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England vs Northern Ireland Euro 1980 qualifying match report

Date, kick-off time: Wednesday, 7 February 1979, 19:45 (UTC)
National teams, score:
England
-
Northern Ireland
4:0
Competition:UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying, Group 1
Referee:
Ulf Eriksson, SollefteƄ
/
Sweden
Attendance, venue:91 244, British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
Goals:1:0 (24') Kevin Keegan, 2:0 (46') Bob Latchford, 3:0 (49') Dave Watson, 4:0 (63') Bob Latchford
England national football team line-up in match Nr.527
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
PlayerCapsClub
Ray Clemence   39Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Phil Neal   16Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Mick Mills   22Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
Tony Currie   14Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Dave Watson   38Manchester City FC, Manchester
Emlyn Hughes  Captain  57Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Kevin Keegan   41Hamburger SV, Hamburg
Steve Coppell   11Manchester United FC, Manchester
Bob Latchford   7Everton FC, Liverpool
Trevor Brooking   26West Ham United FC, London
Peter Barnes   10Manchester City FC, Manchester
Northern Ireland national team line-up in match Nr.320
Managed by team manager Danny Blanchflower
PlayerCapsClub
Pat Jennings  Captain  75Arsenal FC, London
Pat Rice   44Arsenal FC, London
Sammy Nelson   35Arsenal FC, London
Chris Nicholl   19Southampton FC, Southampton
Jimmy Nicholl   18Manchester United FC, Manchester
David McCreery   20Manchester United FC, Manchester
Martin O'Neill   28Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Sammy McIlroy   33Manchester United FC, Manchester
Gerry Armstrong   12Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Billy Caskey   81' 2Derby County FC, Derby
81' Derek Spence   18Blackpool FC, Blackpool
Terry Cochrane   82' 8Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
82' Chris McGrath   20Manchester United FC, Manchester
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
England1125.54528.4628400
Northern Ireland1325.53826.6818000
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying, Group 1 post-match standings
Pos.National team12345PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints
1
England
4:0
-:-
1:1
-:-
4:3
-:-
-:-
-:-
32 1 09-45
2
Northern Ireland
0:4
-:-
0:0
-:-
2:1
-:-
2:0
-:-
42 1 14-55
3
Rep. of Ireland
1:1
-:-
0:0
-:-
3:3
-:-
-:-
-:-
30 3 04-43
4
Denmark
3:4
-:-
1:2
-:-
3:3
-:-
2:2
-:-
40 2 29-112
5
Bulgaria
-:-
-:-
0:2
-:-
-:-
-:-
2:2
-:-
20 1 12-41
Comments

- posted 22.04.2015 22:58:15

James Nicholl always known as Jimmy Nicholl. Managers always known as Ron Greenwood and Danny Blanchflower
England vs Northern Ireland post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
8667136300 - 781.709
England v Northern Ireland match-by-match record
England matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
England vs Czechoslovakia 1-0
London, Wednesday 29 November 1978
Next match:
British Championship 1979
Northern Ireland vs England 0-2
Belfast, Saturday 19 May 1979
Northern Ireland matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Bulgaria vs Northern Ireland 0-2
Sofia, Wednesday 29 November 1978
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Northern Ireland vs Bulgaria 2-0
Belfast, Wednesday 2 May 1979
England top scorers
1. Bobby Charlton (1958 - 1970) - 49 goals
2. Jimmy Greaves (1959 - 1967) - 44 goals
... Kevin Keegan (1974 - 1979) - 12 goals
... Bob Latchford (1978 - 1979) - 5 goals
... Dave Watson (1979) - 1 goal
(correct as of February 7, 1979)
Brief match report
Wed. 07 Feb 1979
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 4-0 Northern Ireland
Goals: Keegan 24, Latchford 46, Watson 49, Latchford 63

England: Clemence, Neal, Mills, Currie, Watson, Hughes (c), Keegan, Coppell, Latchford, Brooking, Barnes. Managed by Greenwood.

Northern Ireland: Jennings (c), Rice, Nelson, Chris Nicholl, Jimmy Nicholl, McCreery, O'Neill, McIlroy, Armstrong, Caskey (Spence 81), Cochrane (McGrath 82). Managed by Blanchflower.

Att: 91 244
Ref: Eriksson (Sweden)

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