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Wales 4-1 England
Home Internationals 1980
Date: 17 May, 1980

Wales secure a memorable first home victory over England for 25 years at Wrexham in 1980.

Paul Mariner, though, gave England the lead at the Racecourse Ground before local hero Mickey Thomas and striker Ian Walsh gave Wales a half-time lead.

Leighton James, Wales' goal hero in their win over England in 1977, scored Wales' third before England defender Phil Thompson's own goal rounded off a 4-1 win for the hosts.


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