Saturday, April 6, 2024

Soccernostalgia Talk Podcast-Episode 117 (Interview with Former Northern Irish Radio Journalist Mr. Barry McDevitte, Northern Ireland National Team during the 1982 World Cup.)

 This is the 117th episode of my podcast with Mr. Paul Whittle of https://the1888letter.com/, @1888letter.

For this episode, we interview Former Northern Irish Radio Journalist Mr. Barry McDevitte, as we discuss Northern Ireland National Team during the 1982 World Cup.

 

 

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Monday, April 1, 2024

Compendium to The Soccernostalgia Talk Podcast-Part 117-Matches of Northern Ireland National team during the 1982 World Cup.

 Northern Ireland National Team matches during the 1982 World Cup

 

 

June 17, 1982, World Cup, Zaragoza, Spain, Northern Ireland 0-Yugoslavia 0 (-)

June 21, 1982, World Cup, Zaragoza, Spain, Northern Ireland 1-Honduras 1 (Gerard Joseph Armstrong 9 / Antonio Laing 60)

June 25, 1982, World Cup, Valencia, Spain, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1 (Gerard Joseph Armstrong 48)

July 1, 1982, World Cup, Madrid, Spain, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2 (Bruno Pezzey 50, Reinhold Hintermayer 68 / William Robert Hamilton 27, 75)

July 4, 1982, World Cup, Madrid, Spain, France 4-Northern Ireland 1 (Alain Giresse 33, 80, Dominique Rocheteau 46, 68 / Gerry Armstrong 75)

 

 

Northern Ireland’’s 1982 World Cup Finals squad:

1- Patrick Anthony Jennings (Arsenal Football Club-London / England) (goalkeeper)

2- James Michael Nicholl (Toronto Blizzard / Canada)

3- Malachy Martin Donaghy (Luton Town Football Club / England)

4- David McCreery (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA)

5- Christopher John Nicholl (Southampton Football Club / England)

6- John Patrick O'Neill (Leicester City Football Club / England)

7-Noel Brotherston (Blackburn Rovers Football Club / England)

8- Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (Norwich City Football Club / England)

9- Gerard Joseph Armstrong (Watford Football Club / England)

10- Samuel Baxter McIlroy (Stoke City Football Club / England)

11- William Robert Hamilton (Burnley Football Club / England)

12- John McClelland (Rangers Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)

13- Samuel Nelson (Brighton Hove and Albion Football Club / England)

14-Thomas Cassidy (Burnley Football Club / England)

15-Thomas Finney (Cambridge United Football Club / England)

16-Norman Whiteside (Manchester United Football Club / England)

17-James Archibald Platt (Middlesbrough Football Club / England) (goalkeeper)

18- John Charles Jameson (Glentoran Football Club-Belfast)

19- Patrick Joseph ‘Felix’ Healy (Coleraine Football Club)

20-James Cleary (Glentoran Football Club-Belfast)

21-Robert McFaul Campbell (Bradford City Football Club / England)

22-Geotrge Thomas Dunlop (Linfield Football Club-Belfast) (goalkeeper)

 

Coach: William Laurence Bingham

Team Captain: Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Note:

1-Players from the Final 40 that failed to make the Final cut include:

Goalkeepers:

Eric McManus (Stoke City Football Club / England)

 

Defenders:

Paul Kenneth Dixon (Burnley Football Club / England)

James Hagan (Coventry City Football Club / England)

Francis Gerard McElhinney (Bolton Wanderers Football Club / England)

Sean O’Neill (Chesterfield Football Club / England)

Patrick James Rice (Watford Football Club / England)

Roy Walsh (Linfield Football Club-Belfast)

 

Midfielders:

James Harvey (Hereford United Football Club / England)

Victor Moreland (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA)

John Sloan (Ballymena United)

Thomas Sloan (Manchester United Football Club / England)

 

Strikers:

Trevor Anderson (Linfield Football Club-Belfast)

William Thomas Caskey (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA)

George Terence Cochrane (Middlesbrough Football Club / England)

Gerry Mulan (Glentoran Football Club-Belfast)

William Murray (Linfield Football Club-Belfast)

Derek William Spence (Southend United Football Club / England)

