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BBC Sport Archive: 1958 - Wales 2-0 Israel


Wales 2-0 Israel
1958 World Cup qualification play-off second-leg
Date: 5 February, 1958

Wales secured safe passage through to the 1958 World Cup finals - still their only major championship finals - with a comfortable win over Israel.

Dave Bowen and Len Allchurch struck as Wales won the first-leg 2-0 in Tel-Aviv and another 2-0 win at Ninian Park earned the Welsh a place at the finals in Sweden.

Legendary striker Ivor Allchurch opened the scoring for Wales in the second-leg in Cardiff before winger Cliff Jones sealed glory with ten minutes remaining.


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