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  • England's 10th consecutive match without defeat

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
0-2
England
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
Player
Caps
Age
Club
77
33
Arsenal FC, London
45
30
Arsenal FC, London
37
30
Arsenal FC, London
21
32
Southampton FC, Southampton
20
22
Manchester United FC, Manchester
Vic Moreland   52' 
3
21
Derby County FC, Derby
52' Chris McGrath  
21
24
Manchester United FC, Manchester
45
32
Swindon Town FC, Swindon
35
24
Manchester United FC, Manchester
14
24
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
4
24
Derby County FC, Derby
10
26
Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
69' Derek Spence  
20
27
Blackpool FC, Blackpool
England national football team line-up in match Nr.528
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
Player
Caps
Age
Club
40
30
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
17
28
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
23
30
Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
11
25
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
39
32
Manchester City FC, Manchester
19
22
Chelsea FC, London
12
23
Manchester United FC, Manchester
3
27
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
8
28
Everton FC, Liverpool
15
29
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
11
21
Manchester City FC, Manchester
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Northern Ireland
13
27.077
27.376
8
0
0
0
England
11
18.000
27.360
7
2
0
0
Historical data sources
The Observer (London), №9795, 20 May 1979; Newspapers.com
The Guardian (Manchester), №41291, 21 May 1979; Newspapers.com
Comments

Chris01010 - posted on 11 December 2011 at 23:30:28

Goals:
(...)

- posted on 22 April 2015 at 23:02:06

Pat Rice
Northern Ireland vs England post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstWinning Percentage
87613687830214.4
Northern Ireland national team 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 national team 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
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
... 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 52), Hamilton (c), McIlroy, Armstrong, Caskey, Cochrane (Spence 69). 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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