Ian Edwin Stewart (Queens Park Rangers Football Club-London / England)

 

 

Photo From: Panini World Cup 1982

(Northern Ireland squad)


 

Date: June 17, 1982

Competition: 1982 FIFA World Cup-First Round, Group E

Result: Northern Ireland 0-Yugoslavia 0

Venue: Zaragoza, Estadio La Romereda, Spain

Attendance: 25,000

Referee: Erik Fredriksson (Sweden)

Linesmen: Bruno Galler (Switzerland), Karoly Palotai (Hungary)

Kick-off time: 21:00

Goalscorers:

(Northern Ireland): None

(Yugoslavia): None

Summary of goals:

-

Lineups:

Northern Ireland:

1- Patrick Anthony Jennings (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)

2- James Michael Nicholl (Toronto Blizzard / Canada)

3- Malachy Martin Donaghy (Luton Town Football Club / England)

5- Christopher John Nicholl (Southampton Football Club / England)

12- John McClelland (Rangers Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)

10- Samuel Baxter McIlroy (Stoke City Football Club / England)

8- Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (Norwich City Football Club / England)

4- David McCreery (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA)

9- Gerard Joseph Armstrong (Watford Football Club / England)

11- William Robert Hamilton (Burnley Football Club / England)

16-Norman Whiteside (Manchester United Football Club / England)

 

Coach: William Laurence Bingham

Booked: Norman Whiteside 62

Other Substitutes:

6- John Patrick O'Neill (Leicester City Football Club / England)

7-Noel Brotherston (Blackburn Rovers Football Club / England)

17-James Archibald Platt (Middlesbrough Football Club / England)

19- Patrick Joseph ‘Felix’ Healy (Coleraine Football Club)

20-James Cleary (Glentoran Football Club-Belfast)

 

Team Captain: Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: White Shirts, Green Shorts, White Socks

Note:

1-Fisrt cap for Norman Whiteside. He became the youngest ever World Cup finals player at 17 years 41 days, overtaking Pelé, from 1958, by 194 days.

 

Yugoslavia:

1-Dragan Pantelic (Girondins de Bordeaux Football Club / France)

14-Nikola Jovanovic (Fudbalski Klub Buducnost-Titograd)

15-Milos Hrstic (Nogometni Klub Rijeka)

3- Ivan Gudelj (Nogometni Klub Hajduk –Split)

4-Velimir Zajec (Nogometni Klub Dinamo- Zagreb)

5-Nenad Stojkovic (Fudbalski Klub Partizan- Beograd) 

7-Vladimir Petrovic (Red Star Belgrade)

8-Edhem Sljivo (Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice / France)

20-Ivica Surjak (Paris Saint-Germain Football Club / France)  

13-Safet Susic (Fudbalski Klub Sarajevo)

11-Zlatko Vujovic (Nogometni Klub Hajduk –Split)

 

Coach: Miljan Miljanic

Other Substitutes:

2-Ive Jerlimov (Nogometni Klub Rijeka)

16-Milos Sestic (Fudbalski Klub Crvena zvezda (Red Star) -Beograd)  

17-Jure Jerkovic (Football Club Zurich / Switzerland)

19-Vahid Halilhodzic (Football Club de Nantes / France)

22-Ratko Svilar (Royal Antwerp Football Club / Belgium)

 

Team Captain: Ivica Surjak

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: Blue Shirts, White Shorts, Red Socks


Photo From; World Soccer, August 1991

(June 17, 1982, World Cup, Northern Ireland 0-Yugoslavia 0)



Photo From; Official Match Programme, Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia, 1987

(June 17, 1982, World Cup, Northern Ireland 0-Yugoslavia 0)




Photo From; Guerin Sportivo, No 27 (395), July 7-13, 1982

(June 17, 1982, World Cup, Northern Ireland 0-Yugoslavia 0)







Date: June 21, 1982

Competition: 1982 FIFA World Cup-First Round, Group E

Result: Northern Ireland 1-Honduars 1

Venue: Zaragoza, Estadio La Romereda, Spain

Attendance: 21,450

Referee: Chang Tam Sung (Hong Kong)

Linesmen: Paolo Casarin (Italy), Enrique Labo Revoredo (Peru)

Kick-off time: 21:00

Goalscorers:

(Northern Ireland): Gerard Joseph Armstrong 9        

(Honduras): Antonio Laing 60

Summary of goals:

1:0 (9th minute, Northern Ireland): Sammy McIllroy’s free kick from the left side hit the bar, another header in the box was parried by the goalkeeper and Armstrong scored with a header on the rebound.

