14 April 2009

13 November 2001

(Sammy McIlroy Celebration Match)
MACCLESFIELD TOWN - NORTHERN IRELAND 1:2 (0:1)

Referee: David Pugh (Wirral)
Attendance/Venue: 1,279, Moss Rose Stadium, Macclesfield
Goals: (Macclesfield) Sorvel (85); (NI) Feeney (12), Quinn (51 penalty)

Macclesfield:
Price; Abbey, Adams, Priest, Howarth, Sodje, McAvoy, Byrne, Whitehead, Askey, Matias.
Substitutes: Bullock, Bamber, Shuttleworth, Eyre, Munroe, Woolley, Sorvel, Barker, Morris, Whitaker, O'Neill, Hodgson.
Manager: David Moss

Northern Ireland:
Maik Taylor (Fulham)
Hugh Dickson (Wigan Athletic)
Tony Capaldi (Birmingham City)
Michael Duff (Cheltenham Town)
Liam Burns (Port Vale)
Grant McCann (West Ham United)
Steve Carson (Dundee United)
Ciaran Toner (Tottenham Hotspur)
James Quinn (West Bromwich Albion)
Warren Feeney (AFC Bournemouth)
Steve Jones (Crewe Alexandra)
Substitutes:
Steve Robinson (AFC Bournemouth)
Ryan-Zico Black (Morecambe)
Shaun Holmes (Wrexham)
Pat McCourt (Rochdale)
Elliott Morris (GK) (West Bromwich Albion)
Sammy McIlroy (>>65)
Jim Harvey (>>75) (Morecambe)
Manager: Sammy McIlroy

This match was part of the agreement between the Irish FA and Macclesfield as compensation for the remaining months of McIlroy's contract with the club.

McIlroy and his assistant, Morecambe manager Jim Harvey, both appeared from the substitute bench late in the match.

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