Match No. 251 - Wednesday, 16th November 1949
World Cup Qualifier (World Cup 50 Qualifying Pool 1) & Home Championship 1949-50
- Sammy Smyth, 52'
- Bobby Brennan, 85'
- Hat-Trick: Jack Rowley1st hat-trick (41st overall). 50 minutes between first and third goals.
- Player MilestoneBernard Streten's Only Cap
- Player MilestoneBert Mozley's Last Cap
- Player MilestoneWillie Watson's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneNeil Franklin's 25th Cap
- Player MilestoneBilly Wright's 25th Cap
- Player MilestoneJack Froggatt's 1st Cap
- Goal MilestoneJack Froggatt's 1st Goal
- England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
- England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
- Mervyn Griffiths
Half Time Score
- England - 3rd 1
- Ireland - 42nd