Preliminaries 1966
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England: the road to Mexico 19


Background The World Cup Preliminary draw for the qualification groups was held at Casablanca, Morocco on 31 January 1968.  England, as defending champions, and host nation Mexico qualified automatically for the final tournament.

A record 75 teams entered, and 70 took part.  

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
England qualified as World Champions