Northern Ireland v England, 06 October 1956 - 11v11 match report

Northern Ireland v England, 06 October 1956

Score1-1
RefereeHugh Phillips
CompetitionBritish Championships
VenueWindsor Park
Attendance58,420

1  Northern Ireland

Manager: Peter Doherty

1  England

Manager: Walter Winterbottom

Goals:

Jimmy McIlroy 10 G

Goals:

Stan Matthews 2 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Harry Gregg
Defender Alf McMichael
Centre half Jackie Blanchflower
Midfielder Danny Blanchflower (captain)
Wing half Tom Casey
Centre forward Billy McAdams
Forward Billy Bingham
Forward Jimmy Jones
Forward Jimmy McIlroy
Forward Peter McParland

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Reg Matthews
Defender Roger Byrne
Defender Ronnie Clayton
Defender/Midfielder Billy Wright (captain)
Full back Jeff Hall
Midfielder Duncan Edwards
Outside Left Colin Grainger
Forward Stan Matthews
Forward Tommy Taylor
Forward Dennis Wilshaw
Inside forward Don Revie