25 November 2006

British Champions 1984

British Championship
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Champions
- 1914 - 1980 - 1984 -

Northern Ireland won the last ever British Championship - their third - in 1984. England and Scotland decided to abandon their smaller near neighbours after a century, citing lack of competition (check out the final table), for the short-lived Rous Cup...

Back Row: Gerry McElhinney, John McVey (physio), Gerry Armstrong, John McClelland, Pat Jennings, George Dunlop, John O'Neill, Paul Ramsey, Billy Hamilton, Derek McKinley (team attendant).

13-12-1983 N. Ireland 2-0 Scotland.. [Windsor Park, Belfast]
28-02-1984 Scotland.. 2-1 Wales..... [Hampden Park, Glasgow]
04-04-1984 England... 1-0 N. Ireland [Wembley Stadium, London]
02-05-1984 Wales..... 1-0 England... [Racecourse Ground, Wrexham]
22-05-1984 Wales..... 1-1 N. Ireland [Vetch Field, Swansea]
26-05-1984 Scotland.. 1-1 England... [Hampden Park, Glasgow]

Team.......Pl W.D.L.F.A.Pts
N. Ireland. 3 1 1 1 3 2. 3
Wales...... 3 1 1 1 3 3. 3
England.... 3 1 1 1 2 2. 3
Scotland... 3 1 1 1 1 3. 3

(This was the first time the goal difference had decided the Championship)


- 1914 - 1980 - 1984 -

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