1:1 (60th minute, Honduras): A corner from the right side was headed in by Laing.

Lineups:

Northern Ireland:

1- Patrick Anthony Jennings (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)

2- James Michael Nicholl (Toronto Blizzard / Canada)

3- Malachy Martin Donaghy (Luton Town Football Club / England)

5- Christopher John Nicholl (Southampton Football Club / England)

12- John McClelland (Rangers Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)

10- Samuel Baxter McIlroy (Stoke City Football Club / England)

8- Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (Norwich City Football Club / England) (19- Patrick Joseph ‘Felix’ Healy (Coleraine Football Club) 77)

4- David McCreery (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA)

9- Gerard Joseph Armstrong (Watford Football Club / England)

11- William Robert Hamilton (Burnley Football Club / England)

16- Norman Whiteside (Manchester United Football Club / England) (7-Noel Brotherston (Blackburn Rovers Football Club / England) 86)

 

Coach: William Laurence Bingham

Other Substitutes:

6- John Patrick O'Neill (Leicester City Football Club / England)

13- Samuel Nelson (Brighton Hove and Albion Football Club / England)

14-Thomas Cassidy (Burnley Football Club / England)

 

Team Captain: Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill 

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: Green Shirts, White Shorts, Green Socks

 

Honduras:

21- Julio Cesar Arzu (Real Espana)

2- Efrain Gutierrez (CD Universidad)

3- Jaime Villegas (Real Espana)

5- Anthony Costly (Real Espana)

17- Jose Luis Cruz (Atletico Mura)

6- Ramon Maradiaga (CD Motagua)

15- Hector Zelaya (CD Motagua)

20-Gilberto Yearwood (Real Valladolid / Spain)

9-Armando Betancourt (Real Espana)

10- Jose Figueroa (CD Vida)

13- Prudencio Norales (CD Olimpia) (7-Antonio Laing (Club Platense) 58)

 

Coach: Jose de la Paz Uccles

Other Substitutes:

1-Salomon Nazar (CD Universidad)

8-Francico Javier Toledo (Marathon)

11-David Buezo (CD Motagua)

18-Carlos Orlando Caballero (Real Espana)

 

Team Captain: Ramon Maradiaga

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: White Shirts, Blue Shorts, White Socks


Photo From: Guerin Sportivo, No 27 (398), July 7-13, 1982

(Goal diagrams, June 21, 1982, World Cup, Northern Ireland 1-Honduras 1)



Photo From: https://x.com/abacus_2000/status/1671455226602172420?s=20

(June 21, 1982, World Cup, Northern Ireland 1-Honduras 1)






Date: June 25, 1982

Competition: 1982 FIFA World Cup-First Round, Group E

Result: Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1

Venue: Valencia, Estadio Luis Casanova, Spain

Attendance: 49,562

Referee: Hector Ortiz (Paraguay)

Linesmen: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium), Enrique Labo Revoredo (Peru)

Kick-off time: 21:00

Goalscorers:

(Spain): None

(Northern Ireland): Gerard Joseph Armstrong 48

Summary of goals:

0:1 (48th minute, Northern Ireland): William Robert Hamilton’s cross from the right side was pushed out by Arconada and then volleyed by Armstrong.

