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  • Northern Ireland's 9th consecutive match without victory

Northern Ireland vs England international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Saturday, 28 May 1977, 15:00 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
Northern Ireland
-
England
1:2
Competition:British Championship 1977
Referee:Brian McGinlay, Balfron /
Scotland
Attendance, venue:35 000, Windsor Park, Belfast
Goals:1:0 (4') Chris McGrath, 1:1 (27') Mick Channon, 1:2 (86') Dennis Tueart
Managed by team manager Danny Blanchflower
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Pat Jennings   6531Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Jimmy Nicholl   520Manchester United FC, Manchester
Pat Rice   3628Arsenal FC, London
Tommy Jackson   3230Manchester United FC, Manchester
Allan Hunter  Captain  4030Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
Bryan Hamilton   3530Everton FC, Liverpool
Chris McGrath   922Manchester United FC, Manchester
Sammy McIlroy   2022Manchester United FC, Manchester
Gerry Armstrong   37' 223Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
37' Martin O'Neill   1825Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
David McCreery   719Manchester United FC, Manchester
Trevor Anderson   75' 1226Swindon Town FC, Swindon
75' Derek Spence   1225Blackpool FC, Blackpool
England national team line-up in match Nr.509
Managed by team manager Don Revie
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Peter Shilton   2227Stoke City FC, Stoke on Trent
Trevor Cherry   829Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Mick Mills   1128Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
Brian Greenhoff   724Manchester United FC, Manchester
Dave Watson   2030Manchester City FC, Manchester
Colin Todd   2728Derby County FC, Derby
Ray Wilkins   65' 420Chelsea FC, London
65' Brian Talbot   123Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
Paul Mariner   224Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
Trevor Brooking   1728West Ham United FC, London
Dennis Tueart   427Manchester City FC, Manchester
Mick Channon  Captain  4028Southampton FC, Southampton
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Northern Ireland1322.53825.9498100
England1213.58326.8129200
Historical data sources
The Guardian (Manchester), №9694, 29.05.1977; Newspapers.com
The Guardian (Manchester), №40682, 30.05.1977; Newspapers.com
Comments

texpert - posted 07.10.2011 19:12:49

Brian Talbot played as a substitute. (link: )

Chris01010 - posted 06.12.2011 23:04:39

Brian Talbot came on as substitute for Ray Wilkins after 65’. (link: )
Northern Ireland vs England post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
846136578 - 2950.298
Northern Ireland v England match-by-match record
Northern Ireland matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
West Germany vs Northern Ireland 5-0
Cologne, Wednesday 27 April 1977
Next match:
British Championship 1977
Scotland vs Northern Ireland 3-0
Glasgow, Wednesday 1 June 1977
England matches
Previous match:
1978 FIFA World Cup Qualification
England vs Luxembourg 5-0
London, Wednesday 30 March 1977
Next match:
British Championship 1977
England vs Wales 0-1
London, Tuesday 31 May 1977
Northern Ireland top scorers
1. Billy Gillespie (1913 - 1926) - 13 goals
2. Joe Bambrick (1928 - 1938) - 11 goals
3. Peter McParland (1954 - 1960) - 10 goals
4. Johnny Crossan (1962 - 1965) - 10 goals
5. Jimmy McIlroy (1956 - 1961) - 10 goals
6. Olphie Stanfield (1887 - 1897) - 10 goals
... Chris McGrath (1976 - 1977) - 2 goals
(correct as of May 28, 1977)
England top scorers
1. Bobby Charlton (1958 - 1970) - 49 goals
2. Jimmy Greaves (1959 - 1967) - 44 goals
3. Tom Finney (1946 - 1958) - 30 goals
4. Nat Lofthouse (1950 - 1958) - 30 goals
... Mick Channon (1973 - 1977) - 20 goals
... Dennis Tueart (1976 - 1977) - 2 goals
(correct as of May 28, 1977)
Brief match report
Sat. 28 May 1977
Windsor Park, Belfast
Northern Ireland 1-2 England
Goals: McGrath 4, Channon 27, Tueart 86

Northern Ireland: Jennings, Nicholl, Rice, Jackson, Hunter (c), Hamilton, McGrath, McIlroy, Armstrong (O'Neill 37), McCreery, Anderson (Spence 75). Managed by Blanchflower.

England: Shilton, Cherry, Mills, Greenhoff, Watson, Todd, Wilkins (Talbot 65), Mariner, Brooking, Tueart, Channon (c). Managed by Revie.

Att: 35 000
Ref: McGinlay (Scotland)

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