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Northern Ireland vs England international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Saturday, 19 May 1979, 15:00 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
Northern Ireland
-
England
0:2
Competition:British Championship 1979
Referee:
Ian Foote, Glasgow
/
Scotland
Attendance, venue:35 000, Windsor Park, Belfast
Goals:0:1 (11') Dave Watson, 0:2 (14') Steve Coppell
Managed by team manager Danny Blanchflower
PlayerCapsClub
Pat Jennings   77Arsenal FC, London
Pat Rice   45Arsenal FC, London
Sammy Nelson   37Arsenal FC, London
Chris Nicholl   21Southampton FC, Southampton
Jimmy Nicholl   20Manchester United FC, Manchester
Vic Moreland   57' 3Derby County FC, Derby
57' Chris McGrath   21Manchester United FC, Manchester
Bryan Hamilton  Captain  45Swindon Town FC, Swindon
Sammy McIlroy   35Manchester United FC, Manchester
Gerry Armstrong   14Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Billy Caskey   4Derby County FC, Derby
Terry Cochrane   68' 10Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
68' Derek Spence   20Blackpool FC, Blackpool
England national team line-up in match Nr.528
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
PlayerCapsClub
Ray Clemence   40Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Phil Neal   17Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Mick Mills  Captain  23Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
Phil Thompson   11Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Dave Watson   39Manchester City FC, Manchester
Ray Wilkins   19Chelsea FC, London
Steve Coppell   12Manchester United FC, Manchester
Terry McDermott   3Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Bob Latchford   8Everton FC, Liverpool
Tony Currie   15Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Peter Barnes   11Manchester City FC, Manchester
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Northern Ireland1327.07727.3768000
England1118.00027.3607200
British Championship 1979 post-match standings
Pos.National team1234PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints
1
Wales
-:-
-:-
3:0
11 0 03-02
2
England
-:-
2:0
-:-
11 0 02-02
3
Northern Ireland
-:-
0:2
-:-
10 0 10-20
4
Scotland
0:3
-:-
-:-
10 0 10-30
Comments

Chris01010 - posted 11.12.2011 23:30:28

Goals:
(...)

- posted 22.04.2015 23:02:06

Pat Rice
Northern Ireland vs England post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
876136878 - 3020.287
Northern Ireland v England match-by-match record
Northern Ireland matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
Northern Ireland vs Bulgaria 2-0
Belfast, Wednesday 2 May 1979
Next match:
British Championship 1979
Scotland vs Northern Ireland 1-0
Glasgow, Tuesday 22 May 1979
England matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1980 Qualifying
England vs Northern Ireland 4-0
London, Wednesday 7 February 1979
Next match:
British Championship 1979
England vs Wales 0-0
London, Wednesday 23 May 1979
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
... Steve Coppell (1978 - 1979) - 3 goals
... Dave Watson (1979) - 2 goals
(correct as of May 19, 1979)
Brief match report
Sat. 19 May 1979
Windsor Park, Belfast
Northern Ireland 0-2 England
Goals: Watson 11, Coppell 14

Northern Ireland: Jennings, Rice, Nelson, Chris Nicholl, Jimmy Nicholl, Moreland (McGrath 57), Hamilton (c), McIlroy, Armstrong, Caskey, Cochrane (Spence 68). Managed by Blanchflower.

England: Clemence, Neal, Mills (c), Thompson, Watson, Wilkins, Coppell, McDermott, Latchford, Currie, Barnes. Managed by Greenwood.

Att: 35 000
Ref: Foote (Scotland)

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