Match No. 525 - Wednesday, 25th October 1978, 3:00pm

  • "...in the 28th minute, five minutes after Watson had departed, Keegan obstructed O'Leary to the right of the England penalty area, Brady's free kick, dipping swallow-like into the now familiar hole in the defence, was met with a firm shot by Daly..." Gerry Daly, 28'
    • 1
    • Mick KearnsMichael Kearns.
      Born 26th Nov 1950, Banbury.
    • 2
    • Paddy MulliganPatrick Martin Mulligan.
      Born 17th Mar 1945, Dublin.
      (c)
    • 3
    • Jimmy HolmesJames Paul Holmes.
      Born 11th Nov 1953, Dublin.
    • 4
    • Mark LawrensonMark Thomas Lawrenson.
      Born 2nd Jun 1957, Penwortham, Lancashire.
    • 5
    • David O'LearyDavid Anthony O'Leary.
      Born 2nd May 1958, Stoke Newington.
    • 74'
    • 6
    • Liam BradyWilliam Brady.
      Born 13th Feb 1956, Dublin.
    • 7
    • Gerry DalyGerard Anthony Daly.
      Born 30th Apr 1954, Dublin.
    • 8
    • Tony GrealishAnthony Patrick Grealish.
      Born 21st Sep 1956, London.
    • 9
    • Paul McGeePaul Gerard McGee.
      Born 19th Jun 1954, Sligo.
    • 65'
    • 10
    • Gerry RyanGerry Ryan, Dublin.
    • 11
    • Don GivensDaniel Joseph Givens.
      Born 9th Aug 1949, Limerick.
    • 12
    • Frank StapletonFrancis Anthony Stapleton.
      Born 10th Jul 1956, Dublin.
    • 65'
    • 13
    • Eamonn GreggEamonn Gregg.
      Born 1953, Dublin.
    • 74'
  • Assist: Trevor Brooking. "England's goal after eight minutes followed a corner on the left...Daly headed Brooking's inswinging kick across the goalmouth and Latchford glanced the ball in off Holmes." Bob Latchford3rd of 5 goals. Header from 6 yards., 8' 7:45
    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceLiverpool, 38th of 61 caps
      30 years, 2 months, 20 days
    • 2
    • Phil NealLiverpool, 15th of 50 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 5 days
    • 3
    • Mick MillsIpswich, 21st of 42 caps
      29 years, 9 months, 21 day
    • 4
    • Ray WilkinsChelsea, 17th of 84 caps
      22 years, 1 month, 11 day
    • 5
    • David WatsonMan City, 36th of 65 caps
      32 years, 0 months, 20 days
    • 22'
    • 6
    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 56th of 62 caps
      31 years, 1 month, 28 days
      (c)19th captaincy
    • 7
    • Kevin KeeganHamburg, 39th of 63 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 11 day
    • 8
    • Steve CoppellMan Utd, 9th of 42 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 16 days
    • 11
    • Peter BarnesMan City, 8th of 22 caps
      21 years, 4 months, 15 days
    • 85'
    • 12
    • Phil ThompsonLiverpool, 9th of 42 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 4 days
    • 22'
    • 13
    • Tony WoodcockNotts Forest, 2nd of 42 caps
      22 years, 10 months, 19 days
    • 85'

Notes

  • Player MilestoneTrevor Brooking's 25th Cap

Sources

  • uefa.com
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "England entertain - but signs of danger", Thursday 26th Ocotber 1978, page 24.
  • YouTube

Managers

Referee

  • West Germany Heinz Aldinger

Attendance

  • 55,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -10 ranking points to 1993 points England - 6th - 1
  • Republic of Ireland - 29th

Euro 80 Qualifying

(Group 1)

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    • England
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    • +17
    • 0
    • 1
    • 7
    • 8
    • Northern I...
    • 9
    • -6
    • 3
    • 1
    • 4
    • 8
    • Republic o...
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    • +1
    • 3
    • 3
    • 2
    • 8
    • Bulgaria
    • 5
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    • 1
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    • 8
    • Denmark
    • 4
    • -4
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    • 2
    • 1
    • 8
    • Final Standings.