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Iceland vs Rep. of Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Sunday, 25 May 1986, 17:00 (UTC+0:00)
National teams, score:
Iceland
1-2
Rep. of Ireland
Referee:
Joe Worrall, Warrington /
England
Attendance, venue:
4 286, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Goals:
0-1 (34') Paul McGrath, 1-1 (40') Arnór Guðjohnsen, 1-2 (84') Gerry Daly
Iceland national team line-up in match Nr.162
Managed by national coach Sigfried Held (West Germany)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
12
25
SK Brann, Bergen
4
25
KR, Reykjavík
79' Guðni Bergsson  
7
20
KF Valur, Reykjavík
21
25
KR, Reykjavík
4
22
KR, Reykjavík
7
19
Barnsley FC, Barnsley
6
20
KF ÍA, Akranes
8
21
ÍF Þór, Akureyri
10
25
KF Fram, Reykjavík
23
27
KF Fram, Reykjavík
19
25
RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
4
23
KF Fram, Reykjavík
19
23
K Waterschei SV THOR Genk, Genk
27
26
Hércules CF, Alicante
Rep. of Ireland national team line-up in match Nr.223
Managed by team manager Jack Charlton (England)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
11
26
Celtic FC, Glasgow
8
26
Newcastle United FC, Newcastle upon Tyne
20
30
Manchester United FC, Manchester
14
27
Manchester City FC, Manchester
Chris Hughton   46' 
30
27
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
46' Pat Byrne  
7
30
Shamrock Rovers FC, Dublin
3
24
Oxford United FC, Oxford
Paul McGrath   70' 
9
26
Manchester United FC, Manchester
70' Gerry Daly  
46
32
Shrewsbury Town FC, Shrewsbury
1
25
Portsmouth FC, Portsmouth
13
29
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
50
29
Manchester United FC, Manchester
John Aldridge   84' 
3
27
Oxford United FC, Oxford
84' Niall Quinn  
1
19
Arsenal FC, London
Historical data sources
Dagblaðið Vísir - DV (Reykjavík), №116, 26 May 1986; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
The Irish Press (Dublin), №124, 26 May 1986; Irish Newspaper Archives
Morgunblaðið (Reykjavík), №114, 27 May 1986; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Tíminn (Reykjavík), №116, 27 May 1986; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Þjóðviljinn (Reykjavík), №116, 27 May 1986; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Irish Independent (Dublin), №124, 27 May 1986; Irish Newspaper Archives
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Iceland vs Rep. of Ireland post-match head-to-head
WP
10.0
P
5
W
0
D
1
L
4
GF
4
GA
12
GF/P
0.800
GA/P
2.400
Av attendance
14 045
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
Match stats
Iceland:
players - 14 (from 10 clubs)
goals - 1 (penalties - 0, hat-tricks - 0)
average age - 23.911 (born 1958-1966)
average caps - 12.214
cautions - 0, expulsions - 0
Rep. of Ireland:
players - 14 (from 10 clubs)
goals - 2 (penalties - 0, hat-tricks - 0)
average age - 27.320 (born 1954-1966)
average caps - 15.429
cautions - 0, expulsions - 0
Iceland national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Kuwait vs Iceland 1-0
Kuwait City, Wednesday 19 March 1986
Next match:
Iceland Triangular Tournament 1986
Iceland vs Czechoslovakia 1-2
Reykjavík, Thursday 29 May 1986
Rep. of Ireland national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Rep. of Ireland vs Uruguay 1-1
Dublin, Wednesday 23 April 1986
Next match:
Iceland Triangular Tournament 1986
Czechoslovakia vs Rep. of Ireland 0-1
Reykjavík, Tuesday 27 May 1986
Top Iceland goal scorers
1. Ríkharður Jónsson (1948 - 1962) - 17 goals
2. Matthías Hallgrímsson (1969 - 1976) - 11 goals
3. Teitur Þórðarson (1974 - 1985) - 9 goals
4. Þórður Þórðarson (1953 - 1958) - 9 goals
... Arnór Guðjohnsen (1982 - 1986) - 2 goals
(correct as of May 25, 1986)
Top Rep. of Ireland goal scorers
1. Don Givens (1969 - 1980) - 19 goals
2. Noel Cantwell (1956 - 1967) - 14 goals
3. Frank Stapleton (1976 - 1985) - 14 goals
4. Gerry Daly (1976 - 1986) - 13 goals
5. Jimmy Dunne (1930 - 1938) - 13 goals
... Paul McGrath (1986) - 1 goal
(correct as of May 25, 1986)
Brief match report
Sun. 25 May 1986
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Iceland 1-2 Rep. of Ireland
Goals: McGrath 34, Guðjohnsen 40, Daly 84

Iceland: Sigurðsson, Ágúst Jónsson (Bergsson 79), Gíslason, Ólafsson, Sigurður Jónsson (Þórðarson 67), Áskelsson (Steinsson 62), Ormslev, Guðjohnsen, Þorkelsson, Margeirsson, Pétursson (c). Managed by Held (West Germany).

Rep. of Ireland: Bonner, Anderson, Moran, McCarthy, Hughton (Byrne 46), Houghton, McGrath (Daly 70), Kennedy, Galvin, Stapleton (c), Aldridge (Quinn 84). Managed by Charlton (England).

Att: 4 286,
Ref: Worrall (England)

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