Then and now: A look at life in 1958, when Wales last reached World Cup finals

Soccer – The World Cup 1958 – Eliminator Matches – Second Leg – Wales v Israel – Ninian Park – Cardiff – 1958
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Wales have ended what has at times seemed an interminable wait to reach the World Cup after defeating Ukraine in their final qualifying play-off in Cardiff.

Jimmy Murphy oversaw an unforgettable run to the quarter-finals in 1958 in Sweden in what has been their only appearance on football’s grandest stage – until now.

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