Match No. 607 - Wednesday, 13th November 1985

      • 1
      • Peter ShiltonSouthampton, 75th of 125 caps
        36 years, 1 month, 25 days
      • 2
      • Gary StevensEverton, 5th of 46 caps
        22 years, 7 months, 17 days
      • 3
      • Kenny SansomArsenal, 59th of 86 caps
        27 years, 1 month, 17 days
      • 4
      • Glenn HoddleSpurs, 28th of 53 caps
        28 years, 0 months, 17 days
      • 5
      • Mark WrightSouthampton, 11th of 45 caps
        22 years, 3 months, 12 days
      • 8
      • Ray WilkinsAC Milan, 74th of 84 caps
        29 years, 1 month, 29 days
        (c)6th captaincy
      • 9
      • Kerry DixonChelsea, 4th of 8 caps
        24 years, 3 months, 20 days
      • 10
      • Gary LinekerEverton, 10th of 80 caps
        24 years, 11 month, 13 days
      • 11
      • Chris WaddleSpurs, 11th of 62 caps
        24 years, 10 months, 30 days
        • 1
        • Pat JenningsPatrick Anthony Jennings.
          Born 12th Jun 1945, Newry.
        • 2
        • Jimmy NichollJames Michael Nicholl.
          Born 28th Dec 1956, Hamilton, Canada.
        • 3
        • Mal DonaghyMalachy Martin Donaghy.
          Born 13th Sep 1957, Belfast.
        • 4
        • John O'NeillJohn Patrick O’Neill.
          Born 11th Mar 1958, Londonderry.
        • 5
        • Alan McDonaldAlan McDonald.
          Born 12th Oct 1963, Belfast.
        • 6
        • David McCreeryDavid McCreery.
          Born 16th Sep 1957, Belfast.
        • 7
        • Steve PenneyStephen Alexander Penney.
          Born 16th Jan 1964, Ballymena.
        • 59'
        • 8
        • Sammy McIlroySamuel Baxter McIlroy.
          Born 2nd Aug 1954, Belfast.
          (c)
        • 9
        • Jimmy QuinnJames Martin Quinn.
          Born 18th Nov 1959, Belfast.
        • 10
        • Norman WhitesideNorman John Whiteside.
          Born 7th May 1965, Belfast.
        • 11
        • Ian StewartIan Edwin Stewart.
          Born 10th Sep 1961, Belfast.
        • 72'
        • Gerry ArmstrongGerard Joseph Armstrong.
          Born 23rd May 1954, Belfast.
        • 59'
        • Nigel WorthingtonNigel Worthington.
          Born 4th Nov 1961, Ballymena.
        • 72'

      Notes

      • Player MilestonePeter Shilton's 75th Cap
      • Player MilestonePaul Bracewell's Last Cap

      Sources

      • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
      • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
      • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
      • The Guardian "Jennings the keeper of Irish dreams", Thursday 14th November 1985, page 26.

      Managers

      Referee

      • Sweden Erik Fredriksson

      Attendance

      • 70,500

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • No change in rank, losing -11 ranking points to 1934 points England - 3rd
      • Northern Ireland - 17th

      World Cup 1986 Q

      (Group 3)

        •  
        • Pts
        • GD
        • L
        • D
        • W
        • P
        • England
        • 12
        • +19
        • 0
        • 4
        • 4
        • 8
        • Northern I...
        • 10
        • +3
        • 2
        • 2
        • 4
        • 8
        • Romania
        • 9
        • +5
        • 2
        • 3
        • 3
        • 8
        • Finland
        • 8
        • -5
        • 3
        • 2
        • 3
        • 8
        • Turkey
        • 1
        • -22
        • 7
        • 1
        • 0
        • 8
        • Final Standings.