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1982 Football World Cup

Page 4 – All Whites' results

New Zealand World Cup results, 1981–2

These are the results from qualifying and finals games played by New Zealand.

Qualifying rounds

Date Venue Opponent Score Goalscorers  
25 Apr. 1981AucklandAustralia3–3G. Turner, Wooddin, Sumner
3 May 1981BaFiji4–0B. Turner 3, Cole
7 May 1981TaipeiChinese Taipei (Taiwan)0–0 
11 May 1981JakartaIndonesia2–0B. Turner, G. Turner
16 May 1981SydneyAustralia2–0Wooddin, G. Turner
23 May 1981AucklandIndonesia5–0G. Turner 2, B. Turner, Wooddin, Elrick
30 May 1981AucklandChinese Taipei (Taiwan)2–0Wooddin, G. Turner
16 Aug. 1981AucklandFiji13–0Sumner 6, G. Turner 2, B. Turner 2, Mackay, Cole, Wooddin
24 Sept. 1981BeijingPeople's Republic of China0–0 
3 Oct. 1981AucklandPeople's Republic of China1–0Herbert
10 Oct. 1981AucklandKuwait1–2Wooddin
28 Nov. 1981AucklandSaudi Arabia2–2McClure, Herbert
14 Dec. 1981Kuwait CityKuwait2–2Sumner, Rufer
19 Dec. 1981RiyadhSaudi Arabia5–0Rufer 2, B. Turner 2, Wooddin
10 Jan. 1982SingaporePeople's Republic of China2–1Wooddin, Rufer


Date Venue Opponent Score Goalscorers  
15 June 1982Malaga, SpainScotland2–5Sumner, Wooddin
19 June 1982Malaga, SpainSoviet Union0–3 
23 June 1982Seville, SpainBrazil0–4 

New Zealand goalscorers

Sumner 9, B. Turner 9, Wooddin 9, G. Turner 8, Rufer 4, Herbert 2, Cole 2, Elrick 1, Mackay 1, McClure 1

How to cite this page

All Whites' results, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated