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England vs Northern Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Tuesday, 20 May 1980, 19:45 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
England
-
Northern Ireland
1:1
Competition:British Championship 1980
Referee:
Gwyn Owen, Llanddona
/
Wales
Attendance, venue:33 676, British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
Goals:1:0 (81') Noel Brotherston (own goal), 1:1 (83') Terry Cochrane
England national football team line-up in match Nr.541
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
PlayerCapsClub
Joe Corrigan   4Manchester City FC, Manchester
Trevor Cherry   24Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Kenny Sansom   6Crystal Palace FC, London
Emlyn Hughes  Captain  61Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Wolverhampton
Dave Watson   51Southampton FC, Southampton
Ray Wilkins   31Manchester United FC, Manchester
Kevin Reeves   70' 2Manchester City FC, Manchester
70' Paul Mariner   7Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
Terry McDermott   9Liverpool FC, Liverpool
David Johnson   6Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Trevor Brooking   36West Ham United FC, London
Alan Devonshire   1West Ham United FC, London
Northern Ireland national team line-up in match Nr.330
Managed by team manager Billy Bingham
PlayerCapsClub
Jim Platt   6Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
Jimmy Nicholl   28Manchester United FC, Manchester
Mal Donaghy   2Luton Town FC, Luton
Chris Nicholl   26Southampton FC, Southampton
John O'Neill   3Leicester City FC, Leicester
Tommy Cassidy   73' 16Newcastle United FC, Newcastle upon Tyne
73' David McCreery   27Queens Park Rangers FC, London
Sammy McIlroy  Captain  43Manchester United FC, Manchester
Billy Hamilton   73' 3Burnley FC, Burnley
73' Terry Cochrane   12Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
Gerry Armstrong   22Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Tommy Finney   12Cambridge University AFC, Cambridge
Noel Brotherston   2Blackburn Rovers FC, Blackburn
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
England1219.83328.1469100
Northern Ireland1315.53825.81111100
British Championship 1980 post-match standings
Pos.National team1234PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints
1
Northern Ireland
-:-
1:1
1:0
21 1 02-13
2
Wales
-:-
4:1
-:-
11 0 04-12
3
England
1:1
1:4
-:-
20 1 12-51
4
Scotland
0:1
-:-
-:-
10 0 10-10
Comments

forevert - posted 19.03.2011 15:29:03

This is an own goal of Noel Brotherston (link: )

trekky76 - posted 30.04.2012 19:52:15

Other sources have the first goal as scored by Johnson. (link: )
England vs Northern Ireland post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
8969146308 - 801.708
England v Northern Ireland match-by-match record
England matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1980
Wales vs England 4-1
Wrexham, Saturday 17 May 1980
Next match:
British Championship 1980
Scotland vs England 0-2
Glasgow, Saturday 24 May 1980
Northern Ireland matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1980
Northern Ireland vs Scotland 1-0
Belfast, Friday 16 May 1980
Next match:
British Championship 1980
Wales vs Northern Ireland 0-1
Cardiff, Friday 23 May 1980
Northern Ireland top scorers
1. Billy Gillespie (1913 - 1926) - 13 goals
2. Olphie Stanfield (1887 - 1897) - 11 goals
3. Joe Bambrick (1928 - 1938) - 11 goals
4. Peter McParland (1954 - 1960) - 10 goals
5. Johnny Crossan (1962 - 1965) - 10 goals
6. Jimmy McIlroy (1956 - 1961) - 10 goals
... Terry Cochrane (1980) - 1 goal
(correct as of May 20, 1980)
Brief match report
Tue. 20 May 1980
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 1-1 Northern Ireland
Goals: Brotherston 81 (OG), Cochrane 83

England: Corrigan, Cherry, Sansom, Hughes (c), Watson, Wilkins, Reeves (Mariner 70), McDermott, Johnson, Brooking, Devonshire. Managed by Greenwood.

Northern Ireland: Platt, Jimmy Nicholl, Donaghy, Chris Nicholl, O'Neill, Cassidy (McCreery 73), McIlroy (c), Hamilton (Cochrane 73), Armstrong, Finney, Brotherston. Managed by Bingham.

Att: 33 676
Ref: Owen (Wales)

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