12 April 2009

9 October 1976

(Practice match)
COVENTRY CITY FC - NORTHERN IRELAND 2:0 (1:0)

Referee: B. Langford (Coventry)
Venue: Highfield Road, Coventry (behind closed doors)
Goals: (Coventry) Powell (15), Beck (65)

Coventry:
Blythe; Oakey, McDonald, Yorath, Dugdale, Holmes, Cartwright, Green, Ferguson, Beck, Powell
Substitutes: Brogan, Hutchinson, Nardiello, Roberts
Captain:
Manager: Gordon Milne

Northern Ireland:
Pat Jennings (Tottenham Hotspur)
Jimmy Nicholl (Manchester United)
Pat Rice (Arsenal)
Tommy Jackson (Manchester United)
Allan Hunter (Ipswich Town)
Bryan Hamilton (Everton)
George Best (Fulham)
Sammy McIlroy (Manchester United)
Chris McGrath (Tottenham Hotspur)
David McCreery (Manchester United)
Trevor Anderson (Swindon Town)
substitutes:
Gerry Armstrong (Tottenham Hotspur)
Pat Sharkey (Ipswich Town)
Tommy Cassidy (Newcastle United)
Captain:
Manager: Danny Blanchflower

Build-up match for Northern Ireland - Netherlands World Cup Qualifier (13 October 1976). The previous day the NI team defeated Coventry's Youth team 1-0.

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