1986 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1986 All-Ireland Senior Football Final
Event 1986 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 21 September 1986
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Man of the Match Pat Spillane
Referee Jim Dennigan (Cork)
Attendance 68,628

The 1986 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 99th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1986 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Tyrone were seven points clear at one point, but went on to lose by eight, Pat Spillane and Ger Power scoring goals.[1]

It was the fifth of five All-Ireland football titles won by Kerry in the 1980s.[2] They would not win another All-Ireland football title until 1997.

This was also the first Championship meeting of Kerry and Tyrone.[3]


  1. ^ High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
  2. ^ "Kerry on honour roll". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). 14 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Kerry full-house awaits Kilkenny". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). 2 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012.