Match No. 527 - Wednesday, 7th February 1979, 7:45pm

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    • 1
    • Pat Jennings (c) 
    • 2
    • Pat Rice  
    • 3
    • Sammy Nelson  
    • 4
    • Jimmy Nicholl  
    • 5
    • Chris Nicholl  
    • 6
    • David McCreery  
    • 7
    • Martin O'Neill  
    • 8
    • Sammy McIlroy  
    • 9
    • Gerry Armstrong  
    • 10
    • Billy Caskey  
    •  54'
    • 11
    • Terry Cochrane  
    •  82'
    • 12
    • Derek Spence  
    •  54'
    • 13
    • Chris McGrath  
    •  82'

Notes

  • Goal MilestoneDave Watson's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • uefa.com
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

  •  England - Ron Greenwood
  •  Northern Ireland - Danny Blanchflower

Referee

  •  Ulf Eriksson

Attendance

  • 92,000

Half Time Score

  • England 1 - 0 Northern Ireland

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 5th   0
  •  Northern Ireland - 27th