Pat Jennings

Date of birth12 June 1945
Place of birthNewry
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionGoalkeeper

It takes a remarkable man to be held in as high regard at Highbury as he his at White Hart Lane.

Joining Arsenal at the age of 32 in 1977, he reached four finals in his 326 Gunners games, with a winners medal collected in the 1979 FA Cup Final against Manchester United.

Awarded the MBE whilst with Spurs and OBE with Arsenal, having passed his 40th birthday, Pat set a new international record of 119 caps for Northern Ireland during the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Watford 01 May 1963 01 Jun 1964
Tottenham Hotspur 01 Jun 1964 01 Aug 1977

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1963-64 Rest of the World XI v B 1 2
1964-65 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 23 15 7
1965-66 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 3 3
1965-66 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 22 10 9
1966-67 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 8 5 1
1966-67 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1 1
1966-67 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 41 26 11
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur FA Charity Shield 1 1
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 5 2 4
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 42 22 17
1967-68 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4 3
1968-69 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 4 2 1
1968-69 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 6 3 3
1968-69 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 42 20 17
1969-70 Rest of the UK Prince of Wales Investiture 1 1
1969-70 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 4 2
1969-70 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1
1969-70 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 41 19 17
1970-71 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 5 3 1
1970-71 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 6 5 1
1970-71 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 40 19 12
1971-72 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 5 5
1971-72 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 7 5 3
1971-72 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 41 25 12
1971-72 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Cup 12 11
1972-73 British Three Common Market 1 1
1972-73 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 3 1 2
1972-73 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 10 5 4
1972-73 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 40 22 15
1972-73 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Cup 10 6 2
1973-74 All Ireland All Ireland Match 1 1
1973-74 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 1 1
1973-74 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 36 18 12
1973-74 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Cup 10 9
1974-75 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 2 1
1974-75 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1 2
1974-75 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 41 19 16
1975-76 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 2 2
1975-76 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 6 4 1
1975-76 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 40 17 23
1976-77 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 1
1976-77 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1 1
1976-77 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 23 10 11
1977-78 Arsenal FA Cup 6 5
1977-78 Arsenal League Cup 7 3 2
1977-78 Arsenal League Division One 42 22 14
1978-79 Arsenal FA Cup 11 9 2
1978-79 Arsenal League Cup 1 1
1978-79 Arsenal League Division One 39 22 13
1978-79 Arsenal UEFA Cup 6 5
1979-80 Arsenal FA Charity Shield 1 3
1979-80 Arsenal FA Cup 11 6 3
1979-80 Arsenal League Cup 7 5 1
1979-80 Arsenal League Division One 37 20 7
1979-80 Arsenal UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 9 6
1980-81 Arsenal FA Cup 1 1
1980-81 Arsenal League Cup 2 2
1980-81 Arsenal League Division One 31 19 10
1981-82 Arsenal FA Cup 1 1
1981-82 Arsenal League Cup 4 2
1981-82 Arsenal League Division One 16 10 2
1981-82 Arsenal UEFA Cup 4 3
1982-83 Arsenal FA Cup 7 5 2
1982-83 Arsenal League Cup 4 1 3
1982-83 Arsenal League Division One 19 9 5
1983-84 Arsenal FA Cup 1 1
1983-84 Arsenal League Cup 4 3 1
1983-84 Arsenal League Division One 38 17 17
1984-85 Arsenal League Cup 3 3
1984-85 Arsenal League Division One 15 9 5
1986-87 Rest of the World UNICEF Charity 1 2


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
06 Nov 1963 England v Rest of the World L 5-2 XI v B
27 Jul 1986 THE AMERICA'S v Rest of the World L 2-2 (3-4) UNICEF Charity


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 Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1962-63 Northern Ireland UEFA Under-18 1 1
1963-64 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 1 1
1963-64 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1 1
1963-64 Northern Ireland Under-23 1 2
1964-65 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2 4
1964-65 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4 1 3
1965-66 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 4
1965-66 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1 1
1965-66 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1 1
1966-67 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2 3
1967-68 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3 1 3
1968-69 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 4
1968-69 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 2 1 1
1968-69 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1 2
1969-70 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2 4
1969-70 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 2 2
1970-71 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 2 1
1970-71 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2 2
1971-72 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 1 1
1971-72 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2 2
1972-73 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 1 3
1972-73 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3 5
1973-74 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 1 2
1973-74 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1 1
1974-75 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 1 1
1974-75 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3 2 1
1975-76 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 5
1975-76 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1 1
1975-76 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3 1 3
1976-77 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 6
1976-77 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3 5
1976-77 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1 2
1977-78 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3 2 1
1978-79 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 4
1978-79 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 6 2 9
1979-80 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1979-80 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2 1 4
1980-81 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 1 2
1980-81 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3 1 2
1981-82 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2 7
1981-82 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 6 2 5
1982-83 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3 1
1982-83 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 1 1
1983-84 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 2 1 1
1983-84 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1 1
1983-84 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3 1 2
1984-85 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4 1 4
1984-85 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1985-86 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 6 1 6
1985-86 Northern Ireland International Friendly 3 2


