Northern Ireland v Albania, 14 December 1996

Score2-0 to Northern Ireland
RefereeAndreas Georgiou
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 9
VenueWindsor Park
Attendance7,935

2 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland

Manager: Bryan Hamilton

0 Albania Albania

Manager: Astrit Hafizi

Goals:

Iain Dowie 12 G
Iain Dowie 21 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tommy Wright
Defender Colin Hill
Defender/Centre back Barry Hunter
Defender/Centre back Gerry Taggart
Defender/Centre back Steve Morrow
Defender/Left back Ian Nolan
Midfielder Neil Lennon
Midfielder Steve Lomas
Midfielder Kevin Horlock
Midfielder/Forward Michael Hughes
Forward Iain Dowie (captain)

Substitutions:

Gerard McMahon for Steve Morrow 72
James Quinn for Iain Dowie 89

Substitutions:

Afrim Tole for Nevil Thamas Dede 35
Bajram Fraholli for Altin Haxhi 38

On the bench:

Midfielder/Forward James Quinn

On the bench: