Republic of Ireland v West Germany, 17 October 1951

Score3-2 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeBill Ling
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueDalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance29,451

2  West Germany

Manager: Josef 'Sepp' Herberger

Goals:

Josef Posipal own goal 9 OG
Arthur Fitzsimons 40 G
Dessie Glynn 85 G

Goals:

Max Morlock 63 G
Fritz Walter 75 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fred Kiernan
Full back Tommy Aherne
Wing half Peter Farrell (captain)
Wing half Tommy Moroney
Outside Left Tommy Eglington
Outside Left Alf Ringstead
Inside forward Arthur Fitzsimons
Inside forward Reg Ryan

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Anton Turek
Defender Werner Kohlmeyer
Defender Josef Posipal
Defender Jakob Streitle
Midfielder Paul Mebus
Midfielder Fritz Walter (captain)
Forward Max Morlock