Republic of Ireland v Argentina, 29 May 1979

Score 0-0
Referee Robert B Valentine
Competition UNICEF Charity
Venue Lansdowne Road
Attendance 25,000

0 Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland

Manager: Johnny Giles

0 ArgentinaArgentina

Manager: Cesar Luis Menotti


Paul McGee for Don Givens 0


Americo Ruben Gallego for Alberto Tarantini 30
Diego Maradona for Jose Daniel Valencia 46

On the bench:

Forward Paul McGee

On the bench:

Midfielder Diego Maradona


This match was not regarded as a 'full' international by the FAI as confirmed by the results and fixture lists on their official web site and in Donal Cullen's book, 'Ireland on the ball'. The team is regarded as a Shamrock Rovers XI.
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