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
17 Apr 1963 Northern Ireland v Sweden D 3-3 UEFA U18 Group D
05 Feb 1964 Northern Ireland v Wales D 3-3 U23
15 Apr 1964 Wales v Northern Ireland W 2-3 British Home Championship
29 Apr 1964 Northern Ireland v Uruguay W 3-0 International Friendly
03 Oct 1964 Northern Ireland v England L 3-4 British Home Championship
14 Oct 1964 Northern Ireland v Switzerland W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
14 Nov 1964 Switzerland v Northern Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
25 Nov 1964 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 3-2 British Home Championship
07 Apr 1965 Netherlands v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
07 May 1965 Northern Ireland v Albania W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
02 Oct 1965 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 3-2 British Home Championship
10 Nov 1965 England v Northern Ireland L 2-1 British Home Championship
24 Nov 1965 Albania v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
30 Mar 1966 Wales v Northern Ireland W 1-4 British Home Championship
07 May 1966 Northern Ireland v West Germany L 0-2 International Friendly
22 Oct 1966 Northern Ireland v England L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 8
16 Nov 1966 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 8
21 Oct 1967 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
22 Nov 1967 England v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
28 Feb 1968 Wales v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
10 Sep 1968 Israel v Northern Ireland W 2-3 International Friendly
23 Oct 1968 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
11 Dec 1968 Turkey v Northern Ireland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
03 May 1969 Northern Ireland v England L 1-3 British Home Championship
06 May 1969 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
10 May 1969 Northern Ireland v Wales D 0-0 British Home Championship
10 Sep 1969 Northern Ireland v USSR D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
22 Oct 1969 USSR v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
18 Apr 1970 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 0-1 British Home Championship
21 Apr 1970 England v Northern Ireland L 3-1 British Home Championship
03 Feb 1971 Cyprus v Northern Ireland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
21 Apr 1971 Northern Ireland v Cyprus W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
15 May 1971 Northern Ireland v England L 0-1 British Home Championship
18 May 1971 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Home Championship
22 May 1971 Northern Ireland v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
13 Oct 1971 Northern Ireland v USSR D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
16 Feb 1972 Northern Ireland v Spain D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
20 May 1972 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 2-0 British Home Championship
23 May 1972 England v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Home Championship
27 May 1972 Wales v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Home Championship
18 Oct 1972 Bulgaria v Northern Ireland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
14 Feb 1973 Cyprus v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Mar 1973 Northern Ireland v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
12 May 1973 Northern Ireland v England L 1-2 British Home Championship
16 May 1973 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 1-2 British Home Championship
19 May 1973 Northern Ireland v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
14 Nov 1973 Portugal v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
11 May 1974 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 0-1 British Home Championship
15 May 1974 England v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
18 May 1974 Wales v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
04 Sep 1974 Norway v Northern Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
30 Oct 1974 Sweden v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
16 Apr 1975 Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
17 May 1975 Northern Ireland v England D 0-0 British Home Championship
20 May 1975 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 3-0 British Home Championship
23 May 1975 Northern Ireland v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
03 Sep 1975 Northern Ireland v Sweden L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
29 Oct 1975 Northern Ireland v Norway W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
19 Nov 1975 Yugoslavia v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
03 Mar 1976 Israel v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
08 May 1976 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 3-0 British Home Championship
11 May 1976 England v Northern Ireland L 4-0 British Home Championship
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
27 Apr 1977 West Germany v Northern Ireland L 5-0 International Friendly
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
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
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
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
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
04 Jul 1982 France v Northern Ireland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round group D
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
21 Sep 1983 Northern Ireland v Austria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
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
22 May 1984 Wales v Northern Ireland D 1-1 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
26 Mar 1986 Northern Ireland v Denmark D 1-1 International Friendly
23 Apr 1986 Northern Ireland v Morocco W 2-1 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.