Belgium v Republic of Ireland, 10 May 1950

Score5-1 to Belgium
RefereeJan Bronkhorst
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueKing Baudouin Stadium, Brussels
Attendance24,083

5  Belgium

Manager: Bill Gormlie

Goals:

Joseph Mermans 3 G
Albert De Hert 19 G
Joseph Mermans 33 G
Freddy Chaves 56 G
Joseph Mermans 84 G

Goals:

Bobby Duffy 72 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Henri Meert
Defender Arsène Vaillant
Midfielder Louis Carre
Midfielder Freddy Chaves (captain)
Midfielder Victor Mees
Midfielder Georges Mordant
Forward Leopol Anoul
Forward Rik Coppens
Forward Albert De Hert
Forward Joseph Mermans

Starting lineup:

Full back Tommy Aherne
Centre Half/Goalkeeper Con Martin (captain)
Wing half Tommy Moroney
Inside forward Arthur Fitzsimons
Inside forward Terry Murray
Inside forward Reg Ryan