1953 FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18

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1953 FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18
Tournament details
Host country Belgium
Dates 31 March - 6 April
Teams 16
Final positions
Champions  Hungary (1st title)
Runners-up  Yugoslavia
Third place  Turkey
Fourth place  Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
1952
1954

The FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18 1953 Final Tournament was held in Belgium. Argentina was the first non-European team that entered.

Teams

The following teams entered the tournament:

First round

England  2 – 0  Belgium
West Germany  3 – 2  Argentina
Hungary  4 – 0   Switzerland
Republic of Ireland  1 – 0  Netherlands
Luxembourg  4 – 3  Austria
Spain  5 – 0  Saar
Turkey  1 – 0  France
Yugoslavia  5 – 1  Northern Ireland

Quarterfinals

Places 9-16

France  2 – 1  Austria
Netherlands  2 – 1   Switzerland
Belgium  4 – 3  Northern Ireland
Argentina  7 – 0  Saar

Places 1-8

Hungary  4 – 0  Republic of Ireland
Spain  5 – 1  West Germany
Turkey  3 – 0  Luxembourg
Yugoslavia  (c) 1 – 1 (aet)  England

Semifinals

Places 13-16

Switzerland   3 – 1  Austria
Saar  6 – 5  Northern Ireland

Places 9-12

Netherlands  3 – 0  France
Argentina  4 – 1  Belgium

Places 5-8

England  3 – 1  West Germany
Republic of Ireland  3 – 2  Luxembourg

Places 1-4

Hungary  2 – 0  Turkey
Yugoslavia  3 – 1  Spain

Final Matches

Fifteenth Place Match

Northern Ireland  2 – 1  Austria

Thirteenth Place Match

Switzerland   2 – 2
Saar refused to play Extra Time
 Saar

Eleventh Place Match

Belgium  4 – 3  France

Ninth Place Match

Argentina  3 – 1  Netherlands

Seventh Place Match

Luxembourg  3 – 2  West Germany

Fifth Place Match

England  2 – 0  Republic of Ireland

Third place match

Turkey  3 – 2  Spain

Final

Hungary  2 – 0  Yugoslavia


 1953 FIFA Youth Tournament Under-18 

Hungary
First title

External links

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