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Wednesday, 20 May 1981
Home International Championship 1980-81 (86th) Match

England 0 Wales 0 [0-0]
 

 

Match Summary
England Squad
Wales Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Brent, Greater London
Attendance: 34,280;
Receipts: £144,000; Kick-off: 7.45pm BST

 
 
Results 1980-1985

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Match Summary

Officials from Scotland

England

Type

Wales

Referee (-) - Brian R. McGinlay
x (-), Balfron.

Linesmen - Andrew W. Waddell, Edinburgh, and D. Hamish Martin, Bridge of Allan

Reserve Linesman - A.G. Rogers, Berkshire & Buckinghamshire F.A.

Teams presented to The Rt. Hon. Lord Aberdare, P.C., D.L., Chairman of the Football Trust

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking;
EFO ranking

ELO rating 7th
Colours: The 1980 Admiral home uniform - White v-necked jerseys with royal blue/red shoulder panels, royal blue shorts with red side stripe and white seam, white socks with red/blue tops.
Capt: Dave Watson, second captaincy Manager: Ronald Greenwood, 59 (11 November 1921), appointed as caretaker 17 August 1977, permanent on 17 December 1977,
39th match, W 23 - D 9 - L 7 - F 68 - A 31.
England Lineup
1 Corrigan, Joseph T. 32 18 November 1948 G Manchester City FC 6 3ᵍᵃ
2 Anderson, Vivian A. 24 29 July 1956 RB Nottingham Forest FC 7 0
BME most apps
3 Sansom, Kenneth G. 22 26 September 1958 LB Arsenal FC 16 0
4 Robson, Bryan 24 11 January 1957 M West Bromwich Albion FC 9 0
5 Watson, David V. 34 5 October 1946 CHB Southampton FC 60 4
6 Wilkins, Raymond C. 24 14 September 1956 M Manchester United FC 39 2
7 Coppell, Stephen J. 25 9 July 1955 RM Manchester United FC 30 6
8 Hoddle, Glenn 23 27 October 1957 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 6 3
9 Withe, Peter, off 82nd min. 29 30 August 1951 CF Aston Villa FC 2 0
10 Rix, Graham 23 13 October 1957 M Arsenal FC 5 0
11 Barnes, Peter S. 23 10 June 1957 LM West Bromwich Albion FC 19 4
England Substitutes
15 Woodcock, Anthony S., on 82nd min. for Withe 25 6 December 1955 F 1. FC Köln eV, Germany 18 15 6
3

unused substitutes:

12-Kenny Swain, 13-Gary Bailey, 14-Dennis Mortimer, 16-Garry Birtles.

substitute notes:

1.FC Köln are the 28th different club to provide one of England's 142 substitutes. The second foreign-based club.

records:

England fail to score at Wembley for three matches in a row for the first time.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking;
EFO ranking

ELO rating 13th
Colours: Made by Adidas - Red v-necked jerseys with white sleeves and red Adidas trim/cuffs, white shorts with red side panel and white Adidas trim, red socks with white Adidas trim.
Capt: Brian Flynn Manager: Michael England
Wales Lineup
1 Davies, W. David 1 April 1948 G     ᵍᵃ
2 Jones, Joseph P.   4 March 1955 RB      
3 Nicholas, Peter   10 November 1959 CD      
4 Phillips, Leighton   25 September 1949 CD      
5 Ratcliffe, Kevin   12 November 1960 LB      
6 Price, Paul T. 23 March 1954
in St. Albans, England
       
7 Harris, Carl S., off 60th min.   3 November 1956        
8 Flynn, Brian   12 October 1955        
9 Walsh, Ian P.   4 September 1958        
10 Thomas, Michael R.   7 July 1954        
11 James, Leighton, off 65th min.   16 February 1953        
Wales Substitutes
16 Giles, David C., on 60th min. for Harris   21 September 1956        
18 Rush, Ian J., on 65th min for James   20 October 1961        

unused substitutes:

12-David Felgate, 13-Kenny Jackett, 14-Leighton James, 15-Jeremy Charles, 17-Terry Boyle.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

    Match Report by Norman Giller

England's lack of goal power was beginning to eat at their confidence, and they scrambled a draw against a Welsh side buoyed by six successive victories. Crystal Palace striker Ian Walsh missed two glittering opportunities to tie up the game for Wales early in the second-half. England were setting unwanted records as the pressure increased on manager Ron Greenwood. For the first time they had gone three consecutive games without scoring, and it was the first time in history that they had gone four matches at Wembley without a victory.

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Official Teamsheet
(although three of the Welsh team differ)
Rothman's Yearbooks
Mike Payne's England: The Complete Post-War Record (Breedon Books Publishing Company, Derby, U.K., 1993)
Norman Giller
, Football Author

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CG