Jimmy Nicholl

Date of birth28 December 1956
Place of birthHamilton, Ontario
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionDefender

United's first choice right-back for 6 seasons (1975-81), always ready to attack, a tidy distributor, never flustered. Later a manager in Scotland.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Feb 1974 01 Sep 1982
Sunderland 01 Sep 1982 01 Nov 1984

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1974-75 Manchester United League Division Two
1
1975-76 Manchester United FA Cup
2
1975-76 Manchester United League Cup 3
1975-76 Manchester United League Division One 15
5
1976-77 Manchester United FA Cup 7
1976-77 Manchester United League Cup 5
1
1976-77 Manchester United League Division One 39
1976-77 Manchester United UEFA Cup 4
1977-78 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1
1977-78 Manchester United FA Cup 4
1977-78 Manchester United League Cup 1
1977-78 Manchester United League Division One 37
2
1977-78 Manchester United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
1
1978-79 Manchester United FA Cup 6
2
1978-79 Manchester United League Division One 19
2
1979-80 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1979-80 Manchester United League Cup 3
1979-80 Manchester United League Division One 42
1980-81 Manchester United FA Cup 3
1
1980-81 Manchester United League Cup 2
1980-81 Manchester United League Division One 36
1
1980-81 Manchester United UEFA Cup 2
1981-82 Manchester United League Division One
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Apr 1975 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
16 Aug 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
19 Aug 1975 Birmingham City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1975 Manchester United v Sheffield United W 5-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1975 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1975 Manchester United v Brentford W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
13 Sep 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1975 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1975 Derby County v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1975 Manchester City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
04 Oct 1975 Manchester United v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
11 Oct 1975 Leeds United v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
18 Oct 1975 Manchester United v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1975 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1975 Manchester United v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1975 Liverpool v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1975 Manchester City v Manchester United L 4-0 League Cup 4th round
15 Nov 1975 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1975 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1975 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
06 Dec 1975 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Oxford United W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Mar 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 2-3 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
21 Apr 1976 Manchester United v Stoke City L 0-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1976 Leicester City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
21 Aug 1976 Manchester United v Birmingham City D 2-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1976 Coventry City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1976 Derby County v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Tranmere Rovers W 5-0 League Cup 2nd round
04 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
11 Sep 1976 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1976 Ajax v Manchester United L 1-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Cup 3rd round
25 Sep 1976 Manchester City v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
29 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Ajax W 2-0
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1976 Leeds United v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
04 Oct 1976 Sunderland v Manchester United D 2-2 League Cup 3rd round replay
06 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Sunderland W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
16 Oct 1976 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Juventus W 1-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Norwich City D 2-2 League Division One
27 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 7-2 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1976 Juventus v Manchester United L 3-0
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Nov 1976 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
20 Nov 1976 Leicester City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1976 Manchester United v Everton W 4-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1977 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
08 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Walsall W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Coventry City W 2-0 League Division One
19 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Bristol City W 2-1 League Division One
22 Jan 1977 Birmingham City v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
29 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1977 Manchester United v Derby County W 3-1 League Division One
12 Feb 1977 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
16 Feb 1977 Manchester United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1977 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
26 Feb 1977 Southampton v Manchester United D 2-2 FA Cup 5th round
05 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Manchester City W 3-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Southampton W 2-1 FA Cup 5th round replay
12 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Leeds United W 1-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
23 Mar 1977 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1977 Norwich City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1977 Everton v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
09 Apr 1977 Manchester United v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1977 Sunderland v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1977 Manchester United v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1977 Leeds United v Manchester United W 1-2 FA Cup Semi-final
26 Apr 1977 Middlesbrough v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1977 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Division One
03 May 1977 Liverpool v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
07 May 1977 Bristol City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
11 May 1977 Stoke City v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
14 May 1977 Manchester United v Arsenal W 3-2 League Division One
16 May 1977 West Ham United v Manchester United L 4-2 League Division One
21 May 1977 Liverpool v Manchester United W 1-2 FA Cup Final
13 Aug 1977 Liverpool v Manchester United D 0-0 FA Charity Shield
20 Aug 1977 Birmingham City v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
24 Aug 1977 Manchester United v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1977 Manchester United v Ipswich Town D 0-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1977 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-2 League Cup 2nd round
03 Sep 1977 Derby County v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1977 Manchester City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1977 Saint Etienne v Manchester United D 1-1 ECW Cup 1st round 1st leg
17 Sep 1977 Manchester United v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1977 Leeds United v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1977 Manchester United v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division One
05 Oct 1977 Saint Etienne v Manchester United W 0-2
Agg: 1-3
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 2nd leg
08 Oct 1977 Middlesbrough v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
15 Oct 1977 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-2 League Division One
19 Oct 1977 FC Porto v Manchester United L 4-0 ECW Cup 2nd round 1st leg
22 Oct 1977 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1977 Manchester United v FC Porto W 5-2
Agg: 5-6
ECW Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
