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  • England's 11th consecutive match without defeat

England vs Wales international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Wednesday, 23 May 1979, 19:45 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
England
0-0
Wales
Referee:
Malcolm Moffatt, Gilford /
Northern Ireland
Attendance, venue:
England national football team line-up in match Nr.529
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
Player
Caps
Age
Club
3
30
Manchester City FC, Manchester
19
31
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
1
20
Crystal Palace FC, London
Ray Wilkins   75' 
20
22
Chelsea FC, London
75' Trevor Brooking  
27
30
West Ham United FC, London
40
32
Manchester City FC, Manchester
58
31
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Kevin Keegan   68' 
42
28
Hamburger SV, Hamburg
68' Steve Coppell  
13
23
Manchester United FC, Manchester
16
29
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
9
28
Everton FC, Liverpool
4
27
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
1
23
West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
Wales national football team line-up in match Nr.348
Managed by team manager Mike Smith (England)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
28
31
Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
5
22
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
23
24
Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
42
29
Swansea City AFC, Swansea
7
25
Cardiff City FC, Cardiff
42
32
Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
47
29
Coventry City FC, Coventry
31
23
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
John Toshack   80' 
37
30
Swansea City AFC, Swansea
80' Carl Harris  
11
22
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
15
25
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
4
22
Swansea City AFC, Swansea
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
England
13
19.462
27.740
10
0
0
0
Wales
12
24.333
26.559
6
0
0
0
Historical data sources
The Guardian (Manchester), №41294, 24 May 1979; Newspapers.com
Comments

Chris010 - posted on 1 October 2015 at 13:46:26

Kenneth Sansom was always known as Kenny Sansom. (link: )
England vs Wales post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstWinning Percentage
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England national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1979
Northern Ireland vs England 0-2
Belfast, Saturday 19 May 1979
Next match:
British Championship 1979
England vs Scotland 3-1
London, Saturday 26 May 1979
Wales national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1979
Wales vs Scotland 3-0
Cardiff, Saturday 19 May 1979
Next match:
British Championship 1979
Northern Ireland vs Wales 1-1
Belfast, Friday 25 May 1979
Brief match report
Wed. 23 May 1979
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 0-0 Wales

England: Corrigan, Cherry, Sansom, Wilkins (Brooking 75), Watson, Hughes (c), Keegan (Coppell 68), Currie, Latchford, McDermott, Cunningham. Managed by Greenwood.

Wales: Davies, Stevenson, Jones, Phillips, Dwyer, Mahoney, Yorath (c), Flynn, Toshack (Harris 80), Curtis, James. Managed by Smith (England).

Att: 70 220,
Ref: Moffatt (Northern Ireland)

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