Standings and results for Group 1 of the 1980 UEFA European Football Championship qualifying tournament.
Group 1 consisted of Bulgaria, Denmark, England, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. The draw paired together the two Irelands for the first time in International competition. Group winners were England, who went undefeated in qualifying, finishing 6 points clear of second-placed Northern Ireland.
|1||England||8||7||1||0||22||5||+17||15||Qualify for final tournament||—||4-0||2-0||2-0||1-0|
|3||Republic of Ireland||8||2||3||3||9||8||+1||7||1-1||0-0||—||3-0||2-0|
There were 58 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 2.9 goals per match.
1 own goal