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Wales


Federation founded: 1876
FIFA member since: 1910

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Did not participate
1934 - Did not participate
1938 - Did not participate
1950 - Did not qualify
1954 - Did not qualify
1958 - Quarterfinal exit
1962 - Did not qualify
1966 - Did not qualify
1970 - Did not qualify
1974 - Did not qualify
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - Did not qualify
1986 - Did not qualify
1990 - Did not qualify
1994 - Did not qualify
1998 - Did not qualify
2002 - Did not qualify
2006 - Did not qualify

 
STATISTICS
Played
5
Won
1
Drawn
3
Lost
1
Goals for
4
Goals against
4
Points
6
Wales are 48th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
2-1 vs Hungary in 1958.
Biggest defeat:
0-1 vs Brazil in 1958.
Overall topscorer:
Ivor Allchurch, 2 goals
Most appearances:
Jack Kelsey, Stuart Williams, Dave Bowen, Melvin Hopkins, Melvyn Charles, Ivor Allchurch and Clifford Jones, 5 matches
Hosted the World Cup:
Never

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
John Charles

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 
 
1958
Coach: Jimmy Murphy

No  Pos   Name                   M   G
 1  GK    Jack Kelsey            5    
12  GK    Kenneth Jones               
13  GK    Graham Vearncombe           
 2  DEF   Stuart Williams        5    
 3  DEF   Melvin Hopkins         5    
 4  DEF   Derek Sullivan         4    
 6  DEF   Dave Bowen             5    
14  DEF   Trevor Edwards              
15  DEF   Colin Baker            1    
16  DEF   Victor Crowe                
 5  MID   Melvyn Charles         5    
 7  MID   Terry Medwin           4   1
 8  MID   Ron Hewitt             3    
10  MID   Ivor Allchurch         5   2
17  MID   Kenneth Leek                
21  MID   Len Allchurch               
 9  FWD   John Charles           4   1
11  FWD   Clifford Jones         5    
18  FWD   Roy Vernon             1    
19  FWD   Colin Webster          3    
20  FWD   John Elsworthy              
22  FWD   Tom Baker                   



 

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