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International Season 1978/79, Part 9 (May 1979)


May

Argentina and its new star Diego Maradona started touring Europe. First on the agenda was a replay of the previous year’s World Cup Final.
The British Home Championship took place with the highlight being England’s (3-1) victory over Scotland.
France defeated USA (6-0) playing on a synthetic field.
West germany earned its first away points in its group by defeating Wales (2-0) at Wrexham.
Poland defeated Holland (2-0) in its Group.
Tsvetan Ilchev managed Bulgaria again in their qualifier win over the Republic of Ireland.
Brazil, making its first appearance of the year, defeated Paraguay (6-0) and defeated Uruguay (5-1) at the end of the month.
Ferenc Kovacs managed Hungary for the last time as they held USSR at Tblissi (2-2) in a Euro qualifier.
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Date: May 1, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 5
Venue: Letzebuerg (Luxembourg)--Stade Municipal de Luxembourg  
Attendance: 3,000
Luxembourg 0-Czechoslovakia 3 (Marian Masny 21, Miroslav Gajdusek 67, Frantisek Stambachr 68)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 42, June 1979
(May 1, 1979, EC Qualifier, Luxembourg 0-Czechoslovakia 3)


Photo From: se Lvickem na prsou-Authors O.Bartunek, J.Kalat
(Czechsolovakia squad, May 1, 1979, EC Qualifier, Luxembourg 0-Czechoslovakia 3)





Date: May 2, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 2
Venue: Wien (Vienna)-Praterstadion
Attendance: 42,903
Austria 0-Belgium 0


Photo From: World Soccer , June 1979
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Austria 0-Belgium 0)


Photo From: World Soccer , August 1979
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Austria 0-Belgium 0)



Photo From: Österreichs Fußball Länderspiele Chronik 1902 – 1993, Author: Anton Egger
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Austria 0-Belgium 0)




Date: May 2, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 1
Venue: Belfast -Windsor Park
Attendance: 18,700
Northern Ireland 2-Bulgaria 0 (Chris Nicholl 16, Gerry Armstrong 33)


Date: May 2, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 1
Venue: Dublin -Lansdowne Road
Attendance: 35,000
Republic of Ireland 2-Denmark 0 (Gerry Daly 45, Don Givens 66)

Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Denmark squad, May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Republic of Ireland 2-Denmark 0)


Photo From: Official Match Programme,  Republic of Ireland v Argentina, 1979
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Republic of Ireland 2-Denmark 0)



Photo From: Official Match Programme,  Republic of Ireland v West Germany, 1979
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Republic of Ireland 2-Denmark 0)


Photo From: Official Match Programme,  Republic of Ireland v West Germany, 1979
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Republic of Ireland 2-Denmark 0)



Photo From: Football Association of Ireland, 75 Years, Author Peter Byrne, 1996
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Republic of Ireland 2-Denmark 0)




Date: May 2, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: East Rutherford, New Jersey- Meadowlands Arena, Giants Stadium
Attendance: 20,591
USA 0-France 6 (Bernard Lacombe 8, 14,37, Droege (own goal) 42, Loic Amisse 61, Didier Six 73)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 42, June 1979
(May 2, 1979USA 0-France 6)



Photo From: Onze, Issue 42, June 1979
(May 2, 1979USA 0-France 6)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 42, June 1979
(May 2, 1979USA 0-France 6)


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(France squad, May 2, 1979USA 0-France 6)



Date: May 2, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 7
Venue: Wrexham-Racecourse Ground  
Attendance: 30,000
Wales 0-West Germany 2 (Herbert Zimmermann 29, Klaus Fischer 52)

Photo From: Chronik des deutschen fussballs, 2005
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Wales 0-West Germany 2)




Date: May 2, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 6
Venue: Budapest-Nepstadion
Attendance: 23,000
Hungary 0-Greece 0


Date: May 2, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 4
Venue: Chorzów- Stadion Śląski (Silesian Stadium)     
Attendance: 85,000
Poland 2-Holland 0 (Zbigniew Boniek 19, Włodzimierz Mazur 63 pen)


Photo From: Bialo Czerwoni 1921-2001, Author Andrzej Gowarzewski
(May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Poland 2-Holland 0)


Photo From: Het Nederlands Elftal, De Histoire van Oranje, 1905-1989
(Holland squad, May 2, 1979, EC Qualifier, Poland 2-Holland 0)




Date: May 5, 1979
Competition: Olympics Qualifier
Venue: Prague- Bohemians
Attendance: 4,000
Czechoslovakia (Olympics) 4- Bulgaria (Olympics) 0 (????)

