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Opposition Index

England's Opponents:
Northern Ireland

 

Northern Ireland

Ireland Football Association
Founded 18 November 1880 as Ireland
Northern Ireland from 1954

 
P 37 W 27 D 7 L 3 F 84: A 27
82%
successful

1954-2005

Green & White Army
Country name Northern Ireland
 Tuaisceart Éireann
Home venue Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
Home strip Green shirts and white shorts
Notes See also Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Ireland's National Football Teams
'It was not until June 1954 that FIFA ordered the IFA to name their international team Northern Ireland and select only players born within Northern Ireland.' - George Glass, leading Belfast statistician.
 
 
England's Record Against Northern Ireland
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 19 14 3 2 46 12 +34 2 11 2.421 0.632 81.6 +12
Away 18 13 4 1 38 15 +23 3 8 2.111 0.833 83.3 +12
All 37 27 7 3 84 27 +57 5 19 2.27 0.73 82.4 +24

 

England's Record Against Northern Ireland by Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 4 2 1 1 5 1 +4 2 3 1.25 0.25 62.5 +1
ECP 6 6 0 0 18 1 +17 0 5 3.00 0.1667 100.0 +6
British Championship 29 21 6 2 65 25 +40 3 13 2.241 0.862 82.8 +19

Note that the 1966-67 records of the Eurpean Championship Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and is therefore deducted from the grand total.

All 37 27 7 3 84 27 +57 5 19 2.27 0.73 82.4 +24

 

England's Results Against Northern Ireland

 
291 2 October 1954 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2 [0-0]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (50,000)
Haynes, Revie BC AW
300 2 November 1955 - England 3 Northern Ireland 0 [0-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (62,000)
Finney, Wilshaw (2) HW
307 6 October 1956 - Northern Ireland 1 England 1 [1-1]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (58,500)
McIllroy
Matthews
AD
316 6 November 1957 - England 2 Northern Ireland 3 [0-1]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (42,000)
A'Court, Edwards
McIllroy (pen), McCrory, Simpson
HL
326 4 October 1958 - Northern Ireland 3 England 3 [1-1]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (58,000)
Cush, Peacock, Casey
R.Charlton (2), Finney
AD
337 28 October 1959 - England 2 Northern Ireland 1 [1-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (60,000)
Baker, Parry
Bingham
HW
342 8 October 1960 - Northern Ireland 2 England 5 [1-2]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
(60,000)
McAdams (2)
R.Smith, Greaves (2), R.Charlton, Douglas
AW
354 22 November 1961 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1 [1-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (30,000)
R.Charlton
McIllroy
BC HD
364 20 October 1962 - Northern Ireland 1 England 3 [0-1]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
(39,000)
Barr
Greaves, O'Grady (2)
AW
374 20 November 1963 - England 8 Northern Ireland 3 [4-1]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (55,000)
Paine (3), Greaves (4), R.Smith
J.Crossan, S.Wilson (2)
HW
383 3 October 1964 - Northern Ireland 3 England 4 [0-4]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
(58,000/60,000)
S.Wilson, McLaughlin (2)
Pickering, Greaves (3)
AW
394 10 November 1965 - England 2 Northern Ireland 1 [1-1]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (70,000)
Baker, Peacock
Irvine
HW
410 22 October 1966 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2 [0-1]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (48,600)
Hunt, Peters BC/
ECP
AW
Ferguson
417 22 November 1967 - England 2 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
(83,969/85,000)
Hurst, R.Charlton AW
430 3 May 1969 - Northern Ireland 1 England 3 [0-1]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (23,000)
McMordie
Peters, Lee, Hurst (pen)
BC AW
441 21 April 1970 - England 3 Northern Ireland 1 [1-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (100,000)
Peters, Hurst, R.Charlton
Best
HW
453 15 May 1971 - Northern Ireland 0 England 1 [0-0]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (33,000)
Clarke BC AW
462 23 May 1972 - England 0 Northern Ireland 1 [0-1]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (64,000)
Neill HL
468 12 May 1973 - Northern Ireland 1 England 2 [1-1]
Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool (29,865)
Clements (pen)
Chivers (2)
AW
480 15 May 1974 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0 [0-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (45,500/48,500)
Weller HW
491 17 May 1975 - Northern Ireland 0 England 0 [0-0]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (36,500)
  AD
499 11 May 1976 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [2-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (50,000)
G.Francis, Channon (2 (1 pen)), Pearson HW
509 28 May 1977 - Northern Ireland 1 England 2 [1-1]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (35,000)
McGrath
Channon, Tueart
AW
521 16 May 1978 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (50,000)
Neal HW
527 7 February 1979 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (91,224/92,000)
Keegan, Latchford (2), Watson ECP HW
528 19 May 1979 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2 [0-2]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (35,000)
Watson, Coppell BC AW
535 17 October 1979 - Northern Ireland 1 England 5 [0-2]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (17,755/25,000)
Moreland (pen)
T.Francis (2), Woodcock (2), J.Nicholl OG
ECP AW
541 20 May 1980 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (33,676)
Brotherston OG
Cochrane
BC HW
559 23 February 1982 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (54,900)
Robson, Keegan, Wilkins, Hoddle HW
577 28 May 1983 - Northern Ireland 0 England 0 [0-0]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (22,000 to <30,000)
  AD
586 4 April 1984 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (24,000)
Woodcock HW
596 27 February 1985 - Northern Ireland 0 England 1 [0-0]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (28,500)
Hateley WCP AW
607 13 November 1985 - England 0 Northern Ireland 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (70,500)
  HD
620 15 October 1986 - England 3 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (35,300)
Lineker (2), Waddle ECP HW
623 1 April 1987 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2 [0-2]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (20,568/23,000)
Robson, Waddle AW
825 26 March 2005 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [0-0]
Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester (65,239)
J.Cole, Owen, Baird OG, Lampard WCP HW
831 7 September 2005 - Northern Ireland 1 England 0 [0-0]
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast (14,069)
Healy AL

 

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