7 November 2010

519: 17 August 2005

518 vs Germany - 519 - 520 vs Azerbaijan
Friendly International
Wednesday, 17th August 2005.

Venue: Ta'Qali Stadium, Valletta
Attendance: 1,850
Referee: Mike Riley (ENG)
Goalscorers: NIR: Healy (9); MLT: Woods (35)

NORTHERN IRELAND: (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Lawrie Sanchez (Game 16. Won 3, Drew 7, Lost 6)
Captain: Aaron Hughes (Game 14. Won 0, Drew 7, Lost 7)
Taylor; Gillespie _77, Craigan, Murdock, Hughes, Johnson, Davis (Mulryne 88), Whitley (Jones 59), Elliott (Brunt 59), Healy, Quinn (Feeney 69).
Subs Not Used: Ingham.

MALTA: (white shirts, red shorts, white socks)
Haber; Pullicino (Ciantar 62), Said, Dimech (Scicluna 62), Wellman, Woods _77, Agius (Mallia 74), Briffa, Mattocks, Anonam, Cohen (Sammut 86).
Subs Not Used: Gauci, Zahra, Grima.

Match Photo:
Aaron Hughes, Maik Taylor, David Healy, Stuart Elliott, Stephen Craigan, Colin Murdock, Keith Gillespie, Steven Davis, Damien Johnson, Jeff Whitley
Match Programme:

Match Report:

  • Keith Gillespie sent-off for a second time in a Northern Ireland shirt.
  • Maik Taylor saved a stoppage-time penalty.
Photo from the Our Wee Country Facebook page
Programme courtesy of Tommy Don

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