Host nation England, Sweden, Japan and world champions Brazil participated in the tournament. Brazil were the eventual champions after winning all three of their games.
The staging of the competition served as a rehearsal for England's hosting of the European Championship the following summer. Matches took place at Wembley, Elland Road, Goodison Park, Villa Park and the City Ground. During the course of the competition England played their first home game away from Wembley since 1966.
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