Match No. 521 - Tuesday, 16th May 1978, 7:45pm

  •  
    • 1
    • Jim Platt  
    • 2
    • Bryan Hamilton (c) 
    • 3
    • Peter Scott  
    • 4
    • Chris Nicholl  
    • 5
    • Jimmy Nicholl  
    • 6
    • Sammy McIlroy  
    • 7
    • David McCreery  
    • 8
    • Martin O'Neill  
    • 9
    • Trevor Anderson  
    • 10
    • Gerry Armstrong  
    • 11
    • Chris McGrath  
    •  
    • 17
    • Terry Cochrane  
    •  

Notes

  • Player MilestoneStuart Pearson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneTony Woodcock's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestonePhil Neal's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • Official Match Programme
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

  •  England - Ron Greenwood
  •  Northern Ireland - Danny Blanchflower

Referee

  •  John Robertson Gordon

Attendance

  • 55,000

Half Time Score

  • England 1 - 0 Northern Ireland

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 6th   0
  •  Northern Ireland - 30th