Match No. 312 - Wednesday, 8th May 1957
World Cup Qualifier (World Cup 58 Qualifying Pool 1)
- Dermot Curtis, 56'
- Hat-Trick: Tommy Taylor2nd hat-trick (46th overall).
- Goal MilestoneTommy Taylor's 10th Goal
- Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
- 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)
- Hugh Phillips
Half Time Score
- England 4 - 0 Republic of Ireland
- England - 4th 0
- Republic of Ireland - 24th