2 February 2013

Northern Ireland B International Match Line-Ups

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01. 23 October 1957
Windsor Park, Belfast (att: 10,000)
Northern Ireland B 6 (3) (S. McCrory 10, S. Chapman 38 (pen), D. Dougan 40, ??, ?? (3), J. Scott ??)
Rumania B 0 (0)
NIR: R. Rea (Glenavon); R. Keith (Newcastle United), W. Marshall (Burnley), P. Corr (Glenavon), T. Hamill (Linfield), W. Wilson (Burnley), J. Hill (Newcastle United), S. McCrory (Southern United), D. Dougan (Portsmouth), S. Chapman (Mansfield Town), J. Scott (Grimsby Town).
Manager: Peter Doherty
ROM: I. Utu (Dinamo Bucharest); G. Pahontu (Energia Ploesti), L. Szakacs (Dinamo Cluj), V. Alexandru (Dinamo Bucharest), T. Hulea (Dinamo Cluj), I. Nunweiler (Dinamo Bucharest), Copil (Dinamo Bucharest), V. Seredai (Bucharest Locomotiva), I. Bukossy (CCA Bucharest), N. Georgescu (Bucharest Lokomotiva), V. Semenescu (Bucharest Stinta).
Referee: Arthue E. Ellis (ENG)
* This was the first international match to be played under floodlights in Northern Ireland.
* At the time of the match Romania were more commonly referred to as Rumania in English.
Article from NI v Rumania
match programme, 12/09/1984
(click to enlarge)
Article from NI v Romania Under-21
match programme, 22/03/1994
(click to enlarge)

02. 11 November 1959
Windsor Park, Belfast (att: )
Northern Ireland B 1 (H. Barr)
France B 1 (Stopyra)
NIR: J. Milligan (Cliftonville); A. Elder (Burnley), W. McCullough (Arsenal), M. Harvey (Sunderland), D. Dougan (Blackburn Rovers) [sub: A.C. Campbell (Crusaders) 23], J. Nicholson (Manchester United), D. Shiels (Sheffield United), J. Crossan (Sparta Rotterdam), I. Lawther (Sunderland), H. Barr (Ballymena United), J. Fraser (Sunderland).
Manager: Peter Doherty
FRA: Remetter (Limoges); Lelong (RC Paris), Siatka (Rheims), Hnatow (Angers), Kowal (Limoges), Barlaquet (Nimes), Stopyra (Sochaux), Bruey (Angers), Guillas (Bordeaux), Skiba (Nimes), Rahis (Nimes).
Referee: T. Wharton (SCO)
* Dougan was substituted due to a pulled thigh muscle.

03. 16 March 1960
Stade Du Coteau, Annecy (att: )
France B 5 (Sauvage (3), Skiba, Herbin)
Northern Ireland B 0
NIR: V. Hunter (Coleraine); J. Shiels (Manchester United), W. Marshall (Burnley), M. Harvey (Sunderland), T. Lowry (Falkirk) capt, J. Nicholson (Manchester United), S. Wilson (Glenavon), D. Shiels (Sheffield United), I. Lawther (Sunderland), J. Hill (Norwich City), J. Elwood (Leyton Orient).
Manager: Len Graham
FRA: Rozak (Nimes); Cornu (Nice), Lagadec (Le Havre), Herbin (St. Etienne), Tylinski (St. Etienne), Marcel (Toulon), Wisnieski (Lens), Douis (Le Havre), Skiba (Nimes), Van Sam (Montpellier), Sauvage (Limoges).
Referee:

