Republic of Ireland v Iceland, 12 August 1962

Score4-2 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeRE Smith
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Preliminary round 1st leg
VenueDalymount Park, Dublin
Kick-off: 3:30pm local First ever meeting between Republic of Ireland and Iceland

4  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Johnny Carey

2  Iceland

Manager: Karl Guðmundsson


Liam Tuohy 11 G
Ambrose Fogarty 41 G
Noel Cantwell 65 G
Noel Cantwell 76 G


Rikhardur Jonsson 37 G
Rikhardur Jonsson 86 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Kelly
Defender Noel Cantwell
Defender Tony Dunne
Defender Charlie Hurley (captain)
Defender Mick Meagan
Left back Tommy Traynor
Midfielder Johnny Giles
Wing half Pat Saward
Outside Left Liam Tuohy
Forward Alfie Hale
Inside forward Ambrose Fogarty

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Helgi Danielsson
Defender Gardar Arnason
Defender Bjarni Felixson
Defender Arni Njalsson
Midfielder Thorolfur Beck
Midfielder Hordur Felixson
Midfielder Sveinn Jonsson
Midfielder Thordur Jonsson
Forward Rikhardur Jonsson (captain)
Forward Ellert Schram