2, Scotland 1-Argentina 3)



Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Argentina Squad, Top, left to right: Daniel Passarella, René Houseman,  Jorge Olguín, Hugo Villaverde,  Alberto Tarantini, Ubaldo Fillol , Bottom, left to right: Américo Gallego, Juan Barbas, Leopoldo Luque, Diego Maradona, Jose Valencia, June 2, Scotland 1-Argentina 3)






Date: June 2, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 7
Venue: Gzira, Empire Stadium
Attendance: 8,358
Malta 0-Wales 2 (Peter Nicholas 15, Brian Flynn 50)


Photo From: 45 Sena ta' Football Internazzjonali ta' Malta, Author Joseph A. Sacco
(Malta squad, June 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Malta 0-Wales 2)


Date: June 6, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: East Rutherford, New Jersey- Meadowlands Arena, Giants Stadium
Attendance: 70,134
New York Cosmos (USA) 0-Argentina 1  (Daniel Passarella 88)

Photo From: EL GRAFICO Nº3114 (June 12, 1979)
(Juan Barbas, between Rick Davis and Toni Carbognani, June 6, NY Cosmos 0-Argentina 1)




Date: June 6, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 1
Venue: Sofia- Vassil Levski Stadion
Attendance: 47,500
Bulgaria 0-England 3 (Kevin Keegan 33, Dave Watson 53, Peter Barnes 64)


Photo From: Official Match Programme,  England v Denmark, 1979
(June 6, 1979, EC Qualifier, Bulgaria 0-England 3)



Photo From: Official Match Programme,  England v Denmark, 1979
(June 6, 1979, EC Qualifier, Bulgaria 0-England 3)


Photo From: Official Match Programme,  England v Denmark, 1979
(June 6, 1979, EC Qualifier, Bulgaria 0-England 3)



Photo From: Onze, Issue 54, June 1980
(England squad, June 6, 1979, EC Qualifier, Bulgaria 0-England 3)


Photo From: Official Match Programme,  England v Bulgaria, 1979
(Bulgaria squad, June 6, 1979, EC Qualifier, Bulgaria 0-England 3)




Date: June 6, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 1
Venue: København (Copenhagen)- Idrætsparken
Attendance: 16,500
Denmark 4-Northern Ireland 0 (Preben Elkjær 31,33,82, Allan Simonsen 63)


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Denmark squad, June 6, 1979, EC Qualifier, Denmark 4-Northern Ireland 0)


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Denmark squad, June 6, 1979, EC Qualifier, Denmark 4-Northern Ireland 0)




Date: June 7, 1979
Competition: Olympics Qualifier
Venue: Kotka-Urheilukeskus=
Attendance:,581
Finland (Olympics) 2-Denmark (Olympics) 1 (Juha Helin 12, Risto Rosenberg 21, Hannu Rajaniemi 61, Kalle Nieminen 70 / ????)

Date: June 7, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 5
Venue: Malmö -Malmö Stadion
Attendance: 7,070
Sweden 3-Luxembourg 0 (Anders Grönhagen 15, Tore Cervin 29, Hasse Borg 54 pen)



Date: June 7, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 2
Venue: Oslo-Ullevaal Stadion
Attendance: 17,269
Norway 0-Scotland 4 (Joe Jordan 32, Kenny Dalglish 39, John Robertson 43, Gordon McQueen 55)



Date: June 7, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Kusnacht
Attendance:
Switzerland 1-FC Zurich (Switzerland) 1 (Schnyder 38 / Jerkovic 63)

Date: June 9, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 4
Venue: Reykjavík, Laugardalsvöllur
Attendance: 10,469
Iceland 1-Switzerland 2 (Janus Guðlaugsson 50 / Raimondo Ponte 58, Heinz Hermann 61)

Date: June 10, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Stockholm - Råsunda -Solna Stadion, Fotbollstadion
Attendance: 35,691
Sweden 0-England 0


Photo From: Onze, Issue 54, June 1980
(June 10, 1979, Sweden 0-England 0)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 44, August 1979
(June 10, 1979, Sweden 0-England 0)


Photo From: Nations of Europe, Volume II author Ron Hockings and Keir Radnedge, 1993
(Sweden squad, June 10, 1979, Sweden 0-England 0)



Date: June 10, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Los Angeles, California -Memorial Coliseum, USA
Attendance: 13,000
Mexico 1-Spain (U-23/B) 0 (Manuel Guillén 66)
Note : Some sources show the date as June 21st.

Date: June 12, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Klagenfurt
Attendance:
Austria ‘B’ 0-England 1 (Bryan Robson 5)
Note: Match was abandoned in the 59th minite, due to lightning.

