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  • Wales's 7th consecutive match without defeat

England vs Wales international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Wednesday, 20 May 1981, 19:45 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
Competition:British Championship 1981 (Not finished)
Referee: /
Attendance, venue:34 280, British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England national football team line-up in match Nr.553
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
Joe Corrigan   632Manchester City FC, Manchester
Viv Anderson   724Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Kenny Sansom   1622Arsenal FC, London
Bryan Robson   924West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
Dave Watson  Captain  6034Southampton FC, Southampton
Ray Wilkins   3924Manchester United FC, Manchester
Steve Coppell   3025Manchester United FC, Manchester
Glenn Hoddle   623Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Peter Withe   82' 229Aston Villa FC, Birmingham
82' Tony Woodcock   18251. FC Köln, Köln
Graham Rix   523Arsenal FC, London
Peter Barnes   1923West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
Wales national team line-up in match Nr.363
Managed by team manager Mike England
Dai Davies   4333Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
Joey Jones   3726Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
Kevin Ratcliffe   520Everton FC, Liverpool
Paul Price   1027Luton Town FC, Luton
Carl Harris   60' 2024Leeds United AFC, Leeds
60' David Giles   824Swansea City AFC, Swansea
Brian Flynn  Captain  4525Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Ian Walsh   1122Crystal Palace FC, London
Mickey Thomas   2326Manchester United FC, Manchester
Leighton James   65' 4628Swansea City AFC, Swansea
65' Ian Rush   319Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Peter Nicholas   1621Arsenal FC, London
Leighton Phillips   5531Swansea City AFC, Swansea
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Historical data sources
The Guardian (Manchester), №41910, 21.05.1981;

Chris010 - posted 21.10.2015 14:28:20

The tournament was not completed as England and Wales both refused to travel to Northern Ireland due to increased violence in ’The Troubles.’ (link: )
England vs Wales post-match head-to-head
94602113236 - 881.500
England v Wales match-by-match record
England matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
England vs Brazil 0-1
London, Tuesday 12 May 1981
Next match:
British Championship 1981 (Not finished)
England vs Scotland 0-1
London, Saturday 23 May 1981
Wales matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1981 (Not finished)
Wales vs Scotland 2-0
Swansea, Saturday 16 May 1981
Next match:
1982 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Wales vs Soviet Union 0-0
Wrexham, Saturday 30 May 1981
Brief match report
Wed. 20 May 1981
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 0-0 Wales

England: Corrigan, Anderson, Sansom, Robson, Watson (c), Wilkins, Coppell, Hoddle, Withe (Woodcock 82), Rix, Barnes. Managed by Greenwood.

Wales: Davies, Jones, Ratcliffe, Price, Harris (Giles 60), Flynn (c), Walsh, Thomas, James (Rush 65), Nicholas, Phillips. Managed by England.

Att: 34 280
Ref: McGinlay (Scotland)

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