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1979 International Schoolboys Tournament

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To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the English Schools F.A.
30th March - 4th April 1979, England


Group-A


P
W
D
L
F
A
P
WAL
1
0
SUI
1
Wales
3
2
0
1
3
2
4
WAL
0
1
NED
2
Switzerland
3
1
1
1
1
1
3
WAL
2
1
ENG
3
Netherland
3
1
1
1
3
5
3
SUI
0
0
NED
4
England
3
1
0
2
6
5
2
SUI
1
0
ENG
NED
2
5
ENG
Group-B


P
W
D
L
F
A
P
NIR
4
3
FRG
1
N. Ireland
3
3
0
0
9
3
6
NIR
1
0
SCO
2
W.Germany
3
2
0
1
7
6
4
NIR
4
0
ROI
3
Scotland
3
1
0
2
6
4
2
FRG
3
2
SCO
4
Rep.Ireland
3
0
0
3
0
9
0
FRG
1
0
ROI
SCO
4
0
ROI
Seventh Place play-off
ROI
1
0
ENG
Fifth Place play-off
NED
0
0
SCO
[6-5 pens]
Third Place play-off
FRG
4
0
SUI
Final
NIR
2
1
WAL

Northern Ireland Match Details:
Group B
Wednesday, 28 March
Stoke
Northern Ireland 4 (Cromie 2, Leighton, Patterson (pen))
West Germany 3
NIR: Tom Mullan (Dundonald); Michael Fegan (Gransha, Bangor), David Patterson capt (Lurgan College), Alan McDonald (Rathcoole), Paul Murnin (De La Salle, Downpatrick), John Magowan (Larkfield), Norman Hayes (Ashfield), David Smyth (St Louis Grammar, Ballymena), Colin Leighton (Rathcoole), Garnet Cromie (Grosvenor High), Norman Whiteside (Cairnmartin) [Tony Murtagh (Lismore Comprehensive, Craigavon)]

Friday, 30 March
Crewe
Northern Ireland 1 (Cromie)
Scotland 0
NIR: Tom Mullen (Dundonald); Michael Fegan (Gransha), David Patterson capt (Lurgan College), Alan McDonald (Rathcoole), Paul Murnin (De La Salle), John Magowan (Larkfield), Norman Hayes (Ashfield), David Smyth (St Louis Grammar) [Norman Whiteside (Cairnmartin)], Tony Murtagh (Lismore Comp.), Garnet Cromie (Grosvenor), Colin Leighton (Rathcoole) [Sammy Troughton (Lisnagarvey)]

Monday, 2 April
Port Sunlight Oval, Wirral
Northern Ireland 4 (Murtagh 2, Cromie, McDonald)
Republic of Ireland 0
NIR: Tom Mullen (Dundonald); Michael Fegan (Gransha), David Patterson capt (Lurgan College), Alan McDonald (Rathcoole), Paul Murnin (De La Salle), John Magowan (Larkfield), Norman Hayes (Ashfield) [David Smyth (St Louis Grammar)], Sam Troughton (Lisnagarvey), Tony Murtagh (Lismore Comp.), Garnet Cromie (Grosvenor), Norman Whiteside (Cairnmartin) [Dessie Liddy (St Columb's, Londonderry)]

Final
Thursday, 5 April
Maine Road, Manchester
Northern Ireland 2 (Whiteside, Murtagh)
Wales 1 (Hughes)
NIR: Tom Mullen (Dundonald); Michael Fegan (Gransha), David Patterson capt (Lurgan College), Alan McDonald (Rathcoole), Paul Murnin (De La Salle), John Magowan (Larkfield) [David Smyth (St Louis Grammar)], Norman Hayes (Ashfield), Sam Troughton (Lisnagarvey), Tony Murtagh (Lismore Comp.), Garnet Cromie (Grosvenor), Norman Whiteside (Cairnmartin)
WAL: Richard Mullan (Rhonda); Clayton Blackmore (Afan Nedd), Kevin Rogers (Merthyr Tydfil), Dean Holtman (Rhonda), Alan Sanders capt (Newport), Chris Taylor (Wrexham), Steve Jones (Newport), Mark Hughes (Wrexham), Joseph Jones (Flint) [Huw Lake (Swansea)], Anthony Rees (Merthyr Tydfil), Mark Bowen (Afan Nedd)

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Sources:
Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 1979-80 [ed. Malcolm Brodie]

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I was part of this N.I team. And what a tournament we had.From the minute our squad got together we just felt we had a great team and spirit. Happy days.
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