Date: May 5, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Moskva (Moscow)-Stadion Lokomotiv
Attendance: 20,000
USSR 3-Czechsolovakia 0 (Vakhtang Koridze 17, Ramaz Šhengelia 20, Vagiz Khidiatullin 89)
Note: In some sources Koridze also scored the goal credited to Khidiatullin in the 89th minute.

Date: May 5, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 4
Venue: Sankt Gallen-Espenmoos Stadion
Attendance: 9,000
Switzerland 0-East Germany 2 (Lutz Lindemann 45, Joachim Streich 90)

Date: May 9, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: København (Copenhagen)- Idrætsparken
Attendance: 30,900
Denmark 2-Sweden 2 (Benny Nielsen 44, Soren Lerby 76 / Ingemar Erlandsson 33, Billy Ohlsson 56)

Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Denmark squad, May 9, 1979, Denmark 2-Sweden 2)


Date: May 9, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 2
Venue: Oslo-Ullevaal Stadion
Attendance: 9,875
Norway 0-Portugal 1 (João Alves 35)

Date: May 10, 1979
Competition: Olympics Qualifier
Venue: Aalborg
Attendance: 2,700
Denmark (Olympics) 1- Finland (Olympics) 0 (???? / Harri Lindholm 50          )

Date: May 13, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 3
Venue: Lemesós (Limassol)-Tsíreio Stádio (Tsirion Stadium)
Attendance: 10,000
Cyprus 1-Romania 1 (Sotiris Kaiafas 33 / Ionel Augustin 30)

Date: May 15, 1979
Competition: Berti Vogts Testimonial
Venue: Mönchengladbach - Bökelbergstadion
Attendance: 36,000
Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach (West Germany) 6-West Germany 2 (Horst Koppel 15, 79 pen, Ewald Lienen 20, Berti Vogts 27 pen, Horst Wohlers 44, Christian Kulik 67 / Rainer Bonhof 13, 85)

Date: May 16, 1979
Competition: Olympics Qualifier
Venue: Dublin
Attendance:
Republic of Ireland (Olympics) 0- Norway (Olympics) 0

Date: May 16, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Rio de Janeiro - Estádio do Maracanã- Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho
Attendance: 70,627
Brazil 6-Paraguay 0 (Éder 4, Zico 21,59,73,  Nílton Batata 54,65)


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Brazil squad, May 16, 1979,  Brazil 6-Paraguay 0)




Date: May 19, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 1
Venue: Sofia- Vassil Levski Stadion
Attendance: 25,000
Bulgaria 1-Republic of Ireland 0 (Chavdar Tzvetkov 80)

Date: May 19, 1979
Competition: British Home Championship
Venue: Belfast-Windsor Park
Attendance: 35,000
Northern Ireland 0-England 2 (Dave Watson 9, Steve Coppell 16)

Photo From: World Soccer , July 1979
(Dave Watson scoring, May 19, 1979, Home Championship, Northern Ireland 0-England 2)


Date: May 19, 1979
Competition: British Home Championship
Venue: Cardiff-Ninian Park
Attendance: 20,371
Wales 3-Scotland 0 (John Toshack 29,35,75)

Photo From: Mondial, New series, issue 10, January 1981
(Team captains Terry Yorath and Kenny Dalglish, May 19, 1979, Home Championship, Wales 3-Scotland 0)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 61, January 1981
(Kenny Dalglish, May 19, 1979, Home Championship, Wales 3-Scotland 0)




Date: May 19, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 6
Venue: Tbilisi –Dinamo Stadion (Dinamo Tblissi)
Attendance: 75,000
USSR 2-Hungary 2 (Yuri Chesnokov 24, Ramaz Shengelia 75 / Gyorgy Tatar 34, Laszlo Pusztai 63)

Date: May 22, 1979
Competition: 75th Anniversary FIFA Cup
Venue: Berne- Wankdorf Stadion, Switzerland
Attendance: 40,000
Argentina 0-Holland 0   (Argentina won 8-7 on Penalty Kick Shoot-out)

Photo From: EL GRAFICO Nº3113 (June 5, 1979)
(Daniel Bertoni, Osvaldo Ardiles and Johann Neeskens, May 22, 1979, Holland 0-Argentina 0)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 42, June 1979
(Argentina Squad, Top, left to right: Oscar Ortiz, Diego Maradona, Osvaldo Ardiles, Hugo Villaverde, Alberto Tarantini, Jorge Olguin, Leopoldo Luque, Ubaldo Fillol, Daniel Bertoni, Americo Gallego, Daniel Passarella, May 22, 1979, Holland 0-Argentina 0)


