19 December 2010

465: 10 October 1998

464 vs Turkey - 465 - 466 vs Moldova
Saturday, 10/10/1998. KO 15:00
NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 1 - 0 FINLAND (FIN) (H/T 1-0)

Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 10,002
Referee: Zoran Arsic (YUG)
Goalscorer: NIR: Rowland (31)

NORTHERN IRELAND: 4-4-1-1 (green and blue shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Lawrie McMenemy (Game: 5. Won 3, drew 0, Lost 2)
Captain: Iain Dowie (Game: 9. Won 2, Drew 4, Lost 3)
Player
Club
Gls
Sub
Cap
1
FETTIS A.
Blackburn Rovers
24
2
HUGHES A.W.
Newcastle United
5
3
HORLOCK K.
Manchester City
14
4
MULRYNE P.P.
Manchester United
7
5
PATTERSON D.J.
Dundee United
13
6
MORROW S.J.
Queen's Park Rangers
34
7
GILLESPIE K.R.
Newcastle United
71>
23
8
LENNON N.F.
Leicester City
23
9
DOWIE I.
Queen's Park Rangers
79>
51
10
HUGHES M.E.
Wimbledon
44
11
ROWLAND K.
Queen's Park Rangers
1
88>
15
Substitutes:
7s
McCARTHY J.D.
Birmingham City
>71
8
9s
O'BOYLE G.
St Johnstone
>79
13
11S
QUINN S.J.
West Bromwich Albion
>88
14
Unused Substitutes: TAYLOR M.S. (Fulham), WHITLEY Jim (Manchester City), HILL C.F. (Northampton Town), FERGUSON G. (Linfield)

FINLAND: (white shirts, blue shorts, blue socks)
Manager: Richard Møller Nielsen
Captain: Mixu Paatelainen
Niemi; Ylonen, Reini, Hyypia, Kautonen, Riihilahti [sub: Litmanen 75], Tilida, Valkari, Paatelainen, Kolkka, Johansson.
Unused Substitutes: Jaaskelainen, Saastamolnen, Tuolmela, Turpeinen, Growlund, Kottila.

Match Programme:

Match Highlights:


Notes:
  • This was Northern Ireland's first competitive win since defeating Albania 2-0 in December 1996.
  • Keith Rowland (11), who scored his first international goal in this match, had switched shirts with Kevin Horlock (3) prior to kick-off.
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