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Wales vs Malta Euro 1980 qualifying match report

Date, kick-off time: Wednesday, 25 October 1978, 19:30 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
Wales
-
Malta
7:0
Competition:UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying, Group 7
Referee:
Magnús Pétursson, Reykjavík
/
Iceland
Attendance, venue:11 475, The Racecourse, Wrexham
Goals:1:0 (18') Peter O'Sullivan, 2:0 (20') Ian Edwards, 3:0 (45') Ian Edwards, 4:0 (48') Ian Edwards, 5:0 (51') Ian Edwards, 6:0 (71') Mickey Thomas, 7:0 (82') Brian Flynn
Wales national football team line-up in match Nr.344
Managed by team manager Mike Smith (England)
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Dai Davies   2430Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
Byron Stevenson   222Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Joey Jones   1923Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
Leighton Phillips  Captain  3829Aston Villa FC, Birmingham
Malcolm Page   2731Birmingham City FC, Birmingham
Mickey Thomas   1124Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
Carl Harris   821Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Brian Flynn   2823Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Ian Edwards   223Chester FC, Chester
Robbie James   121Swansea City AFC, Swansea
Les Cartwright   14' 726Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
14' Peter O'Sullivan   327Brighton & Hove Albion FC, Hove
Malta national team line-up in match Nr.51
Managed by national coach Victor Scerri
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Robert Gatt   80' 529Zebbug Rangers FC, Żebbuġ
George Ciantar   1425Floriana FC, Furjana
Edwin Farrugia   41' 1526Floriana FC, Furjana
41' Constantino Consiglio   224Ħamrun Spartans FC, Ħamrun
Simon Tortell   119Sliema Wanderers FC, Tas-Sliema
Mario Schembri   528Sliema Wanderers FC, Tas-Sliema
John Holland  Captain  2125Floriana FC, Furjana
Vincent Magro   1926Valletta FC, Valletta
Richard Aquilina   74' 825Sliema Wanderers FC, Tas-Sliema
74' Ernest Spiteri-Gonzi   123Hibernians FC, Raħal Ġdid
George Xuereb   1024Floriana FC, Furjana
Raymond Xuereb   2226Floriana FC, Furjana
Carlo Seychell   1929Valletta FC, Valletta
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Wales1214.16725.5057700
Malta1310.92325.7166010
Comments

toniofarrugia - posted 06.05.2011 00:13:02

Leighton Phillips - Wales
John Holland - Malta

Malta’s 45 Years of International Football (Publ. 2002) Ed. Joseph A. Sacco pg. 106 (link: ) 45 Years of International Football (Publ. 2002) Ed. Joseph A. Sacco pg. 106
Wales vs Malta post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
11007 - 02.000
Wales matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1978
Wales vs Northern Ireland 1-0
Wrexham, Friday 19 May 1978
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Wales vs Turkey 1-0
Wrexham, Wednesday 29 November 1978
Malta matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Libya vs Malta 1-0
Tripoli, Sunday 14 May 1978
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Malta vs West Germany 0-0
Gżira, Sunday 25 February 1979
Wales top scorers
1. Trevor Ford (1946 - 1956) - 23 goals
2. Ivor Allchurch (1951 - 1965) - 23 goals
... Ian Edwards (1978) - 4 goals
... Brian Flynn (1975 - 1978) - 2 goals
... Mickey Thomas (1978) - 1 goal
... Peter O'Sullivan (1978) - 1 goal
(correct as of October 25, 1978)
Brief match report
Wed. 25 Oct 1978
The Racecourse, Wrexham
Wales 7-0 Malta
Goals: O'Sullivan 18, Edwards 20, Edwards 45, Edwards 48, Edwards 51, Thomas 71, Flynn 82

Wales: Davies, Stevenson, Jones, Phillips (c), Page, Thomas, Harris, Flynn, Edwards, James, Cartwright (O'Sullivan 14). Managed by Smith (England).

Malta: Gatt, Ciantar, Farrugia (Consiglio 41), Tortell, Schembri, Holland (c), Magro, Aquilina (Spiteri-Gonzi 74), George Xuereb, Raymond Xuereb, Seychell. Managed by Scerri.
Booked: Gatt 80.

Att: 11 475
Ref: Pétursson (Iceland)

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