Wales are now favourites to win the British Home International Soccer Championship outright for the first time in 42 years after forcing a goalless draw with present holders England at Wembley on Wednesday (23 May).
GV Wales (dark shirts) mount attack on right and English Keeper Joe Corrigan saves from Terry Yorath (No. 7).
GV Corner kick from left is cleared by Welsh defence. England mount another attack but John Toshack (No. 9) hooks ball out of danger
GV England take corner on left, ball is cleared but England attack again and Terry McDermott (No. 10) hits post
GV Tony Currie's (No. 4) right foot shot goes just past the upright
GV Scoreboard showing England O Wales O
GV Second half Ken Sansom (No. 3) plays one-two but Welsh keeper Dai Davies just stretches to collect cross
GV From corner on right Dave Watson's (No. 5) shot is saved by Dai Davies
GV Laurie Cunningham (No. 11) helps build attack and Ray Wilkins' (No. 8) cross is well held by Davies
GV Crowd watch as Davies fumbles corner from left but just foils Steve Coppell's (No. 16) attempt to score (2 shots)
GV Scoreboard showing final score England O Wales O
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Background: Wales are now favourites to win the British Home International Soccer Championship outright for the first time in 42 years after forcing a goalless draw with present holders England at Wembley on Wednesday (23 May). If Wales beat Northern Ireland in their final game in Belfast on Friday (25 May), England will have to defeat Scotland by at least two clear goals in the showpiece match of the championship at Wembley on Saturday (26 May).
SYNOPSIS: The Welsh side, in the dark shirts settled early, and England keeper Corrigan did well to stop a shot from Welsh captain Terry Yorath despite being unsighted by a Welsh forward.
England hit back and forced a corner which the Welsh defence cleared. When the ball came back into the penalty area, Welsh centre forward, John Toshack was on hand to clear the trouble.
England had the best of the first half, and went close to scoring when Terry McDermott hit a post.
Their midfield pushed up to help the attack, and Tony Currie's right foot shot went just wide, but there was still no score by half-time.
England Manager, Ron Greenwood gives international debuts to two players. One of them, full back Kenny Sansom, shone in attack and defence.
England centre-half Dave Watson also came close to scoring when he moved into the attack.
Forward Laurie Cunningham also did well on his debut, but Welsh keeper Dai Davies dealt with everything the England forwards threw at him.
Davies was almost beaten when he dropped a corner, but recovered to foil England substitute Steve Coppell. This save helped earn his side a crucial point in their Championship challenge.