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Opposition Index

England's Opponents:
Ireland

Ireland

Ireland Football Association
Founded 18 November 1880



P 61 W 48 D 9 L 4 F 239: A 54
86%
successful
1882-1953

 
Country name Ireland
 Éireann
Home venue Cliftonville Gardens, Cliftonville, Belfast and Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
Home strip St Patrick blue shirts and white shorts, then Green shirts and white shorts
Notes See also Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Ireland's National Football Teams
'It was not until June 1954 that FIFA ordered the IFA to name their international team Northern Ireland and select only players born within Northern Ireland.' - George Glass, leading Belfast statistician.
 
 
England's Record Against Ireland
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 30 26 3 1 125 23 +102 1 14 4.167 0.767 91.7 +25
Away 31 22 6 3 114 31 +83 2 9 3.677 1.00 82.0 +19
All 61 48 9 4 239 54 +185 3 23 3.918 0.885 86.1 +44

 

England's Record Against Ireland by Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2 2 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 6.00 1.50 100.0 +2
British Championship 59 46 9 4 219 54 +165 3 21 3.712 0.915 85.6 +42

Note that the 1949 and 1953 records of the World Cup Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 2 2 0 0 20 0 +20 0 2 10.00 0.00 100.0 +2
All 61 48 9 4 239 54 +185 3 23 3.918 0.885 86.1 +44

 

England's Results Against Ireland 1882-1914

 
14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13 [0-5]
Knock Ground, Belfast
(2,500)
Vaughton (5), J.Brown (2), A.Brown (4), C.Bambridge, H.Cursham Fr AW
18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0 [4-0]
Liverpool Cricket Ground, Liverpool
(2,500)
Whateley (2), Cobbold (2), Dunn (2), Pawson HW
20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8 [0-4]
Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast (3,000)
McWha
Johnson (2), C.Bambridge (2), H.Cursham (3), A.Bambridge
BC AW
23 28 February 1885 - England 4 Ireland 0 [1-0]
Manchester Football Ground, Manchester (6,000)
C.Bambridge, J.Brown, Spilsbury, Eames OG HW
26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6 [1-2]
Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast (4,500)
Williams
Dewhurst, Lindley, Spilsbury (4)
AW
29 5 February 1887 - England 7 Ireland 0 [4-0]
Bramall Lane, Sheffield (6,000)
Dewhurst (2), Cobbold (2), Lindley (3) HW
34 7 April 1888 - Ireland 1 England 5 [1-3]
Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast (7,000)
Crone
Dewhurst, A.Allen (3), Lindley
AW
36 2 March 1889 - England 6 Ireland 1 [3-1]
Anfield Road, Liverpool
(6,500)
Weir, Yates (3), Lofthouse, Brodie
Wilton
HW
38 15 March 1890 - Ireland 1 England 9 [0-3]
Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast (5,000)
Reynolds
not certain; but anything from Geary (2-5 goals), Walton (0-3), Townley (0-3), Lofthouse, Davenport (0-2), Barton (0-1)
AW
41 7 March 1891 - England 6 Ireland 1 [3-0]
Molineux, Wolverhampton
(15,231)
Cotterill, Henfrey, Daft, Bassett, Lindley (2)
Whiteside
BC HW
44 5 March 1892 - Ireland 0 England 2 [0-1]
Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast (8,000)
Daft (2) AW
47 25 February 1893 - England 6 Ireland 1 [4-1]
Wellington Road Ground, Birmingham
(10,000)
Gilliat (3), Smith, Winckworth, Sandilands
Gaffikin
HW
50 3 March 1894 - Ireland 2 England 2 [0-1]
Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast (8,000)
Stanfield, Gibson
Devey, Spikesley
AD
53 9 March 1895 - England 9 Ireland 0 [5-0]
Derbyshire County Cricket Ground, Derby
(10,000)
Torrans OG, Bloomer (2), Becton (2), Bassett, Howell, Goodall (2) HW
56 7 March 1896 - Ireland 0 England 2 [0-1]
Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast (12,000)
Smith, Bloomer AW
59 20 February 1897 - England 6 Ireland 0 [3-0]
Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham
(13,490)
Bloomer (2), Wheldon (3), Athersmith HW
62 5 March 1898 - Ireland 2 England 3 [1-2]
Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast (12,000)
Pyper, McAllen
Smith, Athersmith, Morren
AW
65 18 February 1899 - England 13 Ireland 2 [5-0]
Roker Park Ground, Sunderland
(13,000)
Frank Forman, Fred Forman (2), Athersmith, Smith (4), Bloomer (2), Settle (3)
McAllen (pen), Campbell
HW
68 17 March 1900 - Ireland 0 England 2 [0-2]
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
(8,000)
Cochrane OG (Johnson), Sagar AW
71 9 March 1901 - England 3 Ireland 0 [1-0]
The Dell, Southampton
(8,000)
Crawshaw, Hedley, Foster BC HW
75 22 March 1902 - Ireland 0 England 1 [0-1]
Balmoral Showgrounds, Belfast
(12,000)
Settle AW
77 14 February 1903 - England 4 Ireland 0 [1-0]
Molineux, Wolverhampton
(24,240)
Woodward (2), Sharp, H.Davis HW
81 12 March 1904 - Ireland 1 England 3 [0-2]
Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast
(9,000)
Kirwan
Bache, Common (2)
AW
83 25 February 1905 - England 1 Ireland 1 [0-0]
Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough (25,500)
Bloomer
Williamson OG
HD
86 17 February 1906 - Ireland 0 England 5 [0-2]
Solitude Ground, Belfast (16,000)
Bond (2), A.Brown, Harris, Day AW
89 16 February 1907 - England 1 Ireland 0 [0-0]
Goodison Park, Liverpool
(22,235)
Hardman HW
92 15 February 1908 - Ireland 1 England 3 [1-1]
Solitude Ground, Belfast (22,600)
Hannon
Hilsden (2)
, Woodward
AW
99 13 February 1909 - England 4 Ireland 0 [0-0]
Horton Park Avenue, Bradford
(28,000)
Hilsdon (2 (1 pen), Woodward (2) HW
105 12 February 1910 - Ireland 1 England 1 [1-0]
Solitude Ground, Belfast
(8,000)
Thompson
Fleming
AD
108 11 February 1911 - England 2 Ireland 1 [1-0]
Baseball Ground, Derby
(20,000)
Shepherd, Evans
McAuley
BC HW
111 10 February 1912 - Ireland 1 England 6 [1-3]
Dalymount Park, Dublin
(15,000)
Hamill
Fleming (3), Holley, Freeman, Simpson
AW
114 15 February 1913 - Ireland 2 England 1 [1-1]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(20,000)
Gillespie (2)
Buchan
AL
117 14 February 1914 - England 0 Ireland 3 [0-2]
Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough (25,000)
Lacey (2), Gillespie HL

