Match No. 316 - Wednesday, 6th November 1957, 4:15pm

  • Jimmy McIlroy, 31' (pen)
  • Sammy McCrory, 59'
  • Billy Simpson, 71'
    • 1
    • Harry Gregg  
    • 2
    • Dick Keith  
    • 3
    • Alf McMichael  
    • 4
    • Danny Blanchflower (c) 
    • 5
    • Jackie Blanchflower  
    • 6
    • Bertie Peacock  
    • 7
    • Billy Bingham  
    • 8
    • Sammy McCrory  
    • 9
    • Billy Simpson  
    • 10
    • Jimmy McIlroy  
    • 11
    • Peter McPartland  

Notes

  • Match InfoNorthern Ireland's first victory on English soil since 1914 and only their second ever.
  • Player MilestoneAlan A'Court's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneAlan A'Court's 1st Goal

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  •  Mervyn Griffiths

Attendance

  • 42,000

Half Time Score

  • England 0 - 1 Northern Ireland

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 4th   1
  •  Northern Ireland - 32nd