Date: June 13, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Auckland, Newmarket Park
Attendance: 4,000
New Zealand 1- Australia 0 (Duncan Ormond 58)

Date: June 13, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Wien (Vienna)-Praterstadion
Attendance: 30,000
Austria 4-England 3 (Bruno Pezzey 19, 70, Kurt Welzl 26, 41  / Kevin Keegan 27, Steve Coppell 47, Ray Wilkins 64)


Photo From: World Soccer, August 1979
(June 13, 1979, Austria 4-England 3)


Photo From: World Soccer, August 1979
(June 13, 1979, Austria 4-England 3)


Photo From: World Soccer,August 1979
(June 13, 1979, Austria 4-England 3)


Photo From: World Soccer, August 1979
(June 13, 1979, Austria 4-England 3)


Photo From: Österreichs Fußball Länderspiele Chronik 1902 – 1993, Author: Anton Egger
(June 13, 1979, Austria 4-England 3)




Date: June 13, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Santiago -Estadio Nacional
Attendance: 21,000
Chile 0-Ecuador 0

Date: June 13, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Zagreb, Stadion Maksimir     
Attendance: 20,000
Yugoslavia 4-Italy 1 (Safet Susic 28, 36, 66, Velimir Zajec 86 / Paolo Rossi 25)


Photo From: La Nazionale Italiana, Supplement 2
(June 13, 1979, Yugoslavia 4-Italy 1)


Photo From:  La Nazionale Italiana, Supplement 2
(June 13, 1979, Yugoslavia 4-Italy 1)


Photo From: La Nazionale Italiana, Supplement 2
(June 13, 1979, Yugoslavia 4-Italy 1)


Photo From: La Nazionale Italiana, Supplement 2
(June 13, 1979, Yugoslavia 4-Italy 1)


Photo From: La Nazionale Italiana, Supplement 2
(June 13, 1979, Yugoslavia 4-Italy 1)



Photo From: La Nazionale Italiana, Supplement 2
(Italy squad, June 13, 1979, Yugoslavia 4-Italy 1)




Date: June 21, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: São Paulo- Estadio Cicero Pompeu de Toledo (Estadio Morumbi)    
Attendance:
Brazil 5-AFC Ajax Amsterdam (Holland) 0 (Socrates 10, 44, Toninho 57, Zico 69, 75)



Date: June 25, 1979
Competition: ‘Celebration for the 1st Anniversary of Argentina's first World Cup victory’
Venue: Buenos Aires -Antonio Vespuci Alberti (El Monumental de Nuñes)
Attendance: 82,000
Argentina 1-  FIFA World Stars 2  (Diego Maradona 28 / Luis Galvan (own goal) 68, Zico 73)

Photo From: Onze, Issue 44, August 1979
(Paolo Rossi, Zico and Jose Valencia, June 25, 1979, Argentina 1-FIFA World Stars 2)


Photo From: EL GRAFICO Nº3116 (June 26, 1979)
Argentina Squad, Top, left to right: Daniel Passarella, Américo Gallego, Ubaldo Fillol , Leopoldo Luque, Jorge Olguín, Alberto Tarantini,  Osvaldo Ardiles, Luis Galvan, René Houseman,Diego Maradona, Jose Valencia , June 25, 1979, Argentina 1-FIFA World Stars 2)



Photo From: World Soccer , August 1979
(World XI squad, June 25, 1979, Argentina 1-FIFA World Stars 2)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 44, August 1979
(June 25, 1979, Argentina 1-FIFA World Stars 2)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 44, August 1979
(World XI squad, June 25, 1979, Argentina 1-FIFA World Stars 2)






Date: June 21, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Guayaquil, Estadio Modelo
Attendance: 35,000
Ecuador 2-Chile 1 (Carlos Torres Garcés 34, Jorge Vinicio Ron 49 / Gustavo Moscoso 42)

Date: June 23, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Kuala Lumpur
Attendance:
Malaysia 1-League of Ireland XI 0 (???)

Date: June 27, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: København (Copenhagen)- Idrætsparken
Attendance: 11,500
Denmark 1-USSR 2 (Torsten Andersen 39 /  Vitali Daraselia 52, Ole Højgaard (own goal) 78)

Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Denmark squad, June 27, 1979, Denmark 1-USSR 2)



Date: June 28, 1979
Competition: Nordic Cup
Venue: Göteborg (Gothenburg)- Nya Ullevi Stadion
Attendance: 11,432
Sweden 2-Norway 0 (Hasse Borg 8 pen, Olle Nordin 30)



July

Finland held USSR (1-1) in the only Euro qualifier of the month.

Date: July 4, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 6
Venue: Helsinki -Olympiastadion
Attendance: 13,119
Finland 1-USSR 1 (Atik Ismail 75 / Aleksandr Khapsalis 25)



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