Sammy McIlroy

Date of birth02 August 1954
Place of birthBelfast
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionMidfielder/Forward

One of United's greatest ever players. Gave 11 seasons wonderful service, first as striker then attacking midfield. Over 700 career appearances. Later N Ireland manager. He lost his place in United's midfield when Ron Atkinson signed Bryan Robson. Won a Second Division championship medal and FA Cup in 1977.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Aug 1971 01 Feb 1982
Stoke City 01 Feb 1982 01 Aug 1985
Manchester City 01 Aug 1985 01 Nov 1986
Manchester City 01 Nov 1986 01 Mar 1987
Bury 01 Mar 1987 01 Aug 1988
Bury 01 Aug 1988 01 Feb 1990

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1971-72 Manchester United FA Cup 1
2
1971-72 Manchester United League Cup 2
1971-72 Manchester United League Division One 8
8
4
1972-73 Manchester United League Cup
3
1
1972-73 Manchester United League Division One 4
6
1973-74 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1
1973-74 Manchester United League Division One 24
5
6
1974-75 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1
1974-75 Manchester United League Cup 7
2
1974-75 Manchester United League Division Two 41
1
7
1975-76 Manchester United FA Cup 7
2
1975-76 Manchester United League Cup 3
1
1975-76 Manchester United League Division One 41
10
1976-77 Manchester United FA Cup 7
1976-77 Manchester United League Cup 6
1976-77 Manchester United League Division One 39
1
2
1976-77 Manchester United UEFA Cup 4
1
1977-78 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1
1977-78 Manchester United FA Cup 4
1977-78 Manchester United League Division One 39
9
1977-78 Manchester United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
1978-79 Manchester United FA Cup 9
2
1978-79 Manchester United League Cup 2
1
1978-79 Manchester United League Division One 40
5
1979-80 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1
1979-80 Manchester United League Cup 2
1
1979-80 Manchester United League Division One 41
6
1980-81 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1980-81 Manchester United League Cup 2
1980-81 Manchester United League Division One 31
1
5
1980-81 Manchester United UEFA Cup 2
1
1981-82 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1981-82 Manchester United League Cup 1
1981-82 Manchester United League Division One 12
3