Lineups:

Spain:

1-Luis Maria ‘Arconada’ Echarri (Real Sociedad de Fútbol)

2-José Antonio ‘Camacho’ Alfaro (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol)  

5- Miguel ‘Tendillo’ Belenguer (Valencia Club de Fútbol)

6- José Ramon ‘Alexanco’ Ventosa (Fútbol Club Barcelona)

3- Rafael ‘Gordillo’ Vazquez (Real Betis Balompié-Sevilla)

16- José Vicente ‘Sánchez’ Felip (Fútbol Club Barcelona)

4- Miguel Angel ‘Perico Alonso’ Oyarbide (Real Sociedad de Fútbol)

15- Enrique ‘Saura’ Gil (Valencia Club de Fútbol)

7- Juan ‘Juanito‘ Gomez Gonzalez (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol)

9- Jesus Maria ‘Satrustegui’ Azpiroz (Real Sociedad de Fútbol) (20- Enrique ‘Quini’ Castro Gonzalez (Fútbol Club Barcelona) 48)

11- Roberto ‘López Ufarte’ (Real Sociedad de Fútbol) (17- Ricardo ‘Gallego’ Redondo (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol) 78)

 

Coach: Jose Emilio ‘Santamaria’ Iglesias

Booked: Juan ‘Juanito‘ Gomez 20

Other Substitutes:

12- Santiago ‘Urquiaga’ Perez (Athletic Club de Bilbao)

14- Antonio ‘Maceda’ Frances (Real Sporting de Gijón)

21- Francisco Javier González ‘Urruticoechea’ (Fútbol Club Barcelona)

 

Team Captain: Luis Maria ‘Arconada’ Echarri

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: Red Shirts, Blue Shorts, Black Socks

Note:

1- Zamora missed this match through injury.

 

Northern Ireland:

1- Patrick Anthony Jennings (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)

2- James Michael Nicholl (Toronto Blizzard / Canada)

3- Malachy Martin Donaghy (Luton Town Football Club / England)

5- Christopher John Nicholl (Southampton Football Club / England)

12- John McClelland (Rangers Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)

10- Samuel Baxter McIlroy (Stoke City Football Club / England) (14- Thomas Cassidy (Burnley Football Club / England) 50)

8- Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (Norwich City Football Club / England)

4- David McCreery (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA)

9- Gerard Joseph Armstrong (Watford Football Club / England)

11- William Robert Hamilton (Burnley Football Club / England)

16- Norman Whiteside (Manchester United Football Club / England) (13- Samuel Nelson (Brighton Hove and Albion Football Club / England) 73)

 

Coach: William Laurence Bingham

Booked: William Robert Hamilton 41, M Samuel Baxter McIlroy 42

Sent Off: Malachy Martin Donaghy 61

Other Substitutes:

15-Thomas Finney (Cambridge United Football Club / England)

19- Patrick Joseph ‘Felix’ Healy (Coleraine Football Club)

22-Geotrge Thomas Dunlop (Linfield Football Club-Belfast)

 

Team Captain: Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill 

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: White Shirts, Green Shorts, White Socks

 

Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 16, 1982

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 16, 1982

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Spain '82, The Winning of the World Cup, Authors Phil Soar and Richard Widdows

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Spain '82, The Winning of the World Cup, Authors Phil Soar and Richard Widdows

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Guerin Sportivo, No 27 (398), July 7-13, 1982

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Guerin Sportivo, No 27 (398), July 7-13, 1982

(Goal diagrams, June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Fussball Weltmeistershaft 1982

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Foot Magazine, Issue 15, July 1982

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Todo Sobre La Seleccion Espanola, Felix Martialay, 2006

(June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer (special thanks to Jose Luis Carbonell)

(Spain squad, June 25, 1982, World Cup, Spain 0-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: World Soccer, July 1982

(Northern Ireland’s First round matches)






Date: July 1, 1982

Competition: FIFA World Cup- Second Round, Group 4

Result:  Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2

Venue: Madrid, Estadio Vicente Calderon, Spain

Attendance: 20,000

Referee: Adolf Prokop (East Germany)

Linesmen: Walter Eschweiler (West Germany), Erik Frederiksson (Sweden)

Kick-off time: 17:15

Goalscorers:

(Austria): Bruno Pezzey 50, Reinhold Hintermayer 68

(Northern Ireland):  William Robert Hamilton 27, 75

Summary of goals:

0:1 (27th minute, Northern Ireland): Armstrong’s cross from the right side was headed in by Hamilton.

1:1 (50th minute, Austria): A corner from the left side was sent to the edge of the box to Baumeister, his shot was deflected by Pezzey in the goal.

2:1 (68th minute, Austria): Hintermayer scored with an indirect free kick.

