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1978 FIFA World Cup squads

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1978 FIFA World Cup squads

Below are the squads for the 1978 FIFA World Cup final tournament in Argentina.

Group 1

 Argentina

Head coach: César Luis Menotti



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 France

Head coach: Michel Hidalgo
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Hungary

Head coach: Lajos Baróti
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Italy

Head coach: Enzo Bearzot
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

Group 2

 Mexico

Head coach: José Antonio Roca
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Poland

Head coach: Jacek Gmoch
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Tunisia

Head coach: Abdelmajid Chetali
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 West Germany

Head coach: Helmut Schön
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

Group 3

 Austria

Head coach: Helmut Senekowitsch
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Brazil

Head coach: Cláudio Coutinho
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
====== Head coach: Ladislao Kubala
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Sweden

Head coach: Georg Ericson
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

Group 4

 Iran

Head coach: Heshmat Mohajerani
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Netherlands

Head coach: Ernst Happel
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

Jan Jongbloed wore number 8 because some of the players who had been in the Dutch squad at the 1974 FIFA World Cup, where the Netherlands used a purely alphabetical numbering system, were given the same numbers again in 1978. Hugo Hovenkamp withdrew from the squad before the tournament began, but after the deadline for naming replacement players had passed. The Netherlands thus went to the World Cup with only 21 players.

 Peru

Head coach: Marcos Calderón
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

 Scotland

Manager: Ally MacLeod
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

References

  • (English) Planet World Cup website


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