Republic of Ireland v France, 04 October 1953

Score5-3 to France
RefereeLaurent Franken
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 4
VenueDalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance45,000

Goals:

Reg Ryan penalty 53 P
Davy Walsh 83 G
Frank O'Farrell 88 G

Goals:

Leon Glovacki 23 G
Armand Penverne 40 G
Joseph Ujlaki 50 G
Joseph Ujlaki 69 G
Pierre Flamion 72 G

Starting lineup:

Full back Tommy Aherne
Full back Seamus Dunne
Centre Half/Goalkeeper Con Martin
Wing half Peter Farrell (captain)
Wing half Tommy Moroney
Wing half Frank O'Farrell
Outside Left Tommy Eglington
Inside forward Arthur Fitzsimons
Inside forward Reg Ryan

Starting lineup:

Defender Lazare Gianessi
Defender Robert Jonquet
Defender Roger Marche (captain)
Defender Armand Penverne
Midfielder Jean-Jacques Marcel
Forward Leon Glovacki
Forward Raymond Kopa
Forward Roger Piantoni