Netherlands v Republic of Ireland, 10 May 1956

Score4-1 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeAlois Penning
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueStadion de Kuip, Rotterdam
Attendance65,000

1  Netherlands

Manager: Max Merkel

Goals:

Bram Appel 77 G

Goals:

Arthur Fitzsimons 52 G
Joe Haverty 59 G
Arthur Fitzsimons 67 G
Alf Ringstead 71 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Noel Cantwell
Full back Seamus Dunne
Midfielder Joe Haverty
Centre Half/Goalkeeper Con Martin (captain)
Wing half Tommy Dunne
Wing half Frank O'Farrell
Outside Left Alf Ringstead
Inside forward Arthur Fitzsimons