France v Republic of Ireland, 25 November 1953

Score1-0 to France
RefereeLucien Van Nuffel
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 4
VenueParc des Princes, Paris
Attendance32,265

Goals:

Roger Piantoni 73 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper James O'Neill
Defender Tommy Clinton
Centre Half/Goalkeeper Con Martin
Wing half Peter Farrell
Wing half Eddie Gannon
Outside Left Tommy Eglington (captain)
Outside Left Alf Ringstead
Inside forward Arthur Fitzsimons
Inside forward Reg Ryan