2:2 (75th minute, Northern Ireland): James Michael Nicholl’s cross from the right side was headed in Hamilton.

Lineups:

Austria:

1-Friedrich Koncilia (Fußball Klub Austria Wien)

2-Bernd Krauss (Sportklub Rapid Wien)

3- Erich Obermayer (Fußball Klub Austria Wien)

5-Bruno Pezzey (Eintracht Frankfurt e.V. / West Germany)

14-Ernst Baumesiter (Fußball Klub Austria Wien)

8-Herbert Prohaska (Internazionale Football Club- Milano / Italy)

17-Johan Pregebauer (Sportklub Rapid Wien) (10-Reinhold Hintermaier (1.Fußball-Club Nürnberg - Verein für Leibesübungen e.V.  / West Germany) 46)

12-Anton Pichler (Graz Sturm Sportklub)

7-Walter Schachner (Associazione Calcio Cesena / Italy)

13-Max Hagmayr (Sportklub VOEST Linz) (20-Kurt Welzl (Valencia Club de Fútbol / Spain) 46)

18-Gernot Jurtin (Graz Sturm Sportklub)

 

Coach: Georg Schmidt

Booked: Anton Pichler 86

Other Substitutes:

15-Johann Dihanich (Fußball Klub Austria Wien)

16-Gerald Messlender (Wien Admira Wacker Sportklub)

22-Klaus Linenberger (Linz Athletik Sport Klub)

 

Team Captain: Erich Obermayer

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Puma

Uniform Colors: White Shirts, Black Shorts, Black Socks

 

Northern Ireland:

17- James Archibald Platt (Middlesbrough Football Club / England)

2- James Michael Nicholl (Toronto Blizzard / Canada)

13- Samuel Nelson (Brighton Hove and Albion Football Club / England)

5- Christopher John Nicholl (Southampton Football Club / England)

12- John McClelland (Rangers Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)

10- Samuel Baxter McIlroy (Stoke City Football Club / England)

8- Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (Norwich City Football Club / England)

4- David McCreery (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA)

9- Gerard Joseph Armstrong (Watford Football Club / England)

11- William Robert Hamilton (Burnley Football Club / England)

16- Norman Whiteside (Manchester United Football Club / England) (7- Noel Brotherston (Blackburn Rovers Football Club / England) 66)

 

Coach: William Laurence Bingham

Other Substitutes:

6- John Patrick O'Neill (Leicester City Football Club / England)

14-Thomas Cassidy (Burnley Football Club / England)

22-George Thomas Dunlop (Linfield Football Club-Belfast)

 

Team Captain: Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: Green Shirts, White Shorts, Green Socks

Note:

1-Final cap for Samuel Nelson (51/1) (1970-1982).

2-The first ever meeting between the Nations.

 

Photo From: FIFA 1982 World Cup Official Report

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: FIFA 1982 World Cup Official Report

(both squads, July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 16, 1982

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: Österreichs Fußball Länderspiele Chronik 1902 – 1993, Author Anton Egger

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: Onze, Issue 79, July 1982

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: Onze, Issue 85, January 1983

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: Spain '82, The Winning of the World Cup, Authors Phil Soar and Richard Widdows

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: Match (https://x.com/1888Letter/status/1542772562320625664?s=20Special thanks to Mr. Paul Whittle, @1888letter)

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)



Photo From: Shoot (https://x.com/1888Letter/status/1542772562320625664?s=20, Special thanks to Mr. Paul Whittle, @1888letter)

(July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)




Photo From: Official Match Programme, Scotland v Northern Ireland, 1983

(Northern Ireland squad, July 1, 1982, World Cup, Austria 2-Northern Ireland 2)






 

Date: July 4, 1982

Competition: FIFA World Cup- Second Round, Group 4

Result:  France 4-Northern Ireland 1

Venue: Madrid, Estadio Vicente Calderon, Spain

Attendance: 37,000

Referee: Aloizi Jarguz (Poland)

Linesmen: Nicolae Rainea (Romania), Youssef Alghoul (Libya)

Kick-off time: 17:15

Goalscorers:

(France): Alain Giresse 33, 80, Dominique Rocheteau 46, 68

(Northern Ireland):  Gerry Armstrong 75

Summary of goals:

1:0 (33rd minute, France): Platini’s cross from the right side was shot in by Giresse.

