Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland, 21 November 1979

Score1-0 to Northern Ireland
RefereeAndre Daina
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group 1
VenueWindsor Park, Belfast
Attendance15,000

1  Northern Ireland

Manager: Danny Blanchflower

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Johnny Giles

Goals:

Gerry Armstrong 54 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Jennings
Defender Sammy Nelson
Defender Chris Nicholl
Defender Jimmy Nicholl
Defender/Centre back Allan Hunter
Midfielder David McCreery
Midfielder Vic Moreland
Midfielder Martin O'Neill
Midfielder/Forward Sammy McIlroy
Forward Gerry Armstrong
Forward Derek Spence

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mick Kearns
Defender/Centre back David O'Leary
Midfielder Gerry Daly
Midfielder John Devine
Midfielder Tony Grealish
Midfielder Ashley Grimes
Midfielder Steve Heighway
Midfielder Mick Martin (captain)
Forward Paul McGee
Forward Frank Stapleton

Substitutions:

Tommy Cassidy for Martin O'Neill 66

Substitutions:

Joe Waters for Gerry Daly 0
Don Givens for Paul McGee 0

On the bench:

Midfielder Tommy Cassidy

On the bench:

Midfielder Joe Waters
Forward Don Givens