05 Nov 1977 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1977 Manchester United v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
03 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1977 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest L 0-4 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Everton v Manchester United W 2-6 League Division One
27 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Leicester City W 3-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1977 Coventry City v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Manchester United v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Carlisle United v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1978 Manchester United v Carlisle United W 4-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
14 Jan 1978 Ipswich Town v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
21 Jan 1978 Manchester United v Derby County W 4-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1978 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-2 FA Cup 4th round replay
08 Feb 1978 Manchester United v Bristol City D 1-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1978 Chelsea v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
25 Feb 1978 Liverpool v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
01 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Leeds United L 0-1 League Division One
04 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
11 Mar 1978 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
15 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
18 Mar 1978 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Leicester City v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
27 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1978 Bristol City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1978 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 2-4 League Division One
04 Nov 1978 Manchester United v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1978 Birmingham City v Manchester United L 5-1 League Division One
22 Dec 1978 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
15 Jan 1979 Manchester United v Chelsea W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
31 Jan 1979 Fulham v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Arsenal L 0-2 League Division One
20 Feb 1979 Colchester United v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1979 Bristol City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
14 Mar 1979 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
20 Mar 1979 Coventry City v Manchester United L 4-3 League Division One
24 Mar 1979 Manchester United v Leeds United W 4-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1979 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
31 Mar 1979 Liverpool v Manchester United D 2-2 FA Cup Semi-final
04 Apr 1979 Liverpool v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup Semi-final replay
11 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1979 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1979 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
07 May 1979 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
12 May 1979 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-2 FA Cup Final
16 May 1979 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1979 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1979 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1979 Arsenal v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1
Agg: 4-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
26 Sep 1979 Norwich City v Manchester United L 4-1 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Stoke City W 4-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1979 Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division One
10 Oct 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
13 Oct 1979 Bristol City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Oct 1979 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
27 Oct 1979 Everton v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
03 Nov 1979 Manchester United v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
10 Nov 1979 Manchester City v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
17 Nov 1979 Manchester United v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division One
24 Nov 1979 Manchester United v Norwich City W 5-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
08 Dec 1979 Manchester United v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1979 Coventry City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
22 Dec 1979 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1979 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
29 Dec 1979 Manchester United v Arsenal W 3-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1980 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1980 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
12 Jan 1980 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
02 Feb 1980 Derby County v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
09 Feb 1980 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1980 Stoke City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1980 Manchester United v Bristol City W 4-0 League Division One
27 Feb 1980 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1980 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 6-0 League Division One
12 Mar 1980 Manchester United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1980 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1980 Crystal Palace v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1980 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1980 Manchester United v Liverpool W 2-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1980 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
12 Apr 1980 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1980 Norwich City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1980 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
26 Apr 1980 Manchester United v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division One
03 May 1980 Leeds United v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
16 Aug 1980 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1980 Birmingham City v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1980 Manchester United v Coventry City L 0-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
30 Aug 1980 Manchester United v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1980 Coventry City v Manchester United L 1-0
Agg: 2-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Sep 1980 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1980 Manchester United v Leicester City W 5-0 League Division One
17 Sep 1980 Manchester United v Widzew Lódz D 1-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
20 Sep 1980 Leeds United v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
27 Sep 1980 Manchester United v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
01 Oct 1980 Widzew Lódz v Manchester United D 0-0
Agg: 1-1
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
04 Oct 1980 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
08 Oct 1980 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1980 Manchester United v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1980 Ipswich Town v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1980 Stoke City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
25 Oct 1980 Manchester United v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
01 Nov 1980 Crystal Palace v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1980 Manchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1980 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
15 Nov 1980 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
06 Dec 1980 Norwich City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
13 Dec 1980 Manchester United v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division One
20 Dec 1980 Arsenal v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1980 Manchester United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1980 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1981 Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 1981 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester United W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
