Wales v Ireland, 31 March 1954

Score2-1 to Ireland
RefereeCharles Faultless
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 3
VenueRacecourse Ground, Wrexham
Attendance32,817

1  Wales

2 Ireland

Manager: Peter Doherty

Goals:

John Charles 80 G

Goals:

Peter McParland 1 G
Peter McParland 52 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jack Kelsey
Defender Derrick Sullivan
Defender/Full back Alf Sherwood
Centre half Ray Daniel
Wing half Ron Burgess (captain)
Wing half Roy Paul
Outside Left Roy Clarke
Forward Ivor Allchurch
Forward John Charles
Inside forward Noel Kinsey

Starting lineup:

Defender Alf McMichael
Full back Len Graham
Centre half Jackie Blanchflower
Midfielder Danny Blanchflower (captain)
Midfielder Bertie Peacock
Wing half Bill Dickson
Forward Billy Bingham
Forward Jimmy McIlroy
Forward Peter McParland