04. 10 May 1994
Hillsborough, Sheffield (att: 8,258)
England B 4 (3) (Holdsworth 18, Merson 25, Bould 45, Scales 89)
Northern Ireland B 2 (2) (Quinn 15, O'Boyle 37)
NIR: A. Fettis (Hull City); S. Lomas (Manchester City), K. Horlock (Swindon Town), D. Patterson (Crystal Palace), P. McGibbon (Manchester United) [sub: B. Hunter (Wrexham) 52], N. Lennon (Crewe Alexandra) [sub: G. McMahon (Tottenham Hotspur) 63], K. Black (Nottingham Forest), M. O'Neill (Hibernian) [sub: P. Millar (Cardiff City) 63], J. Quinn (Blackpool) [sub: S. Robinson (Tottenham Hotspur) 56], G. O'Boyle (Dunfermline Athletic), R. Dennison (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Unused sub: P. Straney (Stoke City)
Manager: Bryan Hamilton
ENG: Pressman (Sheffield Wednesday) [sub: Martin (Crystal Palace) 74]; Barton (Wimbledon) [sub: Edghill (Manchester City) 74], Bereford (Newcastle United), Scales (Wimbledon), Bould (Arsenal), Bart-Williams (Sheffield Wednesday) [sub: Stubbs (Bolton Wanderers) 66], Fox (Norwich City) [sub: Summerbee (Swindon Town) 74], Lee (Newcastle United), Holdsworth (Wimbledon), Sutton (Norwich City) [sub: Armstrong (Crystal Palace) 66], Merson (Arsenal).
Referee: S. Lodge (ENG)


05. 21 February 1995
Easter Road, Edinburgh (att: 5,067)
Scotland B 3 (1) (Tweed 35, Jackson 55, Wright 65)
Northern Ireland B 0 (0)
NIR: A. Fettis (Hull City) [sub: W. Lamont (Linfield) 46]; J. Wright (Norwich City), K. Rowland (West Ham United) capt, G. Dunlop (Crusaders), P. McGibbon (Manchester United), N. Matthews (Rochdale), J. Morrow (Rangers) [sub: G. McMahon (Tottenham Hotspur) 46], D. Sonner (Erzebirge), G. O'Boyle (St. Johnstone), D. Lennon (Raith Rovers) [sub: R. Hamill (Fulham) 70], D. Finlay (Doncaster Rovers) [sub: M. Graham (Q.P.R.) 70].
Unused sub: M. Harkin (Manchester City).
Manager: Bryan Hamilton
SCO: Walker (Partick Thistle) [sub: Woods (Motherwell) 46]; Wright (Aberdeen), McKinnon (Motherwell) [sub: McCart (Motherwell) 55], Tweed (Hibernian), Martin (Motherwell), O'Neill (Celtic), Lambert (Motherwell) [sub: Dodds (Aberdeen) 46], Rae (Millwall) [sub: Henry (Kilmarnock) 71], Brown (Kilmarnock) [sub: Cameron (Raith Rovers) 46], Jackson (Hibernian), McGinlay (Hibernian).
Unused subs: Woods, Hendry (Clydebank)
Manager: Craig Brown
Referee: David Elleray (ENG)

06. 26 March 1996
Showgrounds, Coleriane (att: 1,600)
Northern Ireland B 3 (1) (Patterson 21, Quinn 60, Mulryne 87)
Norway Olympic XI 0 (0)
NIR: A. Davison (Bolton Wanderers) [sub: T. Wood (Walsall) 46]; J. Wright (Norwich City), K. Horlock (Swindon Town), D. Patterson (Luton Town) [sub: C. Murdock (Manchester United) 46], P. McGibbon (Manchester United), D. Lennon (Raith Rovers), J. McCarthy (Port Vale) [sub: M. Graham (Q.P.R.) 67], D. Griffin (St. Johnstone), J. Quinn (Blackpool) [sub: P. Mulryne (Manchester United) 61], G. O'Boyle (St. Johnstone) [sub: S. Robinson (AFC Bournemouth) 46], K. Black (Nottingham Forest).
Unused sub: R. Casey (Portadown).
Manager: Bryan Hamilton
NOR: Baardsen; Andersen [sub: Hoiland 71], Kindevag, Waehler, Tran, Aarsheim, Fjortoft [sub: Baake 80], Hestad, Fermann [sub: Helstad 75], Lund, Iversen.
Unused subs: Skjeldestad, Karlsbakk, Pedersen.
Referee: Brian Lawlor (WAL)