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Argentina Squad, May 22, 1979, Holland 0-Argentina 0)


Photo From: Het Nederlands Elftal, De Histoire van Oranje, 1905-1989
(Holland Squad, May 22, 1979, Holland 0-Argentina 0)




Date: May 22, 1979
Competition: British Home Championship
Venue: Glasgow -Hampden Park
Attendance: 28,524
Scotland 1-Northern Ireland 0 (Arthur Graham 76)

Photo From: Official Match Programme,  Northern Ireland v Scotland , 1981
(May 22, 1979, Home Championship, Scotland 1-Northern Ireland 0)


Date: May 22, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Dublin -Lansdowne Road
Attendance: 20,000
Republic of Ireland 1-West Germany 3 (Gerry Ryan 26 / Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 29, Walter Kelsch 81, Dieter Hoeness 90)


(May 22, 1979, Republic of Ireland 1-West Germany 3)


Photo From: Official Match Programme, Republic of Ireland v Bulgaria, 1979
(May 22, 1979, Republic of Ireland 1-West Germany 3)


Date: May 22, 1979
Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier-Group 4
Venue: Berne, Wankdorf Station        
Attendance: 20,234
Switzerland 2-Iceland 0 (Heinz Hermann 27, Gianpietro Zappa 53)

Date: May 23, 1979
Competition: British Home Championship
Venue: London – Wembley
Attendance: 70,220
England 0-Wales 0

Photo From: World Soccer , February 1980
(Kevin Keegan, May 23, 1979, Home Championship, England 0-Wales 0)


Date: May 25, 1979
Competition: British Home Championship
Venue: Belfast -Windsor Park
Attendance: 6,500
Northern Ireland 1-Wales 1 (Derek Spence (56 seconds) / Robbie James 62)

Date: May 26, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Roma –Lo Stadio Olimpico
Attendance: 59,834
Italy 2-Argentina 2  (Franco Causio 25, Paolo Rossi 55 /  Jose Valencia 7, Daniel Passarella 56 pen)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 43, July 1979
(Gabriele Oriali and Diego Maradona, May 26, 1979, Italy 2-Argentina 2)


Photo From: Onze, Issue 53, May 1980
(Argentina Squad, Top, left to right: Daniel Passarella, René Houseman,  Jorge Olguín, Hugo Villaverde,  Alberto Tarantini, Ubaldo Fillol , Bottom, left to right: Américo Gallego, Juan Barbas, Leopoldo Luque, Diego Maradona, Jose Valencia, May 26, 1979, Italy 2-Argentina 2)


Photo From: La Nazionale Italiana, Supplement 2
(Italy squad, May 26, 1979, Italy 2-Argentina 2)




Date: May 26, 1979
Competition: British Home Championship
Venue: London – Wembley
Attendance: 100,000
England 3- Scotland 1 (Peter Barnes 45, Steve Coppell 63, Kevin Keegan 70 / John Wark 21)

Photo From: Onze, Issue 52, April 1980
(Kevin Keegan scoring the third, May 26, 1979, Home Championship, England 3-Scotland 1)




Date: May 26, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Reykjavík, Laugardalsvöllur 
Attendance: 8,280
Iceland 1-West Germany 3 (Ewaldsson 83 / Walter Kelsch 32, Dieter Hoeness 33,670

May 26, 1979, Iceland 1-West Germany 3)


Date: May 29, 1979
Competition: UNICEF Benefit Match
Venue: Dublin -Lansdowne Road 
Attendance: 25,000
Republic of Ireland 0-Argentina 0
Note : This match is considered Official by Argentina, but Unofficial by Ireland





Photo From: Official Match Programme, Republic of Ireland v Bulgaria, 1979


Date: May 31, 1979
Competition: Olympics Qualifier
Venue: Bergen-SK Brann Stadion
Attendance: 7,334
Norway (Olympics) 2-Republic of Ireland (Olympics) 1 (Hammer 71, Larsen Oakland 84 / Joyce)

Date: May 31, 1979
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Rio de Janeiro - Estádio do Maracanã- Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho
Attendance:
Brazil 5-Uruguay 1 (Edinho, Sócrates (2 goals), Nílton Batata, Éder / Victorino)




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