Republic of Ireland v Czechoslovakia, 08 October 1961

Score3-1 to Czechoslovakia
RefereeArthur Holland
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 8
VenueDalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance30,000

3  Czechoslovakia

Manager: Rudolf Vytlacil

Goals:

Johnny Giles 40 G

Goals:

Adolf Scherer 3 G
Andrej Kvašňák 61 G
Andrej Kvašňák 69 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Noel Dwyer
Defender Noel Cantwell (captain)
Defender Charlie Hurley
Defender Ronnie Nolan
Full back Phil Kelly
Midfielder Johnny Giles
Midfielder Joe Haverty
Midfielder Mick McGrath
Midfielder Frank O'Neill
Inside forward Ambrose Fogarty

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Viliam Schrojf
Defender Ján Popluhár
Defender Jiri Tichy (captain)
Midfielder Jiri Hledik
Midfielder Josef Masopust
Midfielder Svatoplk Pluskal
Forward Rudolf Kučera
Forward Vaclav Masek
Forward Tomas Pospichal
Forward Adolf Scherer