07. 28 March 1997
Mourneview Park, Lurgan (att: 2,000)
Northern Ireland B 2 (0) (Sonner 51, Robinson 86)
Portugal Under-21 0 (0)
NIR: W. Lamont (Coleraine); I. Jenkins (Chester City), K. Rowland (West Ham United), M. Graham (Q.P.R.) [sub A. Hughes (Newcastle United) 74], P. McGibbon (Manchester United), C. Murdock (Manchester United) [sub: G. Smyth (Glenavon) 72], D. Lennon (Raith Rovers), D. Sonner (Ipswich Town) [sub: T. McCann (Cliftonville) 68], G. Ferguson (Glenavon) [sub: R. Casey (Portadown) 60], S. Robinson (AFC Bournemouth), P. Kennedy (Notts County).
Unused subs: A. Fettis (Nottingham Forest).
Manager: Bryan Hamilton
POR: Hilario; Luis, Ricardo Silva, Emanuel [sub: Mario Silva 63], Beto capt, Caires, Sandro [sub: Rodolfo 74], Carlitos, Miguel, Pacheco, Triberio.
Unused subs: Ricardo.
Referee: Brian Lawlor (WAL)

08. 11 February 1998 (Independant.ie)
Tolka Park, Dublin (att: 9,000)
Republic of Ireland B 0 (0)
Northern Ireland B 1 (1) (O'Boyle 43)
NIR: A. Fettis (Blackburn Rovers); A. Hughes (Newcastle United), K. Rowland (Q.P.R.), D. Lennon (Raith Rovers) [sub: Jeff Whitley (Manchester City) 61], D. Patterson (Luton Town), C. Murdock (Preston North End), J. McCarthy (Birmingham City), S. Robinson (AFC Bournemouth), D. Sonner (Ipswich Town), G. O'Boyle (St Johnston) capt, G. McMahon (Stoke City) [sub: M. Graham (Q.P.R.) 81].
Unused subs: R. Carroll (Wigan Athletic), S. Craigan (Motherwell), Jim Whitley (Manchester City), P. Kennedy (Watford)
Manager: Roy Millar
ROI: Colgan (Chelsea) [subs: Murphy (Wimbledon) 69]; Delap (Derby), Maybury (Leeds), Kavanagh (Stoke) [sub: Finnan (Notts County) 80], Dunne (Everton) [sub: Lynch (UCD) 86], Worrell (Blackburn) [sub: Cronin (Cork C) 86], Kinsella (Charlton) [sub Boland (Coventry) 46], Keane (Wolves), Devine (Barnet) [sub: Fenn (Orient) 69], Farrelly (Aston Villa) capt, Duff (Blackburn).
Referee: Geri Richards (WAL)
* Around 1,000 fans were denied entry as gates were locked due to crowd congestion. Kick-off was delayed by 10 minutes.

09. 9 February 1999 (Daily Mirror/SportingLife)
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (att: 1,257)
Wales B 1 (0) (E. Williams 72)
Northern Ireland B 0 (0)
NIR: M. Taylor (Fulham); D. Griffin (St. Johnstone) [sub: Jeff Whitley (Manchester City) 46], B. McGlinchey (Port Vale), D. Sonner (Sheffield Wednesday) capt, P. McGibbon (Wigan Athletic) [sub: B. Hunter (Reading) 46], M. Williams (Chesterfield), R. Hamill (Glentoran), Jim Whitley (Manchester City), G. Ferguson (Linfield) [sub: A. Coote (Norwich City) 79], K. Black (Grimsby Town) [sub: D. Healy (Manchester United) 67], M. O'Neill (Wigan Athletic).
Unused subs: R. Carroll (Wigan Athletic), A. Davison (Grimsby Town), S. Robinson (AFC Bournemouth).
Manager: Lawrie McMenemy (ENG)x`
WAL: Ward (Notts County) [sub: Coyne (Tranmere Rovers) 49]; Trollope (Fulham), Lloyd (Barry Town), Page (Watford) capt, Edwards (Nottingham Forest), Mardon (West Bromwich Albion) [sub: Hughes (Aston Villa) 49], Oster (Everton) [sub: Davies (Peterborough United) 59], Robinson (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Nogan (Preston North End) [sub: E. Williams (Barry Town) 71], L. Williams (Halifax Town) [sub: Roberts (Swansea City) 87], Coates (Swansea City).
Unused subs: Roberts (Wrexham), Maxwell (Liverpool).
Referee: Dermot Gallagher (ENG)

