08 June 1990 - 08 July 1990
Round 1: 24 teams split in 6 groups of 4.
Round 2: 16 Team Playoff
In Group F, The Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands finished with identical records. With both teams assured of progressing, they were split by the drawing of lots to determine second and third place.
Countries qualified for World Cup
Country failed to qualify Countries
that did not enter World Cup Country not a FIFA member