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Wales vs Northern Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Wednesday, 16 April 1958, 17:45 (UTC+0:00)
National teams, score:
Wales
1-1
Northern Ireland
Referee:
Hugh Phillips, Wishaw /
Scotland
Attendance, venue:
25 667, Ninian Park, Cardiff
Goals:
0-1 (64') Billy Simpson, 1-1 (85') Dick Keith (own goal)
Wales national football team line-up in match Nr.224
Managed by team manager Jimmy Murphy
Player
Caps
Age
Club
20
28
Arsenal FC, London
11
27
West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
13
23
Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
8
24
Cardiff City FC, Cardiff
9
27
Cardiff City FC, Cardiff
11
29
Arsenal FC, London
6
24
Swansea Town FC, Swansea
2
29
Cardiff City FC, Cardiff
14
25
Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
30
28
Swansea Town FC, Swansea
17
23
Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
Managed by team manager Peter Doherty
Player
Caps
Age
Club
10
25
Manchester United FC, Stretford
16
28
Leicester City FC, Leicester
29
30
Newcastle United FC, Newcastle upon Tyne
30
32
Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
3
24
Newcastle United FC, Newcastle upon Tyne
15
29
Celtic FC, Glasgow
28
26
Sunderland AFC, Sunderland
11
29
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
11
28
Rangers FC, Glasgow
26
26
Burnley FC, Burnley
14
23
Aston Villa FC, Birmingham
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Wales
11
12.818
26.656
5
1
0
0
Northern Ireland
11
17.545
27.831
10
1
0
0
Historical data sources
Belfast News-Letter (Belfast), №-, 17 Apr 1958; Irish Newspaper Archives
Comments

luciano - posted on 25 September 2013 at 13:36:39

Ireland national team
McParland, Bingham, Gregg, Cunningham, Peacock, Keith.
SEDUTI Cush, McIlroy, Blanchflower, McMichael, Simpson.

db - posted on 4 September 2018 at 10:32:45

Wales V Ireland (1958)
Full title reads: "Soccer International. Wales V Ireland".
youtube.com

Krasowski - posted on 21 September 2020 at 17:33:45

There are correct names of players on photo of Northern Ireland team:
Up: McParland - Cunningham - Gregg - McMichael - Keith - Peacock;
Down: Cush - McIlroy - Danny Blanchflower - Bingham - Simpson. (link: )
Wales vs Northern Ireland post-match head-to-head
WP
57.7
P
65
W
30
D
15
L
20
GF
144
GA
105
GF/P
2.215
GA/P
1.615
Av attendance
14 312
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
Wales national team matches
Previous match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Wales vs Israel 2-0
Cardiff, Wednesday 5 February 1958
Next match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Final Tournament
Hungary vs Wales 1-1
Sandviken, Sunday 8 June 1958
Northern Ireland national team matches
Previous match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Northern Ireland vs Italy 2-1
Belfast, Wednesday 15 January 1958
Next match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Final Tournament
Czechoslovakia vs Northern Ireland 0-1
Halmstad, Sunday 8 June 1958
Top Northern Ireland goal 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
... Billy Simpson (1951 - 1958) - 5 goals
(correct as of April 16, 1958)
Brief match report
Wed. 16 Apr 1958
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Wales 1-1 Northern Ireland
Goals: Simpson 64, Keith 85 (OG)

Wales: Kelsey, Williams, Hopkins, Harrington, Sullivan, Bowen (c), Len Allchurch, Hewitt, Medwin, Ivor Allchurch, Jones. Managed by Murphy.

Northern Ireland: Gregg, Cunningham, McMichael, Blanchflower (c), Keith, Peacock, Bingham, Cush, Simpson, McIlroy, McParland. Managed by Doherty.

Att: 25 667,
Ref: Phillips (Scotland)

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