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Wales


Federation founded: 1876
FIFA member since: 1910
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: All red
Nicknames: The Dragons
World Cups qualified for: 1 (of 20)
Best results: Quarterfinal 1958

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 5 W 1 D 3 L 1 GF 4 GA 4 Pts 6
Wales are 53rd on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Did not enter
1938 Did not enter
1950 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1954 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1958 Quarterfinal 6 Squad Qualifiers
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 1958
Biggest win 2-1 vs Hungary 1958
Biggest loss 0-1 vs Brazil 1958
Most wins in a row 1
Most losses in a row 1
Longest unbeaten run 4
Longest run without win 3
Longest run qualifying 1 (1958)
Longest run not qualifying 14 (1958- )
Penalty shoot-outs -
WAL vs Europe W1 - D2 - L0
WAL vs South America W0 - D0 - L1
WAL vs N/C America W0 - D1 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Ivor Allchurch 5 1958
Dave Bowen 5 1958
Mel Charles 5 1958
Mel Hopkins 5 1958
Cliff Jones 5 1958
Jack Kelsey 5 1958
Stuart Williams 5 1958

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Ivor Allchurch 2 1958
John Charles 1 1958
Terry Medwin 1 1958


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1958 1R Hungary D 1-1 1R Mexico D 1-1 1R Sweden D 0-0 P/O Hungary W 2-1 QF Brazil L 0-1



 

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