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BBC Sport archive: 1985 - Wales 3-0 Spain


Wales 3-0 Spain
1985 World Cup qualifier
Date: 30 April, 1985

Wales claim a historic victory over Euro 1984 runners-up Spain in Wrexham in 1985.

Ian Rush opens the scoring at the Racecourse with a first-half tap-in before strike-partner Mark Hughes' memorable scissors kick goal in his home-town.

Legendary striker Rush sealed the comfortable win over the giants of world football but Wales failed to qualify for the 1986 World Cup.


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