England v Spain – the contest in pictures

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England will host Spain at Wembley in the new Nations League on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport looks back on pictures from the two European sides’ past meetings:

England V Spain Zamora Dean
Spanish goalkeeper Ricardo Zamora thwarts Everton stalwart Dixie Dean here, but England thrashed the visitors 7-1 at Highbury in December 1931 (PA)

England v Spain – International Friendly – Wembley
Bobby Smith scores as England overwhelm Spain 4-2 at Wembley in October 1960 (PA)

England v Spain
A certain Bobby Charlton, far right, blasts into the net in England’s 1-0 win over Spain in 1968 (PA)

World Cup 1982 – England
Terry Butcher, left, battles for a header in England’s goalless draw with hosts Spain at the 1982 World Cup (PA)

Soccer – international friendly match – Spain v England – Madrid
David Beckham whips in a free-kick but to no avail as England go down 1-0 in a friendly clash with Spain at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu Stadium in 2004 (Gareth Copley/PA)

Soccer – International Friendly – England v Spain – Old Trafford
Peter Crouch, right, misses the target as Steve McClaren’s England lose out 1-0 to Spain at Old Trafford (Martin Rickett/PA)

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