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Wales vs Finland Euro 1972 qualifying match report

Date, kick-off time: Wednesday, 13 October 1971
National teams, score:
Wales
-
Finland
3:0
Competition:UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying, Group 1
Referee:
Kaj Rasmussen, Fredericia
/
Denmark
Attendance, venue:10 301, Vetch Field, Swansea
Goals:1:0 (10') Alan Durban, 2:0 (53') John Toshack, 3:0 (89') Gil Reece
Wales national football team line-up in match Nr.298
Managed by team manager David Bowen
PlayerCapsClub
Gary Sprake   46' 23Leeds United AFC, Leeds
46' Tony Millington   19Swansea City AFC, Swansea
Peter Rodrigues   29Sheffield Wednesday FC, Sheffield
Rod Thomas   18Swindon Town FC, Swindon
John Roberts   5Arsenal FC, London
Mike England   34Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Terry Hennessey  Captain  35Derby County FC, Derby
Brian Evans   1Swansea City AFC, Swansea
Gil Reece   12Sheffield United FC, Sheffield
John Toshack   13Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Alan Durban   24Derby County FC, Derby
Trevor Hockey   1Sheffield United FC, Sheffield
Finland national team line-up in match Nr.295
Managed by head coach Olavi Laaksonen
PlayerCapsClub
Lars Näsman   36HIFK, Helsinki
Seppo Kilponen  Captain  34OPS, Oulu
Raimo Saviomaa   19Lahti-69, Lahti
Ari Mäkynen   3VPS, Vaasa
Pekka Kosonen   1LReipas, Lahti
Raimo Elo   3HIFK, Helsinki
Jarmo Flink   8KuPS, Kuopio
Miikka Toivola   6TPS, Turku
Heikki Suhonen   46' 3TPS, Turku
46' Henry Bergström   1VIFK, Vaasa
Pekka Heikkilä   15HIFK, Helsinki
Tommy Lindholm   45LReipas, Lahti
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Wales1217.83327.5719300
Finland1214.50025.0188000
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying, Group 1 post-match standings
Pos.National team1234PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints
1
Czechoslovakia
1:0
-:-
3:1
-:-
1:1
4:0
43 1 09-27
2
Romania
0:1
-:-
0:0
-:-
3:0
4:0
42 1 17-15
3
Wales
1:3
-:-
0:0
-:-
1:0
3:0
42 1 15-35
4
Finland
1:1
0:4
0:3
0:4
0:1
0:3
60 1 51-161
Comments

penparcau - posted 04.09.2011 22:51:08

This match was played at the Vetch Field, Swansea, not Cardiff. I was there!
Wales vs Finland post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
22004 - 02.000
Wales v Finland match-by-match record
Wales matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
Finland vs Wales 0-1
Helsinki, Wednesday 26 May 1971
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
Czechoslovakia vs Wales 1-0
Prague, Wednesday 27 October 1971
Finland matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
Finland vs Romania 0-4
Helsinki, Wednesday 22 September 1971
Next match:
Friendly International
Netherlands* vs Finland 2-1
The Hague, Tuesday 7 March 1972
Wales top scorers
1. Trevor Ford (1946 - 1956) - 23 goals
2. Ivor Allchurch (1951 - 1965) - 23 goals
... John Toshack (1969 - 1971) - 4 goals
... Alan Durban (1967 - 1971) - 2 goals
... Gil Reece (1971) - 1 goal
(correct as of October 13, 1971)
Brief match report
Wed. 13 Oct 1971
Vetch Field, Swansea
Wales 3-0 Finland
Goals: Durban 10, Toshack 53, Reece 89

Wales: Sprake (Millington 46), Rodrigues, Thomas, Roberts, England, Hennessey (c), Evans, Reece, Toshack, Durban, Hockey. Managed by Bowen.

Finland: Näsman, Kilponen (c), Saviomaa, Mäkynen, Kosonen, Elo, Flink, Toivola, Suhonen (Bergström 46), Heikkilä, Lindholm. Managed by Laaksonen.

Att: 10 301
Ref: Rasmussen (Denmark)

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