10. 20 May 2003 (BBC)
Firhill Park, Glasgow (att: 1,502)
Scotland Future 2 (2) (K. Kyle 23, D. Hutchison 26)
Northern Ireland B 1 (0) (S. Jones 57)
NIR: T. Evans (Scunthorpe United) [sub: E. Morris (Glentoran) 46]; M. Duff (Cheltenham Town), G. McCann (Cheltenham Town), S. Craigan (Partick Thistle) [sub: S. Holmes (Wrexham) 46], G. McAuley (Coleraine) [sub: G. Hamilton (Portadown) 57], D. Griffin (Dundee United), S. Jones (Crewe Alexandra) [sub: R. Hamill (Coleraine) 57], T. Doherty (Bristol City), A. Kirk (Heart of Midlothian), A. Smith (Glentoran), S. Elliott (Hull City) [sub: W. Carlisle (Bristol Rovers) 46].
Manager: Sammy McIlroy
SCO: Gallacher (Dundee United) [sub: Arthur (Partick Thistle) 46]; Alexander (Preston North End), Naysmith (Everton), Dailly (West Ham United), S. Caldwell (Newcastle United), G. Caldwell (Newcastle United) [sub: Fletcher (Manchester United) 59], Devlin (Birmingham City), Kerr (Newcastle United), Kyle (Sunderland) [sub: Lynch (Preston North End) 86], Hutchison (West Ham United) [sub: Gray (Bradford City) 70], McFadden (Motherwell) [sub: Ross (Rangers) 46]. 
Unused subs: Noble (West Ham), Soutar (Dundee).
Manager: Bertie Vogts (GER)
Referee: M. McCurry (SCO)

11. 6 May 2009 (IrishFA, ScottishFABBC)
Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld (att: 2,110)
Scotland B 3 (0) (A. Webster 47, G. Boyd 75, L. Griffiths 84)
Northern Ireland B 0 (0)
NIR: J. Tuffey (Partick Thistle) [sub: T. Carson (Sunderland) 61]; R. Weir (Sunderland) [sub: S. Gibb (Stirling Albion) 46], C. Casement (Ipswich Town), R. McGivern (Manchester City) capt, D. Lafferty (Celtic) [sub: S. Duffy (Everton) 61], M. O'Connor (Crewe Alexandra) [sub: R. Garrett (Linfield) 66], C. Evans (Manchester United), N. McGinn (Celtic) [sub: O. Norwood (Manchester United) 67], P. McCourt (Celtic) [sub: S. Ferguson (Newcastle United) 68], A. Little (Rangers), J. McQuoid (AFC Bournemouth) [sub: J. Lawrie (Port Vale) 31].
Manager: Nigel Worthington
SCO: Marshall (Motherwell) [sub: Turner (Nottingham Forest) 77]; Cuthbert (St. Mirren) [sub: Ross (St. Mirren) 46], Hammell (Motherwell) [sub: Easton (Hamilton Academicals)) 46], Reynolds (Motherwell), Webster (Rangers), Burke (Cardiff City) [sub: Bannan (Aston Villa) 66], Arfield (Falkirk) [sub: Black (Inverness Caledonian Thistle) 46], Hughes (Motherwell), Boyd (Peterborough United), Clarkson (Motherwell) capt [sub: Griffiths (Livingston) 75], Naismith (Rangers).
Manager: George Burley
Referee: Stuart Attwell (ENG)

Sources:
As linked
Northern Ireland Match Programmes
Irish Association Football Guide (various) (ed. Bill Irwin)
Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook (various) (ed. Malcolm Brodie)
Northern Ireland Football Yearbook (various) (ed. Marshall Gillespie)
FitbaStats.com

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