2:0 (46th minute, France): A long clearance reached Rocheteau upfield on the left side, and he advanced from the edge of the box.

3:0 (68th minute, France): Giresse took a free kick on the left side, he passed across at the edge of the box to Rocheteau who dribbled and shot in.

3:1 (75th minute, France): Whiteside’s cross from the left side that was deflected by Ettori. It reached Armstrong at the far-right post who shot in.

4:1 (80th minute, France): Tigana’s cross from the right side was headed in by Giresse.

Lineups:

France:

22- Jean-Luc Ettori (Association Sportive de Monaco)

4-Maxime Bossis (Football Club de Nantes)

2-Manuel Amoros (Association Sportive de Monaco)

5-Gerard Janvion (Association Sportive de Saint-Etienne Loire)  

8-Marius Tresor (Girondins de Bordeaux Football Club)

12-Alain Giresse (Girondins de Bordeaux Football Club)

14-Jean Tigana (Girondins de Bordeaux Football Club)

9-Bernard Genghini (Football Club de Sochaux-Montbéliard)

20-Gerard Soler (Girondins de Bordeaux Football Club) (19-Didier Six (Verein für Bewegungspiele Stuttgart 1893 e.V./ West Germany) 63)

10-Michel Platini (Association Sportive de Saint-Etienne Loire)  

18-Dominique Rocheteau (Paris Saint-Germain Football Club) (16-Alain Couriol (Association Sportive de Monaco) 84)

 

Coach: Michel Hidalgo

Booked: Jean Tigana 57

Other Substitutes:

3- Patrick Battiston (Association Sportive de Saint-Etienne Loire)  

6-Christian Lopez (Association Sportive de Saint-Etienne Loire)  

21-Jean Castaneda (Association Sportive de Saint-Etienne Loire)  

 

Team Captain: Michel Platini

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: Blue Shirts, White Shorts, Red Socks

Note:

1-France employed a 4-4-2 formation with Rocheteau and Soler as strikers.

 

Northern Ireland:

1- Patrick Anthony Jennings (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)

2- James Michael Nicholl (Toronto Blizzard / Canada)

3- Malachy Martin Donaghy (Luton Town Football Club / England)

5- Christopher John Nicholl (Southampton Football Club / England)

12- John McClelland (Rangers Football Club-Glasgow / Scotland)

10- Samuel Baxter McIlroy (Stoke City Football Club / England)

8- Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (Norwich City Football Club / England)

4- David McCreery (Tulsa Roughnecks / USA) (6- John Patrick O'Neill (Leicester City Football Club / England) 86)

9- Gerard Joseph Armstrong (Watford Football Club / England)

11- William Robert Hamilton (Burnley Football Club / England)

16- Norman Whiteside (Manchester United Football Club / England)

 

Coach: William Laurence Bingham

Booked: William Robert Hamilton 59

Other Substitutes:

14-Thomas Cassidy (Burnley Football Club / England)

15-Thomas Finney (Cambridge United Football Club / England)

17-James Archibald Platt (Middlesbrough Football Club / England)

20-James Cleary (Glentoran Football Club-Belfast)

 

Team Captain: Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill

Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas

Uniform Colors: White Shirts, Green Shorts, White Socks

Note:

1- Martin O’Neill scored a goal which was disallowed for offside, while the match was still scoreless. Television replays later revealed that he was onside.


Photo From: Mondial, new series, issue 58, January 1985

(Michel Hidalgo’s memories of this match, July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Foot Magazine, Issue 15, July 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 16, 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 16, 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 16, 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Mondial, New Series, Hors Serie 16, 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: L’Equipe-La Coupe Du Monde, Volume 2, 1974-1998

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: L’Equipe, L’Equipe de France de Football, la Belle Histoire

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Onze, Issue 79, July 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Onze, Issue 79, July 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Onze, Issue 79, July 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: France Football, Issue 1892, July 13, 1982

(July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: Magazine source unknown

(Northern Ireland squad, July 4, 1982, World Cup, France 4-Northern Ireland 1)



Photo From: World Soccer, August 1982

(Northern Ireland’s Second Round Matches)