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Aston Villa’s Peter Withe scored his one and solely aim for England on today in 1983. It got here in a 2-0 win over Hungary at Wembley in a qualifying match for the European Championships that had been as a result of be performed in France the next yr.

Trevor Francis scored England’s first aim within the thirty first minute with a close to put up header from a free-kick from Gordon Cowans. Withe then doubled England’s lead with a on 70 minutes, chesting down throughout from Liverpool’s Sammy Lee and firing low throughout the Hungary goalkeeper Bela Katzirz and into the far nook.

Regardless of this victory over Hungary, England didn’t qualify for Euro 84. This put strain on the supervisor Bobby Robson to resign. As an alternative, he stayed on and have become a nationwide hero for guiding England to the World Cup Semi Remaining in 1990.


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