Match No. 316 - Wednesday, 6th November 1957, 4:15pm

    • 2
    • Don HoweWBA, 2nd of 23 caps
      22 years, 0 months, 25 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 32nd of 33 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 26 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 87th of 105 caps
      33 years, 9 months, 0 days
      (c)72nd captaincy
    • 7
    • Bryan DouglasBlackburn, 2nd of 36 caps
      23 years, 5 months, 10 days
    • 8
    • Derek KevanWBA, 3rd of 14 caps
      22 years, 8 months, 0 days
    • 9
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 18th of 19 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 8 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 15th of 56 caps
      23 years, 0 months, 20 days
    • 11
    • Alan A'CourtLiverpool, 1st of 5 caps
      23 years, 1 month, 6 days
  • Jimmy McIlroy, 31' (pen)
  • Sammy McCrory, 59'
  • Billy Simpson, 71'
    • 1
    • Harry GreggHenry Gregg.
      Born 27th Oct 1932, Tobermore.
    • 2
    • Dick KeithRichard Matthewson Keith.
      Born 15th May 1933, Belfast.
    • 3
    • Alf McMichaelAlfred McMichael.
      Born 1st Oct 1927, Belfast.
    • 4
    • Danny BlanchflowerRobert Dennis Blanchflower.
      Born 10th Feb 1926, Belfast.
      Older brother of Jackie Blanchflower.
      (c)
    • 5
    • Jackie BlanchflowerJohn Blanchflower.
      Born 7th Mar 1933, Belfast.
      Younger brother of Danny Blanchflower.
    • 6
    • Bertie PeacockRobert Peacock.
      Born 29th Sep 1928, Coleraine.
    • 7
    • Billy BinghamWilliam Laurence Bingham.
      Born 5th Aug 1931, Belfast.
    • 8
    • Sammy McCrorySamuel McKee McCrory.
      Born 11th Oct 1924, Belfast.
    • 9
    • Billy SimpsonWilliam Joseph Simpson.
      Born 12th Dec 1929, Belfast.
    • 10
    • Jimmy McIlroyJames McIlroy.
      Born 25th Oct 1931, Lambeg.
    • 11
    • Peter McPartlandPeter James McParland.
      Born 25th Apr 1934, Newry.

Notes

  • Match InfoNorthern Ireland's first victory on English soil since 1914 and only their second ever.
  • Player MilestoneAlan A'Court's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneAlan A'Court's 1st Goal

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  • Wales Mervyn Griffiths

Attendance

  • 42,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -37 ranking points to 1993 points England - 3rd
  • Northern Ireland - 26th