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FIFA World Cup 1950 Group 4


fifa world cup 1950 posterTurkey had originally qualified for the finals by default and France had agreed to take their place but they also withdrew because of the amount of travel that would be expected between the various venues. With Scotland's chairman refusing to send a team despite the protests of his players and the please of the England captain it was too late to reorganise the groups or invite a replacement so only two teams were left in the group.

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uruguay 1950 world cup


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bolivia 1950 world cup


Uruguay 8 Bolivia 0

Estádio Independência, Belo Horizonte (6,000)
2 July 1950

Bolivia had qualified by default after Argentina withdrew over a dispute with the Brazilian Football Confederation. They were simply outclassed by Uruguay who had also qualified without playing a match after Ecuador and Peru also pulled out.

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