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 1971 Manchester City v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
08 Nov 1971 Stoke City v Manchester United D 0-0 League Cup 4th round replay
13 Nov 1971 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1971 Stoke City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup 4th round 2nd replay
20 Nov 1971 Manchester United v Leicester City W 3-2 League Division One
27 Nov 1971 Southampton v Manchester United W 2-5 League Division One
11 Dec 1971 Stoke City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1971 Manchester United v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
08 Jan 1972 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
15 Jan 1972 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1972 Manchester United v Southampton W 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 1972 Manchester United v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
19 Feb 1972 Leeds United v Manchester United L 5-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1972 Manchester United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1972 Stoke City v Manchester United L 2-1 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
25 Mar 1972 Manchester United v Crystal Palace W 4-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1972 Sheffield United v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1972 Leicester City v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1972 Manchester United v Southampton W 3-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1972 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
29 Apr 1972 Manchester United v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division One
12 Aug 1972 Manchester United v Ipswich Town L 1-2 League Division One
15 Aug 1972 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1972 Everton v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1972 Manchester United v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1972 Manchester United v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1972 West Ham United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
06 Sep 1972 Oxford United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round
09 Sep 1972 Manchester United v Coventry City L 0-1 League Division One
12 Sep 1972 Manchester United v Oxford United W 3-1 League Cup 2nd round replay
16 Sep 1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1972 Sheffield United v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
11 Oct 1972 Manchester United v Bristol Rovers L 1-2 League Cup 3rd round replay
11 Nov 1972 Manchester United v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1973 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1973 Manchester United v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1973 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1973 Leicester City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1973 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1973 Manchester United v Southampton D 0-0 League Division One
15 Dec 1973 Manchester United v Coventry City L 2-3 League Division One
22 Dec 1973 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1973 Manchester United v Sheffield United L 1-2 League Division One
29 Dec 1973 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1974 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1974 Manchester United v Plymouth Argyle W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1974 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
19 Jan 1974 Manchester United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1974 Manchester United v Ipswich Town L 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 1974 Coventry City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
09 Feb 1974 Manchester United v Leeds United L 0-2 League Division One
16 Feb 1974 Derby County v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
23 Feb 1974 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
02 Mar 1974 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1974 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1974 Chelsea v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
03 Apr 1974 Manchester United v Burnley D 3-3 League Division One
06 Apr 1974 Norwich City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1974 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1974 Manchester United v Everton W 3-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1974 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1974 Everton v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1974 Manchester United v Manchester City L 0-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1974 Stoke City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
17 Aug 1974 Orient v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division Two
24 Aug 1974 Manchester United v Millwall W 4-0 League Division Two
28 Aug 1974 Manchester United v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1974 Cardiff City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
07 Sep 1974 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division Two
11 Sep 1974 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 5-1 League Cup 2nd round
14 Sep 1974 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division Two
16 Sep 1974 Millwall v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
21 Sep 1974 Manchester United v Bristol Rovers W 2-0 League Division Two
25 Sep 1974 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division Two
28 Sep 1974 Norwich City v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division Two
05 Oct 1974 Fulham v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division Two
09 Oct 1974 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
12 Oct 1974 Manchester United v Notts County W 1-0 League Division Two
15 Oct 1974 Portsmouth v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division Two
19 Oct 1974 Blackpool v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division Two
26 Oct 1974 Manchester United v Southampton W 1-0 League Division Two
02 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Oxford United W 4-0 League Division Two
09 Nov 1974 Bristol City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division Two
13 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Burnley W 3-2 League Cup 4th round
16 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division Two
23 Nov 1974 Hull City v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division Two
30 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Sunderland W 3-2 League Division Two
04 Dec 1974 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 0-0 League Cup Quarter-final
07 Dec 1974 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United D 4-4 League Division Two
14 Dec 1974 Manchester United v Orient D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Dec 1974 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Cup Quarter-final replay
21 Dec 1974 York City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1974 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division Two
28 Dec 1974 Oldham Athletic v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division Two
04 Jan 1975 Manchester United v Walsall D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 1975 Walsall v Manchester United L 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
11 Jan 1975 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division Two
15 Jan 1975 Manchester United v Norwich City D 2-2 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
18 Jan 1975 Sunderland v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division Two
22 Jan 1975 Norwich City v Manchester United L 1-0
Agg: 3-2
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
01 Feb 1975 Manchester United v Bristol City L 0-1 League Division Two
08 Feb 1975 Oxford United v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division Two
15 Feb 1975 Manchester United v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
22 Feb 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division Two
01 Mar 1975 Manchester United v Cardiff City W 4-0 League Division Two
08 Mar 1975 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
15 Mar 1975 Manchester United v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Mar 1975 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
28 Mar 1975 Bristol Rovers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Mar 1975 Manchester United v York City W 2-1 League Division Two
31 Mar 1975 Manchester United v Oldham Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two
05 Apr 1975 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1975 Manchester United v Fulham W 1-0 League Division Two
19 Apr 1975 Notts County v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division Two
26 Apr 1975 Manchester United v Blackpool W 4-0 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
27 Aug 1975 Manchester United v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1975 Stoke City v Manchester United W 0-1 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
13 Dec 1975 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
20 Dec 1975 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
23 Dec 1975 Everton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1975 Manchester United v Burnley W 2-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Oxford United W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
17 Jan 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
24 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Peterborough United W 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division One
07 Feb 1976 Coventry City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1976 Leicester City v Manchester United W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1976 Manchester United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1976 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1976 Manchester United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1976 Manchester United v West Ham United W 4-0 League Division One
06 Mar 1976 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
09 Mar 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 2-3 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
13 Mar 1976 Manchester United v Leeds United W 3-2 League Division One
17 Mar 1976 Norwich City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1976 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 3-4 League Division One
27 Mar 1976 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1976 Derby County v Manchester United W 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final
10 Apr 1976 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1976 Manchester United v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1976 Burnley v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1976 Manchester United v Stoke City L 0-1 League Division One
01 May 1976 Manchester United v Southampton L 0-1 FA Cup Final
04 May 1976 Manchester United v Manchester City W 2-0 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 Nov 1976 Manchester United v West Ham United L 0-2 League Division One
01 Dec 1976 Manchester United v Everton L 0-3 League Cup Quarter-final
18 Dec 1976 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 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
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
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
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
03 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 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
29 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1978 Norwich City v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 Manchester United v West Ham United W 3-0 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
19 Aug 1978 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1978 Leeds United v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
26 Aug 1978 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1978 Stockport County v Manchester United W 2-3 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1978 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1978 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1978 Arsenal v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1978 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1978 Manchester United v Watford L 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
07 Oct 1978 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-2 League Division One
14 Oct 1978 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
21 Oct 1978 Manchester United v Bristol City L 1-3 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
18 Nov 1978 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Division One
21 Nov 1978 Everton v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1978 Chelsea v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1978 Derby County v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
16 Dec 1978 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Division One
22 Dec 1978 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1978 Manchester United v Liverpool L 0-3 League Division One
30 Dec 1978 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion L 3-5 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
10 Feb 1979 Manchester City v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division One
12 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Fulham W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
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
07 Apr 1979 Norwich City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
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
05 May 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 1-0 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
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
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
29 Nov 1980 Manchester United v Southampton D 1-1 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
31 Jan 1981 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 2-0 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
29 Aug 1981 Coventry City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1981 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1981 Manchester United v Ipswich Town L 1-2 League Division One
12 Sep 1981 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
19 Sep 1981 Manchester United v Swansea City W 1-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1981 Manchester United v Leeds United W 1-0 League Division One
03 Oct 1981 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 5-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
10 Oct 1981 Manchester City v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
21 Nov 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
28 Nov 1981 Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division One
05 Dec 1981 Southampton v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
02 Jan 1982 Watford v Manchester United L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
06 Jan 1982 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 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
1971-72 Northern Ireland British Home Championship
1
1971-72 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1973-74 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1974-75 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1974-75 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1
1975-76 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1975-76 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
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
1
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 UEFA European Championship 2
1980-81 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 1
1980-81 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 5
1
1981-82 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1
1981-82 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 7
1
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 3
1
1983-84 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1983-84 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1984-85 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1985-86 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 6
1985-86 Northern Ireland International Friendly 3
1986-87 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
28 Apr 1982 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
15 Oct 1986 England v Northern Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4


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