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  • Northern Ireland's 19th consecutive match without victory

Northern Ireland vs Wales international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Wednesday, 15 April 1953, 18:00 (UTC)
National teams, score:
Northern Ireland
-
Wales
2:3
Competition:British Championship 1952-1953
Referee: /
England
Attendance, venue:33 000, Windsor Park, Belfast
Goals:1:0 (19') Eddie McMorran, 1:1 (29') John Charles, 1:2 (33') John Charles, 1:3 (42') Trevor Ford, 2:3 (86') Eddie McMorran
Managed by team manager Peter Doherty
PlayerCapsClub
Norman Uprichard   7Portsmouth FC, Portsmouth
Jimmy McCabe   5Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Alf McMichael  Captain  12Newcastle United FC, Newcastle upon Tyne
Danny Blanchflower   10Aston Villa FC, Birmingham
Billy Dickson   9Chelsea FC, London
Frank McCourt   6Manchester City FC, Manchester
Billy Bingham   8Sunderland AFC, Sunderland
Jimmy McIlroy   6Burnley FC, Burnley
Eddie McMorran   11Doncaster Rovers FC, Doncaster
Jimmy D'Arcy   5Brentford FC, Brentford
Charlie Tully   7Celtic FC, Glasgow
Wales national team line-up in match Nr.198
Managed by -
PlayerCapsClub
Bill Shortt   10Plymouth Argyle FC, Plymouth
Derek Sullivan   1Cardiff City FC, Cardiff
Alf Sherwood   25Cardiff City FC, Cardiff
Roy Paul   21Manchester City FC, Manchester
Ray Daniel   10Arsenal FC, London
Ron Burgess  Captain  26Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
Terry Medwin   1Swansea Town FC, Swansea
John Charles   3Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Trevor Ford   26Sunderland AFC, Sunderland
Ivor Allchurch   11Swansea Town FC, Swansea
Harry Griffiths   1Swansea Town FC, Swansea
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Northern Ireland117.81827.50811200
Wales1112.27326.8398300
Comments

luciano - posted 24.05.2011 15:20:52

IRLANDA

Kaizeler - posted 27.05.2016 23:18:02

1:2 goal scored by John Charles after 33 minutes.
1:3 goal scored by Trevor Ford

Source: Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Thursday 16 April 1953 (page 6) (link: )
Northern Ireland vs Wales post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
6019122999 - 1380.833
Northern Ireland v Wales match-by-match record
Northern Ireland matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
France vs Northern Ireland 3-1
Colombes, Tuesday 11 November 1952
Next match:
1954 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Northern Ireland vs Scotland 1-3
Belfast, Saturday 3 October 1953
Wales matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1952-1953
England vs Wales 5-2
Wembley, Wednesday 12 November 1952
Next match:
Friendly International
France vs Wales 6-1
Colombes, Thursday 14 May 1953
Northern Ireland top scorers
1. Billy Gillespie (1913 - 1926) - 13 goals
2. Joe Bambrick (1928 - 1938) - 11 goals
3. Olphie Stanfield (1887 - 1897) - 10 goals
4. Jack Peden (1887 - 1898) - 7 goals
... Eddie McMorran (1950 - 1953) - 3 goals
(correct as of April 15, 1953)
Wales top scorers
1. Trevor Ford (1946 - 1953) - 20 goals
2. Dai Astley (1932 - 1939) - 12 goals
3. Billy Meredith (1896 - 1913) - 10 goals
... John Charles (1953) - 2 goals
(correct as of April 15, 1953)
Brief match report
Wed. 15 Apr 1953
Windsor Park, Belfast
Northern Ireland 2-3 Wales
Goals: McMorran 19, Charles 29, Charles 33, Ford 42, McMorran 86

Northern Ireland: Uprichard, McCabe, McMichael (c), Blanchflower, Dickson, McCourt, Bingham, McIlroy, McMorran, D'Arcy, Tully. Managed by Doherty.

Wales: Shortt, Sullivan, Sherwood, Paul, Daniel, Burgess (c), Medwin, Charles, Ford, Allchurch, Griffiths.

Att: 33 000
Ref: Luty (England)

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