 

England's Results Against Ireland 1919-1938

 
120 25 October 1919 - Ireland 1 England 1 [0-1]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(30,000)
Ferris
Cock
BC AD
123 23 October 1920 - England 2 Ireland 0 [1-0]
Roker Park Ground, Sunderland
(22,000)
Kelly, Walker HW
127 21 October 1921 - Ireland 1 England 1 [1-1]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(30,000)
Gillespie
Kirton
BC AD
130 21 October 1922 - England 2 Ireland 0 [0-0]
The Hawthorns, West Bromwich (20,173)
Chambers (2) HW
137 20 October 1923 - Ireland 2 England 1 [1-1]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(25,000)
Gillespie, Croft
Bradford
AL
142 22 October 1924 - England 3 Ireland 1 [1-0]
Goodison Park, Liverpool
(30,000)
Kelly, Bedford, Walker
Gillespie
HW
147 24 October 1925 - Ireland 0 England 0 [0-0]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(30,000)
  AD
151 20 October 1926 - England 3 Ireland 3 [1-2]
Anfield Road, Liverpool (26,100)
G.Brown, Spence, Bullock
Gillespie, Davey, Irvine
HD
157 22 October 1927 - Ireland 2 England 0 [1-0]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(30,000)
Jones OG, Mahood AL
162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1 [1-1]
Goodison Park, Liverpool
(25,000)
Hulme, Dean
Bambrick
HW
168 19 October 1929 - Ireland 0 England 3 [0-2]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(45,000)
Hine (pen), Camsell (2) AW
173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1 [5-0]
Bramall Lane, Sheffield
(25,000)
Burgess (2), Hampson, Crooks, Houghton
Dunne
HW
178 17 October 1931 - Ireland 2 England 6 [1-3]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(40,000)
Dunne, Kelly
Smith, Waring (2), Hine, Houghton (2)
BC AW
182 17 October 1932 - England 1 Ireland 0 [1-0]
Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
(25,000)
Barclay HW
188 14 October 1933 - Ireland 0 England 3 [0-1]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(35,000)
Brook, Grosvenor, Bowers AW
196 6 February 1935 - England 2 Ireland 1 [1-0]
Goodison Park, Liverpool (32,000)
Bastin (2)
Stevenson
HW
199 19 October 1935 - Ireland 1 England 3 [1-0]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(35,000)
Brown
Birkett, Tilson, Brook
AW
206 18 November 1936 - England 3 Ireland 1 [1-1]
Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent
(47,886)
Carter, Bastin, Worrall
Davis
HW
212 23 October 1937 - Ireland 1 England 5 [0-2]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(36,000)
Stevenson
Mills (3), Hall, Brook
AW
222 16 November 1938 - England 7 Ireland 0 [4-0]
Old Trafford, Manchester
(40,386)
Lawton, Hall (5), Matthews HW

 

England's Results Against Ireland 1946-1954

 
227 28 September 1946 - Ireland 2 England 7 [0-3]
Windsor Park, Belfast (57,000)
Lockhart (2)
Carter, Mannion (3), Finney, Lawton, Langton
BC AW
237 5 November 1947 - England 2 Ireland 2 [0-0]
Goodison Park, Liverpool (67,980)
Lawton, Mannion
Walsh, Doherty
HD
242 9 October 1948 - Ireland 2 England 6 [0-3]
Windsor Park, Belfast (53,000)
Walsh (2)
Matthews, Mortensen (3), Milburn, Pearson
AW
251 16 November 1949 - England 9 Ireland 2 [0-0]
Maine Road, Manchester (70,000)
Rowley (4), J.Froggatt, Pearson (2), Mortensen (2)
Smyth, Brennan
BC/
WCP
HW
259 7 October 1950 - Ireland 1 England 4 [0-3]
Windsor Park, Belfast (46,000)
McMorran
Bailey (2), Lee, Wright
BC AW
267 14 November 1951 - England 2 Ireland 0 [1-0]
Villa Park, Birmingham (58,000)
Lofthouse (2) HW
273 4 October 1952 - Ireland 2 England 2 [1-1]
Windsor Park, Belfast (60,000)
Tully (2)
Elliott, Lofthouse
AD
283 11 November 1953 - England 3 Ireland 1 [1-0]
Goodison Park, Liverpool
(70,000)
Hassall (2), Lofthouse
McMorran
BC/
WCP
HW

 

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