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Rep. of Ireland vs England match report

Date, kick-off time:
Wednesday, 25 October 1978, 15:00 (UTC+1:00)
National teams, score:
Rep. of Ireland
1-1
England
Competition:
Referee:
Heinz Aldinger, Waiblingen /
West Germany
Attendance, venue:
48 613, Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Goals:
0-1 (8') Bob Latchford, 1-1 (27') Gerry Daly
Rep. of Ireland national team line-up in match Nr.169
Managed by team manager John Giles
Player
Caps
Age
Club
16
27
Walsall FC, Walsall
43
33
West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
David O'Leary   73' 
9
20
Arsenal FC, London
73' Eamonn Gregg  
3
25
Bohemian FC, Dublin
7
21
Brighton & Hove Albion FC, Hove
27
24
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
16
24
Derby County FC, Derby
6
22
Orient FC, London
19
22
Arsenal FC, London
2
23
Brighton & Hove Albion FC, Hove
44
29
Birmingham City FC, Birmingham
Paul McGee   65' 
5
24
Queens Park Rangers FC, London
65' Frank Stapleton  
9
22
Arsenal FC, London
England national team line-up in match Nr.525
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
Player
Caps
Age
Club
38
30
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
15
27
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
21
29
Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
17
22
Chelsea FC, London
Dave Watson   22' 
36
32
Manchester City FC, Manchester
22' Phil Thompson  
9
24
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
56
31
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
39
27
Hamburger SV, Hamburg
9
23
Manchester United FC, Manchester
5
27
Everton FC, Liverpool
25
30
West Ham United FC, London
Peter Barnes   81' 
8
21
Manchester City FC, Manchester
81' Tony Woodcock  
2
22
Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Historical data sources
The Guardian (Manchester), №41118, 26 Oct 1978; Newspapers.com
Irish Independent (Dublin), №254, 26 Oct 1978; Irish Newspaper Archives
The Irish Press (Dublin), №253, 26 Oct 1978; Irish Newspaper Archives
The Times (London), №60442, 26 Oct 1978; Internet Archive
Comments

Chris01010 - posted on 8 December 2011 at 18:24:08

Attendance also given as 50000
(...)
Rep. of Ireland vs England post-match head-to-head
Rep. of Ireland vs England H2H:
WP
35.7
P
7
W
1
D
3
L
3
GF
7
GA
12
Av. goals
2.714
Av. attendance
45 955
Match stats
Rep. of Ireland:
players - 13 (from 10 clubs)
goals - 1 (penalties - 0, hat-tricks - 0)
average age - 24.778 (born 1945-1958)
average caps - 15.846
cautions - 0, expulsions - 0
England:
players - 13 (from 9 clubs)
goals - 1 (penalties - 0, hat-tricks - 0)
average age - 26.990 (born 1946-1957)
average caps - 21.538
cautions - 0, expulsions - 0
Rep. of Ireland national team matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Rep. of Ireland vs Northern Ireland 0-0
Dublin, Wednesday 20 September 1978
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Rep. of Ireland vs Denmark 2-0
Dublin, Wednesday 2 May 1979
England national team matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Denmark vs England 3-4
Copenhagen, Wednesday 20 September 1978
Next match:
Friendly International
England vs Czechoslovakia 1-0
London, Wednesday 29 November 1978
Top Rep. of Ireland goal scorers
1. Don Givens (1969 - 1977) - 16 goals
2. Noel Cantwell (1956 - 1967) - 14 goals
3. Jimmy Dunne (1930 - 1938) - 13 goals
4. Dermot Curtis (1956 - 1960) - 8 goals
... Gerry Daly (1976 - 1978) - 4 goals
(correct as of October 25, 1978)
Top England goal 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
... Bob Latchford (1978) - 3 goals
(correct as of October 25, 1978)
Brief match report
Wed. 25 Oct 1978
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Rep. of Ireland 1-1 England
Goals: Latchford 8, Daly 27

Rep. of Ireland: Kearns, Mulligan (c), O'Leary (Gregg 73), Lawrenson, Holmes, Daly, Grealish, Brady, Ryan, Givens, McGee (Stapleton 65). Managed by Giles.

England: Clemence, Neal, Mills, Wilkins, Watson (Thompson 22), Hughes (c), Keegan, Coppell, Latchford, Brooking, Barnes (Woodcock 81). Managed by Greenwood.

Att: 48 613,
Ref: Aldinger (West Germany)

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