10 Jan 1981 Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-1 League Division One
24 Jan 1981 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
28 Jan 1981 Sunderland v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
31 Jan 1981 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1981 Leicester City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
17 Feb 1981 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1981 Manchester City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1981 Manchester United v Leeds United L 0-1 League Division One
07 Mar 1981 Southampton v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1981 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
18 Mar 1981 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1981 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1981 Everton v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
21 Nov 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1975-76 Northern Ireland British Home Championship
1
1975-76 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1976-77 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1976-77 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
1977-78 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1977-78 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1978-79 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1978-79 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 6
1979-80 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1979-80 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1979-80 Northern Ireland International Friendly 3
1979-80 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1979-80 Northern Ireland Unofficial 1
1980-81 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 1
1980-81 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 5
1
1981-82 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1981-82 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 7
1981-82 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1982-83 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1982-83 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
1983-84 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2
1983-84 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1983-84 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1984-85 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
1984-85 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1985-86 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 6
1985-86 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Mar 1976 Israel v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
14 May 1976 Wales v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
13 Oct 1976 Netherlands v Northern Ireland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group 4
10 Nov 1976 Belgium v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
28 May 1977 Northern Ireland v England L 1-2 British Home Championship
01 Jun 1977 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 3-0 British Home Championship
03 Jun 1977 Northern Ireland v Wales D 1-1 British Home Championship
11 Jun 1977 Iceland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
21 Sep 1977 Northern Ireland v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
12 Oct 1977 Northern Ireland v Netherlands L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
16 Nov 1977 Northern Ireland v Belgium W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
13 May 1978 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
16 May 1978 England v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
19 May 1978 Wales v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
20 Sep 1978 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
25 Oct 1978 Northern Ireland v Denmark W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 Nov 1978 Bulgaria v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
07 Feb 1979 England v Northern Ireland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
02 May 1979 Northern Ireland v Bulgaria W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
19 May 1979 Northern Ireland v England L 0-2 British Home Championship
22 May 1979 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
25 May 1979 Northern Ireland v Wales D 1-1 British Home Championship
06 Jun 1979 Denmark v Northern Ireland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
17 Oct 1979 Northern Ireland v England L 1-5 UEFA European Championship Group 1
17 Oct 1979 Northern Ireland v England L 1-5 UEFA European Championship Group 1
21 Nov 1979 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
26 Mar 1980 Israel v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
16 May 1980 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 1-0 British Home Championship
20 May 1980 England v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
23 May 1980 Wales v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Home Championship
11 Jun 1980 Australia v Northern Ireland W 1-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 1980 Australia v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
18 Jun 1980 Australia v Northern Ireland W 1-2 International Friendly
22 Jun 1980 Western Australia v Northern Ireland W 0-4 Unofficial
15 Oct 1980 Northern Ireland v Sweden W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
19 Nov 1980 Portugal v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
25 Mar 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
29 Apr 1981 Northern Ireland v Portugal W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 8
19 May 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 2-0 British Home Championship
03 Jun 1981 Sweden v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
14 Oct 1981 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
18 Nov 1981 Northern Ireland v Israel W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
23 Feb 1982 England v Northern Ireland L 4-0 British Home Championship
24 Mar 1982 France v Northern Ireland L 4-0 International Friendly
27 May 1982 Wales v Northern Ireland L 3-0 British Home Championship
17 Jun 1982 Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 5
21 Jun 1982 Honduras v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 5
25 Jun 1982 Spain v Northern Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 5
01 Jul 1982 Austria v Northern Ireland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group D
04 Jul 1982 France v Northern Ireland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group D
13 Oct 1982 Austria v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
17 Nov 1982 Northern Ireland v West Germany W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
15 Dec 1982 Albania v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
30 Mar 1983 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
27 Apr 1983 Northern Ireland v Albania W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
24 May 1983 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Home Championship
28 May 1983 Northern Ireland v England D 0-0 British Home Championship
31 May 1983 Northern Ireland v Wales L 0-1 British Home Championship
12 Oct 1983 Turkey v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
16 Nov 1983 Germany v Northern Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
13 Dec 1983 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 2-0 British Home Championship
04 Apr 1984 England v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
27 May 1984 Finland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
12 Sep 1984 Northern Ireland v Romania W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Group 3
14 Nov 1984 Northern Ireland v Finland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
27 Feb 1985 Northern Ireland v England L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
27 Mar 1985 Spain v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
01 May 1985 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
11 Sep 1985 Turkey v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
16 Oct 1985 Romania v Northern Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
13 Nov 1985 England v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
26 Feb 1986 France v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 1986 Algeria v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
07 Jun 1986 Spain v Northern Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
12 Jun 1986 Brazil v Northern Ireland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.